1. How does Washington view the Indian poll outcome? With the BJP’s loss of seats, the US could begin to see a post-Modi era in its dealings with India, writes Shaun Tandon.
  2. In an exclusive interview to The Hindu’s Suhasini Haidar, Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan calls the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership a missed opportunity for India. He hopes for a Ministerial Roundtable soon, and for opportunities to deal with sagging investments.
  3. Change and continuity: The Hindu editorial on the Mexico mandate
  4. A new era: The Hindu editorial on the South Africa general election
  5. M. Kalyanaraman writes on the Baltimore ship accident, and the high stakes for India.