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#Verdict2019: Rahul Gandhi congratulates Narendra Modi on historic win

23 May 2019

#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: Andhra slips from Naidu's hands, Reddy will be CM

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: Andhra slips from Naidu's hands, Reddy will be CM

The results of Thursday turned the wheels in Andhra Pradesh as sitting Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu faced an embarrassing defeat.

#Verdict2019: BJP scripts history, comes close to Trinamool in Bengal

23 May 2019

#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.

#Verdict2019: Congress fails to save face, Priyanka meets brother Rahul

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: Congress fails to save face, Priyanka meets brother Rahul

For both BJP and Congress, 2019 has served as a redux of 2014. While BJP swept the nation, Congress failed to resurrect itself.

#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: A look at what's happening on VIP seats

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: A look at what's happening on VIP seats

Even as Election Commission started counting the votes for Lok Sabha elections, all eyes turned towards the VIP 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.

No changes in vote counting process, EC rejects Opposition's plea

22 May 2019

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.

Before counting, Shah hosts dinner, PM Modi thanks NDA allies

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.

AAP-leader claims BJP is hacking EVMs by sharing misleading video

21 May 2019

AAP-leader claims BJP is hacking EVMs by sharing misleading video

What do you do if you think you are losing elections? If you are a member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), you share a video of an actor masquerading as a journalist to claim BJP is hacking EVMs.

Happy with exit polls, Shah to host dinner for allies

21 May 2019

Happy with exit polls, Shah to host dinner for allies

BJP President Amit Shah is all set to host a dinner for NDA allies on Tuesday. The dinner, which can be seen as a show of strength, was finalized after exit polls gave a comfortable majority to NDA.

BJP-backed NaMo TV goes off-air after Lok Sabha elections

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.

Exit polls effect? Mayawati won't meet Gandhis in Delhi

20 May 2019

Exit polls effect? Mayawati won't meet Gandhis in Delhi

Sunday's exit polls spelled trouble for almost all Opposition parties as pollsters gave a clear edge to BJP-led NDA.

#ExitPoll2019: Narendra Modi will return as PM, predict political experts

19 May 2019

#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.

Cave where PM Modi meditated had Wi-Fi, phone, toilet: Report

19 May 2019

Cave where PM Modi meditated had Wi-Fi, phone, toilet: Report

All of us have seen how devotees go to Kedarnath. Holding sticks in their hands they await their turns to pray at the holy shrine of Lord Shiva.

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.

Delhi's Muslim vote 'shifted' to Congress at last-minute: CM Kejriwal

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.

#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.

PM Modi addresses first-ever press conference, takes no questions

17 May 2019

PM Modi addresses first-ever press conference, takes no questions

On the last day of campaigning for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, PM Narendra Modi addressed his first-ever press conference since coming to power five years ago in 2014.

Top BJP leaders, ministers campaign for PM Modi in Varanasi

17 May 2019

Top BJP leaders, ministers campaign for PM Modi in Varanasi

Top Union ministers and BJP leaders have been campaigning in PM Narendra Modi's Varanasi constituency in Uttar Pradesh with an aim to not only win but break the record for margin of victory in the constituency.

Priyanka Gandhi's Amethi 'namaz', Ujjain temple-visit 'for votes': Smriti Irani

17 May 2019

Priyanka Gandhi's Amethi 'namaz', Ujjain temple-visit 'for votes': Smriti Irani

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday attacked Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, saying that she offered "namaz" in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi and then visited Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple only for votes.

Aiyar calls PM Modi 'coward'; tells reporters to f*&k off

15 May 2019

Aiyar calls PM Modi 'coward'; tells reporters to f*&k off

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has found himself in the midst of a controversy following his outburst in front of journalists.

#AmitShahRoadShow: Wouldn't have escaped unhurt without CRPF's protection, says Shah

15 May 2019

#AmitShahRoadShow: Wouldn't have escaped unhurt without CRPF's protection, says Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and the ruling Trinamool Congress were responsible for the violence, arson, and vandalism at his roadshow held in Kolkata on Tuesday.

#Elections2019: Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow ends in violence; Details here

15 May 2019

#Elections2019: Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow ends in violence; Details here

BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata held on Tuesday ended in violence and a police lathicharge after a clash between BJP rallyists and student protesters holding "Amit Shah Go Back" posters.

Why Congress doesn't need elitism of Sam Pitroda and Aiyar

14 May 2019

Why Congress doesn't need elitism of Sam Pitroda and Aiyar

Politics is all about connecting with people. Voters want to see their reflection in their representatives. If they fail to strike a chord, how will they raise important issues?

#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.

5 questions for (Kabhi)neta Kamal Haasan

13 May 2019

5 questions for (Kabhi)neta Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan is a part-time politician. When he is bored, his team asks him to perform in front of live audience. Case in point: Voters in a Muslim-dominated area (by his own admission) of Karur district.

Digvijaya Singh didn't cast his vote. The reason is weird

13 May 2019

Digvijaya Singh didn't cast his vote. The reason is weird

It seems former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh didn't want to take any chances on Sunday, even if it meant giving up his democratic right.

Will Modi hang himself if Congress gets 40+ seats: Kharge

13 May 2019

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.

BJP's Bharati Ghosh breaks down after being heckled, blames Trinamool

12 May 2019

BJP's Bharati Ghosh breaks down after being heckled, blames Trinamool

Bharati Ghosh was once West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's trusted aide. After falling out with Trinamool Chief, the former IPS officer joined BJP and is now contesting polls from Ghatal Lok Sabha seat.

Mayawati claims Congress delayed probe in Alwar gang-rape case

11 May 2019

Mayawati claims Congress delayed probe in Alwar gang-rape case

In Rajasthan's Alwar, a Dalit woman was gang-raped, her husband beaten up, the act filmed and subsequently shared on social media. The shameful incident happened on April 26 but for days, according to reports, police didn't take any action.

Kejriwal took Rs. 6cr bribe for ticket: AAP candidate's son

11 May 2019

Kejriwal took Rs. 6cr bribe for ticket: AAP candidate's son

Just a day before Delhi goes to polls, a new controversy has erupted which could ruin Aam Aadmi Party's chances in Lok Sabha.

#DidiRaj: BJP worker arrested for posting meme on Mamata Banerjee

11 May 2019

#DidiRaj: BJP worker arrested for posting meme on Mamata Banerjee

There's tolerance and then there's Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee's version of tolerance. According to her definition, one can't crack jokes or make memes on her.

On 1984-riots, Pitroda says 'hua to hua'. Modi slams him

10 May 2019

On 1984-riots, Pitroda says 'hua to hua'. Modi slams him

As election season is reaching its climax, political parties aren't leaving anything to chance. No one wants to give leverage to their opponent.

#NewsBytesSurvey: Youth happy with Modi, 70% think he would win

15 Apr 2019

#NewsBytesSurvey: Youth happy with Modi, 70% think he would win

With general elections officially beginning last week, the eyes of the world are set on India.

Who will vote for Congress?

10 Apr 2019

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.

Pulwama, Balakot and more: 7 big takeaways from Modi's interview

29 Mar 2019

Pulwama, Balakot and more: 7 big takeaways from Modi's interview

After kicking off the poll campaign on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave an interview to Republic TV on Friday where he spoke about a range of issues.

UPA government didn't clear A-SAT missile-test: DRDO ex-chief on #MissionShakti

27 Mar 2019

UPA government didn't clear A-SAT missile-test: DRDO ex-chief on #MissionShakti

After PM Narendra Modi announced that India has become a space superpower with the success of Mission Shakti, former Director General of DRDO, VK Saraswat, blamed the erstwhile UPA government for delaying the space programme.

#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.

History, roots, leaders and ideology: Know all about BJP

26 Mar 2019

History, roots, leaders and ideology: Know all about BJP

Nearly 51% of Indians live in states ruled by Bharatiya Janata Party. Before the saffron party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi lost elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan in December 2018, the aforementioned figure was 71%.