Qawwali Has Changed (Video)

Qawwali is a form of Sufi Islamic devotional singing, originating from the subcontinent, and notably popular…

‘Don’t Feel Guilty’ and the ‘Quit’ Narrative Over Rising Inflation

“Don’t Feel Guilty”, India’s Defense Minister Rajnath Singh told a gathering of BJP workers in Pune.…

In Europe, Modi Overcomes Ukraine Challenge

From Foreign Policy South Asia Brief: From the moment Russia invaded Ukraine in February, the war…

Modi Travels to Berlin Amid India’s Neutral Position on Ukraine

From FOREIGN POLICY MORNING BRIEF: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks today on a three-country tour…

Why India Did Not Go to War With China

IRSHAD SALIM – “Because they could not,” a Pakistani defense expert says. “Militarily, China has outpaced…

Journey From India To The Two Cambridges And Berkeley And Beyond

by Pranab Bardhan: Gérard Roland came to Berkeley only around the turn of this century. He…

India’s Inadvertent Missile Launch Underscores the Risk of Accidental Nuclear Warfare

Zia Mian and M. V. Ramana in Scientific American: Last month, while most of the world…

It’s The Oil & Gas, Stupid!

Pipelinistan and geopolitics of energy security are South Asia’s (particularly India and Pakistan) major issues on…

Drinking India: Alcohol sale a cash cow for some state governments (Video)

Alcohol consumption is said to be widespread and rising in India, across all the states and…