Indian election

Cashing in on women’s health

Women’s health has been sidelined for centuries. But now that women are finally being heard, some unscrupulous companies are cashing in on the movement.

The battle for India is being fought in the states as the general election turns local.

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Parliament’s hollowing out can only be checked, and reversed, by a successful electoral challenge to the Modi personality cult.

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The business elite funds political parties and elections in return for economic favours or for securing favourable policies for their industry

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Cinematic fiction has become the convenient way of ‘correcting’ historical frictions, especially where facts are inconvenient

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The expectation for Indian politicians to ‘be with the people’ now encompasses standing with them through their lived experiences of climate change.

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In what is a big year for democratic elections, none come bigger than India’s incredible exercise in ensuring every voter has a say.

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The Indian government is weaponising ‘national interest’ measures to close down reporting it deems critical of the Modi government.

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India is on its way to becoming the third-largest economy in the world, yet unemployment among young people with graduate degrees is at an all-time high.

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Criticism of EVMs is legitimate, but it shouldn’t overwhelm the devices’ potential to strengthen democracy

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Elections in India are a paradoxical see-saw between trust and legitimacy crisis.

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