Punjab by-elections: EC issues instruction on exit, opinion polls

In view of by-elections to Talwandi Sabo and Patiala Assembly segments in Punjab, the Election Commission has issued instructions restricting conduct of exit poll and dissemination of its results.

Anti-austerity Greek radicals ahead in Athens local election: Exit polls

Greece`s radical leftist party Syriza, which opposes the government`s austerity policies, was leading in the Athens area, exit polls of the first round of local elections showed on Sunday.

Exit polls will be proved wrong: Congress

With exit polls predicting a victory for BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, Congress leaders sought to put a brave face.

Exit polls: CPI(M) to retain both LS seats in Tripura

Completely unaffected by the `Modi wave` and the BJP`s winning prospects, Tripura is likely to make CPI(M) invincible, as per the various exit polls conducted.

Delhi BJP expects `big win` on May 16, orders 300 kg ladoos

Expecting a "big win" in the Lok Sabha elections as predicted by the exit polls, Delhi BJP has made elaborate preparations, including ordering 300 kg of ladoos, to celebrate the anticipated victory tomorrow.

Expecting big win, Maharashtra BJP prepares 40,000 laddoos, giant cake

Buoyed by exit poll predictions, Maharashtra BJP unit has prepared a giant cake and as many as 40,000 laddoos to distribute among the people after the Lok Sabha election results.

Exit polls predict end of road for Congress in Maharashtra

With almost all leading exit polls predicting a major win for the BJP-Shiv Sena combine, the ruling Congress party looks set to be completely wiped out in Maharashtra.

Exit polls: Modi wave blows away Congress, AAP from Delhi

Exit poll results have forecast what many in Delhi had been saying ever since Arvind Kejriwal quit as the chief minister – that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will suffer the consequences of the decision in the Lok Sabha polls 2014.

Jayalalithaa refuses to comment on post-poll alliance

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa has refused to comment on the post-poll alliance, saying that she was eagerly waiting for the result.

As market optimism soars, room for disappointment grows

Investors, and credit rating agencies, will also closely examine the policies of any new government.

BJP to win 253 seats, NDA 303, Congress 66: Survey

A post-election survey released Tuesday said the BJP was set to win a record 253 seats in the Lok Sabha and the Congress just 66, its lowest ever tally.

Exit pollsters deserve Nobel prize: Cong

Exit pollsters "deserve the Nobel prize for miniaturization", Congress said today taking a dig at pollsters who have projected a poor show by the party in Lok Sabha polls.

BJP will welcome support of any party in national interest: Amit Shah

BJP on Tuesday said the party will welcome the support of anyone in national interest, even as most exit polls and its own predictions give a majority to NDA led by it.

BJP leaders meet after exit polls project Modi-lead NDA government

Top BJP leaders have been engaged in consultations with each other over the post-poll situation in the wake of exit polls projections that the party-led NDA may form the government.

CPI-M politburo to meet May 18 to finalise strategies

The CPI-M politburo will meet in Delhi May 18 to discuss the outcome of the Lok Sabha election results and to finalise the party`s strategies, party sources said here Tuesday.

Nitish Kumar refuses to accept exit poll projections

With the exit polls showing a poor performance by JD (U) in the Lok Sabha elections, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dismissed the projections and said the results should be waited for.

Congress made a mockery of Manmohan Singh: BJP

BJP spokesman Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that the Congress Party has made a mockery of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, and in all probability, would blame him for the UPA`s loss in the 2014 General Elections.

Maharashtra BJP executive to meet in Mumbai Wednesday

The executive committee of the state BJP unit will meet in Mumbai on Wednesday to take stock of the situation post Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra.

Congress rejects exit polls; BJP taunts `be ready to sit in Opposition`

Congress on Tuesday categorically rejected exit poll predictions that BJP led NDA will be a clear winner in the General Elections and asked the national media not to jump to any conclusion before the final results are announced on May 16.

If Narendra Modi moves to Delhi, Anandiben Patel to be new Gujarat CM?

After months long hectic poll campaign and electoral strategy meetings with senior party leaders and RSS top brass, BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi on Tuesday met his party MLAs in Gandhinagar.