Lok Sabha Election 2019; Model Code of Conduct watch: EC issues notice to BJP's Kirron Kher for using children in campaign
Lok Sabha Election 2019; Model Code of Conduct Watch: The Election Commission (EC) has issued a notice to BJP's Chandigarh candidate Kirron Kher, seeking a reply after she shared a video on Twitter in which children were seen campaigning for her.
Mamata and Naveen Patnaik have handed significant number of tickets to women, but battle for representation rages on
A day after Naveen Patnaik's BJD declared that it would allot 33 percent of the party's tickets to women, Mamata Banerjee's TMC assigned 41 percent of the party's Lok Sabha election tickets to women candidates.
Lok Sabha polls: Narendra Modi does not 'campaign', he tells stories in which Opposition is villain and he is hero
With one term gone and with Modi's delivery falling short of promises, the stuff of his narrative will inevitably change now but his story-telling techniques won’t.
BJP's fortune in North East for Lok Sabha elections will rest with allies, party's move to pass Citizenship Bill complicates matters
Even though the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hopes to make gains in terms of seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in North East India, emerging realities in the region show that the saffron party's fate mostly depends on the support of it's allies in the region
Battle of alliances: BJP keeps NDA allies in good books with ‘generous’ seat-sharing deals for Lok Sabha election
Having firmed up alliances in several key states for the Lok Sabha polls, the BJP has taken an early lead over its rivals, including the Congress, for an election where every single percentage point of votes brought in by small partners can have significant bearing on final results.
Lok Sabha election dates are out, but pollsters would do well to rein in predictions; a lot can change before 11 April
It is pointless at this current juncture to weigh up the relative merits of all surveys because between now and the elections, to be held in seven phases between 11 April and 19 May, much can and will very likely happen
Election Commission to announce dates for Lok Sabha polls at 5 pm today; schedule for four Assembly elections also expected
The Election Commission of India is likely to announce the schedule for the Lok Sabha election at 5 pm on Sunday. The polls are expected to be spread over seven to eight phases during the months of April and May.
Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls to be held on 9 November; dates for Gujarat to be announced later, says EC
Assembly polls in Congress-ruled Himachal Pradesh will be held on 9 November, the Election Commission announced on Thursday, but gave no dates for BJP-governed Gujarat.
Poll dates as it happened: EC says Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections planned such to ensure voting patterns remain unaffected in Gujarat
The dates for the Assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are likely to be announced on Thursday.