If Beijing needs to compromise to get regional talks across the finish line, so does New Delhi.
Bailouts now are more likely to spread contagion than contain it.
The very idea of independent, technocratic leadership flies in the face of strongman politics.
Democracies in the region, no matter how small, aren’t going to swing into either India’s or China’s camp.
India’s government is caught in a bind.
In a world starved for long-term finance, Riyadh represents a motherlode.
A program meant to draw countries into China’s orbit may just end up pushing them back into Western arms.
If the government wants the rupee to rise, fuel prices must as well.
India still hasn’t figured out how to pay for the billions in infrastructure it needs.
A Supreme Court ruling is a victory for the Aadhaar system, but not necessarily for citizens.
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.