Modi Rising China and Japan Bid for India's Affections
By the end of the month, Indian PM Narendra Modi will have met with the leaders of both Japan and China, and he will likely have secured lucrative trade and infrastructure deals with each. This looks like the start of a bidding war for India’s friendship between Asia’s two most powerful countries.
Modi Rising India Yearns for an Enlightened Despot
Indians and foreigners alike yearn for a government in Delhi that can get things done. But it’s one thing to pray for a strongman like Modi to deliver you from the Congress party, and quite another to live under the reign of a “benevolent despot.” In addition, there are limits to what Modi will be able to accomplish.
Modi Rising Is Modi India's Savior? Or Its Worst Nightmare?
A new poll in India finds that the opposition coalition, led by Naredra Modi, will likely win a stunning victory in the ongoing elections, gaining a clear parliamentary majority. That will excite many Indians and others around the world, but no one should overlook Modi’s past.