Opposition

Opposition leaders meet EC officials, demand verification of VVPAT slips before counting of votes

Opposition parties also raised concerns over the transportation of EVMs ahead of counting of votes and urged the EC to probe the issue.

published on : 21st May 2019

Opposition fears EVM tampering, advises cadre to guard strong room till counting

The workers, who will be on duty at the counting centre, have also been directed by their respective parties to match the number of votes polled with those counted.

published on : 21st May 2019

Opposition leaders meet in Delhi to discuss possibility of non-NDA government at Centre

The leaders will also move the Election Commission to press for their demand of tallying the paper trail of votes (VVPATs) with the electronic voting machine (EVM) figures.

published on : 21st May 2019

Yogi Adityanath calls Chandrababu Naidu’s parleys an exercise in futility

The UP CM targeted the Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu, who is leading the alliance talks, saying he should first take care of his own ground.

published on : 19th May 2019

Thousands including European Council chief Donald Tusk from Poland hold pro-EU rally before vote

Tusk is widely believed to be eyeing a political comeback at home once his EU term ends in November.

published on : 18th May 2019

JD(S) chief Deve Gowda says no party can form govt at Centre without support of regional players

JDS, an ally of Congress in Karnataka, has already pledged its support to Congress President Rahul Gandhi in forming a government at the Centre.

published on : 18th May 2019

After meeting Rahul, Chandrababu Naidu visits Akhilesh, Mayawati in coalition-building effort 

The separate meetings with SP president Akhilesh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati take place a day before polling in the last phase of elections.

published on : 18th May 2019

Australia's opposition confident as voting ends

Shorten has been campaigning hard on more ambitious targets to reduce Australia's greenhouse gas emissions.

published on : 18th May 2019

WB campaign ban: TDP, Congress, AAP approach EC, ask for half a day more 

In first such action in India's electoral history, the EC on Wednesday ordered campaigning in nine West Bengal constituencies to end at 10 pm Thursday, a day before its scheduled deadline

published on : 17th May 2019

Congress not against supporting regional party leader for PM post: Ghulam Nabi Azad 

Speaking in the same vein in Patna on Wednesday, Azad had said the Congress will not make it an issue if the PM's post is not offered to it.

published on : 17th May 2019

Scary opposition scenario will lead to its rout: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said the opposition could not forge an alliance in several key states and it did not call a meeting of different like-minded parties for the obvious fear that many will not attend the meeting.

published on : 16th May 2019

SP-BSP-RLD alliance in UP will wipe out BJP in last phase of LS polls: Akhilesh Yadav

He said that the BJP governments both at the Centre and Uttar Pradesh have been a "failure" and a new India would be formed when the alliance gives a new prime minister to the country.

published on : 15th May 2019

Opposition parties meet Telangana Governor over Ambedkar statue issue 

All parties demanded that the statue be installed by the government at the same place from where it was removed, state Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy told reporters here.

published on : 14th May 2019

The weight of BSP's elephant will 'puncture' SP's bicycle: Yogi Adityanath 

The chief minister addressed four rallies in Maharajganj, Fazilnagar, Pipraich and Jaitpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh, where polling for the Lok Sabha election will be held on the seventh and last phase

published on : 14th May 2019

K Chandrasekhar Rao may meet DMK chief MK Stalin on May 13 

The TRS supremo had stepped up efforts to forge a non-Congress, non-BJP federal front of regional parties and recently met his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan in Thiruvananthapuram.

published on : 12th May 2019
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