How can one explain the government’s obstinacy? It’s something that dates back to 1950. Among the few things that keep Hindu Dalits from converting is that they retain the benefits of reservation.
In part two of our conversation with Ashley J. Tellis, we discussed opportunities for the United States and India to expand their relationship through greater cooperation on trade, technology, and security.
As Russia’s war in Ukraine unfolds, India’s national interests have so far dictated a position of formal neutrality. Here are the factors New Delhi faces in balancing its foreign policy priorities.
A conversation on India’s strategic calculus around its relations with Russia amid the Russia-Ukraine war.
On April 10, Imran Khan’s three-plus years as prime minister of Pakistan came to an unceremonious end. His government fell after losing a no-confidence vote, a standard procedural tool in parliamentary democracies for ousting prime ministers who have lost their majority in the legislature.
There may be merit in first creating the law, then addressing other concerns later.
Khan’s pernicious accusations are among the many challenges for Shehbaz Sharif and Pakistan’s new government.
Kathmandu has its own priorities on development and geopolitics.
On March 28, the government introduced the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill in the Lok Sabha, seeking to replace the Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920 which regulates how the police can gather data from convicted or suspected criminals.
To get its air force up to speed, India needs to enhance its capacity to develop and produce fighter aircraft.