Special Report: India’s Place in the Asian Century

India’s rise has been accompanied by friction both at home, as a growing middle class pushes for economic security, and abroad, as rivals China and Pakistan jockey for influence. This World Politics Review special report looks at India’s obstacles and opportunities as its seeks its place in the Asian century.

Governance

A Targeted Approach: India’s Expanding Social Safety Net
By Devesh Kapur and Prakirti Nangia
September 24, 2013

In India, Corruption Moves to Top of the Agenda
By Frida Ghitis
May 2, 2013

Corruption in India: An IT Approach
By Prashant Agrawal
January 10, 2012

India’s Power Grid Needs More Than Just Increased Capacity
By Catherine Cheney
August 2, 2012

Diplomacy & Foreign Relations

Despite Drift in Ties, U.S. and India Share Strategic Logic
By Richard Fontaine
August 7, 2013

India Walking Tightrope on Iran, Israel and U.S.
By Frida Ghitis
March 7, 2013

As U.S. Leaves Afghanistan, India Reconsiders Iran Policy
By Yogesh Joshi
May 9, 2013

India’s Expanded Choices Dilute Once-Privileged Ties With Russia
By Saurav Jha
December 14, 2012

China-India Border Incident Highlights Uncertainties in Bilateral Relations
By Iain Mills
May 15, 2013

China Rivalry Keeping India Out of Nuclear Suppliers Group
By Yogesh Joshi
June 14, 2013

India Seeks Multilateral Partnerships to Counter China in Indian Ocean Rim
By Saurav Jha
July 26, 2013

China, India See Interests Converge in Upholding Nepal Stability
By Sanjay Upadhya
July 31, 2013

Frustrations Mount for India at the U.N.
By Richard Gowan
April 15, 2013

Two Years On, IBSA’s Diplomatic Flop in Syria Casts Long Shadow
By Richard Gowan
July 29, 2013

Security

Kashmir Violence Strains India-Pakistan Dialogue
By Sadika Hameed
September 4, 2013

India’s ‘Look East’ Policy Takes on Maritime Edge
By Abhijit Singh
July 9, 2012

Energy Interests Make India a Player in South China Sea Disputes
By Saurav Jha
February 11, 2013

India Shows Willingness to Defend Economic Interests in Southeast Asia
Interview with Abhijit Singh
August 7, 2013

India’s Undersea Nuclear Deterrent Poses Proliferation Challenges
By Yogesh Joshi
September 18, 2013

India’s Plans for Sea-based Deterrent Open a Pandora’s Box in South Asia
By Yogesh Joshi
April 9, 2013

U.S., India Inch Toward Naval Partnership
By Saurav Jha
July 9, 2012

Trade & Economics

India-Pakistan Energy Cooperation Could Get Boost Under Sharif
By Sam Tranum
June 25, 2013

Political Tensions Don’t Derail India-China Trade Ties
Interview with Arvind Panagariya
May 22, 2013

Retail Opening Will Bring Broad Benefits to Indian Economy
Interview With Pravakar Sahoo
September 27, 2012

U.K. Plays Catch-Up as EU Powers Vie for Indian Market Share
By Saurav Jha
March 4, 2013

Australia Seeks Assurances From India in Advance of Nuclear Trade Deal
Interview with Rory Medcalf
October 1, 2013

Mutual Economic Interests Drive Warming India-Turkey Ties
By Saurav Jha
August 13, 2013

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