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7: 53 IST, June 3rd 2024

On exit poll, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant says, "All the exit polls are showing 325-400 seats (for BJP). 'Phir Ek Baar Modi Sarkar' has been proved... BJP will win both the Lok Sabha seats in Goa. Tomorrow, we will win more than 400 seats..."


 

7: 21 IST, June 3rd 2024

The Election Commission on Monday refused to grant extra time to Congress leader Jairam Ramesh to support his claims that attempts were made to influence 150 district magistrates and collectors ahead of the June 4 vote count for Lok Sabha elections.

Ramesh was asked by the poll panel to submit facts by Sunday evening of the allegations that he made in a social media post recently.
 

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5: 29 IST, June 3rd 2024

On Congress leader Jairam Ramesh's allegations that Union HM called DMs/ROs (Returning Officers), BJP leader Shazia Ilmi says, "The Election Commission has answered the questions, and also asked for answers. Who are those 150 DMs whom the Union Home Minister allegedly called and influenced to affect the elections? This is a serious allegation made by Jairam Ramesh. If he is making such big allegations,  then he has to tell the details and how he got those details. It is clear that Jairam Ramesh is going to lose the elections, so he is creating such an environment..."

4: 30 IST, June 3rd 2024

“Leave aside exit polls, the exact poll is coming tomorrow. Rahul Gandhi should wait and watch. The people have blessed us with their votes for our politics of development. Everything will be clear tomorrow (referring to counting of votes). In Bihar, I am confident that we will win all 40 Lok Sabha seats,” said Bihar Deputy CM and BJP leader Samrat Choudhary on Rahul Gandhi’s remark over exit polls.

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3: 56 IST, June 3rd 2024

Ahead of counting tomorrow, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale says, “We are confident of getting 400 seats...People have voted for development, in the name of PM Modi...INDIA Alliance is dreaming that they will get 295 seats. If they get 295 seats, I would like to ask who will be their PM. If it is someone among them who becomes the PM, I would be the first person to welcome them with a garland. If that doesn't happen, Mallikarjun Kharge and Rahul Gandhi should come to present a garland to Narendra Modi - I invite them.”


 

3: 25 IST, June 3rd 2024

Patna: Bihar Deputy CM Samrat Choudhary says, "We are confident that we will win 400 seats in the country and all 40 seats in Bihar...If they (Opposition) have got 295 seats, they should directly go to Rashtrapati Bhavan. Exit polls have come, the accurate poll will come tomorrow..."


 

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2: 53 IST, June 3rd 2024

BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad says, "When exit polls predicted victory in Telangana, they(Congress) were very happy…Today, when exit polls are predicting a victory for PM Modi, they are worried….The same happens with EVM….If they win in Karnataka, West Bengal, Kerala, Telangana and Himachal Pradesh, EVMs are correct….Where BJP wins, EVMs are bad….Their defeat is certain…BJP will win with a historic margin…."


 

2: 53 IST, June 3rd 2024

"We failed to understand the fake narratives that were going on during the elections. But we have understood it now," said CEC Rajiv Kumar

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2: 53 IST, June 3rd 2024

“We will very soon start the process of Assembly elections in Jammu & Kashmir,” says CEC Rajiv Kumar. 

1: 25 IST, June 3rd 2024

Entire counting process is absolutely robust, says CEC Rajiv Kumar on counting of votes of 2024 general elections on June 4.


 

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1: 05 IST, June 3rd 2024

Seizures of Rs 10,000 crore, including cash, freebies, drugs and liquor, made during 2024 polls as compared to Rs 3,500 crore in 2019, says CEC Rajiv Kumar. 


 

1: 00 IST, June 3rd 2024

Only 39 repolls took place in the 2024 general elections as against 540 repolls in 2019, claimed CEC Rajiv Kumar. 


 

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12: 55 IST, June 3rd 2024

The Election Commission of India gives a standing ovation to all voters who took part in the Lok Sabha elections 2024.

12: 45 IST, June 3rd 2024

"We have worked together and created a world record with 642 million voters participating in the Indian general election," says CEC Rajiv Kumar.

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12: 35 IST, June 3rd 2024
11: 57 IST, June 3rd 2024

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Monday said her party is very hopeful that the results of the Lok Sabha elections will be totally opposite to what has been shown in the exit polls.

"We have to wait, just wait and see," said Sonia Gandhi when asked about her expectations from the results scheduled to be announced on Tuesday.

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11: 55 IST, June 3rd 2024

Lucknow | UP Minister & National President, Founder of Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party, Om Prakash Rajbhar, says," ...On 8th June, Narendra Modi ji will take oath as the Prime Minister for the third time..."

11: 38 IST, June 3rd 2024

Lucknow, UP: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav says, " BJP is responsible for many wrong things. They spoiled the harmony of the country..they made different castes and communities fight against each other...they made paper leaks happen...they made crimes against women rise...atrocities were unleashed against women wrestlers, backward classes and tribals..."


 

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11: 11 IST, June 3rd 2024

BJP top leaders including Union Home Minister Amit Shah and former Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar arrive at party president JP Nadda's residence for crucial meeting. 

10: 59 IST, June 3rd 2024

“CCTV cameras in a polling booth should be put in a manner so that it gets a complete view of the room, particularly the point where EVM is kept, so that any attempt to cast a fake vote or rig the election, using unfair means, is captured. But in the famed Diamond Harbour model, CCTV cameras are positioned, such that they capture nothing. This is how Mamata Banerjee’s nephew and heir apparent contests and wins the election. What is deeply worrying is that a thoroughly compromised bureaucracy steps up to serve his malignant intent. There is no semblance of a free and fair election in West Bengal,” Amit Malviya said. 

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10: 18 IST, June 3rd 2024

The Congress and its INDIA bloc allies are trying to undermine the integrity of India's electoral process, the BJP alleged on Sunday and urged the Election Commission to prevent any attempts of "violence and unrest" during the counting of votes for the Lok Sabha polls on June 4.

10: 16 IST, June 3rd 2024

“The good fortune I got to do Sadhana in the presence of Mother India in Kanyakumari, the land of the confluence of all Sangams, is an invaluable asset of my life. I have tried to put into words the feelings that arose in my heart after thinking and meditating here,” PM Modi wrote. 

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8: 47 IST, June 3rd 2024

To manage post-election violence, nearly 400 Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) companies (over 40,000 personnel) will remain in West Bengal until June 19. A significant portion of the CAPFs will consist of the Central Reserve Police Force, said official sources. 

8: 46 IST, June 3rd 2024

A news conference by the Election Commission is scheduled for June 3, 2024, one day before the tallying of votes cast in the Lok Sabha elections. This will probably be the first time in India's electoral history that the poll commission has called a news conference following an election.

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8: 44 IST, June 3rd 2024

Re-election being held in booth number 61 of Kadambagachi Sardar Para area of ​​Barasat Lok Sabha Constituency, Deganga Assembly constituency today.

Published June 3rd, 2024 at 08:49 IST