London was burning earlier this week. So many blazes erupted during the recent heatwave that the city's fire brigades had their busiest day since Hitler sent his V-2s screaming across the Channel.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi often speaks of "trusted" supply chains. At the G-20 last year, he said that global supply chains depend upon "trust, transparency, and timeframes".
Nothing makes you appreciate air-conditioning like high summer in India. Here in Delhi, temperatures are running over 100 degrees for much of the day, with two full months still to go before the cooling monsoon rains arrive.
Pakistan's institutions began their slow abandonment of democracy almost 70 years ago, when the country's Supreme Court legitimized a coup by the executive and dismissal of the constituent assembly. The judges claimed that a "doctrine of necessity" t
Pakistan is once again facing a political crisis. In a country where democratically elected leaders are regularly ousted from office, that should not be entirely surprising, says Mihir Sharma.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party has cemented its grip on national politics with its excellent showing in state elections, particularly in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh. The BJP's stranglehold on power in New Delhi
Voting has begun in crucial state-level elections in India which will shape Prime Minister Narendra Modi's choices for the remainder of his second term in office. Of the five states going to the polls, one clearly matters more than the others.
The north Indian town of Haridwar, where the Ganges River flows out of the Himalayas onto India's vast plains, has been for centuries a destination for pilgrims. For three days in December, it also played host to what the media has called a "hate-spe
After making great strides in promoting renewable energy, India is once again being singled out as a global climate laggard.
Memories of India's devastating second wave of Covid-19 are slowly receding. The pandemic has once again fallen out of the headlines; malls and mountain resorts are crowded with shoppers and tourists.
Of the 50,000 phone numbers that were, according to a consortium of investigative journalists, possible targets for surveillance using the Israeli company NSO Group Ltd.'s Pegasus spyware, apparently not one had a +1 prefix.
In cities at least, India's nightmarish second wave of Covid-19 finally seems to be ebbing. Delhi has brought its test positivity rate below 2% for the first time in two months.
As anyone who has tried to invest in India can tell you, India's states are as distinct from each other as European countries.
If you are lucky enough to be healthy in Covid-haunted Delhi, life feels strangely disconnected. Offline, there's an undeclared lockdown. The normally noisy city is silent except for the sound of birds.