India’s Uttar Pradesh state has banned halal products as part of a bid to eliminate Islam from the public space and impose Hindu supremacy.
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 Balochistan Liberation Front’s attack highlights security risks to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and the Reko Diq copper mine.
China and Pakistan are keeping strategic Belt and Road Initiative railway project on life support as debt restructuring talks loom.
Nawaz Sharif clearly has one eye on coming back to power next year and another on preserving his branch of the family’s political dynasty.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened the 2023 G20 Summit in New Delhi by stating that “India’s G20 presidency has…
Hailed as the world’s largest democracy, India risks becoming the world’s largest autocracy, with consequences for the whole world.
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will return to Pakistan from exile this week, likely as part of a deal with the powerful army.
The risks of a protracted, bloody conflict challenge the efforts of India and Pakistan to align with the Israeli-Saudi-Emirati-Emirati axis.
Liberal democracies need to adopt a clear strategy to counter Indian attempts to sow division and spread disinformation in the West.
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan holds a 60 percent approval rating — surpassing his major rivals by at least 24 points.