The Five National Takeaways

Sudeep Paul

Kerala, West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, as different as they are, offer a bigger picture when considered together

The BJP Position

It is now established as a party of the Northeast and the only opposition in West Bengal

A Chequered Victory

West Bengal and Assam, important for ideological reasons, are less likely to play a role in BJP’s immediate future

Who Will Win the Mind Game?

As BJP hopes to retain power through a tireless campaign, the opposition counts on ethnic and religious arithmetic

The Gamosa Metaphor

BJP banks on development, Congress plays the CAA card—and the battle remains essentially Assamese

BJP’s Campaign for the Future

The scorched-earth offensive

One and Many

Every election is about the validation of the Modi story

Himanta Biswa Sarma: The Wizard of the Northeast

Lauded for his handling of the pandemic, Himanta Biswa Sarma has reinforced his image as BJP’s most dynamic face as Assam prepares for elections

The Identity Angle in Assam

Why an alliance between the Congress and the AIUDF may end up helping the BJP


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