Be it Benaras which is gearing up for the most crucial battle between BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and the Aam Aadmi Party’s Arvind Kejriwal, or Bihar and U.P. where people are yearning for the ‘Gujarat model’, this election is focusing on some of the substantive issues that impact India
Fewer than 10% of the candidates in the ongoing elections in India are women. A law to reserve seats for women in Parliament, which will increase this number, is in abeyance. Our next government can take lessons from Latin America, where 16 countries have successfully implemented reservations and other enabling measures
The Forbes published an article written by Alyssa Ayres, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations. The article mentions the conclusions drawn at a Gateway House discussion on Indian elections.
German President Joachim Gauck’s visit to India this week is a reminder of how Germany is addressing inequality, with better wages, benefits for the poorest, and other measures. When the gap between the rich and poor is growing globally, it is time for India’s prime ministerial aspirants to also focus on this issue
Livemint published Gateway House's Fellow Rajni Bakshi's article on Narendra Modi and the issue of prime ministership. She argues that business leaders should build immunity against communal tensions instead of engaging in the complexity of identity politics.
Firstpost published Gateway House's Director Ambassador Neelam Deo's article on the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to India. She argues that since India and US will be preoccupied with their economic and strategic challenges, the bilateral talks will not produce any major announcements