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EC Discusses Use Of Social Media With Internet Firms For Poll Campaign

Mar 19, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The meeting comes after the Centre for Accountability and Systemic Change (CASC) sent a notice to the poll panel, urging it to take action against the misuse of social media to influence voters.

All Chartered Planes, Choppers Booked For Election Campaign

Mar 19, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Top politicians of various parties covet choppers as they afford ease of mobility and access to the country's remotest corners, and small planes which can land on short airstrips.


Donald Trump Bears Most Responsibility For Longest Shutdown In US History: Poll

President Donald Trump's disapproval rating has climbed five points since December, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS.

Journalist Arrested For Publishing Fake Information On Polls In Bangladesh

Jan 02, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

A journalist has been arrested by the Bangladesh police under the controversial anti-propaganda law and they are looking for another one on allegations of publishing fake information about the elections held at the weekend.


Warrant Issued Against Sambit Patra For Poll Code Violations During MP Elections

On October 27, Patra held a press conference by the roadside in MP Nagar area in Bhopal, following which the Congres filed a complaint of violation of the model code of conduct with the Election Commission (EC).

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27 December, 2018

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12 November, 2018

PM Modi Urges Chhattisgarh Voters To Participate In Elections

Outlook Web Bureau

In the first phase of Chhattisgarh polls, voting began in 10 out of 18 Assembly constituencies on Monday.


09 November, 2018

LJP, RLSP Dismiss 50:50 Formula For BJP-JD(U) In 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

Outlook Web Bureau

A speculation had been rife that the BJP and the JD(U) could field candidates on 34 out of the total 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, leaving the rest to Lok Janshakti Party and the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party.


02 November, 2018

BJP Releases First List For MP, Telangana And Mizoram Assembly Elections

Outlook Web Bureau

There are 230 seats in Madhya Pradesh, where BJP has been in power for three consecutive terms while in Telangana (119) the ruling TRS is seeking a second term. In Mizoram (40) Congress is the ruling party.


23 October, 2018

I Will Not Contest Elections For Next 10 Years, But Will Serve Bihar: Prashant Kishor

Outlook Web Bureau

There was speculation in political circles in Bihar that the former BJP poll strategist, who played a role in Narendra Modi's party securing an absolute majority in the 2014 general elections, would contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls.


21 October, 2018

BJP To Cast Magic Spell On Voters For Upcoming Assembly Polls In MP

Outlook Web Bureau

The party would be roping in magicians to highlight the work done by it in the last 15 years and compare it with that of the previous Congress government.


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20 October, 2018

Independents Emerge Single-largest Group In Kashmir ULB Polls

Outlook Web Bureau

Independents emerged as the single-largest group in Kashmir ULB polls, but BJP took giant strides by winning 100 wards.


19 October, 2018

Pakistan Shuts Down Two Main Border Gates Ahead Of Afghan Polls

Outlook Web Bureau

Pakistan-Afghanistan border gates shut down for two days on request from Afghan government.


17 October, 2018

Candidates For Upcoming Election Will Be Announced This Week: Chhattisgarh CM

Outlook Web Bureau

Candidates contesting in 90 assembly constituencies in the upcoming election will be announced on October 19 and 20.


16 October, 2018

JK Civic Polls: Valley Records 4.2 Per Cent Voter Turnout In Final Phase

Outlook Web Bureau

The counting for the four-phased polls which began on October 8 will be done on October 20, officials said.


13 October, 2018

JK Civic Polls: In Third Phase, Turnout Remains Low In Valley

Outlook Web Bureau

The fourth phase on October 16 will be held in six districts of the Kashmir valley.


08 October, 2018

Bags With Image Of Minister Seized In Poll-Bound Madhya Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

The election code of conduct came into force in Madhya Pradesh (MP) on Saturday after the Election Commission (EC) announced poll dates for five states.


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07 October, 2018

Preparatory Arrangements Underway For 2019 Elections, Says ECI

Outlook Web Bureau

Around 22.3 lakh ballot units, 16.3 lakh control units and nearly 17.3 lakh VVPATs will be used for the forthcoming elections in 2019, as per Election Commission of India.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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