Mamata-Owaisi row: In her desperation to prevent split in Muslim vote bank, West Bengal CM has ended up giving a boost to AIMIM
Politics of identity has come home to roost in West Bengal. The war of words between Mamata Banerjee and Asaduddin Owaisi is indicative of the squeezing space for so-called 'secular parties' that have long carried out identity politics under the garb of 'secularism'.
BJP's inroads in Bengal, trifurcation of votes means Mamata Banerjee may not get desired result from Muslim vote bank
With the support of even Muslim voters uncertain in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee and her TMC have their work cut out for them ahead of the 2021 Assembly polls to keep the flock together.
With BJP surging in Telangana, expect party to intensify anti-KCR campaign, make use of lessons from Bengal
With the NDA not in the need of any fresh allies, the BJP is plannnig to corner KCR over his Muslim appeasement politics in Telangana; KCR's embracing of AIMIM is likely to be the main political plank of BJP in the coming days
Decades of ground work by RSS helped BJP wrest 18 seats in Mamata's fortress, says poll strategist Sunil Deodhar
According to Sunil Deodhar, BJP's poll strategist for West Bengal, the saffron party didn't have to do much as the groundwork has been going on in Bengal for decades by RSS and its affiliates
Congress' leaked 'Muslim appeasement' draft manifesto for Telangana polls exposes confused, bipolar party
Telangana's ruling TRS and challenger Congress, along with its allies, are thus engaged in a competitive Muslim appeasement formula
BJP’s attack on Congress as a Muslim party may be good campaign strategy, but its accusations are ludicrous
BJP's concerted attack on Congress makes some sense as an early salvo as part of an election campaign, but it has no discernible connection with facts or the historical record
'Does loving Hindus mean hating Muslims?' Mamata Banerjee hits back at charges of minority appeasement
BJP and some other organisations have been charging Mamata Banerjee with appeasement of Muslims for political reasons
Asaduddin Owaisi slams BJP for calling Haj subsidy form of vote bank politics, questions funds given for Hindu pilgrimages
Attacking the BJP for calling Haj subsidy a form of Muslim appeasement and vote bank politics, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday claimed the party's government in Uttar Pradesh gave funds for pilgrimages and wanted to know if that would be stopped.
Narendra Modi is getting to be cast as a moderate not by what he says but what he does not say.