Majoritarian State Book Launch

Friday, April 26, 2019
6 PM
Alliance Française de Delhi

Lok Dhaba Teach-In

Thursday, April 18, 2019
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
AC 02 105
Sign up

Ashok Lavasa

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
AC 01 LT 207

In the News

Modi’s Success in India’s Elections: Five Factors
YaleGlobal Online, July 23, 2019
Gilles Verniers

Simultaneous Polls Is Not The Electoral Reform We Need Most
Outlook India, June 26, 2019
S.Y. Quraishi

Pros and cons of ‘One Nation, One Election’
Mumbai Mirror, June 20, 2019
S.Y. Quraishi

See more

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)

See more


"The feat of democracy is truly celebrated by people in both our countries... it is these values that tie us together and underline our shared vision,” – my remarks at a forum on Electoral Democracy in India and Australia. See link for full speech:


This is a really great resource--especially for teachers: a curated history of India's economy since 15 August 1947 through the present via @livemint

Thank you @gilkumar for being such a fabulous academic partner for our Forum ‘the Future of Electoral Democracy in India and Australia’ @Government_UoM @AIinstitute @aiidelhi @AshokaUniv #electionwatch

A nice collection of essays analyzing the outcome of the 2019 national election in Seminar magazine -- including my essay with @Roshanjnu. Thanks to @rahul_tverma for coordinating!


Is Electoral Democracy still a good tool for social justice? Do not miss this public lecture by Philippe Van Parijs and Pratap Bhanu Mehta, on Wednesday August 14, 6pm, Teen Murti Auditorium.

Load More...


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

View on Facebook


Our Partners