Pre Poll Survey

  • Nitish slams survey reports projecting BJP's surge in LS polls February 16, 2014

    Miffed by survey reports suggesting that JD(U) may perform poorly in general elections, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday slammed pollsters for projecting NDA's impressive performance at hustings, saying it amounted to nullifying the election process itself. "If that's what is going to be the outcome (BJP-led NDA's imminent victory in...
  • Government needs to decide on poll surveys: EC November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as the Congress is seeking a ban on election surveys, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has said that it can't take a decision to ban such opinion polls. "The Election Commission cannot take a final view on opinion polls. We are not competent to take a...
  • Pre-poll survey: BJP set to decimate Cong in Chhattisgarh, win 61-71 seats October 29, 2013

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has strengthened its stranglehold over Chhattisgarh and pushed the Congress out of the power game. The party is on an upswing and will win 61-71 seats in the 90-member Assembly, pushing the Congress to a distant second with only 16-24 seats, according to the pre-poll...
  • Pre-poll surveys an attempt to mislead people, says Congress October 19, 2013

    Pre-poll surveys being cited by Opposition parties as an indicator of popular support was an attempt to mislead people through "malicious campaigns", Congress said on Saturday. Haroon Yusuf, Arvinder Singh and Raj Kumar Chouhan three senior ministers in the Sheila Dikshit government launched a broadside against the survey results being cited...
  • BJP will break all records in 2014 Lok Sabha polls: Advani July 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani on Saturday said that the political atmosphere in the country is ideal for the party to get "record breaking results" with the Congress-led government failing to tackle corruption and price rise, creating a favourable condition for the main Opposition. "Pre-poll surveys...
  • Cong says Karnataka pre-poll survey shows what people want April 26, 2013

    Bangalore: The Congress has welcomed the CNN-IBN-The Week survey on Karnataka Assembly elections, saying it clearly shows what the people of the state want. Congress leader Dinesh Gundu Rao said, "All indicators show that the Congress is ahead and should be able to form a government on its own with...
  • GPP could eat into the BJP vote base: Ashok Bagriya on Gujarat polls December 14, 2012

    Gujarat Parivartan Party leader Keshubhai Patel is hoping to inflict the maximum damage on Modi's re-election prospects, though a number of pre-poll surveys have already predicted a hat-trick of wins for Modi. CNN-IBN's Correspondent Ashok Bagriya joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on whether Keshubhai Patel can dent Narendra Modi's...
  • Himachal Pradesh vote projection: Congress, BJP neck and neck October 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh has traditionally seen a straight contest between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress and the 2012 Assembly election are going to be no different with the two involved in a bitter battle. The state will vote in a single phase on November 4, and...
  • Internal poll gives Congress over 150 seats March 26, 2009

    New Delhi: A pre-poll survey conducted by a private agency for the Congress shows it crossing 150 seats and emerging as the largest single entity in the general elections, a finding that probably emboldened it to go it alone in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The study commissioned by the Congress recently...
  • PPP most favoured in public survey, PML(N) second February 18, 2008

    New Delhi: In a recent survey of Pakistan public opinion, conducted by International Republican Institute (IRI) from January 19 to 29: The PPP topped the field garnering 50 per cent in the national sample of over 3,400 respondents Nawaz Sharif-led PML-N was second with 22 per cent. The PML-Q, which has been behind...
  • Pak voters give thumbs down to mullahs February 15, 2008

    Peshawar: Pakistani voters are expected to succeed where President Pervez Musharraf has failed, pushing back the Islamist tide and throwing out of power political clerics governing Pakistan's violent northwest. "God forbid, I will never vote for mullahs," said Saif-ur-Rehman, a bearded stall owner in Qissa Khawani, a famous bazaar in Peshawar,...
  • Modi on a high but BJP declines in Gujarat November 15, 2007

    New Delhi: It could be another innings for Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat. This was the finding of a CNN-IBN — Indian Express — Divya Bhaskar pre-poll survey conducted by the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies. The survey, however, shows Modi's victory margin could come down this...
  • Methodology: CSDS interviewed 3,893 people in survey November 14, 2007

    New Delhi: The CNN-IBN-Indian Express-Divya Bhaskar Gujarat Pre-Poll Survey was designed and analysed by the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi. The findings presented are based on interviews with 3893 respondents at 240 locations spread across 60 Assembly constituencies in Gujarat. ...
  • Gujarat pre-poll survey: Modi has an edge December 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi’s position in Gujarat today is similar to that of Atal Behari Vajpayee before the last Lok Sabha elections. His popularity rating is high and so is the satisfaction level with his government. Even if they have not heard about ‘vibrant Gujarat’ the people are receptive to...
  • Is Modi still Gujarat's most popular choice? November 14, 2007

    New Delhi: A sneak peek into the exclusive CNN-IBN-The Indian Express-Divya Bhaskar pre-poll survey suggests Narendra Modi is still Gujarat's most preferred choice for Chief Minister. This despite the hate campaigns against him and the recent damning expose by Tehelka on the Gujarat government's alleged complicity in the post-Godhra riots. This...
  • BJP survey predicts hung House in UP June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: An internal pre-poll survey conducted by the Bharatiya Janata Party has indicted a three-cornered contest in the UP Assembly polls among Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party and the BJP. According to party sources, the survey has, in fact, predicted a modest 100 seats for the BJP, while its...
  • Pak voters give thumbs down to mullahs February 11, 2005

    Peshawar: Pakistani voters are expected to succeed where President Pervez Musharraf has failed, pushing back the Islamist tide and throwing out of power political clerics governing Pakistan's violent northwest. "God forbid, I will never vote for mullahs," said Saif-ur-Rehman, a bearded stall owner in Qissa Khawani, a famous bazaar in Peshawar,...
  • Pak voters give thumbs down to mullahs February 11, 2005

    Peshawar: Pakistani voters are expected to succeed where President Pervez Musharraf has failed, pushing back the Islamist tide and throwing out of power political clerics governing Pakistan's violent northwest. "God forbid, I will never vote for mullahs," said Saif-ur-Rehman, a bearded stall owner in Qissa Khawani, a famous bazaar in Peshawar,...