Web Session on Women in Social Sciences

Thursday, December 13, 2018
4:45 PM – 5:45 PM
AC 03 LT 003

Data & Empirics in Indian Politics

Praveen Chakravarty
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
1:30 PM to 2:45 PM
AC 01 LR 105

Democracy and Electoral Reforms in India

Vijay Dev
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
1:00 – 2:15 PM
AC 01 LR 104

In the News

How to read December 11
Indian Express, Dec 8, 2018
Gilles Verniers

Madhya Pradesh assembly election 2018: Will corruption, rural anger hurt BJP in the state?
Hindustan Times, Nov 28, 2018
Neelanjan Sircar and Roshan Kishore

Reconceptualising farmer protests
Business Standard, October 23, 2018
By Mekhala Krishnamurthy & Yamini Aiyar

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Research Publications

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)

Conservative in Practice: The Transformation of the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh
Studies in Indian Politics, vol. 6(1), pp.1-16.
By Gilles Verniers (2018)

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‘ #BJP should be worried after Assembly poll debacle in Hindi heartland’ @NeelanjanSircar analyses the #Results2018. @the_hindu

3 important takeaways from the Hindi belt results: Modi wave all but over, BJP’s loss is Congress’s gain & rural anger has been the vanguard of this change. I write @htTweets

Complete datasets on the results of the five state elections are openly available at, in the Data Download section.

Exercising some bragging rights. Check out today's Hindustan Times e-paper. Grounded, snappy and granular coverage of bellwether election results. We crunched the numbers & gleaned the insights 4 u. .@Roshanjnu .@PySamarth .@naqshzeb .@htTweets .@vijdankawoosa .@TCPD_Ashoka


Key chart from @httweets:
The BJP witnessed larger reverses in constituencies with a larger share of farmers. Farmer unrest and low food prices are taking their toll.

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1 day ago

Trivedi Centre for Political Data

Neelanjan Sircar and I gave a talk today at CPR on the elections. Here is the video.

Centre for Policy Research
Watch Live: CPR-TCPD Dialogues 'Making Sense of the December 11 Results'
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