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India’s Congress Party Woos Women Voters in Uttar Pradesh
October 22, 2021

India’s Congress Party Woos Women Voters in Uttar Pradesh

By Sudha Ramachandran
Will the strategy work in a state that is notorious for its patriarchy and misogyny?

Furious Farmers Are Taking on the Might of the Indian State
October 12, 2021

Furious Farmers Are Taking on the Might of the Indian State

By Kavita Chowdhury
The brutal killing of a group of farmers by a BJP minister’s son has galvanized protesting farmers and opposition leaders alike.
The BJP is Playing the Communal Card Again
September 21, 2021

The BJP is Playing the Communal Card Again

By Tarushi Aswani
The Uttar Pradesh chief minister alleged that Muslims are cornering most of the state-subsidized food-grain rations.

Trial by Pandemic: Uttar Pradesh Polls Big Test For BJP
August 02, 2021

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.

‘Love Jihad’ and the Crafting of a Bigoted Law in India
December 16, 2020

‘Love Jihad’ and the Crafting of a Bigoted Law in India

By Rahul Machaiah
A new law in Uttar Pradesh seeks to create onerous burdens on inter-faith marriages. It is bound to have long-term negative repercussions.

Violence Against Women in India Must End. Now.
October 05, 2020

Violence Against Women in India Must End. Now.

By Sudha Ramachandran
A recent brutal attack on a 19-year-old Dalit woman once again highlights India’s terrible track record on gender and caste violence.

How Will COVID-19 Impact the BJP’s Electoral Chances?
May 19, 2020

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?
A Man on a Mission to Save India's Sparrows
May 29, 2019

A Man on a Mission to Save India's Sparrows

By Avinash Giri and Vishal Arora
Sparrows are threatened with extinction. One lawyer from Uttar Pradesh is trying to prevent that.

How Developed Is Modi’s Model Village?
May 22, 2019

How Developed Is Modi’s Model Village?

By Avinash Giri
Nagepur is one of the four villages Modi “adopted” under a new development scheme. How is it faring?

A Fairy Tale Taking Flight: Aligarh Muslim University’s First Female Field Hockey Team
March 06, 2019

A Fairy Tale Taking Flight: Aligarh Muslim University’s First Female Field Hockey Team

By Akanksha Saxena
A women's field hockey team is taking root at Aligarh Muslim University.

Deconstructing Uttar Pradesh's Meat Politics
April 20, 2017

Deconstructing Uttar Pradesh's Meat Politics

By Aftab Alam
What's driving Yogi Adityanath's crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses?
Anatomy of India's Early 2017 State Assembly Elections
March 16, 2017

Anatomy of India's Early 2017 State Assembly Elections

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
With the ballots counted, here's how India's latest state-level elections shook out.

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