Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Indian General Election, 2019

Rahul Gandhi’s speech in the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting; Full text

Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting on Saturday at Parliament House.

“Don’t be afraid”: Rahul Gandhi’s message to party on “Fake Exit Polls”

The same night, Priyanka Gandhi said in a message to party workers that they should not fall for "rumours" intended to make them drop their guard ahead of the counting of votes.

200 Seats for NDA, 197 for UPA, Independent Analyst Projects

Political analyst Bishal Paul, based on independent research, predicted the election result to be a much closer fight despite of the exit polls who gave Bharatiya Janata Party a thumping majority in the 2019 elections,

Is A.D.M.K-B.J.P alliance long awaited entry of B.J.P to Tamil Nadu?

As Tamil Nadu developed its own discourse of social justice, development and Tamil identity, B.J.P being a Hindi, Hindu, One India party is innately antagonistic to Tamil Nadu unless or until it changes the notion of Dravidian social justice, development and Tamil nationalism.

Breaking: India Today removes their state and seat wise exit polls from website

India Today Axis My India has deleted their state wise and seat wise exit polls from their website, short while ago.

Mayawati, Akhilesh meet day after exit poll projections

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav held a meeting at the latter’s residence in Lucknow on Monday. This comes the day after the exit polls were released.

Mayawati supports Mamata Banerjee, says Modi-Shah targeting her is dangerous

Mayawati added, "It is clear that PM Modi, Amit Shah and their leaders are targeting Mamata Banerjee. This is planned targeting. This is a very dangerous and unjust trend and one which doesn't suit the PM of the country."
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Case of bogus voting detected in Pinarayi Vijayan’s constituency: Kerala CEO

Addressing the media here, Meena said that a probe by the Kannur District Collector has revealed that nine people fraudulently voted 12 times at Taliparambu and one at the Dharmadam assembly constituencies, both under the Kannur constituency.

Mamata Banerjee’s “Quit India” parallel for battle against PM

Drawing a parallel between her fight against the BJP and the Mahatma Gandhi's campaign against the British, she said, "Someone has to bell the cat. In 1942, Quit India movement was launched against the British, now we are fighting to oust a fascist Modi from power".
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Women activists to mock PM Modi’s non-political interview; pose 56 real questions

More than 100 women activists held a press conference to highlight targeted attacks on the constitutional rights of women in India in New Delhi on Monday.

3 Women Cast Bogus Votes In Kannur, Confirms Kerala Poll Officer

Hours after voting was completed on April 23, the Congress alleged that three women had cast their votes twice in violation of rules. It also posted videos backing their claim on social media.
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Modi got ex-BSF jawan’s nomination cancelled as he was afraid: Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi got former Border Security Force (BSF) jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav's nomination cancelled as he was afraid to contest against him from Varanasi.

Fight between ‘Asli’ and ‘Nakli’ chowkidar, says sacked BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav who will contest from Varanasi seat for SP

“I will contest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi constituency as an independent candidate,” Tej Bahadur Yadav told reporters in Rewari, Haryana on Friday.
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Tanweer Hasan; Begusarai’s unsung hero [Video]

Ground report by Lubaib basheer from Begusarai, Bihar where the Rashtriya Janata Dal-led Mahagathbandhan's Tanweer Hassan, CPI's Kanhaiya Kumar and BJP's Giriraj Singh in the fray. https://youtu.be/R5uZLnqRl1I

Election violence: 347 cases registered in Kerala

Politically volatile Kannur district had registered the most number of cases related to the violent incidents-79, while Kottayam the lowest-2, police figures said.
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Video of false voting in Kerala goes viral, polling officer orders probe

In one of the booths, doors were shut while some people were indulging in impersonation and other malpractices. In another centre, unauthorized persons were seen inside booths. Since photos and videos are restricted in polling areas it seems the video footages were leaked by election officials.

Opposition alliance will give new PM to the country: Akhilesh

“In the last election, PM Modi promised acche din (better days) but people, including the poor, youths, Dalits, OBC, Mulsims, are facing a difficulty time... The BJP’s casteist approach, like the Congress, on reservation and quota for backward classes has demoralised the people,” Mayavati said.
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