Politics

BJP-led NDA May Get 300 plus seats, If 2014 Lok Sabha Exit Polls Go Wrong

With various opinion polls doing rounds for the General Elections in India and predicting the BJP-led NDA to score big on the tally, it’s time to think if these polls can go wrong. The first important opinion poll was conducted by NDTV-Hansa group, where the NDA was given a benefit of 275 seats in total, while the other crucial poll done ...

2014 Lok Sabha Elections Opinion Poll: BJP and allies to get majority, to cross 272 mark

As the political arena is heating up in India as the poll for the 14th Lok Sabha goes on, we hear various news websites conducing opinion polls.   In the latest NDTV opinion poll survey published on April 15, 2014, the news website rates BJP, the second largest political party in India, and its allies achieving a total of 275 seats, which ...

2014 Lok Sabha Elections: Jayalalithaa and Narendra Modi Attack One Another at Public Rallies

With media speculating on J Jayalalithaa being one of the probable allies for BJP, things took a different turn as BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, and the Tamil Nadu chief minister attacked one another in public rallies on Sunday, April 13. [caption id="attachment_31726" align="aligncenter" width="540"] File Photo of Jayalalithaa and Narendra Modi interacting[/caption] Jayalalithaa started off the first fire at a ...

A bevy of firsts await Narendra Modi’s succession to India’s PM post

Since the year Narendra Modi appeared on the national scene in 1985 when he organised Murli Manohar Joshi's Ekta yatra (journey for unity), he has grown in stature with each passing year. [caption id="attachment_31628" align="aligncenter" width="540"] A bevy of firsts await Narendra Modi’s succession to India's PM post[/caption] Now, as the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has declared him as their Prime Ministerial candidate for Lok ...

Lok Sabha exit polls 2014: BJP+ at 259 seats, Congress+ 123 and others at 161

As 2014 Lok Sabha elections in India are approaching fast, news channels across India are conducting opinion polls to know how many seats the national and regional parties get individually and as an alliance. In the most recent opinion polls that NDTV made public on April 5, 2014, BJP and its allies are supposed to get 259 seats just 13 short ...

Jaswant Singh quits BJP; files independent nomination from Barmer

After a lot of drama ahead of LS polls in India, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh formally quit the party on March 24, 2014. On Monday, he filed his nomination from Barmer as an independent candidate and accused BJP party leadership of betraying him. Singh, who has been associated with the party for long, addressed a rally in Barmer soon ...

2014 Lok Sabha opinion poll: BJP to sweep Rajasthan, Karnataka and gain in Bihar

The 2014 Lok Sabha elections in India are all set to come in favour of BJP that seems to gain big under Narendra Modi’s leadership. In the NDTV’s opinion poll report published on March 14, 2014, BJP is to gain considerably in many states including Karnataka, Rajasthan and will make big in Bihar. If we believe the opinion polls, things are ...

Arvind Kejriwal: ‘I was lucky not to be encountered in Gujarat’ – video

The political scene in India is heating up with the announcement of schedule for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is on a four-day tour of Gujarat to confirm BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s claims of development, is facing some serious problems. On March 6, 2014, Gujarat Police detained Arvind ...

2014 Lok Sabha Elections exit poll: BJP to bag around 63 to 79 seats in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar

Narendra Modi is one of the most popular Prime Ministerial candidates as of now. A recent pre-poll survey conducted by CNN-IBN claims that the Namo factor would make its presence felt in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.   As reported by Rediff.com on March 6, 2014, India’s second largest political party Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) would bag somewhere around 63 to 79 ...

BJP announces first list of 54 candidates for 2014 Lok Sabha elections

As elections for Indian Lok Sabha is approaching fast, parties are girdling up their loin to for the same. As a result, BJP has released the first list of 54 candidates that will contest in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, reports First Post on February 28, 2014. [caption id="attachment_29694" align="aligncenter" width="565"] Narendra Modi's rally in Hubli, Karnataka[/caption] The list was announced after a ...