Election Campaigns
West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Why late evacuation, CM asks PM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of “too much politics and too little work”, demanding answers on why the government, presumably, aware of t...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.02.22

Ayodhya land scam? Shh

Many in Ayodhya are unhappy that the Opposition has not raised during their election campaign the alleged land scam in the construction of the Ram temple. “Crores of rupees meant for the constr...
By Piyush Srivastava in Ayodhya

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.22

Ever thine, ever mine, ever Gujarat

Not all the assertions are direct, some work tangentially. In 2020, addressing officers of the police academy in Hyderabad, the PM harped on the similarity between Assam and Surat. In both places peop...
By Upala Sen

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.22

Gone fishing: live symbols

There is nothing fishy about it. Ahead of the upcoming panchayat elections in Odisha, given the Covid-19 restrictions on large rallies, candidates are using campaigning strategies that are so simple a...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 24.01.22

Jafar: I am a resident, they’re the intruders

Sadaf Jafar had already begun her election campaign and met about 12,000 families when Priyanka Gandhi Vadra announced her candidature from the Lucknow Central Assembly constituency on January 13. Th...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


Opinion  /  Published 11.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Vanishing 'nolen gur' a worry for Bengalis

Sweet memory   Sir — Nolen gur aficionados have a frown on their faces even though it is winter: the quality of the product is no longer what it used to be. The reasons are two-f...

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

Civic election restrictions

The state election commission on Monday issued a series of guidelines, mostly restrictions on campaigns, ahead of the January 22 civic polls in the wake of the rising Covid-19 cases. The poll panel a...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.11.21

Cong may rope in Kishor for Punjab campaign

  Political strategist Prashant Kishor may be roped in to develop the election campaign of the Congress for next year's Assembly polls, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has indic...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.21

Bypolls: Victory margin a concern

Sunday’s battleground was Harish Chatterjee Street where Mamata’s residence is located. There, CPM central committee member Sujan Chakraborty and others were stopped from entering the narr...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.04.21

CPM: Modi campaigner before PM

Narendra Modi is demonstrating that his role as his party’s election campaigner is more important than his role as Prime Minister, the CPM said on Sunday. “As we Indians suffer under a ra...
By PTI in New Delhi


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