Look Carefully Where India’s Young Voters Are

  Did India’s first-time voters really deliver in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections?   The answer is no but there is another angle for the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider: states with relatively low development (defined below) also have a high proportion of young voters. This is … Continued

Women Outvoted Men in 16 States/UTs

More women are turning out to vote, mostly to elect men it would appear. While there are only 61 women Members of Parliament in the 16th Lok Sabha, women voters turned out in large numbers across the country to exercise their franchise in the just concluded parliamentary elections.   Over 260 million women voters exercised … Continued

Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Can Generate Jobs: SS’ Chandrakant Khaire

Chandrakant Khaire, Shiv Sena candidate from Aurangabad, Maharashtra, says the first public-private partnership (PPP) project for drinking water was implemented in the area because of his efforts. Khaire feels about 20,000-25,000 youth will get employment within a year after the implementation of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor.   This initiative is part of Mera Neta, India’s … Continued

Quality Education Key Challege: BJP’s Mushtaq Ahmad Malik

Mushtaq Ahmad Malik, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candiate from Anantnag, says quality education for the youth is essential if we want to compete at the global level.   This initiative is part of Mera Neta, India’s largest candidate outreach programme, which has exclusive updates of the candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections 2014 covering 542 … Continued

Ending Corruption Key Agenda: AAP’s Jalaluddin Ansari

Jalaluddin Ansari, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Bhiwandi, Maharashtra, feels the youth can progress in the country only when there is an end to corruption.   This initiative is part of Mera Neta, India’s largest candidate outreach programme, which has exclusive updates of the candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections 2014 covering 542 constituencies … Continued

Time To Empower People With Real Power: AAP’s Meera Sanyal

Meera Sanyal, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Mumbai (South), Maharashtra, feels the need is to empower people from the political, economic and social perspective. Sanyal feels the education system is badly broken and that needs to be addressed so that the young people can learn to learn.   This initiative is part of Mera … Continued