What is the idea of Gujarat? What do voters want? Can the Congress or AAP dent Modi’s stronghold?
Behind the rise of Modi is the collective angst against perceived injustices of the Congress, an anti-Muslim stance and Sangh’s spadework
It is Arvind Kejriwal who has set the agenda for the Gujarat Assembly elections 2022 when the BJP seeks a seventh term in PM Modi’s home state.
By setting the poll agenda with job and cash guarantees to the unemployed youth and erudite caste math, the AAP may steal a march over the BJP in some key constituencies.
The AAP would not be able to do much in Gujarat, where the BJP is culturally well entrenched and Modi has lost none of his personal charisma
The loopholes in the guidelines of the Election Commission of India leaves a lot of scope for candidates to get away with poll expenses way beyond the sanctioned limits
With the setback to parties like the BTP and growing religious and socio-economic stratification within the Adivasi community, the prospects of the proverbial Adivasi third front, however, remain distant
Shunned by both the BJP and the Congress, the Muslims of Gujarat feel a division of their votes would ultimately help the BJP to retain the power again in the state
With the RSS firmly entrenched among the youth of the state and the Congress party remaining weak, there is no third force which could turn the tables on the BJP, writes political analyst Achyut Yagnik
For the vocal Dalit leader and incumbent MLA from Vadgam constituency, politics is an expansion of his activism and a tool to reach out to the poor and the marginalised with the power of an elected representative
The famed Gujarati diaspora has become a pivotal site from where political ideals of the homeland are defined, reconfigured and eventually realised. They play a vital role in (re)building political and popular consciousness.
The introduction of lift irrigation through solar-powered pumps has brought a sea change in the lives of farmers of tribal areas in Rajasthan as they are no longer at the mercy of monsoon
Fisherman Babubhai Chudasama tells about his life as a fisherman and hardship it entails
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