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In Bina, dirty water, wait for jobs — and Hindutva on ground

In Elections 2019, the talk here is all about “Hindutva” and nationalism.

Battle of the faces: Hooda buzz but Modi refrain in Jind

Sitting under a banyan tree in the scorching sun, Rajesh Choudhary of the village says the issue of Jat reservation is still on his mind but he does not believe there is a leader that has proved trustworthy. Not party, but leader.


In Karnataka's Bellary, a class divide between BJP and Congress base; Congress holds on to its

Opinions are strongly divided in Bellary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains a positive factor despite the BJP being linked to the destruction of the region’s thriving iron ore mining industry.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Arid Chitrakoot fertile for ‘Superman, Saviour’

Chitrakoot, denuded of political norms and institutions that can be found at least in bare form, if not in substance, elsewhere, seems to provide the perfect setting for the politics of the Saviour and the Superhero that lies at the heart of the well-endowed Narendra Modi campaign.

Una: In town of defence forces, job issue jostles with Pulwama

Within Una’s government college campus, jobs and national security are what they discuss when they talk about politics.

In MP, Congress challenge: Just three months for delivery — and Modi

For the Congress, which won six of the eight Assembly segments in Rajgarh — wresting three from the BJP — time hasn’t been an ally.


In dry heart of India, Elections 2019 is all about water

Since 2009, when Tikamgarh became a Lok Sabha constituency, the predominantly Ahirwar voters have favoured the saffron. In 2014, the BJP won by a margin of 2.1 lakh votes.

RJD base intact but Modi message pushes Lalu legacy to margins

If the BJP-led NDA has Narendra Modi, the RJD-led Mahagathbandhan is anchored by Lalu Yadav in the state.

In chai ki dukan, charcha lament for past, wish for future

Tea was what you had with “charcha (conversation)”. Now, “charcha is hardly there. We have distanced ourselves from our own problems, we are scattered,” says a retired teacher, a regular from the old days, who sits silently on the bench inside and refuses to give his name.

In ADMK stronghold hit by GST, note ban, will ‘silent rage’ overtake caste noise?

The AIADMK has won Tiruppur since its inception. In 2014, the AIADMK front (including the AIADMK, DMDK and BJP) had polled over seven lakh votes.