Bengaluru voter turnout falls below 50 pc despite startups encouraging people to vote

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 The 2019 General Elections is witnessing a high decibel contest among political parties. And Indian startups and unicorns have made their pitch to get the citizens to go out and vote. According to information provided by the Karnataka Election Commission, the polling percentage at 1 pm for constituencies going to […]

New report says U.S. lets oil industry write its own rules, doesn’t have proper safeguards to prevent another oil spill disaster

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 Photo by ideum via www.flickr.com/photos/ideum/4711481781 Nine years ago this week, the worst oil spill ever to hit the U.S. happened at the BP’s Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico oil rig off Louisiana. The slick killed sea life, suffocated the Gulf, and slimed wetlands and beaches in Lousiana, Alabama and the […]

Anti-Modi Discontent Cuts Across Political Parties as Tamil Nadu Votes Today

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 CHENNAI: Just over six crore voters in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will cast their votes today, to elect representatives to 39+1 seats in Parliament. Bye-polls for 18 Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu will also be held today. The whirlwind of election campaigns ended on Tuesday, and the election in Vellore […]

Ujjwala: A half cooked programme

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Sambit Patra, who is also the party’s contestant for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections from Puri, Odisha, created a wave of criticism against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Ujjwala programme, under which the Union government claims to have provided over 51 million—51,407,565 at last official […]

India’s millions of young voters can swing national election

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 1 NEW DELHI — Young Indians could play a crucial role in the ongoing general election in the world’s largest democracy. With nearly two-thirds of India’s population below 35, and more than 15 million first-time voters aged 18 and 19, young men and women have the power to swing the national […]