Tag - opinion polls

Indian politics may enter a turbulent phase after March 10


By Sheela Bhatt It is fascinating to see that the short-term fate of Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party is intertwined in Punjab, India. Out of the five states that have gone to the polls recently, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab are likely to deeply influence national politics. There are four possible scenarios here among other possibilities: 1) What...

UP election: Opinion poll predicts comfortable win for BJP


New Delhi: The BJP is set to comfortably win the assembly election in Uttar Pradesh making Yogi Adityanath the first chief minister serve two consecutive terms since 1985, an opinion poll conducted by VETO for Times Now Navbharat has predicted. According to the survey, the BJP might end up bagging 230-249 seats in the 403-member House...

Exposed: Media bias and off-mark polls


By Parveen Chopra Executive Editor The South Asian Times  We are no poll pundits, but The South Asian Times’ front page banner headline in our last issue before the US election said: ‘Too Close to Call’. Most of the media was predicting a comfortable victory if not a landslide for Joe Biden till then. But, as of...