People look on near cars burnt by people at a factory parking during first day of ‘Bharat Bandh’ in Nodia-PTI

People look on near cars burnt by people at a factory parking during first day of ‘Bharat Bandh’ in Nodia-PTI

People look on near cars burnt by people at a factory parking during first day of ‘Bharat Bandh’ in Nodia-PTI

India

It is a measure of Sri Lanka’s return to “normal” democratic politics that conspiracy theories are once again resonating in Colombo.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faces significant challenges in trying to reinvigorate India’s economy back to the robust growth it enjoyed a few years ago.