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LokSabhaElections2019: All the Updates

LokSabhaElections2019: All the Updates

| @indiablooms | 23 May 2019, 03:28 am

Couting of votes of the Lok Sabha polls is currently going on. The key battle is between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress. 

Local parties like Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party are expected to play a key role.

Polling was held in seven phases this year. The last phase of election was held on May 19.



LIVE Updates

Modi wins Varanasi with 62.62% of votes

23 May 2019, 02:35 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won in Varanasi. He got 6,74,664 votes. 

Shalini Yadav of Samajwadi Party came second with 1,95,159 votes.

Ajay Rai of the Congress came third with 1,52,548 votes.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi accepts defeat

23 May 2019, 01:33 pm


Rahul Gandhi hasn't resigned from party president post: Congress

23 May 2019, 01:16 pm

The Congress on Thursday termed as "mischievous" and "incorrect" the reports of party president Rahul Gandhi's resignation from the post following the election debacle.

Modi removes 'Chowkidar' prefix from Twitter handle

23 May 2019, 12:52 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has removed the "Chowkidar" prefix from his Twitter handle.

"Now, the time has come to take the Chowkidar Spirit to the next level," he said.

"The word ‘Chowkidar’ goes from my Twitter name but it remains an integral part of me. Urging you all to do the same too!" he added.



Pakistan PM congratulates Modi on win

23 May 2019, 12:17 pm

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday congratulated his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for his win in the Lok Sabha elections.


BJP's Pragya Singh Thakur set for big win in Bhopal

23 May 2019, 12:15 pm

Controversial BJP candidate from Bhopal Pragya Singh Thakur is set for a mammoth win with Congress candidate Digvijaya Singh coming a distant second. At 5:35pm, he was trailing by more than three lakh votes.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe congratulates PM Modi for victory

23 May 2019, 11:35 am

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his victory in the Lok Sabha polls. Though the final results are yet to arrive, Modi's BJP is leading in over 300 seats. 


Hema Malini thanks BJP workers for her win in Mathura

23 May 2019, 11:28 am

BJP's star candidate Hema Malini has thanked the BJP workers for her win in Mathura Lok Sabha constituency.

"Modi ji & Amit Shah ji are the architects of this stupendous win & it is the committed, tireless hard work of the wonderful Karyakartas that has made all this possible.I personally thank all the BJP cadre & all the netas of Mathura, UP who have worked so hard with me for my win🙏" she tweeted.


Amit Shah leads in Gandhinagar by over 5 lakh votes

23 May 2019, 11:16 am

BJP pesident Amit Shah is leading in Gandhinagar seat by 555146 votes.

West Bengal: BJP makes big inroad, ahead in 18 seats

23 May 2019, 11:06 am

Giving a jolt to Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, the BJP is presently leading in 18 out of 42 seats. The Trinamool is ahead in 23 seats.

BJP celebrates imminent victory, Amit Shah reaches party headquarters

23 May 2019, 10:44 am

BJP president Amit Shah reached the party headquarters amid celebrations for the saffron outfit's landslide victory, which is now just a matter of time. 


Rajinikanth congratulates Narendra Modi

23 May 2019, 10:23 am

Actor-turned politician Rajinikanth has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is set to return to office. 

He tweeted, "Respected dear @narendramodi ji

hearty congratulations ... You made it !!! God bless."


Sheila Dikshit trails in North East Delhi

23 May 2019, 10:08 am

Congress candidate for North East Delhi, Sheila Dikshit, is trailing by 296694 votes. BJP's Manoj Tiwari is ahead Dikshit. 

Omar Abdullah congratulates BJP

23 May 2019, 10:03 am

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has congratulated the BJP which is set to form the next government. He tweeted, "So the exit polls were correct. All that’s left is to congratulate the BJP & NDA for a stellar performance. Credit where credit is due PM Modi Sahib & Mr Amit Shah put together a winning alliance & a very professional campaign. Bring on the next five years."


India wins yet again: PM Modi

23 May 2019, 09:21 am

As the BJP is all set to return to power at the Centre, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, "सबका साथ + सबका विकास + सबका विश्वास = विजयी भारत Together we grow. Together we prosper. Together we will build a strong and inclusive India. India wins yet again! #VijayiBharat"

The BJP-led NDA is presently leading in close to 350 seats. 


Shashi Tharoor leads in Thiruvananthapuram

23 May 2019, 08:26 am

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is ahead of his nearest candidate from BJP, Kummanam Rajasekharam, in Kerala's Thiruvanthapuram by 35727 votes. 

All losers are not losers: Mamata after BJP's imminent victory

23 May 2019, 07:55 am

Reacting to the BJP's imminent victory in the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo, Mamata Banerjee, tweeted, "Congratulations to the winners. But all losers are not losers. We have to do a complete review and then we will share our views with you all. Let the counting process be completed fully and the VVPATs matched"

The BJP made a big inroad in West Bengal as it is presently leading in 19 seats as opposed to Trinamool's 22.

Amit Shah leads by a huge margin in Gandhinagar

23 May 2019, 07:41 am

BJP national president Amit Shah is set to sweep Gandhinagar seat in Gujarat. Shah is leading by 397558 votes.

Pragya Singh Thakur set to win in Bhopal

23 May 2019, 07:38 am

BJP candidate Pragya Singh Thakur is set to win in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal. Thakur is ahead of Congress' Digvijaya Singh by 118318 votes.

DMK-Congress shines in Tamil Nadu

23 May 2019, 07:23 am

Amid Narendra Modi wave across the nation, DMK and Congress together are set to sweep Tamil Nadu. While DMK is leading in 22 seats, Congress is ahead in 8 seats.

BJP celebrates big gains in West Bengal

23 May 2019, 07:05 am

The BJP has already started celebrating its major inroads in West Bengal. As per the Election Commission data, the BJP is leading in 16 seats as opposed to Trinamool's 25.


BJP supporters celebrate their gains in West Bengal in Lok Sabha polls #westbengalpolls #bjp

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Urmila Matondkar trails in Mumbai North

23 May 2019, 06:49 am

Congress candidate Urmila Matondkar is trailing by 132397 votes in Mumbai North. BJP's Gopal Shetty is leading in the seat.

Narendra Modi leads by over 1 lakh votes in Varanasi

23 May 2019, 06:18 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading by 163299 votes in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.

Kanhaiya Kumar trails in Begusarai

23 May 2019, 06:02 am

CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar is trailing in Bihar's Begusarai. He is behind BJP's Giriraj Singh by 111018 votes.

BJP ahead in 55 seats in UP

23 May 2019, 05:56 am

Surpassing the SP-BSP alliance, the BJP alone is leading in 55 seats in Uttar Pradesh. BJP's Smriti Irani is also leading in Amethi. 

Smriti Irani leads in Amethi

23 May 2019, 05:54 am

BJP candidate Smriti Irani is leading in Amethi. She is ahead of Congress president Rahul Gandhi by 7638 votes.

Sensex goes up by over 500 points

23 May 2019, 05:43 am

As the Lok Sabha poll results are coming out, Sensex goes up by over 500 points. The BSE Sensex is now at 39,700.60.

Gautam Gambhir leads in East Delhi

23 May 2019, 05:41 am

BJP's Gautam Gambhir is leading in East Delhi. He is ahead of his nearest opponent Atishi.

Babul Supriyo leads in Asansol

23 May 2019, 05:24 am

BJP candidate from West Bengal's Asansol is ahead of Trinamool Congress candidate Moon Moon Sen.

West Bengal: TMC leads in 26 seats, BJP 15

23 May 2019, 05:19 am

The Trinamool Congress is presently leading in 26 seats while the BJP is ahead in 15 Lok Sabha seats.

BJP's Locket Chatterjee ahead in Hooghly

23 May 2019, 05:02 am

BJP leader Locket Chatterjee is leading in Hooghly, against AITC's Dr Ratna De (Nag).

Amit Shah leading in Gandhinagar

23 May 2019, 05:01 am

BJP supremo Amit Shah is leading from Gandhinagar seat in Gujarat.

BJP marching in UP

23 May 2019, 05:00 am

Bharatiya Janata Party is ahead in 60 seats in 80-seat Uttar Pradesh. Samajwadi Party and BahujanSamaj Party formed the grand alliance to fight the Lok Sabha together in the state.

Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjuna Kharge trailing

23 May 2019, 04:48 am

Congress leader in the Lok Sabha, Mallikarjuna Kharge trail by 9167 votes against the BJP candidate Umesh Jadhav.

Dev is trailing from Ghatal seat in West Bengal

23 May 2019, 04:40 am

AITC leader Abhishek Banerjee is leading in Diamond Harbour

23 May 2019, 04:35 am

Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee is ahead of his opponent in Diamond Harbour in West Bengal. Voting in the Diamond Harbour took place on Sunday. He is ahead against BJP's Nilanjan Ray.

Sudip Bandopadhyay, Mimi Chakraborty, Mala Roy leading

23 May 2019, 04:24 am

Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandopadhyay is leading in Kolkata Uttar, against BJP's Rahul Sinha while Mimi Chakraborty (TMC) is ahead in politically crucial Jadavpur seat in West Bengal. TMC's Mala Roy is ahead of her BJP opponent Chandra Kumar Bose from South Kolkata seat.

Bengal Lok Sabha trends: BJP, TMC ahead in 19 seats each

23 May 2019, 04:19 am

As counting of Lok Sabha polls votes is currently going on across India, early trends showed both the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party are ahead in 19 seats each. Congress is leading in 2 seats. Left has not opened its account in the state.

NDA crosses 300+ mark in early trends

23 May 2019, 04:05 am

Smriti ahead of Rahul Gandhi by 6000 votes in Amethi

23 May 2019, 03:56 am

BJP leader Smriti Irani is ahead of Congress President Rahul Gandhi by 6000 votes in Amethi seat in Uttar Pradesh. Rahul Gandhi is the sitting MP from Amethi. Gandhi is leading in Wayanad seat.

Actor-turned-BJP leader Sunny Deol ahead

23 May 2019, 03:54 am

Actor-turned-BJP leader Sunny Deol, who is contesting from Punjab's Gurdaspur, is ahead of his opponents.

PM Narendra Modi ahead by 12,000 votes from Varanasi

23 May 2019, 03:51 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ahead of his opponents by more than 12000 votes in Varanasi seat. Modi is contesting from Varanasi for a second term. 

At 9-15 am: NDA leading in 270, UPA in 104, Others in 95

23 May 2019, 03:48 am

BJP was leading in at least 45 of the total 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh in the postal ballot counting in the first hour.

23 May 2019, 03:46 am

BJP's Maneka Gandhi leading

23 May 2019, 03:43 am

BJP candidate Maneka Gandhi is leading from Sultanpur seat in Uttar Pradesh.

Bengal: Key candidates at a glance

23 May 2019, 03:35 am

The ruling Trainamool Congress is ahead in 16 seats. The BJP is leading in seven seats while the Congress is leading in two. 

Key TMC candidates like Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Dev are leading. BJP's Babul Supriyo, who is contesting against Moon Moon Sen of TMC, is ahead in Asansol.

TMC candidate from Basirhat Nusrat Jahan is ahead of her opponents. Nusrat is a popular Bengali movie actress.

Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav leading from Mainpuri

23 May 2019, 03:32 am

Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav is leading in Mainpuri seat of Uttar Pradesh.

Rahul Gandhi is behind Smriti Irani

23 May 2019, 03:29 am

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is behind BJP's Smriti Irani from Amethi seat in Uttar Pradesh.

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