39 articles found : Show all articles
What is India doing in Ukraine?
The war in Ukraine has increased India’s strategic importance writes Shashi Tharoor. But has it used its influence well?
India and Ukraine: the risks of ambiguity
The war in Ukraine has exposed the fault lines in India’s policy of strategic ambivalence between Russia and the West, writes John McCarthy.
India's size illusion
India suffers from the illusion that size alone can protect it from growing strategic and economic challenges, write Arvind Subramanian and Josh Felman.
The price of Modi's economic incompetence
India was poised under Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reap a societal dividend of favourable demographics, established democracy, and growing demand. Instead, Shashi Tharoor argues the economy is stumbling amid rising unemployment and debt and slowing growth. He warns that without the return to a sustainable growth path, India risks creating “a mass of young, poorly educated, unemployed, and angry people – the classic formula for social and political unrest”.
India's green growth imperative
At first glance India — the third largest greenhouse gas emitter — looks to be responding well to the transition to a low carbon economy, writes Dhruba Purkayastha. But, he argues, New Delhi will need a radically different green growth strategy to underwrite economic growth and enable fairer access to energy.