Newsletters

  • August 2021
    Highlights: TCPD releases a new dataset on Indian political parties. This dataset is useful to anyone interested in tracing the formation, origins and trajectories of Indian political parties. It can be used as a base to study parties’ splits and mergers.
  • July 2021
    Highlights: TCPD launched the Political Career Tracker which tracks the career trajectory of political candidates who contested all elections since 1962 across 20 states. You can access it on the website of TCPD’s data collation tool Lok Dhaba.
  • June 2021
    Highlights: Lok Dhaba and the Incumbency Profile have been updated with the Jammu & Kashmir. TCPD Announced the release of Governors’ and CM’s Dataset
  • May 2021
    Highlights: We are excited to share the news of a new partnership with the Center for the Advanced Study of India at the University of Pennsylvania (CASI, UPenn). | Lok Dhaba and the Incumbency Profile has been updated with the 2021 Vidhan Sabha election results | Incumbency Data has been updated for Karnatka, Andra Pradesh and Telangana
  • April 2021
    Highlights: TCPD announces its new logo, Incumbency profile for Kerala updated, 2021 Summer Internship decisions slated to be announced on 10 May 2021
  • March 2021
    Highlights: The centre launched its weekly analysis publication called ‘TCPD Columns’. It consists of a series of analytical and expository articles spanning areas from incumbency mapping to sociological profiles of politicians, based on data from TCPD’s pioneering political data visualisation tool Lok Dhaba.
  • February 2021
    Highlights: Incumbency data on the 2016 Assam Vidhan Sabha and other north-eastern states goes live, TCPD’s distinguished fellow and former Chief Election Commissioner Mr. S.Y. Quraishi’s book ‘The Population Myth’ is published
  • January 2021
    Highlights: TCPD’s new website goes live, Incumbency profile of the 16th West Bengal Vidhan Sabha updated, Priyamvada Trivedi was a panelist in a discussion organised by IIIT-Hyderabad on data driven solutions and products
  • December 2020
    Highlights: With the upcoming 2021 West Bengal elections, Neelesh Agrawal, Basim-U-Nissa, and Ananay Agarwal engaged with journalists from West Bengal and demonstrated how LokDhaba could be used in their own coverage of elections.
  • November 2020
    Highlights: 2020 Bihar Vidhan Sabha Election Results: LokDhaba and Incumbeny Visualization updated