2019 lok sabha elections


Revival of confidence biggest achievement: Amarinder Singh

Mar 17 2018

Amarinder Singh has said that "revival of confidence" across all sections of society was the biggest achievement of the Congress government in the past one year.

Ties with Congress continue to be good: Akhilesh Yadav

Mar 15 2018

Akhilesh Yadav said his ties with the Congress will continue to be good but stopped short of saying if the two parties will fight the 2019 Lok Sabha elections together.

Sonia Gandhi hosts dinner for opposition parties

Mar 13 2018

Leaders of 20 opposition parties tonight got together at a dinner hosted by Sonia Gandhi, where possibilities of putting up a united front to defeat the BJP.

Sonia to host dinner for opposition parties on March 13

Mar 12 2018

Sonia will host a dinner which is likely to be attended by leaders of 17 opposition parties, amid talk of forging a broader front against BJP-led NDA ahead of LS polls.

Guj records 68% voting in first phase, expected to cross 70%: EC

Dec 09 2017

An estimated 68 pc of voters exercised their franchise in first phase of polling in 89 constituencies in Gujarat, with the EC saying the figure is likely to cross 70 pc.

Over 45 pc voter turnout recorded till 2 pm in Guj polls

Dec 09 2017

Over 45 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 2 pm today in the 89 seats Gujarat Assembly seats that went to polls.

Gujarat polls: 30.31 percent voter turnout till noon

Dec 09 2017

Over 30 pc voter turnout was recorded till noon during the polling on 89 seats of Saurashtra and south Gujarat regions in the first phase of the crucial Gujarat polls.

Gujarat polls: 11 percent voter turnout in first two hours

Dec 09 2017

Around 11 pc voter turnout was recorded in the initial 2 hours during polling on 89 seats of Saurashtra and South Gujarat in the first phase of the crucial Gujarat polls.

SP to support parties fighting for secularism: Akhilesh

Dec 02 2017

SP Akhilesh claimed that the BJP was an "expert in fooling people" and said the SP would support the TMC and other parties who are fighting for secularism in the country.

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