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2019 LS polls saw dip in number of candidates

2019 LS polls saw dip in number of candidates

The just-held Lok Sabha elections saw a dip in the number of contestants as 8,040 people entered the poll fray, 211 less compared to 2014.The maximum number of people to try their electoral fortunes was in 1996 when 13,952 candidates contested the general elections. According to the Election Commission data, a total of 8,040 candidates

I could be PM after 2019 polls, says Rahul Gandhi

I could be PM after 2019 polls, says Rahul

I could be PM after 2019 polls, says Rahul. In a statement that is bound to ruffle the feathers in the opposition, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he would become the Prime Minister if the Congress emerges as the largest party in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. He also said that Prime Minister

Teach ‘Manu Smriti Irani’ a lesson: Jignesh Mevani urges Rohith Vemula’s mother to contest 2019 polls

Newly elected Independent MLA from Gujarat and Dailt leader, Jignesh Mevani urged Rohit Vemula’s mother and Dalit writer Radhika Vemula to contest in 2019 elections and teach a lesson to ‘Manu-Smriti Irani’, in a tweet this morning. Jignesh Mevani was in Hyderabad to attend the second death anniversary of Hyderabad Central University (UoH) research scholar