LS polls

Yeddyurappa to be BJP's chief ministerial face in Karnataka polls: Amit Shah

Yeddyurappa to be BJP's chief ministerial face in Karnataka polls: Amit Shah

In an interview with PTI, Shah also said that his party would exceed its current tally of 282 in the 2019 Lok Sabha election.

May 26, 2017, 21:43 PM IST

BJP spent over Rs 61 cr for Modi's 3D campaign in LS polls

BJP spent over Rs 61 crore on the unique 3D-style poll campaign of its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha election.

Jan 21, 2015, 21:29 PM IST

Narendra Modi gained popularity during LS polls by SP's 'laptop scheme': Mulayam

In what can possibly make the Samajwadi Party an object of ridicule, the party's chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday said that the laptops his party's government distributed in Uttar Pradesh aided Narendra Modi to win 2014 Lok Sabha election.

Nov 17, 2014, 20:41 PM IST

IAF choppers undertook 1,600 sorties during LS polls: Arup Raha

The recent Lok Sabha elections saw Indian Air Force helicopters undertaking 1,600 sorties to take officials and equipment around the country while it handled about 3,500 chopper sorties in wake of Uttrakahnd flood last year rescuing more than 25,000 people.

Oct 21, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

Cracks surface in BJP-HJC alliance post LS polls

Cracks have surfaced in the BJP-HJC alliance in Haryana post LS polls, with demands from certain sections in Bhartiya Janta Party`s state unit to either rework the tie-up or go it alone in assembly election.

Jul 21, 2014, 22:29 PM IST

Don`t be demoralised over LS defeat: Maha Cong to workers

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Manikrao Thakare on Wednesday asked party workers not to lose heart over defeat in Lok Sabha elections.

Jun 18, 2014, 22:06 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to distribute bonus to BJP workers post LS polls victory

It seems good days have already arrived for the BJP office workers as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting the party`s headquarters to distribute them three-month salary as incentive for the hard work they had put in during the General Elections.

Jun 01, 2014, 10:56 AM IST

Congress to review LS poll debacle in Rajasthan

After suffering a complete rout in Rajasthan in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls, Congress on Thursday said it will review its debacle.

May 29, 2014, 16:39 PM IST

AAP has made a good beginning in LS polls: Medha Patkar

AAP leader and social activist Medha Patkar on Wednesday down played her party`s rout in the general elections and said although it won only four Lok Sabha seats it was clearly a new beginning.

May 28, 2014, 18:40 PM IST

Milind Deora under fire from Cong leaders

As the blame game continued in Congress over its worst ever poll debacle in Lok Sabha elections, Milind Deora, who had questioned the role of Rahul Gandhi`s advisors as well as "those who take the advice" has come under fire from party leaders.

May 24, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Sonia set to be re-elected CPP chairperson

Sonia Gandhi is expected to be re- elected as the Chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party at its first meeting here on May 24 after the 16th Lok Sabha polls which saw the party`s strength in the House nosediving to 44 from 206 in 2009.

May 22, 2014, 20:44 PM IST

MK Stalin backtracks on resignation, DMK to discuss poll debacle

MK Stalin, DMK treasurer and party chief M Karunanidhi`s son, Sunday offered to quit following the party`s debacle in the Lok Sabha polls, but rescinded his decision following pressure from the rank and file.

May 18, 2014, 14:06 PM IST

Congress chalks out poll results strategy

With exit polls projecting a gloomy scenario for it, Congress on Thursday had a brainstorming session with its media team to chalk out a strategy for its spokespersons.

May 16, 2014, 00:53 AM IST

Congress debating idea of `enlarged` UPA-III to stop Modi

Unfazed by exit polls projecting a dismal performance by it, Congress is still seeing a chance for it to keep out NDA and form the next government with the help of secular parties.

May 15, 2014, 00:55 AM IST

CPI(M) demands spl observers, enhanced security in West Bengal

CPI(M) on Sunday sought flag marches by central forces following large scale violence allegedly indulged in by ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal prior to the last phase of polls tomorrow.

May 11, 2014, 22:17 PM IST

Tight security measures for sensitive final leg polling in UP

Tight security arrangements have been made for the last phase of polling in UP on Monday as more than 7,000 polling stations in the 18 seats have been identified as critical by the EC.

May 11, 2014, 22:13 PM IST

Planning Commission members likely to put in papers on May 16

Planning Commission members are likely to put in their papers on May 16, the day when result for Lok Sabha elections will be announced.

May 08, 2014, 20:23 PM IST

LS polls: Ladakh records 63% polling

Around 63 per cent polling was recorded in Ladakh, the largest Lok Sabha constituency in India in terms of area, where voting went off peacefully on Wednesday.

May 08, 2014, 00:49 AM IST

LS polls: Voting goes off peacefully in Allahabad, Phulpur

Voting went off peacefully in the twin Lok Sabha constituencies of Allahabad and Phulpur on Wednesday.

May 07, 2014, 21:11 PM IST

Development flows in Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar

Claiming that development "flows" in Bihar, CM Nitish Kumar said his government created job opportunities for Dalits and Maha-Dalits in mills and factories and reined in corruption.

May 06, 2014, 20:27 PM IST