election campaign

LS campaigning over, next target Chincholi and Kundgol

The byelection to Kundgol Assembly seat is necessitated following the demise of  Shivalli while that of Chincholi due to the resignation of Congress MLA Umesh Jadhav who has since joined BJP. 

published on : 22nd April 2019

This election is an assessment of my performance as an MLA:  Hibi Eden

Not even Easter or the celebratory mood it heralded could keep an upbeat Hibi Eden away from his campaign trail.

published on : 22nd April 2019

Congress releases 'post-note ban videos', asks why Chowkidar was 'asleep' when treasury was 'looted'

Senior leader Kapil Sibal alleged the absence of any investigation into the videos given as "proof" indicated that "those involved in this loot are being protected".

published on : 17th April 2019

Loudspeakers go silent as campaigning ends in Tamil Nadu

The campaign saw heated exchange of views including personal accusations by the leaders of the contesting parties.

published on : 16th April 2019

Flower garlands are passe, fruits are all the rage this summer in Karnataka for poll campaigns

While CM HD Kumaraswamy was seen in Mandya with a 14-ft garland made of raisins weighing 220 kg, a political party placed an order for a 250-kg apple garland worth Rs 55,000 recently.

published on : 13th April 2019

High-pitched election campaign concludes

After reaching a crescendo, electioneering came to an end in the city on Tuesday. The campaign vehicles of political parties virtually covered the entire city on the last day.

published on : 10th April 2019

The unseen ‘auto speaker’ in Tamil Nadu and his million political dreams

The ' auto speaker' is the nondescript party worker going around in autos or cars fitted with speakers with an aim to canvas votes for their leaders.

published on : 10th April 2019

2019 LS polls: Battling the heat in Thiruvananthapuram amidst campaigns

Despite the scorching sun above, candidates from the region have their own mantra to maintain their energy levels throughout the day.

published on : 10th April 2019

Lok Sabha Elections: Parties trying to woo youngsters with vows

TDP, YSRC, and Jana Sena promising moon to new voters

published on : 4th April 2019

Small businessmen make big money selling campaign materials in poll season

There is a great demand for campaign materials like t-shirts bearing party symbols, caps, flags and water bottles with party logos and candidate photo

published on : 1st April 2019

Only Narendra Modi capable to become Prime Minister: Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami

The AIADMK  joint coordinator said that while DMK always engages in family politics while AIADMK truly works for the welfare of people.

published on : 30th March 2019

Braving the sun, candidates sweat it out to woo voters in Kerala

With the heat wave in the sttate not decreasing, poll candidates find it difficult to beat the heat while campaigning.

published on : 30th March 2019

From Chandrababu Naidu to Kesineni Srinivas, Andhra netas splurge on social media ads

The social media pages of Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh spent over Rs 90,000 and Rs 40,000 in the last one-and-a-half-month to take forward their campaigns.

published on : 28th March 2019

Lok Sabha Elections: Covering all segments a herculean task for parties

As far as the Congress candidates are concerned, the defeated candidates in the respective Assembly segments will have to work hard for their victory.

published on : 27th March 2019

2019 Lok Sabha elections: Campaigning heats up in Ernakulam and Chalakudy

Major contenders go head-to-head in two high profile constituencies in the first round of the campaigning.

published on : 25th March 2019
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