Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicThePrint-Prashnam Vox Pop series

Topic: ThePrint-Prashnam Vox Pop series

Most in India’s Hindi belt support fireworks sale ban. Don’t let TV tell you otherwise

Religion not above all, survey of 15,0000 Indians on Diwali cracker ban shows.

Who is Savarkar? And should we discuss him? 14-state survey throws up stunning results

Awareness about Savarkar is very low in the heartland states and predictably very high in Maharashtra and Goa.

We asked people in 14 states if rich-poor gap is a big issue: Prashnam Survey

The Prashnam survey asked 2,895 people from across 14 states what they thought contributed the most to income inequality in India today.

Do Delhi parents agree with govt teaching ‘deshbhakti’ to kids in schools? This survey answers

Prashnam asked parents in 300 households across 38 assembly constituencies in Delhi about their kids being taught 'deshbhakti' curriculum to instil patriotism in them.

What Jat and Dalit Sikhs say about Congress’ Punjab move and next CM: Survey

Prashnam survey asked Punjab voters who among Charanjit Channi, Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu should be the Congress' CM face in the upcoming assembly election.

Gujarat’s Patidar voters not excited by BJP CM Bhupendra Patel, survey finds

Prashnam finds that BJP strategy could pay off in the longer run, though, since Patidars prefer an unknown community leader over a known non-Patidar such as Vijay Rupani.

Bihar most aware state on caste census — 56% want information released

We surveyed over 7,000 Indians from 10 states. The result? The fear of the BJP that caste census will upset some social groups is unfounded.

Most SC/STs would vote for Opposition unity in elections, survey shows

Voters in Maharashtra and Karnataka approved of the Opposition unity while Delhi, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan voters disapproved.

Only 15% Indians know about Pegasus. But once aware, their distrust of Modi govt grows

Prashnam's 12-state survey shows a general lack of awareness. But among those who know what Pegasus is, a greater percentage say Modi government snoops on ordinary citizens.

Survey shows Zomato is doing something right with brand awareness

About 53 per cent of respondents from these Hindi-speaking states knew what Zomato is, which is significant. But it is well below the awareness for Paytm.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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