Opinion: India's Hereditary MPs

Opinion: India's Hereditary MPs

Patrick French | Thursday June 12, 2014

Patrick French on how genetics can trump merit

Opinion: The Chandrababu Factor

Opinion: The Chandrababu Factor

Patrick French | Tuesday June 03, 2014

Patrick French on the cost of splitting Andhra Pradesh.

Opinion: Modi's Rare Show of Public Emotion

Opinion: Modi's Rare Show of Public Emotion

Patrick French | Saturday May 24, 2014

He is genuinely self-made, writes Patrick French

Opinion: Rahul Rejected Most by India's Youth

Opinion: Rahul Rejected Most by India's Youth

Patrick French | Friday May 16, 2014

Patrick French on why this result is a turning point.

Opinion: Priyanka Erred in Saying Amethi Will Never Forgive Modi

Opinion: Priyanka Erred in Saying Amethi Will Never Forgive Modi

Patrick French | Saturday May 10, 2014

Congress must stop referencing Rajiv Gandhi, writes Patrick French.

Opinion: The Most Entertaining Manifesto of All

Opinion: The Most Entertaining Manifesto of All

Patrick French | Monday May 05, 2014

The AIADMK wins Patrick French's vote.

How Modi eclipsed Congress in Gujarat

How Modi eclipsed Congress in Gujarat

Patrick French | Saturday April 26, 2014

Although the Congress party won nearly a 40 percent share of the vote in Gujarat at the 2012 assembly elections, it has been structurally and perhaps more importantly psychologically eclipsed locally by the BJP.

The last truly national election was in 1984

The last truly national election was in 1984

Patrick French | Friday April 18, 2014

Patrick French on the surging power of regional parties.

Modi's Varanasi challenges, by Patrick French

Modi's Varanasi challenges, by Patrick French

Patrick French | Friday April 11, 2014

By pulling out, has Mukhtar Ansari executed a game-changer?

Opinion: BJP and the Muslim Vote

Opinion: BJP and the Muslim Vote

Patrick French | Monday April 07, 2014

Patrick French's analysis with a lesson from history.