PM Modi’s reasoning for simultaneous elections stands on weak ground

India’s elections are neither as expensive as it is thought to be nor does it have to be as disruptive to national governance as it is made out to be. ...

Only 17 out of 100 Biharis support JD(U): Unraveling the Nitish Kumar myth

Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar, is a very popular leader in that state, with virtues of probity in public life and governance focus on development ...

Safeguarding seats won in 2014 gave BJP win in 2017

The BJP won 121 assembly constituencies in Bihar in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. ...

DOES THE UTTAR PRADESH SWEEP MEAN A 2014 REDUX IN 2019?

Do most Indians really care about who governs Uttar Pradesh and Punjab? ...

Why BJP Loss Would Be Only Surprise Of 2017 UP Poll

The crowd cheers for Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, ahead of the upcoming elections to the state's legislature. ...

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

Should the BJP secure less than 200 seats, it would go down as one of the most notable vote-share swings in history. ...