Danielle Rajendram is a Lowy Institute research associate. Her work focuses on Indian foreign and domestic policy, India-China relations and Asian security.
- This New York Times editorial takes a surprisingly strong stance on the prospect of a Modi win in 2014.
- Alyssa Ayres, the new Senior Fellow for South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations, has started writing for CFR’s Asia Unbound blog. Here’s her first post.
- James Hardy looks at India’s defence procurement bungles.
- Best way for a global leader to avoid NSA phone tapping? Do like Manmohan Singh does and avoid mobile phones altogether.
- A powerful article on the Mumbai gang-rape: 'The police say the men had committed at least five rapes in the same spot. Their casual confidence reinforces the notion that rape has been a largely invisible crime here, where convictions are infrequent and victims silently go away.'
- How Prime Minister Singh’s domestic weakness affects his foreign policy.
- How did Kashmir become more developed than Gujarat?
- Suhasini Haidar makes the case for Manmohan Singh’s attendance at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka despite vocal opposition from some Indian political parties.
- In a place where re-marriage remains controversial, this advertisement for jewellery company Tanishq is being heralded as ground-breaking in India.