The hallmark of the 2020 Delhi elections will be the development platform on which AAP fought this election — the party focused on the promises it made in 2015 and on the work it did in the past five years. AAP has showed — perhaps for the first time — that elections in India can be fought and won on the development plank. This is heartening news for anyone who is fed up of the communal and below-the-belt discourse election campaigns in India usually stoop to. … [Read more...] about Delhi Results | Elections in India can be fought and won on the development plank
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The first factor has been blunted over the last few years. The Gandhis are still popular Congress leaders, but they have lost the vote-pulling ability once associated with them. Rahul Gandhi lost his Lok Sabha seat of Amethi in 2019, and in the recent Delhi assembly polls the Congress finished at an embarrassing third place despite Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi-Vadra campaigning. … [Read more...] about Politics | Will Congress address the elephant in the room?
To a limited extent it has managed to create a respectable space in Punjab — but it has to be seen if it can maintain and improve on from here. A debilitating factor for AAP is the above-mentioned over-dependence on Kejriwal. If the BJP lacked a CM face in Delhi, then AAP lacks a credible CM face in other states. It also needs to devolve a more robust network of leaders in other states. AAP has proved itself as a progressive and viable alternative in Indian politics, but now it is important that this model does not get limited to Delhi. … [Read more...] about Delhi Results | Four challenges for AAP in the road ahead
"But, their minority rights are being siphoned off illegally and arbitrarily to the majority population because neither Centre nor respective State has notified them as a 'minority' under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission of Minorities Act. Thus, Hindus are being deprived of their basic rights, guaranteed under the Articles 30," the plea said. … [Read more...] about SC refuses to entertain plea for minority status based on state-wise population