At present, there is an election in one state or the other at almost any given time, and those who favour simultaneous polls argue that the Model Code of Conduct gets in the way of the government announcing projects or policy plans.
Senior BJP leader and state Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil said, “In August, the CM will embark on a ‘Vikas Rath Yatra’ to underscore the achievements of the government and interact directly with people.”
Thackeray, who was in Aurangabad on Saturday, said, “The farmer issues are more relevant than who becomes the next CM. It is important to find out if the benefits of various farmer welfare schemes have reached the beneficiaries. The Sena is in the government to represent the common man."
Narendra Modi was sworn-in as Prime Minister for a second five-year term Thursday evening. Ahead of the ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, he paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and visited the National War Museum.
BJP Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019 Celebrations LIVE Updates: As the trends came in, pointing to another tenure of Narendra Modi as prime minister, celebrations broke out in the BJP's party offices across the country with people dancing to the sounds of drums.
The BJP-led NDA government is projected to get a clear majority in the Lok Sabha elections, according to various exit poll results telecast after the mammoth seven-phase polls came to an end on Sunday.
After being soaked in hectic election campaigns and rallies for Delhi Lok Sabha polls, the women candidates unwinded in varied ways like running daily errands, spending time with family or reading their favourite book.
With just 11 days left for the Lok Sabha elections to kick off, leaders from major political parties are busy taking trips across the country in an effort to reach out to as many voters as possible. Gujarat will go to polls on April 23 in a single phase.
Historian Rajmohan Gandhi talks about the need to chronicle Southern history and why he feels that the region is ‘losing voice’ in Delhi. In a discussion with journalists from Indian Express, he calls the recent lynchings ‘tragic, shameful’.
Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.
K Chandrashekhar Rao will continue as Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term. The victory is, for the most part, not a surprise. But here’s what worked in his favour. And what about the Congress-TDP alliance? Liz Mathew breaks it down.
Is the Ayodhya mobilisation now as powerful and potent as it was in 1992? Are there law and order concerns for the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government, both now ruled by the BJP? And most importantly, is it fair to compare 2018 to 1992?
Thousands of farmers from across the country have taken to the streets. ‘Dilli chalo’ is their slogan. What do they want? And is agrarian distress this government’s biggest problem? Harish Damodaran explains.
As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.