When it comes to most popular personality in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi still tops the charts. Pew released the findings after conducting a survey among 2,464 respondents.
The Election Commission of India has barred exit polls for the Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat assembly elections 2018 till December 14. The EC said that exit polls cannot be made public before December 14 evening.
Congress president, Sonia Gandhi has been accused of having a hand in the Tehelka sting, “Operation West End.” This allegation was made by former Samata party president, Jaya Jaitly.
The operation led to the resignation of George Fernandes as the defence minister. She also alleged that when the UPA was in power, Sonia Gandhi had asked then Finance Minister, P Chidambaram to ensure that Tehelka’s alleged financiers are not treated in an “unfair” or “unjust” manner.
The Congress used groups like the Lashkar-e-Tayiba to defeat one man, Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley said.
Will the revival of KHAM (Kshatriya Adivasi, Harijan, Muslims) help the Congress revive its fortunes in the Gujarat assembly elections 2017? The BJP has accused the Congress of working caste factors instead of focusing on the development agenda.
A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms also states that18 per cent of the candidates contesting the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections have criminal cases pending against them. Out of the 338 candidates analysed, 61(18%) candidates have declared criminal cases against them states the report also states.
In 2014, it was ‘chai pe charcha.’ In 2017 ahead of the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017, it is ‘Modi’s phone a friend’ strategy that is making heads turn.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off the Run for Unity on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, which is the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Senior BJP leader, Subramanian Swamy has termed Aadhaar as a threat to national security. In a Tweet, Swamy said that he would be writing to the Prime Minister about the same.
The Kerala State Women’s Commission has directed the police to inquite and submit a report on the current condition of Hadiya. The commission directed the Kottayam superintendent of police to find out about the condition of Hadiya, probe the matter and submit a report.