India’s Economic Troubles Are Rooted in Politics
Economic models often fail to account for hidden assumptions. Ignoring the importance of trust and belonging in society may be hurting New Delhi more than policymakers understand.
Is Trump Putting U.S.-India Partnership at Risk Ahead of Visit?
By haggling over tiny trade issues, experts worry the Trump administration could weaken efforts to woo India as a strategic partner.
Is India Betting Big on Huawei?
A divided domestic telecoms industry, disagreement within the central government, and a desire for India to develop its own systems have made the country’s calculations on 5G all the more complicated.
India’s New Laws Hurt Women Most of All
New Delhi wants people to prove their citizenship. But Indian women are the demographic least likely to possess paperwork.
The Standoff Between India’s Government and Its Protesters Can Only Be Broken by Elections
Narendra Modi’s government thinks an “us and them” narrative will win it state elections—but that plan may backfire.
India’s Muslims Are Fighting for Their Religion. Should They Display It, Too?
As secular Indians protest a controversial new citizenship law, some debate whether they should demonstrate as Muslims first or as Indians who happen to be Muslim.
Imran Khan on Trump, Modi, and Why He Won’t Criticize China
An interview with Pakistan’s prime minister.
Myanmar Has Blazed a Path to Democracy Without Rights
Aung San Suu Kyi’s persecution of the Rohingya paved the way for Modi.
South Asia’s Shiites Are Eschewing Sectarianism
Iran divides and disrupts in the Middle East, but it has a different playbook in Pakistan.