Saturday, 28 May, 2022
TopicHaryana elections 2019

Topic: Haryana elections 2019

Can Ayodhya Ram Mandir work for BJP in states when PM Modi didn’t?

When Modi factor is absent in states, Amit Shah's election machinery also fails. 'Masterstrokes' like installing CMs from non-dominant groups come to a naught.

Rahul Gandhi shouldn’t stand in the way of Congress’ regional leaders like Amarinder Singh

Gandhi family’s hold over the Congress has acted as a glass ceiling for local leaders. Haryana polls show it's time Congress high command changes.

BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar takes oath as Haryana CM for a second term

JJP leader Dushyant Chautala takes oath as the deputy chief minister of Haryana.

Suicide abetment, fraud, forgery — cases against Gopal Kanda who BJP’s desperately wooing

MLA Gopal Goyal Kanda has emerged 'king-maker' after BJP, with 40 seats, fell short of the majority mark in the Haryana assembly.

Did Rahul Gandhi’s near-absence from campaign help Congress in Haryana, Maharashtra?

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressed only six campaign rallies while Sonia and Priyanka Gandhi did not attend any in the Haryana and Maharashtra assembly elections.

No word from Rahul Gandhi as Congress celebrates Haryana, Maharashtra poll performance

Rahul Gandhi is yet to comment on the Congress' performance in the Haryana and Maharashtra assembly elections. He has not posted anything on Twitter also.

Not a good election for turncoats — 60% candidates lose in Maharashtra, Haryana

Haryana voters more unforgiving to turncoats as 9 out of 14 candidates fielded by BJP lost. Maharashtra defectors had a better strike rate.

‘BJP juggernaut’ not inevitable – Pratap B Mehta, Cong shares credit for BJP win—Sanjay Kumar

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

How Deepender Hooda got it right, Smita Prakash wrong and Barkha Dutt’s political sermon

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

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For India, economic disorder is a reality to be reckoned with, but it also presents an opportunity

Economic consequences of multiple, random elements of disorder have been disorienting. The cycle of events could even end the Chinese super-growth story, which could benefit India.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.