India’s Youth Are Dating in Secret

March 15, 2017

StayUncle, a company that helps unmarried couples in India book hotel rooms discreetly, is helping youth express their love. In India, kissing or even holding hands in public can be considered immoral and induce violence. The strict regulations have led the way for StayUncle, a digital startup,...

An Indian Revolution: From Indira’s Congress to BJP’s Modi

March 12, 2017

Narendra Modi has given the opposition a thrashing and emerged as the most powerful Indian leader since Indira Gandhi. On March 11, India’s rambunctious democracy took a new turn. Five states had gone to the polls. Of these, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur are relatively electorally...

Narendra Modi Folds for UP Elections

March 10, 2017

Have Narendra Modi and the BJP learned anything from the result in Bihar? In India, there were indications of mass support for the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), which is led by strong Dalit leader Mayawati, in the early round of polling for the Uttar Pradesh (UP) assembly elections. So, it is...

Does India Need a Radically Different Approach for Rapid Growth?

February 19, 2017

Participants at the 2017 One Globe Forum in New Delhi suggested ways India can overcome the challenges that stand in the way of its transition to a knowledge economy. India recently went through major upheaval when the government launched a sudden demonetization exercise in November 2016 and...