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Elections 2019: Democracy in the face of majoritarianism
May 13, 2019

Elections 2019: Democracy in the face of majoritarianism

India is at a precarious juncture. Our democratic structures might be strong, but can the same be said for our democratic values?

Elections 2019: From radical to democratic politics in Jammu & Kashmir, the challenge is here to stay
May 21, 2019

Elections 2019: From radical to democratic politics in Jammu & Kashmir, the challenge is here to stay

In the 2019 election most of the strongholds of PDP recorded very low polling which indicates a shift of public mood from soft separatism to a more ha

Elections and civil-military relations in Myanmar
Aug 18, 2020

Elections and civil-military relations in Myanmar

The pragmatic relationship between the civilian government and the Tatmadaw is becoming increasingly difficult to sustain.

Elections and Myanmar's political future
Nov 10, 2010

Elections and Myanmar's political future

A day after the Myanmar elections, conflict started between the army and a faction of the Karen ethnic armed group, pushing thousands of Karen villagers into Thailand. This incident does not suggest smooth beginning for the country's political transition and the possibility of more such conflicts cannot be ruled out

Elections in Bangladesh: A kaleidoscopic overview
Dec 06, 2023

Elections in Bangladesh: A kaleidoscopic overview

Bangladesh’s domestic political climate remains highly charged as it heads for election in 2024 despite nationwide protests

Elections in Europe: यूरोप में हाल के चुनावों का विश्लेषण; दक्षिणपंथ की ओर झुकाव?
Jul 26, 2023

Elections in Europe: यूरोप में हाल के चुनावों का विश्लेषण; दक्षिणपंथ की ओर झुकाव?

हाशिये पर खड़े दक्षिणपंथी (right-wing parties) दलों के मुख्यधारा में �

Elections in Iraq
Jan 18, 2004

Elections in Iraq

The strategy of the 16-party United Iraqi Alliance is to institutionalise Shia majority and defer confrontation with the U.S. to a later stage.

Elections in Nepal: नेपाल में चुनाव से मतदाताओं की दूरी लोकतंत्र के लिए ख़तरनाक!
Jul 28, 2023

Elections in Nepal: नेपाल में चुनाव से मतदाताओं की दूरी लोकतंत्र के लिए ख़तरनाक!

नेपाल में लोकतंत्र (democracy) भद्दी राजनीति बनकर रह गया है. शाय�

Elections in Russia: What’s new this time?
Mar 18, 2024

Elections in Russia: What’s new this time?

The Ukraine conflict, generational shifts, and electionic machines are new entities to Russian elections

Elections in Türkiye: Marking a reset in EU-Türkiye relations?
May 28, 2023

Elections in Türkiye: Marking a reset in EU-Türkiye relations?

Europe is closely observing the Turkish elections as a change in leadership could lead to a reset in Türkiye-EU relations

Elections verdict: Nepal heading towards political instability
Dec 13, 2022

Elections verdict: Nepal heading towards political instability

The lack of a clear victor in this election indicates that Nepal is bound to confront a period of political turmoil

Elections-2007 helped highlight the inherent strengths of Gujarat
Feb 14, 2008

Elections-2007 helped highlight the inherent strengths of Gujarat

While Elections-2007, which returned the ruling BJP and Chief Minister Narendra Modi to power against the expectations of the English language media in the country, it only helped focus on what has now come to be termed as the 'Gujarat model of development'.

#Elections2017: More wasted children, anaemic men, women than before in Punjab
Feb 02, 2017

#Elections2017: More wasted children, anaemic men, women than before in Punjab

As Punjab prepares for assembly elections, its economy is declining and ill-health plaguing people of all ages.

#USElections2016: Why Republicans won
Nov 16, 2016

#USElections2016: Why Republicans won

Republicans will control the White House, Senate and House of Representatives.

2019 European elections: The advent of European power?
Jun 03, 2019

2019 European elections: The advent of European power?

The pro-European majority has spoken, and it will be majoritarian in the Parliament.

A post-nuclear deal Iran prepares for elections
May 06, 2017

A post-nuclear deal Iran prepares for elections

The Iranian political landscape is multilayered, with a juxtaposition of conservatives, moderates, liberals, the military, intelligence and others fig

A strange duality casts a shadow over elections
May 07, 2019

A strange duality casts a shadow over elections

Despite one-fourth of people living away from where they were born, no arrangements exist for domestic work migrants to vote from where they work. But enthusiasm abounds for facilitating NRIs to do so.

Above all summits, it is calm. German elections between crisis and stagnation
Sep 22, 2017

Above all summits, it is calm. German elections between crisis and stagnation

Despite most parties having differences over the EU, India could benefit from a stronger German engagement with Europe.

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.

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: 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.