Indian Lok Sabha elections

How brand Modi plays in Indian election

If Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins this spring’s general election, as is widely expected, it will also be another massive victory for the marketing machine created to amplify Brand Modi into every Indian living room.

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

Indian EC bars NaMo TV from airing political content

The Election Commission of India rules that since political content being aired on NaMo TV -- a channel dedicated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rallies and speeches -- has not been pre-certified, it should be immediately removed.

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

How brand Modi plays in Indian election

If Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins this spring’s general election, as is widely expected, it will also be another massive victory for the marketing machine created to amplify Brand Modi into every Indian living room.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Mayawati not contesting India’s upcoming elections

India’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati says she will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019 effectively backing out of the race for the Prime Minister’s post.

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019

Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan to make their political debuts

Nusrat Jahan will be contesting from Basirhat, which is widely expected to be a tough seat. Meanwhile, Mimi Chakraborty will be trying her electoral luck from Jadavpur, where the Left retains a significant vote bank.