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Tag: Election Campaign

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Trump formally launches 2020 re-election campaign

Washington: US President Donald Trump has formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign at a rally in Orlando, Florida, and called on his supporters to deliver a metaphorical “earthquake” at the ballots against his Democratic Party rivals. “The only thing these corrupt politicians will understand is an earthquake at the ballot box… and they’re going to […]

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Sweeping electoral reforms needed to end malpractices: Hazare

Ralegan Siddhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has called for large-scale electoral reforms in the country to remove poll-related malpractices and to cleanse the system. The 81-year-old activist lamented that lack of awareness among voters and focus of political parties on winning the elections by hook or crook has led to degeneration of politics, and he […]

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Another BJD MLA faces public wrath during poll campaigning in Odisha

Puri: After Niranjan Pujari, Puspendra Singh Deo and Tukuni Sahu, another BJD MLA, Sanjay Das Burma, faced public wrath during an election campaign today. According to reports, some women residents of Bijipur village of Brahmagiri in Puri district staged a demonstration when Burma’s rally was passing through the area. With placards in hands, the women […]

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EC asks parties to desist from using photo of soldiers in campaign

New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday asked political parties to desist from displaying photographs of defence personnel in their poll campaign in view of a picture on social media showing image of Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman in a political poster. In a letter to political parties written on Saturday, the EC […]

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'Voter awareness vehicle' flagged off from Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to create awareness among voters about Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) & voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machine ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the state, a ‘voter awareness vehicle’ was flagged off from the capital city today. As per reports, Khurda collector Nirmal Chandra Mishra flagged […]

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Facebook tightens political ads in India ahead of 2019 polls

New Delhi: Facing intense scrutiny over the misuse of its platform globally during elections, Facebook has announced fresh steps to increase ad transparency and defend against foreign interference ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in India. Now anyone who wants to run an ad in India related to politics will need to first confirm […]

Facebook enforces political ad transparency feature in UK

London: Facebook has finally rolled out in Britain a political ad transparency feature that requires advertisers to prove that they live in the country and also disclose who paid for the advertisement. “Today, we’ll begin enforcing the authorisation process for political advertisers in the UK,” Rob Leathern, Director of Product Management at Facebook said in […]

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Modi, Rahul among top names to start Telangana campaign

Hyderabad: Top Congress and BJP leaders are all set to plunge into the electioneering in Telangana for the next month’s Assembly polls even as the ruling TRS has had a head start. With the deadline for withdrawal of nominations coming to an end on Thursday, all major contenders were finalising their schedules for their star […]

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Rahul on three-day visit to Karnataka from Saturday

New Delhi: As part of his election campaign, Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be on a three-day visit to Karnataka starting Saturday, the party said on Friday. On the first day of his visit, Gandhi will hold a public meeting at Athani in Belgaum district at 1.00 p.m. He will attend another programme “Sthree Shakti […]

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Odisha Governor refutes BJP's allegations

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor SC Jamir today refuted BJP’s allegation of campaigning for Nagaland Assembly election and termed it as a conjecture. In a clarification to a national media, the Governor maintained that he has not violated the code of conduct and described the accusations by the saffron party’s Nagaland unit as ‘cheap and immature.’ Urging […]

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