April 12, 2016
Rajeev Gowda on Campaign Finance Reform
Watch Rajeev Gowda, Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha, discuss the need for campaign finance reform in India.
April 06, 2016
Nudging the voter in one direction?
Simultaneous elections for State Assemblies and Parliament can have a tangible, and perhaps undesirable, impact on voter behaviour
April 06, 2016
Nudging the Voter In One Direction?
Praveen Chakravarty writes in The Hindu about the impact that holding concurrent national and state elections may have on voter behaviour.
February 16, 2016
Rebooting India With Nandan Nilekani: NDTV Dialogue
Watch Nandan Nilekani in this NDTV exclusive talk about Aadhaar, contesting elections and what are the big solutions for India that Aadhaar and technology can deliver.
February 15, 2016
Raghuram Rajan explains why corrupt politicians win elections in India
Raghuram Rajan's explanation on why corrupt politicians still win elections and how this is a direct consequence of the myriad of problems and shortfalls that exist in the system.
January 18, 2016
Testing Direct Democracy
The notion of direct democracy is being challenged—not in the name of liberalism, but of technocratic efficiency.
December 04, 2015
Different Vote for State and Centre?
The inference that people deliberately vote differently in the national and assembly elections is a bit trite.
November 30, 2015
Do Indian Voters Really Care for Economic Growth?
The evidence is mixed on whether the country's electorate rewards parties that deliver high economic growth.
November 13, 2015
Briefing Paper #1: Impact of Inflation on Electoral Outcomes in India
IDFC Institute launches its Briefing Paper Series with Praveen Chakravarty's Paper on the "Impact of Inflation on Electoral Outcomes in India".
November 09, 2015
Development Driven Politics
A Corporate entity won the village panchayat election held in India defeating mainstream BJP and Congress parties.