Lok Sabha Election 2019: Representation of the People Act, 1951 serves as backbone of the Indian electoral system
Polling is already completed in more than half of the seats. The Lok Sabha election which began on 11 April will end on 19 May after polling in seven phases. The votes will be counted on 23 May and results will be announced thereafter.
Lok Sabha polls: From dusty campaign trails to sleek social media, political parties leave no terrain to woo youths, seek more votes
Social media has made it a lot easier for political parties to get out their message to more voters. But nowadays, India’s masses want politics served with more pizzazz.
Kerala Chief Electoral Officer ruffles feathers with ban on religious propaganda, green protocol for campaigning
Soon after the Model Code of Conduct came into force, Kerala's Chief Electoral Officer ruffled the feathers of politicians by warning them against using names of gods during campaigning, setting norms for a green protocol and asking candidates with criminal cases pending against them to let voters know details of the cases.
By fielding Priyanka Gandhi, Congress may have stumbled upon a shrewd move to add to Narendra Modi's difficulties
With Priyanka Gandhi joining Congress, Rahul Gandhi may have stumbled upon a veritable strategy to — if not revive Congress — but at least add to Narendra Modi’s difficulties in India’s most crucial state that sends 80 lawmakers to the Lok Sabha