Exit Polls

  • Verdict 2014

    My World |  Nitesh Prasad
    On Monday, May 12 when the final phase ended and exit polls results started coming out, suddenly one of my colleagues pointed out that one...

  • Exit polls only give rise to Sensex, I don't trust them: Akhilesh Yadav 15-05-2014 04:23 PM

    Dismissing the exit poll results, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on day said he did not trust exit polls which only give rise to Sensex. "I dont believe in exit polls. They are not true and are only giving rise to Sensex", Yadav told reporters in Sitapur when asked...
  • Shiv Sena would do better than exit poll predictions: Sanjay Raut 14-05-2014 08:46 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut on Wednesday claimed his party will do better than the exit poll projections in Maharashtra. Talking to reporters, Raut, a Rajya Sabha member, also said that MNS -- Sena's rival in Maharashtra for the Marathi-speakers' votes -- would do badly in the polls. To...
  • Exit pollsters deserve Nobel prize: Congress 14-05-2014 12:17 AM

    New Delhi: Exit pollsters "deserve the Nobel prize for miniaturization", the Congress said on Tuesday taking a dig at pollsters who have projected a poor show by the party in Lok Sabha polls. "Those who try and capture the essence of Indian polity in exit or opinion polls on sample...
  • Post-poll survey: Who is leading the prime ministerial race? 13-05-2014 11:22 PM

    According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti post-poll survey there has been a steady growth in BJP prime ministerial pick Narendra Modi's popularity since July 2013. Then Modi had got just 19 per cent backing. It went up to 34 per cent in January 2014 and remained same in March and then touched 37...
  • Rahul vs Modi: Have urban voters re-defined political leadership? 13-05-2014 11:06 PM

    Almost 40 per cent of voters want Narendra Modi as the next Prime Minister of India reveals CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti post-poll survey. According to the survey there has been a steady growth in BJP prime ministerial pick Narendra Modi's popularity since July 2013. Then Modi had got just 19 per cent backing....
  • LS elections: Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad reject predictions of exit polls 13-05-2014 11:01 PM

    Neither Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar nor his arch-rival and RJD chief Lalu Prasad agree with the exit polls. Nitish Kumar Tuesday refused to say anything on the exit polls that predicted the poor performance of his Janata Dal-United in the Lok Sabha polls. "It is a media exit polls...
  • Exit poll figures will be right, NDA will win 290-305 seats: Amit Shah 13-05-2014 10:26 PM

    New Delhi: After the post-poll surveys predicted the best ever performance by the Bharatiya Janata Party, the party's Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah said the exit poll figures will not go wrong. In an interview to IBN18 Network Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Shah said, "The NDA will win 290-305 seats and...
  • A Billion Votes: Exit polls project NDA win, what next? 13-05-2014 08:56 PM

    The post poll surveys have given the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance a clear mandate with mission 272 being well within its reach this Lok Sabha election. While the BJP has welcomed the polls and is confident of victory under the leadership of its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi,...
  • Jobs, investment should top agenda of new government: Vedanta chief 13-05-2014 06:29 PM

    New Delhi: Employment generation and revival of manufacturing and investment besides poverty eradication should top the agenda of the new government, Vedanta Resources Chairman Anil Agarwal said on Tuesday. "As industry awaits new government, reviving manufacturing & investments, generating employment and eradication of poverty to be top agenda," he tweeted....
  • LS polls: Narayanasamy dismisses exit poll projections 13-05-2014 04:52 PM

    Kumbakonam: Dismissing exit poll projections Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Tuesday claimed that UPA will form the government at the Centre under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi. "The UPA will form the government third time, under Rahul Gandhi, I believe..", Narayanasamy told reporters after offering prayers at the Sri Chakrapanisamy...
  • Exit polls manipulated, Modi will never be PM: Samajwadi Party 13-05-2014 03:41 PM

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal has said that the exit polls, predicting a BJP victory, are manipulated and that the NDA can never come to power. ...
  • BJP upbeat as post poll surveys show Modi wave, Congress says wait for May 16 13-05-2014 08:16 AM

    New Delhi: The post poll surveys have given the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance a clear mandate with mission 272 being well within its reach this Lok Sabha election. While the BJP has welcomed the polls and is confident of victory under the leadership of its Prime Ministerial candidate...
  • Authorities keep vigil on stock market as exit polls pour in 12-05-2014 09:58 PM

    New Delhi: With exit polls predicting victory for the NDA in the elections, investors and market authorities are keeping a close watch on stock markets to guard against excessive volatility. The BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday closed at a new high of 23,551 points while NSE Nifty closed at 7,014.25...
  • Congress will form government with third front support: Narayanasamy 12-05-2014 08:24 PM

    Chennai: With TV channels coming out with results of exit polls, senior Congress leader and Union Minister in PMO, V Narayanasamy on Monday said that projections in 2004 and 2009 had proved wrong with the party sailing to power. Speaking to reporters, he also expressed hope that Congress will get...
  • Election Commission's flip flop on exit poll ban 09-05-2014 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission seems to be confused on the telecast of exit polls after voting ends on May 12 for all the 543 Lok Sabha seats. While Election Commissioner HS Brahma earlier said that exit polls cannot be telecast till May 16, the date when counting will be...
  • Nitish rebuffs exit poll surveys giving BJP a lead in Lok Sabha polls 16-02-2014 11:47 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has rebuffed the exit poll surveys that show the BJP and its prime minister nominee Narendra Modi doing extremely well in the Lok Sabha elections ...
  • Gehlot dismisses exit poll results, says wait for December 8 06-12-2013 11:04 PM

    Trashing exit polls, which have given a lead to the BJP in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said they are managed by opposition parties so that Independent candidates and rebels, if they win, could be attracted in the government formation. "Exit polls are managed by a few people...
  • BJP will win more seats than predicted, says Raman Singh 06-12-2013 03:53 PM

    With the exit and opinion polls predicting the BJP having an edge over Congress in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Raman Singh said the surveys are correct but his party will win more seats than what is being predicted. BJP will register victory with good margin. The results will be much different...
  • Rajasthan assembly elections: Anxious poll candidates seek astrologers' help 06-12-2013 02:11 PM

    With polling for 199 of 200 seats in the Rajasthan assembly over and the results expected on Sunday, candidates have taken to visiting temples and meeting astrologers, anxious to know what lies ahead. In Churu constituency, polling was postponed to December 13 because of the death the Bahujan Samaj Party...
  • The Last Word: What do the exit polls tell us about the mood of the Delhi voter? 05-12-2013 09:37 PM

    The Delhi assembly elections saw a record voter turnout on Wednesday and exit polls are predicting a three-way thriller. Around 67 per cent of the electorate voted on Wednesday in the fiercely fought Delhi assembly polls billed as a litmus test for ruling Congress ahead of upcoming Lok Sabha polls....
  • Delhi exit polls add to confusion, huge range make them less accurate 05-12-2013 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: The exit polls, which are predicting the exit of Congress from Delhi, have failed to give a clearer picture. Each poll has given a different figure and the difference between these polls is huge which has led to more confusion. These polls have also given a face saver...
  • Exit polls do not affect me: Ajay Singh 05-12-2013 04:49 PM

    Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh on Wednesday asserted that he was not dismayed by the exit polls predicting a Congress defeat in the state assembly elections. "Why should I be perturbed?" said Ajay, during an interaction with the media persons in Bhopal when asked if he...
  • Congress says does not trust exit polls as results indicate BJP's win 05-12-2013 03:43 PM

    While the exit polls surveys indicate at a clear majority for BJP in the assembly elections, Congress has said that it does not believe in the exit polls and said that it will do well in all the 4 states. "People should not trust the exit polls. No one says...
  • Digvijaya Singh slams exit poll predictions, says its place is in the dustbin 05-12-2013 03:07 PM

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has rubbished the exit polls, being aired on some news channels, predicting an edge for BJP over Congress in recently-concluded Assembly elections in five states. "There is no meaning in such exit poll results and they deserve to be consigned to dustbin," the Congress general...
  • Election Commission bans exit polls till December 4 09-11-2013 08:13 PM

    The Election Commission has banned the publication and dissemination of exit polls of any kind in the five poll bound states from November 11 till December 4, when the Assembly elections are over. The Commission issued these orders and sent them to Chief Electoral Officers of all the five poll-bound...
  • Kannada is not a factor in the Karnataka elections: HR Venkatesh 06-05-2013 06:39 PM

    CNN-IBN's HR Venkatesh joined IBNLive readers on the possible role of language in the Karnataka elections. Q. Kannada is in threat in Bangalore. Do you think we need a party like MNS to protect our language and rights? Asked by: Sujith A. Hi Sujith, While I as a Kannadiga feel...
  • EC bans exit poll during Karnataka Assembly elections 05-04-2013 02:15 AM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Thursday banned the publication or broadcast of any exit poll during the period of Assembly elections in Karnataka. The EC also prohibited the display of any election matter including results of any opinion poll or any other poll survey, in any electronic media, during...
  • Opinion, exit polls have no scientific basis: CEC 28-04-2012 01:07 AM

    New Delhi: Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi on Friday said there is no scientific basis for exit and opinion polls and sought a ban on both saying these could be sponsored. Speaking at a panel discussion on "Is India's media becoming increasing unethical", he said the poll body wanted a...