G20 Summit: India’s Authoritarianism Strangles Solutions to Global Challenges
By Avinash Kumar and Alena Kahle
Rather than setting an agenda that would put forward the voices of the Global South and the world’s most marginalized, India has used its G-20 presidency for cynically domestic political purposes.
America’s India Problem
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Predictions of the demise of Indian democracy by American media and activists are exaggerated and reflect a narrow understanding of India’s history and complexity.
What India’s UPR Means for the Quad
By Ria Chakrabarty
Lawmakers in Tokyo, Canberra, Washington, and even Seoul should not shy away from pushing New Delhi to uphold its commitment to human rights.
Indian FM Speaks Hard Truths on India’s Foreign Policy Goals
By Mohamed Zeeshan
Despite the use of language that would please the US, Jaishankar’s speech reflected a worldview that sounded similar to China's.
The Hitch in Australia’s Grand Plans With India
By Hugh Piper
Australia has strategic reasons to pursue closer ties, but ignoring India’s human rights issues comes with a cost.
Australia’s Relationship With India Is Concerning
By Dechlan Brennan
Canberra’s concern about China is no excuse for ignoring New Delhi’s rights abuses.
Blinken Must Urge Modi to Repeal Repressive Laws
By Carolyn Nash
While in New Delhi, Blinken should press Modi to repeal and amend laws that jeopardize human rights.
China Is No Excuse for Biden to Ignore Human Rights in India
By Justin Sherman
The increasing inseparability of offline and online rights abuses is manifestly clear in India.
Why Is India Silent on China’s Human Rights Record at the UN?
By Arkoprabho Hazra
New Delhi’s domestic compulsions shouldn’t prevent it from taking a harsher line on China’s human rights abuses.
Empty Fields: The Use (and Abuse) of UAPA in Kashmir
By Qadri Inzamam and Haziq Qadri
From cricket players to journalists, Kashmiris are being booked under a law critics say is designed to stifle all dissent.
India’s Hopes for Kamala Harris
By Pranay Sharma
Her nomination as the Democrats’ vice presidential candidate evoked a wide range of emotions in an already polarized society.
America’s Diminishing Democracy Is Hurting India’s Too
By Manish Dubey
America is no longer inspiring India. Instead, it is providing a justification for the political overreach and social polarization in Indian society.