Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicElection campaigning

Topic: election campaigning

Indian women voters prefer door-to-door campaigns — not motorbike rallies, roadshows

In ‘Her Right to Equality’, Tara Krishnaswamy writes on efforts needed to create a gender-balanced Parliament and politics in India.

Delhi HC seeks Centre, EC’s reply to plea for debarring poll campaigners without masks

The petition said every person has the fundamental right to life, which is being impacted by political leaders, campaigners and candidates not wearing the masks during the election process.

Plea in Delhi HC asks govt, EC to debar candidates campaigning without masks

The plea states everyone has the fundamental right to life, which is impacted by politicians, campaigners and candidates not wearing masks while campaigning.

Why political campaigns endure on despite being mired in paradoxes

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Soviet-era posters to raised fist artwork — BJP using Left symbols to be Bengal ‘insider’

After being branded ‘band of outsiders’ by the TMC, the BJP in Bengal faces a historical emptiness it is trying to overcome through its digital campaign.

EC set to allow ‘mixed’ campaign for Bihar polls — combination of digital, physical rallies

Opposition parties in Bihar have expressed concerns about an all-digital campaign, given its limited reach. But EC says it’s yet to take a final decision.

Modi brings spectacle, theatrics to prime ministership. It may never be the same again

Anybody who succeeds Narendra Modi may have to also enact the king-size performances that the prime minister has set as a template.

Can Indian politics recover from the toxicity of the 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign?

From PM Narendra Modi saying former PM Rajiv Gandhi died as "corrupt number 1", to Mayawati dragging Modi’s wife into her speech, 2019 has seen it all.

PM Modi, Amit Shah suspend Gujarat poll campaign over Cyclone Ockhi

PM Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah have directed party workers to stop campaigning and instead help people in the coastal region move to safer places.

Pseudo-campaignism

It may be wishful thinking but this campaign in Gujarat may force both BJP and Congress towards the middle, with themes of governance, economic reform and better life.

On Camera

YourTurn

TV channels said they are ‘Enemy No 1’ of PFI. Showed offices, flag, funding, even Osama

Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami was vehement: 'This is a battle for the real Indian identity, and therefore, ladies and gentlemen, the PFI must be destroyed.'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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