Globalization and India

Listen to Manjeet Kripalani, the Council's Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow, lead a discussion with students on India and globalization as part of the Council's Academic Conference Call Series.

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India Update (audio)

Speakers: Salman Haidar, Ashley J. Tellis, and Michael Krepon
Presider: Alyssa Ayres

Listen to South Asia experts discuss President George W. Bush's March 2006 trip to India and the ramifications of the U.S.-India nuclear agreement.

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Governance in India: Women's Rights

Author: Beina Xu

Several high-profile sexual assault cases in India have sparked a national debate over women's rights and the need for social reform in a rapidly modernizing country.

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India's Electoral Politics

Author: Jayshree Bajoria

As the world's largest democracy goes to the polls, this Backgrounder looks at the laws, major players, and issues, including economic reform, caste, and religion, that have shaped India's politics.

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Counterterrorism in India

Authors: Eben Kaplan and Jayshree Bajoria

India has been battling terrorism for as long as it has been a sovereign nation. This backgrounder examines the country's counterterrorism efforts.

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India’s Muslim Population

Author: Carin Zissis

India’s Muslim population, by most measures the world’s second largest after that of Indonesia, has suffered physically and economically at the hands of extremists in the country’s majority.

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