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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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 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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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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Oppn backs Mamata over EC’s Bengal decision, Didi says thanks

All the opposition leaders have expressed solidarity with Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee after the Election Commission ordered to cut short campaigning in the state by a day in the wake of clashes between TMC and BJP workers. Read More
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Alwar rape: Maya attacks Modi’s comments, drags in PM’s wife

BSP chief Mayawati assailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks on Alwar gang rape. She alleged that women workers of the BJP were scared of their husbands meeting Narendra Modi fearing they might also “abandon their wives like the prime minister”. Read More
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SC rejects Tej Bahadur’s plea versus his nomination cancellation

The Supreme Court rejected former BSF jawan and Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance candidate Tej Bahadur Yadav’s petition challenging the Election Commission’s decision to reject his nomination from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency. Read More
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Ex-BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav’s nomination from Varanasi rejected

The Election Commission, on Wednesday, cancelled the nomination of former Border Security Force jawan and SP-BSP alliance candidate Tej Bahadur Yadav from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency. Read More
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