Andy Bernstein, HeadCount’s cofounder, says his teams have been working overtime to remind people that the time to register is now. Although the nonpartisan group—backed by the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir—is known for using celebrity star power to activate voters at concerts and other live events, HeadCount has been forced to pivot during the coronavirus pandemic, doubling down on digital methods like peer-to-peer texting and influencer-driven social media campaigns. … [Read more...] about Are you registered to vote? Your deadline is today if you live in one of these states
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A vaccine works by mimicking a natural infection. A vaccine not only induces immune response to protect people from any future COVID-19 infection, but also helps quickly build herd immunity to put an end to the pandemic. Herd immunity occurs when a sufficient percentage of a population becomes immune to a disease, making the spread of disease from person to person unlikely. The good news is that SARS-CoV-2 virus has been fairly stable, which increases the viability of a vaccine. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus state-wise tally October 30: Delhi’s COVID-19 tally crosses 3.75 lakh
Modi and Rahul Gandhi had kicked off their campaign in battleground Bihar on Friday last week. While Modi had addressed three back to back rallies at Dehri-On-Sone in Rohtas district, Gaya and Bhagalpur, the Congress leader had his meetings at Hisua in Nawada and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district. The two leaders had gone for each other's jugular over the Chinese intrusion in Ladakh and both cried "insult" to soldiers and their families. The abrogation of Article 370, farm sector reform laws, "jungle raj" during the 15 years of RJD dispensation, the migrant crisis and joblessness too figured prominently in the bitter electoral discourse. … [Read more...] about PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi in Bihar on October 28 for second round of campaigning
In 2015, the Mahagathbandhan comprising the JD-U, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress had secured two-third majority by winning 178 seats in the 243-member Bihar assembly paving way for Nitish Kumar to be the chief minister. The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) comprising the BJP, the LJP, the RLSP and the HAM could win just 58 seats. Two years later, Nitish, however, switched sides and formed a new government with the BJP. … [Read more...] about Bihar Election 2020: 12 rallies in 4 days, will PM Modi’s campaign work for NDA this time?
Bypoll to the Valmiki Nagar Lok Sabha seat will be held on November 7, while Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly constituency will go to polls on November 3. In Bihar, the Congress is a part of the RJD-headed Grand Alliance which also has the CPI(ML), CPI(M) and the CPI as constituents. … [Read more...] about Rahul Gandhi to address 2 poll meetings in Bihar on October 27