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Post-Politics or the Politics of Posting: Indian Politics on the Web
February 02, 2021

Post-Politics or the Politics of Posting: Indian Politics on the Web

By Krzysztof Iwanek
What does India’s ruling party’s guidebook tell us about the era of social media we live in?

The Tipu Sultan Party: In Search of a ‘Secular Sultan’
January 26, 2021

The Tipu Sultan Party: In Search of a ‘Secular Sultan’

By Krzysztof Iwanek
The image of Tipu Sultan ranges from one extreme to another: a freedom fighter and a secular ruler or a bigoted tyrant.
India’s Protesting Farmers Aren’t Going Anywhere
January 20, 2021

India’s Protesting Farmers Aren’t Going Anywhere

By Sudha Ramachandran
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not a leader given to compromise. Has he finally met his match in India's farmers?

Indian Government, Farmers to Meet Again Over Highway Blockade
December 04, 2020

Indian Government, Farmers to Meet Again Over Highway Blockade

By Associated Press
There was some progress in talks between the government and protesting farmers six days after the blockade began.

India’s Ruling Party Narrowly Wins in Bihar
November 12, 2020

India’s Ruling Party Narrowly Wins in Bihar

By Krzysztof Iwanek
What do the Bihar elections tell us about the direction of Indian national politics?

India’s Congress Party Must Reform to Resurrect
August 27, 2020

India’s Congress Party Must Reform to Resurrect

By Ambar Kumar Ghosh
Lack of leadership and political vision along with organizational problems continue to plague a political force with storied legacy.

How India’s Elite Competition Poisoned the Internet
May 27, 2020

How India’s Elite Competition Poisoned the Internet

By Pallavi Shahi
Ever wonder why India has so many internet shutdowns? It’s because, to an increasing degree, online discourse is being used to incite real-world violence.
How India Got Here
May 01, 2020

How India Got Here

By Neelanjan Sircar
Narendra Modi’s second term has coincided with the implementation of his party’s Hindu nationalist agenda. What is driving this?

India’s Common Man With a Common Mandate: Arvind Kejriwal’s Image Shift
February 12, 2020

India’s Common Man With a Common Mandate: Arvind Kejriwal’s Image Shift

By Krzysztof Iwanek
In Delhi, Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party has just defeated Modi’s BJP. But this is not the same Arvind Kejriwal we knew before.

Nehru: Revisiting a Legacy
November 14, 2019

Nehru: Revisiting a Legacy

By Kiran Mohandas Menon
Jawaharlal Nehru, born 130 years ago, continues to leave his mark on India's politics and society.

India’s Latest Regional Election Results: Lessons for the BJP
October 29, 2019

India’s Latest Regional Election Results: Lessons for the BJP

By Avishek Jha
The Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party should ponder its struggles at the state level.
Will Modi Resume the Battle Against Corruption?
August 17, 2019

Will Modi Resume the Battle Against Corruption?

By Yifei Yan and Alfred M. Wu
It would be costly not to. So how can Modi 2.0 advance anti-corruption efforts?

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