Listen to Governor of the Reserve Bank of India Dr. Y.V. Reddy discuss India's economic development.
Listen to Indian Minister of Science, Technology and Ocean Development Shri Kapil Sibal discuss the role of science and technology in India's development, the relationship with the United States, and the recent U.S.-Indian nuclear deal.
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.
After decades of underinvestment and mismanagement, India's infrastructure is posing a significant threat to its economic growth.
It remains unclear whether mounting public anger and flagging growth can catalyze India to address widespread official corruption.
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.
Since its founding in 1944, the World Bank has evolved from a lender focused on European reconstruction into the preeminent international institution for economic development and poverty reduction.
A proposed groundbreaking nuclear deal between the United States and India is raising questions and concern in both countries.
India's growing economic and political influence in Afghanistan has angered Pakistan, the traditional power there, and has experts worried that Afghanistan could become another battleground in the long-standing rivalry between South Asia's two giants.
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.
India not only faces evolving threats from Kashmiri militants, but also an increasingly violent Maoist insurgency.
India has been battling terrorism for as long as it has been a sovereign nation. This backgrounder examines the country's counterterrorism efforts.
The global financial crisis threatens to hamper poverty alleviation efforts in India and China, responsible for lifting the largest numbers of the world's poor out of extreme poverty. Political or social instability are concerns.
India's primary espionage agency and Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) have long been at odds in a long-standing battle for influence.
While spiraling economic growth in India and China has lifted millions out of poverty, it has also fueled inequalities within their societies.
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.
India’s burgeoning economy is placing strains on its inefficient power sector and raising questions about the country’s ability to meet its energy demands.
As India and China enjoy tremendous economic growth, each country is vying to increase its role on the world stage. The United States will play a critical part in the emergence of these two major powers in Asia. As President Bush heads to India, cfr.org provides a brief look at the relationships between the three countries.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
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