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India, Politics, 21 May 2019

'This election was like a pilgrimage for me,' says PM Modi

'PM Modi said the alliance should be further strengthened,' Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said.

21 May 2019 9:39 PM

Shah congratulates 'Team Modi Sarkar' for 5 years; hosts dinner for NDA allies

Shah also asked the council of ministers to keep the momentum going for a New India under the leadership of Modi.

21 May 2019 8:56 PM

Vijender Gupta serves legal notice to Kejriwal, Sisodia; seeks apology within 7 days

Gupta further slammed CM Kejriwal for circulating news that BJP is after his life and he would be assassinated like former PM Indira Gandhi.

21 May 2019 8:37 PM

Opposition demands cent per cent VVPAT count in case of mismatch

Earlier, the opposition leaders met at the Constitution Club and decided to take up the issue with the Election Commission.

21 May 2019 8:03 PM

Blood may spill on streets if results are manipulated: Upendra Kushwaha

'The NDA must take care that things do not reach a flashpoint,' Upendra Kushwaha said.

21 May 2019 7:09 PM


Naidu to meet Deve Gowda, HD Kumaraswamy to discuss post poll scenario

Naidu on Sunday met Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar and Sitaram Yechury, among other leaders, to discuss the issue.

21 May 2019 7:06 PM

TMC meets EC against BJP demand for deployment of central forces in WB till May 25

‘Why special rules for Bengal? This is unacceptable,’ TMC leader and national spokesperson Derek O’ Brien has said to the EC.

21 May 2019 6:51 PM

Modi, Shah meet Union ministers to thank them for 'service to nation'

Amit Shah is also hosting a dinner for BJP leaders and allies later in the evening.

21 May 2019 6:46 PM

Onus on ensuring institutional integrity lies with EC: Pranab Mukherjee

The former President further said that Indian electorates have never lost confidence in elections.

21 May 2019 5:14 PM

NPP candidate and sitting MLA, six others gunned down in Arunachal Pradesh

Tirong Aboh, a sitting MLA from Khonsa West constituency, was seeking a re-election from the seat.

21 May 2019 4:38 PM


Opposition leaders meet EC with EVM concerns

They have made the demanded the matching of all voter verifiable paper verifiable trail (VVPAT) with the EVMs, in case of a single mismatch.

21 May 2019 4:36 PM

Will Sabarimala help BJP in Kerala? Exit polls say ‘no’

The state, which has witnessed battles between the Congress and the Left, found the BJP piggybacking to exploit religious sentiments.

21 May 2019 4:00 PM

EVMs are absolutely fool proof: Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer

CEO Ranbir Singh also said the EVM is "robust by design" and there is no way the machine can be tampered with.

21 May 2019 3:48 PM

'10 Congress MLAs being lured by money, posts,' says Kamal Nath

The 231-member MP assembly has 113 Congress members, one short of half-way mark, and the BJP has 109 legislators.

21 May 2019 3:45 PM

They can keep dreaming: Kharge on BJP's alleged bid to form govt in Karnataka

Yeddyurappa last week claimed that more than 20 ‘unhappy’ leaders will desert Congress after declaration of general election results.

21 May 2019 3:25 PM


Maharashtra: Cong urges EC to ensure security of EVMs, vigilance at counting centres

He also requested EC to allow volunteers to remain outside these centers for safeguarding along with the security forces deployed there.

21 May 2019 3:14 PM

PMLA case: Robert Vadra moves court seeking permission to travel abroad

The counsel also requested the plea be taken up on May 24 as the lead counsel was not available for arguments today.

21 May 2019 3:06 PM

MP govt to reopen 12-year-old murder case against Pragya Thakur

Joshi was shot dead in Dewas district on December 29, 2007.

21 May 2019 2:47 PM

Oppn insulting people's mandate by blaming EVMs: Naqvi

The Opposition is currently holding a meeting at Delhi's Constitution Club of India before visiting the EC office.

21 May 2019 2:37 PM

Stopping BJP first priority, exit poll will prove wrong: Sanjay Singh

Singh also lambasted Election Commission accusing it of working in favour of BJP.

21 May 2019 2:02 PM