- Columnist, Wall Street Journal, 2010-present
- Indonesia Correspondent, 2000-2004; India Bureau Chief, 1999-2000, Far Eastern Economic Review
If Indians are lucky, the prime minister’s visit to Silicon Valley will spark a broader conversation in India about the path to prosperity.
Since Modi led BJP to power last year – in the largest democratic exercise in history – his critics have produced a steady drumbeat of stories that suggest that India has taken a sharp authoritarian turn.
Skeptics are right to dismiss Pakistan’s alleged strategic shift as nothing more than a clever move to dress up narrow self-interest as a profound national reorientation.
Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi failing the Indian right?
The one glaring exception to Narendra Modi’s impressive foreign policy record so far: a rudderless approach to Pakistan that lurches between unrelenting toughness and the promise of a thaw.
The next president’s policy toward South Asia will determine, in large part, if democratic gains made in Asia since the end of the Cold War can be consolidated.
As India’s 11th president, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam arguably left a deeper mark on the public imagination than virtually any of his predecessors.
India could learn a thing or two from Prime Minister David Cameron’s remarkable speech on how to address a sensitive subject without either flinching from the truth or carelessly tarring an entire community.
A new program to streamline cooking-gas subsidies has saved the Indian government $2 billion this year. Next up: food, fuel and fertilizer subsidies.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi often says the government has no business being in business. It has even less business being in the bedroom.