Odisha Assembly Polls: Is VK Pandian's Dominance Going to Cost Naveen Patnaik?

Originally given the Punjab cadre, he was moved to Odisha in 2002 where he acquired something similar to a rock star following due to his hard work, innovative... Read full story

3 reasons why Mamata Banerjee is expected to continue dominating West Bengal

In contemporary India, West Bengal is a classic example of how politics abhors a vacuum. The highway from Jamshedpur towards Kolkata is superb. People having tea at a Dhaba in Ghatshila in Jharkhand turn out to be... Read full story

Who, what and how after Naveen Patnaik in Odisha amid Lok Sabha election 2024 frenzy?

People who track Odisha know that 2024 will perhaps be the last election for Naveen Patnaik, who is set to hang up his boots.Tens of thousands of devotees are... Read full story

Politics is all about personality and perceived performance

Starting from Narendra Modi at the national level, Indian politics is more and more about personality cults. The first phase of voting is already... Read full story

Why unemployment will be a big issue even in 2029 & 2034

CVoter has been tracking elections for decades. There has not been a single one in which unemployment (and also inflation) have not featured as serious... Read full story

Lok Sabha 2024: Jharkhand is Symbolic of BJP’s 'Take No Prisoners' Approach

Soon after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Jharkhand Chief Minister (now former) Hemant Soren, the author wrote a column here describing how the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) treats politics... Read full story

Why Akhilesh Yadav is demanding a probe into Mukhtar Ansari's death

Asaduddin Owaisi jumped into the fray. After achieving some degree of success in Maharashtra and Bihar, UP looks tempting. It is this that has Akhilesh worried. The Samajwadi Party chief took time off from... Read full story

Lok Sabha 2024: Passing Through Ayodhya and Kashi

The author had gone to the Ram Temple and Saryu Ghat at Ayodhya on 15 February at 4.30 am. On 8 March, which was Maha Shivratri, the author went to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Dasaswamedh Ghat at 4.30 am. Three similarities... Read full story