Oct 15, 2020 08:57 AM IST
The Congress in Bihar is a lifeless entity with a moribund organisation. The audacity of the Congress to wrest 70 seats in the ‘Mahagadbandhan’ is purely on account of its delusions of grandeur
- Jun 04, 2019 11:17 AM IST
If the SP-BSP alliance breaks up, the BJP would have the last laugh as the assembly polls would become a triangular contest in which BJP with its combination of upper castes, non-Yadav OBCs and non-Jatav Dalits would remain a formidable force.
- May 23, 2019 04:41 PM IST
The saffron party seems to have turned caste-based arithmetic on its head.
- May 09, 2019 05:09 PM IST
Out of the 17 Lok Sabha seats in Telangana, even if KCR wins 16, without joining an alliance at the Centre, he will have no role to play. Add to this the fact that he does not have good ties with both the BJP and Congress.
- Apr 02, 2019 04:26 PM IST
The absence of the Left parties from the anti-BJP grand alliance means that votes in their pockets of influence will be divided, which will inevitably help the BJP.
- Mar 20, 2019 01:28 PM IST
The idea of a united fight was at best utopian and at worst a cynical attempt to woo the voter.
- Feb 12, 2019 01:46 PM IST
Opposition unity has strengthened over the past few weeks and is likely to further solidify. However, its electoral benefits might be limited — particularly if the Congress is kept out of the equation.
- Jan 02, 2019 02:16 PM IST
In the light of Mayawati’s ‘warning’ over support, Congress President Rahul Gandhi should reconsider joining the grand alliance
- Dec 17, 2018 05:58 PM IST
The events on December 11, the day the assembly results for five states were announced, can explain why.
- Dec 06, 2018 04:54 PM IST
For the TRS, it’s a do-or-die battle. If K Chandrashekar Rao wins a second term, he consolidates his position in India’s newest state. If booted out of power, KCR will have little political turf left
- Oct 23, 2018 12:10 PM IST
In a clear indication that the JD(S) is already using the Congress to grow stronger, it has persuaded Rahul Gandhi to leave Shivamogga to its candidate, though historically Shivamogga is a Congress bastion
- Aug 13, 2018 04:31 PM IST
For the 2019 general elections, the Congress must have a state-by-state focus, and that will give it momentum at the national level