Politics

BJP bags 86% votes of Kashmiri migrants

JAMMU: Although the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has failed to set its foot in Kashmir valley during Lok Sabha elections 2019, but its candidates have secured majority of Kashmiri migrant votes. As ...

A day after poll rout, resignations fly in Congress

New Delhi, May 24: A day after Congress suffered a humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, party's Uttar Pradesh chief Raj Babbar, Karnataka's H.K. Patil, Odisha's Niranjan Patnaik and Amethi dist...

Resounding Modi wave as BJP secures 303

New Delhi, May 24: The BJP's resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections that saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi make headlines across national and international dailies and also paint a vast swath o...

In continuing Modi surge, BJP claims Middle India

New Delhi, May 24: The Bharatiya Janata Party has effected a redrawing of its support base that now spreads beyond the Hindi heartland to include at least 10 states that form its core. The result...

Keeping NH-44 Moving | NHAI experts flag roadside truck parking, debris major hindrances

JAMMU: An expert committee from Delhi, constituted to assess the situation of land sliding and unstable slopes on the 270-KM-long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, today briefed Advisor to Governor KK...

3 colleges sealed for Counting

JAMMU: There will be no class work at MAM College, Govt Science College and Govt Polytechnic for Boys from May 22 to May 24, 2019, in view of counting of votes of Jammu Parliamentary Constituency and...

Twitter records 5.6 lakh tweets on exit polls in 24 hours

New Delhi, May 21: As majority of exit polls predicted victory for the BJP-led NDA at the Centre, Twitter recorded nearly 5.6 lakh tweets related to exit polls in 24 hours, the company said on Tuesd...

Male voters outshine women in LS polls

JAMMU: The overall participation of both male and female voters’ in six Lok Sabha constituencies across Jammu and Kashmir has declined by 5 percent as compared to previous general elections 2014. ...

Oppn doubts exit poll projections; Results will be in consonance: BJP

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties Monday doubted the exit poll projections that the BJP-led NDA will retain power at the Centre, calling it "speculation" and "fraud" and contrary to ground reality but th...

Exit polls make mixed predictions for Andhra Assembly polls

Amaravati, May 21 :While a majority of the exit polls predicted victory for BJP-led NDA at the Centre, they were divided on the likely outcome in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections which were held...

Bengal records 78% polling in last phase

Kolkata, May 21: The Election Commission on Monday said that an average of about 78.73 per cent votes was cast in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal across nine parliam...

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar over separatist march

Srinagar, May 21 : Authorities have imposed restrictions in Srinagar on Tuesday to prevent a separatist-called commemoration march. The Hurriyat Conference has called for the march to the Martyrs ...

Modi 2.0: Exit polls predict 282-365 seats for NDA

NEW DELHI: Most exit polls Sunday forecast another term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with some of them projecting that BJP-led NDA will get more than 300 seats to comfortably cross the majority ...

BJP predicted to win 2 Jammu seats, revival on cards for NC-Cong; PDP 0

JAMMU: BJP is likely to retain both the seats from Jammu region while National Conference and Congress alliance is set to pocket the other four seats, most of the exit polls predicted on Sunday as th...

3-tier security for J&K counting at 9 centres

JAMMU: Under thick security blanket, the counting of votes for the election to Lok Sabha will be undertaken at nine counting centers established by State election department across six parliamentary ...

647 paid news cases in polls: EC

NEW DELHI: 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 ele...