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We are witnessing one of the largest elections of mankind, seven phases over more than a month, and 900 million people voting.(Arabinda Mahapatra / Hindustan Times/Representative Image)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: This election will be remembered for polarisation, low women representation

By Priyanka Gulati
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 05:45 PM IST
The election witnessed the best use of technology, yet it was the most polarised and had abysmally low women candidates (11%) in the fray.
NFormer Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addresses the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award on the occasion of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s 74th birth anniversary at Jawahar Bhawan in New Delhi, on Monday.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
NFormer Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addresses the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award on the occasion of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s 74th birth anniversary at Jawahar Bhawan in New Delhi, on Monday.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

‘Unsavoury’ trends of intolerance, communal polarisation can harm national interests, says Manmohan Singh

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2018 09:02 PM IST
Talking about the present climate in the country, Sonia Gandhi called for collectively expressing the resolve “to fight the forces of divisiveness, hate and bigotry”.
Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate Tabassum Hasan with her supporters outside a counting centre after winning the Kairana Lok Sabha by-elections, in Kairana on Thursday.(PTI)
Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate Tabassum Hasan with her supporters outside a counting centre after winning the Kairana Lok Sabha by-elections, in Kairana on Thursday.(PTI)

Why polarisation may still drive poll choices in west Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 10:04 AM IST
An HT analysis of demographics and election results shows that bulk of the non-Dalit Hindu population might still be consolidated behind the BJP.
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