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Afghan presidential elections: Implications and the road ahead
Apr 16, 2014

Afghan presidential elections: Implications and the road ahead

The voluminous participation by the Afghans in the elections, in which all major candidates asserted their desire to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement with the US, does not bode well for the Taliban, which describes signing of the BSA as "a huge crime".

Analysing Bhutan’s fourth National Assembly elections
Feb 08, 2024

Analysing Bhutan’s fourth National Assembly elections

Unlike elections in many parts of the world, Bhutan experienced a seamless transfer of power during its most recent elections

Angola’s coming elections: A critical appraisal of Lourenço’s governance record
Mar 24, 2022

Angola’s coming elections: A critical appraisal of Lourenço’s governance record

The outcome of the upcoming Presidential elections in Angola will determine the future of the country's governance and its economy.

Are election duties compromising border security?
Jan 10, 2022

Are election duties compromising border security?

The large deployment of border security forces for elections could jeopardise national security

Army and upcoming elections in Myanmar
Jun 02, 2010

Army and upcoming elections in Myanmar

The army has hinted at fresh elections in 2010, with predictions of October 10 being the chosen day for polling

Assembly Elections 2023: Why unconditional cash transfers to women are here to stay
Nov 17, 2023

Assembly Elections 2023: Why unconditional cash transfers to women are here to stay

Assembly Elections 2023: There is justice in the poll promises that political parties are making to women voters, whose assertion at the polling booth in terms of turnout and independent choices is only too evident to these parties.

Bangladesh after elections
Feb 20, 2009

Bangladesh after elections

It would be useful if India adopted a more generous approach towards resolving some of the contentious issues which have hindered a stronger bilateral relationship

Bangladesh elections: Blurred ideologies and lack of idealism
Dec 06, 2018

Bangladesh elections: Blurred ideologies and lack of idealism

Excitement around the elections is intense, but that in no way ignores the issues which have been rearing their heads in these past couple of weeks.

Bangladesh elections: Sheikh Hasina wins a brute majority and loses some democracy
Jan 07, 2019

Bangladesh elections: Sheikh Hasina wins a brute majority and loses some democracy

Its 11th General Elections have in fact left Bangladesh poorer in terms of its democratic processes, diversity and freedoms.

Bangladesh: Election-2014, an assessment
Jan 24, 2014

Bangladesh: Election-2014, an assessment

On 5 January, parliamentary elections were held in Bangladesh. They were boycotted by the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led 18 party alliance, allowing the Awami League to win the election with two thirds majority and with very little opposition.

Bangladesh: Political implications of 'upazila' elections
Mar 28, 2014

Bangladesh: Political implications of 'upazila' elections

The ongoing upazila elections in Bangladesh are a move to deepen democracy at the grassroots. Since the election came just after the parliamentary polls that took place in January and was boycotted by main Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist party (BNP),

Bangladesh: What city corporation elections indicate
May 01, 2015

Bangladesh: What city corporation elections indicate

The recently-concluded elections to three city corporations of Dhaka North, Dhaka South and Chittagong put forward some interesting trend about the present political situation in the country.

Belarus presidential elections: A change in the offing?
Aug 03, 2020

Belarus presidential elections: A change in the offing?

Lukashenko’s social contract with the people — offering loyalty in exchange for economic prosperity, is in tatters.

Bhutan elections: What is at stake for India?
Jan 22, 2024

Bhutan elections: What is at stake for India?

While the new administration will make little difference in Bhutan’s border negotiations with China, it will promote deeper economic cooperation and

Biden’s election will bring continuity for India’s military
Nov 10, 2020

Biden’s election will bring continuity for India’s military

U.S. defense cooperation with India is one thing Democratic and Republican administrations agree on.

Biden’s legislative bet before mid-term elections
Aug 25, 2022

Biden’s legislative bet before mid-term elections

The IRA, especially its climate and tax components, could prove to be a masterstroke for the Democrats before the mid-term elections.

Bihar elections: A red flag
Nov 09, 2015

Bihar elections: A red flag

Nitish Kumar is already playing with one hand tied behind his back, by the RJD. Till very recently Kumar and the BJP developed Bihar in collaboration. They are, in fact, conjoined brothers in development. Modi must rise above his personal feelings and go all out to support Kumar.

Bihar Elections: Another turning point in country's political history
Nov 29, 2010

Bihar Elections: Another turning point in country's political history

That the Muslims in Bihar turned to Nitish Kumar of Janata Dal (United) despite his alliance with the BJP could well be another turning point in the country's political history. This confirms the extent of Muslim exasperation with the Congress. Nitish Kumar harnessed this disgust deftly.

Bitter morning-after pill for new govt post elections
May 20, 2019

Bitter morning-after pill for new govt post elections

Severe inequality in the allocation of public finance is a primary reason for rural impoverishment.

Black money infiltrates Indian elections
Apr 22, 2014

Black money infiltrates Indian elections

India's 16th general elections, billed as the most expensive elections ever, are witnessing an unprecedented flow of black money into country's electoral process. Analysts claim that a mammoth 400 billion rupees, roughly 0.35 percent of India's GDP, has been pumped into the democratic process.

Budget 2013: Eye on elections
Mar 07, 2013

Budget 2013: Eye on elections

The focus on delivery of various schemes is missing in this budget. Each year, public money is being poured into them, but things remain the same unless there are dynamic state ministers monitoring everything. Some provision for effective monitoring should have made in budget 2013-14.

Can LTTE win or lose elections one more time?
Aug 03, 2015

Can LTTE win or lose elections one more time?

In Sri Lanka, whoever wins or loses the parliamentary polls, and whoever forms the government afterward, it's President Maithripala Sirisena who would be at the centre of all post-poll politics over the ethnic issue, political solution and 'accountability issues' of the UNHRC kind.

Can the 2019 elections resolve India’s growth headwinds?
Apr 26, 2019

Can the 2019 elections resolve India’s growth headwinds?

India’s economic future faces two imminent headwinds. The 2019 elections cannot solve them if priorities focus on immediacy over the long run. Creat

Case for an all-India Election Service
May 18, 2005

Case for an all-India Election Service

By not backing the political demand of the RJD ally for the exit of then Election Commissioners, B B Tandon and N Gopalswamy, the Centre and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have silenced avoidable criticism of the constitutional body entrusted with the task of ensuring common man¿s continued faith in parliamentary democracy.

China’s stakes in the Nepal election
Nov 29, 2022

China’s stakes in the Nepal election

Beijing hopes for the left to emerge victorious in Nepal so that China can reset its ties with the latter and push for its interests

Chinese reactions to Nepal’s election result
Dec 29, 2022

Chinese reactions to Nepal’s election result

Despite the “communist victory” in Nepal, there seem to be some apprehensions within Chinese strategic circles about the stability of this new coa

Clinton vs. Trump: An election which can go either way
Nov 07, 2016

Clinton vs. Trump: An election which can go either way

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, the world has become wary of the unpredictable and is bracing for a neck and neck outcome of the Clinton-Trump ba

Coming elections may be bitter and dirty
Feb 20, 2019

Coming elections may be bitter and dirty

It is difficult to predict which party’s political strategy will succeed.