India

Contrasting Visits to India by Obama, Ivanka

India’s politicians and media revel in making an enormous fuss of visiting foreign leaders, especially when they are flooded with compliments in return. This week there has been one American leader – former Pre... Read More...

The US pushes ties with “ally” India

Increasingly wooed by the US as a buffer and ally against the growing might of China, India’s balancing act in relation to its bigger and more powerful neighbor has come into sharp focus in the past week. Re... Read More...

India’s Modi Strengthens his Cabinet

Narendra Modi has carried out his most significant government reshuffle since becoming India’s prime minister three years ago, with ministerial moves that strengthen three top posts while at the same time balan... Read More...

India and China in a Water War

With more than 32 million people hit by floods in four Indian states so far this year, New Delhi is growing increasingly frustrated over China’s refusal to share current river data despite bilateral agreements ... Read More...

India-China Rivalry Deepens over Border Clash

After almost seven weeks into tension, the Indo-China rivalry on the Sikkim/Doklam region, in which both countries are accusing the other of violating their borders, has refused to die out, exposing the delicat... Read More...

India’s Modi Takes a Key State

Narendra Modi and Amit Shah have won yet another victory in their drive for the pan-India political domination of their Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party with a coup in the desperately poor state of Biha... Read More...