Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicJharkhand assembly election

Topic: Jharkhand assembly election

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.

BJP names 52 candidates in first list for Jharkhand polls, including CM Raghubar Das

CM Raghubar Das will contest from Jamshedpur (East), while Jharkhand BJP president Lakshman Gilua has been fielded from Chakradharpur.

JMM, Congress, opposition parties to continue pre-Lok Sabha alliance for Jharkhand polls

Elections in Jharkhand will be held in five phases beginning 30 November and votes will be counted on 23 December.

EC’s 5-phase polls for Jharkhand is cumbersome & mind-boggling, makes campaigns expensive

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Jharkhand set for 5-phase polls, BJP to take on opposition buoyed by Haryana result

The Election Commission said voting in the Jharkhand assembly polls will be held on November 30, December 7, 12, 16 and 20.

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Patel, Nehru were right on strong Centre. Just look at US, you can’t leave it to the states

Strong centres can be misused. But let’s not forget that there are many more competing checks and balances on central governments than on states.
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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.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

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.