April 17, 2020
COVID-19 and India’s Addiction to Colonial-Era Laws
By Ameya Pratap Singh and Dhruva Gandhi
India’s lockdown raises concerns about the legitimacy of colonial-era laws that have been used to administer emergencies.
February 26, 2020
Is India Still a Rising Superpower?
By Muhsin Puthan
India’s international relations have become a hostage to its own domestic political and social chaos.
January 31, 2020
Is India Becoming an Elected Autocracy?
By Prabhash Ranjan
Looking at recent events in India through the lens of How Democracies Die.
November 05, 2019
Why the European Parliament Group’s Kashmir Visit Backfired on India
By Angshuman Choudhury and Prannv Dhawan
The curated visit of far-right European politicians to Kashmir was a dangerous gamble for India’s foreign policy.
July 03, 2019
The Poll: An Indian Board Game Reflects Indian Society and Politics
By Krzysztof Iwanek
What does a board game tell us about today’s India? (A lot, actually.)
May 10, 2019
Do Indian Voters Know How Their Government Works?
By Vishal Arora
It seems few Indians are aware of the distinction between the roles of the central and state governments.
April 08, 2019
India Elections 2019: Where Are Farmers in Gujarat’s Growth Model?
By Vishal Arora and Dev Desai
Those in rural areas complain they have been left behind during Gujarat's era of growth.
February 07, 2019
The Migrants Indian Democracy Forgot
By Neeta Lal
The government wants Indians who live overseas to be able to vote. What about Indians who migrated within the country?
December 19, 2018
India’s Criminal Politicians
By Neeta Lal
Why are so many people facing criminal charges still elected to India's legislative bodies?
August 01, 2018
Can Modi Keep Winning?
By Kartikeya Singh
As India gears up for the largest democratic exercise on the planet, what are the prospects for 5 more years of Modi?
April 14, 2018
The Time Is Finally Right for a Third Front in India
By Ambar Kumar Ghosh
The political landscape, marked by a shrinking Congress Party and invincible BJP, calls for a coalition of regional forces.
June 01, 2017
Hacking India's Elections
By Vinayak Dalmia
New technology creates opportunities for democracy -- and also threats.