June 17, 2024 12:00 (IST)
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Shashi Tharoor trails behind BJP's Rajeev Chandrashekhar in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram

New Delhi/IBNS: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is trailing narrowly behind BJP's Rajeev Chandrasekhar by around 5,000 votes at 10.30 am in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat that he has won for the past three elections, as per early trends

Lok Sabha elections 2024: Counting of votes to begin shortly 

After six-week voting in the seven-phased Lok Sabha polls, the counting of votes will be held on Tuesday (June 4, 2024) which will reveal the fates of candidates who are fighting to win one of the 543 Lok Sabha seats up for grab in the world's largest democracy.

Already back to work!: PM Modi to hold 7 back-to-back meetings, a day after exit polls predicted NDA win

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend seven crucial meetings today to address various issues, media reported, citing sources.

BJP's Rajeev Chandrasekhar will defeat Shashi Tharoor in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram: Exit Poll

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor may face a setback in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram seat with pollsters predicting a possible win for BJP candidate and central minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar against the INC heavyweight, according to Exit Poll prediction Saturday.

'Fascinating,' Shashi Tharoor says on Yogendra Yadav's Lok Sabha election prediction

New Delhi/IBNS: Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav's prediction for the 2024 Lok Sabha election which did not give a thumping third straight win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP caught Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's attention Thursday.

PM Modi to meditate on Vivekananda Rock from May 30 to June 1

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will immerse in a 48-hour meditation at the Vivekananda Rock Memorial in Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu, from May 30 to June 1 to mark the culmination of the BJP’s Lok Sabha election campaign.

On being asked who will be INDIA bloc's PM candidate, Mallikarjun Kharge has this witty reply

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge responded wittily on being asked who would be the Prime Ministerial candidate of the INDIA bloc. "It's like asking 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'," Kharge said, referring to the popular TV quiz show hosted by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

'Outgoing PM': Congress's Jairam Ramesh mocks PM Modi, claims INDIA bloc crossed 272 seats after 6th phase

New Delhi: As voting for the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections concluded on Saturday, the Congress party asserted that the ruling BJP's prospects are "nearly determined," while the opposition INDIA bloc has "consistently gained momentum" since the first phase.

Jayant Sinha 'surprised' over 'you didn't even vote' show cause notice by Jharkhand BJP

Hazaribagh (Jharkhand): Senior BJP leader Jayant Sinha on Wednesday responded to the show cause notice issued by Jharkhand general secretary Aditya Sahu on why he did not vote in the Lok Sabha polls and participate in any election campaigning.

'Why couldn't Sonia Gandhi pick a long-time Congress worker for Raebareli seat instead of Rahul Gandhi?': PM Modi in Jamshedpur rally

Jamshedpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday criticised Congress leader Sonia Gandhi for “abandoning” Raebareli and nominating her son Rahul Gandhi from the Gandhi bastion instead of a party worker, who has worked there for a long time, media reports said.

'Urged Israel to at least stop bombing Gaza during Ramadan': PM Modi in interview

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi revealed in an interview on Thursday that India had sent a special envoy to Israel to stop bombing Gaza during Ramadan.

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Shyam Rangeela cries foul over nomination rejection from PM Modi's Varanasi seat

Varanasi: Comedian Shyam Rangeela, whose election nomination papers to contest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat were rejected by the Election Commission, has accused the administration of bias and being uncooperative during the filing process.

'PoK will be merged with India if BJP wins 400 seats': Himanta Biswa Sarma

Ramgarh (Jharkhand)/IBNS: As a part of his campaign during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma spoke of a fresh to-do list if the NDA gets 400 seats including a promise to merge Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir to India.

Election Commission rejects comedian Shyam Rangeela's nomination from Varanasi

Varanasi (UP)/IBNS: The Election Commission of India Wednesday rejected the affidavit of comedian Shyam Rangeela, who filed his nomination from Varanasi as an Independent candidate against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Jailed radical preacher Amritpal Singh to contest LS polls as independent candidate from Punjab's Khadoor Sahib seat

The Election Commission (EC) has accepted the nomination form of jailed radical preacher and 'Waris Punjab De' Chief Amritpal Singh to contest the Lok Sabha Election 2024 as an independent candidate from the Khadoor Sahib seat.