India Seeks to Escape an Asian Future Led by China
A flurry of trade talks herald an economic realignment toward the West.
China’s Two-Ocean Strategy Puts India in a Pincer
The Chinese foreign minister’s island hopping is the latest sign of contestation over the Indo-Pacific.
India’s Religious Minorities Are Under Attack
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on a recent spate of hate speech and violence is deafening.
How Narendra Modi Nearly Lost His Way in 2021
India’s farmers’ protests and COVID-19 catastrophe may have slowed the prime minister’s rise.
Army Killings in India’s Nagaland Reignite Debate Over Controversial Law
Civilian killings by the Indian Army in Nagaland state have revived debate about the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act.
Pentagon Worries About Chinese Buildup Near India
China’s new airports and highways near the border have put officials on edge.
Biden’s Democracy Summit Success Now Depends on Allies
In Asia, the door is wide open to new partnerships bolstering democratic norms.
Does India Want to Solve Its Pollution Problem?
The country has the most polluted cities in the world—but so far is doing very little in response.
Modi’s Delicate Balancing Act
Modi’s twin diplomatic meetings this week underscore how Russia remains a source of discord between the United States and India.
Modi’s Farm Bills and Their Repeal Will Do Nothing for This Group
Bonded laborers, many of whom belong to the Dalit community, are owned by their landlords and work for little or no pay.
Profiling Modi’s India
A recent book shows how threats to democracy were apparent from the prime minister’s earliest beginnings.
Modi’s Growing Crackdown on Bollywood
India’s film industry is under growing pressure to bend its knee to Hindu nationalists.
India Needs a Big Nuclear Bet to Keep COP26 Promises
The United States can play a key role in civilian nuclear aid.
Border Openings Could Signal an Indian-Pakistani Thaw
Relaxing restrictions on the Punjab border could lead to a bigger shift as both sides recalibrate relations.
What’s Behind the Latest Violence in Kashmir?
Militants are attacking minorities and outsiders in pursuit of demographic hegemony.