America and India Need a Little Flexibility at Sea
A U.S. operation targeting Indian claims has drawn unnecessary outrage.
India’s Suffering Female Farmers Have the Most to Lose
The country’s rural Dalits are already exploited—and know it can get worse.
Asaduddin Owaisi’s Bid to Redefine Indian Secularism
Muslims need their own nationwide party, he believes. And he’s going to build it.
You Say ‘Coup,’ I Say ‘Koo’
India is a warning about unintended consequences for those looking to regulate Big Tech in the United States.
Sanctioning India Would Spoil the Quad
Let India buy its weapons from Moscow. The real strategic threat is Beijing.
Bangladesh’s Long Journey From ‘Basket Case’ to Rising Star
But 50 years after independence, an authoritarian turn casts a shadow over the country’s future.
What’s Behind India’s Second Coronavirus Wave?
Waning immunity, new virus variants—India’s sharp surge could be caused by any number of alarming factors.
India’s Rich Farmers Are Holding Up Reforms Designed to Help the Poor
Don’t listen to the activists. Millions of Indian farmers will benefit from Modi’s new laws.
At China’s Borders, “Vaccine Passports” Just Got Real
In announcing it would prioritize travelers who had received Chinese-made vaccines, Beijing sparked outrage in countries where those aren’t available.
India Joins the Afghan Peace Negotiations
Long sidelined by Islamabad, Moscow, and Beijing, New Delhi is finally taking a seat at the table.
50 Years After Independence, Bangladesh Bursts Into Geopolitics
The country is on the cusp of a second liberation—one that would end its relative isolation.
India Romances the West
In a deepening geopolitical shift, New Delhi is inching closer on many fronts.
The Quad Can End the Crisis in Myanmar
Experts are overlooking the powerful influence of New Delhi and Tokyo.
India’s “Electoral Autocracy” Hits Back
Angry about India’s Freedom House and V-Dem ratings, Modi is creating his own democracy rankings.
Russian Arms Sale Clouds U.S.-India Ties
New Delhi’s deal for the Russian S-400 system could limit burgeoning military ties with Washington.