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Posted on 20 May, 2019 , No Comments admin

Many of us may continue to squabble over correctness and accuracy of the Exit Polls.  The hard reality is that when multiple Exit Polls convey the same message,…

Posted on 16 May, 2019 , No Comments admin

As the seventh phase of election approaches to closure, the groundswell in favour of Prime Minister Modi is becoming stronger. Except in the last few days, not one…

Posted on 10 May, 2019 , No Comments admin

Counting for the results is only thirteen days away.  Traditional political rivals have started open or secret parleys.  Their best hope is that the Indian voter is neither…

Posted on 07 May, 2019 , No Comments admin

The Model Code of Conduct (MCC) is an extremely important and powerful instrument available to the Election Commission for the conduct of free and fair elections. There was…

Posted on 03 May, 2019 , No Comments admin

Dynasts have self-illusory opinion about themselves. They create a disproportionate image about their own abilities in their own mind and believe that the universe around them thinks alike.…

Posted on 29 April, 2019 , No Comments admin

In the late 1980s and the early 1990s, the VHP would distribute stickers which became a launching pad for its slogan “गर्वसेकहोहमहिन्दूहैं”.  Barring the BJP, a few other groups…

Posted on 26 April, 2019 , No Comments admin

Voting for the first three rounds of the elections covering the 303 Parliamentary seats is over.  Besides Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir and some seats of Uttar Pradesh, the…

Posted on 25 April, 2019 , No Comments admin

Today, two major political developments have taken place. The first was the huge roadshow of the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi at Varanasi from where he…

Posted on 21 April, 2019 , No Comments admin

The pivotal position of the Chief Justice of India The incident of a junior ex-lady employee of the Supreme Court making harassment charges against the Chief Justice of…

Posted on 20 April, 2019 , No Comments admin

The first two rounds of the voting for the 2019 General Elections are over.  What are the early trends?  What are the initial lessons? A comparison of three…