Both Bush and Obama have much lower favorable ratings than former President Bill Clinton and George H W Bush.
He was reacting to the exit polls aired on various TV channels yesterday.
If opinion polls are right, question that will need answering is, ‘How can Congress go from hero to zero in just five years?’
This, the commission said, was required to maintain a level playing field, and to ensure free and fair elections.
The UPA has done well to bring rights-based social welfare schemes to the forefront.
The EC asked all media organisations not to publish opinion polls which are exit polls for all practical purposes.
Tells government to enact law.
The Congress earlier had approached the Election Commission with a complaint based on the sting operation and sought a ban on opinion polls.
The traditionalists keep raising the same old tired issues, which the young and the youthful and the dominant long ago discarded.
Don’t ban opinion polls. If polling industry cares about sustainability, it will adopt best practices.
The Election Commission should institute a code of conduct and a regulatory authority for the conduct of opinion polls.
The EC had recommended restrictions on opinion polls for a specified duration during the election process.
“Public opinion gathered by leading opinion poll agencies is often tweaked to give misleading results”.
BJP should be cautious in celebrations,even if opinion and exit polls are true,said Shakeel Ahmed.
Raman Singh said the surveys are correct but his party will win more seats than what is being predicted.