A ‘Muslim’ Lion Cohabiting With a ‘Hindu’ Lioness Has Got the Goat of India’s Hindutva Activists
By Sudha Ramachandran
The VHP’s filing of a court case against a lioness being named Sita is part of its strategy to separate Hindus and Muslims in the imagination of Hindus.
Why India Became Indispensable to US Foreign Policy and Pakistan Was Left Behind
By Syed Abdul Ahad Waseem
Democracy and “shared values” play a major role in diplomacy – something that Pakistan seems to have overlooked.
Has the Indian Flagship Kaladan Project in Myanmar Hit a Dead End?
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
A stretch of highway that is yet to be completed runs through areas in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine States which are seeing some of the worst fighting in recent months.
The Economics Behind India’s Farmers Protest
By Bibhudatta Pradhan
Thousands of farmers are protesting again for guaranteed minimum support prices for their crops, an issue that remains sticky.
How Automation Will Shape the Future of Work in India
By Anita Hammer
Automation could reproduce informal and precarious work rather than transform existing trends.
How Would India Respond in a Taiwan Contingency?
By Jagannath Panda
As bilateral ties strengthen, will India disrupt its ambiguous Taiwan policy?
What Modi’s UAE Trip Means for IMEC
By Seamus Duffy
The ongoing crisis in the Red Sea has created a strong impetus among IMEC partners to facilitate the project quickly. But speed should not be confused for wisdom.
After Initial Setback, India’s Opposition Alliance Starts Taking Shape
By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
Over the past week, the Congress party has sealed seat-sharing deals with AAP and the SP. Will it clinch a deal with the TMC too?
Greece Charts a Course in the Indo-Pacific
By Rushali Saha
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was the chief guest at the Raisina Dialogue, a clear indication of Athens’ growing interest in the region.
Cheap Russian Oil Fuels India’s Response to Ukraine War
By Biswajit Dhar
The West expected India to turn its back on Russia, but a look at the numbers shows that expectation was never realistic.
The Deadly Border Between Bangladesh and India
By Saqlain Rizve
The two nations are friendly neighbors. Why, then, do Indian troops so frequently use lethal force along the border?
How India’s COVID-19 Lockdowns Impacted Menstrual Health
By Karan Babbar
Limited access to period products during India’s COVID lockdowns highlighted how far public health initiatives have to go when it comes to menstruation.