Lok Sabha Polls 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Polls saw a dip in number of candidates

The maximum number of people to try their electoral fortunes was in 1996 when 13,952 candidates contested the general elections.

published on : 21st May 2019

Narendra Modi's approval rating remained high throughout LS polls: IANS-CVOTER poll tracker

On April 11, when voting commenced for the Lok Sabha polls, 45.57 per cent had said they were very satisfied and 28.18 were not happy at all.

published on : 21st May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Twitter records 5.6 lakh tweets on exit polls in 24 hours

Twitter recorded 45.6 million tweets on its platform during a one-month period in the run-up to the polls, registering 1.2 million tweets on the first day of voting.

published on : 21st May 2019

Bihar should be granted special category status: CM Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar also downplayed differences over his ally Bharatiya Janata Party's demand to abolish Article 370.

published on : 21st May 2019

All exit polls wrong, far from truth, says LJD chief Sharad Yadav

LJD chief Sharad Yadav said all exit polls are wrong and far from the truth and that the reality will be out on Thursday.

published on : 21st May 2019

Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath mocks exit polls as 'entertainment' polls

Kamal Nath mocked the exit polls that predicted a majority for the NDA in the Lok Sabha elections calling them entertainment polls.

published on : 21st May 2019

New government likely to focus on land, labour reforms, export promotion: Report

Most exit polls have predicted a sweeping victory for the BJP-led NDA, which is expected to win over 300 seats in the election.

published on : 21st May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Uttar Pradesh can be heading for mini-poll soon  

Uttar Pradesh Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi is contesting the Allahabad Lok Sabha seat while another Minister Satyadev Pachauri is the BJP candidate from Kanpur. 

published on : 21st May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Over 22,000 security personnel on duty in Kerala for counting day

Kerala voted on April 23 to elect 20 Lok Sabha members. There are 29 counting stations across the state.

published on : 21st May 2019

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu working hard to stay relevant in Delhi

Chandrababu Naidu held talks with leaders that included UPA chairperson Sonia, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in Delhi on Saturday and Sunday.

published on : 21st May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BSP candidate protests against shifting of EVMs

In a video of the incident, Ansari and his supporters late on Monday were seen engaged in a heated argument with a police officer.

published on : 21st May 2019

Alarming lessons from Facebook's push to stop fake news during Lok Sabha elections 2019

India has as many as 900 million voters in an election that culminates this week, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling coalition headed for apparent victory.

published on : 21st May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Shimla remains infamous for low voting percentage

The all-time high polling record in Shimla (city) till date was recorded in 1982 at 66.01 per cent, said officials.

published on : 21st May 2019

Re-poll in one Bengal polling station: Election Commission

As per the notice, the re-poll will be held in Room no. 1 polling station at Sanskrit Collegiate School under the Jorasanko Assembly segment.

published on : 21st May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Priyanka Gandhi's charm offensive failed in Uttar Pradesh, if exit polls are right

Priyanka Gandhi tried to connect with the masses in the form of small public meetings and street corner meetings during her road shows.

published on : 21st May 2019
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