Early in the outbreak, government researchers forecast several high-risk scenarios that were downplayed or ignored in public messaging.
To contain the coronavirus, Modi has aimed to instill a strong sense of purpose in both the government and the public. The crisis may also afford India a moment for greater global leadership.
India’s teeming population, rickety public health system, and shared border with China make it vulnerable to the deadly coronavirus. How should the country prepare?
India has always taken a multifaceted view of China. Yet broadly speaking, over the past seventy years, the relationship has evolved through three distinct phases.