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J&K polls: We should not read too much into the high voter turnout

Nov 26, 2014

J&K polls: We should not read too much into the high voter turnout

The high turnout in phase one of the Jammu & Kashmir elections does not mean separatism is over or that we have moved to a new trajectory in bringing J&K closer to the mainstream. #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #CriticalPoint #National Conference #PDP #J&K Elections 2014 #J & K Assembly Election 2014
High voter turnout in J&K: Here's why Modi's BJP may not benefit in the valley

Nov 26, 2014

High voter turnout in J&K: Here's why Modi's BJP may not benefit in the valley

There is indeed just one factor behind the big numbers and it is the Indian PM. The Modi factor, though, is working in contrasting ways: polarising voters in favour of the BJP in Jammu and against it in the Valley. #Jammu and Kashmir #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Valley #Modi #Kashmiri Pandits #J and K Assembly Election 2014 #Saffron party
People power: J&K voters turn up in numbers, choose democracy over militancy

Nov 26, 2014

People power: J&K voters turn up in numbers, choose democracy over militancy

Jammu and Kashmir registered a record 71.28 percent turnout in the first phase of Assembly elections, with people ignoring boycott calls by separatists and cold conditions to cast their votes in 15 constituencies. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Democracy #Jharkhand #Voting #Militancy #J and K Assembly Election 2014 #Vidan sabha
Omar sees ray of hope in high voter turnout during first phase of J&K polls

Nov 25, 2014

Omar sees ray of hope in high voter turnout during first phase of J&K polls

Seeing a ray of hope in high voter turnout in the first-phase assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said people turning out in large numbers to cast their votes should not be necessarily seen as anti-incumbency wave. #NewsTracker #Omar Abdullah #High Voter Turnout #J&K polls #J and K Assembly Election 2014 #First phase
Voters say they want strong, decisive govt in J&K

Nov 25, 2014

Voters say they want strong, decisive govt in J&K

Defying militant threat and separatist-sponsored poll boycott, voters came out in large numbers and had to wait for several hours in long queues outside the polling booths. #Politics #NewsTracker #States #Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Election 2014 #Baihal

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Maharashtra polls: BJP's imported candidates will be a pain for the loyals

Oct 01, 2014

Maharashtra polls: BJP's imported candidates will be a pain for the loyals

Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray may have a point when he asks why, if there is indeed a Narendra Modi wave persisting after the tide of favour the party had secured in the Lok Sabha elections, was he going to go on the stump in as many as 25 locations on a blistering pace, all in about nine days from 4 October? #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Uddhav Thackeray #Shiv Sena #Pramod Mahajan #Gopinath Munde #Maharashtra #NCP #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014
Too many seats not enough candidates? BJP resorts to poaching in Maharashtra

Sep 29, 2014

Too many seats not enough candidates? BJP resorts to poaching in Maharashtra

The entire incident bears a striking resemblance to the way the BJP secured candidates from other parties which made the massive win possible because then, people voted for the promised development agenda #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Shiv Sena #Maharashtra #NCP #defections #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014