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Will US Concerns Over India’s Democracy Dampen the Mood During Blinken’s Visit?
July 26, 2021

Will US Concerns Over India’s Democracy Dampen the Mood During Blinken’s Visit?

By Sudha Ramachandran
Cooperation in Afghanistan, the Indo-Pacific and countering COVID-19 are on the agenda of the bilateral talks.

Protests Erupt in India’s Parliament Over Spying Scandal
July 21, 2021

Protests Erupt in India’s Parliament Over Spying Scandal

By Sheikh Saaliq and Krutika Pathi
A recent global investigation found spyware called Pegasus had been used to target opposition figures and journalists in more than 50 countries, including India.
Indian Activist’s Arrest Spotlights Crackdown on Dissent
March 10, 2021

Indian Activist’s Arrest Spotlights Crackdown on Dissent

By Associated Press
Modi's government has increasingly brandished sedition against critics, with police arguing that words or actions of dissent make them a threat to national security.

Did India’s Parliament Restrict Democratic Debate With Lockdown Measures? 
December 02, 2020

Did India’s Parliament Restrict Democratic Debate With Lockdown Measures? 

By Krzysztof Iwanek
While the scope of legislation and debates in the Indian Parliament were reduced, these measures were temporary and lockdown-related.

India’s Grand Road to Nothingness in Kashmir
February 18, 2020

India’s Grand Road to Nothingness in Kashmir

By Mohamed Zeeshan
The Modi government needs to find a way to reengage with Kashmiri civil society—before it’s too late.

Is Democracy Still Relevant to the US-India Relationship?
January 10, 2019

Is Democracy Still Relevant to the US-India Relationship?

By Raymond E. Vickery, Jr.
The United States and India should reaffirm democracy as a driving consideration in the conduct of their foreign relations and choice of strategic partners.

Stirred, Not Shaken: Making Sense of the BJP's Performance in India's Latest Assembly Elections
December 12, 2018

Stirred, Not Shaken: Making Sense of the BJP's Performance in India's Latest Assembly Elections

By Krzysztof Iwanek
The BJP lost 3 important states, but it still remains the main contender for 2019’s national polls.
India's Debate Over Electronic Voting Machines Gains Steam
May 23, 2017

India's Debate Over Electronic Voting Machines Gains Steam

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
India's electronic voting machines come under scrutiny from the Aam Admi Party.

India’s Record-Breaking 2014 Elections
March 13, 2014

India’s Record-Breaking 2014 Elections

By Ram Mashru
Coordinating a national election in the world's largest democracy is no easy task.

Celebrating Words And Ideas In India's 'Pink City': The World's Largest Literary Festival
January 25, 2014

Celebrating Words And Ideas In India's 'Pink City': The World's Largest Literary Festival

By Ram Mashru
The Diplomat's Ram Mashru reflects on the 2014 Jaipur Literary Festival.

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