Away from the 'field' for so many years, I was apprehensive and the prospect of botching up the mission always kept me on tenterhooks.
The Congress is prone to describing the ongoing rebellion in its ranks, as also the departure of leaders from its fold, as glowing examples of opportunism bedevilling Indian politics. What the Congress fails to comprehend is that opportunism is inevitable in a system which privileges dynasty over ideology
Fresh from a thumping victory in Assam and a good showing in West Bengal and Kerala, BJP president Amit Shah is in an unusually buoyant mood and has now set high targets for himself and his party — winning the all-important Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh
Saying that he does not have any plans to retire from active politics as of now, Gogoi said Congress will now prepare itself for 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
With elections in Uttar Pradesh on the anvil, it could soon be a season of a different brand of vows BJP — in Rama's name.
Assam Chief Minister SarbanandaSonowal has a difficult road ahead. He not only has to deliver on the major promises made during the election campaign, he has to keep the BJP's alliance partners happy
A new ministry is required to have 19 members but Sonowal is likely to start off with 17 legislators.
Sealing of the borders with Bangladesh will be completed in two year's time to put an end to infiltration, Sarbananda Sonowal said on Saturday.
The new BJP-led government in Assam will be sworn in on 24 May in the presence of PM Modi, BJP's chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonwal said.
Thursday's television analysis repeated four fatal errors of election analysis that I have seen (and sometimes participated in, I'm ashamed to say) over the past two decades
A massive win in Assam will help to expand the BJP's footprint in the remote north eastern region of the country.
The Left might have won in Kerala, but losing West Bengal despite going for an alliance with the Congress has come as a big blow for the party that had ruled the state for more than three decades at a stretch.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has cautioned BJP against going overboard with celebrations of its victory in Assam, as he congratulated all political parties and alliances which emerged victorious in assembly polls in the five states whose results were declared on Thursday.
BJP alone has won 44 seats and is leading in 17 while its allies Asom Gana Parishad won 20 seats in the Assam Assembly polls.
PM Narendra Modi on Thursday said the five assembly elections results proved that people have strengthened their faith in the development agenda of the BJP.
Sealing the Indo-Bangla border to check illegal infiltration will be top priority of the BJP government in Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal said.
While elections are supposed to be about expecting the unexpected, here's a look at the candidates who lost despite the stars being in their favour.
The final results for the election in four states and one Union Territory are yet to be announced but the outcome is pretty clear to by now and it was a helluva roller-coaster.
The counting of votes for the Assam polls will begin soon. Three exit polls have stated that BJP will win in Assam and end Tarun Gogoi’s chief ministership.
Results of elections in four major states indicate the BJP needs its arch rival to succeed — it feeds off the failures of the Congress.