MODI! MODI! MODI! BJP headed towards massive victory

Stabilized trends at around 4pm indicate that Narendra Modi’s BJP is leading in as many as 301 seats, which is 19 more than it won in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. Along with the BJP, the NDA is expected to touch or even cross 350 seats in the 543-member House. Read More
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Ahead of poll counting, MHA issues security advisory to all states, UTs

The ministry of home affairs while taking precautionary measures, alerted all the states and Union territories against the chances of violence during the counting of the Lok Sabha election votes. Read More
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EC rejects opposition demand for changes to VVPAT counting

The Election Commission rejected a demand by 22 opposition parties asking that voter-verifiable paper audit trail should be counted before electronic voting machines in polling stations wherever applicable. Read More
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Opposition leaders’ vigil outside EVM rooms amid tampering row

Amid complaints of alleged tampering of EVMs, opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in high security, ahead of the counting of votes in the 2019 Lok Sabha election. Read More
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Opposition tries to reach out to TRS, YSRCP to form government

Although, YSRCP and TRS have been in touch with opposition parties since the exit-poll results, the BJP has also been banking on the two parties to boost the NDA numbers if the mandate doesn’t turn out to be what the exit polls predicted. Read More
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Twenty-two opposition leaders meet EC to track EVMs

Two days before counting of votes begins, representatives of 22 opposition parties met the Election Commission officials to make a host of demands including “tracking” of electronic voting machines and extensive use of voter-verified paper audit trails. Read More
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Vivek Oberoi tweets uses Aishwarya meme, triggers outrage

Actor Vivek Oberoi tweeted a meme showing actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to express his take on the exit polls of the Lok Sabha election. Many Twitter users found this meme to be distasteful and condemned Oberoi. Read More
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In Madhya Pradesh, BJP demands Kamal Nath to prove majority

The Bharatiya Janata Party has challenged the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh and called for a special assembly to prove its majority in the floor of the 230-member house. Read More
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After exit polls, Akhilesh Yadav pays Mayawati a visit

While considering exit poll that predicts full mandate for Bhartiya Janata Party-led NDA in the Lok Sabha election 2019, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav met his ally Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati. Read More
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Adityanath sacks rebel ally Rajbhar from UP cabinet

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath recommended to governor Ram Naik to sack Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party leader Om Prakash Rajbhar from his cabinet for his attacking remarks against Bhartiya Janata Party. Read More
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