Narendra Modi is prime minister of India because voters believed he could boost growth and deliver jobs. So far, he has succeeded in the first goal but failed dramatically in the second.
Indian writer Pankaj Mishra probes imperialism’s legacy, liberalism’s failure, and the spreading global disorder.
New scholarship reveals how India’s part in World War II led to the end of the British Raj and reshaped South Asia.
Old political dynasties are losing their grip on power as South Asian democracies change.