Assembly elections 2017

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Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, EC, Election Commission of India

Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017: Follow live updates at eciresults.nic.in

From the numbers coming in, the BJP looks all set to form the government in the two states.

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Assembly elections 2017, BSP, Mayawati

There's no hope for BSP until Mayawati wakes up

A clamour is growing within the party to go back to the basics.

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Assembly elections 2017, Mayawati, Dalit politics

Why Mayawati's Dalit politics failed this time

The BJP played well when it comes to politics of symbolism after coming to power in 2014.

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BJP, EVMs, Assembly elections 2017

Assembly elections 2017: I mourn for Constitution but stand up for democracy

From EVMs to BJP's machinations in Goa and Manipur through governors, the polls were messy.

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Assembly elections 2017, EVMs, Election Commission

Former CEC SY Quraishi explains why you must trust the electronic voting machine

It is not without reason that the world looks upon the Indian election system with respect.

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Assembly elections 2017, Nehru, Congress

Elections 2017: Is Modi ushering in a culture of true federalism?

He can end the noxious culture of non-cooperation between a central government ruled by one party and state governments ruled by a different one.

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Akhilesh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh polls, Assembly elections 2017

How surgical strikes and demonetisation actually helped Modi win Uttar Pradesh

PM also found it easy to spread the word that Akhilesh Yadav's development was meant for the privileged living in the state capital.

POLITICS

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Delhi Polls, AAP, Assembly elections 2017

Challenges Kejriwal and AAP now face

The BJP will come to the Delhi civic polls with greater confidence.

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