Because of COVID-19, India’s economy will contract this year for the first time since 1979. Measures to contain the pandemic, which is only getting worse in India, could leave nearly half of the country’s population mired in poverty. On top of these challenges, India’s is battling a locust infestation that threatens food security, while the nation’s escalating tensions with China is spilling into global business.

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