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May 26, 2019
Lok Sabha Election Results: There's not much a deflated Opposition can do but regroup, reassess faults and rethink political routineHow can the Opposition pick itself up from this shattering defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections? The rest of us who are not in politics will likely never fully understand the meaning of a loss of this magnitude.
May 15, 2019
From Rajiv Gandhi's holiday to Modi's wife: 'No real issues' discussed in campaigns; rallies pockmarked with personal attacks insteadFrom jibes over Narendra Modi’s wife to criticism of a Congress family holiday three decades ago, one trend stands out this year's Lok Sabha election campaign in India: it’s personal.
May 13, 2019
Pepisco drops case against Gujarat potato farmers: Lessons to be learnt by MNC in failed fight with domestic producersPepsico has been forced to come down on its knees after the threat of a boycott of its products in India gained traction
May 02, 2019
EC gives second clean chit to Narendra Modi, says PM's Latur speech seeking votes in the name of armed forces didn't violate model codeAddressing a rally in Ausa in Maharashtra's Latur on 9 April, Modi had said, "Can your first vote be dedicated to those who carried out the air strike." "I want to tell the first-time voters: can your first vote be dedicated to the veer jawans (valiant soldiers) who carried out the air strike in Pakistan. Can your first vote be dedicated to the veer shaheed (brave martyrs) of Pulwama (terror attack)?"
Apr 30, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Star power in Lok Sabha polls, hurdles in job creation, Game of Thrones Season 8; today's must-read storiesFirstpost Editor's Picks: Star power in Lok Sabha polls, hurdles in job creation, Game of Thrones Season 8; today's must-read stories
Apr 27, 2019
Narendra Modi, Priyanka Gandhi to campaign in Uttar Pradesh today; last day of campaigning for phase 4 constituenciesAfter completing the nomination process Modi headed towards Banda in Madhya Pradesh and then to Mumbai, Maharashtra where he addressed a public rally with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.
Apr 25, 2019
Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi, NDA leaders to converge for Varanasi roadshow; AAP to release election manifesto; day's top storiesToday's top stories: PM Narendra Modi and several other NDA leaders will be in mega roadshow across Varanasi; AAP will release its election manifesto; two militants were killed in Anantnag by security forces; and more.
Apr 17, 2019
Silence period explained: 48 hours before polls, use of digital or television media verboten for political campaigningDuring the silence period, which usually begins 48 hours before the voting day and ends after polling ends, no active campaigning by the candidates or political parties is allowed, and television or any digital media cannot carry any election-related matter.
Mar 29, 2019
Narendra Modi in Meerut sets tone for BJP's poll narrative, juxtaposes BJP's successes against Congress' 'failure'Prime Minister Narendra Modi who kickstarted his Lok Sabha election campaign from Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, targeted Congress leadership by juxtaposing their 'failure' and his government's 'achievements'. Starting from Congress' minimum income scheme plan, Modi questioned Congress intent and ability to eradicate poverty during its decades-long rule.
Mar 28, 2019
Narendra Modi in Meerut: PM reminds voters of his track record, ridicules Rahul's minimum income schemeNarendra Modi was essentially telling voters that even if a section of them had reservations, they should ignore that for the larger good