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India: The Votes Are In (Complete)

Marshall Bouton, Bobby Ghosh, Devesh Kapur, Vani Tripathi, and Frank Wisner assess Narendra Modi and the BJP's landslide victory and its implications. more

In India, a Winning Platform of 'Decisiveness and Efficiency'

Bobby Ghosh, Devesh Kapur, and Frank Wisner offer predictions for Modi's agenda, from an emphasis on infrastructure and agriculture at home to greater engagement with countries like Japan and Israel. more
BJP leader Narendra Modi surrounded by supporters, security, and media after visiting his mother on May 16, 2014 in Ahmedabad, India. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Modi's Mandate, and Other Reasons Why India's Election Results Are So Historic

The phenomenal scale of Narendra Modi's win gives him the mandate to carry out wide-ranging policy reforms, writes Pramit Pal Chaudhuri. more
BJP leader Narendra Modi gestures to supporters as he sits with his mother Heeraben Modi, not seen, on her front porch after seeking her blessing on May 16, 2014 in Ahmedabad, India. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Does Modi's Election Signal an End to 'Inclusive India'?

An extreme disenchantment with the status quo has propelled Indians to choose a candidate that could make their country unrecognizable, writes Satchit Balsari. more
BJP supporters dance as they set off crackers as poll results come in at the party's headquarters on May 16, 2014 in Ahmedabad, India. Early indications from the Indian election results show Mr Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party was ahead in 277 of India's 543 constituencies where over 550 million votes were made, making it the largest election in history. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

What Does the BJP's Big Win Mean for India? Experts Weigh In

Asia Society experts and fellows comment on what the election results mean and what they'll be watching for as the BJP government assumes power and begins implementing its agenda. more
Manjari Sharma.

Exhibitions: Artist Talk by Manjari Sharma

Sharma will share how she recreates classical images of gods and goddesses pivotal to mythological stories in Hinduism. more
Manjari Sharma.

Exhibitions: Members Brunch with Manjari Sharma

Asia Society Texas Center members are invited to brunch with one of the featured artists in 'Transcendent Deities of India.' more
BJP leader Narendra Modi waves to supporters after voting at a polling station on April 30, 2014 in Ahmedabad, India. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Why India Matters, With or Without Modi

India remains "a great long term bet" regardless of who is elected Prime Minister, and the U.S. government and private sector should maintain their commitment to the country, argues Anubhav Gupta with the Asia Society Policy Institute. more

Life in the Comedic Lane

Funnyman Sunil Thakkar brings laughter, Bollywood grooves, and career advice to May Leo Bar. more
Indian voters display their ID cards prior to casting their ballots at a polling station near Attari village, about 35 kms from Amritsar, on April 30, 2014. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)

India: The Votes Are In (SOLD-OUT)

A luncheon and discussion on India’s elections, the results, and what they mean for Asia and the world more