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Sustainable Development: An Agenda for India

Samarth Pathak | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
Samarth Pathak

This is a historic opportunity for India to take the lead in shaping the global sustainability agenda. Backed by a strong electoral mandate, the new Indian government has been actively rooting for clean technology and energy efficiency in its endeavor to pursue a low-carbon growth model.

The Enigmatic Legacy of Manmohan Singh

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 08.18.2014 | World
Ronak D. Desai

A closer examination of Singh's record reveals a combination of both profound failure and accomplishment. Far from being settled, Singh's legacy is likely to remain the subject of vigorous debate for years to come.

Shashi Tharoor and I on Narendra Modi

Mike Ghouse | Posted 08.10.2014 | World
Mike Ghouse

The accusations leveled against me and Tharoor is that we have changed. It is actually Modi who has changed, and every Indian should welcome it as we do. Modi started speaking the language of inclusiveness that we understood, and the right thing to do is to appreciate it.

India: The World's Largest Democracy Goes to the Polls

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

As we approach the election, there are two noteworthy points regarding Muslim voters: One, Muslims do not vote as a monolithic bloc and two, they have tended to vote strategically in consecutive elections.

India: Religion vs. Elections

Connor Ryan | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Connor Ryan

Starting April 16, the people of India will determine the government of the country for the next five years. The elections will end on May 13 and the previous government will cease to exist on May 31.

Narendra Modi: Extremist Conservative? Really?

Parth Parihar | Posted 10.09.2013 | World
Parth Parihar

"Merchant of death," Milosevic, Hitler, fascist, murderer, Bhasmasura. If you can name an insult, it has been hurled at Gujarat Chief Minister Narend...

Will Corruption Trump Identity Politics in India?

Marie-Lou Fernandes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marie-Lou Fernandes

Adarsh, a multi-million dollar residential tower in Mumbai, has just been served with demolition orders. Are the towers the most appropriate symbol of India's anti-corruption movement?

Indo-Pak: Back to Business Unusual

Pinaki Bhattacharya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pinaki Bhattacharya

At the end of the two-day long debate, the BJP showed its disagreement with the government by walking out of Parliament yet again.

Elusive Success in Polls Disorient the Right and the Left

Pinaki Bhattacharya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pinaki Bhattacharya

Risking all to elect a deeply ideological government at a moment of crisis seemed not a smart move to most of the electors. Congress Party, on the other hand, was the picture of stability.

Nepal's Political Turmoil Puts India On Guard

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The resignation of Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda on Monday leaves the country on the brink of political turmoil and, cons...

Indian Elections More About The Small, Regional Parties: CFR Interview

CFR | Bernard Gwertzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Interviewee: Evan A. Feigenbaum, Senior Fellow for East, Central, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consul...

Varun Gandhi, Indira's Grandson, Faces Criminal Charges For Anti-Muslim Remarks (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Video footage has emerged of conservative BJP candidate Varun Gandhi delivering incendiary anti-Muslim remarks from the stump. The footage has spurre...

HINDU TALIBAN: Anti-Valentine's Day Protests In India Get A Frilly Response

The Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Indian Consortium of Pub-Going, Loose and Forward Women is fighting back against right-wing extremist group Sri Ram Sena, often called the Hindu T...