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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The Bharatiya Janata Party has withdrawn from its alliance with the People’s Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir.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
Lessons From India’s Election for the Evolution of the Indian Political System
March 15, 2017
Lessons From India’s Election for the Evolution of the Indian Political System
India's state assembly elections suggest a clear path ahead for the country's politics.
Lessons From India’s Election for the Evolution of the Indian Political System
India's State Election Results Seal in the Country's Modi-fication
March 12, 2017
India's State Election Results Seal in the Country's Modi-fication
Modi does it again.
India's State Election Results Seal in the Country's Modi-fication
India's Debate on Rohith Vemula Carries On Along Caste Lines
October 21, 2016
India's Debate on Rohith Vemula Carries On Along Caste Lines
A January 2016 suicide continues to roil India's contemporary debate on caste and society.
India's Debate on Rohith Vemula Carries On Along Caste Lines
Discontent in Kashmir: The PDP-BJP Alliance’s Mistakes
August 01, 2016
Discontent in Kashmir: The PDP-BJP Alliance’s Mistakes
For peace and normalcy, Kashmir needs a culture of trust to grow between the local government and citizens.
Discontent in Kashmir: The PDP-BJP Alliance’s Mistakes
Politics Over Performance: Indian Central Banker Raghuram Rajan Won't Seek Second Term
June 20, 2016
Politics Over Performance: Indian Central Banker Raghuram Rajan Won't Seek Second Term
Amid structural changes to the Indian central bank and an onslaught of personal attacks, Raghuram Rajan has had enough.
Politics Over Performance: Indian Central Banker Raghuram Rajan Won't Seek Second Term
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