With the Taliban’s return, India faces a real security threat. Rudra Chaudhuri writes how it also has the opportunity to pioneer an approach rooted in humanism.
It is the US’ prerogative to leave. Too many American soldiers and officials have suffered. Yet, there is still much that can be done to sustain the gains of the last 20 years.
China believes its own rise and the decline of the US are inevitable. India must pay attention.
The Chinese Communist Party’s centenary is a timely reminder of the need to go beyond the focus on the PLA in the context of the boundary question and China’s foreign policy in South Asia
Archival documents on the Emergency show the incredible ease with which national capitals across the world pivoted to the new realities of India’s constitutional autocracy.
We are unlikely to see a Chinese Rosa Parks or a Martin Luther King any time soon. Domestic inequality and discrimination may be unsustainable for long-term stability which is a key Communist Party objective.
As much as the U.S. is a crucial partner for India, spreading foreign policy risk may just be as crucial in being able to maintain equitable ties with a Biden White House, especially as American ambitions – both ideological and material – are tested in practice.
India-US relations have transformed in the last two decades. Yet, there is an aspect of this relationship that has been largely neglected: the need to bridge growing divergences in each countries’ approach to the digital economy. This paper outlines these divergences and suggests ways forward.
In 1946, a telegram from Moscow gave the U.S. a strategy that lasted four decades. India too needs an honest security doctrine that keeps it match-fit in a changing world.
U.S. secretary of defense Lloyd Austin's visit to India is an opportunity to develop military-to-military ties and deepen cooperation, but he must also appreciate that sanctioning India will significantly undermine bilateral relations.
Formally and openly engaging the Taliban is a high-cost strategy. But India has long supported dissidents and insurgents to stand for elections within its own boundaries.
While India-China border disengagement is welcome news, the 2020 Galwan Valley incident has destroyed the promise of peace. What is clear is that India and China are at the cusp of entering a period of increasingly armed, markedly competitive, and ever-cautious cohabitation.
The ‘digital rupee’ could be India’s chance to move away from being an economy with one of the highest cash to GDP ratios.
Unless the Modi government comes up with some out-of-the-box solution, the demand for recapitalization could derail its fiscal plans for the year.
While the pandemic context cannot be ignored, it would be a mistake to view this year's budget solely through a COVID-19 lens.
With China’s near-permanent presence in the Indian Ocean likely in this decade, and the growing rivalry with America, India has no choice but to proactively try to shape the future of the Indian Ocean in its favor.
How unregulated lending apps preyed on the financial uncertainty of Indians, and what can be done to protect borrowers in the future.
This Clingendael Report aims to contribute to a reorientation of the EU in the broad field of economic security, in the transatlantic context and with Japan, India and Australia.
The Communist Party is putting ideological battles first.
From a laissez-faire approach, the State is turning to regulation. This is understandable, but has its risks.