Opinion: Britain Is Burning Up. India Has Some Tips

Opinion: Britain Is Burning Up. India Has Some Tips

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Friday July 22, 2022

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.

Opinion: India Can't Afford to Lose World's Trust On Trade

Opinion: India Can't Afford to Lose World's Trust On Trade

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Friday June 03, 2022

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".

Opinion: India, Struck By Heat Wave, Can't Afford Its Coal Addiction

Opinion: India, Struck By Heat Wave, Can't Afford Its Coal Addiction

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Friday May 06, 2022

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.

Opinion: Imran Khan's Anti-Americanism Masks The Real Issue

Opinion: Imran Khan's Anti-Americanism Masks The Real Issue

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Tuesday April 12, 2022

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

Opinion: Imran Khan's Fall From Grace Is His Own Fault

Opinion: Imran Khan's Fall From Grace Is His Own Fault

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Friday March 25, 2022

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.

Opinion: Why PM Modi Keeps Winning - And Winning Big

Opinion: Why PM Modi Keeps Winning - And Winning Big

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Friday March 11, 2022

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

Opinion: The Key To India's Biggest Election? Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Opinion: The Key To India's Biggest Election? Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Friday February 11, 2022

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.

Opinion: The Good News in India's Bleak Budget

Opinion: The Good News in India's Bleak Budget

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg Opinion | Thursday February 03, 2022

India's Union Budget is both a presentation of the national accounts and the only statement of government policy that we get all year. This year, the accounts made for worrying reading.

Opinion: If BJP Is Allowing Hate Speech, Opposition Isn't Pushing Back Either

Opinion: If BJP Is Allowing Hate Speech, Opposition Isn't Pushing Back Either

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Friday December 31, 2021

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

Opinion: PM Modi's Green New Deal Could Really Work - Here's Why

Opinion: PM Modi's Green New Deal Could Really Work - Here's Why

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Friday August 27, 2021

After making great strides in promoting renewable energy, India is once again being singled out as a global climate laggard.

Opinion: Third Wave Likely This Month, India Not As Ready As It Thinks

Opinion: Third Wave Likely This Month, India Not As Ready As It Thinks

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Tuesday August 10, 2021

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.

Opinion: Why Pegasus Scandal Is A Wake-Up Call For US

Opinion: Why Pegasus Scandal Is A Wake-Up Call For US

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Tuesday July 20, 2021

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.

Opinion: The World Should Learn From India's COVID-19 Cataclysm- by Mihir Sharma

Opinion: The World Should Learn From India's COVID-19 Cataclysm- by Mihir Sharma

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Monday May 31, 2021

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.

India Needs Modi To Work With Political Rivals Right Now

India Needs Modi To Work With Political Rivals Right Now

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Tuesday May 04, 2021

As anyone who has tried to invest in India can tell you, India's states are as distinct from each other as European countries.

Opinion: Everyone Is Battling The Virus - Everyone Except The Government

Opinion: Everyone Is Battling The Virus - Everyone Except The Government

Mihir Sharma, Bloomberg | Friday April 30, 2021

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.

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