Prime Minister Narendra Modi can rebuild India’s relationship with Sri Lanka by reclaiming their shared spiritual heritage and acknowledging the country’s leadership role in Asia and the Indian Ocean.
Indian and China would both benefit from regional connectivity. But New Delhi should debate the terms of each project, rather than saying “Yes” or “No” to the Belt and Road Initiative as a whole.
India must make a concerted effort to expand the range of technologies it can use as part of its diplomatic arsenal.
Electric vehicles offer advantages that are particularly suited to India’s economic and environmental conditions.
In India, looking at reservations as an employment scheme is self-defeating because government jobs represent only a small percent of workers.
As he deals with a messy neighborhood in the Middle East, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a desire to find new partners like India that can boost Turkey’s economic prospects and lend its foreign policy greater depth.
RNA interference has huge significance within the Indian context, considering the deep-seated resistance to genetically modified seeds
The fast pace of technology offers India an opportunity to embrace the changes that such advances brings and to use those advances to solve critical problems facing the country.
As nations impose restrictions on immigration and movement of people, New Delhi can attract top global talent and nurture Indian talent with the right policies and frameworks.
New Delhi’s current challenge is not about undoing Beijing’s new economic weight in the region. It is about building on its own natural geo-economic advantages in the region.
While traditionally focused on economics and culture, today the EU and India are taking bold steps to also deepen the strategic dimensions of their partnership.
Whether due to the wealth of its natural resources, the centrality of its sea lines of communication for trade, or its propensity for conflict and natural calamities, the Indian Ocean is critical for the future of Europe and India.
Although the United States and India have had shared interests in Afghanistan since the ouster of the Taliban at the end of 2001, Washington, in deference to Pakistan, has generally discouraged New Delhi from an activist role there.
Sharing facilities and information can vastly improve the naval reach of India and Australia as well as contribute to the construction of a stable maritime order in the Bay of Bengal and the eastern Indian Ocean.
India is focused on making Bangladesh a centerpiece of its Act East policy.
Strong cultural preferences for a male child in an era of designer babies could lead to a further deterioration of the sex ratio.
Bangladesh, which now has settled land and maritime borders with India, is well positioned to play a larger regional and international role that is commensurate with its growing economic weight.
India and China need a lot of wisdom to limit their differences and carefully manage them.
The first diplomatic encounter between Trump and Xi is bound to set the tone for Asian geopolitics in the near term.
The Chinese defense profile is expanding beyond Pakistan to cover India’s other neighbors in South Asia and the Indian Ocean.