Lok sabha polls 2019

It's back to school for CPM in Kerala after poll drubbing

Two weeks after one of their biggest electoral defeats, the Left is back to the salt mines in Kerala to recapture lost ground. 

published on : 12th June 2019

JDU launches membership drive after Arunachal, Bihar victories

The party is upbeat after it won 16 of the 17 seats it contested in the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar.

published on : 9th June 2019

Skewed stats about Abhishek Banerjee's Lok Sabha win lead to BJP, CPM crying foul

The heavily skewed nature of the booth-wise data has now led to the opposition charging that the polls were rigged by the ruling Trinamool Congress. 

published on : 8th June 2019

Madhya Pradesh HC stays suspension of astrology teacher who predicted BJP victory

Rajeshwar Shastri Musalgaonkar had predicted the BJP's massive victory on April 28, following which, he was suspended from Vikram University.

published on : 5th June 2019

610 political parties won no seat, 530 got 0% vote in Lok Sabha elections 2019

A total of 13 parties managed to enter the Lok Sabha by bagging just one seat each, according to data available with the Election Commission.

published on : 5th June 2019

Tamil Nadu govt transfers Madurai collector who was appointed after EVM storage room breach

Earlier, a row erupted after a Tahsildar 'violated' the election code by entering a storage room here where polling records were kept.

published on : 5th June 2019

2019 Lok Sabha Elections most expensive ever, BJP top spender: Report

As per the report, the BJP accounts for nearly 45% of the total poll spending in 2019 as against 20% in 1998.

published on : 4th June 2019

'SP, BSP will fight together for social justice': Akhilesh after Mayawati's hint of dropping alliance

No one has got the official stand of the BSP regarding the alliance. We are waiting for an official statement, SP chief spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary said.

published on : 3rd June 2019

Lingayat MPs neglected by Modi government: Karnataka Home Minister M B Patil

Patil expressed that Suresh Angadi should have been given cabinet rank instead of Prahlad Joshi, and sought explanation from BJP for this partisan treatment.

published on : 3rd June 2019

Mayawati hints at break up with SP after poll drubbing, says will fight bypolls alone

Mayawati said her party had not benefited from the alliance with the Samajwadi Party.

published on : 3rd June 2019

Congress leader blames caste divide for loss in Lok Sabha elections

Tipaniya was in Indore along with other leaders of the party to take part in a review meeting to discuss the reasons of the party’s dismal show in the polls.

published on : 3rd June 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress failed to counter BJP campaign, say party leaders

In one-to-one interactions with the party’s candidates and district presidents, Punia asked them about the reasons for the party’s defeat.

published on : 3rd June 2019

No Congress candidate from Delhi attends meeting to examine reasons for Lok Sabha poll debacle

The meeting of the Delhi Congress' probe committee was attended by some leaders, including two district presidents of the New Delhi parliamentary constituency.

published on : 2nd June 2019

Election Commission says no ghost voters in Lok Sabha elections

The EC said that two categories of votes are counted to arrive at the final result of the general elections.

published on : 1st June 2019

Ram Vilas Paswan: Master political craftsman who has worked under six Prime Ministers​

Another emphatic victory in 1989 earned him his first stint in the cabinet of V P Singh, who appointed him as labour minister.

published on : 30th May 2019
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