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All Things Policy: Does One Nation, One Election Make Sense?

Recently, on the Constitution Day, the Prime Minister called for replacing current election cycles with simultaneous elections. While this is not a new idea, does it solve the challenges of holding several elections? And are there better solutions? Prasanna Naidu...

Karthik Shashidhar quoted in a piece on the 2014 elections

Takshashila’s Resident Quant Karthik Shashidhar quoted in The New York Times on the Indian elections. Live-Blogging the Vote Count in India “Karthik Shashidhar, resident quant specialist at the Takshashila Institution, credited the “Modi wave” in the cluster of states known as...

Pavan Srinath quoted on the Indian elections

Takshashila’s Pavan Srinath quoted in International Business Times in a piece on the Indian Elections. Indian Elections: On Busiest Day Of 2014 Polling Calendar, Voters Express Hope And Skepticism “Pavan Srinath, head of policy research at The Takshashila Institution, a Bangalore-based...

Nitin Pai quoted in CNN World’s GPS on 2014 Indian elections

Takshashila’s Nitin Pai quoted in CNN World’s GPS on India’s upcoming elections. Nitin commented on the BJP campaign trail and management. India’s election: What’s at stake? “The BJP has run a very modern, very professional and very ruthless campaign, with a bold and...