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Congress Party Chaos in Punjab
October 07, 2021

Congress Party Chaos in Punjab

By Anik Joshi
Punjab is a microcosm of both the Congress party’s problems and those of the Indian opposition more broadly.

Indian Town on Edge After 9 Die During Farm Protest
October 04, 2021

Indian Town on Edge After 9 Die During Farm Protest

By Biswajeet Banerjee
Farmers and members of the ruling BJP were killed on Monday amid ongoing protests against agriculture laws.
BJP Goes to Town With Modi’s Birthday Bash
September 22, 2021

BJP Goes to Town With Modi’s Birthday Bash

By Neeta Lal
The public-facing celebration “amounts to a personality cult hitherto unseen in contemporary Indian politics.”

Does India Need a Caste Census?
September 13, 2021

Does India Need a Caste Census?

By Parul Abrol
The latest data on caste is needed to formulate policies to address socioeconomic inequality.

The Normalization of Communal Politics in India
August 20, 2021

The Normalization of Communal Politics in India

By Kavita Chowdhury
From being an aberration, hate crimes are becoming an ugly daily occurrence in the country.

Free Indian Movies From the Censors
August 12, 2021

Free Indian Movies From the Censors

By Aditya Sharma
Indian movies, the artistic escape of a billion people, are controlled by the government cheerleaders and dour moralists of the Censor Board.

Trial by Pandemic: Uttar Pradesh Polls Big Test For BJP
August 02, 2021

Trial by Pandemic: Uttar Pradesh Polls Big Test For BJP

By Krzysztof Iwanek
The 2022 elections in UP may indicate whether the BJP’s popularity has been dented in any way by the pandemic.
“We Are Stronger than Their Injustice”: Indian Farmers Strengthen Protest Amid COVID-19 Surge
July 22, 2021

“We Are Stronger than Their Injustice”: Indian Farmers Strengthen Protest Amid COVID-19 Surge

By Tarushi Aswani
Despite a severe COVID-19 outbreak and waning international attention, India's farmers are keeping up the fight.

Protests Erupt in India’s Parliament Over Spying Scandal
July 21, 2021

Protests Erupt in India’s Parliament Over Spying Scandal

By Sheikh Saaliq and Krutika Pathi
A recent global investigation found spyware called Pegasus had been used to target opposition figures and journalists in more than 50 countries, including India.

India’s Hindutva Hardliners Treat Religious Conversion as Security Threat
July 02, 2021

India’s Hindutva Hardliners Treat Religious Conversion as Security Threat

By Asim Ali
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has warned that the National Security Act will be invoked against those involved in religious conversion.

India’s BJP and Congress Both Battling Political Infighting
June 17, 2021

India’s BJP and Congress Both Battling Political Infighting

By Asim Ali
While the BJP’s problems stem from excessive micromanaging by its leaders, the Congress’ woes arise from its weak leadership
Pandemic Second Wave Presents a Moment of Reckoning for Modi – and Indian Politics
May 05, 2021

Pandemic Second Wave Presents a Moment of Reckoning for Modi – and Indian Politics

By Asim Ali
While the BJP’s defeat in the West Bengal elections hardly marks a referendum against Modi, rising middle class anger could indeed reverse his fortunes.

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