2019 UPCOMING ELECTIONS IN INDIA
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Indian Banks Association elects Rajnish Kumar as chairman
SBI's head Rajnish Kumar has been elected as the chairman of Indian Banks Associati...
Four big campaign trends shaping the Maharashtra assembly elections
No single party has a monopoly on Maratha votes. But by overcoming legal ...
25,000 of 1 lakh overseas Indians registered in e-rolls voted in LS polls: EC
An expert committee of the Election Commission, working on the issue, had in 2015 forwarded the legal framework to the Law Ministry to amend the electoral laws to allow the overseas Indians to use proxy voting.
People’s anger will be seen in these polls: Sharad Pawar
NCP chief says the assembly elections will turn out differently from the Lok Sabha polls as issues such as the economic slowdown, widespread unemployment and farmer suicides are at the fore.
In the last Lok Sabha polls, 86% of candidates lost deposits
As per the statistical report - which covered 542 parliamentary seats, excluding Vellore where the poll was cancelled - just 587 of the 7,484 defeated candidates held on to their security deposit.
View: Outcome of Haryana, Maharashtra elections is predestined. Should one be worried for health of democracy?
But the ‘predestined’ nature of the contest ought to be setting off alarm bells. In the normal course, elections provide a vital reference point about the performance of a ruling party, or the acceptance of an alternative ideology.
BJP math sees CM Khattar winning by big majority
Lal had won with a margin of nearly 64,000 votes in 2014, with former Congress leader and two-time MLA from Karnal Jai Prakash Gupta finishing second while contesting as an independent.
Narendra Modi slams Pak for pushing drugs into India; also attacks INLD, JJP
Without naming anyone, he also hit out at the INLD and its breakaway Jannayak Janta Party (JJP), alleging that the Chautala clan was fighting over the distribution of "ill-gotten" money.
Athawale 'not satisfied' with NDA's Maharashtra seat-share deal
"Not satisfied with the BJP-Shiv Sena-RPI seat-share," Republican Party of India chief and Union Minister Ramdas Athawale tweeted Saturday e...
Ryan Reynolds reveals gender of his newborn, third child in a cryptic post
The actor and his wife, Black Lively, welcomed their third child last week.
3239 candidates in fray for Maharashtra assembly elections
Unlike previous polls, rebellions have hit all the parties, especially the ruling BJP, after allotment of tickets.
The biggest lessons for India from the PMC Bank fiasco
HDIL’s hijacking of PMC is just the latest in the subversion of co-op banks by the influential & crooked.
Abhijit Banerjee, the economist who warned India of note ban pain
Banerjee was also one of the advisors to Congress on the ambitious NYAY scheme, proposed ahead of 2019 polls.
Maharashtra Assembly Polls: No one to coordinate, plan for the Congress
With senior leaders such as Prithviraj Chavan, Balasaheb Thorat and Ashok Chavan busy campaigning for their own seats, the party’s interests have taken a backseat.
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