March 2018
Siddaramaiah Challenges BJP by Pleasing Lingayats and Veerashaivas

With elections to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly scheduled on May 12, 2018, the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government has endorsed a long-standing

Rural Distress: Farmers as Voters

In a politically sensitive pre-election Union Budget the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has lost possibly its last opportunity to deliver i

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Hype over Pad Man but India's Menstrual Woes Continue

Menstrual hygiene, an essential building block of a woman’s health, suffers wanton neglect in India’s public discourse. Though public policies are in

‘One Nation-One Poll’ and the Quest for Political Hegemony

Simultaneous elections to the State Assemblies and the Lok Sabha is an idea that prioritises convenience over democracy and representation. Its implem