November 22, 2013
China's Third Plenum and India's 'Dictator Envy'
Watching China’s economic planning process, Indians may be tempted to ditch democracy. Here’s why they shouldn’t.
November 12, 2013
Pun Intended: Goldman Sachs 'Modi-fies' its Outlook on the Indian Economy
The investment bank’s report resulted in a blowback from India’s government.
July 05, 2013
India’s Food Security Program: Helping the Poor with Eyes on the Election
India’s food security bill is not without opposition.
February 16, 2013
The David Headley Problem
The sentencing of David Headley to 35 years in prison has angered many in India. Will it damage growing U.S.- India cooperation in other areas?
December 11, 2012
BJP's FDI Gambit Fails
BJP’s attempt to embarrass the UPA over FDI backfired, casting further doubt on the opposition’s viability.
December 04, 2012
UPA Promotes Direct Subsidies Payments
The Congress Party is promoting a plan for direct subsidy payments ahead of the 2014 general election.
October 26, 2012
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna Resigns
Could a budding scandal have caused his sudden departure?
October 22, 2012
Ahead of 2014, Congress Eyes Dalits
From dedicating anthems to new welfare measures, the Congress Party is wooing this politically important bloc.
October 05, 2012
India Pushes Forward on Economic Reforms
More relaxed rules on foreign investment in pensions and insurance provoke a predictable backlash.
October 02, 2012
Mamata and Congress at Each Other’s Throats
A thorn in the government’s side, the chief minister of W. Bengal is courting the Congress party’s regional allies.
September 24, 2012
Mamata Divorces UPA - But Economic Reforms May Come of Age
An ally deserts India’s embattled government, but the PM presses on with plans to reinvigorate the economy.
September 20, 2012
UPA Unscathed By Protests
The All India Strike, far from demonstrating a unified opposition, could actually strengthen the UPA.