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HindustanTimes Fri,19 Dec 2014

AK-49 jibe to poll-day selfie: top 20 Modi moments this poll season

Narendra Modi's selfie of his ink-marked finger holding a miniature lotus cut-out may have been among the top trending items on Twitter but it also resulted in two FIRs against him. Here are the top 20 Modi moments from this election season.

Why Rahul Gandhi was smiling: Dilemma resolved

Rahul Gandhi, the Congress vice-president was in for some face-palm trolls, and some 'under the rug' humour as BJP sweeped the polls. Here is a collection of the top 10 Rahul Gandhi memes.

From the Delhi throne to challenger's seat in Varanasi: top 10 Kejriwal moments

Win or lose, one thing's certain: Arvind Kejriwal's politics of activism has added a new dimension to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. HT looks back at the Top 10 moments of Kejriwal's journey in this election season.

69 days of poll entertainment: HT replays best and worst of potboiler

From the time election dates were announced to the last day of voting, the 2014 poll plot was full of twists and turns, emotions and manipulations, slugfests and suspense, bombast and bickering. HT replays the best and the worst of the potboiler.

Politics first, family later

A day after PM Manmohan Singh rejected the presence of a 'Modi wave' in the country on April 24, his stepbrother Daljit Singh Kohli joined the BJP in the presence of Narendra Modi. Singh later said he was saddened by his brother's decision to join the BJP.

From bureaucrats' books to verbal duels and a banned rally: controversies galore in 2014 polls

The BJP and the election commission headed for a showdown after the Varanasi administration refused permission for a rally by its PM nominee Narendra Modi in Beniyabagh area. Here are 10 big controversies of the elections.

10 things to know about NOTA — a voter's right to reject

The Supreme Court in September last year upheld the right of voters to reject all candidates contesting the elections, saying it would go a long way in cleansing the political system. Here's all you need to know about NOTA.

Modi-fied: memes, tweets make most of BJP's Ab ki baar Modi sarkar

Modi sarkar memes are the new rage: from song lyrics, to nursery rhymes; to Liam Neeson taking digs at the slogan. They don't even have to be funny, if there's a word that ends with 'aar', ab ki baar Modi sarkar!

#NarendraModi: How the BJP leader's popularity soars on social media

Narendra Modi always makes headlines and is always in the news. That's not because he is BJP's PM candidate. Modi's strategy of using social media and traditional poll campaigning ensures the cameras are on him. Here are nine ways that Modi uses to be the news.

Honestly, top 15 corruption-free memes on Kejriwal

In the run-up to 2014 Lok Sabha elections we decided to take a quick look at the quirky side of the poll-fever. We bring you the top 25 memes on Arvind Kejriwal.

Saying it with slogans: parties get down to word play

BJP, Congress, AAP and others use wit and sarcasm to woo voters and attack their rivals. BJP's slogans focus on Narendra Modi and UPA's 'corruption'; Congress speaks of '10 years of progress' and AAP promises real change. Here is a pick of their best slogans.

BJD set for fourth term in Odisha

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik was on Friday set for a fourth term with trends showing landslide win for the BJD in the assembly elections.

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