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The Revival of the Indian National Congress: Looking Beyond Leadership
June 07, 2019
The Revival of the Indian National Congress: Looking Beyond Leadership
If Congress wishes resurrect its glory, it has to look beyond the question of leadership for rejuvenation.
The Revival of the Indian National Congress: Looking Beyond Leadership
Narendra Modi Wins Again -- What Does That Mean for India?
May 24, 2019
Narendra Modi Wins Again -- What Does That Mean for India?
This time, Narendra Modi was the issue. And the electorate has issued him a fresh mandate.
Narendra Modi Wins Again -- What Does That Mean for India?
The Domestic Dividends of Modi’s Look West Policy
May 22, 2019
The Domestic Dividends of Modi’s Look West Policy
Modi broke with BJP precedent to pursue Arab states. The foreign policy rationale is obvious, but there's a domestic political logic as well.
The Domestic Dividends of Modi’s Look West Policy
Political Opportunism in India: Exploiting Islamophobia
May 10, 2019
Political Opportunism in India: Exploiting Islamophobia
The implications of the BJP’s burgeoning anti-Muslim rhetoric are grave.
Political Opportunism in India: Exploiting Islamophobia
Manufacturing Islamophobia on WhatsApp in India
May 10, 2019
Manufacturing Islamophobia on WhatsApp in India
What can a study of pro-BJP WhatsApp groups tell us about the party’s culpability in rising Islamophobia?
Manufacturing Islamophobia on WhatsApp in India
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Implications for Pakistan
May 03, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Implications for Pakistan
Who wins the election in India, and forms its next government, is of critical interest to Pakistan.
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Implications for Pakistan
Why the Pakistani Establishment Is Rooting for the BJP
April 12, 2019
Why the Pakistani Establishment Is Rooting for the BJP
The strange logic behind Pakistan's leaders wanting a Hindu nationalist party to keep control of India.
Why the Pakistani Establishment Is Rooting for the BJP
Can the BJP Do It Again?
April 01, 2019
Can the BJP Do It Again?
In 2014, the BJP swept to power easily. In this year’s elections, forming government will be a lot harder.
Can the BJP Do It Again?
Can the BJP Win the Battle for Tamil Nadu?
March 15, 2019
Can the BJP Win the Battle for Tamil Nadu?
The BJP kicked off its campaign in the southern state, where it is battling the impression of being an outsider.
Can the BJP Win the Battle for Tamil Nadu?
Can the BJP Hold on to Power?
February 01, 2019
Can the BJP Hold on to Power?
Narendra Modi’s chances of returning to power in 2019 fall as a major poll predicts a hung parliament.
Can the BJP Hold on to Power?
Are Tamil Nadu’s Dravidian Parties on a Terminal Decline?
January 31, 2019
Are Tamil Nadu’s Dravidian Parties on a Terminal Decline?
The struggle to claim Tamil identity will redefine both Tamil nationalism and Tamil Nadu in years to come.
Are Tamil Nadu’s Dravidian Parties on a Terminal Decline?
Paint It Saffron: The Colors of Indian Political Parties
September 10, 2018
Paint It Saffron: The Colors of Indian Political Parties
Just like symbols, colors are a part of a party’s image.
Paint It Saffron: The Colors of Indian Political Parties
Can a 'Federal Front' Help Take Down India's Modi?
September 07, 2018
Can a 'Federal Front' Help Take Down India's Modi?
Regional heavyweights are gearing up to try and launch national political careers in next year's elections.
Can a 'Federal Front' Help Take Down India's Modi?
Can Modi Keep Winning?
August 01, 2018
Can Modi Keep Winning?
As India gears up for the largest democratic exercise on the planet, what are the prospects for 5 more years of Modi?
Can Modi Keep Winning?
Alwar Lynching: Cow Vigilantes Strike Again in India
July 27, 2018
Alwar Lynching: Cow Vigilantes Strike Again in India
Members of the BJP have long tacitly endorsed acts of violence against India’s minority communities, especially Muslims.
Alwar Lynching: Cow Vigilantes Strike Again in India
Fake News and India’s Democracy
June 02, 2018
Fake News and India’s Democracy
Disinformation campaigns could have a serious impact on India’s electoral system.
Fake News and India’s Democracy
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