Articles by Amitabh Tiwari
Feb 05, 2018
Modi-Shah prep for pre-election show in Karnataka; Siddaramaiah adopts BJP tact, proves tough nut to crackWhile no CM has returned to power in Karnataka since 1985, Siddaramaiah's aggressive countering has surprised even BJP strategists.
Jan 25, 2018
Jay Panda's suspension gives a fillip to BJP; however significant challenges remain in its Odisha Mission 120+BJP doesn’t have a face in Odisha. Dharmendra Pradhan and Giridhar Gomango do not enjoy state wide mass appeal.
Jan 19, 2018
AAP may remain in power despite MLAs' disqualification; office of profit case will make voters rally behind Arvind KejriwalThe office of profit case may just be what Arvind Kejriwal needs to rally AAP cadre and volunteers around his leadership in the fight against this selective targeting by government institutions
Jul 25, 2017
Why a Bihar-like grand alliance to counter BJP in Uttar Pradesh is doomed to failIf such an alliance is indeed stitched, its sole objective will be to defeat BJP. Hence its foundation will be on a negative vote rather than positive.
May 31, 2017
Babri Masjid row and fates of 3 BJP leaders: After sidelining Advani, Narendra Modi's politics is bad news for Uma BhartiModi, touted as the second tallest leader in BJP's history, hoped that making Advani the president would be the ultimate guru dakshina.
May 26, 2017
Maharashtra civic polls results 2017: BJP, Congress have a lot to cheer about while regional parties lose dominanceThe results of three municipal polls – Panvel, Bhiwandi and Malegaon – have been declared and they have a mixed bag for all parties. While BJP has bagged the newly formed Panvel municipality, Congress has retained Bhiwandi.
May 20, 2017
I-T raids will not deter Lalu Yadav: RJD chief has bounced back from worse crises in pastLalu has come back victorious after many such crises in the past, which prove that he is a survivor, and his supporters see him as one championing the cause of the poor and the downtrodden
May 17, 2017
West Bengal civic poll results: TMC's win establishes how non-Hindi speaking states remain challenge for BJPThe results of West Bengal municipal elections highlight continued weak performance of BJP in non-Hindi speaking states, and that it needs to push local leaders to counter TMC's Maa Maati Maanush formula
May 16, 2017
Nitish Kumar has no prime ministerial ambition: A clever lie to misguide BJP; signals Congress to initiate talksBihar Chief Minister is actually applying pressure on anti-Modi/BJP group to announce him as the prime minister candidate by stating that he has no prime ministerial ambitions
May 13, 2017
Mayawati tapes leaked by Naseemuddin Siddiqui brings back focus on the murky world of political fundingTapes of conversations with Mayawati on Uttar Pradesh election funding leaked by Naseemuddin Siddiqui have brought the murky process of political funding back to the fore.