This month, the section on political developments in India focuses on the dysfunctional parliamentary democracy, the shocking bye-election results in north India and the escalations in Kashmir perpetrated largely by Pakistan. The developments include an economic component in the form of farmer protests in Maharashtra.
On the foreign policy front, India-France and India-German ties from the EU have gained salience with the visits of respective European leaders to India. The visit by the King of Jordan and the unfolding political crisis in Sri Lanka are the other topics that are covered.
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Part I India - Domestic developments
Part II India - Economic Developments
Part III India - Foreign Policy Developments
Part IV South Asia
Part V Press Articles on major domestic and foreign policy issues
As always, a number of complementary articles provide the reader with a much wider and deeper understanding of the politics in India, South Asia and across the wider region, through an Indian-centred perspective.
Business Standard online, March 14, 2018
The Wire online, March 15, 2018
K. C. Singh
Deccan Chronicle online, March 19, 2018
Lookeast, February 28, 2018
Prem Shankar Jha
The Wire online, March 26, 2018
C. Uday Bhaskar
Hindustan Times online, March 26, 2018
C. Raja Mohan
The Indian Express online, March 27, 2018
The Wire online, March 30, 2018
The Indian Express online, April 02, 2018