Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicElection results

Topic: election results

New hope for Modi govt’s economic reforms agenda after big win in assembly elections

BJP leaders feel pro-welfare schemes like free food grains and DBT transfers during pandemic have worked electorally. This will embolden govt to undertake pending reforms.

Jalandhar Cantt’s ‘election Olympics’ bucks Punjab trend, Congress’ Pargat beats AAP’s Sodhi

Sitting MLA and Punjab Sports Minister Pargat Singh beat anti-incumbency and polled 6,000 more votes than closest opponent and fellow hockey veteran Surinder Singh Sodhi of AAP.

Kejriwal’s AAP got 3 things right in Punjab this time, starting with Bhagwant Mann for CM

AAP’s historic victory in Punjab can’t be attributed to its political adversaries’ failures. Behind it was a carefully crafted strategy by Kejriwal, who is a quick-learner.

EC lifts blanket ban on victory processions as poll verdict out in 5 states

The poll panel said due to the improving Covid situation in the country, it has decided to relax the norms concerning electioneering in consultation with the health ministry.

Brand Modi still going strong: That’s the one big takeaway from 2022 assembly election results

Kejriwal’s AAP sweeps Punjab with over 2/3rds majority. BJP looks set to retain power in UP, Uttarakhand, and is heading towards No.1 finish in Manipur and Goa too.

AAP’s ‘badlaav’ campaign changes its fortunes in Punjab, Mann seems set for CM chair

AAP’s campaign in Punjab was primarily based on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s governance model which stresses on better schools, better healthcare systems, among others.

BJP past majority mark in early trends, SP leads cross 100

If the BJP scores a victory, it will be the first time since 1985 that a party would come to power in two consecutive elections in Uttar Pradesh.

BJP may have ‘winning formula’ for polls but it still lacks competent governance

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

Forget what Bible teaches you, Goliath Modi just crushed a clueless David in India

As long as BJP holds organisational, financial and leadership advantage over its adversaries, it will have a head start in most electoral races.

The glorious certainties

Four things you can be sure of in an election that is too uncertain to call.

On Camera

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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