Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Topic: State Elections

Congress President Rahul Gandhi with senior leaders of the party's Chhattisgarh unit | PTI

Congress can replicate the Chhattisgarh model of defeating the BJP

Chhattisgarh shows the way.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi | PTI

The Abhishek Bachchan of Indian politics has finally delivered a hit

Rahul Gandhi’s biggest gamble in Indian politics is to try and prove that nice guys don’t always finish last.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi | PTI

Modi voters know they bought an empty package. They won’t keep buying it

An unambiguous message to the BJP from the state elections: It’s time for you to go.
BJP National President Amit Shah addresses a press conference at BJP headquarters, in New Delhi | PTI

How BJP loses: Whatever happened to Amit Shah’s Chanakyan strategies?

More than Narendra Modi, the BJP’s poor performance is an indictment of BJP president Amit Shah.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Congress president Rahul Gandhi | Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

BJP needs the Congress, it should abandon ‘Congress-mukt Bharat’ slogan

BJP’s best chances of winning are in those states where Congress is powerful.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi during a rally in Rajasthan | PTI

Pakoras, polarisation and popularity of Modi: Key takeaways from state election results

Let’s not forget that together Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh account for 65 seats in the Lok Sabha.
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Can Congress build on state poll results or will Modi be harder to beat nationally in 2019?

The trends in the state elections show that the Congress party benefitted from anti-incumbency mood and outperformed the ruling BJP in Rajasthan, Madh...
Congress President Rahul Gandhi during an election campaign in Rajasthan

Takeaways from the state elections that Rahul Gandhi must not ignore

Rahul Gandhi must enable local leadership, end the influence of Delhi-based political strategist and have a killer instinct’s for Congress to move forward.
AgustaWestland scam accused middleman Michel Christian at CBI headquarters in New Delhi | Ravi Choudhary/PTI

Indian TV news is hooked to MGM— no, it’s not a movie channel, but #ModiGetsMichel

TV news channels were in a celebratory mood over the ‘big success of CBI, RAW and the Modi government’

Congress nears power in Madhya Pradesh, but not quite there yet

Waiting in the wings for 15 years to unseat the BJP, Congress presently seems to be falling just short of making this election all about itself. Gw...
Foreign investment has transformed China

A little humility from the Communist Party will serve China well

By taking all the credit for the country’s stunning economic rise, the Communist Party is threatening its continued prosperity.
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MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...