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Delhi polls about deliverability, not ideologies; polarising voters in response to AAP's development-centric pitch may not work for BJP
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Delhi polls about deliverability, not ideologies; polarising voters in response to AAP's development-centric pitch may not work for BJP

Brand Arvind Kejriwal has established direct and firm contact with Delhi voters' necessities and made the practice of politics a lot more ordinary; today, he appeals to even those voters who see no alternative to Narendra Modi’s prime ministership

Mamata Banerjee may have become BJP's biggest ally in Bengal due to her repeated missteps, outbursts
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Mamata Banerjee may have become BJP's biggest ally in Bengal due to her repeated missteps, outbursts

Banerjee's impulsive actions have reduced her stature in national and even local politics and she is getting trapped in her own image of a sulking leader.

BJP's inroads in Bengal, trifurcation of votes means Mamata Banerjee may not get desired result from Muslim vote bank
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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.

Narendra Modi on 'divider-in-chief' charge: If reference is to crumbling caste and religious barriers, I'm proud
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Narendra Modi on 'divider-in-chief' charge: If reference is to crumbling caste and religious barriers, I'm proud

In a veiled reference to the Time magazine article, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that many people have been trying to "destroy" his image for over 20 years now, but in the process they have destroyed their own

AMU, BHU bear witness to rising violence, polarisation as political parties invade campuses to spread their ideologies
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AMU, BHU bear witness to rising violence, polarisation as political parties invade campuses to spread their ideologies

Both the BHU and the AMU have been witness to 'academic interference', giving space for outsider and anti-social forces to create a disruptive environment in India's educational hubs

As Sadhvi Pragya's entry polarises Lok Sabha polls in Bhopal, Digvijaya Singh ropes in Kanhaiya Kumar as his star campaigner
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As Sadhvi Pragya's entry polarises Lok Sabha polls in Bhopal, Digvijaya Singh ropes in Kanhaiya Kumar as his star campaigner

Congress Bhopal candidate Digvijaya Singh may have roped in Kanhaiya Kumar as a star campaigner to counter the sharp polarisation that has emerged due to Sadhvi Pragya Sigh Thakur’s candidacy in Bhopal

Justice Sikri row: Lok Sabha polls will test resilience of Indian democracy as political discourse drag down public institutions
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Justice Sikri row: Lok Sabha polls will test resilience of Indian democracy as political discourse drag down public institutions

The Justice AK Sikri controversy will eventually die down and become lesser than a footnote in history, but the damage to democracy and the decline in the level of trust in institutions is permanent

Rajasthan Assembly polls: Alwar may slip out of BJP's grip as lynchings, subjugation of SC/STs polarise voters
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Rajasthan Assembly polls: Alwar may slip out of BJP's grip as lynchings, subjugation of SC/STs polarise voters

Rajasthan Assembly Election 2018: The Meo Muslims in Alwar haven't forgotten the the mob lynchings at the hands of self-styled gau rakshaks, and neither have Dalit protesters who faced police heavy-handedness for protesting against dilution of SC/ST act

Ghulam Nabi Azad claims number of invitations to campaign for Hindu candidates in Congress reduced to 20% over last 4 years
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Ghulam Nabi Azad claims number of invitations to campaign for Hindu candidates in Congress reduced to 20% over last 4 years

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has stated that the number of Hindu candidates inviting him to campaign for them has reduced.

KCR likely to opt for early polls; Telangana may vote with Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chattisgarh
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KCR likely to opt for early polls; Telangana may vote with Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chattisgarh

Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is likely to go for polls along with Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh as he is not keen to get trapped in the binary and polarised narrative set by Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi

Karnataka polls: In 'terror-tainted' Bhatkal, Hindu-Muslim divide polarises voters as well as decides candidates
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Karnataka polls: In 'terror-tainted' Bhatkal, Hindu-Muslim divide polarises voters as well as decides candidates

Religion has emerged as the main poll agenda in 'terror-tainted' Bhatkal town of Uttara Kannada in the run-up to the Karnataka Assembly polls with both BJP and Congress pitting voters from the two communities against each other

Karnataka elections: Kingmaker aspirant Kumaraswamy will do well to brush up some Sholay dialogues
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Karnataka elections: Kingmaker aspirant Kumaraswamy will do well to brush up some Sholay dialogues

Former Karnataka chief minister and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy is seen as a potential kingmaker in case of a hung verdict — provided he retains his influence among voters, but his strategy may leave JD(S) with potentially zero seats

Karnataka polls: Dalit activist Chetan Ahimsa calls Siddaramaiah progressive, says Congress doesn't want visionaries
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Karnataka polls: Dalit activist Chetan Ahimsa calls Siddaramaiah progressive, says Congress doesn't want visionaries

Dalit activist Chetan Kumar aka Chetan Ahimsa takes a jab at Congress criticising the party over not giving opportunities to grassroots workers and those who lack money to spend on elections. Excerpts from the interview

King Abdullah, Amitabh Bachchan's advocacy of moderation over extremism matters in these polarising times
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King Abdullah, Amitabh Bachchan's advocacy of moderation over extremism matters in these polarising times

It's relevant that Amitabh Bachchan and Jordan King Abdullah's speeches be understood for the message the two thought leaders sought to convey on extremism.

BJP uses polarisation as a tool when it loses on all other fronts, says Congress' Pramod Tiwari
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BJP uses polarisation as a tool when it loses on all other fronts, says Congress' Pramod Tiwari

Congress has accused the BJP of using polarisation as a "tool" when it loses on all other fronts, with Congress leader Pramod Tiwari saying his party makes efforts to ensure it does not happen.

Gujarat Election: There was a lot less Hindutva this time and if BJP wins it won’t be due to polarisation
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Gujarat Election: There was a lot less Hindutva this time and if BJP wins it won’t be due to polarisation

Modi remains the most popular person in Gujarat, but he’s no longer the polarising figure of yore. He is instead a prime minister facing great expectations.

Researchers develop rubber film that generates electricity when stressed; could be used as sensor
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Researchers develop rubber film that generates electricity when stressed; could be used as sensor

The trick behind the generated current is the internal polarisation which changes when the rubber film is mechanically stressed.

Vengara bypoll results: BJP’s dismal performance shows party's Hindutva politics has failed to impress Kerala
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Vengara bypoll results: BJP’s dismal performance shows party's Hindutva politics has failed to impress Kerala

The 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

Yogi Adityanath's outbursts reveal CM's priority is in asserting religion, not being an able administrator
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Yogi Adityanath's outbursts reveal CM's priority is in asserting religion, not being an able administrator

Going by the recent provocative statements of Yogi Adityanath, it's clear that assertion of religious identity is more important to the Uttar Pradesh chief minister than social harmony

Predictions by Indian astronomer Sujan Sengupta inspires NASA and Caltech exoplanet research
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Predictions by Indian astronomer Sujan Sengupta inspires NASA and Caltech exoplanet research

An international group of scientists have launched a major project to study the atmosphere of exoplanets and brown drafts spread across the universe.