While facial recognition software can clearly add some value to policing, given the well-documented concerns regarding privacy and accuracy, governments and private firms must tread cautiously (Photo: Indian Express)
Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo; Historian Ramachandra Guha.
Whenever necessary, the regime resorts to various methods to prevent genuine competition in elections (AFP)

Russia is not synonymous with Putin

4 min read . 26 Dec 2019
The task, then, is to rebuild confidence in the broad centre of politics. It requires, most fundamentally, a bolder social ambition. (Reuters)

Rebuilding the political centre

5 min read . 26 Dec 2019
What it needs is not a ‘grand strategy’ but the determination and political will to develop new commercial, diplomatic and military strategic assets. (Getty Images)

Europe has hard choices to make

4 min read . 26 Dec 2019
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