Polls: SC dismisses PIL seeking 100% matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs

The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL seeking 100 per cent matching of voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) slips with electronic voting machines (EVMs) during counting of votes on 23 May for the Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

Why this urgency?

The ruling NDA, for its part, has invited its partners for dinner in New Delhi tonight. With less than 48 hours left for the Lok Sabha election results to come out, a sense of urgency is apparently prevailing among parties and leaders, especially after the declaration of exit poll results. Continue Reading

AP CM Naidu to meet Mamata in Kolkata

A day after meeting Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here today, sources said. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Naidu meets Rahul and discusses new front

TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu today met Congress president Rahul Gandhi and discussed firming up an anti-BJP front to keep the ruling party out of power after poll results are declared 23 May. Continue Reading

AP CM Naidu terms Modi as Mahishasura

A day after Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu held a closed door discussion with West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee at Kharagpur on future plans of the Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance), he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was demon king Mahishasura and has to be defeated by ‘Bengal Durga’ Mamata in order to bring peace to the nation. Continue Reading