Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicLok Sabha Elections

Topic: Lok Sabha Elections

Why I am not excited about Bihar election: Yogendra Yadav

Elections are now a routine exercise. It's all about the election machine and media management, and less about reflecting deeper political trends.

Ayodhya to Covid, India is marching forward, says PM Modi in open letter to country

PM Modi wrote an open letter to India to mark the first anniversary of his second term, and addressed many pressing issues including the Covid crisis.

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.

FIR against BSP MP Atul Rai for submitting false affidavit during Lok Sabha elections

An FIR was registered by an assistant district election officer against BSP MP Atul Rai for mentioning only 13 out of 24 cases against him.

Are simultaneous elections possible when EC can’t even conduct Lok Sabha polls in one day?

PM Modi’s all-party meeting Wednesday to build consensus on holding assembly and Lok Sabha polls simultaneously is being seen as a ‘trap’ by the opposition.

Mamata Banerjee’s need for ‘soundproof’ cars, and Amit Shah’s constant presence

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Why Congress’ Rajasthan rout just got more embarrassing for Ashok Gehlot

Pre-Truth – snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

Nehru-Gandhi family nostalgia is just not enough to win elections in India anymore

One Dynasty Dimming, I had written in February 2013, on how Gandhi family could no longer swing votes for Congress. That ‘National Interest’ has aged rather well.

A sinking Congress and a Yoga guru with a foot-in-the-mouth asana

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

It’s down to 86-yr-old Deve Gowda to revive JD(S) as family politics, poll rout threaten party

Former PM Deve Gowda will have to step up to resurrect JD(S), which has seen a shift of its voter base, while having to deal with his family's ambitions.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

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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