Chandrababu meets Rahul, discusses post-poll alliance

Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party leader N Chandrababu Naidu met Congress president Rahul Gandhi and discussed plans to hold meeting of opposition parties on May 21, two days ahead of Lok Sabha result to make strategy about post poll alliance. Read More
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Lok Sabha election 2019: KCR starts ‘Third Front’ meetings

Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s meeting with his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan stimulated political interest. Media reported quoting sources that KCR’s plan of a prime minister is from south India in a non-BJP-non-Congress concoction at the Centre. Read More
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SC rejects opposition plea to review order on VVPAT count

The opposition parties had moved to the court after reports of defective EVMs emerged after the first phase of the Lok Sabha election. In some cases, it was reported, voters would cast their vote for a party but the EVM would record their vote for another party. Read More
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Over 200 DU teachers slam Modi’s remarks on Rajiv Gandhi

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi made “derogatory and untrue” remarks about former PM Rajiv Gandhi, over 200 Delhi University teachers issued a public statement condemning Modi for the same. Modi had said Rajiv Gandhi died as “Bhrastachari (Corrupt) No. 1”. Read More
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LS poll Phase 5 saw 63.4% turnout, sporadic violence in Bengal

Voting for the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha election concluded, on Monday, covering 51 constituencies spread across seven states, including Jammu & Kashmir’s Pulwama district. This phase saw 63.38 per cent of eligible voters exercising their franchise. Read More
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Man slaps Kejriwal, AAP denies attacker linked to party

Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal was slapped by a man named Suresh Chauhan during his roadshow in Moti Nagar area while canvassing for his party for the Lok Sabha election. Read More
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J&K parties worried over Anantnag turnout, Hizbul fear grips locals

Ahead of the last phase of polling for the Anantnag parliamentary seat, political parties have expressed concerns over the low voter turnout in the constituency. On top of this, terrorist outfit Hizbul Mujahideen issued a stern warning to people who are planning to vote. Read More
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SC to EC: Resolve all cases related to Modi, Shah by May 6

The Supreme Court told the Election Commission that all Congress’s complaints against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah on violations of the election model code of conduct should be resolved by Monday. Read More
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EC overrules its officers’ opinions, gives second clean chit to Modi

The Election Commission gave a second clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his appeal to first-time voters by invoking the Balakot air strike at a rally in Maharashtra’s Latur, just a day after it cleared Modi’s speech at Wardha under the model code of conduct. 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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