September 20, 2021

Will Uttar Pradesh be writing Mayawati’s destiny in 2022 ?

The era of 1990s saw the rise of a woman from the Dalit community, named Mayawati, in one of the largest, most populous and “caste ridden” state of Uttar Pradesh. Mayawati succeeded the political ground prepared by the founder of […]
August 28, 2021

A Tough Terrain Ahead for the Opposition

On the occasion of Martyr’s Day, West Bengal Chief Minister (CM) Mamata Banerjee urged the opposition parties to unite against the Union Government, emphasising that the parties should “forget about self-interest and save the country, save the states and the […]
July 19, 2021

What a mid-pandemic reshuffle has in its fold ?

It had been quite a while that the hints of a cabinet reshuffle of the second Narendra Modi government were going round in the national political circles, and what we witnessed is a massive overhaul of his cabinet by the […]
May 1, 2021

Twenty20: Unravelling the corporate contender for democracy

Goutham K A & Rebecca Varghese The most intriguing development in the elections to Local Self Government (LSG) bodies in the state of Kerala in 2020 was the political mileage gained by Twenty20; a corporate-backed organisation that emerged in Kizhakkambalam […]
April 6, 2021

An analysis of increasing vote share of NDA among various age groups

Goutham K A & Anuj Sharma The electoral politics in India considerably depends on the mobilization of different social groups, on the basis of caste cleavages, religious orientation, gender differences and even the age groupings. In the elections, political parties […]
February 17, 2021

The Conundrum of Minorities in Kerala Politics

Goutham KA and Bhavya Bhardwaj The oft-touted “Kerala model of politics” has largely been seen as a deviation from the Indian mainstream politics for a number of reasons. It is the last standing bastion of Left politics in India. The […]
January 30, 2020

A Three-Way Struggle for the Capital

Can the Congress party revive its lost fortunes in the upcoming Delhi Assembly election? Or is the fight just between the AAP and BJP ? The article sheds light on the various possibilities and strategies adopted by the political parties […]