Danielle Rajendram is a Research Associate in the Lowy Institute's International Security Program whose work focuses on India and China-India relations.
- The brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in New Delhi has sparked more protests in the capital. Here's some reading on why the Indian Government is unable to deal with public rage, and why it must look beyond knee-jerk responses to sexual violence.
- Will younger political leaders change the nature of governance in India? Vivek Dehejia doesn't think so.
- Sagarika Ghose on why labels of 'left-wing' or 'right-wing' do not capture India's political diversity.
- Why the 2014 Indian general election is too early to be a contest between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi.
- Clive Crook argues that, for India's poor, 'a universal ID is an affirmation of personhood, a condition for civil liberty rather than a threat to it.'
- How the grey area between India's urban and rural communities will affect electoral politics.
- A great article in this month's Foreign Affairs on India's feeble foreign policy and reluctance to embrace its own rise (paywalled).
- The Public Diplomacy Division of India's Ministry of External Affairs recently held a film competition on the subject of 'India is...'. Below is the winner of the 'India is Incredible' category, and you can view the finalists and winners of other categories here: