Monday, 27 March, 2023
Topic2019 Lok Sabha elections

Topic: 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Modi lost Jharkhand because his priorities have changed – from vikas purush to Hindu saviour

There is a marked difference between PM Modi and BJP in the first term and now. The focus on welfare and rural schemes has all but vanished.

EC had flagged concerns over electoral bonds to Modi govt after Lok Sabha elections too

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora had written to the law minister reiterating a range of bond-related reforms that were pending with the government.

Data shows upper-caste voters of both BJP and Congress support core Hindutva issues

Don’t believe what political analysts say. Data suggests religious issues matter a lot to Indian voters.

Rahul Gandhi shouldn’t stand in the way of Congress’ regional leaders like Amarinder Singh

Gandhi family’s hold over the Congress has acted as a glass ceiling for local leaders. Haryana polls show it's time Congress high command changes.

5 years on, Arvind Kejriwal magic has waned. But he is still the alternative Indians want

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has the guts to put himself out there, speak his mind, embarrass himself, apologise, and get back to business.

Kejriwal thinks free electricity will work magic. But single issues rarely decide election

Dissatisfied Indian voters are not irrational when they don't punish the party in power. Perhaps they reward and punish on multiple issues.

Indian citizens care about water but do Indian voters? What data tells us

The gap between what voters say are key issues for them and whom they choose to vote for is wide and, at times, unfathomable.

Next time your name isn’t on voters’ list, Election Commission will tell you about it

EC is considering a proposal that calls for publicising names that are struck off the electoral rolls after being criticised over missing names in the Lok Sabha polls.

Is the BJP better at misinformation? What data tells us

Misinformation on social media is not polarising Indians. Instead, it seems to be pushing them towards the BJP.

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Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.