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General Election 2019: political speech tracker

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A BJP supporter wearing a mask of Prime Minister Narendra Modi checks his mobile phone as he attends an election campaign rally being addressed by Modi at Meerut in Uttar Pradesh.   | Photo Credit: Reuters

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In a new series on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, The Hindu brings you a flavour of the major political battles being waged across the country by tracking campaign rallies and speeches.

Using the medium of the typical campaign speech, the series analyses the messaging and speaking styles of top political leaders, the major themes at play in 2019 and the states that will emerge as the most important battlegrounds.   

In this Podcast series:

The Battle for Bengal Begins

The BJP’s hard counter to the Congress’ manifesto

The longer story behind NYAY and the Congress manifesto

Kanhaiya Kumar and the “Leningrad” of Bihar

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and an appeal to a higher politics

MK Stalin and a pivotal moment for the DMK

Yogi Adityanath and the myriad dimensions of Hindutva messaging

Rahul Gandhi, ploughing a lone furrow in the East

Amit Shah and the art of shoring up alliances

Nitish kumar and an unfamiliar political equation in Bihar

Tejashwi Yadav and an appeal to justice on many fronts

Raj Thackeray and the precise art of opposition research

Trouble in the Bihar Mahagatbandhan

A cerebral battle in Thiruvananthapuram

Mayawati and an enduring political strategy

Akhilesh Yadav, learning from past mistakes

Priyanka Gandhi and a belated move outside UP

Congress, AAP and a tedious ‘will they, won’t they’

TTV Dhinakaran and an independent challenge to all others

AIADMK and a gamble on an uneasy alliance

Chandrababu Naidu and a battle on two fronts

BJP Manifesto: Decoding the Party’s stance on Kashmir

Battle for Bhopal: Digvijaya Singh

Battle for Bhopal: Sadhvi Pragya Thakur

A pitched battle for East Delhi

The metro appeal of Sheila Dikshit

The Left’s decline in Bengal

How the BJP is strengthening in Bengal

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Congress General Secretary and Uttar Pradesh - East incharge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during the release of party's manifesto for Lok Sabha polls 2019, in New Delhi, Tuesday, April 02, 2019.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and a belated move outside UP | Political Speech Tracker
Akhilesh Yadav, learning from past mistakes | Political Speech Tracker
Mayawati and an enduring political strategy | Political Speech Tracker
BJP manifesto: decoding the party’s stance on Kashmir | Political Speech Tracker podcast
Nitish Kumar and an altered political reality in Bihar | Political Speech Tracker
AIADMK and a gamble on an uneasy alliance | Political Speech Tracker podcast
TTV Dinakaran and an independent challenge to all others | Political Speech Tracker podcast
The Battle for Bengal Begins | Political Speech Tracker podcast
The BJP’s hard counter to the Congress’ manifesto | Political Speech Tracker podcast
The longer story behind NYAY and the Congress manifesto | Political Speech Tracker podcast
Kanhaiya Kumar and the “Leningrad” of Bihar | Political Speech Tracker podcast
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and an appeal to a higher politics | Political Speech Tracker
MK Stalin and a pivotal moment for the DMK | Political Speech Tracker
Yogi Adityanath and the myriad dimensions of Hindutva messaging | Political Speech Tracker
Rahul Gandhi, ploughing a lone furrow in the East | Political Speech Tracker
Amit Shah and the art of shoring up alliances | Political Speech Tracker