The precarious position in which the Congress Party now finds itself belies the tremendous effort that it invested in the recent campaign in Karnataka.
Why do Indian voters knowingly vote for politicians with pending criminal proceedings against them and why do political parties recruit criminal politicians among their rank and file?
Hindu nationalists in Uttar Pradesh have found Shias—a minority within the Muslim minority—to be relatively open to supporting their initiatives, including the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
Though 2017 proved to be a troubled period in China-India relations, the two countries may now be trying to reconcile their differences, as evidenced by President Xi and Prime Minister Modi’s meeting at the end of April. But repairing ties will not be easy.
In May 2018, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will mark two important milestones.
Voter turnout in India is not necessarily pro- or anti-incumbent; rather, the relationship between these two variables is likely shaped by the specific context at hand.
The South Asian stalemate is likely to endure even as South and North Korea appear poised to turn the page.
A successful switch to electric vehicles, coupled with strategically increased refining capacity, could be both a geoeconomic and geopolitical maneuver for India.
In the spring of 2019, hundreds of millions of Indians will cast their ballots in the country’s seventeenth general election.
In agreeing to an “informal summit” in the city of Wuhan on the banks of the Yangtze, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have chosen to take charge of the Sino-Indian relationship.