January 25, 2017
Criminality in Indian Politics
David Keohane reviews Milan Vaishnav's latest book titled, "When Crime Pays, Money and Muscle in Indian Politics."
January 23, 2017
The Sordid Saga of Rs. 92,651 Crore Post-Harvest Losses
Shankkar Ayar places the figure of Rs. 92,651 crore as the money that farmers lose annually to systemic sloth.
November 23, 2016
Why We Need to Debate the ‘One Nation, One Election’ Idea Further
This “one nation, one policy” notion is deeply flawed and ill-suited for the India of today when the differences among its states are the starkest in the world
November 21, 2016
Demonetisation and Political Realignment in India
Partial demonetisation has ensured a substantial shift in the political discourse to economic issues.
July 12, 2016
Praveen Chakravarty at TEDxMDAE
Praveen Chakravarty recently spoke at the TEDxMDAE event in Mumbai where he busted some common myths about voting patterns in India. Youtube video of his talk below!
July 09, 2016
Decoding DMK’s Loss in Tamil Nadu Polls: Conspiracy Theory or Alliance Math Gone Wrong?
The article explores reasons for DMK's loss in the Tamil Nadu assembly elections and attributes it to alliance math gone wrong
May 23, 2016
Congress’s long goodbye
Vivek Dehejia of IDFC Institute shares his reflections on the recent assembly elections in India and what they augur for the governing BJP and the opposition Congress parties.
May 23, 2016
The Times Table
The sign of the times is: National parties out, alliances in
May 22, 2016
Ideas-Mukt Congress Scripts Its Own Electoral Eclipse
India needs a new credible opposition.
May 18, 2016
BJP’s Gains In Assam Unrelated To Record Voter Turnouts
Anti-Incumbency in Assam not related to high voter turnout