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Tridivesh Singh Maini, a participant in Asia Society's India-Pakistan Young Leaders Initiative, explores what the campaign rhetoric from India's major political parties tells us about their approach to international relations.
"Subbarao was believed to have been chosen as central banker in 2008 because he was seen as being unlikely to buck his political masters. If so, he has proven the government wrong repeatedly," writes Pramit Pal Chaudhuri.
Asia Society Associate Fellow Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, after covering Prime Minister Singh's visit to Myanmar, says India is now competing with China, Thailand and the U.S. for influence in the reforming nation.