Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicAssembly elections 2021

Topic: Assembly elections 2021

SubscriberWrites: Covid deaths in 2020 not a wake-up call for India. 2021 elections prove that

The death count during the second wave of Covid in May last year surpassed even the first wave of 2020, writes Diksha Bharti.

Mamata Banerjee has sounded an alarm for Congress leadership. Now it is up to the party

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Sharad Pawar meets Prashant Kishor, fuels talks of an anti-BJP alliance for 2024 polls

Sharad Pawar holds closed-door meeting with political strategist Prashant Kishor for over 3 hours. Meeting is significant given Kishor helped TMC and DMK defeat BJP in assembly polls.

CWC holds off polls for Congress president, to focus on ‘saving every life’ amid Covid 2nd wave

CWC meeting Monday also discussed party's poor performance in the just-concluded assembly elections and Modi govt's handling of the Covid crisis amid the second wave.

Bengal has stopped BJP’s Ashvamedha yagna — and given India an opportunity

Even in the victory, Indians must admit that the factors responsible for the BJP’s humiliating defeat in Bengal and Kerala do not add up to a grand story of reclaiming democracy.

Poll updates: Mamata concedes defeat in Nandigram, happy Bengal ‘saved country’, BJP says it accepts mandate

Trinamool Congress wins in West Bengal, LDF in Kerala, DMK in Tamil Nadu and BJP in Assam. Here are the updates of the 2021 assembly election results.

Times Now suspends election results coverage Sunday, says institutions have ‘failed’

The news channel stated it will ‘refrain from covering poll related celebrations as a symbolic gesture’, adding that it will ‘carry flash news updates on the counting’.

TMC edge in Bengal, BJP win in Assam, LDF sweep in Kerala — what exit polls say

The exit polls predictions for four states and one UT were made Thursday. The results will be declared on 2 May.

BJP or TMC, we don’t know who’ll win Bengal, but we know who the loser is

While the EC has not really made itself proud in recent years, its conduct in the current assembly polls has established what it lacks — both a spine and teeth.

Poll rallies to Kumbh Mela — Modi-Shah’s conscience must take a look at latest Covid surge

There is a reason Modi forgets his Mann ki Baat on Covid safety at rallies and Kumbh Mela — it’s poll over people.

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(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

ThePrint team | Rafale M jet (left) and Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet (right)

Indian Navy to go for govt-to-govt deal with US or France for fighter planes

Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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