Lok Sabha Elections 2014
Opinion  /  Published 20.05.19

All eyes are on Uttar Pradesh and Bengal

Bengal and the United Provinces, arguably, were the two most important sites of India’s freedom struggle against the British raj. The national movement, to be sure, spread far and wide across the co...
By Manini Chatterjee

India  /  Published 21.04.19

Rahul to be PM if Congress gets maximum number of seats: Anand Sharma

Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Anand Sharma on Sunday said Rahul Gandhi will be the next prime minister of the country if the Congress gets the highest number of seats in the April-May Lok Sabha p...
By PTI in Panaji

India  /  Published 29.04.19

Modi versus Mungerilal: loud talk on nationalism amid job loss murmurs

In parched Rajasthan, the discourse is not on water but on Balakot. Unlike the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, talk of vikas (development) is nowhere to be heard. Instead, the air strikes on terror camps in Pak...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in Ajmer

India  /  Published 13.05.19

The real Gujarat model bares its face

During the 2014 Lok Sabha election campaign the BJP kept harping about bringing “the Gujarat model” to the whole country if Narendra Modi were elected Prime Minister. Five years on this is the one...
By Sajeda Momin

India  /  Published 11.05.19

Clean chit to army in Ladakh but fresh doubt cast

A politician who had contested the 2014 election from Ladakh has endorsed the allegation that army officers have been seeking jawans’ voting preferences over the phone, saying this practice had cost...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 11.04.19

Jat vs Jat jitters for BJP in Muzaffarnagar

Pawan Kumar Singh, a BJP leader in Muzaffarnagar which was racked by communal violence in the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha election, is worried about a split in the Jat votes.“In the past, the BJP b...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in Muzaffarnagar

Opinion  /  Published 08.06.19

Why Sonia Gandhi should read Ibn Khaldun

In January 2013, when the Congress was in power at the Centre and general elections were more than a year away, I published a column on Rahul Gandhi in The Telegraph. After reviewing his political car...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 21.04.19

Modi: Vote bhakti vs desh bhakti

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday compared the Opposition’s “vote bhakti” with his “desh bhakti”, accused the Congress of conspiracy to link Hindus with terrorism and yet again sought...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

India  /  Published 14.05.19

BJP will win more seats than it did in 2014: Rajnath Singh

Expressing confidence that the BJP will win more seats than it did in 2014, senior party leader Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said a two-thirds majority for the NDA cannot be ruled out. The Union home mini...
By PTI in New Delhi


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