Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

The promise and pitfalls of Indian foreign policy

Two episodes in the first week of June starkly illustrate both the promise of Indian foreign policy and the pitfalls it faces as a result of the country’s increasingly toxic domestic political culture.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

India should think beyond the Hindutva agenda

Over the last few years – under the BJP government – India’s religious polarisation has increased in degree and intensity.

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

The promise and pitfalls of Indian foreign policy

Two episodes in the first week of June starkly illustrate both the promise of Indian foreign policy and the pitfalls it faces as a result of the country’s increasingly toxic domestic political culture.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Rise of hate speech in India

Stern official action needed to prevent hate speech

February 11, 2020
February 11, 2020

BJP heads for defeat in Delhi election

India's ruling party is projected to lose a key state election, the vote count showed, in its first electoral test since deadly anti-government protests erupted nearly two months ago.

January 20, 2020
January 20, 2020

JP Nadda elected new BJP chief

Seasoned politician Jagat Prakash Nadda is elected unopposed as the President of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and is set to be handed over the baton by his powerful predecessor and Indian Home Minister Amit Shah.

September 1, 2019
September 1, 2019

Assam NRC puts BJP in quandary

The final National Register of Citizens (NRC), which left out around 19.6 lakh people in Assam, puts India’s and the state’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in a quandary.

May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019

Modi’s cabinet: Amit Shah gets home, Rajnath defence

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah is appointed India’s new Home Minister as Prime Minister Narendra Modi allocates portfolios a day after being sworn in for a second straight term as the head of government.

May 30, 2019
May 30, 2019

Amit Shah to be part of Narendra Modi’s cabinet

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah is all set to be inducted into the cabinet of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi who will be sworn in for a second straight term at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

May 30, 2019
May 30, 2019

Cabinet calls: Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani among top names

All eyes are on the Cabinet that will take oath with Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in India.

May 24, 2019
May 24, 2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Gloomiest phase for Gandhis

The Congress helmed by its President Rahul Gandhi, his sister and General Secretary Priyanka Vadra and their mother Sonia Gandhi today stared at one of the gloomiest phases for the party after the Bharatiya Janata Party won a historic mandate in parliamentary elections. The Gandhis