Students and politics

Where Young Turks are born

Change is the challenge, and students are impatient for it. They are frustrated with the culture of vendetta politics. Deadly violence used »

Thorny path to campus politics

Amid sustained demands and as part of its pre-poll promise, the Samajwadi Party government restored student unions in Uttar Pradesh last...»

The numbers count

Last December, even as television news channels were slowly waking up to more horrific details of the gang rape of a 23-year-old on a bus...»

Lyngdoh in limbo

One of the Lyngdoh committee recommendations mandates that a candidate cannot spend more than Rs. 5,000 on his entire election campaign....»

Reaching for the Stars: The Incredible Rise of Arvind Kejriwal

Five years ago, Arvind Kejriwal was far from being the man of the masses he is today. He abhorred politics and politicians and was in no quandary about enlisting the right wing in his anti-corruption fight. From that to his emergence as a natural leader of the poor and minorities is a riveting story, as riven with contradictions as it is full of surprises. The Hindu Centre's Senior Fellow Vidya Subrahmaniam, traces his rise from activism to political stardom. Read more. »

Inserting Hindutva in Nagaland
The Hindu Centre’s latest policy report examines the working of internal democracy in the Congress and the BJP.Read more. »



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