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India links: Corruption, climate, Buddhism, spy agencies, Bhopal and more



5 December 2014 08:02

  • Transparency International's annual Corruption Perceptions Index is out. India's ranking has improved ten places since last year, and is better than China's for the first time since 1996.
  • As the Lima negotiations loom, will India follow China on climate change?
  • ICYMI, Shashank Joshi wrote on why Indians like Ashton Carter, President Obama's likely nominee for US secretary of defence.
  • Why Modi is using Buddhism as a cultural bridge to the rest of Asia.
  • Access to Himalayan rivers could revolutionise energy production in South Asia, but politics is getting in the way.
  • What does Modi's outreach to the Indian diaspora mean for Indian foreign policy?
  • Praveen Swami argues that India's intelligence agencies are more toothless than ever.
  • It has been 30 years since the Bhopal disaster, which  according to Indian Government estimates killed up to 15,000 people. Check out this Atlantic photo essay, and the trailer for the recently released Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain:

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