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India election 2019

SC dismisses PIL seeking 100 % matching of VVPAT with EVMs during vote counting

The apex court had on May 7 dismissed a review plea filed by 21 Opposition leaders led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu seeking that random matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs be increased to 50 per cent.

May 21, 2019, 11:29 AM IST

21 opposition parties to convene at Delhi, before meeting EC officials on Tuesday

The meeting comes amid the exit polls unanimously suggesting another term for the NDA.

May 21, 2019, 07:08 AM IST

NaMo TV goes off air from all platforms as Lok Sabha election ends

The chief electoral officer of Delhi had sent a notice to the BJP for "airing election-related content" on NaMo TV

May 21, 2019, 06:41 AM IST

Priyanka urges party workers to not lose hope over exit polls results

Priyanka Gandhi urged the party workers to remain more vigilant and guard the strong rooms where EVMS are kept.

May 21, 2019, 06:24 AM IST

Buoyed by exit polls results, Amit Shah to host dinner for NDA allies today

The meeting comes amid the exit polls unanimously suggesting another term for the NDA.

May 21, 2019, 06:12 AM IST

Lok Sabha election 2019: Nervy opposition parties attempt a huddle after exit poll predictions

Even as over 21 leaders of opposition parties are expected to meet EC officials over their suspicion on EVM manipulation, Amit Shah will host a dinner for NDA leaders on Tuesday (May 21).

May 20, 2019, 22:39 PM IST

EC decides to retain 200 companies of central forces in Bengal to tackle any post-poll violence

Central forces replaced state police at all polling stations in West Bengal for the final three phases of voting in Lok Sabha election 2019. This was done due to poll-related violence here.

May 20, 2019, 20:41 PM IST

People of India troubled by exit poll predictions, claims Sharad Pawar

"All of these (exit polls) are just drama and should not be taken seriously."

May 20, 2019, 19:39 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav dials Mamata Banerjee, discusses possible post-poll scenarios

A majority of exit polls have not predicted results that either Akhilesh Yadav or Mamata Banerjee would term as ideal.

May 20, 2019, 17:35 PM IST

Without the family, Congress doesn't get crowd, with it they don’t get votes: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said the first family of the Congress is no longer an asset but an albatross around neck of the party.

May 20, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

It is possible that BJP will win more than 300 seats: Thawar Chand Gehlot

 The BJP leader said that it had become evident a few months ago that the wave of 2014 had turned into a tsunami in 2019.

May 20, 2019, 17:01 PM IST

Opposition backs exit polls only when exit polls back Opposition: Ram Madhav

BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav says there is nothing surprising about NDA possibly cracking the 300-seat mark in Lok Sabha election 2019.

May 20, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath now BJP's star campaigner, second only to PM Narendra Modi

Adityanath`s popularity and crowd pulling capacity has endeared him to the Bharatiya Janata Party and RSS cadres. With his firebrand image, Adityanath is the ideal leader to reach out to BJP`s traditional voters and keep the Hindu voters in good humour.

May 20, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

Chandrababu Naidu is '1000% sure of winning if EVMs are fair'

Chandrababu Naidu has once again questioned the credibility of the Election Commission of India.

May 20, 2019, 15:45 PM IST

BJP claims Kamal Nath government in minority, demands special Assembly session in Madhya Pradesh

The BJP is mounting pressure on the MP government after the exit polls on Sunday predicting a sweep for the BJP at the Centre and a drop in Congress numbers in Madhya Pradesh in the Lok Sabha election, the results for which will be declared on 23 May.

May 20, 2019, 15:24 PM IST

Sharad Yadav joins Opposition chorus against exit poll predictions

Speaking to Zee News' Ashif Aqbal, Sharad Yadav said predictions of BJP-JDU winning 40 seats in Bihar are unfounded.

May 20, 2019, 14:49 PM IST

Declaration of Delhi Lok Sabha poll result may get delayed by 5-6 hours: Chief Electoral Officer

Delhi has seven parliamentary constituencies and there is one counting centre in each of them.

May 20, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

Quit cabinet if you have problem with CM Amarinder Singh: Punjab minister to Navjot Singh Sidhu

Punjab Cabinet Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot on Monday slammed his colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu and said that if Sidhu has problem with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh then he should quit as cabinet minister.

May 20, 2019, 14:44 PM IST

Tejashwi Yadav gives voting for Lok Sabha election a miss; BJP attacks, Congress-RJD on backfoot

The RJD and Congress asserted Tejashwi not voting in the election is not a big issue and should not be given much importance. 

May 20, 2019, 14:31 PM IST

Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy calls exit poll results 'artificially engineered', questions credibility of EVMs

Taking to Twitter, the CM said that the exit poll exercise is "an effort to create a false impression of a wave in favour of one particular leader and the party".

May 20, 2019, 14:22 PM IST