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In the News

Explained: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana — two states, two election stories
Indian Express, June 6, 2019
Gilles Verniers

Madhya Pradesh: In bettering 2014 showing, BJP kept out ‘dynasts’, leveraged central schemes
Indian Express, June 4, 2019
Christophe Jaffrelot, Pankaj Singh

Months after Vasundhara Raje ceded Assembly, how BJP swept all LS seats again
Indian Express, June 3, 2019
Christophe Jaffrelot, Jusmeet Singh Sihra

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Research Publications

Analysis of Parliamentary Question Hour Data, Mass Media Data, and Social Media Data to Study the Discourse on Policies
ACM Compass 2019.
Anirban Sen (IIT Delhi), Debanjan Ghatak (IIT Delhi), Kapil Kumar (IIT Delhi), Deepak Bansal (IIT Delhi), Gurjeet Khanuja (IIT Delhi), Kumari Rekha (IIT Delhi), Mehak Gupta (IIT Delhi), Saloni Bhogale (Ashoka University), Priyamvada Trivedi (Ashoka University), and Aaditeshwar Seth (IIT Delhi)

The Struggle of RTI Activists in Gujarat
Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 53, Issue No. 33, 18 Aug, 2018
By Christophe Jaffrelot, Basim-U-Nissa

The Transformation of Backward Class Politics in Uttar Pradesh
Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 53, Issue No. 33, 18 Aug, 2018
By Gilles Verniers (2018)

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Gilles Verniers is Assistant Professor of Political Science at @AshokaUniv . As co-director of @TCPD_Ashoka , he spearheads a number of research projects & data building efforts on contemporary Indian politics.

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This is what I compiled for @ViolenceLab in terms of violence between April 11, 2019 and May 19, 2019. I coded total 129 incidents of violence during polling dates, but for this I have 117 incidents directly related to polling. Map 1 is incident location, Map 2 is a heat map.


Happy to hear my article, "Technological Change and Political Turnover", was co-awarded the prize for best article from the comparative democratization section! Link:

With Jusmeet Singh Sihra about Rajasthan, with Sharik Laliwala about Gujarat and with Pankaj Singh about Madhya Pradesh, we are trying to go beyond the Modi effect for explaining the BJP’s success.

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Raphael Susewind delivers a talk at TCPD on urban segregation of Muslims in India. Great example of how data and qualitative work can go hand in hand. ... See MoreSee Less

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