In the Lok Sabha elections, 2 lakh panna-pramukhs were involved by the BJP to micro-manage the electorate.
According to a survey by ADR, six national parties together received more money in 2016-17 & 2017-18 than the previous four years combined.
Raghav Chadha seeks setting aside of BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri's election win for 'concealing FIR', wants himself declared the winner.
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It would be tragic if the Left were to disappear. For all its failures, it played a critical role in maintaining India’s democratic character.
Modi govt is expected to merge key infrastructure ministries such as highways, shipping, railways and aviation or health and pharmaceuticals.
Judging a victory Amartya Sen | Nobel laureate in economics, professor of economics and philosophy at Harvard University The Indian Express Amartya Sen raises several concerns over the 2019 Lok Sabha elections verdict. He says since BJP cornered 37 per cent of the vote, there should have been more and stronger alliances among opposition parties. Also, the coalitions that emerged ought to have had an “agreed vision” rather than being just anti-BJP. He regrets the absence of discussion on the “ideological difference” between BJP’s perspective – based on its “Hindu identity”— and the integrated vision of a “common identity of Indians”, regardless of religion. On the BJP, Sen says the party and PM Modi have “excellent grounds” to be happy with their victory, but they ought to be disappointed by media criticism worldwide of the "ways and means of securing BJP’s victory". He is concerned by the lack of a "level-playing field" for...
Congress workers go on hunger strike, protest outside Rahul Gandhi's Delhi residence as state units plan to pass resolutions urging him to stay on.
For decades Haryana politics was dominated by ex-CMs Bansi Lal, Devi Lal and Bhajan Lal but their descendants were all routed in the Lok Sabha polls.
It is easy to see the Congress’ failures, but it would be foolish to blame only the Congress.
BJP should remember what happened to Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi after massive victories in 1971 and 1984.
Congress is rightly accused of having lost touch with the grassroots in many states. It must focus more on local government elections.
Congress' national media coordinator Rachit Seth, who has deleted his blog post, had listed reasons why BJP was able to successfully brand Congress “anti-national”.
Potential for reforms after Modi’s comprehensive win is likely to improve flow of foreign capital to corporates & that's good news for credit markets.
The Madhya Pradesh government had reduced security cover for Speaker N. P. Prajapati during the model code of conduct.
Ahead of the 2019 elections, memes helped create a ‘Pappu’ image for Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, while lionising Narendra Modi as a ‘powerful leader’.
PM-elect Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah left Delhi for two days Sunday, together visiting both their constituencies in UP & Gujarat.
Deployment of armed forces in Jammu & Kashmir over the past three decades is the single biggest factor in politicisation of armed forces.
The BJP’s overwhelming majority and the NCP’s rout in the Lok Sabha election has completely shattered Sharad Pawar’s national ambitions.
Modi must advance national security through fundamental reforms, just as his tax and regulatory overhaul is set to boost economic growth.
The RJD had its worst-ever showing in a Lok Sabha election, failing to win a single seat of the 19 it contested in Bihar.
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As long as there is discrimination based on caste and class, the politics of social justice will remain relevant in India.
Modi is not invincible. A smarter Rahul Gandhi could have defeated him.
Former PM Deve Gowda will have to step up to resurrect JD(S), which has seen a shift of its voter base, while having to deal with his family's ambitions.
The argument that Modi is carrying the burden of 70 years will neither impress the unemployed youth nor the aspirational middle classes.
Congress isn’t giving up & wants Rahul Gandhi to restructure it. Problem is, he already has.
Apart from BJP’s Pragya Thakur, Congress & DMK’s corruption-accused candidates as well as a UP don’s brother have been voted into Parliament this time.
Lamba was removed from the official AAP WhatsApp group after she sought accountability from AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on defeat in Lok Sabha polls.