Danielle Rajendram is a Lowy Institute research associate. Her work focuses on Indian foreign and domestic policy, India-China relations and Asian security.
- Ahead of the Annual Conclave of Indian Ambassadors/High Commissioners Abroad in New Delhi, Dr C Raja Mohan identifies three foreign policy debacles in the UPA government’s second term.
- Representing just 57 of 609 ministers in national and state governments, where are all the Muslim ministers in India?
- In an interview with the National Bureau of Asian Research, Anjali Jaiswal explores India’s climate change challenges. (Thanks @aiiaact)
- How to make sense of the success of Bollywood.
- Foreign ministers Salman Khurshid, Julie Bishop and Marty Natalegawa have penned an op-ed on a new vision for the Indian Ocean following the 13th meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Rim Association in Perth.
- How can India secure its role as a regional security provider?
- This piece in the New York Times on a young writer’s return to Mumbai sparked vocal criticism on Twitter.
- How mobile phones are changing gender and power relations in India.
- 'Give Modi five years and he will change India', they say. Sidin Vadukut says that's too much to ask of any government:
...you can’t fundamentally change a country like India in five years. You can’t redraw terms of engagement, redraft institutions, re-train operatives, re-align incentives and roll out many new systems all in five years. At least not in the wholesale, paradigm-demolishing way that many impatient Indians want.