Monday, 23 May, 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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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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