Who Will Muslim Voters Support in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election?
By Tarushi Aswani
The state's Muslim voters are expected to back the party in the strongest position to defeat the BJP.
Why Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut Is a Magnet for India’s Politicians
By Anuttama Banerji
The town, which played an important role in India’s history, is the site of fiercely fought communal politics.
Uttar Pradesh 2022: A Blueprint for the Yogi’s Hindu Rashtra
By Antara Chakraborthy and Pravin Prakash
The expected victory of Yogi Adityanath in India’s most populous state, offers valuable lessons abut the BJP’s aspirations for national hegemony and an ethnic democracy.
BJP Goes to Town With Modi’s Birthday Bash
By Neeta Lal
The public-facing celebration “amounts to a personality cult hitherto unseen in contemporary Indian politics.”
Trial by Pandemic: Uttar Pradesh Polls Big Test For BJP
By Krzysztof Iwanek
The 2022 elections in UP may indicate whether the BJP’s popularity has been dented in any way by the pandemic.
India's Latest By-Elections Deal Modi a Rare Blow
By K.S. Venkatachalam
What do the by-election results in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar mean for the BJP's chances in 2019?
India's State Election Results Seal in the Country's Modi-fication
By Harsh V. Pant
Modi does it again.