The Rashtriya Swayamasevak Sangh, a paramilitary volunteer organization in India, no longer relies solely on grassroots growth. Its groundwork is now supplemented by statism.
India must follow the lead of Russia and China and realistically engage with President Trump.
By investing in innovative “DigiProcedures,” the Indian court system can provide more rapid resolutions to disputes.
While there is still a lot of uncertainty in terms of how the elections in Uttar Pradesh will unfold, it is clear that criminal politicians will remain on the prowl.
Without a deeper and dynamic three-way engagement between politics, business and science, India might find itself losing ground in the new era of de-globalization and technological transformation.
Where the government cannot carry out its sovereign responsibilities effectively and society is deeply divided along ethnic lines, many voters view strongmen as saviors.
New coalitions like India, Japan and Australia will still lack sufficient weight to balance China on their own. But in developing an agency of its own and taking a larger share of the burden of Asian security, the India-Japan-Australia coalition will send strong messages to both China and the United States.
For those who read every line of India’s latest Economic Survey, the situation is alarming. For those who read in-between the lines, it is disturbing.
Like all politicians in India, candidates with criminal reputations also live and die at the ballot box. They are a byproduct of democratic practice.
An India that grows its domestic capabilities will be in a better position to address American concerns about jobs at home and benefit in turn from the current U.S. lead in most advanced technologies like robotics, artificial intelligence, and biotechnology.