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The Cracks in India’s Democracy

The Cracks in India’s Democracy

By Pius Fozan
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has consistently extolled India as the “mother of democracy.” His administration’s crackdown on dissent paints a different picture.

Why is Narendra Modi Nervous Ahead of India’s General Elections?

Why is Narendra Modi Nervous Ahead of India’s General Elections?

By Kavita Chowdhury
Possibly for the first time in a decade, Modi's government finds its image dented by revelations of corruption.
After Haryana Clashes, Indian Court Raps Government For Ethnic Cleansing

After Haryana Clashes, Indian Court Raps Government For Ethnic Cleansing

By Sudha Ramachandran
Hindus and Muslims clashed violently in Nuh in northern India. The government punished only Muslims for the violence.

To Save India’s Democracy, Congress Must Focus on Regional Parties 

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. 

The Progressive Decline of the Indian Parliament

The Progressive Decline of the Indian Parliament

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
Its efficiency has gone down drastically since 2009, but the ruling party disrupting parliamentary proceedings in recent years is a new trend.

Modi’s UAE Stopover to Give a Fillip to the India-UAE Partnership

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.

India Faces a Diplomatic Storm in the Middle East

India Faces a Diplomatic Storm in the Middle East

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
This episode illustrates the danger facing Indian foreign policy from domestic political developments, increasingly centered on religious conflict.
Interfaith Love a Risk Under Modi’s Rule

Interfaith Love a Risk Under Modi’s Rule

By Sheikh Saaliq
Hindutva outfits unleash violence on Muslim men who marry Hindu women, alleging that they are feigning love to convert them to Islam.

After ‘Love Jihad,’ India’s Muslims are Now Being Accused of ‘Narcotics Jihad’

After ‘Love Jihad,’ India’s Muslims are Now Being Accused of ‘Narcotics Jihad’

By Tarushi Aswani
Catholic Bishop Kallarangatt said that "hardcore jihadis" are using drugs to spoil the lives of non-Muslims.

Trial by Pandemic: Uttar Pradesh Polls Big Test For BJP

Trial by Pandemic: Uttar Pradesh Polls Big Test For BJP

By Krzysztof Iwanek
The 2022 elections in UP may indicate whether the BJP’s popularity has been dented in any way by the pandemic.

India’s Hindutva Hardliners Treat Religious Conversion as Security Threat

India’s Hindutva Hardliners Treat Religious Conversion as Security Threat

By Asim Ali
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has warned that the National Security Act will be invoked against those involved in religious conversion.
India’s BJP and Congress Both Battling Political Infighting

India’s BJP and Congress Both Battling Political Infighting

By Asim Ali
While the BJP’s problems stem from excessive micromanaging by its leaders, the Congress’ woes arise from its weak leadership

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