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Is Mamata Banerjee a Viable Alternative to Narendra Modi?

In her years as chief minister, Mamata Banerjee’s leadership has also been questioned for her authoritarian tendencies.

What Voters Want: Assessing Electoral Politics in Kashmir

Political instability and civil unrest have lessened people’s faith in the electoral process.

Family and Politics: Not Just a Congress-Specific Problem

Dynastic politics has become an integral part of India’s political DNA. It is a structural problem that several political parties face in various degrees.

Gathbandhan Politics: Can the SP–BSP Alliance Succeed in Uttar Pradesh?

While an opposition alliance defeated the BJP during the 2018 Lok Sabha bypolls, it remains to be seen if the SP-BSP combine can win a majority in this year’s general elections.

How the BJP Promotes Hindutva through a Nationalist Agenda

“Acche din” is defined as a non-inclusive India where dissent is dangerous to national unity.

Identity Politics is Not the Evil it is Made Out to Be

The existence of identity politics in any democracy is an indicator of the vibrancy and health of politics.

The INC Appraisal: Can the Congress Find Its All-India Relevance Again?

A Congress revival hinges on the party rediscovering its pan-India appeal and its ideological relevance.

Where Are the Women in Indian Politics?

Even though it would appear that more women are participating in electoral politics in India, there are several qualitative ways in which they are politically excluded.

What Influences Electoral Politics in Southern India?

New entrants to South India's political sphere threaten to break the decades–old hegemonies of regional parties.

Elections 2019: Looking beyond the Smokescreen

This reading list enumerates the pressing issues that India faces today which ought to have been the primary focus of electoral debate.


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