Lalu Prasad Yadav has 9 Kids, Do you know all about them?

Yes, you read it right. Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav fathered 9 children - seven daughters and two sons out of which three of them are into active politics now. Lalu Prasad Yadav is infamous for not being a savvy and progressive politician (remember Fodder Scam and Jungle Raj in Bihar) and every now and then getting himself featured in the news for all the wrong reasons. Like everyone else, we too were curious to know who are Lalu's all these 9 children and what are … [Read more...]

JD-U launches ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ in Bihar Election

Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar kicked off the Janata Dal United (JD-U)'s campaign and went knocking on doors in Patna, Bihar for the upcoming Bihar election to be held in October or November 2015 (To know when the Bihar election is, click on this link). The ambitious programme called the 'Har Ghar Dastak' is to ask for feedback from the citizens about the state government's work in the previous term. Mr. Kumar said that all the members of JD-U were trying to reach all homes in … [Read more...]

Role Of Social Media In Elections And Election Commission Of India

In the run up to the 16th Lok Sabha elections, a lot of attention was paid to conversations on social media, measuring which politicians were trending in search volume and counting retweets and followers. The first-time voters, many of whom form part of the 'connected' generation - numbered around 150 million this year, and most parties took steps to reach out to voters online and on social media. Social Media And Its Role In Elections The World Wide Web (WWW) turned 25 years in the month of … [Read more...]

The Success Story of Election Commission of India in 2014

Lok Sabha Elections 2014, being touted as the biggest democratic election in the electoral history of the world is not fallacious at all. The India General Election 2014 indeed turned out to be a huge success both in terms of Voter Participation and the electoral outcome in the form of the mandate. Reasons pitched for such a large scale of elections include the anti-incumbency of the UPA Government and also the frustration of the Indian citizens with the issues like corruption, inflation, … [Read more...]

Election Commission And Election Commissioner India

You might have read all about Election commission India but what do you know about our election commissioner? What does our election commission do? Its goals and functions? We are going to answer the above questions of yours in this article. What is Election Commission India The modern Indian nation state came into existence on 15th of August 1947. Since then free and fair elections have been held at regular intervals in this democratic Country. The Constitution of India has vested in … [Read more...]

Exit Polls: Lok Sabha Elections 2014

As the Lok sabha Elections have finally wound up on 12th may the exit polls are making the headlines round of various news channels and newspapers. This Election was for the post of Prime Minister in India which plays a major role in a democratic country like ours. What Is An Exit Poll Exit polls are a sample of poll taken of a number of voters as they leave a polling place. It is used especially to predict the outcome of an election. Exit Polls Are They Necessary? Exit polls have to be … [Read more...]