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Foreign and security policy increasingly important in the Indian elections

By Klaus Voll / 21 March, 2019

In the run-up to the elections in India, the domestic landscape has dramatically changed in the wake of the recent terror attack in Kashmir, the Indian Air Force strike in Pakistan as well as the Pakistani response. It is expected that foreign and security policy will have decisive repercussions on...

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China’s influence on the elections in India

By Srikanth Kondapalli / 21 March, 2019

As economic ties between India and China are growing closer, a link between business influence, political parties and electoral funding appears in India. The ‘China factor’ is becoming increasingly important in the country’s political context.   India, with its over 800 million eligible voters, is heading for general elections in...

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India and its neighbours – tensions in the election campaign

By Joyce Sabina Lobo / 21 March, 2019

India’s relations with its South Asian neighbours don’t make or break fortunes of political parties during Indian elections. Domestic politics occupy the vast space of debate and electoral battles. However, through issues like territory, illegal migration and terrorism, a certain number of neighbouring countries are present in the campaign.  ...

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India: what divides Modi’s BJP and Gandhi’s Congress?

By Klaus Voll / 18 March, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP has advocated for an “India without Congress” and will do everything to retain its power. Can the Congress party, linked to to the Gandhi family, bounce back from its all-time low in the April general elections? India will experience a most bitter campaign, defining the...

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Is India changing? Politics and jobs ahead of the 2019 general elections

By Sabina Dewan / 15 March, 2019

Indians are optimistic. According to the Pew Research Center’s 2017 Global Attitudes Survey, three out of four Indians believe that “when children today in India grow up, they will be better off financially than their parents.” Much of this optimism is linked to the world’s largest democracy enjoying 7 percent...

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Indian democracy in danger – open and hidden dimensions of the upcoming elections

By Prem Shankar Jha / 14 March, 2019

Between April and May, Indians will vote for a new parliament. It will be India’s 17th general election in 67 years of independance, and not a single time has the verdict been challenged or the integrity of the electoral system been questioned. On the surface Indian democracy could not be...

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Progress and setbacks in environmental protection in Chile – continuity in State policy?

By Valentina Durán / 11 March, 2019

Over the past five years, Chile has gained worldwide recognition for its environmental performance. In December 2017, President Michelle Bachelet received the UN “Champions of the Earth” award for her outstanding leadership in creating marine and terrestrial protected areas and her boost to non-conventional renewable energies (NCRE), specially photovoltaic solar...

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The face of Chile’s Right: Piñera’s first year in government

By Maya Fernandez / 8 March, 2019

Sebastián Piñera won the 2017 election against diveded progressive forces that where competing with two different presidential candidates and two different parliament lists in the first round. The Right however was united, based on campaign promises answering citizens’ main concerns: more and better jobs, economic growth, protection of the middle...

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Truth and justice in Chile: Twenty years after Pinochet’s arrest and one year of Sebastián Piñera’s Government

By Marcela Ahumada / 8 March, 2019

Last 16th October, it was 20 years since Augusto Pinochet was arrested at The Clinic, London, where he had travelled to undergo a surgical procedure. A milestone of global importance, which stemmed from an arrest warrant for genocide and crimes against humanity issued by the Spanish Judge Baltazar Garzón based...

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All Bolsonaro’s Men

By Filipe Vasconcelos Romao / 10 January, 2019

The election of Jair Bolsonaro is a product of the crisis and the perception of the population regarding corruption. However, its support base is heterogeneous and contradictory, which puts Brazil in even greater uncertainty.   Brazil is currently experiencing the most dramatic period of its three decades of democracy. The...

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