The world's largest democracy, India is the fastest-growing major economy and a rising global power, but also a deeply divided society. Twenty-nine of the world's 500 richest individuals are Indian, but the country has a daily per capita income of $1. Religious majoritarianism is on the rise. Lucky then, that the country is also the land of Gandhi and the Buddha, and of the ultimate symbol of love — the Taj Mahal.
Need to Know
More From India
Increasingly authoritarian regimes, from India to Mexico and Nigeria to Poland are using American arguments to curb free speech on social media.
At least 10 nations tried to influence the 2020 election, it now appears. Has American democracy become a playground for global interests?
As with Israel, Biden will face pressure from within his party to take aggressive postures with the leaders of India and Brazil.
Explore India with OZY.COM
This spring, OZY will be reporting untold stories from every Indian state and union territory, introducing you to new people, trends and places. Join us for a journey of India like you've never seen it before.View Full Series