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Use of force against millions of protesting farmers will destroy Indian secularism

More than 263-million cultivators and labourers have joined the rights movement against the Modi government’s laws that will push people further into poverty

Surviving Covid-19 — and Modi

A religious and nationalist agenda has replaced the promise of development and left India ill-equipped to manage the pandemic

Surviving Covid-19 – and Modi

A religious and nationalist agenda has replaced the promise of development and left India ill-equipped to manage the pandemic

Democracy and charisma: A dangerous liaison

In India and the Philippines, strongmen have consolidated immense power through democratic means. How do we explain this?

Modi attacks universities

By threatening students and academics, the Indian government seeks to create a compliant nation. But it is also a push towards disaster

The onward march of Hindu nationalism

A recent court verdict over a disputed religious site gives a legal green light to Modi’s majoritarianism

Kashmir: Modi’s threat to India’s democracy

The revocation of the contested territory’s special status marks a dangerous Hindu-nationalist shift

Modi victory secures illiberal, majority rule

The Indian leader’s party is backed by a Hindu nationalist movement and dominates Parliament

India’s Modi on course for big election win

After four hours of counting the 600 million votes cast, Election Commission data showed Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party clearly in the lead

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