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.
America’s India Problem Is All About Russia
Forget U.S. sanctions over arms deals. Indian-Russian alignment is in Washington’s best interest.
Modi Spent India’s Soft Power—and Got Little in Return
The prime minister has decided that international criticism is a price worth paying for pursuing his domestic agenda, but he shouldn’t be so sure.
Why Rihanna and Greta Thunberg Are Taking on India’s Modi
Global celebrities are helping Indians to fight their government’s crackdown on dissent.
For Modi, Courting the Arab World Begins With India’s Muslims
India’s tricky regional balance of power isn’t made any easier by sectarian tensions.
Why Did India’s Supreme Court Suspend Controversial Farm Laws Now?
Farmers say “pro-government” ruling doesn’t go far enough.
Why India’s Farmers Won’t Stop Protesting
Agriculture’s importance for the labor market cannot be underestimated—especially amid a historic pandemic.
One Year After Mass Protests, India’s Muslims Still Live in Fear
Modi’s party is expected to further polarize state electorates along religious lines in 2021.
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Indian Americans Stir Blue Wave in Deep Red Texas
Trump’s touted his rallies with India’s leader, but the Indian American community is leaning left—and nowhere like in Texas.
Angst and Denial in India as It’s Now Officially Poorer Than Bangladesh
Bangladesh, once far behind, just surpassed India in GDP per capita. All the more reason for Modi to focus on the right reforms.
India’s Democracy Is Under Threat
New Delhi’s crackdown on dissent is endangering free speech and the entire system of criminal justice.
What the West Needs From Modi
An alliance of democracies to contain China makes sense. But Modi needs to clean up his act.
A Year After Rendering Millions Stateless, India Has Yet to Hear a Single Appeal
New Delhi has continued to milk the issue of citizenship for political gain, leaving 1.9 million people stateless and virtually unable to prove otherwise.