Curtains to Extensive Coverage of Bihar Elections

Bihar was a cracker of an elections where Lalu-Nitish jodi recorded a stupendous victory.


Politicalbaaba (PB) covered the elections in detail with extensive coverage of the polls, unique research, pre-poll projections, phase wise overview, exit poll analysis and post poll verdict analysis.

During this 4 month journey many of PB, SC, PB + SC articles were published in prestigious news websites like Hindustan Times, DailyO (India Today Group), Swarajyamag and Niticentral.

A big thanks to all for your love, affection, brickbats, criticism and support. A great learning and experience for me.

A big thank you also to my friend and guide Subhash Chandra (SC) for all his support and encouragement.

Part I of E-Book Battle of Bihar a collaborative effort with Subhash was published with great feedback. Stay glued for Part II to be released soon..


1. Bihar Polls – A Curtain-raiser

2. Bihar Polls: SWOT Analysis of Janata Parivaar Alliance

3. Is it the end of saga called Lalu?

4. Caste is cast in stone in Bihar politics

5. Law & Order Situation in Bihar – A Statistical Perspective

6. Decoding the seat sharing between Lalu-Nitish in Bihar

7. Owaisi to Lalu: Here I come

8. Will Muslims & Mahadalits decide the fate of BIhar polls?

9. Seat sharing muddle of NDA in Bihar

10. Probable Spoliers in Bihar Elections

11. Opinion Polls add to the suspense in Bihar Polls

12. Poll: Who will win Bihar Assembly elections?

13. Phase-wise Election Schedule of Bihar

14. Why NDA is expected to win Bihar?

15. Quiz Contest on Bihar Elections

16. 2010 Assembly Polls Seat Wise Results with Margins

17. Who will win Bihar? – Part I

18. Politicalbaaba Bihar Projections

19. Who will win Bihar? – Part II

20. Who will win Bihar? – Part III

21. Who will win Bihar? – Part IV

22. Who will win Bihar? – Part V (Final)

23. Opinion Poll Summary Table


24. Overview of Phase I

25. Grand Master Sheet of Phase 1 of Bihar Elections

26. Post Poll Update Phase 1

27. Overview of Phase 2

28. Grand Master Sheet Phase 2

29. Post Poll Update Phase 2

30. Phase 1: Its not what it seems to be

31. PB Projections Phase 1 & 2 Combined

32. Phase 3 Master Sheet

33. Overview of Phase 3

34. Seat Wise Analysis & Dynamics of Phase 3

35. The Many Contradictions of Bihar Polls

36. Will Manjhi be the Mountain Man for BJP in Bihar?

37. What may be working and what may not be working for Nitish in Bihar Elections?

38. The Bihar Cricket Match

39. How Bihar elections is uncannily similar to Delhi elections?

40. Phase 3: Post Poll Update

41. Phase 4 Overview

42. Master Sheet Phase 4

43. Phase 4 Post Poll Update

44. Phase 5 Overview

45. Master Sheet Phase 5

46. 11 Reasons why Phase V will change everything

46. Phase 5 Predictions & Who will win Bihar

47. 10 Reasons Why NDA could have done better in Phase V

48. Leadership ratings: Is it the biggest clue to Bihar election results?


49. From Chanakya to C-Voter what exit polls don’t tell you about Bihar

50.Forget exit polls, Bihar will be a game of Others

51. How Bihar exit polls re-inforce my 5 statements

52. Bihar Exit Polls Summary


53. Bihar reposes faith in Nitish Kumar

54. How the Captain and the Vice Captain Failed Team NDA?

55. How BJP & Allies missed the Chemistry?

56. Did the anti-reservation comment impact BJP performance in Bihar?

57. Why Lalu will not make Nitish Kumar the biggest loser of Bihar elections

58. How Manjhi failed to be the mountain man of BJP in Bihar

59. Six reasons why BJP should have declared a CM candidate in Bihar

60. Bihar Polls was a 3 cornered fight and the others scored high

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