SC notice to ECI with regard to discrepancies in 2019 LS poll data

The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Election Commission of India (ECI) today on the pleas of two NGOs seeking a probe into alleged discrepancies between voter turnout and the number of votes counted in 347 constituencies during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

What’s wrong with Congress? Should the party look beyond ‘Gandhi’ family?

“The travails people went through after demonetisation were forgotten. Congress should made it a bigger poll issue. And even Congress’ master plan NYAY was not well highlighted.” Continue Reading

2019 polls: AP CEO says he was functioning strictly under norms

“I will not react to what the Chief Minister wrote in the letter (to the Chief Election Commissioner). I will only implement the instructions issued by the CEC,” said¬†Andhra Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer Gopal Krishna Dwivedi yesterday. Continue Reading

Modi files nomination, says India witnessing pro-incumbency wave

Prime Minister Narendra Modi filed his nomination papers for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat today, accompanied by a galaxy of top BJP and NDA leaders in what was a massive show of strength for the country’s ruling alliance. Continue Reading

Parrikar’s son among 2 shortlisted for by-poll

Utpal Parrikar, the elder son of late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, is one of the two persons shortlisted by the BJP to contest the upcoming by-poll in the Panaji Assembly seat, a party leader said today. Continue Reading

General elections 2019: Priyanka Gandhi not to contest against Modi

The Congress today fielded Ajay Rai from Varanasi to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ending speculation on party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra fighting polls from the temple town in Uttar Pradesh. Continue Reading

India to start voting from tomorrow; strict vigil in 20 States

Even as the ECI is all set to conduct the phase I election in 20 States and few Union Territories tomorrow, works have started to paste the names and symbols of candidates on the EVMs for phase II which will cover Tamilnadu. Continue Reading