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Kolkata South: Mala Roy ahead of BJP's Chandra Kumar Bose by over 2 lakh seats

Kolkata, May 23 (IBNS): At a time when West Bengal is witnessing a tough battle between the ruling Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party, Mala Roy, a candidate of state CM Mamata Banerjee's party, is leading ahead of her BJP opponent Chandra Kumar Bose by over 2 lakh votes.

Lok Sabha Polls: Counting of votes starts, BJP takes early lead

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): As counting of votes for the Lok Sabha polls started on Thursday, early trends showed that Bharatiya Janata Party is ahead of its key opposition the Congress.

Lok Sabha Polls: Counting of votes begins

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): Counting of votes for the Lok Sabha polls started across all venues in India on Thursday.

Counting of votes to start in 25 Lok Sabha and 57 assembly seats in NE

Guwahati, May 23 (IBNS): The counting of votes polled in 25 parliamentary seats, located across eight states of North East India and 60 assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh, will take place at around 8 am on Thursday amid tight security. 

All eyes on West Bengal as exit polls challenge Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, May 22 (UNI) The outcome of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal - arguably the most exciting that went to polls in seven phases from April 11 to May 19 - will be out on Thursday, with the fate of 466 candidates from 42 seats to be decided.

Lok Sabha Polls: Around 65 per cent turnout in Bengal; Sporadic violence reported

Kolkata, May 19 (UNI) Amidst sporadic skirmishes, Bengal recorded 65 per cent turnout on Sunday in the seventh and final phase Lok Sabha eletion to nine Parliamentary seats of Dum Dum, Barasat, Basirhat, Jaynagar, Mathurapur, Diamond Harbour, Jadavpur, Kolkata Dakshin and Kolkata Uttar in Bengal. Barring a few minor incidents of violence, the polling passed off by and large peacefully.

Vice President Naidu expresses anguish over falling quality of poll debates

New Delhi, May 19 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has expressed his anguish over the low quality of political debates during the just-concluded election campaign with politicians resorting to personalized attacks instead of focusing on larger issues of public concern.

Lok Sabha Polls: Over 40 percent turnout till 1 pm amid stray violence

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) An estimated 40.47 per cent of more than 10 crore electorate exercised their franchise till 0100 hrs on Sunday in 59 Parliamentary Constituencies spread across seven states and one union territory in the last leg of the Lok Sabha elections.

TMC goons vandalise BJP candidates vehicles in Jadavpur, Diamond Harbour: Babul Supriyo

Kolkata, May 19 (IBNS): Union Minister and BJP candidate Babul Supriyo on Sunday said that Trinamool Congress 'goons' have attacked  BJP candidates' vehicles in areas like Jadavpur and Diamond Harbour in West Bengal.

Lok Sabha poll: Three poll officials die during polling duties in HP

Shimla, May 19 (UNI) Three Election officials have been killed during Election duties till Saturday in road accident and others reason, senior officials of state election department confirmed here on Sunday.

Voting begins in last phase of Lok Sabha polls, PM Narendra Modi among key candidates

New Delhi/Kolkata, May 19 (IBNS/UNI): Voting in the final phase of the Lok Sabha elections started on Sunday.

Mamata Banerjee writes to Election Commission ahead of the final phase of voting in the Lok Sabha polls

Kolkata, May 18 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written a letter to the Election Commission and asked them to conduct "peaceful and impartial" voting in the Lok Sabha Polls in the state during the last phase of the democratic process.

110 out of 716 candidates contesting Lok Sabha polls 2019 have criminal cases

Kolkata, May 17 (UNI) The Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) on Friday stated that at least 110 out of 716 women candidates - about 15 per cent - contesting the Lok Sabha elections this year have criminal cases against them.

Polling commences on a brisk note for sixth phase in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, May 12 (UNI) Polling commenced at a brisk note in 14 Lok Sabha constituencies spread out in 16 districts of Poorvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh in the sixth phase on Sunday.

Lok Sabha Polls: Voting begins in fifth phase of on 51 seats in seven states

New Delhi, May 6 (IBNS/UNI) India on Monday is voting in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha Polls as voters will decide the fates of candidates fighting the election in 51 parliamentary constituencies, spread across seven states.