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Manglore-BJP &Congress slug it out

April 28, 2013
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Manglore-BJP &Congress slug it out Manglore city, the administrative capital of Dakshina Kannada district and educational hub of Karnataka, is all set to witness a tough election battle between the saffron forces led by the ruling BJP and main Opposition Congress. The city has a total of 3 Assembly seats and the fight is predominantly…

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Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2012: Why the ‘Others’ and ‘Extra Female Voters’ will decide the ‘Winner’

Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2012: Why the ‘Others’ and ‘Extra Female Voters’ will decide the ‘Winner’

Himachal Pradesh will vote in the first week of December 2012, to elect the representatives to 68 assembly constituencies spread across the hill state, known for its pristine beauty and picturesque valleys. In the past 6 assembly elections (1985, 1990, 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2007).…

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Advantage BJP In A Close Fight for Himachal Pradesh

November 8, 2012
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As Himachal Pradesh has already voted last Sunday to decide the fate of Prof P. K. Dhumal led BJP government, it must be noted that this small hill state has never enjoyed such limelight in the national media in the past. The reason why everybody’s…

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The Gujarat Electoral Calculus

November 22, 2012
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The Gujarat Electoral Calculus

The Gujarat electoral calculus Part 1: Analysing the past electoral data This election analysis trilogy is dedicated to Offstumped (Shashi Shekhar), one of the finest political brains that the Indian right has produced in the digital era. The Creator of the universe works in mysterious…

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Gujarat Electoral Calculus : Part 2

December 3, 2012
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Gujarat Electoral Calculus : Part 2

The Gujarat electoral calculus Part 2: The Factorial Impact Analysis of Gujarat 2012 This election analysis trilogy is dedicated to Offstumped (Shashi Shekhar), one of the finest political brains that the Indian right has produced in the digital era. The weaker the data available upon…

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The Gujarat Electoral Calculus- Conclusion

December 17, 2012
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The Gujarat Electoral Calculus- Conclusion

The Gujarat electoral calculus Part 3: The predictive model This election analysis trilogy is dedicated to Offstumped (Shashi Shekhar), one of the finest political brains that the Indian right has produced in the digital era. Accordingly, the poet should prefer probable impossibilities to improbable possibilities…

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How did BJP retain Gujarat?

December 21, 2012
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How did BJP retain Gujarat? There are a lot of interesting things about the recently concluded election in Gujarat. Let’s evaluate the most noted statistic – the overall voting percentage. 2007 2012 Total  Eligible Voters 3,65,93,090 3,78,27,502 Actual Votes Polled 2,18,73,375 2,74,17,656 Voting % 59.77%…

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Winds of Change in Bagalkot

April 18, 2013
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  Winds of Change in Bagalkot Bagalkot district in the region of Mumbai-Karnataka which has been a BJP fortress since last decade is seeing winds of change this time around.The district has a total of 7 Assembly constituencies and one Parliamentary seat.BJP which swept this…

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Projections for 2014

April 16, 2013
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Aashish shares his projections of probable number of seats different political parties and its affiliation may get in 2014 general elections based on his understanding of current political landscape     Jagan AIDMK, BJD, TDP, TRS, AGP SP, BSP, Left, TMC, DMK, MNS, Others State…

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A Quick Glance At How Karnataka Voted in last 4 Assembly Polls

April 19, 2013
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A Quick Glance At How Karnataka Voted in last 4 Assembly Polls

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11 AM Report from 5Forty3

April 17, 2014
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The second major day of polling in the 2014 calendar also happens to be the biggest day when 122 Parliamentary constituencies spread across 13 states and union territories will elect their MPs. Early voting trends are quite interesting to say the least. At 11 AM,…

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Udupi- BJP faces a setback in the district

May 3, 2013
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Udupi- BJP faces a setback in the district

Udupi district was formed in 1997 from the then undivided Dakshina Kannada district. The district has 5 assembly constituencies namely Byndoor, Kundapura, Udupi, Kaup and Karkal. Byndoor is part of the Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency. Other 4 constituencies are part of the Udupi-Chickmagalur Lok Sabha…

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Chamarajanagar- Congress set to retain its bastion

May 2, 2013
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Chamarajanagar- Congress set to retain its bastion

Chamarajanagar- Congress set to retain its bastion Chamarajanagar is the southern-most district in Karnataka. It is the 3rd least populous district in Karnataka. The district is a Lingayat bastion. Kurubas, Dalits and Muslims are also numerically strong. The district has 4 assembly constituencies namely Hanur,…

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Belgaum- Battle for Karnataka’s 2nd capital

April 27, 2013
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Belgaum- Battle for Karnataka’s 2nd capital

Belgaum- Battle for Karnataka’s 2nd capital Belgaum is the second most populous district after Bangalore. The district has 18 assembly constituencies and 2 Lok Sabha constituencies, Belgaum and Chikkodi. Kittur and Khanapur assembly constituencies are part of the Canara Lok Sabha constituency. Due to the…

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Kodagu- Electoral battle in the Coffee-Land

April 25, 2013
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Kodagu- Electoral battle in the Coffee-Land

  Kodagu- Electoral battle in the Coffee-land Kodagu, the least populous district in Karnataka, is in the Western Ghat region of Karnataka. The district has only 2 assembly constituencies, Madikeri and Virajpet, and is a part of the Mysore Lok Sabha constituency. In 2008, BJP…

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