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
Nitish Kumar, who had displayed flip-flop attitude in recent times, might do another summersault before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
07 Jul 2018 12:10 AM
In 2019, victory may depend largely on the question of which side can form the bigger or a stronger alliance.
26 Jun 2018 12:46 AM
The BJP ended up winning 104 seats, while the Congress ended up winning 78 seats.
16 May 2018 1:06 AM
The dalits deserted the Congress, for which they have been voting a long time, and backed the BJP in 2014.
17 Apr 2018 1:00 AM
The state Assembly has already passed a resolution for a separate state flag for Karnataka, and the bill is pending with the Centre.
02 Apr 2018 3:43 AM
Gorakhpur was represented in Parliament by chief minister Yogi Adityanath and Phulpur by his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya.
19 Mar 2018 6:41 AM