Assembly Elections 2021

Bucking History

Madhavankutty Pillai

On opinion polls showing that Kerala might not change its mind in this election

An East Bengal In West Bengal

The 2021 struggle for power is shaped by history, geography, demography—and a miracle by the mahatma, argues MJ Akbar

A Political Transformation

For the first time, the BJP is on the cusp of creating history in West Bengal

An All-Inclusive Deal

Can social engineering and pre-poll sops help the AIADMK alliance return to power?

Demography Is Destiny

Identity still holds the key to West Bengal despite the pronounced economic disparities

BJP’s Campaign for the Future

The scorched-earth offensive

The Gamosa Metaphor

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

Global Meets Local

How does one explain Modi’s trip to Bangladesh on March 26th and 27th, just as West Bengal goes to polls on March 27th?

One and Many

Every election is about the validation of the Modi story


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