Articles by Amitabh Tiwari
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.
May 12, 2017
Presidential Election 2017: UP, Uttarakhand wins give NDA an edge as Opposition camp unify to take on BJP's mightIn Part II of a three-part series, Firstpost takes a look at how many votes does each party block have in the upcoming Presidential Election 2017
May 10, 2017
EVM hacking: Is Narendra Modi govt's delay on funding for VVPAT the root cause of all speculations?In June 2014, EC proposed to implement VVPAT at every polling station in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls asking for funds to the tune of Rs 3,174 crore from the government.
May 09, 2017
Fodder scam or not, leaders like Lalu Prasad Yadav will continue to thrive: Corruption isn't a big issue for IndiansLalu, the wily fox, who appears as a comedian politician, is very smart. He has already ensured his two sons join politics.