Main features of the April-May Lok Sabha election 2014: Electorate: 814 million (100 million more than the 2009 election) Constituencies: 543 (Two Anglo-Indians are nominated by the president) Nine-day process starts April 7, ends May 12 Spread across 28 states, seven union territories Simultaneous assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim Polling stations: 930,000 ..
First indications are that the General Elections 2014 to elect members to the 16th Lok Sabha will be a 5-6 phase affair spanning April and May. The gigantic exercise stacks up thus: About 80 crore eligible voters will elect members to the 543-seat Lok Sabha. For which “1.1 crore election personnel, half of them being ..
The results of the upcoming assembly elections may not be indicative of the way the nation will vote in 2014 general elections. But the BJP is perceiving the Assembly polls as a dress rehearsal before the final drama of 2014. BJP, a resurgent force, with one eye on the general elections, is leaving no trick ..
Born to India’s “first family”, it is but a cinch that Rahul Gandhi would join political, minus the rough and tumble. With a legacy that extends from Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India, to his grandmother late prime minister Indira Gandhi and his father late former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, expectation ride ..