seat-vote multiplier? This is the ratio of the proportion of seats won to the proportion of votes polled The seat-vote multiplier actually went down in 1991 compared to 1989 In our (first-past-the-post) election systemnot just votes but the capacity to efficiently convert votes into seats matters most The hype of the Ayodhya agitation did not necessarily help in increasing seats in proportion to votes The seat-vote multiplier shows high levels during the three elections of 19961998 and 1999 Since thenit has been a story of declining vote share and declining seat sharebesides a decline in the seat-vote multiplier It is this legacy of electoral failure that Modi inherits along with a dwindling NDA In a nutshellModis greatest challenge will be to decide how much Modi-fication to bring to the beleaguered party The writer teaches political science at the University of Pune For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsCongress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that those responsible for the murder of National Investigation Agency (NIA) officer Tanzil Ahmad must be brought to justice Rahul Gandhi PTI "Brutal murder of NIA officer Tanzil Ahmad investigating key terror cases including Pathankot is extremely shocking" Gandhi tweeted Brutal murder of NIA officer Tanzil Ahmad investigating key terror cases including Pathankot is extremely shockinghttps://tco/sUXiS8InQd — Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) April 5 2016 "My heartfelt condolences to his family Those responsible for his murder must be brought to justice" he added My heartfelt condolences to his family Those responsible for his murder must be brought to justice — Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) April 5 2016 Ahmad was returning with his wife after attending a wedding function near Sahaspur town of Bijnor late Saturday night when assailants on motor bikes pumped over 20 bullets into him killing him His wife also sustained serious injuries Police have termed the killing a planned attack With inputs from IANS By: Express News Service | Updated: June 4 2015 1:03 am A look at the front page of The Indian Express published on June 4 Forty Years Ago Related News Just as Jayaprakash Narayan arrived in Calcutta on a six-day visit to West Bengal Chief Minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray announced he will lead an “anti-JP” rally in the city on June 7 two days after the Sarvodaya leader’s protest meeting in the city JP’s Navanirman Samiti the CPM and other Left parties are to march in protest of the government curtailing civil liberties JP will be the lone speaker at the rally and other parties are to participate without their flags Boost exports Union Commerce Minister DP Chattopadhyay sought the cooperation of industry and trade to achieve 75 per cent growth in exports With an increase of 29 per cent exports earned Rs 3250 crore in 1974-75 However imports rose to Rs 4320 crore in the same period The minister expressed concerned over the trade imbalance and said the government will try to raise exports by at least Rs 250 crore in 1975-76 Eight Naxals killed Eight Naxalites were shot by security forces following a day-long gun battle in Masaurhi block of Patna district according to the police Five CRPF personnel were critically injured in the attack The police claimed the men shot dead were extremists who were wanted for murders in Dekuli and Patherhat ‘Punjab Mata’ funeral The body of Bhagat Singh’s mother was consigned to flames at Hussainiwala near the spot where the British administration had stealthily cremated Bhagat Singh and his associates after hanging them 44 years ago Thousands attended the funeral including Chief Minister Zail Singh and senior state leaders Tabei in town The lead visual was of Junko Tabei the first woman to reach the summit of Mt Everest arriving in New Delhi from Nepal For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AFP | Mexico City | Published: September 2 2017 12:11 pm Hirving Lozano header on 53 minutes was enough to give Mexico a 1-0 win over Panama (Source: Reuters) Top News Mexico became the fifth team to guarantee their place at the 2018 World Cup as the United States crashed to defeat at home to Costa Rica to place their qualification campaign in jeopardy A Hirving Lozano header on 53 minutes was enough to give Mexico a 1-0 win over Panama at the Azteca Stadium as the CONCACAF heavyweights reached the finals for a seventh successive occasion Mexico join Brazil Japan and Iran alongside hosts Russia as the teams to have confirmed their places in next year’s finals? While Modi? During the meeting, an action-thriller, I think it just needs to click and sometimes it misfires, We will finalise the heroine by next week for sure. The great churning in India is unleashing two tendencies. “A team of 14 trainee drivers were to undergo training today.
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