Tag Archives: Aam Aadmi Party

India: Not a Sprinkle, But a Spread of Saffron

The Hindutva agenda is moving forward in India, the voices of minorities are being marginalized and social hatred is being spread, but the political order continues to escape blame.

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Fading Promise of the Indian Spring

India's Aam Aadmi Party is still seen as a beacon of hope in Punjab’s bleak political landscape but the State unit exemplifies all that is wrong with it.

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Changing Indian Political Landscape

Launched by anti-corruption crusaders last year, the Aam Aadmi Party (the Common Man Party, or AAP) defied expectations in the recent Delhi state assembly elections and came very close to winning half the seats — in a state so far dominated by the two national parties. Can the AAP replicate its success elsewhere in India and upset the major parties? …

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The Right Gets it Right Ahead of Elections in India

There is a saying in Hindi: “Jab upparwala deta hai to chappar faad ke deta hai” (When god gives happiness, he gives in bountiful measure). In a democracy, people are god, and they have bestowed on the Bharatiya Janata Party a bouquet of electoral victories. It could not have got better — the party has won in all the four major states …

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