Blog: India's Young Generation After the Elections 2014

Blog: India's young generation after the elections 2014


Avani Tewari is 19 year old and studyies law at Jindal Global Law School situated in Sonipat, which is about 40 kilometers away from Delhi. Apart from law her interests lie in politics, human rights and international relations.

For the web dossier "India's Election Year - Moving forward or standing still?" Avani was giving her reflection on the main debates in the media after the presidential elections and her personal impression of the political discussion in the year 2014.

Blog Posts

India´s Vibrant Democracy

Since May this year, when I started writing this blog, I have started appreciating the strength of Indian democracy. As I followed the unraveling of the national elections, and thereafter the elections in various states of our country, I became acutely aware of the power of Indian voters and their ability to choose their own destiny in a peaceful and democratic manner.

By Avani Tewari

The Modi Juggernaut rolls on

PM Modi faced its first stern test in the elections to the state assemblies of Maharashtra and Haryana. Avani Tewari explains in the India-Blog why the Modi magic works.

By Avani Tewari

Modi woos Japan and the US

India's prime minister Modi tries to develop relations with important countries: In Japan, he marketed India as a ‘low cost manufacturing hub’ and tries to inject new life to U.S.-India relations.

By Avani Tewari

Modi as master orator

In his first Independence Day speech the new Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed himself as a master orator. And he projectet an unknown inclusive persona. Which isn't Modi's known public image so far.

By Avani Tewari

A New Chapter in India-Nepal Relations

For the first time in the last 17 years an Indian Prime Minister has visited Nepal. Modi's challenge is to nudge the country on the path of stability and development without sounding ‘big brotherly’, says Avani Tewari in her blog.

By Avani Tewari

Indian Union Budget: an Oportunity Lost

It was eagerly anticipated, if the maiden budget of the newly elected Modi government could steer the Indian economy from the morass where it had been deposited by the previous government. Unfortunately, it is nothing more than a solid middle of the road budget, says Awani Tevari.

 

By Avani Tewari

Challenges for the new government

India's government has to face new and old problems: Indian nurses and construction workers were taken captive by the ISIS in Iraq. The conflict surrounding the status of Jammu and Kashmir is a legacy which has both an internal and an external dimension.

By Avani Tewari

Friends or Foes: A Foreign Policy Dilemma

Prime Minister Narenda Modi faces the challenge of balancing threats to India’s national security while maintaining good relations and peace with its neighbours. Modi's visit in Bhutan is seen as both, a demonstration of India's strength and the willingness for collaboration.

By Avani Tewari

"It's now time to deliver Mister PM!"

Avani Tewari is a 19 year old law student from New Delhi, pursuing her studies from Jindal Global Law School in Sonipat. In this web dossier Avani is writing down her reflection on the main debates in the media after the elections and her personal impression of the political discussion.

By Avani Tewari

Ruminations of a First Time Voter

Avani Tewari is a 19 year old law student from New Delhi, pursuing her studies from Jindal Global Law School in Sonipat. In this web dossier Avani is writing down her reflection on the main debates in the media after the elections and her personal impression of the political discussion.

By Avani Tewari

Web Dossier

Dossier: India’s election year – Moving forward or standing still?

India finds itself in a difficult transformation process. This dossier strives to make the country in its diversity more tangible. And to correspond with the upcoming parliamentary elections, it also makes room for a variety of socio-political and economic policy analyses and debate, and aims to define India’s foreign policy role.