Prof. Jaffrelot is the Avantha Chair and Professor of Indian Politics & Sociology at the King’s India Institute and the Research Lead, Global Institutes, King’s College London. He also serves as a Non Resident Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington D.C. and a Senior Research Fellow, CERI-Sciences Po/CNRS, Paris. Prof. Jaffrelot’s research includes political economy, business and politics in India. He is a regular commentator on Indian and Pakistani politics in France, UK, North America and India. He writes a fortnightly column in The Indian Express.