Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said 21 political parties have demanded verification of VVPAT paper trails of 50 per cent of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) for Lok Sabha elections
Arvind Kejriwal slammed Amit Shah for a recent comment at a poll rally in West Bengal that the BJP, if re-elected, would remove infiltrators from the country, except those who are Hindu, Buddhist or Sikh.
As round one of the seven-phase Lok Sabha election began in 91 constituencies across the length and breadth of India, from the hills of Kashmir to the islands of Andaman and Nicobar, reports of unrest and irregularities cast shadows over the world's biggest poll process.
Many agree that the Kejriwal government did bring education into focus and infused energy into a moribund system that ran a thousand-odd schools in Delhi. But there is a flip side to the feel-good story.
Most of the opposition leaders admit that they prefer state-wise alliances rather than a national alliance to strengthen their cadre base. Post-poll strategies could be worked out depending on the numbers, they say.
A loud complaint at his janata darbar irks ‘noble’ Trivendra Singh, who shouts back and hands the schoolteacher over to his police. The woman was released later, but the CM had his angelic image come crashing.