Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicState assembly elections

Topic: state assembly elections

Seven debates India is looking forward to in 2022

From elections to a new President, Covid to principles-based debates, the year ahead will be tentative, even frustrating.

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.

Amit Shah to continue as BJP chief at least until assembly elections this year

BJP feels that with assembly elections due in Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Haryana, the current setup should not be changed.

NC & PDP still in Eid daze but BJP’s J&K poll pitch off to a start with delimitation

No major meeting has been held by NC or PDP after the Lok Sabha election, with no get-together held for the upcoming assembly polls either.

BJP announces 3 more candidates for Lok Sabha seats in Odisha

The BJP has so far announced candidates for all the Lok Sabha seats which will go to polls in the first four phases of the seven-phased elections.

Tight race in MP & a BJP win in Chhattisgarh: Election results a mixed bag for exit polls

Most exit polls had called Telangana right and predicted the tight race for Madhya Pradesh, but there were several misses too.

Congress smashes BJP fortress, and the Kingfisher set to fly into Indian jail

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

State elections are not the semi-finals to 2019 battle for Congress or BJP

The 2019 elections will be starkly different from state assembly polls and a Modi versus Rahul battle.

In N-E the RSS meets its enemies: Bangladeshi Muslims, Christian missionaries & separatists

How should we comprehend the results of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya? Merely a routine exercise of electoral upheaval, or something more fundamental?

Yeddyurappa will remain CM, says BJP, scotching talk of ‘change of guard’

There has been speculation, even within BJP, that Yeddyurappa, 75, may have to make way for Union minister Hegde.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.