2019 general elections

SC adjourns by two weeks hearing on plea against Congress manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The apex court deferred the hearing after it was apprised that one of the co-petitioners in the case has not been permitted by the Registry to argue in person.

published on : 14th February 2020

HAM's Jitan Ram Manjhi poses fresh worries in Bihar's RJD-led grand alliance, seeks half the LS seats

RJD and Congress leaders took Manjhi's demand for 20 seats lightly.

published on : 17th September 2018

'We will win 2019 general elections': Rahul Gandhi 

Congress president Rahul Gandhi today said his party will win the 2019 general elections by building a "formidable alliance" to fight the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

published on : 24th August 2018

Arvind Kejriwal calls party meet on statehood issue, Lok Sabha polls strategy to be discussed too

The AAP government has called a special session of the Delhi Assembly to press its demand for full statehood to Delhi.​

published on : 9th June 2018

Uttar Pradesh bats for simultaneous elections; 7-member panel submits report to CM Adityanath

The seven-member panel has suggested that states where Assembly polls were due on or before December 31, 2021 may be preponed and clubbed with 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

published on : 5th June 2018

Sangh resorts to Roza-Iftaar diplomacy to woo minority

With an eye on 2019,  Hindutva organisations, including the RSS affiliated outfit Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM), are back to ‘Iftaar’ diplomacy.

published on : 4th June 2018

Not every election is matter of life and death: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha

In a free-wheeling interview, the former BJP stalwart has also warned that in 2019, the people will judge the government on its own performance and not that of the UPA.

published on : 6th May 2018

Federal Front: Akhilesh Yadav calls on Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's efforts to unite various regional parties across the country in the run-up to the 2019 polls appear to be gradually picking up momentum.

published on : 2nd May 2018

Electoral alliances not formula-driven: Newly elected CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury

Yechury feels that all secular democratic parties need to first strengthen themselves in states and thereafter in Parliament to take on the BJP.

published on : 24th April 2018

Samajwadi Party's victory in bypolls boost chances of a coalition in Uttar Pradesh

Chances of a 'mahagathbandhan' of anti-BJP parties before the 2019 general elections gets a boost in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 15th March 2018

CPM draft resolution rules out alliance with Congress

The CPM draft political resolution released Tuesday rules out any political alliance or partners in a united front with the Congress.

published on : 13th February 2018

Rahul my boss too, will work with 'like-minded parties' to defeat BJP: Sonia Gandhi

Launching an all-out attack on the BJP and the Modi government, Sonia Gandhi today said she would work with like-minded political parties to ensure its defeat in the next general elections.

published on : 8th February 2018

Priyanka to sound Congress’ poll bugle after Rahul’s rise

The Congress’ behind-the-scenes strategist Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is set to launch Mission 2019 after her brother Rahul Gandhi takes over as party chief by the month-end.

published on : 8th October 2017

'Absolutely ready' to be PM candidate for 2019: Rahul Gandhi at UC Berkeley

This is for the first time the Gandhi scion has publicly affirmed his readiness to be the Congress choice for the top post.

published on : 12th September 2017