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Chhattisgarh Elections 2018: First phase – 70% Voter Turnout Despite Maoist Violence
Chhattisgarh Elections 2018

Chhattisgarh Elections 2018 Polling Overview – Once again voters have shown their confidence in the electoral process in Chhattisgarh state elections. One should understand the significance of 70% turnout in a Maoist affected area. It clearly means that despite the threat from Maoists, voters are making a statement. The turnout was just a slightly lower than the first phase in 2013 when 75.53 per cent of voters turned out. Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat said the attempt was made to instil a sense of fear among people. “Polling was peaceful. In comparison to earlier elections, this election […]Read more

Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018: Congress Declares First List of Candidates
Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018

  The Congress released its first list of 12 candidates for the Chhattisgarh assembly elections 2018. Eleven of the 12 candidates announced are in seats reserved for Scheduled Tribes. The party has introduced five new faces for this assembly elections, other are seven sitting legislators for the 12 of the 18 seats that go to the polls for the first phase on November 12. The first phase of polling is spread across Maoist-affected districts of Bastar, Bijapur, Dantewada, Sukma, Kondagaon, Kanker, Narayanpur and Rajnandgaon. The party has fielded Lakheshwar Baghel from Bastar, Rekhchand Jain from Jagdalpur, Devati Karma […]Read more

Why MP, Chhattisgarh And Rajasthan Will Vote Differently – Chintamani Shastri
Assembly elections 2018 opinion poll

The die is cast. The last round of State elections before the 2019 General Elections have been announced. We will know how the cookie crumbles on 11th December. Rajasthan: The reason BJP is losing Rajasthan is simply one: Vasundhara Raje. Her record of poor governance combined with naked corruption and unparalleled arrogance in the modern era means that there is no way even Modi can overcome the deep hatred that has built up against her. Never in the history of BJP has every single core voter group turned against it, as it has this time. Almost every […]Read more

Symbolically which state has most significance for BJP out of 5 states having elections
Symbolically which state has most significance for BJP out of 5 states having elections

    Elections in India season has started and so has the politics. 5 states would be facing the assembly election in the next couple of months and different parties will start blame games. Voters will be “Mai Baap” and Election Commission will be “Bhagwan” for parties. Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana are smaller states as far as the number of seats is concerned however combined together they have around 250 seats in state assembly elections. Currently, Mizoram and Telangana are ruled by other parties so it’s not a prestige issue for BJP to mark a victory. Chhattisgarh […]Read more

BSP – Elephant’s Hunger for Seats is too much for Parties to Feed
Mayawati Hungry For Seats

Confidence and over confidence are two very common terms and are applicable everywhere and for everyone. These days Mayawati’s way of negotiation with Congress and other parties is full with over confidence. In this article I would like to highlight some of the reasons why BSP is so aggressive in negotiations even though their number of seats have gone down in past Lok Sabha as well as in UP assembly elections. Reason 1: BSP didn’t lose that much in votes but they did substantially in seats. In 2017 BSP won 4.7% seats, with 22.2% of votes whereas […]Read more