Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicJharkhand assembly election

Topic: Jharkhand assembly election

India’s student protests have broken image of national consensus on Modi’s policies

The idea that the anti-CAA protests will politically help the BJP fails to take into account how Narendra Modi and Amit Shah like to rule India.

Hemant Soren sworn in as 11th chief minister of Jharkhand, Mamata, Rahul attend ceremony

Congress Legislature Party leader Alamgir Alam, state Congress president Rameshwar Oraon & RJD MLA Satyanand Bhokta administered oath as cabinet ministers.

Jharkhand victory gives Lalu more comfort in hospital but RJD problems remain

The RJD chief has been hosting a stream of visitors in Ranchi but his party has to contend with squabbling allies in Bihar and marginal presence in Jharkhand.

Jharkhand defeat ends Om Mathur’s unbroken streak as BJP’s top election manager

Om Mathur, former Rajasthan BJP president, is an old RSS hand and considered close to PM Modi. He had led the party to wins in Gujarat, Maharashtra & MP.

Four reasons why BJP is losing to Congress and regional parties in assembly elections

Narendra Modi and Amit Shah by far remain the best election team any political party can hope for, but voting patterns have changed in India.

With Jharkhand, India is telling Modi it wants a ‘majboor sarkaar’, not ‘majboot sarkaar’

Through people’s movements and the judiciary, India has kept majoritarian regimes in check — be it under Indira Gandhi or Rajiv Gandhi. Are state elections a new addition?

Not just in Jharkhand, Amit Shah’s ‘Chanakya Niti’ has faltered in other states too

Gujarat elections in 2017, Ahmed Patel’s dramatic Rajya Sabha win, Maharashtra & Haryana verdicts — all expose flaws in Amit Shah’s election strategies.

Hemant Soren could teach Congress a thing or two about fighting Narendra Modi

JMM chief Soren ran a perfect campaign in Jharkhand election, focusing on what people want, and telling them what he could do.

Double whammy for BJP, Modi’s ‘post-truth’ speech and ‘Citizen’s Register of Nation’

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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.


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.