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Anatomy of India's Early 2017 State Assembly Elections
March 16, 2017
Anatomy of India's Early 2017 State Assembly Elections
With the ballots counted, here's how India's latest state-level elections shook out.
Anatomy of India's Early 2017 State Assembly Elections
Lessons From India’s Election for the Evolution of the Indian Political System
March 15, 2017
Lessons From India’s Election for the Evolution of the Indian Political System
India's state assembly elections suggest a clear path ahead for the country's politics.
Lessons From India’s Election for the Evolution of the Indian Political System
India's Early 2017 State Elections: What You Need to Know
March 03, 2017
India's Early 2017 State Elections: What You Need to Know
Seven Indian states go to the polls this year. The stakes are high for Indian politics.
India's Early 2017 State Elections: What You Need to Know
Rasheed Kidwai on the Pitfalls of the Gandhi Dynasty
January 25, 2017
Rasheed Kidwai on the Pitfalls of the Gandhi Dynasty
Rahul Gandhi is set to fill in his mother’s shoes as head of India’s main opposition party. But should he?
Rasheed Kidwai on the Pitfalls of the Gandhi Dynasty
Is the Indian Supreme Court's Order to Ban Political Campaigns Based Around Identity Tenable?
January 13, 2017
Is the Indian Supreme Court's Order to Ban Political Campaigns Based Around Identity Tenable?
A recent verdict by the Indian Supreme Court raises questions about electoral politics in the country.
Is the Indian Supreme Court's Order to Ban Political Campaigns Based Around Identity Tenable?
India’s Deadliest Epidemic
October 20, 2015
India’s Deadliest Epidemic
More than 300,000 Indian farmers have killed themselves since agriculture was liberalized.
India’s Deadliest Epidemic
The Tragic Exploitation of India's Launda Dancers
March 06, 2014
The Tragic Exploitation of India's Launda Dancers
Abuse is the fate of many of the young boys forced by poverty to perform as launda dancers.
The Tragic Exploitation of India's Launda Dancers
Man-Eating Tigers Terrorize Northern India, Leaving 10 Dead
February 13, 2014
Man-Eating Tigers Terrorize Northern India, Leaving 10 Dead
The six-week rampage may, albeit grimly, highlight the success of conservation efforts.
Man-Eating Tigers Terrorize Northern India, Leaving 10 Dead
December 17, 2013
Human InSecurity in India
Recent communal violence highlights India’s human security problem.
Human InSecurity in India
Indian Guru’s “Spiritual Conversation” with Dead King Sparks Treasure Hunt
October 22, 2013
Indian Guru’s “Spiritual Conversation” with Dead King Sparks Treasure Hunt
Archaeologists are excavating ruins in search of 1,000 tons of gold.
Indian Guru’s “Spiritual Conversation” with Dead King Sparks Treasure Hunt
Sex and Politics
October 04, 2012
Sex and Politics
A casual remark by a government minister ignites a row over sexism.
Sex and Politics
Will Banerjee Derail UPA?
March 16, 2012
Will Banerjee Derail UPA?
Plans for a hike in rail fares by Dinesh Trivedi have angered West Bengal’s chief minister. Congress is in trouble.
Will Banerjee Derail UPA?
Getting Past Federalism Politics
March 13, 2012
Getting Past Federalism Politics
The results of state assembly elections underscored the rise of regional parties. The center should take note.
Getting Past Federalism Politics
Akhilesh Yadav to Head SP Push
March 12, 2012
Akhilesh Yadav to Head SP Push
The Samajwadi Party is keen to build on its win in Uttar Pradesh. Akhilesh Yadav will help head the attack.
Akhilesh Yadav to Head SP Push
Sonia Gandhi Faces Press
March 08, 2012
Sonia Gandhi Faces Press
Congress President Sonia Gandhi faces the media after the party’s woeful showing in state assembly elections.
Sonia Gandhi Faces Press
The Meaning of the Congress Thrashing
March 07, 2012
The Meaning of the Congress Thrashing
India’s ruling Congress party has suffered a major setback in key assembly elections. Does the rise of regional powers spell the end of a Congress-led government?
The Meaning of the Congress Thrashing
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