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Feb 19, 2019
Annual cash dole-out of Rs 6,000 to small and marginal farmers may fetch votes for Narendra Modi: UBS reportThe Swiss brokerage UBS in a report on Tuesday also said, unlike the past election, this election has no Modi-wave or any wave at all and that its field visits did not give enough fodder for it believe that the BJP will return to power after the summer hustings
Feb 16, 2019
Ruchir Sharma, who tours India before elections, speaks on why 2019 polls are the closest yet, at Firstpost SalonRuchir Sharma knows that while phrases like ‘global investor’ are likely to go over people's heads in a discussion, a story on how a village in Uttar Pradesh came to chant the phrase UP ki chaabi, Dimple bhaabi will have exactly the opposite effect. The first is what he does for a living, and the second is an example of the experiences he seeks out in India’s villages just before every election.
Jan 23, 2019
Thailand to hold first election on 24 March since ouster of Yingluck Shinawatra's government in 2014Thailand will hold a general election on March 24, the first one since a 2014 coup knocked out the civilian govt of Yingluck Shinawatra
Jan 17, 2019
Facebook deletes 364 misleading accounts, pages and groups from RussiaFacebook has been under fire for its self-admitted sluggishness in combatting such content.
Jan 16, 2019
Facebook brings political advertising rules to India ahead of the 2019 electionsFacebook's new rules and tools are an effort towards curbing election interference to India.
Dec 31, 2018
Farm woes to take centrestage in the new year as poll battle loomsThe agriculture sector, which remained in distress during 2018 as crop prices slumped due to bumper production, will be in the spotlight in the new year as the BJP-ruled central government is set to roll out a big package to assuage the angry farming community ahead of the general elections.
Dec 27, 2018
Rahul Gandhi's bid to introduce democratic practices in Congress incompatible with tenets of representative democracyAs Rahul has been committed to introducing democratic practices in the party, it could have been expected that Congress spokepersons would take great credit for this consultative process. Far from doing so, the party has made no reference to the exercise. Is this because the recommendations of the workers were ignored?
Dec 18, 2018
Russia's had its eyes on Instagram to influence US election and it still doesInstagram became a much bigger tool than Facebook for Russian meddling during US Elections.
Dec 14, 2018
Farm loan waiver should not form part of poll promises, says Raghuram Rajan; writes to Election CommissionAgri loan waiver not only inhibits investment in the farm sector but put pressure on the fiscal of states which undertake farm loan waiver, Raghuram Rajan said
Dec 07, 2018
Facebook promises to make Indian political ads more transparent in the coming yearFacebook said it would show a disclaimer on all political ads giving more information on who placed them.