Today’s autocrats rarely use brute force to wrest control. A human rights and international law scholar details the modern authoritarian's latest methods to grab and hold power.
India's Supreme Court has allowed a Hindu temple to be built on the disputed site of a 16th-century mosque. The verdict could have long-term ramifications for India's tradition of religious diversity.
India's Prime Minister Narenda Modi shared a stage with President Donald Trump at an event for the Indian diaspora in Texas.
In India's far northeast, tensions are beginning to emerge in the 22-year peace process to end India's longest insurgency.
Roughly translating as 'Hindu-ness', Hindutva reframes the majority religion more as an identity, stoking tensions and intolerance of Muslims.
The situation in Kashmir shows that colonisation isn't just done by Europeans – India has a long history of it too.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he's ushering in a 'new India.' But this new era is of ethnic majoritarianism and erases differences, dissent and the rights of minorities.
Violence, rebellion, dark days and a war with Pakistan are likely on the horizon as a result of India's latest move against Kashmiris.
Trump and Zuma seek to sell explanations of their misfortunes to the socially insecure and economically vulnerable. To an alarming extent they succeed.
A spatial analysis of India’s election results shows a unique geographical footprint of the BJP vote and how its recent progression follows obvious geographic patterns.
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.
Despite branding himself India's 'watchman', Modi has a mixed record when it comes to keeping India secure.
Modi and the political party he represents are adherents of Hindutva, an ideology. It is fundamentally different from the faith, Hinduism.
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.
In Narendra Modi, India has found a development messiah.
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.
Narendra Modi looks poised to win the Indian election, even though India's long-standing economic and social problems haven’t been tackled to any great extent.
Anti-caste and Dalit movements have emerged as a voice to count on as India's 2019 legislative elections unfold.