Though the BJP has never been averse to using Modi merchandise in campaigns, this is the first time it has taken to selling products on its own

Sheikh Hasina Prevails

The equating of authoritarianism with strong electoral performance by a single political party is now greeted with resignation by academics and ‘civil society leaders’ alike

The Rot in the Bureau

The crumbling of the reputations of India’s important institutions can partly be attributed to excessive political and corporate meddling

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