Sunday, 23 January, 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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On Camera

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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