Congress confident of UDF sweeping all seats in state, plays down national level drubbing; BJP says party “doing extremely well nationally”. CPM declines comment
LDF has complained UDF candidate Rajmohan Unnithan came to booth 19 at Pilathara and sought votes on Sunday.
Voter turnout fell at the seven polling booths in Kannur and Kasaragod Lok Sabha constituencies where repolling was held on Sunday following charges of bogus voting.
While most have predicted a YSRC sweep in both the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, exit polls by Today’s Chanakya, C-Voter-Republic TV, and Lagadapati Raja Gopal favoured ruling TDP.
Earlier this week, Lavasa recused himself from the Election Commission's meetings on deciding violations of the poll code.
While agencies commissioned by Times Now, News X, India Today, News Nation, Malayala Manorama and Mathrubhumi predicted UDF's victory, CNN News 18 gave LDF the edge.
The BJP and its allies may absorb the 'gathbandhan' shock by losing 15-20 odd seats.
Officials said that the government is optimistic on the prospects of resumption of talks given the current hostilities.
Though the Congress might have won the previous assembly election, the BJP’s experiment with new faces in the poll fray seems to be working in its favour.
Of the 650 posts taken down by Facebook, 482 were political messages posted during the "silence period".
The US air support said that they were unaware that the officers killed were in the area as Afghanistan had confirmed that the areas were clear of their forces.
Most exit polls forecast a majority for the ruling BJP-led NDA in Lok Sabha elections with varying numbers, as the seven-phase democratic exercise ended Sunday.
While the revenue department is mulling on the idea of a national bench of AAAR, the move is expected to give certainty to taxpayers.
Elaborating on Mindtree promoters' opposition to the hostile takeover bid, Naik said they are obviously attached to their company, but have started to realise that L&T is employee-centric.
Some 5,000 government troops and police are also listed as missing since the end of the insurgency.