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Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018 – Government Review & Other Issues Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018 will hold on 7th December to elect 200 representatives to the state assembly. The present BJP government led by Vasundhara Raje is facing strong anti-incumbency this time, having led the BJP to a sweeping victory in 2013. It’s time to review her government’s performance in the last five years and look at her BJP’s chances in the forthcoming polls. We look [...]

Prime Ministers of India

Overview of All Prime Ministers of India Since Independence, India has seen 14 full-time Prime Ministers (at the time of updating this post – as on October 25th, 2014) and 15 in all. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru of the Indian National Congress was the first Prime Minister of free India. At present, the office is headed by Mr. Narendra Modi of the BJP (the 14th full-time PM as in 2014) last vacated by Dr. Manmohan Singh of the Congress-led [...]

Mizoram Assembly Elections-2018

Mizoram is ready to elect 40 legislators to the State Legislative Assembly on 28 November 2018, and all parties in contention are busy campaigning. It is time to look at the main issues in these elections and also review the incumbent government’s performance. Political 2018 Assembly Election Date: 28 November, 2018 Legislative Assembly Seats: 40 Total Electors (2018 Electoral List): 768,000 ; Female Electors: 393,000; Male Electors: 374,000 Current Seat break-up: INC 34; MNF 5; [...]

BJP and Congress Weightage in State Assembly Elections

The battle lines for winning state elections are drawn and the warriors are busy doing what they do best – hitting the campaign trail. At stake are five prized states; Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, and Mizoram. So, why are the elections in these four states so crucial? It’s the timing and the impact over the next five years for the next government coming to power in 2019. The forthcoming assembly elections are crucial for [...]

Telangana Assembly Elections

Telangana Assembly Elections 2018- Government Review Telangana assembly elections will be held on 7th December 2018 to elect 119 legislators to the State Legislative Assembly. Out of a total 119 constituencies, 18 are reserved for SC candidates and 9 for ST candidates. The strongly entrenched K. Chandrashekar Rao-led Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) presently holds 90 of the total 119 seats and is confident of retaining power for the second term. So, how has the party [...]

Ajit Jogi joined hands with BSP

The answer is yes. After three consecutive terms, the Raman Singh-led BJP government in Chhattisgarh is facing anti-incumbency, and 2018 assembly elections present Congress the best chance of staging a comeback in the state. The Congress was banking on an alliance with Mayawati’s BSP and was confident of breaking BJP’s stranglehold in the state this year. Ex-CM and ex-party member of the Congress, Ajit Jogi, has pulled out a party spoiler by beating his former [...]

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections

Madhya Pradesh will hold elections on 28th November 2018 to elect representatives to 230 seats in the State Legislative Assembly. The Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led BJP government is busy preparing to fight the assembly elections hoping for a fourth consecutive term, just as his counterpart in Chhattisgarh, CM Raman Singh is all set to battle it out for the fourth term. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has been at the helm for 13 of the 15 years and [...]

Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections

Chhattisgarh goes to polls in November 2018 to elect the next government, and political parties are stepping up the ante in trying to catch voter attention with claims and counter-claims. In the din of high-pitched electoral rhetoric, it is a good time to pull back and make a realistic assessment of the ruling government and the possibilities of election outcomes. Chief Minister Raman Singh of the BJP has been at the helm since 2003 and [...]

cVigil App – Report the Model Code Violations easily

  cVigil App is an attempt to empower the voters throughout the country. The app is a pilot project of the government through which users can report the violations of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in a poll-bound state. The app aims at curbing the malpractices conducted by candidates and activists of political parties. Now, the citizens don’t need to rush to the Election Commission or look for other alternatives as one can simply record [...]

Politics in India

हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहां क्लिक करें Politics in India is a play of brains and elegance, one that loses the latter as election days come closer. Opponents start hitting straight arrows, ditching the subtleties. Something similar happened in the speculation centered Telangana on September 6th. The president of Telangana Rasthra Samithi (TRS) and Chief Minister, Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR), in a press conference marked a clear shot at Rahul Gandhi, calling him the [...]

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