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TMC MLA Hamidul Rahman threatens voters

Hamidul Rahman, Trinamool Congress MLA from Chopra, directly threatened voters during an election campaign rally at Alorani Maidan of Chopra in Uttar Dinajpur on Tuesday. Trinamool MLA Hamidul Rahman if…


Postal ballot for NRIs

With elections due to take place this year to the Legislative Assemblies in Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry, the Election Commission has written to the Government of…



Bengal must be saved from Didi’s clutches

Bengal and Tamil Nadu have been on the ruling BJP’s electoral radar since 2014. Winning Bihar against all odds, however, has emboldened the party to go in for the jugular…


Modi magic intact, Bihar and other poll results affirm

The BJP’s emergence as the dominant power in Bihar despite the close finish in the assembly polls coupled with the by-election sweep in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, and…


NDA squeaks through in tense Bihar election

Exit polls were proved wrong, as the NDA coalition managed to cross the magic 122 mark in Bihar assembly elections which saw several tense moments for all camps during counting…


The BJP still cannot do without Nitish in Bihar

The countdown to the three-phased 2020 assembly poll in Bihar beginning October 28 is turning out to be singular even by the state’s own unpredictably chaotic standards. The political churn…


Shivraj back as CM in MP with Maharaj backing

BHOPAL: Thrice-in-a-row chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, was hurriedly sworn CM a fourth time at 9 pm on Monday amid the raging corona virus scare sweeping the…



Jharkhand loss holds key lessons for BJP

More important than the BJP’s failure to win or form the government in Jharkhand is that it failed emerge as the largest single party, the credit for which went to…