Sadanand Dhume — Opinion Columnist, East Is East at The Wall Street Journal

Dhume's column focuses on the politics, economics, and foreign policy of India and South Asia.

Former Prime Minister Goes Head to Head with Military Chief

It alienates important allies and gives a boost to dubious leaders.

The British are too tolerant of the radicalism of Muslim extremists.

It's a victory for Democrats if they can't treat immigrants as if they're a given anymore.

While his star rose along with Gautam's, their fortunes seem to be diverging.

The Indian government’s decision to ban a documentary that was critical of the BJP backfired badly.

BJP supporters do not address the question at the heart of the matter: Do we want a liberal democratic country?

The market for consumer products in the country is not large enough to attract foreign companies.

Jerusalem's groveling speaks volumes about the relationship between the two countries, but it's actually not as bad you think.

New Delhi's redtape and tariffs may deter companies from locating new factories.