My articles in The Quint


21 Jun , 2021: Why PM Narendra Modi should worry about Dissent in BJP State units

16 Jun , 2021: Despite noises, Yogi comfortably places in UP if NO third wave

16 Jun , 2021: Why is not Govt slashing Fuel tax to curb Petrol-Diesel price hike?

10 Jun , 2021: Is Modi Govt ‘Using’ Petrol-Diesel Hike to Boost its Revenue?

04 May , 2021: Where BJP went wrong  & How TMC held Fort: what the numbers say ?

26 Mar, 2021: Congress Leadership: why a Kerala win is key to Gandhi ‘Reign’

23 Mar, 2021: Why Assam, not Bengal, will decide ” Fate of BJP and its CAA-NRC Bid 

09 Mar, 2021: Kerala elections 2021: A study in Contrast- Here are the trends 

09 Mar, 2021: In Bengal, ‘Will Modi factor’ Alone help BJP,’Oust’ Mamata’s TMC’? 

04 Mar, 2021: Bengal 2021: Why BJP Must shift focus from Left-Cong to TMC Base 

10 Feb, 2021: Bihar cabinet Now has Shahnawaz Hussain: BJP’s Change of  Strategy?

19 Jan, 2021: Bengal Polls 2021:Will A ‘Mahagathbandhan’ Help Mamata?


28 Dec, 2020: Is the BJP-JD(U) Alliance in Bihar showing signs of Discords?

11 Nov, 2020: In Bihar Polls, What Did Mahagathbandhan Get Wrong?

07 Nov, 2020: Will Bihar Polls Final Phase Be A Cakewalk For Tejashwi? Unlikely

05 Nov, 2020: Bihar Elections: Why Nitish Kumar Needs A Low Voter Turnout To Win

03 Nov, 2020: RJD Is Social Media ‘Winner’. But Will This Trend Influence Votes?

21 Oct, 2020: In Game of Bihar Poll, Tejashwi Needs Vice-Captain Congress to Win 

13 Oct, 2020: Bihar Elections: Will MBCs, Dalits & Mahadalits Play Kingmaker? 

07 Oct, 2020: Bihar Polls 2020: Will Tejashwi’s ‘Caste-Class’ Strategy Succeed?

03 Oct, 2020: Bihar Polls: Will ‘TINA’ Help Nitish Win Despite Anti-Incumbency?

30 Sep, 2020: MP Polls: Why Congress May Not Win ‘Shivraj Vs Kamal Nath’ Battle

29 Sep, 2020: Bihar Polls: Will Modi ‘Help’ Nitish Win Despite ‘Differences’?

16 Mar, 2020: MP Crisis: Can Kamal Nath Get 16 MLAs to Change Their Minds?

13 Mar, 2020: Jyotiraditya Scindia Should Have Formed New Party & Not Joined BJP

20 Jan, 2020: What are the challenges ahead for BJP New President J P Nadda?


23 Dec, 2019: Jharkhand Polls: Adivasi Anger, Raghubar’s ‘Arrogance’ Failed BJP

01 Dec, 2019: BJP in Jharkhand Assembly Polls: Will Swing Seats Change the Game?

11 Nov, 2019: An Invincible Modi: BJP’s Biggest ‘Strength’ As Well As ‘Weakness’

24 Oct, 2019: In Haryana, Is BJP Bearing the Brunt of Jat Anger & Unemployment?

18 Oct, 2019: Elections & ‘Manifesto Politics’: What Congress & BJP Can Learn

18 Oct, 2019: Elections & ‘Manifesto Politics’: What Congress & BJP Can Learn

17 Oct, 2019: Maharashtra Elections: Why The ‘Narendra + Devendra’ Formula Has Been Potent

15 Oct, 2019: Will Maharashtra & Haryana polls seal BJP’s electoral dominance?

15 Oct, 2019: Maharashtra Polls: Will Regional Differences Affect Results?

03 Oct, 2019: Maharashtra Polls: Will ‘Saffron Wave’ End Congress Influence?

10 July, 2019: Will BJP Membership Drive Help The Party Stay In Power Till 2047?

09 July, 2019: Budget 2019: Oil Prices to Modi’s Rescue Again?

20 June, 2019: Simultaneous Polls May Not Help BJP, Regional Parties Can Relax

25 May, 2019: How PM Modi ‘Trumped Caste’ Again In the Hindi Heartland

24 May, 2019: Upset About Exit Polls? Don’t Worry, Voters Could Be ‘Lying’

18 May, 2019: Is Sidhu Vs Captain in Punjab A Time Tested Trick of Gandhis?

29 Jan, 2019: Priyanka Gandhi Effect: Mahagathbandhan ‘Cholbe Na’ for Congress

07 Jan, 2019: 2019 Polls: Modi’s Approval Ratings, Swing Voters to Shape Result

13 Jan, 2019: BSP-SP Alliance Is A Challenge But UP’s History Gives BJP Hope


Dec. 19, 2018: Will New Congress Chief Ministers Be Able to Deliver on Promises?

Dec. 11, 2018: Jogi Wanted to Play Kingmaker But Dented BJP & Helped Congress Win

Dec. 08, 2018: Exit Polls: ‘Bungling’ Pollsters or Too Close a Fight?

Oct. 18, 2018: Congress vs BJP Battle in 2019 Will Play Out on Social Media

Sep 03, 2018: MP Elections: Digvijay Singh May Still Change the Game – But How?

Sep 03, 2018: Race for Madhya Pradesh: Caste, Anti-Incumbency & Leadership

June 28, 2018: Rajya Sabha Polls: BJP Needs to Win Over Naveen Patnaik First

June 1, 2018: BJP Can Ignore Kairana Bypoll Results – At Their Own Peril

May 13, 2018: Karnataka Elections: Making Sense of the ‘Tamasha’ of Exit Polls

May 7, 2018: 5 Contested But Decisive Fronts That May Define the K’taka Battle

01 May, 2018: ‘Modi’ May Still Be the Magic Word in the Karnataka Race

03 April, 2018: Congress Will Be the Biggest Loser in Mamata’s ‘Formula’ for 2019

31 March, 2018: Politics’ Biggest ‘Palturam’ Nitish Kumar Is Down but Not Out

26 March, 2018: In Pre-Poll Karnataka, JDS Takes Backseat as Cong-BJP Fight it Out

24 March, 2018: With UP Rajya Sabha Win, BJP May Have Pushed SP, BSP Closer

16 March, 2018: Rahul Can’t Serve Old Wine in New Bottle, Cong Needs New Strategy

15 March, 2018: How Akhilesh and Tejashwi Turned the Tables on BJP in UP, Bihar

14 March, 2018: UP-Bihar Bypolls Point to Potential ‘Grand Alliance’ Against BJP

24 February, 2018: BJP Strong in Meghalaya, but NPP Likely to Emerge As the Strongest

15 February, 2018: BJP, Hold Onto Allies – Regional Parties Will Call Shots in 2019

10 February, 2018: Modi in Tripura: Anti-Incumbency, Cong Turncoats Boost BJP

7 February, 2018: Budget 2018: Jaitley Missed a Chance to Boost Consumption

1 February, 2018Rajasthan Bypolls: ‘Double Anti-Incumbency’ at Play Against BJP

30 January 2018: Economic Survey 2018 Shows Impact of Noteban & GST Aren’t Over Yet 

28 January, 2018: Budget 2018: 7 Reasons Why There Is a Need for Change in Tax Slabs 

23 January, 2018: Karnataka Polls 2018: BJP, Congress Pin Hopes on ‘Vokkaliga’ Vote

20 January, 2018: BJP’s Aim to Oust AAP Govt Culminated in MLAs’ Disqualification

13 January, 2018: Now’s the Time to Simplify Tax Code for the Salaried Class

18 December, 2017: Gujarat Elections: Congress’ Gamble With Hardik Didn’t Pay Off

15 December, 2017: Tamasha of Exit Polls: Fight Between Axis and Chanakya Continues

12 December, 2017: Gujarat Elections: Swing Seats Critical for Both BJP and Congress

11 December, 2017: Reviving the Congress: Tough Task for Rahul, But It’s Possible

2 December, 2017: UP Civic Polls: Without Mahagathbandhan, There’s No Stopping BJP

27 November 2017Gujarat Elections: Adivasis and Dalits Likely to Bail Out the BJP

22 November 2017Gujarat Elections: Popularity Ratings May Spell Trouble for BJP

14 November 2017For BJP in Poll-Bound Gujarat, ‘Urbanisation’ a Double-Edged Sword

11 October 2017: Gujarat Polls: Go Local Should be the Mantra for Congress 

4 October 2017BJP’s Kerala Rally Will Strengthen Party, But Challenges Remain

29 September 2017: Gujarat Elections: Why Political Parties are Wooing the Patidars

14 September, 2017: Hike in Petrol Price: Is Daily Revision Formula the Real Devil?

9 August 2017: Gujarat Rajya Sabha Polls Show Amit Shah Is Human and Can Err Too

27 July, 2017: Ignoring His Mann ki Baat, Nitish Seals JD(U)’s Fate Till 2025

8 July 2017: Nitish Kumar Won’t Join NDA – Definitely Not After CBI Raided Lalu

1 June 2017With New Cattle Rules, BJP Hopes to Retain Voter Base in 2019 Poll

26 May 2017Modi@3: Promise of 1 Crore Jobs Turns Out to be Another Jumla

26 May 2017: Modi@3: Riding the Crude Wave, Yet Failing to Fuel Consumption

26 April, 2017: MCD Election Result: AAP Should Accept Defeat and Move On

27 March 2017IndiaSpend Data Cannot Make Congress Happy When Its Chips Are Down

25 March 2017Abolish Office Of The President Instead Of Giving It More Powers

20 March 2017BJP Must Perform Now in UP if it Wants to Replicate 2014 in 2019

12 March 2017Faulty EVMs to be Blamed? Muslims Change the Rules in UP Polls

10 March 2017: UP Exit Poll Results: BJP’s Gamble of Not Having a CM Face Worked

31 December 2016: 10 Reasons Why BJP’s Dream of Congress-Mukt Bharat Won’t Come True

23 November 2016: Bypoll Results Not People’s Verdict on Note Ban, Wait Till UP 2017

5 November, 2016: IT Data Reveals Only 2% Companies Pay 92% of Total Corporate Tax

29 October, 2016: Winds of Change? Congress in UP Luring Most Number of Suitors Now

6 October, 2016: Cross LoC Surgical Strikes Won’t Echo Among Punjab Voters in 2017

2 September, 2016: Will SP-Congress Mahagathbandhan in UP Prove Fatal for BJP?

17 August, 2016: Mulayam Chides Akhilesh: 5 Factors that Will Seal SP’s Fate in UP

2 August 2016: Fear of Rising in Anti-Dalit Perception Behind Anandiben Quitting

1 August 2016Anandiben Is in Trouble, but Will Gujarati Asmita Work for BJP