The South Asian subcontinent once ruled by the British is seeing religious and ethnic identities harden and divisions deepen.
For Mihir Sharma's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
A new law targeting Muslim migrants threatens India's identity as a land for all creeds.
By taking all the credit for the country's stunning economic rise, the Communist Party is threatening its continued prosperity.
The chaos of demonetization probably made millions leery of formal finance.
Skeptics' warnings about the "Belt and Road" initiative are beginning to come true.
New Delhi's faceoff with Beijing is a sign of the future.
India's scarce naval resources have not been used wisely to counter the growing threat from China.
Asia, like Europe, is now on its own.
Many people in countries in which Japan is funding huge projects are unaware of its contributions.