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Narendra Modi’s ‘selfie-realisation’ in Kedarnath, and exit polls’ cloudy ‘gossip’

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Exit poll results predict a second term for PM Modi, some give BJP-led NDA more than 300 seats

Here are ThePrint's updates on the Lok Sabha election exit poll results
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Exit polls: How they are conducted, their relevance & accuracy

Experts say the trickiest part of exit polls is to convert vote share into seats and this requires statistical training.
People wait with their identity cards to cast their votes for the Assembly elections, in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

Hung verdicts to slim NDA majority — what opinion polls have said about Lok Sabha elections

The surveys were all conducted between January and April this year and their tone changed from hung verdicts to a wafer-thin majority for the NDA.
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PM Modi’s time travel, and the ‘patriotism’ of Nathuram Godse

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Not just political apathy, faulty electoral rolls to blame for lower Lok Sabha poll turnout

National Election Study surveys have consistently shown that only 10 per cent electors did not vote because of lack of interest in politics.

Narendra Modi’s use of ‘polarisation’ cloud, and Rahul Gandhi’s early start for 2024

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Supreme Court’s ‘stinking’ clean chit, and bed of thorns for Rahul Gandhi

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SBI electoral bonds sales jump 542%, but voters clueless who’s funding polls

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Rajiv Gandhi’s family vacation in 1988 can’t be an election issue in 2019

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On Camera

File photo | Dimple Yadav (R), Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav (L) at a rally | Facebook/Dimple Yadav

Why Dimple Yadav touching Mayawati’s feet still riles upper caste Indians

Dimple Yadav’s gesture challenges the class system of Hindu society which categorises women and backwards of all castes as low and inferior.
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With Lok Sabha elections over, how can India and Pakistan now repair fractured ties?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering appointing a national security adviser to revive backchannel diplomatic talks with India.

Defence

IAF men face action in Kashmir Mi-17 chopper crash as probe ‘almost confirms’ friendly fire

Six IAF personnel, one civilian were killed as an Mi-17 chopper was shot down in Kashmir on 27 February while Indian and Pakistan air forces were locked in a dogfoght 100 km away.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.