Jeff Bezos’s Amazon and Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance are in a war to control the future of retail in India.
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.
India’s “accidental” firing of a missile into Pakistan has serious implications for relations between the nuclear powers.
The drug trade and mining make up the largest share of Taliban revenue.
Love jihad is just one of many Islamophobic conspiracy theories aimed at villainizing India’s largest religious minority.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has few good options after deadly India-China clashes this month.
Grassroots organizations are filling the void left by an inadequate government response.
The “Ertugrul” series reflects the rising influence of Turkey and the growing popularity of Erdogan in South Asia.
Without a significant social welfare plan, enforcement of the lockdown will continue to worsen inequality in India.
Half of India’s 1.3 billion people are food insecure which means they lack access to sufficient safe and nutritious food.
Is Modi’s government capable of managing the pandemic?