Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist agenda is out of synch with the values of India's youth.
For Chandrahas Choudhury's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
An ambitious political experiment engineered by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party in the border state of Jammu and Kashmir — the only Muslim-majority state in India — threatens to implode within just a few days of its start.
Perhaps a sense of the increasing lopsidedness of political power in India explains why so many voters around the country are so keenly interested in the results of last weekend's elections in the city-state of New Delhi, involving the fledgling Aam Aadmi Party.
For his first Republic Day in office — a day when India celebrates its republican history, diversity and military might with a grand pageant in New Delhi — Prime Minister Narendra Modi dipped into his hat and pulled out Barack Obama. The main point ...
A strident new campaign by a radical Hindu group seeks to rehabilitate the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi in 1948 as an Indian hero who was inspired by "love of country."
India's powerful, male-only Hindu nationalist outfit announces an intensive conversion program to recover its "lost property" in India, feeding its dream of an India that is nothing less than "100 per cent Hindu."
Legend has it that it's hard even to get bank staff to read the "World Development Report" published annually by the World Bank. The report for 2015 should prove to be an exception, though, as it appears to help policymakers understand deeply ingrained habits ...
Why do manners go out the window as soon as Indians board a plane?
The process of Australia being drawn toward Asia is one in which a more ambitious India now looks set to play a much bigger part.
The difference between the BJP and all other major Indian political parties today can be boiled down to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's energy, charisma and political capital.