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For weavers of Varanasi, there is sorrow in warp and weft
Power thrills... and it also kills.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Opposition still feels NDA will fall short, says alternative needs to be ready
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Even as the exit polls predicted a majority for the ruling NDA in the Lok Sabha elections, the Opposition camp is convinced that the BJP-led coalition will fall short of numbers, due to which they are making an effort to cobble up an alternative.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Several injured in West Bengal post-poll violence
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Several persons were injured in post-poll clashes between political parties in two districts of West Bengal, police said on Monday.
2019-05-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Chandrababu Naidu reaches Kolkata to meet Mamata
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu reached here on Monday to hold a meeting with his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee.
2019-05-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Akbar denies meeting Ramani at Oberoi hotel
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Former Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday denied meeting journalist Priya Ramani for a job interview at The Oberoi hotel in Mumbai in December 1993 and asking her personal, rather than professional questions.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Economist Piketty to study Kerala model of growth
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said a nodal officer would be appointed to help eminent economist Thomas Piketty to study the state's model of growth.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy,Politics
BJP delegation meets EC top brass, demands re-poll in Bengal
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A BJP delegation on Monday met top Election Commission officials and demanded re-polling where violence had taken place during all phases of the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal and requested deployment of central forces till the model code of conduct is in force.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chandrababu Naidu to continue efforts for non-BJP coalition
Amaravati, May 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said he would continue his efforts to forge a non-BJP coalition till May 23, the day of counting of votes.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Powerful liquor lobby influencing CM Adityanath, alleges sacked UP Minister
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Infuriated over his sacking, controversial Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar on Monday alleged that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath succumbed to the powerful liquor lobby and did not implement prohibition in the state.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Lanka for global intelligence sharing to end terror
Colombo, May 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has called on countries to join hands in sharing intelligence to deal with international terror threats, media reported on Monday.
2019-05-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Politics,Terrorism
ALERT: Kamal Haasan gets anticipatory bail in 'Godse extremist' remark case
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2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Om Prakash Rahbhar dismissed from Yogi government
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Governor Ram Naik on Monday dismissed Uttar Pradesh Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar from his ministerial position on the recommendation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
ALERT: UP Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar likely to be dismissed
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2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NDA leaders likely to meet on May 21
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) With most of the exit polls on Sunday predicting return of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, the leaders of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) are likely to meet on May 21, ahead of the counting of votes on May 23.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
EC to re-examine PMO, NITI Aayog for violation of MCC
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Election Commission has decided to re-examine the clearance it had given to Prime Minister's Office and NITI Aayog for alleged violations of the Model Code of Conduct during the Lok Sabha elections, said sources.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NDA to get 290-310 seats: India TV-CNX exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance may get a clear majority in the Lok Sabha, winning from 290 to 310 seats, an exit poll by India TV-CNX predicted on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NDA seems on way to form next government: Exit polls
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is likely to keep its bastion in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Gujarat and Delhi and make major inroads in West Bengal, according to the exit poll by Republic TV.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP can touch double figures in WB: Exit polls
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could touch the double figure mark in West Bengal in this Lok Sabha election, up from its 2014 tally of two seats, major exit polls, including the IANS-CVOTER poll, predicted on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Violence continues in final phase of LS polls in Bengal
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Violence was again reported in several constituencies as voting was held in nine parliamentary constituencies in West Bengal in the seventh and last phase of the 2019 General Elections, along with bypolls in five state Assembly seats.
2019-05-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Exit polls failed to catch people's pulse: TDP chief Naidu
Amaravati, May 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday said time and again exit polls have failed to catch the pulse of the people.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Modi returning with a bang: News18-IPSOS exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is expected to return to power at the Centre for a second consecutive term with a clear majority, according to the News18-IPSOS exit poll.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Exit polls predict advantage to BJP in Karnataka
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The efforts of Congress and JD-S alliance in Karnataka seem to be failing as multiple exit polls showed that the Bharatiya Janata Party will secure a maximum of 18 Lok Sabha seats.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
There is an upsurge for BJP: Bengal party chief
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) The BJP seemed gung-ho while the Trinamool Congress, the Congress and the CPI-M were dismissive about the exit polls predictions for West Bengal on Sunday, one of which suggested that the saffron outfit could win 16 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state.
2019-05-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Most exit polls predict BJP-led NDA government will return to power
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The BJP-led NDA is set to return to power, according to most exit polls released on Sunday, with Congress-led UPA expected to fall far short of numbers to reach the half-way mark in the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Exit polls divided on Uttar Pradesh, most predict BJP's loss
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Most exit polls on Sunday predicted that the BJP's numbers may come down in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls but it would not face a major setback in Uttar Pradesh, where it had registered a spectacular victory by winning 71 out of the total 80 seats in 2014.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN BJP flays VCK leader for terming Gandhi a Hindu extremist
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu BJP President Tamilisai Soundararajan on Sunday condemned Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) leader Thol Thirumavalavan for terming Mahatma Gandhi a Hindu extremist.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
NDA likely to win 277 seats, says ABP-Nielsen exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Projecting a return to power for the NDA, the ABP-Nielsen exit poll on Sunday predicted that the BJP-led alliance would get 277 Lok Sabha seats.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP may lose seats in UP, gain in Bengal, Odisha: Times Now exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may not suffer a major jolt in Uttar Pradesh and is likely to overcome from the setbacks it received in the Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat while it is all set to lose the Lok Sabha battle in the southern states, according to the exit poll conducted by Times Now news channel.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
647 paid news cases during Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Election Commission said a total of 647 cases of paid news have been found while 909 posts have been taken down from various social media platforms during the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections which ended on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Mamata to maintain hold, may win 29 seats in West Bengal
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Trinamool Congress (TMC) Chief Mamata Banarjee is expected to hold her grip over West Bengal, winning 29 seats out of total 42 in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections. The fiery leader is, however, seen unable to stop rival BJP from making massive inroads in the eastern state and snap 11 seats, according to IANS-CVoter Exit Poll.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP set to make inroads into Odisha: IANS-CVOTER exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party is set to breach the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) bastion Odisha, according to IANS-CVOTER exit poll.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Exit polls not perfect for Lok Sabha elections
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) If exit polls are to be believed, the Narendra Modi government is coming back to power with full majority, but the predictions by poll survey agencies in the past have been found not to be close to the actual results.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Polls show BJP gaining, BJD sure of Odisha House majority
Bhubaneswar, May 19 (IANS) The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday exuded confidence to form the next government in Odisha, while the Congress hoped to better its 2014 performance.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Equities likely to rally; as exit polls give NDA a comfortable majority
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Come Monday, the Indian equity market is set to rally on the back of Lok Sabha elections 2019 exit polls, most of which have predicted a comfortable majority for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
2019-05-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
BSP-SP-RLD might not stop Modi juggernaut in UP: India Today-Axis exit polls
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The SP-BSP-RLD combine in Uttar Pradesh, which sends the maximum of 80 MPs to Lok Sabha, might not stop Prime Minister Narendra Modi's juggernaut in the state, the India Today-Axis My India exit poll predicted on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengal BJP upbeat, TMC mum on exit poll predictions
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party seemed gung-ho, while the Trinamool Congress remained mum and the Congress and the CPI-M were dismissive of the exit poll predictions on Sunday, which suggested that the BJP could win 16 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal.
2019-05-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
BJP may touch double digits in West Bengal: Neta-NewsX
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The BJP could win 11 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal, up from its 2014 tally of 2 seats, according to the exit poll conducted by Neta-NewsX.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP all set for dream run in Delhi, Haryana
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set for a dream run in Delhi and Haryana, according to an exit poll on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
It's advantage BJP in small states: INS-CVoter Exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) It is advantage BJP in smaller and northeastern states in the Lok Sabha Elections, 2019 and the party along with its allies are likely to have considerable lead over rival UPA.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Neck to neck fight between BJP, TMC in WB: India Today-Axis exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The BJP, which had won just two out of 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal in 2014, may bag 19 to 23 seats this time, according to an exit poll conducted by India Today-Axis.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Exit polls sign of voters' confidence in Modi: Goa BJP
Panaji, May 19 (IANS) The exit polls, which on Sunday largely predicted a majority for the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha elections, were a sign of the voters' confidence in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, Goa BJP President Vinay Tendulkar said on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
TRS rejects exit polls, says May 23 results will be different
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) With most exit polls on Sunday predicting a comfortable victory for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) said they were not accurate and did not reflect the true picture.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
NDA 292, UPA 127, predicts NDTV's poll of polls
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The poll of polls of exit polls done by NDTV predicted 292 seats for the BJP-led NDA, 127 for the Congress-led UPA and 123 for "non-aligned" parties.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Voting ends in bypolls to 4 Assembly seats in TN (3rd Lead)
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Polling in bypolls to four assembly seats in Tamil Nadu - Aravakuruchi, Sulur, Thiruparankundram and Ottapidaram - came to end at 6 p.m. on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
70.43% voting recorded in Jharkhand (4th Lead)
Ranchi, May 19 (IANS) Jharkhand on Sunday recorded 70.43 per cent polling for the three parliamentary constituencies where voting took place in the final phase of the Lok Sabha elections, an election official said.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Now, Hindu Mahasabha celebrates Godse's birthday
Aligarh, May 19 (IANS) The controversy over Nathuram Godse refuses to die down. The All India Hindu Mahasabha on Sunday celebrated the birthday of the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi with a "havan" here.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
US abortion row: Trump says he's pro-life
Washington, May 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has outlined a less restrictive view of abortion than what was recently passed by Alabamas Republican state government and said he is "pro-life".
2019-05-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics
Polling in Punjab largely peaceful: CM
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said here on Sunday by and large polling for all 13 Lok Sabha seats in the state was peaceful.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Mamata accuses BJP workers, CRPF of torturing people
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday accused BJP workers and central forces of "torturing people" during the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha polls on Sunday, saying she has never seen "such a thing before."
2019-05-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Vijayvargiya doubts Kamal Nath's survival as CM
Indore, May 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya here on Sunday said he wasn't sure whether Kamal Nath would survive as the Chief Minister for 22 days after the Lok Sabha election results.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics