articles by Rahul Verma

Politics

Regional outfits are weaker, but will survive

Political entrepreneurs would continue to populate the landscape by forming new parties

Politics

BJP win has altered India’s poll dynamics

The magnitude of the win has ensured the longevity of the BJP-led dominant party system, the marginalisation of the Congress, and decimation of the Left

Politics

Verdict will decide course of Dalit politics

BSP faces an existential crisis and continues to decline despite the SP alliance in UP

Politics

Lok Sabha election could reshape party system, but crucial question is whether results will end or ensure development of BJP-led model

Since 1952, India has seen several distinct phases in which the dominance of one party has been decisively upturned

India

Firstpost National Trust Survey 2: Modi quadruples lead over Rahul, will gain from a 'presidential' election

The second wave of the National Trust Survey conducted by Firstpost-IPSOS, which polled more than 31,000 voters from 2 to 22 March, shows it is Narendra Modi who seems to be contesting the election on behalf of the BJP, with the party itself playing second fiddle

India

Modi’s Vote Bank is Flush with Trust

Narendra Modi’s approval rating climbs 10 points to 63 per cent in second wave of survey even as he quadruples lead over Rahul Gandhi (16 per cent)