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Muslim Family in UP Names Newborn ‘Narendra Modi’

Uttar Pradesh:As Narendra Modi is again to be the Prime Minister, magnetised in his fame and charm, a family in UP's Gonda has named their newborn as 'Narendra Modi'. Mehnaaz Begum, the mother of...

Mamata Offers Quit, TMC Rejects

West Bengal:Two days after the results of the 2019 general elections were declared, Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee said that she had offered to resign as Chief Minister of West Bengal, but the...

Muslim Votes Shifted to Congress in Last Minutes: Aravind Kejriwal

New Delhi:Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Aravind Kejriwal, on Friday, claimed that the Muslim votes in Delhi shifted to Congress in the last minutes of Lok Sabha polls.When he was...

Jaganmohan Reddy to Take Charge of Andhra on May 30

Andhra Pradesh:Jaganmohan Reddy, the leader of the YSR Congress Legislature Party, is all set to take oath as Andhra’s new Chief Minister on May 30 in Vijayawada. YSRCP sources have already declared the date of...

“India Wins Yet Again”, tweets PM Modi

New Delhi: After assuring NDA's victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, tweets, India Wins Yet Again. "Together we grow. Together we prosper. Together we will build a strong and inclusive India. India wins...

All Losers Are Not Losers, Says Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Thursday, said that all losers are not losers after admitting the victory of NDA in the Lok Sabha polls. She also congratulated...

Ramya Haridas of INC Rewrites Kerala’s Political History From Alathur

Trivandrum: Ramya Haridas of UDF has secured a massive lead in Alathur, where LDF had maintained a stronghold till then. Ramya's lead is closing at over 1.52 lakh when 50 per cent of counting...

Pragya Thakur Confirms Win in Bhopal

Bhopal: BJP's Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur confirms win in the Lok Sabha polls 2019 from Bhopal. She has kept on maintaining a higher number of lead from the beginning of counting, against Congress's Digvijaya Singh....

P.K. Kunhalikutty Strikes in Malappuram Crossing 2 Lakh votes

Malappuram: PK Kunhalikutty of the IUML, which is a Congress ally, is leading by over 2.21 lakh votes over CPM's VP Sanu and BJP's Unnikrishnan. The IUML is on course to retain the seat,...

Varun Gandhi Leads in Pilibhit; Hemraj Verma Trails

Uttar Pradesh: BJP's candidate in Pilibhit, Varun Gandhi has gained an advantage in the Lok Sabha elections 2019 against Samajwadi Party candidate Hemraj Verma, according to the recent trends. Varun has a lead of...

Maneka Gandhi Trails in Sultanpur

Uttar Pradesh: Union minister of women and child development, Maneka Gandhi is trailing from Sultanpur constituency in Uttar Pradesh against Bahujan Samaj Party’s Chandra Singh as counting of votes for the 2019 Lok Sabha...

BJP Leads Both the Seats in Tripura

Agartala: The BJP is leading in both the Lok Sabha seats in Tripura. BJP candidate Pratima Bhoumik of the West Tripura Lok Sabha seat has taken a comfortable lead of 1,22,865 votes against her...

Uttar Pradesh Covers Saffron

Uttar Pradesh: As the counting of votes is halfway done, it's getting clear that the BJP will emerge as the single largest party in Uttar Pradesh. The UP results will play a crucial role...

DMK-Congress Alliance Ahead in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: The DMK-Congress alliance in Tamil Nadu is leading in 37 of 38 seats up for grabs in the state, leaving just a single lead for the AIADMK-BJP alliance. In 22 crucial bypoll results,...

NDA Leads in Bihar

Patna: The ruling NDA is leading in 35 Lok Sabha seats among all the 40 seats in Bihar. Union Minister Giriraj Singh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from the Begusarai seat is ahead...

YSR Congress Leads in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: As the counting of votes for 175 Assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh got underway, the YSR Congress Party is leading in most of the seats. Meanwhile, the Telugu Desam Party and the Jana...

Modi Secures Huge Lead in Varanasi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is surging ahead in Varanasi Lok Sabha seat with a lead of more than 20,000 votes. He is followed by SP’s Shalini Yadav who has over 11,000 votes....

BJP Maintains Lead in Himachal Pradhesh

Himachal Pradhesh: The ruling BJP is leading in all four Lok Sabha seats of Himachal Pradesh. BJP leads in Himachal's Hamirpur and Mandi seats, with candidates Anurag Singh Thakur and Ram Swarup dominating their old bastions....

Shashi Tharoor Leads in Trivandrum

Trivandrum: The Congress-led UDF is sweeping Kerala at the moment, leading in all 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state. Shashi Tharoor is leading in Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat after a few minutes of...

TRS Leads in Telangana

Hyderabad: The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) remains its lead in Telangana in 11 seats of all the 17 seats. TRS had won 11 seats in the 2014 general election, Congress won only 2. 

Tamil Nadu; DMK Stays in Lead

Tamil Nadu: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( DMK) is leading in Tamil Nadu as of the recent poll updates. While DMK surged ahead in Tirunelveli, its ally MDMK and Congress were leading in Erode...

Kerala; UDF Leads in All Seats

Trivandrum: Congress-led UDF is leading with a higher majority of votes in Kerala, where the Marxist party is in power. As per initial counting numbers, Congress party’s combine with UDF (United Democratic Front) is leading...

NDA Crosses 300 Seats in Lead

New Delhi: As the counting moves ahead, NDA has crossed 300 seats as of the updated now. NDA has a clear majority in states like UP, Bihar, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Karnataka. Now it's almost...

Smriti Leads in Amethi and Rahul in Wayanad

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi is facing a tough fight against BJP's Smriti Irani as she is leading in Amethi by over 5,000 votes, according to early trends. Meanwhile Kerala' s Wayanad is leading in favour...

BJP Gains in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: In Uttar Pradesh, the BJP is leading in 44 seats, the Congress in 8 seat. The BSP and SP alliance is now leading less than it was predicted in exit polls. The...

LS Poll Counting; BJP Leads

New Delhi: As the Exit Polls had predicted, after counting of votes has been started, BJP leads in a higher majority. According to the counted votes, BJP leads by 210 while UPA with 85...

The Woke Journal Starts LIVE Roll Out

Bringing all the latest updates of the LS polls 2019 to you, The Woke Journal starts LIVE roll out. The LIVE will get you an analysis on the results as the counting of votes...

Counting of Votes Amid Tight Security

New Delhi: The counting of votes of the LS elections 2019 will be amid tight security in the national capital and Chhattisgarh.Security has been beefed up in and around the counting centres in the...

Kummanam Rajashekharan Offers Prayers Before Counting of Votes Begin

Trivandrum: The BJP candidate from Thiruvananthapuram, Kummanam Rajasekharan, offers prayer at Ayyaguru Ashram, Thycaud, before counting of votes begin. The counting will get started by 8 am today. Kummanam is fighting against Congress's Shashi...

LS Poll Results; Counting of Votes to Begin at 8 AM

New Delhi: The most awaited Lok Sabha Election results 2019 will be declared today. The counting of the votes polled will begin at 8 am across 542 Lok Sabha constituencies at various counting booths....

Ignore Exit Polls; Priyanka to Congress Workers

New Delhi: Congress general secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Monday, asked party workers to ignore exit poll predictions and rumours of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning. "Dear brothers...

Opposition Parties Urge EC to Verify VVPAT Slips

New Delhi: Leaders of the 22 opposition parties, on Tuesday, met the Election Commission (EC) and demanded verification of VVPAT slips. They also demanded that if any discrepancy is found during VVPAT verification, 100%...

Chandrababu Naidu Meets Deve Gowda and Kumaraswamy to Converge Against NDA

New Delhi: To kick start isolating NDA in the centre, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday, met the former prime minister and JDS supremo H.D. Deve Gowda and Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy. The...

Over 909 Posts Were Removed From Social Media During LS Polls: EC

New Delhi:The Election Commission has, on Sunday, revealed that over 909 posts on social media platforms had been removed during the LS polls. It has taken down 650 posts in Facebook, followed by Twitter (220),...

Mamata Banerjee Calls Exit Poll Predictions Mere ‘Gossip’

New Delhi:Soon after the Exit Poll results were released by Sunday evening, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee rejected poll predictions, which were in favour of BJP, as mere 'gossip'. She also urged the...

Mamata Asks EC to Ensure Impartial Poll in Bengal

Kolkata: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, on Saturday, asked the Election Commission to ensure peaceful and impartial voting in the state without any interference from the BJP-led central government. In the letter she wrote...

Modi’s Kedarnath Visit; TMC Alleges Poll Code Violation

Kolkata: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi making a visit to Kedarnath Temple amid Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC), on Sunday, alleged that M Modi's trip to Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand was a...

BJP Will Get Me Assassinated Like Indira Gandhi, Says Kejriwal

New Delhi:Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Aravind Kejriwal, on Saturday, made a mysterious claim that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) might get him assassinated like Indira Gandhi. He also made...

Priyanka Gandhi Asks Modi to Disclose His Stand on Godse Issue

New Delhi:Priyanka Gandhi, Congress General Secretary for eastern Uttar Pradesh, asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to disclose his political stand on Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse. She was responding to the prime minister’s comment...

Will Never Forgive Sadhvi Pragya for Insulting Gandhi, Says PM Modi

New Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday, said that he will never forgive Pragya Singh Thakur, BJP's Bhopal candidate, for insulting Mahatma Gandhi by calling his assassin Nathuram Godse a true patriot. "I will never be able...

PM World’s Biggest Actor, Says Priyanka Gandhi

Uttar Pradesh:Congress’ eastern UP in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Friday, said people have made the world’s biggest actor as their Prime Minister and that it would have been better if they had chosen Amitabh Bachchan...

Demonetisation; Modi Similar to Tughlaq, Says Ghulam Nabi Azad

New Delhi:Criticising the 2016 demonetisation move, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, on Thursday, compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi with 14th century Sultan of Delhi, Mohammad Bin Tughlaq, who is known for making bold decisions...

Election Commission is Biased, Says Aravind Kejriwal

New Delhi:Accusing the Election Commission over its order to ban campaigning in West Bengal, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Aravind Kejriwal termed EC as 'biased'. He also asked why the poll panel ordered campaigning...

Godse Comment; Slippers Thrown at Kamal Haasan

Chennai:Three days after his 'Godse' comment, slippers were thrown at actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday evening while campaigning in Tirupparankundram assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu's Madurai. Earlier, he had said that "independent India's first extremist was...

EC Acts Under Pressure, Says Mayawati

Lucknow: A day after the Election Commission cut short the campaign period in West Bengal by a day, BSP chief Mayawati, on Thursday, accused the EC of acting under pressure from the Central government. She...

Campaign Cut Short in Bengal; Mamata Calls It A Gift to Modi by EC

New Delhi: After the violence brewed at BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow on Tuesday evening, the Election Commission has cut short the campaign for the last round of voting in Bengal. While the BJP hailed...

M.K. Stalin Denies Tamil Nadu BJP Cheif’s Claim of Talk with DMK

Chennai:Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M.K. Stalin on Tuesday criticised Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party chief Tamilisai Soundararajan’s claim that the DMK is holding talks with the saffron party, and dared her or Prime...

BJP – TMC Clash During Amit Shah’s Roadshow; BJP Blames Mamata Over the Scene

Kolkata:BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow in connection with the polls ended up in a violent clash between the BJP and TMC student wing workers on the streets of Kolkata on Tuesday. Clashes began when BJP...

EC Orders Repolling in Odisha

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has ordered repolling in 34 booths in 10 districts of Odisha, which recently hit by cyclone Fani, on May 19. Chief Electoral Officer Surendra Kumar, on Tuesday,...

Hindu Terror Row: Criminal complaint on Kamal Haasan for hurting religious sentiments

Delhi:A criminal complaint was filed against actor turned politician Kamal Haasan for allegedly 'hurting religious sentiments of Hindus by associating terrorism with Hindu religion in Tamil Nadu on 12 May. The complaint was filed at Delhi's...

How Gandhi’s killer can be called great, asks Asaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi joined the Hindu terror controversy backing Kamal Haasan. He asked, "How can the killer of Gandhi be called great? Who killed the Father of the nation?"The statement...

MNM demands resignation of AIADMK’s KT Rajendra Balaji

Chennai:Makkal Needhi Maiam demanded the resignation of AIADMK minister KT Rajendra Balaji, from Tamil Nadu cabinet for saying Kamal Haasan's tongue must be cut off for Godse remark. He is Minister for Milk and Dairy...

I’ve been a victim of media, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

New Delhi:As his 2017 remark on Modi, where he referred to Modi as "Neech Aadmi", became controversial, Mani Shanker Aiyar agreed to have made certain statements about him, however, refused to discuss things in...

No chance for a third front, says M.K Stalin

Chennai:DMK president M.K Stalin, said on Tuesday (14th May) that he doesn't see a chance for the formation of a third front. However, he said the final decision will be taken only after May...

What have you done for the unemployed youth, Rahul Gandhi to Modi

Neemuch (MP):Congress president Rahul Gandhi took a jibe at Narendra Modi regarding his interview with actor Akshay Kumar where he spoke about mangoes. Addressing an election rally at Neemuch, ahead of the fourth and last...

Modi Government Going to Lose This Election, Says Mayawati

New Delhi: Keeping on attacking the BJP, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, on Tuesday, said Modi government is losing this election. She also claimed that the RSS stopped supporting Modi government and this has...

He’s On People’s Radar; Priyanka Mocks Modi

Indore: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his 'cloud theory' saying he' s on people's radar. The Congress leader further said that Modi promised...

Supreme Court grants bail to Priyanka Sharma, arrested for Meme on Mamata

Delhi:Supreme Court granted conditional bail to BJP youth wing worker Priyanka Sharma on giving a written apology for posting an undesirable picture of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on social media. Priyanka is...

Opposition has finalised 10 PM names, says Mamata

Delhi:The alliance made by opposition parties have finalised 10 prime ministerial candidates and won't take much time to decide, informed Mamata Banerjee. She revealed this in an interview given to The Indian Express. She...

EC Orders Repolling in Faridabad Booth After BJP Agent Influences Voters

New Delhi:The Election Commission of India on Monday suspended the presiding officer Asoti in Faridabad and ordered repolling at the booth after it was found that a polling agent had forced a voter to...

Modi Worse Than Duryodhana, Says Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee continues her attack on Narendra Modi. This time she compared him with Duryodhana, the main villain of the epic Mahabharat. On Sunday, at a rally in South 24 Parganas...

EC Condemns Giriraj Singh For His ‘Grave’ Remark

New Delhi:The Election Commission, on Sunday, has issued show cause notice to Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha candidate from Bihar's Begusarai constituency, Giriraj Singh for his 'Grave' remark against the Muslim...

Case Against BJP Leader For Thrashing Polling Officer In Bhadohi

Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh): An FIR was filed against BJP leader, Dinanath Bhaskar, who allegedly thrashed a polling officer of booth number 359 of Aurai assembly. Badohi went for polls in the sixth phase of General...

Diggy Raja panicked says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Bhopal: Senior BJP leader and former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan slammed Digvijay Singh for no casting vote at the recently concluded sixth phase of elections. Critiquing, Digvijay Singh, he said that, Diggy Raja...

LS Polls; Over 63% Voting Turn Out Recorded in 6th Phase

New Delhi: The 6th phase of Lok Sabha polls 2019 has concluded in 59 constituencies across six states and the national capital Delhi with the voting turn out of 63%, on Sunday. With this, polling has...

What Will a Man Who Abandoned His Wife Know About Women’s Honour; Mayawati’s Attacks...

New Delhi: Responding to Prime Minister Modi's statement that, Mayawati is shedding crocodile tears, over Alwar gang-rape incident, Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) supremo, said Modi might not be able to understand about women's honour as...

I Belong to the Poor Caste, says PM Modi

Uttar Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an election rally held at Uttar Pradesh, said that poverty is his caste, on Saturday, a day after BSP supremo Mayawati said that Narendra Modi is not an...

Notice to BJP for Airing Poll-Related Content on NaMo TV

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ranbir Singh, on Saturday, has sent a notice to the BJP for airing election-related content on NaMo TV after the silence period began in the city, PTI reported quoting a...

BJP Candidate Attacked Twice in West Bengal, CEO Seeks Report

West Bengal: BJP candidate Bharati Ghosh was attacked twice on Sunday by the locals when the former IPS officer tried to visit two polling stations in her Ghatal constituency. One of her security guards has...

Never seen a PM, who is weaker than Modi says Priyanka Gandhi

Pratapgarh:Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Thursday that she had never seen a prime minister who was weaker than and as cowardly as Narendra Modi. "I have not seen a more cowardly...

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik defends Narendra Modi for calling Rajiv Gandhi...

Srinagar:Jammu and Kashmir governor, Satya Pal Malik, who had quit Congress during the Bofors Scam, came in support of Modi's "Brashtachari No.1" remark against Rajeev Gandhi.Malik, along with late PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed...

100 situps holding your ear; Mamata’s Challenge to Modi

Bengal:Escalating the war of words between PM Modi and Mamata Banerjee, on Thursday she challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prove his allegations that Trinamool Congress candidates were involved with the coal mafia or do...

EC Denies Missing of EVMs, Says Media Reports Misleading

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI), on Thursday, dismissed media reports claiming 20 lakh of voting machines have gone missing in a span of 25 years. The EC said that the reports were...

Anti-Sikh Riots of 1984, instructions came from Rajiv Gandhi’s Office: BJP

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Thursday, alleged that it was former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi who instructed for the Anti-Sikh riots of 1984.  “It’s on record of Nanavati Commission that probed the...

“Narendra Modi is Obsessed With My Family”, Says Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is continually attacking his father and former PM Rajiv Gandhi, of being obsessed with his family."I don't think about my father,...

Mamata Banerjee is insulting constitution, says Modi aka “Expiry PM”

Bengal:Saffron party supremo Narendra Modi on Thursday denounced West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for humiliating the Constitution by refusing to accept him as the country’s prime minister. Modi was addressing a rally in...

Pamphlet Row: BJP’s Gautam Gambhir sends defamation notice to Atishi, Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi:Delhi’s BJP East candidate Gautam Gambhir sent defamation notices to AAP leaders Atishi Marlena, Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia for claiming that he had distributed a pamphlet containing “obscene and derogatory” remarks against Marlena.The...

AAP candidate Atishi accuses BJP of circulating derogatory pamphlet about her

Delhi:Aam Aadmi Party's East Delhi, election candidate Atishi Marlena, accused BJP and her contender Gautham Gambhir for circulating derogatory pamphlet about her. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Marlena read the purported pamphlet to...

Mamata will play a key role in the formation of new government says, Chandra...

Kharagpur:Telugu Desam Party chief Chandra Babu Naidu hailed Mamata Banerjee as Bengal Tigress and said that Mamata will play a key role in the formation of government post-election. Naidu also added that Modi was...

Mamta’s arrogance will result in her downfall says Modi

Bengal: Mamta’s arrogance will result in her downfall, says Modi, addressing a political rally in Bankura, West Bengal. The war of words between the Prime Minister and the Bengal Chief Minster ensued in the aftermath...