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K Chandrashekhar Rao

KCR’s federal front dreams crumble as BJP makes inroads in new southern turf Telangana

BJP is leading in 4 of Telangana's 17 seats, three seats up from its 2014 tally, while the TRS is ahead in nine.
File image of a BJP supporters in a rally

BJP crushes Congress hopes in Rajasthan, MP & Chhattisgarh, set to sweep all 3 states

Trends show BJP leading in all 25 seats in Rajasthan, in 28 out of 29 seats in MP and in 9 out of 11 seats in Chhattisgarh.
PM Modi in Lok Sabha

India matlab Narendra Modi: How the PM learnt branding from Coca-Cola

Modi has followed the marketing strategy of fast-moving consumer goods and sold himself as the biggest brand of ‘vikaspanthi’ politics.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

Naveen Patnaik, a man with ‘two set of clothes’, is returning as CM for fifth time

As Naveen Patnaik returns for his fifth term as Odisha CM, ThePrint takes a look at the secret behind his consistent electoral run.

Congress-JD(S) is the villain in the disastrous performance of their alliance in Karnataka

Against their expectations of getting between 10-14 seats, the Congress-JD(S) alliance is leading in just 3 of Karnataka's 28 seats.
Narendra Modi

Modi has turned me into a Devdas. Was I day dreaming for the past 5 years: Shobhaa De

Narendra Modi has won, not the BJP. The man is back in the game.

Pakistan sends a ‘message’ to Modi, test-fires nuclear missile on day of his poll sweep

Pakistan tested ballistic missile Shaheen-II, which has a range of 1,500 km. Indian security experts say timing of the test clear signal to new govt.
Parth Pawar

Parth set to be the first Pawar to lose an election

Seat Parth Pawar is contesting from was believed to be one of the safest seats for NCP in Maharashtra, given it was a member of its first family in the fray.

‘Rebel’ Shatrughan Sinha loses to Ravi Shankar Prasad as Patna Sahib sticks with BJP

Shatrughan Sinha, who joined Congress in April, appeared to have very little appetite for campaigning, and kept shuttling between Patna, Lucknow & Mumbai.
DMK party

Stalin’s DMK returns to the top in Tamil Nadu, BJP nowhere in sight

Trends are a shot in the arm for DMK chief M.K. Stalin while adding to the troubles of the ruling AIADMK, rudderless since the death of Jayalalithaa.

On Camera

PM Modi in Lok Sabha

India matlab Narendra Modi: How the PM learnt branding from Coca-Cola

Modi has followed the marketing strategy of fast-moving consumer goods and sold himself as the biggest brand of ‘vikaspanthi’ politics.
aap

Is AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal also guilty of treating Muslims as an unthinking votebank?

Days after Delhi voted in the Lok Sabha elections, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the Muslim vote “shifted” to the Congress at the last minute.

Defence

Pakistan sends a ‘message’ to Modi, test-fires nuclear missile on day of his poll sweep

Pakistan tested ballistic missile Shaheen-II, which has a range of 1,500 km. Indian security experts say timing of the test clear signal to new govt.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.