Lok Sabha election 2019

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Kashmir, Lok Sabha election 2019, Modi speech, Independence day 2018

Modi at Red Fort: With his word-bank drying, the PM delivered yet another election speech

Unlike his usual self, the Prime Minister's energy level today was way down.

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Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Mamata Banerjee, Lok Sabha election 2019

Why 2019 will see a 'khichdi' government, but cooked in Modi’s kitchen

The Mamata-Mayawati-Rahul-Akhilesh-Pawar-Gowda national mahagathbandhan is likely to fall short of a clear majority.

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Judiciary, Rajya Sabha, Parliament, Lok Sabha election 2019

Why India needs an expanded Lok Sabha

In the 2019 election, 545 MPs will represent over 1.30 billion people in Lok Sabha; each MP representing 23.85 lakh citizens.

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Lok Sabha election 2019, Trinamool Congress, BJP, West Bengal

Lok Sabha 2019: Why the road leading to lotus bloom in West Bengal looks muddy

Voters are caught between TMC's 'BJP Hatao' and BJP’s 'Ebar Bangla' campaigns.

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Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Third Front, Lok Sabha election 2019

Lok Sabha election 2019: Opposition's pre-poll nationwide grand alliance may prove counter-productive

A more sensible tactic for the Congress would be to nurture two parallel national alliances.

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BJP, United Opposition, Regional parties, Lok Sabha election 2019

Why 2019 general elections will be about regional parties versus BJP

None of it would account for much if Congress is able to safeguard its fort in Karnataka.

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Coalition, BJP, UP by-poll results, Lok Sabha election 2019

Can an anti-Modi alliance defeat the BJP in 2019?

India Today cover story examines the electoral math for the coming Lok Sabha elections.

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Rahul Gandhi, Lok Sabha election 2019, Uttar Pradesh, Congress

Why Congress must reclaim Uttar Pradesh to win Lok Sabha 2019

The road to Raisina Hill goes through India's most-populous state.

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Congress, BJP, Rahul Gandhi, Modi

Why 2019 Lok Sabha battle will not be Modi versus Rahul Gandhi, but Bharat versus India

With the four main protagonists - Sonia, Rahul, Modi and Shah - suffused with hubris, the election campaign will be long and brutal.

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Lok Sabha election 2019, Ghar Wapsi, BJP, Modi

Prashant Kishor teaming up with Modi for 2019 general elections reeks of desperation

If the political strategist realigns with BJP, then it will be nothing less than a marriage of survival.