By breaking ground on a controversial Hindu temple on the anniversary of the abrogation of Kashmir, New Delhi makes a big statement about secularism in India.
Aug. 5 marks one year since Modi revoked Kashmir’s special status. But Kashmiris will be mostly cut off—high-speed internet has been shut off to the region once again.
It’s not just about tapping into a growing digital market. Indian companies are expanding Western partnerships to keep China out.
The world’s largest democracy surpasses Russia to become the country with the third-highest number of COVID-19 cases. Pakistan and Bangladesh are seeing increases, too.
The world’s two biggest internet markets are in conflict, as New Delhi finds a new arena for its skirmishes with Beijing.
A new report warns that 120 million children in South Asia could fall into poverty this year because of lockdowns—and tens of thousands could die from disease.
New Delhi and Beijing are making conciliatory statements, but the long-term trendlines remain worrying.
Data shows the world’s biggest democracy hasn’t flattened the curve—it’s only delayed its peak.
The two nuclear powers have long had their differences. But the pandemic has led to some frayed nerves—and revealed longer-term ambitions.
India and Bangladesh reel after Cyclone Amphan kills dozens and displaces thousands, creating conditions for the coronavirus to renew its spread.
The U.S.-Taliban peace deal is dealt yet another blow as Kabul moves its security forces into “offensive mode.”
India’s new contact tracing app leads to concerns over privacy, security, and surveillance.
India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh are home to nearly a quarter of the world’s population but account for only 2 percent of confirmed cases of COVID-19.