Articles about 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS; Modi, Shah pay a visit

10 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi
Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS; Modi, Shah pay a visit

Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader, Arun Jaitley, was on Friday admitted to Delhi's AIIMS after he complained of palpitations and restlessness.

#DidiKeBolo: WB CM Mamata Banerjee launches TMC's massive outreach program

29 Jul 2019

Kolkata
#DidiKeBolo: WB CM Mamata Banerjee launches TMC's massive outreach program

West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, Mamata Banerjee, unveiled a massive outreach program called "Didi Ke Bolo (Tell Didi)" in Kolkata on Monday.

Hema Malini sweeps streets, junta finds the photo-op unreal

13 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha
Hema Malini sweeps streets, junta finds the photo-op unreal

Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini was caught in a photo-op on Saturday, one which she was clearly unprepared for.

Mayawati ends alliance with SP, slams Akhilesh's behavior after polls

24 Jun 2019

Muslims
Mayawati ends alliance with SP, slams Akhilesh's behavior after polls

The 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be remembered for unprecedented allies, and the one which topped the list was the friendship between Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP).

WB CM Mamata Banerjee to attend PM Modi's oath-taking ceremony

28 May 2019

West Bengal
WB CM Mamata Banerjee to attend PM Modi's oath-taking ceremony

Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief and West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee, has reportedly agreed to attend PM Narendra Modi's oath-taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 30 May.

Jagan Reddy meets PM Modi, discusses special status of Andhra

26 May 2019

Twitter
Jagan Reddy meets PM Modi, discusses special status of Andhra

2019 elections fulfilled Jagan Mohan Reddy's long-nurtured dream. The YSRCP chief wanted to become Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister once in his life.

Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha

26 May 2019

Shashi Tharoor
Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha

The newly elected 17th Lok Sabha is different in many ways; it will not only be a younger and more gender-balanced House, but also a more educated one.

Modi unanimously elected NDA leader; swearing-in likely on May 30

25 May 2019

Narendra Modi
Modi unanimously elected NDA leader; swearing-in likely on May 30

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday was unanimously elected the leader of BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at a meeting in Parliament's Central Hall.

#Verdict2019: PM Modi gives first speech after BJP's historic win

23 May 2019

Narendra Modi
#Verdict2019: PM Modi gives first speech after BJP's historic win

While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is headed for a landslide victory in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, PM Narendra Modi has given his first speech since being voted back to power.

#Verdict2019: A look at what's happening on VIP seats

23 May 2019

Madhya Pradesh
#Verdict2019: A look at what's happening on VIP seats

Even as Election Commission started counting the votes for Lok Sabha elections, all eyes turned towards the VIP seats.

Cave where Modi meditated can be rented for Rs. 990/day

20 May 2019

Narendra Modi
Cave where Modi meditated can be rented for Rs. 990/day

After high-octane campaigning for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose a trip to Uttarakhand to unwind himself.

Looking at accuracy of exit polls from 1998 to 2014

19 May 2019

Narendra Modi
Looking at accuracy of exit polls from 1998 to 2014

The massive seven-phased general elections concluded on Sunday and as soon as voting ended, TV channels started airing exit polls.

PM Modi addresses first-ever press conference, takes no questions

17 May 2019

Narendra Modi
PM Modi addresses first-ever press conference, takes no questions

On the last day of campaigning for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, PM Narendra Modi addressed his first-ever press conference since coming to power five years ago in 2014.

Will Modi hang himself if Congress gets 40+ seats: Kharge

13 May 2019

Narendra Modi
Will Modi hang himself if Congress gets 40+ seats: Kharge

The 2019 elections will probably go down in history as the one in which civility hit a new low every day. And this time, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge is to be blamed.

SP supremo seeks '72-year' ban on Modi for 'shameful' speech

30 Apr 2019

West Bengal
SP supremo seeks '72-year' ban on Modi for 'shameful' speech

Attacking Prime Minister Modi for claiming that 40 TMC MLAs were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav today said the PM should be "banned for 72 years" for his "shameful" speech.

You can report election-related fake news on Twitter. Hogwash much?

26 Apr 2019

India
You can report election-related fake news on Twitter. Hogwash much?

Twitter is bolstering its reporting tools as part of an effort to keep people from spreading fake news on the platform.

159 inmates of Institute of Mental Health vote, create history

18 Apr 2019

Tamil Nadu
159 inmates of Institute of Mental Health vote, create history

In a historic first, 159 inmates of Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Chennai, practised their right to vote today.

Vote for BJP, PM Modi can protect India: Baba Ramdev

17 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi
Vote for BJP, PM Modi can protect India: Baba Ramdev

Baba Ramdev backs PM Modi Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday stressed that only PM Narendra Modi can protect the country, endorsing him in what is being seen as a U-turn from his previous position.

Who will vote for Congress?

10 Apr 2019

India
Who will vote for Congress?

If there is one theme surrounding 2019 Lok Sabha elections, it has to be - Why Modi, or Why not Modi? Everything else is secondary - Opposition parties, narrative, Vikas, Vivek (Oberoi), Chacha Nehru, Rahul Gandhi and his janeu.

Is your name on voter-list? Here's how to check online

10 Apr 2018

India
Is your name on voter-list? Here's how to check online

India is the largest democracy in the world where "voting" plays an important role in shaping the country's destiny.

#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

30 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi
#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

Former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from service in 2017 after he complained about the bad quality of food being served to the security forces in a video, has announced that he will be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Aam Aadmi Party: The good, the bad, the ugly

30 Mar 2019

India
Aam Aadmi Party: The good, the bad, the ugly

For weeks now, political circles have been busy with a question: Will they, won't they? The "they" signifying a probable alliance between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Congress for the ensuing summer elections. More so because AAP has been Congress' staunch critic.

At Amit Shah's nomination from Gandhinagar, NDA shows strength

30 Mar 2019

Uddhav Thackeray
At Amit Shah's nomination from Gandhinagar, NDA shows strength

BJP President Amit Shah filed his nomination from Gandhinagar in Gujarat on Saturday after NDA showed its strength in a massive rally.

13 catchy slogans which shaped India's politics over the years

28 Mar 2019

India
13 catchy slogans which shaped India's politics over the years

As India readies itself for anticipated general elections, parties have turned to the age-old phenomenon of coining slogans to take on their competitors.

India votes in 3 weeks, where is Priyanka Gandhi?

28 Mar 2019

India
India votes in 3 weeks, where is Priyanka Gandhi?

She came, she went for a boat ride, and didn't conquer.

Air India withdraws boarding passes with PM Modi's picture

25 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi
Air India withdraws boarding passes with PM Modi's picture

Air India has decided to withdraw the boarding passes featuring the pictures of PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM, Vijay Rupani, after former Punjab DGP Shashi Kant's tweet sparked a controversy.

20% poorest families will get Rs. 72,000/year, promises Rahul Gandhi

25 Mar 2019

Rahul Gandhi
20% poorest families will get Rs. 72,000/year, promises Rahul Gandhi

On Monday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi announced that if his party comes to power in 2019, 20% of the poorest families will get Rs. 72,000 per year.

Weeks after appointment, Priyanka gets into campaign-mode with boat ride

17 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi
Weeks after appointment, Priyanka gets into campaign-mode with boat ride

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the in-charge of Congress for UP East, will take a boat ride from Prayagraj on Monday, the party has confirmed.

Unique and interesting facts and records of Lok Sabha elections

16 Mar 2019

India
Unique and interesting facts and records of Lok Sabha elections

This year, India, the world's largest democracy, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha. The General Election is scheduled to be held from 11 April-19 May.

Investigate Vadra, but also investigate PM Modi in #RafaleDeal: RaGa

13 Mar 2019

Emmanuel Macron
Investigate Vadra, but also investigate PM Modi in #RafaleDeal: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the government has the right to investigate every person but should not be selective, referring to the investigation against his brother-in-law Robert Vadra.

Lok Sabha elections: Understanding the difference between EVMs and VVPATs

11 Mar 2019

West Bengal
Lok Sabha elections: Understanding the difference between EVMs and VVPATs

The much-anticipated general elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 12, and results will be announced on May 23.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Former CEC SY Quraishi on elections, EVMs, and more

05 Mar 2019

India
#NewsBytesExclusive: Former CEC SY Quraishi on elections, EVMs, and more

This year, the world's largest democracy, India, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha.

BJP to use funds from #NaMoMerchandise sale for cleaning Ganga

04 Mar 2019

India
BJP to use funds from #NaMoMerchandise sale for cleaning Ganga

Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP chief Amit Shah launched a fleet of NaMo Rath -NaMo (Narendra Modi) merchandise stores on wheels- at the party headquarters in Delhi.

Arvind Kejriwal is "tired of" convincing Congress for pre-poll alliance
Arvind Kejriwal is "tired of" convincing Congress for pre-poll alliance

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he was tired of convincing Congress to stitch a pre-poll alliance as the latter refuses to understand.

Tamil Nadu: DMK, Congress tie up for Lok Sabha polls

20 Feb 2019

Lok Sabha
Tamil Nadu: DMK, Congress tie up for Lok Sabha polls

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Congress in Tamil Nadu have announced on Wednesday that they have forged a seat-sharing alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Priyanka Gandhi to start active political role with Kumbh dip

27 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi
Priyanka Gandhi to start active political role with Kumbh dip

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who formally joined active politics earlier this week, may kickstart her innings with a holy dip in Kumbh Mela on February 4.

Social media political ad spending expected to touch Rs. 12,000cr

23 Jan 2019

Twitter
Social media political ad spending expected to touch Rs. 12,000cr

2019 being an election year, social media platforms are set for a major rise in revenue as experts believe that advertising expenditure on social media will see a rise of 150% compared to the previous general election year, 2014.

Google will now help track money spent on political ads

23 Jan 2019

Facebook
Google will now help track money spent on political ads

With India gearing up for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Google, on Tuesday, announced a new policy to promote "transparency" in online political advertisements.

EVM hacking controversy: Election Commission seeks FIR, wants investigation

22 Jan 2019

Delhi Police
EVM hacking controversy: Election Commission seeks FIR, wants investigation

A controversy has erupted over a US-based Indian cyber expert's claim that electronic voting machines (EVMs) were hacked in the 2014 elections in which the BJP had won a landslide victory.

Google to make political ads information on its platform public

22 Jan 2019

Facebook
Google to make political ads information on its platform public

In the run-up to 2019 general elections, tech titan Google today announced that it will make information on political advertisements on its platform public.

Prev
1 2
Next