Jaipur: Predicting a near clean sweep for the Bharatiya Janata Party in Rajasthan, the News18-IPSOS Lok Sabha Exit Poll handed 22-23 seats to the saffron party, despite the gains made by the Congress in the desert state in Assembly polls in December.
The News18-IPSOS Exit Poll predicted a mere two to three seats for […]
New Delhi: Several days before the exit poll results began hitting the airwaves, noted political scientist Yogendra Yadav had already read the tea leaves and it had begun to look increasingly saffron. With its national security pitch, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) effectively ambushed the 2019 general elections, says Yadav, who is also the president […]
Lok Sabha Election 2019 Final Phase Voting LATEST News and Updates; (National Pollsters To Release Lok Sabha Exit Poll Results Today): West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew and the Trinamool Congress’s candidate from Diamond Harbour Abhishek Banerjee cast his vote at polling booth number 208 in South Kolkata Parliamentary constituency. After casting his ballot Abhishek […]
Kedarnath: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday offered prayers at the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath, a day after campaigning for the general election came to a close.
On Sunday, he is expected to be in Badrinath, another temple in Uttarakhand’s ‘char dham’ religious circuit.
Dressed in a grey traditional pahari attire, Modi offered […]
Pulwama: A terrorist was shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama early this morning. The encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces at around 2:10 am in Pulwama’s Panzam. Troops of the Central Reserve Police Force, Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group were involved in the encounter. The body […]
On the last day of the 2019 election campaign, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra spoke to Sunetra Choudhury about the big controversies of the day, her political debut, and the possibility of seeking election to the Lok Sabha. Edited excerpts: What is your reaction to the Prime Minister’s remark today that he can’t […]
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Top ministers of the Union cabinet are camping in the holy city of Varanasi where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a candidate. Their aim is to break the record for a victory margin in a seat Modi won by a margin of 371,785 votes defeating the Aam Aadmi Party’s Arvind Kejriwal in 2014. While […]
One hundred and ninety-nine years after his birth, Bengal’s Renaissance icon Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar has become a poll plank in the eastern state. And the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) has quickly used the vandalism in a Kolkata college named after him to reach out to unusual quarters: the Left’s educated, middle-class vote bank. The […]
Varanasi: In a big show of strength in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra held a roadshow in Varanasi on Wednesday evening. Priyanka Gandhi began the roadshow, which had a route similar to PM Modi’s jamboree last month, by garlanding the statue of Madan Mohan Malviya at the gates of […]