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.
To ensure the safety of Indians abroad, the Indian armed forces will have to develop specific doctrines, procedures and capabilities to deploy expeditionary forces in coordination with civilian authorities.
In India, it is useful to view the relative success of criminal politicians as a byproduct of democratic practice, rather than its authoritarian antithesis.
India must make a concerted effort to expand the range of technologies it can use as part of its diplomatic arsenal.
The Indian digital economy offers tremendous potential for growth if appropriate policies are put in place.
Electric vehicles offer advantages that are particularly suited to India’s economic and environmental conditions.
In India, looking at reservations as an employment scheme is self-defeating because government jobs represent only a small percent of workers.
For countless years, India has been touted as a country with enormous potential. But its ability to realize this promise faces innumerable hurdles.