Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Topic: Lok Sabha

Sushma Swaraj

Pakistan has been repeatedly asked to vacate all illegally occupied areas in India: Sushma Swaraj

Approximately 78,000 sq km of Indian territory in the state of Jammu & Kashmir has been occupied by Pakistan, she said.
Pranab Mukherjee

A birthday ode to Pranab Mukherjee, former president and a true democrat

In his over five-decade-long career, Pranab Mukherjee has served as a party worker, Parliamentarian, minister and President of India.
BJP supporters wear masks of PM Narendra Modi and CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan at an election rally in Bhopal | PTI

State elections are not the semi-finals to 2019 battle for Congress or BJP

The 2019 elections will be starkly different from state assembly polls and a Modi versus Rahul battle.
A member of the border security force guards the Babri Masjid |Robert Nickelsberg/Liaison

26/11 remembered but Ayodhya is the media focus

Your daily news capsule.
Indian Parliament

Don’t run, don’t feed, don’t tease: Parliament circular lists how to fight monkey menace

Ahead of the Winter Session, the Lok Sabha secretariat tells parliamentarians not to make eye contact with monkeys.
A gathering of Congress supporters

Congress firms up grand alliance of five parties in Jharkhand

After its poor performance in the state in 2009 and 2014, the Congress expects a majority from this new alliance in the BJP-ruled state.
Rahul Gandhi | @INCIndia/Twitter

Congress should be wary of slipping to the third spot

The Congress must stem its electoral bleeding, and also rejuvenate its atrophied party organisation.
Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi | Illustration by ThePrint

The real 2019 fight isn’t between Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi

Nearly all political pundits agree that the BJP will be the single-largest party in the Lok Sabha after the 2019 election.
Rahul Gandhi

Mayawati’s decision not to ally with Congress in MP will not impact our prospects: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi however, suggested that in national elections both the parties will come together particularly in Uttar Pradesh.
Muslim women show their ink stained finger after casting their vote | Sheeraz Rizvi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

5 myths about Muslim voters in modern India

The enduring myth of the Muslim vote bank in Indian politics doesn’t hold.

Is TRS’ game-changing Rythu Bandhu answer to India’s farm woes or just a sop in disguise?

The TRS enjoyed a landslide victory in Telangana state election Tuesday by winning a two-thirds majority. Many are linking the victory to TRS' Rythu Bandhu sche...