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Lok Sabha election results 2019: Robert Vadra wishes Rahul Gandhi luck, says 'with you all the way, no matter what'
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Lok Sabha election results 2019: Robert Vadra wishes Rahul Gandhi luck, says 'with you all the way, no matter what'

Congress will give to the people what it has promised. Not make false, hollow promises like the BJP did, and never delivered even one promise. We will fulfill every need, Robert Vadra wrote in a Facebook post.

Bypoll Election Results 2019 Updates: DMK leading in 10 seats, AIADMK trails at six in Tami Nadu for 16 Assembly seats
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Bypoll Election Results 2019 Updates: DMK leading in 10 seats, AIADMK trails at six in Tami Nadu for 16 Assembly seats

Bypoll Election Results 2019 Updates|Initial trends for 16 assembly seats in Tamil Nadu showed that DMK is taking the lead in 10 seats while the figure for the ruling AIADMK stands at six. AIADMK faction needs to win at least nine seats of the 22 bypoll seats to remain in power.

Count VVPAT slips first in five polling stations in each seat, all in case of discrepancies, say Opposition parties to Election Commission
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Count VVPAT slips first in five polling stations in each seat, all in case of discrepancies, say Opposition parties to Election Commission

Leaders representing 22 Opposition parties met the Election Commission in Delhi on Tuesday, demanding that the counting of VVPAT slips at five polling stations be done before the counting of votes

Lok Sabha election: In Ballia, Narendra Modi challenges Opposition to prove his involvement in any corruption scam
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Lok Sabha election: In Ballia, Narendra Modi challenges Opposition to prove his involvement in any corruption scam

Narendra Modi has openly challenged the Opposition to prove his involvement in any corruption scam, during a Lok Sabha election rally in Ballia.

In Haryana, Lok Sabha polls are just a dry run
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In Haryana, Lok Sabha polls are just a dry run

The political landscape of Haryana is looking unprecedentedly cluttered and messy in the run-up to the voting this month

Firstpost Editors' Picks: Opposition's alliance efforts, Cyclone Fani survivors, middle income trap; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editors' Picks: Opposition's alliance efforts, Cyclone Fani survivors, middle income trap; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editors' Picks: Opposition's alliance efforts after Ram Madhav's statement, Cyclone Fani's survivors struggle to get their lives back on track, middle income trap; today's must-read stories

Parties got 99.8% donations through electoral bonds of Rs 10 lakh, Rs 1 crore between March 2018 and January, reveals RTI reply
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Parties got 99.8% donations through electoral bonds of Rs 10 lakh, Rs 1 crore between March 2018 and January, reveals RTI reply

A whopping 99.8 per cent of donations received by political parties was through electoral bonds of the highest denominations - Rs 10 lakh and Rs one crore - between March 2018 and 24 January, 2019

Arunachal Pradesh Assembly election 2019: BJP, Congress locked in tight battle in newly formed Pakke-Kesang district
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Arunachal Pradesh Assembly election 2019: BJP, Congress locked in tight battle in newly formed Pakke-Kesang district

A neck-and-neck electoral battle is on the cards in the assembly constituency of Pakke-Kesang, the newly created district in Arunachal Pradesh, where candidates of both the ruling BJP and the Congress claim to enjoy equal popularity

EC promises required number of VVPATs for 2019 LS polls by end of November, says hardware of machines also improved
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EC promises required number of VVPATs for 2019 LS polls by end of November, says hardware of machines also improved

The EC said it has enhanced the requirement of additional VVPATs for the 2019 LS polls from 125 percent to 135 percent, considering the failure rate of VVPATs in past elections

Instagram uses ads to help users register to vote for the US mid-terms elections
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Instagram uses ads to help users register to vote for the US mid-terms elections

On 6 November, Instagram users will be able to share stories with an interactive ‘I Voted” sticker.

Jammu and Kashmir municipal elections and panchayat polls will not be deferred, says state secretary
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Jammu and Kashmir municipal elections and panchayat polls will not be deferred, says state secretary

Refuting earlier reports that Governor Satya Pal Malik's administration is considering deferment of municipal elections, the chief secretary said that the polls will be held as per schedule.

Daily bulletin: PDP distances from J&K panchayat polls, SC legalises homosexuality, India play England in final Test; day's top stories
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Daily bulletin: PDP distances from J&K panchayat polls, SC legalises homosexuality, India play England in final Test; day's top stories

A day after the National Conference (NC) decided to boycott panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) said it would follow the same path, noting that a political party could not ask people for votes in a tense situation that was compounded by Article 35A

Supreme Court to hear Congress' plea for random verification of VVPAT in upcoming MP assembly polls
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Supreme Court to hear Congress' plea for random verification of VVPAT in upcoming MP assembly polls

The Supreme Court will next week hear Congress leader Kamal Nath's plea seeking random verification of VVPAT machines in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly polls.

Sebi, stock exchanges step up surveillance before Karnataka Assembly election results
Business

Sebi, stock exchanges step up surveillance before Karnataka Assembly election results

Sebi and stock exchanges have beefed up surveillance and risk management systems to check any manipulative activities and excessive volatility risks on Monday and Tuesday.

Karnataka polls: Foreign media’s thumbs up to Narendra Modi on demonetisation, GST comes at the right time for BJP
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Karnataka polls: Foreign media’s thumbs up to Narendra Modi on demonetisation, GST comes at the right time for BJP

A thumbs up from the FT on an expanding tax base serves as a solid weapon for Modi and the BJP against their critics, ahead of the crucial Karnataka elections.

EC announces election dates for 3 NE states: Tripura to vote on 18 Feb, Meghalaya, Nagaland on 27 Feb; results for all states on 3 March
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EC announces election dates for 3 NE states: Tripura to vote on 18 Feb, Meghalaya, Nagaland on 27 Feb; results for all states on 3 March

The Election Commission of India officially ushered in the first elections of 2018 on Thursday and announced the election dates for three northeastern states — Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland.

Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi forms panel to ensure better coordination among Congress leaders
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Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi forms panel to ensure better coordination among Congress leaders

Ahead of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday formed a committee headed by veteran party leader Vidya Stokes to ensure better coordination among various leaders

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM lays foundation of Bhadbhut barrage project, flags off second Antyodaya train
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Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM lays foundation of Bhadbhut barrage project, flags off second Antyodaya train

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone for the Rs 4,337-crore Bhadbhut Barrage project which aims to stop the ingress of salinity along the Narmada river

EC to restrict number of voters in polling stations; 1400 for rural, 1200 for urban
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EC to restrict number of voters in polling stations; 1400 for rural, 1200 for urban

There shouldn't be more than 1400 voters in a polling station as the use of paper trail machines may result in electors taking extra time to exercise their franchise and lead to crowding at the voting centres, the Election Commission has told its ground personnel