But the coming election brings back caste as a major variable, something that last year’s reshuffles in the Union and the UP governments had already suggested.
The best security guarantees for the EU’s sea lines of communication lie in the convergence between its interests and those of India and the United States.
The government extends the uncertainty with its two new taxes and digital rupee.
Consistency is worth highlighting because one place where this government has often fallen short is on policy consistency. A lack of predictability has hurt investor sentiment and raised questions about the evenness of the playing field for firms
In a democratic developing country, budget management is always interesting and challenging. There are many consequential choices to be made. The stakes are high, but it is also not easy to take the right decisions.
The BNA demonstrators are the latest chapter in Nepal’s long history of citizen-led protest movements demanding greater accountability from Nepali leaders.
Over the last few months, the Government of India and the mainstream media have highlighted the return of economic growth. However, very little attention has been paid to the job market. India’s unemployment rate has been soaring.
An assessment of the impact of three major trends on the geopolitical environment of the Indo-Pacific region: intensifying strategic competition between China and the United States, growing pushback against globalization, and the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Gwadar protests are more than just a story of manipulation of the food insecurity and frustrations of the local population. They also illustrate the failure of an economic development strategy based on fallacies.
In my book “Ordering Violence,” I show that there is a huge spectrum of relations between non-state armed groups and governments, ranging from tight alliance to intense warfare to live-and-let-live deals in between. Rather than pitched fights to the death, there is a lot of gray space and variation.