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State Assemblies By-elections 2018

Several state assembly seats in UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Punjab, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, and Kerala have fallen vacant in the recent months. Some of the assembly seats fell vacant due to the untimely deaths of the MPs and MLAs or due to elected members opting to quit their party to join hands with some other party. The Election Commission necessitated the process to fill the vacant seats of these state assemblies. The EC released [...]

The year 2018 is turning out to be an eventful year for India in terms of politics, with 4 states already been to polls while 4 states will go to polls by the end of the year in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Apart from the state assembly elections, there have been several by-elections taking place simultaneously. Each election has thrown a surprise with regards to the winner, parties have been battling [...]

Karnataka Election Result: BJP's Juggernaut Marches on

Karnataka elections has served as a reminder of how ugly can elections turn out to be in India. Even though BJP emerged as the single largest party with over 100 seats, but it failed to reach the magical figures required to form the government. The people’s verdict delivered a fractured mandate for a hung assembly in Karnataka. BJP emerged as the single largest party with 104 seats and second largest vote share percentage, followed by [...]

karnataka elections result 2018 (2)

  Karnataka Assembly elections certainly lived up to the hype created in the run-up to the elections. If the drama and controversy that we saw during the one and a half month of poll campaigning weren’t enough, the elections result day was even more entertaining. The counting of nearly 2.9 crores votes from 222 assembly constituency seats began around 8 in the morning yesterday, the initial trends projected a level pegging competition between the Congress [...]

Karnataka Elections Exit Poll

The sun finally sets down on the polling day bringing an end to the one and a half months of grueling campaigning. The polling day saw a huge voter turnout braving the scorching heat in some constituencies, while in others rain failed to dampen the mood of the determined electorates. The state recorded a voter turnout of 70%, as people took time out of their weekend to ensure their active participation in the electoral process of [...]

The importance of Education in Karnataka Elections 2018

Education plays an important role in making humans virtuous, it incites prudence and vigilance in the mind. Though education is not necessary to have a successful life but, it definitely helps the person to have a better understanding and knowledge. Indian politics is highly influenced by money and power, and voters rarely pay too much heed in the educational background of the candidates. To be a politician in India a person need not be educated [...]

Karnataka Elections 2018 First Time Voters

Veteran political leaders are trying to captivate the sizeable youth population of Karnataka, they are looking to familiarise themselves with Social-media frenzied generation. They have spent several years in the political realm and have become wise with experience; however, when it comes to sharing a bond with the youth of the state, they somehow remain disconnected with the younger generation. It is a mouth-watering prospect as the first-time voters form roughly 3.1% of the state’s [...]

Karnataka Elections the D-Day

On March 27, the apex election body of the country Election Commission of India announced the dates of the highly anticipated Karnataka State Assembly, as the Model Code of Conduct was implemented throughout the state. During the last one and a half month, Karnataka has witnessed it all, as political slugfest between BJP-Congress-JD(S) continued with much vigour. The period saw political leaders battling out against each other in the extreme weather across the length and [...]

The impact of Telugu speaking community on Karnataka Elections 2018

Karnataka is an amalgamation of several distinct cultural and linguistic identities co-existing and respecting each others’ confinement. There is a substantial number of Telugu speaking community in the state largely confined to the Hyderabad Karnataka region and the urban conglomeration of Bengaluru. According to the Census of 2001, the Telugu speaking faction is the third largest community in the state comprising more than 7% of Karnataka’s total population. They do hold the key in some [...]

Karnataka Elections Richest Candidates of JD(S)

Karnataka elections is something that is being followed in every part of the country with much enthusiasm and fervour. People are eagerly looking forward to the May 12th elections for Karnataka Legislative Assembly, as it is being touted as the biggest political battleground of the year. The three-way battle between Congress, BJP, and JD(S) is surely up for a tough competition between the parties to win with a clear majority, as some of the pre-poll [...]