Maha Gathbandhan Not Happening In UP

Hopes of a ‘maha gathbandhan’ against the BJP in Uttar Pradesh were dashed on today in Uttar Pradesh. Samajwadi Party will be doing tie-up with Congress but there will be no alliance with the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD).

Why do you think Congress has done well in General Election 2009?

The mandate is clearly in favour of Congress and its allies. Congress has posted its best results in decades. Despite an effective campaign, BJP lead NDA alliance not only failed to muster numbers, it merely repeated its existing performance even in BJP led states. Is the vote for Congress a vote for stability? Did BJP fail to influence public opinion despite raising relevant issues? Did Modi’s theatrics...

Constituency-wise results

Detail of India Lok Sabha Elections 2009 – Party wise position

Celebrations begin in Congress, gloom in BJP

With trends indicating a big victory for the Congress, hundreds of supporters thronged the party headquarters at Akbar Road and the nearby residence of president Sonia Gandhi, many breaking out into a celebratory jig to the bursting of firecrackers.More

Exit polls, survey give Congress, allies a slender edge

The Congress-led alliance held a slight edge over the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies across three exit polls/survey telecast by television news networks, while the Third Front crosses the three-figure mark in the 543-member Lok Sabha.More

Voting begins on moderate note for final phase of LS polls

Polling in the fifth and final phase of elections to Lok Sabha began on a moderate note on Wednesday. Voting began this morning in 86 constituencies spread across seven states and two union territories in the final phase of elections and would end at 1700 hrs. A total of 1,432 candidates are fighting for 86 seats in this phase.More

Statewise Schedule

STATES / UTs Seats Polling Dates Andhra Pradesh 42 Apr16, 23 Arunachal Pradesh 2 Apr16 Assam 14 Apr16, 23 Bihar 40 Apr16, 23, 30 / May 7 Chhattisgarh 11 Apr16 Goa 2 Apr 23 Gujarat 26 Apr 30 Haryana 10 May 7 Himachal Pradesh 4 May 13 Jammu & Kashmir 6 Apr 16, 23, 30 / May 7, 13 Jharkhand 14 Apr 16, 23 Karnataka 28 Apr 23, 30 Kerala 20 Apr...

List of Indian Political Parties

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