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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...


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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