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Gujarat Election 2017

चाहा था कांग्रेस-मुक्त भारत; मिल गया: कांग्रेस-युक्त गुजरात

भाजपा की दो स्पष्ट विजय, गुजरात और हिमाचल प्रदेश, के बावजूद राजनीति का वह क्षेत्र खुल गया है, जो की 2019 तक सीलबंद लगता था.

Did the Congress benefit from Rahul Gandhi’s temple tourism? Here’s what the data shows

Rahul visited more than 20 temples of many faiths, including the influential BAPS and Khodaldham, to Dalit icon Megh Mahya's temple.

Jignesh Mevani inside the Gujarat assembly is a nightmare to the BJP

If Vikaas is a big balloon, Jignesh Mevani is the pin that can burst it.

After Gujarat & Himachal losses, the road to power just got steeper for Rahul Gandhi

For many Indians, the idea of being ruled by a single family seems increasingly anachronistic, and even degrading.

Gujarat transforms Rahul Gandhi from part-time politician to serious leader

Results of both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh elections could also work as a reminder for Rahul that the road ahead is full of challenges.

Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi: What the star campaigners got right & wrong in Gujarat

Congress treated Mevani-Patel-Thakor as political fragments, and didn't incorporate their arguments in its electoral agenda for a new political narrative.

Alpesh-Jignesh-Hardik provided much-needed ammo to Congress’ Gujarat battle

Hardik Patel has definitely helped Congress made some gains in Saurashtra and Mehsana; in North Gujarat, Congress wins 15 out of 27 seats while BJP bags 11 seats.

Gujarat verdict decoded: Modi saves the day for faltering BJP

On the campaign trail, the Congress capitalised on many of the BJP’s shortcomings, but it had no counter for Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself.

Aiyar and Sibal damaged Congress chances in second phase of Gujarat polls

Aiyar’s ‘neech aadmi’ remark about PM Modi and Sibal’s plea to defer the Ayodhya SC hearing until 2019 damaged the Congress’s hopes.

Modi wanted Congress-mukt Bharat, gets Congress-yukt Gujarat

Despite the two clear victories for the BJP, Monday’s results have opened up the political space which had seemed locked and sealed until the summer of 2019.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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