With the General election just round the corner, the Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday tried to lure the voters with a promise of minimum income guarantee for every poor family across the country and hiking minimum selling price of paddy to Rs 2600 for the farmers.
Bhubaneswar: The final voters’ list for the upcoming Lok Sabha and Odisha Assembly polls in the State will be out on 21 January, informed Odisha Chief Electoral Officer Surendra Kumar today here in Bhubaneswar.
Pune: Former union minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday slammed the BJP saying it has become a "murdo ki party" (party of the dead), where only two leaders were ruling the roost, while the others were "scared" to challenge them.
New Delhi: Facing the uphill task of tackling election-related interference on its platform as India gets ready for polls next year, Facebook on Saturday said it is establishing a task force comprising "hundreds of people" in the country to prevent bad actors from abusing its platform.
New Delhi: Notwithstanding BSP supremo Mayawati's ruling out any alliance with the Congress in the upcoming state assembly polls, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday exuded confidence that the two parties will get together for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Shillong: The Leader of Opposition in the Meghalaya Assembly, Mukul Sangma, on Tuesday voiced confidence that the Modi government will be ousted in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls because of the "anti-people" agenda of the BJP and the NDA government.
Ahead of the ensuing general elections, the draft voter list in Odisha will be published on 1 September and the correction process will be carried out till end of October, an official said here.
New Delhi: The Law Commission of India on Thursday came out strongly in support of simultaneous parliamentary and state assembly elections, stating that the process can be initiated from 2019 itself by holding 13 assembly polls along with the Lok Sabha elections.
Bhubaneswar: Chief Electoral Officer of Odisha Surendra Kumar on Monday said that the draft voter list in the State will be published on 1 September 2018 and the final list will be released on 4 January, 2019, thus giving a clear indication that there is no chance of holding the general elections this year.
Lucknow: The national executive of the Samajwadi Party (SP) has authorised party president Akhilesh Yadav to take a call on prospective alliances for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, party spokesman Rajendra Chowdhary said on Saturday.
New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday said 5.88 lakh units of VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) have been produced so far and the remaining 10.27 lakh units would be procured by November, allowing it the time for making pre-poll preparations for the 2019 general elections.
The recent media reports suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his close aide Amit Saha have requested 91-year old Lal Krishna Advani, who is silently counting his days in active politics, to play a major role for the BJP in the upcoming general elections.