Governments around the world are turning to new forms of digital surveillance to monitor the spread of the coronavirus, though they are mostly using existing laws to do so.
At the national level, the current crisis consolidates a populist rapport between a person, Modi, and a fictional representation of the people.
As the Indian government prepares to gradually dial down the economic freeze on May 3, politics, too, must emerge from its hibernation.
Tehran is very resentful of the way India, bowing to Trump’s America, has stopped importing its oil and is losing interest in Chabahar
Seen from Paris, Australia’s strategic importance is still predominantly a function of its role in the Pacific Ocean. Its military presence in the Indian Ocean has for a long time been limited to the north-east, with a primary focus on the stability of Southeast Asia and access denial to Australia.
The nation-wide lockdown was a sudden decision announced by the Prime Minister. It has huge implications for society, the poor in particular.
While will be tangible outcomes to President Trump’s visit to India beyond the optics, the extravaganza Trump is expecting will probably overshadow the substance.
Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi intentionally courted Trump to maintain the U.S.-India alliance. Did Modi’s gamble pay off?
Creating a Hindu-centric polity may appear to provide some benefits in the short run, but these benefits are far outweighed by the costs.
The Modi government inherited many macro-economic problems that it has not expended much political capital on finding solutions for.