Lok Sabha polls 2019 | The Daily Star
  • Mamata fumes over ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogan

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is thrown into a fit of fury by a group of men chanting “Jai Shri Ram” slogan as her motorcade passes through Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district.

  • Indian EC to match EVM results with VVPAT slips during vote counting

    For the first time in India’s parliamentary elections, the country’s Election Commission is to undertake exercise of matching EVM results with Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine slips during vote-count of the ongoing polls on May 23.

  • Indian EC bars NaMo TV from airing political content

    The Election Commission of India rules that since political content being aired on NaMo TV -- a channel dedicated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rallies and speeches -- has not been pre-certified, it should be immediately removed.

  • Imran Khan backs PM Modi for second term

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan reportedly backs Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a second term stating that his coming to power will help solve the Kashmir situation.

  • EC seeks report as Modi asks for votes over Balakot strike, Pulwama attack

    The Election Commission of India takes cognizance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks asking first-time voters to dedicate their vote to those who carried out the air strike in Balakot and seeks a report from poll officials in Maharashtra.