2019 General-elections

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Chief ministers of Congress-ruled states to meet Rahul Gandhi tomorrow to request him to not resign as party chief
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Chief ministers of Congress-ruled states to meet Rahul Gandhi tomorrow to request him to not resign as party chief

All the chief ministers of Congress-ruled states will meet Rahul Gandhi on Monday, urging him to take back his decision to resign from the post of party president. Rahul Gandhi, who became the party president in 2017, offered to step down from his post at the Congress Working Committee meeting on 25 May, taking the moral responsibility for the Congress' abysmal performance in the 17th General Elections. However, his resignation offer was unanimously rejected by the CWC.

India and the Indian: We're lulled to think that citizens control the narrative, writes Palash Krishna Mehrotra
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India and the Indian: We're lulled to think that citizens control the narrative, writes Palash Krishna Mehrotra

At present, the nationalism of pitting one against the other seems self-indulgent. Can a poor country afford the luxury of toying with an ideology which is neither taking us back to the intellectual positives nor leapfrogging us to a sky-scraping neon future?

Mayawati ends alliance with SP: BSP chief has long history of forging and breaking tie-ups based on prevailing political winds
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Mayawati ends alliance with SP: BSP chief has long history of forging and breaking tie-ups based on prevailing political winds

BSP president Mayawati has manoeuvred her way deftly through the many ups and downs of the political game — making and breaking alliances depending on the political mood of the day.

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Final Phase voting Updates: Polling ends; Rahul Gandhi says EC's 'capitulation before Modi and gang' obvious to all
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Lok Sabha Election 2019 Final Phase voting Updates: Polling ends; Rahul Gandhi says EC's 'capitulation before Modi and gang' obvious to all

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Final Phase Voting LIVE News and Updates: After the end of polling, Rahul Gandhi said on Twitter that the Election Commission's "capitulation before Modi and gang is obvious to all Indians".

Voting Percentage Phase 7 Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: At 5 pm, overall voter turnout stands at 52.62%
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Voting Percentage Phase 7 Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: At 5 pm, overall voter turnout stands at 52.62%

Voting Percentage Phase 7 Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: At 5 pm, overall voter turnout stood at 52.62%

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Compelling local narrative, targeted income scheme could make water a voting issue
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Compelling local narrative, targeted income scheme could make water a voting issue

Today, popular narrative spins ‘provision’ (of water, versus 'management') as being poor-friendly. That must change if we want to make water management resonate with the voters.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Voting on Delhi’s water crisis — the matter of time and scale
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Voting on Delhi’s water crisis — the matter of time and scale

If those that are most affected by lack of water do not care to vote for its proper management, the future looks bleak.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 5 Voting: Google Doodle reminds voters to exercise their right while attempting to answer basic FAQs
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 5 Voting: Google Doodle reminds voters to exercise their right while attempting to answer basic FAQs

Phase 5 of voting includes 656 contesting candidates in seven states to choose representatives for 51 seats.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 4 Voting: Google Doodle eggs on first time voters addressing generic queries related to voting
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 4 Voting: Google Doodle eggs on first time voters addressing generic queries related to voting

Phase 4 of polling covers a total of 71 constituencies across nine states including a part of Jammu and Kashmir.

Lok Sabha polls: Voters to decide fate of 945 candidates in 72 seats across nine states in fourth phase
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Lok Sabha polls: Voters to decide fate of 945 candidates in 72 seats across nine states in fourth phase

Across 72 constituencies in nine states, more than 12 crore voters will exercise their franchise on Monday during the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha election.

Lok Sabha polls: Narendra Modi lauds Sunny Deol's 'passion for a better India', quotes dialogue from Gadar
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Lok Sabha polls: Narendra Modi lauds Sunny Deol's 'passion for a better India', quotes dialogue from Gadar

Narendra Modi on Sunday met actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol, who has been fielded by the Bharatiya Janata Party from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat

For Indian Muslims, elections bring caste divide among Ashrafs, Pasmandas to the fore
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For Indian Muslims, elections bring caste divide among Ashrafs, Pasmandas to the fore

The caste system constitutes the reality of Indian Muslims, as it does of Hindus. The Muslims are broadly divided into the elite upper castes, or the Ashrafs, and the subaltern lower castes, or the Pasmandas. The differences between these two broad categories of castes come to the fore before every election.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 3 Voting: Google Doodle encourages voting, answering all possible FAQs you may have
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 3 Voting: Google Doodle encourages voting, answering all possible FAQs you may have

The stage is set for the third phase of polling which includes 116 constituencies across 14 states and 2 union territories.

Sapna Choudhary's rise represents aspiration, female sexual assertion in Haryana, and growing number of women voters
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Sapna Choudhary's rise represents aspiration, female sexual assertion in Haryana, and growing number of women voters

As someone from within the Jat community, with a wide fan base, having made it to Bigg Boss — a TV show that has a cult following in India’s Tier-2 and 3 cities — Sapna Choudhary represents aspiration, the idea of breaking away from the confines of small-town India, while being curiously rooted in it.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019, phase 2 voting: Google Doodle tells India 'how to vote' with all possible FAQs
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019, phase 2 voting: Google Doodle tells India 'how to vote' with all possible FAQs

Voting for 543 Lok Sabha seats will be held in seven phases, starting 11 April.

Congress may field Urmila Matonkdar from Mumbai North Lok Sabha seat, say reports; to be pitted against BJP's Gopal Shetty
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Congress may field Urmila Matonkdar from Mumbai North Lok Sabha seat, say reports; to be pitted against BJP's Gopal Shetty

Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar may be given a Congress Lok Sabha ticket from the Mumbai North constituency, claimed reports

Lok Sabha election 2019: Top BJP, Congress brass among newly-released star campaigners' list for Bihar, Maharashtra
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Lok Sabha election 2019: Top BJP, Congress brass among newly-released star campaigners' list for Bihar, Maharashtra

The lists of star campaigners released on Tuesday by the BJP and Congress point to a show of strength by the parties in Bihar and Maharashtra respectively

WhatsApp shares how users can stop spread of misinformation via its new campaign
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WhatsApp shares how users can stop spread of misinformation via its new campaign

WhatsApp has taken several steps since last year via ads and theatre to create awareness against fake news.

342 Model Code of Conduct violations reported on cVIGIL app in Haryana; most complaints from Karnal, Faridabad, Gurugram
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342 Model Code of Conduct violations reported on cVIGIL app in Haryana; most complaints from Karnal, Faridabad, Gurugram

As many as 342 complaints related to violation of Model Code of Conduct have been received on cVIGIL mobile application in Haryana until Sunday

Mulayam Singh Yadav’s name included in Samajwadi Party’s revised star campaigners’ list, day after being left out
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Mulayam Singh Yadav’s name included in Samajwadi Party’s revised star campaigners’ list, day after being left out

The Samajwadi Party made a volte face and included its founder Mulayam Singh Yadav's name in its list of star campaigners, a day after leaving him out of it