Tag: Indian election

Narendra Modi Comes Back Stronger: He is Now a Phenomenon That Requires More Than The Political to Beat

The writing was always on the wall. The Opposition had tried their best to make their supporters understand that the one-sided results predicted by the exit polls were something unreal. The idea was to send across the message that even the electronic voting machines were manipulated by the Narendra Modi […]

It’s So Symbolic That A BJP Candidate Just Called Gandhi’s Killer A “Patriot”

The fact that BJP candidate and accused terrorist Pragya Singh Thakur claimed that Gandhi’s killer was a “patriot” is extremely symbolic since it drew attention to the unsavory figures that the ruling party associates itself with and also encapsulates the essence of the historic crossroad that this election represents. India […]

India General Elections: At Halfway Mark, Narendra Modi Looks Strong; Final Result Will Depend on How UP Votes

The third phase of the ongoing national election in India is over, marking the completion of polling in half of the country’s 543-member strong Parliament. To form the next federal government, a party or alliance of parties requires 272 seats. In 2014, it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata […]