There are many indicators that show why it will be difficult to predict a winner this time.
In a quick come back, the PM clarifies that due to the constant security briefings and recent tensions with Pakistan, he cannot keep the neighbor off his mind
The government, however, has maintained that no notification has been issued for Indian Army, CAPF or police personnel, making it a must to call them martyrs.
Thackeray held a meeting of party MPs, district and taluka chiefs at the party headquarters to devise a strategy for the polls. It was the first meeting after a decision was taken to join hands with the BJP for the Lok Sabha and state assembly polls.
Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has been made a part of the election committee as well as the election strategy and planning committee, as per the statement issued by Congress general secretary K C Venugopal.
The campaign, titled 'Chalo Ward Abhiyaan', taken up in view of the "rising unemployment in the country", will commence from February 18, Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam said in a statement.
An analysis of constituency-wise data from the 2014 general election shows that the BJP may lose as many as 37 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh should the SP+BSP+RLD combine in 2019, leaving only 36 seat with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
There are 13,816 polling booths in the national capital. The BJP has appointed five panch pramukh at each polling booth, totalling around 69,000.
The MGP warned that it would contest the Lok Sabha polls and Assembly by-elections in the state against the BJP candidates if the demand was not met.
He did not disclose the number of seats offered to the RLSP, saying he would not speak about it before a seat-sharing agreement is reached by NDA constituents in Bihar by November 30.
"We don't need anybody in Bengal. We can fight and win on our own," a senior TMC leader said.
Varanasi, being Modi’s electoral constituency, will hold utmost importance in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
In order to increase its chances of winning the 2019 general election, the Congress is showing political astuteness and is receptive to the sensitivities of its allies
Polls in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan, and Telangana will be held between November 12 and December 7
Shah said the new districts that were carved out by the TRS government lacked infrastructure and also hit out at the Congress, alleging that it did not allow the OBC Commission Bill to be passed
The BJP had won only a single seat from Tamil Nadu in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls but after the death of Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi, there has been infighting in AIADMK and DMK.
In a two-part Tweet, Tharoor condemned BJP's actions stating that BJP's dream of building a "Hindu Rashtra" is based on "vandalism & violence"
Rooting for the removal of different types of cess, the BJP leader said the only cess that was needed and the one people would happily pay was for financing cow shelters
Seeking to give shape to the central government's concept of "one nation, one election", the Law Commission's internal 'working paper' has recommended holding the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls simultaneously but in two phases beginning 2019
Asked if the BJP has an advantage having a PM face in Narendra Modi, Yadav claimed that there is a rift among NDA members and there is no surety about whether the alliance will stay or break up.
When asked whether BSP will be part of this grand alliance, Azad said that they are asking all the secular parties to come together and fight the saffron party.