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India’s Ruling National Democratic Alliance Is No Longer Quite ‘National’
October 08, 2020

India’s Ruling National Democratic Alliance Is No Longer Quite ‘National’

By Krzysztof Iwanek
India’s ruling party, the BJP, has hardly any alliances worth the name left – but it may manage without it.

What Can the Imbalance in the BJP’s National vs Regional Popularity Tell Us?
September 01, 2020

What Can the Imbalance in the BJP’s National vs Regional Popularity Tell Us?

By Krzysztof Iwanek
The BJP supplies 55 percent of lawmakers in the federal Parliament but just 31.6 percent in state legislatures.
How India’s Liberal Media Facilitated Narendra Modi’s Reelection Sweep
May 23, 2019

How India’s Liberal Media Facilitated Narendra Modi’s Reelection Sweep

By Vishal Arora
The Indian media’s coverage of the elections played into the BJP’s hands.

India’s Marathon Election Ends, Vote Counting to Begin Thursday
May 21, 2019

India’s Marathon Election Ends, Vote Counting to Begin Thursday

By Juhas Alam and Ashok Sharma
Turnout remained high at 64.9 percent.

Making the World’s Largest Democracy Work: How India’s 900 Million Voters Cast Their Ballots
May 01, 2019

Making the World’s Largest Democracy Work: How India’s 900 Million Voters Cast Their Ballots

By Poorvi Vora
An incredible amount of electoral machinery makes the practice of democracy possible in India.

Indian Foreign Policy After the Elections: All Eyes on China
April 04, 2019

Indian Foreign Policy After the Elections: All Eyes on China

By Harsh V. Pant
Whatever comes after India’s election, the role of China will loom large in Indian foreign policy.

5 Kings and 1 Queen: Who Are the Most Powerful State Leaders in India?
March 25, 2019

5 Kings and 1 Queen: Who Are the Most Powerful State Leaders in India?

By Krzysztof Iwanek
Which of India’s chief ministers are really chief? And how should we measure this?
Where Are India's Women Politicians?
October 12, 2018

Where Are India's Women Politicians?

By Bansari Kamdar
22 years since the initial proposal, the Women’s Reservation Bill remains out of reach.

A Rare Opportunity for India's Congress Party
October 13, 2017

A Rare Opportunity for India's Congress Party

By Riju Agrawal
India faces an infinite number of economic and development issues that all need new ideas and solutions.

Kashmir Goes to the Polls
April 05, 2017

Kashmir Goes to the Polls

By Um-Roommana
Yogi Adityanath’s appointment as chief minister in Uttar Pradesh imperils the PDP-BJP coalition's prospects in Kashmir.

Indian Parliament Passes Highly Anticipated Goods and Services Tax Bill
August 04, 2016

Indian Parliament Passes Highly Anticipated Goods and Services Tax Bill

By Ankit Panda
The long-awaited bill finally passes after a political compromise is reached.
Indian Bill to Overhaul Monetary Policymaking Passes Lower House
May 06, 2016

Indian Bill to Overhaul Monetary Policymaking Passes Lower House

By Ankit Panda
New proposed legislation could drastically overhaul Indian monetary policy-making.

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