General Elections 2019

Don't be disheartened by fake exit polls, Rahul tells Congress workers ahead of Thursday's counting

Gandhi's appeal to workers came a day after opposition parties raised concerns over reports of alleged tampering of EVMs and asked the Election Commission to ensure transparency in counting.

published on : 22nd May 2019

EC wants to set new precedent of 'dark secrets', 'secluded chambers': Congress

Congress' comments came a day after the Election Commission (EC) decided not to record the dissents put forward by the members of the "full commission".

published on : 22nd May 2019

I still say transparency is important: EC Ashok Lavasa on his dissent against poll body's clean chits to Modi, Shah

As his demand to record his dissent notes in EC's orders was not met, Lavasa recused himself from cases relating to relating to violations of model code of conduct.

published on : 22nd 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

INTERVIEW | I have set up grihasthi in Gorakhpur: Ravi Kishan

Actor-turned-BJP politician Ravi Kishan, BJP candidate from Gorakhpur, the citadel of Yogi Adityanath, speaks to Namita Bajpai. 

published on : 19th May 2019

Air-conditioned polling booth in Indore offers tea, coffee and buttermilk to voters

The polling booth number 215 located at Jall Auditorium in Kanchan Bagh area of the city will be having amenities like RO drinking water, kids play zone and safety lockers.

published on : 18th May 2019

Stage set for last phase of Lok Sabha polls

The Election Commission has set up more than 1. 12 lakh polling stations for smooth conduct of polls.

published on : 18th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: How political script changed in UP, Bihar

By 1990s, the anchors of this political shift were two Yadavs — Mulayam Singh and Lalu Prasad — in the two populous and politically significant Hindi-states.

published on : 17th May 2019

Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy says coalition hasn’t worked in all constituencies

With just a week to go for the announcement of the Lok Sabha poll results, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy expressed confidence that the JDS-Congress combine will win 16 to 18 seats.

published on : 17th May 2019

Exclusive Interview | After Rajiv, Modi was first PM to get a blank cheque... he blew it: Rahul Gandhi

In an exclusive interview to TNIE, the Congress chief says the entire Opposition shares the objective of seeing Modi defeated, and if the voters so decide, he will approach his task with humility.

published on : 16th May 2019

72.32% turnout in repoll to 168 polling stations of West Tripura LS constituency 

Fifteen companies of Central Armed Police Forces were deployed during the repoll, the official said.

published on : 12th May 2019

LS polls 2019: 63% polling in Haryana 

The turnout in seven constituencies crossed 60 per cent, while the poll percentage in Gurgaon, Karnal and Faridabad was less than 60 per cent.

published on : 12th May 2019

'Love vs. hate' in penultimate Indian election round

India's almost-seven week election, the biggest on Earth with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a new term from the 900 million voters, wraps up next Sunday with results due on May 23.

published on : 12th May 2019

Jobs or nationalism, what matters in Sonipat?

Youth in Sonipat condemn the lack of job opportunities; Pulwama attack, air strikes have high resonance among voters in non-Jat villages

published on : 12th May 2019

I woke up late, don't know anything, says Moon Moon Sen on violence in Asansol

Trinamool Congress leader Moon Moon Sen said that violence was rampant during the erstwhile Left regime.

published on : 29th April 2019

Maharashtra police detained dog with pro-BJP stickers on body and its owner for campaigning on polling day

The dog's body was found covered with stickers bearing the BJP's symbol and the message 'Modi Lao, Desh Bachao' (Vote for Modi and save the country), a local police official said.

published on : 29th April 2019

40 TMC MLAs in touch with me, will quit after BJP wins elections: Modi

Modi also accused TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee of nepotism, insisting she wants to politically establish her nephew in West Bengal.

published on : 29th April 2019

Poll season: Unauthorised colonies in East Delhi not sure whom to approach

It is not that the BJP is unaware of the heft of the votes from these crammed but thickly populated colonies.

published on : 28th April 2019

INTERVIEW| People should vote on real issues: AAP East Delhi candidate Atishi

Marlena takes on former Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely and BJP's Gautam Gambhir.

published on : 28th April 2019

Chambal Valley: Tears, terror and tottering guns

The baaghis' who once would sway across village ravines here in the 90s, now enter the political fray with their kin with the general elections.

published on : 28th April 2019
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