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Mar 19, 2019
In Assam’s Mangaldoi, struggle to get listed on NRC emerges as major poll issue; Muslims determined to vote in large numbersA flashpoint during the 80s Assam agitation, Mangaldoi’s residents left out of the NRC seem determined to vote in April like always even though uncertainty looms over their future
Mar 11, 2019
TMC questions need for seven-phased Lok Sabha election in Bengal; parties rake up issue of three phases falling during RamzanBesides questioning the need to hold the Lok Sabha election in West Bengal in seven phases, political parties are likely to bring up the Ramzan controversy at rallies and make BJP allegedly using the Election Commission poll panel as a puppet one of their key talking points.
Sep 12, 2018
Had Congress lost closely-fought MLA seats from 1960 to 2000, India would've seen 11% more communal riots: StudyIf the Congress had lost all the elections it narrowly won at the district level between 1960 and 2000, India would have experienced 11 percent more Hindu-Muslim riots (1,114 instead of 998) and 46 percent more riot casualties (43,000 instead of 30,000), according to the study.
Oct 15, 2017
Vengara bypoll results: BJP’s dismal performance shows party's Hindutva politics has failed to impress KeralaThe Vengara bypoll result was the most humiliating for BJP, which is on a mission to make inroads into deep south before the 2019 General Elections to Lok Sabha
Sep 05, 2017
Cabinet reshuffle: MA Naqvi's elevation may please Muslim voters, but Anant Kumar Hegde could play spoilsportThe nascent support for BJP among Muslims may come to a nought with the induction of Hindutva hard liners like Anant Kumar Hegde in the Cabinet
Mar 12, 2017
Uttar Pradesh Election Results 2017: Muslim voters may have backed BJP but they can't embrace the party yetCorruption, dynastic politics, nepotism are some of the keywords that have come to define secular parties like SP, BSP, Congress and TMC but they don't lie about who they are. They are what they are. Can you say the same thing about the BJP?
Jan 24, 2017
UP Election 2017: BJP faces a battle royale as opponents gang up against saffron partyOf late the regional satraps have effectively marginalised the national parties like BJP but this political jinx was broken by the Modi phenomenon in 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
Jan 02, 2017
Supreme Court terms seeking votes on basis of religion illegal, but this isn't a new formatIt is a coincidence that the Supreme Court's split verdict on use of religion in elections to secure votes should come the day two news items were featured in newspapers which related to identifying the voters by a religion.
Aug 25, 2016
Dry days in West Bengal reduced: Mamata Banerjee govt puts fiscal realities ahead of divisive politicsIn a move that has been more celebrated than denounced in West Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee-led state government has decided to drastically decrease the number of dry days in West Bengal from 12 to 4.5
Apr 12, 2016
West Bengal Election 2016: Why Muslim Votes matter significantly for Mamata BanerjeeAll the other candidates from the party have also been asked to do as confidence building measure. It is time for a consolidated verdict from the community or Mamata Banerjee might feel the heat.