2019 Lok Sabha elections

50 IIT alumni quit jobs to form political party, name it Bahujan Azad Party

50 IIT alumni quit jobs to form political party, name it Bahujan Azad Party

Designated as Bahujan Azad Party, the IITans are currently waiting for the approval from the Election Commission. The party members, however, do not wish to jump the gun and aim for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Apr 23, 2018, 07:33 AM IST
Devendra Fadnavis hints at BJP-Shiv Sena alliance for 2019 polls

Devendra Fadnavis hints at BJP-Shiv Sena alliance for 2019 polls

Fadnavis also denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi or BJP chief Amit Shah hold the "remote control" of the Maharashtra government.

Apr 11, 2018, 07:18 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi tells BJP MPs to have at least 3 lakh followers on Twitter

PM Narendra Modi tells BJP MPs to have at least 3 lakh followers on Twitter

Social media is a viable platform to reach out to people and inform them of the government's achievements, BJP MPs have been told. It is also needed to hear their grievances, if any.

Mar 23, 2018, 22:19 PM IST

Vantage Point: Rahul Gandhi-led Congress turns confident after plenary, but hard ground realities show it has miles to go to unseat Modi

Rahul Gandhi has matured as a speaker. But now, he will have to show if there is a 'Rahul Gandhi the deal-maker' lurking behind.

Mar 20, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi tears into Narendra Modi government, calls it 'arrogant and power hungry'

Sonia Gandhi tears into Narendra Modi government, calls it 'arrogant and power hungry'

She accused the government of selling a gimmick to people in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Mar 17, 2018, 19:30 PM IST
No one can stop Rahul Gandhi from becoming PM in 2019: Siddaramaiah at Congress Plenary session

No one can stop Rahul Gandhi from becoming PM in 2019: Siddaramaiah at Congress Plenary session

At the ongoing plenary session of the Congress, the party resolved to adopt a "pragmatic approach" for cooperation with all like-minded parties and evolve a way to defeat the BJP-RSS in the 2019 general election. 

Mar 17, 2018, 14:00 PM IST
Positive energy, genuine affection: Rahul says Sonia's dinner meet 'fabulous, an opportunity'

Positive energy, genuine affection: Rahul says Sonia's dinner meet 'fabulous, an opportunity'

“Tremendous positive energy, warmth and genuine affection,” tweeted Congress chief Rahul Gandhi.

Mar 13, 2018, 22:50 PM IST
Congress secures allies for Rajya Sabha polls, aims to challenge BJP-led NDA in 2019 elections

Congress secures allies for Rajya Sabha polls, aims to challenge BJP-led NDA in 2019 elections

Just a day after the Rajya Sabha polls, Congress leader Sonia Gandhi will be holding a dinner on March 13 where she has invited leaders of nearly 14 opposition parties.

Mar 10, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi's 2019 Lok Sabha poll promise: Special status to Andhra Pradesh if Congress voted to power

Rahul Gandhi's 2019 Lok Sabha poll promise: Special status to Andhra Pradesh if Congress voted to power

"Our stance has been very clear we are in support of Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh."

Mar 06, 2018, 16:21 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Is opposition going below the bar to target Prime Minister Modi? Watch Special Debate

Is opposition going below the bar to target Prime Minister Modi? Watch Special Debate only on Taal Thok Ke. Putting all speculations to rest, Bahajun Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday ruled out any alliance between her party and the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Watch this debate to know more.

Mar 04, 2018, 18:46 PM IST
Prashant Kishor not joining hands with BJP for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, says I-PAC

Prashant Kishor not joining hands with BJP for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, says I-PAC

Prashant Kishor had joined hands with the BJP for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Feb 27, 2018, 12:27 PM IST
BJP flags off Mission 2019, launches Rath yatra to collect 'jal', 'mitti' from religious places

BJP flags off Mission 2019, launches Rath yatra to collect 'jal', 'mitti' from religious places

The 'Rashtriya Raksha Mahayagya' is scheduled to be held from March 18-25 in the sprawling lawns outside the Red Fort, involving over 1,100 priests.

Feb 14, 2018, 18:02 PM IST
Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, gets offer to join Trinamool Congress

Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, gets offer to join Trinamool Congress

Hardik Patel on Friday promised to campaign for Mamata Banerjee's party in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. 

Feb 10, 2018, 00:11 AM IST
Shiv Sena decides to end ties with BJP, says will fight alone for 'cause of Hindutva'

Shiv Sena decides to end ties with BJP, says will fight alone for 'cause of Hindutva'

According to the Shiv Sena, it has been demoralised by the BJP in the last three years.

Jan 23, 2018, 12:43 PM IST
'Rahul as Ram, PM Modi as Ravana': Amethi gears up for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

'Rahul as Ram, PM Modi as Ravana': Amethi gears up for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Aimed at the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the message on the poster reads: "Rahul roop mein bhagwan Ram ka avatar, 2019 mein ayega Rahul Raj.

Jan 15, 2018, 08:10 AM IST
Jolt for Congress, Akhilesh Yadav says alliance talks a waste of time

Jolt for Congress, Akhilesh Yadav says alliance talks a waste of time

The SP-Congress combine was trounced in the 2017 state elections, with the BJP and its allies winning 325 seats in the 403-member House. While SP got 47 seats, the Congress won seven.

Jan 10, 2018, 07:18 AM IST
How is Ayodhya dispute connected to 2019 Lok Sabha elections? Narendra Modi hits out at Kapil Sibal

How is Ayodhya dispute connected to 2019 Lok Sabha elections? Narendra Modi hits out at Kapil Sibal

Sibal had presented the view that a judgment in Ayodhya dispute would affect 2019 elections which is why the verdict should be delayed till then. 

Dec 06, 2017, 13:01 PM IST
EC to get 40 lakh VVPAT machines, EVMs by September 2018: Chief Election Commissioner

EC to get 40 lakh VVPAT machines, EVMs by September 2018: Chief Election Commissioner

The VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) machine attached to an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) generates a paper slip with the name of candidate and his/her party symbol for whom an elector votes for.

Nov 29, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
Shiv Sena calls BJP its 'principal enemy', says people listen to Rahul Gandhi now

Shiv Sena calls BJP its 'principal enemy', says people listen to Rahul Gandhi now

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut made these remarks on the eve of the Devendra Fadnavis government's third anniversary.

Oct 31, 2017, 09:10 AM IST