Students and South Asia Centre Watch Indian Election Results

On May 23rd, the results of the Indian general elections had been rolling in since 3 am. At 11 am, student volunteers at the South Asia Centre (SAC) had just finished setting up for a day of panel discussions and…

Resignation, elation, cynicism: LSE’s Indian students react to Modi’s election triumph

Some feel dejected, some excited. In the wake of last week’s election outcome in India, The Beaver finds that the political loyalties of LSE’s Indian students don’t appear to tilt obviously in one direction.   Tulika Lahiri was visiting home…

Things are heating up in the Subcontinent; India and Sri Lanka sign Nuclear Energy Pact

By Taryana Odayar, Features Editor. On February 16th, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and newly elected Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena signed a bilateral agreement on civil nuclear cooperation, during Sirisena’s maiden foreign visit to India. This is the first…