Narendra Modi's BJP views NGO activists as defiant because they challenge conventional notions of power, social structures and hierarchies that conflict with the idea of Hindu majoritarianism.
India's re-elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a victory speech that presented himself as a selfless and humble ascetic. This vision goes far to promote a Hindu nationalist 'new' India.
A panel of academic experts assess Narendra Modi's victory in the final episode of our India Tomorrow series.
The Bharatiya Janata Party of Narendra Modi has claimed victory in the world's biggest democratic exercise.
Modi has been given an overwhelming mandate to continue his reform agenda in India, but he faces many challenges in his second term as prime minister.
India has always been a nation of multiple faiths but the BJP government, which is favoured to be returned this week as winner of the general election, is eroding the country's Muslim heritage.
India election 2019: millions of Indian youth are underemployed and going to the polls.
The Conversation, CC BY64.4 MB (download)
The world's largest democracy will see its biggest young voter turnout since gaining independence 72 years ago, with millions delivering their verdict on Narendra Modi's BJP government.
India's parliamentary elections, now underway, will show how social media is affecting Indian society and government.
This is a transcript of part two of The Anthill's podcast series, India Tomorrow, on the politics of Hindu natonalism.
The second part of this series from The Anthill podcast looks at the trajectories of Hindu nationalism in India.
Listen to academics from around the world in this seven-part podcast series on India ahead of the 2019 Indian elections.
This is a transcript of part one of The Anthill's podcast series, India Tomorrow, on fake news and information wars.
When India goes to polls in 2019, the incumbent BJP government will have much to answer about its record on accountability.
At the point of independence, Indian citizenship law was a matter of residency, not religion or ethnicity. That could be about to change.
India is not able to do away with its caste politics. It has been apparent in the dramatic turn of Narendra Modi's regime to woo lower castes through multiple policy measures.
A nuclear physicist and disarmament expert recommends reading on nuclear disasters, weapons, authoritarianism and climate change.
The leaders of Turkey and India have plenty in common.
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.
In India, a series of vicious attacks by 'cow vigilantes' signals that Hindu extremism is on the rise.
Election results almost always come with conspiracy theories attached, but India's latest round of recriminations goes deeper than usual.