New research suggests the poor, especially Muslims, are stuck.
Forcing companies to store data locally will only hurt consumers and startups.
Fear Has Made Banking Too Boring
Would you trust a banking system that can be closed down on a prime minister’s whim, asks Mihir Sharma.
Apparently there’s a pot of gold in Indian retail.
Indian liberals are reeling from a shocking set of arrests this week.
If countries such as Pakistan want bailouts, they need to live up to the Fund’s standards.
The death of a former prime minister highlights the moment when the country lost its race with China.
India can’t turn its back on free trade even if it has legitimate complaints about Chinese dumping.
A seething and repressed Xinjiang can’t become a hub for trade.
The most intractable bad loans, the ones India’s bad bank is meant to deal with, are concentrated in one sector: power.
The cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has finally been accepted as Pakistan’s next prime minister.
The Centre is asking WhatsApp to control mobs when those convicted of lynching have been garlanded by Modi’s men.
Nawaz Sharif will never trust a military establishment that has never allowed him to complete a term in office.
Something about India’s telecom sector attracts its grasping state like a bee to honey.
China’s flagship Belt and Road Initiative is dealing with ever-greater resistance.
The first shots in Trump’s trade war have been indiscriminate. On Thursday, it was India’s turn to shoot back.
Authoritarian regimes can grow, but they can’t deliver what their citizens want and need.
It was the most carefully examined little square of newsprint in recent Indian history.
Trump’s tantrum at the G-7 will merely deepen India’s ties with its neighbours.
The Air India debacle shows Modi doesn’t get business, writes Mihir Sharma.