Strong cultural preferences for a male child in an era of designer babies could lead to a further deterioration of the sex ratio.
Bangladesh, which now has settled land and maritime borders with India, is well positioned to play a larger regional and international role that is commensurate with its growing economic weight.
President Trump and Xi Jinping must focus on building personal chemistry and having an honest discussion of their world views.
India and China need a lot of wisdom to limit their differences and carefully manage them.
The first diplomatic encounter between Trump and Xi is bound to set the tone for Asian geopolitics in the near term.
When it comes to India, the Trump administration should look to sustain and deepen the efforts of its Democratic and Republican predecessors to further strengthen the bilateral partnership and put it to work to address shared global challenges.
India must find a way to maximize gains and avoid any pitfalls that might emerge as a result of collusion or confrontation between the China and the United States.
There is a dramatic mismatch between what ails political finance in India and the government’s “reform” measures. The budget presentation and its new amendments have made political funding less transparent.
The Chinese defense profile is expanding beyond Pakistan to cover India’s other neighbors in South Asia and the Indian Ocean.
Technology is transforming the finance sector in previously unimaginable ways.