The Indo-Russian relationship is one of the few long-standing successes of Indian diplomacy. Both nations must pay greater attention to emerging technologies that can push the relationship forward.
India's proposed Computer Emergency Response Team for Finance can help address gaps in the cybersecurity framework, including talent-building, digital literacy, and better information flow.
As Trump generates a new round political turbulence in India’s western neighborhood, India must embark on a more activist policy in the Middle East that goes beyond its hollow rhetoric.
In India, candidates with a criminal record have a higher rate than clean candidates. Parties nominate criminals at least partially because they win.
The future of the U.S.-India relationship under Trump and Modi is unclear, but both countries should move beyond irritants that divide them and instead focus on practical cooperation.
As India’s challenges mount, the need for institutional reform is vital if the country is to build and sustain an Indian state for the 21st century.
The shrinking of police forces in India has resulted in some state governments contracting out the enforcement of law and order to vigilantes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi can rebuild India’s relationship with Sri Lanka by reclaiming their shared spiritual heritage and acknowledging the country’s leadership role in Asia and the Indian Ocean.
While a growing private sector and a vibrant civil society can help compensate for the shortcomings of India’s public sector, the state is—and will remain—indispensable in delivering basic governance.
Indian and China would both benefit from regional connectivity. But New Delhi should debate the terms of each project, rather than saying “Yes” or “No” to the Belt and Road Initiative as a whole.