Rajasthan assembly polls: Modi, Shah set to kick-start election campaign

modishahJaipur, Oct 6: The BJP is all set to launch its election campaign for the Rajasthan assembly elections. The campaign would be launched by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah.

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Twitter, Facebook, Whatsapp: BJP’s steps up online WAR

The Bharatiya Janata Party is known to use the social media extensively during an election campaign.

The case this time around too is no different and the BJP’s IT cell has spared no effort in using the social media during its campaign in Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Manipur.

Amit Malviya, in-charge of the BJP’s national information and technology speaks with OneIndia about the election campaign in the five states.

In this candid chat, Malviya says that the BJP’s social media foot-print in Uttar Pradesh is most

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Priyanka’s campaign for UP polls: Good luck to Congress!

priyankahtNew Delhi, Jan 25: The list of star campaigners released by the Congress for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2017 has the name of Priyanka Gandhi. Her name is among the 40 released by the party for the crucial UP polls where the Congress is battling it out with its alliance partner, the Samajwadi Party.
Priyanka has always worked for the Congress from ‘behind the scenes’. Although she has access to the party strategy, the question is how much of a difference will she make to the Congress’ fortunes in the polls.

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Campaign trail with Nandan Nilekani

nandLet’s get it done- This is the one sentence that Nandan Nilekani says as he officially commences his campaign for Bangalore South. “ Its heartening to see the energy and the passion of the people on the ground. This is not just about me – the demand from our people is for more energy and vision in the public space. I deeply believe that the more people with a vision, with a passionate agenda, get involved, the more we will see the kind of politics we dream of.

The Indian National Congress does have a lot of hope in Nandan Nilekani and despite the Bharatiya Janata Party not taking him too seriously, he has been given the prestigious Bangalore South constituency. Nilekani joined the Congress as an ordinary worker is what he and the rest say, but then the kind of reception he got did not one bit indicate that he was ordinary in the Congress.

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Campaign ends today

Pic: Indian Express
Pic: Indian Express

The campaigning for the May 5th Karnataka Assembly Elections comes to a close today. With only a few hours remaining, candidates have been hitting the streets with door to door campaigns while distributing pamphlets with the party name and serial numbers. They have been urging the voters to reach the polling booths in large numbers and vote for them.

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