In South Asia, the coronavirus pandemic is at once a public health crisis, an economic crisis, and a humanitarian crisis.
How a second Narendra Modi-led BJP government affects the party system, minority rights, the economy, and federalism in India.
China poses a challenge to both India and the United States, causing New Delhi to deepen its ties with Washington while appearing cordial with Beijing. India’s core strategy is likely to succeed because Washington sees that strategic altruism is a good policy, given both India’s constraints and U.S. needs.
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.