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Kashmir’s High Voter Turnout: Warning From 1987

Kashmir’s High Voter Turnout: Warning From 1987

  The first phase of the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a turnout of more than 71%. This is the highest over the past 18 years (assembly elections…

The BJP’s Deep Inroads Into Maharashtra

The BJP’s Deep Inroads Into Maharashtra

  Maharashtra saw a saffron surge on Sunday with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging as the single largest party with 122 out of 288 seats, an increase of 165%…

Political Dynasties Alive And Well In Haryana, Maharashtra

Political Dynasties Alive And Well In Haryana, Maharashtra

  Indian politics is known for its dynasty politics, accepted by the electorate since Independence.   If the Nehru-Gandhi family has held sway at the Centre, the states have seen…

5 Charts of Maharashtra’s Political Fate

With a five-pronged contest in Maharashtra turning out to be a win for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), how did the leaders of different parties perform at the hustings?  …

5 Factors That Decided Haryana, Maharashtra Elections

5 Factors That Decided Haryana, Maharashtra Elections

  (BJP president Amit Shah with party workers in New Delhi after the announcement of the results of Haryana and Maharashtra.)   What messages did the voters of Haryana and…

Rural India Continues To Outvote Urban India

  In one of our pre-election reports, we looked at 20 most rural and urban constituencies to understand voting patterns.   We also looked at the difference in percentage points…

PM Modi Bets Big On Governance

Narendra Modi, 15th Prime Minister of India, took charge at New Delhi’s South Block today.   A 45-member cabinet was sworn-in by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan yesterday.…

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