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Lessons From India’s Election for the Evolution of the Indian Political System
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
India's state assembly elections suggest a clear path ahead for the country's politics.
India's Early 2017 State Elections: What You Need to Know
By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Seven Indian states go to the polls this year. The stakes are high for Indian politics.
India's Iron Lady: A Lonely Fight Against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act
By Anuradha Sharma
Irom Sharmila's hunger strike was doomed by apathy from the government and the people alike.
The Complex Politics of the 'Inner Line Permit' in Manipur
By Ibu Sanjeeb Garg
The call for an ILP touches on complex inter-ethnic politics in Manipur and beyond.
Unexplained Deaths: ‘Fake Encounters’ in Manipur
By Sanhita Ambast
An extraordinary admission highlights a serious problem.
Scores Injured as Earthquake Strikes Northeast India
By Ankit Panda
A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck the northeastern Indian state of Manipur.
India’s Controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act
By Sudha Ramachandran
The Army claims the AFSPA is needed to handle insurgencies. Critics cite many abuses.
Chest-Thumping: India's New Political Culture?
By Sanjay Kumar
The Indian government and media have reacted poorly to the recent cross-border covert operation against insurgents in Myanmar.
Militancy Strikes Back In India’s Northeast
By Sanjay Kumar
Recent attacks on the Indian Army in Manipur showcase the need for a new approach toward the northeast in New Delhi.
Will Nagaland Ever Have Peace?
By Mukesh Rawat
After six decades, a resolution to India’s insurgency remains elusive.
Manipur and India’s ‘Act East’ Policy
By Edmund Downie
As India tries to build links with its neighbors, the fate of the Northeastern state of Manipur will be revealing.