The BJP Tries on a New Image: Champion of ‘Good Governance’
By Satish K. Jha
With state and national elections ahead, the party moves away from its time-tested appeal to Hindu nationalism.
The Politics of India’s Cricket World Cup
By Jannatul Naym Pieal
Prime Minister Modi must have been disappointed by India’s loss in the final – and not just because he’s a fan.
A True Middle Kingdom: Why Is India’s Foreign Policy So Stable?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
The Indian opposition is unlikely to change New Delhi’s approach to Russia if it comes to power.
Parallel Paths: The Shared Development Strategies of Narendra Modi and Joko Widodo
By Prem Singh Gill and Gerardus Rino Pradipta Yosari
Despite the obvious differences between them, the Indian and Indonesian leaders have strikingly similar backgrounds and policy objectives.
What Will India’s Changing Approach To Bangladesh’s National Elections Mean for the Hasina Government?
By Arkoprabho Hazra
India is taking a much more inclusive approach toward the 2024 Bangladesh national elections, rather than putting all its bets on the Awami League.
Does the Indian Constitution Need to be Amended?
While the intent of some of those calling for a new constitution is questionable, India needs to brainstorm why institutions like Parliament and the judiciary have failed to stem the rapid erosion of democracy.
Will the India-US Tech Handshake Foster Digital Trade and Policy Convergence?
By Arindrajit Basu and Mira Swaminathan
As the relationship between New Delhi and Washington matures, the two sides have found new levels of trust while acknowledging where their interests diverge.
Sri Lankan President Visits India, Highlights Close Relations
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Last year’s economic crisis crippled the island nation, but it also provided India an opening to offset some of the inroads that China has made in Sri Lanka.
Modi Comes to Washington: Prospects and Challenges for India-US Relations
By C. Raja Mohan, Manjari Chatterjee Miller, Mukesh Aghi, Farwa Aamer, and Meera Gopal
Exploring the trajectory of the relationship in four key sectors: defense, global order, business and technology, and climate change.
Albanese at the Modi Show: Blurring the Line Between Australian Diplomacy and Indian Domestic Politics
By Grant Wyeth
When Modi visit countries with significant Indian diasporas, he puts on a stadium performance which serves primarily domestic political aims.
PM Modi Inaugurates New Parliament Building Amid Opposition Boycott
By Sheikh Saaliq
The unveiling of the new building comes amid claims that the Indian leader is destroying the country’s parliamentary democracy.
Religious Persecution at the Far Edge of India
By Knox Thames
Spurring India’s political leadership to change course and confront religious violence will take outside pressure.