May 15, 2014

What India Can Learn from China

Ravi Agrawal, CNN

The Associated Press

In a free democracy like India, progress is based on inertia, too. Everyone needs to push at the same time. Indians can dream to have cities like Singapore, Hong Kong or Beijing. But to do so they will need more than just one reform-minded leader. They will need change from the bottom up.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: China, India

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

May 4, 2014
Why India's Intellectuals Are Backing Modi
Tony Joseph, Quartz
Let there be no doubt—India’s intelligentsia has begun to embrace the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), headed by strongman Narendra Modi. Economists and editors, film stars and script-writers, athletes and... more ››
May 9, 2014
The Gay Spring in Afghanistan, Iran and India
Nemat Sadat, Diplomat
In the past year, even as Nigeria, Uganda and Russia have legislated anti-gay measures, civil society in Afghanistan, Iran and India have been on the cultural offensive to promote LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,... more ››
May 11, 2014
Why the West Should Pay Attention to Modi
Jason Burke, The Guardian
Our interaction with countries like India is complex. But our policymakers and official representatives are guilty of extraordinarily narrow vision which has helped open up space for people like Modi across much of a continent.... more ››
May 13, 2014
Why No One Trusts India's Election Polling
Adam Taylor, Washington Post
There's a multitude of reasons why polling in India is a difficult task, some of which are simple things like scale (India is really big and diverse) and technology (many people don't have phones or Internet access still). As... more ››
May 13, 2014
India in the Mood for Modi
The Economist
What will come first for Mr Modi? The transition in India can be fast, with Mr Modi likely to be installed within a week or so of the official results (and a replacement chief minister for Gujarat named too). He is a man who... more ››