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...
  • Watch: 103-year-old casts his vote 17-04-2014 04:38 PM

    103-year-old voter, Masu Ram from Heeranagar, Jammu, tells us why we should exercise our franchise. ...
  • Jaswant Singh, Sachin Pilot seek re-election from Rajasthan 17-04-2014 03:59 PM

    Union Minister Sachin Pilot and veteran leader Jaswant Singh are amongst the MPs seeking re-election from Rajasthan in phase 5 of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • CNN-IBN's Prabhakar Kumar appeals to voters to exercise their franchise 17-04-2014 02:24 PM

    Go out and exercise your franchise - an appeal from CNN-IBN. ...
  • Watch: 86-year-old voter exhorts the youth to exercise their francishe 17-04-2014 12:07 PM

    A total of 121 constituencies across 12 states go to vote in the fifth phase of the 9-phase Lok Sabha elections. Watch what this octagenarian has to say to the youth. ...
  • Watch: Largest phase of polling in Lok Sabha elections begins 17-04-2014 10:45 AM

    Watch the debate on CNN-IBN's special election show as 121 constituencies across 12 states go to vote in the fifth phase of elections. ...
  • Watch: BS Yeddyurappa cast his vote in Shimoga 17-04-2014 09:07 AM

    Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa was amongst the early voters in Shimoga, Karnataka. ...
  • CJ Youngistan: How significant is youth vote in Lok Sabha Polls ? 13-04-2014 07:04 PM

    Is youth vote a hype or a real game changer? We chat with young voters and Aam Admi Party candidate from Mumbai south Meera Sanyal to find out how political parties are trying to reach the young electorate in the city. ...
  • Mizoram votes for its lone Lok Sabhs seat 11-04-2014 08:31 AM

    Voting for the lone Lok Sabha seat began in Mizoram on Friday morning. Voting is also underway for the Hrangturzo Assembly by-poll. ...
  • CJ Youngistan: A song that will inspire you to vote 07-04-2014 09:31 AM

    This election song by Shillong Chamber Choir will inspire you to vote. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 06-04-2014 04:23 PM

    Catch all the election buzz, spoofs and everything that is trending as the entire country gets ready to vote in our first CJ Youngistan show. ...
  • With LS polls round the corner, Jayalalithaa steps up election campaign 06-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is campaigning aggressively for the Lok Sabha elections as the AIADMK has chosen to go solo in the polls. She held a massive rally in Namakkal in Tamil Nadu. ...
  • RSS admits to its role in BJP's campaign for LS polls 02-04-2014 05:30 PM

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has admitted to its role in the Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign for Lok Sabha polls saying, "Unlike other elections, the RSS is working overtime for these elections." ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 24-03-2014 10:33 AM

    In this episode, we get you all the buzz and activity in the run up to the crucial Lok Sabha polls. Plus, CJ voices from across the country on issues that matter to them this election season. ...
  • Opinion polls underestimate AAP, paid media a concern Yogendra Yadav 05-03-2014 08:49 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav said that most candidates are buying local media. "This is not buying advertisement space this is paid news. New party underestimated by opinion polls," Yadav said. ...
  • Watch: What experts think of the Lok Sabha election schedule 05-03-2014 01:16 PM

    The Election Commission has announced that the Lok Sabha elections will be held in nine phases from April 7 to May 12 while the counting of votes will take place on May 16. ...
  • CJ Tabu demands voting rights for Transgenders 02-03-2014 05:41 PM

    Tabu, a transgender based in Delhi, has turned a CJ to demand the right to vote. She along with her community members want the government to recognize their right to vote ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and appeal that they be treated on par with other citizens of the...
  • Maken appeals EC to file FIR against 11 survey agencies 26-02-2014 11:51 PM

    Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken reacted to the expose made by a private news channel of alleged malpractices in opinion polls saying that the Election Commission should file an FIR against the 11 survey agencies mentioned in the report. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 26-02-2014 10:27 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is the attempt to ban opinion polls an over-reaction? 26-02-2014 10:18 PM

    A day after a private news network exposed the alleged malpractices by survey agencies, the Aam Aadmi Party has called for regulation of opinion polls. AAP leader Yogendra Yadav appealed to the Election Commission to set up a separate regulatory body for opinion polls. ...
  • News 360: Navy Chief DK Joshi quits after INS Sindhuratna mishap 26-02-2014 08:31 PM

    Taking responsibility for accidents involving warships during his term, Indian Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi resigned on Wednesday. The government has accepted Admiral DK Joshi's resignation with immediate effect. ...
  • The Last Word: After sting operation should opinion polls be banned? 26-02-2014 06:05 PM

    After the expose by a private news channel revealed alleged malpractices by survey agencies, CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar asks panel of experts whether opinion polls should be banned in the country or not. ...
  • Change India: How can we reform country's administrative apparatus? 22-02-2014 03:43 PM

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In this series, 10 policy initiatives have been listed that will enable the next prime minister to combat the cancer of corruption in the country. ...
  • A Billion Vote: Has Modi re-written rules of political campaigning? 12-02-2014 07:49 PM

    Spinning a campaign over a Congress jibe, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi reaches out to people via video conferencing. While addressing his supporters at NaMo tea stalls at his office in Gandhinagar he said, "Bad governance is like diabetes. Once it strikes a lot of there illnesses follow." ...
  • We have 'trimurti' leadership that has taken good decisions: Tewari 11-01-2014 08:40 PM

    After Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said that he wanted to see NCP chief Sharad Pawar become the Prime Minister, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said, "I don't know the context in which Shinde made the statement. As far as Congress goes, we have a 'trimurti' leadership in...
  • Is the real battle of 2014 between Modi and Kejriwal and not Rahul vs Modi? 10-01-2014 11:10 PM

    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 Kejriwal. ...
  • The Last Word: Were Bangladesh general polls credible or just a sham? 07-01-2014 10:55 PM

    Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is once again set to form government with her party Awami League clearly sweeping the general elections. The principal opposition party did not take part in the elections and had allegedly participated in violence that resulted in the death of 21 people. ...
  • AAP launches membership drive ahead 2014 Lok Sabha polls 05-01-2014 10:25 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party are launching a membership drive, starting from January 10, all across the country ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The move comes after the party declared that it will contest as many seats as possible in the general elections. The party is also urging their strongman...
  • Change India: Policies that will curb corruption 04-01-2014 08:46 PM

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In the first show of the series, 10 policy initiatives are listed that will enable the next prime minister to combat the cancer of corruption in the...