Status of Policing in India Report 2020-2021: Volume II- Policing in the Covid-19 Pandemic was released on August 16, 2021. It aims at understanding the challenges faced by the police due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic during the first wave.
A set of post-poll surveys were conducted in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal by the Lokniti programme of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi. Click here to read our survey based analysis.
Status of Policing in India Report 2020-2021, Volume I - Policing in Conflict-Affected Regions was released on April 19, 2021. Based on a sample of 6881 interviews from 11 states, the study is the third in the SPIR series.
An election-eve survey was conducted in Delhi by Lokniti during the final week of campaigning for the 2020 Delhi assembly elections. Read our survey-based analysis of how Delhi voted in the elections.
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.
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.
Lokniti-CSDS designed and analysed a rural survey conducted by Gaon Connection in 23 States and UTs to find out how lives and livelihoods in villages coped during the Covid-induced lockdown.
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.
Here are a series of stories by CSDS-Lokniti explaining the 2019 Lok Sabha election outcome.
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
Status of Policing in India Report (SPIR) 2019 is based on a survey of nearly 12,000 police personnel in 21 states and 10,500 of their family members. It studies working conditions of police personnel, their attitudes, crime investigation, diversity etc.