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UP Assembly Elections – Alliance Signals Consolidation

UP Assembly Elections – Alliance Signals Consolidation

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The factional warfare in the Samajwadi Party has ended the era of backseat driving by Mulayam Singh Yadav. By Akhilesh Tripathi Special to Islamic Voice The battle lines have become clear in Uttar Pradesh. The major contenders for power will be the Samajwadi-Congress alliance against the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), with Bahujan Samaj Party also […]

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Note-ban Works Adversely for the BJP

Note-ban Works Adversely for the BJP

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Akhilesh Tripathi Special to Islamic Voice   Mobilising votes in Uttar Pradesh is an uphill task for any party. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has formidable odds stacked against him. But his major advantage is that the resentment against Union Government’s ‘Note Bandi’ (demonetization) is currently working against the BJP. Note-bandi has adversely affected the farmers, weavers, […]

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UP Assembly Elections – A Manifesto for Muslims

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Uttar Pradesh has the largest chunk of Muslim population in India. The community should press parties to include plans for their betterment in their manifesto for the 2017 elections. By Syed Zafar Mahmood It is ten years since Sachar Committee presented its Report on the socio-economic and educational status of Muslims in India. It was […]

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Assembly Elections in Uttar Pradesh – Unifying Muslim Choices

Assembly Elections in Uttar Pradesh – Unifying Muslim Choices

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nearly a fourth of the 403 Assembly seats could be considered low-hanging fruits for Muslim electorate only if they could devise ways to unify choices for candidates. By Syed Zafar Mahmood Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly has 403 seats. Muslims constitute 35 to 78% in 68 Assembly segments. Of these 8 seats are reserved for the […]

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Uttar Pradesh Elections – Time to Test Alliance Chemistry

Uttar Pradesh Elections – Time to Test Alliance Chemistry

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Muslims and Dalits need an alternative alliance to tap their anti-incumbency votes. An alliance between Congress and BSP can possibly do this. By An Analyst India’s most populous State, Uttar Pradesh, is heading for Assembly elections early next year. Having cornered 71 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats, the BJP would be trying its utmost […]

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Muslim Representation in New Assemblies

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the just concluded elections for Assemblies in four major states and a Union Territory, a total of 125 Muslim representatives could get elected among the total 824 members. Given the fact that three of the four states had Muslim population ranging between 25 and 36 per cent, the representation in those states comes to […]

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Assembly Elections 2016 – No Cakewalk for Trinamool

Assembly Elections 2016 – No Cakewalk for Trinamool

| May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Congress-Marxist Mahajod giving restless nights to Didi By A Staff Writer The West Bengal election scene has suddenly captured everyone’s imagination. It’s no longer a cakewalk for the Mamata Banerjee’s (Didi) Trinamool Congress Party (TMC). She has been rattled by her two implacable foes—the Congress Party and the Communist Party of India (Marxist)—coming together to […]

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Poll Scene in Tamil Nadu – Welfare Economics Has Taken the Centrestage

Poll Scene in Tamil Nadu – Welfare Economics Has Taken the Centrestage

| May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

With Manna raining ceaselessly from heavens, the people have forgotten the ruinous floods in Chennai. By A Staff Writer Ideology is yet again taking a back seat in Tamil Nadu where the election for the 234-seat Assembly will take place on May 16. The two major regional parties i.e., DMK and the AIADMK are face […]

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Kerala Poll Scene – Kerala Fronts in Neck-to-Neck Contest

Kerala Poll Scene – Kerala Fronts in Neck-to-Neck Contest

| May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kerala proving a psephologist’s nightmare By A Staff Writer Will Kerala maintain the tradition of rejecting the incumbents in power and handing it over to the rival Front? The question is uppermost even as the India’s most literate, and by far the most civilized state, goes to elect a new Assembly. A good many observers […]

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West Bengal Elections – Muslims Must Put their Act Together

West Bengal Elections – Muslims Must Put their Act Together

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The State will be going to the elections in the next two or three months. This offers the major opportunity for the community to assert its right as well as gather its numerical might to demand a change in their social, economic and educational condition. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj The results of the SNAP-Guidance Guild […]

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