India’s unprecedented lockdown exposed deep issues in the government’s ability to care for its most precariously situated citizens. Yet, according to survey data, even among the most deprived people surveyed, the government has mechanisms to transfer essential goods and services.
Access to the Andaman and Nicobar islands would bring Australia to the heart of the Indian Ocean.
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.
Early in the outbreak, government researchers forecast several high-risk scenarios that were downplayed or ignored in public messaging.
Although it may appear more unstable and violent, the “new normal” in India-Pakistan relations following the 2019 Balakot crisis may in fact closely resemble the prior situation.
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