Articles by Shiv Prasad Joshi
Mar 12, 2017
Uttarakhand Election Result 2017: Can Harish Rawat, Congress revive themselves from ruins of defeat?Uttarakhand election results raise a big question mark over the kind of politics Harish Rawat has been trying to promote in the state. It raises a question on Congress' political future as well
Mar 11, 2017
Uttarakhand Election Results 2017: Following BJP's massive win, clamour for CM's post beginsHowever, the key question for many was never if BJP would win the election in Uttarakhand; it was always going to be — who would be the state's new chief minister after the BJP wins
Mar 10, 2017
Uttarakhand Election Result 2017: 'Baahubali' vs 'baaghi' in hill state as old rivals lock horns againBJP didn't announce any chief ministerial candidate in Uttarakhand, and there are over half a dozen aspirants to the throne. Win or lose, the spectre of leadership will keep haunting the BJP
Feb 13, 2017
Uttarakhand Election 2017: Dehradun-oriented development of state left its hills in disarrayThe reflections of the migration are visible in the elections too. When Uttarakhand is gearing up to elect its fourth assembly, there are many mountain villages where hardly any voters are left.
Feb 12, 2017
Uttarakhand Election 2017: BJP struggles to select CM candidate, Congress throws weight behind Harish RawatCongress has already declared Harish Rawat as its chief ministerial candidate, but the BJP has projected no one so far. There are at least half a dozen aspirants who may claim the chief minister's post, but it will be a herculean task for the BJP to finalise the name.
Jan 26, 2017
Uttarakhand Election 2017: Challenge will be to keep House in order before voting beginsBefore the creation of Uttarakhand, there were 22 seats from Uttarakhand region. In 2001, 57 seats were allotted to the hills according the 1971 census. Remaining 13 seats went to plain areas.
Jan 25, 2017
Uttarakhand Election 2017: The tussle for power has ruined basic ethos of a hill stateUttarakhand may be a tiny state with only 70 seats but the tussle for power has ruined the basic ethos of a hill state.