Editorial

Horse Trading For Expansion

Emboldened by the euphoria over exit polls, the BJP is trying to destabilise MP, Karnataka Governments Certain things just don’t change in Indian politics no matter how historic a verdict is or how tectonically an election shifts. And that is

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Polarised Elections For LS Assembly

Be it Modi at Centre or Mamata and Patnaik in States, exit polls favour leaders who are byproducts of immediate contexts While some scepticism remains about the range of margins and the swing factors of exit polls, that is a

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India : What Future Holds viz General Elections 2019?

The economic challenges are far tougher this time and real euphoria will be when the new leadership surmounts them Every election has its own takeaway and this, too, has one, certainly beyond the noise of violence, rhetoric, bigotry and raging

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Sonia’s Efforts May Not Be Effective Now

The Congress has woken up to the grand alliance alternative but it may be too little too late As election results draw closer, with some predicting the possibility of a reduced tally for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and a

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Public Property:New Collateral Damage

The vandalism of Vidyasagar’s bust is way beyond political point-scoring, it is a demolition of the idea of India Had revival of the true Hindu consciousness been the real intention and the mind had indeed perceived its sacredness, then nobody

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Factors Driving 2019 Lok Sabha Polls

The 2019 Lok Sabha polls were unusual as political parties and their leaders stooped to the lowest level with their below-the-belt remarks. The voter was lukewarm, the context was polarised and money power was in full play The 2019 elections

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Patnaik’s Centric Efforts For Odisha

  The Odisha CM is keeping the door ajar for a post-poll pact by negotiating a Central largesse for the cyclone-hit State If he wins another term in the Assembly, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik would enter the

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Modi factor holds the key for NDA II to make a comeback?

Love him, hate him but people will keep his name on the board. Narendra Modi is the focal point of discussion either ways for the ongoing general elections in India. There is an extreme sharp division in the voters in

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Words Trade Hits New Low In UP

By attacking Mayawati, Modi hopes to split the dissension within the BSP in UP and dent the Opposition alliance The recent sparring between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati

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Restoration Process Lacks Basic Amenities

Yes, the evacuation was spectacular. But there can be no complacency about post-disaster management While there are no two ways about our mammoth effort in minimising human casualties with probably modern India’s biggest pre-emptive evacuation plan before the dreaded cyclone

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