James Tapper

GlobalPost

India embraces soft power — or maybe it’s bakshish power

Project Mausam is Prime Minister Modi’s answer to China’s charm offensive.

India embraces soft power — or maybe it’s bakshish power

Five reasons Kailash Satyarthi’s Nobel Prize is controversial in India

Five reasons Kailash Satyarthi’s Nobel Prize is controversial in India

A new wave of torture hits Tibet

A new wave of torture hits Tibet

Why India's 'pro-business' prime minister trashed a key WTO pact

Why India's 'pro-business' prime minister trashed a key WTO pact

The three reasons why Western businesses fail in India

The three reasons why Western businesses fail in India

As the West exits, Japan and Korea seize opportunity in India

Amid hype about India’s new business-friendly government, expat executives in Delhi are more likely to come from the East than the West.

As the West exits, Japan and Korea seize opportunity in India

Delhi’s 30,000 unruly monkeys steal stuff, terrorize people and even kill

So residents have concocted creative (and sometimes nasty) ways to combat them.

Delhi’s 30,000 unruly monkeys steal stuff, terrorize people and even kill

Yes, India. You shall go to the World Cup

That's the Homeless World Cup. Meet the coach, a runaway who slept in a tree trunk before being drafted to play abroad.

Yes, India. You shall go to the World Cup

Coke may have won the World Cup, but it’s losing in India

Officials have shuttered a cola plant in the district of the new ‘pro-business’ prime minister — another defeat in Coke’s campaign to tame India.

Coke may have won the World Cup, but it’s losing in India

Why the Gandhis are convinced they can rule India again

Despite a drubbing from new Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India’s 'first family' is clinging to its Congress dynasty.

Why the Gandhis are convinced they can rule India again

The world's largest democracy might also be its worst

India's month-long election kept the police and corruption investigators working overtime.

The world's largest democracy might also be its worst

The frontrunner to be India's next prime minister is apparently the nation's Shakespeare

A surprisingly morbid short story collection demonstrates the privilege of power.

The frontrunner to be India's next prime minister is apparently the nation's Shakespeare

These Indian parliament candidates are accused of serious crimes, including murder

But that doesn’t mean they won’t get elected (or try to kiss your baby).

These Indian parliament candidates are accused of serious crimes, including murder

Indians prefer politicians who refuse to have sex or get married

Oddly enough, this appears to be a legacy of Western colonialism.

Indians prefer politicians who refuse to have sex or get married

The most likely outcome of India’s election is unmitigated chaos

Why frontrunner Narendra Modi may not become prime minister even if he 'wins.'

The most likely outcome of India’s election is unmitigated chaos