Friday, 24 March, 2023
TopicLok Sabha Elections

Topic: Lok Sabha Elections

Some BJP MPs in UP are getting restless–more and more vocal against Modi and Yogi govts

The saga of immortal love between Laila-Majnu, Shirin-Farhad, and Romeo and Juliet, which is recited even today, is similar to the pairing of Nitish and BJP.

Congress’ decline is not new, data shows shrinking footprint in terms of LS seats since 1985

Congress has gone from winning 82% of seats it contested in 1984 to losing 88% in 2019, with long-term decline in many individual seats. Rise of regional parties among likely factors.

Why I am not excited about Bihar election: Yogendra Yadav

Elections are now a routine exercise. It's all about the election machine and media management, and less about reflecting deeper political trends.

Ayodhya to Covid, India is marching forward, says PM Modi in open letter to country

PM Modi wrote an open letter to India to mark the first anniversary of his second term, and addressed many pressing issues including the Covid crisis.

Four reasons why BJP is losing to Congress and regional parties in assembly elections

Narendra Modi and Amit Shah by far remain the best election team any political party can hope for, but voting patterns have changed in India.

FIR against BSP MP Atul Rai for submitting false affidavit during Lok Sabha elections

An FIR was registered by an assistant district election officer against BSP MP Atul Rai for mentioning only 13 out of 24 cases against him.

Are simultaneous elections possible when EC can’t even conduct Lok Sabha polls in one day?

PM Modi’s all-party meeting Wednesday to build consensus on holding assembly and Lok Sabha polls simultaneously is being seen as a ‘trap’ by the opposition.

Mamata Banerjee’s need for ‘soundproof’ cars, and Amit Shah’s constant presence

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Why Congress’ Rajasthan rout just got more embarrassing for Ashok Gehlot

Pre-Truth – snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

Nehru-Gandhi family nostalgia is just not enough to win elections in India anymore

One Dynasty Dimming, I had written in February 2013, on how Gandhi family could no longer swing votes for Congress. That ‘National Interest’ has aged rather well.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

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.