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18 May 2019India
#Elections2019: What are exit polls? Here's everything you should know
The seventh and final phase of polling for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections will take place on Sunday (19 May) in 59 constituencies spread across seven states and one Union Territory.
18 May 2019India
Delhi's Muslim vote 'shifted' to Congress at last-minute: CM Kejriwal
Delhi CM and AAP President, Arvind Kejriwal, has claimed that the Muslim vote in the national capital completely "shifted" to Congress at the last minute during the Lok Sabha elections.
17 May 2019Twitter
Explanation sought from 3 senior BJP leaders over pro-Godse remarks
Just two days ahead of the final phase of voting for the Lok Sabha elections, BJP launched damage control after three senior party leaders and election candidates made comments favoring Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse.
13 May 2019Narendra Modi
Will Modi hang himself if Congress gets 40+ seats: Kharge
The 2019 elections will probably go down in history as the one in which civility hit a new low every day. And this time, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge is to be blamed.
12 May 2019Robert Vadra
#Elections2019: Priyanka Gandhi, Robert Vadra cast votes; son misses voting
The sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections has concluded and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi and her husband Robert Vadra cast their votes in Delhi on Sunday.
12 May 2019Virat Kohli
#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked
The penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls, the sixth phase, is underway in several states. Voting is being held for 59 seats.
26 Apr 2019Narendra Modi
After successful roadshow, PM Modi talks about Pulwama attack (again)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who held a massive roadshow in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Thursday, said India would not tolerate terror. Once again, he invoked the Pulwama attack in his address from Dashashwamedh Ghat.
24 Apr 2019Facebook
#NewsBytesExclusive: Defense expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra talks about treason-case against Facebook
Facebook has been accused of interfering in elections in several countries and at the time of our Lok Sabha elections, the social media giant is facing a tough time in India.
23 Apr 2019India
BJP fields singer Hans Raj Hans from North West Delhi
The BJP on Tuesday replaced its sitting Member of Parliament from North West Delhi, Udit Raj, with singer Hans Raj Hans as the party's candidate for the constituency.
23 Apr 2019Sunny Deol
#Elections2019: Sunny Deol joins BJP; likely to contest from Gurdaspur
Bollywood actor Sunny Deol has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday amid speculations that he would contest the ongoing 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
23 Apr 2019Gujarat
Lok Sabha Phase-3 elections underway: Why this phase is important
The third phase of the seven-part 2019 Lok Sabha elections is underway across 14 states and two Union Territories in 117 constituencies.
20 Apr 2019India
This McDonald's ad shows what happens when you don't vote
McDonald's has established itself as a common household name in India and it is using its reach well.
19 Apr 2019Supreme Court Of India
Youngsters compile 'The Pink List,' names LGBTQ-friendly Lok Sabha candidates
Days after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking civil rights for the LGBTQ+ community, a group of three friends have kick-started an initiative to ensure queer issues get political precedence.
18 Apr 2019India
#Elections2019: Mukesh Ambani supports Congress candidate from Mumbai South
In a video released by Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from Mumbai South constituency Milind Deora, Mukesh Ambani was seen promoting the Congress leader. It's very rare of him to endorse any political candidate.
17 Apr 2019Madhya Pradesh
Malegaon blast-accused Sadhvi Pragya joins BJP, to contest from Bhopal
Sadhvi Pragya Thakur has formally joined BJP on Wednesday, saying she will fight and win the Lok Sabha elections.
17 Apr 2019Tamil Nadu
Polling in Tamil Nadu's Vellore canceled, confirms Election Commission
The Election Commission said on Tuesday that Lok Sabha polling in Tamil Nadu's Vellore has been canceled after Rs. 11.5 crore cash was seized from a warehouse, allegedly belonging to a DMK leader's aide.
16 Apr 2019Lucknow
Shatrughan Sinha's wife Poonam joins SP, will contest from Lucknow
On Tuesday, Poonam Sinha, the wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, joined Samajwadi Party in the presence of Dimple Yadav.
16 Apr 2019Karnataka
Why can't Rahul Dravid vote this time: Details here
In an ironical incident, former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid, who is Karnataka election body's ambassador, won't be able to cast his vote this time as his name was excluded from the list.
14 Apr 2019Narendra Modi
Priyanka v/s Modi in Varanasi? Congress keeps up with suspense
On Saturday, Congress announced a fresh list of nine candidates for Uttar Pradesh for upcoming Lok Sabha polls but remained mum on Varanasi.
12 Apr 2019Mayawati
No votes, no work: Maneka Gandhi threatens Muslim voters
Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Maneka Gandhi was caught on camera threatening Muslim voters in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, from where she will contest polls this time.
12 Apr 2019Odisha
#LokSabhaElections: Voters turn out in large numbers in phase 1
Amid reports of non-functional EVMs, missing names on voters' list, and violence, the first phase of 17th Lok Sabha elections concluded on Thursday. Citizens voted to elect representatives for 91 LS seats.
11 Apr 2019Bengaluru
Bengaluru: Congress leader, Khushbu Sundar, slaps youth for misbehaving
Actress-turned-politician, Khushbu Sundar, slapped a youth during a Congress rally in Bengaluru yesterday.
11 Apr 2019Andhra Pradesh
From smashing EVM to clashes, Andhra is witnessing high-octane polls
Andhra Pradesh is witnessing a high-octane electoral battle. Assembly elections and Lok Sabha polls are being held simultaneously in the coastal state on Thursday.
11 Apr 2019Nitin Gadkari
Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates
The first phase of Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday. Citizens of 91 constituencies spread across 18 states and two union territories will cast their votes today.
11 Apr 2019West Bengal
#LokSabhaElections: First phase voting begins, all eyes on 91 constituencies
The first phase of highly-anticipated general elections began on Thursday. In the first phase, citizens of 91 Lok Sabha seats will cast their votes. The constituencies include two union territories as well.
10 Apr 2019India
Who will vote for Congress?
If there is one theme surrounding 2019 Lok Sabha elections, it has to be - Why Modi, or Why not Modi? Everything else is secondary - Opposition parties, narrative, Vikas, Vivek (Oberoi), Chacha Nehru, Rahul Gandhi and his janeu.
10 Apr 2019Robert Vadra
#Elections2019: Congress President Rahul Gandhi files nomination from Amethi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has filed his nomination from Uttar Pradesh's Amethi for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
10 Apr 2019Supreme Court Of India
Order halting #ModiBiopic applies to #NaMoTV as well: Election Commission
The Election Commission's order on PM Narendra Modi biopic is also applicable to NaMo TV, the 24-hour channel promoting PM Modi and BJP, said sources in the poll panel.
10 Apr 2018India
Is your name on voter-list? Here's how to check online
India is the largest democracy in the world where "voting" plays an important role in shaping the country's destiny.
10 Apr 2019India
Gujarat: OBC leader and MLA Alpesh Thakor quits Congress
In a setback for the Congress in Gujarat, OBC leader and Radhanpur MLA, Alpesh Thakor, has reportedly quit the part only a day ahead of the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections.
08 Apr 2019Odisha
Elections 2019: 10 candidates of Odisha's poverty-stricken areas are crorepatis
Voters in four Lok Sabha constituencies, namely Koraput, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, and Berhampur, of Odisha will cast their votes on April 11. Barring Berhampur, the other three constituencies are infamous for poverty.
08 Apr 2019India
Lok Sabha elections: SC directs EC to increase VVPAT verification
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Election Commission to increase the number of EVMs for physical Voter Verified Paper Trail (VVPAT) counting from one to five per constituency.
07 Apr 2019Mayawati
Why Akhilesh and Mayawati's first rally at Deoband is important
More than 20 years after Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party kept Bharatiya Janata Party out of Uttar Pradesh (in 1993), the foes-turned-friends will address a joint rally in Deoband on Sunday.
06 Apr 2019Rahul Gandhi
Rebel BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha joins Congress, speaks against Modi
Disgruntled BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha joined Congress on Saturday, ahead of crucial Lok Sabha elections. A few weeks ago, Sinha wasn't given a ticket from Patna Sahib and BJP fielded Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad instead.
04 Apr 2019Uttar Pradesh
Amul's latest comic featuring Rahul Gandhi sets Internet on fire
After Congress Party President, Rahul Gandhi, announced about fighting the Lok Sabha 2019 elections from Wayanad, Kerala, as well, leading Indian dairy company, Amul, could not stop itself from releasing a hilarious cartoon.
03 Apr 2019Shiv Sena
Maharashtra: BJP MP Kirit Somaiya dropped as candidate; Here's why
The BJP has dropped Kirit Somaiya, its sitting Member of the Parliament from Mumbai North East, as a candidate for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
03 Apr 2019Narendra Modi
BJP's campaign: Launches NaMo TV ahead of Lok Sabha polls
Ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Bharatiya Janata Party has recently launched NaMo TV channel, which will be available on all the major DTH platforms.
03 Apr 2019Pulwama
'TKSS': Kapil Sharma talks about Navjot Singh Sidhu's return
It was in February when Navjot Singh Sidhu was asked to leave The Kapil Sharma Show for his tasteless comments on the Pulwama attack that killed 40 CRPF jawans.
02 Apr 2019India
#CongressManifesto is 'dangerous'; an agenda for India's 'balkanization': Arun Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday criticized the Congress manifesto for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections hours after it was released.
02 Apr 2019India
#Elections2019: Lalu's son Tej Pratap announces new party 'Lalu-Rabri Morcha'
Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tej Pratap on Monday floated a new party "Lalu-Rabri Morcha" named after his parents as the Yadav family feud worsened.