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See Interactive Col Map for Lok Sabha elections 2014 Poll Schedule with details

By Premendra Agrawal at March 05, 2014 11:07
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 See interactive map of the EC for Lok Sabha elections 2014 Poll Schedule with details

* EC had recommended both opinion/exit polls be banned,but they have banned only exit polls,opinion polls to be dealt with by lawmakers: CEC

* Last poll day is May 12 for 3 states, 41 parliamentary constituencies: CEC

* Counting will be held on 16th May. Counting will be over in one day: CEC

* The Election Commission is mandated to complete the election process to constitute the Lok Sabha before 31st May

* The Lok Sabha polls will be spread over nine days, starting on April 7 and ending on May 12. The vote count will take place across India on May 16

* Elections for 16th Lok Sabha will be held on April 7, 9, 10, 12, 17, 24, 30, May 7 and May 12. The vote count will take place across India on May 16

* BJP’s prime ministerial candidate (BJP PM Candidate) Narendra Modi said the Lok Sabha election was a “historic opportunity” to lay the foundation for a “developed India.”

* My special welcome to 10 crore new voters! You have an important role to play in strengthening & continuing democratic tradition of India.Thankful to EC for giving all eligible voters 1 last chance on 9th March to ensure they are registered. This opportunity must be used: Narendra Modi on Twitter

* Recognizing the malaise of paid news, Election Commission has proposed to the government to make it an electoral offence even as it continues to tackle it itself by monitoring the expenditures of candidates.

* The BJP today welcomed the announcement of the schedule for the Lok Sabha polls and said people wanted a change of government.

* We are ready for elections. Hope to see Narendra Modi as PM: Sukhbir Singh Badal on LS poll dates

* Uttar Pradesh, which elects the maximum of 80 members to the Lok Sabha, will see polling spread over six days in April-May.

* Bihar will have six poll days 10th April, 17th April, 24th April, 30th April, 7th May and 12th May: CEC

* The Election Commission has ordered 20,000 voter verifiable paper audit trail systems, Chief Election Commissioner

* Over 6.24 crore voters in undivided Andhra Pradesh will be eligible to exercise their right to franchise in simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assembly.

* The Election Commission announced that the model code of conduct has come into effect on Wednesday with the announcement of the April-May Lok Sabha election schedule.

* The Election Commission has asked all political parties to direct their candidates to disclose in affidavits their "foreign bank accounts, details of investments and all assets and liabilities in foreign countries", whether owned by them or in the name of their spouse or dependents.

* We have made a proposal to the law ministry to make paid news an electoral offence: Chief Election Commissioner

* Delhi and Haryana will have one poll day on 10th April: CEC

* Tripura will have two polls days on 7th April and 12th April: CEC

* Nagaland will have one poll day on 9th April: CEC

* Gujarat will have one poll day on 30th April:

* Rajasthan will have two poll days on 17th and 24th April

* Tamil Nadu will have one poll day on 24th April:

* 6 Poll days in UP on April 10th, April 17th, April 24th, April 30th, May 7th, May 12th:

* Maharashtra will have three poll days on 10th, 17th, 24th April:

* Chandigarh one poll day on 10th April; Dadra and Nagar Haveli will have one poll day on 30th April: CEC

* Jharkhand will have three poll days on 10th,17th, 24th April: CEC


(1) May 7: 7 states, 64 parliamentary constituencies: CEC 

(2) April 30: 9 states, 89 parliamentary constituencies

(3) April 24: 12 states, 117 parliamentary constituencies

(4) April 17: 13 states, 122 parliamentary constituencies

(5) April 12: 3 states, 5 parliamentary constituencies

(6) April 10: 14 states, 92 parliamentary constituencies: CEC

(7) April 9: 6 states, 9 parliamentary constituencies: CEC

(8) The second poll date is 9th and third poll day will be 10th, followed by 12th April and then 17th April: CEC

(9) The first date of poll is 7th April 2014, this will be held in 2 states and number of parliamentary constituencies covered will be six: CEC


NOTA facility shall be provided in the 2014 general election:

There would be complaints people not finding names in electoral lists. One more opportunity has been provided for enrollment:

The total electorate is approximately 81.4 crore. The increase is about 100 million as compared to last general election. There is an increase of a 100 million in the electorate since the last general election:

Terms of three states Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Odisha also come to an end in May and June

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Special for Rahul Gandhi: Was Quattrocchi with LTTE not involved in the assassination to Rajiv Gandhi?

By Premendra Agrawal at October 23, 2013 18:46
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Special for Rahul Gandhi: Was Quattrocchi with LTTE not involved in the assassination to Rajiv Gandhi?



Rahul Gandhi wants votes in the name of Gandhi dynasty, assassination of his father. Why is Rahul Gandhi not serious in the assassination case of Rajiv Gandhi? Gandhis have regular live connection with Italy. Sonia Gandhi owned a house in Italy. Though, she is homeless in India. Was Quattrochi, relative of Sonia Gandhi, involved in the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi?


I too may be killed like my father, grandmother: Rahul Requests the Parliament of India to ensure that the Government of India obtains all the information and classified data pertaining to the Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi available with the Intelligence Agencies of France, Israel and the US and discloses all the information to India’s Parliament.


President Kalam to requested the French President to make available to India the Tapes of the Secret Meeting in the Paris Hotel and all other information involving the Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi.


Quattrocchi in Lok Sabha (Parliament)  for assassination of Rajiv Gandhi


Raising the matter during Zero Hour in Lok Sabha, BJP leader V K Malhotra and SP`s Ramji Lal Suman said the conspiracy was hatched by Italian businessman Quattrocchi and LTTE`s intelligence chief Anton Balasingham in a five-star hotel in Paris.




(1) According to, French intelligence agencies were in possession of documentary evidence that the LTTE, Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrochchi and several Congress Party bigwigs colluded to have Rajiv Gandhi eliminate.


(2) LTTE and Quatrocchi believed that Rajiv and his Congress were not winning the 1991 elections, and therefore, panicked. According to the website, Quattrocchi felt that as long as Mr. Gandhi was alive, the scam would remain alive. If Rajiv were dead then the Bofors Scam would die.


(3) Quattrocchi therefore met Balasingham in Paris and was also in touch with arms dealer Adnan Khashogi. The website said that the entire meeting and conversation between Quattrocchi and Balasingham was recorded by the French intelligence agencies.


(4) According to the website, on the day he was assassinated (May 21, 1991), Rajiv Gandhi was reluctant to leave Vishakapatnam for Chennai and then to Sriperumbadur. But some Congress leaders had convinced him to undertake the journey, which eventually killed him.


(5) When Rajiv alighted at Sriperumbudur all the state Leaders were there. However, each of the Tamilnadu State Leaders suddenly decided to keep away from Rajiv. So, when the Human Bomb Exploded, Rajiv was Blown to pieces, but not a single Tamilnadu State Leader Died with him. G.K.Moopanar, P.Chidambaram, Maragatham Chandrashekar and several Other Tamilnadu state Leaders did not walk with Rajiv. Strange and Impossible. But the Tamilnadu State leaders allowed Rajiv to walk the Death-Walk Alone.


Anton Balasingham (March 4, 1938 – December 14, 2006)

LTTE`s intelligence chiefBalasingham was born in Batticaloa on the 4th of March in the minority Sri Lankan Tamil dominated Northern Province of Sri Lanka His father was a Hindu and mother a Roman Catholic. His father also hailed from Eastern province where as his mother was a native Jaffna Tamil. Although brought up a Christian, he became an atheist in his adult life

LTTE spokesman Anton Balasingham told the Indian television channel NDTV that the killing was a "great tragedy, a monumental historical tragedy which we deeply regret."


Jain Commission and other reports

In the Jain report, various people and agencies are named as suspected of having been involved in the murder of Rajiv Gandhi. Among them, the cleric Chandraswami was suspected of involvement, including financing the assassination. One of the accused, Ranganath, said Chandraswami was the godfather who financed the killing. The interim report of the Jain Commission created a storm when it accused Karunanidhi and the Tamils of a role in the assassination, leading to Congress withdrawing its support for the I. K. Gujral government and fresh elections in 1998.


Do You Know Your Sonia? 
By Dr. Subramanian Swamy 
August 15, 2004


“Ever wonder why Sonia's closest 
advisers are those whom Rajiv literally hated? Non-Hindu Ambika Soni is one 
such name. Ever wonder why she asked the President of India to set 
aside, on a mercy petition, the Supreme Court judgment directing 
that Rajiv Gandhi's LTTE killers be hanged to death, when she was 
not similarly moved for Satwant Singh who killed Indira Gandhi or 
recently for Dhanajoy Chattopadhyaya? The explanation for this 
special consideration for the LTTE lies in what Rajiv had told her 
in 1990. 
Besides the Palestinian extremists, the Maino family have had 
extensive business dealings with Saddam Hussein, and surprisingly 
with the LTTE ["the Tamil Tigers"] since 1984. Sonia's mother Paola 
Predebon Maino, and businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi were the main 
contacts with the Tigers. The mother used the LTTE for money 
laundering and Quattrocchi for selling weapons to earn commissions. 
Sonia's conduit to the LTTE has been and is through Arjun Singh who 
uses Bangalore as the nodal point for contact. 
There is a string of circumstantial evidence pointing to the prima 
facie possibility that the Maino family may have contracted the LTTE 
to kill Rajiv Gandhi. The family may have assured the LTTE that 
nothing would happen to them because they would ensure it is blamed 
on the Sikhs or the evidence so much fudged that no court would 
convict them. But D.R. Karthikeyan of the CBI who led the SIT 
investigation got the support of Narasimha Rao and cracked the case, 
and got the LTTE convicted in the trial court, and which conviction 
was upheld in the Supreme Court.”



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