Danielle Rajendram is a Lowy Institute research associate. Her work focuses on Indian foreign and domestic policy, India-China relations and Asian security.
- The trial relating to the 16 December gang rape in Delhi is now complete — all four accused were convicted of all charges.
- Jason Burke's excellent profile on the defendants is a long read, but well worth your time.
- Rory Medcalf argues that the new Abbott Government is likely to bring continuity to Australia's relations with India.
- Is Sonia Gandhi the answer to the Congress Party's woes?
- Ashutosh Varshney argues that India's economic problems are the result of the clash between democracy and capitalism. Another view: is India's economic slowdown the result of declining corruption?
- The Stimson Center has launched a new website initiative to enable greater engagement between strategic analysts in India and Pakistan.
- Can India combat its brain drain?
- A new campaign is using the bruised and battered faces of Hindu goddesses to promote awareness of domestic violence. Here's a critical view of the campaign from Somak Ghoshal.
- Shekhar Gupta looks at what the BJP's controversial Narendra Modi means for the 2014 election:
But in choosing a figure as divisive and polarising as Modi, it has also made him the Congress party's candidate. So just as the BJP (NDA) goes to the polls seeking a vote for Modi, the Congress is going out canvassing for a vote against him.