Sunday, 23 January, 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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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.


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.