In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives.India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.However, it continues to face the challenges of poverty, corruption, malnutrition, and inadequate public healthcare.A nuclear weapons state and regional power, it has the third largest standing army in the world and ranks sixth in military expenditure among nations.
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Four religions–Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism–originated in India, whereas Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam arrived in the first millennium CE, and they also played a part in shaping the region's diverse culture.
Gradually annexed and brought under the administration of the British East India Company from the early 18th century and administered directly by the United Kingdom after the Indian Rebellion of 1857, it became an independent nation in 1947 after a struggle for independence that was marked by non-violent resistance led by Mahatma Gandhi.
By repeatedly repulsing Mongol raiders in the 13th century, the sultanate saved India from the devastation visited on West and Central Asia, setting the scene for centuries of migration of fleeing soldiers, learned men, mystics, traders, artists, and artisans from that region into the subcontinent, thereby creating a syncretic Indo-Islamic culture in the north.