Karnataka is going to polls in May 2018. It is election time. The political campaign & the weather are heating up! Most political rallies in Bengaluru are held in Palace Grounds. Political rallies are very important for local leaders as it demonstrates their strength to the High Command (Delhi) of their capability to “gather” huge crowds.
The question every journalist is asking is – will social media be a game changer in 2014 elections. My answer is it will be both a yes and a no.
Twitter has been lately in the news for political reasons – Iran’s Presidential (rigged) elections. Came across a very funny image related to twitter and Iranian president today, I doubt Mr. Ahmadinedschad finds it funny!
It is safe to assume every Indian politician is trying to imitate Obama’s online presence & campaign. Obama has not only been advertising via Google Adwords for “Obama’s First 100 Days” but now he is reaching out to common people on White House’s “Open For Questions“,
Recently I wrote about Indian politicians using the power of internet in India. The Obama campaign fever surely has been a huge success even amongst the thick skinned Indian politicians. Obama campaigned impressively on every medium available.