Lok Sabha Elections: News

11 Jun 2024

Allahabad High Court

Power shift in UP? INDIA bloc MPs face criminal charges

The recent Lok Sabha election in Uttar Pradesh (UP) saw a tight race between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance, comprising of the Samajwadi Party and the Congress.

11 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi Cabinet 3.0: No change in Big 4; key takeaways

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assigned portfolios to the Cabinet colleagues of his new National Democratic Alliance government, maintaining continuity in the big four ministries.

09 Jun 2024

Kangana Ranaut

Slap row: Old post of Kangana supporting Will-Chris slap resurfaces

Just two days after the newly-elected BJP MP Kangana Ranaut was slapped by a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constable at Chandigarh airport, an old social media post of the Bollywood actor has resurfaced.

08 Jun 2024

Amit Shah

After offering to resign, Devendra Fadnavis says 'not running away' 

Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, has withdrawn his earlier decision to resign from his post.

08 Jun 2024

Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh: Man offers chopped-off finger at temple after NDA win 

In an extreme display of political devotion, a 30-year-old man from Balrampur, Chhattisgarh, severed his own finger and offered it at a temple following the National Democratic Alliance's victory in the Lok Sabha polls.

06 Jun 2024

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut allegedly slapped by CISF official at Chandigarh airport 

Bollywood actor and newly elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Himachal Pradesh's Mandi, Kangana Ranaut, has claimed that she was slapped by a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constable at Chandigarh Airport.

06 Jun 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Congress leaders rally for Rahul to become leader of opposition

The Congress—which won 99 Lok Sabha seats—is now entitled to the leader of the opposition post in the Parliament.

06 Jun 2024

Ayodhya

'Shame on them': Sunil Lahri on Ayodhya's 'betrayal' to BJP

Sunil Lahri, renowned for his iconic role as Lakshman in the TV series Ramayan, has angrily voiced his disappointment following the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) defeat in the Lok Sabha Elections in Ayodhya.

06 Jun 2024

Agnipath Scheme

NDA 3.0: BJP ally flags Agnipath resentment; may seek review

As the National Democratic Alliance gets ready to form the government for the third time with no party with full majority, Janata Dal (United)'s KC Tyagi voiced his party's intent to seek a review of the Centre's Agnipath scheme for armed forces recruitment.

06 Jun 2024

Assam

7 independents win Lok Sabha polls; who are they? 

Seven independent candidates have emerged victorious in the 18th Lok Sabha elections.

06 Jun 2024

Naveen Patnaik

Naveen Patnaik reacts as BJP ends BJD's 24-year-rule in Odisha 

Outgoing Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik addressed his party MLAs on Wednesday, following the defeat of his party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the recent assembly polls.

06 Jun 2024

Tihar Jail

2 candidates win Lok Sabha polls from prison, what next 

Two candidates serving prison sentences on terror charges have won the respective seats they contested in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

06 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

'Act fast...': Nitish's advice to PM Modi on government formation

The members of the National Democratic Alliance on Wednesday extended support to incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi to form the government for a third time.

05 Jun 2024

Devendra Fadnavis

After Maharashtra BJP's poor show, Devendra Fadnavis offers to resign

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday offered to step down from his position, in the wake of the Bharatiya Janata Party's disappointing performance in the Lok Sabha elections.

05 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi may stake claim for government formation after NDA meeting

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance will likely meet President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday evening to stake claim to form the new government, reports said.

Viral: Hema Malini celebrates with pyro gun after LS win

The results of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 were declared on Tuesday, sparking celebrations among victorious leaders.

05 Jun 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi court denies interim bail to CM Arvind Kejriwal 

The Rouse Avenue Court in Delhi has rejected an interim bail plea submitted by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

05 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

PM Modi's swearing-in ceremony likely on June 8

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Union Cabinet tendered their resignation to President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday.

05 Jun 2024

Samajwadi Party

Youth power shines: Meet youngest MPs of 18th Lok Sabha

Four 25-year-old candidates emerged victorious in the recent Lok Sabha elections in a significant display of youth influence in politics.

05 Jun 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Irani to Chandrasekhar: BJP heavyweights lose ground in 2024 polls

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) heavyweights Smriti Irani, Arjun Munda, Ajay Mishra "Teni," Kailash Chaudhary, and Rajeev Chandrasekhar were among the 13 Union ministers who faced defeat in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

04 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

'Mandate victory of world's biggest democracy...': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the Bharatiya Janata Party workers from the party headquarters in New Delhi.

04 Jun 2024

Kangana Ranaut

'Victory of faith': Kangana Ranaut's first reaction to Mandi win

In a significant political debut, actor Kangana Ranaut emerged victorious in the Mandi constituency in Himachal Pradesh during the 2024 Lok Sabha Election results on Tuesday.

Sharad Pawar dials BJP allies amid election results? He clarifies 

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar has denied allegations that he reached out to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) allies while the vote counting for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections was underway.

04 Jun 2024

Ayodhya

BJP trailing in constituency where Ram Mandir is located

The Samajwadi Party (SP) is currently leading in the Faizabad constituency—which includes the Ayodhya assembly seat.

04 Jun 2024

N Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra polls: Naidu set to be CM for fourth time

After the impressive performance of the Telugu Desam Party in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections, party chief N Chandrababu Naidu will be sworn in as the chief minister of the state on Sunday.

Odisha: BJP takes the lead in Lok Sabha, Assembly polls

In a significant political shift, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has surged ahead of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha's Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.

BJP opens account in Kerala: Suresh Gopi headed for win

Popular Malayalam actor and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate, Suresh Gopi, is leading in the Lok Sabha election from Kerala's Thrissur constituency.

04 Jun 2024

Maharashtra

Lok Sabha Election results: Netizens unleash memes amid outcome suspense

As the vote counting for the Lok Sabha elections 2024 commenced on Tuesday, social media platforms were awash with memes and humorous messages.

04 Jun 2024

Rajeev Chandrasekhar

2024 poll results: Tharoor trails Chandrasekhar in Thiruvananthapuram

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is currently trailing behind Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar for the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat in Kerala.

04 Jun 2024

Amit Shah

Shah leads by 4.52L votes in Gandhinagar, BJP dominates Gujarat

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to maintain its dominance in Gujarat, according to the latest trends from the Election Commission of India.

04 Jun 2024

Congress Party

Congress takes lead in Punjab elections, AAP follows

The Congress has taken the lead in the Punjab elections, securing seven seats, according to the Election Commission of India's data.

04 Jun 2024

Chandrababu Naidu

Naidu emerges kingmaker as TDP leads in 14 parliamentary seats 

Chandrababu Naidu, the leader of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), is likely to emerge as the kingmaker at the national level with his party leading in 14 out of 17 contested Lok Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh.

04 Jun 2024

Smriti Irani

BJP's Smriti Irani trails Congress candidate KL Sharma in Amethi 

Union Minister Smriti Irani is currently trailing behind the Congress's Kishori Lal Sharma by 29,400 votes in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi.

04 Jun 2024

National Security Act

Pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh leads in Punjab's Khadoor Sahib

Amritpal Singh, a radical preacher currently serving time in an Assam jail, is leading the Lok Sabha polls in Punjab's Khadoor Sahib.

04 Jun 2024

Congress Party

Election results: Congress gains ground, touches 100-mark in early trends

The Congress Party is showing promising early leads in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, with projections indicating over 100 seats.

04 Jun 2024

Sensex

Sensex, Nifty tank 3% amid early poll trends, profit booking 

Indian stock markets witnessed a substantial decline today. The Nifty 50 index saw a decrease of 3.03%, landing at 22,557 as of 9:30am today. Concurrently, the Sensex also fell by 3% to reach a level of 74,107.

Modi 3.0 likely but INDIA halts NDA's '400 paar' 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is looking at a third straight term as trends show the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leading on 296 seats; the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alone was leading on 241 seats.

03 Jun 2024

Jairam Ramesh

ECI quashes Ramesh's request for time to detail 'Shah-called-DMs' charges 

The Election Commission of India on Monday dismissed a request from Congress leader Jairam Ramesh for additional time to detail his allegations against Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

'Always here…': CEC Kumar's response to 'Laapataa Gentlemen' memes

Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar on Monday addressed a press conference, ahead of the declaration of Lok Sabha election results on Tuesday.

03 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

Bihar CM Nitish meets PM Modi ahead of results day

Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar on Monday held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a day before the Lok Sabha election results are scheduled to be announced.

03 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

'Wait and see…': Sonia responds to exit polls

Senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Monday said that the opposition bloc is "hopeful" that the results will be "completely opposite" to the exit poll predictions for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

03 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

PM pens letter to citizens after 45-hour meditation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday concluded a 45-hour meditation at the Vivekananda Rock Memorial in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari.

02 Jun 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Ahead of surrender, Kejriwal labels exit polls as fake

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday called the exit poll results that predicted a sweeping victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) fake.

02 Jun 2024

Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad no longer Andhra Pradesh's capital from today 

Hyderabad, a thriving metropolis in India, ceased to be the shared capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Sunday (June 2).

02 Jun 2024

Cyclone

PM Narendra Modi to hold 7 key meetings today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold seven key meetings on a variety of topics on Sunday following the conclusion of the Lok Sabha elections, government sources reported.

02 Jun 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal returns to Tihar Jail as interim bail expires

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will return to Tihar jail on Sunday, following the expiration of his interim bail in a corruption case linked to Delhi's liquor policy.

02 Jun 2024

Arunachal Pradesh

Assembly election results: SKM, BJP retain power in Sikkim, Arunachal 

Both the ruling parties in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh, the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), have won in their respective state assembly elections.

Lok Sabha exit polls: Multiple surveys predict Modi 3.0 

All odds appear to be in the favor of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democatic Alliance (NDA) in this 18th Lok Sabha election again, according to multiple pollsters.

Congress reverses stance, to participate in exit poll debates 

In a surprising turn of events, the Congress Party has decided to participate in the exit poll debates, reversing its previous decision.

01 Jun 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

No court relief for Kejriwal, will return to jail tomorrow 

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will have to return to Tihar Jail on Sunday, as the Rouse Avenue court refused to extend his bail in the excise policy scam case.

01 Jun 2024

Himachal Pradesh

Kangana Ranaut votes; optimistic about BJP's success in Himachal Pradesh

Bollywood actor-turned-politician, Kangana Ranaut, participated in the seventh phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections on Saturday.

Why Congress is not participating in exit poll debates 

The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections will end on Saturday, which will then be followed by exit polls as soon as the last vote is cast.

01 Jun 2024

West Bengal

Violence in Bengal; crude bombs hurled, EVM thrown into pond 

Several incidents of violence were reported in West Bengal on the last day of polling for the Lok Sabha elections.

31 May 2024

Narendra Modi

Polling kicks off for final phase of Lok Sabha elections 

Polling for the final phase of the Lok Sabha elections on 57 seats kicked off at 7:00am on Saturday.

31 May 2024

Narendra Modi

When, where to check Lok Sabha exit poll results tomorrow

The Lok Sabha elections, which began on April 19, will conclude with the seventh phase of polling on Saturday (June 1).

31 May 2024

Bengaluru Airport

Sex scandal case: Prajwal in police custody till June 6 

Hassan MP Prajwal Revanna was on Friday sent till June 6 to police custody in connection to sexual abuse allegations against him.

31 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

'Won't let Delhi's work stop...': Kejriwal to surrender on Sunday

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday he will surrender to the police at Tihar Jail on Sunday—following the conclusion of his 21-day interim bail period.

31 May 2024

Janata Dal (Secular)

'Ready to face law...': Prajwal's first comment after arrest

In his first remarks after his arrest, suspended Janata Dal (Secular) leader Prajwal Revanna on Friday said that he is ready to face the law and will fully cooperate with the investigation.

31 May 2024

Janata Dal (Secular)

'Sex scandal': Prajwal interrogated after arrest; SIT mulling potency test 

Prajwal Revanna, a suspended leader of the Janata Dal (Secular) facing allegations of sexual assault, was on Friday taken to the Crime Investigation Department's office for questioning after interrogation by the Special Investigation Team.

31 May 2024

Janata Dal (Secular)

Prajwal arrested from Bengaluru airport; medical test, court hearing today

Prajwal Revanna, suspended leader of the Janata Dal (Secular) who is facing sexual assault charges, was arrested by the Karnataka Police after he arrived at Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport in the early hours of Friday.

30 May 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi spoke of 'divisive issues' 421 times during campaigning: Kharge

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday of raising "divisive issues more than 400 times" during the ongoing Lok Sabha election campaign.

30 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'Hattrick at Centre...': Modi predicts poll win, wraps up campaign 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded his 2024 Lok Sabha election campaign in Hoshiarpur, Punjab on Thursday.

30 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi court seeks ED's response on Kejriwal's bail plea

A Delhi court on Thursday sought the response of the Enforcement Directorate to a bail plea filed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the money laundering case linked to the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy.

30 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'First PM to lower dignity…': Manmohan Singh slams Modi

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "divisive hate speeches" during campaign for the Lok Sabha elections.

30 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Excise policy case: Kejriwal moves Delhi court for regular bail

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday submitted a request for regular bail to Rouse Avenue court in the money laundering case linked to the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy.

30 May 2024

Narendra Modi

PM's meditation trip sparks row, Congress moves ECI

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced he would meditate at Vivekananda Rock Memorial in Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu from May 30 to June 1, the Congress submitted a representation to the Election Commission of India.

30 May 2024

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor's aide arrested in gold smuggling case in Delhi

Shiv Kumar Prasad, personal assistant to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, was arrested on Wednesday at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport.

29 May 2024

Janata Dal (Secular)

Prajwal files for anticipatory bail ahead of arrival in India 

Prajwal Revanna, the suspended Janata Dal (Secular) leader who faces allegations of mass sexual abuse, has reportedly applied for anticipatory bail to prevent his imminent arrest.

29 May 2024

Janata Dal (Secular)

Sex scandal row: Prajwal's tickets booked, to reach India Friday

Prajwal Revanna, the suspended Janata Dal (Secular) leader who faces allegations of mass sexual abuse, has reportedly booked a flight from Munich, Germany to Bengaluru for Thursday.

29 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

SC rejects Kejriwal's plea seeking 7-day interim bail extension

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea seeking a seven-day extension of his interim bail.

28 May 2024

Narendra Modi

After campaigning ends, Modi to take meditation break in TN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu on May 30, just days before the Lok Sabha elections' results are announced on June 4.

28 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'Article 370 was agenda of only 4-5 families...': PM Modi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday criticized the opposition's handling of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

28 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

SC refuses urgent hearing of Kejriwal's plea seeking bail extension

The Supreme Court vacation bench on Tuesday denied an urgent hearing for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea seeking a seven-day extension of his interim bail.

27 May 2024

Janata Dal (Secular)

'Will appear before SIT on May 31...': Prajwal issues apology

Prajwal Revanna, the suspended Janata Dal (Secular) leader who faces allegations of mass sexual abuse and is currently in Germany, has issued a statement apologizing to his parents and vowing to cooperate with the Special Investigation Team (SIT) established by the state government.

27 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal moves SC, seeks 7-day interim bail extension

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday filed a fresh petition in the Supreme Court, seeking an extension of his interim bail by seven days on health grounds.

26 May 2024

Stock Market

FPIs offload Indian equities worth ₹22,000 crore in May

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have sold off Indian equities amounting to a net value of ₹22,046 crore in May.

25 May 2024

Bihar

LS elections: Which states recorded highest, lowest voter turnout today

Polling for 58 Lok Sabha seats across six states and two union territories ended at 7:00pm on Saturday.