Articles by Amitabh Tiwari
Aug 06, 2018
Congress strategy of cementing state-level alliances could dent Rahul Gandhi's chances of becoming prime ministerThe Congress also faces the risk of conceding that it is no longer a pan-India party and has lost significant base to regional outfits.
May 17, 2018
Karnataka Election Results: Numbers prove BJP won the Muslim and SC/ST vote, Lingayat move backfired on CongressWhile the broad mandate shows anti-incumbency against the Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka, there are various contours of the verdict. Here are a few major talking points
Mar 30, 2018
Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: CFore survey raises more questions than answers; road ahead could be difficult for SiddaramaiahThe CFore survey on Karnataka polls shows that people focus more on local issues of drinking water, sanitation and infrastructure than on big national ones.
Mar 29, 2018
Third Front talks are fine, but it's Congress which must beat BJP in its den to oust Narendra Modi in 2019The 'Federal Front' may not be able to unseat Narendra Modi from the throne in 2019 unless the Congress manages to beat BJP in its own backyard.
Mar 28, 2018
Karnataka poll dates announced by EC: Answer to who will win state Assembly polls may lie in its electoral historyBJP was leading in 132 assembly segments of Karnataka, comfortable majority out of 224 seats.
Mar 26, 2018
Rahul Gandhi and Congress apart, triple anti-incumbency looms as major threat to Narendra Modi's return in 2019BJP’s electoral success over the last four years that has seen it control almost two-thirds of India could become its own enemy, hobbling prospects of a slam dunk victory for Narendra Modi in 2019
Mar 23, 2018
Delhi HC ruling on disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs makes Arvind Kejriwal a 'martyr', boosts party's prospectsThe Delhi HC's decision provides a big boost to AAP's dwindling political fortunes. It couldn't have come at a better time for Arvind Kejriwal.
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