Election Campaigns
World  /  Published 14.04.20

FB not to change ad policies in election year

Facebook said on Thursday that it would not make any major changes to its political advertising policies, which allow lies in ads, despite pressure from lawmakers who say the company is abdicating res...
By Mike Isaac/ New York Times News Service in San Francisco

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.20

BJP campaigns on rail initiatives in Jalpaiguri

BJP workers led by Jalpaiguri MP Jayanta Roy launched a door-to-door campaign in many wards of the town on Wednesday highlighting the central government’s recent initiatives to augment railway and h...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 21.02.20

Donald Trump’s crowd fixation: it’s 10 million now

Indian diplomacy, on the other hand, has been insisting that the Ahmedabad leg of the visit — which Trump has referred to at least three times in the past week in awe of the promised turnout — is ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.01.20

EC notice to BJP's Bagga over campaign song

The poll authorities have issued a notice to Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, the BJP candidate from Hari Nagar constituency here, over his campaign song “Bagga Bagga har jagah”. The notice has been ser...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.12.19

Reclaiming the democratic space

Democracy, being a form of governance based on collective deliberation and decision-making, demands not only to be practised but it also requires to be seen to be performed. People in a democracy play...
By Nirupam Hazra in

Entertainment  /  Published 16.08.19

Brexit: The uncivil war and the modern election campaign

Everyone knows who won. But hardly anyone knows how. Brexit: The Uncivil War explores the data-driven political campaign behind one of the most contested and controversial government referendums in m...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Poll spend scanner on Sunny Deol

The poll expenditure by Gurdaspur MP and actor Sunny Deol has been found to have exceeded the statutory limit of Rs 70 lakh, an election official said on Saturday.“The district election office of Gu...
By PTI in Chandigarh

Opinion  /  Published 24.06.19

Are we really a parliamentary democracy?

In 2014, with the emergence of Narendra Modi as a larger-than-life campaigner overshadowing his party, began the rumblings of electoral democracy in India having become presidential. Modi spoke in ral...
By Arghya Sengupta in

Opinion  /  Published 16.06.19

To arrive to ask and be told off

There was just a week left for the close of campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls. We were passing by the Dum Dum airport on our way back to work when word reached that the Left Front candidate from the...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Modi’s campaign was lies, poison and hatred: Rahul

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said Narendra Modi’s Lok Sabha election campaign was filled with “lies, poison and hatred”, stepping up his attack on the Prime Minister on the second day...
By PTI in Wayanad


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