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Book Excerpt: How India Votes And What It Means By Pradeep Gupta

Book Excerpt: How India Votes And What It Means By Pradeep Gupta

Whether the economy does well or poorly, either way it has hardly any impact on election results, writes pollster Pradeep Gupta of Axis My India

01 May 2021
'Rahul Gandhi Started Trend Of Resignation In Congress; We Have Nothing To Do With Karnataka Crisis': Rajnath Singh

'Rahul Gandhi Started Trend Of Resignation In Congress; We Have Nothing To Do With Karnataka Crisis': Rajnath Singh

He has himself asked people from his party to resign, and you must have seen that one stalwart after another has quit, a process which has continued for a...

08 July 2019

Rahul Gandhi Takes Cocaine, Says BJP MP Subramanian Swamy

Swamy, a vociferous critic of the Gandhi scion, said this after Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said the leaders calling Punjabis 'Nashedis' (Drug Addicts)...

2019 Lok Sabha Polls 'Least Free And Fair In 3 Decades': Group Of Ex Civil Servants Writes to Election Commission

2019 Lok Sabha Polls 'Least Free And Fair In 3 Decades': Group Of Ex Civil Servants Writes to Election Commission

The group also charged the ECI with allegations of blithely ignoring hate speeches and communally loaded statements by candidates, primarily of the BJP," just...

02 July 2019

Rahul Gandhi Angry Over Leaders Shirking Responsibility For Lok Sabha Rout; Major Congress Revamp Soon

The Congress president-at-large, sources say, has been angry at the “orchestrated campaign” by the party’s senior leaders who have urged him to stay on.

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27 June 2019
'Is She Serious,' Says Congress On Mamata Banerjee's Call To Defeat BJP Together

'Is She Serious,' Says Congress On Mamata Banerjee's Call To Defeat BJP Together

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was reacting to Banerjee's Wednesday address in the Bengal assembly where she said the CPI (M), Congress and TMC should come together to...


25 June 2019
After SP-BSP Call It Quits, Is Bihar Mahagathbandhan Also Destined To Meet Same Fate?

After SP-BSP Call It Quits, Is Bihar Mahagathbandhan Also Destined To Meet Same Fate?

However, the grand alliance, comprising the RJD, Congress, Hindustani Awami Morcha (HAM), Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) and Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP),...


23 June 2019
Mayawati's Brother Anand Kumar Is BSP's New National VP And Her Nephew Akash Anand Party's National Coordinator

Mayawati's Brother Anand Kumar Is BSP's New National VP And Her Nephew Akash Anand Party's National Coordinator

The decision was taken at a meeting, which was attended by top functionaries of the Bahujan Samaj Party.


19 June 2019
BJP MP Om Birla Elected As Lok Sabha Speaker; 'Matter Of Pride,' Says PM Modi

BJP MP Om Birla Elected As Lok Sabha Speaker; 'Matter Of Pride,' Says PM Modi

With no opposition, the election of Om Birla, a two-time BJP member from Kota in Rajasthan, was a smooth affair. It is, however, a departure from the past,...


18 June 2019
Rahul Gandhi Takes Oath As MP, Forgets To Sign Parliament Register

Rahul Gandhi Takes Oath As MP, Forgets To Sign Parliament Register

Elected to Parliament from Kerala's Wayanad, Gandhi had also contested from his family borough of Uttar Pradesh's Amethi but faced defeat at the hands of BJP...


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13 June 2019
Limits Of Dignity Were Crossed To Retain Power: Sonia Gandhi's Fresh Salvo On PM Narendra Modi

Limits Of Dignity Were Crossed To Retain Power: Sonia Gandhi's Fresh Salvo On PM Narendra Modi

Launching a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi-led BJP, Sonia Gandhi said: "Everyone in this country knows whether it was moral or immoral of whatever...


10 June 2019
West Bengal: Will BJP Do To Mamata Banerjee What She Did To The Left?

West Bengal: Will BJP Do To Mamata Banerjee What She Did To The Left?

Having replaced the Left and Congress as the main challengers to Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress, the BJP is gearing up for the next Assembly polls in the...


07 June 2019
Committed To Defending People Under Attack By PM Narendra Modi, His Policies: Rahul Gandhi In Wayanad

Committed To Defending People Under Attack By PM Narendra Modi, His Policies: Rahul Gandhi In Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi, who had offered to resign from the Congress chief's post which was rejected by the Congress Working Committee, however, made no reference to the...


07 June 2019
VIDEO: Rahul Gandhi Thanks Wayanad; Waives, Blows Kisses To Congress Supporters

VIDEO: Rahul Gandhi Thanks Wayanad; Waives, Blows Kisses To Congress Supporters

Supporters, holding placards exhibiting love for the Congress president, waited in queues on both sides of the road in Wayanad for hours before their...


05 June 2019
610 Political Parties Won No Seats In 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

610 Political Parties Won No Seats In 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

Of the 610 parties, 80 got about 1 per cent or less vote percentage in the overall vote share while the remaining 530 got zero per cent.


01 June 2019
BJP President Amit Shah Takes Charge As Union Home Minister

BJP President Amit Shah Takes Charge As Union Home Minister

Amit Shah is holding a meeting with the officials to familiarize with the issues concerning the ministry.


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01 June 2019
Rahul Gandhi Lost As SP-BSP Votes Went To BJP In Amethi, Alleges Congress

Rahul Gandhi Lost As SP-BSP Votes Went To BJP In Amethi, Alleges Congress

Congress Secretaries, Zubair Khan and K.L. Sharma, who are UPA chaiperson Sonia Gandhi's representatives in Rae Bareli, were informed in ‘clear terms’ that...


31 May 2019
Live Updates | Team Modi 2.0: Amit Shah Gets Home Ministry, Rajnath Singh Is Defence Minister, Finance Goes To Nirmala  Sitharaman

Live Updates | Team Modi 2.0: Amit Shah Gets Home Ministry, Rajnath Singh Is Defence Minister, Finance Goes To Nirmala Sitharaman

Modi, 68, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Ram Nath Kovind at a glittering ceremony at the forecourt of majestic Rashtrapati...


30 May 2019
Mallikarjun Kharge, Digvijaya Singh Meet Ahmed Patel Over Rahul Gandhi’s Resignation

Mallikarjun Kharge, Digvijaya Singh Meet Ahmed Patel Over Rahul Gandhi’s Resignation

Senior leaders have been meeting Congress veterans in a bid to persuade party President, Rahul Gandhi to take back his offer to step down, which he made on...


30 May 2019
Rahul Gandhi Congratulates Jaganmohan Reddy On Being Sworn In As Andhra Pradesh CM

Rahul Gandhi Congratulates Jaganmohan Reddy On Being Sworn In As Andhra Pradesh CM

Reddy, who led his YSR Congress Party to a thumping victory in the assembly elections, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor E S L...


31 May 2019
Congress Law Of Inertia

Congress Law Of Inertia

A Gandhi never quits? But Rahul Gandhi as party president has not proved to be the galvaniser that Sonia was.


31 May 2019
Fission Frisson

Fission Frisson

Anti-BJP coalitions, dealt a stunning blow, hope for a revival after introspection


31 May 2019
BJP Has Emerged As The Nucleus Of Indian Polity: Bhupender Yadav

BJP Has Emerged As The Nucleus Of Indian Polity: Bhupender Yadav

BJP national general secretary Bhupender Yadav speaks to Outlook about the party's performance.


31 May 2019
Modi-Shah ‘Jugalbandi’ Is The Biggest Story Of 2019 Election Mandate

Modi-Shah ‘Jugalbandi’ Is The Biggest Story Of 2019 Election Mandate

Theirs is a unique partnership that successfully ground down the anti-BJP narratives around demonetisation, farm distress and ­job flight, getting people...


30 May 2019
Team Modi 2.0 To Meet At PM's Residence Before Swearing-in Ceremony

Team Modi 2.0 To Meet At PM's Residence Before Swearing-in Ceremony

The BJP has refrained from making any official comment about the likely members of the government, with its leaders asserting that it is the prime minister's...


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