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The burgeoning U.S.-India relations is certainly one to watch out for in the coming years. Over the past decade or so, the U.S.-India partnership has withstood the impact of contemporary geopolitical currents like the anti-globalisation wave and witnessed increased convergence of mutual interests primarily through the QUAD initiative as a bulwark against Chinese aggression.
Indian American senator Kamla Harris’ historic nomination as Democratic vice presidential candidate and the community’s active participation in the 2020 US presidential election adds an important dimension to US-India relationship.
As tech disruptions are set to rule the roost in the coming decades, India’s much touted digital transformation can’t wait any longer. Armed with the world’s second largest internet market, digital e-governance no longer seems a distant reality despite India’s somewhat late entry into this space.
REIMAGINING THE FUTURE OF MUMBAI’S MOBILITY POST-COVID-19
With Mumbai’s suburban rail network expecting to see a sharp fall in ridership post-COVID-19, will locals choose to commute around the city by walking and cycling instead? Srishti Gupta from the Mumbai Division of Indian Railways’ Central Railway, and Vignesh Prasanna, Co-Founder of The Bridge Project, explore further.
Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP)
The following is an edited and revised transcript of the podcast, The Bridge Project, Season 1, Episode 8: Comparative Politics & International Relations: Lessons for Indian Foreign Policy, featuring Dr. Constantino Xavier and Prof. Ian Hall. Please check the corresponding audio for the original version.
In the latest episode of The Bridge Project, Shekar Narasimhan offers his take on the upcoming U.S Presidential elections and what it means for the future of America. Narasimhan is the Chairman and Founder of AAPI Victory Fund, an organization that focuses on mobilizing eligible voters from the Asian American and Pacific Islanders communities and moving them to the ballot box.
Canada India Insight
The US Presidential elections have invariable importance for India. With the elections on the horizon, a trio of experts - Arun M Kumar, Chairman & CEO, KPMG India; Sanjeev Joshipura, Executive Director, Indiaspora and Rajesh Mehta, international consultant and columnist - analyzed the role of the Indian American diaspora and business groups in American society and politics in the latest podcast by The Bridge Project.
The Bridge Project blog encapsulates short, opinionated pieces that deals with a time-sensitive event.