BJP, allies to satisfy on Tuesday over dinner forward of counting of votes on 23 May

Exit Poll Results 2019; Lok Sabha Election 2019 LATEST updates: Top leaders of the BJP-led NDA will meet over dinner on Tuesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah anticipated to be current, get together sources mentioned on Monday.

Andhra Pradesh chief minister and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu arrived in Kolkata to satisfy West Bengal chief minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee as part of his efforts to unite Opposition events towards the BJP forward of the Lok Sabha election outcomes on 23 May.

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has known as a state BJP core committee assembly in a while Monday, at his residence, to overview the exit ballot outcomes.

In his weblog put up, Arun Jaitley claimed there’s “a huge maturing of Indian democracy” going down if one reads exit polls together with the 2014 election outcome. He additionally mentioned: “If the results of the exit polls and final results on the 23 May are in the same direction, the Opposition’s fake issue of the EVMs would also lose its non-existent rationale.”

The BJP-led Opposition within the Madhya Pradesh Assembly has demanded that the Kamal Nath-led Congress authorities within the state “prove” its majority.

Former chief minister Shivrajj Singh Chouhan was quoted by NDTV as saying, “We will not try to dislodge the government but the Congress is a divided house.They are in minority and even the minority is divided… Scindia has gone outside the country even before the last phase.”

Hours after Om Prakash Rajbhar was sacked from the Uttar Pradesh council of ministers, the BJP mentioned he has shattered the decorum of alliance dharma by constantly talking towards the get together regardless of being an ally.

Earlier within the day, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath advisable to governor quick sacking of Rajbhar, additionally the Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief, from his cupboard for his outbursts towards senior NDA companion BJP.

“The BJP is a party which gives full respect to its allies and honours the coalition dharma. But, it is unfortunate that our alliance partner in UP, Om Prakash Rajbhar, not just violated the decorum of alliance dharma, but shattered it. It is for this reason that the party and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were compelled to take such a strong step,” state BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey mentioned in an announcement.

The declaration of outcomes for the Delhi Lok Sabha seats could get delayed by round 5 to 6 hours on 23 May as extra time might be spent on counting VVPATs from every of the 70 Assembly segments of the nationwide capital, Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh has mentioned.

Claiming that the Kamal Nath-led Congress authorities in Madhya Pradesh has a variety of points, the BJP unit of the state has written to Governor Anandiben Patel, claiming that the Congress authorities is in minority and asking for a particular session, NDTV reported.  The report claimed that the BJP leaders within the state have demanded a particular Assembly session. “We are sending a letter to the Governor requesting an assembly session as there are a lot of issues… It (the Madhya Pradesh government) will fall on its own. I don’t believe in horse-trading but I feel its time has come and it will have to go soon,” Madhya Pradesh BJP chief and Leader of Opposition Gopal Bhargava mentioned.

The Congress had captured energy from the BJP after the meeting polls held final yr. They have a wafer-thin majority within the House and has assist of Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party.

Reacting to Congress chief Shashi Tharoor’s declare that each one exit polls are flawed, BJP common secretary Ram Madhav on Monday mocked the Opposition by saying that they have been daydreaming. “The Opposition can keep on daydreaming till 23 May. By 12 pm on 23 May, their dreams will not come true. We will wait for the exact results, but I am confident that we will get a bigger mandate that what exit polls are showing,” Madhav advised ANI.

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan claimed that LDF authorities will “win big”. According to projections of nationwide pollsters, the Congress would sweep a lot of the seats, whereas the BJP would make historical past in Kerala by profitable its first-ever parliamentary seat within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Hinting on the Bharatiya Janata Party, Vijayan mentioned that Sabarimala concern didn’t have an effect on polls in Kerala. “All of us know who created troubles there.”

A day after exit polls confirmed Prime Minister Narendra Modi would retain energy with a much bigger majority within the Parliament, with financials main the cost, shares surged on the bourses on Monday. Domestic monetary markets cheered exit ballot outcomes confirmed that ruling NDA is prone to will the overall Lok Sabha elections on Monday, with the benchmark BSE Sensex skyrocketing over 1,100 factors, and the rupee appreciating 79 paise towards the US greenback.

After hovering over 962 within the early session, the 30-share index pared some positive aspects and was buying and selling at 39,047. In comparable motion, the broader NSE Nifty was buying and selling 203.05 factors, or 1.78 %, up at 11,610.20.

According to The Indian Express, the exit ballot outcomes calmed buyers’ nerves resulting in a pointy restoration available in the market. While issues had grown over the prospect of an unstable coalition within the final couple of weeks and the Sensex had misplaced 1,913 factors or 4.9 per cent between 1 May and 15 May, the exit ballot numbers have helped restore markets sentiment and Sensex has already recovered round 1,500 factors between Friday and Monday (in the present day).

According to ANI, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav has left Mayawati’s Lucknow residence after the assembly. The company didn’t specify what the assembly was about, however reviews have claimed that the 2 leaders, who together with RLD in Uttar Pradesh type the gathbandhan, met to debate post-poll technique within the state.

Samajwadi Party chief and former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav reached the residence of Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Monday in Lucknow. Details from the assembly are awaited.

A day after assembly Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will meet West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata in the present day, sources advised PTI. The Telugu Desam Party president will meet Mamata as a part of his efforts to unite Opposition events towards the BJP forward of the 2019 Lok Sabha election outcomes on 23 May. “Naidu will maintain a gathering with Mamata Banerjee at West Bengal secretariat this afternoon. Both will maintain talks on the methods of the ‘mahagatbandhan’ (grand alliance),” a extremely positioned supply was quoted as saying by the PTI.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted on the anniversary of her “Maa, Mati, Manush government”, saying it had been “eight momentous years, during which we worked for the welfare of people”.

The whole Opposition has reached the political ICU after seeing the exit polls, Union minister and BJP chief Giriraj Singh mentioned. “Now, after 23rd, all these people should introspect for a better future.”

Domestic monetary markets cheered on Monday after exit ballot outcomes confirmed that the NDA is prone to win the Lok Sabha elections. BSE Sensex skyrocketed over 900 factors, and the rupee appreciated 79 paise towards the US greenback.

BSP chief Mayawati will not attend any assembly with Opposition leaders in Delhi in the present day, the BSP clarified after reviews mentioned Mayawati might be assembly ​UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Delhi.

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu mentioned that the exit polls weren’t “exact polls”. “Exit polls do not mean exact polls. We have to understand that. Since 1999, most exit polls have gone wrong,” he identified.

Responding to the exit ballot outcomes, most of which pointed to a different NDA win, Congress chief Shashi Tharoor highlighted the exit ballot outcomes from Australia final weekend, saying “56 different exit polls proved wrong”.

Most exit polls on Sunday predicted one other time period for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with some projecting that the BJP-led NDA will get greater than 300 seats to comfortably cross the bulk mark of 272 within the Lok Sabha. The News18-IPSOS survey urged that the NDA is prone to win 336 seats. If the survey seems to be proper, the BJP will break a 48-year-old document, and Modi will develop into the primary prime minister in that a few years to win a second time period with a transparent majority.

In 2014, when the BJP gained 282 seats within the Lok Sabha, it was the primary time in three a long time that any get together had acquired an absolute majority. The same milestone might be achieved, if the prediction of most pollsters is anyplace near the ultimate outcomes. According to the NewsX-India News and Polstrat, BJP-led National Democratic Alliance will emerge because the single-largest group however fall in need of a transparent majority with 242 seats. The India Today-Axis My India Exit Poll has urged not solely a transparent majority for the NDA however a greater efficiency for the Modi Sarkar than 2014 with 339-365 seats.

Today’s Chanakya, the company that known as out the final two Lok Sabha elections accurately has mentioned that the BJP will return with a thumping majority, with over 300 seats by itself. NDA is predicted to cross 350 whereas the UPA could also be restricted to beneath 100 (95 +/- 9).

According to the NewsX-India News and Polstrat, BJP-led National Democratic Alliance will emerge because the single-largest group however fall in need of a transparent majority with 242 seats. The India Today-Axis My India Exit Poll has urged not solely a transparent majority for the NDA however a greater efficiency for the Modi Sarkar than 2014 with 339-365 seats. News18-IPSOS ballot mentioned NDA is prone to win

Congress-led United Progressive Alliance to win 162, SP-BSP-RLD’s collation or Mahagathbandhan could get 43 seats and Left events to get 5 seats. While different events and unbiased candidates can register to win on 88 seats.

Narendra Modi is returning to energy with a bang, silencing skeptics and gorgeous opponents, with the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) prone to win 336 seats in Lok Sabha elections 2019, in line with a complete News18-IPSOS exit ballot. If the survey is something to go by, the BJP will alone cross the half-way mark, like 2014 polls.

A heavy loss within the politically vital state of UP seems imminent as pollsters have pegged its numbers as little as 22. The finest situation for the BJP has been predicted by the Times Now-VMR, which provides it 58 seats, adopted carefully by the Republic-Jan Ki Baat, which provides it an outer restrict of 57.

The one factor that almost all polls appear to agree on is that the get together will undergo heavy losses in Western Uttar Pradesh.

Sanjay Jha has mentioned that the exit ballot outcomes are laughable as most pollsters have written out the Congress get together. According to NDTV’s Poll of Polls, the NDA alliance will win 296 seats whereas the UPA might be restricted 128. Before this, Mamata Banerjee had tweeted to rebuff the exit ballot surveys that had proven substantial rise in BJP’s tally in West Bengal.

Mamata Banerjee has tweeted to rebuff the exit ballot surveys which have proven substantial rise in BJP’s tally in West Bengal. According to NDTV’s Poll of Poll survey, the Bharatiya Janata Party could have managed to make substantial progress in TMC bastion of West Bengal. The saffron get together which was restricted to 2 seats within the 2014 elections regardless of the Modi wave, could win round 14 seats this election, NDTV predicted. The state elects 42 MPs.

The Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena mix will handle to win solely 34 seats within the politically vital state of Maharashtra. The Congress and NCP might be restricted to 14 seats, mentioned the ABP exit ballot survey.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP could win virtually as many seats because it did in 2014, early exit polls have predicted. An amalgamation of all surveys, curated by NDTV urged that the BJP-led NDA could simply get 300 seats within the 542 seats of Lok Sabha that went to polls.

News18-IPSOS has launched the primary set of numbers. The pollster has given the NDA an edge within the first section of the seven-phased polling train. News18’s survey predicted that the NDA could get 33 t0 35 seats, whereas the Congress my win 4 to 5 seats. Others, which incorporates the SP-BSP alliance as effectively could bag 44 to 47 seats.

Regulator Sebi and inventory exchanges have beefed up their surveillance mechanism to examine any manipulative actions available in the market this week in view of the high-octane election associated occasions lined up. The heightened surveillance and monitoring methods are already in place for Monday, the primary buying and selling session after the announcement of exit ballot outcomes, whereas they might be additional ramped up on Thursday, when the ultimate outcomes might be declared, a senior official mentioned.

At a press convention, the Election Commission mentioned that polling has concluded in 542 parliamentary constituencies throughout states and Union Territories. This signifies that the exit ballot information will begin popping out throughout the subsequent thirty minutes.

Once polling concludes at round 6 pm, varied nationwide pollsters — News18-IPSOS, India Today-Axis, Times Now-CNX, NewsX-Neta, Republic Bharat-Jan Ki Baat, Republic-CVoter, ABP-CSDS and Today’s Chanakya — will launch their predictions after 6 pm on 19 May (Sunday) earlier than the ultimate outcomes are introduced by the Election Commission on 23 May.

The Lok Sabha election 2019 has reached its fag finish with the ultimate and seventh section of the elections to conclude on Sunday. More than a month after the seven-phase elections started, we at the moment are lastly within the slog overs. Polling might be performed throughout seven states and one Union Territory on 19 May comprising the remaining 59 constituencies out of 543.

The numbers for the exit polls, nonetheless, will solely begin coming in as soon as voting ends in section seven and the Election Commission of India offers the go-ahead for airing exit polls.

Watch LIVE coverage of the News18-IPSOS exit poll here

An election exit ballot, not at all times recognized to be right, is a ballot of voters taken instantly after they exit the polling stations.  Usually, non-public surveying companies or establishments working for newspapers and broadcasters ask voters whom they really voted for and assuming that they have the right solutions, they predict the outcome developments. Election predictions primarily based on exit and opinion polls have gained a lot traction up to now decade with tv’s attain growing in India alongside the mushrooming of digital information portals. It is vital to additionally observe that predictions typically hit the bull’s eye (for instance, in 2014 Today’s Chanakya had projected 340 seats for NDA and 291 for the BJP), and typically, pollsters additionally get it horribly flawed.

Pollsters will try and reply questions like which state voted for whom or who will come to energy or whether or not Narendra Modi will return because the prime minister for the second consecutive time period or how effectively did the Uttar Pradesh gathbandhan (SP-BSP mix) fare in these elections. However, all of those analyses are solely predictions and estimate how the nation’s voters has voted.

The Election Commission in March issued an advisory to the media saying exit polls can solely be telecast after the ultimate section of polling for the Lok Sabha elections ends on 19 May. The advisory can be relevant for Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim.

Here is a take a look at the EC advisory on exit polls:

– Exit polls can solely be telecast on 19 May, half an hour after the final section of Lok Sabha election concludes, which is round 6 pm.

– For the primary time, within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the advisory coated web sites and social media platforms.

– The Election Commission pointers additionally say that TV, radio channels, cable networks, web sites and social media platforms ought to be sure that the contents of programmes telecast/broadcast/displayed by them in the course of the 48-hour interval earlier than the top of polls in every section “do not contain any material, including views or appeals by participants that may be construed as promoting or prejudicing the prospect” of any specific get together or candidate.

– “Any violation by member broadcasters reported to the News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) by the Election Commission will be dealt with by the NBSA under its regulations,” the EC mentioned.

– The EC pointers additionally bar broadcasters from airing any closing, formal and particular outcomes till such outcomes are formally introduced by the Election Commission of India, except such outcomes are carried with clear disclaimer that they’re unofficial or incomplete or partial outcomes or projections which shouldn’t be taken as closing outcomes.

– The election physique additionally directed newspapers and TV channels that they need to disclose the pattern measurement of the voters, the small print of their methodology, the margin of error and the background of the polling company which had performed the surveys.

Meanwhile, the Election Commission had reportedly asked Twitter to take down an exit poll-related tweet. The EC’s transfer got here after it obtained sure “complaint”, sources conscious of the event mentioned Thursday, including that the person later eliminated the tweet. The sources, nonetheless, didn’t specify the grievance. “There is no such general order issued by ECI today. Only one case was reported to us today which the user himself removed,” a senior functionary mentioned.

The transfer got here a day after it issued a show-cause discover to a few media shops for allegedly publishing a survey “predicting results” of Lok Sabha elections.

Section 126A of the Representation of the People Act states that “no person shall conduct any exit poll and publish or publicise by means of the print or electronic media… the result of any exit poll during such period… In case of a general election, the period may commence from the beginning of the hours fixed for poll on the first day of poll and continue till half an hour after closing of the poll in all the states and union territories.”

The part additionally prescribes that any particular person, who contravenes the provisions of this part, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a time period which can prolong to 2 years or with high-quality or with each.

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