The fate of the Congress after the recent state polls

The state of a political party can be determined just on the basis of what its workers celebrate. So, in the past couple of weeks, the Congress has celebrated the failure of the BJP attempt to unseat the Congress from the government of the state of Uttarakhand, it has celebrated a few councillor seats in […]

Exit polls for states – Assam, Tamil Nadu, Bengal, Kerala and Puducherry

In India, the electoral scene has got so tough over the years that state polls are seen as a barometer of how well the political parties are doing. So, before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP was winning in the elections held in states months before the national elections, and it was as a […]

Early trends in the polls – Congress in a leading position, but not really ahead

At this point, the trends in all the regional elections are pretty clear, and some of the expectations are coming true. The states which went to elections were: West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and Pondicherry. The results in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu were the ones which were most eagerly awaited, because of the […]