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Why You Should Begin Preparations At Least 18 Months Prior to Elections

Indian elections have become highly competitive in the past decade or so. With data-driven technology seeping deep into the electoral process, simple election techniques have become redundant and highly ineffective. Political aspirants have to work harder than before to shine brighter than their competitors, and ensure they have a profound impact on the constituents who Read more about Why You Should Begin Preparations At Least 18 Months Prior to ElectionsRead More

SOUTH INDIAN POLITICS – IN A NUTSHELL

South Indian Politics – In A Nutshell

Politics in South India is particularly distinct. Most southern states have strong linguistic and cultural identities, which ensures the inevitable dominance of regional parties, and the subsequent growth limitation of national parties. DEFYING THE NORM Admittedly, during the early years of post-independence, Congress penetration was deep, but one of the first Indian states to defy Read more about South Indian Politics – In A NutshellRead More

TRS - LEADTECH

21 Years of TRS – Will It Continue to Grow, Or Begin to Fail?

In Telangana, TRS is undoubtedly the dominant party. It was the first party formed with the single-point agenda of bifurcating Andhra Pradesh and creating Telangana. The party cited lack of development, disproportionate allocation of resources and employment, and differences in culture. TRS’s spearheading of the final Telangana Movement was ultimately successful in 2014, which elevated Read more about 21 Years of TRS – Will It Continue to Grow, Or Begin to Fail?Read More

Political Parties

Why Even Winning Political Parties Need to Hire Consultancies

AAP in Delhi, JD(U) in Bihar, TMC in West Bengal, and now, TRS in Telangana. All these political parties have one thing in common – they hired consultancies while still in power, to help them win in their respective upcoming elections. It might make sense for a losing party or candidate to hire a consultancy, Read more about Why Even Winning Political Parties Need to Hire ConsultanciesRead More

INDIAN POLITICS - TWITTER TAKEOVER

Twitter Takeover: What It Might Mean For Indian Politics

Indian politics is incomplete without social media in the 21st century. From its roots back in the late 2000s when very few politicians had a Twitter or Facebook account, to now, when politicians without a social media presence are suspiciously viewed, Indian politics has happily adopted this medium to communicate with the public. This change, Read more about Twitter Takeover: What It Might Mean For Indian PoliticsRead More

VOTER POLARIZATION

Bulldozing Has Only One Consequence: Voter Polarization

Many symbols define the politics of India in the 21st century, from the mighty elephant to the humble broom. Lately, we are witnessing the rise of yet another mobilizing symbol – the bulldozer.  Political moves always have consequences – some far-reaching, extending beyond the initial effects. The demolition drive at Jahangirpuri caused a commotion, disturbed Read more about Bulldozing Has Only One Consequence: Voter PolarizationRead More

CONGRESS FLAG

6 Reasons Why Congress will continue to be in Opposition for at least the next decade

Congress was the dominant party in India post independence. For the first 25 years, they ruled without strong opposition. From the 1970s to 1990s, INC often lost power, but they always managed to come back. They were indisputable winners – with secure vote banks in every nook and corner of the country. But post 2014, Read more about 6 Reasons Why Congress will continue to be in Opposition for at least the next decadeRead More

10 Quick Facts About Gujarat Elections

Gujarat Vidhan Sabha is the unicameral legislature of the state of Gujarat, with 182 seats. Post independence, the area of Gujarat came under 3 states – Bombay, Saurashtra, and Kutch. Gujarat, as a state, was formed in 1962. From 1962 to 1995, INC had varying levels of success in this assembly, forming the government on Read more about 10 Quick Facts About Gujarat ElectionsRead More