India has the chance to enact real reforms under Prime Minister Modi, but the BJP will first need to address its falling domestic popularity.
The growing illiberal sentiment among Indian society is especially concerning at a time when the values that gird the modern Indian state are in extreme flux.
The Indian Home Ministry’s recent decision to extend the notorious Armed Forces Special Powers Act to the far-flung state of Arunachal Pradesh reflects an alarmingly heavy-handed and illiberal approach to quelling social unrest.
Nearly four decades after the end of the Vietnam War, the devastating legacy of Agent Orange continues to haunt thousands of US veterans and Vietnamese.
As the locus of India’s foreign policy shifts eastwards, it is ironic that the Indian northeast remains as neglected as ever in New Delhi’s domestic policy calculations.
Rising out of its troubled and war-torn past, Cambodia has boasted impressive economic gains in recent years. Yet shifting trends in Cambodian politics may yet displace Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian People’s Party.
The BBC documentary “India’s Daughter” has helped expose the disturbing level of sexual assault that women in India face every day. But the Indian government has banned the film in a desperate attempt to save face.
The dominant Western portrayal of Malala Yousafzai’s story reduces the intricacies of a complex reality to an us-versus-them binary.
China’s willingness to engage with the Taliban is indicative of its long-term security and economic interests in Afghanistan.