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Indian Supreme Court Rebuffs Coal Lobby Arguments

Bob Burton | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Bob Burton

While the Supreme Court heard and rejected the industry's arguments on two occasions, many of the same claims are being advanced once more in an effort to shape the Indian government's response to the court's decision.

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.

Corruption in Cricket Exposes India's Larger Failings

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 07.31.2013 | World
Ronak D. Desai

This latest corruption scandal is a powerful reflection of the larger failings afflicting India today: rampant cronyism, poor governance, and the absence of accountability.

How Will India Confront its Corruption Crisis?

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 04.27.2013 | World
Ronak D. Desai

India has a long way to go in its fight against corruption. The task facing the world's largest democracy is a herculean one. Its citizens have proven that they are ready to rise to the challenge. Hopefully, their government is too.

A Malaise in the Indian Media?

Sumit Galhotra | Posted 02.06.2013 | Media
Sumit Galhotra

Two senior editors at India's widely watched Zee News were arrested last week by police in New Delhi on charges of extortion, leading to a massive debate in the world's largest democracy on the state of Indian media.

Now the Indians Want to Send Their Prime Minister to the Tihar Jail

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 05.27.2012 | World
Sreedhar Pillai

The Indian education system has miserably failed to create a new generation of 'thinking' and discerning minds to control the finger tips on the keyboards which deliver a variety of services to the rest of the world.