India Resists the Taliban Bandwagon
As Blinken heads to New Delhi, he could find some surprising common ground on Afghanistan.
Modi Rejected an Indian Hero
Danish Siddiqui’s death should have been a moment of national unity. The prime minister made it the opposite.
India’s Watergate Moment
A journalist hacked by Pegasus says he will survive, but Indian democracy may not.
New Survey Shows Many Indians Preach Respect but Don’t Practice It
Social equality needs to be more than a coat of paint.
India Is Scrambling to Get on the Taliban’s Good Side
After decades of supporting the Afghan government, New Delhi is planning for its potential fall.
Drone Strike Blasts Open a New Front in the Kashmir Dispute
A possible attack from Pakistan represents a new form of escalation.
We Still Don’t Know India’s True COVID-19 Death Toll
Journalists are only now discovering the extent of the government’s underreporting.
Social Media Provided a Lifeline to a Desperate India at COVID-19’s Peak
Volunteers struggle with trauma and loss after months of efforts.
How to Keep India All-In on the Quad
A once-reluctant partner has become a new driver of a critical coalition.
India Drops a Bombshell
The country is abolishing its centuries-old Ordnance Factory Board. That won’t fix the problems that plague its military equipment.
Biden’s Afghanistan Pullout Could Make the China Problem Harder
No, a complete withdrawal will not ease the U.S. pivot to China.
Is India Spilling Its State Secrets?
The government is declassifying some archives, but it will retain control of public understanding.
Is India the New China in Africa?
Promising a more inclusive and transparent development model, New Delhi is looking to become the region’s biggest partner.
Modi’s Vaccination Fumbles Leave India Behind in Race Against COVID-19
As the country opens up, a third wave looms.
Modi’s Religious Nationalism Hurts India’s Hindus, Too
Islamophobic policies harm not just Muslims, but the poor and marginalized.