Louise Tillin

Articles by Louise Tillin:

July 2017, Volume 28, Issue 3

India’s Democracy at 70: The Federalist Compromise

The institutionalized recognition of diversity within India‚Äôs federal system has been crucial for democratic consolidation. Substantial decentralization since the 1990s has made state governments central actors in shaping economic activity and national-election outcomes. However, since his rise to national office in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has projected an image of strong, central leadership. He…