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India Assembly Election 2021 Results – Key Takeaways and Implications
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India Assembly Election 2021 Results – Key Takeaways and Implications

Kerala is the only state where the Communist Party has managed to stay politically relevant. BJP simply lacked the organization or political capital in the state
DMK has managed to win regardless of the margin of victory but it has taken a dangerous step towards a family-run enterprise. BJP got a much needed foothold in the state
BJP has managed to win in Assam comfortably thereby giving a strong footing to the party in the northeast
West Bengal promised to be a close fight but ended up in a one-sided victory. But BJP has managed to make great inroads in the state
Although PM Modi remains the most popular leader in India there seems to be a limited influence of his persona in assembly elections.
Congress has completely lost the plot and is in no position to be even an effective opposition party
The rise of regional parties has been the highlight of the recent elections

State-sponsored violation of Human Rights in West Bengal – Where are the torch bearers of civil liberties?
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State-sponsored violation of Human Rights in West Bengal – Where are the torch bearers of civil liberties?

West Bengal is turning out to be a nightmare for the Hindus with the community being on the receiving end of religious fundamentalists who are thriving in the state due to what seems to be state patronage. The state machinery which was supposed to protect the human rights of the aggrieved Hindus, is accused of turning a blind eye to their woes under the present political dispensation. Further, the targeted political murders and using the state machinery to stop the freedom of speech and expression of the political opponents is in contravention of the stated principles of Human Rights charter.