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27 May 2019Madhya Pradesh
Congress v/s Congress in MP: Pressure on CM Kamal Nath
In December'18, Congress defeated BJP in Madhya Pradesh, albeit by a thin margin. The win made senior leader Kamal Nath the Chief Minister of the central state.
26 May 2019Odisha
This 25-year-old engineer is the youngest Lok Sabha MP ever
Today in wholesome news, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha is set to step into the Parliament, making history by becoming the youngest Lok Sabha member.
26 May 2019Shashi Tharoor
Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha
The newly elected 17th Lok Sabha is different in many ways; it will not only be a younger and more gender-balanced House, but also a more educated one.
26 May 2019Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi gets angry at Congress leaders for 'favoring sons'
Congress was decimated in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls. And according to party president Rahul Gandhi, one of the biggest reasons for this was the behavior of senior Congress leaders.
26 May 2019Supreme Court Of India
EVM-VVPAT tally matched perfectly: EC on Lok Sabha results
If there was something which was ridiculed throughout the election season, it was the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM).
26 May 2019India
After BJP's win, UP Muslim woman named son 'Narendra Modi'
After the Bharatiya Janata Party's landslide victory in the recently held 2019 Lok Sabha elections, a Muslim woman in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district has named her newborn son 'Narendra Damodardas Modi'.
25 May 2019West Bengal
Don't want to continue as Chief Minister: Mamata Banerjee
After facing a setback in West Bengal in the recent 2019 Lok Sabha elections, state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stated that she doesn't wish to continue as CM.
25 May 2019West Bengal
Stung by BJP's rise, Bengal CM Banerjee calls emergency meeting
The Bharatiya Janata Party pulled off the impossible these Lok Sabha elections. Not only did the party trump its 2014 tally in Lok Sabha, but it also made inroads in West Bengal, making dents in Mamata Banerjee's citadel.
President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha
Two days after results of Lok Sabha elections were declared, President Ram Nath Kovind signed an order dissolving the 16th Lok Sabha on Saturday.
Five famous Chartered Accountants turned politicians to know about
Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in India. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.
25 May 2019Narendra Modi
Despite poll debacle, Congress doesn't accept Rahul Gandhi's resignation
After a humiliating defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Congress President Rahul Gandhi offered to step down from his post on Saturday.
#Verdict2019: In a first, India elects 78 women MPs
Elections 2019 were unique in more ways than one: the country rejected the dynasty politics once and for all, rich candidates lost their deposits like never before and Indians chose a record 78 women MPs this time.
25 May 2019Bihar
Among 10 super-rich candidates, 5 won; richest one lost deposit
Apparently, money didn't play a role in Lok Sabha polls this time, as several rich candidates had to bite the dust, revealed data of Election Commission.
24 May 2019Madhya Pradesh
Guna's winner was once Jyotiraditya Scindia's fan
This time several dynasts lost Lok Sabha polls. Undoubtedly, the biggest losers were Congress' Rahul Gandhi and Jyotiraditya Scindia.
India chooses Modi 2.0: 6 lessons 2019 elections taught us
India created history on Thursday after giving an astounding mandate to BJP, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
After Congress' wipe-out, Raj Babbar sends resignation to Rahul Gandhi
Raj Babbar, who heads Congress in Uttar Pradesh, sent resignation to his boss Rahul Gandhi on Friday, a day after the party was wiped out of the most populous state in Lok Sabha elections.
24 May 2019Uttar Pradesh
'Got indication of Rahul's Amethi failure in 2014': Smriti Irani
Without a shred of doubt, the biggest winner of 2019 Lok Sabha elections is Union Minister Smriti Irani who defeated Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh.
24 May 2019Twitter
Kashyap claims PM's follower threatened daughter, shares screenshot
Ace filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is worried for his daughter after she received rape threats from someone who claimed to be Prime Minister Narendra Modi's follower.
Election roundup: Big winners, losers and records broken
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will govern India for the next five years after India showered BJP with a stunning and historic mandate.
23 May 2019Karnataka
'Slap on my face': Prakash Raj on losing Bangalore Central
Actor and filmmaker Prakash Raj, who contested in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate in Karnataka, isn't particularly happy about his loss and he is not hiding it either.
#Verdict2019: Rahul Gandhi congratulates Narendra Modi on historic win
Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed the press on Thursday after Lok Sabha election results were declared, in which the party faced an embarrassing defeat.
#Verdict2019: Rahul Gandhi accepts defeat in Amethi, congratulates Smriti
May 23, 2019, will be remembered as the day when an actor-turned-politician defeated Congress scion from his home turf, scripting history in Indian politics.
23 May 2019India
Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing
Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.
23 May 2019Madhya Pradesh
Congress' Ratan Singh dies of heart attack at counting center
While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rejoices amid yet another huge majority for them in the Lok Sabha elections, tragic news emerges from Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), where Sehore district chief of the Indian National Congress, Ratan Singh, died of a heart attack.
23 May 2019West Bengal
#Verdict2019: BJP scripts history, comes close to Trinamool in Bengal
Months of campaigning and frequent visits of its leaders seem to have worked out well for BJP in West Bengal.
23 May 2019Narendra Modi
Five famous civil servants in Modi government to know about
The Indian Civil Services are a dream for lakhs of youngsters.
23 May 2019Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
When Arnab Goswami called Sunny Deol Sunny Leone on TV
Counting of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections is underway, and everyone is either glued to their TVs, laptops or smartphones in excitement.
23 May 2019Madhya Pradesh
#Verdict2019: Sensex crosses 40,000 points for the first time
On Thursday, as election results began emerging, markets jumped with happiness.
23 May 2019West Bengal
#Verdict2019: NDA gets bigger mandate than 2014, UPA shrinks
In 2014, BJP scripted history and five years later it did the same. NDA led by BJP is leading in 342 seats while UPA managed to perform well in just 95 seats.
#Verdict2019: Counting for Lok Sabha elections begins
The Election Commission started counting the votes for Lok Sabha polls today at 8 AM. In a few hours from now, the world will know who will form the next government in India.
22 May 2019Ministry Of Home Affairs
Home Ministry warns of violence on counting day, alerts states
Today, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) sent an alert to all states warning of possible violence on Thursday when votes for Lok Sabha polls will be counted.
22 May 2019SP
What are EVM strongrooms? All your questions answered
The clock is ticking and by the end of Thursday, the country will know who will form the next government. The massive seven-phased elections for 543 Lok Sabha seats concluded on May 19.
22 May 2019Election Commission of India (ECI)
No changes in vote counting process, EC rejects Opposition's plea
A day before counting for Lok Sabha elections is scheduled to begin, the Election Commission on Wednesday rejected the demand of 22 Opposition leaders.
22 May 2019Bhopal
Lok Sabha elections: Opposition parties spent night outside EVM strongrooms
The counting for Lok Sabha elections will begin on Thursday, and Opposition parties don't want to leave anything to chance.
21 May 2019Narendra Modi
BJP-backed NaMo TV goes off-air after Lok Sabha elections
For the Lok Sabha elections, which ended on May 19, BJP went all out as far as campaigning was concerned. NaMo TV, which was backed by the party, also became a part of the high-pitched campaign.
20 May 2019India
Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.
19 May 2019Bihar
No summer elections: Nitish Kumar has a suggestion for EC
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was among the early voters who cast their ballot on Sunday, the last phase of 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
19 May 2019Narendra Modi
#ExitPoll2019: Narendra Modi will return as PM, predict political experts
The exit polls of 2019 general elections are bound to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi happy, as most of them have predicted that he will take office again on May 23, when final results will be declared.
19 May 2019West Bengal
Final phase of elections: Violence takes over West Bengal, again
The 2019 general elections were held in West Bengal in all seven phases. During all the phases, the state was in news for rampant violence.
18 May 2019Madhya Pradesh
Decoding PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi's election campaigns
While this two-month-long election season awaits conclusion, campaigning for the seventh phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections wrapped up on Friday.