Karnataka Polls 2023: Revenge of the common man?
DTE coverage of the legislative assembly elections in Karnataka
JJP emerges kingmaker in Haryana
JJP, as well as the opposition Congress had promised to deal with agrarian crisis and massive unemployment, especially among the state’s Jats
No Water, No Votes
Citizens globally and in India are demanding clean and safe drinking water in return for their votes
Finally, both BJP and Congress manifestos talk climate change
A long way to go, but at least a start for India and its people
Verdict 2019: From the politics of inevitability to that of relatability
The results of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls hold lessons for us all
Rahul Gandhi vows to spend more on health. High time India does
Congress chief vows to push healthcare spend to 3% of GDP, increase staffing
Karnataka Polls 2023: ‘Common man’ issues like LPG, poverty, unemployment cost BJP its southern bastion
Opposition Congress’ strategy of targeting the incumbent for not performing on governance issues pays off
Decision 2022: Will AAP make a difference to Punjab Dalit issues? Watch this space
For the moment, the only thing clear about the verdict is that it reflects a narrative of change rather than continuity in Punjab
Congress manifesto promises jobs, welfare steps
Five focus areas include: Unemployment, poverty, farm distress, access to quality education and healthcare
New MP, Chhattisgarh CMs' loan waivers to not benefit 3.5 million farmers
The schemes Kamal Nath and Bhupesh Baghel announced soon after taking oath will not help those who take loans from money lenders
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
Punjab shamlat lands: We will give land for housing, Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal tells DTE
Punjab reserves 33 per cent of cultivable shamlat land for Dalit households, who can lease it for a year through competitive bidding. In reality, …
Manipur Assembly Elections 2022: Loktak, climate change, carbon footprint feature in party manifestos
Most parties fighting the Manipur elections have promised action on green issues concerning the state
Uneasy wears the Delhi crown
It may not be long before the city gets a tag of being ‘unlivable’, with its environmental indicators showing a deep and steady decline
PEETHA: Will Naveen Patnaik’s deliciously named pre-poll sop work?
Also the name of a traditional Odia sweet, the ‘Peoples Empowerment – Enabling Transparency and Accountability’ scheme was …
Twenty20: Can Kerala’s experiment in corporate-led panchayats be trusted
Twenty20, which established a corporate panchayat in Kerala in 2015, has expanded its reach during the local body polls this year. How …
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 …
Will India have its green moment in politics?
The fact that these issues are still remote from our understanding is evidenced by a survey which revealed that more than 74% people between the …
(Electoral) promises to keep
Political parties have released ‘promises’ in the run-up to elections in 5 states; Will voters buy them?
Congress manifesto: right to health is next on agenda
Grand old party of India renews some old promises and makes some new ones, but will Congress live up to its promises if it wins a third term?
A series of cartoons by our graphic editor
Indian political parties must prioritise climate change on their manifestos
This would help in mitigating the impacts of climate change and ensure that the country is on a sustainable and resilient path towards a better future
In the Parliament on July 22, 2015
MPs raised a question on the status of nuclear safety in India and sought details about the country’s nuclear fuel stocks
Will the mining stalemate affect Lok Sabha polls in Goa?
The mining industry’s poorest stakeholders, who comprise a sizeable population of Goa, have been rendered jobless by a state dragging its …
Election 2014: How green are our political parties?
A look at the future of green clearances through the manifestos of political parties in the electoral fray