As part of its National Election Study, Lokniti, CSDS, Delhi, conducted a Pre-Poll Survey between March 24th and March 31st, 2019 among 10,010 respondents spread across 19 States of India. Click to know more.
Our statement on the detention of Lokniti's Sikkim coordinator and some of the students working as field investigators in the post poll survey.
Since the mid-1990s, Lokniti has conducted election studies during all national elections and several state elections in India. Our data unit holdings constitute one of the largest archives of survey data on voter behaviour and attitudes.
Lokniti - Programme for Comparative Democracy, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi, invites applications for the Summer Workshop on ‘Analyzing Quantitative Data on Indian Politics’ to be held in Bengaluru.
Lokniti-CSDS in collaboration with Common Cause has brought out India’s first Status of Policing in India Report. It is a combination of performance and perception about policing through an analysis of official data and an elaborate perception survey.
Using its post and pre election survey data, Lokniti-CSDS analyzed the 2018 assembly election results of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana and Chhattisgarh for Outlook magazine. Links to all the articles inside.
Over the last four years Lokniti members have attempted to make in-depth sense of the 2014 election verdict mainly using the NES data. This has resulted in an edited book and many analytical pieces in newspapers and academic journals.
Studies in Indian Politics is a blind peer-reviewed bi-annual journal of Lokniti-CSDS published by Sage. Edited by Lokniti's Co-Director Suhas Palshikar, the journal publishes research writings that seek to explain different aspects of Indian politics.
In 2016, Lokniti and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung came together to conduct a nationwide survey of young people aged 15 to 34 years. The study probed youth attitudes on social and political issues and their anxieties and aspirations.
Even as Lokniti's core activity revolves around elections, over the years it has also conducted a series of public opinion studies on a wide range of topics particularly those that deal with specific social issues and segments.
Politics and Society between Elections (2017-2019) is a three year research collaboration between Azim Premji University’s Centre for Regional Political Economy and Lokniti (CSDS).Click to find out more about the Study