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Are Muslims really scared of Narendra Modi?

Are Muslims really scared of Narendra Modi?

''Why do sections of Muslims seem to prefer Lalu and Mulayam who symbolise wilful neglect of governance and development?' 'In this election, secularism is less at stake. What is more at stake is the degenerative, cynical, opportunistic, and discredit-worthy misuse of secularism by the non-BJP leaders and their social constituencies,' says Mohammad Sajjad. Economic development? Or, secularism combining the empowerment of disadvantaged sections? Is it really an either-or-situation? This is the ..., 1 week ago
Business Standard India

Polls get polarised: BJP gives up plans to woo Muslims

NEW DELHI: Persistent attacks by the Congress on its PM candidate Narendra Modi and his secular credentials and simmering tensions because of last year's Muzaffarnagar riots in UP have led the BJP to scale back once ambitious plans of reaching out ...
 Economic Times1 week ago Cong the loser in AAP-BJP fight  Business Standard India1 month ago Congress sees haemorrhage  Business Standard India1 month ago Congress the loser in AAP-BJP fight  Sify1 month ago
The Hindu

A diversified Muslim identity

The electoral behaviour of India's Muslims is often presented as one of the most inscrutable aspects of Indian politics. We are told that India's Muslims form a closed, homogeneous social group. As rational political agents, they are fully aware of ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago India's Muslims: Waking up to change?  Al Jazeera1 month ago

Will Muslim vote bank show cracks in 2014 elections?

The Hindu vote bank lasted all of 15 years from 1989 to 2004. It began with the Ram Mandir movement, and petered out with the fall of the NDA in 2004, as rising prosperity and fast growth gave Hindus a reason to think beyond self-defeating ...
 Moneycontrol.com1 month ago

Aditi Phadnis: Battleground Bihar

The secret of Lalu Prasad's electoral success used to be attributed to the MY factor - the coalition of the Muslims and Yadavs in Bihar that represented a formidable alliance and enabled Lalu to rule over the state, including by proxy, for 15 years.
 Sify1 month ago Revealed: Why Lalu's MLAs walked out on him  Rediff.com1 month ago

The echoing silence of caste

What then did you expect when you unbound the gag that had muted those black mouths? That they would chant your praises? Did you think that when those heads that our fathers had forcibly bowed down to the ground were raised again, you would find ...
 The Hindu2 days ago

Modi wave to take 42-50 seats in UP; 20-24 in Bihar: Poll

he Hindi heartland is the key to the 16th Lok Sabha, then BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has it in his pocket. The latest Battleground States Opinion Poll conducted by polling agency Cicero for the India Today Group shows that the ...
 InToday5 days ago

If the Imam of Jama Masjid is converting to our secular values, what's wrong with that: Salman Khurshid

Union minister of external affairs Salman Khurshid took time off from his election campaign in Farrukhabad in UP to speak to Kavita Chowdhury on Congress politics and the minority community. He's also a former minister of minority affairs. Edited ...
 Smart Investor1 week ago Congress is not a party of non-Hindus: Salman Khurshid  Business Standard India1 week ago

BJP overshadows JDU in Bihar

he Bharatiya Janata Party has centrestage in Bihar for the first time, with all other parties treating it as the main contender in the coming Lok Sabha elections. Leaders of all non-BJP parties admit privately that the politics of Bihar has ...
 The Sunday Guardian1 week ago

What Should We Do In These Elections?

Forward Press The poll battle has begun. The great Indian people will vote to elect the sixteenth Lok Sabha soon. Every election is different. But this election as suggested by forecasts will be remembered long for its outcome. It may prove a ...
 Counter Currents2 weeks ago
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