Polls

  • Praful Patel hints at fissures in Congress-NCP alliance July 27, 2014

    After the Congress-National Conference alliance split, it looks like the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine could be headed the same way. NCP leader Praful Patel has hinted at some fissures in the alliance ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections. He said, "Everybody has ability as well as the freedom to fight alone....
  • Congress meet to review poll loss June 28, 2014

    The AK Antony committee set up by the Congress party to inquire into the poll losses endured in the last Lok Sabha elections will meet on Saturday. Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan, along with several other MLAs will meet former Defence Minister AK Antony and submit a detailed report on the...
  • Post-poll survey: TRS leading in Telangana, AIADMK is a big gainer in TN May 14, 2014

    According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti post-poll survey based on all the nine phases of voting, TRS is a big gainer in Telangana with 8-12 seats and Congress is getting 3-5 seats, while BJP-TDP alliance is getting 2-4 seats out of 17 seats. On the other side, J Jayalalithaa led AIADMK is leading...
  • Post-poll survey: BJP-Shiv Sena alliance leading in Maharashtra May 14, 2014

    According to the post-poll survey conducted by CNN-IBN, CSDS, Lokniti, the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena alliance is leading in Maharashtra and is likely to win 31-37 seats. ...
  • Post-poll survey: BJP leading with 45-53 in UP, 21-27 seats in Bihar May 14, 2014

    According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti post-poll survey based on all the nine phases of voting, the Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to get 45-53 in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress is getting 11-15 seats and the Samajwadi Party is getting 2-4 seats. On the other side, BJP is also leading in the Bihar...
  • Did the media cover campaign 2014 fairly? May 14, 2014

    With extensive media coverage of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rallies and campaigns, not only he but the party was also benefited by it. The post-poll survey conducted by CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti shows that 47 per cent voters with very high media exposure preferred Modi while only 19 per cent backed...
  • Post-poll survey: TMC a big gainer in West Bengal, likely to get 38 pc votes May 14, 2014

    In West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress is clearly ahead of all others in the fray. According to CNN-IBN-CSDS post-poll survey the TMC is expected to get 38 per cent vote share and win 25-31 seats while the opposition Left Front is expected to get 24 per...
  • Jaya refuses to comment on post-poll alliance, says waiting for result May 14, 2014

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa refused to comment on the post-poll alliance and said she was eagerly waiting for the result. Jayalalithaa said, "I am waiting eagerly for results which will be declared on May 16. Nothing more I can say at this juncture. I cannot...
  • Post-poll survey: Who is leading the prime ministerial race? May 14, 2014

    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? May 13, 2014

    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....
  • A Billion Votes: Exit polls project NDA win, what next? May 13, 2014

    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,...
  • Exit polls manipulated, Modi will never be PM: Samajwadi Party May 13, 2014

    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. ...
  • Markets hit lifetime highs as exit polls predict majority for NDA May 13, 2014

    Market analyst Rakesh Jhunjhunwala has said that this feels like the start of the mother of all bull runs in the markets. ...
  • Congress has gone on a disastrous course under Rahul: BJP May 13, 2014

    The political parties have reacted on the exit poll figures on expected lines. There are no prizes for guessing what the BJP said. ...
  • Watch: NDA well ahead of UPA in post-poll survey May 14, 2014

    CNN-IBN's post poll survey shows NDA well ahead of the UPA in the Lok Sabha elections. Here is our Editor-In-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai's take on the post-polls. ...
  • Telangana, Seemandhra post-poll results on Microsoft analytics centre May 13, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Arunoday Mukharji explains the post-poll survey figures for Telangana and Seemandhra. ...
  • Opinion polls will be proven wrong: RPN Singh May 12, 2014

    RPN Singh, the Congress candidate from Kushinagar, has hit out at opinion polls saying, "The media had estimated very low numbers for us in 2004 and in 2009 but we proved everyone wrong. Even in 2014 your estimates will be proven wrong." ...
  • Varanasi, the epicentre of 16th Lok Sabha elections votes today May 12, 2014

    Varanasi, which has been the centre stage of the poll campaigning in the 16th Lok Sabha elections votes today. ...
  • LS polls: South Kolkata votes May 12, 2014

    Voters in South Kolkata queue up at polling booth to exercise their franchise in the last phase of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • BJP alleges EC bias, seeks action against Rahul Gandhi May 8, 2014

    Rahul Gandhi had entered a polling booth even as voting was on in Amethi on Wednesday. ...
  • Is the high voter turnout the X-factor this election? May 7, 2014

    Voting for 502 seats in the Lok Sabha elections ended with a high voter turnout in 64 seats which went to polls in the eighth phase on Wednesday. According to the Election Commission, 66 per cent polling has been registered till the eighth phase in the polls. ...
  • A Billion Votes: High voter turnout in the eighth phase of LS polls May 7, 2014

    The fate of 897 candidates will be sealed on Wednesday, May 7 as voting was being held across 64 constituencies in seven states. There was 46 percent voter turnout in the 15 seats of Uttar Pradesh that include the high-profile constituency of Amethi, where Rahul Gandhi is facing a tough...
  • Serial voting would reveal poll rigging in Amethi: Kumar Vishwas May 7, 2014

    AAP candidate from Amethi on Wednesday alleged booth capturing and poll rigging by Congress. The Election Commission, however, refuted the charges saying they hadn't found any evidence. ...
  • 2 FIRs registered against Narendra Modi for poll code violation May 1, 2014

    Two FIRs have been filed against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi by Ahmedabad Crime Branch for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. ...
  • Who does a high turnout really benefit? April 30, 2014

    Voters in 89 seats across seven states and two Union Territories came out in large numbers to surpass the 2009 election figures even though the turnout was low in the lone seat of Jammu and Kashmir. West Bengal, Punjab, Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, Daman & Diu, Dadar & Nagar...
  • Telangana records high voter turnout for its first LS, Assembly polls April 30, 2014

    With Telangana going for its first ever polls, a high voter turnout of 70 per cent was recorded in the about-to-be formed state during the phase 7 of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • News 360: Voters beat the heat, high turnout in phase 7 of LS polls April 30, 2014

    Good turnout in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections as voters brave the heat to vote across 89 Constituencies in 7 States and 2 Union Territories. West Bengal records a high of 83 per cent and heavy in Telangana and Punjab. ...
  • A Billion Votes: FIRs against Modi for model code of conduct violation April 30, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is in trouble after two FIRs were registered against him by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Wednesday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. Modi came under fire from the opposition for waving BJP's...
  • LS polls: Srinagar residents on why they abstained from voting April 30, 2014

    Srinagar recorded a very low voter turnout of nearly 17 per cent till 2 pm. Residents tell CNN-IBN why they are keeping away from voting their representative to the Lok Sabha. ...
  • Voting for change, say residents of Raebareli April 30, 2014

    Residents of Raebareli told CNN-IBN that infrastructure and education were just some of the key issues that were of primary importance to them. ...