April 9, 2014

Is India About to Abandon No First Nuke Doctrine?

Zach Keck, The Diplomat

The Associated Press

The BJP election manifesto suggests that India may soon adopt a more aggressive stance on nuclear weapons.

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TAGGED: Nuclear Weapons, Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), BJP, BJP Party, India


April 9, 2014
No Room for Dissent in India's Dynasty Politics
Siddhartha Deb, Guardian
In postcolonial, democratic India, the exercise of large-scale voting seems to have made no dent in the hardening of dynastic politics. Almost every party has taken on the practice of treating politics as a family business (the... more ››
April 7, 2014
Back to Sectarianism in India
The Hindu
The Congress’s unprincipled overture to the Imam is clearly an act of desperation by a party with little hope in this election. As the man of the moment, Mr. Modi was in a position to offer a genuine alternative to voters. By... more ››
April 7, 2014
Modi's Record Isn't the Big Success He Claims
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Narendra Modi’s candidacy for Indian prime minister largely rests on claims of turning around his state of Gujarat. As national elections begin today, a Gallup poll finds that more than one-third of Indians feel their... more ››
April 9, 2014
In India, a Pivot to Hindu Nationalism?
Christian Science Monitor
The India election that begins this week could catapult a Hindu nationalist, Narendra Modi, to power. How he defines the national interest will determine India's place in the world as a peaceful player. more ››
April 4, 2014
Can Anyone Stop Narendra Modi?
The Economist
He will probably become India’s next prime minister. That does not mean he should be. more ››