June 19, 2019
Dr. Shashi Tharoor on the Future of Indian Democracy
By Arun Budhathoki
The MP from Kerala reflects on the recent election results, and where the country goes from here.
June 07, 2019
The Revival of the Indian National Congress: Looking Beyond Leadership
By Ambar Kumar Ghosh and Avishek Jha
If Congress wishes resurrect its glory, it has to look beyond the question of leadership for rejuvenation.
May 24, 2019
Narendra Modi Wins Again -- What Does That Mean for India?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
This time, Narendra Modi was the issue. And the electorate has issued him a fresh mandate.
May 22, 2019
The Domestic Dividends of Modi’s Look West Policy
By Chirayu Thakkar
Modi broke with BJP precedent to pursue Arab states. The foreign policy rationale is obvious, but there's a domestic political logic as well.
May 10, 2019
Political Opportunism in India: Exploiting Islamophobia
By Nazneen Mohsina
The implications of the BJP’s burgeoning anti-Muslim rhetoric are grave.
May 10, 2019
Manufacturing Islamophobia on WhatsApp in India
By Soma Basu
What can a study of pro-BJP WhatsApp groups tell us about the party’s culpability in rising Islamophobia?
May 03, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Implications for Pakistan
By Fahad Nabeel
Who wins the election in India, and forms its next government, is of critical interest to Pakistan.
April 12, 2019
Why the Pakistani Establishment Is Rooting for the BJP
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The strange logic behind Pakistan's leaders wanting a Hindu nationalist party to keep control of India.
April 01, 2019
Can the BJP Do It Again?
By Neelanjan Sircar
In 2014, the BJP swept to power easily. In this year’s elections, forming government will be a lot harder.
March 15, 2019
Can the BJP Win the Battle for Tamil Nadu?
By Divya Chandrababu
The BJP kicked off its campaign in the southern state, where it is battling the impression of being an outsider.
February 01, 2019
Can the BJP Hold on to Power?
By K.S. Venkatachalam
Narendra Modi’s chances of returning to power in 2019 fall as a major poll predicts a hung parliament.
January 31, 2019
Are Tamil Nadu’s Dravidian Parties on a Terminal Decline?
By Pravin Prakash
The struggle to claim Tamil identity will redefine both Tamil nationalism and Tamil Nadu in years to come.