The volume assembles the writings of some of the best-known analysts in the study of Indian politics and especially Hindu nationalist politics. It focuses on governance under the BJP in India across sectors including its political alliances, performance in elections, economic reforms andprivatization, food security, ideology, revisionist histories, religion, nationalism and the media. In short, this volume constitutes a very comprehensive coverage of the various important issues that have engaged the BJP in India. This volume appearing in the Themes in Politics series will serve torenew focus on the core ideas of Hindutva and politics and how these come to be articulated across institutions and policies. With a high profile contributor's list this volume will be useful to students and researchers in politics, sociology and history as well as activists in organizations, policymakers, journalists and an informed lay audience.