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BJP leads in Rajasthan, Congress trails (Lead)
Jaipur | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading on 24 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan, while its ally Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP) was ahead on one seat and the Congress was trailing on all the seats, vote count trends showed on Thursday. ... read..


BJP leads in 9 Haryana seats, Congress from Rohtak (Lead)
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Haryana's ruling party BJP was leading in nine out of the 10 Lok Sabha seats in the state, while the Congress was ahead in the Rohtak seat, as per initial trends after the first two hours of counting of ballots. ... read..


YSR Congress set to wrest power in Andhra with landslide win (Second Lead)
Amaravati | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Dashing all hopes of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) appeared set to wrest power in Andhra Pradesh with a landslide victory on Thursday. ... read..


BJP reaps benefits of polarisation in border areas in Bengal
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
In an indication that it has benefitted from communal polarisation, the BJP on Thursday came up with a stunning performance in West Bengal constituencies, close to the India-Bangladesh border, which have a substantial minority vote. ... read..


DMK leading in TN Assembly by-elections
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
The DMK on Thursday led in in 10 Assembly constituencies and the ruling AIADMK in 8 as per the initial trends available for the by-elections held for 22 seats in Tamil Nadu, according to the Election Commission. ... read..


Gujarat: BJP ahead, Amit Shah leads by 1 lakh votes
Ahmedabad | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat appeared way ahead of its rival, the Congress in all the 26 Lok Sabha seats after five rounds of counting of votes, with party President Amit Shah was leading in Gandhinagar with a margin of over 1 lakh v ... read..


AIMIM's Jaleel leads in Aurangabad, Deora, Matondkar, Dutt trail in Mumbai (2nd Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) candidate from Aurangabad Imtiyaz Jaleel Syed was leading over his nearest rival and sitting Shiv Sena MP Chandrakant Khaire, while Congress nominee Subhash Zambad trailed a distant third. ... read..


In Mizoram, ruling MNF leads in lone LS seat
Aizawl | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
The ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) candidate C. Lalrosanga is leading in the lone Lok Sabha seat in Mizoram over his nearest Independent rival Lalnghinglova Hmar by around 9,000 votes. ... read..


BJP sweeping Lok Sabha elections, Congress mauled (National) (Third Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Proving exit polls right, the BJP led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appeared set to retain power as its candidates alone led in 294 of the 541 Lok Sabha seats with its allies faring equally well across the country, stunning the opposition. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi leads by over 1 lakh votes in Wayanad (2nd Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi was leading by over one lakh votes from Wayanad in Kerala at the end of the counting of 22.56 per cent of the total votes. ... read..


BJP ahead in 4 seats in Telangana (Lead)
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
In a jolt to Telangana's ruling party Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) which was hoping a clean sweep, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in four of the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state. ... read..


Ruling coalition surges towards massive victory in Bihar
Politics | May 23, 2019 5:11:27 PM IST
The ruling BJP-JDU-LJP alliance in Bihar looks all set for a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections as suggest the counting trends. BJP is leading on 16 seats, while its allies Janata Dal (United) (JDU) on 15 seats and Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Jansh ... read..


Patna Sahib LS seat; Ravi Shankar Prasad ahead by 1.50 lakh votes against Shatrughan Sinha
Politics | May 23, 2019 5:11:24 PM IST
BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad is leading the battle on the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat by 1.5 lakh votes against Congress candidate and veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha. ... read..


L K Advani congratulates Modi, BJP for steering ahead in Lok Sabha polls
Politics | May 23, 2019 5:11:18 PM IST
Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister and his party colleague Narendra Modi after the party is leading on the majority of seats in the Lok Sabha elections as per the counting trends. ... read..


PM congratulates Jagan Mohan Reddy in Telegu, Naveen Patnaik in Odia for assembly results
New Delhi | May 23, 2019 5:11:17 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated YSR Congress party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik for their respective wins in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha Assembly elections. ... read..


DMK-led alliance leads in 36 seats in TN (Lead)
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The DMK led alliance has established initial leads in 36 of the 38 Lok Sabha seats that went for polls in Tamil Nadu, bucking the national trend that favours the BJP led alliance, as per the Election Commission of India. ... read..


NDA takes big lead in Bihar, Giriraj Singh ahead (2nd Lead)
Patna | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Bihar's ruling NDA is taking a massive lead in the state. Union Minister Giriraj Singh who is ahead with over 75,400 votes against his rival Kanhaiya Kumar from the Begusarai seat, trends showed on Thursday. ... read..


Its heavyweights trailing, Chhindwara only good news for Congress in MP
Chhindwara | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Congress candidates father and son Kamal Nath and Nakul Nath are leading the race in both the Assembly bypoll as well as the Lok Sabha election respectively for the Chhindwara constituency in Madhya Pradesh. ... read..


Punjab: Congress leads in 8 seats, BJP 2 (Lead)
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Punjab ruling Congress was leading on eight seats, while the BJP and its alliance partner Akali Dal on two seats each. Bhagwant Mann, AAP's only hope, was leading, as per initial trends in the first two hours of counting of ballots. ... read..


Deve Gowda's grandsons leading in Karnataka's Mandya, Hassan
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The two grandsons of Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda - Nikhil Kumaraswamy and Prajwal Revanna -- are leading in the prestigious Mandya and Hassan Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka, an official said. ... read..


Bengal: Trinamool ahead in 21 LS seats, BJP 11 (2nd Lead)
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress is leading in 21 out of 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state while the BJP is ahead in 11 and Congress in two constituencies after two hours of counting on Thursday. ... read..


Union AYUSH Minister leads in North Goa by 11,587 votes
Panaji | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Union Minister of State for AYUSH and sitting BJP MP is leading against his nearest rival state Congress President Girish Chodankar by 11,587 votes from North Goa at the end of the first round of counting, election officials said. ... read..


Karnataka: BJP leads in 14, JD-S 2, Congress 1 (Second Lead)
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in 14 of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka, while the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in two and the Congress in 1, an official said on Thursday. ... read..


Joshua D'Souza wins Mapusa Assembly by-election
Panaji (Goa) | May 23, 2019 4:41:29 PM IST
BJP's Joshua D'Souza on Thursday won Mapusa by-election in Goa and retained the seat his father Francis D'Souza held for the last 20 years. ... read..


Accept people's decision, but people had their doubts about EVMs: Sharad Pawar
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 23, 2019 4:41:27 PM IST
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday said that he accepts people's decision but added that "this is also a fact that people had their doubts about EVMs". ... read..


YSRCP is set to rout Naidu's TDP, form govt in Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 23, 2019 4:41:26 PM IST
YSR Congress party, led by Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, is headed for a landslide win in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly polls and is set to form government in the state, ousting Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's TDP. ... read..


Salute to PM for poll results: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Patna (Bihar) | May 23, 2019 4:41:24 PM IST
As the counting trends showed BJP securing a comfortable majority, Union Minister and Patna Sahib candidate Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday gave full credit and sent salutations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ... read..


An advice and a whitewash in Vivek Oberoi's jibe at opposition
General News | May 23, 2019 4:41:23 PM IST
With the BJP and its allies looking at a historic mandate in the Lok Sabha polls, actor Vivek Oberoi took a swipe at the opposition leaders. ... read..


LS results: Scores of celebrities wish PM Modi and BJP party
Politics | May 23, 2019 4:41:17 PM IST
As the counting trends show BJP securing a comfortable majority, several B-town celebrities extended their wishes to the BJP party and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ... read..


Political bigwigs trail in UP
Lucknow | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Early trends in Uttar Pradesh are unnerving for political bigwigs who are trailing in their constituencies. ... read..


BJP leads on all four Himachal LS seats (Lead)
Shimla | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh is leading with a good margin on all the state's four Lok Sabha seats as per trends in the first two hours of counting of ballots on Thursday, election officials said. ... read..


BJP candidates leading in Tripura's 2 Lok Sabha seats
Agartala | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates were leading against their nearest Congress rivals in Tripura's two Lok Sabha seats on Thursday, poll officials said. ... read..


BJP leading in Lok Sabha, BJD in Assembly in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
As the vote count for the 21 Lok Sabha and 146 Assembly seats began in Odisha on Thursday morning, initial trends showed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in Lok Sabha seats while the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Assembly. ... read..


SKM Indra Hang Subba leads in Sikkim
Gangtok | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) candidate Indra Hang Subba was leading over the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) nominee Dek Bahadur Katwal in Sikkim's lone Lok Sabha consituency on Thursday. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi's lead crosses 58,000 at Wayanad (Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is leading in Wayanad in Kerala by over 58,000 votes after 12.20 per cent of the total votes had been counted. ... read..


YSR Congress set to wrest power in Andhra (Lead)
Amaravati | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) appears set to wrest power in Andhra Pradesh as the trends on Thursday showed the party was leading in 69 seats in the state's 175-member Assembly. ... read..


Congress-led UDF leads in all 20 seats in Kerala (Second Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
As the vote count for the 20 Lok Sabha seats in Kerala progressed on Thursday, the Congress and its allies had forged ahead everywhere, official sources said. ... read..


BJP candidate Vishal Jolly leads in Andaman and Nicobar
Port Blair | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
BJP candidate Vishal Jolly was leading against her nearest Congress rival Kuldeep Rai Sharma in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lok Sabha constituency after the initial round of vote count on Thursday. ... read..


BJP sweeping Lok Sabha elections (National) (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday appeared set to retain power as its candidates led in 229 of the 405 Lok Sabha seats from where counting trends were available, leaving the Congress far behind. ... read..


BJP, Trinamool neck and neck in Bengal (Lead)
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party is giving a tough fight to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress as both are leading in two seats each, while the Congress is ahead in only one of the 42 constituencies as per early trends. ... read..


Hooda, son trailing; BJP looks all set for clean sweep in Haryana
Chandigarh (Haryana) | May 23, 2019 4:11:27 PM IST
Two-time Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is trailing in Sonipat parliamentary seat by a margin over 1.5 lakh votes to BJP's sitting MP Ramesh Chander Kaushik. ... read..


Delhi: Congress heavyweights Dikshit, Maken face defeat as BJP looks to sweep all 7 seats
New Delhi | May 23, 2019 4:11:25 PM IST
The Bhartiya Janta Party is leading in all the seven parliamentary constituencies of Delhi, pushing Congress heavyweights like Sheila Dikshit and Ajay Maken towards defeat. ... read..


Opposition should learn lessons from debacle: Raja
New Delhi | May 23, 2019 4:11:22 PM IST
Communist Party of India (CPI) national Secretary D Raja on Thursday said that Opposition parties must draw a lesson from the defeat in the Lok Sabha elections as they could not provid3e a credible alternative to the BJP. . ... read..


BJP leads on 300 LS seats, looks set to retain power
New Delhi | May 23, 2019 4:11:19 PM IST
As BJP led in 300 Lok Sabha seats and was set to form the government at the Centre for the second time along with its NDA allies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday termed it as a win for India. ... read..


Sikkim: SKM wins 5 Assembly seats, leads in 4; lone LS seat
Gangtok (Sikkim) | May 23, 2019 4:11:17 PM IST
Opposition Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) won five out of 32 Assembly constituencies in Sikkim, while it is leading on four other seats, according to Election Commission trends. ... read..


Abide by what almighty decides: BJP candidate Puri
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development and the BJP's candidate from Punjab's Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday said he would "abide by what he (the almighty) decides". ... read..


Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan trails in Kanyakumari
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Union Minister and sitting BJP MP Pon Radhakrishnan is trailing against Congress candidate H.Vasanthakumar in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari Lok Sabha constituency, according to Election Commission of India. ... read..


BJP's S.S. Ahluwalia leads in Burdwan-Durgapur
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Union Minister and BJP candidate S.S. Ahluwalia is leading over his Trinamool Congress rival Mamtaz Sanghamita in West Bengal's Burdwan-Durgapur Lok Sabha seat after close to two hours of vote counting. ... read..


BJP leading in 8 LS seats in Karnataka (Lead)
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in 7 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka after the first round of vote count on Thrusday, an official said. ... read..


BJP's Babul Supriyo leading from Bengal's Asansol
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Union Minister and BJP candidate from West Bengal's Asansol Lok Sabha seat, Babul Supriyo is leading his nearest rival Trinamool Congress' Moon Moon Sen after one and half hours of vote counting. ... read..


Telangana: TRS lead in 11, BJP in 3
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) was leading in 11 out of 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana, according to early trends available with the Election Commission of India. ... read..


DMK leads in Tamil Nadu's 20 Lok Sabha seats
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The DMK-led alliance is leading in 20 of the 38 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu, said the Election Commission of India. ... read..


NDA leading in Bihar (Lead)
Patna | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Bihar's ruling NDA is leading in eight Lok Sabha seats of the state, early trends showed on Thursday ... read..


Maharashtra: BJP-Shiv Sena lead in 31, Congress-NCP in 16 (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The ruling BJP-Shiv Sena alliance was leading in at least 31 constituencies in Maharashtra and the Congress-NCP in 16 while the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi led in one constituency as per early counting trends on Thursday. ... read..


BJP sweeping Lok Sabha polls (National) (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday appeared set to retain power as its candidates led in most of the 542 Lok Sabha constituencies where millions of votes were being counted. ... read..


BJP's Pragya Thakur leading in Bhopal in early trends
Bhopal | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
BJP candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur is leading in early trends received after counting of postal ballots in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal constituency. Thakur is contesting against former Chief Minister and Congress candidate Digvijaya Singh. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi's lead increases by 25,000 at Wayanad
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is leading in Wayanad in Kerala by over 25,000 votes after 5.18 per cent of the total votes had been ounted. ... read..


BJP's 'look-and-east-policy' bores fruitful outcome in WB, Odisha
West Bengal/Odisha | May 23, 2019 3:41:37 PM IST
The BJP made deep inroads in West Bengal and Odisha in the Lok Sabha with its "Look East policy' penetrating the two greenfield states for the party. ... read..


LS results 2019: Smriti Irani leads in Amethi
New Delhi | May 23, 2019 3:41:35 PM IST
In a major development, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Amethi Smriti Irani is leading in the constituency with over 14,500 votes against Congress President Rahul Gandhi, according to official trends. ... read..


BJD sweeps Odisha Assembly polls, Naveen Patnaik set to become CM for fifth term
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | May 23, 2019 3:41:32 PM IST
Naveen Patnaik has continued his vice-like grip over Odisha with his party, BJD, leading in 110 seats in the 147-member House and himself set to become the chief minister for the fifth consecutive term. ... read..


India wins yet again, tweets Modi as BJP heads for historic win
General News | May 23, 2019 3:41:31 PM IST
Buoyed by the BJP's surge towards a massive victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Thursday termed it a win for India. ... read..


Raking Balakot instead of Pulwama cost dearer to opposition : Omar Abdullah
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 23, 2019 3:41:29 PM IST
Dismayed by the poor show of the opposition in the Lok Sabha elections, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah suggested that questioning of Balakot air strikes instead of Pulwama terror attack and the Congress' "chowkhidar chor hi" slogan may have c ... read..


LS results 2019: Actors receive mixed response from voters
New Delhi | May 23, 2019 3:41:28 PM IST
The 2019 Lok Sabha elections witnessed a string of B-Town celebrities contesting from various seats across the country. While some of them managed to strike gold for their respective parties, others are trailing as per latest trends thereby getting a mixe ... read..


UP trends: BJP heavyweights leading; Rahul trailing
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 23, 2019 3:41:17 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has established a huge margin over his rivals in Varanasi constituency and most of his party heavyweights led in their seats in Uttar Pradesh even as the SP-BSP-RLD gave fight to the BJP in some seats and the Congress put up ... read..


YSR Congress leads in Andhra Assembly polls
Amaravati | Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Thursday established early leads in majority of the Assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh, shows the early trends. ... read..


Congress leads in 18 of 20 seats in Kerala (Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
As the vote count for the 20 Lok Sabha seats in Kerala began on Thursday morning, initial trends showed that the Congress was ahead in 18 places and the Left in two others, official sources said. ... read..


Early UP trends show gains for BJP, Rahul trails
Lucknow | Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Counting began amidst tight security in Uttar Pradesh and early trends show a major lead for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). ... read..


Counting of votes begin for 14 seats in Assam
Guwahati | Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Counting of votes for the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Assam started on Thursday morning in 51 centres across the state amid tight security, election officials said. ... read..


Counting starts for 6 Lok Sabha seats in J&K
Jammu/Srinagar | Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Counting of votes for the six Lok Sabha seats spread over the Kashmir Valley as well as Jammu and Ladakh regions started on Thursday morning. ... read..


Vote count starts for 4 Himachal LS seats
Shimla | Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Counting of 38 lakh votes for the Shimla, Mandi, Hamirpur and Kangra parliamentary seats of Himachal Pradesh began on Thursday amid tight security, officials said. ... read..


Vote count starts in Uttarakhand, BJP leads
Dehradun | Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
The counting for all the five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand began on Thursday morning, and initial trends showed that BJP national Secretary Tirath Singh Rawat was leading at Pauri by over 2,000 votes. ... read..


LS results: Prakash Raj says 'a solid slap on my face' as the BJP leads in the counting
Politics | May 23, 2019 3:11:23 PM IST
Actor Prakash Raj, who contested as an independent candidate from Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha constituency, on Thursday described his defeat as "a solid slap on my face". ... read..


LS polls: NDA ahead on 10 seats in Jharkhand
New Delhi | May 23, 2019 3:11:21 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) have taken a lead on 10 of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand, according to EC website. ... read..


Priyanka Gandhi fails to make impact in UP
New Delhi | May 23, 2019 3:11:20 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi campaigned aggressively for Congress in 26 out of a total of 80 seats in Uttar Pradesh but has failed to make an impact. ... read..


Urmila Matondkar files complaint with EC alleging mismatch in signatures on EVM form
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 23, 2019 3:11:17 PM IST
Congress candidate from Mumbai-North Lok Sabha seat, Urmila Matondkar, on Wednesday filed a complaint with the Election Commission (EC), alleging that there was a mismatch in the signatures and machine number on the form of an Electronic Voting Machine (E ... read..


Vote count starts in Karnataka's 28 Lok Sabha seats
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Counting of votes began on Thursday in all the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies across Karnataka, an official said. ... read..


Vote count starts for Chandigarh seat
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Counting of votes started on Thursday at various places in the city amidst tight security for the lone Lok Sabha seat, officials said. ... read..


Vote count begins in Kerala, Congress leads in 12 seats
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
The vote count for the 20 Lok Sabha seats in Kerala began on Thursday morning, with initial trends showing that the Congress was ahead in 12 and the Left in seven seats. ... read..


Counting begins for LS, Assembly seats in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
The counting of ballots for 21 Lok Sabha seats and 146 Assembly segments in Odisha began amid tight security on Thursday. ... read..


Counting of votes starts in Mizoram
Aizawl | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Counting of votes for the lone Lok Sabha seat in Mizoram began on Thursday under a heavy security blanket. ... read..


Counting for 2 LS seats, 4 bypolls begin in Goa
Panaji | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Counting of votes for Goa's two Lok Sabha seats and four state Assembly bypolls began in two counting centres on Thursday. ... read..


Counting of votes begins in Tamil Nadu
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Counting of votes polled in 38 Lok Sabha and 22 Assembly constituencies where by-elections were held started in Tamil Nadu on Thursday morning. ... read..


Vote count begins across India (National)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Officials on Thursday morning began counting the millions of votes cast in the Lok Sabha elections across the country whose verdict will determine who gets to rule India for the next five years. ... read..


SC to hear on Friday former Kolkata top cop's plea for extension of protection
General News | May 23, 2019 2:41:35 PM IST
The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the plea filed by former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar seeking an extension of the seven-day period granted to him to approach a competent court after his protection from arrest in connection with Saradha c ... read..


Congratulations to winners, but all losers are not losers: Mamata Banerjee
New Delhi | May 23, 2019 2:41:33 PM IST
Without taking names, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday congratulated the "winners" of the Lok Sabha elections but said "all losers are not losers". ... read..


LS results: Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka meet Rahul as Congress stares at defeat
New Delhi | May 23, 2019 2:41:36 PM IST
With trends painting a dismal picture for the Congress in Lok Sabha elections, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Thursday met Congress president Rahul Gandhi at his residence. ... read..


Telangana: TRS leading on 8 seats, KCR's daughter Kavitha trailing
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 23, 2019 2:31:41 PM IST
Ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), which swept Assembly elections in December last year, appears to have lost considerable ground to the BJP and the Congress, which seem to be making gains in the Lok Sabha polls. ... read..


Himanta Biswa Sarma thanks voters for supporting PM Modi
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | May 23, 2019 2:31:40 PM IST
Hours after early trend showed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in more than 274 seats, Assam Finance Minister and BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convener, Himanta Biswa Sarma, on Thursday exuded the confidence of sweeping t ... read..


BJP set to make major gains in LS polls in Karnataka
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 23, 2019 2:31:38 PM IST
BJP is set to make major gains in the Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka where it is leading in 24 out of the 28 seats, according to Election Commission trends. ... read..


Counting of votes begin in Tripura
Agartala | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Counting of votes for the two Lok Sabha seats in Tripura began on Thursday amid heavy security, election officials said. ... read..


Vote count starts in Rajasthan
Jaipur | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Counting of votes for Rajasthan's 25 Lok Sabha seats began on Thursday amid tight security. ... read..


Counting begins for 42 LS seats in West Bengal
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Counting of votes for the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal began on Thursday in 58 counting centres across the state. ... read..


Vote count starts in Mumbai, Maharashtra
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Counting of millions of votes started at various places in Mumbai and Maharashtra amid tight security for 48 Lok Sabha seats on Thursday morning, officials said. ... read..


Counting of votes begin for 40 Bihar LS seats
Patna | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
The counting of votes for all the 40 parliamentary seats of Bihar began on Thursday in 35 counting centres amid tight security, officials said. ... read..


Counting of ballots for 10 Haryana seats begin
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
The counting of ballots for all the 10 parliamentary seats of Haryana began on Thursday amid tight security, electoral officials said. ... read..


Counting of 1.37 crore ballots for 13 Punjab seats begin
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
The counting of 1.37 crore ballots for the 13 parliamentary seats of Punjab began on Thursday morning amidst tight security, electoral officials said. ... read..


LS Polls: Rajnath Singh lauds PM Modi, Amit Shah for BJP's "historic victory"
Politics | May 23, 2019 2:11:58 PM IST
Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah for the performance in the Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Jaganmohan Reddy to take oath as CM on May 30, says YSRCP leader Venkateswarlu
Politics | May 23, 2019 2:11:54 PM IST
YS Jaganmohan Reddy, who steered his party YSR Congress Party to a spectacular victory in the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections, will take oath as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on May 30. ... read..


NDA leading on 39 seats in Bihar, RJD on 1
Politics | May 23, 2019 1:42:03 PM IST
Early trends in the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar showed the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance leading in 39 constituencies, while Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) is leading on one. ... read..


Skin patch for children may treat chronic condition triggered by milk
Parenting | May 23, 2019 1:42:00 PM IST
Researchers have claimed that a skin patch could be helpful in treating a painful chronic condition called eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE) triggered by milk in children. ... read..


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