Arbitrary travel bans against journalists and activists critical of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are trending in India. This is particularly the case for journalists from the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, report Hanan Zaffar and Jyoti Thakur.
Living standards of India's working people have deteriorated because of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government's lack of sufficient policy interventions during the pandemic, People's Dispatch reports.
Far-right Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in March 2020 a 21-day nationwide lockdown to curb a pandemic caused by COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. The lockdown was extended to 67 days, causing 121 million people to lose their jobs within the first month, writes Sanket Jain.
What tools are available to developing countries to support them as they face climate-change impacts like eroding coastlines and droughts? And how will such tools be made available?
Australia has joined the U.S. and U.K. games to contain China, leaving India unclear in the Quad and isolated in Asia. Tied to the waning imperial power of the United States, India is gradually losing strategic autonomy.
India "liberalizing" its economy in the early 1990s devastated the healthcare infrastructure needed to get people back on their feet.