indian politics

Elections and Foreign Policy – A tightrope walk?

Elections and Foreign Policy – A tightrope walk?

2024 election season saw the BJP highlighting Indian leadership of the G20, success of Operation Ganga, evacuation of Indians from war-torn Ukraine with the Opposition criticizing the incumbent on the stand-off in Galwan as well as the alleged occupation of around 2000 sq km of Indian territory by China (a claim disputed by the current government).

Impact of the rise of right-wing politics in India on Institutions

Impact of the rise of right-wing politics in India on Institutions

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) rise in the Indian political circles has been well documented for a considerable amount of time. But in 2014, a resurgence of sorts caused BJP to come to power for the second time in over 16 years. BJP’s meticulous rise to power marks an era of the political right-wing dominating politics, not only in India but in other notable powers of the world as well.

The Indian National Congress: Problems, Challenges and the Way Forward

The Indian National Congress: Problems, Challenges and the Way Forward

For any political party to thrive in conditions as hostile as the Indian political climate, the presence of a strong, astute leader capable enough to tackle dynamic political conditions is very critical. And it is the absence of a strong figure capable enough to tackle and counter the rise of the BJP that is hurting Congress’ aspirations to rise to power.