India

The Leaderboard: Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh

Who is he? Mr.Jairam Ramesh is India’s Minister of Rural Development. His ministry is responsible for accelerating socio-economic development across rural India. He represents Andhra Pradesh as a Congress Party member of parliament in India’s upper house, the Rajya Sabha.…

The Leaderboard: G.N. Singh

Who is he? Dr. Gyanendra Nath Singh is currently the Drug Controller General of India at the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), a post similar to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner. Why is he in the…

The Leaderboard: Amit Shah

Who is he? Amit Shah is the general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He is BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s right-hand man. He is responsible for executing BJP’s election strategy and managing the party’s campaign in Uttar…

The Leaderboard: Anand Sharma

Anand Sharma

Who is he? Anand Sharma is the minister of commerce & industry for the government of India, initially assuming the role in May 2009. He has previously been the minister of state for External Affairs, Textiles and Information & Broadcasting.…

Dr. Strangedeal Redux

Bush and Singh

By Anja Manuel & Lauryn Williams Eight years after its inception, the civilian nuclear deal between the United States and India has seen some early successes, but not in the way many anticipated. On March 2, 2006, Prime Minister Singh…

Avoiding Armageddon: A Review

India

By Donald Camp Avoiding Armageddon: America, India, and Pakistan on the Brink and Back by Bruce Riedel, Brookings Institution Press: Washington, DC, 2013, ISBN-13: 978-0815724087, 220 pp., Hardcover $21.58, Kindle $15.37. Bruce Riedel’s comprehensive history of U.S. relations with India…