Election 2019

Election model code of conduct comes to an end with immediate effect

CHANDIGARH: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has lifted the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) with immediate effect, which came into force on March 10, 2019 with the announcement of schedule for General Elections.

52 Congress MPs come from 18 states, UTs

NEW DELHI: Who are the 52 candidates of the Congress who won despite the Narendra Modi wave in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections?

Narender Modi is no more a 'Chowkidar', removes prefix from twitter handle

CHANDIGARH: Indian Prime Minister Narender Modi who won the Lok Sabha 2019 elections on the 'Chowkidar' slogan is no more a 'Chowkidar' as he and other BJP leaders have removed the prefix of Chowkidar' from their Twitter handels.

Santokh Singh Chaudhary wins Jalandhar seat by 19491 votes

JALANDHAR: Congress candidate  Santokh Singh Chaudhary today registered an impressive win in elections for Jalandhar Parliamentary Constituency by defeating his nearest rival Dr. Charanjit Singh Atwal of Shiromani Akali Dal by a margin of 19,491 votes.

Ravneet Singh Bittu of Congress wins Ludhiana seat by margin of 76372 votes

LUDHIANA: Ravneet Singh Bittu of Indian National Congress won the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 from Ludhiana-07 Parliamentary Seat by securing 3,83,795 votes. He defeated Mr Simarjeet Singh Bains of Lok Insaaf Party with a margin of 76,372 votes. Bains secured 3,07,423 votes, while  Mahesh Inder Singh Grewal of Shiromani Akali Dal stood third by securing 2,99,435 votes and Prof Tejpal Singh Gill of Aam Aadmi Party stood fourth by securing 15,945 votes.

Capt Amarinder blames Navjot Sidhu for failed Mission 13 in Punjab, hints at action

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today blamed local bodies minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for harming the Congress party with his statement given in Bathinda on last day of campaigning. He puts the onus of party's failure to achieve Mission 13' target on Sidhu and hinted at action against him.

Congress leades on 8 seats, SAD-BJP 4, AAP one in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: The Congress party is leading on eight Lok Sabha seats in Punjab while SAD-BJP alliance is ahead on four seats, the AAP is leading on one seat of Sangrur.

CEO thanks people of Punjab for ensuring peaceful poll

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab today witnessed overall peaceful single phased poll to elect 13 representatives for Parliament. Till the filing of news report 62.07 voting percentage was recorded in Punjab.

102-year-old voter casts ballot in Himachal

SHIMLA: Shyam Saran Negi, a 102-year-old voter who also participated in the 1951-52 general elections which were the country's first, cast his ballot on Sunday at a picturesque hamlet in Kinnaur district as elections were held to elect four members of Parliament from Himachal

Vote for peace: Punjab CM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday appealed to voters to vote for peace as 59 constituencies went to poll in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections.

Campaign spirited, yet dignified: BJP candidate Puri

AMRITSAR:  Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development and BJP's candidate from Punjab's Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday said that the election campaign was spirited and yet dignified.

Congress' Manish Tewari casts vote in Ludhiana

LUDHIANA:  Former Union Minister and Congress candidate Manish Tewari on Sunday cast his vote in his hometown here in Punjab.

Punjab's 13 Lok Sabha seats go to polls

CHANDIGARH: All the 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab and the lone seat of its capital Chandigarh went to the polls amid tight security on Sunday in the seventh and final phase of general elections.

Rupnagar police registeres FIR for viral audio of Manish Tiwari

ROPAR:  The Rupnagar police has registered FIR against unknown persons for making viral an audio clip on the social media in which Congress candidate from Anandpur Sahib Manish Tiwari is allegedly making objectionable comments.

ECI issues prohibition protocol during 48 hour before poll

CHANDIGARH: The Election Commission of India today issued extensive guidelines to the District Election Officers to ensure  prohibitions during the period of 48 hours (6 pm on May 17, 2019) ending with hours fixed for conclusion of poll in Punjab to be held on May 19, 2019.

TDP demands re-poll in 19 polling centres

With the Election Commission ordering re-poll in five polling booth following a demand of the YSR Congress Party, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) too has demanded re-polling in 19 polling booths in seven constituencies across Andhra Pradesh.

Manish Tiwari gets backing of all Congress MLAs in Anandpur Sahib

ANANDPUR SAHIB: Former Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tiwari is locked in a four cornered contest in Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha seat having an edge over rivals owing to sustained campaigning and support of Congress MLAs.

Sympathy vs development as Yadavs clash in Patliputra

With RJD chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharati pitted against BJP's sitting MP and Minister Ram Kripal Yadav from here, Bihar's Patliputra Lok Sabha constituency has become a prestige battle.

Opposition seeks fresh polling for Tripura West seat

The opposition Congress and CPI-M sought directions from the Supreme Court to hold fresh polling for the Tripura West Lok Sabha seat, although the constituency has already gone to the polls twice, party officials said on Wednesday.

BSP candidate goes missing, party campaigns for him

As the heat of the Lok Sabha elections reaches its pinnacle, a BSP candidate has gone missing. An FIR registered in a Varanasi police station accuses him of sexual assault.


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