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Have Maharashtra Elections Also Finished Independents?

Independent candidates have always been the “fun” part of the Indian elections, and the recently…

Maharashtra’s Time Of Promises—And More Promises

  Monorails. Free wifi. Ambulances. New universities. Free medicines. More electricity. Junking heritage laws.  …

Will Modi Wave Work In Rural Maharashtra?

  With the break-up of the two major alliances in Maharashtra, the political contest is…

Arithmetic, Not Love Jihad, Explains BJP’s Reverses

Over the last few weeks, the newly anointed BJP president, Amit Shah, has been the…

BJP Wildly Exaggerates Irrigation Claims, Right On Farmer Deaths In Maharashtra

With Maharashtra assembly polls only 10 days away, opposition parties are questioning the policies of…

What Message Will Work In Fractious Maharashtra?

(An advertisement released by the Congress party on the eve of assembly elections in Maharashtra)…

Women Outvoted Men in 16 States/UTs

More women are turning out to vote, mostly to elect men it would appear. While…