2019 LOK SABHA ELECTIONS
Jharkhand poses challenge to both BJP & opposition
While opposition sees it as an opportunity to make its presence felt in the state, there are still uncertainties over the possible formation of a grand alliance.
Was BJP Govt spying on citizens, political leaders ahead of 2019 elections, asks Congress
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala asked...
Maharashtra to soon get BJP-led government: BJP
BJP spokesperson G V L Narasimha Rao noted that the BJP has emerged as the single largest par...
Prudent Trust reduced BJP-Congress funding gap in Lok Sabha polls
Prudent Electoral Trust has reduced the funding gap between the Congress and the BJP in 2018-19. From its corpus of Rs 182.3 crore in 2018-19, Prudent donated Rs 52.75 crore to the BJP and Rs 39 crore to the Congress.
TN Seshan's bold initiatives led India's game changing electoral reforms
He ruthlessly enforced the model code of conduct much to the chagrin of political parties. A no-nonsense attitude was his hallmark, and he ensured checks and balances at all levels to see that the entire election process right from scrutiny of nominations to conduct of polls were carried out according to the rule book.
Kamal Nath govt grows stronger, BJP faces setbacks
Congress could retain its majority mark if it wins an upcoming bypoll in Pawai assembly seat where a BJP MLA has been disqualified, in what’s turning out to be a series of setbacks for the BJP in Madhya Pradesh.
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut tweets pic with Uddhav, says journey amusing before goal
Raut, whose party espouses the cause of 'Marathi Manoos', posted the message in Hindi on his twitter handle. The post reads: "Lakshya tak pahunchne se pahle safar me mazaa aataa hai."Raut in the post also greeted his followers with the slogan "Jai Hind", even as the party has since long been insisting on using the salutation- "Jai Maharashtra".
Maharashtra polls results: Emergence of a stronger opposition sees BJP facing a more assertive Shiv Sena
With the BJP suffering an erosion in its tally from the last time around, the party stopped far short of majority on its own, making it more dependent on its testy ally. The figures altered the equation and made things challenging for the BJP.
Maharashtra Assembly election 2019: Devendra Fadnavis and other key candidates in fray
As voting begins in 288 assembly constituencies of Maharashtra on Monday, here is a look at key candidates. WatchMaharashtra Assembly electi...
BJP unable to replicate central dominance in state elections
What could possibly have changed in four months? BJP ought to have swept these two states with near two-thirds majority going by the outcome of the general elections. Clearly, voters are distinguishing between assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
Maharashtra, Haryana election results 2019: Key factors that emerged
With Shiv Sena likely to ask for its pound of flesh in Maharashtra and Haryana heading for a cliffhanger, ET's Rakesh Mohan Chaturvedi analy...
Sena will split if Fadnavis forms govt sans its support: MLA
The MLA from Badnera in Amravati district dubbed the Sena as "very arrogant" and claimed the Uddhav Thackeray-led party will split and nearly two dozen MLAs will join the BJP if Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis forms the next government without its saffron ally. The Sena has 56 MLAs.
Assembly by-polls in West Bengal litmus test for BJP, TMC
It will be the first electoral contest between the BJP and TMC since this year's parliamentary polls, in which the saffron party bagged 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state, four less than that of the ruling Trinamool Congress.
Aditya Thackeray: On the threshold of crowning glory?
Climbing up from the rungs, the soft-spoken and fresh graduate Aditya Thackeray was catapulted as the chief of the party's Yuva Sena in 2010 and in 2018 promoted as a Shiv Sena leader. Early on in his life, he published a collection of poems.
Chhattisgarh government not to implement Nyay for now
“The scheme was a promise at the central level. Congress could not win the elections. At present, we are fulfilling our promises made in the run-up to the assembly elections — loan waiver, employment guarantee to the youth and bonus to farmers. We will wait and see if other Congress governments introduce, then we could consider it in future,” Baghel said.
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