Saturday, 1 October, 2022
Topic2019 election results

Topic: 2019 election results

Tejashwi Yadav, forever middle-order batsman, is forced to open for RJD in Lalu’s absence

With RJD facing an existential crisis, 29-year-old Tejashwi Yadav battles BJP, uncle Nitish Kumar and his own family members.

Nayantara Sahgal says ‘storytelling’ has overrun reality, S.Y. Quraishi on simultaneous elections

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Should Rahul Gandhi get rid of Leftist aides or is it still not enough to revive Congress?

Congress party media head, Rachit Seth, blamed Rahul Gandhi's "Left-leaning lieutenants" for costing the party the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Not just Modi’s personality, this key factor was behind BJP’s massive win in 2019 elections

Perceptions around BJP’s performance were hardly enough to put it on driving seat. And yet it got 50% votes in more than 200 constituencies.

Harsh criticism of Rahul Gandhi unjustified because Congress slide began in 1996

What happened in 2019 was a natural progression of Congress’ decreasing inability to translate assembly success into Lok Sabha victories.

Why does the Right-wing want to ‘occupy’ Delhi’s liberal hotspot Khan Market?

BJP's Ram Madhav took party workers to Khan Market to celebrate the Lok Sabha victory to assert the "new political ideology and culture".

Pratap Bhanu Mehta says this election result boils down to two words “Narendra Modi”

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

Narendra Modi’s 2019 victory is Hindutva 2.0 — and Dalits & OBCs form its backbone

The “threat to Constitution” brigade, which created a fake fear around quota, will hopefully take some lessons from this outcome.

On TV, Arnab Goswami, Rajdeep Sardesai & Navika Kumar looked like they had won 2019 polls

Arnab Goswami on Republic TV, in his delirious moment of triumph, mistook Sunny Deol for Sunny Leone.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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