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Lok Sabha Elections

Book Excerpt: How India Votes And What It Means By Pradeep Gupta

May 01, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Whether the economy does well or poorly, either way it has hardly any impact on election results, writes pollster Pradeep Gupta of Axis My India

Shiv Sena Links Ram Temple Fund Drive To 2024 Lok Sabha Polls; BJP Refutes

Dec 21, 2020 PTI

The BJP dismissed the charge, saying it is not a political issue for the party

SC Dismisses Plea Challenging Rahul Gandhi's Lok Sabha Election From Wayanad Seat

The bench headed by Chief Justice of India, passed over the matter as none appeared on behalf of Saritha S Nair, who has challenged Gandhi's election.

BJP's Pragya Thakur Refers To Nathuram Godse As 'Deshbhakt' Again, This Time In Parliament

Nov 27, 2019

While the opposition members protested the interruption by Thakur, the BJP members persuaded her to sit down.

'Unruly Behaviour': BJP Reacts To Congress' Lok Sabha Protest Over Maharashtra Crisis

The Congress has alleged that LS security personnel manhandled their women MPs during protest.

30 September, 2019

Can S Sreesanth End Shashi Tharoor's Political Career? Cricketer Sees Himself Defeating Congress Heavyweight In 2024 Lok Sabha Elections

Outlook Web Bureau

Indian cricketer S Sreesanth, who had served a ban for spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, joined BJP in 2016 and contested Kerala assembly elections from Thiruvananthapuram seat but lost to the Congress candidate. Irrespective of that, he no targets a bigger fish in former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor

07 July, 2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia Resigns As AICC General Secretary, Milind Deora Quits As Congress Mumbai Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

Jyotiraditya Scindia's resignation comes days after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi formally resigned from the top party post and shared his resignation letter on Twitter.

03 July, 2019

'Deeply Impressed By His Humility': PM Meets BJP Supporter Who Cycled From Gujarat To Delhi To Celebrate Party Victory

Outlook Web Bureau

Khimchandbhai had decided that he would undertake the over 1000-km cycle journey if the BJP wins over 300 seats in the elections. The party won 303.

25 June, 2019

'At Least He Quoted Nehru Today': Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury After PM Modi's Attack On Congress

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier, PM Modi tore into the Congress and its leaders, saying the party had never given any credit to former prime minister Narasimha Rao for his accomplishments as the leader of the country.

25 June, 2019

'India's Soul Was Crushed On June 25, 1975': PM Modi Speaks About Emergency In Lok Sabha

Outlook Web Bureau

The prime minister took up the cudgels against the Congress for declaring "Emergency" in the country on June 25, 1975. "Democracy was crushed, the press was muzzled, " he said.

24 June, 2019

'Does Mayawati Have Proof To Question SP's Behaviour?' Asks Azam Khan

Outlook Web Bureau

Khan said the alliance was stitched with mutual agreement and much deliberation about the pros and cons of two parties coming together.

16 June, 2019

Quell Internal Bickering With 'Iron Hand' And No Mercy, Congress' Veerappa Moily Tells Rahul Gandhi


Emphasising that Gandhi alone can lead the party, he said it is the AICC in-charges and chiefs of states, where the party has done badly, who should be held accountable and not the Congress president.

09 June, 2019

'Mamata Banerjee A Demon, Ready To Drink BJP Workers' Blood,' Says BJP MP Saumitra Khan

Outlook Web Bureau

Khan's comment came after four BJP workers were killed in North 24 Parganas district. The BJP has alleged that TMC workers were behind the killing.

04 June, 2019

'Not A Permanent Break': Mayawati On Grand Alliance; Akhilesh Says SP Too Will Contest UP By-Polls

Outlook Web Bureau

Mayawati's decision had raised doubts about the sustainability of her party's alliance with SP, barely 10 days after the BJP handed them a huge defeat in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections.

29 May, 2019

After 'Divider-in-Chief' Cover, Time Magazine Article Says 'Narendra Modi Has United India Like No Other PM'

Outlook Web Bureau

Manoj Ladwa's piece finds space in Time Magazine's "Ideas" section, weeks after it featured Modi as the "Divider in chief" written by British-born writer and journalist Aatish Taseer.

28 May, 2019

TMC MPs Mimi Chakraborty, Nusrat Jahan Trolled For Wearing Western Attire On First Day To Parliament

Outlook Web Bureau

The two actresses contested the elections as Trinamool Congress representatives and won by good margins.

27 May, 2019

3 Suspects Arrested Over Killing Of Smriti Irani's Aide In Amethi

Outlook Web Bureau

Surendra Singh, a close aide of newly-elected Amethi MP Smriti Irani was shot dead in Amethi on Saturday.

25 May, 2019

PM Modi To Meet His Mother Heeraben Tomorrow, Varanasi Next

Outlook Web Bureau

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Varanasi, the LS seat he retained in the elections by a margin of 4.79 lakh votes, to thank the voters for his victory in the elections.

Photo Gallery

Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amrinder Singh submits his resignation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit at the Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses a public meeting of farmers at banda town in Shahjahanpur district.

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Congress senior leader Ajay Makan along with Harish Rawat and Navjot Singh Sidhu brief the media after the CLP Meeting was over at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah seeks blessings from Acharya Vidyasagar ji Maharaj in Jabalpur.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attends Drishti 2021 National Executive Meeting of the Social Media Department, in New Delhi.

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