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Manu Balachandran

Manu Balachandran is a writer for Quartz, based in New Delhi. He has previously worked with The Economic Times and Business Standard in Mumbai and New Delhi, where he covered public policy and business

India's Modi Pokes Pakistan Over Contested Afghan-Border Region

India's prime minister is making waves for claiming he's received warmly by folks in Balochistan, which Pakistan struggles to secure.


India Stocks Up on Howitzers to Defend Its Border with China

New Delhi’s defence ministry approved the purchase of 145 ultra light howitzer guns from the British weapons manufacturer BAE Systems.


US, Indian Navies Planning Joint Patrols in South China Sea

Officials say they're drafting ideas one year after leaders agreed to expand naval cooperation and ensure freedom of navigation in the SCS.


Beijing May Have Been Spying on India’s Defense Industry for a Decade

Cyber security firm FireEye said the hackers targeted data on military operations in multiple countries China has territorial disputes with in the South China Sea.