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by a_bharat
16 May 2014 09:33
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread
Replies: 4038
Views: 1446

Re: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread

AP 93-68, 13-6 (TDP-YCP)
301-75 (NDA-UPA)
by a_bharat
16 May 2014 09:19
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread
Replies: 4038
Views: 1446

Re: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread

AP: 90-62, 11-5 (TDP-YCP)
by a_bharat
16 May 2014 08:59
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread
Replies: 4038
Views: 1446

Re: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread

AP: 83-55, 7-5 (TDP-YCP)
by a_bharat
16 May 2014 08:49
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread
Replies: 4038
Views: 1446

Re: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread

AP: 70-47; 7-4 (TDP-YCP)

235-67 (NDA-UPA)
by a_bharat
16 May 2014 08:43
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread
Replies: 4038
Views: 1446

Re: General Elections 2014 : RESULTS thread

AP: 57-40, 6-2 TDP-YCP
by a_bharat
14 May 2014 06:48
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Madhu Kishwar @madhukishwar
Modi indeed polarized India- all rogues, communal, corrupt politicians against Modi- all those wanting peaceful prosperous India with Modi
by a_bharat
12 May 2014 14:58
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 216841

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

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Two interesting bits:
- In T, TDP+BJP is ahead of TRS
- In Kadapa district, TDP won 4 of 7 municipalities
by a_bharat
12 May 2014 14:32
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 771225

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

I wonder why MB has to act like she is acting. Is it her of ideas to develop Bengal or insecurity that she has to resort to cheap tactics otherwise she was the darling of both UPA and NDA. Maybe it is the only way to survive in Bengali politics :( She was always like that. My earliest impression of...
by a_bharat
12 May 2014 14:08
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Muslim vote share in Varanasi (5forty3): Cong 46%, BJP 22%, AAP 20%, Others (BSP?) 12%
by a_bharat
12 May 2014 13:55
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

5forty3 says:
Yes Kejriwal is ahead in the race… the race to lose deposit in Varanasi!
by a_bharat
12 May 2014 13:36
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 216841

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

pankajs wrote:So we can expect the same pattern for Assembly more or less. Right???

We will know tomorrow if the trend is same in rural areas. If there are no urban-rural differences, TDP should do even better in VS & LS elections because there should be the additional impact of Pawan Kalyan & Modi.
by a_bharat
12 May 2014 12:46
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 216841

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Municipalities: T+AP : Cong-17, TDP-61, YSRCP-21, TRS-3
Wards AP: Cong-55, TDP-1438, YSRCP-845, Left-17, Others-119
Source: eenadu.net
by a_bharat
11 May 2014 06:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1023
Views: 106912

Re: Solar energy in India

There was a post above on roof over road for solar panel installations on highways. This will have a high cost in terms of roof construction. Here is an alternative approach -- installing panels on the surface of the road; can also light up the road surface at nights with LEDs. Solar Roadways Each i...
by a_bharat
10 May 2014 17:03
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 771225

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

^^
Or, Modi probably didn't expect the extreme reaction from Mamata.
by a_bharat
10 May 2014 13:45
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 771225

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

BJP leader, returning after completing Modi's rally preparations, killed in a road accident A local BJP leader was on Saturday killed and another injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling collided with a truck while they were returning in the wee hours after preparations for a rally by...
by a_bharat
10 May 2014 09:31
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 771225

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

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44 Indians for one way trip to Mars
by a_bharat
09 May 2014 14:47
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

How Kamal Nath, overambitious judge scuppered snoopgate panel Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde had reportedly been given a list of judges to pick from but all them, barring one, agreed to head the commission orally but refused to give it in writing, reported the Indian Express. The one judge who di...
by a_bharat
09 May 2014 08:21
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Hints at attack on Mayawati and Mamata tactic to keep door open for them Arnab asked shouldn't Modi, instead of criticizing Mamta, keep the doors open and Modi said that is what he was doing by attacking her and cannot explain more. Somebody on BR actually mentioned that it was a friendly fight bet...
by a_bharat
08 May 2014 08:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 216841

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Eenadu says TDP's internal assessment to be 105 Assembly and 15 Lok Sabha (including BJP).
Since parties usually inflate their own numbers, we have to take these numbers with a pinch of salt.
by a_bharat
07 May 2014 21:53
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 216841

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

We shouldn't read too much into the high poll %; it was high in 2009 also (about 73%).
On the other hand, if there are any exit polls that data would be useful.
by a_bharat
07 May 2014 21:36
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Modi should avoid the kind of slow moving roadshow he did the other day.
Will be a great TV spectacle, but the risk is not worth and is unnecessary.
All it takes is a sharp shooter at a window.
by a_bharat
06 May 2014 14:19
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 216841

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Apparently Sabbam Hari withdrew from Vizag MP contest at the last minute in favour of the NDA.
by a_bharat
06 May 2014 11:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

C'mon, I see Sagarika's tweet as a tongue-in-cheek (or wherever) comment; these journos may have sold themselves, but that doesn't mean they are devoid of humour. The days of condescension are gone. See how deferential Pronnoy Roy & Co have become in their interview with Amit Shah.
by a_bharat
06 May 2014 09:54
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

prasannasimha wrote:What is Donga Alludu ?

Telugu for "thief son-in-law" -- Robber Damad
by a_bharat
06 May 2014 08:33
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 216841

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Brahmins perceived NTR (senior) to be anti-Brahmin as he abolished the munasab/karanam (patel/patwari in T) system where the karanam posts were held by Brahmins. One of the things he did in his early days as CM was to suddenly reduce the retirement age from 58 to 55 to create more opportunities for ...
by a_bharat
05 May 2014 18:56
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 771225

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

RajeshA wrote:#NaMoInAmethi spoke about how #RajivGandhi abused #TAnjaiah, AP CM in public. #TAnjaiah was a Dalit. Congress can now say bye-bye to Dalit support!

Anjiah came from a humble background but wasn't a dalit -- he was a reddy.
by a_bharat
05 May 2014 11:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: General Elections 2014- Transition of power & World Reaction
Replies: 708
Views: 31270

Re: General Elections 2014- Largest peaceful transition of p

Anand K wrote:Yogendra Yadav used to give a lot of gyaan about these things before his "transition".

Did he transition? he still speaks like a woman. :wink:
by a_bharat
02 May 2014 18:48
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 771225

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Telangana: maitas66 @chinmaykrvd

State BJP internal estimations suggest 11 MLA and 3 MP seats.Interestingly both MIM and BJP claiming they will win Nizamabad Urban
by a_bharat
02 May 2014 18:18
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Tajinder Pal S Bagga @tajinderbagga
Sanjeev bhatt video sent 2 news channels.If they will not telecast, will upload after blurring girl face & pvt parts http://pic.twitter.com/3bvzr7mOdD
by a_bharat
02 May 2014 12:31
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

^^
she is the dumber of the "dumb & dumber" duo.
by a_bharat
30 Apr 2014 12:14
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 771225

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Going by 5forty3 reports, it looks like AAP is performing at an optimal level for BJP in Punjab. NaMo-bhakts should be thankful to AAP.
by a_bharat
28 Apr 2014 14:23
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Narendra Modi shows 'mirror' to Farooq Abdullah on secularism New Delhi: Reacting strongly to Farooq Abdullah's remark that “those who vote for Modi should drown in the sea”, Narendra Modi tore into the National Conference chief and asked him to look into the mirror before commenting on the secular...
by a_bharat
27 Apr 2014 17:35
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Is Ahmed Patel just a political adviser for SG or something more? Read about him coming out of midnight meetings at 10 JP. Allegations were that he used to go to SG's house after 12 in the night, changing vehicles and come out at 2 AM.

by a_bharat
27 Apr 2014 09:21
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 216841

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

TDP is promising too many freebies and this makes it difficult for people like myself vote for it. As there are no decent alternatives, I might just stay home on voting day. - loan waivers for farmers (upto Rs 2 lakh); assuming 4 votes per family, it is like paying Rs. 50K of tax payers' money per v...
by a_bharat
26 Apr 2014 15:24
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Rahul and Priyanka : Dumb and Dumber.
by a_bharat
26 Apr 2014 13:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1488779

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

R. Jagannathan of first post calls RG Rahul "Toffee" Gandhi. :lol:
#RahulToffeeGandhi
by a_bharat
25 Apr 2014 12:52
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 216841

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Special court orders CBI probe into KCR’s assets Hyderabad: Less than a week before Telangana votes, a special CBI court in Hyderabad has directed the CBI to probe Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao's assets. Based on a private complaint lodged by a resident of Hyderabad Y B...
by a_bharat
24 Apr 2014 13:13
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 216841

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

YSR Congress candidate Shobha Nagireddy dies in road accident Hyderabad: YSR Congress candidate Shobha Nagireddy died today after an accident last night in Hyderabad. Ms Nagireddy, 45, was critically injured after the car in which she was returning after campaigning last night swerved and overturne...

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