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2014 VERDICT EXPLAINED

In adherence to our tradition of publishing a book after every Lok Sabha election using the using the data from  the National Election Studies, a book on the 2014 Lok Sabha election titled ‘Electoral Politics in India; Resurgence of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’ has been published. The book which uses the data from the National Election Study 2014 has been edited by Suhas Palshikar, Sanjay Kumar and  Sanjay Lodha and includes various chapters on different themes of the 2014 election. The book has been published by Routledge

Lokniti network members and associates have also published a series of articles and papers in journals  and newspapers on the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. They attempt to make in-depth sense of the 2014 verdict using the NES data.

 

ANALYSIS THAT APPEARED IN THE ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY, VOL. 49, ISSUE NO. 39, 27 SEP, 2014 

India's 2014 Lok Sabha Elections - Critical Shifts in the Long Term, Caution in the Short Term

K C Suri, Suhas Palshikar

The BJP's 2014 'Modi Wave' - An Ideological Consolidation of the Right

Pradeep Chhibber, Rahul Verma

The Defeat of the Congress

Suhas Palshikar

Regional Parties in the 16th Lok Sabha Elections - Who Survived and Why?

K K Kailash

Class Voting in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections - The Growing Size and Importance of the Middle Classes

E Sridharan

Leadership in Context - Impact of Leadership in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections

Reetika Syal, Sandeep Shastri

Does Media Exposure Affect Voting Behaviour and Political Preferences in India?

Rahul Verma, Shreyas Sardesai

Development and Governance Trump Caste Identities in Uttar Pradesh

A K Verma

BJP Crafts a New Social Coalition in Bihar

Sanjay Kumar

Statistics: National Election Study 2014

 

ANALYSIS THAT WAS PUBLISHED IN THE HINDU SOON AFTER THE 2014 RESULT CAME OUT

A new phase of the polity. 

Suhas Palshikar, May 22, 2014

Saffron sweep in Uttar Pradesh. 

AK Verma, Mirza Asmer Beg, and Sudhir Kumar, May 23, 2014

Jharkhand: confirming the national trend. 

Harishwar Dayal, May 23, 2014

Congress fails to impress in Karnataka. 

Sandeep Shastri, and Veena Devi, May 24, 2014

Bucking double anti-incumbency in Kerala. 

K.M. Sajid Ibrahim, and K.K. Kailash, May 24, 2014

No influence of national issues in Tamil Nadu. 

P Ramajayam, and Sandeep Shastri, May 24, 2014

In Chhattisgarh, BJP builds on success of 2009. 

Anupama Saxena, May 25, 2014

The real star in Punjab is AAP. 

Ashutosh Kumar and Jagroop Singh Sekhon, May 25, 2014

Rajasthan: Modi makes ‘Mission 25’ look easy. 

Sanjay Lodha, and Nidhi Seth , May 25, 2014

Delhi: AAP’s debacle scripted BJP’s clean sweep. 

Biswajit Mohanty, May 25, 2014

Educated, urban voters flocked to BJP in MP. 

Yatindra Singh Sisodia, May 25, 2014

Regional parties win favour in divided Andhra Pradesh. 

E Venkatesu, K.C. Suri , May 25, 2014

The importance of high turnout. 

Sanjay Kumar and Shreyas Sardesai, May 27, 2014

Does corruption influence voter choice? 

Pradeep Chhibber, Harsh Shah, and Rahul Verma, May 27, 2014

Higher turnout in youth vote.

Sanjay Kumar, May 28, 2014

The leadership factor in the 2014 polls. 

Sandeep Shastri May 28, 2014

Why minority vote consolidation did not happen. 

Shreyas Sardesai June 1, 2014

The Congress will have to reinvent itself. 

Suhas Palshikar June 1, 2014

It is Modi, not BJP that won this election. 

Pradeep Chhibber and Rahul Verma June 1, 2014

Bihar: interpreting the massive mandate. 

Sanjay Kumar, May 23, 2014

The Story of Dalit Vote: between the BJP and the BSP. 

Rahul Verma, June 6, 2014

A Modi landslide in the mountains. 

Vibha Atri June 6, 2014

The UPA-II Report Card.

Reetika Sayal, June 6, 2014

Voting Patterns among Scheduled Tribes.

Jyoti Mishra, June 10, 2014

Upper Caste: Advantage BJP. 

Rajeshwari Deshpande and Nitin Mehta, June 10, 2014

Changing urban politics. 

Hilal Ahmed, June 10, 2014

Lok Sabha 2014 - A further marginalisation of Muslims? 

Shreyas Sardesai, June 10, 2014

Maharashtra: The Last Fortress Falls. 

Rajeshwari Deshpande, Nitin Birmal, June 25, 2014

Assam: BJP’s entry in North East.

Dhruba Pratim Sharma, June 25, 2014

Gujarat: Rise of the One-Party State. 

Mahashweta Jani and Bhanu Parmar June 25, 2014

Obituary for coalitions: New Dawn or Chimera? 

K. K. Kailash, June 25, 2014

Odisha: Rise of one-party dominant State.

Prabhat Mohanty and Pramod Ray, June 26, 2014

AAP: a fledgling party in Indian politics. 

K. C. Suri, June 26, 2014

Welfare benefits and vote choice. 

K. C. Suri and K. K. Kailash, June 26, 2014

The Congress Rout in Haryana. 

Kushal Pal and Anita Agarwal, June 26, 2014

Women’s vote in 2014. 

Rajeshwari Deshpande, June 26 , 2014

West Bengal: Mamata holds on to her fortress. 

Jyotiprasad Chatterjee and Supriyo Basu, June 30, 2014

Methodology of the survey. 

Lokniti Team, May 22, 2014

 

ANALYSIS PUBLISHED IN THE PANJAB UNIVERSITY RESEARCH JOURNAL IN SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

Lok Sabha Elections 2014 - An Overview

 

Theme-wise analysis

The Religious fault line

The Youth vote

The Urban voting pattern

The Bahujan Vote

 

State-wise analysis

Delhi

Rajasthan

Kashmir

Haryana

Punjab

Uttarakhand

Himachal Pradesh

Maharashtra

Gujarat

Madhya Pradesh

Chhattisgarh

Bihar

Odisha

West Bengal

Assam

Andhra Pradesh

Karnataka

Kerala

Tamil Nadu

Uttar Pradesh

Methodology - National Election Study 2014

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