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2024 च्या यूएस निवडणुकीचा अनिश्चित मार्ग
Jan 31, 2024

2024 च्या यूएस निवडणुकीचा अनिश्चित मार्ग

यूएसला सध्या राजकीय विभाजन आणि प्रशासनाबाबत असंतोषाचा �

2024 मधील दोन प्रमुख निवडणूक जाहीरनामे आणि शहरांबद्दलच्या योजना
May 16, 2024

2024 मधील दोन प्रमुख निवडणूक जाहीरनामे आणि शहरांबद्दलच्या योजना

दोन्ही जाहीरनाम्यांनी शहराच्या समस्यांबाबत प्रशंसनीय �

2024 मध्ये पूर्व आशियात अराजकता आणि अशांतता राहील
Feb 13, 2024

2024 मध्ये पूर्व आशियात अराजकता आणि अशांतता राहील

नियम-आधारित व्यवस्था कायम ठेवण्यासाठी अमेरिकेच्या जागत

2024 राष्ट्रपति चुनाव: जोख़िम भरे अस्थिर डगर पर अमेरिका
Jan 19, 2024

2024 राष्ट्रपति चुनाव: जोख़िम भरे अस्थिर डगर पर अमेरिका

अमेरिका गहराते राजनीतिक विभाजन और प्रशासन के प्रति असंत�

2024: The year that changed democracy?
Dec 16, 2023

2024: The year that changed democracy?

The Indian general election will go beyond reaffirming the power of democracy; it could make 2024 the year that took democracy home to the people of t

2024: लोकशाही बदलणारे वर्ष?
Jan 06, 2024

2024: लोकशाही बदलणारे वर्ष?

भारतात होणारी आगामी लोकसभा निवडणूक लोकशाहीच्या सामर्थ्

7 ideas India will debate in 2022
Jan 03, 2022

7 ideas India will debate in 2022

From the pandemic to state and Presidential polls, India has quite a year already chalked out

A battle between the known and the unknown in Argentina
Nov 10, 2023

A battle between the known and the unknown in Argentina

Argentina stands at a defining crossroads as it goes to the polls amid economic woes

A beeline for the ballots in Kashmir
Jun 20, 2024

A beeline for the ballots in Kashmir

The high voter turnout in Kashmir Valley prompts the question: Does this indicate a return to normalcy, or is a more complex reality unfolding?

A brief history of India’s Interim Budgets
Jan 29, 2024

A brief history of India’s Interim Budgets

On 1 February, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will make her most important political economy speech

A divided America and the world
Nov 23, 2020

A divided America and the world

America’s founding fathers didn’t anticipate a situation where a president refuses to accept the election results — the US Constitution has no d

A Guarantee Of Continuity
Jun 24, 2024

A Guarantee Of Continuity

Modi’s re-election assures India’s allies that Delhi will play a leading role in shaping the new world order

A local perspective on Brexit
Dec 05, 2016

A local perspective on Brexit

Brexit result was a shock to the system as much as the recent US election results. Hence the need for a local perspective to understand the ground rea

A Nation in Need of Leaders
Mar 31, 2004

A Nation in Need of Leaders

Elections-2004 has thrown up a question without addressing it, leave alone answering it. By drumming up on the Vajpayee leadership, the BJP-NDA may have kept the nation¿s focus away from the obvious question, but the latter does remain, however much in the background as they may deem fair: After Vajpayee, Who?

A new Trump presidency could overturn the already roiled world
Dec 12, 2023

A new Trump presidency could overturn the already roiled world

A second Trump presidency could mean many things for the world, but it would most certainly be worse for the US and the world than his first term.

A New Year gift to Syria: A possible agreement?
Dec 28, 2012

A New Year gift to Syria: A possible agreement?

The US is entering its trickiest phase in the Af-Pak region, where elections are due in both, Pakistan and Afghanistan just around the time Washington has set for its troops to depart. Can troops depart without an overt or covert understanding with Iran which has a long border with Afghanistan?

A second Modi term needs to be bolder than first
May 20, 2019

A second Modi term needs to be bolder than first

Victory wouldn’t solve all the economic problems India’s prime minister has thus far left unresolved.

A stable government at the Centre after long!
May 17, 2014

A stable government at the Centre after long!

For the first time in 30 years, Elections-2014 has thrown up a decisive Parliament. The Treasury Bench does not have to do number-crunching all the time, to push policy initiatives, legislative initiatives and even budgets - which have more often than not been passed in the midst of din and dust.

A Strange Country by the Name of Iran
Aug 05, 2005

A Strange Country by the Name of Iran

Iranian civilisation is heresy-prone. Heresy is indicative of a questioning mind. Throughout history, individuals and movements have emerged in Iran to invoke the moral imperative and disrupt the status quo. The most recent events sustain this characteristic of the Iranian personality. Paradoxes abound in the vote in the June presidential election: it was anti-establishment, not anti-regime, anti-clerical but affirmative of the principles of the

A tale of four manifestos in the battle over Bengal: The development dimension
Apr 05, 2021

A tale of four manifestos in the battle over Bengal: The development dimension

One thing is pretty sure from the manifestos. Political parties are more interested in showing the carrots that are readily saleable to their electora

Administrators in municipal corporations: What does it mean?
Apr 19, 2022

Administrators in municipal corporations: What does it mean?

Since the OBC reservation in municipalities in Maharashtra has not been implemented, the municipal elections have been stalled.

Afghanistan, India, and Trump
Dec 28, 2016

Afghanistan, India, and Trump

Given his limited choices in stabilising Afghanistan, which include supporting a national election, US President-elect Donald Trump will find India to be a reliable and trusted partner in this process

Afghanistan: A new phase in ties with Pakistan?
May 17, 2013

Afghanistan: A new phase in ties with Pakistan?

Nawaz Sharief's election for an unprecedented third time as Pakistan's prime minister has been welcomed by the Afghan government. Afghan President Hamid Karzai congratulating Sharief called upon the new Pakistani government to enhance cooperation in order to work towards a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Challenges for the National Unity Govt
Aug 30, 2014

Afghanistan: Challenges for the National Unity Govt

Amidst claims by the Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) that the auditing process is in its final stages, there was hope that the presidential elections will be concluded sooner rather than later.

Afghanistan: Gearing up for presidential polls
Oct 18, 2013

Afghanistan: Gearing up for presidential polls

The registration process for the Afghan presidential elections came to a close last week. As many as 27 candidates have filed nomination and the vetting process, by the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC),

Afghanistan: Procedural issues continue to threaten peace talks
Nov 03, 2020

Afghanistan: Procedural issues continue to threaten peace talks

The Taliban seems to be negotiating in bad faith, constantly shifting the goal post to delay progress in talks until the outcome of the US presidentia

African Union- divisions within
Jun 29, 2012

African Union- divisions within

The 18th African Union summit, held on January 30, ended without a clear winner for the contested position of the Commission's Chairperson. The election had taken place through a secret ballot and the two contenders for the position were the incumbent.

After Duterte: Key questions on democracy and China policy
Oct 13, 2021

After Duterte: Key questions on democracy and China policy

As the candidates of the 2022 Philippine presidential elections launch their campaigns, questions regarding democracy in the country and its sovereign

AI: 'निवडणूक, कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्ता आणि परदेशी हस्तक्षेप!
Apr 09, 2024

AI: 'निवडणूक, कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्ता आणि परदेशी हस्तक्षेप!

लोकशाही राष्ट्रांनी जनरेटिव्ह एआयच्या अफाट क्षमतांचा व

AI: ‘चुनाव, आर्टिफिशियल इंटेलिजेंस और विदेशी दख़लंदाज़ी!’
Mar 22, 2024

AI: ‘चुनाव, आर्टिफिशियल इंटेलिजेंस और विदेशी दख़लंदाज़ी!’

जनतंत्रों को चाहिए कि वो आर्टिफिशियल इंटेलिजेंस (AI) की अस�

Ajit Jogi in Chhattisgarh — waiting for a kingmaker’s role
Nov 12, 2018

Ajit Jogi in Chhattisgarh — waiting for a kingmaker’s role

Going by the poll campaign build-up and history of the newly carved out tribal State of Chhattisgarh, chances of a hung house and a third front gettin

All eyes on Trump's America
Nov 22, 2016

All eyes on Trump's America

Trump’s attitude towards foreign commitments of America will have major impact on Japan, South Korea and everyone waits in anticipation for more clarity

America’s déjà vu moment
May 01, 2024

America’s déjà vu moment

As the Biden administration grapples with the intricate interplay of domestic pressures and international obligations, particularly in the midst of an election year, there is a palpable sense of urgency to confront a myriad of challenges.

An unassuming ‘reformist’ takes centre stage in Iran
Jul 08, 2024

An unassuming ‘reformist’ takes centre stage in Iran

Pezeshkian's victory may be a bitter pill for both the Ayatollah and the IRGC, but showing the success of elections is important for the Islamic Repub

Anna, Home-Grown-Terror, Sonia's Health And Other Stories
Aug 21, 2011

Anna, Home-Grown-Terror, Sonia's Health And Other Stories

The Congress, with luck, must have its leader, Sonia Gandhi, back soon or, in the alternative, find some way to keep together the flock which has grown accustomed to the apotheosis of a family. A simple way is to hold party elections, never attempted after the Tirupati session of the Congress in 1993.

Apprehensive world leaders need not worry yet, the US’s peculiar political system will keep Trump in check
Nov 10, 2016

Apprehensive world leaders need not worry yet, the US’s peculiar political system will keep Trump in check

At the end of the day, Trump’s policymaking will depend on the team that executes it, and, as of now, no one has a clue about what this team will look like.

Are safeguards possible to prevent theocracy?
Mar 22, 2017

Are safeguards possible to prevent theocracy?

Much of the angst against Adityanath is drawn from the colonial “brown sahib” culture of political correctness.

Armed forces need sober political leadership not the spurious praise of electoral season
Apr 29, 2019

Armed forces need sober political leadership not the spurious praise of electoral season

What the armed forces seek is sober political leadership and sustained attention to their organisational and resource problems.

As internet matures, India faces a choice on governance
Mar 24, 2014

As internet matures, India faces a choice on governance

Given the Indian government's taste for pushing unilateral mechanisms for governing the internet at an international level, and Indian civil society, which for the most part seems to vocally support a multistakeholder approach, the Indian elections might bring about a new opportunity for both sides to find clarity.

As Myanmar spirals out of control, India must use its clout
Aug 09, 2023

As Myanmar spirals out of control, India must use its clout

Despite being on the backfoot as the country’s civil war intensifies, the military regime is showing no interest in a democratic transition that may be the country’s only hope. India must explore various options for a peaceful resolution to the crisis and provide humanitarian assistance to displaced people

Assembly polls: Changing scenarios
Jan 23, 2012

Assembly polls: Changing scenarios

In the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the picture remains unclear, with no party or no combination of parties being assured of forming the next government in March.

At the Mecca of capitalism, its prophets gather to deliver a eulogy
Nov 15, 2016

At the Mecca of capitalism, its prophets gather to deliver a eulogy

At the World Economic Forum's annual meeting, lawyers, economists and entrepreneurs gathered not only to praise, but also bury capitalism.

Back to the era of simultaneous polls?
Jun 24, 2015

Back to the era of simultaneous polls?

The Parliamentary Standing Committee's (on Personnel, Public Grievances, and Law & Order) decision to consider the possibility of recommending 'concurrent' or 'simultaneous' elections to the Lok Sabha and all State Assemblies across the country is a suggestion worth serious consideration, like very many other aspects of electoral reforms.

Bangladesh: Which way is politics headed?
Aug 02, 2013

Bangladesh: Which way is politics headed?

With six months left for parliamentary election in Bangladesh, politics is likely to warm up, charting a new course in the process. Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party's (BNP) landslide victory in five city corporation elections suggest that the party has gained strength after facing a humiliating defeat in the 2008 parliamentary election.