2019 LS polls: Political families fight it out to hold on to their bastions

In face of a massive wave in favour of the BJP sweeping the country, many political families managed to keep their forts secure while some, including Congress president Rahul Gandhi, lost their bastions. Continue Reading

EC rejects Smriti’s claims of booth capturing in Amethi

The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Uttar Pradesh today rejected Union Minister Smriti Irani’s allegations of booth capturing in Amethi by Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
Talking to media, Venkateshwar Lu, CEO UP dubbed the allegations leveled by Smriti Irani as baseless. Continue Reading

Post poll results, there will be political ups and downs: Yeddyurappa

Yeddyurappa said the stability of the ruling coalition government in Karnataka depended on the what stand the 20 disgruntled Congress legislators would take and based on this there would be political ups and downs after the general election results are declared on 23 May. Continue Reading

Reports of him joining BJP are rumours, says OPS

“Those who fear the grand victory that this alliance (led by AIADMK) is going to achieve are spreading rumours and trying to hurt my public life which is regrettable,” said O Panneerselvam yesterday dismissing media reports that he was quitting AIADMK and joining BJP. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Fourth phase under way; Bollywood celebrities cast votes

“This is the moment that matters… Every vote is a voice that counts,” tweeted Priyanka along with a selfie showing off her inked finger. Continue Reading

2019 LS elections: Rooting out terror is must, says PM Modi

Modi also spoke about the ‘Darbhanga module’ of home-grown terror and told the rally ‘rest assured, your chowkidar is alert’ evoking a huge applause from the crowd. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Rahul files nomination from Amethi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi rode on the rooftop of a truck, flanked by sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, her husband Robert Vadra and her children Raihan and Miraya, as he moved on a narrow road in his constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh to file his nomination papers. Continue Reading

Ink your hand for better future, says Modi to first time voters

“Just like people devote their first salary for something pure and memorable, I urge you, devote your first vote for a high cause. Cast your first vote for a better future.” Continue Reading

Election duty staff can vote from where they work: CEO

Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo has said so far 47,610 postal votes have been received from 3,27,903 government employees who are involved in the election duty. Continue Reading