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  India   Politics  22 May 2019

India, Politics, 22 May 2019

'Opposition is frustrated, blaming EVMs is disrespecting mandate,' says Amit Shah

He termed the Opposition demand of increasing vote tally with VVPATs as

22 May 2019 8:20 PM

Election 2019: Modi addressed 142 rallies, Rahul 145 plus eight pressers

Modi ended the campaign with a speech in Khargone, Madhya Pradesh, on May 17.

22 May 2019 8:10 PM

Opposition sore losers, desperation over VVPAT issue indication of defeat: Paswan

The LJP chief also said the 'impending victory of the NDA' in the Lok Sabha polls is due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

22 May 2019 7:01 PM

States alerted by Home Ministry of possible violence on result day

States/UTs were further asked to take adequate measures for the security of strong rooms and venues of counting of votes.

22 May 2019 6:19 PM

Govt clears names of 4 judges for elevation to Supreme Court: Sources

As of now, the apex court is functioning with 27 judges.

22 May 2019 4:05 PM


'No change in VVPAT counting procedure,' says EC

The Commission is also learnt to have decided to count postal ballots simultaneously with Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) count.

22 May 2019 3:58 PM

Tharoor calls BJP a 'sinking ship' as it swings into celebratory mode

‘In 2004, exit polls said NDA and Mr Vajpayee will win the election (which did not happen),’ Shashi said, dismissing exit polls.

22 May 2019 2:47 PM

SC grants 5 day arrest protection to BJP’s Arjun Singh in WB

Supeme Court said order granting protection to Arjun Singh will cease after May 28, and has asked him to seek bail before appropriate forum.

22 May 2019 2:34 PM

Don't be disheartened by fake exit polls, Rahul Gandhi tells party workers

Gandhi asked the workers to believe in themselves and Congress.

22 May 2019 2:29 PM

'Tit for tat' says Paswan on threat of violence after poll results

Paswan dismissed the Opposition’s charge of EVM tampering calling it an excuse as their defeat is certain.

22 May 2019 2:27 PM


EC rejects Opposition's demands concerning EVMs

The issue to change the protocol for counting was discussed by the CEC Sunil Arora at his meeting with the other two election commissioners.

22 May 2019 2:20 PM

Exit polls were to boost stock market, disrupt opposition unity: Veerappa Moily

'I don't think there is much difficulty in choosing PM from the opposition,' senior Congress leader said.

22 May 2019 1:17 PM

Bhaichung Bhutia takes the field, has major goals for his Hamro Sikkim Party

Our main idea is to make it a youth party which works woman empowerment, Bhutia said.

22 May 2019 1:05 PM

Jay Panda doesn't discard BJD's possibility of joining NDA

'BJP will keep an open mind if other parties want to join their coalition seeing the national mood,' says Panda

22 May 2019 12:57 PM

A day prior to LS results, NCP leader Jaydutt Kshirsagar to join Shiv Sena

There were talks in political circles that Kshirsagar may soon join Shiv Sena after he expressed discontent with the NCP leadership.

22 May 2019 12:13 PM


My father taught me to love all beings, hate none: Rahul Gandhi

Priyanka’s husband Robert Vadra was also present with the Gandhi family and also paid obeisance.

22 May 2019 6:02 AM

CBI clean chit to Mulayam, Akhilesh Yadav

Having said that no case of disproportionate assets was made out against three Yadava leaders.

22 May 2019 5:57 AM

Sena says Modi will form govt, but praises Rahul, Priyanka’s hard work

In an editorial in party mouthpiece Saamana, the Shiv Sena said that they (Rahul and Priyanka) worked hard.

22 May 2019 5:48 AM

MP to reopen murder case against Pragya Singh Thakur

The RSS leader was shot dead by bike-borne assailants at Chuna Bhatti in Dewas district in MP on December 29, 2007.

22 May 2019 5:43 AM

Sulking Karnataka MLA calls Congress leader ‘buffoon’

The Congress was quick to respond and issued a show-cause notice to Baig for his outbursts.

22 May 2019 5:35 AM