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What Will Narendra Modi’s Victory Mean for India?

As the Hindu Nationalist leader returns to power for a second straight time, much remains at stake.

Clashing Narratives Hinder BJP Dominance Over India

In the last five years, the Bharatiya Janata Party has faced daunting challenges from opposing political blocs. It remains to be seen if that translates into the electoral domain.

Will Modi Win?

The Bharatiya Janata Party's fortunes in the 2019 general election could swing both ways.

Behind the Scenes of India’s Upcoming Election

Unraveling India's upcoming national election.

US: Two Economic Policies Likely to Change With Democrats in Control of House

While a divided Congress will likely mean gridlock, there are two economic policies likely to see significant change: trade and infrastructure.

After Jair Bolsonaro’s Victory, What’s Next for Brazil?

The far right candidate's election victory left Brazil fragmented.

Reading the Tea Leaves for Imran Khan’s India Policy

Pakistan's new prime minister and former cricketer, Imran Khan, has spoken of rapprochement with India in his victory speech. Should India believe him?

Pakistan Elections May Be Headed Towards a Divided House

The 2018 general elections in Pakistan indicate critical shifts in Pakistani democracy and emergence of new forms of party politics.

Understanding Coalition Politics in Jammu and Kashmir

The BJP's foray into Jammu and Kashmir and its eventual pull-out from the ruling coalition with the Valley-based PDP tells a story of sub-regional polarisation and voter disenchantment.

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Political Giant With a Cane

Erdoğan's recent re-election indicates a deepening culture of strongmanship and authoritarianism in Turkey.