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Nehru’s last stand?

By Shashi Tharoor
June 17, 2014

(This piece comes from Project Syndicate. The opinions expressed are the author’s own)

Election 2014: Imbalanced participation of women

By Praveen Rai
June 13, 2014

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters)

The marginalization of women in electoral politics is deeply embedded in the party system and the imbalanced gender power relations in the main political dispensations in India. They continue to be discriminated against not only in terms of seat allotments to contest elections but also within the rank and file of major political parties.

Time to ride the rally in the run-up to 2014 elections

By Ambareesh Baliga
December 10, 2013

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters)

Election fever in the world’s biggest democracy is gripping India in the run-up to general elections due in 2014. In the coming months, politics will be in focus especially among investors.

If change does come in 2014

By Apurva Shah
November 29, 2013

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters)

The market is pregnant with expectations of a change after the general elections which must be held by next May. You would have to travel far and wide before you come across anyone in India’s financial market who is not hoping – even praying – for change.

India Markets Weekahead – It’s a no trade zone for now

By Ambareesh Baliga
November 25, 2012

(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)

Xi Jinping at the helm in Beijing, responsibility looms large

By C. Uday Bhaskar
November 15, 2012

(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)

A gift for Mahatma Gandhi

October 2, 2012

(Rajan Ghotgalkar is Managing Director of Principal Pnb Asset Management Company. The views expressed in this column are his own and do not represent those of either Principal Pnb or Reuters)

Weighing the Obama-Romney calculus

By Hartmut Issel
September 28, 2012

(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)

Decoding political risk no mean feat

By Paul Donovan
July 18, 2012

(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)

Growing religious intolerance in Pakistan spells demise of democracy

By Lisa Curtis
March 2, 2011

Christians shout slogans to protest against the killing of Pakistani Minister for Minorities Shahbaz Bhatti during a demonstration in Lahore, March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)