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Karnataka: state election with national implications
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Karnataka: state election with national implications

On 12 May, the state of Karnataka goes to the polls in an election with significant implications for the whole country. Karnataka’s electoral landscape is unique and could throw light on how national parties including Congress and BJP fare in state elections elsewhere. Electoral Landscape: Karnataka electoral prospects are intriguing. […]

Indian elections: Is this the Return of the Congress?
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Indian elections: Is this the Return of the Congress?

Since its devastating loss in the 2014 Indian General Elections, the Indian National Congress (INC) has faltered and ceded ground to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the state and national level. 2014 saw the worst showing for the INC in a General Election. This was fueled three factors. The first was […]

Stability following Merkel’s Victory?
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Stability following Merkel’s Victory?

  Unsurprisingly, Angela Merkel cruised to victory in Sunday’s election for the German Chancellorship for a fourth term. Election and referendum results over the past two years have been notorious for defying polling pandits, however, Merkel’s double-digit lead heading into the polls made these elections slightly less nerve-wracking.  But with […]