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Parliament’s Question Hour Was Subverted Before Suspension
Aniket Aga & Chitrangada Chowdhury

Leader or Party? Personalisation in Twitter Political Campaigns during the 2019 Indian Elections 
SMSociety’20: International Conference on Social Media and Society,
Ashwin Rajadesingan, Anmol Panda, Joyojeet Pal

BJP to Field Cong Rebels in MP Bypoll? Here’s How Turncoats Have Performed for Party Under Modi 2.0
News 18 India, 12 June 2020
Fazil Khan

Women candidates, women voters, and the gender politics of India’s 2019 parliamentary elections
Contemporary South Asia, 18 May, 2020
Carole Spary

CPR Dialogues 2020 – Emerging Trends in Indian Politics
Centre for Policy Research, March 13, 2020

The Revolt of the Upper Classes
The India Forum, Feb 20, 2020
Jean Drezé

Key takeaways from Delhi polls: Voters give decisive mandate, concerns on ‘winnability’ of women candidates unfounded
Firstpost, Feb 20, 2020
Fahad Hasin

Delhi verdict: 30 charts and maps that help understand AAP’s ‘post-identity politics’, Feb 15, 2020
Gilles VerniersBasim-u-NissaSaloni Bhogale & Mohit Kumar

Turncoats switching to AAP hit jackpot, defectors lose
India Today, Feb 12, 2020
Nikhil Rampal

Not only Congress scores a duck in Delhi, its 95% candidates lose security deposit
The Print, Feb 11, 2020
Revathi Krishnan

In state elections, BJP is a strict no-no for tribals
India Today, Dec 28, 2019
Nikhil Rampal

BJP must rethink poll strategy says Verniers & new data law threatens users says Apar Gupta
The Print, Dec 27, 2019
Kairvy Grewal and Pia Krishnankutty

New Jharkhand Assembly Has 15 ‘Dynast’ Legislators
Bloomberg Quint, Dec 26, 2019
Pushpita Dey

Family business: At least 15 MLAs in the newly-elected Jharkhand Assembly are dynasts, Dec 26, 2019
Pushpita Dey

Jharkhand assembly election 2019: How politics has evolved in Jharkhand in two decades
Hindustan Times, November 28, 2019
Abhishek Jha and Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa

Thanks to NCP, Congress turncoats, BJP reached triple digits in Maharashtra
Nov 19, 2019
Nikhil Rampal and Sahil Joshi

Women count in Haryana Assembly sinks to their lowest tally in 14 years
Business Standard, Nov 3, 2019

Did Rahul Gandhi’s near-absence from campaign help Congress in Haryana, Maharashtra?
ThePrint, Oct 25, 2019
ThePrint Team

Beyond the Jat, Dalit regions, Congress also gains in other parts of Haryana
Hindustan Times, Oct 25, 2019
Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa

Haryana’s Women MLAs Fewer Than Previous Term, Lowest in 10 Years
The Quint, Oct 25, 2019
Shreehari Paliath

Haryana Elects Fewest Women MLAs In 10 Years
IndiaSpend, Oct 24, 2019
Shreehari Paliath

Why western Maharashtra is crucial this poll season
Hindustan Times, Oct 10, 2019
Abhishek Jha

Modi’s twin victories aren’t aberrations, new era has begun with fourth party system: Study
The Print, September 10, 2019
Milan Vaishnav and Jamie Hintson

The Dawn of India’s Fourth Party System
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, September 5, 2019
Milan Vaishnav and Jamie Hintson

What took BJP so long to expel Sengar? Hint: Votes
India Today, August 1, 2019
Nikhil Rampal

India’s anti-defection law fails to deter party turncoats
Asia Times, July 31, 2019
Aritiry Das

How BJP wrested Dalit seats in UP…with help from turncoats 
India Today, July 30, 2019
Nikhil Rampal

Gujarat’s Enduring Muslim Ghettoes: Laws like Disturbed Areas Act (1991) and amendments severely segregate the minority
DailyO, July 15, 2019
Sharik Laliwala

Rahul Gandhi’s letter highlights incorrect diagnosis of ’19 results | Analysis
Hindustan Times, July 14, 2019
Roshan Kishore

As more Karnataka MLAs resign, do defectors win elections? Data holds the answer
The Print, July 11, 2019
Rukmini S

Narendra Modi’s “two-caste society” is a facade to hide the BJP’s casteist politics
The Caravan, June 22, 2019

Spatial analysis of India’s 2019 elections reveals the unique geography of the Hindu Right’s victory
The Conversation, June 19, 2019
Christophe Z Guilmoto

The Gujarat model, nationally
The Hindu, June 17, 2019
Varghese K. George

Can anyone stop the BJP in western states?
livemint, June 16, 2019
Vishnu Padmanabhan, Prachi Srivatsava

Forget about Dalit voters. Tell us why upper caste Hindus voted for BJP like never before
The Print, June 13, 2019
Dilip Mandal

More women are entering Indian Parliament but at the cost of SC, ST men
The Print, June 11, 2019
Francesca Jensenius

Changing face of the legislature
Indian Today, June 7, 2019
Ajit Kumar Jha

India loves its dynasties
The Statesman, June 5, 2019
Arati R Jerath

Diversity in India’s ministries: From Nehru to Modi
livemint, June 5, 2019
Sneha Alexander, Prachi Srivastava

Women power
Deccan Chronicle, June 4, 2019
Pratyusha Chatterjee and Radhika Vashisht

Lessons from the defeat
The Week, June 01, 2019
Barkha Dutt

Has Narendra Modi ended dynastic politics in India?
BBC,  May 27, 2019
Vikas Pandey

Most Women MPs Ever, Yet Only 14.6% Of Lok Sabha
IndiaSpend, May 27, 2019
Namita Bhandare

From faith to gender and profession to caste: A profile of the 17th Loksabha
Hindustan Times, May 25, 2019
Priyamvada Trivedi, Basim U Nissa and Saloni Bhogale

In Caste-Strong Uttar Pradesh, Why SP-BSP-RLD Alliance Suffered A Jumbo Setback Vs BJP & Co.
Outlook, May 24, 2019
Preetha Nair

Women voters are louder than ever and that’s because of poll panel, quota: Experts
DownToEarth, May 23, 2019
Kundan Pandey

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Crunching numbers to make sense of politics
Hindustan Times, May 22, 2019
Roshan Kishore

Why is Muslim political representation declining in India?
Quartz India, May 22, 2019
Daniel Wolfe, Dan Kopf & Aria Thaker

Nexus of  money, crime continues  in 2019 polls
Livemint, May 19, 2019
Arjun Srinivas, Sriharsha Devulapalli, Vishnu Padmanabhan

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In 2019 polls, women look to bridge historic turnout gap
Hindustan Times, May 17, 2019
Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa

In India’s Elections, Female Candidates Still Need Men’s Blessings
The New York Times, May 15, 2019
By Mujib Mashal and Suhasini Raj

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In 2019 fewer sitting MPs in poll fray 
Hindustan Times, May 11, 2019
Gilles Verniers

Majority of candidates contesting Lok Sabha elections say they work as farmers
India Today, May 10, 2019
Nikhil Rampal

In Delhi’s 1 out of 7 score, the tale of how women have fared in Indian elections
Indian Express, May 10, 2019
Leela Prasad

Loksabha elections 2019: How does voter turnout affect election results? 
Hindustan Times, May 3, 2019
Neelanjan Sircar

The myth of a monolith
India Today, May 3, 2019
Kaushik Deka

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Can BJP retain dominance in Hindi heartland? 
Hindustan Times, April 29, 2019
Gilles Verniers

In UP, BJP’s Dalit Outreach May Have Run Into A New Wall: Stray Cattle
NDTV, April 29, 2019
Shruti Menon, Sreenivasan Jain

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In UP, BJP woos Dalits, but must win trust
Hindustan Times, April 28, 2019
Dhrubo Jyoti and Snigdha Poonam

Muslim Women Are 6.9% Of Population. In Lok Sabha, 0.7%
IndiaSpend, April 26, 2019
Namita Bhandare

Political parties think women are ‘weak’ candidates, but data doesn’t say so
ThePrint, April 24, 2019
Fatima Khan

The Election Fix: Muslims are constantly discussed but seriously underrepresented in Indian politics, Apr 21, 2019
Nithya Subramanian & Shoaib Daniyal

The Congress Caste Umbrella
India Today, April 19, 2019
Kaushik Deka

With Parties Spewing Millions, Does Campaigning Affect Voter Preference in Multi-Phase Elections?
News18, April 16, 2019
Nikita Vashisth

Lok Sabha elections: BJP’s 2019 challenge is threefold
Hindustan Times, Apr 13, 2019
Roshan Kishore

Flagging Off the Poll Fight
Livemint, April 11, 2019

Electoral Bonds Have Legalised Crony Capitalism: Ex-Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi
Outlook, April 7, 2019
Adil Rashid

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Sugarcane may tilt the scales in west UP
Hindustan Times, April 7, 2019
Chetan Chauhan

How Many Women Candidates Will Contest in 2019?
The Wire, April 5, 2019
The Wire Staff

Democracy On Display
Businessworld, April 2, 2019
Chaitanya Kalbag

Smallest and biggest victory margins in the history of the Lok Sabha elections
The Hindu, March 25, 2019
Vignesh Radhakrishnan

What UP tie-ups portend for BJP in Lok Sabha polls
Hindustan Times, March 20, 2019
Neelanjan Sircar

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Why states matter in the battle for India
Hindustan Times, March 19, 2019
Roshan Kishore

Why voters don’t turn up in larger numbers in Lok Sabha elections – all politics is local
ThePrint, March 12, 2019
Pradeep Chhibber, Francesca Jensenius and Harsh Shah

Going solo in elections helps neither BJP nor Congress
Hindustan Times, March 6, 2019
Roshan Kishore

Losing by Religion
The Caravan, March 1, 2019
Christophe Jaffrelot

Five charts that show the extent of political power women have in India
Citizen Matters, February 26, 2019
Shree D N

The Majoritarian Challenge and an Ambedkarite Remedy
Economic and Political Weekly, February 23, 2019
Sukumar Muralidharan

What does east-west classification of Uttar Pradesh by Congress mean?
Hindustan Times, Jan 24, 2019
Roshan Kishore

How BJP became an accepted party in a Christian majority state like Nagaland
The Print, January 18, 2019
Ashish Ranjan

BJP’s other look east policy: Eye on polls, party looks to make inroads in India’s east coast
Hindustan Times, Jan 15, 2019
Milan Vaishnav and Jamie Hintson

The BJP’s East Coast Challenge
Carnegie Endowment, Jan 15, 2019
Milan Vaishnav and Jamie Hintson

The SP-BSP alliance in UP is rare, formidable and perfect
The Print, Jan 14, 2018
Shivam Vij

Is There A Second Wave of Dalit Upsurge in West Bengal?
EPW Engage, Jan 12, 2019
Ayan Guha

2019 polls: ‘Mission 123’ to win seats lost five years ago a challenge for BJP
Hindustan Times, Jan 07, 2019
Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa

Analysis| Narrative, not Opposition unity, is BJP’s bigger worry ahead of 2019 polls
Hindustan Times, Jan 02, 2019
Roshan Kishore and Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa

Under Illusion
The Caravan, Jan 1, 2019
Hartosh Singh Bal

Analysis: Muslim electoral irrelevance may soon be a thing of the past
The Hindu, Dec 17, 2018
Vikas Pathak

Assembly Elections 2018: Decline in women and Muslim candidates, says think tank
Hindustan Times, Dec 13, 2018
Anisha Dutta

Assembly Election Results 2018: What worked—the Modi bounce or the Rahul rally?
Livemint, Dec 13, 2018
Sriharsha Devulapalli and Vishnu Padmanabhan

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

The growing importance of business in Uttar Pradesh politics
Livemint, Aug 21, 2018
Nikita Kwatra

BJP vulnerable in face of strong pre-poll alliance for 2019 election
Hindustan Times, Aug 03, 2018
By Roshan Kishore

BJP vulnerable in face of strong pre-poll alliance for 2019 election
The Print, Aug 02, 2018
By Amit Ahuja and Rajkamal Singh

Congress has hopes from Rajasthan, but it can easily swing in BJP’s favour
Hindustan Times, Aug 02, 2018
By Abhishek Jha

Is Mahagathbandhan the Only Way Out for the Opposition in 2019?
The Quint, Jun 05, 2018
By Amitabh Dubey

Is the communal fault line behind PDP-BJP break-up in Jammu and Kashmir?
Hindustan Times, Jun 21, 2018
By Roshan Kishore

Why Karnataka Voted the Way It Did
Asia Dialogue, Jun 18, 2018
By Vishesh Guru

Independents losing poll ground Times), Jun 12, 2018
By Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa

IAPS Dialogue, May 29, 2018
By Rahul Verma and Pranav Gupta

Key facts about Karnataka election results explained in numbers and charts
Hindustan Times, May 16, 2018
By HT Correspondents

Karnataka Elections 2018: Results update
Citizen Matters, May 15, 2018

This is how Karnataka has voted since 1978
The Indian Express, May 11, 2018
By Piyush Aggarwal, Hemang Kumar, Ravish Tiwari

The importance of Kuldeep Sengar and BJP’s social engineering strategy in Uttar Pradesh
Hindustan Times, April 30, 2018
By Neelanjan Sircar

Number of BJP MLAs in the northeast have increased 15 times in last five years
Hindustan Times, March 06, 2018
By Samarth Bansal and Gurman Bhatia

Small candidates and ‘vote-cutting’ in Indian elections
Livemint, February, 2018
By Simon Chauchard, Hanmant Wanole

The fast disappearing Muslim in the Indian republic
Indian Express, January 22, 2018
By Nissim Mannathukkaren

Fewer contests, more allies can help Congress tackle BJP in 2019
Hindustan Times, January 02, 2018
By Roshan Kishore

Gujarat election results: It’s wrong to understand outcome through vote-shares, BJP came very close to losing this critical poll
Firstpost, December 22, 2017
By Shivam Vij

For 22 years, Gujarat has been a BJP Stronghold. But it wasn’t always this way.
Hindustan Times, October 26, 2017
By Harry Stevens

How Gujarat votes explained in five charts
The Print, October 25, 2017
By Ruhi Tewari,Aananth Daksnamurthy

Can the BSP recover lost ground in UP?
livemint, July 29, 2017
By Roshan Kishore

Beyond Rashtrapati Bhawan
Indian Express, July 14, 2017
By Christophe Jaffrelot

Mandal and kamandal have powered BJP’s stellar rise
livemint, March 13, 2017
By Roshan Kishore

Can the BSP recover lost ground in UP?
Scroll, March 01, 2017
By Supriya Sharma

Populism, remixed
Scroll, March 24, 2017
By Christophe Jaffrelot

A victory in Bihar won’t close the BJP’s Rajya Sabha logjam
Scroll, March 23, 2017
By Rukmini S

No matter who wins Uttar Pradesh, this caste group is always ahead
Scroll, March 23, 2017
By Supriya Sharma

The BJP Now Has More MLAs Than Any Party Has Had In 24 Years
Scroll, March 21, 2017
By Rukmini S

Muslim vote division did it for BJP
Tribune India, March 20, 2017
By Shahira Naim

BJP “success”: Upper castes 44% of UP assembly strength, but represent 19% of total voters, says political centre
Counterview, March 14, 2017
By Independent Representative

Mandal and kamandal have powered BJP’s stellar rise
Livemint, March 13, 2017
By Roshan Kishore

Punjab election result: Congress gains as AAP chips off Akali vote
Hindustan Times, March 12, 2017
By Jatin Gandhi, Samarth Bansal and Gurman Bhatia

The New UP Assembly Will Likely Have The Second Lowest Number Of Muslim MLAs Ever
Scroll, March 11, 2017
By Rukmini S

UP elections: Why the rhetoric of caste vs development rings hollow
Livemint, January 27, 2017
By Roshan Kishore

Why it’s too early to write off Tamil Nadu’s smaller parties
Scroll, May 24, 2016
By Andrew Wyatt and C Manikandan

AAP’s Delhi win a landmark in poll history
The Hindu, February 11, 2015
By Rukmini S

Bihar poll verdict: How Modi surrendered Bihar
The Hindu, November 9, 2015
By Neelanjan Sricar, Bhanu Joshi, Ashish Rajan

At 1058, BJP has most most MLAs nationwide
The Hindu, December 27, 2014
By Rukmini S

India’s council of ministers: From Nehru to Modi
LiveMint, December 15, 2014
By Prabhat Singh, Pramit Bhatacharya