ABP Network-CVoter Final Opinion Poll Survey: TMC to hold power in Bengal, BJP inches closer

Mar 25 2021

 

ABP Network has revealed the findings of its Final Opinion Poll Survey for all four states and a union territory that go to polls in 2021 - West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala, and Puducherry. Conducted alongside research partner CVoter (Centre for Voting Opinion & Trends in Election Research), the opinion poll survey aims to provide a clearer picture of how the ballot game stands in the five states.

 

The ABP Network-CVoter survey revealed that as per public opinion, TMC is leading in West Bengal with 42.1% vote share (152-168 seats), whereas BJP stands second with 37.4% vote share (104-120 seats), followed by Left-Congress-ISF Alliance with 13% vote share (18-26 seats).

The eight-phase election in Bengal will begin from March 27 and end on April 29. The counting of votes and results will be declared on May 2.

West Bengal

Party Alliance: Votes (%)

 
 

Alliance Votes: West Bengal

2021 Projection

 

TMC

42.1

 

BJP

37.4

 

INC+LEFT+ISF

13.0

 

Others

7.5

 

Total

100.0

 

 

West Bengal

Projected Range Of Seats

 
 

Alliance Seats : West Bengal

From

To

 

TMC

152

168

 

BJP

104

120

 

INC+LEFT

18

26

 

Others

0

2

 

Total

294

 

 

Furthermore, according to the survey, NDA is leading in Assam with 45% vote share (65 to 73 seats), whereas UPA stands second with 41.1% vote share (52 to 60 Seats). Others grab the third spot with mere 13.9% vote share (0 to 4 seats).

Assam

Party Alliance: Votes (%)

 
 

Alliance Votes: Assam

2021 Projection

 

NDA

45.0

 

UPA

41.1

 

Others

13.9

 

Total

100.0

 

 

Assam

Projected Range Of Seats

 
 

Alliance Seats : Assam

From

To

 

NDA

65

73

 

UPA

52

60

 

Others

0

4

 

Total

126

 

 

As for Kerala, LDF is leading with 42.4% vote share (71 to 83 seats), whereas UDF stands second with 38.6% vote share (56 to 68 Seats). BJP grabs the third spot with mere 16.4% vote share (0 to 2 seats).

Kerala

Party Alliance: Votes (%)

 
 

Alliance Votes: Kerala

2021 Projection

 

LDF

42.4

 

UDF

38.6

 

BJP

16.4

 

Others

2.6

 

Total

100.0

 
     

 

 

 

 

 

Kerala

Projected Range Of Seats

 

 

 

 

Alliance Seats: Kerala

From

To

   

LDF

71

83

   

UDF

56

68

   

BJP

0

2

   

Others

0

0

   

Total

140

 

 

 

In Puducherry, NDA is leading with 47.2% vote share (19 to 23 seats), whereas UPA stands second with 39.5% vote share (7-11 seats). Others grab the third spot with mere 13.3% vote share (0 to 1 seat).

Puducherry

Party Alliance: Votes (%)

 
 

Alliance Votes : Puducherry

2021 Projection

 

UPA (Congress+DMK)

39.5

 

NDA (AINRC+BJP+ADMK)

47.2

 

Others

13.3

 

Total

100.0

 

 

Puducherry

Projected Range Of Seats

 

 

 

 

Alliance Seats : Puducherry

From

To

   

UPA (Congress+DMK)

7

11

   

NDA (AINRC+BJP+ADMK)

19

23

   

Others

0

1

   

Total

30

 

 

 

The survey revealed that as per public opinion, UPA is leading in Tamil Nadu with 46% vote share (173 to 181 seats), whereas NDA stands second with 34.6% vote share (45 to 53 Seats). MNM grabs the third spot with mere 4.4% vote share (1 to 5 seats).

Tamil Nadu

Party Alliance: Votes (%)

 
 

Alliance Votes : TamilNadu

2021 Projection

 

UPA (DMK+Congress+Others)

46.0

 

NDA (AIADMK+BJP+Others)

34.6

 

MNM

4.4

 

AMMK

3.6

 

Others

11.4

 

Total

100.0

 

 

Tamil Nadu

Projected Range Of Seats

 
 

Alliance Seats : TamilNadu

From

To

 

UPA (DMK+Congress+Others)

173

181

 

NDA (AIADMK+BJP+Others)

45

53

 

MNM

1

5

 

AMMK

1

5

 

Others

0

4

 

Total

234

 

 

As for the methodology and survey details, the CVoter survey reached out to a total of approximately 2290 people in West Bengal, 1513 people in Tamil Nadu, 1735 people in Kerala, 1002 people in Puducherry, 1117 people in Assam. It was conducted through CATI (Telephonic survey). The results are subject to a margin of error: +/- 3% and Confidence: 95%.


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Ola Foundation and GiveIndia partner to launch O2ForIndia Initiative
May 10 2021 By Admin
  Ola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Ola, today announced its partnership with GiveIndia to provide consumers with oxygen concentrators for free through the Ola app.   The service will start rolling out in Bangalore from this week with an initial set of 500 oxygen concentrators. Ola and GiveIndia will scale it up across the country with upto 10,000 concentrators in the coming weeks.   Consumers will be able to log into the Ola app and request for an oxygen concentrator by providing a few basic details. Once submitted, the request will be validated and Ola will then pick up the concentrator via one of its cabs with a specially trained driver and bring it to the consumer’s doorstep.   Once the patient has gotten better and no longer requires the concentrator, Ola will pick the device back up and return it to GiveIndia to get it ready for the next patient who needs it. This entire experience will be seamless and the oxygen concentrator as well as the doorstep delivery and pickup will be completely free for consumers.   “We must come together and help our communities during these unprecedented times. With the O2ForIndia initiative in partnership with GiveIndia, we will provide free and easy access to oxygen concentrators to those in need. We hope this initiative brings much-needed support during these very difficult times and helps in mitigating the pain and the anxiety among those impacted.” said Bhavish Aggarwal, Chairman and Group CEO, Ola.   “We are happy to partner with Ola during these difficult times. Through this initiative, we will provide oxygen concentrators to those recovering or isolating at home, right at their doorstep. We hope the easier access to oxygen will ease the distress of many patients,” said Atul Satija, CEO and Founder 2.0 at GiveIndia.
Honda India Foundation announces its Covid-19 support and relief measures
May 10 2021 By Admin
Honda India Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of all Honda group companies in India, today announced its fresh support and relief measures with an aim to contribute towards the Government of India’s ongoing efforts against COVID-19. The foundation is closely working with State Governments of Haryana, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat and has earmarked a sum of INR 65 million towards these relief measures in this phase.   Mr. Atsushi Ogata, Chairman, Honda India Foundation said, “This second wave of COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of us adversely. At this hour of need, it is imperative that more individuals and organizations come forward to help in cohesion and we do our best for the community we operate in and for the country, at large. We hope that these efforts by the government and the industry can help families as they tide through this calamity. We are working with various stakeholders to ensure that on-ground efforts can run seamlessly. It is time to stand together for each other, with the belief that we will sail through this.”   As part of this aid, the Foundation will be setting up temporary COVID Care isolation centers and Oxygen Production Plants. A 100 bed facility is being created at Honda’s warehouse facility in Manesar in Haryana and another 50-100 bed facility at the Government Girl School in Tapukara, Rajasthan. These temporary COVID-19 care centers are expected to commence operation from next week onwards. Similar isolation centers are being explored in other locations.   The foundation is also working with State Governments to set up Oxygen Production Plants in the districts of Kolar (Karnataka), Gautam Budh Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Alwar (Rajasthan) and Manesar (Haryana).   Honda India Foundation has already started an extensive distribution exercise to help the local administration’s efforts in all the 5 states by providing Protection kits (PPE, Mask, Sanitisers) and Food packets for front line warriors and Medical equipment such as Pulse Oximeter, Thermometers, Oxygen Concentrators for Government Hospitals in Rural areas.   As a socially responsible corporate, Honda is determined to take each and every possible step for the safety and security of all stakeholders and community.
Hyundai Motor India Foundation Announces the winner of H-Social Creator 2020
Mar 22 2021 By Admin
 Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF) the CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd, today announced thewinner of the second editionof the globally renowned H-Social Creator. The ‘H-Social Creator’ is a social innovation program instituted to felicitate young minds who can deliver innovative solutions in areas of Road Safety, Environment,Clean India, and Health.   Winning Idea - Mr. Bhagwati Prasad won the H-Social Creator of the Year 2020 Award for his idea –‘Accident Alert System for Blind Turns’. His idea involves capturing data at blind turns and transmitting it on a real time basis to the drivers to avoid accidents. In addition, the display boards will give an indication to the drivers about the incoming vehicles.   Speaking at the Grand Finale of H Social Creator 2020, Mr. S.S.Kim, MD & CEO, HMIL said, “Embracing the vision ‘Progress for Humanity’, we are working towards creating an amicable ecosystem to realise the dreams of mankind. With the 2nd edition of the H-Social Creator program, Hyundai Motor India Foundation aims to engage the youth of India and future leaders to ideate, develop, and implement practical solutions to fathom social change.”   Mr. Kim further added: “We congratulate the winner, Mr. Bhagwati Prasad, and all finalists of H Social Creator 2020 for giving ideas to bring social change. The steadfast spirit of all participants and the zeal to unleash their full potential to develop ground-breaking ideas will further craft a better world.”     HMIF created the ‘H-Social Creator’ as a platform to encourage the youth to find solutions to problems and drive social transformation. The second edition of H-Social Creator received over 520 registrations virtually from 200 educational and technical institutions.   Out of the 401 entries received, 135 were from the road safety domain, 116 were related to environment, 101 were for the Health category, and the remaining 49 ideas were for a Cleaner India. Furthermore, a dedicated call centre supported all the participants to address their queries.   The eminent Jury members and Mentors, handpicked for H Social Creator 2020, have years of experience and an expertise in Road Safety, Healthcare, Environment, Technology, and Sustainability.   The shortlisting and screening was done on the basis of complexity and application of the ideas. The subject matter experts selected the eleven finalists based on the criteria of innovation, sustainability, and more importantly the social impact. All the finalists were mentored by industry experts to refine and hone their final pitches. To culminate and choose the best social idea out of eleven big ideas, an independent panel of distinguished jury selected the final winner.    Top 11 Finalists ideas were:   S.no   Name   College Name   CATEGORY   Idea   1   Sounak Bhowmik   Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur   Environment   No Horn - EM based       Ritabrata Roy   Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur   Environment   No Horn - EM based   2   Rithika Kaparthi Raghuprasad   CHRIST DEEMED TO BE UNIVERSITY, BANGLORE   Environment   Refill Station for Skin Care Products       Sakshi Amit Fagnia   CHRIST DEEMED TO BE UNIVERSITY, BANGLORE   Environment   Refill Station for Skin Care Products   3   Vaishnavi Vijaykumar Ruikar   College of Engneering Pune   Clean india   Flowers to Fuel       Shrikala Milind Purohit   College of Engneering Pune   Clean india   Flowers to Fuel       Ashutosh Vishnu Mhasagar   College of Engneering Pune   Clean india   Flowers to Fuel       Shantanu RavindraParode   College of Engneering Pune   Clean india   Flowers to Fuel   4   Sheeja Nair   Mukesh Patel College of Engineering (NMIMS) Mumbai   Health   Integrated Health Monitoring System   5   Ayush Raj   IIT BHU, Varanasi   Health   App for ambulance and patient monitoring       Gajanan Govindrao Ingle   IIT BHU, Varanasi   Health   App for ambulance and patient monitoring   6   Soumyadip Chattopadhyay   Bangabasi College, Kolkata   Road safety   Pathole Detection Camera   7   Sanidhya  Suryakant Patel   Government Engineering College, Gandhinagar, Gujarat   Road safety   Driver Drowsiness   8   Bhagwati Prasad   Graphic Era Hill, Dehradun   Road safety   Accident Alert System for Blind Turns   9   Suryansham Tiwari   National Institute Of Technology, Agartala   Road safety   Modern Speed Breaker   10   Mainak sSamanta   IIT BHU, Varanasi   Health   Winnovation       Aman Mishra   IIT BHU, Varanasi   Health   Winnovation   11   Hitesh Thakrani   Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur   Environment   Eco Friendly Shampoo       PalakTaurani   Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur   Environment   Eco Friendly Shampoo  

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UTI Mutual Fund celebrates a Mother’s Advice with their latest film
May 09 2021 By Admin
    A pioneer in investor education, UTI Mutual Fund (UTIMF) has always been known for its differentiating campaigns. In fact, their investor education platform “Swatantra” is a unique initiative designed to help investors understand the concepts through informative articles, updates, videos and podcasts. In its sustained efforts in reaching out to various investor groups through insightful understanding of the user psyche, the brand very recently rolled out a film that is aimed at the individual retail investor. Developed by hotstuff, the film has tried to communicate the message of how all small daily habits that our mothers inculcate in us since our childhood, which while we are young feel like an enforcement, can actually help one become a responsible and smart investor with the chorus of the song going as "Sahi Baat Mummy Ne Kahi Thi". The film pays tribute to small pieces of advice, instilled by Mothers in their children which help them become better investors and eventually better human beings in life.   Speaking about the film, CEO, HotStuff Media Group, Arun Fernandes said, "We have always believed that women and especially mothers make great investment mentors. It's time we acknowledge their true potential of being excellent financial planners as well." Through the scenes, the film brings back the memories that show a bond between a mother and her child, through daily activities — right from waking up to her encouraging him to take those first steps in life. Efficiently connecting these habits with the basic principles of investment — Start Early, Stay Focused, Being an Informed Investor and to Remain Invested — the film shows how unknowingly we become responsible and eventually invest our hard-earned money responsibly.   The story is a colorful example of investor education done right as it plays out key principles of investing through an indie-folk song that is bound to win hearts. The film itself is another project powering hotstuff's core belief of promoting the wealth of women advisors and women as financial planners.     Mr. Gaurav Suri , Head of Marketing & Products , UTIAMC   “Mother the word is in itself an emotion. Her invaluable lessons and gentle nudges continue to give us direction throughout our life. This Mother’s Day we celebrate these nudges , which are invaluable part of our wealth creation journey as well.  Just like a mom keeps her loved ones protected, we encourage our investors to be responsible and engage in responsive investing. Stay Safe and Invest Digitally ”   The video released on “Mother’s Day”, UTI Mutual Fund amplified it across all its social media assets and also on its investor education platform. We are hopeful that the song and film will appeal to investors across India, with its simple but sweet message and most importantly strike a chord with everyone who truly credits their success to their mother's advice.    
Glad U Came bags PR Mandate for RichFeel
May 07 2021 By Admin
  Glad U Came, India’s fastest growing and award-winning PR and Influencer Marketing agency has won the PR mandate for RichFeel, world’s largest skincare and haircare solutions network. The Mumbai-based PR agency will overlook RichFeel’s media and brand enhancement duties by developing effective communication strategies to increase their public engagement.   Extremely dedicated and committed towards creating an effective campaign for your brand, Glad U Came has emerged as one of the youngest and fastest growing PR firms of India. Agency’s PR-centric strategies ensure a boost in the brand’s visibility. Creating customized and results-driven services are the key components of Glad U Came.    With a mission of helping people look young, live young and lead life young, RichFeel has ventured into personal care products ranging from hair care products like conditioners, masks, serums, shampoos, cleansers to skin care products like face creams and gels, scrubs, soaps, facial kits, toners etc. The brand provides 100% vegan, cruelty free natural beauty care products crafted by India’s leading Skin and Hair experts.   Commenting on the appointment, Dr.Apoorva and Dr.Sonal Shah, th+e founders of RichFeel said, “We have been named ‘India’s most Iconic Brand’ by the Economic Times for our contribution in the field of trichology and now we aim to do the same with our personal care products. We feel that our collaboration with Glad U Came will get us just where we need to be and we are looking forward to a great association.”    On the partnership, Maddie Amrutkar, founder of Glad U Came said, “We are thrilled to be collaborating with RichFeel to promote their cruelty free, vegan personal care products and hope to achieve path-breaking results by implementing our integrated communication programme that includes strategic media and influencer engagements, and building an influential community for the brand.”   Websitehttps://www.gladucame.in/   Website https://www.instagram.com/richfeelpersonalcare/   https://www.products.richfeel.com/  
Infectious Advertising unveils new digital film for Tata Capital with a new promise ‘Count On Us
May 04 2021 By Admin
   Infectious Advertising partnered with Tata Capital, the financial arm of the Tata Group, to unveil the corporate film based on its brand promise ‘Count on Us’ YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDAR-XDl6ro&t=4s   Boosted by a great execution-style, the film tells a story about the dreams and hopes of the people of India and how Tata Capital is well suited to help them achieve their dreams. Tata Capital’s financial solutions are designed to meet India’s diverse customer needs which are articulated in the film. Shot following covid guidelines, the production overcame many hurdles and logistical limitations to deliver a film that captures the life of people across the country. “Tata Capital Corporate film - whose purpose was to bring to life their promise that India can ‘Count On Us’ – is a large canvas film with many logistical challenges. Upcoming director Tim Gollar has done a stellar job of telling a complex story simply – said, Ramanuj Shastry, Co-Founder & Director, Infectious Advertising.
The One Club Calls On Industry To Sign Paid Internship Pledge
May 04 2021 By Admin
     The One Club for Creativity has advanced its commitment to creative activism by urging agencies, brands, ad schools and other organizations around the world to step up and help support workplace equity in the industry by signing its new Paid Internship Pledge.   The initiative launches with a number of founding signees already on board: Cartwright, COLLINS, The Community, Design Army, Edelman, FCB Worldwide, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, The Martin Agency, School of Visual Arts, R/GA, Sid Lee, Wieden+Kennedy, as well as The One Club itself.   Internships are a vital part of building a career in advertising and design, enabling aspiring creatives to get a foot in the door at agencies, studios and brands, and receive invaluable guidance, training and feedback from professionals.     They also provide a flavor of real-world work expectations and cultures, mark the beginning of professional networking, and give recipients a concrete credential that makes them stand out during job interviews.   Too often, however, internships are unpaid and not a realistic option for students and other young creatives from disadvantaged backgrounds who need an income to help pay for college or life expenses.  The resulting experience gap is often impossible to overcome.   “Agencies, brands and other industry organizations are in a unique position to help level the career playing field for thousands of young people looking to break into the industry,” said Kevin Swanepoel, CEO, The One Club.  “We call on them to sign the pledge to only offer paid internships, and support our drive to provide more equitable opportunities for economically disadvantaged and diverse candidates.”   The full One Club Paid Internship Pledge pledge is here.  Upon signing the form, agencies and brands can upload their logos to be displayed on the page on The One Club website, and provide a link to paid internships they currently offer.   The initiative was strongly supported by the organization's Board of Directors, who played an integral, hands-on role in crafting the pledge.   For its part, The One Club itself will continue to provide only paid internships at a reasonable minimum wage level — currently $15 per hour in the US — and asks all of its agency partners to pledge to do the same.