Yahoo India's Top 10 'Most Searched Politicians' of 2019

Here are the top 10 politicians that India searched for on the Yahoo platform in 2019.

Jaganmohan Reddy earned his spurs in 2019 by vanquishing his arch-rival Chandrababu Naidu in the assembly polls to become the CM of Andhra. He also repulsed the Modi wave in the General Elections by winning 22 seats out of 25 in the state.
10. Jaganmohan Reddy (YSRCP)
Jaganmohan Reddy earned his spurs in 2019 by vanquishing his arch-rival Chandrababu Naidu in the assembly polls to become the CM of Andhra. He also repulsed the Modi wave in the General Elections by winning 22 seats out of 25 in the state.
Navjot Singh Sidhu hardly contributed to India's political landscape in 2019 but made waves for his much-publicised friendship with the Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan and for his bear hug with Pakistan's army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa during a visit to the neighbouring country.
9. Navjot Singh Sidhu (Congress)
Navjot Singh Sidhu hardly contributed to India's political landscape in 2019 but made waves for his much-publicised friendship with the Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan and for his bear hug with Pakistan's army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa during a visit to the neighbouring country.
Nirmala Sitharaman has been in the spotlight ever since she became the Finance Minister of India. She received a barrage of barbs from the Opposition leaders and a section of the media due to India's flagging economy and soaring inflation.
8. Nirmala Sitharaman (BJP)
Nirmala Sitharaman has been in the spotlight ever since she became the Finance Minister of India. She received a barrage of barbs from the Opposition leaders and a section of the media due to India's flagging economy and soaring inflation.
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The second most powerful man in the country, Shah took over as the Home Minister in 2019 in Narendra Modi's second term as Prime Minister. Since then, his role been instrumental in abrogating the article 370 and keeping the situation under control in Jammu & Kashmir.
7. Amit Shah (BJP)
The second most powerful man in the country, Shah took over as the Home Minister in 2019 in Narendra Modi's second term as Prime Minister. Since then, his role been instrumental in abrogating the article 370 and keeping the situation under control in Jammu & Kashmir.
The former Finance Minister is currently in Delhi's Tihar Jail over his alleged role in the INX Media money-laundering case. He has also been taking swipes at the Modi govt for pursuing vendetta politics against him and deflating the economy.
6. P Chidambaram (Congress)
The former Finance Minister is currently in Delhi's Tihar Jail over his alleged role in the INX Media money-laundering case. He has also been taking swipes at the Modi govt for pursuing vendetta politics against him and deflating the economy.
In 2019, Priyanka Gandhi took an official plunge into politics as she was appointed the general secretary of Congress for Uttar Pradesh (East) ahead of the general elections. However, she could not save Congress from a catastrophic defeat.
5. Priyanka Gandhi (Congress)
In 2019, Priyanka Gandhi took an official plunge into politics as she was appointed the general secretary of Congress for Uttar Pradesh (East) ahead of the general elections. However, she could not save Congress from a catastrophic defeat.
The former Finance Minister and one of the closest lieutenants of PM Modi, Arun Jaitley, passed away in 2019. He was at the forefront of conceiving the strategy for GST and the 2019 general elections, which BJP won with a thumping majority.
4. Arun Jaitley (BJP)
The former Finance Minister and one of the closest lieutenants of PM Modi, Arun Jaitley, passed away in 2019. He was at the forefront of conceiving the strategy for GST and the 2019 general elections, which BJP won with a thumping majority.
Though the Congress scion pulled out all stops in his attack on the BJP govt over the Rafale jets deal, he was clinically annihilated by the Modi juggernaut. He even lost his family seat of Amethi, to Smriti Irani, in the General Elections. As the Congress suffered its second successive drubbing, Rahul resigned as the president of the party.
3. Rahul Gandhi (Congress)
Though the Congress scion pulled out all stops in his attack on the BJP govt over the Rafale jets deal, he was clinically annihilated by the Modi juggernaut. He even lost his family seat of Amethi, to Smriti Irani, in the General Elections. As the Congress suffered its second successive drubbing, Rahul resigned as the president of the party.
Even the fiery and redoubtable Mamata Banerjee couldn't prevent the Modi wave from making inroads into West Bengal during the General Elections. She continues to lock horns with the Centre on National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue.
2. Mamata Banerjee (TMC)
Even the fiery and redoubtable Mamata Banerjee couldn't prevent the Modi wave from making inroads into West Bengal during the General Elections. She continues to lock horns with the Centre on National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue.
Oversaw the Balakot strikes. Won the general elections with a bigger majority than before. Helmed the abrogation of Article 370. Expedited the Ayodhya verdict. Bolstered his image as a tough, decisive leader. Continues to be the most popular, and effective, politician in contemporary India.
1. Narendra Modi (BJP)
Oversaw the Balakot strikes. Won the general elections with a bigger majority than before. Helmed the abrogation of Article 370. Expedited the Ayodhya verdict. Bolstered his image as a tough, decisive leader. Continues to be the most popular, and effective, politician in contemporary India.

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