Category: Indian Election Series

India Enters a New Political Era

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a surprisingly emphatic win in the national election. The elections concluded last week after seven rounds of voting which took six weeks and mobilised more than 600 million voters. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) increased both its seat and vote share to win a resounding majority, while the main …

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Can India stop the social media runaway train?

India’s newspaper industry is the envy of the world. India is one of the few markets where major mastheads have witnessed increasing circulation and revenue growth over the past two decades. Yet, there is a sense of pessimism about the future of traditional media, with individuals and political parties increasingly turning to share information on …

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