India’s Ruling Party Is Losing Control
The BJP rode to power on Hindu nationalism in a country and region too diverse for uncompromising populism.
India’s government is facing a serious conundrum. Its continued electoral success depends on Hindu majoritarianism, but it must also maintain stability in the world’s soon-to-be most populous, diverse political economy on the planet. Through Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two consecutive terms in office, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has energized right-wing Hindu nationalism, which […]