November 14, 2015
A Reverse Swing
Exactly why did the BJP suffer such a brutal reversal?
November 08, 2015
Bihar results: The buck stops with Narendra Modi, Amit Shah
Vivek Dehejia writes in Mint: "Modi projected himself as the BJP’s electoral face in Bihar, he campaigned tirelessly, and the campaign was masterminded by his trusted aide, Amit Shah—and they lost".
November 04, 2015
Gushing Over Female Voter Turnout In Bihar Misplaced
"Women voters outnumber men in Bihar polls" - Is there more to this statement than what meets the eye?
November 01, 2015
Impact of Inflation on Electoral Outcomes in India
The paper explores the impact of inflation on electoral outcomes
October 27, 2015
Careful with the realism
Manish Sabharwal writes in Indian Express: "Unrealistic ambition and incremental reforms can be self-fulfilling prophecies."
October 26, 2015
The uncanny resemblance between Stephen Harper and Narendra Modi
Vivek Dehejia writes in Mint: "The analogy between the Liberals in Canada and the Congress in India at the present moment is deliciously apt."
October 21, 2015
The start-up policy rush
Praveen Chakravarty writes in Mint: "The aim of creating fertile talent grounds for disruptive innovation is a lofty goal that is not easy to accomplish."
October 06, 2015
Case For Candidate Primaries For Elections
The primaries process of electing a candidate to represent the party in an election should be solely about transparency.
September 27, 2015
What Happens When People Migrate?
Vivek Dehejia writes in Mint: "A more efficient—and a more just—world would involve breaking down, rather than erecting, barriers to the movement of people".
September 21, 2015
The ‘Muslim Vote’ And Its Paradoxes
A curious axiom: the BJP garners more votes in ‘strong Muslim’ districts. Bihar was an exception, so the tactic changes.