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Booth ‘Shakti’: Congress’ New Weapon Against BJP for 2019 Polls

Booth ‘Shakti’: Congress’ New Weapon Against BJP for 2019 Polls

Bloomberg Quint, Politics
Booth management – a phrase that instantly brings the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to mind, like party President Amit Shah explaining a winning strategy to his workers. However, now it’s the Congress that is claiming that it will beat the ...
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The ‘Mathematics’ Behind Early Elections

The ‘Mathematics’ Behind Early Elections

Bloomberg Quint, Elections, Politics
A recent article (12 Reasons Why Lok Sabha Elections Could Happen In Next 100 Days) by Rajesh Jain, the architect of BJP’s Mission 272 electoral campaign in 2014, has captured the imagination of political pundits, analysts, and leaders. The article ...
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Patels, Farmers, Businessmen: Who Voted How In The Gujarat Elections?

Patels, Farmers, Businessmen: Who Voted How In The Gujarat Elections?

On Monday the Bharatiya Janata Party won the Gujarat state assembly elections for the sixth time in a row. A higher percentage of voters voted for the BJP this year than they did in the previous state election in 2012, ...
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Does the Uttar Pradesh Sweep Mean a 2014 Redux in 2019?

Does the Uttar Pradesh Sweep Mean a 2014 Redux in 2019?

Do most Indians really care about who governs Uttar Pradesh and Punjab? The only reason a Tamilian or a Bengali or a Maharashtrian is excited about the elections in Uttar Pradesh or Punjab is to glean an answer to the ...
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Why You Should Be Surprised If BJP Loses the 2017 UP Election

Why You Should Be Surprised If BJP Loses the 2017 UP Election

Bloomberg Quint, Politics
Electorally, 2017 is billed as the year of the Uttar Pradesh (UP) legislative assembly elections, with commentators arguing that this is a crucial election for India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India’s most populous state. True to its billing, ...
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