lok sabha elections 2024

Kashmir votes for change this time, highest since 30 years

Previously known for its history of terrorism, the city has witnessed a significant shift in voting patterns. During phase 4 of the elections, the voter turnout reached 37.98%.

Record turnout marks Srinagar Lok Sabha elections

With the highest turnout witnessed in three decades, this election marks a significant milestone for the region.

Kerala CM hails SC order, says it could impact polls

Trivandrum: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan emphasised the significance of the Supreme Court’s decision to grant interim bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, framing it as a resolute response to the BJP’s covert attempts to undermine democracy through abuse of power. He stressed that this verdict would leave a lasting impact on the nation’s democratic […]

JKNC’s Kargil unit resigns over INDIA bloc’s Ladakh selection

SRINAGAR: The entire Kargil unit of the National Conference resigned in Ladakh due to the selection of the INDIA block candidate in the region. They submitted their resignations to party chief Farooq Abdullah, reportedly under pressure from the party’s top leadership to support Congress candidate Tsering Namgyal. The mass resignation followed Farooq Abdullah’s warning to […]

Jay Shah galvanises support for father in Naranpura ahead of polls

During his campaign at the Jain Sabhas, Jay Shah reiterated his father's stance on Article 370. He lambasted Rahul Gandhi and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for their apocalyptic predictions post the abrogation, juxtaposing their prophecies with the prevailing peace in the region. "They said Article 370 annulment would result in 'Qatl-e-aam' (bloodshed), but it didn't happen," Jay Shah remarked.

Election Commission defers Anantnag-Rajouri polls

Nine political parties and candidates, including the BJP, Apni Party, and DPAP, had advocated for postponing the elections due to snowfall on Mughal Road and other accessibility issues. However, the NC and PDP opposed the delay.

Outrage against Hema, yet votes for Modi, Yogi: Mathura voters

Venturing into the heart of Mathura, a constituency in western Uttar Pradesh situated approximately 163 kilometres from the national capital, The New Indian discovered a region steeped in religious significance as the birthplace of Lord Krishna. The Lok Sabha constituency went to polls on April 26.

‘Congress Manifesto will directly impact people residing in forest fringes’: K Surendran

While the people living in hilly areas are demanding a permanent solution to the wild animal attacks, the Congress manifesto is against it, he said. 

Assam CM accuses Rahul Gandhi of tourist visa status

EmaadVANDOOR: Assam CM Himanta Biswas Sharma accused the CPM and Congress of contesting against each other in Kerala by terming it as a drama. The Assam CM was speaking at the roadshow of Wayanad NDA candidate K Surendran. ‘In Delhi, Bengal, and Tamil Nadu, both Congress and CPM are in a mutual understanding, and in […]

Ground Report: BJP expected to get a boost in DMK-ruled Tamil Nadu

With the first phase of elections, polling in India started on Friday, April 19, initiating the process of national elections. Many of the states, including Tamil Nadu, saw the massive participation of voters. The South India state voters participated from all 39 constituencies, which has been primarily dominated by regional players for decades.