Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tour of the Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka indicates that India has at least made a good start toward tackling China's economic and strategic challenge in India's backyard.
Delhi voters appear ready to give the Aam Aadmi Party another chance after recent state elections. It testifies to the hard work that members of this anti-corruption upstart have done the past few months to reinstate confidence in their ability to deliver on commitments. ...
What India's prime minister and a lame-duck U.S. president have just accomplished again underscores how well Narendra Modi understands the workings of modern-day diplomacy and how far ahead he is of his political critics.
As India and China compete with each other for economic and political influence in South Asia, they are likely to concentrate more on their relative gains vis-à-vis each other than on the absolute gains regional cooperation could bestow.
Just as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was trying to project himself as a global statesman recently, Pakistan decided it needed attention. So, as usual, it escalated tensions along its border with India.