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India, Politics, 20 May 2019

EC imposes Section 144 in Bhatpura for undefined time-period

This comes soon after Piyush Goyal’s demand for re-polls in areas where violence occurred.

20 May 2019 8:54 PM

'Exit polls are a source of entertainment,' says Congress

The exit polls have predicted BJP-led NDA coming to power again, while Congress is way behind the magic figure.

20 May 2019 7:44 PM

Shatrughan Sinha's 'Rag Darbari' charge on channels predicting BJP's win

The Congress leader also said he sees no reality in the exit polls projecting NDA's win.

20 May 2019 7:02 PM

No UPA meeting on May 23: Stalin dismisses reports

Earlier there were reports that Sonia Gandhi has invited leaders of the constituent of United Progressive Alliance in Delhi.

20 May 2019 6:08 PM

BJP upbeat after exit polls predict victory in Delhi; AAP, Cong question its veracity

According to India TV-CNX Exit poll, the Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to repeat the 2014 victory when it had won all seven seats.

20 May 2019 6:02 PM


'Mamata didi' now 'Mamata dadagiri': Manoj Tiwari on Bengal violence

He said that NDA will form the government with an outright majority and Narendra Modi will take oath as the Prime Minister again.

20 May 2019 5:56 PM

Voters no longer willing to trust 'coalition of rivals': Arun Jaitley

Jaitley in his blog said that the results of the Exit Polls and final results on the May 23 are in the same direction.

20 May 2019 5:47 PM

AAP writes to CEC Arora, seeks additional security at strong room in Delhi

AAP has alleged the opposition parties have planned attempts to gerrymander with EVMs a day or two ahead of the actual counting on May 23.

20 May 2019 5:39 PM

After controversial remarks, Pragya opts for 'silent' penance for 63 hours

Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, said she felt it was now time for some ‘soul searching’.

20 May 2019 4:49 PM

It is just an exit poll, not an exact poll: JD(S) leader Kumaraswamy

Most exit polls predicted that the ruling BJP led NDA will comfortably cross halfway mark of 272 seats in the LS.

20 May 2019 4:02 PM


'Routed' in Tamil Nadu, Palaniswamy calls exit polls a lie

he exit polls have suggested that the AIADMK would get close to 10-12 seats in the 38 constituencies of the state.

20 May 2019 3:48 PM

'Count all VVPATs, if mismatch with EVM figures,' says Sitaram Yechury

Opposition has urged the EC to frame new rules for counting of votes in constituencies where VVPAT slips do not tally with EVM figures.

20 May 2019 3:47 PM

Heartbreaking: Mufti condemns killing of PDP activist in militant attack

Mohammad Jamal, who was shot at inside his residence on Sunday night, succumbed to injuries at the SKIMS hospital, the official said.

20 May 2019 3:32 PM

Results of Delhi LS poll may get delayed by 5-6 hrs: Chief Election Officer

He said after the EVM counting is over, the VVPATs will be counted as per the Supreme Court guidelines.

20 May 2019 3:31 PM

Good decision, I welcome it: Rajbhar on his dismissal from UP cabinet

Asserting that he will continue to fight, Rajbhar said it was decided long ago that he will be removed from cabinet.

20 May 2019 3:04 PM


TN govt committed to release of Rajiv case convicts: CM Palaniswami

Palaniswami expressed hope that the state Governor will act on the cabinet recommendation for setting them free.

20 May 2019 2:51 PM

BJP writes letter to MP governer, asks Kamal Nath govt to prove majority

BJP hsa asked for a special session in the letter to the Governer, stating that there are a lot of issues in the government.

20 May 2019 2:21 PM

Amit Shah to host dinner for NDA leaders 2 days prior to LS results

BJP President Shah has invited the key leaders of NDA and will be meeting them over dinner.

20 May 2019 2:17 PM

BJP requests EC to conduct repolling in booths affected by violence in the LS polls

West Bengal went for polls in all the phases of the Lok Sabha elections witnessed violence in every phase.

20 May 2019 2:04 PM

'Congress must die,' says Yogendra Yadav on exit-poll results

He clarified his point by acknowledging that the party had played a great role immediately after independence.

20 May 2019 1:54 PM