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Which party will win the Madhya Pradesh Elections 2018?
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Which party will win the Madhya Pradesh Elections 2018?

It is time for a tough battle to be fought in the Centre of the country in 2018. Who will be the next CM? Will Congress finally be able to rule or will BJP retain the seat for the 4th consecutive time? Elections in Madhya Pradesh this time is going to revolve around these two parties only that is a given. While SP and BSP might look to enter into a battleground, it will do so only with a very small share or will boost the fortune of Congress party by allying with them. Let's try to find out which party will win the Madhya Pradesh Elections 2018? The Mungaoli and Kolaras by-elections showed a poor performance by the ruling BJP government. The Indian National Congress managed to retain its seat in the two constituencies. Despite the discourse of development it portrays and the fact tha...
What were the challenges behind the first general election of India?
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What were the challenges behind the first general election of India?

According to our country’s preamble to the Constitution, India is a Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic. In order to become a democratic republic, it was essential for India to hold free and fair elections where the Indian public would play the crucial role in the election in the government. Let's see what were the challenges behind the first general election of India. The elections were to be held, taking into consideration the directives written in Constitution. The Constitution asked for the formation of an Election Commission, which will direct and control the entire process of elections. It was their duty to conduct free and fair elections without any corruption or malpractices. On 25th January 1950, the Election Commission was established with a goal of administe
10 interesting things you didn’t know about Narendra Modi
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10 interesting things you didn’t know about Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi is known as iron-willed, dynamic as well as a fierce leader due to whom BJP won 2014 Lok Sabha elections and came into power. He also helped BJP win in most the prominent states after that and now currently BJP is in power in 67 percent of India. On the occasion of Narendra Modi' birthday who is turning 67th today, we have brought for you 10 interesting things you didn't know about him. 1- Narendra Modi served as a volunteer to the India army at the railway stations during the Indo- Pak war of 1965. 2 - Narendra Modi is brand conscious. He wears from a certain brand called ‘Jade Blue’ which is an Ahmedabad based textile company. 3 - Narendra Modi has donated Rs 21 lakh from personal savings for girl child welfare for the education. 4- Narendra Modi
11 Interesting facts you must know about RadhaKrishnan, this Teacher’s day
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11 Interesting facts you must know about RadhaKrishnan, this Teacher’s day

“True teachers are those who help us think of ourselves” believed Dr.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. In India 5th September, the birthday of Dr.Radhskrishnan is observed as Teacher's Day as a mark of tribute to his great contribution for the Nation. On this occasion here are some Interesting facts about Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan - 1 ) Dr.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s father did not want his son to learn English, instead, he wanted him to become a priest. However, his talent was so outstanding that he was sent to school at Tirupati and then Vellore. 2) Radhakrishnan was drawn into the field of philosophy by accident when his cousin passed him his textbooks. But by his confidence, concentration and strong convictions he went on to become a great philosopher. 3 ) During his MA degree, he p
What was Dadabhai Naoroji’s role in the Indian freedom struggle?
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What was Dadabhai Naoroji’s role in the Indian freedom struggle?

After the Revolt, the people had a tough time with immense pressure from the British through their laws and policies. This led to a lot of discontent among the people with many peasants, tribal and other uprisings in various parts of the country – zamindars, landlords, peasants, tribals, artisans etc. in most of the parts of India. This also led to the creation of groups political in nature which was being dominated by the educated middle class unlike in the early 19th century when only the wealthy landlords and elites were part of it. The formation of these new associations was the coming together for a broader agenda. Some of the associations like the Bangabasha Prakashika Sabha formed the associates of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, the Zamindari Association and the Bengal British India Society wh
The Story of Indian Independence Struggle
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The Story of Indian Independence Struggle

We all know that August is here and its time to ring in the celebrations of our 72nd Independence Day to commemorate the sacrifice and struggles of the people who wanted to see a Free India. Let's know the story of Indian Independence Struggle. We, at Election Tamasha, have decided to highlight this by bringing out the ‘Know Your Freedom Story’ Series where we present the multiple narratives of our Freedom Struggle. This is an in-depth analysis of our political history and the formation of one nation. Of the countless men and women who fought for independence, this series is just a small reminder of what they had done through the main leaders of the landmark movements which have together contributed in getting us our Independence. Starting today, we’ll come up with a series on the fr
Why is Modi center of Pakistan elections 2018?
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Why is Modi center of Pakistan elections 2018?

Pakistan is gearing up for its 2018 elections, with people going to cast their votes today for the National Assembly Elections. It’s an important movement in the democracy which has never seen a stable government since its inception in 1947 and it needs to be seen if this government is able to retain its power in the selected period. Ruled by governments which have not completed their terms and military rule which has caused much chaos in the Pakistani society, these elections come at a very critical time for the country which is facing a social, political and economically messy situation. Let's try to find out why is Modi center of Pakistan Elections 2018. The major leaders who are contesting for the Prime Ministership are Shehbaz Sharif from the PML-N (Pakistan Muslim League – N) part
What does winning the No-Confidence Motion imply for BJP?
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What does winning the No-Confidence Motion imply for BJP?

The No-Confidence Motion in the monsoon session of the Parliament was finally accepted by the Speaker this time around after attempts to introduce this during the Budget Session were stalled due to disruptions. This was the 27th no-confidence motion since Independence and what does winning the no-confidence motion imply for BJP? The concept of a no-confidence motion is one of the strongest mechanisms in our democracy to keep a check on the ruling party if not satisfied and is therefore of high priority. Due to this mechanism, Deve Gowda, Vajpayee and VP Singh have been removed from the post of the Prime Minister. What does the No-Confidence Motion in Parliament signify for the BJP? Will winning it determine the future of the party in the 2019 elections or are tough times ahead for ...
Is it the right time to remove Section 377?
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Is it the right time to remove Section 377?

Section 377 has been much in news for a long time. It deals with discrimination based on gender. Much has been talked about it either for its support or against it. Let's know what is section 377 and the story of battle of removing Section 377 so far. Being a homosexual is considered a taboo in the Indian society even today. The Supreme Court is now gearing up to pass judgment in order to either decriminalize homosexuality or retain the Section. The background for a need to review the Section comes from the Justice K S Puttaswamy Vs Union of India last year which holds the right to privacy as protected under the Article 21. But what is it about? How has it come around in the country? Is it justified to retain this today in a country which has inscribed words like liberty, freedom, and e...
What is the Relevance of Caste in Politics?
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What is the Relevance of Caste in Politics?

Do you think Caste plays a role in today's Indian Politics? Of course, there is a huge influence of Caste in Politics. We have all seen the different agitations taking place in the country - the Patel agitation in Gujarat, the demand by Jats, Yadav votes in UP and Bihar or for that matter Brahmins in Kerala demanding for a Backward class quota last year are significant events broadcasted by all the news channels in the last few years. These movements have impacted the regional political parties as well who want to appease the public for their votebank. The influence of caste and religion in Indian politics cannot be emphasized enough. Time and again, stories from across the country show that the votes are divided majorly on the basis of caste or of religion. The more India seems to