2014 ELECTIONS

  • Lok Sabha elections: TRS sweeps Telangana, Congress bites dust, KCR the king May 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: After Narendra Modi, perhaps the biggest winner in this election is TRS chief K Chandrashekhararao. Rao, the chief of TRS has achieved almost everything he wanted to achieve in just 14 years. In 2001, he quit the TDP to make Telangana state a reality. He got his Telangana in...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Read list of winners in Andhra Pradesh May 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: It's a winwin day for Telugu Desam Party as it has won 16 seats out of the 42 in Andhra Pradesh. TRS has registered victory in 11 seats and YSR Congress in nine seats. Following is the list of winners in Andhra Pradesh: Adilabad Godam Nagesh (TRS) Amalapuram Dr Pandula Ravindra...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Read list of winners in Tamil Nadu May 16, 2014

    Chennai: J Jayalalithaa's AIADMK has scripted history with sweeping 37 of the 39 seats in Tamil Nadu. Karunanidhi's DMK failed to even open its account in the 2014 Lok Sabha election results. Following is the list of winners in Tamil Nadu: Arakkonam Hari G (AIADMK) Arani V Elumalai (AIADMK) Chennai Central SR...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Read list of winners in Karnataka May 16, 2014

    Bangalore: Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka is a mixed bag with some expected and many unexpected losses. While former Infosys chief Nandan Nilekani faced a deafening defeat at the hands of threetime MP Ananth Kumar in the Bangalore South constituency. Union Minister Veerappa Moily after a neck and neck fight with...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Read list of winners in Kerala May 16, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: While the Congressled UDF retained its might in Kerala, Left Democratic Front showed a slight improvement in its performance from the last general elections. UDF has been reduced to 10 seats, while the LDF won in seven seats, two seats more than its 2009 tally. After a close battle...
  • LS polls: 'Amma' magic wipes out Karunanidhi's DMK in Tamil Nadu May 16, 2014

    Chennai: AIADMK is set to break all records in Tamil Nadu as J Jayalalithaa leads her party to a landslide victory in Tamil Nadu. The party is up for a thumping victory in the state as 38 of its candidates are leading in 39 Lok Sabha seats in the state. The...
  • Andhra: TRS leads Assembly, LS polls in Telangana; TDP ahead in Seemandhra May 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: The divided state of Andhra Pradesh is witnessing a fascinating contest. In Telangana, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is leading and it expected to cross half way mark easily. The TRS is ahead in both the Assembly and Lok Sabha election. The KCRled TRS is leading in 48 Assembly seats...
  • AINRC wins lone seat of Puducherry May 16, 2014

    Pondicherry: 8:30 pm:Union Minister V Narayansamy is trailing in Puducherry. All India Congress leader R Radhakrishnan is leading in the lone seat by over 60,000 votes. 9:54 am: Union Minister V Narayansamy is leading the lone Lok Sabha seat of Puducherry. He is the sitting MP in the constituency. Counting for the...
  • Union Minister Shashi Tharoor wins, close fight between UDF,LDF May 16, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: 10:20 am: Union Minister Shashi Tharoor is trailing in his constituency by over 16,000 votes. BJP's C Rajagopal is leading in the seat. 9:30 am: Congress is leading in six seats. Meanwhile,the Left is ahead in eight seats. BJP is leading in just one seat. 8:30 am: Congressled UDF is...
  • AIADMK wipes out DMK, wins 37 seats in Tamil Nadu May 16, 2014

    Chennai: Updates 12:00 noon: Jayalalithaa's AIADMK wipes out DMK as it leads in 35 of the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu. 10.10 am: AIADMK sweeps Tamil Nadu; Congress, DMK stare at a massive loss. AIADMK leading in 22 seats. Counting of the postal ballots has begun for Lok Sabha...
  • Voting trends of Karnataka May 16, 2014

    Updates: 12:40 pm: Congress candidate Nandan Nilekani concedes defeat as he lags behind by over 60,000 seats in South Bangalore. 10:50 am: JDS's Mallikarjuna Kharge is leading by a margin of over 19,000 votes in Gulbarga. 10:00 am: BJP way ahead of Congress as it leads in 17 seats. Congress ahead...
  • Voting trends in Andhra Pradesh May 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: 9:43 am: TRS ahead in six seats, TDP in 4 seats and the Congress in 2 seats. 9:23 am: While TRS is leading in six seats, Naidu's TDP is giving a close fight as it leads in 5 seats. 9:00 am: As of 9 am, YSR Congress is leading in four...
  • Lok Sabha Election Live Blog: March 21 March 21, 2014

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  • Shiv Sena miffed, tells Modi not to worry about Maharashtra December 24, 2013

    Mumbai: In a veiled rebuff to Narendra Modi, BJP's ally Shiv Sena on Tuesday said he should remember that he was "no longer a leader of just Gujarat but of the entire country" and should stop worrying about Maharashtra, after he compared development in the two states at a rally...
  • News 360: Encephalitis death toll rises to 350 in Gorakhpur October 9, 2013

    At least 350 children have died due to encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. The epidemic strikes 135 districts across 17 states every year but more than 70 per cent of these cases are reported from UP. ...
  • Rahul an ideal choice for PM, will be happy to work under him: PM September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is an ideal choice for the post of prime minister, adding that he will be happy to work under him. "I have always maintained that Rahul Gandhi would be an ideal choice for the PM...
  • No 'Narendra Modi for PM' yet, RSS chief Bhagwat meets Advani, Sushma September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) election campaign committee chief Narendra Modi's anointment as the party's prime miniterial candidate is not yet a surety. Senior BJP leaders LK Advani and Sushma Swaraj on Friday reportedly told Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat that the party...
  • Veerappa Moily hails Congress victory in Karnataka by-polls August 24, 2013

    Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Saturday hailed Congress' thumping victory in by-polls for two Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka as a big game changer ahead of general elections. Congress dealt a big blow to the JDS in its heartland when it wrested the Mandya and Bangalore Rural seats from it...
  • BJP, Congress gear up to prove their mettle on the social media August 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha election is being fought not only on the streets but via social media as well. While the BJP has been aggressively using the social media platform even before the 2009 debacle, the Congress has warmed up to it only recently with the formation of a...
  • Republicans to field 10 IndianAmericans in 2014 elections July 30, 2013

    As part of its effort to change the face of the party, diversify its base and gain the support of this cash rich community, the Republican Party is working to field 10 IndianAmericans in the 2014 Congressional elections. Around half a dozen IndianAmericans from various field and States have...
  • BJP too in the process of tying up prepoll alliances, says Rajnath July 5, 2013

    The BJP is too in the process of tying up prepoll alliances, says party President Rajnath Singh. He added that Narendra Modi is the most popular leader, not just of the party but of the country. ...
  • Jharkhand: CongressJMM to form coalition govt July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader Hemant Soren will become the next chief minister of Jharkhand after the Congress announced an alliance with it. Announcing the alliance Hemant Soren said that JMM and Congress will form a coalition government in Jharkahand. "We will also fight the 2014 Lok Sabha elections...
  • 'Modi' factor will not affect the parliamentary elections, says SP June 21, 2013

    Sambhal: Brushing aside possibility of 'Modi' factor playing any role in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Samajwadi Party today said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's charisma is limited to his state only. "Modi is not a problem for anyone out of Gujarat. 'Modi'factor will not affect the parliamentary elections," SP General...
  • JD(U) will return to NDA if Advani is at the helm again: Arati Jerath June 18, 2013

    After the dramatic split of the JD(U) and the BJP what does the future hold for both the parties as well as the NDA? Senior journalist Arati Jerath joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Mam, in your opinion, with Mr Modi ascendancy, where will the major gains/losses...
  • Cabinet reshuffle will not improve governance: AK Bhattacharya June 17, 2013

    As the UPA readies itself for the poll year, the Cabinet reshuffle is expected to be the last for the current term. What does it indicate about Congress' strategy for the general elections? Business Standard's editor AK Bhattacharya joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. How much of...
  • 178 today: nonCong, nonBJP parties will need 95 more seats in 2014 June 12, 2013

    As sources close to JD(U) chief and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar say that he is close to mooting the idea of a federal front of regional parties including the Trinamool Congress (TMC), the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and of course the JD(U), it is pertinent to take a look...
  • BJP's UP incharge Amit Shah visits state for the first time June 12, 2013

    Lucknow: BJP National General Secreatry Amit Shah, a close aide of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, is in Lucknow on Wednesday. This is his first visit to the state after being made the party incharge of Uttar Pradesh. "I have come to UP for the first time today. I can assure...
  • Goa CM Manohar Parrikar may not meet Advani in Delhi June 12, 2013

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will be in New Delhi Wednesday to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, but is unlikely to meet disgruntled BJP stalwart LK Advani, a BJP leader in Panaji said on Tuesday. BJP's Goa vice president Wilfred Mesquita said: "He (Parrikar) will be in New Delhi tomorrow...
  • Regional parties will do well in 2014: Mamata June 5, 2013

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said regional parties will do well in the next Lok Sabha election, but evaded a question on whether Trinamool will lead any nonCongress and nonBJP alliance at the Centre. "I feel that regional parties would do well in the next Lok Sabha election....
  • TDP will take initiative in forging Third Front: Naidu May 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam president N Chandrababu Naidu has said a "Third Front" would form the next government at the Centre and his party would play a decisive role in that. "The Congressled UPA is down and on the way out. The NDA is in no position to pick up. A...