Articles by Nishant Ranjan
Charan Singh began his political career in the Congress party and only parted ways with it after the 1967 elections when he was not made the chief minister.
One way to answer this question is to look at how much the BJP will have to gain compared to previous elections to achieve this target.
The BJP performed much better than the JMM even in ST-reserved Lok Sabha constituencies during the 2019 general elections
With the BJP becoming a dominant party, a lot of the non-SC support, and perhaps even non-Jatav SC support the BSP enjoyed, has gone back to the BJP
Is fear of migrants taking over the most lucrative segments of Karnataka’s economy fuelling such violence in India’s biggest urban centres?
The BJP’s first full-term government at the Centre was formed after the 1999 elections. That victory came on the back of a broad-based alliance.
Twenty-seven of 30 state elections (90%) from 2019 to 2023 ended in a clear verdict
The BJP’s record in the last two Lok Sabha elections continues to be better than its performance in state elections in most cases
The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has won elections in three out of the four states for which results were declared on Sunday.
The Congress’s loss in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh this time is symptomatic of a bigger crisis facing the party.
BRS has lost almost ten percentage points in vote share between 2018 and 2023 which exactly how much Congress has gained in the state between the two elections.
The results of the assembly elections in the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana will be announced today
An HT analysis of past results shows that any opposition party will have to really outperform its previous best
Here are the some charts that explain the importance of the ST outreach by the Prime Minister
A look at some charts that explain the nature of the electoral battle taking place on November 25
What is at stake in the election today?
Six months after it lost the Karnataka election, the BJP state unit has got a new president in B Y Vijayendra, the son of veteran BJP leader B S Yediyurappa.
What explains Bihar’s poverty? The answer to this question is not as simple as it sounds. Here are six charts which try to explain this
Without taking away anything from the importance of the data which has been released, here are some aspects which have been left unaddressed
The voting on November 7 is the first and smallest of four phases of voting in the current round of elections
An HT analysis shows that the answer varies depending on which indicator one is looking at. Here are four charts which explain this in detail.
The JD (S)’s decision to join the NDA comes just about six months before the 2024 general elections.
Between 2012 and 2021, Bihar accounted for 12.2% of all deaths in incidents involving capsizing of boats
The Supreme Court of India will now be a part of the National Judicial Data Grid, the Chief Justice of India announced on Thursday
This piece will look at the data on OBC chief ministers in detail. It will focus on three key questions to examine this issue.
A look at the overall, intertemporal and state-wise caste breakup of chief ministers.
MP had the highest crime rate against people belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) groups in 2021, according to NCRB data.
A look at how Cong is trying to achieve what the Jan Sangh did by forming a diverse opposition grouping against a dominant party.
A look at why the current anti-BJP alliance may be different from similar experiments in the past.