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India, Politics, 19 May 2019

'64 per cent voter turnout in last phase of LS polls,' says EC

In the 2014 general elections, the highest ever voter turnout of 66.40 per cent was recorded.

19 May 2019 8:37 PM

Exit polls suggest NDA's victory; here is where states stand

The average of all predictions for the NDA is comfortably touching 300 seats in the 543-seat Parliament.

19 May 2019 8:35 PM

Mayawati to meet Sonia tomorrow, alliance likely to be discussed

Yesterday, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu met the SP and BSP chief Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati.

19 May 2019 7:23 PM

Kamal Haasan calls Mahatma Gandhi 'superstar', says can't accept Godse as hero

Earlier, stoking a controversy, Haasan had said “free India’s first extremist was a Hindu,' referring to Godse.

19 May 2019 7:16 PM

Rahul, Chidambaram slam EC for going soft against 'PM Modi and his gang'

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram also hit out at the EC saying, 'Our charge had been that the EC was sleeping on the job'.

19 May 2019 6:59 PM


BJP workers, CRPF committed 'unprecedented torture' during polling: Mamata

The counting of votes would take place on May 23.

19 May 2019 6:05 PM

'Soopda saaf' for BJP in UP and Bihar: Shatrughan Sinha

Sinha, whose wife Poonam has also made her electoral debut in Lucknow against Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

19 May 2019 5:41 PM

Rahul tells Karnataka leaders to behave, avoid coalition troubles

The delegation included former chief minister Siddaramaiah and Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar.

19 May 2019 5:38 PM

Yechury meets Rahul, Naidu; discusses post-poll scenario

Naidu on Saturday held discussions with parties opposed to the BJP.

19 May 2019 5:04 PM

Naga People's Front to pull out of BJP led govt in Manipur post polls

The withdrawal of the support of NPF will not impact coalition since the party has only four MLAs in the 60-member Assembly.

19 May 2019 4:50 PM


Shiv Sena's Hindutva different from BJP's Hindutva: Aaditya Thackeray

uva Sena chief Thackeray has been at the forefront of plastic ban narrative in Maharashtra.

19 May 2019 4:33 PM

'Amarinder should resign if Cong loses in Punjab' says Navjot Kaur Sidhu

Navjot Kaur said that she had asked Singh to start asking for performance report of MLAs and MPs in the state to bring them on track.

19 May 2019 3:46 PM

Sidhu probably wants to replace me as CM: Captain Amarinder Singh

The sharp comment comes after the cricketer-turned-politician made many veiled attacks against Singh.

19 May 2019 3:39 PM

Delhi BJP asks police chief to review security cover of Kejriwal

Kejriwal on Saturday had alleged that the BJP was after his life and said he could be assassinated.

19 May 2019 3:33 PM

PM Modi did not do enough for Varanasi: Congress candidate Ajay Rai

It is worth noticing that this is the second time that the Congress decided to field Rai against the Prime Minister for Varanasi seat.

19 May 2019 3:23 PM


As Mamata talks of 'revenge', BJP demands central forces in Bengal till MCC ends

The MCC will remain in force till May 27, according to the EC.

19 May 2019 3:21 PM

World's highest polling station at Tashigang village in Himachal

There are total 49 registered voters in Tashigang polling station in tribal Lahaul and Spiti district.

19 May 2019 3:06 PM

Tej Pratap terms scuffle with media as 'conspiracy to kill me'

In the video, a man is seen being thrashed by guards as windscreen of Yadav’s car was broken.

19 May 2019 2:53 PM

Specially-abled woman votes in Madhya Pradesh

'I urge other specially-abled people to make efforts and cast their vote,' she said.

19 May 2019 2:25 PM

One killed in blast near Bengaluru lawmaker's house

The deceased, identified as Venkatesh, was walking on the road when the blast took place at 9.20 am.

19 May 2019 1:51 PM