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Sonia Gandhi’s Daughter Enters Indian Politics Ahead of 2019 General Elections
January 24, 2019
Sonia Gandhi’s Daughter Enters Indian Politics Ahead of 2019 General Elections
Yet another scion of the Nehru-Gandhi family enters politics.
Sonia Gandhi’s Daughter Enters Indian Politics Ahead of 2019 General Elections
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
5 Asian Elections to Pay Attention to in 2019
December 14, 2018
5 Asian Elections to Pay Attention to in 2019
Elections across the Asia-Pacific are set to make a difference in 2019.
5 Asian Elections to Pay Attention to in 2019
The Problem With India’s Major Political Parties
December 14, 2018
The Problem With India’s Major Political Parties
Do “big tent” politics hinder the efficacy of national political parties in India?
The Problem With India’s Major Political Parties
Indira’s Legacy: A Force That Shaped Congress’ Past, Present and Future
November 19, 2018
Indira’s Legacy: A Force That Shaped Congress’ Past, Present and Future
It is imperative for the INC to take a dispassionate and introspective look at the formidable political legacy of Indira Gandhi.
Indira’s Legacy: A Force That Shaped Congress’ Past, Present and Future
Can a 'Federal Front' Help Take Down India's Modi?
September 07, 2018
Can a 'Federal Front' Help Take Down India's Modi?
Regional heavyweights are gearing up to try and launch national political careers in next year's elections.
Can a 'Federal Front' Help Take Down India's Modi?
Fake News and India’s Democracy
June 02, 2018
Fake News and India’s Democracy
Disinformation campaigns could have a serious impact on India’s electoral system.
Fake News and India’s Democracy
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
The Time Is Finally Right for a Third Front in India
April 14, 2018
The Time Is Finally Right for a Third Front in India
The political landscape, marked by a shrinking Congress Party and invincible BJP, calls for a coalition of regional forces.
The Time Is Finally Right for a Third Front in India
Could 3 Young Men Upstage Modi’s 'Development' in Gujarat?
December 12, 2017
Could 3 Young Men Upstage Modi’s 'Development' in Gujarat?
The upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat may be a moment of truth for Narendra Modi and the BJP.
Could 3 Young Men Upstage Modi’s 'Development' in Gujarat?
How the Indian National Congress Lost India
April 13, 2017
How the Indian National Congress Lost India
India’s Grand Old Party has decidedly lost its grandeur. What happened?
How the Indian National Congress Lost India
India: The Dying Home of Hume
October 07, 2016
India: The Dying Home of Hume
The house of the founder of the oldest party in India is slowly turning into ruins.
India: The Dying Home of Hume
After Poor State Election Results, Decline Continues for Indian Congress Party
May 21, 2016
After Poor State Election Results, Decline Continues for Indian Congress Party
The party's political relevance continues to shrink across India.
After Poor State Election Results, Decline Continues for Indian Congress Party
Narendra Modi's BJP Trounced in Bihar Legislative Assembly Elections
November 09, 2015
Narendra Modi's BJP Trounced in Bihar Legislative Assembly Elections
In a political earthquake, the National Democratic Alliance loses out in Bihar's legislative elections.
Narendra Modi's BJP Trounced in Bihar Legislative Assembly Elections
Indian National Congress: A Party in Crisis
October 30, 2015
Indian National Congress: A Party in Crisis
Weak leadership has left the party wandering the political wilderness.
Indian National Congress: A Party in Crisis
Subhas Chandra Bose: An Indian Freedom Fighter Surrounded in Myth
September 23, 2015
Subhas Chandra Bose: An Indian Freedom Fighter Surrounded in Myth
Myths about the controversial Indian Resistance leader die hard.
Subhas Chandra Bose: An Indian Freedom Fighter Surrounded in Myth
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