If the BJP sits down and extrapolates the results of the by-elections, it would discover that repeating the 2014 feat would seem like a distant possibility.
Modi was greeted with the slogan “Jeet hamari jari hai, ab Karnataka ki bari hai” (Our winning spree continues, now it’s time to win in Karnataka). Assembly elections in Karnataka are due in May this year.
The Congress party also issued a statement saying it had directed its rank and file to back "secular party candidates to save the people from sinking in the 'Hindutva quicksand'
Battle lines have been drawn in the run-up to the February 27 elections in Nagaland and Meghalaya and as many people, including Christian leaders, suspect voters are turning toward pro-Hindu party BJP in these Christian-majority states, the row over religious chauvinism seems inevitable.
The CPI-M raised allegation of massive violence across nine seats where opposition Indigenous Peoples’ Front of Tripura (IPFT) contested the election.
As the curtains are set to fall for the election campaign in Tripura, where polling is to be held on Sunday, the BJP poll strategists are working overtime now to launch an aggressive campaign in Congress-ruled Meghalaya.Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to campaign in Phulbari in Garo Hills on February 21 or 22, a key source in Me
In the election season in northeast, amid the hyped campaign by the BJP for a Congress-free region - where the grand old party had been a dominant force - the regional forces seemed to be making the most of it.
With Assembly polls drawing closer, many feel that while the BJP has intensified its campaign, the CPM has used all of its trump cards too soon
There have been more than 1100 encounters in Uttar Pradesh since Yogi Adityanath took office in Lucknow. Hardnews studied hundreds of FIRs of these dodgy encounters and found the same story of bad guys carrying the same guns getting killed again and again
Hoping to capitalise on the anti-incumbency created by the 25-year-long CPM rule, the BJP is campaigning aggressively to make inroads into the state