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Lok Sabha: Lower house of the Parliament of India
The Lok Sabha is the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament, with the upper house being the Rajya Sabha. Members of the Lok Sabha are elected by adult universal suffrage and a first-past-the-post system to represent their respective constituencies, and they hold their seats for five years or until the body is dissolved by the President on the advice of the council of ministers. The house meets in the Lok Sabha Chambers of the Sansad Bhavan in New Delhi.


Lok Sabha Election 2019: FIR against Gujarat minister Vibhavari Dave for slogans in booth

Bhavnagar police have registered a complaint against minister Vibhavari Dave for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by shouting slogans inside a polling booth during voting.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: 5 years later, incumbent Bhiwandi MP still an unknown face

When Patil went up on the dais during Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' campaign at Kalyan on April 22
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: NCP netas flock Maval to back Parth Pawar

Maval Lok Sabha has six state assembly constituencies - Pimpri, Chinchwad, Maval, Karjat, Panvel, and Uran.
DNA - Published

Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil deals big blow to Congress, quits as Leader of Opposition

However, Vikhe-Patil has not yet resigned from the Congress party. His son Sujay recently left the Congress and joined the BJP on the eve of Lok Sabha polls.
DNA - Published

No hike in power tariff for this year, says Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission

GERC issued the power tariff order on petitions filed by Torrent Power and four state owned power distribution companies on Wednesday, a day after voting for Lok Sabha elections.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Imams in West Bengal send 10,000 letters to voters

ADVANTAGE DIDI: Community members urged to vote for 'secular' alternative
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rams & Lalus pep up polls in Bihar

While this Lok Sabha election is largely two-pronged in Bihar - between the ruling NDA and the Opposition Mahagathbandhan - making the polls colourful are some random and odd candidates with their..
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Priyanka Gandhi myth stands exposed, says Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said, "I am sad that new India has been denied the opportunity to establish that it does not accept inexperienced dynasts with no other credentials."
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha elections over in Karnataka, Congress-BJP now focus on assembly bypolls

Congress and BJP have now turned their focus on finalising candidates for Chincholi and Kundgol assembly constituencies for the May 19 by-elections.
DNA - Published

New India gives befitting reply to terror, PM Modi says in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday stressed on national security, saying a New India gives a befitting reply to terrorism. Addressing a meeting after a massive show of strength in his Lok Sabha..
IndiaTimes - Published

Lok Sabha polls will see end of 'Namo, Namo' chant: Mayawati

Mayawati was addressing a joint rally Kannauj with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and RLD president Ajit Singh.
DNA - Published

Have joined politics to find solutions to problems faced by people: Gautam Gambhir

Gambhir is pitted against Congress candidate Arvinder Singh Lovely and AAP's Atishi in a triangular contest in the East Delhi constituency during the Lok Sabha elections in Delhi.
DNA - Published

No Modi vs Priyanka battle in Varanasi as Congress fields Ajai Rai

no modi vs priyanka battle in varanasi as congress fields ajai rai
Priyanka Gandhi not to contest from Varanasi! A much anticipated mouth-watering contest between Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi this Lok Sabha election will not..
WorldNews - Published

Gujarat: In four of six urban Lok Sabha seats, turnout lower than 2014

Voting was higher in 15 LS seats as compared with 2014 polls; 14 of them rural seats, Surat only urban constituency which saw higher turnout
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: At 64.11%, Gujarat's voter turnout scales new peak

Final figures show polling exceeded all-time high of 63.77%; Male turnout was 67.08%, and female turnout 60.9%
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Udit Raj quits 'anti-Dalit' BJP for Congress

Raj, who joined the grand old party after meeting Congress president Rahul Gandhi earlier in the day, chose to lash out at the BJP at a news conference at AICC headquarters calling the saffron party..
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: PM Narendra Modi-Priyanka Gandhi Vadra 'Varanasi clash' gathers fresh steam

Informed Congress sources said that nothing can be said with finality and the changes of Priyanka getting fielded from Varanasi are 50-50.
DNA - Published

Rajsamand Lok Sabha constituency: Candidates for 2019 LS poll, past results, all updates

BJP's Diya Kumari and Congress' Devkinandan Gurjar will be up in the key contest in Rajsamand. In the 4th phase, a total of 71 seats across 8 states will witness Lok Sabha election 2019.
DNA - Published

Poll authorities accept nominations of Gambhir & Bidhuri after overruling AAP's objections

The AAP on Wednesday approached the poll authorities raising objections over "shortcomings" in the documents submitted by BJP's Lok Sabha poll candidates from Delhi -- Gautam Gambhir and Ramesh Bidhuri..
DNA - Published

21 parties file review petition in SC seeking verification of 50% EVMs using VVPAT machines

21 parties have filed a review petition in Supreme Court to verify 50% EVMs with VVPAT machines in the Lok Sabha polls.
DNA - Published

'Job of electoral officers': NIA court turns down petition seeking ban on Pragya Thakur's candidature in Lok Sabha polls

This court can't stop the accused from contesting elections, NIA court said.
DNA - Published

Gautam Gambhir richest among Lok Sabha candidates in Delhi

The cricketer-turned-politician, who will be making his electoral debut from East Delhi, has shown an income of nearly Rs 12.40 crore in the income tax returns filed for 2017-18.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: File case against voter's false claim, says Pune district collector

The collector stated that as per rule 49 MA of the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961, the voter was asked to record a test vote in presence of the election officers.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Gujarat's first 3rd gender candidate rallies

Naresh Jaiswal aka Raju Mataji who is contesting as an independent from Ahmedabad East.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: PM Narendra Modi roadshow gets poll body's clean chit

CEO S Murali Krishna said that they had received 43 complaints during the day through social media, media and other means, of which 11 were from Ahmedabad, five each in Junagadh and Amreli, and three..
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Saurashtra disappoints with voter turnout, but parties still confident

BJP claimed it will win all seats in the region, while Congress said it would improve upon its performance in 2017 Vidhan Sabha polls.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Ahmedabad East voters turn out in huge numbers

It was celebration time for voters, especially women, who were able to exercise their right to vote, without being told what to do or being judged
DNA - Published

Low turnout in Mehbooba Mufti's Lok Sabha seat

Spread over four districts of South Kashmir - Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian -- the constituency, with an electorate of 13. 97 lakh votes, comprises of 16 assembly segments.
DNA - Published

Bihar: Infighting in Grand Alliance may help NDA in phase-3 polls

Voters in Kosi-Seemanchal region of Bihar were drawn out in droves to the polling booths on Tuesday with 60% voting recorded in the five Lok Sabha seats of the state which went to polls in the third..
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Jaipur, Mewar royals make history

BJP's Diya Kumari deciding to fight from Rajmasand, members from the Mewar and Jaipur royal families have started meeting each other.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Voting over, month-long wait for results begins

Polling peaceful as citizens came out in huge numbers
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Fate of Mulayam Singh Yadav, 3 kin sealed

Scoring over 60% voter turnout, polling for 10 Lok Sabha seats in the Rohilkhand region of Uttar Pradesh in the third phase ended on an acrimonious note on Tuesday with wife of Samajwadi heavyweight..
DNA - Published

Tale of two dropped MPs: Udit Raj threatens to quit BJP, Maheish Girri vows to strengthen it

The BJP dropped its two sitting MPs -- Udit Raj from North-West Delhi and Maheish Girri from East Delhi -- from the list of its Lok Sabha candidates from the national capital, but the two had..
DNA - Published

Nearly 66 per cent voter turnout in phase 3 of LS polls: EC

In the first two phases, election was held to 91 and 95 seats on April 11 and April 18 respectively. Election to 543 seats is being held in seven phases. The counting of votes will be on May 23.
DNA - Published

Sri Lanka blasts: 2 more JDS workers confirmed dead

The High Commission of India in Colombo tweeted confirming the death of two more persons, pushing up to 10 the number of victims from Karnataka, including eight JDS workers on a holiday after a..
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha election 2019: BJP fields Sunny Deol from Gurdaspur seat, retains Kirron Kher in Chandigarh

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol, who joined BJP Tuesday, has been declared as party's candidate from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha election 2019: 27 voters from one family show unity by casting votes together in Pune

Among these 27 voters from one family, the 95-year-old Parvatibai was the eldest voter who was taken to the polling booth on a wheelchair. The youngest voter from the family is 26 years old Niranjan..
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha polls: 36.61% voter turnout reported till 1 pm in Karnataka

The highest turnout was recorded in Shimoga with 41.66% and the lowest in Gulbarga with 30.48% till 1 PM.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha polls: 38.81 per cent voting recorded in Kerala till 1 pm

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Shashi Tharoor and Union minister Alphons Kannamthanam and BJP leader Kummanam Rajashekharan are among the key contenders. According to Election Commission sources,..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

Lok Sabha polls: Over 39% turnout in Gujarat till 1 pm

Voting began at a brisk pace at 7:00 am in polling booths in all 26 seats in the home state of prime minister Narendra Modi.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha polls: SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal to contest from Ferozepur, wife Harsimrat from Bathinda

The announcement was made by party patron and Akali stalwart Parkash Singh Badal.
DNA - Published

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