February 17, 2022
Parties Vie for Votes With Promises of Jobs in Punjab Assembly Elections
By Tarushi Aswani
This is an old promise that parties and politicians repeat every election. Will voters be impressed?
February 10, 2022
Indian State of Uttar Pradesh Begins Voting in Test for Modi’s Hindutva Politics
By Krutika Pathi
The polls are a referendum on the state’s saffron-robed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a poster figure for the Hindu right-wing.
February 05, 2022
India Has a Problem With Election Handouts
By Neeta Lal
Ahead of India’s state polls, carefully curated gifts are being dangled in front of voters to influence them to vote for specific parties.
January 13, 2022
Will the Ruling BJP Be Ousted in Uttar Pradesh?
By Kavita Chowdhury
Its principal rival, the Samajwadi Party, has stitched together alliances with parties representing the Backward Castes, Dalits, and Muslims.