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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
Maharashtra: Congress, NCP, BJP, Shiv Sena shred faith in coalition politics

Sep 23, 2014

Maharashtra: Congress, NCP, BJP, Shiv Sena shred faith in coalition politics

Sena and BJP, Congress and NCP are making for what can be described an unseemly spectacle. If they quarrel now, can they be trusted to work together later? #Prime Minister #Congress #Narendra Modi #Bharatiya Janata Party #ConnectTheDots #Prithviraj Chavan #Ajit Pawar #Congress-NCP #Natwar Singh #Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2014
High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Aug 08, 2014

High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Politicians, and more often their followers, put them up either to proclaim their own or their leaders birthdays or appointments either in government or to some nominal post within the partys borough branch itself. They curry favour with leaders, thanking them for support. #Congress #InMyOpinion #Shiv Sena #Bombay High Court #Election Commission of India #Maharashtra Navnirman Sena #Illegal hoardings #civic bodies
Tradition be damned President Pranab should vote this election

May 10, 2014

Tradition be damned President Pranab should vote this election

This idea of not voting to be neutral is a claim to false neutrality. If it were to ensure that he was not accused of taking sides in government formation when no party of no pre-poll alliance won a majority, it appear a logic stretched too far #India #ToTheContrary #Pranab Mukherjee #Congress #BJP #Democracy #President #Rashtrapati Bhavan #Lok Sabha elections 2014
Is the law an ass? Not just Modi, everyone flouts the code of conduct

May 03, 2014

Is the law an ass? Not just Modi, everyone flouts the code of conduct

Would it deem it possible to have the last day for nominations the same across the country and freeze all election related activity by the political parties and their candidates and their well-wishers the moment the polling starts in the first phase? #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Election Commission #Amethi #Priyanka Gandhi #Model code of conduct #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Lotus Symbol
Why Mumbai's middle class just lost its right to criticise the govt

Apr 24, 2014

Why Mumbai's middle class just lost its right to criticise the govt

By and large, Mumbaikars, except those who live in the slums, have lost the right to express displeasure on TV shows, Facebook, Twitter or anywhere else, over issues of governance. #Congress #BJP #Mumbai #NCP #AAP #Mumbai Elections #Mumbai voter turn-out #Mumbai's middle class #Mumbai's slum vote
Both BJP and Cong are only interested in personal gains

Apr 23, 2014

Both BJP and Cong are only interested in personal gains

But BJP is equally bad (or at best, only slightly better) as Congress. Even if we assume that Modi is honest, BJP as a party is not. #Congress #BJP #LetterstoFP #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Lok Sabha polls 2014 #Firstpost Community #Elections 2104
Why AAP is the only viable alternative for India

Apr 22, 2014

Why AAP is the only viable alternative for India

When you say viable alternative, I don't see any alternative other than AAP. The alternatives we have the BJP and the Congress are proven incompetent and/or thieves. When the existing alternatives are sinking the ship, even a small boat is a life boat. #Congress #BJP #LetterstoFP #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #viable alternative in India
How both Modi and Rahul are likely to lose their 2014 battles

Apr 21, 2014

How both Modi and Rahul are likely to lose their 2014 battles

RaGa may not stay relevant in politics or in his party to lead a comeback. NaMo may not get to become the super-PM he so promises to be. #Corruption #Gujarat #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Rahul Gandhi #Voting #RSS #Centre #Polling #Allies #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Primaries #2014 battles