India: Politics/governance

* India: On the road - Modi likely to win tough poll, Amitabh Dubey, Shumita Sharma Deveshwar, 11 Dec 2017
Modi’s party looks set to retain his home state of Gujarat, but expect less reform and more populism as it is on the back foot politically
* India: New Congress takes the fight to the BJP, Amitabh Dubey, Shumita Sharma Deveshwar, 27 Nov 2017
As Rahul Gandhi takes over the leadership of the Congress party, a tepid economy gives him political ammunition against the BJP
* India: On the road in Uttar Pradesh: GST woes hurt Modi’s popularity in busy poll season, Shumita Sharma Deveshwar, Amitabh Dubey, 26 Oct 2017
Sentiment on Modi turns negative in the state where his party won a landslide election six months ago as voters face economic difficulties.
* India: Gujarat poll to test identity vs economics, Amitabh Dubey, 5 Oct 2017
Modi’s BJP is still the favourite to win the Gujarat state election in December 2017, but the battle is closer than expected
* India: Competition with China enters new phase, Amitabh Dubey, 3 Aug 2017
Even as their border standoff eases, relations between China and India are set to deteriorate
* India: Hindu hardliners on the ascendant, Shumita Sharma Deveshwar, 24 Mar 2017
Modi incorporates Hindu nationalism into his policy mix of populism and development
* India: The political consequences of Modi’s state election victory, Amitabh Dubey, 17 Mar 2017
Modi’s re-election prospects in 2019 are strong
India: On the road in Uttar Pradesh: Modi’s BJP set to win key election India: On the road in Uttar Pradesh: Modi’s BJP set to win key election, Shumita Sharma Deveshwar, 8 Mar 2017
Modi’s nationalist, pro-poor rhetoric appears to have worked in a high-stakes election
* India: On the road in Mumbai and New Delhi: Investor optimism is high, despite the looming risk of economic disruption, Shumita Sharma Deveshwar, Jon Harrison, 16 Feb 2017
The effects of demonetization and the expected GST rollout will filter through the economy in the longer term but will have a negative impact over the next 12 months, raising worries about the strength of the recovery
* India: On the road in Punjab ahead of crucial vote outcome, Amitabh Dubey, Shumita Sharma Deveshwar, 8 Feb 2017
Local issues dominate the polls amid demonetization pinch