Interviews | Politics

India’s 2014 General Election: A Primer

The Diplomat speaks with Dr. Milan Vaishnav about the issues driving India’s 2014 general election and what the future might hold for India.

Shannon Tiezzi

India’s 2014 general election, the largest democratic exercise in history, is underway. The Diplomat spoke with Dr. Milan Vaishnav, an associate in CEIP’s South Asia program, about the issues driving the election and what the future might hold for India as well as its top two political parties, Congress and the BJP.