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Source : SIFY
Last Updated: Fri, May 22, 2009 13:49 hrs

Sify.com brings you the live updates from major television channels as the drama unfolds in the run up to the swearing-in ceremony for the UPA government.

May 22, 2009


7.16 pm: Manmohan's 'A' team sworn in - Times Now



7.15 pm: C P Joshi sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

7.11 pm: B K Handique sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

7.09 pm: Ambika Soni sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

7.07 pm: Kapil Sibal sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

7.05 pm: Murli Deora sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

7.03 pm: Meira Kumar sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

7.01 pm: Vayalar Ravi sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.59 pm: Kamal Nath sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.56 pm:
S Jaipal Reddy sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.53 pm: M Veerappa Moily sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.51 pm: Sushil Kumar Shinde sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.49 pm: Ghulam Nabi Azad sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.47 pm: S M Krishna sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.45 pm: Mamata Banerjee sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.43 pm: P Chidambaram sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.42 pm: A K Antony sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.41 pm: Sharad Pawar sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.38 pm: Pranab Mukherjee sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.36 pm: Manmohan takes oath as PM for 2nd consecutive term - Times Now

6.35 pm: Manmohan sworn in - Times Now

6.34 pm: Swearing-in ceremony begins - Times Now

6.33 pm: Pranab, Antony, Kamal Nath to be sworn in - Times Now

6.32 pm: Maran to get IT & Telecom; Chemicals & fertilizers for Baalu - Times Now

6.30 pm: 19 ministers to be sworn in with PM today - Times Now

6.28 pm: Preparations for swearing-in begin at Rashtrapathi Bhavan - Times Now

6.25 pm: A Raja to get heavy industry; Azhagiri gets Health, Kanimomozhi allotted Women & Child Development - Times Now

6.20 pm: DMK agrees to Cong offer - Times Now

5.50 pm: Farooq Abdullah to be sworn in on Tuesday - Times Now

5.15 pm:  Portfolios likely to be announced on Tuesday - CNN IBN

4.55 pm: 

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Cong says no issue with Baalu and Raja - CNN IBN

4.18 pm: Portfolios likely to be given on Tuesday - CNN IBN

3.50 pm: Allies may be back next week: Kapil Sibal - CNN IBN

3.24 pm: Priority will be PM's 100-day programme: Kamal Nath - CNN IBN

3.08 pm: SM Krishna, Mamata, AK Antony in new cabinet - CNN IBN

2.53 pm: Congress has made its final offer to DMK, say sources - Times Now

2.53 pm: Congress hardens stand against DMK- Times Now

2.45 pm: Trinamool secures one cabinet, 5 MOS berths - Times Now

2.40 pm: H R Bhardwaj left out of today's swearing-in - NDTV

2.37 pm: Jairam Ramesh to take oath on Tuesday - CNN-IBN

2.30 pm: Farooq Abdullah to be sworn in on Tuesday - CNN IBN

2.26 pm: Azad not to visit Chennai tomorrow for talks - Times Now

2.14 pm 20 cabinet ministers to be sworn in today - CNN IBN

2.08 pm Shibu Soren not in cabinet - CNN IBN

1.40 pm All allies with allies to be resolved by Sunday: Congress Times Now

1.15 pm Arjun Singh dropped from cabinet  - CNN IBN

12.55 pm Farooq not in Cabinet

12.32 pm Farooq Abdullah not to attend swearing-in ceremony

11.57 am NC, too, not happy with Congress

11.23 am DMK MPs to attend swearing in of Manmohan Singh: Baalu

10.43 am Azad likely to meet Karunanidhi in Chennai tomorrow

10.10 am Sonia meets PM as Karunanidhi leaves for Chennai

9.30 am Will take decision after executive meeting

9.10 am  Karunanidhi to attend DMK party executive meeting in Chennai

8.50 am
The DMK is learnt to have demanded portfolios like shipping, surface transport, communications and environment.

8.20 am Karunanidhi leaves for Chennai

4.22 am Manmohan Singh to take oath as PM today

May 21, 2009

11.57 pm Mamata likely to be new railways minister; TC to get six MoS

11.30 pm White House admires Lok Sabha elections

10.50 pm Sonia, Manmohan discuss DMK issue

10.20 pm DMK-Congress berth sharing talks run into trouble

8.30 pm Unhappy DMK to support govt from outside

May 18, 2009

Kaun banega mantri?

6.35 pm Karunanidhi`s children Azhagiri and Kanimozhi to get cabinet berths - CNN IBN

5.23 pm Will support Cong unconditionally: Jaya Prada - CNN IBN

5.23 pm
Chidambaram likely to continue as Home Minister - CNN IBN

4.58 pm
Lalu upset; claims he is being insulted - CNN IBN

4.57 pm
Cong wants politician as FM - CNN IBN

4.50 pm Cong opposes Montek as FM  choice - CNN IBN

2.26 pm
New govt to be sworn in after May 21- CNN IBN

2.22 pm
Advani changes mind, to stay Opposition leader - CNN IBN

2.23 pm
President dissolves 14th Lok Sabha - CNN IBN

2.22 pm
Rahul Gandhi liley to refuse cabinet berth: Sources - CNN IBN

2.14 pm
Mamata to stay on in W Bengal, cabinet berths for other TC leaders - CNN IBN

1.13 pm
Advani changes mind after pressure: Sources - CNN IBN

12.59 pm
Kamal Nath, Sibal, Soni, Vayalar Ravi likely to be in new cabinet - CNN IBN

12.53 pm
President to invite Manmohan to form new govt tomorrow - CNN IBN

12.53 pm
DMK wants to speed up Sethusamudram Project - CNN IBN

12.50 pm
Manmohan Singh resigns as PMCNN IBN

12.40 pm
NDA meet postponed - CNN IBN

12.40 pm
PM to submit to cabinet resignation to President Patil - Times Now

12.02 pm Trading halted at Sensex for the day 
Times Now

11.52 am
DMK executive meet ends in Chennai - Times Now

11.51 am
Yet to decide on cabinet portfolios: Karunanidhi - Times Now

11.45 am
Ready to back Cong at the centre: Kumaraswamy - Times Now


11.44 am
DMK executive meet begins in Chennai - Times Now


11.40 am
Lalu pledges 'unconditional' support to UPA - Times Now


11.33 am
Cabinet meeting over, resolution to dissolve 14th Lok Sabha passed - Times Now

11.33 am
Cabinet meeting over, resolution of appreciation of PM passed - Times Now


11.17 am
CPM politburo meeting in New Delhi - CNN IBN

11.15 am
NDA to meet today at Advani's house - CNN IBN

11.15 am
Joshi eyes Advani's job - CNN IBN

10.52 am
Sensex opens 1305 points up - CNN IBN


10.52 am
Nifty breaches 2nd circuit liimit, opens 531 points up - CNN IBN


10.52 am
Trading halted till 11.55 am - CNN IBN


10.06 am
Markets to reopen at 10.55 am - CNN IBN

10.05 am Nifty opens 500 points up - CNN IBN

10.05 am
Trading halted as markets hits upper circuit - CNN IBN

10.00 am
  Sensex opens 1300 points up - CNN IBN 

09.10 am
Biman Bose: Reports of Bengal CM offering to quit untrue - CNN IBN

08.40 am
Murli eyes Advani job - CNN IBN 

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May 17, 2009 - UPA in government mode

00:10 pm:
MM Joshi says Advani must quit active politics  - CNN IBN

11.40 pm: NDA`s Ajith Singh likely to join UPA   - CNN IBN

10.35 pm: Rahul is not keen on Lalu in cabinet  - CNN IBN

9.45 pm: Pranab says no seat adjustment with Lalu  - CNN IBN

8.30 pm: UPA reaches half way mark of 273 seats -Times Now

7.09 pm:
Buddha to skip core comm meeting -Times Now

7.08 pm:
We are not bargaining with Cong: Mamata -Times Now

7.06 pm:
Lalu to attend cabinet meet on Monday -Times Now

7.04 pm:
No demand for portfolios: NCP -Times Now

7.02 pm:
SP approaches Cong for reconciliation -Times Now

6.49 pm:
Cong must work hard: Sonia -CNN IBN

6.41 pm:
Congress thanks clear mandate -CNN IBN

6.39 pm:
PM applauds Sonia -CNN IBN

6.11 pm:
Deshmukh targets NCP -CNN IBN

5.58 pm:
New govt to be sworn in after May 31-CNN IBN

5.34 pm:
It was a mistake to fight alone in Bihar: Lalu -CNN IBN

5.28 pm:
Lalu likely to meet Sonia in Delhi -CNN IBN

5.25 pm: CWC meeting over -CNN IBN

5.22 pm:
Varun Gandhi damaged us: Murli Manohar Joshi -CNN IBN

5.19 pm:
Montek is PM's choice as finance minister: Reports -CNN IBN

5.16 pm:
Sonia calls Lalu, Paswan and Pawar for meeting -CNN IBN

5.12 pm:
AK Antony likely to remain defence minister -CNN IBN

5.10 pm:
Kamalnath likely to be external affairs minister -CNN IBN

4:55 pm:
Pranab Mukherjee likely to be finance minister -CNN IBN

4:46 pm:
CWC meet likely to discuss portfolio allocation - CNN IBN

4:25 pm:
Congress Working Committee meeting begins in AICC headquarters - Times Now

4:12 pm:
Sonia speaks to Lalu, Pawar and Paswan-CNN IBN

4:05 pm:
UPA allies likely to meet today-CNN IBN

3:53 pm:
We have failed to form a Third front: Biman Bose-Times Now

3:46 pm:
Replacing LK Advani a painful thought: Sushma Swaraj-Times Now

3:27 pm:
SP keen on joining Manmohan govt-Times Now

3:22 pm:
BJP holding meeing on Monday-Times Now

3:12 pm:
Analysing reason for defeat: Murli Manohar Joshi-Times Now

2:50 pm:
Congress not keen on SP support-Times Now

2:32 pm:
SP leaders to meet PM in the evening-Times Now

2:27 pm:
RJD chief Lalu to meet Sonia in Delhi-CNN IBN

2:14 pm: Rahul Gandhi likely to be Rural Devolopment Minister-CNN IBN

2:04 pm: 'Motek PM's choice of Finance Minister'-CNN IBN

1:52 pm: PM hands over his resignation to President-Times Now

1:40 pm:
Meeting was attended by Sonia, Pranab, Chidambaram, Ahmed Patel and AK antony-Times Now

1:30 pm:
Congress core meeting ends-Times Now

1:02 pm: Azam Khan resigns as Gen Secy of Samajwadi Party-Times Now

12:47 pm:
'Buddhadeb was against rigid anti-cong stands'-Times Now

12:32 pm:
Rahul Gandhi at war room meet-Times Now

12:17 pm:
Rahul Gandhi should be in cabinet: Mani S Aiyar-CNN IBN

12:00 pm:
JDU blames BJP for defeat-CNN IBN

11:45 am:
NDA convenor Sharad Yadav blames Narendra Modi for poll debacle-Times Now

11:36 am: Left parties meet in Delhi to analyse electoral debacle
-Times Now

11:30 am:
Lalu to attend cabinet meet on Monday-Times Now

11:15 am:
Congress seeks time to meet President-Times Now

11:00 am:
Not looking for cabinet berth: Sachin Pilot-Times Now

10:45 am:
Manmohan Singh to meet Sonia Gandhi and Chidambaram-Times Now

10:30 am: Meeting scheduled for 12.30pm today
-Times Now

10:15 am:
Congress core committee  to meet at PM Manmohan's residence-Times Now

10:00 am:
'Congress prefers independents to SP'-NDTV

09:45 am:
Congress will go with pre-poll allies: Rajiv Shukla-NDTV

09:30 am:
Varun Gandhi and Maneka Gandhi meet LK Advani at his residence-Times Now

09:20 am:
Third front meeting scheduled for May 18 postponed-Times Now

09:10 am: Kapil Sibal likely to be Commerce Minister
-CNN IBN

09:00 am: Chidambaram likely to remain Home Minister
-CNN IBN

08:50 am:
Congress working committee to meet today -CNN IBN

08:40 am:
We don't need Lalu and Mulayam: Kamal Nath-Times Now

08:35 am:
Sharad Pawar, YSR expected to meet Sonia today-Times Now

08:25 am:
DMK could ask for Health or Railways ministry for Azhagiri-Times Now

08:18 am:
DMK asks for Surface Transport, IT portfolios among others-Times Now

08:12 am:
Third front meeting is scheduled to take place on Monday-Times Now

08:05 am:
WB Chief Minister Buddhadeb not to attend CPI(M) politburo meet-Times Now

07:55 am:
Sonia Gandhi invites Lalu to attend special cabinet meet in New Delhi-Times Now

07:45 am:
Sonia reaches out to Lalu Prasad- Times Now

5.15 am: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-30 - CNN IBN

05.05 am: Karunanidhi to go to Delhi on Monday to meet Sonia - Times Now

04.05 am: Cong says it doesn`t need Lalu and Mulayam - CNN IBN

1.45 am: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-30 - CNN IBN

00.20 am: BJP says it will bounce back - CNN IBN
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May 16, 2009 - Lok Sabha election results 2009

11.40 pm: Jaya says DMK`s victory is not democratic - CNN IBN

11.10 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-261; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-29 - CNN IBN

10.20 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-159; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 28, Others-29 - CNN IBN

9.55 pm:  DMK wants three cabinet seats - Times Now

9.35 pm:  PM says he wants Rahul in the cabinet - Times Now

8.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-159; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-29 - CNN IBN

9.35 pm: Cabinet to meet at 10 am on Monday - CNN IBN

8.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 28, Others-31 - CNN IBN

8.15 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256; NDA-162; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN

8.10 pm: Congress wins 22 seats in UP - Times Now

7.50 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-257; NDA-160; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 28, Others-31 - CNN IBN

7.45 pm: Congress wins 22 seats in UP - Times Now

7.15 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-65; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN


7.01 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-162; Third Front-64; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN

7.01 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-163; Third Front-64; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.47 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-163; Third Front-65; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.42 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.39 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.35 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-30 -CNN IBN

6.32 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-161; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-30 -CNN IBN

5.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258 ; NDA-162; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 24, Others-31 -CNN IBN

5:40 pm:
Congress likely to accomodate RJD chief Lalu-Times Now

5:30 pm: Home Minister Chidambaram wins from Sivaganga, TN-Times Now

5:20 pm:
'Left, SP not to be part of Govt'-Times Now

5:10 pm: Congress to retain Defence, Home, External Affairs and Finance ministries-CNN IBN

5.00 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258 ; NDA-162; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 24, Others-32 -CNN IBN

4:44 pm:
SP regrets no Cong tie-up-CNN IBN

4:40 pm:
I congratulate Manmohan and Sonia: Amar Singh-CNN IBN

4:35 pm:
Karunanidhi seeks cabinet seats for Kanimozhi, Azhagiri and Maran-CNN IBN

4:13 pm: Advani wins Gandhinagar by over 100,000 votes-CNN IBN

4.06 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260 ; NDA-161; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 23, Others-33 - CNN IBN

4:00 pm: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav loses in Pataliputra-CNN IBN

3:55 pm: Hamdullah Sayeed of Congress wins Lakshadweep
-CNN IBN

3:50 pm:
Mayiladuthurai, TN: Mani S Aiyar loses-CNN IBN

3.30 pm: Leads/results:
543/543;  UPA-259 ; NDA-159; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 24, Others-34 -CNN IBN

3:00 pm: Jayaprada wins from Rampur seat, UP-Times Now

2.55 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256 ; NDA-157; Third Front-70; Fourth front: 25, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:45 pm:
We'll analyse cause of defeat: Vasundhra Raje-NDTV

2:35 pm:
Cabinet to meet on May 18-CNN IBN

2:29 pm:
We did not project Modi as next PM: BJP-CNN IBN

2:25 pm:
Delhi led India to vote for good governance: Sheila Dikshit-CNN IBN

2.25 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256 ; NDA-160; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 24, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:19 pm:
Congress not keen on big allies-Times Now

2.05 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-254 ; NDA-159; Third Front-70; Fourth front: 25, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:00 pm: Congress general secretaries meeting at 4pm -
Times Now

1:58 pm:
Will work much harded for Orissa: Patnaik-Times Now

1:56 pm: Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps Orissa assembly-Times Now

1:53 pm: Ram Vilas Paswan loses in Hajipur-Times Now

1:50 pm: Chiranjeevi wins from Tirupati-Times Now

1:46 pm: Margaret Alva loses-Times Now

1:44 pm: JD(S) HD Kumaraswamy wins Bangalore rural seat
-Times Now

1:37 pm: H D Deve Gowda retains Hassan seat
-Times Now

1:34 pm: Kamal Nath wins from Chhindwara, UP-Times Now

1.31 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-254 ; NDA-156; Third Front-71; Fourth front: 26, Others-36-CNN IBN

1:29 pm:
Prime MInister to meet Sonia Gandhi-NDTV

1:27 pm:
Maneka Gandhi trails by 10,000 votes-NDTV

1:25 pm: BJP respects people's mandate: Jaitley-NDTV

1:20 pm: Vidisha, MP: Sushma Swaraj wins-CNN IBN

1.17 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-252 ; NDA-156; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 28, Others-35 -CNN IBN

1:15 pm: Congress sweeps Delhi-CNN IBN

1.10 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-251 ; NDA-156; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 28, Others-36 -CNN IBN

1:00 pm: DMK's Azhagiri wins by 1.41 lakh votes-Makkal TV

12.58 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-253 ; NDA-156; Third Front-74; Fourth front: 26, Others-34 -CNN IBN

12:55 pm:
Sonia Gandhi congratulates Manmohan Singh-CNN IBN

12:50 pm:
Congress to retain key ministries-CNN IBN

12:40 pm:
Third Front should sit in opposition: Bardhan-NDTV

12:32 pm:
People have voted for a stable govt: Sharad Pawar-Times Now

12:30 pm: Manmohan Singh is the undisputed PM: Sharad Pawar-Times Now

12:22 pm: Party was divided on Modi as PM: BJP - CNN IBN

12: 20:
Sivaganga, TN: P Chidambaram leading -CNN IBN

12.18 am:
Leads/results: 541/543;  UPA-250 ; NDA-157; Third Front-77; Fourth front: 27, Others-30-CNN IBN

12:10:
Most spectacular results since 1977-CNN IBN

12:05:
UPA doesn't need Left support-CNN IBN

12:00: UPA and Fourth Front together cross 272 -CNN IBN

11:53: Shashi Tharoor wins from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - Times Now

11:45 am:
Paswan trails by 7000 votes in Hajjipur, Bihar-CNN IBN

11.38 am:
Leads/results: 540/543;  UPA-241 ; NDA-159; Third Front-79; Fourth front: 31, Others-29 -NDTV

11:35 am:
UPA sweeps Kerala, Rajasthan and West Bengal-NDTV

11:30 am:
NDA meet this evening to discuss election results-NDTV

11:25 am:
Mumbai North central: Priya Dutt leading-NDTV

11:22 am: BJP concedes defeat
-CNN IBN

11.20 am: Leads/results: 525/543;  UPA-228 ; NDA-160; Third Front-75; Fourth front: 32, Others-30  -CNN IBN

11:18 am:
TN leads/results: 39/39, DMK: 16, AIADMK: 12, Cong: 4, Others: 7-CNN IBN

11.10 am:
Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram trailing-CNN IBN

11.05 am:
Leads/results: 516/543;  UPA-227 ; NDA-157; Third Front-71; Fourth front: 29, Others-32 -CNN IBN

11.03 am:
DMK ahead in TN- Times Now

11.00 am:
Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps Orissa assembly- NDTV

10.58 am:
Congress-led UDF wins 16 of 20 seats in Kerala- CNN IBN

10.57 am:
Samajwadi Party emerging single largest party in UP- CNN IBN

10.55 am:
UP Leads/results: 74/80;  BSP-16 ; SP-24; BJP-11; Congress: 20, Others-1 - CNN IBN

10.54 am: Left to get a low of 25 - CNN IBN

10.52 am:
Leads/results: 507/543;  UPA-223 ; NDA-154; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 -CNN IBN

10.50 am:
Trends suggest clean sweep for Congress in Delhi-CNN IBN

10.48 am:
Leads/results: 502/543;  UPA-224 ; NDA-154; Third Front-69; Fourth front: 25, Others-30 -CNN IBN

10.42 am: Congress makes big gain in UP
-CNN IBN

10.40 am:
Kurukshetra, UP: Navin Jindal leading-CNN IBN

10.38 am
: Leads/results: 498/543;  UPA-223 ; NDA-153; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 25, Others-29 -CNN IBN

10.36 am:
Congress-led UDF leading in Kerala-Times Now

10.34 am:
UPA leading in Punjab, Maharashtra, AP & Delhi-Times Now

10.31 am:
Leads/results: 490/543;  UPA-222 ; NDA-149; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 25, Others-27 -CNN IBN


10.29 am:
Madha, Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar leading-Times Now

10.26 am: Andhra heading for hung assembly-Times Now

10.25 am:
Leads/results: 485/543;  UPA-222 ; NDA-147; Third Front-63; Fourth front: 26, Others-27 -Times Now

10.23 am: Kannur, Kerala: Sudhakaran wins-Times Now

10.20 am:
AP Assemby leads/results: Chiranjeevi leading in Tirupathi-Times Now

10.19 am:
Varnasi, UP: Murli Manohar Joshi leading-Times Now

10.17 am:
Leads/results: 472/543;  UPA-214 ; NDA-145; Third Front-61; Fourth front: 24, Others-28 -CNN IBN


10.15 am:
Rae Bareli, UP: Sonia Gandi leading-Times Now

10.14 am:
CPM trailing in Kerala-Times Now

10.13 am:
Dumaka, Jharkhand: Shibu Soren trails-Times Now

10.10 am:
South Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee leads -CNN IBN

10.08 am: Leads/results: 458/543;  UPA-215 ; NDA-135; Third Front-56; Fourth front: 24, Others-28 -CNN IBN

10.06 am:
Amritsar, Punjab: Sidhu leads-CNN IBN

10.04 am:
Leads/results: 453/543;  UPA-210 ; NDA-135; Third Front-56; Others-24 -CNN IBN

10.02 am:
Bangalore South, Karnataka: Captain Gopinath trails-CNN IBN

09.59 am:
Leads/results: 428/543;  UPA-199 ; NDA-127; Third Front-54; Others-27 -CNN IBN

09.54 am:
Amritsar, Punjab: Sidhu trials-CNN IBN

09.52 am: Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat: Advani leading-CNN IBN

09.50 am:
Gurdaspur, Punjab: Vinod Khanna leading- CNN IBN

09.47 am:
Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram trails- CNN IBN

09.46 am:
Leads/results: 380/543;  UPA-174 ; NDA-114; Third Front-51; Others-24 - CNN IBN

09.45 am:
Chhindwara, UP: Kamal Nath leading-CNN IBN

09.43 am:
Mayiladuthurai, TN: Mani S Aiyar trailing-CNN IBN

09.42 am: Central Chennai, TN: Dayanidhi Maran leading-CNN IBN

09.40 am: Leads/results: 354/543;  UPA-164 ; NDA-109; Third Front-46; Others-16-CNN IBN

09.39 am: Maharashtra leads/results: 32/48; Congress-11, NCP-8, BJP-8, SS-5-CNN IBN

09.38 am: Left heading for worst ever performance in West Bengal-CNN IBN

09.36 am: Congress surges ahead of Left in Kerala-CNN IBN

09.35 am: AP assembly lead/results: 18/294; Cong- 9, TDP-5, PRP-4, TRS-0-CNN IBN

09.34 am: UPA projected to win 210 seats-CNN IBN

09.32 am: Shocker for Maya in UP-CNN IBN

09.30 am: Leads/results: 320/543;  UPA-146 ; NDA-101; Third Front-43; Others-16 -CNN IBN

09.29 am: Rampur, UP: Jayaprada trailing-Times Now

09.28 am: Khammam, AP: Renuka Choudhary trails-Times Now

09.26 am: Goa: BJP leading-CNN IBN

09.25 am: Maharashtra: UPA ahead of NDA-CNN IBN

09.24 am: Leads/results: 289/543;  UPA-136 ; NDA-93; Third Front-35; Others-12 -CNN IBN

09.22 am: Jangipur, Bengal: Pranab Mukherjee leads- CNN IBN

09.21 am: Mumbai north: Priya Dutt leads-CNN IBN

09.19 am: Pilibhit, UP: Varun Gandhi leads-CNN IBN

09.18 am: Leads: 261/543;  UPA-120 ; NDA-88; Third Front-33; Others-10 - CNN IBN

09.17 am: UP: BJP leading; BSP ahead only in one seat-CNN IBN

09.16 am: TN: Tight race between DMK and AIADMK-CNN IBN

09.15 am: Saran, Bihar: Rajiv Pratab Rudy ahead of Lalu-CNN IBN

09.14 am: Leads: 221/543;  UPA-94 ; NDA-79; Third Front-31; Others-6-CNN IBN

09.08 am: Saran, Bihar: Lalu trailing-CNN IBN

09.06 am: Madurai, TN: Azhagiri leading-CNN IBN

09.05 am: Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala: Shashi Tharoor leading-CNN IBN

09.05 am: Chhindwara, UP: Kamal Nath trailing-CNN IBN

09.04 am: Leads: 157/543;  UPA-64 ; NDA-54; Third Front-28; Others-5 - CNN IBN

09.03 am: Amethi, UP: Rahul Leading - CNN IBN

09.02 am: Patliputra, Bihar: Lalu Leading - CNN IBN

09.01 am: Leads: 138/543;  UPA-55 ; NDA-47; Third Front-29; Others-2 - CNN IBN

08.58 am: Jaswant leading in Darjeeling-CNN IBN

08.57 am: Leads: 129/543;  UPA-49 ; NDA-44; Third Front-27; Others-2 -CNN IBN

08.56 am: AP assembly: TDP leading-CNN IBN

08.55 am: Azhagiri leading by 4,000 votes in Madurai

08.53 am: Ajmer, Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot leads-Times Now

08.52 am: Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram leads-Times Now

08.50 am: Maharashtra: Milind Deora leading in Mumbai South-Times Now

08.48 am: UPA ahead so far; Fourth front draws a blank-CNN IBN

08.47 am: TN leads: Cong- 2, AIADMK - 2, DMK- 1-CNN IBN

08.45 am: UP: BJP ahead in early trends-CNN IBN

08.44 am: Himachal: BJP ahead-CNN IBN

08.42 am: MP: Jyotiraditya Scindia leading in Guna-CNN IBN

08.40 am: BJP leading in Karnataka -CNN IBN

08.39 am: Congress leading in Telangana -CNN IBN

08.38 am: Karnataka: Margaret Alva, Janardhan Pujari of Congress trailing -CNN IBN

08.34 am: Left trailing in early trends in Kerala-CNN IBN

08.32 am: Gujarat: Congress leading in Mehsana-CNN IBN

08.30 am: CPM leading in Kasargode, Kerala-Times Now

08.27 am: Kerala: Muralidharan trails -CNN IBN

08.26 am: Congress leading in three seats in Kerala -CNN IBN

08.25 am: Darjeeling BJP leads-NDTV

08.23 am: HD Kumaraswamy leading in Karnataka-NDTV

08.22 am: TDP leading in Vizag, Andhra- CNN IBN

08.20 am: Early national trends show lead for BJP - Times Now

08.16 am: Andhra assembly results: TDP leading in one seat seat - CNN IBN

08.05 am: President to meet former Attorney General Ashok Desai at 5.00pm today; Ashok Desai was Attorney General of India from 1996 to 1998  - Times Now

08.00 am:
Counting begins for 543 constituencies - Times Now

07.43 am: Each counting centre has one counting hall for every segment of the constituency, one data centre and one media centre

07.40 am: Tabulated data to be verified by observers

07.38 am:
Proceedings in the counting hall shall be video-graphed

07.35 am:
Random checking of EVMs by recounting of two counted machines after every round by micro-observers

07.32 am: A micro-observer at every table

07.30 am: Secure arrangements for counting agents of candidates to witness the counting procedure

07.28 am:
Counting staff deployed: approximately 60,000

07.25 am: Total counting halls: 4,260

07.20 am: Total counting centres: 1,080

07.15 am: 'TDP with 3rd front' - Times Now

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May 15, 2009

11.00 pm:
BJP woos TDP - NDTV

9.30 pm: DMK set to sweep TN - CNN IBN

8.37 pm: Cong appoints A KAntony to wean away PMK from AIADMK - Times Now

8.07 pm: Uma Bharti meets L K Advani - Times Now

7.27 pm: Jayalalithaa yet to respond to BJP's overtures: Sources - Times Now

7.24 pm: Vijayshanthi to talk to Jayalalithaa - Times Now

7.23 pm: Patnaik assures Cong of 'passive' support - Times Now

7.20 pm: BJD going its own way: Pyari Mohan - Times Now

7.19 pm:
 Patnaik to abstain from confidence vote: Sources - Times Now

7.19 pm: Patnaik's mentor says no to BJP - Times Now

7.17 pm: Naveen Patnaik strikes bargain for power in Orissa
 - Times Now

7.15 pm:
Sangma speaking to JD (U) on Pawar's behalf - Times Now

7.13 pm:
Pawar could spearhead alternative formation - Times Now

6.48 pm:
NDA strategy meet ends - Times Now

6.35pm:
Mayawati will attend post poll strategy meet on May 18th: Karat - Times Now

5.16 pm:
Venkaiah Naidu in talks with Allu Arvind of Praja Rajyam - Times Now

5.00 pm:
NDA in talks with Praja Rajyam - Times Now

4.50 pm:
RLD leader Ajit Singh meets LK Advani - Times Now

4.30 pm:
We are all set to form the next govt: Kapil Sibal CNN IBN

4.15 pm:
Ready to give special status to Bihar: Digvijay - CNN IBN

3.50 pm:
TRS to back BJP - CNN IBN

3.30 pm:
Special status for Bihar is a drama: Paswan - CNN IBN

3.06 pm: Keeping doors open for Congress: PRP - Times Now

3.05 pm:
We will form a non-BJP, non-Cong govt: Sangma - Times Now

2.59 pm:
Nitish is with the NDA: BJP - Times Now

2.56 pm: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resign on May 17
- Times Now

2.45 pm:
If Cong gets over 200 seats, Left will abstain: CPI-M sources - Times Now

1.50 pm:
No talks with BJP: BSP - Times Now

1.30 pm:
Nitish assures support to govt which gives special status to Bihar - Times Now

1.15 pm:
No PM ambitions: Nitish - CNN IBN

12.45 pm:
Modi sets up secret meeting with Jayalalithaa - Times Now
 
12.15 pm:
No meeting between Mayawati and LK Advani - Times Now

11. 50 am: NDA will form govt: Rajnath Singh - CNN IBN

11.40 am:
Rajnath Singh, Pranab are like my elder brothers: Amar Singh - CNN IBN

11.15 am:
All our allies are happy: Cong - CNN IBN

10.50 am: Pranab to meet Left leaders - CNN IBN



10.30 am: Keeping BJP out of power doesn't mean supporting Congress: Left  - CNN IBN

9.45 am:
AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa to arrive in Delhi on May 18 - Times Now

9:20 am: Karat, Bardhan call Jayalalithaa - Times Now

9.00 am
RSS leader Suresh Soni meets L K Advani - Times Now

8.40 am
BJP ready for talks with new allies - CNN IBN

8.20 am:
Congress assured of NCP support - CNN IBN



8.00 am:
Congress for secular CMP - CNN IBN


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May 14, 2009

11.15 pm:
Rajnath Singh says BJP is open to new allies  - CNN IBN

8.15 pm: Lalu and Paswan are still with UPA: Digvijay Singh   - CNN IBN

7.45 pm: Karat says Left is on to non-Cong PM option   - Times Now

7.00 pm: AIADMK is not a communal party: Digvijay Singh  - Times Now

6.15 pm: Cong gen sec Digvijay Singh calls up SP leader Amar Singh - Times Now



4.15 pm: Congress: 'Will  form government with allies' - CNN IBN

4:00 pm:
Congress indicates it can dump DMK to get post poll alliance with AIADMK - CNN -IBN

3:25 pm:
Sonia Gandhi speaks to Sharad Pawar - NDTV

3:15 pm:
BJP: Exit polls have often gone wrong - Times Now

3:00 pm:
Rajnath Singh visits RSS HQ after Delhi core group meeting - CNN IBN

2:40 pm:
Sharad pawar making moves for PM's post, - CNN IBN

2:20 pm: Yechury condemns US official meeting with Advani  -Times Now

1:56 pm: Mulayam meets Paswan - Times Now



1:37 pm: Modi in Delhi for post poll talks - Times Now

12:22 pm:
Revoke NSA on Varun: SC to UP govt - CNN IBN

10.45 am: Karat slams exit polls- CNN IBN

10.30 am: Left not to support Congress-led government - CNN IBN

10.20 am: We are with UPA, says LJP - CNN.IBN


10. 15 am: Narendra Modi in Delhi for BJP core group meeting - CNN IBN

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May 13, 2009

8.20 pm: NDA to sweep Bihar - CNN.IBN

8.19 pm:
 
Tamil Eelam, rural discontent will work in our favour: AIADMK - Times Now

8.18 pm:
 
We will better projections for DMK in TN: Dayanidhi Maran - Times Now


8.13 pm: 14% want LK Advani as next PM - CNN.IBN

8.12 pm:
 
BJP leads in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

8.11 pm:
 
MNS dents BJP-Sena in Mumbai-Thane - CNN.IBN

8.10 pm:
 
BJP-Sena projected to get 32% seats in M'rashtra - CNN.IBN

8.09 pm:
 
14% want Sharad Pawar as PM - CNN.IBN

8.08 pm:
 
BJP projected to win 47% seats in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN

8.07 pm:
 
12% want Manmohan back as PM - CNN.IBN

8.06 pm:
 
60% satisfied with Cong-NCP govt in M'rashtra - CNN.IBN


8.03 pm: Overall tally suggests no party to get clear majority - Times Now

8.00 pm:
 AIADMK alliance gains considerably in TN - Times Now

7.59 pm:
 
DMK likely to lose 9 seats in TN - Times Now

7.58 pm:
 
Major losses for SP in UP - Times Now

7.57 pm: 
Close race in UP - Times Now

7.52 pm:
 
AIADMK pips DMK in TN - Times Now

7.50 pm:
 
Cong maintains lead of 19% over BJP-INLD in Haryana - CNN.IBN

7.47 pm:
Clear advantage for Cong in Haryana - CNN.IBN


7.40 pm: Clear lead for BJP in MP - CNN.IBN

7.40 pm:
SP gaining 3% votes since 2004 in MP - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
32% want Yeddyurappa to remain K'taka CM - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
CPM to suffer major losses in Kerala - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
BJP ahead of Cong in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

7.25 pm:
UDF likely to get 46% votes in Kerala - CNN.IBN

7.23 pm:
BJP keeps upper hand in K'taka - CNN.IBN

7.22 pm:
Anti-incumbency votes likely to favour NDA alliance - Times Now

7.21 pm:
Close race in Rajasthan - Times Now

7.11 pm:
62% voter turnout overall, says EC - Times Now

7.08 pm:
Lead for BJP in K'taka - Times Now

7.08 pm:
If Pawar has more seats, can support him as PM: Manohar Joshi - Times Now


7.04 pm: Tight race in Orissa - Times Now

7.04 pm:
Slender lead for NDA - Times Now

7.03 pm:
38% want YSR as AP CM - CNN.IBN

7.03 pm:
BJP ahead of Cong in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

7.02 pm:
High level of satisfaction with YSR govt in AP - CNN.IBN

7.01 pm:
Cong not likely to lose votes since 2004 in AP - CNN.IBN

7.01 pm:
Congress slightly ahead in Assam - CNN.IBN

7.00 pm:
Advantage Congress in AP - CNN.IBN

6.47 pm:
BSP likely to get 7% votes in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.46 pm:
BSP likely to get 7% votes in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.45 pm:
Cong-led UDF to get more seats in Kerala - CNN.IBN

6.43 pm:
Cong leads in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.43 pm:
BJP likely to lose major vote share from 2004 - CNN.IBN

6.37 pm:
Modi set to win in Gujarat - CNN.IBN

6.30 pm:
Advantage BJP in Gujarat - CNN.IBN

Post-polls, Delhi politicos chill!

6.27 pm: BJP projected to win in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN

6.25 pm:
Cong likely to get 38% more votes in Assam - CNN.IBN

6.25 pm:
UDF leads in Kerala - CNN.IBN

6.18 pm: BJP projected to get more seats than UPA in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN


May 13, 2009







6.59 pm: Kamal Nath sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.56 pm:
S Jaipal Reddy sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.53 pm: M Veerappa Moily sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.51 pm: Sushil Kumar Shinde sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.49 pm: Ghulam Nabi Azad sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.47 pm: S M Krishna sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.45 pm: Mamata Banerjee sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.43 pm: P Chidambaram sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.42 pm: A K Antony sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.41 pm: Sharad Pawar sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.38 pm: Pranab Mukherjee sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.36 pm: Manmohan takes oath as PM for 2nd consecutive term - Times Now

6.35 pm: Manmohan sworn in - Times Now

6.34 pm: Swearing-in ceremony begins - Times Now

6.33 pm: Pranab, Antony, Kamal Nath to be sworn in - Times Now

6.32 pm: Maran to get IT & Telecom; Chemicals & fertilizers for Baalu - Times Now

6.30 pm: 19 ministers to be sworn in with PM today - Times Now

6.28 pm: Preparations for swearing-in begin at Rashtrapathi Bhavan - Times Now

6.25 pm: A Raja to get heavy industry; Azhagiri gets Health, Kanimomozhi allotted Women & Child Development - Times Now

6.20 pm: DMK agrees to Cong offer - Times Now

5.50 pm: Farooq Abdullah to be sworn in on Tuesday - Times Now

5.15 pm:  Portfolios likely to be announced on Tuesday - CNN IBN

4.55 pm: 

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4.18 pm: Portfolios likely to be given on Tuesday - CNN IBN

3.50 pm: Allies may be back next week: Kapil Sibal - CNN IBN

3.24 pm: Priority will be PM's 100-day programme: Kamal Nath - CNN IBN

3.08 pm: SM Krishna, Mamata, AK Antony in new cabinet - CNN IBN

2.53 pm: Congress has made its final offer to DMK, say sources - Times Now

2.53 pm: Congress hardens stand against DMK- Times Now

2.45 pm: Trinamool secures one cabinet, 5 MOS berths - Times Now

2.40 pm: H R Bhardwaj left out of today's swearing-in - NDTV

2.37 pm: Jairam Ramesh to take oath on Tuesday - CNN-IBN

2.30 pm: Farooq Abdullah to be sworn in on Tuesday - CNN IBN

2.26 pm: Azad not to visit Chennai tomorrow for talks - Times Now

2.14 pm 20 cabinet ministers to be sworn in today - CNN IBN

2.08 pm Shibu Soren not in cabinet - CNN IBN

1.40 pm All allies with allies to be resolved by Sunday: Congress Times Now

1.15 pm Arjun Singh dropped from cabinet  - CNN IBN

12.55 pm Farooq not in Cabinet

12.32 pm Farooq Abdullah not to attend swearing-in ceremony

11.57 am NC, too, not happy with Congress

11.23 am DMK MPs to attend swearing in of Manmohan Singh: Baalu

10.43 am Azad likely to meet Karunanidhi in Chennai tomorrow

10.10 am Sonia meets PM as Karunanidhi leaves for Chennai

9.30 am Will take decision after executive meeting

9.10 am  Karunanidhi to attend DMK party executive meeting in Chennai

8.50 am
The DMK is learnt to have demanded portfolios like shipping, surface transport, communications and environment.

8.20 am Karunanidhi leaves for Chennai

4.22 am Manmohan Singh to take oath as PM today

May 21, 2009

11.57 pm Mamata likely to be new railways minister; TC to get six MoS

11.30 pm White House admires Lok Sabha elections

10.50 pm Sonia, Manmohan discuss DMK issue

10.20 pm DMK-Congress berth sharing talks run into trouble

8.30 pm Unhappy DMK to support govt from outside

May 18, 2009

Kaun banega mantri?

6.35 pm Karunanidhi`s children Azhagiri and Kanimozhi to get cabinet berths - CNN IBN

5.23 pm Will support Cong unconditionally: Jaya Prada - CNN IBN

5.23 pm Chidambaram likely to continue as Home Minister - CNN IBN

4.58 pm Lalu upset; claims he is being insulted - CNN IBN

4.57 pm Cong wants politician as FM - CNN IBN

4.50 pm Cong opposes Montek as FM  choice - CNN IBN

2.26 pm New govt to be sworn in after May 21- CNN IBN

2.22 pm Advani changes mind, to stay Opposition leader - CNN IBN

2.23 pm President dissolves 14th Lok Sabha - CNN IBN

2.22 pm Rahul Gandhi liley to refuse cabinet berth: Sources - CNN IBN

2.14 pm Mamata to stay on in W Bengal, cabinet berths for other TC leaders - CNN IBN

1.13 pm Advani changes mind after pressure: Sources - CNN IBN

12.59 pm Kamal Nath, Sibal, Soni, Vayalar Ravi likely to be in new cabinet - CNN IBN

12.53 pm President to invite Manmohan to form new govt tomorrow - CNN IBN

12.53 pm DMK wants to speed up Sethusamudram Project - CNN IBN

12.50 pm Manmohan Singh resigns as PM - CNN IBN

12.40 pm NDA meet postponed - CNN IBN

12.40 pm PM to submit to cabinet resignation to President Patil - Times Now

12.02 pm Trading halted at Sensex for the day - Times Now

11.52 am DMK executive meet ends in Chennai - Times Now

11.51 am Yet to decide on cabinet portfolios: Karunanidhi - Times Now

11.45 am Ready to back Cong at the centre: Kumaraswamy - Times Now


11.44 am DMK executive meet begins in Chennai - Times Now


11.40 am Lalu pledges 'unconditional' support to UPA - Times Now


11.33 am Cabinet meeting over, resolution to dissolve 14th Lok Sabha passed - Times Now

11.33 am Cabinet meeting over, resolution of appreciation of PM passed - Times Now


11.17 am CPM politburo meeting in New Delhi - CNN IBN

11.15 am NDA to meet today at Advani's house - CNN IBN

11.15 am Joshi eyes Advani's job - CNN IBN

10.52 am Sensex opens 1305 points up - CNN IBN


10.52 am Nifty breaches 2nd circuit liimit, opens 531 points up - CNN IBN


10.52 am Trading halted till 11.55 am - CNN IBN


10.06 am Markets to reopen at 10.55 am - CNN IBN

10.05 am Nifty opens 500 points up - CNN IBN

10.05 am Trading halted as markets hits upper circuit - CNN IBN

10.00 am  Sensex opens 1300 points up - CNN IBN 

09.10 am Biman Bose: Reports of Bengal CM offering to quit untrue - CNN IBN

08.40 am Murli eyes Advani job - CNN IBN 

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May 17, 2009 - UPA in government mode

00:10 pm: MM Joshi says Advani must quit active politics  - CNN IBN

11.40 pm: NDA`s Ajith Singh likely to join UPA   - CNN IBN

10.35 pm: Rahul is not keen on Lalu in cabinet  - CNN IBN

9.45 pm: Pranab says no seat adjustment with Lalu  - CNN IBN

8.30 pm: UPA reaches half way mark of 273 seats -Times Now

7.09 pm: Buddha to skip core comm meeting -Times Now

7.08 pm: We are not bargaining with Cong: Mamata -Times Now

7.06 pm: Lalu to attend cabinet meet on Monday -Times Now

7.04 pm: No demand for portfolios: NCP -Times Now

7.02 pm: SP approaches Cong for reconciliation -Times Now

6.49 pm: Cong must work hard: Sonia -CNN IBN

6.41 pm: Congress thanks clear mandate -CNN IBN

6.39 pm: PM applauds Sonia -CNN IBN

6.11 pm: Deshmukh targets NCP -CNN IBN

5.58 pm: New govt to be sworn in after May 31-CNN IBN

5.34 pm: It was a mistake to fight alone in Bihar: Lalu -CNN IBN

5.28 pm: Lalu likely to meet Sonia in Delhi -CNN IBN

5.25 pm: CWC meeting over -CNN IBN

5.22 pm: Varun Gandhi damaged us: Murli Manohar Joshi -CNN IBN

5.19 pm: Montek is PM's choice as finance minister: Reports -CNN IBN

5.16 pm: Sonia calls Lalu, Paswan and Pawar for meeting -CNN IBN

5.12 pm: AK Antony likely to remain defence minister -CNN IBN

5.10 pm: Kamalnath likely to be external affairs minister -CNN IBN

4:55 pm: Pranab Mukherjee likely to be finance minister -CNN IBN

4:46 pm: CWC meet likely to discuss portfolio allocation - CNN IBN

4:25 pm: Congress Working Committee meeting begins in AICC headquarters - Times Now

4:12 pm: Sonia speaks to Lalu, Pawar and Paswan-CNN IBN

4:05 pm: UPA allies likely to meet today-CNN IBN

3:53 pm: We have failed to form a Third front: Biman Bose-Times Now

3:46 pm: Replacing LK Advani a painful thought: Sushma Swaraj-Times Now

3:27 pm: SP keen on joining Manmohan govt-Times Now

3:22 pm: BJP holding meeing on Monday-Times Now

3:12 pm: Analysing reason for defeat: Murli Manohar Joshi-Times Now

2:50 pm: Congress not keen on SP support-Times Now

2:32 pm: SP leaders to meet PM in the evening-Times Now

2:27 pm: RJD chief Lalu to meet Sonia in Delhi-CNN IBN

2:14 pm: Rahul Gandhi likely to be Rural Devolopment Minister-CNN IBN

2:04 pm: 'Motek PM's choice of Finance Minister'-CNN IBN

1:52 pm: PM hands over his resignation to President-Times Now

1:40 pm: Meeting was attended by Sonia, Pranab, Chidambaram, Ahmed Patel and AK antony-Times Now

1:30 pm: Congress core meeting ends-Times Now

1:02 pm: Azam Khan resigns as Gen Secy of Samajwadi Party-Times Now

12:47 pm: 'Buddhadeb was against rigid anti-cong stands'-Times Now

12:32 pm: Rahul Gandhi at war room meet-Times Now

12:17 pm: Rahul Gandhi should be in cabinet: Mani S Aiyar-CNN IBN

12:00 pm: JDU blames BJP for defeat-CNN IBN

11:45 am: NDA convenor Sharad Yadav blames Narendra Modi for poll debacle-Times Now

11:36 am: Left parties meet in Delhi to analyse electoral debacle-Times Now

11:30 am: Lalu to attend cabinet meet on Monday-Times Now

11:15 am: Congress seeks time to meet President-Times Now

11:00 am: Not looking for cabinet berth: Sachin Pilot-Times Now

10:45 am: Manmohan Singh to meet Sonia Gandhi and Chidambaram-Times Now

10:30 am: Meeting scheduled for 12.30pm today-Times Now

10:15 am: Congress core committee  to meet at PM Manmohan's residence-Times Now

10:00 am: 'Congress prefers independents to SP'-NDTV

09:45 am: Congress will go with pre-poll allies: Rajiv Shukla-NDTV

09:30 am: Varun Gandhi and Maneka Gandhi meet LK Advani at his residence-Times Now

09:20 am: Third front meeting scheduled for May 18 postponed-Times Now

09:10 am: Kapil Sibal likely to be Commerce Minister -CNN IBN

09:00 am: Chidambaram likely to remain Home Minister -CNN IBN

08:50 am: Congress working committee to meet today -CNN IBN

08:40 am: We don't need Lalu and Mulayam: Kamal Nath-Times Now

08:35 am: Sharad Pawar, YSR expected to meet Sonia today-Times Now

08:25 am: DMK could ask for Health or Railways ministry for Azhagiri-Times Now

08:18 am: DMK asks for Surface Transport, IT portfolios among others-Times Now

08:12 am: Third front meeting is scheduled to take place on Monday-Times Now

08:05 am: WB Chief Minister Buddhadeb not to attend CPI(M) politburo meet-Times Now

07:55 am: Sonia Gandhi invites Lalu to attend special cabinet meet in New Delhi-Times Now

07:45 am: Sonia reaches out to Lalu Prasad- Times Now

5.15 am: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-30 - CNN IBN

05.05 am: Karunanidhi to go to Delhi on Monday to meet Sonia - Times Now

04.05 am: Cong says it doesn`t need Lalu and Mulayam - CNN IBN

1.45 am: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-30 - CNN IBN

00.20 am: BJP says it will bounce back - CNN IBN
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May 16, 2009 - Lok Sabha election results 2009

11.40 pm: Jaya says DMK`s victory is not democratic - CNN IBN

11.10 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-261; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-29 - CNN IBN

10.20 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-159; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 28, Others-29 - CNN IBN

9.55 pm:  DMK wants three cabinet seats - Times Now

9.35 pm:  PM says he wants Rahul in the cabinet - Times Now

8.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-159; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-29 - CNN IBN

9.35 pm: Cabinet to meet at 10 am on Monday - CNN IBN

8.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 28, Others-31 - CNN IBN

8.15 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256; NDA-162; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN

8.10 pm: Congress wins 22 seats in UP - Times Now

7.50 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-257; NDA-160; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 28, Others-31 - CNN IBN

7.45 pm: Congress wins 22 seats in UP - Times Now

7.15 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-65; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN


7.01 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-162; Third Front-64; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN

7.01 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-163; Third Front-64; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.47 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-163; Third Front-65; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.42 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.39 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.35 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-30 -CNN IBN

6.32 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-161; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-30 -CNN IBN

5.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258 ; NDA-162; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 24, Others-31 -CNN IBN

5:40 pm: Congress likely to accomodate RJD chief Lalu-Times Now

5:30 pm: Home Minister Chidambaram wins from Sivaganga, TN-Times Now

5:20 pm: 'Left, SP not to be part of Govt'-Times Now

5:10 pm: Congress to retain Defence, Home, External Affairs and Finance ministries-CNN IBN

5.00 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258 ; NDA-162; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 24, Others-32 -CNN IBN

4:44 pm: SP regrets no Cong tie-up-CNN IBN

4:40 pm: I congratulate Manmohan and Sonia: Amar Singh-CNN IBN

4:35 pm: Karunanidhi seeks cabinet seats for Kanimozhi, Azhagiri and Maran-CNN IBN

4:13 pm: Advani wins Gandhinagar by over 100,000 votes-CNN IBN

4.06 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260 ; NDA-161; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 23, Others-33 - CNN IBN

4:00 pm: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav loses in Pataliputra-CNN IBN

3:55 pm: Hamdullah Sayeed of Congress wins Lakshadweep-CNN IBN

3:50 pm: Mayiladuthurai, TN: Mani S Aiyar loses-CNN IBN

3.30 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259 ; NDA-159; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 24, Others-34 -CNN IBN

3:00 pm: Jayaprada wins from Rampur seat, UP-Times Now

2.55 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256 ; NDA-157; Third Front-70; Fourth front: 25, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:45 pm: We'll analyse cause of defeat: Vasundhra Raje-NDTV

2:35 pm: Cabinet to meet on May 18-CNN IBN

2:29 pm: We did not project Modi as next PM: BJP-CNN IBN

2:25 pm: Delhi led India to vote for good governance: Sheila Dikshit-CNN IBN

2.25 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256 ; NDA-160; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 24, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:19 pm: Congress not keen on big allies-Times Now

2.05 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-254 ; NDA-159; Third Front-70; Fourth front: 25, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:00 pm: Congress general secretaries meeting at 4pm - Times Now

1:58 pm: Will work much harded for Orissa: Patnaik-Times Now

1:56 pm: Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps Orissa assembly-Times Now

1:53 pm: Ram Vilas Paswan loses in Hajipur-Times Now

1:50 pm: Chiranjeevi wins from Tirupati-Times Now

1:46 pm: Margaret Alva loses-Times Now

1:44 pm: JD(S) HD Kumaraswamy wins Bangalore rural seat-Times Now

1:37 pm: H D Deve Gowda retains Hassan seat-Times Now

1:34 pm: Kamal Nath wins from Chhindwara, UP-Times Now

1.31 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-254 ; NDA-156; Third Front-71; Fourth front: 26, Others-36-CNN IBN

1:29 pm: Prime MInister to meet Sonia Gandhi-NDTV

1:27 pm: Maneka Gandhi trails by 10,000 votes-NDTV

1:25 pm: BJP respects people's mandate: Jaitley-NDTV

1:20 pm: Vidisha, MP: Sushma Swaraj wins-CNN IBN

1.17 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-252 ; NDA-156; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 28, Others-35 -CNN IBN

1:15 pm: Congress sweeps Delhi-CNN IBN

1.10 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-251 ; NDA-156; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 28, Others-36 -CNN IBN

1:00 pm: DMK's Azhagiri wins by 1.41 lakh votes-Makkal TV

12.58 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-253 ; NDA-156; Third Front-74; Fourth front: 26, Others-34 -CNN IBN

12:55 pm: Sonia Gandhi congratulates Manmohan Singh-CNN IBN

12:50 pm: Congress to retain key ministries-CNN IBN

12:40 pm: Third Front should sit in opposition: Bardhan-NDTV

12:32 pm: People have voted for a stable govt: Sharad Pawar-Times Now

12:30 pm: Manmohan Singh is the undisputed PM: Sharad Pawar-Times Now

12:22 pm: Party was divided on Modi as PM: BJP - CNN IBN

12: 20: Sivaganga, TN: P Chidambaram leading -CNN IBN

12.18 am: Leads/results: 541/543;  UPA-250 ; NDA-157; Third Front-77; Fourth front: 27, Others-30-CNN IBN

12:10: Most spectacular results since 1977-CNN IBN

12:05: UPA doesn't need Left support-CNN IBN

12:00: UPA and Fourth Front together cross 272 -CNN IBN

11:53: Shashi Tharoor wins from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - Times Now

11:45 am: Paswan trails by 7000 votes in Hajjipur, Bihar-CNN IBN

11.38 am: Leads/results: 540/543;  UPA-241 ; NDA-159; Third Front-79; Fourth front: 31, Others-29 -NDTV

11:35 am: UPA sweeps Kerala, Rajasthan and West Bengal-NDTV

11:30 am: NDA meet this evening to discuss election results-NDTV

11:25 am: Mumbai North central: Priya Dutt leading-NDTV

11:22 am: BJP concedes defeat-CNN IBN

11.20 am: Leads/results: 525/543;  UPA-228 ; NDA-160; Third Front-75; Fourth front: 32, Others-30  -CNN IBN

11:18 am: TN leads/results: 39/39, DMK: 16, AIADMK: 12, Cong: 4, Others: 7-CNN IBN

11.10 am: Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram trailing-CNN IBN

11.05 am: Leads/results: 516/543;  UPA-227 ; NDA-157; Third Front-71; Fourth front: 29, Others-32 -CNN IBN

11.03 am: DMK ahead in TN- Times Now

11.00 am: Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps Orissa assembly- NDTV

10.58 am: Congress-led UDF wins 16 of 20 seats in Kerala- CNN IBN

10.57 am: Samajwadi Party emerging single largest party in UP- CNN IBN

10.55 am: UP Leads/results: 74/80;  BSP-16 ; SP-24; BJP-11; Congress: 20, Others-1 - CNN IBN

10.54 am: Left to get a low of 25 - CNN IBN

10.52 am: Leads/results: 507/543;  UPA-223 ; NDA-154; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 -CNN IBN

10.50 am: Trends suggest clean sweep for Congress in Delhi-CNN IBN

10.48 am: Leads/results: 502/543;  UPA-224 ; NDA-154; Third Front-69; Fourth front: 25, Others-30 -CNN IBN

10.42 am: Congress makes big gain in UP-CNN IBN

10.40 am: Kurukshetra, UP: Navin Jindal leading-CNN IBN

10.38 am: Leads/results: 498/543;  UPA-223 ; NDA-153; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 25, Others-29 -CNN IBN

10.36 am: Congress-led UDF leading in Kerala-Times Now

10.34 am: UPA leading in Punjab, Maharashtra, AP & Delhi-Times Now

10.31 am: Leads/results: 490/543;  UPA-222 ; NDA-149; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 25, Others-27 -CNN IBN


10.29 am: Madha, Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar leading-Times Now

10.26 am: Andhra heading for hung assembly-Times Now

10.25 am: Leads/results: 485/543;  UPA-222 ; NDA-147; Third Front-63; Fourth front: 26, Others-27 -Times Now

10.23 am: Kannur, Kerala: Sudhakaran wins-Times Now

10.20 am: AP Assemby leads/results: Chiranjeevi leading in Tirupathi-Times Now

10.19 am: Varnasi, UP: Murli Manohar Joshi leading-Times Now

10.17 am: Leads/results: 472/543;  UPA-214 ; NDA-145; Third Front-61; Fourth front: 24, Others-28 -CNN IBN


10.15 am: Rae Bareli, UP: Sonia Gandi leading-Times Now

10.14 am: CPM trailing in Kerala-Times Now

10.13 am: Dumaka, Jharkhand: Shibu Soren trails-Times Now

10.10 am: South Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee leads -CNN IBN

10.08 am: Leads/results: 458/543;  UPA-215 ; NDA-135; Third Front-56; Fourth front: 24, Others-28 -CNN IBN

10.06 am: Amritsar, Punjab: Sidhu leads-CNN IBN

10.04 am: Leads/results: 453/543;  UPA-210 ; NDA-135; Third Front-56; Others-24 -CNN IBN

10.02 am: Bangalore South, Karnataka: Captain Gopinath trails-CNN IBN

09.59 am: Leads/results: 428/543;  UPA-199 ; NDA-127; Third Front-54; Others-27 -CNN IBN

09.54 am: Amritsar, Punjab: Sidhu trials-CNN IBN

09.52 am: Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat: Advani leading-CNN IBN

09.50 am: Gurdaspur, Punjab: Vinod Khanna leading- CNN IBN

09.47 am: Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram trails- CNN IBN

09.46 am: Leads/results: 380/543;  UPA-174 ; NDA-114; Third Front-51; Others-24 - CNN IBN

09.45 am: Chhindwara, UP: Kamal Nath leading-CNN IBN

09.43 am: Mayiladuthurai, TN: Mani S Aiyar trailing-CNN IBN

09.42 am: Central Chennai, TN: Dayanidhi Maran leading-CNN IBN

09.40 am: Leads/results: 354/543;  UPA-164 ; NDA-109; Third Front-46; Others-16-CNN IBN

09.39 am: Maharashtra leads/results: 32/48; Congress-11, NCP-8, BJP-8, SS-5-CNN IBN

09.38 am: Left heading for worst ever performance in West Bengal-CNN IBN

09.36 am: Congress surges ahead of Left in Kerala-CNN IBN

09.35 am: AP assembly lead/results: 18/294; Cong- 9, TDP-5, PRP-4, TRS-0-CNN IBN

09.34 am: UPA projected to win 210 seats-CNN IBN

09.32 am: Shocker for Maya in UP-CNN IBN

09.30 am: Leads/results: 320/543;  UPA-146 ; NDA-101; Third Front-43; Others-16 -CNN IBN

09.29 am: Rampur, UP: Jayaprada trailing-Times Now

09.28 am: Khammam, AP: Renuka Choudhary trails-Times Now

09.26 am: Goa: BJP leading-CNN IBN

09.25 am: Maharashtra: UPA ahead of NDA-CNN IBN

09.24 am: Leads/results: 289/543;  UPA-136 ; NDA-93; Third Front-35; Others-12 -CNN IBN

09.22 am: Jangipur, Bengal: Pranab Mukherjee leads- CNN IBN

09.21 am: Mumbai north: Priya Dutt leads-CNN IBN

09.19 am: Pilibhit, UP: Varun Gandhi leads-CNN IBN

09.18 am: Leads: 261/543;  UPA-120 ; NDA-88; Third Front-33; Others-10 - CNN IBN

09.17 am: UP: BJP leading; BSP ahead only in one seat-CNN IBN

09.16 am: TN: Tight race between DMK and AIADMK-CNN IBN

09.15 am: Saran, Bihar: Rajiv Pratab Rudy ahead of Lalu-CNN IBN

09.14 am: Leads: 221/543;  UPA-94 ; NDA-79; Third Front-31; Others-6-CNN IBN

09.08 am: Saran, Bihar: Lalu trailing-CNN IBN

09.06 am: Madurai, TN: Azhagiri leading-CNN IBN

09.05 am: Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala: Shashi Tharoor leading-CNN IBN

09.05 am: Chhindwara, UP: Kamal Nath trailing-CNN IBN

09.04 am: Leads: 157/543;  UPA-64 ; NDA-54; Third Front-28; Others-5 - CNN IBN

09.03 am: Amethi, UP: Rahul Leading - CNN IBN

09.02 am: Patliputra, Bihar: Lalu Leading - CNN IBN

09.01 am: Leads: 138/543;  UPA-55 ; NDA-47; Third Front-29; Others-2 - CNN IBN

08.58 am: Jaswant leading in Darjeeling-CNN IBN

08.57 am: Leads: 129/543;  UPA-49 ; NDA-44; Third Front-27; Others-2 -CNN IBN

08.56 am: AP assembly: TDP leading-CNN IBN

08.55 am: Azhagiri leading by 4,000 votes in Madurai

08.53 am: Ajmer, Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot leads-Times Now

08.52 am: Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram leads-Times Now

08.50 am: Maharashtra: Milind Deora leading in Mumbai South-Times Now

08.48 am: UPA ahead so far; Fourth front draws a blank-CNN IBN

08.47 am: TN leads: Cong- 2, AIADMK - 2, DMK- 1-CNN IBN

08.45 am: UP: BJP ahead in early trends-CNN IBN

08.44 am: Himachal: BJP ahead-CNN IBN

08.42 am: MP: Jyotiraditya Scindia leading in Guna-CNN IBN

08.40 am: BJP leading in Karnataka -CNN IBN

08.39 am: Congress leading in Telangana -CNN IBN

08.38 am: Karnataka: Margaret Alva, Janardhan Pujari of Congress trailing -CNN IBN

08.34 am: Left trailing in early trends in Kerala-CNN IBN

08.32 am: Gujarat: Congress leading in Mehsana-CNN IBN

08.30 am: CPM leading in Kasargode, Kerala-Times Now

08.27 am: Kerala: Muralidharan trails -CNN IBN

08.26 am: Congress leading in three seats in Kerala -CNN IBN

08.25 am: Darjeeling BJP leads-NDTV

08.23 am: HD Kumaraswamy leading in Karnataka-NDTV

08.22 am: TDP leading in Vizag, Andhra- CNN IBN

08.20 am: Early national trends show lead for BJP - Times Now

08.16 am: Andhra assembly results: TDP leading in one seat seat - CNN IBN

08.05 am: President to meet former Attorney General Ashok Desai at 5.00pm today; Ashok Desai was Attorney General of India from 1996 to 1998  - Times Now

08.00 am: Counting begins for 543 constituencies - Times Now

07.43 am: Each counting centre has one counting hall for every segment of the constituency, one data centre and one media centre

07.40 am: Tabulated data to be verified by observers

07.38 am: Proceedings in the counting hall shall be video-graphed

07.35 am: Random checking of EVMs by recounting of two counted machines after every round by micro-observers

07.32 am: A micro-observer at every table

07.30 am: Secure arrangements for counting agents of candidates to witness the counting procedure

07.28 am: Counting staff deployed: approximately 60,000

07.25 am: Total counting halls: 4,260

07.20 am: Total counting centres: 1,080

07.15 am: 'TDP with 3rd front' - Times Now

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May 15, 2009

11.00 pm: BJP woos TDP - NDTV

9.30 pm: DMK set to sweep TN - CNN IBN

8.37 pm: Cong appoints A KAntony to wean away PMK from AIADMK - Times Now

8.07 pm: Uma Bharti meets L K Advani - Times Now

7.27 pm: Jayalalithaa yet to respond to BJP's overtures: Sources - Times Now

7.24 pm: Vijayshanthi to talk to Jayalalithaa - Times Now

7.23 pm: Patnaik assures Cong of 'passive' support - Times Now

7.20 pm: BJD going its own way: Pyari Mohan - Times Now

7.19 pm: Patnaik to abstain from confidence vote: Sources - Times Now

7.19 pm: Patnaik's mentor says no to BJP - Times Now

7.17 pm: Naveen Patnaik strikes bargain for power in Orissa - Times Now

7.15 pm: Sangma speaking to JD (U) on Pawar's behalf - Times Now

7.13 pm: Pawar could spearhead alternative formation - Times Now

6.48 pm: NDA strategy meet ends - Times Now

6.35pm: Mayawati will attend post poll strategy meet on May 18th: Karat - Times Now

5.16 pm: Venkaiah Naidu in talks with Allu Arvind of Praja Rajyam - Times Now

5.00 pm: NDA in talks with Praja Rajyam - Times Now

4.50 pm: RLD leader Ajit Singh meets LK Advani - Times Now

4.30 pm: We are all set to form the next govt: Kapil Sibal CNN IBN

4.15 pm: Ready to give special status to Bihar: Digvijay - CNN IBN

3.50 pm: TRS to back BJP - CNN IBN

3.30 pm: Special status for Bihar is a drama: Paswan - CNN IBN

3.06 pm: Keeping doors open for Congress: PRP - Times Now

3.05 pm: We will form a non-BJP, non-Cong govt: Sangma - Times Now

2.59 pm: Nitish is with the NDA: BJP - Times Now

2.56 pm: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resign on May 17 - Times Now

2.45 pm: If Cong gets over 200 seats, Left will abstain: CPI-M sources - Times Now

1.50 pm: No talks with BJP: BSP - Times Now

1.30 pm: Nitish assures support to govt which gives special status to Bihar - Times Now

1.15 pm: No PM ambitions: Nitish - CNN IBN

12.45 pm: Modi sets up secret meeting with Jayalalithaa - Times Now
 
12.15 pm: No meeting between Mayawati and LK Advani - Times Now

11. 50 am: NDA will form govt: Rajnath Singh - CNN IBN

11.40 am: Rajnath Singh, Pranab are like my elder brothers: Amar Singh - CNN IBN

11.15 am: All our allies are happy: Cong - CNN IBN

10.50 am: Pranab to meet Left leaders - CNN IBN



10.30 am: Keeping BJP out of power doesn't mean supporting Congress: Left  - CNN IBN

9.45 am: AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa to arrive in Delhi on May 18 - Times Now

9:20 am: Karat, Bardhan call Jayalalithaa - Times Now

9.00 am RSS leader Suresh Soni meets L K Advani - Times Now

8.40 am BJP ready for talks with new allies - CNN IBN

8.20 am: Congress assured of NCP support - CNN IBN



8.00 am: Congress for secular CMP - CNN IBN


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May 14, 2009

11.15 pm: Rajnath Singh says BJP is open to new allies  - CNN IBN

8.15 pm: Lalu and Paswan are still with UPA: Digvijay Singh   - CNN IBN

7.45 pm: Karat says Left is on to non-Cong PM option   - Times Now

7.00 pm: AIADMK is not a communal party: Digvijay Singh  - Times Now

6.15 pm: Cong gen sec Digvijay Singh calls up SP leader Amar Singh - Times Now



4.15 pm: Congress: 'Will  form government with allies' - CNN IBN

4:00 pm: Congress indicates it can dump DMK to get post poll alliance with AIADMK - CNN -IBN

3:25 pm:Sonia Gandhi speaks to Sharad Pawar - NDTV

3:15 pm: BJP: Exit polls have often gone wrong - Times Now

3:00 pm: Rajnath Singh visits RSS HQ after Delhi core group meeting - CNN IBN

2:40 pm: Sharad pawar making moves for PM's post, - CNN IBN

2:20 pm: Yechury condemns US official meeting with Advani  -Times Now

1:56 pm: Mulayam meets Paswan - Times Now



1:37 pm: Modi in Delhi for post poll talks - Times Now

12:22 pm: Revoke NSA on Varun: SC to UP govt - CNN IBN

10.45 am: Karat slams exit polls- CNN IBN

10.30 am: Left not to support Congress-led government - CNN IBN

10.20 am: We are with UPA, says LJP - CNN.IBN


10. 15 am: Narendra Modi in Delhi for BJP core group meeting - CNN IBN

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May 13, 2009

8.20 pm: NDA to sweep Bihar - CNN.IBN

8.19 pm: Tamil Eelam, rural discontent will work in our favour: AIADMK - Times Now

8.18 pm: We will better projections for DMK in TN: Dayanidhi Maran - Times Now


8.13 pm: 14% want LK Advani as next PM - CNN.IBN

8.12 pm: BJP leads in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

8.11 pm: MNS dents BJP-Sena in Mumbai-Thane - CNN.IBN

8.10 pm: BJP-Sena projected to get 32% seats in M'rashtra - CNN.IBN

8.09 pm: 14% want Sharad Pawar as PM - CNN.IBN

8.08 pm: BJP projected to win 47% seats in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN

8.07 pm: 12% want Manmohan back as PM - CNN.IBN

8.06 pm: 60% satisfied with Cong-NCP govt in M'rashtra - CNN.IBN


8.03 pm: Overall tally suggests no party to get clear majority - Times Now

8.00 pm: AIADMK alliance gains considerably in TN - Times Now

7.59 pm: DMK likely to lose 9 seats in TN - Times Now

7.58 pm: Major losses for SP in UP - Times Now

7.57 pm: Close race in UP - Times Now

7.52 pm: AIADMK pips DMK in TN - Times Now

7.50 pm: Cong maintains lead of 19% over BJP-INLD in Haryana - CNN.IBN

7.47 pm: Clear advantage for Cong in Haryana - CNN.IBN


7.40 pm: Clear lead for BJP in MP - CNN.IBN

7.40 pm: SP gaining 3% votes since 2004 in MP - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm: 32% want Yeddyurappa to remain K'taka CM - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm: CPM to suffer major losses in Kerala - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm: BJP ahead of Cong in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

7.25 pm: UDF likely to get 46% votes in Kerala - CNN.IBN

7.23 pm: BJP keeps upper hand in K'taka - CNN.IBN

7.22 pm: Anti-incumbency votes likely to favour NDA alliance - Times Now

7.21 pm: Close race in Rajasthan - Times Now

7.11 pm: 62% voter turnout overall, says EC - Times Now

7.08 pm: Lead for BJP in K'taka - Times Now

7.08 pm: If Pawar has more seats, can support him as PM: Manohar Joshi - Times Now


7.04 pm: Tight race in Orissa - Times Now

7.04 pm: Slender lead for NDA - Times Now

7.03 pm: 38% want YSR as AP CM - CNN.IBN

7.03 pm: BJP ahead of Cong in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

7.02 pm: High level of satisfaction with YSR govt in AP - CNN.IBN

7.01 pm: Cong not likely to lose votes since 2004 in AP - CNN.IBN

7.01 pm: Congress slightly ahead in Assam - CNN.IBN

7.00 pm: Advantage Congress in AP - CNN.IBN

6.47 pm: BSP likely to get 7% votes in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.46 pm: BSP likely to get 7% votes in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.45 pm: Cong-led UDF to get more seats in Kerala - CNN.IBN

6.43 pm: Cong leads in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.43 pm: BJP likely to lose major vote share from 2004 - CNN.IBN

6.37 pm: Modi set to win in Gujarat - CNN.IBN

6.30 pm: Advantage BJP in Gujarat - CNN.IBN

Post-polls, Delhi politicos chill!

6.27 pm: BJP projected to win in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN

6.25 pm: Cong likely to get 38% more votes in Assam - CNN.IBN

6.25 pm: UDF leads in Kerala - CNN.IBN

6.18 pm: BJP projected to get more seats than UPA in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN


May 13, 2009







6.59 pm: Kamal Nath sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.56 pm:
S Jaipal Reddy sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.53 pm: M Veerappa Moily sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.51 pm: Sushil Kumar Shinde sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.49 pm: Ghulam Nabi Azad sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.47 pm: S M Krishna sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.45 pm: Mamata Banerjee sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.43 pm: P Chidambaram sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.42 pm: A K Antony sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.41 pm: Sharad Pawar sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.38 pm: Pranab Mukherjee sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.36 pm: Manmohan takes oath as PM for 2nd consecutive term - Times Now

6.35 pm: Manmohan sworn in - Times Now

6.34 pm: Swearing-in ceremony begins - Times Now

6.33 pm: Pranab, Antony, Kamal Nath to be sworn in - Times Now

6.32 pm: Maran to get IT & Telecom; Chemicals & fertilizers for Baalu - Times Now

6.30 pm: 19 ministers to be sworn in with PM today - Times Now

6.28 pm: Preparations for swearing-in begin at Rashtrapathi Bhavan - Times Now

6.25 pm: A Raja to get heavy industry; Azhagiri gets Health, Kanimomozhi allotted Women & Child Development - Times Now

6.20 pm: DMK agrees to Cong offer - Times Now

5.50 pm: Farooq Abdullah to be sworn in on Tuesday - Times Now

5.15 pm:  Portfolios likely to be announced on Tuesday - CNN IBN

4.55 pm: 

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Cong says no issue with Baalu and Raja - CNN IBN

4.18 pm: Portfolios likely to be given on Tuesday - CNN IBN

3.50 pm: Allies may be back next week: Kapil Sibal - CNN IBN

3.24 pm: Priority will be PM's 100-day programme: Kamal Nath - CNN IBN

3.08 pm: SM Krishna, Mamata, AK Antony in new cabinet - CNN IBN

2.53 pm: Congress has made its final offer to DMK, say sources - Times Now

2.53 pm: Congress hardens stand against DMK- Times Now

2.45 pm: Trinamool secures one cabinet, 5 MOS berths - Times Now

2.40 pm: H R Bhardwaj left out of today's swearing-in - NDTV

2.37 pm: Jairam Ramesh to take oath on Tuesday - CNN-IBN

2.30 pm: Farooq Abdullah to be sworn in on Tuesday - CNN IBN

2.26 pm: Azad not to visit Chennai tomorrow for talks - Times Now

2.14 pm 20 cabinet ministers to be sworn in today - CNN IBN

2.08 pm Shibu Soren not in cabinet - CNN IBN

1.40 pm All allies with allies to be resolved by Sunday: Congress Times Now

1.15 pm Arjun Singh dropped from cabinet  - CNN IBN

12.55 pm Farooq not in Cabinet

12.32 pm Farooq Abdullah not to attend swearing-in ceremony

11.57 am NC, too, not happy with Congress

11.23 am DMK MPs to attend swearing in of Manmohan Singh: Baalu

10.43 am Azad likely to meet Karunanidhi in Chennai tomorrow

10.10 am Sonia meets PM as Karunanidhi leaves for Chennai

9.30 am Will take decision after executive meeting

9.10 am  Karunanidhi to attend DMK party executive meeting in Chennai

8.50 am
The DMK is learnt to have demanded portfolios like shipping, surface transport, communications and environment.

8.20 am Karunanidhi leaves for Chennai

4.22 am Manmohan Singh to take oath as PM today

May 21, 2009

11.57 pm Mamata likely to be new railways minister; TC to get six MoS

11.30 pm White House admires Lok Sabha elections

10.50 pm Sonia, Manmohan discuss DMK issue

10.20 pm DMK-Congress berth sharing talks run into trouble

8.30 pm Unhappy DMK to support govt from outside

May 18, 2009

Kaun banega mantri?

6.35 pm Karunanidhi`s children Azhagiri and Kanimozhi to get cabinet berths - CNN IBN

5.23 pm Will support Cong unconditionally: Jaya Prada - CNN IBN

5.23 pm
Chidambaram likely to continue as Home Minister - CNN IBN

4.58 pm
Lalu upset; claims he is being insulted - CNN IBN

4.57 pm
Cong wants politician as FM - CNN IBN

4.50 pm Cong opposes Montek as FM  choice - CNN IBN

2.26 pm
New govt to be sworn in after May 21- CNN IBN

2.22 pm
Advani changes mind, to stay Opposition leader - CNN IBN

2.23 pm
President dissolves 14th Lok Sabha - CNN IBN

2.22 pm
Rahul Gandhi liley to refuse cabinet berth: Sources - CNN IBN

2.14 pm
Mamata to stay on in W Bengal, cabinet berths for other TC leaders - CNN IBN

1.13 pm
Advani changes mind after pressure: Sources - CNN IBN

12.59 pm
Kamal Nath, Sibal, Soni, Vayalar Ravi likely to be in new cabinet - CNN IBN

12.53 pm
President to invite Manmohan to form new govt tomorrow - CNN IBN

12.53 pm
DMK wants to speed up Sethusamudram Project - CNN IBN

12.50 pm
Manmohan Singh resigns as PMCNN IBN

12.40 pm
NDA meet postponed - CNN IBN

12.40 pm
PM to submit to cabinet resignation to President Patil - Times Now

12.02 pm Trading halted at Sensex for the day 
Times Now

11.52 am
DMK executive meet ends in Chennai - Times Now

11.51 am
Yet to decide on cabinet portfolios: Karunanidhi - Times Now

11.45 am
Ready to back Cong at the centre: Kumaraswamy - Times Now


11.44 am
DMK executive meet begins in Chennai - Times Now


11.40 am
Lalu pledges 'unconditional' support to UPA - Times Now


11.33 am
Cabinet meeting over, resolution to dissolve 14th Lok Sabha passed - Times Now

11.33 am
Cabinet meeting over, resolution of appreciation of PM passed - Times Now


11.17 am
CPM politburo meeting in New Delhi - CNN IBN

11.15 am
NDA to meet today at Advani's house - CNN IBN

11.15 am
Joshi eyes Advani's job - CNN IBN

10.52 am
Sensex opens 1305 points up - CNN IBN


10.52 am
Nifty breaches 2nd circuit liimit, opens 531 points up - CNN IBN


10.52 am
Trading halted till 11.55 am - CNN IBN


10.06 am
Markets to reopen at 10.55 am - CNN IBN

10.05 am Nifty opens 500 points up - CNN IBN

10.05 am
Trading halted as markets hits upper circuit - CNN IBN

10.00 am
  Sensex opens 1300 points up - CNN IBN 

09.10 am
Biman Bose: Reports of Bengal CM offering to quit untrue - CNN IBN

08.40 am
Murli eyes Advani job - CNN IBN 

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May 17, 2009 - UPA in government mode

00:10 pm:
MM Joshi says Advani must quit active politics  - CNN IBN

11.40 pm: NDA`s Ajith Singh likely to join UPA   - CNN IBN

10.35 pm: Rahul is not keen on Lalu in cabinet  - CNN IBN

9.45 pm: Pranab says no seat adjustment with Lalu  - CNN IBN

8.30 pm: UPA reaches half way mark of 273 seats -Times Now

7.09 pm:
Buddha to skip core comm meeting -Times Now

7.08 pm:
We are not bargaining with Cong: Mamata -Times Now

7.06 pm:
Lalu to attend cabinet meet on Monday -Times Now

7.04 pm:
No demand for portfolios: NCP -Times Now

7.02 pm:
SP approaches Cong for reconciliation -Times Now

6.49 pm:
Cong must work hard: Sonia -CNN IBN

6.41 pm:
Congress thanks clear mandate -CNN IBN

6.39 pm:
PM applauds Sonia -CNN IBN

6.11 pm:
Deshmukh targets NCP -CNN IBN

5.58 pm:
New govt to be sworn in after May 31-CNN IBN

5.34 pm:
It was a mistake to fight alone in Bihar: Lalu -CNN IBN

5.28 pm:
Lalu likely to meet Sonia in Delhi -CNN IBN

5.25 pm: CWC meeting over -CNN IBN

5.22 pm:
Varun Gandhi damaged us: Murli Manohar Joshi -CNN IBN

5.19 pm:
Montek is PM's choice as finance minister: Reports -CNN IBN

5.16 pm:
Sonia calls Lalu, Paswan and Pawar for meeting -CNN IBN

5.12 pm:
AK Antony likely to remain defence minister -CNN IBN

5.10 pm:
Kamalnath likely to be external affairs minister -CNN IBN

4:55 pm:
Pranab Mukherjee likely to be finance minister -CNN IBN

4:46 pm:
CWC meet likely to discuss portfolio allocation - CNN IBN

4:25 pm:
Congress Working Committee meeting begins in AICC headquarters - Times Now

4:12 pm:
Sonia speaks to Lalu, Pawar and Paswan-CNN IBN

4:05 pm:
UPA allies likely to meet today-CNN IBN

3:53 pm:
We have failed to form a Third front: Biman Bose-Times Now

3:46 pm:
Replacing LK Advani a painful thought: Sushma Swaraj-Times Now

3:27 pm:
SP keen on joining Manmohan govt-Times Now

3:22 pm:
BJP holding meeing on Monday-Times Now

3:12 pm:
Analysing reason for defeat: Murli Manohar Joshi-Times Now

2:50 pm:
Congress not keen on SP support-Times Now

2:32 pm:
SP leaders to meet PM in the evening-Times Now

2:27 pm:
RJD chief Lalu to meet Sonia in Delhi-CNN IBN

2:14 pm: Rahul Gandhi likely to be Rural Devolopment Minister-CNN IBN

2:04 pm: 'Motek PM's choice of Finance Minister'-CNN IBN

1:52 pm: PM hands over his resignation to President-Times Now

1:40 pm:
Meeting was attended by Sonia, Pranab, Chidambaram, Ahmed Patel and AK antony-Times Now

1:30 pm:
Congress core meeting ends-Times Now

1:02 pm: Azam Khan resigns as Gen Secy of Samajwadi Party-Times Now

12:47 pm:
'Buddhadeb was against rigid anti-cong stands'-Times Now

12:32 pm:
Rahul Gandhi at war room meet-Times Now

12:17 pm:
Rahul Gandhi should be in cabinet: Mani S Aiyar-CNN IBN

12:00 pm:
JDU blames BJP for defeat-CNN IBN

11:45 am:
NDA convenor Sharad Yadav blames Narendra Modi for poll debacle-Times Now

11:36 am: Left parties meet in Delhi to analyse electoral debacle
-Times Now

11:30 am:
Lalu to attend cabinet meet on Monday-Times Now

11:15 am:
Congress seeks time to meet President-Times Now

11:00 am:
Not looking for cabinet berth: Sachin Pilot-Times Now

10:45 am:
Manmohan Singh to meet Sonia Gandhi and Chidambaram-Times Now

10:30 am: Meeting scheduled for 12.30pm today
-Times Now

10:15 am:
Congress core committee  to meet at PM Manmohan's residence-Times Now

10:00 am:
'Congress prefers independents to SP'-NDTV

09:45 am:
Congress will go with pre-poll allies: Rajiv Shukla-NDTV

09:30 am:
Varun Gandhi and Maneka Gandhi meet LK Advani at his residence-Times Now

09:20 am:
Third front meeting scheduled for May 18 postponed-Times Now

09:10 am: Kapil Sibal likely to be Commerce Minister
-CNN IBN

09:00 am: Chidambaram likely to remain Home Minister
-CNN IBN

08:50 am:
Congress working committee to meet today -CNN IBN

08:40 am:
We don't need Lalu and Mulayam: Kamal Nath-Times Now

08:35 am:
Sharad Pawar, YSR expected to meet Sonia today-Times Now

08:25 am:
DMK could ask for Health or Railways ministry for Azhagiri-Times Now

08:18 am:
DMK asks for Surface Transport, IT portfolios among others-Times Now

08:12 am:
Third front meeting is scheduled to take place on Monday-Times Now

08:05 am:
WB Chief Minister Buddhadeb not to attend CPI(M) politburo meet-Times Now

07:55 am:
Sonia Gandhi invites Lalu to attend special cabinet meet in New Delhi-Times Now

07:45 am:
Sonia reaches out to Lalu Prasad- Times Now

5.15 am: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-30 - CNN IBN

05.05 am: Karunanidhi to go to Delhi on Monday to meet Sonia - Times Now

04.05 am: Cong says it doesn`t need Lalu and Mulayam - CNN IBN

1.45 am: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-30 - CNN IBN

00.20 am: BJP says it will bounce back - CNN IBN
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May 16, 2009 - Lok Sabha election results 2009

11.40 pm: Jaya says DMK`s victory is not democratic - CNN IBN

11.10 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-261; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-29 - CNN IBN

10.20 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-159; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 28, Others-29 - CNN IBN

9.55 pm:  DMK wants three cabinet seats - Times Now

9.35 pm:  PM says he wants Rahul in the cabinet - Times Now

8.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-159; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-29 - CNN IBN

9.35 pm: Cabinet to meet at 10 am on Monday - CNN IBN

8.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 28, Others-31 - CNN IBN

8.15 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256; NDA-162; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN

8.10 pm: Congress wins 22 seats in UP - Times Now

7.50 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-257; NDA-160; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 28, Others-31 - CNN IBN

7.45 pm: Congress wins 22 seats in UP - Times Now

7.15 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-65; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN


7.01 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-162; Third Front-64; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN

7.01 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-163; Third Front-64; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.47 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-163; Third Front-65; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.42 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.39 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.35 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-30 -CNN IBN

6.32 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-161; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-30 -CNN IBN

5.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258 ; NDA-162; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 24, Others-31 -CNN IBN

5:40 pm:
Congress likely to accomodate RJD chief Lalu-Times Now

5:30 pm: Home Minister Chidambaram wins from Sivaganga, TN-Times Now

5:20 pm:
'Left, SP not to be part of Govt'-Times Now

5:10 pm: Congress to retain Defence, Home, External Affairs and Finance ministries-CNN IBN

5.00 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258 ; NDA-162; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 24, Others-32 -CNN IBN

4:44 pm:
SP regrets no Cong tie-up-CNN IBN

4:40 pm:
I congratulate Manmohan and Sonia: Amar Singh-CNN IBN

4:35 pm:
Karunanidhi seeks cabinet seats for Kanimozhi, Azhagiri and Maran-CNN IBN

4:13 pm: Advani wins Gandhinagar by over 100,000 votes-CNN IBN

4.06 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260 ; NDA-161; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 23, Others-33 - CNN IBN

4:00 pm: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav loses in Pataliputra-CNN IBN

3:55 pm: Hamdullah Sayeed of Congress wins Lakshadweep
-CNN IBN

3:50 pm:
Mayiladuthurai, TN: Mani S Aiyar loses-CNN IBN

3.30 pm: Leads/results:
543/543;  UPA-259 ; NDA-159; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 24, Others-34 -CNN IBN

3:00 pm: Jayaprada wins from Rampur seat, UP-Times Now

2.55 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256 ; NDA-157; Third Front-70; Fourth front: 25, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:45 pm:
We'll analyse cause of defeat: Vasundhra Raje-NDTV

2:35 pm:
Cabinet to meet on May 18-CNN IBN

2:29 pm:
We did not project Modi as next PM: BJP-CNN IBN

2:25 pm:
Delhi led India to vote for good governance: Sheila Dikshit-CNN IBN

2.25 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256 ; NDA-160; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 24, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:19 pm:
Congress not keen on big allies-Times Now

2.05 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-254 ; NDA-159; Third Front-70; Fourth front: 25, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:00 pm: Congress general secretaries meeting at 4pm -
Times Now

1:58 pm:
Will work much harded for Orissa: Patnaik-Times Now

1:56 pm: Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps Orissa assembly-Times Now

1:53 pm: Ram Vilas Paswan loses in Hajipur-Times Now

1:50 pm: Chiranjeevi wins from Tirupati-Times Now

1:46 pm: Margaret Alva loses-Times Now

1:44 pm: JD(S) HD Kumaraswamy wins Bangalore rural seat
-Times Now

1:37 pm: H D Deve Gowda retains Hassan seat
-Times Now

1:34 pm: Kamal Nath wins from Chhindwara, UP-Times Now

1.31 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-254 ; NDA-156; Third Front-71; Fourth front: 26, Others-36-CNN IBN

1:29 pm:
Prime MInister to meet Sonia Gandhi-NDTV

1:27 pm:
Maneka Gandhi trails by 10,000 votes-NDTV

1:25 pm: BJP respects people's mandate: Jaitley-NDTV

1:20 pm: Vidisha, MP: Sushma Swaraj wins-CNN IBN

1.17 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-252 ; NDA-156; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 28, Others-35 -CNN IBN

1:15 pm: Congress sweeps Delhi-CNN IBN

1.10 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-251 ; NDA-156; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 28, Others-36 -CNN IBN

1:00 pm: DMK's Azhagiri wins by 1.41 lakh votes-Makkal TV

12.58 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-253 ; NDA-156; Third Front-74; Fourth front: 26, Others-34 -CNN IBN

12:55 pm:
Sonia Gandhi congratulates Manmohan Singh-CNN IBN

12:50 pm:
Congress to retain key ministries-CNN IBN

12:40 pm:
Third Front should sit in opposition: Bardhan-NDTV

12:32 pm:
People have voted for a stable govt: Sharad Pawar-Times Now

12:30 pm: Manmohan Singh is the undisputed PM: Sharad Pawar-Times Now

12:22 pm: Party was divided on Modi as PM: BJP - CNN IBN

12: 20:
Sivaganga, TN: P Chidambaram leading -CNN IBN

12.18 am:
Leads/results: 541/543;  UPA-250 ; NDA-157; Third Front-77; Fourth front: 27, Others-30-CNN IBN

12:10:
Most spectacular results since 1977-CNN IBN

12:05:
UPA doesn't need Left support-CNN IBN

12:00: UPA and Fourth Front together cross 272 -CNN IBN

11:53: Shashi Tharoor wins from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - Times Now

11:45 am:
Paswan trails by 7000 votes in Hajjipur, Bihar-CNN IBN

11.38 am:
Leads/results: 540/543;  UPA-241 ; NDA-159; Third Front-79; Fourth front: 31, Others-29 -NDTV

11:35 am:
UPA sweeps Kerala, Rajasthan and West Bengal-NDTV

11:30 am:
NDA meet this evening to discuss election results-NDTV

11:25 am:
Mumbai North central: Priya Dutt leading-NDTV

11:22 am: BJP concedes defeat
-CNN IBN

11.20 am: Leads/results: 525/543;  UPA-228 ; NDA-160; Third Front-75; Fourth front: 32, Others-30  -CNN IBN

11:18 am:
TN leads/results: 39/39, DMK: 16, AIADMK: 12, Cong: 4, Others: 7-CNN IBN

11.10 am:
Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram trailing-CNN IBN

11.05 am:
Leads/results: 516/543;  UPA-227 ; NDA-157; Third Front-71; Fourth front: 29, Others-32 -CNN IBN

11.03 am:
DMK ahead in TN- Times Now

11.00 am:
Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps Orissa assembly- NDTV

10.58 am:
Congress-led UDF wins 16 of 20 seats in Kerala- CNN IBN

10.57 am:
Samajwadi Party emerging single largest party in UP- CNN IBN

10.55 am:
UP Leads/results: 74/80;  BSP-16 ; SP-24; BJP-11; Congress: 20, Others-1 - CNN IBN

10.54 am: Left to get a low of 25 - CNN IBN

10.52 am:
Leads/results: 507/543;  UPA-223 ; NDA-154; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 -CNN IBN

10.50 am:
Trends suggest clean sweep for Congress in Delhi-CNN IBN

10.48 am:
Leads/results: 502/543;  UPA-224 ; NDA-154; Third Front-69; Fourth front: 25, Others-30 -CNN IBN

10.42 am: Congress makes big gain in UP
-CNN IBN

10.40 am:
Kurukshetra, UP: Navin Jindal leading-CNN IBN

10.38 am
: Leads/results: 498/543;  UPA-223 ; NDA-153; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 25, Others-29 -CNN IBN

10.36 am:
Congress-led UDF leading in Kerala-Times Now

10.34 am:
UPA leading in Punjab, Maharashtra, AP & Delhi-Times Now

10.31 am:
Leads/results: 490/543;  UPA-222 ; NDA-149; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 25, Others-27 -CNN IBN


10.29 am:
Madha, Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar leading-Times Now

10.26 am: Andhra heading for hung assembly-Times Now

10.25 am:
Leads/results: 485/543;  UPA-222 ; NDA-147; Third Front-63; Fourth front: 26, Others-27 -Times Now

10.23 am: Kannur, Kerala: Sudhakaran wins-Times Now

10.20 am:
AP Assemby leads/results: Chiranjeevi leading in Tirupathi-Times Now

10.19 am:
Varnasi, UP: Murli Manohar Joshi leading-Times Now

10.17 am:
Leads/results: 472/543;  UPA-214 ; NDA-145; Third Front-61; Fourth front: 24, Others-28 -CNN IBN


10.15 am:
Rae Bareli, UP: Sonia Gandi leading-Times Now

10.14 am:
CPM trailing in Kerala-Times Now

10.13 am:
Dumaka, Jharkhand: Shibu Soren trails-Times Now

10.10 am:
South Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee leads -CNN IBN

10.08 am: Leads/results: 458/543;  UPA-215 ; NDA-135; Third Front-56; Fourth front: 24, Others-28 -CNN IBN

10.06 am:
Amritsar, Punjab: Sidhu leads-CNN IBN

10.04 am:
Leads/results: 453/543;  UPA-210 ; NDA-135; Third Front-56; Others-24 -CNN IBN

10.02 am:
Bangalore South, Karnataka: Captain Gopinath trails-CNN IBN

09.59 am:
Leads/results: 428/543;  UPA-199 ; NDA-127; Third Front-54; Others-27 -CNN IBN

09.54 am:
Amritsar, Punjab: Sidhu trials-CNN IBN

09.52 am: Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat: Advani leading-CNN IBN

09.50 am:
Gurdaspur, Punjab: Vinod Khanna leading- CNN IBN

09.47 am:
Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram trails- CNN IBN

09.46 am:
Leads/results: 380/543;  UPA-174 ; NDA-114; Third Front-51; Others-24 - CNN IBN

09.45 am:
Chhindwara, UP: Kamal Nath leading-CNN IBN

09.43 am:
Mayiladuthurai, TN: Mani S Aiyar trailing-CNN IBN

09.42 am: Central Chennai, TN: Dayanidhi Maran leading-CNN IBN

09.40 am: Leads/results: 354/543;  UPA-164 ; NDA-109; Third Front-46; Others-16-CNN IBN

09.39 am: Maharashtra leads/results: 32/48; Congress-11, NCP-8, BJP-8, SS-5-CNN IBN

09.38 am: Left heading for worst ever performance in West Bengal-CNN IBN

09.36 am: Congress surges ahead of Left in Kerala-CNN IBN

09.35 am: AP assembly lead/results: 18/294; Cong- 9, TDP-5, PRP-4, TRS-0-CNN IBN

09.34 am: UPA projected to win 210 seats-CNN IBN

09.32 am: Shocker for Maya in UP-CNN IBN

09.30 am: Leads/results: 320/543;  UPA-146 ; NDA-101; Third Front-43; Others-16 -CNN IBN

09.29 am: Rampur, UP: Jayaprada trailing-Times Now

09.28 am: Khammam, AP: Renuka Choudhary trails-Times Now

09.26 am: Goa: BJP leading-CNN IBN

09.25 am: Maharashtra: UPA ahead of NDA-CNN IBN

09.24 am: Leads/results: 289/543;  UPA-136 ; NDA-93; Third Front-35; Others-12 -CNN IBN

09.22 am: Jangipur, Bengal: Pranab Mukherjee leads- CNN IBN

09.21 am: Mumbai north: Priya Dutt leads-CNN IBN

09.19 am: Pilibhit, UP: Varun Gandhi leads-CNN IBN

09.18 am: Leads: 261/543;  UPA-120 ; NDA-88; Third Front-33; Others-10 - CNN IBN

09.17 am: UP: BJP leading; BSP ahead only in one seat-CNN IBN

09.16 am: TN: Tight race between DMK and AIADMK-CNN IBN

09.15 am: Saran, Bihar: Rajiv Pratab Rudy ahead of Lalu-CNN IBN

09.14 am: Leads: 221/543;  UPA-94 ; NDA-79; Third Front-31; Others-6-CNN IBN

09.08 am: Saran, Bihar: Lalu trailing-CNN IBN

09.06 am: Madurai, TN: Azhagiri leading-CNN IBN

09.05 am: Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala: Shashi Tharoor leading-CNN IBN

09.05 am: Chhindwara, UP: Kamal Nath trailing-CNN IBN

09.04 am: Leads: 157/543;  UPA-64 ; NDA-54; Third Front-28; Others-5 - CNN IBN

09.03 am: Amethi, UP: Rahul Leading - CNN IBN

09.02 am: Patliputra, Bihar: Lalu Leading - CNN IBN

09.01 am: Leads: 138/543;  UPA-55 ; NDA-47; Third Front-29; Others-2 - CNN IBN

08.58 am: Jaswant leading in Darjeeling-CNN IBN

08.57 am: Leads: 129/543;  UPA-49 ; NDA-44; Third Front-27; Others-2 -CNN IBN

08.56 am: AP assembly: TDP leading-CNN IBN

08.55 am: Azhagiri leading by 4,000 votes in Madurai

08.53 am: Ajmer, Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot leads-Times Now

08.52 am: Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram leads-Times Now

08.50 am: Maharashtra: Milind Deora leading in Mumbai South-Times Now

08.48 am: UPA ahead so far; Fourth front draws a blank-CNN IBN

08.47 am: TN leads: Cong- 2, AIADMK - 2, DMK- 1-CNN IBN

08.45 am: UP: BJP ahead in early trends-CNN IBN

08.44 am: Himachal: BJP ahead-CNN IBN

08.42 am: MP: Jyotiraditya Scindia leading in Guna-CNN IBN

08.40 am: BJP leading in Karnataka -CNN IBN

08.39 am: Congress leading in Telangana -CNN IBN

08.38 am: Karnataka: Margaret Alva, Janardhan Pujari of Congress trailing -CNN IBN

08.34 am: Left trailing in early trends in Kerala-CNN IBN

08.32 am: Gujarat: Congress leading in Mehsana-CNN IBN

08.30 am: CPM leading in Kasargode, Kerala-Times Now

08.27 am: Kerala: Muralidharan trails -CNN IBN

08.26 am: Congress leading in three seats in Kerala -CNN IBN

08.25 am: Darjeeling BJP leads-NDTV

08.23 am: HD Kumaraswamy leading in Karnataka-NDTV

08.22 am: TDP leading in Vizag, Andhra- CNN IBN

08.20 am: Early national trends show lead for BJP - Times Now

08.16 am: Andhra assembly results: TDP leading in one seat seat - CNN IBN

08.05 am: President to meet former Attorney General Ashok Desai at 5.00pm today; Ashok Desai was Attorney General of India from 1996 to 1998  - Times Now

08.00 am:
Counting begins for 543 constituencies - Times Now

07.43 am: Each counting centre has one counting hall for every segment of the constituency, one data centre and one media centre

07.40 am: Tabulated data to be verified by observers

07.38 am:
Proceedings in the counting hall shall be video-graphed

07.35 am:
Random checking of EVMs by recounting of two counted machines after every round by micro-observers

07.32 am: A micro-observer at every table

07.30 am: Secure arrangements for counting agents of candidates to witness the counting procedure

07.28 am:
Counting staff deployed: approximately 60,000

07.25 am: Total counting halls: 4,260

07.20 am: Total counting centres: 1,080

07.15 am: 'TDP with 3rd front' - Times Now

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May 15, 2009

11.00 pm:
BJP woos TDP - NDTV

9.30 pm: DMK set to sweep TN - CNN IBN

8.37 pm: Cong appoints A KAntony to wean away PMK from AIADMK - Times Now

8.07 pm: Uma Bharti meets L K Advani - Times Now

7.27 pm: Jayalalithaa yet to respond to BJP's overtures: Sources - Times Now

7.24 pm: Vijayshanthi to talk to Jayalalithaa - Times Now

7.23 pm: Patnaik assures Cong of 'passive' support - Times Now

7.20 pm: BJD going its own way: Pyari Mohan - Times Now

7.19 pm:
 Patnaik to abstain from confidence vote: Sources - Times Now

7.19 pm: Patnaik's mentor says no to BJP - Times Now

7.17 pm: Naveen Patnaik strikes bargain for power in Orissa
 - Times Now

7.15 pm:
Sangma speaking to JD (U) on Pawar's behalf - Times Now

7.13 pm:
Pawar could spearhead alternative formation - Times Now

6.48 pm:
NDA strategy meet ends - Times Now

6.35pm:
Mayawati will attend post poll strategy meet on May 18th: Karat - Times Now

5.16 pm:
Venkaiah Naidu in talks with Allu Arvind of Praja Rajyam - Times Now

5.00 pm:
NDA in talks with Praja Rajyam - Times Now

4.50 pm:
RLD leader Ajit Singh meets LK Advani - Times Now

4.30 pm:
We are all set to form the next govt: Kapil Sibal CNN IBN

4.15 pm:
Ready to give special status to Bihar: Digvijay - CNN IBN

3.50 pm:
TRS to back BJP - CNN IBN

3.30 pm:
Special status for Bihar is a drama: Paswan - CNN IBN

3.06 pm: Keeping doors open for Congress: PRP - Times Now

3.05 pm:
We will form a non-BJP, non-Cong govt: Sangma - Times Now

2.59 pm:
Nitish is with the NDA: BJP - Times Now

2.56 pm: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resign on May 17
- Times Now

2.45 pm:
If Cong gets over 200 seats, Left will abstain: CPI-M sources - Times Now

1.50 pm:
No talks with BJP: BSP - Times Now

1.30 pm:
Nitish assures support to govt which gives special status to Bihar - Times Now

1.15 pm:
No PM ambitions: Nitish - CNN IBN

12.45 pm:
Modi sets up secret meeting with Jayalalithaa - Times Now
 
12.15 pm:
No meeting between Mayawati and LK Advani - Times Now

11. 50 am: NDA will form govt: Rajnath Singh - CNN IBN

11.40 am:
Rajnath Singh, Pranab are like my elder brothers: Amar Singh - CNN IBN

11.15 am:
All our allies are happy: Cong - CNN IBN

10.50 am: Pranab to meet Left leaders - CNN IBN



10.30 am: Keeping BJP out of power doesn't mean supporting Congress: Left  - CNN IBN

9.45 am:
AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa to arrive in Delhi on May 18 - Times Now

9:20 am: Karat, Bardhan call Jayalalithaa - Times Now

9.00 am
RSS leader Suresh Soni meets L K Advani - Times Now

8.40 am
BJP ready for talks with new allies - CNN IBN

8.20 am:
Congress assured of NCP support - CNN IBN



8.00 am:
Congress for secular CMP - CNN IBN


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May 14, 2009

11.15 pm:
Rajnath Singh says BJP is open to new allies  - CNN IBN

8.15 pm: Lalu and Paswan are still with UPA: Digvijay Singh   - CNN IBN

7.45 pm: Karat says Left is on to non-Cong PM option   - Times Now

7.00 pm: AIADMK is not a communal party: Digvijay Singh  - Times Now

6.15 pm: Cong gen sec Digvijay Singh calls up SP leader Amar Singh - Times Now



4.15 pm: Congress: 'Will  form government with allies' - CNN IBN

4:00 pm:
Congress indicates it can dump DMK to get post poll alliance with AIADMK - CNN -IBN

3:25 pm:
Sonia Gandhi speaks to Sharad Pawar - NDTV

3:15 pm:
BJP: Exit polls have often gone wrong - Times Now

3:00 pm:
Rajnath Singh visits RSS HQ after Delhi core group meeting - CNN IBN

2:40 pm:
Sharad pawar making moves for PM's post, - CNN IBN

2:20 pm: Yechury condemns US official meeting with Advani  -Times Now

1:56 pm: Mulayam meets Paswan - Times Now



1:37 pm: Modi in Delhi for post poll talks - Times Now

12:22 pm:
Revoke NSA on Varun: SC to UP govt - CNN IBN

10.45 am: Karat slams exit polls- CNN IBN

10.30 am: Left not to support Congress-led government - CNN IBN

10.20 am: We are with UPA, says LJP - CNN.IBN


10. 15 am: Narendra Modi in Delhi for BJP core group meeting - CNN IBN

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May 13, 2009

8.20 pm: NDA to sweep Bihar - CNN.IBN

8.19 pm:
 
Tamil Eelam, rural discontent will work in our favour: AIADMK - Times Now

8.18 pm:
 
We will better projections for DMK in TN: Dayanidhi Maran - Times Now


8.13 pm: 14% want LK Advani as next PM - CNN.IBN

8.12 pm:
 
BJP leads in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

8.11 pm:
 
MNS dents BJP-Sena in Mumbai-Thane - CNN.IBN

8.10 pm:
 
BJP-Sena projected to get 32% seats in M'rashtra - CNN.IBN

8.09 pm:
 
14% want Sharad Pawar as PM - CNN.IBN

8.08 pm:
 
BJP projected to win 47% seats in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN

8.07 pm:
 
12% want Manmohan back as PM - CNN.IBN

8.06 pm:
 
60% satisfied with Cong-NCP govt in M'rashtra - CNN.IBN


8.03 pm: Overall tally suggests no party to get clear majority - Times Now

8.00 pm:
 AIADMK alliance gains considerably in TN - Times Now

7.59 pm:
 
DMK likely to lose 9 seats in TN - Times Now

7.58 pm:
 
Major losses for SP in UP - Times Now

7.57 pm: 
Close race in UP - Times Now

7.52 pm:
 
AIADMK pips DMK in TN - Times Now

7.50 pm:
 
Cong maintains lead of 19% over BJP-INLD in Haryana - CNN.IBN

7.47 pm:
Clear advantage for Cong in Haryana - CNN.IBN


7.40 pm: Clear lead for BJP in MP - CNN.IBN

7.40 pm:
SP gaining 3% votes since 2004 in MP - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
32% want Yeddyurappa to remain K'taka CM - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
CPM to suffer major losses in Kerala - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
BJP ahead of Cong in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

7.25 pm:
UDF likely to get 46% votes in Kerala - CNN.IBN

7.23 pm:
BJP keeps upper hand in K'taka - CNN.IBN

7.22 pm:
Anti-incumbency votes likely to favour NDA alliance - Times Now

7.21 pm:
Close race in Rajasthan - Times Now

7.11 pm:
62% voter turnout overall, says EC - Times Now

7.08 pm:
Lead for BJP in K'taka - Times Now

7.08 pm:
If Pawar has more seats, can support him as PM: Manohar Joshi - Times Now


7.04 pm: Tight race in Orissa - Times Now

7.04 pm:
Slender lead for NDA - Times Now

7.03 pm:
38% want YSR as AP CM - CNN.IBN

7.03 pm:
BJP ahead of Cong in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

7.02 pm:
High level of satisfaction with YSR govt in AP - CNN.IBN

7.01 pm:
Cong not likely to lose votes since 2004 in AP - CNN.IBN

7.01 pm:
Congress slightly ahead in Assam - CNN.IBN

7.00 pm:
Advantage Congress in AP - CNN.IBN

6.47 pm:
BSP likely to get 7% votes in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.46 pm:
BSP likely to get 7% votes in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.45 pm:
Cong-led UDF to get more seats in Kerala - CNN.IBN

6.43 pm:
Cong leads in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.43 pm:
BJP likely to lose major vote share from 2004 - CNN.IBN

6.37 pm:
Modi set to win in Gujarat - CNN.IBN

6.30 pm:
Advantage BJP in Gujarat - CNN.IBN

Post-polls, Delhi politicos chill!

6.27 pm: BJP projected to win in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN

6.25 pm:
Cong likely to get 38% more votes in Assam - CNN.IBN

6.25 pm:
UDF leads in Kerala - CNN.IBN

6.18 pm: BJP projected to get more seats than UPA in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN


May 13, 2009










7.07 pm: Kapil Sibal sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

7.05 pm: Murli Deora sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

7.03 pm: Meira Kumar sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

7.01 pm: Vayalar Ravi sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.59 pm: Kamal Nath sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.56 pm:
S Jaipal Reddy sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.53 pm: M Veerappa Moily sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.51 pm: Sushil Kumar Shinde sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.49 pm: Ghulam Nabi Azad sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.47 pm: S M Krishna sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.45 pm: Mamata Banerjee sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.43 pm: P Chidambaram sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.42 pm: A K Antony sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.41 pm: Sharad Pawar sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.38 pm: Pranab Mukherjee sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.36 pm: Manmohan takes oath as PM for 2nd consecutive term - Times Now

6.35 pm: Manmohan sworn in - Times Now

6.34 pm: Swearing-in ceremony begins - Times Now

6.33 pm: Pranab, Antony, Kamal Nath to be sworn in - Times Now

6.32 pm: Maran to get IT & Telecom; Chemicals & fertilizers for Baalu - Times Now

6.30 pm: 19 ministers to be sworn in with PM today - Times Now

6.28 pm: Preparations for swearing-in begin at Rashtrapathi Bhavan - Times Now

6.25 pm: A Raja to get heavy industry; Azhagiri gets Health, Kanimomozhi allotted Women & Child Development - Times Now

6.20 pm: DMK agrees to Cong offer - Times Now

5.50 pm: Farooq Abdullah to be sworn in on Tuesday - Times Now

5.15 pm:  Portfolios likely to be announced on Tuesday - CNN IBN

4.55 pm: 

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Cong says no issue with Baalu and Raja - CNN IBN

4.18 pm: Portfolios likely to be given on Tuesday - CNN IBN

3.50 pm: Allies may be back next week: Kapil Sibal - CNN IBN

3.24 pm: Priority will be PM's 100-day programme: Kamal Nath - CNN IBN

3.08 pm: SM Krishna, Mamata, AK Antony in new cabinet - CNN IBN

2.53 pm: Congress has made its final offer to DMK, say sources - Times Now

2.53 pm: Congress hardens stand against DMK- Times Now

2.45 pm: Trinamool secures one cabinet, 5 MOS berths - Times Now

2.40 pm: H R Bhardwaj left out of today's swearing-in - NDTV

2.37 pm: Jairam Ramesh to take oath on Tuesday - CNN-IBN

2.30 pm: Farooq Abdullah to be sworn in on Tuesday - CNN IBN

2.26 pm: Azad not to visit Chennai tomorrow for talks - Times Now

2.14 pm 20 cabinet ministers to be sworn in today - CNN IBN

2.08 pm Shibu Soren not in cabinet - CNN IBN

1.40 pm All allies with allies to be resolved by Sunday: Congress Times Now

1.15 pm Arjun Singh dropped from cabinet  - CNN IBN

12.55 pm Farooq not in Cabinet

12.32 pm Farooq Abdullah not to attend swearing-in ceremony

11.57 am NC, too, not happy with Congress

11.23 am DMK MPs to attend swearing in of Manmohan Singh: Baalu

10.43 am Azad likely to meet Karunanidhi in Chennai tomorrow

10.10 am Sonia meets PM as Karunanidhi leaves for Chennai

9.30 am Will take decision after executive meeting

9.10 am  Karunanidhi to attend DMK party executive meeting in Chennai

8.50 am
The DMK is learnt to have demanded portfolios like shipping, surface transport, communications and environment.

8.20 am Karunanidhi leaves for Chennai

4.22 am Manmohan Singh to take oath as PM today

May 21, 2009

11.57 pm Mamata likely to be new railways minister; TC to get six MoS

11.30 pm White House admires Lok Sabha elections

10.50 pm Sonia, Manmohan discuss DMK issue

10.20 pm DMK-Congress berth sharing talks run into trouble

8.30 pm Unhappy DMK to support govt from outside

May 18, 2009

Kaun banega mantri?

6.35 pm Karunanidhi`s children Azhagiri and Kanimozhi to get cabinet berths - CNN IBN

5.23 pm Will support Cong unconditionally: Jaya Prada - CNN IBN

5.23 pm
Chidambaram likely to continue as Home Minister - CNN IBN

4.58 pm
Lalu upset; claims he is being insulted - CNN IBN

4.57 pm
Cong wants politician as FM - CNN IBN

4.50 pm Cong opposes Montek as FM  choice - CNN IBN

2.26 pm
New govt to be sworn in after May 21- CNN IBN

2.22 pm
Advani changes mind, to stay Opposition leader - CNN IBN

2.23 pm
President dissolves 14th Lok Sabha - CNN IBN

2.22 pm
Rahul Gandhi liley to refuse cabinet berth: Sources - CNN IBN

2.14 pm
Mamata to stay on in W Bengal, cabinet berths for other TC leaders - CNN IBN

1.13 pm
Advani changes mind after pressure: Sources - CNN IBN

12.59 pm
Kamal Nath, Sibal, Soni, Vayalar Ravi likely to be in new cabinet - CNN IBN

12.53 pm
President to invite Manmohan to form new govt tomorrow - CNN IBN

12.53 pm
DMK wants to speed up Sethusamudram Project - CNN IBN

12.50 pm
Manmohan Singh resigns as PMCNN IBN

12.40 pm
NDA meet postponed - CNN IBN

12.40 pm
PM to submit to cabinet resignation to President Patil - Times Now

12.02 pm Trading halted at Sensex for the day 
Times Now

11.52 am
DMK executive meet ends in Chennai - Times Now

11.51 am
Yet to decide on cabinet portfolios: Karunanidhi - Times Now

11.45 am
Ready to back Cong at the centre: Kumaraswamy - Times Now


11.44 am
DMK executive meet begins in Chennai - Times Now


11.40 am
Lalu pledges 'unconditional' support to UPA - Times Now


11.33 am
Cabinet meeting over, resolution to dissolve 14th Lok Sabha passed - Times Now

11.33 am
Cabinet meeting over, resolution of appreciation of PM passed - Times Now


11.17 am
CPM politburo meeting in New Delhi - CNN IBN

11.15 am
NDA to meet today at Advani's house - CNN IBN

11.15 am
Joshi eyes Advani's job - CNN IBN

10.52 am
Sensex opens 1305 points up - CNN IBN


10.52 am
Nifty breaches 2nd circuit liimit, opens 531 points up - CNN IBN


10.52 am
Trading halted till 11.55 am - CNN IBN


10.06 am
Markets to reopen at 10.55 am - CNN IBN

10.05 am Nifty opens 500 points up - CNN IBN

10.05 am
Trading halted as markets hits upper circuit - CNN IBN

10.00 am
  Sensex opens 1300 points up - CNN IBN 

09.10 am
Biman Bose: Reports of Bengal CM offering to quit untrue - CNN IBN

08.40 am
Murli eyes Advani job - CNN IBN 

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May 17, 2009 - UPA in government mode

00:10 pm:
MM Joshi says Advani must quit active politics  - CNN IBN

11.40 pm: NDA`s Ajith Singh likely to join UPA   - CNN IBN

10.35 pm: Rahul is not keen on Lalu in cabinet  - CNN IBN

9.45 pm: Pranab says no seat adjustment with Lalu  - CNN IBN

8.30 pm: UPA reaches half way mark of 273 seats -Times Now

7.09 pm:
Buddha to skip core comm meeting -Times Now

7.08 pm:
We are not bargaining with Cong: Mamata -Times Now

7.06 pm:
Lalu to attend cabinet meet on Monday -Times Now

7.04 pm:
No demand for portfolios: NCP -Times Now

7.02 pm:
SP approaches Cong for reconciliation -Times Now

6.49 pm:
Cong must work hard: Sonia -CNN IBN

6.41 pm:
Congress thanks clear mandate -CNN IBN

6.39 pm:
PM applauds Sonia -CNN IBN

6.11 pm:
Deshmukh targets NCP -CNN IBN

5.58 pm:
New govt to be sworn in after May 31-CNN IBN

5.34 pm:
It was a mistake to fight alone in Bihar: Lalu -CNN IBN

5.28 pm:
Lalu likely to meet Sonia in Delhi -CNN IBN

5.25 pm: CWC meeting over -CNN IBN

5.22 pm:
Varun Gandhi damaged us: Murli Manohar Joshi -CNN IBN

5.19 pm:
Montek is PM's choice as finance minister: Reports -CNN IBN

5.16 pm:
Sonia calls Lalu, Paswan and Pawar for meeting -CNN IBN

5.12 pm:
AK Antony likely to remain defence minister -CNN IBN

5.10 pm:
Kamalnath likely to be external affairs minister -CNN IBN

4:55 pm:
Pranab Mukherjee likely to be finance minister -CNN IBN

4:46 pm:
CWC meet likely to discuss portfolio allocation - CNN IBN

4:25 pm:
Congress Working Committee meeting begins in AICC headquarters - Times Now

4:12 pm:
Sonia speaks to Lalu, Pawar and Paswan-CNN IBN

4:05 pm:
UPA allies likely to meet today-CNN IBN

3:53 pm:
We have failed to form a Third front: Biman Bose-Times Now

3:46 pm:
Replacing LK Advani a painful thought: Sushma Swaraj-Times Now

3:27 pm:
SP keen on joining Manmohan govt-Times Now

3:22 pm:
BJP holding meeing on Monday-Times Now

3:12 pm:
Analysing reason for defeat: Murli Manohar Joshi-Times Now

2:50 pm:
Congress not keen on SP support-Times Now

2:32 pm:
SP leaders to meet PM in the evening-Times Now

2:27 pm:
RJD chief Lalu to meet Sonia in Delhi-CNN IBN

2:14 pm: Rahul Gandhi likely to be Rural Devolopment Minister-CNN IBN

2:04 pm: 'Motek PM's choice of Finance Minister'-CNN IBN

1:52 pm: PM hands over his resignation to President-Times Now

1:40 pm:
Meeting was attended by Sonia, Pranab, Chidambaram, Ahmed Patel and AK antony-Times Now

1:30 pm:
Congress core meeting ends-Times Now

1:02 pm: Azam Khan resigns as Gen Secy of Samajwadi Party-Times Now

12:47 pm:
'Buddhadeb was against rigid anti-cong stands'-Times Now

12:32 pm:
Rahul Gandhi at war room meet-Times Now

12:17 pm:
Rahul Gandhi should be in cabinet: Mani S Aiyar-CNN IBN

12:00 pm:
JDU blames BJP for defeat-CNN IBN

11:45 am:
NDA convenor Sharad Yadav blames Narendra Modi for poll debacle-Times Now

11:36 am: Left parties meet in Delhi to analyse electoral debacle
-Times Now

11:30 am:
Lalu to attend cabinet meet on Monday-Times Now

11:15 am:
Congress seeks time to meet President-Times Now

11:00 am:
Not looking for cabinet berth: Sachin Pilot-Times Now

10:45 am:
Manmohan Singh to meet Sonia Gandhi and Chidambaram-Times Now

10:30 am: Meeting scheduled for 12.30pm today
-Times Now

10:15 am:
Congress core committee  to meet at PM Manmohan's residence-Times Now

10:00 am:
'Congress prefers independents to SP'-NDTV

09:45 am:
Congress will go with pre-poll allies: Rajiv Shukla-NDTV

09:30 am:
Varun Gandhi and Maneka Gandhi meet LK Advani at his residence-Times Now

09:20 am:
Third front meeting scheduled for May 18 postponed-Times Now

09:10 am: Kapil Sibal likely to be Commerce Minister
-CNN IBN

09:00 am: Chidambaram likely to remain Home Minister
-CNN IBN

08:50 am:
Congress working committee to meet today -CNN IBN

08:40 am:
We don't need Lalu and Mulayam: Kamal Nath-Times Now

08:35 am:
Sharad Pawar, YSR expected to meet Sonia today-Times Now

08:25 am:
DMK could ask for Health or Railways ministry for Azhagiri-Times Now

08:18 am:
DMK asks for Surface Transport, IT portfolios among others-Times Now

08:12 am:
Third front meeting is scheduled to take place on Monday-Times Now

08:05 am:
WB Chief Minister Buddhadeb not to attend CPI(M) politburo meet-Times Now

07:55 am:
Sonia Gandhi invites Lalu to attend special cabinet meet in New Delhi-Times Now

07:45 am:
Sonia reaches out to Lalu Prasad- Times Now

5.15 am: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-30 - CNN IBN

05.05 am: Karunanidhi to go to Delhi on Monday to meet Sonia - Times Now

04.05 am: Cong says it doesn`t need Lalu and Mulayam - CNN IBN

1.45 am: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-30 - CNN IBN

00.20 am: BJP says it will bounce back - CNN IBN
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May 16, 2009 - Lok Sabha election results 2009

11.40 pm: Jaya says DMK`s victory is not democratic - CNN IBN

11.10 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-261; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-29 - CNN IBN

10.20 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-159; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 28, Others-29 - CNN IBN

9.55 pm:  DMK wants three cabinet seats - Times Now

9.35 pm:  PM says he wants Rahul in the cabinet - Times Now

8.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-159; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-29 - CNN IBN

9.35 pm: Cabinet to meet at 10 am on Monday - CNN IBN

8.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 28, Others-31 - CNN IBN

8.15 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256; NDA-162; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN

8.10 pm: Congress wins 22 seats in UP - Times Now

7.50 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-257; NDA-160; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 28, Others-31 - CNN IBN

7.45 pm: Congress wins 22 seats in UP - Times Now

7.15 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-65; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN


7.01 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-162; Third Front-64; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN

7.01 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-163; Third Front-64; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.47 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-163; Third Front-65; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.42 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.39 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.35 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-30 -CNN IBN

6.32 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-161; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-30 -CNN IBN

5.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258 ; NDA-162; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 24, Others-31 -CNN IBN

5:40 pm:
Congress likely to accomodate RJD chief Lalu-Times Now

5:30 pm: Home Minister Chidambaram wins from Sivaganga, TN-Times Now

5:20 pm:
'Left, SP not to be part of Govt'-Times Now

5:10 pm: Congress to retain Defence, Home, External Affairs and Finance ministries-CNN IBN

5.00 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258 ; NDA-162; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 24, Others-32 -CNN IBN

4:44 pm:
SP regrets no Cong tie-up-CNN IBN

4:40 pm:
I congratulate Manmohan and Sonia: Amar Singh-CNN IBN

4:35 pm:
Karunanidhi seeks cabinet seats for Kanimozhi, Azhagiri and Maran-CNN IBN

4:13 pm: Advani wins Gandhinagar by over 100,000 votes-CNN IBN

4.06 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260 ; NDA-161; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 23, Others-33 - CNN IBN

4:00 pm: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav loses in Pataliputra-CNN IBN

3:55 pm: Hamdullah Sayeed of Congress wins Lakshadweep
-CNN IBN

3:50 pm:
Mayiladuthurai, TN: Mani S Aiyar loses-CNN IBN

3.30 pm: Leads/results:
543/543;  UPA-259 ; NDA-159; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 24, Others-34 -CNN IBN

3:00 pm: Jayaprada wins from Rampur seat, UP-Times Now

2.55 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256 ; NDA-157; Third Front-70; Fourth front: 25, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:45 pm:
We'll analyse cause of defeat: Vasundhra Raje-NDTV

2:35 pm:
Cabinet to meet on May 18-CNN IBN

2:29 pm:
We did not project Modi as next PM: BJP-CNN IBN

2:25 pm:
Delhi led India to vote for good governance: Sheila Dikshit-CNN IBN

2.25 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256 ; NDA-160; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 24, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:19 pm:
Congress not keen on big allies-Times Now

2.05 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-254 ; NDA-159; Third Front-70; Fourth front: 25, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:00 pm: Congress general secretaries meeting at 4pm -
Times Now

1:58 pm:
Will work much harded for Orissa: Patnaik-Times Now

1:56 pm: Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps Orissa assembly-Times Now

1:53 pm: Ram Vilas Paswan loses in Hajipur-Times Now

1:50 pm: Chiranjeevi wins from Tirupati-Times Now

1:46 pm: Margaret Alva loses-Times Now

1:44 pm: JD(S) HD Kumaraswamy wins Bangalore rural seat
-Times Now

1:37 pm: H D Deve Gowda retains Hassan seat
-Times Now

1:34 pm: Kamal Nath wins from Chhindwara, UP-Times Now

1.31 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-254 ; NDA-156; Third Front-71; Fourth front: 26, Others-36-CNN IBN

1:29 pm:
Prime MInister to meet Sonia Gandhi-NDTV

1:27 pm:
Maneka Gandhi trails by 10,000 votes-NDTV

1:25 pm: BJP respects people's mandate: Jaitley-NDTV

1:20 pm: Vidisha, MP: Sushma Swaraj wins-CNN IBN

1.17 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-252 ; NDA-156; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 28, Others-35 -CNN IBN

1:15 pm: Congress sweeps Delhi-CNN IBN

1.10 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-251 ; NDA-156; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 28, Others-36 -CNN IBN

1:00 pm: DMK's Azhagiri wins by 1.41 lakh votes-Makkal TV

12.58 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-253 ; NDA-156; Third Front-74; Fourth front: 26, Others-34 -CNN IBN

12:55 pm:
Sonia Gandhi congratulates Manmohan Singh-CNN IBN

12:50 pm:
Congress to retain key ministries-CNN IBN

12:40 pm:
Third Front should sit in opposition: Bardhan-NDTV

12:32 pm:
People have voted for a stable govt: Sharad Pawar-Times Now

12:30 pm: Manmohan Singh is the undisputed PM: Sharad Pawar-Times Now

12:22 pm: Party was divided on Modi as PM: BJP - CNN IBN

12: 20:
Sivaganga, TN: P Chidambaram leading -CNN IBN

12.18 am:
Leads/results: 541/543;  UPA-250 ; NDA-157; Third Front-77; Fourth front: 27, Others-30-CNN IBN

12:10:
Most spectacular results since 1977-CNN IBN

12:05:
UPA doesn't need Left support-CNN IBN

12:00: UPA and Fourth Front together cross 272 -CNN IBN

11:53: Shashi Tharoor wins from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - Times Now

11:45 am:
Paswan trails by 7000 votes in Hajjipur, Bihar-CNN IBN

11.38 am:
Leads/results: 540/543;  UPA-241 ; NDA-159; Third Front-79; Fourth front: 31, Others-29 -NDTV

11:35 am:
UPA sweeps Kerala, Rajasthan and West Bengal-NDTV

11:30 am:
NDA meet this evening to discuss election results-NDTV

11:25 am:
Mumbai North central: Priya Dutt leading-NDTV

11:22 am: BJP concedes defeat
-CNN IBN

11.20 am: Leads/results: 525/543;  UPA-228 ; NDA-160; Third Front-75; Fourth front: 32, Others-30  -CNN IBN

11:18 am:
TN leads/results: 39/39, DMK: 16, AIADMK: 12, Cong: 4, Others: 7-CNN IBN

11.10 am:
Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram trailing-CNN IBN

11.05 am:
Leads/results: 516/543;  UPA-227 ; NDA-157; Third Front-71; Fourth front: 29, Others-32 -CNN IBN

11.03 am:
DMK ahead in TN- Times Now

11.00 am:
Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps Orissa assembly- NDTV

10.58 am:
Congress-led UDF wins 16 of 20 seats in Kerala- CNN IBN

10.57 am:
Samajwadi Party emerging single largest party in UP- CNN IBN

10.55 am:
UP Leads/results: 74/80;  BSP-16 ; SP-24; BJP-11; Congress: 20, Others-1 - CNN IBN

10.54 am: Left to get a low of 25 - CNN IBN

10.52 am:
Leads/results: 507/543;  UPA-223 ; NDA-154; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 -CNN IBN

10.50 am:
Trends suggest clean sweep for Congress in Delhi-CNN IBN

10.48 am:
Leads/results: 502/543;  UPA-224 ; NDA-154; Third Front-69; Fourth front: 25, Others-30 -CNN IBN

10.42 am: Congress makes big gain in UP
-CNN IBN

10.40 am:
Kurukshetra, UP: Navin Jindal leading-CNN IBN

10.38 am
: Leads/results: 498/543;  UPA-223 ; NDA-153; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 25, Others-29 -CNN IBN

10.36 am:
Congress-led UDF leading in Kerala-Times Now

10.34 am:
UPA leading in Punjab, Maharashtra, AP & Delhi-Times Now

10.31 am:
Leads/results: 490/543;  UPA-222 ; NDA-149; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 25, Others-27 -CNN IBN


10.29 am:
Madha, Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar leading-Times Now

10.26 am: Andhra heading for hung assembly-Times Now

10.25 am:
Leads/results: 485/543;  UPA-222 ; NDA-147; Third Front-63; Fourth front: 26, Others-27 -Times Now

10.23 am: Kannur, Kerala: Sudhakaran wins-Times Now

10.20 am:
AP Assemby leads/results: Chiranjeevi leading in Tirupathi-Times Now

10.19 am:
Varnasi, UP: Murli Manohar Joshi leading-Times Now

10.17 am:
Leads/results: 472/543;  UPA-214 ; NDA-145; Third Front-61; Fourth front: 24, Others-28 -CNN IBN


10.15 am:
Rae Bareli, UP: Sonia Gandi leading-Times Now

10.14 am:
CPM trailing in Kerala-Times Now

10.13 am:
Dumaka, Jharkhand: Shibu Soren trails-Times Now

10.10 am:
South Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee leads -CNN IBN

10.08 am: Leads/results: 458/543;  UPA-215 ; NDA-135; Third Front-56; Fourth front: 24, Others-28 -CNN IBN

10.06 am:
Amritsar, Punjab: Sidhu leads-CNN IBN

10.04 am:
Leads/results: 453/543;  UPA-210 ; NDA-135; Third Front-56; Others-24 -CNN IBN

10.02 am:
Bangalore South, Karnataka: Captain Gopinath trails-CNN IBN

09.59 am:
Leads/results: 428/543;  UPA-199 ; NDA-127; Third Front-54; Others-27 -CNN IBN

09.54 am:
Amritsar, Punjab: Sidhu trials-CNN IBN

09.52 am: Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat: Advani leading-CNN IBN

09.50 am:
Gurdaspur, Punjab: Vinod Khanna leading- CNN IBN

09.47 am:
Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram trails- CNN IBN

09.46 am:
Leads/results: 380/543;  UPA-174 ; NDA-114; Third Front-51; Others-24 - CNN IBN

09.45 am:
Chhindwara, UP: Kamal Nath leading-CNN IBN

09.43 am:
Mayiladuthurai, TN: Mani S Aiyar trailing-CNN IBN

09.42 am: Central Chennai, TN: Dayanidhi Maran leading-CNN IBN

09.40 am: Leads/results: 354/543;  UPA-164 ; NDA-109; Third Front-46; Others-16-CNN IBN

09.39 am: Maharashtra leads/results: 32/48; Congress-11, NCP-8, BJP-8, SS-5-CNN IBN

09.38 am: Left heading for worst ever performance in West Bengal-CNN IBN

09.36 am: Congress surges ahead of Left in Kerala-CNN IBN

09.35 am: AP assembly lead/results: 18/294; Cong- 9, TDP-5, PRP-4, TRS-0-CNN IBN

09.34 am: UPA projected to win 210 seats-CNN IBN

09.32 am: Shocker for Maya in UP-CNN IBN

09.30 am: Leads/results: 320/543;  UPA-146 ; NDA-101; Third Front-43; Others-16 -CNN IBN

09.29 am: Rampur, UP: Jayaprada trailing-Times Now

09.28 am: Khammam, AP: Renuka Choudhary trails-Times Now

09.26 am: Goa: BJP leading-CNN IBN

09.25 am: Maharashtra: UPA ahead of NDA-CNN IBN

09.24 am: Leads/results: 289/543;  UPA-136 ; NDA-93; Third Front-35; Others-12 -CNN IBN

09.22 am: Jangipur, Bengal: Pranab Mukherjee leads- CNN IBN

09.21 am: Mumbai north: Priya Dutt leads-CNN IBN

09.19 am: Pilibhit, UP: Varun Gandhi leads-CNN IBN

09.18 am: Leads: 261/543;  UPA-120 ; NDA-88; Third Front-33; Others-10 - CNN IBN

09.17 am: UP: BJP leading; BSP ahead only in one seat-CNN IBN

09.16 am: TN: Tight race between DMK and AIADMK-CNN IBN

09.15 am: Saran, Bihar: Rajiv Pratab Rudy ahead of Lalu-CNN IBN

09.14 am: Leads: 221/543;  UPA-94 ; NDA-79; Third Front-31; Others-6-CNN IBN

09.08 am: Saran, Bihar: Lalu trailing-CNN IBN

09.06 am: Madurai, TN: Azhagiri leading-CNN IBN

09.05 am: Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala: Shashi Tharoor leading-CNN IBN

09.05 am: Chhindwara, UP: Kamal Nath trailing-CNN IBN

09.04 am: Leads: 157/543;  UPA-64 ; NDA-54; Third Front-28; Others-5 - CNN IBN

09.03 am: Amethi, UP: Rahul Leading - CNN IBN

09.02 am: Patliputra, Bihar: Lalu Leading - CNN IBN

09.01 am: Leads: 138/543;  UPA-55 ; NDA-47; Third Front-29; Others-2 - CNN IBN

08.58 am: Jaswant leading in Darjeeling-CNN IBN

08.57 am: Leads: 129/543;  UPA-49 ; NDA-44; Third Front-27; Others-2 -CNN IBN

08.56 am: AP assembly: TDP leading-CNN IBN

08.55 am: Azhagiri leading by 4,000 votes in Madurai

08.53 am: Ajmer, Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot leads-Times Now

08.52 am: Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram leads-Times Now

08.50 am: Maharashtra: Milind Deora leading in Mumbai South-Times Now

08.48 am: UPA ahead so far; Fourth front draws a blank-CNN IBN

08.47 am: TN leads: Cong- 2, AIADMK - 2, DMK- 1-CNN IBN

08.45 am: UP: BJP ahead in early trends-CNN IBN

08.44 am: Himachal: BJP ahead-CNN IBN

08.42 am: MP: Jyotiraditya Scindia leading in Guna-CNN IBN

08.40 am: BJP leading in Karnataka -CNN IBN

08.39 am: Congress leading in Telangana -CNN IBN

08.38 am: Karnataka: Margaret Alva, Janardhan Pujari of Congress trailing -CNN IBN

08.34 am: Left trailing in early trends in Kerala-CNN IBN

08.32 am: Gujarat: Congress leading in Mehsana-CNN IBN

08.30 am: CPM leading in Kasargode, Kerala-Times Now

08.27 am: Kerala: Muralidharan trails -CNN IBN

08.26 am: Congress leading in three seats in Kerala -CNN IBN

08.25 am: Darjeeling BJP leads-NDTV

08.23 am: HD Kumaraswamy leading in Karnataka-NDTV

08.22 am: TDP leading in Vizag, Andhra- CNN IBN

08.20 am: Early national trends show lead for BJP - Times Now

08.16 am: Andhra assembly results: TDP leading in one seat seat - CNN IBN

08.05 am: President to meet former Attorney General Ashok Desai at 5.00pm today; Ashok Desai was Attorney General of India from 1996 to 1998  - Times Now

08.00 am:
Counting begins for 543 constituencies - Times Now

07.43 am: Each counting centre has one counting hall for every segment of the constituency, one data centre and one media centre

07.40 am: Tabulated data to be verified by observers

07.38 am:
Proceedings in the counting hall shall be video-graphed

07.35 am:
Random checking of EVMs by recounting of two counted machines after every round by micro-observers

07.32 am: A micro-observer at every table

07.30 am: Secure arrangements for counting agents of candidates to witness the counting procedure

07.28 am:
Counting staff deployed: approximately 60,000

07.25 am: Total counting halls: 4,260

07.20 am: Total counting centres: 1,080

07.15 am: 'TDP with 3rd front' - Times Now

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May 15, 2009

11.00 pm:
BJP woos TDP - NDTV

9.30 pm: DMK set to sweep TN - CNN IBN

8.37 pm: Cong appoints A KAntony to wean away PMK from AIADMK - Times Now

8.07 pm: Uma Bharti meets L K Advani - Times Now

7.27 pm: Jayalalithaa yet to respond to BJP's overtures: Sources - Times Now

7.24 pm: Vijayshanthi to talk to Jayalalithaa - Times Now

7.23 pm: Patnaik assures Cong of 'passive' support - Times Now

7.20 pm: BJD going its own way: Pyari Mohan - Times Now

7.19 pm:
 Patnaik to abstain from confidence vote: Sources - Times Now

7.19 pm: Patnaik's mentor says no to BJP - Times Now

7.17 pm: Naveen Patnaik strikes bargain for power in Orissa
 - Times Now

7.15 pm:
Sangma speaking to JD (U) on Pawar's behalf - Times Now

7.13 pm:
Pawar could spearhead alternative formation - Times Now

6.48 pm:
NDA strategy meet ends - Times Now

6.35pm:
Mayawati will attend post poll strategy meet on May 18th: Karat - Times Now

5.16 pm:
Venkaiah Naidu in talks with Allu Arvind of Praja Rajyam - Times Now

5.00 pm:
NDA in talks with Praja Rajyam - Times Now

4.50 pm:
RLD leader Ajit Singh meets LK Advani - Times Now

4.30 pm:
We are all set to form the next govt: Kapil Sibal CNN IBN

4.15 pm:
Ready to give special status to Bihar: Digvijay - CNN IBN

3.50 pm:
TRS to back BJP - CNN IBN

3.30 pm:
Special status for Bihar is a drama: Paswan - CNN IBN

3.06 pm: Keeping doors open for Congress: PRP - Times Now

3.05 pm:
We will form a non-BJP, non-Cong govt: Sangma - Times Now

2.59 pm:
Nitish is with the NDA: BJP - Times Now

2.56 pm: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resign on May 17
- Times Now

2.45 pm:
If Cong gets over 200 seats, Left will abstain: CPI-M sources - Times Now

1.50 pm:
No talks with BJP: BSP - Times Now

1.30 pm:
Nitish assures support to govt which gives special status to Bihar - Times Now

1.15 pm:
No PM ambitions: Nitish - CNN IBN

12.45 pm:
Modi sets up secret meeting with Jayalalithaa - Times Now
 
12.15 pm:
No meeting between Mayawati and LK Advani - Times Now

11. 50 am: NDA will form govt: Rajnath Singh - CNN IBN

11.40 am:
Rajnath Singh, Pranab are like my elder brothers: Amar Singh - CNN IBN

11.15 am:
All our allies are happy: Cong - CNN IBN

10.50 am: Pranab to meet Left leaders - CNN IBN



10.30 am: Keeping BJP out of power doesn't mean supporting Congress: Left  - CNN IBN

9.45 am:
AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa to arrive in Delhi on May 18 - Times Now

9:20 am: Karat, Bardhan call Jayalalithaa - Times Now

9.00 am
RSS leader Suresh Soni meets L K Advani - Times Now

8.40 am
BJP ready for talks with new allies - CNN IBN

8.20 am:
Congress assured of NCP support - CNN IBN



8.00 am:
Congress for secular CMP - CNN IBN


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May 14, 2009

11.15 pm:
Rajnath Singh says BJP is open to new allies  - CNN IBN

8.15 pm: Lalu and Paswan are still with UPA: Digvijay Singh   - CNN IBN

7.45 pm: Karat says Left is on to non-Cong PM option   - Times Now

7.00 pm: AIADMK is not a communal party: Digvijay Singh  - Times Now

6.15 pm: Cong gen sec Digvijay Singh calls up SP leader Amar Singh - Times Now



4.15 pm: Congress: 'Will  form government with allies' - CNN IBN

4:00 pm:
Congress indicates it can dump DMK to get post poll alliance with AIADMK - CNN -IBN

3:25 pm:
Sonia Gandhi speaks to Sharad Pawar - NDTV

3:15 pm:
BJP: Exit polls have often gone wrong - Times Now

3:00 pm:
Rajnath Singh visits RSS HQ after Delhi core group meeting - CNN IBN

2:40 pm:
Sharad pawar making moves for PM's post, - CNN IBN

2:20 pm: Yechury condemns US official meeting with Advani  -Times Now

1:56 pm: Mulayam meets Paswan - Times Now



1:37 pm: Modi in Delhi for post poll talks - Times Now

12:22 pm:
Revoke NSA on Varun: SC to UP govt - CNN IBN

10.45 am: Karat slams exit polls- CNN IBN

10.30 am: Left not to support Congress-led government - CNN IBN

10.20 am: We are with UPA, says LJP - CNN.IBN


10. 15 am: Narendra Modi in Delhi for BJP core group meeting - CNN IBN

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May 13, 2009

8.20 pm: NDA to sweep Bihar - CNN.IBN

8.19 pm:
 
Tamil Eelam, rural discontent will work in our favour: AIADMK - Times Now

8.18 pm:
 
We will better projections for DMK in TN: Dayanidhi Maran - Times Now


8.13 pm: 14% want LK Advani as next PM - CNN.IBN

8.12 pm:
 
BJP leads in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

8.11 pm:
 
MNS dents BJP-Sena in Mumbai-Thane - CNN.IBN

8.10 pm:
 
BJP-Sena projected to get 32% seats in M'rashtra - CNN.IBN

8.09 pm:
 
14% want Sharad Pawar as PM - CNN.IBN

8.08 pm:
 
BJP projected to win 47% seats in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN

8.07 pm:
 
12% want Manmohan back as PM - CNN.IBN

8.06 pm:
 
60% satisfied with Cong-NCP govt in M'rashtra - CNN.IBN


8.03 pm: Overall tally suggests no party to get clear majority - Times Now

8.00 pm:
 AIADMK alliance gains considerably in TN - Times Now

7.59 pm:
 
DMK likely to lose 9 seats in TN - Times Now

7.58 pm:
 
Major losses for SP in UP - Times Now

7.57 pm: 
Close race in UP - Times Now

7.52 pm:
 
AIADMK pips DMK in TN - Times Now

7.50 pm:
 
Cong maintains lead of 19% over BJP-INLD in Haryana - CNN.IBN

7.47 pm:
Clear advantage for Cong in Haryana - CNN.IBN


7.40 pm: Clear lead for BJP in MP - CNN.IBN

7.40 pm:
SP gaining 3% votes since 2004 in MP - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
32% want Yeddyurappa to remain K'taka CM - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
CPM to suffer major losses in Kerala - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
BJP ahead of Cong in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

7.25 pm:
UDF likely to get 46% votes in Kerala - CNN.IBN

7.23 pm:
BJP keeps upper hand in K'taka - CNN.IBN

7.22 pm:
Anti-incumbency votes likely to favour NDA alliance - Times Now

7.21 pm:
Close race in Rajasthan - Times Now

7.11 pm:
62% voter turnout overall, says EC - Times Now

7.08 pm:
Lead for BJP in K'taka - Times Now

7.08 pm:
If Pawar has more seats, can support him as PM: Manohar Joshi - Times Now


7.04 pm: Tight race in Orissa - Times Now

7.04 pm:
Slender lead for NDA - Times Now

7.03 pm:
38% want YSR as AP CM - CNN.IBN

7.03 pm:
BJP ahead of Cong in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

7.02 pm:
High level of satisfaction with YSR govt in AP - CNN.IBN

7.01 pm:
Cong not likely to lose votes since 2004 in AP - CNN.IBN

7.01 pm:
Congress slightly ahead in Assam - CNN.IBN

7.00 pm:
Advantage Congress in AP - CNN.IBN

6.47 pm:
BSP likely to get 7% votes in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.46 pm:
BSP likely to get 7% votes in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.45 pm:
Cong-led UDF to get more seats in Kerala - CNN.IBN

6.43 pm:
Cong leads in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.43 pm:
BJP likely to lose major vote share from 2004 - CNN.IBN

6.37 pm:
Modi set to win in Gujarat - CNN.IBN

6.30 pm:
Advantage BJP in Gujarat - CNN.IBN

Post-polls, Delhi politicos chill!

6.27 pm: BJP projected to win in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN

6.25 pm:
Cong likely to get 38% more votes in Assam - CNN.IBN

6.25 pm:
UDF leads in Kerala - CNN.IBN

6.18 pm: BJP projected to get more seats than UPA in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN


May 13, 2009







6.59 pm: Kamal Nath sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.56 pm:
S Jaipal Reddy sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.53 pm: M Veerappa Moily sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.51 pm: Sushil Kumar Shinde sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.49 pm: Ghulam Nabi Azad sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.47 pm: S M Krishna sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.45 pm: Mamata Banerjee sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.43 pm: P Chidambaram sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.42 pm: A K Antony sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.41 pm: Sharad Pawar sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.38 pm: Pranab Mukherjee sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.36 pm: Manmohan takes oath as PM for 2nd consecutive term - Times Now

6.35 pm: Manmohan sworn in - Times Now

6.34 pm: Swearing-in ceremony begins - Times Now

6.33 pm: Pranab, Antony, Kamal Nath to be sworn in - Times Now

6.32 pm: Maran to get IT & Telecom; Chemicals & fertilizers for Baalu - Times Now

6.30 pm: 19 ministers to be sworn in with PM today - Times Now

6.28 pm: Preparations for swearing-in begin at Rashtrapathi Bhavan - Times Now

6.25 pm: A Raja to get heavy industry; Azhagiri gets Health, Kanimomozhi allotted Women & Child Development - Times Now

6.20 pm: DMK agrees to Cong offer - Times Now

5.50 pm: Farooq Abdullah to be sworn in on Tuesday - Times Now

5.15 pm:  Portfolios likely to be announced on Tuesday - CNN IBN

4.55 pm: 

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4.18 pm: Portfolios likely to be given on Tuesday - CNN IBN

3.50 pm: Allies may be back next week: Kapil Sibal - CNN IBN

3.24 pm: Priority will be PM's 100-day programme: Kamal Nath - CNN IBN

3.08 pm: SM Krishna, Mamata, AK Antony in new cabinet - CNN IBN

2.53 pm: Congress has made its final offer to DMK, say sources - Times Now

2.53 pm: Congress hardens stand against DMK- Times Now

2.45 pm: Trinamool secures one cabinet, 5 MOS berths - Times Now

2.40 pm: H R Bhardwaj left out of today's swearing-in - NDTV

2.37 pm: Jairam Ramesh to take oath on Tuesday - CNN-IBN

2.30 pm: Farooq Abdullah to be sworn in on Tuesday - CNN IBN

2.26 pm: Azad not to visit Chennai tomorrow for talks - Times Now

2.14 pm 20 cabinet ministers to be sworn in today - CNN IBN

2.08 pm Shibu Soren not in cabinet - CNN IBN

1.40 pm All allies with allies to be resolved by Sunday: Congress Times Now

1.15 pm Arjun Singh dropped from cabinet  - CNN IBN

12.55 pm Farooq not in Cabinet

12.32 pm Farooq Abdullah not to attend swearing-in ceremony

11.57 am NC, too, not happy with Congress

11.23 am DMK MPs to attend swearing in of Manmohan Singh: Baalu

10.43 am Azad likely to meet Karunanidhi in Chennai tomorrow

10.10 am Sonia meets PM as Karunanidhi leaves for Chennai

9.30 am Will take decision after executive meeting

9.10 am  Karunanidhi to attend DMK party executive meeting in Chennai

8.50 am
The DMK is learnt to have demanded portfolios like shipping, surface transport, communications and environment.

8.20 am Karunanidhi leaves for Chennai

4.22 am Manmohan Singh to take oath as PM today

May 21, 2009

11.57 pm Mamata likely to be new railways minister; TC to get six MoS

11.30 pm White House admires Lok Sabha elections

10.50 pm Sonia, Manmohan discuss DMK issue

10.20 pm DMK-Congress berth sharing talks run into trouble

8.30 pm Unhappy DMK to support govt from outside

May 18, 2009

Kaun banega mantri?

6.35 pm Karunanidhi`s children Azhagiri and Kanimozhi to get cabinet berths - CNN IBN

5.23 pm Will support Cong unconditionally: Jaya Prada - CNN IBN

5.23 pm
Chidambaram likely to continue as Home Minister - CNN IBN

4.58 pm
Lalu upset; claims he is being insulted - CNN IBN

4.57 pm
Cong wants politician as FM - CNN IBN

4.50 pm Cong opposes Montek as FM  choice - CNN IBN

2.26 pm
New govt to be sworn in after May 21- CNN IBN

2.22 pm
Advani changes mind, to stay Opposition leader - CNN IBN

2.23 pm
President dissolves 14th Lok Sabha - CNN IBN

2.22 pm
Rahul Gandhi liley to refuse cabinet berth: Sources - CNN IBN

2.14 pm
Mamata to stay on in W Bengal, cabinet berths for other TC leaders - CNN IBN

1.13 pm
Advani changes mind after pressure: Sources - CNN IBN

12.59 pm
Kamal Nath, Sibal, Soni, Vayalar Ravi likely to be in new cabinet - CNN IBN

12.53 pm
President to invite Manmohan to form new govt tomorrow - CNN IBN

12.53 pm
DMK wants to speed up Sethusamudram Project - CNN IBN

12.50 pm
Manmohan Singh resigns as PMCNN IBN

12.40 pm
NDA meet postponed - CNN IBN

12.40 pm
PM to submit to cabinet resignation to President Patil - Times Now

12.02 pm Trading halted at Sensex for the day 
Times Now

11.52 am
DMK executive meet ends in Chennai - Times Now

11.51 am
Yet to decide on cabinet portfolios: Karunanidhi - Times Now

11.45 am
Ready to back Cong at the centre: Kumaraswamy - Times Now


11.44 am
DMK executive meet begins in Chennai - Times Now


11.40 am
Lalu pledges 'unconditional' support to UPA - Times Now


11.33 am
Cabinet meeting over, resolution to dissolve 14th Lok Sabha passed - Times Now

11.33 am
Cabinet meeting over, resolution of appreciation of PM passed - Times Now


11.17 am
CPM politburo meeting in New Delhi - CNN IBN

11.15 am
NDA to meet today at Advani's house - CNN IBN

11.15 am
Joshi eyes Advani's job - CNN IBN

10.52 am
Sensex opens 1305 points up - CNN IBN


10.52 am
Nifty breaches 2nd circuit liimit, opens 531 points up - CNN IBN


10.52 am
Trading halted till 11.55 am - CNN IBN


10.06 am
Markets to reopen at 10.55 am - CNN IBN

10.05 am Nifty opens 500 points up - CNN IBN

10.05 am
Trading halted as markets hits upper circuit - CNN IBN

10.00 am
  Sensex opens 1300 points up - CNN IBN 

09.10 am
Biman Bose: Reports of Bengal CM offering to quit untrue - CNN IBN

08.40 am
Murli eyes Advani job - CNN IBN 

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May 17, 2009 - UPA in government mode

00:10 pm:
MM Joshi says Advani must quit active politics  - CNN IBN

11.40 pm: NDA`s Ajith Singh likely to join UPA   - CNN IBN

10.35 pm: Rahul is not keen on Lalu in cabinet  - CNN IBN

9.45 pm: Pranab says no seat adjustment with Lalu  - CNN IBN

8.30 pm: UPA reaches half way mark of 273 seats -Times Now

7.09 pm:
Buddha to skip core comm meeting -Times Now

7.08 pm:
We are not bargaining with Cong: Mamata -Times Now

7.06 pm:
Lalu to attend cabinet meet on Monday -Times Now

7.04 pm:
No demand for portfolios: NCP -Times Now

7.02 pm:
SP approaches Cong for reconciliation -Times Now

6.49 pm:
Cong must work hard: Sonia -CNN IBN

6.41 pm:
Congress thanks clear mandate -CNN IBN

6.39 pm:
PM applauds Sonia -CNN IBN

6.11 pm:
Deshmukh targets NCP -CNN IBN

5.58 pm:
New govt to be sworn in after May 31-CNN IBN

5.34 pm:
It was a mistake to fight alone in Bihar: Lalu -CNN IBN

5.28 pm:
Lalu likely to meet Sonia in Delhi -CNN IBN

5.25 pm: CWC meeting over -CNN IBN

5.22 pm:
Varun Gandhi damaged us: Murli Manohar Joshi -CNN IBN

5.19 pm:
Montek is PM's choice as finance minister: Reports -CNN IBN

5.16 pm:
Sonia calls Lalu, Paswan and Pawar for meeting -CNN IBN

5.12 pm:
AK Antony likely to remain defence minister -CNN IBN

5.10 pm:
Kamalnath likely to be external affairs minister -CNN IBN

4:55 pm:
Pranab Mukherjee likely to be finance minister -CNN IBN

4:46 pm:
CWC meet likely to discuss portfolio allocation - CNN IBN

4:25 pm:
Congress Working Committee meeting begins in AICC headquarters - Times Now

4:12 pm:
Sonia speaks to Lalu, Pawar and Paswan-CNN IBN

4:05 pm:
UPA allies likely to meet today-CNN IBN

3:53 pm:
We have failed to form a Third front: Biman Bose-Times Now

3:46 pm:
Replacing LK Advani a painful thought: Sushma Swaraj-Times Now

3:27 pm:
SP keen on joining Manmohan govt-Times Now

3:22 pm:
BJP holding meeing on Monday-Times Now

3:12 pm:
Analysing reason for defeat: Murli Manohar Joshi-Times Now

2:50 pm:
Congress not keen on SP support-Times Now

2:32 pm:
SP leaders to meet PM in the evening-Times Now

2:27 pm:
RJD chief Lalu to meet Sonia in Delhi-CNN IBN

2:14 pm: Rahul Gandhi likely to be Rural Devolopment Minister-CNN IBN

2:04 pm: 'Motek PM's choice of Finance Minister'-CNN IBN

1:52 pm: PM hands over his resignation to President-Times Now

1:40 pm:
Meeting was attended by Sonia, Pranab, Chidambaram, Ahmed Patel and AK antony-Times Now

1:30 pm:
Congress core meeting ends-Times Now

1:02 pm: Azam Khan resigns as Gen Secy of Samajwadi Party-Times Now

12:47 pm:
'Buddhadeb was against rigid anti-cong stands'-Times Now

12:32 pm:
Rahul Gandhi at war room meet-Times Now

12:17 pm:
Rahul Gandhi should be in cabinet: Mani S Aiyar-CNN IBN

12:00 pm:
JDU blames BJP for defeat-CNN IBN

11:45 am:
NDA convenor Sharad Yadav blames Narendra Modi for poll debacle-Times Now

11:36 am: Left parties meet in Delhi to analyse electoral debacle
-Times Now

11:30 am:
Lalu to attend cabinet meet on Monday-Times Now

11:15 am:
Congress seeks time to meet President-Times Now

11:00 am:
Not looking for cabinet berth: Sachin Pilot-Times Now

10:45 am:
Manmohan Singh to meet Sonia Gandhi and Chidambaram-Times Now

10:30 am: Meeting scheduled for 12.30pm today
-Times Now

10:15 am:
Congress core committee  to meet at PM Manmohan's residence-Times Now

10:00 am:
'Congress prefers independents to SP'-NDTV

09:45 am:
Congress will go with pre-poll allies: Rajiv Shukla-NDTV

09:30 am:
Varun Gandhi and Maneka Gandhi meet LK Advani at his residence-Times Now

09:20 am:
Third front meeting scheduled for May 18 postponed-Times Now

09:10 am: Kapil Sibal likely to be Commerce Minister
-CNN IBN

09:00 am: Chidambaram likely to remain Home Minister
-CNN IBN

08:50 am:
Congress working committee to meet today -CNN IBN

08:40 am:
We don't need Lalu and Mulayam: Kamal Nath-Times Now

08:35 am:
Sharad Pawar, YSR expected to meet Sonia today-Times Now

08:25 am:
DMK could ask for Health or Railways ministry for Azhagiri-Times Now

08:18 am:
DMK asks for Surface Transport, IT portfolios among others-Times Now

08:12 am:
Third front meeting is scheduled to take place on Monday-Times Now

08:05 am:
WB Chief Minister Buddhadeb not to attend CPI(M) politburo meet-Times Now

07:55 am:
Sonia Gandhi invites Lalu to attend special cabinet meet in New Delhi-Times Now

07:45 am:
Sonia reaches out to Lalu Prasad- Times Now

5.15 am: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-30 - CNN IBN

05.05 am: Karunanidhi to go to Delhi on Monday to meet Sonia - Times Now

04.05 am: Cong says it doesn`t need Lalu and Mulayam - CNN IBN

1.45 am: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-30 - CNN IBN

00.20 am: BJP says it will bounce back - CNN IBN
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May 16, 2009 - Lok Sabha election results 2009

11.40 pm: Jaya says DMK`s victory is not democratic - CNN IBN

11.10 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-261; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-29 - CNN IBN

10.20 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-159; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 28, Others-29 - CNN IBN

9.55 pm:  DMK wants three cabinet seats - Times Now

9.35 pm:  PM says he wants Rahul in the cabinet - Times Now

8.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-159; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-29 - CNN IBN

9.35 pm: Cabinet to meet at 10 am on Monday - CNN IBN

8.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 28, Others-31 - CNN IBN

8.15 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256; NDA-162; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN

8.10 pm: Congress wins 22 seats in UP - Times Now

7.50 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-257; NDA-160; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 28, Others-31 - CNN IBN

7.45 pm: Congress wins 22 seats in UP - Times Now

7.15 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-65; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN


7.01 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-162; Third Front-64; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN

7.01 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-163; Third Front-64; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.47 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-163; Third Front-65; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.42 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.39 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.35 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-30 -CNN IBN

6.32 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-161; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-30 -CNN IBN

5.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258 ; NDA-162; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 24, Others-31 -CNN IBN

5:40 pm:
Congress likely to accomodate RJD chief Lalu-Times Now

5:30 pm: Home Minister Chidambaram wins from Sivaganga, TN-Times Now

5:20 pm:
'Left, SP not to be part of Govt'-Times Now

5:10 pm: Congress to retain Defence, Home, External Affairs and Finance ministries-CNN IBN

5.00 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258 ; NDA-162; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 24, Others-32 -CNN IBN

4:44 pm:
SP regrets no Cong tie-up-CNN IBN

4:40 pm:
I congratulate Manmohan and Sonia: Amar Singh-CNN IBN

4:35 pm:
Karunanidhi seeks cabinet seats for Kanimozhi, Azhagiri and Maran-CNN IBN

4:13 pm: Advani wins Gandhinagar by over 100,000 votes-CNN IBN

4.06 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260 ; NDA-161; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 23, Others-33 - CNN IBN

4:00 pm: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav loses in Pataliputra-CNN IBN

3:55 pm: Hamdullah Sayeed of Congress wins Lakshadweep
-CNN IBN

3:50 pm:
Mayiladuthurai, TN: Mani S Aiyar loses-CNN IBN

3.30 pm: Leads/results:
543/543;  UPA-259 ; NDA-159; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 24, Others-34 -CNN IBN

3:00 pm: Jayaprada wins from Rampur seat, UP-Times Now

2.55 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256 ; NDA-157; Third Front-70; Fourth front: 25, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:45 pm:
We'll analyse cause of defeat: Vasundhra Raje-NDTV

2:35 pm:
Cabinet to meet on May 18-CNN IBN

2:29 pm:
We did not project Modi as next PM: BJP-CNN IBN

2:25 pm:
Delhi led India to vote for good governance: Sheila Dikshit-CNN IBN

2.25 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256 ; NDA-160; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 24, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:19 pm:
Congress not keen on big allies-Times Now

2.05 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-254 ; NDA-159; Third Front-70; Fourth front: 25, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:00 pm: Congress general secretaries meeting at 4pm -
Times Now

1:58 pm:
Will work much harded for Orissa: Patnaik-Times Now

1:56 pm: Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps Orissa assembly-Times Now

1:53 pm: Ram Vilas Paswan loses in Hajipur-Times Now

1:50 pm: Chiranjeevi wins from Tirupati-Times Now

1:46 pm: Margaret Alva loses-Times Now

1:44 pm: JD(S) HD Kumaraswamy wins Bangalore rural seat
-Times Now

1:37 pm: H D Deve Gowda retains Hassan seat
-Times Now

1:34 pm: Kamal Nath wins from Chhindwara, UP-Times Now

1.31 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-254 ; NDA-156; Third Front-71; Fourth front: 26, Others-36-CNN IBN

1:29 pm:
Prime MInister to meet Sonia Gandhi-NDTV

1:27 pm:
Maneka Gandhi trails by 10,000 votes-NDTV

1:25 pm: BJP respects people's mandate: Jaitley-NDTV

1:20 pm: Vidisha, MP: Sushma Swaraj wins-CNN IBN

1.17 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-252 ; NDA-156; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 28, Others-35 -CNN IBN

1:15 pm: Congress sweeps Delhi-CNN IBN

1.10 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-251 ; NDA-156; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 28, Others-36 -CNN IBN

1:00 pm: DMK's Azhagiri wins by 1.41 lakh votes-Makkal TV

12.58 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-253 ; NDA-156; Third Front-74; Fourth front: 26, Others-34 -CNN IBN

12:55 pm:
Sonia Gandhi congratulates Manmohan Singh-CNN IBN

12:50 pm:
Congress to retain key ministries-CNN IBN

12:40 pm:
Third Front should sit in opposition: Bardhan-NDTV

12:32 pm:
People have voted for a stable govt: Sharad Pawar-Times Now

12:30 pm: Manmohan Singh is the undisputed PM: Sharad Pawar-Times Now

12:22 pm: Party was divided on Modi as PM: BJP - CNN IBN

12: 20:
Sivaganga, TN: P Chidambaram leading -CNN IBN

12.18 am:
Leads/results: 541/543;  UPA-250 ; NDA-157; Third Front-77; Fourth front: 27, Others-30-CNN IBN

12:10:
Most spectacular results since 1977-CNN IBN

12:05:
UPA doesn't need Left support-CNN IBN

12:00: UPA and Fourth Front together cross 272 -CNN IBN

11:53: Shashi Tharoor wins from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - Times Now

11:45 am:
Paswan trails by 7000 votes in Hajjipur, Bihar-CNN IBN

11.38 am:
Leads/results: 540/543;  UPA-241 ; NDA-159; Third Front-79; Fourth front: 31, Others-29 -NDTV

11:35 am:
UPA sweeps Kerala, Rajasthan and West Bengal-NDTV

11:30 am:
NDA meet this evening to discuss election results-NDTV

11:25 am:
Mumbai North central: Priya Dutt leading-NDTV

11:22 am: BJP concedes defeat
-CNN IBN

11.20 am: Leads/results: 525/543;  UPA-228 ; NDA-160; Third Front-75; Fourth front: 32, Others-30  -CNN IBN

11:18 am:
TN leads/results: 39/39, DMK: 16, AIADMK: 12, Cong: 4, Others: 7-CNN IBN

11.10 am:
Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram trailing-CNN IBN

11.05 am:
Leads/results: 516/543;  UPA-227 ; NDA-157; Third Front-71; Fourth front: 29, Others-32 -CNN IBN

11.03 am:
DMK ahead in TN- Times Now

11.00 am:
Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps Orissa assembly- NDTV

10.58 am:
Congress-led UDF wins 16 of 20 seats in Kerala- CNN IBN

10.57 am:
Samajwadi Party emerging single largest party in UP- CNN IBN

10.55 am:
UP Leads/results: 74/80;  BSP-16 ; SP-24; BJP-11; Congress: 20, Others-1 - CNN IBN

10.54 am: Left to get a low of 25 - CNN IBN

10.52 am:
Leads/results: 507/543;  UPA-223 ; NDA-154; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 -CNN IBN

10.50 am:
Trends suggest clean sweep for Congress in Delhi-CNN IBN

10.48 am:
Leads/results: 502/543;  UPA-224 ; NDA-154; Third Front-69; Fourth front: 25, Others-30 -CNN IBN

10.42 am: Congress makes big gain in UP
-CNN IBN

10.40 am:
Kurukshetra, UP: Navin Jindal leading-CNN IBN

10.38 am
: Leads/results: 498/543;  UPA-223 ; NDA-153; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 25, Others-29 -CNN IBN

10.36 am:
Congress-led UDF leading in Kerala-Times Now

10.34 am:
UPA leading in Punjab, Maharashtra, AP & Delhi-Times Now

10.31 am:
Leads/results: 490/543;  UPA-222 ; NDA-149; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 25, Others-27 -CNN IBN


10.29 am:
Madha, Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar leading-Times Now

10.26 am: Andhra heading for hung assembly-Times Now

10.25 am:
Leads/results: 485/543;  UPA-222 ; NDA-147; Third Front-63; Fourth front: 26, Others-27 -Times Now

10.23 am: Kannur, Kerala: Sudhakaran wins-Times Now

10.20 am:
AP Assemby leads/results: Chiranjeevi leading in Tirupathi-Times Now

10.19 am:
Varnasi, UP: Murli Manohar Joshi leading-Times Now

10.17 am:
Leads/results: 472/543;  UPA-214 ; NDA-145; Third Front-61; Fourth front: 24, Others-28 -CNN IBN


10.15 am:
Rae Bareli, UP: Sonia Gandi leading-Times Now

10.14 am:
CPM trailing in Kerala-Times Now

10.13 am:
Dumaka, Jharkhand: Shibu Soren trails-Times Now

10.10 am:
South Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee leads -CNN IBN

10.08 am: Leads/results: 458/543;  UPA-215 ; NDA-135; Third Front-56; Fourth front: 24, Others-28 -CNN IBN

10.06 am:
Amritsar, Punjab: Sidhu leads-CNN IBN

10.04 am:
Leads/results: 453/543;  UPA-210 ; NDA-135; Third Front-56; Others-24 -CNN IBN

10.02 am:
Bangalore South, Karnataka: Captain Gopinath trails-CNN IBN

09.59 am:
Leads/results: 428/543;  UPA-199 ; NDA-127; Third Front-54; Others-27 -CNN IBN

09.54 am:
Amritsar, Punjab: Sidhu trials-CNN IBN

09.52 am: Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat: Advani leading-CNN IBN

09.50 am:
Gurdaspur, Punjab: Vinod Khanna leading- CNN IBN

09.47 am:
Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram trails- CNN IBN

09.46 am:
Leads/results: 380/543;  UPA-174 ; NDA-114; Third Front-51; Others-24 - CNN IBN

09.45 am:
Chhindwara, UP: Kamal Nath leading-CNN IBN

09.43 am:
Mayiladuthurai, TN: Mani S Aiyar trailing-CNN IBN

09.42 am: Central Chennai, TN: Dayanidhi Maran leading-CNN IBN

09.40 am: Leads/results: 354/543;  UPA-164 ; NDA-109; Third Front-46; Others-16-CNN IBN

09.39 am: Maharashtra leads/results: 32/48; Congress-11, NCP-8, BJP-8, SS-5-CNN IBN

09.38 am: Left heading for worst ever performance in West Bengal-CNN IBN

09.36 am: Congress surges ahead of Left in Kerala-CNN IBN

09.35 am: AP assembly lead/results: 18/294; Cong- 9, TDP-5, PRP-4, TRS-0-CNN IBN

09.34 am: UPA projected to win 210 seats-CNN IBN

09.32 am: Shocker for Maya in UP-CNN IBN

09.30 am: Leads/results: 320/543;  UPA-146 ; NDA-101; Third Front-43; Others-16 -CNN IBN

09.29 am: Rampur, UP: Jayaprada trailing-Times Now

09.28 am: Khammam, AP: Renuka Choudhary trails-Times Now

09.26 am: Goa: BJP leading-CNN IBN

09.25 am: Maharashtra: UPA ahead of NDA-CNN IBN

09.24 am: Leads/results: 289/543;  UPA-136 ; NDA-93; Third Front-35; Others-12 -CNN IBN

09.22 am: Jangipur, Bengal: Pranab Mukherjee leads- CNN IBN

09.21 am: Mumbai north: Priya Dutt leads-CNN IBN

09.19 am: Pilibhit, UP: Varun Gandhi leads-CNN IBN

09.18 am: Leads: 261/543;  UPA-120 ; NDA-88; Third Front-33; Others-10 - CNN IBN

09.17 am: UP: BJP leading; BSP ahead only in one seat-CNN IBN

09.16 am: TN: Tight race between DMK and AIADMK-CNN IBN

09.15 am: Saran, Bihar: Rajiv Pratab Rudy ahead of Lalu-CNN IBN

09.14 am: Leads: 221/543;  UPA-94 ; NDA-79; Third Front-31; Others-6-CNN IBN

09.08 am: Saran, Bihar: Lalu trailing-CNN IBN

09.06 am: Madurai, TN: Azhagiri leading-CNN IBN

09.05 am: Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala: Shashi Tharoor leading-CNN IBN

09.05 am: Chhindwara, UP: Kamal Nath trailing-CNN IBN

09.04 am: Leads: 157/543;  UPA-64 ; NDA-54; Third Front-28; Others-5 - CNN IBN

09.03 am: Amethi, UP: Rahul Leading - CNN IBN

09.02 am: Patliputra, Bihar: Lalu Leading - CNN IBN

09.01 am: Leads: 138/543;  UPA-55 ; NDA-47; Third Front-29; Others-2 - CNN IBN

08.58 am: Jaswant leading in Darjeeling-CNN IBN

08.57 am: Leads: 129/543;  UPA-49 ; NDA-44; Third Front-27; Others-2 -CNN IBN

08.56 am: AP assembly: TDP leading-CNN IBN

08.55 am: Azhagiri leading by 4,000 votes in Madurai

08.53 am: Ajmer, Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot leads-Times Now

08.52 am: Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram leads-Times Now

08.50 am: Maharashtra: Milind Deora leading in Mumbai South-Times Now

08.48 am: UPA ahead so far; Fourth front draws a blank-CNN IBN

08.47 am: TN leads: Cong- 2, AIADMK - 2, DMK- 1-CNN IBN

08.45 am: UP: BJP ahead in early trends-CNN IBN

08.44 am: Himachal: BJP ahead-CNN IBN

08.42 am: MP: Jyotiraditya Scindia leading in Guna-CNN IBN

08.40 am: BJP leading in Karnataka -CNN IBN

08.39 am: Congress leading in Telangana -CNN IBN

08.38 am: Karnataka: Margaret Alva, Janardhan Pujari of Congress trailing -CNN IBN

08.34 am: Left trailing in early trends in Kerala-CNN IBN

08.32 am: Gujarat: Congress leading in Mehsana-CNN IBN

08.30 am: CPM leading in Kasargode, Kerala-Times Now

08.27 am: Kerala: Muralidharan trails -CNN IBN

08.26 am: Congress leading in three seats in Kerala -CNN IBN

08.25 am: Darjeeling BJP leads-NDTV

08.23 am: HD Kumaraswamy leading in Karnataka-NDTV

08.22 am: TDP leading in Vizag, Andhra- CNN IBN

08.20 am: Early national trends show lead for BJP - Times Now

08.16 am: Andhra assembly results: TDP leading in one seat seat - CNN IBN

08.05 am: President to meet former Attorney General Ashok Desai at 5.00pm today; Ashok Desai was Attorney General of India from 1996 to 1998  - Times Now

08.00 am:
Counting begins for 543 constituencies - Times Now

07.43 am: Each counting centre has one counting hall for every segment of the constituency, one data centre and one media centre

07.40 am: Tabulated data to be verified by observers

07.38 am:
Proceedings in the counting hall shall be video-graphed

07.35 am:
Random checking of EVMs by recounting of two counted machines after every round by micro-observers

07.32 am: A micro-observer at every table

07.30 am: Secure arrangements for counting agents of candidates to witness the counting procedure

07.28 am:
Counting staff deployed: approximately 60,000

07.25 am: Total counting halls: 4,260

07.20 am: Total counting centres: 1,080

07.15 am: 'TDP with 3rd front' - Times Now

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May 15, 2009

11.00 pm:
BJP woos TDP - NDTV

9.30 pm: DMK set to sweep TN - CNN IBN

8.37 pm: Cong appoints A KAntony to wean away PMK from AIADMK - Times Now

8.07 pm: Uma Bharti meets L K Advani - Times Now

7.27 pm: Jayalalithaa yet to respond to BJP's overtures: Sources - Times Now

7.24 pm: Vijayshanthi to talk to Jayalalithaa - Times Now

7.23 pm: Patnaik assures Cong of 'passive' support - Times Now

7.20 pm: BJD going its own way: Pyari Mohan - Times Now

7.19 pm:
 Patnaik to abstain from confidence vote: Sources - Times Now

7.19 pm: Patnaik's mentor says no to BJP - Times Now

7.17 pm: Naveen Patnaik strikes bargain for power in Orissa
 - Times Now

7.15 pm:
Sangma speaking to JD (U) on Pawar's behalf - Times Now

7.13 pm:
Pawar could spearhead alternative formation - Times Now

6.48 pm:
NDA strategy meet ends - Times Now

6.35pm:
Mayawati will attend post poll strategy meet on May 18th: Karat - Times Now

5.16 pm:
Venkaiah Naidu in talks with Allu Arvind of Praja Rajyam - Times Now

5.00 pm:
NDA in talks with Praja Rajyam - Times Now

4.50 pm:
RLD leader Ajit Singh meets LK Advani - Times Now

4.30 pm:
We are all set to form the next govt: Kapil Sibal CNN IBN

4.15 pm:
Ready to give special status to Bihar: Digvijay - CNN IBN

3.50 pm:
TRS to back BJP - CNN IBN

3.30 pm:
Special status for Bihar is a drama: Paswan - CNN IBN

3.06 pm: Keeping doors open for Congress: PRP - Times Now

3.05 pm:
We will form a non-BJP, non-Cong govt: Sangma - Times Now

2.59 pm:
Nitish is with the NDA: BJP - Times Now

2.56 pm: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resign on May 17
- Times Now

2.45 pm:
If Cong gets over 200 seats, Left will abstain: CPI-M sources - Times Now

1.50 pm:
No talks with BJP: BSP - Times Now

1.30 pm:
Nitish assures support to govt which gives special status to Bihar - Times Now

1.15 pm:
No PM ambitions: Nitish - CNN IBN

12.45 pm:
Modi sets up secret meeting with Jayalalithaa - Times Now
 
12.15 pm:
No meeting between Mayawati and LK Advani - Times Now

11. 50 am: NDA will form govt: Rajnath Singh - CNN IBN

11.40 am:
Rajnath Singh, Pranab are like my elder brothers: Amar Singh - CNN IBN

11.15 am:
All our allies are happy: Cong - CNN IBN

10.50 am: Pranab to meet Left leaders - CNN IBN



10.30 am: Keeping BJP out of power doesn't mean supporting Congress: Left  - CNN IBN

9.45 am:
AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa to arrive in Delhi on May 18 - Times Now

9:20 am: Karat, Bardhan call Jayalalithaa - Times Now

9.00 am
RSS leader Suresh Soni meets L K Advani - Times Now

8.40 am
BJP ready for talks with new allies - CNN IBN

8.20 am:
Congress assured of NCP support - CNN IBN



8.00 am:
Congress for secular CMP - CNN IBN


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May 14, 2009

11.15 pm:
Rajnath Singh says BJP is open to new allies  - CNN IBN

8.15 pm: Lalu and Paswan are still with UPA: Digvijay Singh   - CNN IBN

7.45 pm: Karat says Left is on to non-Cong PM option   - Times Now

7.00 pm: AIADMK is not a communal party: Digvijay Singh  - Times Now

6.15 pm: Cong gen sec Digvijay Singh calls up SP leader Amar Singh - Times Now



4.15 pm: Congress: 'Will  form government with allies' - CNN IBN

4:00 pm:
Congress indicates it can dump DMK to get post poll alliance with AIADMK - CNN -IBN

3:25 pm:
Sonia Gandhi speaks to Sharad Pawar - NDTV

3:15 pm:
BJP: Exit polls have often gone wrong - Times Now

3:00 pm:
Rajnath Singh visits RSS HQ after Delhi core group meeting - CNN IBN

2:40 pm:
Sharad pawar making moves for PM's post, - CNN IBN

2:20 pm: Yechury condemns US official meeting with Advani  -Times Now

1:56 pm: Mulayam meets Paswan - Times Now



1:37 pm: Modi in Delhi for post poll talks - Times Now

12:22 pm:
Revoke NSA on Varun: SC to UP govt - CNN IBN

10.45 am: Karat slams exit polls- CNN IBN

10.30 am: Left not to support Congress-led government - CNN IBN

10.20 am: We are with UPA, says LJP - CNN.IBN


10. 15 am: Narendra Modi in Delhi for BJP core group meeting - CNN IBN

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May 13, 2009

8.20 pm: NDA to sweep Bihar - CNN.IBN

8.19 pm:
 
Tamil Eelam, rural discontent will work in our favour: AIADMK - Times Now

8.18 pm:
 
We will better projections for DMK in TN: Dayanidhi Maran - Times Now


8.13 pm: 14% want LK Advani as next PM - CNN.IBN

8.12 pm:
 
BJP leads in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

8.11 pm:
 
MNS dents BJP-Sena in Mumbai-Thane - CNN.IBN

8.10 pm:
 
BJP-Sena projected to get 32% seats in M'rashtra - CNN.IBN

8.09 pm:
 
14% want Sharad Pawar as PM - CNN.IBN

8.08 pm:
 
BJP projected to win 47% seats in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN

8.07 pm:
 
12% want Manmohan back as PM - CNN.IBN

8.06 pm:
 
60% satisfied with Cong-NCP govt in M'rashtra - CNN.IBN


8.03 pm: Overall tally suggests no party to get clear majority - Times Now

8.00 pm:
 AIADMK alliance gains considerably in TN - Times Now

7.59 pm:
 
DMK likely to lose 9 seats in TN - Times Now

7.58 pm:
 
Major losses for SP in UP - Times Now

7.57 pm: 
Close race in UP - Times Now

7.52 pm:
 
AIADMK pips DMK in TN - Times Now

7.50 pm:
 
Cong maintains lead of 19% over BJP-INLD in Haryana - CNN.IBN

7.47 pm:
Clear advantage for Cong in Haryana - CNN.IBN


7.40 pm: Clear lead for BJP in MP - CNN.IBN

7.40 pm:
SP gaining 3% votes since 2004 in MP - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
32% want Yeddyurappa to remain K'taka CM - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
CPM to suffer major losses in Kerala - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
BJP ahead of Cong in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

7.25 pm:
UDF likely to get 46% votes in Kerala - CNN.IBN

7.23 pm:
BJP keeps upper hand in K'taka - CNN.IBN

7.22 pm:
Anti-incumbency votes likely to favour NDA alliance - Times Now

7.21 pm:
Close race in Rajasthan - Times Now

7.11 pm:
62% voter turnout overall, says EC - Times Now

7.08 pm:
Lead for BJP in K'taka - Times Now

7.08 pm:
If Pawar has more seats, can support him as PM: Manohar Joshi - Times Now


7.04 pm: Tight race in Orissa - Times Now

7.04 pm:
Slender lead for NDA - Times Now

7.03 pm:
38% want YSR as AP CM - CNN.IBN

7.03 pm:
BJP ahead of Cong in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

7.02 pm:
High level of satisfaction with YSR govt in AP - CNN.IBN

7.01 pm:
Cong not likely to lose votes since 2004 in AP - CNN.IBN

7.01 pm:
Congress slightly ahead in Assam - CNN.IBN

7.00 pm:
Advantage Congress in AP - CNN.IBN

6.47 pm:
BSP likely to get 7% votes in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.46 pm:
BSP likely to get 7% votes in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.45 pm:
Cong-led UDF to get more seats in Kerala - CNN.IBN

6.43 pm:
Cong leads in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.43 pm:
BJP likely to lose major vote share from 2004 - CNN.IBN

6.37 pm:
Modi set to win in Gujarat - CNN.IBN

6.30 pm:
Advantage BJP in Gujarat - CNN.IBN

Post-polls, Delhi politicos chill!

6.27 pm: BJP projected to win in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN

6.25 pm:
Cong likely to get 38% more votes in Assam - CNN.IBN

6.25 pm:
UDF leads in Kerala - CNN.IBN

6.18 pm: BJP projected to get more seats than UPA in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN


May 13, 2009







6.59 pm: Kamal Nath sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.56 pm:
S Jaipal Reddy sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.53 pm: M Veerappa Moily sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.51 pm: Sushil Kumar Shinde sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.49 pm: Ghulam Nabi Azad sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.47 pm: S M Krishna sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.45 pm: Mamata Banerjee sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.43 pm: P Chidambaram sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.42 pm: A K Antony sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.41 pm: Sharad Pawar sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.38 pm: Pranab Mukherjee sworn in as Cabinet Minister - Times Now

6.36 pm: Manmohan takes oath as PM for 2nd consecutive term - Times Now

6.35 pm: Manmohan sworn in - Times Now

6.34 pm: Swearing-in ceremony begins - Times Now

6.33 pm: Pranab, Antony, Kamal Nath to be sworn in - Times Now

6.32 pm: Maran to get IT & Telecom; Chemicals & fertilizers for Baalu - Times Now

6.30 pm: 19 ministers to be sworn in with PM today - Times Now

6.28 pm: Preparations for swearing-in begin at Rashtrapathi Bhavan - Times Now

6.25 pm: A Raja to get heavy industry; Azhagiri gets Health, Kanimomozhi allotted Women & Child Development - Times Now

6.20 pm: DMK agrees to Cong offer - Times Now

5.50 pm: Farooq Abdullah to be sworn in on Tuesday - Times Now

5.15 pm:  Portfolios likely to be announced on Tuesday - CNN IBN

4.55 pm: 

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Cong says no issue with Baalu and Raja - CNN IBN

4.18 pm: Portfolios likely to be given on Tuesday - CNN IBN

3.50 pm: Allies may be back next week: Kapil Sibal - CNN IBN

3.24 pm: Priority will be PM's 100-day programme: Kamal Nath - CNN IBN

3.08 pm: SM Krishna, Mamata, AK Antony in new cabinet - CNN IBN

2.53 pm: Congress has made its final offer to DMK, say sources - Times Now

2.53 pm: Congress hardens stand against DMK- Times Now

2.45 pm: Trinamool secures one cabinet, 5 MOS berths - Times Now

2.40 pm: H R Bhardwaj left out of today's swearing-in - NDTV

2.37 pm: Jairam Ramesh to take oath on Tuesday - CNN-IBN

2.30 pm: Farooq Abdullah to be sworn in on Tuesday - CNN IBN

2.26 pm: Azad not to visit Chennai tomorrow for talks - Times Now

2.14 pm 20 cabinet ministers to be sworn in today - CNN IBN

2.08 pm Shibu Soren not in cabinet - CNN IBN

1.40 pm All allies with allies to be resolved by Sunday: Congress Times Now

1.15 pm Arjun Singh dropped from cabinet  - CNN IBN

12.55 pm Farooq not in Cabinet

12.32 pm Farooq Abdullah not to attend swearing-in ceremony

11.57 am NC, too, not happy with Congress

11.23 am DMK MPs to attend swearing in of Manmohan Singh: Baalu

10.43 am Azad likely to meet Karunanidhi in Chennai tomorrow

10.10 am Sonia meets PM as Karunanidhi leaves for Chennai

9.30 am Will take decision after executive meeting

9.10 am  Karunanidhi to attend DMK party executive meeting in Chennai

8.50 am
The DMK is learnt to have demanded portfolios like shipping, surface transport, communications and environment.

8.20 am Karunanidhi leaves for Chennai

4.22 am Manmohan Singh to take oath as PM today

May 21, 2009

11.57 pm Mamata likely to be new railways minister; TC to get six MoS

11.30 pm White House admires Lok Sabha elections

10.50 pm Sonia, Manmohan discuss DMK issue

10.20 pm DMK-Congress berth sharing talks run into trouble

8.30 pm Unhappy DMK to support govt from outside

May 18, 2009

Kaun banega mantri?

6.35 pm Karunanidhi`s children Azhagiri and Kanimozhi to get cabinet berths - CNN IBN

5.23 pm Will support Cong unconditionally: Jaya Prada - CNN IBN

5.23 pm
Chidambaram likely to continue as Home Minister - CNN IBN

4.58 pm
Lalu upset; claims he is being insulted - CNN IBN

4.57 pm
Cong wants politician as FM - CNN IBN

4.50 pm Cong opposes Montek as FM  choice - CNN IBN

2.26 pm
New govt to be sworn in after May 21- CNN IBN

2.22 pm
Advani changes mind, to stay Opposition leader - CNN IBN

2.23 pm
President dissolves 14th Lok Sabha - CNN IBN

2.22 pm
Rahul Gandhi liley to refuse cabinet berth: Sources - CNN IBN

2.14 pm
Mamata to stay on in W Bengal, cabinet berths for other TC leaders - CNN IBN

1.13 pm
Advani changes mind after pressure: Sources - CNN IBN

12.59 pm
Kamal Nath, Sibal, Soni, Vayalar Ravi likely to be in new cabinet - CNN IBN

12.53 pm
President to invite Manmohan to form new govt tomorrow - CNN IBN

12.53 pm
DMK wants to speed up Sethusamudram Project - CNN IBN

12.50 pm
Manmohan Singh resigns as PMCNN IBN

12.40 pm
NDA meet postponed - CNN IBN

12.40 pm
PM to submit to cabinet resignation to President Patil - Times Now

12.02 pm Trading halted at Sensex for the day 
Times Now

11.52 am
DMK executive meet ends in Chennai - Times Now

11.51 am
Yet to decide on cabinet portfolios: Karunanidhi - Times Now

11.45 am
Ready to back Cong at the centre: Kumaraswamy - Times Now


11.44 am
DMK executive meet begins in Chennai - Times Now


11.40 am
Lalu pledges 'unconditional' support to UPA - Times Now


11.33 am
Cabinet meeting over, resolution to dissolve 14th Lok Sabha passed - Times Now

11.33 am
Cabinet meeting over, resolution of appreciation of PM passed - Times Now


11.17 am
CPM politburo meeting in New Delhi - CNN IBN

11.15 am
NDA to meet today at Advani's house - CNN IBN

11.15 am
Joshi eyes Advani's job - CNN IBN

10.52 am
Sensex opens 1305 points up - CNN IBN


10.52 am
Nifty breaches 2nd circuit liimit, opens 531 points up - CNN IBN


10.52 am
Trading halted till 11.55 am - CNN IBN


10.06 am
Markets to reopen at 10.55 am - CNN IBN

10.05 am Nifty opens 500 points up - CNN IBN

10.05 am
Trading halted as markets hits upper circuit - CNN IBN

10.00 am
  Sensex opens 1300 points up - CNN IBN 

09.10 am
Biman Bose: Reports of Bengal CM offering to quit untrue - CNN IBN

08.40 am
Murli eyes Advani job - CNN IBN 

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May 17, 2009 - UPA in government mode

00:10 pm:
MM Joshi says Advani must quit active politics  - CNN IBN

11.40 pm: NDA`s Ajith Singh likely to join UPA   - CNN IBN

10.35 pm: Rahul is not keen on Lalu in cabinet  - CNN IBN

9.45 pm: Pranab says no seat adjustment with Lalu  - CNN IBN

8.30 pm: UPA reaches half way mark of 273 seats -Times Now

7.09 pm:
Buddha to skip core comm meeting -Times Now

7.08 pm:
We are not bargaining with Cong: Mamata -Times Now

7.06 pm:
Lalu to attend cabinet meet on Monday -Times Now

7.04 pm:
No demand for portfolios: NCP -Times Now

7.02 pm:
SP approaches Cong for reconciliation -Times Now

6.49 pm:
Cong must work hard: Sonia -CNN IBN

6.41 pm:
Congress thanks clear mandate -CNN IBN

6.39 pm:
PM applauds Sonia -CNN IBN

6.11 pm:
Deshmukh targets NCP -CNN IBN

5.58 pm:
New govt to be sworn in after May 31-CNN IBN

5.34 pm:
It was a mistake to fight alone in Bihar: Lalu -CNN IBN

5.28 pm:
Lalu likely to meet Sonia in Delhi -CNN IBN

5.25 pm: CWC meeting over -CNN IBN

5.22 pm:
Varun Gandhi damaged us: Murli Manohar Joshi -CNN IBN

5.19 pm:
Montek is PM's choice as finance minister: Reports -CNN IBN

5.16 pm:
Sonia calls Lalu, Paswan and Pawar for meeting -CNN IBN

5.12 pm:
AK Antony likely to remain defence minister -CNN IBN

5.10 pm:
Kamalnath likely to be external affairs minister -CNN IBN

4:55 pm:
Pranab Mukherjee likely to be finance minister -CNN IBN

4:46 pm:
CWC meet likely to discuss portfolio allocation - CNN IBN

4:25 pm:
Congress Working Committee meeting begins in AICC headquarters - Times Now

4:12 pm:
Sonia speaks to Lalu, Pawar and Paswan-CNN IBN

4:05 pm:
UPA allies likely to meet today-CNN IBN

3:53 pm:
We have failed to form a Third front: Biman Bose-Times Now

3:46 pm:
Replacing LK Advani a painful thought: Sushma Swaraj-Times Now

3:27 pm:
SP keen on joining Manmohan govt-Times Now

3:22 pm:
BJP holding meeing on Monday-Times Now

3:12 pm:
Analysing reason for defeat: Murli Manohar Joshi-Times Now

2:50 pm:
Congress not keen on SP support-Times Now

2:32 pm:
SP leaders to meet PM in the evening-Times Now

2:27 pm:
RJD chief Lalu to meet Sonia in Delhi-CNN IBN

2:14 pm: Rahul Gandhi likely to be Rural Devolopment Minister-CNN IBN

2:04 pm: 'Motek PM's choice of Finance Minister'-CNN IBN

1:52 pm: PM hands over his resignation to President-Times Now

1:40 pm:
Meeting was attended by Sonia, Pranab, Chidambaram, Ahmed Patel and AK antony-Times Now

1:30 pm:
Congress core meeting ends-Times Now

1:02 pm: Azam Khan resigns as Gen Secy of Samajwadi Party-Times Now

12:47 pm:
'Buddhadeb was against rigid anti-cong stands'-Times Now

12:32 pm:
Rahul Gandhi at war room meet-Times Now

12:17 pm:
Rahul Gandhi should be in cabinet: Mani S Aiyar-CNN IBN

12:00 pm:
JDU blames BJP for defeat-CNN IBN

11:45 am:
NDA convenor Sharad Yadav blames Narendra Modi for poll debacle-Times Now

11:36 am: Left parties meet in Delhi to analyse electoral debacle
-Times Now

11:30 am:
Lalu to attend cabinet meet on Monday-Times Now

11:15 am:
Congress seeks time to meet President-Times Now

11:00 am:
Not looking for cabinet berth: Sachin Pilot-Times Now

10:45 am:
Manmohan Singh to meet Sonia Gandhi and Chidambaram-Times Now

10:30 am: Meeting scheduled for 12.30pm today
-Times Now

10:15 am:
Congress core committee  to meet at PM Manmohan's residence-Times Now

10:00 am:
'Congress prefers independents to SP'-NDTV

09:45 am:
Congress will go with pre-poll allies: Rajiv Shukla-NDTV

09:30 am:
Varun Gandhi and Maneka Gandhi meet LK Advani at his residence-Times Now

09:20 am:
Third front meeting scheduled for May 18 postponed-Times Now

09:10 am: Kapil Sibal likely to be Commerce Minister
-CNN IBN

09:00 am: Chidambaram likely to remain Home Minister
-CNN IBN

08:50 am:
Congress working committee to meet today -CNN IBN

08:40 am:
We don't need Lalu and Mulayam: Kamal Nath-Times Now

08:35 am:
Sharad Pawar, YSR expected to meet Sonia today-Times Now

08:25 am:
DMK could ask for Health or Railways ministry for Azhagiri-Times Now

08:18 am:
DMK asks for Surface Transport, IT portfolios among others-Times Now

08:12 am:
Third front meeting is scheduled to take place on Monday-Times Now

08:05 am:
WB Chief Minister Buddhadeb not to attend CPI(M) politburo meet-Times Now

07:55 am:
Sonia Gandhi invites Lalu to attend special cabinet meet in New Delhi-Times Now

07:45 am:
Sonia reaches out to Lalu Prasad- Times Now

5.15 am: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-30 - CNN IBN

05.05 am: Karunanidhi to go to Delhi on Monday to meet Sonia - Times Now

04.05 am: Cong says it doesn`t need Lalu and Mulayam - CNN IBN

1.45 am: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-30 - CNN IBN

00.20 am: BJP says it will bounce back - CNN IBN
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May 16, 2009 - Lok Sabha election results 2009

11.40 pm: Jaya says DMK`s victory is not democratic - CNN IBN

11.10 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-261; NDA-158; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-29 - CNN IBN

10.20 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-159; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 28, Others-29 - CNN IBN

9.55 pm:  DMK wants three cabinet seats - Times Now

9.35 pm:  PM says he wants Rahul in the cabinet - Times Now

8.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-159; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 27, Others-29 - CNN IBN

9.35 pm: Cabinet to meet at 10 am on Monday - CNN IBN

8.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 28, Others-31 - CNN IBN

8.15 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256; NDA-162; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN

8.10 pm: Congress wins 22 seats in UP - Times Now

7.50 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-257; NDA-160; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 28, Others-31 - CNN IBN

7.45 pm: Congress wins 22 seats in UP - Times Now

7.15 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-65; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN


7.01 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-162; Third Front-64; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 - CNN IBN

7.01 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-163; Third Front-64; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.47 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-163; Third Front-65; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.42 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.39 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-31 - CNN IBN

6.35 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-259; NDA-162; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-30 -CNN IBN

6.32 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260; NDA-161; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 26, Others-30 -CNN IBN

5.45 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258 ; NDA-162; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 24, Others-31 -CNN IBN

5:40 pm:
Congress likely to accomodate RJD chief Lalu-Times Now

5:30 pm: Home Minister Chidambaram wins from Sivaganga, TN-Times Now

5:20 pm:
'Left, SP not to be part of Govt'-Times Now

5:10 pm: Congress to retain Defence, Home, External Affairs and Finance ministries-CNN IBN

5.00 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-258 ; NDA-162; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 24, Others-32 -CNN IBN

4:44 pm:
SP regrets no Cong tie-up-CNN IBN

4:40 pm:
I congratulate Manmohan and Sonia: Amar Singh-CNN IBN

4:35 pm:
Karunanidhi seeks cabinet seats for Kanimozhi, Azhagiri and Maran-CNN IBN

4:13 pm: Advani wins Gandhinagar by over 100,000 votes-CNN IBN

4.06 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-260 ; NDA-161; Third Front-66; Fourth front: 23, Others-33 - CNN IBN

4:00 pm: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav loses in Pataliputra-CNN IBN

3:55 pm: Hamdullah Sayeed of Congress wins Lakshadweep
-CNN IBN

3:50 pm:
Mayiladuthurai, TN: Mani S Aiyar loses-CNN IBN

3.30 pm: Leads/results:
543/543;  UPA-259 ; NDA-159; Third Front-67; Fourth front: 24, Others-34 -CNN IBN

3:00 pm: Jayaprada wins from Rampur seat, UP-Times Now

2.55 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256 ; NDA-157; Third Front-70; Fourth front: 25, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:45 pm:
We'll analyse cause of defeat: Vasundhra Raje-NDTV

2:35 pm:
Cabinet to meet on May 18-CNN IBN

2:29 pm:
We did not project Modi as next PM: BJP-CNN IBN

2:25 pm:
Delhi led India to vote for good governance: Sheila Dikshit-CNN IBN

2.25 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-256 ; NDA-160; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 24, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:19 pm:
Congress not keen on big allies-Times Now

2.05 pm: Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-254 ; NDA-159; Third Front-70; Fourth front: 25, Others-35 -CNN IBN

2:00 pm: Congress general secretaries meeting at 4pm -
Times Now

1:58 pm:
Will work much harded for Orissa: Patnaik-Times Now

1:56 pm: Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps Orissa assembly-Times Now

1:53 pm: Ram Vilas Paswan loses in Hajipur-Times Now

1:50 pm: Chiranjeevi wins from Tirupati-Times Now

1:46 pm: Margaret Alva loses-Times Now

1:44 pm: JD(S) HD Kumaraswamy wins Bangalore rural seat
-Times Now

1:37 pm: H D Deve Gowda retains Hassan seat
-Times Now

1:34 pm: Kamal Nath wins from Chhindwara, UP-Times Now

1.31 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-254 ; NDA-156; Third Front-71; Fourth front: 26, Others-36-CNN IBN

1:29 pm:
Prime MInister to meet Sonia Gandhi-NDTV

1:27 pm:
Maneka Gandhi trails by 10,000 votes-NDTV

1:25 pm: BJP respects people's mandate: Jaitley-NDTV

1:20 pm: Vidisha, MP: Sushma Swaraj wins-CNN IBN

1.17 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-252 ; NDA-156; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 28, Others-35 -CNN IBN

1:15 pm: Congress sweeps Delhi-CNN IBN

1.10 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-251 ; NDA-156; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 28, Others-36 -CNN IBN

1:00 pm: DMK's Azhagiri wins by 1.41 lakh votes-Makkal TV

12.58 pm:
Leads/results: 543/543;  UPA-253 ; NDA-156; Third Front-74; Fourth front: 26, Others-34 -CNN IBN

12:55 pm:
Sonia Gandhi congratulates Manmohan Singh-CNN IBN

12:50 pm:
Congress to retain key ministries-CNN IBN

12:40 pm:
Third Front should sit in opposition: Bardhan-NDTV

12:32 pm:
People have voted for a stable govt: Sharad Pawar-Times Now

12:30 pm: Manmohan Singh is the undisputed PM: Sharad Pawar-Times Now

12:22 pm: Party was divided on Modi as PM: BJP - CNN IBN

12: 20:
Sivaganga, TN: P Chidambaram leading -CNN IBN

12.18 am:
Leads/results: 541/543;  UPA-250 ; NDA-157; Third Front-77; Fourth front: 27, Others-30-CNN IBN

12:10:
Most spectacular results since 1977-CNN IBN

12:05:
UPA doesn't need Left support-CNN IBN

12:00: UPA and Fourth Front together cross 272 -CNN IBN

11:53: Shashi Tharoor wins from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - Times Now

11:45 am:
Paswan trails by 7000 votes in Hajjipur, Bihar-CNN IBN

11.38 am:
Leads/results: 540/543;  UPA-241 ; NDA-159; Third Front-79; Fourth front: 31, Others-29 -NDTV

11:35 am:
UPA sweeps Kerala, Rajasthan and West Bengal-NDTV

11:30 am:
NDA meet this evening to discuss election results-NDTV

11:25 am:
Mumbai North central: Priya Dutt leading-NDTV

11:22 am: BJP concedes defeat
-CNN IBN

11.20 am: Leads/results: 525/543;  UPA-228 ; NDA-160; Third Front-75; Fourth front: 32, Others-30  -CNN IBN

11:18 am:
TN leads/results: 39/39, DMK: 16, AIADMK: 12, Cong: 4, Others: 7-CNN IBN

11.10 am:
Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram trailing-CNN IBN

11.05 am:
Leads/results: 516/543;  UPA-227 ; NDA-157; Third Front-71; Fourth front: 29, Others-32 -CNN IBN

11.03 am:
DMK ahead in TN- Times Now

11.00 am:
Naveen Patnaik's BJD sweeps Orissa assembly- NDTV

10.58 am:
Congress-led UDF wins 16 of 20 seats in Kerala- CNN IBN

10.57 am:
Samajwadi Party emerging single largest party in UP- CNN IBN

10.55 am:
UP Leads/results: 74/80;  BSP-16 ; SP-24; BJP-11; Congress: 20, Others-1 - CNN IBN

10.54 am: Left to get a low of 25 - CNN IBN

10.52 am:
Leads/results: 507/543;  UPA-223 ; NDA-154; Third Front-72; Fourth front: 27, Others-31 -CNN IBN

10.50 am:
Trends suggest clean sweep for Congress in Delhi-CNN IBN

10.48 am:
Leads/results: 502/543;  UPA-224 ; NDA-154; Third Front-69; Fourth front: 25, Others-30 -CNN IBN

10.42 am: Congress makes big gain in UP
-CNN IBN

10.40 am:
Kurukshetra, UP: Navin Jindal leading-CNN IBN

10.38 am
: Leads/results: 498/543;  UPA-223 ; NDA-153; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 25, Others-29 -CNN IBN

10.36 am:
Congress-led UDF leading in Kerala-Times Now

10.34 am:
UPA leading in Punjab, Maharashtra, AP & Delhi-Times Now

10.31 am:
Leads/results: 490/543;  UPA-222 ; NDA-149; Third Front-68; Fourth front: 25, Others-27 -CNN IBN


10.29 am:
Madha, Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar leading-Times Now

10.26 am: Andhra heading for hung assembly-Times Now

10.25 am:
Leads/results: 485/543;  UPA-222 ; NDA-147; Third Front-63; Fourth front: 26, Others-27 -Times Now

10.23 am: Kannur, Kerala: Sudhakaran wins-Times Now

10.20 am:
AP Assemby leads/results: Chiranjeevi leading in Tirupathi-Times Now

10.19 am:
Varnasi, UP: Murli Manohar Joshi leading-Times Now

10.17 am:
Leads/results: 472/543;  UPA-214 ; NDA-145; Third Front-61; Fourth front: 24, Others-28 -CNN IBN


10.15 am:
Rae Bareli, UP: Sonia Gandi leading-Times Now

10.14 am:
CPM trailing in Kerala-Times Now

10.13 am:
Dumaka, Jharkhand: Shibu Soren trails-Times Now

10.10 am:
South Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee leads -CNN IBN

10.08 am: Leads/results: 458/543;  UPA-215 ; NDA-135; Third Front-56; Fourth front: 24, Others-28 -CNN IBN

10.06 am:
Amritsar, Punjab: Sidhu leads-CNN IBN

10.04 am:
Leads/results: 453/543;  UPA-210 ; NDA-135; Third Front-56; Others-24 -CNN IBN

10.02 am:
Bangalore South, Karnataka: Captain Gopinath trails-CNN IBN

09.59 am:
Leads/results: 428/543;  UPA-199 ; NDA-127; Third Front-54; Others-27 -CNN IBN

09.54 am:
Amritsar, Punjab: Sidhu trials-CNN IBN

09.52 am: Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat: Advani leading-CNN IBN

09.50 am:
Gurdaspur, Punjab: Vinod Khanna leading- CNN IBN

09.47 am:
Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram trails- CNN IBN

09.46 am:
Leads/results: 380/543;  UPA-174 ; NDA-114; Third Front-51; Others-24 - CNN IBN

09.45 am:
Chhindwara, UP: Kamal Nath leading-CNN IBN

09.43 am:
Mayiladuthurai, TN: Mani S Aiyar trailing-CNN IBN

09.42 am: Central Chennai, TN: Dayanidhi Maran leading-CNN IBN

09.40 am: Leads/results: 354/543;  UPA-164 ; NDA-109; Third Front-46; Others-16-CNN IBN

09.39 am: Maharashtra leads/results: 32/48; Congress-11, NCP-8, BJP-8, SS-5-CNN IBN

09.38 am: Left heading for worst ever performance in West Bengal-CNN IBN

09.36 am: Congress surges ahead of Left in Kerala-CNN IBN

09.35 am: AP assembly lead/results: 18/294; Cong- 9, TDP-5, PRP-4, TRS-0-CNN IBN

09.34 am: UPA projected to win 210 seats-CNN IBN

09.32 am: Shocker for Maya in UP-CNN IBN

09.30 am: Leads/results: 320/543;  UPA-146 ; NDA-101; Third Front-43; Others-16 -CNN IBN

09.29 am: Rampur, UP: Jayaprada trailing-Times Now

09.28 am: Khammam, AP: Renuka Choudhary trails-Times Now

09.26 am: Goa: BJP leading-CNN IBN

09.25 am: Maharashtra: UPA ahead of NDA-CNN IBN

09.24 am: Leads/results: 289/543;  UPA-136 ; NDA-93; Third Front-35; Others-12 -CNN IBN

09.22 am: Jangipur, Bengal: Pranab Mukherjee leads- CNN IBN

09.21 am: Mumbai north: Priya Dutt leads-CNN IBN

09.19 am: Pilibhit, UP: Varun Gandhi leads-CNN IBN

09.18 am: Leads: 261/543;  UPA-120 ; NDA-88; Third Front-33; Others-10 - CNN IBN

09.17 am: UP: BJP leading; BSP ahead only in one seat-CNN IBN

09.16 am: TN: Tight race between DMK and AIADMK-CNN IBN

09.15 am: Saran, Bihar: Rajiv Pratab Rudy ahead of Lalu-CNN IBN

09.14 am: Leads: 221/543;  UPA-94 ; NDA-79; Third Front-31; Others-6-CNN IBN

09.08 am: Saran, Bihar: Lalu trailing-CNN IBN

09.06 am: Madurai, TN: Azhagiri leading-CNN IBN

09.05 am: Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala: Shashi Tharoor leading-CNN IBN

09.05 am: Chhindwara, UP: Kamal Nath trailing-CNN IBN

09.04 am: Leads: 157/543;  UPA-64 ; NDA-54; Third Front-28; Others-5 - CNN IBN

09.03 am: Amethi, UP: Rahul Leading - CNN IBN

09.02 am: Patliputra, Bihar: Lalu Leading - CNN IBN

09.01 am: Leads: 138/543;  UPA-55 ; NDA-47; Third Front-29; Others-2 - CNN IBN

08.58 am: Jaswant leading in Darjeeling-CNN IBN

08.57 am: Leads: 129/543;  UPA-49 ; NDA-44; Third Front-27; Others-2 -CNN IBN

08.56 am: AP assembly: TDP leading-CNN IBN

08.55 am: Azhagiri leading by 4,000 votes in Madurai

08.53 am: Ajmer, Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot leads-Times Now

08.52 am: Sivaganga, TN: Chidambaram leads-Times Now

08.50 am: Maharashtra: Milind Deora leading in Mumbai South-Times Now

08.48 am: UPA ahead so far; Fourth front draws a blank-CNN IBN

08.47 am: TN leads: Cong- 2, AIADMK - 2, DMK- 1-CNN IBN

08.45 am: UP: BJP ahead in early trends-CNN IBN

08.44 am: Himachal: BJP ahead-CNN IBN

08.42 am: MP: Jyotiraditya Scindia leading in Guna-CNN IBN

08.40 am: BJP leading in Karnataka -CNN IBN

08.39 am: Congress leading in Telangana -CNN IBN

08.38 am: Karnataka: Margaret Alva, Janardhan Pujari of Congress trailing -CNN IBN

08.34 am: Left trailing in early trends in Kerala-CNN IBN

08.32 am: Gujarat: Congress leading in Mehsana-CNN IBN

08.30 am: CPM leading in Kasargode, Kerala-Times Now

08.27 am: Kerala: Muralidharan trails -CNN IBN

08.26 am: Congress leading in three seats in Kerala -CNN IBN

08.25 am: Darjeeling BJP leads-NDTV

08.23 am: HD Kumaraswamy leading in Karnataka-NDTV

08.22 am: TDP leading in Vizag, Andhra- CNN IBN

08.20 am: Early national trends show lead for BJP - Times Now

08.16 am: Andhra assembly results: TDP leading in one seat seat - CNN IBN

08.05 am: President to meet former Attorney General Ashok Desai at 5.00pm today; Ashok Desai was Attorney General of India from 1996 to 1998  - Times Now

08.00 am:
Counting begins for 543 constituencies - Times Now

07.43 am: Each counting centre has one counting hall for every segment of the constituency, one data centre and one media centre

07.40 am: Tabulated data to be verified by observers

07.38 am:
Proceedings in the counting hall shall be video-graphed

07.35 am:
Random checking of EVMs by recounting of two counted machines after every round by micro-observers

07.32 am: A micro-observer at every table

07.30 am: Secure arrangements for counting agents of candidates to witness the counting procedure

07.28 am:
Counting staff deployed: approximately 60,000

07.25 am: Total counting halls: 4,260

07.20 am: Total counting centres: 1,080

07.15 am: 'TDP with 3rd front' - Times Now

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May 15, 2009

11.00 pm:
BJP woos TDP - NDTV

9.30 pm: DMK set to sweep TN - CNN IBN

8.37 pm: Cong appoints A KAntony to wean away PMK from AIADMK - Times Now

8.07 pm: Uma Bharti meets L K Advani - Times Now

7.27 pm: Jayalalithaa yet to respond to BJP's overtures: Sources - Times Now

7.24 pm: Vijayshanthi to talk to Jayalalithaa - Times Now

7.23 pm: Patnaik assures Cong of 'passive' support - Times Now

7.20 pm: BJD going its own way: Pyari Mohan - Times Now

7.19 pm:
 Patnaik to abstain from confidence vote: Sources - Times Now

7.19 pm: Patnaik's mentor says no to BJP - Times Now

7.17 pm: Naveen Patnaik strikes bargain for power in Orissa
 - Times Now

7.15 pm:
Sangma speaking to JD (U) on Pawar's behalf - Times Now

7.13 pm:
Pawar could spearhead alternative formation - Times Now

6.48 pm:
NDA strategy meet ends - Times Now

6.35pm:
Mayawati will attend post poll strategy meet on May 18th: Karat - Times Now

5.16 pm:
Venkaiah Naidu in talks with Allu Arvind of Praja Rajyam - Times Now

5.00 pm:
NDA in talks with Praja Rajyam - Times Now

4.50 pm:
RLD leader Ajit Singh meets LK Advani - Times Now

4.30 pm:
We are all set to form the next govt: Kapil Sibal CNN IBN

4.15 pm:
Ready to give special status to Bihar: Digvijay - CNN IBN

3.50 pm:
TRS to back BJP - CNN IBN

3.30 pm:
Special status for Bihar is a drama: Paswan - CNN IBN

3.06 pm: Keeping doors open for Congress: PRP - Times Now

3.05 pm:
We will form a non-BJP, non-Cong govt: Sangma - Times Now

2.59 pm:
Nitish is with the NDA: BJP - Times Now

2.56 pm: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resign on May 17
- Times Now

2.45 pm:
If Cong gets over 200 seats, Left will abstain: CPI-M sources - Times Now

1.50 pm:
No talks with BJP: BSP - Times Now

1.30 pm:
Nitish assures support to govt which gives special status to Bihar - Times Now

1.15 pm:
No PM ambitions: Nitish - CNN IBN

12.45 pm:
Modi sets up secret meeting with Jayalalithaa - Times Now
 
12.15 pm:
No meeting between Mayawati and LK Advani - Times Now

11. 50 am: NDA will form govt: Rajnath Singh - CNN IBN

11.40 am:
Rajnath Singh, Pranab are like my elder brothers: Amar Singh - CNN IBN

11.15 am:
All our allies are happy: Cong - CNN IBN

10.50 am: Pranab to meet Left leaders - CNN IBN



10.30 am: Keeping BJP out of power doesn't mean supporting Congress: Left  - CNN IBN

9.45 am:
AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa to arrive in Delhi on May 18 - Times Now

9:20 am: Karat, Bardhan call Jayalalithaa - Times Now

9.00 am
RSS leader Suresh Soni meets L K Advani - Times Now

8.40 am
BJP ready for talks with new allies - CNN IBN

8.20 am:
Congress assured of NCP support - CNN IBN



8.00 am:
Congress for secular CMP - CNN IBN


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May 14, 2009

11.15 pm:
Rajnath Singh says BJP is open to new allies  - CNN IBN

8.15 pm: Lalu and Paswan are still with UPA: Digvijay Singh   - CNN IBN

7.45 pm: Karat says Left is on to non-Cong PM option   - Times Now

7.00 pm: AIADMK is not a communal party: Digvijay Singh  - Times Now

6.15 pm: Cong gen sec Digvijay Singh calls up SP leader Amar Singh - Times Now



4.15 pm: Congress: 'Will  form government with allies' - CNN IBN

4:00 pm:
Congress indicates it can dump DMK to get post poll alliance with AIADMK - CNN -IBN

3:25 pm:
Sonia Gandhi speaks to Sharad Pawar - NDTV

3:15 pm:
BJP: Exit polls have often gone wrong - Times Now

3:00 pm:
Rajnath Singh visits RSS HQ after Delhi core group meeting - CNN IBN

2:40 pm:
Sharad pawar making moves for PM's post, - CNN IBN

2:20 pm: Yechury condemns US official meeting with Advani  -Times Now

1:56 pm: Mulayam meets Paswan - Times Now



1:37 pm: Modi in Delhi for post poll talks - Times Now

12:22 pm:
Revoke NSA on Varun: SC to UP govt - CNN IBN

10.45 am: Karat slams exit polls- CNN IBN

10.30 am: Left not to support Congress-led government - CNN IBN

10.20 am: We are with UPA, says LJP - CNN.IBN


10. 15 am: Narendra Modi in Delhi for BJP core group meeting - CNN IBN

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May 13, 2009

8.20 pm: NDA to sweep Bihar - CNN.IBN

8.19 pm:
 
Tamil Eelam, rural discontent will work in our favour: AIADMK - Times Now

8.18 pm:
 
We will better projections for DMK in TN: Dayanidhi Maran - Times Now


8.13 pm: 14% want LK Advani as next PM - CNN.IBN

8.12 pm:
 
BJP leads in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

8.11 pm:
 
MNS dents BJP-Sena in Mumbai-Thane - CNN.IBN

8.10 pm:
 
BJP-Sena projected to get 32% seats in M'rashtra - CNN.IBN

8.09 pm:
 
14% want Sharad Pawar as PM - CNN.IBN

8.08 pm:
 
BJP projected to win 47% seats in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN

8.07 pm:
 
12% want Manmohan back as PM - CNN.IBN

8.06 pm:
 
60% satisfied with Cong-NCP govt in M'rashtra - CNN.IBN


8.03 pm: Overall tally suggests no party to get clear majority - Times Now

8.00 pm:
 AIADMK alliance gains considerably in TN - Times Now

7.59 pm:
 
DMK likely to lose 9 seats in TN - Times Now

7.58 pm:
 
Major losses for SP in UP - Times Now

7.57 pm: 
Close race in UP - Times Now

7.52 pm:
 
AIADMK pips DMK in TN - Times Now

7.50 pm:
 
Cong maintains lead of 19% over BJP-INLD in Haryana - CNN.IBN

7.47 pm:
Clear advantage for Cong in Haryana - CNN.IBN


7.40 pm: Clear lead for BJP in MP - CNN.IBN

7.40 pm:
SP gaining 3% votes since 2004 in MP - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
32% want Yeddyurappa to remain K'taka CM - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
CPM to suffer major losses in Kerala - CNN.IBN

7.26 pm:
BJP ahead of Cong in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

7.25 pm:
UDF likely to get 46% votes in Kerala - CNN.IBN

7.23 pm:
BJP keeps upper hand in K'taka - CNN.IBN

7.22 pm:
Anti-incumbency votes likely to favour NDA alliance - Times Now

7.21 pm:
Close race in Rajasthan - Times Now

7.11 pm:
62% voter turnout overall, says EC - Times Now

7.08 pm:
Lead for BJP in K'taka - Times Now

7.08 pm:
If Pawar has more seats, can support him as PM: Manohar Joshi - Times Now


7.04 pm: Tight race in Orissa - Times Now

7.04 pm:
Slender lead for NDA - Times Now

7.03 pm:
38% want YSR as AP CM - CNN.IBN

7.03 pm:
BJP ahead of Cong in Jharkhand - CNN.IBN

7.02 pm:
High level of satisfaction with YSR govt in AP - CNN.IBN

7.01 pm:
Cong not likely to lose votes since 2004 in AP - CNN.IBN

7.01 pm:
Congress slightly ahead in Assam - CNN.IBN

7.00 pm:
Advantage Congress in AP - CNN.IBN

6.47 pm:
BSP likely to get 7% votes in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.46 pm:
BSP likely to get 7% votes in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.45 pm:
Cong-led UDF to get more seats in Kerala - CNN.IBN

6.43 pm:
Cong leads in Rajasthan - CNN.IBN

6.43 pm:
BJP likely to lose major vote share from 2004 - CNN.IBN

6.37 pm:
Modi set to win in Gujarat - CNN.IBN

6.30 pm:
Advantage BJP in Gujarat - CNN.IBN

Post-polls, Delhi politicos chill!

6.27 pm: BJP projected to win in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN

6.25 pm:
Cong likely to get 38% more votes in Assam - CNN.IBN

6.25 pm:
UDF leads in Kerala - CNN.IBN

6.18 pm: BJP projected to get more seats than UPA in Chhattisgarh - CNN.IBN


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