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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 […]

What is the solution to the Catalan crisis – ethno-federalism?
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What is the solution to the Catalan crisis – ethno-federalism?

The Catalan crisis is the worst constitutional crisis that Spain has witnessed since democracy was restored in 1978. Following the unilateral Catalonian declaration of Independence and the establishment of direct rule in the region by Madrid, there are a few options for Spain’s relationship with Catalonia. These include stronger centralization […]

Anti-conversion laws: rethinking violence against Christians in India
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Anti-conversion laws: rethinking violence against Christians in India

On 12 August, the Jharkhand state assembly passed the Religious Freedom Bill 2017 (also known as the Jharkhand Dharma Swatantra Adhiniyam).  The Bill now awaits the approval of the Jharkhand governor and subsequently, the President of India for assent. If it does, Jharkhand will join Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat […]