Lok Sabha polls

Mamata Banerjee says democracy under threat in BJP rule, asks Oppn to unite

Mamata Banerjee says democracy under threat in BJP rule, asks Oppn to unite

Mamata accused the NDA government of trying to halt the developmental process in West Bengal.

Nov 24, 2017, 18:53 PM IST
Jharkhand ex-CM Madhu Koda barred from contesting elections for 3 yrs for false poll expenses

Jharkhand ex-CM Madhu Koda barred from contesting elections for 3 yrs for false poll expenses

The Election Commission on Wednesday disqualified for three years former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda from contesting elections for failing to file details of expenses related to the 2009 Lok Sabha polls he fought.

Sep 28, 2017, 06:48 AM IST

Amit Shah sets 'Mission 350+' for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

As opposition leaders were holding a conclave on Thursday, BJP President Amit Shah held a meeting here with party officials and union ministers to chalk out strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls setting a target of 350-plus seats for the party in the next Lok Sabha elections.

Aug 17, 2017, 23:29 PM IST
BJP-led NDA will get 349 seats if Lok Sabha polls held today, Modi voted best PM: Survey

BJP-led NDA will get 349 seats if Lok Sabha polls held today, Modi voted best PM: Survey

If the Lok Sabha polls were to be held today, BJP would get 298 seats, according to a survey.

Aug 17, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
Centre mulls aligning state polls with Lok Sabha 2019 elections: Report

Centre mulls aligning state polls with Lok Sabha 2019 elections: Report

Several state elections might be conducted alongside the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections, due in April 2019.

Aug 14, 2017, 07:52 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi warns absentee BJP MPs of consequences in 2019

PM Narendra Modi warns absentee BJP MPs of consequences in 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reportedly warned BJP MPs who don't attend Parliament that they may not get to contest the next Lok Sabha polls if they persist with the habit.

Aug 10, 2017, 22:48 PM IST
Amit Shah completes three years as BJP chief on Wednesday

Amit Shah completes three years as BJP chief on Wednesday

Amit Shah was appointed the party chief in July 2014 following the induction of his predecessor Rajnath Singh into the Modi cabinet but the BJP's national council ratified the decision on August 9 that year.

Aug 08, 2017, 21:13 PM IST

BSP pulls up socks for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The BSP could win only 19 seats in 2017 assembly in the 403-member House, down from 80 in 2012. This is its lowest tally since 1991, when the party won 12 seats.

 

Jul 09, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Opposition parties teaming up for a coalition in 2019 polls: Pilot

The former Union minister also took a dig at NDA coalition partner Shiv Sena and said that the Uddhav Thackeray-led party is often critical of the government policies in Maharashtra.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:52 PM IST
India has touched new heights under PM Narendra Modi: Yogi Adityanath

India has touched new heights under PM Narendra Modi: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that the country had touched new heights on both the home front as well as the international stage with Modi at its helm.

May 26, 2017, 22:06 PM IST
Narendra Modi-led BJP will improve its 2014 tally if snap polls were held today, claims new survey

Narendra Modi-led BJP will improve its 2014 tally if snap polls were held today, claims new survey

In yet another boost for the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, a fresh survey has claimed that prime minister's party (BJP) will be a major winner in the event of a snap poll.

May 24, 2017, 09:26 AM IST
Niti Aayog for simultaneous Lok Sabha, assembly polls from 2024 as PM Modi, President Mukherjee pitch for it

Niti Aayog for simultaneous Lok Sabha, assembly polls from 2024 as PM Modi, President Mukherjee pitch for it

The Niti Aayog has suggested a synchronised two-phase Lok Sabha and assembly polls from 2024 so as to ensure minimum 'campaign-mode' disruption to governance.

Apr 30, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
NITI Aayog meet: PM Modi calls for debate and discussion on simultaneous elections

NITI Aayog meet: PM Modi calls for debate and discussion on simultaneous elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday that consensus on Goods and Services Tax reflected the spirit of 'one nation, one aspiration, one determination'.

Apr 23, 2017, 14:06 PM IST
After victory in Uttar Pradesh, BJP to focus on states crucial for its fortunes in 2019

After victory in Uttar Pradesh, BJP to focus on states crucial for its fortunes in 2019

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan called Odisha a "laboratory" of the pro-poor policies of the Modi government.

Apr 14, 2017, 21:21 PM IST

BJP in West Bangal prepares 3-pronged strategy for Panchayat, Lok Sabha polls

Aiming to recreate the BJP's stellar UP show in Bengal rural polls next year and 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP in the state is taking tips from their counterparts in Uttar Pradesh and has prepared a three-pronged strategy to emerge as the main contender of the ruling TMC.

Mar 16, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

Will get bigger mandate in 2019 polls: Amit Shah

Describing the victory in the just-concluded Assembly polls as greater than the one in the 2014 general elections, BJP President Amit Shah today said the party "will get a bigger mandate" in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Mar 12, 2017, 22:40 PM IST
NDA to get 360 seats if General Elections held today; 65% say Narendra Modi best suited to be PM: Survey

NDA to get 360 seats if General Elections held today; 65% say Narendra Modi best suited to be PM: Survey

In a recent poll PM Modi has been given a major thumbs up by voters.

Jan 26, 2017, 22:56 PM IST

Vasundhara Raje supports holding state, parliamentary polls together

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday extended her support for holding Lok Sabha and state Assembly polls simultaneously, saying it would "eliminate" corruption and curb spending by political parties.

Jan 01, 2017, 20:58 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi sets up secretaries' panels for mid-term review

PM Narendra Modi sets up secretaries' panels for mid-term review

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set up ten groups of secretaries to do a mid-term review of major programmes of each ministry, and suggest tax and policy proposals for the next budget.

Nov 02, 2016, 00:46 AM IST

Need political consensus for simultaneous elections: CEC Nasim Zaidi

The CEC said that the Election Commission was ready to hold simultaneous Lok Sabha and state legislative polls if "certain conditions are met" and more resources are provided.

Oct 19, 2016, 16:20 PM IST