elections

Punjab: Mudslinging reaches a crescendo as polls loom

The desperation of the incumbent SAD in Punjab is quite evident as they use a fig leaf to tarnish it's opponents reputation
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

UP: Left Front announces second list of 29 candidates

The left is unlikely to win many seats, but could help in building narrative for other secular parties against BJP's economic policies
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Yashpal Malik: Jats will vote against the BJP in Western UP

In the run up to the Uttar Pradesh State Assembly Election beginning on February 11, the Jats are working behind closed doors to find ways in which they can take the vote away from the saffron party
Abeer Kapoor Ghaziabad 

Of Uncles and Nephews: Pitfalls of nepotism

With the cancellation of the Samajwadi Party’s merger with the Quami Ekta Dal, the tussle for control between Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle, Shivpal Yadav, comes to the fore yet again in the lead-up to the 2017 Assembly polls
Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow 

Has Priyanka's Time Come?

Sanjay Kapoor

Perhaps for the umpteenth time, the chatter about Priyanka Gandhi taking over as the lead campaigner of the Congress is reaching a crescendo.

Bad Money, Bad Politics

Sanjay Kapoor

During the recent Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, the State Election Commission officials stopped three trucks carrying a stash of Rs 570 crore in currency notes in Tiruppur.

The Left Challenge

Editorial:  May 2016
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

West Bengal: A progressive coalition emerges

If the Left Front manages to clinch victory in West Bengal then a viable political alternative to the BJP might emerge
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

The Left: Rising from the Ashes

The Left is no longer left behind. A new radical rainbow coalition of Left assertion is shining like a red star in India. New barricades, alliances and scaffoldings are being enacted. The times they are changing
Amit Sengupta Delhi

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