Domestic Politics


    • Op-Ed

    Diplomacy for New India

    Urgent administrative reforms to generate greater efficiency and synergy hold the key to the construction of a New India that can fully tap into the nation’s internal and external potential.

    • Op-Ed

    Let the Drone Industry Take Off

    Overcoming the present regulatory inertia around drones in India is important both from the perspective of the civilian drone industry—one capable of leading to multiple technological innovations, high-volume manufacture, and beneficial uses—and the overall economy.

    • Op-Ed

    Bots and Botching Up of Elections

    Political bots are playing a major role in how an average voter consumes news and information.

    • Op-Ed

    Let Justice Flow

    By investing in innovative “DigiProcedures,” the Indian court system can provide more rapid resolutions to disputes.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: Battling De-Globalization

    Without a deeper and dynamic three-way engagement between politics, business and science, India might find itself losing ground in the new era of de-globalization and technological transformation.

    • Event

    Book Launch: When Crime Pays

    • Milan Vaishnav, Yogendra Yadav, Anubha Bhonsle
    • February 08, 2017
    • New Delhi

    In democracies stretching from Brazil to Nigeria, criminals routinely thrive at the ballot box. In India, the world’s largest democracy, as many as a third of elected politicians are under criminal indictment.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: It’s Not Just About H-1B

    An India that grows its domestic capabilities will be in a better position to address American concerns about jobs at home and benefit in turn from the current U.S. lead in most advanced technologies like robotics, artificial intelligence, and biotechnology.

    • Op-Ed

    Budget: A Worthy Political Tool

    Budgets can never be made in isolation without thinking of their political benefits.

    • Op-Ed

    Crafty Indian Politicians Can Game the New Political Funding Rules Even in Their Sleep

    While the reforms to political finance announced as part of the India’s 2017 Budget are a step in the right direction, they will do little to change the reality of non-transparent political funding.

    • Event

    Women at War: Subhas Chandra Bose and the Rani of Jhansi Regiment

    • Vera Hildebrand, Sagari Chhabra, Babli Moitra Saraf, Ujjayini Ray, Ritu Menon, Rita Manchanda
    • February 01, 2017
    • New Delhi

    During World War II, Subhas Chandra Bose raised perhaps the first female infantry fighting unit in military history, the Rani of Jhansi Regiment (RJR).

Carnegie Experts on
Domestic Politics

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    Bilal Baloch
    Visiting Fellow
    Bilal Baloch is a visiting fellow at Carnegie India where his research focuses on the political economy of government behavior in India and other developing democracies.
  • expert thumbnail - Khosla
    Saksham Khosla
    Research Analyst
    Carnegie India
    Saksham Khosla is a research analyst at Carnegie India. His research focuses on the political economy of administrative, economic, and welfare reforms in India.
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    C. Raja Mohan
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Carnegie India
    A leading analyst of India’s foreign policy, Mohan is also an expert on South Asian security, great-power relations in Asia, and arms control.
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    Constantino Xavier
    Carnegie India
    Constantino Xavier is a fellow at Carnegie India, based in New Delhi. His research focus is on India’s foreign policy, with emphasis on relations with its neighboring countries and South Asian regional security.

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