Domino Effect: Can 2023 State Elections Upset the Modi Machine in 2024?
By Nikhil Sehra
India's state elections don’t usually foretell national polls, but this time around, many will be looking for signs of a winning strategy.
The BJP Tries on a New Image: Champion of ‘Good Governance’
By Satish K. Jha
With state and national elections ahead, the party moves away from its time-tested appeal to Hindu nationalism.
A True Middle Kingdom: Why Is India’s Foreign Policy So Stable?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
The Indian opposition is unlikely to change New Delhi’s approach to Russia if it comes to power.
The BJP’s Southern Strategy
By Joe Wallen and Tushar Shetty
How the BJP plans to win over South India in the lead up to the 2024 election.
Can INDIA Win in India?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
While much has been said about the name of a new opposition alliance in India, what matters are its growing ranks.
To Save India’s Democracy, Congress Must Focus on Regional Parties
By Ali Malik
A prudent strategy for the opposition would prioritize the creation of a sizable coalition of regional parties to take on the BJP.
Hindu Nationalism on Display in India’s G20 Presidency
By Ritumbra Manuvie and Alena Kahle
The G-20 must avoid giving legitimacy to an exclusionary nation-branding project in which minorities are banished to the sidelines.
A New Entrant Complicates Electoral Equations in PM Modi’s Home State
By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
The Aam Aadmi Party is expected to erode the support bases of the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress in Gujarat’s upcoming election.
How, and Why, the BJP Sometimes Courts Muslim Voters
By Anuttama Banerji
Despite its Hindutva ideology, in some states and some elections the BJP courts Muslim voters.
India’s PM Is Perpetually in Campaign Mode
By Kavita Chowdhury
Preoccupied with inaugurating infrastructure projects and addressing election rallies, Narendra Modi is neglecting governance and the problems confronting the people.
What’s Next for India’s Congress Party?
Nistula Hebbar, Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr., and Gilles Verniers discuss the leadership election and the prospects for India's main opposition party.
Modi’s UAE Stopover to Give a Fillip to the India-UAE Partnership
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
India had several reasons to seek a quick stabilization and reaffirmation of its relationship with the UAE.