8-11 pm: NDTV exit poll predicts 279 seats for the NDA, 103 for the UPA and 161 for others. [Read here...]
9.30 pm: Rahul Gandhi gives Sonia Gandhi's farewell dinner for PM Manmohan Singh a miss. [Read here...]
4.25 pm: Jayalalithaa says she is waiting for the election results to be declared. "I won't comment on anything at this juncture," she says.
3:22 pm: Sushma says meeting with Rajnath, Gadkari was a courtesy call.
3.21 pm: Sushma Swaraj skips Modi's meeting in Gandhinagar, reaches Bhopal.
3.15 pm: Rahul Gandhi calls meeting of all Congress party spokespersons.
3.00 pm: We have had a good relation with NCP, hope it continues, says Kamal Nath.
2.45 pm: Hockey India announces team for World Cup under Sardara Singh.
2.10 pm: 'Let's see whom the BJD supports after the results are out,' says Congress leader Digvijay Singh.
1:20 pm: Clashes in Hyderabad, 3 killed [Read more...]
1:00 pm: Sushma Swaraj assured of respectable position
12:45 pm: Sushma Swaraj asked to convey three positions to LK Advani, that of Chairman, Speaker, NDA Convener
12:32 pm: MNS extends support to BJP
12:30 pm: Jaitley may get Finance, Sushma Defence if the NDA comes to power: Unconfirmed sources
11:55: Rajnath to meet LK Advani before leaving for Gandhinagar.
11:25 am: AIADMK warming up to Modi wave; admits that Modi will have a clear majority.
11:00 am: Talks begin on post poll scenario; series of meetings before the election results.
10:45 am: BJP chief Navin Pattnaik said that no talks have taken place between BJP and BJD for alliance.
10:40 am: Jaitley likely to get Finance, Sushma Defence if the NDA comes to power
10:35 am: Naveen Patnaik's Party Indicates Conditional Support to NDA
10:30 am: BJP open to regional parties
10:05 am: NCP too wants a stable government.
10:00 am: BJP parliamentary board meeting on May 16.
9:40 am: BJP leaders set to meet BJP to discuss the post-poll scenario.
9:35 am: BJP's Giriraj Singh in a row again, asks why all terrorists belong to one community
9:30 am: Heads of state and government are eligible for A1 visas: US on Modi visa
9:25 am: BJP reaches out to BJD and AIADMK.
9:10 am: Four names on the fray for Gujarat CM.
9:02 am: PM Manmohan Singh to hold his last cabinet meeting on Saturday.
9:00 am: BJP mulling giving Odisha special state status
8.51 am: Hungary court sentences 92-year-old to jail.
8.50 am: Li Na reaches 500th career win.
8:45 am: RBI chief Raghuram Rajan said that the financial institutions are ready for any political transitions.
8:30 am: EC yet to decide repolling in West Bengal. CP(I)M stages protest against Trinamool on alleged booth capturing during the Lok Sabha elections.
8:29 am: Speculations on who the Gujarat Chief Minister would be, if Modi becomes the PM.
8.28 am: Congress to appoint new treasurer.
8:20 am: Dalbir Singh Suhag appointed as the Army Chief
8.15 am: Indian-American Indira Talwani becomes federal judge in Massachussets, USA.
7.59 am: BJP to decide on LK Advani.
7.59 am: Key Congress meeting on May 21-22.
7.57 am: Top BJP leaders like Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and Nitin Gadkari to meet Narendra Modi today. The party will decide its strategy after the poll results are out.
7.55 am: Over 200 dead in Turkey mine disaster. [Read more...]