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In India’s Elections, Voters Will Choose Between Guns and Butter
April 11, 2019
In India’s Elections, Voters Will Choose Between Guns and Butter
India’s election sees the two major national parties adopting drastically different pitches to the electorate.
In India’s Elections, Voters Will Choose Between Guns and Butter
India’s Ruling BJP Releases Manifesto: Document Emphasizes Continuity in Foreign Policy
April 09, 2019
India’s Ruling BJP Releases Manifesto: Document Emphasizes Continuity in Foreign Policy
The BJP’s new manifesto outlines a vision that is largely consistent with post-2014 trends in Indian foreign policy.
India’s Ruling BJP Releases Manifesto: Document Emphasizes Continuity in Foreign Policy
India’s Government Sets up for a Battle Over Indigenous Forest Land Rights
April 01, 2019
India’s Government Sets up for a Battle Over Indigenous Forest Land Rights
The Indian government proposes a draconian forest law to take land away from indigenous people.
India’s Government Sets up for a Battle Over Indigenous Forest Land Rights
The Alliance of Indian Kings: Can a Coalition Defeat Modi’s BJP in the 2019 Elections?
February 13, 2019
The Alliance of Indian Kings: Can a Coalition Defeat Modi’s BJP in the 2019 Elections?
A few regional parties could potentially tip the scales in India’s upcoming elections.
The Alliance of Indian Kings: Can a Coalition Defeat Modi’s BJP in the 2019 Elections?
The Problem With India’s Major Political Parties
December 14, 2018
The Problem With India’s Major Political Parties
Do “big tent” politics hinder the efficacy of national political parties in India?
The Problem With India’s Major Political Parties
Understanding India’s Political Evolution
December 13, 2018
Understanding India’s Political Evolution
Recent assembly election results speak to the enduring strength of India’s democracy.
Understanding India’s Political Evolution
Stirred, Not Shaken: Making Sense of the BJP's Performance in India's Latest Assembly Elections
December 12, 2018
Stirred, Not Shaken: Making Sense of the BJP's Performance in India's Latest Assembly Elections
The BJP lost 3 important states, but it still remains the main contender for 2019’s national polls.
Stirred, Not Shaken: Making Sense of the BJP's Performance in India's Latest Assembly Elections
The Temple Guardians: Is India’ Ruling BJP Becoming More Conservative?
December 04, 2018
The Temple Guardians: Is India’ Ruling BJP Becoming More Conservative?
Bharatiya Janata Party balances two ideologies: nationalism and conservatism.
The Temple Guardians: Is India’ Ruling BJP Becoming More Conservative?
Misinformation and Misdirection Grow as India's Economy Stumbles
September 23, 2018
Misinformation and Misdirection Grow as India's Economy Stumbles
With a general election now less than a year away, India's ruling party tries to manage the economic narrative.
Misinformation and Misdirection Grow as India's Economy Stumbles
Jammu and Kashmir Comes Under Direct Rule as Ruling Coalition Falls Apart
June 26, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir Comes Under Direct Rule as Ruling Coalition Falls Apart
The Bharatiya Janata Party has withdrawn from its alliance with the People’s Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir. What comes next?
Jammu and Kashmir Comes Under Direct Rule as Ruling Coalition Falls Apart
4 Years of the Modi Government: Taking Stock of Economic Performance
May 29, 2018
4 Years of the Modi Government: Taking Stock of Economic Performance
On May 26, the BJP led by Prime Minister Modi completed 4 years in power. How have its economic policies fared since 2014?  
4 Years of the Modi Government: Taking Stock of Economic Performance
A Flight of Fancy: Is India Finally Taking Air Connectivity in the Northeast Seriously?
May 23, 2018
A Flight of Fancy: Is India Finally Taking Air Connectivity in the Northeast Seriously?
Could the BJP fly its way into a fantasy of a resource-rich Arunachal Pradesh?
A Flight of Fancy: Is India Finally Taking Air Connectivity in the Northeast Seriously?
In India, Karnataka Elections Set Stage for Dramatic Showdown in the State and in 2019
May 18, 2018
In India, Karnataka Elections Set Stage for Dramatic Showdown in the State and in 2019
B.S. Yeddyurappa has been sworn in as the new CM of Karnataka. Can he form a government?
In India, Karnataka Elections Set Stage for Dramatic Showdown in the State and in 2019
Could 3 Young Men Upstage Modi’s 'Development' in Gujarat?
December 12, 2017
Could 3 Young Men Upstage Modi’s 'Development' in Gujarat?
The upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat may be a moment of truth for Narendra Modi and the BJP.
Could 3 Young Men Upstage Modi’s 'Development' in Gujarat?
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
October 30, 2017
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
An ordinance and bill in Rajasthan threatens India's free press and highlights worrying trends.
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
In India, Raids Targeting a Prominent News Agency Spark Censorship Fears
June 21, 2017
In India, Raids Targeting a Prominent News Agency Spark Censorship Fears
Was a raid on NDTV's offices earlier this month politically motivated?
In India, Raids Targeting a Prominent News Agency Spark Censorship Fears
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