Lok Sabha Elections
17 Apr 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka offer to host IPL 2020
Sri Lanka have proposed to host the 13th edition of Indian Premier League.
30 Mar 2020
IPL 2020 will be called-off, says an official
The Indian Premier League now faces a serious threat of cancelation as the coronavirus outburst continues to rise frantically.
23 Mar 2020
IPL still possible if starts by May first week: Official
The upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League has been shrouded with speculations amid the coronavirus pandemic.
10 Dec 2019
#ThisHappened: Twitter highlights 2019's most tweeted about hashtags in India
As the year is about to end, Twitter has started the celebrations, taking a look back at what happened over the last 12 months, how some of the most important conversations took shape in India.
13 Oct 2019
Lok Sabha Elections were disastrous for actress Swara: Here's why
The April-May polls didn't just keep candidates busy, but also personalities who decided to join electioneering. One such celebrity was Swara Bhaskar, whose opinions on the current state of affairs in India gets her trolled almost daily.
09 Oct 2019
Congress' problem is that Rahul Gandhi walked away: Salman Khurshid
Evidently, Congress is fighting for survival. The party faced its straight second defeat in the Lok Sabha elections in May, proving it is extremely far from reality.
20 Jul 2019
Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi challenged, Allahabad HC issues notice
On Friday, the Allahabad High Court issued a notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection to a plea challenging his election from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.
10 Jul 2019
Rahul Gandhi hits 10 million followers on Twitter
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi hit the mark of 10 million followers on Twitter today.
06 Jul 2019
In Varanasi, PM Modi to launch BJP's membership drive
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, on Saturday to launch BJP's nationwide membership drive.
02 Jul 2019
To stop Rahul Gandhi from resigning, Congress worker attempts suicide
The ambiguity over Congress President Rahul Gandhi's resignation isn't nearing an end. The man, for the first time in his career, took responsibility for the poll debacle and decided to quit.
30 Jun 2019
PM Modi addresses first 'Mann Ki Baat' after retaining power
PM Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the first episode of his signature 'Mann Ki Baat' radio show after returning to power for his second consecutive term as the Prime Minister.
29 Jun 2019
Tejashwi Yadav reveals why he'd been 'missing' after election results
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's younger son, Tejashwi Yadav, on Saturday put an end to speculations about him "going missing" after the party's dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections.
20 Jun 2019
Firm on resignation, Rahul Gandhi says party will decide successor
Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who has been sulking since May 23 as his party was decimated in Lok Sabha elections, on Thursday confirmed that he hasn't changed his mind about quitting.
17 Jun 2019
Smriti gets longest applause while taking oath in Lok Sabha
2019 Lok Sabha elections marked the death of dynasty politics and showed that voters are done pleading allegiance to a certain family.
16 Jun 2019
Ahead of Budget Session, PM Modi holds first all-party meeting
Ahead of the first session of the newly-elected Lok Sabha, PM Narendra Modi held the first all-party meeting at the Parliament after reclaiming power at the Center.
04 Jun 2019
Mayawati ditches mahagathbandhan, will contest assembly by-polls without SP
Before Lok Sabha elections, former rivals SP and BSP forged an unlikely alliance for 80 parliamentary seats of Uttar Pradesh.
29 May 2019
Sheila Dikshit plans 'dharna' to stop Rahul Gandhi from resigning
After a crushing defeat in the 2019 general elections, Congress is going through a crisis. Party President Rahul Gandhi is adamant to leave his post and the rest of the members are trying hard to convince him.
28 May 2019
Days after results, 2 Trinamool MLAs, 50+ councilors join BJP
In a major setback to Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee, two MLAs of her party and over 50 councilors joined BJP on Tuesday.
27 May 2019
West Bengal: BJP worker shot dead, two detained
A BJP worker was shot dead in West Bengal's Bhatapara of North 24 Parganas district on Sunday night, forcing authorities to step up security in the area.
25 May 2019
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.
25 May 2019
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.
25 May 2019
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 2019
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.
24 May 2019
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 2019
#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 2019
Before counting, Shah hosts dinner, PM Modi thanks NDA allies
As the nation braces itself for Lok Sabha elections' counting on Thursday, May 23, BJP moved to display its strength.
21 May 2019
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.
19 May 2019
In seventh phase of elections, PM Modi tests his fate
The final phase of 2019 general elections started on Sunday. Voters in 59 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across eight states namely Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Chandigarh, got inked.
18 May 2019
Top EC officer opts out of meetings over PM's clean-chits
Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has recused himself from all meetings of the Election Commission (EC) to discuss Model Code of Conduct (MCC) violations over his "minority decisions going unrecorded," reported NDTV.
18 May 2019
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.
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.
17 May 2019
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.
16 May 2019
#Elections2019: Sonia Gandhi invites parties for 23 May 'Opposition Meet'
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi would reportedly host an "opposition meeting" on 23 May, the day of the Lok Sabha election results.
16 May 2019
'Modi Code of Misconduct': Opposition on EC's WB campaign ban
After the Election Commission (EC) cut short the campaigning period for the last phase of elections in West Bengal, opposition parties have come together to support CM Mamata Banerjee.
16 May 2019
West Bengal: EC cuts short campaign period after #AmitShahRoadshow violence
In an unprecedented move, the Election Commission (EC) has cut short the campaigning time for the last phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal by a day.
15 May 2019
Election Commission to hold meeting over West Bengal poll violence
The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday will hold a review meeting on Wednesday with West Bengal observers over the issue of poll violence in the state.
06 May 2019
Amethi: Smriti alleges Rahul is 'capturing booths', Congress rubbishes claims
Locked in a direct contest with Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday claimed the former was indulging in booth capturing in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, which went into polls.
24 Apr 2019
#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.
24 Apr 2019
Sunny Deol's decision to join BJP floods Twitter with memes
On Tuesday afternoon, Bollywood actor Sunny Deol, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Minister of Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal.
22 Apr 2019
Twitter appoints former Network18 Digital CEO as India MD
Twitter has roped in Manish Maheshwari, the former CEO of Network18 Digital group, as the Managing Director (MD) of its India operations.