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In India’s Elections, Voters Will Choose Between Guns and Butter
April 11, 2019
In India’s Elections, Voters Will Choose Between Guns and Butter
India’s election sees the two major national parties adopting drastically different pitches to the electorate.
In India’s Elections, Voters Will Choose Between Guns and Butter
India's 2019 General Election Schedule Announced
March 11, 2019
India's 2019 General Election Schedule Announced
The election will take place across seven phases with more than 800 million eligible voters.
India's 2019 General Election Schedule Announced
Road to 2019: India’s Two Main Parties Converge
December 20, 2018
Road to 2019: India’s Two Main Parties Converge
India’s way forward will be a symbiotic endeavor between its two main parties, who are often antagonistic toward each other.
Road to 2019: India’s Two Main Parties Converge
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
Gujarat Elections: A Warning for the BJP
December 20, 2017
Gujarat Elections: A Warning for the BJP
Is the election result in the Indian state of Gujarat a sign of things to come?
Gujarat Elections: A Warning for the BJP
Hacking India's Elections
June 01, 2017
Hacking India's Elections
New technology creates opportunities for democracy -- and also threats.
Hacking India's Elections
India's Early 2017 State Elections: What You Need to Know
March 03, 2017
India's Early 2017 State Elections: What You Need to Know
Seven Indian states go to the polls this year. The stakes are high for Indian politics.
India's Early 2017 State Elections: What You Need to Know
Is the Indian Supreme Court's Order to Ban Political Campaigns Based Around Identity Tenable?
January 13, 2017
Is the Indian Supreme Court's Order to Ban Political Campaigns Based Around Identity Tenable?
A recent verdict by the Indian Supreme Court raises questions about electoral politics in the country.
Is the Indian Supreme Court's Order to Ban Political Campaigns Based Around Identity Tenable?
Political Uncertainty Prevails in Jammu and Kashmir
February 03, 2016
Political Uncertainty Prevails in Jammu and Kashmir
A chief minister's sudden death exposes political fault lines in India's only Muslim-majority state.
Political Uncertainty Prevails in Jammu and Kashmir
India’s Smart New Electorate
October 08, 2014
India’s Smart New Electorate
Recent electoral turnarounds show a steep learning curve for populist politicians.
India’s Smart New Electorate
Narendra Modi: India's Shinzo Abe
May 16, 2014
Narendra Modi: India's Shinzo Abe
India's next prime minister has much in common with Japan's nationalistic incumbent.
Narendra Modi: India's Shinzo Abe
Modinomics: Myth or Magic?
May 15, 2014
Modinomics: Myth or Magic?
Modi looks set to take power on the strength of his economic credentials. But are they what they seem?
Modinomics: Myth or Magic?
Interview: Sugata Bose
May 08, 2014
Interview: Sugata Bose
The Diplomat speaks with the Harvard historian and first-time politician about the Indian elections.
Interview: Sugata Bose
Indian Foreign Policy Under Narendra Modi
May 06, 2014
Indian Foreign Policy Under Narendra Modi
The frontrunner in the Indian elections has revealed little on foreign policy. How would it change?
Indian Foreign Policy Under Narendra Modi
India: Urgent Defense Reforms Needed
April 28, 2014
India: Urgent Defense Reforms Needed
After years of bungling, India’s next prime minister will need to move quickly on both foreign policy and defense reforms.
India: Urgent Defense Reforms Needed
India: Dehorning the Rhino
April 19, 2014
India: Dehorning the Rhino
A proposed initiative aimed at saving a vulnerable animal angers conservationists.
India: Dehorning the Rhino
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