Nearly two-third Indians want Bharat Ratna for Dalai Lama
73.7% back restoring Tibet's status as buffer zone between India & China
46% feel global rights bodies doing enough on Tibetan cause
  • 46% feel global rights bodies doing enough on Tibetan cause(00:20)

    New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) According to the IANS C-Voter Tibet Poll, as many as 46 per cent of the respondents feel that on various world forums, enough has been done by the international human rights organisations to help the Tibetan cause, while 32.5 per cent feel otherwise, while 21 are undecided on the issue.

73.2% unaware where Tibetan Govt in Exile is
  • 73.2% unaware where Tibetan Govt in Exile is(22:48)

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) In a surprising revealation, 73.2 per cent of people said that they didn't know exactly where the Tibetan Government in Exile is currently based, as per the IANS C-Voter Tibet Poll, which included a sample size of 3,000 people spread across the country.

Nearly 80% believe India's actions can bolster Tibetan cause: Survey
Two-third Indians acknowledge Dalai Lama as country's eminent spiritual figure
62% Indians support idea of conferring Bharat Ratna on Dalai Lama
  • 62% Indians support idea of conferring Bharat Ratna on Dalai Lama(22:02)

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) An unprecedented 62 per cent of Indians support the idea of conferring the highest civilian award of India, the Bharat Ratna, on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is also the global face of the Tibetan exile movement, according to the IANS C-Voter Tibet Poll.

Almost half of India not really sympathetic to Tibet
  • Almost half of India not really sympathetic to Tibet(21:38)

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Almost half of India, mostly by virtue of misinformation or rather the lack of information, is not really sympathetic to the cause of Tibet, something that should be of great concern to the Tibetan policy makers, as per the IANS C-Voter Tibet Poll.

80% Indians support free Tibet
Anti-China sentiments run high when it comes to rights violation in Tibet
Significant confusion among Indians about governance in Tibet
Indians do not associate Tibet as China's integral part
62% Indians want to risk worsening ties with China on human rights issue in Tibet
  • 62% Indians want to risk worsening ties with China on human rights issue in Tibet(21:32)

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Almost 62 per cent people of India are willing to risk worsening ties with China on the issue human rights in Tibet as the brand equity of China has taken a beating over the last one year and majority of Indians have further become anti-China in their perceptions, as per the IANS C-Voter Tibet Poll.

26% in India feel human rights situation in Tibet is very bad
53% Indians feel Tibet is underreported in Indian media
Modi top choice for PM in 5 poll-bound states/UT
  • Modi top choice for PM in 5 poll-bound states/UT(23:32)

    New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Majority of the voters in poll-bound West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Puducherry and Kerala feel that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the 'most suitable' candidate for the top post, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.

Farmers' issues fail to strike a chord among people
LDF set to get highest vote share in Kerala
  • LDF set to get highest vote share in Kerala(22:42)

    New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala is projected to get the highest share of votes in the coming Assembly polls in Kerala scheduled later this year, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.

Sonowal first choice as Assam CM: Survey
  • Sonowal first choice as Assam CM: Survey(22:00)

    New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) BJP leader and Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is the most "suitable" politician whom the voters want to elect again to rule the state after the upcoming Assembly elections, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.

In poll-bound Bengal, anti-incumbency maximum against Mamata regime
Survey predicts clean sweep for NDA in Assam Assembly polls
  • Survey predicts clean sweep for NDA in Assam Assembly polls(21:28)

    New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) As the political parties gear up for the forthcoming Assam Assembly elections, the ruling BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is predicted to get majority of the seats, leaving its political opponents far behind, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.

Vijayan remains first choice for CM's post in Kerala
  • Vijayan remains first choice for CM's post in Kerala(21:12)

    New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Sitting Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan remains the first choice for the Chief Minister's post in the poll-bound state, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.

Mamata ahead in Bengal, DMK set for comeback in TN
  • Mamata ahead in Bengal, DMK set for comeback in TN(21:06)

    New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee is projected to win the West Bengal Assembly elections although with a reduced number of seats with the BJP set to make big gains, while in Tamil Nadu the DMK is set to make a strong comeback to power with a comfortable majority, toppling the ruling AIADMK, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.

AIADMK to receive massive jolt in TN Assembly polls, DMK clear winner
  • AIADMK to receive massive jolt in TN Assembly polls, DMK clear winner(21:06)

    New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK-led NDA alliance will face a major setback in the Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu scheduled later this year, as the DMK-led UPA is predicted to win 162 seats in the 234-member Assembly, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.

Despite defections, Trinamool to hold fort in Bengal
  • Despite defections, Trinamool to hold fort in Bengal(21:04)

    New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Despite facing defections by the party leaders, the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamul Congress would manage to retain its fort in West Bengal as it is predicted to win 158 out of the 294 seats in the Assembly polls scheduled later this year, while the BJP will emerge as the second largest party in the state, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.

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