Does India Need State Governors?
By Neeta Lal
A recent streak of state governors overstepping their authority has India debating if the post is even necessary.
Why Can’t India End Police Brutality?
By Sumithra Prasanna
A horrifying case from Tamil Nadu once again demonstrates the lack of accountability for India’s police.
How Will COVID-19 Impact the BJP’s Electoral Chances?
By Aditi Dayal
The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the political dynamics in India -- how much will it matter?
Southern India Grapples With Acute Water Shortage
By Ashok Sharma
Millions of Indians in Tamil Nadu are relying on water tank trucks to meet their daily needs.
India’s Plan to Jumpstart Its Maritime Industry
By Pratnashree Basu
The government is planning to develop “maritime clusters.” What will that look like?
Can the BJP Win the Battle for Tamil Nadu?
By Divya Chandrababu
The BJP kicked off its campaign in the southern state, where it is battling the impression of being an outsider.
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat talks with Asanga Abeyagoonasekera about the future trajectory of Sri Lanka’s foreign policy challenges.
Are Tamil Nadu’s Dravidian Parties on a Terminal Decline?
By Pravin Prakash
The struggle to claim Tamil identity will redefine both Tamil nationalism and Tamil Nadu in years to come.
What’s Behind a Name? India’s Stalins
By Krzysztof Iwanek
One of India’s most important states may soon be ruled by a man named Stalin.
Killed for Protecting One's Land: Lessons From Thoothukudi
By Priyanka Borpujari
Violence in Thoothukudi highlights longstanding problems in India.
India’s Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
By Neeta Lal
What happens when Indian movie stars enter politics?
Intrigue in Tamil Nadu Politics Continues After Jayalalithaa's Death
By Padmapriya Govindarajan
The dust is far from settling in Tamil Nadu.