A crackdown on the beef and leather trades has put hundreds of thousands of Indian Muslims and Dalits out of work, vexing already-tense religious relations and hurting India's economy.
Fed by the far-right, Islamophobia continues to make it into the mainstream – where it's eagerly received by some.
Even if populist movements have been turned back in a few European elections, populism is not going to disappear. The EU needs a strategy to contain it.
India's Supreme Court could soon rule to abolish "triple talaq", a practice that allows Muslim men to divorce their wives instantaneously and discriminates against women.
Like president George W. Bush before him, Donald Trump made the announcement from the White House Rose Garden, showing that Republican governments have failed to learn past lessons.
Both attack the status-quo, but for entirely different reasons.
Despite being widely tipped as the next leader of the Front National, the young deputy is dropping out.
Victory for Emmanuel Macron is a blow for the far right, but there are lessons to be learnt for 2022.
France's two presidential candidates diverge markedly on many issues, but nothing is as divisive as France's relationship with the EU.
It all comes down to how many people abstain.
While minor right-wing parties are advancing specific policy agendas, Australia's major right-of-centre force appears to be grappling with internal divisions about its policy direction.
A survey shows that candidates who exploited populism in one way or the other during the first round of the French presidential election captured about half of the vote.
It might look like an odd move, but quitting your party in the middle of a presidential election plays into a particular myth that might appeal to voters.
France must now choose between two candidates with strongly opposing visions. The outcome of the May 7 run-off could radically alter France, as well as its position in Europe and in the world.
In the French graphic-novel series La Présidente, François Durpaire, Laurent Muller and Farid Boudjellal imagine what might happen if Marine Le Pen wins the presidential election.
Older white voters have long made up the core of the FN’s support, but Marine Le Pen claims that its now the party of choice for twentysomethings. It’s a claim worth investigating.
A bastion of liberal values in an illiberal climate.
Those on the far right already worry about finite resources and protecting traditional culture, and they see the natural landscape as a big part of national identity.
EU leaders will breathe a sigh of relief after the centre-right saw off the populist threat.
Proponents of inward-looking politics have demonstrated an impressive capacity to exploit the globalisation of the political sphere.