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At 67.11 per cent, 2019 recorded highest ever voter turnout

67.11 per cent: Highest ever Lok Sabha voter turnout in 2019

India | May 20, 2019, 08:49 PM IST

In an unprecedented development, 2019 recorded the highest ever voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election at 67.11 per cent. But it is also pertinent to mention that the Election Commission figures are provisional and are subject to change.

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India TV-CNX Exit Poll 2019: As it happened

India | May 20, 2019, 12:05 AM IST

Exit Poll 2019 Live Updates: The seven-phased Lok Sabha election has come to an end today. India TV is getting you the most accurate exit poll on Lok Sabha election 2019 along with CNX. Stay tuned to India TV-CNX Exit poll for the most accurate updates on Lok Sabha election 2019.

Rahul Gandhi press conference | Top quotes

Rahul Gandhi press conference | Top quotes

India | May 17, 2019, 05:39 PM IST

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for attending first press conference accompanied by BJP president Amit Shah just days before polling for Lok Sabha election 2019 ended.

In unprecedented action, EC cuts short campaign time in

In unprecedented action, EC cuts short campaign time in Bengal due to violence; Mamata calls it 'gift to Modi'

Elections | May 15, 2019, 11:09 PM IST

No election campaigning will be held in nine parliamentary constituencies in West Bengal, the Election Commission of India announced on Wednesday in view of the widespread violence in the state.

Kamal Haasan's Hindu terrorist remark, KCR-Stalin meeting,

Kamal Haasan's Hindu terrorist remark, KCR-Stalin meeting, Modi-Rahul tussle: Election wrap up in 10 points

May 13, 2019, 11:43 PM IST

​Monday kickstarted with a lot of buzz in the political circles, starting from Kamal Haasan's controversial remarks to Rahul Gandhi bashing Sam Pitroda over "hua to hua" comments on 1984 anti-Sikh riots and finally culminating with KCR's meeting with DMK President MK Stalin. We bring to you an election wrap of May 13 in 10 points:   

'Wouldn't have let Sunny contest from Gurdaspur if...',

'Wouldn't have let Sunny contest from Gurdaspur', Dharmendra explains

May 13, 2019, 09:01 PM IST

Veteran actor and former BJP lawmaker Dharmendra said he would not have let his son Sunny Deol contest the Lok Sabha elections from Punjab's Gurdaspur had he known who his rival is - Congress' Sunil Jakhar, the sitting lawmaker from the constituency.

'You should be ashamed': Rahul Gandhi hits out at Sam

'You should be ashamed': Rahul Gandhi hits out at Sam Pitroda for remarks on 1984 riots

Politics | May 13, 2019, 04:22 PM IST

Sam Pitroda had sparked a controversy by his 'hua-toh-hua’ statement on 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Pitroda, a close aide of Rahul Gandhi and Overseas Congress' head made the remark in response to a question on the riots by a newsman in Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. 

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Arrest me if you have guts: Amit Shah dares Mamata Banerjee

Politics | May 13, 2019, 02:28 PM IST

“Mamata didi, I am chanting Jai Shri Ram here and leaving for Kolkata, arrest me if you have guts,” said Amit Shah.

'Spread hatred, will repay with love': Rahul Gandhi's

'Spread hatred, will repay with love': Rahul Gandhi's attack at PM Modi

May 10, 2019, 04:44 PM IST

In a charged attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said he will reply with love to any hatred being spread about him and his family.   

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Naamdars used India’s Naval assets for personal vacations with family: Jaitley indirectly attacks Rajiv Gandhi

Politics | May 09, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Addressing the gathering in Ramleela Maidan, Modi said, "Who has been treating the forces as personal property? ...have you ever heard that a family goes for holiday on a warship? This has happened in our country. The 'naamdar' family used INS Viraat as its personal property. They insulted it."

'INS Viraat used as personal taxi': PM Modi fires another

'INS Viraat used for vacations': PM Modi fires another salvo at Rajiv Gandhi

May 08, 2019, 11:54 PM IST

​In a sensational charge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday accused the Gandhi family of using warship INS Viraat as its "personal taxi" when Rajiv Gandhi was the prime minister.

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'Will Lord Ram's name be taken in Pakistan, if not in India': BJP chief Amit Shah

Politics | May 07, 2019, 02:54 PM IST

“Election in West Bengal is for restoring democracy in the state, where BJP will win more than 23 seats,” said BJP chief Amit Shah. To constitute the 17th Lok Sabha, the general election is currently being held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019.

Akhilesh Yadav in Aap Ki Adalat: 'Mahagathbandhan will not

Akhilesh Yadav in Aap Ki Adalat: 'Mahagathbandhan not breaking, BJP daydreaming'

May 05, 2019, 12:14 AM IST

Former UP chief minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has said that his 'mahagathbandhan' with BSP and RLD is firm, and "India will choose a new Prime Minister after May 23 (counting day)".

Mamata Banerjee to India TV EXCLUSIVE: 'Demonetisation is a

Mamata Banerjee to India TV EXCLUSIVE: 'Modi not coming to power again'

May 03, 2019, 09:56 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee speaks exclusively to India TV in her first Hindi interview. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Banerjee is taking on a wide-range of questions.

'Mera Amethi Parivar': Rahul Gandhi pens emotional letter

'Mera Amethi Parivar': Rahul Gandhi pens emotional letter to people of his constituency

May 03, 2019, 03:56 PM IST

Penning an emotional letter to the people of his constituency, Congress President Rahul Gandhi asked them to vote for him and promised development of the region as soon as Congress forms government at the Centre.

PM Modi's Wardha speech against Rahul Gandhi not poll code

No poll code violation: Election Commission's clean chit to PM Modi

Apr 30, 2019, 11:59 PM IST

In a speech in Wardha, Modi had slammed Congress President Rahul Gandhi for contesting from Wayanad.

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Whole of India knows Rahul is Indian: Priyanka Gandhi on MHA notice to Cong president over citizenship

Politics | Apr 30, 2019, 03:14 PM IST

Ministry of Home Affairs, on Monday, issued a notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi over his citizenship after receiving a complaint from Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy. MHA has asked Rahul Gandhi to respond in the matter within a 'fortnight'.

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Home ministry sends notice to Rahul Gandhi over complaint about foreign citizenship

Politics | Apr 30, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has asked Rahul Gandhi to respond in the matter within a 'fortnight'.

Will Modi, Rahul land in trouble for alleged poll

Will Modi, Rahul land in trouble for alleged poll violations? EC decider on Tuesday

Apr 29, 2019, 11:10 PM IST

It will be for all to see if the Election Commission takes a tough stand on complaints of alleged violations of model code of conduct against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and BJP President Amit Shah.

Fourth phase voting: 64 % turnout in 72 constituencies

Lok Sabha Election 2019: 64% turnout in fourth phase, violence in West Bengal | Key points

Apr 29, 2019, 11:51 PM IST

At least 64 per cent voter turnout was recorded in 72 constituencies across nine states in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections even as incidents of violence in West Bengal and EVM glitches in some areas were reported.

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Mamata Banerjee is trying to create disturbance during polls: Union Minister Babul Supriyo

Politics | Apr 29, 2019, 10:42 AM IST

Meanwhile, clashes between the TMC workers and QRF and security personnel erupted outside polling booth number 125-129 in Asansol.

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After Hans Raj Hans, singer Daler Mehndi joins BJP

Politics | Apr 26, 2019, 02:24 PM IST

Interestingly, recently, singer Hans Raj Hans joined the saffron party.

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'I convert garbage into compost and blossom lotus out of it': PM Narendra Modi before filing nomination

Politics | Apr 26, 2019, 11:14 AM IST

Varanasi will go to polls on May 19 in the last of the seven-phase for Lok Sabha elections 2019.

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10 must read revelations about Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Politics | Apr 24, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

PM Modi also talked about the games he played in childhood. “I like to play games which involve group activities. If you want to learn in life, play games which involve group activities."

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BJP MP Udit Raj joins Congress party in presence of Rahul Gandhi

Politics | Apr 24, 2019, 11:59 AM IST

On Tuesday, Udit Raj was denied the ticket by the saffron party.

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BJP fields Sunny Deol from Gurdaspur: 10 interesting facts about Border actor

Apr 23, 2019, 08:33 PM IST

Sunny Deol may have just entered politics, but his family has a long-standing history. His father Dharmendra was a BJP MP from Rajasthan's Bikaner during 14th Lok Sabha. His stepmother Hema Malini is BJP's candidate for Mathura Lok Sabha constituency. Here are 10 interesting facts about BJP's new star Sunny Deol:

Sharad Yadav

Narendra Modi will not become PM again: Sharad Yadav

Politics | Apr 23, 2019, 07:17 AM IST

The statement of Sharad Yadav has come at a time when Lok Sabha election 2019 is going on.

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Polling in 116 Lok Sabha constituencies in 14 states, UTs to be held tomorrow: Amit Shah, Rahul Gandhi in fray

Apr 22, 2019, 11:55 PM IST

In Phase 3, stakes are high for the ruling BJP and its allies as they bagged 66 seats out of these 116 spread across 14 states and Union Territories in 2014 general election, while the Congress and its alliance partners won 27, and the rest went to other opposition parties and Independents.

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Our reputation is of working for people: Sheila Dikshit after being fielded by Congress from North East Delhi

Politics | Apr 23, 2019, 04:03 PM IST

Her predecessor Ajay Maken will contest as the Congress candidate from New Delhi.

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AAP candidates to file nominations today: 'Congress wasted time,' says Gopal Rai

Politics | Apr 23, 2019, 04:32 PM IST

AAP candidate Gopal Rai also announced the names of three candidates who will be contesting from Haryana.

Yes, it's a reflection on my leadership: Surjewala on

Yes, it's a reflection on my leadership: Surjewala on Priyanka Chaturvedi's resignation

Politics | Apr 19, 2019, 05:49 PM IST

​Just as Priyanka Chaturvedi made an exit from Congress over reinstatement of party workers who had misbehaved with her, the grand-old party conceded that it was a reflection on the leadership.   

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Rajinikanth ready to fight state polls if AIADMK loses majority in Tamil Nadu. Here's what Thalaivar said

Apr 19, 2019, 04:25 PM IST

In December 2017, the superstar had announced that he would take the political plunge and contest the next assembly polls in the state whose politics is dominated by Dravidian majors-the DMK and AIADMK.  

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Don’t want to recall what happened in guest house: Mayawati after sharing stage with Mulayam

Politics | Apr 19, 2019, 03:11 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav, who was also present at the dais, termed the development as “historic”.

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If health condition doesn't permit her to be in jail, how it permits her to contest poll: Omar on Sadhvi's ticket

Politics | Apr 18, 2019, 01:04 PM IST

“BJP has given ticket (from Bhopal) to a candidate who is not only an accused in a terror case but is also out on bail on health grounds," ANI quoted Omar Abdullah as saying after he casted vote during the second phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019.

BJP leader rakes up Burqa controversy, now Kanwar Singh

BJP leader rakes up Burqa controversy, now Kanwar Singh Tanwar alleges fake voting

Apr 18, 2019, 12:11 PM IST

While on April 11, former Union Minister Sanjiv Balyan alleged fake voting by burqa clad voters, BJP candidate Kanwar Singh Tanwar today came up with a similar issue in the second phase. 

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'Dynasty politics isn't important issue now in India,' says HD Kumaraswamy in apparent defence of Rahul Gandhi

Politics | Apr 18, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

"Only because of dynasty politics and regional politics, this country developed in several states. We're not bothered about criticism from the BJP,” ANI quoted HD Kumaraswamy as saying after casting his vote in Ramanagara during the second phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019.

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