Do public protests decide election results?
Research gives a mixed verdict but given India’s socio-economic reality, protests do impact election results
Did tribal voters seal BJP’s fate in Chhattisgarh
Eviction, blocking access to forest rights could have been major bugbears
Not BJP, not Congress: Women voters are real winners today
The results to the elections to the five state legislative assemblies underscore how women play an increasingly important role in India’s …
Are political parties looking at women differently?
In India, perhaps for the first time, election manifestoes have been made keeping women in mind. The upcoming elections in Madhya Pradesh and …
Polls in view, Cabinet approves 10% job quota for ‘economically weaker’ upper castes
The move is being seen as a step to consolidate the upper caste votes before the country goes for Lok Sabha polls in a few months from now
Chhattisgarh assembly election results: Broken promises cost Raman Singh dear
The BJP CM went back on his 2013 campaign promise to raise paddy price
It will take 55 years to have one-third women representatives in Parliament
Despite women voting in record numbers, Parliament didn’t enact the Women’s Reservation Bill that promised to keep aside a third of …
Have regional parties lived up to people’s aspiration?
Be it Andhra, be it Bihar, regional parties have followed economic policies laid down by national parties
In the next 14 months, 62 countries will go to polls
India’s 130 million first-time voters will play a decisive role in the world’s state of economy
Political parties try to bank on women’s electoral strength
Political parties try to woo women voters by making a range of promises
MP elections: Half glass empty for children in manifestos
Here’s an analysis on how inclusive BJP and Congress are about matters concerning citizens who are supposed to be mature voters once they …