Technical glitches in electronic voting machines (EVM) marred voting in seven of the 12 states that went to polls in the second phase of the staggered Lok Sabha elections.
Four veteran politicians -- L.K. Advani, Sumitra Mahajan, Kamal Nath and Yogi Adityanath -- who were elected to the Lok Sabha on five or more successive occasions since 1998 will not be seen in the next Lok Sabha.
Veteran actor Prakash Raj, who is contesting from Bengaluru Central seat as an independent candidate in the Lok Sabha elections, on Wednesday hit out at the Congress for posting photographs on social media platforms, which claimed he backed the grand old party.
After Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu raised questions over the Election Commission's independence and impartiality, the poll panel on Saturday issued a notice to the TDP questioning how Naidu allowed a person accused of stealing an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) to be part of the delegation that knocked on its doors.
The week when the polling began wasn't a good one for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
With an upswing of about 4 per cent in vote share, as reported in recent polls/surveys, can the Congress tide over its lowest ebb (44 MPs in the 16th Lok Sabha) and dethrone the incumbent?
Bollywood actress and Congress candidate from Mumbai North Urmila Matondkar has declared assets worth around Rs 68.28 crore and a clean legal record.
It would have been better if L.K. Advani had given his excellent advice to his party men about their attitude towards other parties before being denied a Lok Sabha ticket.
With the first phase of general elections now barely 10 days away, spending for political ads on social media platforms has soared, especially on Facebook where advertisers spent over Rs 1.5 crore during the March 17-March 23 period.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday said his wife Sonal Shah's income grew from Rs 14 lakh annually to Rs 2.3 crore in the last five years, which is a 16-fold increase.
Unlike 2014, the economy is no longer the focal point of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) campaign.
The BJP could come up with its best ever showing by winning eight Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal but that will not be enough to stop the Trinamool Congress from finishing with 31 seats, three less than last time, according to an opinion poll.
While the Modi government claims that the GDP has increased at 7% for this year, some leading economists and statisticians dispute this claim.
Ram Gopal Varma who was the reason for Urmila Matondkar's star status is thrilled that she has joined the Congress party.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he will address the nation "around 11.45 a.m." with an "important message" and urged people to watch him 'on TV, radio or social media'.