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Sanjay Kumar

New upper caste quota: BJP gains to be limited

The upper castes do play an important role in the politics of the northern Indian states, but this impact is limited to some extent.

14 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

2019: Game wide open, but BJP has advantage

The BJP’s defeat in these Assembly elections, popularly referred to as the “semi-final” before 2019, has certainly made the “final” more interesting.

07 Jan 2019 1:00 AM

A clear sign that the mood is changing

The Congress managed to snatch Rajasthan from the BJP in a tighter contest than was expected.

12 Dec 2018 1:53 AM

Polls and the missing voters’ voices

The question is, if these are the real issues of voters how do political parties manage to put these issues aside and win elections with big fanfare?

08 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

Can Assembly verdict change 2019 narrative?

It is likely to shape/change the narrative of the 2019 Lok Sabha election.

28 Nov 2018 12:43 AM

Rafale not Bofors, little impact likely in 2019

The Rafale issue can’t put the Modi government in deep trouble, though it has the potential of giving some anxious moments for the government.

10 Nov 2018 6:46 AM

Why 2019 can’t be compared with 2004

The parallels and analysis being done and the conclusions being drawn are too simplistic and require a careful study.

29 Oct 2018 12:00 AM

Stakes bigger for Cong than BJP in state polls

A possible defeat of the BJP in a few states may worry party leaders, but it will not signal a defeat for it in 2019.

11 Oct 2018 12:44 AM

For Congress, road to 2019 is very difficult

The party had called for a nationwide bandh over the issue of rising fuel prices, that was supported by 21 other parties.

19 Sep 2018 1:22 AM

Caste-based mobilisation a reality in Indian polls

The caste-based mobilisation is one of the most important tools of voter mobilisation of all political parties in present-day politics in India.

03 Sep 2018 12:01 AM