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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?
Making Sense of the India-Pakistan Kartarpur Corridor Opening
November 28, 2018
Making Sense of the India-Pakistan Kartarpur Corridor Opening
The Kartarpur corridor may be a good confidence-building measure between the two countries, but it’s not a game changer.
Making Sense of the India-Pakistan Kartarpur Corridor Opening
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
In India, Constitutional Secularism Comes Under Threat
August 31, 2018
In India, Constitutional Secularism Comes Under Threat
Radical Hindu groups in India want to strip the constitution of its commitments to secularism.
In India, Constitutional Secularism Comes Under Threat
A Crackdown on Dissent in India: What's Behind the Recent Arrests of Rights Activists
August 31, 2018
A Crackdown on Dissent in India: What's Behind the Recent Arrests of Rights Activists
Do the simultaneous raids on civil rights campaigners and lawyers indicate that the Indian government is willing to subvert democracy?
A Crackdown on Dissent in India: What's Behind the Recent Arrests of Rights Activists
Rising Hindu Nationalism in South Asia: Implications for the United States
August 22, 2018
Rising Hindu Nationalism in South Asia: Implications for the United States
It's time for Washington to take the challenges posed by Hindu nationalism seriously.
Rising Hindu Nationalism in South Asia: Implications for the United States
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Man Who Saw India's Entry Into the 21st Century, Dies
August 17, 2018
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Man Who Saw India's Entry Into the 21st Century, Dies
Vajpayee mainstreamed the BJP in Indian politics, ushered South Asia into the nuclear age, and charted a bold course for India.
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Man Who Saw India's Entry Into the 21st Century, Dies
Assam’s ‘Miya’: Proving You Are Indian
August 15, 2018
Assam’s ‘Miya’: Proving You Are Indian
How India’s National Register of Citizens alienates Assam’s Bengali-speaking Muslims.
Assam’s ‘Miya’: Proving You Are Indian
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
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
The Privatization of Heritage: Why Corporate Funding To Restore Monuments Worries India
May 08, 2018
The Privatization of Heritage: Why Corporate Funding To Restore Monuments Worries India
India's “Adopt a Heritage” scheme raises serious questions about historical and cultural integrity.
The Privatization of Heritage: Why Corporate Funding To Restore Monuments Worries India
Modern, Not Western: Why Hindu Nationalists Do Not Resist Technology
April 16, 2018
Modern, Not Western: Why Hindu Nationalists Do Not Resist Technology
Modern technology is not inherently Western and the East does not resist it.
Modern, Not Western: Why Hindu Nationalists Do Not Resist Technology
A New Religion in India? Karnataka's Lingayats Seek Recognition
March 22, 2018
A New Religion in India? Karnataka's Lingayats Seek Recognition
The state government of Karnataka has granted a separate religion tag to the Lingayats.
A New Religion in India? Karnataka's Lingayats Seek Recognition
As Lenin Falls in Tripura, Farmers Unite, Keeping Revolutionary Zeal Alive in India
March 13, 2018
As Lenin Falls in Tripura, Farmers Unite, Keeping Revolutionary Zeal Alive in India
What do two events -- the fall of a statue of Lenin and a massive parade -- tell us about the future of Indian politics?
As Lenin Falls in Tripura, Farmers Unite, Keeping Revolutionary Zeal Alive in India
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?
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