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DMK urges EC to insist only on one dose of vaccine, withdraw order mandating PPE kits for counting agents
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DMK urges EC to insist only on one dose of vaccine, withdraw order mandating PPE kits for counting agents

DMK's organisation secretary RS Bharathi said that wearing PE kits in the scorching heat for 14 to 16 hours was practically not possible for the counting agents

Maharashtra Panchayat Election Results: Fadnavis says BJP is single largest party; results in MVA's favour, claims Ajit Pawar
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Maharashtra Panchayat Election Results: Fadnavis says BJP is single largest party; results in MVA's favour, claims Ajit Pawar

As per latest trends, the BJP had wins and leads in 2,921 seats, Shiv Sena in 2,724 seats, NCP 2,673, and Congress 1,905. It is to be noted that these figures are not validated independently as there were no official declaration of results

Goa government formation as it happened: Manohar Parrikar, council of ministers sworn-in by governor
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Goa government formation as it happened: Manohar Parrikar, council of ministers sworn-in by governor

Votes for the general Assembly elections of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur will be counted on Saturday.

Manipur Election Candidate-wise Results: Okram Ibobi Singh, Abdul Nasir secure huge wins for Congress
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Manipur Election Candidate-wise Results: Okram Ibobi Singh, Abdul Nasir secure huge wins for Congress

After two phases of voting, Manipur's polling process has ended and results will be declared on Saturday. Here's a brief list of possible chief ministerial candidates for the state:

Goa Election 2017 Results: Congress races ahead of BJP with 17 seats, post-poll alliances to play definitive role
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Goa Election 2017 Results: Congress races ahead of BJP with 17 seats, post-poll alliances to play definitive role

Goa has a history of hung Assemblies. Thursday's exit polls had projected a hung assembly in Goa, with BJP likely to lead the table.

Goa Exit Polls 2017: BJP managed to get a majority of 21 seats alone in 2012, but may need help from smaller parties this time
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Goa Exit Polls 2017: BJP managed to get a majority of 21 seats alone in 2012, but may need help from smaller parties this time

The exit polls released on Thursday projected a win for BJP in the 40-seat Goa Assembly. The exit polls put Congress in the second lead and predicted that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) might not repeat its Delhi success in Goa.

BMC Election 2017: Counting to begin at 10 am in 23 centres, will decide fate of 2,275 candidates
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BMC Election 2017: Counting to begin at 10 am in 23 centres, will decide fate of 2,275 candidates

The future of 2,275 candidates from 227 wards of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will be sealed in the next few hours with the counting of votes all set to begin at 10 am on Thursday.

As it happened: BJP's historic victory in Assam ends Tarun Gogoi's 15-year rule
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As it happened: BJP's historic victory in Assam ends Tarun Gogoi's 15-year rule

The counting of votes for the Assam polls will begin soon. Three exit polls have stated that BJP will win in Assam and end Tarun Gogoi’s chief ministership.

Modi's win is a dream come true after a hellish nightmare: Shiv Sena
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Modi's win is a dream come true after a hellish nightmare: Shiv Sena

Terming the Modi wave as "bigger than the wave following the battle for Ayodhya", the Shiv Sena said the biggest trees have been uprooted, proving to be a colossal loss to the Congress.

Maharashtra: BJP-Sena alliance leading in 30 seats
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Maharashtra: BJP-Sena alliance leading in 30 seats

BJP candidates were leading in 17, Sena nominees in 13 seats. The notable BJP candidates leading include former party president Nitin Gadkari from Nagpur and the party's deputy leader in Lok Sabha Gopinath Munde

5 numbers to look for: Cheat sheet for election results 2014
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5 numbers to look for: Cheat sheet for election results 2014

How much for BJP in UP? How damning a vanquishment for AAP? A quick look at the numbers that will put the election into perspective.

Ahead of counting, Cong chalks out strategy for spokespersons
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Ahead of counting, Cong chalks out strategy for spokespersons

In the meeting chaired by AICC Communication Department Chairman Ajay Maken, the spokespersons were given tips on how to defend the party while appearing before television channels from the kiosks put up in the AICC headquarters.

Narendra Modi to visit Varanasi day after counting
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Narendra Modi to visit Varanasi day after counting

"An official programme has been received and Narendra Modi will take part in Ganga Aarti programme in Varanasi on 17 May," Uttar Prtadesh government Principal Secretary Atul Kumar Gupta said here today.

Elections 2014: Counting tomorrow, first trends by 9.30 am
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Elections 2014: Counting tomorrow, first trends by 9.30 am

Election Commission said the counting exercise to be held at 989 counting centres is likely to be completed by 4 pm and trends will start emerging by 9.30 am.

BJP top brass meet ahead of counting on 16 May
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BJP top brass meet ahead of counting on 16 May

BJP leaders also discussed the possibility of seeking the support of some parties including the BJD, AIADMK and NCP.

Candidate can't enter counting centre with more than one security person: EC
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Candidate can't enter counting centre with more than one security person: EC

But a candidate enjoying SPG cover can enter the counting centre with just one security man who is free to carry a concealed weapon.

May 16: Making history since 1204
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May 16: Making history since 1204

Look at what happened around the world, through the centuries on 16 May, the day we will know the election results. Well, there's something about the date, that's for sure.

Exit poll confusion: EC first bans, then allows exit polls on 12 May
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Exit poll confusion: EC first bans, then allows exit polls on 12 May

The Commission has taken the decision on the basis that repolling could take place in some constituencies and exit polls could influence results.

Rajasthan election results: Vasundhara Raje's got her groove back
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Rajasthan election results: Vasundhara Raje's got her groove back

In this election, her ability to unify a divisive society automatically made her the frontrunner as a mass leader. It gave her a huge advantage over others like Gehlot and Meena with limited appeal. No wonder, she has emerged the undisputed choice of undivided Rajasthan.

If he elects to be Opposition leader, anti-neta Kejriwal has a dream role
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If he elects to be Opposition leader, anti-neta Kejriwal has a dream role

Opposition leaders have the luxury of protesting and demanding better without the complexities of running a government and making tough decisions.