Curtains to Extensive Coverage of Bihar Elections


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

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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..

PRE-POLL ANALYSIS 

1. Bihar Polls – A Curtain-raiser

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/07/29/bihar-polls-a-curtain-raiser/

2. Bihar Polls: SWOT Analysis of Janata Parivaar Alliance

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/08/03/bihar-polls-swot-analysis-of-janata-parivaar-alliance/

3. Is it the end of saga called Lalu?

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/08/09/is-it-the-end-of-saga-called-lalu/

4. Caste is cast in stone in Bihar politics

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/08/11/caste-is-cast-in-stone-in-bihar-politics/

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

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/08/10/law-order-situation-in-bihar-a-statistical-perspective/

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

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/08/20/decoding-the-lalu-nitish-seat-sharing-in-bihar/

7. Owaisi to Lalu: Here I come

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/08/22/owaisi-to-lalu-here-i-come/

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

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/08/30/will-muslims-and-mahadalits-decide-the-fate-of-bihar-polls/

9. Seat sharing muddle of NDA in Bihar

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/08/31/seat-sharing-muddle-of-nda-in-bihar/

10. Probable Spoliers in Bihar Elections

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/09/12/potential-spoilers-in-bihar-elections/

11. Opinion Polls add to the suspense in Bihar Polls

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/09/13/opinion-polls-add-to-the-suspense-in-crucial-biharpolls/

12. Poll: Who will win Bihar Assembly elections?

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/09/17/poll-who-will-win-bihar-assembly-elections/

13. Phase-wise Election Schedule of Bihar

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/09/19/bihar-elections-date-phase-wise-constituencies-for-polls/

14. Why NDA is expected to win Bihar?

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/09/21/biharelections-why-nda-is-expected-to-win-bihar/

15. Quiz Contest on Bihar Elections

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/09/20/quiz-contest-biharelections-2015/

16. 2010 Assembly Polls Seat Wise Results with Margins

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/09/23/2010-seat-wise-bihar-results-with-margins/

17. Who will win Bihar? – Part I

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/09/24/biharelections-who-will-win-bihar-part-i/

18. Politicalbaaba Bihar Projections

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/09/23/biharelections-politicalbaaba-bihar-projections/

19. Who will win Bihar? – Part II

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/09/27/biharelections-who-will-win-bihar-part-ii/

20. Who will win Bihar? – Part III

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/06/biharelections-who-will-win-bihar-part-iii/

21. Who will win Bihar? – Part IV

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/09/biharelections-who-will-win-bihar-part-iv/

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

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/10/biharelections-who-will-win-bihar-part-v-final-2/

23. Opinion Poll Summary Table

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/11/biharpolls-opinion-poll-summary/

DURING THE POLLS

24. Overview of Phase I

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/11/biharelections-all-set-for-phase-i-tomorrow/

25. Grand Master Sheet of Phase 1 of Bihar Elections

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/09/biharelections-grand-cheat-sheet-phase-i/

26. Post Poll Update Phase 1

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/17/phase-1-biharelections-post-poll-update/

27. Overview of Phase 2

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/11/biharelections-all-set-for-phase-i-tomorrow/

28. Grand Master Sheet Phase 2

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/15/biharelections-grand-cheat-sheet-phase-2/

29. Post Poll Update Phase 2

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/16/phase2-biharelections-post-poll-update/

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

http://swarajyamag.com/politics/bihar-phase-1-it-is-not-what-it-seems-to-be/

31. PB Projections Phase 1 & 2 Combined

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/27/politicalbaaba-projections-phase-1-2-combined/

32. Phase 3 Master Sheet

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/27/bihar-elections-master-sheet-phase-3/

33. Overview of Phase 3 

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/28/overview-of-phase3-of-biharelections-2/

34. Seat Wise Analysis & Dynamics of Phase 3

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/26/seat-wise-analysis-dynamics-of-phase-3-of-bihar-polls/

35. The Many Contradictions of Bihar Polls

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/25/the-many-contradictions-of-bihar-polls/

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

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/24/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?

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/23/what-may-be-and-may-not-be-working-for-nitish-in-bihar-elections/

38. The Bihar Cricket Match

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/21/the-bihar-cricket-match-2/

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

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/how-biharelections-is-uncannily-similar-to-delhi-elections/

40. Phase 3: Post Poll Update

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/29/bihar-elections-phase-3-post-poll-update/

41. Phase 4 Overview

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/31/overview-of-phase-4-of-bihar-polls/

42. Master Sheet Phase 4

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/10/31/biharelections-grand-master-sheet-phase-4/

43. Phase 4 Post Poll Update

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/11/02/phase-4-of-bihar-elections-post-poll-update-nda-ahead/

44. Phase 5 Overview

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/11/04/overview-of-phase-5-of-bihar-polls/

45. Master Sheet Phase 5

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/11/04/bihar-elections-phase-5-master-sheet/

46. 11 Reasons why Phase V will change everything

http://www.dailyo.in/politics/bihar-elections-modi-nitish-kumar-jdu-rjd-mahagathbandhan/story/1/7162.html

46. Phase 5 Predictions & Who will win Bihar

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/11/05/phase-v-predictions-who-wins-bihar/

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

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/11/07/10-reasons-why-nda-could-have-done-better-in-phase-5-of-bihar-polls/

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

http://www.hindustantimes.com/columns/leadership-ratings-is-it-the-biggest-clue-to-bihar-election-results/story-F3EsWhE1Z0BVF0Cmw3nT3O.html

EXIT POLLS

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

http://www.dailyo.in/politics/bihar-elections-exit-polls-chanakya-mahagathbandhan-nda-nitish-kumar/story/1/7199.html

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

http://www.dailyo.in/politics/bihar-elections-exit-polls-others-nda-mahagathbandhan/story/1/7219.html

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

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/11/06/how-bihar-exit-polls-re-inforce-my-5-statements/

52. Bihar Exit Polls Summary

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/11/06/bihar-exit-polls-a-comedy-of-errors/

VERDICT ANALYSIS

53. Bihar reposes faith in Nitish Kumar

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/11/08/bihar-reposes-faith-in-nitish-kumar/

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

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/11/24/biharverdict-how-the-captain-the-vice-captain-failed-team-nda/

55. How BJP & Allies missed the Chemistry?

http://swarajyamag.com/politics/bihar-how-bjp-and-allies-missed-the-chemistry/

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

http://swarajyamag.com/politics/was-mohan-bhagwats-anti-reservation-comment-the-main-reason-for-bjps-debacle-in-bihar/

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

http://www.dailyo.in/politics/bihar-polls-nitish-kumar-lalu-prasad-yadav-narendra-modi-jdu-rjd-congress-sonia-gandhi-rahul-gandhi/story/1/7398.html

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

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/11/26/how-manjhi-failed-to-be-the-mountain-man-of-bjp-in-bihar-2/

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

https://politicalbaaba.wordpress.com/2015/11/20/6-reasons-why-bjp-should-have-declared-a-cm-candidate-in-bihar/

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

http://www.dailyo.in/politics/bihar-results-rjd-jdu-mahagathbandhan-election-commission-nitish-kumar-lalu-yadav-narendra-modi-bjp-amit-shah-nda-others/story/1/7333.html

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