China’s top ally Pakistan is a growing market for the embattled Huawei.
Now home to over two billion people, the balance of power in South Asia is changing as China makes inroads into India’s backyard. But the political order in region states is also transforming, headlined by the rise of Hindu nationalists in New Delhi. Elsewhere, it seems to be more of the same. Bangladesh remains a one-party state. And Pakistan seems trapped in a permanent state of crisis.
The Indian space agency will announce a new launch date for Chandrayaan-II in the coming weeks.
An unmanned Indian spacecraft named Chandrayaan-II will attempt a feat only achieved by China so far.
India’s main opposition leader is taking on the RSS, one of the country’s most powerful Hindu nationalist organizations.
New Delhi has established a new government body to exploit the commercial usage of ISRO products.
New Delhi aims to counter Chinese ambitions through partnerships with established space powers.
Trump is keen on an exit from Afghanistan, but believes a residual intelligence presence is required to prevent another attack on the homeland.
The Modi government has made clear that it wants a subservient domestic media.
Moitra’s speech against India’s rising authoritarianism is unlikely to turn the tide against extremism in the country.
India will struggle to compete with China militarily if its economy grows below its potential.