Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: Counting of votes begins with BJP looking at second term

Counting of votes begins at 08:00 am and trends are expected to be known by noon because of the use of computerised voting machines.

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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Election results will 'definitely be in favour' of Congress, says Ajay Maken

Ajay Maken is contesting against Bharatiya Janata Party's Minakshi Lekhi and Aam Aadmi Party's Brajesh Goel.

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Lok Sabha polls 2019: US says it is confident about fairness, integrity of Indian elections

Unlike other countries, the US does not send its election observers to India because of the strong independent credentials of the Election Commission of India. 

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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Election Commission to start counting of votes for parliamentary polls in 542 seats at 8 am

More than 8,000 candidates were in the fray for 542 seats across the nation. Over 67 per cent of the 90.99 crore electors had cast their vote in the seven-phase elections.

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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Guide to check results, trends on Election Commission website and app

The app boasts of a number of innovative features including an option to bookmark one's favourite candidate from a constituency and track her/his result exclusively said the commission.

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Indian Army launches search operations to nab killers of Arunachal MLA

According to Army sources, all the likely routes of escape have been effectively blocked. Troops have launched intensive checks along Nagaland - Arunachal borders.

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Flying officer Bhawana Kanth becomes first woman fighter pilot to undertake missions by day 

She completed the day operational syllabus on MiG-21 Bison aircraft on Wednesday. 

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Election Commission rejects opposition's demand for tallying VVPAT slips with EVM

The Election Commission said there would be no change in the procedure of matching Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) slips.

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Opposition raising questions on EVM as it is rattled by likely defeat: Amit Shah

Shah also termed as unconstitutional the demand of 22 opposition parties that the Election Commission change its counting protocol and count five random VVPATs first.

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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Masked attackers snatch voting machines in Arunachal Pradesh

Opposition parties have alleged tampering of voting machines and intimidation of election officials in isolated areas.

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Lok Sabha election 2019: Results of high-stakes polls in Uttar Pradesh's 80 seats to seal Mahagathbandhan's fate 

During the last Lok Sabha polls, the NDA registered a landslide win with 71 seats out of 80 in Uttar Pradesh. 

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Indian Air Force successfully test fires aerial version of BrahMos missile

The BrahMos cruise missile travels at a speed of Mach 2.8, nearly three times that of sound.

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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Home Ministry alerts state authorities of possible violence on counting day

The authorities have further been asked to take adequate measures for the security of strong rooms and venues of counting of votes. 

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Ready to work with new government in India: Chinese foreign minister 

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of Shanghai cooperation organisation (SCO) foreign ministers meet in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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