Ls Polls

  • A Billion Votes: Biggest phase of polling ends in 121 constituencies 17-04-2014 07:32 PM

    A large number of voters exercised their franchise across 121 constituencies in 12 states in the fifth and the biggest phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 17. While some seats witnessed a massive rush of voters pushing the turnout to well over 70 per cent, several others saw a...
  • Maoists ask people to boycott Lok Sabha elections 06-04-2014 10:51 PM

    Maoists on Sunday called for a boycott of the Lok Sabha election in Jamui parliamentary constituency of Bihar, and told cadres to attack security forces during the poll, police said. A police official said Maoist leader Pragati issued the diktat at a 'janata darbar' held in Vishanpura forest, saying no...
  • Lalu will become political refugee after LS polls: Nand Kishore Yadav 24-03-2014 08:26 PM

    BJP on Monday flayed Lalu Prasad for calling LK Advani a "Pakistani refugee" and said the RJD leader would himself become a "political refugee" after his party's "humiliating" defeat in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. "Lalu Prasad seems to be in awe of using the word refugee nowdays... He called...
  • Varanasi reflects national mood but will it bless Narendra Modi? 24-03-2014 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: Perhaps the biggest battle in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections would be the battle for Varanasi. The temple town of Varanasi is believed to be the oldest living city in the world and as election frenzy reaches its zenith, the town is geared up to face one of...
  • Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi; says 3 Gujarat ministers have spent time in jail 22-03-2014 10:32 AM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will begin his party's Lok Sabha campaign in Uttar Pradesh with a rally in Pratapgarh on Saturday. Gandhi will be accompanied by party general secretary Madhusudan Mistry, Rajya Sabha member Pramod Tiwari and others senior leaders. Congress leaders said that the rally would be a...
  • LS polls: Unhappy over ticket distribution, BJP workers protest at party office in Ballia 19-03-2014 05:34 PM

    Unhappy over the distribution of tickets for the Lok Sabha elections, BJP workers staged a demonstration at the party office and in Ballia on Wednesday. Even as Congress MP Jagdambika Pal joined BJP in New Delhi, party workers from his constituency Domariyaganj and nearby areas continued their sit-in at party...
  • We must expose the failures of the BJP, says Rahul Gandhi 10-03-2014 08:08 AM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will be on a day's visit to Rajasthan on Sunday to begin election campaigning of the party in the state. Gandhi will address a public meeting in Tonk district's Deoli town and will interact with labourers in Kolayat tehsil in Bikaner in the evening. "Preparations...
  • Option to contest LS polls on AAP ticket is open: Medha Patkar 19-01-2014 07:29 PM

    Social activist Medha Patkar, who announced "active support" to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) recently, on Sunday said the option to contest upcoming Lok Sabha polls on AAP ticket was open to her while indicating that some leaders of her National Alliance of People's Movement (NAPM) may also take the political...
  • Two-horse Lok Sabha race now a Modi vs Kejriwal vs Rahul battle 10-01-2014 10:32 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Ministerial nominee or not, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is the face of his party's campaign for the Lok Sabha elections. Congress is gearing up for possibly a three-way battle in the elections with Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind...
  • SC asks EC to install electronic voting machines issuing paper receipts to voters for 2014 polls 08-10-2013 01:05 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Election Commission to introduce in a phased manner a paper trail in EVMs for the next general elections in 2014, saying it will ensure free and fair polls. The apex court also directed the Centre to provide financial assistance for introducing Vote Verifier...
  • WB: Varun Gandhi hits out at Left and TMC, says they have dissapointed common man 30-09-2013 10:34 AM

    Intending to fight all 42 seats in West Bengal in next year's Lok Sabha election, BJP on Sunday discussed its poll strategy on the last day of its two-day state executive committee meeting in Kolkata. Hoping to put up a good show in the elections, party general secretary Varun Gandhi...
  • Use RTI, social media to expose corruption under Congress rule: Modi to partymen 26-09-2013 10:30 AM

    Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has asked party functionaries to increasingly tap the potential of RTI and social media during campaign to expose "corruption" under Congress rule at the Centre and states. During a closed-door interaction with party functionaries in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday night, Modi...
  • Let Modi remain Gujarat CM, Uddhav urges BJP 07-09-2013 03:53 PM

    Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday urged the BJP to let Narendra Modi continue unhindered as Gujarat Chief Minister till 2017. "Narendra Modi has publicly declared that he has no prime ministerial ambition. He has been given public mandate to rule Gujarat till 2017 and would continue to serve...
  • BJP will contest LS poll on development issue: Sheshadri Chari 23-07-2013 05:47 PM

    Has the national party got its election strategy wrong by projecting Narendra Modi as its 2014 elections face. Sheshadri Chari, national executive member of BJP, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on whether the BJP is doing enough to reach out to Muslim voters. Q. Why BJP so much worry...
  • Siddaramaiah will work with an eye on the LS polls: KN Shanth Kumar 14-05-2013 04:42 PM

    After being forced to put up with a government for the last five years which saw politicians indulging in acts ranging from widespread corruption to watching porn in the Assembly, which saw three chief ministers at work and one of them deserting a national party to form his own regional...
  • LS polls: NCP holds meeting to review political situation in Maharashtra 27-04-2013 09:15 PM

    Mumbai: NCP chief and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday reviewed political situation in Maharashtra at a meeting in Mumbai to discuss preparations for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party is looking to fight elections in 22 seats and is aiming to win at least 15 in the...
  • Uma predicts BJP loss in LS polls 16-09-2006 05:08 PM

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