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Karnataka Elections 2018

  The stage is set for another Congress-BJP face-off, as Election Commission of India announced the dates for upcoming elections in the state of Karnataka. The EC on 27th of March announced that the voting will take place on May 12 across all the constituencies of the state, while counting will take place on 15th May. Political analysts across the country see the Karnataka elections as quarterfinals before the big final in 2019. The present [...]

BJPs Conquest of North East

BJP and it’s allies in Tripura and Nagaland are set to form the government, while Congress looks to form alliance with various regional parties to reinstate their government in Meghalaya under CM Mukul Sangma. Elections were held in all the three states in the month of February, as BJP was looking to make significant gains in the three states where the party almost didn’t exist. The counting of votes took place on 3rd March, as [...]

February 26, 2018

The Election Commission of India officially declared the dates for the State elections in three states namely Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland in the North-East region of our country on 18th January as Model Code of Conducted was implemented following the announcement. All the three states have incumbent governments with Manik Sarkar of CPI(M) from Tripura being the longest one after being elected to office in 1998 for the first time and winning five state election [...]

Reel to Real Life Politician

  Kamal Haasan, the veteran actor who enthralled millions of his followers for over 4 decades with his charming personality and jaw dropping performances on the silver screen, has finally stepped into the political foray of Tamil Nadu with the launch of his newly formed political party ‘Makkal Needhi Maiam’ which stands for ‘People, Justice and Center’ in a public gathering in Madurai the political and cultural capital of Tamil Nadu. To launch his party, [...]

Three Years of AAP

On February 14, the Aam Aadmi Party completed three years in office. The party had stormed to power in February 2015 by bagging 67 of the 70 seats in the Delhi assembly. But the past three years have not been a smooth one for the party. AAP has witnessed ups and downs and has faced obstacles in the implementation of several schemes. Nevertheless, the party has introduced several schemes that have been much appreciated and [...]

Congress victory in Rajasthan Bypolls

Bye-elections were held in Rajasthan for 3 seats. The election was held in Ajmer and Alwar for 2 seats of Lok Sabha Constituency and 1 for the Mandalgarh Assembly Seat. The result was declared on February 1, which turned out to be a huge blow for the ruling BJP Government. In Alwar, Karan Singh Yadav of Congress won the Lok Sabha Seat after defeating Jaswant Singh Yadav of BJP by a huge margin of 196,496 [...]

Bollywood Actors in Politics

Bollywood has given numerous actors who have enthralled us with their performances. But, a few actors, at the height of their careers, decided to enter the world of politics. Many of these carved successful careers in politics. Here we list a few Bollywood actors who  turned politicians. Shatrughan Sinha As far as actors turned politicians in Bollywood are concerned one of the first names that come to mind is Shatrughan Sinha. He is a BJP [...]

NOTA-None of the Above

What Is NOTA? NOTA is an acronym for None of the Above. It is the option of exercising a scratch vote or a mandate against all the candidates in the running. The NOTA option was offered to the Indian voter after a Supreme Court verdict in 2013. The Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) of the country are programmed to register a NOTA vote in the state assembly and in the general elections in which these are [...]

BJP's Success in 2017 Assembly Elections

Gujarat state legislative assembly polls – one of the most important political events of the year – has now drawn to a close. The verdict of the people of Gujarat is clear now. Or is it? The mandate in Gujarat was quite enough for BJP to beat 22 years of anti-incumbency but it has fallen short of Amit Shah’s Mission 150 by a considerable gap. In fact, the BJP has not been able to even [...]

Team Mapsofindia.com with its associate business Elections.in endorse 5DotsPartners.com’s election analysis for Gujarat. Exit polls and analytical assessment follow different approaches towards predicting a number. This team has been precise, accurate, almost right and of course way of the mark, but way of the mark has been only a few instances and that also far between. We hop that we are at least accurate this time too. Phase 1 – BJP 58/89, Congress 30/89, Others [...]