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Indian farmers, traders and vendors negotiate prices of vegetables at a wholesale vegetable market in Hyderabad on February 1, 2018.
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India Is the Latest Front in Trump’s Endless Trade War

Modi’s soft approach is getting nowhere with a hard-line Washington.

Indian police clash with protestors on the beach at Idinathakarai village near the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in southern Tamil Nadu on September 10, 2012.

Democracies Need a Little Help From Their Friends

The war against foreign-funded NGOs — from India to Israel — is harming democratic governance, not enhancing it.

Supporters read a special edition of a local newspaper in Chennai, India, on Dec. 6, 2016. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)

Caught on Camera: India’s Broken Media

What a sting operation reveals about press freedom in the world’s largest democracy.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures while addressing a rally in Bangalore on February 4, 2018.
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Modi Needs to Show India Has Teeth

Asia is ready for India to step up as the United States withdraws.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, on September 4, 2016. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Trump Is Driving Xi Into Modi’s Arms

China’s more afraid of a volatile United States than a powerful India.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (R) along with his wife Sophie Gregoire (L) pay their respects at the Sikh Golden Temple in Amritsar, India on February 21, 2018.

Teflon Trudeau Is His Own Worst Enemy

In the absence of a serious political challenge from the left or right, Canada’s prime minister is suffering from self-inflicted damage.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a press conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on January 15, 2018.

Modi and Bibi Are Brothers in Arms

India and Israel won’t let ideology get in the way of booming bilateral trade.

Indian military recruits during a parade near Srinagar, India, on March 4, 2015. (Rouf Bhat/AFP/Getty Images)

Is India Starting to Flex Its Military Muscles?

A new willingness to use force beyond its borders suggests that a sleeping giant may be awakening.

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Can Modi Turn India From a ‘True Friend’ to the U.S. to a Friend Forever?

The two men know deal making. Whether they understand how to forge lasting U.S-Indian relations is another matter.

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Trump’s Likely Pick for India Ambassador Actually Knows a Lot About India

Kenneth Juster’s diplomatic background may help reassure jittery allies ahead of the first Trump-Modi summit.

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When Modi Met Putin

India’s prime minister is courting Russia and Germany.

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What Does Yogi Adityanath Mean for Indian Politics?

BJP won India’s biggest state. Then they put a Hindu nationalist in power.

Indian supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrate outside the party office as state assembly votes are counted in Lucknow on March 11, 2017.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party claimed election victory in four Indian states, calling it a "historic mandate" that would take the country's politics in a new direction. / AFP PHOTO / SANJAY KANOJIA        (Photo credit should read SANJAY KANOJIA/AFP/Getty Images)

India’s Optimism Is a Welcome Antidote to Western Pessimism

Americans suffering a crisis of confidence about the future of their country's democratic institutions under President Donald Trump could use a dose of Indian-style optimism.

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What to Make of Indian State Election Results

Modi isn’t going anywhere, and the opposition needs to start going somewhere.

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India’s State Elections: What to Watch

A test for Modi, a chance for a new party, and an impact on the rest of the world.

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Why Is PM Modi Blaming Indira Gandhi for India’s Cash Crisis?

A present political conflict may explain why India's prime minister is blaming the past for his problems.

Jayalalithaa Is Gone. What Now for South India?

Will the death of a beloved leader throw the country into chaos?

Indian residents queue to try to withdraw money from an ATM in New Delhi on November 8, 2016.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced late November 8 that 500 and 1,000 ($15) rupee notes will be withdrawn from financial circulation from midnight, in a bid to tackle corruption. "To break the grip of corruption and black money, we have decided that the 500 and 1,000 rupee currency notes presently in use will no longer be legal tender from midnight ie 8 November, 2016," Modi said in a special televised address to the nation. / AFP / CHANDAN KHANNA        (Photo credit should read CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP/Getty Images)

Modi Plunders India’s Cash. Indians Cheer.

The prime minister's attack on India’s black market was poorly planned, chaotically implemented — and may turn out to be his biggest political victory yet.

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In Throes of Cash Crisis, India Must Deal With Wreckage of Train Crash

India was already dealing with cash crisis chaos. Then it suffered its deadliest train crash in years.

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Listen To Trump Speak Hindi In Appeal To Indian-Americans

Trump's outreach to Indian-American voters is much more upbeat than his typical outreach.

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