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Gun culture and US elections
Nov 05, 2015

Gun culture and US elections

Will President Obama's passionate call for stricter gun laws from the pulpit bring any change, or will he go towards the sunset in 2016 with having done practically nothing on this issue?

Help Bangladesh to ensure credible elections: Experts
Apr 20, 2013

Help Bangladesh to ensure credible elections: Experts

At a roundtable on the situation in Bangladesh, experts underlined the need for ensuring a credible election in Bangladesh for the country's stability and the strengthening of India-Bangladesh relations.

How QAnon can impact the upcoming US elections
Sep 24, 2020

How QAnon can impact the upcoming US elections

QAnon has been increasingly used as a hashtag to create content that continuously attacks Democrat leaders and points towards impending doom.

How the Congress lost the plot on India's security, and lost the election too
May 31, 2019

How the Congress lost the plot on India's security, and lost the election too

The last thing Pakistan wanted was Narendra Modi back as India's PM. They'd have preferred the Congress which is seen as soft on them. But how did Indira Gandhi's party reach such a state?

How the French Presidential elections can alter European politics
Apr 14, 2022

How the French Presidential elections can alter European politics

The outcome of the ongoing French presidential elections will determine whether France prioritises fulfilling its responsibility to the EU more so ove

Impact of the same-sex marriage ruling on US elections
Aug 01, 2015

Impact of the same-sex marriage ruling on US elections

Although the issue of same-sex marriage may have been settled legally with the Supreme Court verdict, politically, it remains volatile. Since the ruling, reactions of the 2016 Presidential candidates have been deeply polarised, indicating the potential of the issue to become a determining factor in the run-up to 2016.

India Elections 2019: How top leaders have contributed to falling standards of electoral discourse
May 09, 2019

India Elections 2019: How top leaders have contributed to falling standards of electoral discourse

A leader has to lead from the front setting up examples for the people to follow but unfortunately the present level of political discourse is only sh

India elections and the social media
May 21, 2014

India elections and the social media

India's online population is small as compared to its offline population - about 213 million users to 1.2 billion people - but it is growing. Though these figures expand and contract depending on whom you ask, we do know that 33 million are on Twitter and Facebook has hit the 100 million-user mark.

India Elections: Six lessons from Verdict 2019
May 23, 2019

India Elections: Six lessons from Verdict 2019

A mandate only places a particular politics in power; it does not mean, as in authoritarian regimes such as China, the power to run individual or coll

India will keenly watch Russia elections
Feb 01, 2012

India will keenly watch Russia elections

The Indian public sphere is unlikely to engage comprehensively with the happenings in the run up to the Russian presidential elections. On the other hand, the Indian establishment will keenly follow political developments in Russia as the importance of the election outcome.

India-US diplomacy in health amidst 2024 elections
May 29, 2024

India-US diplomacy in health amidst 2024 elections

While the results of the elections are difficult to predict, the strong commitment and cooperation in the health sector between India-US should be enh

India: Challenges in conducting elections during Covid-19
Oct 14, 2020

India: Challenges in conducting elections during Covid-19

Elections in a demographically large democracy like India demands vibrant — at times chaotic — political interaction, and mass mobilisation on a l

India: Will Assembly polls herald early elections to Parliament?
Mar 23, 2012

India: Will Assembly polls herald early elections to Parliament?

Are national parties on decline? Can a non-Congress, non-BJP coalition come to power in New Delhi after the next General Elections due in 2014? Or even before, if a political crisis or coalition-accident leads to mid-term elections?

Indian experts surprised by the election result in Sri Lanka
Jan 15, 2015

Indian experts surprised by the election result in Sri Lanka

Prof. S.D. Muni, a Sri Lankan expert, says that it was unlikely that the 13th Amendment would be implemented, but the spirit of the amendment, i.e., accommodation, would play a much larger role relative to Rajapaksa's rule.

Indian foreign policy after the elections: All eyes on China
Apr 04, 2019

Indian foreign policy after the elections: All eyes on China

Whatever comes after India’s election, the role of China will loom large in Indian foreign policy.

Indian-origin representation in UK politics:  A 2024 election perspective
Jul 02, 2024

Indian-origin representation in UK politics: A 2024 election perspective

Amidst a potential political shift in the UK ahead of the polls, Indian-origin MPs remain instrumental in shaping the nation’s legislative landscape

India’s national security election: Why it’s advantage Modi
Apr 11, 2019

India’s national security election: Why it’s advantage Modi

The Indian prime minister’s national security credentials are poised to have benefits at the polls.

Indonesia General Elections 2019: An assessment of potential post-poll impact on foreign policy
Apr 15, 2019

Indonesia General Elections 2019: An assessment of potential post-poll impact on foreign policy

Indonesia’s upcoming general elections will see a rematch between incumbent President Joko Widodo (commonly called ‘Jokowi’) and his long-time rival, retired lieutenant general Prabowo Subianto. This paper examines the potential impact of the elections on Indonesia’s foreign policy, especially on the country’s maritime relations with India and other major powers. In the 2014 elections, the Visi-Misi (or election manifesto) of the incumb

Instability in Gabon after presidential elections
Sep 12, 2016

Instability in Gabon after presidential elections

Developing volatility in the aftermath of presidential elections in Gabon.

Interpreting Assembly elections verdict
Mar 14, 2012

Interpreting Assembly elections verdict

The most important lesson from the recent Assembly elections is that never ignore the basics: leadership, organisation and message. There is no substitute to robust party organisation and strong regional faces, especially at a time that is relatively free from any major polarising events.

Interpreting Elections-2004
May 29, 2004

Interpreting Elections-2004

Now that the dust is settling down on post-poll government-formation at the Centre, revisiting Elections-2004 may be in order. If anything, it could hold a candle to the future of Indian polity, and the roles that the nation¿s political parties may have to be prepared for, if they need to keep the voter on their side.

Is the Pakistan election a fixed match?
Jul 20, 2018

Is the Pakistan election a fixed match?

The usual shady politicking ensures that it doesn’t take a psephologist to figure out who will win the Pakistan elections.

Israel election: A vote for maintaining the status quo
Apr 15, 2019

Israel election: A vote for maintaining the status quo

Given the history of India-Israel ties, not much will change regardless of the government in power in New Delhi

It will be foolish to ignore messages the voter sends during elections
Nov 10, 2016

It will be foolish to ignore messages the voter sends during elections

Donald Trump's victory has shown that it would be foolish to ignore voter’s messages during elections.

J&K: An election of competing nationalisms
Dec 18, 2014

J&K: An election of competing nationalisms

Poll analysts in J&K seem certain that the BJP will sweep Jammu and the PDP will emerge as the largest party in Kashmir. But this remains to be seen. Without a clear majority, their collaboration will be interesting to watch; both represent competing nationalisms.

Jamaat-e-Islami in Bangladesh elections: Diverging perceptions of India and the US
Oct 04, 2023

Jamaat-e-Islami in Bangladesh elections: Diverging perceptions of India and the US

The return of Jamaat-e-Islami to Bangladesh’s political scene can be seen as a result of the US’s effort to steer democracy but it is likely to af

Jammu & Kashmir: An election of insecurities
Nov 23, 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: An election of insecurities

The upbeat mood that is usually witnessed during the election process is missing on the ground.

Japan's Upper House Elections: Crucial test for new Japanese PM
Jul 06, 2010

Japan's Upper House Elections: Crucial test for new Japanese PM

The ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) faces its first crucial test, after it captured power in August last year, when the House of Councillors election takes place on 11 July. The outcome of the election will have a great impact on the effectiveness of new Prime Minister Mr.Naoto Kan.

Kashmir: How election boycott has become a deadly trap for NC and PDP
Oct 31, 2018

Kashmir: How election boycott has become a deadly trap for NC and PDP

The results of the Urban Local Body polls show that the BJP and the Congress, piggybacking on the boycott of the two main parties of Kashmir valley, m

Key takeaways from the 2022 US midterm elections
Nov 21, 2022

Key takeaways from the 2022 US midterm elections

Though the Democrats seem to have avoided a Republican ‘Red Wave’ during the mid-term elections, the Congress remains divided

Key trends from the European Parliament Elections 2024
Jun 17, 2024

Key trends from the European Parliament Elections 2024

Despite the war in Europe, economic challenges, global trade tensions, and farmer protests, the 2024 election saw the centre retain control in the Eur

Kuwait elections: Will the National Assembly last full term this time?
Jul 30, 2013

Kuwait elections: Will the National Assembly last full term this time?

In the recent Kuwait elections, for the sixth time the National Assembly was re-elected in last seven years. Though the Assembly is supposed to be in term for four years, t it is usually dissolved by the Constitutional Court before the completion of its term.

Lebanon elections: Hezbollah, Hariri and the civil society
May 05, 2018

Lebanon elections: Hezbollah, Hariri and the civil society

Lebanon is trying something different, but how far will it succeed?

Local elections to decide the future of Nepal
May 10, 2022

Local elections to decide the future of Nepal

As Nepal is on the cusp of elections, would the new local government be able to meet the people’s aspirations for development?

Macron’s Re-election, A Victory With Challenges
Apr 29, 2022

Macron’s Re-election, A Victory With Challenges

France has voted, Europe is relieved, and the French President needs to move fast to douse the flames of polarisation