So Far, Yet so Close

So Far, Yet so Close

An unexpected partnership emerged between Beijing and Berlin. But what should be the German answer to China’s rise: engage or embrace?   n the midst of what seems to be a transformative phase of the global order, a spotlight was cast on unexpected linkages in the...
The Siege of the Taj Mahal

The Siege of the Taj Mahal

For seven decades after independence, Indian identity rested on cultural pluralism. Now, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is seeking to redefine India as a Hindu nation long subjugated by foreigners – a divisive and self-defeating effort exemplified by its attacks on...
Trump’s Climate Scapegoat

Trump’s Climate Scapegoat

By accusing India of demanding “billions” of dollars for its participation in the Paris climate agreement, US President Donald Trump has jeopardized what promised to be a close relationship between the world’s two largest democracies. But India must not allow...
The Two Backlashes Against Globalization

The Two Backlashes Against Globalization

The reaction against globalization has taken two forms: economic resistance to rising inequality and a revolt against multiculturalism and cosmopolitanism. To save globalization – which has lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty, created new markets for goods made...
देश विश्व अर्थव्यवस्था का इंजन बनने को तैयार

देश विश्व अर्थव्यवस्था का इंजन बनने को तैयार

भारत को अपना ‘बिज़नेस क्वाशंट’ सुधारने और निवेशकों का आकर्षण बनने के लिए क्या करना चाहिए? मेरे जैसे के लिए, जो मानता है कि प्रधानमंत्री के वादों को पूरा करने के लिए सरकार ने पर्याप्त काम नहीं किया, इस प्रश्न का जवाब जटिल है। भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था असामान्य चीज है। नीतिगत...