India’s $7 Billion Election
How the vote got so expensive, and what it says about the country’s democracy.
Delhi Crime and Punishment
Netflix’s hit show Delhi Crime documents the changes rocking Indian society—and not all of them are good.
Is India’s Modi a Reformer or a Performer?
In the world’s biggest democracy, good politics often have nothing to do with good economics.
India’s Election Is a Referendum on Modi
No matter who wins the vote, governing the world’s largest democracy is about to get more difficult.
Millions of Voters Are Missing in India
Muslims, Dalits, women disproportionately cut from electoral rolls.
India Has a Mindset Problem
Jugaad once symbolized immense potential, but the endless shortcuts are now holding the country back.
China and Pakistan Have Struck a Devil’s Bargain With Militants
Beijing may be safeguarding its interests with the Taliban.
Did India Shoot Down a Pakistani Jet? U.S. Count Says No.
New Delhi and Islamabad had conflicting accounts of a February dogfight.
Pakistan Doesn’t Want Modi to Win
A BJP victory in India’s upcoming election could spell more trouble for the relationship.
Modi’s Middle East Deals Snub Iran
India's newly aggressive strategy puts Gulf money and Israeli weapons first.
Modi’s Bullet Train Dreams Are Hitting Rural Roadblocks
With elections coming soon, land rights are getting in the way of an easy political win.
India is Trump’s Next Target in the Trade War
Ending India’s preferential trade treatment won’t hurt economically—but it is politically dangerous.
Everyone Wants a Piece of Afghanistan
A U.S. withdrawal has opened the door to a possible political settlement, but success will depend on regional powers and the country’s neighbors.
India’s Dogfight Loss Could Be a Win for U.S. Weapons-Makers
Boeing and Lockheed Martin are vying for India’s long-delayed fighter replacement program.
Trump Doesn’t Want to Play Peacemaker
With the United States missing in action in the India-Pakistan crisis, others need to step up.
Our Best Weekend Reads
This week, India and Pakistan faced off in Kashmir, and Trump left Hanoi empty-handed.