Congress and Samajwadi Party to check Modi’s influence in UP

As the campaign heats up for Lok Sabha polls, the Congress and Samajwadi Party have come up with strategies to check BJP leader Narendra Modi’s influence in Uttar Pradesh. Samajwadi Supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has decided to contest from Azamgargh too besides his constituency Mainpuri,  apparently to counter Modi from polarising votes in Eastern Uttar … Read more

Entering poll fray from Varanasi to defeat Modi, says Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party Convener Arvind Kejriwal has said that his decision to enter the electoral fray from Varanasi is not a symbolic gesture, but to defeat BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi. Speaking at a conference in New Delhi yesterday, Kejriwal said he will ask the people of Varanasi whether he should contest against Modi … Read more

CEC to review poll preparations in UP tomorrow

Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath, along with Election Commissioners HS Brahma and Nasim Zaidi will review the Lok Sabha poll preparations in Uttar Pradesh tomorrow and on Friday in Lucknow. Briefing newsmen yesterday, UP Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha said that the commission will hold meetings with representatives of political parties tomorrow and with Divisional … Read more

EC warns internet companies against misuse by political parties during poll campaign

The Election Commission has warned internet companies against misuse of the popular platform by political parties during election campaign. In a letter to Internet and Mobile Association of India and Chief Grievance Officers of all major social networking sites, the poll body has also asked the internet sites to inform the Commission regarding the expenditure … Read more

Notification for 4th and 5th phases of Lok Sabha elections to be issued today

The Notification for the Fourth and Fifth phases of Lok Sabha elections, spread over 128 Parliamentary constituencies in 16 states, will be issued today. The states are, Assam, Sikkim, Tripura, Goa, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Notification will also be issued today … Read more

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