Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicState Elections

Topic: State Elections

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.

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.

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.

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, Madhya Pradesh...

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.

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...

Cracks appear in BJP’s backbone: We need change, chant MP’s business community

There is a sense of disappointment within Madhya Pradesh's business community about the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government. But Modi needn't worry.

BJP committed to building Ram temple in Ayodhya, says Amit Shah

BJP president exudes confidence of his party forming next govt at the Centre in 2019, with a majority higher than that of the present one.

BJP & Congress don’t want to field Muslims in Madhya Pradesh. Muslims say they understand 

Muslims in Madhya Pradesh, under BJP rule for 15 years now, seem to have resigned to the fact that the shift in Congress posturing is a political compulsion.

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PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
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Rupee to hover near weaker side of 81/dollar, bond yields await RBI’s monetary policy decision

The rupee ended last week at 81.3175 per dollar but underperformed its Asian peers due to strong demand for the greenback from corporates.


Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.