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Modi and the tragedy of India’s poor

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s penchant for theatrics has had deadly consequences for India’s poor. That was certainly the case with his disastrous demonetisation policy in 2016 and his government’s rushed implementation of a national …

The end of Gandhi’s India?

On 2 October, the world marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mohandas Karamchand ‘Mahatma’ Gandhi—the greatest Indian of modern times. In a New York Times op-ed for the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, …

Where is India’s foreign policy headed?

In a surprise move after the May election, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to former career diplomat Subrahmanyam Jaishankar to make him foreign minister. Jaishankar wasn’t a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party …