Narendra Modi swept into office on pledges of reviving a foundering economy. But analysts give the Indian PM mixed marks for his economic policies during his first 100 days in office. DW examines.
As Indian PM Narendra Modi marks his first 100 days in office, analyst Milan Vaishnav tells DW that while the premier has improved the quality of governance, he has yet to pursue major economic policy reforms.
The ongoing political crisis in Pakistan is hurting the country's economy. The nuclear-armed nation's powerful army is concerned, and so is the West. A greater turmoil could become unmanageable for everyone.
Pakistani police have clashed with thousands of demonstrators marching on the official residence of the prime minister. The protesters are demanding that the premier step down over alleged voter fraud.
The power struggle in Islamabad makes one thing clear: Pakistan is yet again missing the chance to become a civil economic power in the region, says DW’s Florian Weigand.
Thousands of Pakistani protesters have converged on Islamabad to pressure the government to resign. But as analyst Aqil Shah tells DW, the biggest casualty of the mass rally could be democratic norms and institutions.