Early in the elections, Uttar Pradesh has mirrored many paradoxes. Modi has superstar status. That might not get him votes. The BJP has built a non-Yadav, non-Jat voter base. But many could swing back to familiar caste and community voting patterns.
Last man standing for India's Muslims? Asaduddin Owaisi opens up on his background, his politics and his sherwani
Asaduddin Owaisi is arguably the most forceful and significant Indian Muslim voice today.
His name isn't Khan. But he may be a terrorist: If Narendra Modi feels Hindus can’t be terrorists, here's why he's wrong
Godse was a Maharashtrian Brahmin. Indira Gandhi’s assassins were Sikhs. Several terrorist attacks have been carried out by non-Muslims. Then why is one community singled out for the insult?
For the Congress, the announcement of the Minimum Income Guarantee symbolises that moment in Election 2019 when they set the narrative.
From Mughal emperors to Sufi saints, Holi has meant a great deal beyond tight religious boundaries. Its colours have made all of that melt away, so we could be 'us'.
Casting votes, not stones: Indian authorities not holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Kashmir is a big misstep
By scheduling Lok Sabha elections and not Assembly Elections in Jammu and Kashmir, what message are we sending out to the separatists, the opposition and the allies?
Beyond our immediate neighbours, the Asian continent is home to many countries, each with their own international conflicts and issues. Saudi Arabia and Iran are two such nations, both crucial for India as well.