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What the Indian election can teach us

The people of India have spoken; Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won a third term, but this was a much tougher victory as compared to the previous two elections…

India’s electoral lessons

When elections take place in the world’s largest democracy, political eyes across the globe are naturally fixated on India. With the world’s biggest population and vast, diverse landscapes, vote counting…

India votes against Brand Modi

There is one thing certain in the 2024 Indian elections: no single party got a majority by itself to form the government. For the first time, Indian Prime Minister Narendra…

The Viksit Bharat era of India

Pakistan-India ‘talks’ have been stalled for years, but this doesn’t mean that the two countries don’t talk. In 2016, during a security incident at the Pathankot Airbase in India in…

Market lesson in India’s election

How instructive to watch the cold, ruthless logic of the market at play around the Indian election. It turns out that investors are ready to dump the juicy equity and…

India’s exhausting rhetoric

The initial campaigning for the 18th Lok Sabha elections in India gave the impression that political parties in India had moved away from depending on anti-Pakistan rhetoric to rally their…