Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicLok Sabha elections 2019

Topic: Lok Sabha elections 2019

BJP got 93% of the Rs 985 crore corporates donated to national parties in 2016-18

According to a survey by ADR, six national parties together received more money in 2016-17 & 2017-18 than the previous four years combined.

India should abolish state governments since Modi can run the country all by himself

“One nation, one election” is Narendra Modi’s most dangerous idea so far, worse than demonetisation.

4 news channels claimed to be No. 1 in election results week — and no one’s wrong

Republic TV, Times Now, India Today, and CNN-News18 all said they had the highest viewership in the week of election results. Here's how.

More women are entering Indian Parliament but at the cost of SC, ST men

Political parties replace male SC, ST candidates with women to keep as many general category male candidates as possible.

Huge amount spent by political parties in Lok Sabha polls should scare us, says report

The more the expenditure, the more vicious and ugly the campaigns were in 2019 polls, said a report by Centre of Media Studies.

BJP prevailed upon its upper caste base to pave the way for a more inclusive cabinet

BJP is correcting the injustices of the last 70 years when vulnerable groups were pushed to the margins.

Mamata Banerjee’s ‘swearing’ event, and shadow of Rahul Gandhi

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Indian TV channels still in election mode, covering every Modi move & taunting Rahul Gandhi

If it was Modinama before, it is Modiyatra now. TV channels have abdicated their duties of reporting news in favour of following their leader.

We can’t yet say if women and Muslim voters have shifted to BJP with 2019 elections

Exit polls disagree on how women and Muslims voted in 2019 elections even as minorities still seem to favour Congress-led UPA over NDA.

Why Priyanka Gandhi Vadra should be the next president of the Congress party

Nothing special, she’s just another Gandhi, and that’s good enough reason why she should be Congress president.

On Camera

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Rise of social media leading to privacy & IP disputes. Indian laws need teeth to tackle them

GDPR directives make platforms such as Facebook and YouTube responsible for ensuring that copyright-infringing content is not hosted on their sites.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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