July 12, 2018
Simultaneous elections are a bad idea
‘One nation, one election’ might sound appealing, but it will have a number of anti-democratic consequences.
December 21, 2017
Patels, Farmers, Businessmen: Who Voted How In The Gujarat Elections?
On Monday the Bharatiya Janata Party won the Gujarat state assembly elections for the sixth time in a row. It is useful to look deeper into the voter numbers to determine where BJP and Congress gained and lost.
December 21, 2017
What Gujarat Is Telling India
Sieved clean of the ricocheting claims and rhetoric, what do the results from Gujarat tell India?
December 20, 2017
Does RaGa have a signature tune?
On Saturday, Rahul Gandhi, by the twists of fate and Fortuna, took charge of the grand old party of India, the Indian National Congress. What does the party's future look like?
December 05, 2017
The One-Election Idea is a Farce
The case for holding simultaneous elections in the diverse, federal Indian polity is weak.
November 30, 2017
To Call Demonetisation a Political Success is Not Accurate
Praveen Chakravarty, Visiting Senior Fellow maintains in his Hindustan times article that the narrative of note ban being an economic failure but a political success is a deeply flawed one....
August 31, 2017
IDFC Institute Electoral Work Mentioned in Article for 2-phase Lok Sabha Polls
IDFC Institute work was mentioned in a DNA article relating to NITI Aayog's proposal to start 2-phase Lok Sabha polls from 2024.
July 28, 2017
Only 17 of 100 Biharis Support JD(U): Unravelling the Nitish Kumar Myth
Does JD(U) have the electoral might to spurn alliances in Bihar?
May 02, 2017
The Party is Over
The Aam Aadmi Party is a media-made tide, not a true political party with either an ideological base or a solid reason to exist. This was proven yet again in the recently concluded Delhi Municipal Elections.
April 26, 2017
The Relationship between Economics and Politics
The lack of a proven relationship between economics and politics.