India20, May 2019, 2:50 PM IST
BJP demands re-polling on 7 seats in Bengal, asks EC to safeguard voters from Trinamool’s 'violence'
The BJP also demanded that Central forces’ deployment be continued until the results were declared as the party apprehended “violence and reprisals”. The petition was given to the ECI by Union ministers Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.
India20, May 2019, 2:30 PM IST
Total amount of seizures by ECI this election can fill IAF requirement of 8 Sukhoi jets
According to ECI, total cash seizure is Rs 839.03 crore and a majority of the seizures are from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. ECI has seized Rs 227.95 crores from Tamil Nadu and Rs 139.21 crores from Andhra Pradesh.
Elections19, May 2019, 6:53 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi, Chidambaram attack EVM, and EC, announce the loser
Before the Congress president Rahul Gandhi blamed the poll body, it was the Trinamool Congress who did so. As if the two weren't enough, now former finance minister P Chidambaram has joined the 'blame EC' bandwagon
Elections19, May 2019, 9:11 AM IST
Voting begins in final phase of Lok Sabha election
Over 10.01 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise. The Election Commission has set up more than 1.12 lakh polling stations and has deployed security personnel for smooth conduct of polls
India18, May 2019, 8:22 PM IST
From Kamal Haasan’s etymology of Hindu to final phase of Lok Sabha election, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president and actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has come up with a new statement that the very term Hindu did not hail from India, but is of foreign origin. A day before the final leg of the Lok Sabha election scheduled on May 19, the Election Commission has issued a notice to BJP candidate Sunny Deol for violating the model code of conduct. For all this and more, watch MyNation in 100 seconds.
India18, May 2019, 4:16 PM IST
Why did Swapan Dasgupta claim 50,000 burqas are being brought in for Bengal election?
The burqa row didn't erupt for the first time this election. This April the BJP candidate from Amroha sounded an alert bell. Kanwar Singh Tanwar, BJP's sitting MP has also said the burqa-clad voters were casting fake votes.
India18, May 2019, 2:43 PM IST
Election Commission notice to Sunny Deol for violating Lok Sabha poll code
BJP's Sunny Deol is pitted against Congress's Sunil Jakhar in the Gurdaspur Parliamentary constituency in Punjab during the final phase of the Lok Sabha election on May 19
MyNation Election Video Parlour17, May 2019, 6:13 PM IST
ECI orders repolling in 3 more booths in Kerala; voting at 7 stations to be held on Sunday
The new order states that re-polling will be conducted in booth number 52 and 53 at Dharmadam in Kannur constituency and booth number 48 at Thrikkaripur in Kasaragod constituency in Kerala.
India17, May 2019, 5:24 PM IST
Kumaraswamy extends unwavering support to Mamata; BJP says Karnataka CM yet to understand Bengal politics
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy has expressed his unflinching support to West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in the wake of the recent ruling by the Election Commission. The BJP, on the other hand, has alleged that Kumaraswamy hasn’t understood the nitty-gritty of Bengal politics.
India17, May 2019, 4:56 PM IST
Vijaysai Reddy: YSRCP will support anyone who allots special category status to Andhra Pradesh
Vijaysai Reddy of YSRCP made it clear that his party will support any party coming into power in the Centre, on the condition that special category status be allotted to Andhra Pradesh
India17, May 2019, 11:30 AM IST
Supreme Court says CBI can arrest Mamata’s ‘tainted’ cop Rajeev Kumar, but gives 7 days to appeal
Rajeev Kumar was supposed to report to work at 10 AM on Thursday, but sources say, he reached the national capital at 12:30 PM and did not join the ministry or provide the necessary information for the delay.
India17, May 2019, 11:07 AM IST
Bengal poll campaign: Election Commission is ‘biased’, says Arvind Kejriwal
Expressing his support for Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, Kejriwal said he hoped the people of the state would teach PM Modi a lesson in the Lok Sabha poll.
India17, May 2019, 9:14 AM IST
Bogus voting: Election Commission orders repolling in four booths of Kerala
The Election Commission has instructed the Kasaragod and Kannur district collectors to get ready for repolling. The repolling in the four booths, which include three booths from Kasaragod district and one booth from Kannur district, will happen on May 19. Repolling has been ordered as bogus voting was reported
India16, May 2019, 7:59 PM IST
Kundagol bypoll: 1,89,435 citizens expected to cast votes in 214 polling stations on May 19
Apart from a control unit, ballot unit and VVPAT for each polling station, the Election Commission has also arranged for 43 additional control units, 44 ballot units and 157 VVPATs, to prevent any disruption during election.
India16, May 2019, 7:36 PM IST
From PM Modi's promise of replacing Vidyasagar statue to Jai Shri Ram postcards for Mamata, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Statue of Vidyasagar, made of five metals to replace the destroyed statue and MK Stalin is apparently displeased with the Election Commission of India. Watch MyNation in 100 seconds for all the details.