Elections 2019

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Where was 'nikamma'?: Congress' Sanjay Nirupam slams Milind Deora

14 Oct 2019

Where was 'nikamma'?: Congress' Sanjay Nirupam slams Milind Deora

As Maharashtra braces itself for crucial assembly polls, Congress is dealing with infighting, which is getting uglier with each passing day.

NCP, CPI, Trinamool get EC's notice, could lose national-party status

19 Jul 2019

NCP, CPI, Trinamool get EC's notice, could lose national-party status

The Election Commission on Thursday sent show-cause notices to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Trinamool, and Communist Party of India (CPI) asking them to explain why their national party status shouldn't be revoked.

This 25-year-old engineer is the youngest Lok Sabha MP ever

26 May 2019

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.

After BJP's win, UP Muslim woman named son 'Narendra Modi'

26 May 2019

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'.

Don't want to continue as Chief Minister: Mamata Banerjee

25 May 2019

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.

#Verdict2019: In a first, India elects 78 women MPs

25 May 2019

#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.

'Slap on my face': Prakash Raj on losing Bangalore Central

23 May 2019

'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.

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

23 May 2019

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.

Congress' Ratan Singh dies of heart attack at counting center

23 May 2019

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.

When Arnab Goswami called Sunny Deol Sunny Leone on TV

23 May 2019

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.

#Verdict2019: Sensex crosses 40,000 points for the first time

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: Sensex crosses 40,000 points for the first time

On Thursday, as election results began emerging, markets jumped with happiness.

#Verdict2019: NDA gets bigger mandate than 2014, UPA shrinks

23 May 2019

#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: BJP asks 20,000 workers to come to Delhi

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: BJP asks 20,000 workers to come to Delhi

The counting of votes for Lok Sabha seats began at 8 AM on Thursday. While it is still early to conclude who will win the much-awaited elections, Bharatiya Janata Party is confident of painting the country saffron.

Vivek Oberoi trolled for Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai elections meme

20 May 2019

Vivek Oberoi trolled for Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai elections meme

While everyone's waiting for the results of the 2019 general elections on May 23, Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi is out here disappointing his measly fanbase.

Decoding PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi's election campaigns

18 May 2019

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.

#Elections2019: What are exit polls? Here's everything you should know

18 May 2019

#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.

#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr

18 May 2019

#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr

The Election Commission (EC) declared it has seized a whopping Rs. 3,439cr across India this polling season.

Godse was 'deshbhakt', says BJP's Pragya Thakur; apologizes later

16 May 2019

Godse was 'deshbhakt', says BJP's Pragya Thakur; apologizes later

BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blasts-accused, Pragya Singh Thakur, on Thursday called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a "deshbhakt" (patriot).

#1984HuaToHua: Pitroda should be ashamed of himself, says Rahul Gandhi

13 May 2019

#1984HuaToHua: Pitroda should be ashamed of himself, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that party leader Sam Pitroda "should be ashamed of himself" for the remarks he made on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots last week.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal slapped during roadshow in Delhi

04 May 2019

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal slapped during roadshow in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Saturday assaulted by an unidentified man during a roadshow held at the national capital's Moti Nagar area.

Chaliye beta: Akshay's reply when asked why he didn't vote

01 May 2019

Chaliye beta: Akshay's reply when asked why he didn't vote

When Akshay Kumar didn't join his fellow Bollywood stars to cast his vote in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, many eyebrows were raised. Mumbai voted on Monday, April 29, and Akshay was nowhere to be seen near polling booths.

This website tracks election-promises, helps Mumbai voters make informed choice

28 Apr 2019

This website tracks election-promises, helps Mumbai voters make informed choice

The financial capital of India, Mumbai, goes to polls on 29 April under the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections.

You can report election-related fake news on Twitter. Hogwash much?

26 Apr 2019

You can report election-related fake news on Twitter. Hogwash much?

Twitter is bolstering its reporting tools as part of an effort to keep people from spreading fake news on the platform.

#Elections2019: Voter ID powerful than terrorists' IEDs, says PM Modi

23 Apr 2019

#Elections2019: Voter ID powerful than terrorists' IEDs, says PM Modi

After casting his vote in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, PM Narendra Modi today said that that the Voter ID is more powerful than terrorists' IEDs.

#Elections2019: Name missing in voter-list? Here's how to cast vote

22 Apr 2019

#Elections2019: Name missing in voter-list? Here's how to cast vote

In order to cast vote, a voter must ensure that their name is in the voter list. The Election Commission says one is entitled to vote only if their name is in the electoral roll.

Priyanka Gandhi is excited woman pilot flew her, shares pictures

16 Apr 2019

Priyanka Gandhi is excited woman pilot flew her, shares pictures

On Monday, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was campaigning in Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh and could not hold herself back from sharing her excitement of being flown there by a lady pilot.

Elections 2019: 10 candidates of Odisha's poverty-stricken areas are crorepatis

08 Apr 2019

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.

Elections 2019: Lazy Opposition, Modi's machismo and a lousy movie

05 Apr 2019

Elections 2019: Lazy Opposition, Modi's machismo and a lousy movie

The first phase of elections is six days away, and the ruling party hasn't even released its manifesto. That says it all about this elections.

Mamata changes schedule to take on Modi in Bengal

03 Apr 2019

Mamata changes schedule to take on Modi in Bengal

Not being the one to back down from an election battleground, Trinamool matriarch and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee changed her schedule to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in her state on Wednesday.

Here's why few villages are planning to boycott elections

01 Apr 2019

Here's why few villages are planning to boycott elections

In exactly ten days from now, the first phase of elections will commence. With parties going all out for campaigning and Election Commission asking people to cast votes in large numbers, several villages have decided to boycott polls.

#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

30 Mar 2019

#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

Former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from service in 2017 after he complained about the bad quality of food being served to the security forces in a video, has announced that he will be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Party which won Gorakhpur leaves gathbandhan, may join BJP

30 Mar 2019

Party which won Gorakhpur leaves gathbandhan, may join BJP

In a major jolt to SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh, the politician who did the unthinkable by defeating BJP in Gorakhpur in 2018 bypolls may switch to saffron party.

Yogi, not Modi, tasked with repeating 2014 success in UP

29 Mar 2019

Yogi, not Modi, tasked with repeating 2014 success in UP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has been tasked with leading Bharatiya Janata Party in the state in the run-up for upcoming elections.

#MissionShakti successful; India now an elite space power: PM Modi

27 Mar 2019

#MissionShakti successful; India now an elite space power: PM Modi

In a surprise address on Wednesday, PM Narendra Modi has made an announcement about the country's successful "Mission Shakti" space operation.

#Elections2019: Everything to know about Model Code of Conduct (MCC)

25 Mar 2019

#Elections2019: Everything to know about Model Code of Conduct (MCC)

This year, India, the world's largest democracy, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha. The General Election will be held from 11 April-19 May.

#Elections2019: Congress, NCP finalize Lok Sabha seat-sharing pact in Maharashtra

23 Mar 2019

#Elections2019: Congress, NCP finalize Lok Sabha seat-sharing pact in Maharashtra

The Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), and a few other smaller political parties have sealed their seat-sharing arrangement in Maharashtra for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on Saturday.

#Elections2019: Didn't register as voter? You might still have chance

23 Mar 2019

#Elections2019: Didn't register as voter? You might still have chance

India is the world's largest democracy where "voting" is crucial in shaping the country's destiny.

#LokSabhaElections: Has Rahul Gandhi failed in making allies happy

11 Mar 2019

#LokSabhaElections: Has Rahul Gandhi failed in making allies happy

The political heat was set to maximum levels on Sunday after Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced the poll dates.

#Elections2019: All booths will have VVPATs, candidates' photos on EVMs

11 Mar 2019

#Elections2019: All booths will have VVPATs, candidates' photos on EVMs

For the first time, voters in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections will find photos of candidates on the EVMs along with the party symbol to avoid any confusion, CEC Sunil Arora said on Sunday.