LS Polls | Phase 4 of polling tomorrow, 12.79 crore to vote

In the fourth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, over 12.79 crore voters will decide the fate of 945 candidates contesting from 71 constituencies in nine states on April 29.
  • 21:05

    For AAP, full statehood demand not LS plank alone

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is weaving its Lok Sabha campaign around the demand for full statehood for Delhi but there is more to it than that meets the eye.

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  • 19:55

    BJP fields Sidharth Sripad Kuncalienkar for Panaji Assembly bypoll

    The BJP on Sunday announced its candidates for bypolls in two Assembly seats in Karnataka and one in Goa.Sidharth Sripad Kuncalienkar will be the BJP's candidate from Panaji in Goa, the party said in a statement.

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  • 18:52

    Disqualification petition: Move to save AIADMK Govt

    By-elections to four assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu on May 19 has become more crucial for the Opposition DMK and ruling AIADMK, which is also making attempts to bring down the strength of the Assembly by seeking disqualification of 3 MLAs owingallegiance to rebel leader T T V Dhinakaran.

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  • 18:48

    What netas invest in: mutual funds, Reliance, KF shares

    Fixed deposits and tax-free bonds seem to be among the most favoured financial investments for the political leaders fighting the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, while mutual funds and stocks also adorn the portfolios of many and some even have got shares oflong-defunct firms like Kingfisher Airlines.

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  • 18:47

    Fresh complaint against Gambhir

    AAP's East Delhi candidate Atishi stepped up her campaign against her BJP rival cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Sunday by approaching Election Commission complaining that he organised a campaign rally without permission once again.

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  • 17:02

    EC 'failed' people of India': Chidambaram

    Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday accused the Election Commission of being "silent spectator" to the "excesses" of the BJP and to the utterances of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the poll body has "largely failed" the people of India.

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  • 17:01

    Priyanka hits out at Modi over nationalism

    Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday questioned the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of nationalism.

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  • 16:24

    Cong hopes to gain through Priyanka's campaign in UP

    Apparently enthused by the crowds at Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi's roadshows in parts of central Uttar Pradesh, the grand old party hopes to make electoral gains in the state in the next phases of polling.

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  • 16:22

    Khurshid faces stiff challenge from 'Modi factor'

    Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid is locked in a three-way electoral contest from his traditional constituency of Farrukhabad where he is facing the challenge of overcoming the "Modi factor" and outsmarting the SP-BSP-RLD coalition in capturing anti-BJP vote.

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  • 16:19

    Will Shibu Soren win for the ninth time from Dumka?

    Nearly 40 years ago, when Indira Gandhi was making her comeback in January 1980 Lok Sabha elections, one tribal leader who withstood Mrs Gandhi’s aandhi (storm) in Dumka, it was a Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) candidate Shibu Soren.

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  • 15:39

    BJP deploys Sumil Deodhar in Bengal

    Desperate to breach the Trinamool Congress(TMC) strongholds in and around Kolkata BJP has pressed one of its most able organisers Sunil Deodhar into service in West Bengal.

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  • 15:36

    EC gets complaint against BJP's symbol on EVMs

    Opposition parties on Saturday approached the Election Commission alleging display of party name only under the BJP symbol on EVMs during a mock poll in West Bengal's Barrackpore constituency, but the poll panel said the same insignia has been under use since 2013.

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  • 15:35

    Rahul Gandhi's image now worse than in 2014: Rupani

    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani feels Rahul Gandhi's image is now worse than what it was in 2014, and says he pities the Congress president when he sees him getting trolled on social media over his "immature" behaviour.

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  • 15:32

    Not just 2019, BJP to win Delhi Assembly polls too

    Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, who is seeking the mandate once again from Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency in Delhi, is a known BJP face in the capital.

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  • 15:31

    4th Phase polling on Monday: All eyes on BJP

    Will BJP manage to retain its 2014 strike rate when around 12.79 crore voters queue up before polling stations in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections on Monday?

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  • 14:38

    TMC wrires to EC against Khali for campaigning for BJP

    The Trinamool Congress ( TMC) has written to the Election Commission ( EC) protesting against the participation of wrestler Dalip Singh Rana popularly known as the Great Khali in the campaigning of BJP candidate Anupam Hazra.

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  • 11:57

    Cattle 'strays' into elections in UP

    Wandering cattle, which have become a menace to the farmers and the common people in Uttar Pradesh, have also stormed into the electoral politics in the state and fuelled a war of words between political rivals.

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  • 11:44

    Pulwama, Pakistan, Pragya: BJP’s PPP in the North

    If one looks at the BJP’s poll narrative as it is shaping up after three phases of LokSabha polls and the election moves to the North, one may find the party returning to one part of its 2014 playbook – attacking Congress on ‘Hindu terror’. In fact, it is beating up the Congress for the same mistakes from over a decade ago that it used to beat it with in 2014.

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  • 11:24

    Battle for the heartland

    The BJP faces a big challenge in repeating the over 90% strike rate that the party achieved in the 2014 LS polls in the Hindi heartland states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Jharkhand

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  • 10:48

    BJP threats to bureaucracy in Madhya Pradesh

    As polling draws closer, top BJP leaders are raising the spectre of imminent collapse of the Kamal Nath government soon after the Lok Sabha election to hold out an open threat to the bureaucracy.

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  • 10:22

    Bengal CPM reciprocating Rahul’s gesture in Kerala?

    The West Bengal leadership of CPM, in an apparent reciprocation of Rahul Gandhi’s gesture of not attacking the party during his campaign in Kerala, has decided to focus their attack on Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP in Bengal and not on the Congress.

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  • 09:42

    BJP inducts seven ex-servicemen

    As BJP focus on national security deepens in the advanced stages of Lok Sabha polls, the party on Saturday inducted seven retired officers of the armed forces, including two former deputy chiefs of Army staff.

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  • 09:10

    Deol's candidature in Gurdaspur sparks war of words

    Bollywood actor Sunny Deol's candidature from Gurdaspur has triggered in a war of words in Punjab, with the Congress dubbing him a "pawn" and the BJP describing him as a "tsunami" that would sweep away the grand old party.

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  • 08:25

    Mumbai, suburbs all set for fierce poll battle

    The fate of NCP supremo Sharad Pawar's grand nephew Parth Pawar, actress-model Urmila Matondkar, Marathi actor Dr Amol Kolhe, actor Sanjay Dutt's sister Priya Dutt, Minister of State for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre will be sealed on Monday when Maharashtra goes to its fourth and final phase of polls.

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  • 08:07

    With 424 aspirants, Cong hopes to better strike-rate

    Congress strike rate in the Lok Sabha elections over the last 25 years has been between 25% and 35%. However, the 2009 and 2014 elections have been exceptions.

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  • 07:51

    Six oppn parties move EC over BJP name on ballot paper

    Leaders of six Opposition parties move the Election Commission alleging display of party name only under the BJP symbol on EVMs during a mock poll in West Bengal's Barrackpore constituency.

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  • 07:35

    Modi, BJP and the bid to seize control of Indian polity

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not seeking a fresh mandate for his governance in the 2019 General Elections; he did that in 2014 in the name of the ‘Gujarat model’. What Modi is now aiming for is not another mandate – that would be the ambition of political mortals – but to seize total control of India’s polity.

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  • 07:18

    Election FAQ: The constituencies of Phase 4

    Here is a list of the states and constituencies which will be going to poll on Monday, April 29, to decide who comes to power in the Centre this time.

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