The BJP polled a record 56.5 per cent of the votes in these elections.
31 Jul 2019 1:43 AM
The spate of resignations has only added to the current state of confusion and despair in the Congress.
13 Jul 2019 4:57 AM
One should keep in mind that India is not just one nation, it is a nation with 29 states.
27 Jun 2019 12:21 AM
The BJP won 303 seats and polled 36 per cent votes, improved upon its performance of 2014.
25 May 2019 6:57 AM
The campaign shifted to Maa Beta bail par hai, Rajiv Gandhi, corrupt number one and other issues related to the Gandhi family.
16 May 2019 2:28 AM
West Bengal has a significant Muslim population (27 per cent) and there are a large number of constituencies where they are in sizeable numbers.
04 May 2019 12:49 AM
In the remaining six Lok Sabha seats, that have a sizeable proportion of Muslim voters, the turnout dropped compared to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
13 Apr 2019 1:31 AM
With the Opposition failing to form alliances, it seems extremely difficult to defeat Modi in 2019.
06 Apr 2019 12:00 AM
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
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
The Congress managed to snatch Rajasthan from the BJP in a tighter contest than was expected.
12 Dec 2018 1:53 AM
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
It is likely to shape/change the narrative of the 2019 Lok Sabha election.
28 Nov 2018 12:43 AM
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
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
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
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
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
The argument against holding simultaneous elections on the ground of having its impact on the federal character is even stronger.
23 Aug 2018 12:47 AM
India is one country, but we need to recognise the existence of 29 states within this country and each state having its own elected government.
15 Jul 2018 12:15 AM