Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
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Topic: Voter

Lockdown-stressed Indians would have defeated Modi if polls were held in June 2020: Study

India’s mental health crisis in the aftermath of strict lockdowns received little attention. Our study focuses on its political implications.

Whatever happened to the aspirational Indian?

No government could ever be good enough for the aspirational voter, until one fine day, the voter stopped being aspirational. 

In photos: UP’s Bijnor and Muzaffarnagar go to polls in first phase voting

ThePrint brings images from Bijnor and Muzaffarnagar constituencies.

Sorry urban voters, election 2019 is all about wooing the rural Indian

The political theatre has shifted to rural India ahead of the 2019 election.

Does Narendra Modi have any more surprises up his sleeve?

Unexpect the unexpected.

Modi, after all, had no solution to the poor and nasty lives of most Indians

Five years on, the reality hasn't changed for young Indians. Subsidies and hand-outs are all that they've got.

Terror attacks don’t change the mind of the voters, it increases turnout

New study shows strong correlation between the increase in likelihood to vote and geographical proximity to a terror attack.

On Camera

YourTurn

J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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