Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2023 Live: PM Modi will begin his campaign blitz in Rajasthan. He will attend five public meetings and two big road shows over the next two days. Party president JP Nadda and senior leader Amit Shah will also be on a tour of the state for three days .
Rajasthan Elections 2023: After his failed coup in 2020, Sachin Pilot had been on an on-again, off-again streak of rebellion against Ashok Gehlot. But since June this year Pilot has changed tack. He has refrained from potshots at Gehlot, suggesting Pilot is waiting patiently for the political winds to turn in his favour and trusting the Congress high command to reward him for loyalty
Voting will be held on November 21 at booth number 3 under polling centre number 71 at Kishupura between 7am and 6pm, the release said, adding that indelible ink will be applied on the middle finger of voters.
Assembly Elections 2023: The messaging has been tailored to various constituencies--national rejuvenation for some, Hindutva for core supporters, pointers to economic achievements for the elites, freebies to those left behind and also the caste card. But the prime minister being the face of the BJP in the state elections is expected to pay dividends in next year’s general election
As Team India gets ready to take on Australia, screens are in short supply, so are party workers and supporters. Electioneering has been a sideshow ever since India qualified for the semifinals. It is after November 19 that campaigning is expected to pick up
"The BJP has neither the intentions, nor policies. The Congress has given concrete programmes for public welfare in the form of guarantees in Rajasthan and other states," Kharge said on microblogging site X.
Known to be a pro-farmer government, the BRS is facing agrarian dissent in the constituency. The two burning issues have provided enough fodder for Congress to raise the poll pitch in a two-way tight contest with disenchanted people keen to vote for a change to get water and jobs.
Reddy is pitted against the might of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in Kamareddy. Kodangal is located in the southern part of the state bordering Karnataka, while Kamareddy in the northern part of Telangana.
Telangana BJP chief G Kishan Reddy had earlier said the state unit had requested the party high command to ensure that Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed four rallies in the state in the run-up to the polls and is awaiting the response.
The voting figure surpassed the 75 per cent recorded in 2018 and could increase further.
Chief Electoral Officer Anupam Rajan said continuous action was taken by enforcement agencies across the state since the code of conduct came into force after the poll schedule was declared.
Bhind and Morena in Madhya Pradesh witnessed minor violence during voting and police had to be called to control teh situation. In another development, an ITBP jawan was killed in an IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Gariyaband district,
Amit Shah will also address poll rallies in Gadwal, Nalgonda and Warangal, they said. "Amit Shah will release the manifesto at 10 AM before leaving for the rallies," they said.
Chhattisgarh Elections 2023: BJP’s central leadership supercharged the BJP campaign in a way that was inconceivable a few months ago. PM Modi’s frontal attacks on a well-placed Bhupesh Baghel shook the Congress but will it be enough to counter Baghel’s careful nurturing of the farm vote?
Madhya Pradesh Elections 2023: Congress consistently harped on Chouhan’s failures while the BJP, which initially tried to shake off his legacy, had to accept his preeminence in the state and trust that the goodies which Chouhan promised voters on election eve will deliver the state to it once again
Congress leader Nath, who projects himself as an ardent Hanuman bhakt, trounced BJP's Shiv bhakt Bunty Sahu by a margin of 25,837 votes in the 2018 assembly polls.While Congress showcases Nath's "Chhindwara Model", BJP alleges that the former CM had "vanished" from the constituency.
The second and final phase of assembly polls involving 70 seats in the state began on Friday morning, while results will be declared on December 3.
Speaking to mediapersons here on Thursday, the former Union Minister also said creating a state or dividing a state was not child's play and it was done in response to people's movement. Reacting to Chidambaram's remarks, BRS leader and Minister K T Rama Rao said it was already too late.
Chhattisgarh Elections 2023: Bhupesh Baghel has dominated the government and state politics to such an extent that the Congress party began visualising a national profile for him. All that is at stake today
Madhya Pradesh Elections 2023: The same jaded faces who helmed BJP and Congress in 2018 – Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Kamal Nath – are in the race for the CM’s post. Voters who were fed up with the Chouhan regime in 2018 were disappointed that the Congress government under Kamal Nath was hardly distinguishable from its predecessor. Not surprisingly voter aspirations are muted this time
MP, Chhattisgarh Elections 2023: Will it be a vote for change or continuity in the two states? The two neighbours witnessed a spirited contest between BJP and Congress to woo voters, who were spoiled for choice with the competition between the two parties extending to who can offer the more generous freebies
Being credited for launching pro-farmer measures and rebuilding the party after a ghastly Maoist attack, Baghel commands reasonable popularity in the state thus making him a prominent figure in the Congress party
The BJP has fielded its big guns and employed the strategy of supporting fresh leadership to secure victory for another term, while the opposition Congress is relying on its promises.
Polling began at 7 am in nine polling booths in Naxal-affected Bindranawagarh seat in Gariaband district for security reasons and will end at 3 pm.
Polling is being held from 7 am to 6 pm in all the assembly segments except in Baihar, Lanjhi and Paraswada seats in Balaghat district, 55 booths in Mandla district's Bichhiya and Mandla seats and 40 polling stations of Dindori district, all Naxalite affected, where voting time is 7 am to 3 pm, an official said.