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The numbers don't add up, without a pooling of anti-Congress votes.

Does Advani have a political or economic blueprint for a changing India?

The new video by Robert Schlagel '13 features great footage from the South Asian Studies conference Questioning Marginality: Dalits and Muslims in Urban India, which was held at Brown University from April 18-20, 2013.

The latest Almirah Radio podcast explores CAMP, an art-making space in Bombay, and the various creative projects of its members.

Brown-India Initiative and the Anthropology Department present Dr. Madhulika Banerjee, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Delhi. "Politics of Knowledge: Ayurveda in Contemporary India" Monday, May 13 at 4 PM McKinney Conference Room Watson Institute for International Studies 111 Thayer St Reception to follow at 5:30 PM in the South Common Room.

A brand new podcast from Almirah Radio features an interview with Brown University Professor Patrick Heller. Listen now!

Yogendra Yadav is the Spring 2013 Meera and Vikram Gandhi Fellow.

In Tuesday's issue of the Indian Express, Professor Ashutosh Varshney reflects on the Boston Marathon bombing, and asks how could terror breed in the heart of a city so inclusive?

This week, the Brown-India Initiative presents the O.P. Jindal Distinguished Lecture Series with Ashley J. Tellis of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. On Thursday, April 25, Dr. Tellis will deliver a lecture titled “Dragon Rising: The Implications of China’s Ascendancy for India’s Security.” Please join us from 5:00-7:00 PM in Pembroke Hall, Room 305. This lecture is the first in a two-part series by Dr. Tellis on Indian security. Please also join us on Friday, April 26 at 2:30 PM in Pembroke Hall, Room 305 for the second lecture titled “Has Indian Democracy Undermined Indian Security?”

South Asian Studies Program, Brown-India Initiative, and the graduate student committee on Caste and Inequality in Urbanizing India present an exciting two-day conference at Brown University: Questioning Marginality: Dalits and Muslims in Urban India. Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19! Check out the details and view a conference program here!