October 20, 2022
The 1962 Sino-Indian War Still Shapes Delhi’s Foreign Policy
By Ivan Lidarev
The war marked the end of the Nehruvian era in Indian foreign policy and led to the emergence of a more muscular and more realist India.
January 28, 2022
For Love of Urdu: Language and the Legacies of Jinnah and Nehru
By Shahzaman Haque
That the two founding figures of Indian and Pakistani independence were united by a shared love of Urdu speaks eloquently of the language’s rich history.
April 02, 2020
The Idea of India—And a Transition Toward Violent, Exclusionary Nationalism
By Nazir Ahmad and Muneeb Yousuf
What the nation meant for Tagore, Gandhi, and Nehru differs from what it means for the BJP and RSS.
February 20, 2020
Between Effectiveness and Control: Civil-Military Relations in India
By Ankit Panda
Has civilian control of the military in India hampered military effectiveness?
November 14, 2019
Nehru: Revisiting a Legacy
By Kiran Mohandas Menon
Jawaharlal Nehru, born 130 years ago, continues to leave his mark on India's politics and society.
March 26, 2019
India’s Foreign Policy Evolution
By Uzair Younus
India has evolved from a protest voice on the world stage to an active shaper of the international order.
September 04, 2018
Virtually With Us: Looking for Gandhi on the Internet
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Want to write a PhD about Gandhi? You can nearly do so without leaving your house.
April 07, 2018
Why Did Nehru Want the People’s Republic of China in the United Nations?
By Nabarun Roy
What history tells us about India’s support for the PRC in the 1950s.
August 22, 2017
Has Gandhi’s Example Contributed to Donald Trump’s Victory?
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Gandhi inspired civil rights campaigns across the world. But did his success in movement politics offer wrong lessons for participatory democracy?
July 13, 2017
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
By Ankit Panda
Explaining the political geography at the center of a serious India-China standoff in the Himalayas.
April 18, 2017
Time to Resurrect the Asian Relations Conference
By Sankalp Gurjar
Modern Asia can learn a lot from the 1947 conference's vision of Asian solidarity.
April 13, 2017
How the Indian National Congress Lost India
By Martand Jha
India’s Grand Old Party has decidedly lost its grandeur. What happened?