November 23, 2016
Why We Need to Debate the ‘One Nation, One Election’ Idea Further
This “one nation, one policy” notion is deeply flawed and ill-suited for the India of today when the differences among its states are the starkest in the world
November 08, 2016
Discussion by ADR on the Viability of Simultaneous Elections
Discussion to explore the possibilities and challenges presented by simultaneous elections.
July 12, 2016
Praveen Chakravarty at TEDxMDAE
Praveen Chakravarty recently spoke at the TEDxMDAE event in Mumbai where he busted some common myths about voting patterns in India. Youtube video of his talk below!
July 09, 2016
Decoding DMK’s Loss in Tamil Nadu Polls: Conspiracy Theory or Alliance Math Gone Wrong?
The article explores reasons for DMK's loss in the Tamil Nadu assembly elections and attributes it to alliance math gone wrong
June 21, 2016
Tathagata Satpathy on the Rajya Sabha and Electoral Reforms
Watch Member of Parliament Tathagata Satpathy discuss the Rajya Sabha and Electoral Reforms.
May 23, 2016
Congress’s long goodbye
Vivek Dehejia of IDFC Institute shares his reflections on the recent assembly elections in India and what they augur for the governing BJP and the opposition Congress parties.
May 23, 2016
The Times Table
The sign of the times is: National parties out, alliances in
May 20, 2016
History Made in Assam, Repeated in Kerala
In this India Spend article, Rithika Kumar and Swapnil Bhandari, Senior Analyst and Associate at IDFC Institute present their analysis of the electoral results in Assam, Kerala, West Bengaland Tamil Nadu. ...
May 18, 2016
BJP’s Gains In Assam Unrelated To Record Voter Turnouts
Anti-Incumbency in Assam not related to high voter turnout
April 25, 2016
It’s the Story, Stupid
Ideas are self-evidently important, but it is often the better story which carries the day.