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Why Congress is not allowing Rahul Gandhi to step down, Veerappa Moily explains

RAVISH TIWARI: The Congress ended up with its second worst performance ever this Lok Sabha election. Did you not see this coming? On merit, we thought the Congress would come to power. That is because the NDA could not live up to many of its promises — on GDP, employment, agriculture, etc. Even with reference […]

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EC declines to share details on violations of model code of conduct by PM, others

The Election Commission has declined to share details on alleged poll code violations by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other politicians during the Lok Sabha election campaign and subsequent clean chits given to them, saying compilation of the information would disproportionately divert its resources. In a reply to an RTI query, the poll body also […]

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Congress goes from bad to worse in UP, top leaders including Raj Babbar, Salman Khurshid lose deposit

Congress Lok Sabha election debacle: The Lok Sabha election 2019 result has raised serious questions over the Congress’ relevance particularly in the state of Uttar Pradesh where the party could win just one seat – Raebareli. While Rahul Gandhi failed to protect Congress’ citadel Amethi losing to BJP’s Smriti Irani, other top party leaders too […]

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CPM to analyse huge electoral setback in crucial party meet next month

Election 2019 Results: India’s leading communist party will conduct a detailed analysis of massive electoral loss suffered by the party in recently concluded Lok Sabha elections early next month, said a former member of parliament while conceding that the public has delivered a decisive mandate in favour of the BJP under the leadership of Prime […]

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How involvement of counting agents rules out the chances of tampering

Lok Sabha Election Result: India’s mammoth election exercise spread over nearly five weeks has been completed this Sunday with over 576 million of total 900 million eligible voters exercising their democratic right. The counting of votes will take place on Thursday and most likely the result will be declared by late night. Declaration of results […]

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Lok Sabha election 2019: Disconnect between voter needs and poll plans, says ADR Survey

Members of Parliament (MPs) in India are not only far richer than an average Indian voter but the former also adds to his/her wealth at a much faster pace. Sitting MPs, who are contesting in the 2019 elections, saw their assets jump 41% to an average of Rs 23.65 crore, according to an analysis by […]

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Alwar gang rape: PM doing ‘dirty politics’ over the incident, says Mayawati

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his charge that she was “shedding crocodile tears” over the Alwar gang rape incident, BSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday accused him of indulging in “dirty politics” and demanded his resignation for incidents of Dalit atrocities in the past. Hours after the prime minister’s remarks at election rallies […]

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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Fifty nine seats to be picked in one of the last battles

Lok Sabha Election Phase 6: Polling will take place in 59 seats in 7 states and union territories on Sunday, the second last phase of total 7 phase general election. Though the voters’ verdict for nearly 80% Lok Sabha seats has already been recorded in the electronic voting machines but the battle is raging on […]

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Lok Sabha election 2019: 63.5 per cent voter turnout in Phase 5, says Election Commission

A voter turnout of 63.5 per cent was recorded in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, which is the lowest in all the phases so far, Election Commission data shows. According to the Commission’s Voter Turnout android application, at 9.00 PM, the turnout in the Monday’s polling was 63.5 per cent. The voter […]

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West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee struggles to retain supremacy against a resurgent BJP under Modi-Shah

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Seven seats of West Bengal are going to poll on Monday. Four major parties are in the fray but this time the main contest appears to be between ruling All India Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee and a resurgent BJP under leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. […]

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