233 of 539 winners who contested Lok Sabha election have criminal cases: Association of Democratic Reforms
Kolkata, May 26 (UNI): The Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) has said at least 233 winners out of 539 winners - about 43 per cent who contested the Lok Sabha election this year - have criminal cases against them.
Narendra Modi 'thanks' Rahul Gandhi for wishing him over Lok Sabha poll victory
New Delhi, May 24 (IBNS): At the end of months of campaigning which witnessed several rounds of war of words, Narendra Modi, who is set to become the PM for a second straight term, thanked his key opponent Rahul Gandhi after he wished him for the poll victory.
After Modi's thumping victory in India, former Pakistan minister predicts tougher times ahead
Islamabad, May 23 (IBNS): Former Pakistan information minister and Pakistan People's Party leader Sherry Rehman on Thursday reacted negatively to the Lok Sabha poll results in India and said it reflected a "tougher neighbourhood for Pakistan".
Received a solid slap on my face: Prakash Raj
Bangalore, May 23 (IBNS): As he trailed in the Bangalore Central Lok Sabha seat, Southern actor Prakash Raj on Thursday said he received a 'solid slap'on the face.
Telangana: BJP secure leads in four LS seats
Hyderabad, May 23 (UNI) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is making inroads into Telangana as it is leading in 4 out of 17 Lok Sabha seats for which the counting was in progress.
BJP wave its Rajasthan, leading in 24 seats
Jaipur, May 23 (UNI) According to Election Commission, till 1130 hrs, Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in 24 out of 25 seats of Rajasthan.
I am feeling saddened, says TMC candidate from Asansol Moon Moon Sen
Asansol, May 23 (IBNS): As Bharatiya Janata Party's candidate Babul Supriyo maintained a significant lead over his competitor Moon Moon Sen in Asansol Lok Sabha seat, the TMC leader said she was feeling 'saddened' by the result.
Guwahati, May 22 (UNI) Stage is set for counting of votes for the 14 Lok Sabha seats of Assam tomorrow.
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.
Rahul Gandhi thanks women of India for playing their role in Lok Sabha polls
New Delhi, May 19 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday thanked women of the country for playing their role both as candidates and voters in this Lok Sabha polls.
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.
Lok Sabha Polls: Chandrababu Naidu meets Sharad Pawar and Sharad Yadav
New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) Ahead of counting of votes on May 23 for the ongoing Lok Sabha Election 2019, TDP Chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday met Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar and Loktantrik Janata Dal head Sharad Yadav here in what is being seen as part of efforts to discuss an anti- BJP front.
Arun Jaitley calls Mayawati unfit; says Mamata Banerjee throttling democracy in Bengal
New Delhi, May 13 (UNI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said on one hand West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is killing the democracy on the other BSP chief Mayawati’s attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi made it clear that she is not fit for the politics.
Sheila Dikshit thanks voters of Delhi, EC, poll staff, police for peaceful polling
New Delhi, May 12 (UNI) Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president and Congress candidate for the North East Delhi Parliamentary constituency Sheila Dikshit thanked the voters of Delhi for turning out in large numbers to exercise their franchise in a peaceful manner.
Lok Sabha Polls: 63.5 pc polling in Haryana till 1800 hrs
Chandigarh, May 12 (UNI) Nearly 63.5 per cent of 1,80,56,896 voters exercised their franchise in the all ten Haryana parliamentary constituencies until 1800 hrs on Sunday.