India Elections

'Baseless': EC rejects charge of EVM misuse in Uttar Pradesh as video goes viral

Ghazipur district magistrate said that some candidates wanted more than the permissible number of people to keep watch on strong rooms, which was denied, thus leading to baseless allegations.

published on : 21st May 2019

Election Commission announces re-polling at one booth in Kolkata's Uttar constituency

ECI declared void the poll held on May 19 at polling station number 200 of the Kolkata's Uttar parliamentary constituency.

published on : 21st May 2019

New Indian government faces crucial foreign policy decisions, say US experts

Given Trump's relentless focus on trade issues, India's new government will need to figure out how to put the trade relationship on a positive footing, a former White House official said.

published on : 21st May 2019

Buoyed by exit polls, Shiv Sena says Modi government will get second term

Most exit polls have forecast another term for Prime Minister Modi, with some of them projecting that the BJP-led NDA would get over 300 seats to comfortably cross the majority mark.

published on : 21st May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019 winner gets an economy riddled with problems

Arresting an economic slowdown and nursing the nation’s financial sector back to health will be the immediate priorities for the next administration.

published on : 21st May 2019

Pranab Mukherjee hails EC, says Lok Sabha elections 2019 were conducted 'perfectly'

The former President also said that right from the first election commissioner Sukumar Sen to the present election commissioners, the institution is working very well.

published on : 21st May 2019

Movements of vehicles carrying EVMs: Tejashwi Yadav demands EC statement

Opposition supporters have already flooded the social media with videos on the movements of EVMs in and around the counting centres.

published on : 21st May 2019

'If exit polls come true, don't hate Modi, improve yourself': Chetan Bhagat's advice to Opposition

The author has also put four options on who will be politically 'blamed', if the exit poll projections come true on Thursday.

published on : 21st May 2019

Opposition leaders to move EC on Tuesday to press for VVPAT counting during result day

With just 48 hours to counting day, a delegation of opposition leaders will on Tuesday visit the Election Commission (EC) demanding that VVPATs in assembly segments be counted in case

published on : 21st May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP elated, Trinamool unfazed over exit poll predictions

Dismissing the exit poll predictions, the Trinamool said on Monday that its internal reports from districts and from every constituency said the party would win the Lok Sabha elections comfortably. 

published on : 21st May 2019

Alliance talks: NDA partners, Opposition line up strategy sessions on Tuesday

Buoyed by the exit polls predicting Modi will comfortably get a second term in office, Shah has invited all NDA allies for a meeting followed by dinner. Modi will participate in that meeting as well. 

published on : 21st May 2019

Chandrababu calls on Mamata, discusses formation of non-BJP government in case of hung verdict

Naidu, who reached here from Amaravati, held a 45-minute-long meeting with Banerjee on the future strategies of the "Mahagatbandhan" (Grand Alliance), the highly-placed sources said.

published on : 20th May 2019

No merit in postal ballots fraud allegation: Police to Kerala HC

Congress leader Chennithala had alleged that a serious postal-vote fraud has been committed at the behest of top-level government functionaries

published on : 20th May 2019

NDA attacks Tejashwi Yadav for failing to vote

BJP spokesman Nikhil Anand scoffed the RJD heir apparent saying he stayed away from voting since no member of family was in the race for the Prime Ministers post.

published on : 20th May 2019

'Chowkidar' to khaki underwear: Insults, sexism and controversies galore this election

There was some humour but mostly vitriol as the war of words hit new lows through the seven-phase elections that ended on Sunday.

published on : 20th May 2019
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