Lok Sabha elections

Modi magic wave II

Modi magic wave II

May 24, 2019

Turning the 17th general election into a virtual referendum on himself and his rule, Prime Minister Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi retained his magic to establish majority for the ruling party and completely decimate a divided grand alliance against him.

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The march of Indian democracy

The march of Indian democracy

April 18, 2019

India has conducted its electoral democracy successfully over the last seven decades.

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Budgeting for Votes

Budgeting for Votes

February 2, 2019

Reeling under the severe shock of recent defeat in three assembly polls in Hindi heartland that has left the Narendra Modi government worried about the prospects of general elections to be announced in a few weeks from now, tried to shower pre-poll sops when his stop gap finance ...

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Ahead of general elections, a spree of political biopics line up on big screens

Ahead of general elections, a spree of political biopics line up on big screens

January 15, 2019

Beginning with The Accidental Prime Minister and NTR, that released last Friday, a string of political biopics are lined up for release in different languages in the upcoming months such as Thackeray, Yatra and PM Narendra Modi, just as 2019 Lok Sabha elections come closer.

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Census operation 2021 to collect OBC data

Census operation 2021 to collect OBC data

September 1, 2018

India decides to count Other Backward Classes (OBC) for the first time in the Census to be held in 2021. Data will alter caste calculation and political programmes in Indian politics. Consequently, it will lead to a policy framework to suit the OBCs’ demand.

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Turn welfare scheme beneficiaries into voters

Turn welfare scheme beneficiaries into voters

August 29, 2018

With an eye on the general elections next year, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wants to convert millions of beneficiaries of anti-poverty schemes into voters.

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