Yogendra Yadav

  • India is a State-Nation, Not a Nation-State: Yogendra Yadav 27-08-2013 02:09 PM

    Yogendra Yadav Profile: Yogendra Yadav is a senior fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi. His interests include democratic theory, election studies, survey research. In 2009, the International Political Science Association awarded him the first Global South Solidarity Award. The arrival of Narendra Modi at...
  • Scams, price rise? UPA would still win polls today 12-08-2011 09:53 PM

    New Delhi: A ruling coalition in the middle of its second term faces a crisis of legitimacy. The government's approval ratings fall. Its record on tackling corruption, price rise and terrorism is viewed with deep skepticism. The Prime Minister's own credibility takes a hit. Yet its share of popular votes...
  • People say terror not linked to religion 11-08-2011 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: There is a paradox concerning current public mood on terrorism: public opinion seems to be hardening just as terrorism appears to be fading from the political agenda. Opinion surveys done in early 2009 in the wake of the November 2008 Mumbai terror strikes had found remarkable maturity and...
  • People hold UPA responsible for price rise 10-08-2011 07:03 PM

    New Delhi: Popular perception of the state of economy, as recorded by the CNN-IBN-CNBC-TV18 State of the Nation Poll in association with Forbes India conducted by the CSDS, confront the "aam admi" government with many reasons to worry. Unlike corruption, the message is not loud here. Years of survey research...
  • UPA's image hit as corruption, scams rise 09-08-2011 06:18 PM

    New Delhi: In this Independence Day week, State Of The Nation brings you an exclusive opinion poll across 20 states with 18,000 respondents. Corruption and scams are perhaps the biggest talking point at the moment and have clearly hurt the UPA Government. The results of the CNN-IBN-CNBC-TV18 State of the...
  • Manmohan out of favour, Rahul top choice for PM 08-08-2011 06:20 PM

    In this Independence Day week, State Of The Nation brings you an exclusive opinion poll across 20 states with 18,000 respondents. The first big finding is on what the country thinks of its leaders. Is Manmohan Singh still a popular prime minister, have Rahul Gandhi's ratings improved as a national...
  • Jaya, Mamata, Gogoi conquer; Cong gets Kerala 13-05-2011 07:04 PM

    The Indian voter refuses to be a mere pawn. He is the real ruler. He cannot be bought or sold by cash or gifts, be deceived or lured by by false promises, be held ransom or intimidated or even fooled easily. This is the thread that binds the Indian voter...
  • Mamata, Jaya, Gogoi lead, dead heat in Kerala 10-05-2011 09:34 PM

    The CNN-IBN-The Week post-poll surveys conducted by the CSDS reveal surprising trends among voters in all four states.West Bengal: TMC+Congress: 222-234 seats. Left Front: 60-72.Tamil Nadu: AIADMK alliance: 120-132 seats. DMK alliance: 102-114.Kerala: LDF: 69-77 seats. UDF: 63-71.Assam: Congress: 64-72 seats. AGP: 16-22. AUDF: 11-17. BJP: 7-11.A perfect antidote to...
  • EC's best laid plans

    Guest Blog |  Yogendra Yadav
    The great Indian festival of elections has opened on a positive note. It needn't have. As the three Election Commissioners sat down to make an...

  • K'taka exit poll: Cong ahead | Gowda kingmaker again? 22-05-2008 08:32 PM

    CNN-IBN cricket experts discuss the reasons behind Punjab's last-ball victory over Deccan in Mohali. ...
  • The challenge of change: Women emerge champs 26-01-2008 09:56 PM

    Mumbai: Inconsistent batting and loss of key players through injuries have cost IPL debutants Pune Warriors a place in the play-offs, said team coach Geoff Marsh. With their play-off hopes dashed, Marsh said his team can still pull the rug from the rivals' feet and spoilt the party of other...
  • A Job Well Done: Busting the working woman myth 25-01-2008 10:11 PM

    New Delhi: Faced with legal action for his derogatory comments against the RCA, former Australian cricketer Dean Jones on Monday defended his statement, saying that he never used any word that was deemed to be defamatory. Jones stirred the hornet's nest with his remarks over the ongoing Shane Warne-RCA row...
  • Living with Fear: India unsafe, say women 23-01-2008 10:08 PM

    Mohali: Munaf Patel's five-wicket haul went in vain as table-toppers Mumbai Indians produced a spineless batting display to slump to a humiliating 76-run defeat at the hands of Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match here on Tuesday. Chasing a challenging 164-run target, Mumbai lost wickets at regular...
  • Anatomy of Modi wave: Why is he invincible? 24-12-2007 07:49 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga became the first man to pick up two hat-tricks in World Cups when he skittled out three Kenyan tailenders in their Group A match on Tuesday. Malinga, who missed his side's opening two matches with a sore back, fired back with 6-38 including the wickets...
  • Expert Talk: Yogendra Yadav on possible poll outcomes 23-12-2007 08:07 AM

    Bangalore: They could not secure win even after setting a mammoth 339-run target against England but India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is happy to escape with a tie result, as he felt at one stage the English side were looking clear favourites to win the match. Both the teams scored...
  • Methodology: CSDS interviewed 3,893 people in survey 14-11-2007 10:06 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistan's legendary World Cup-winning captain Imran Khan on Thursday said that he feels Pakistan's young pacer Mohammad Amir is a better bowler than 'Sultan of Swing', Wasim Akram if one compares their performances at the age of 18. Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif are the best pair of...
  • Srinagar says yes to freedom, no to Pak 12-08-2007 09:58 PM

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  • Why Cong revival a tough task in UP 22-05-2007 09:23 AM

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  • Is BJP going the Cong way in UP? 19-05-2007 08:53 AM

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  • UP polls: SP's gain and loss 18-05-2007 11:52 AM

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  • UP polls: BSP's poor, powerful voter 17-05-2007 09:41 AM

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  • UP polls: Forecast not forewarned 16-05-2007 09:48 AM

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  • How parties caste their votes in UP 08-05-2007 10:23 PM

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  • Mayawati set to get 160 seats in UP 08-05-2007 09:32 PM

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  • BSP ahead in UP elections: Survey 21-04-2007 08:02 PM

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  • SOTN: India questions eco reforms 25-01-2007 10:04 PM

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  • SOTN: Urban Indians more religious 24-01-2007 10:08 PM

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