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The Lok Sabha is the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament, with the upper house being the Rajya Sabha. Members of the Lok Sabha are elected by adult universal suffrage and a first-past-the-post system to represent their respective constituencies, and they hold their seats for five years or until the body is dissolved by the President on the advice of the council of ministers. The house meets in the Lok Sabha Chambers of the Sansad Bhavan in New Delhi.

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The Congress on Saturday night had announced Alvi's candidature from Amroha in its eighth list.
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ET has shortlisted a dozen Lok Sabha seats in the Hindi heartland that are expected to witness tough contests.
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BJP will be benefitted in around half a dozen Lok Sabha constituencies as the contest becomes triangular and the grand old party eats into the SP-BSP alliance..
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More than 500 candidates out of a total of 607, who fought the 2014 Lok Sabha elections across the 40 seats in Bihar, had lost their deposits at the hustings,..
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Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit and other leaders of the unit Monday discussed the possibility of an alliance with the AAP for the Lok Sabha polls in the..
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Jaya Prada likely to contest Lok Sabha election.
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The party has decided to withdraw from contest to avoid helping the ruling TRS and BJP which are opposed to it, TDP sources said. The TDP sources said the party..
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Vijay Rupani's rhetoric-filled attack
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"Thousands of people are upset. I received phone calls from supporters who were weeping," said Patil, a two-term MP from Jalgaon, who was dropped in favour of..
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"Thousands of people are upset. I received phone calls from supporters who were weeping," said Patil, a two-term MP from Jalgaon, who was dropped in favour of..
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SP is contesting 37 seats in Uttar Pradesh, and is in alliance with the BSP, which will contest 38
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The UP CM was campaigning for the BJP candidate from Saharanpur, Raghav Lakhanpal. He also described Congress Lok Sabha candidate Imran Masood as the "son-in-law..
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While ruling party has already announced its list of candidates for the state, the Opposition party is playing the wait-and-watch game
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The party also announced the name of its Muslim face and nine-time MLA Azam Khan, who will make his Lok Sabha poll debut from Rampur. The party released a list..
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"My fellow Indians, The time has come to say - #VoteKar. In the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, ensure that you as well as your family and friends turnout in..
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National Conference candidate for Baramulla parliamentary constituency Mohommad Akbar Lone has stoked a major controversy by raising "Pakistan Zindabad" slogans..
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The revised list signed by senior SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav, besides including the party's founders name, also carried the names of party chief Akhilesh Yadav,..
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"This arrangement (pre-poll alliance with Congress) is confined to Lok Sabha elections only as the nation is confronted with a huge challenge posed by those..
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The Grand Alliance in Jharkhand on Sunday suffered a major blow as the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) decided to stay away from the multi-party conglomeration formed..
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The Grand Alliance in Jharkhand on Sunday suffered a major blow as the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) decided to stay away from the multi-party conglomeration formed..
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Sounding the bugle for a joint campaign of BJP Shiv Sena mega alliance from Kolhapur, Fadnavis and Thackeray came down heavily on Congress NCP as well as Raj..
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The party had earlier announced that none of its nine sitting Lok Sabha members from Chhattisgarh will be fielded in the polls, a move aimed at any perceived..
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The Congress on Sunday released its ninth list of 10 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, fielding former finance minister P Chidambaram's son Karti from..
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The Congress on Sunday released its ninth list of 10 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, fielding former finance minister P Chidambaram's son Karti from..
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Naveen, who is seeking a fifth term as chief minister, also exuded confidence that his party will secure 21 of total 21 seats in the state. The regional party..
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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal are other constituents of the 'Mahagathbandhan' in the state.
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Uma Bharti Sunday said it is for LK Advani to clear the "mist" after the veteran leader was not named as a party candidate for the Lok Sabha elections.
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Speaking to reporters after offering prayers at a local shrine at Wangoi in Imphal West district for the success of the two BJP candidates- RK Ranjan (Inner..
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The Congress has declared its first list of nine candidates for Lok Sabha elections in Madhya Pradesh which includes party veteran Digvijaya Singh and Meenakshi..
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The lists include almost all candidates for those seats where polling will be held in first two phases.
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The BJP has announced the names of 297 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls in six lists released so far, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi and..
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The Samajwadi Party has entered a pre-poll alliance with the Mayawati-led BSP and will contest 37 of 80 Lok Sabha seats in UP.
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The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, which has for long attacked the DMK for dynastic politics, has drawn criticism for nominating sons of its leaders including O..
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Former president of JNU student's union Kanhaiya Kumar, will be the CPI's candidate from Bihar's Begusarai for the coming Lok Sabha election
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BJP has announced 22 candidates from Maharashtra and is yet to decide on 3 Lok Sabha seats including Madha, Bhandara-Gondiya and Mumbai North-East.
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Apart from eyeing state's crown, CM Chandrababu Naidu and YSRCP's Jaganmohan Reddy are aiming to send maximum MPs to the Centre
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For Congress, the strategy of going alone to the Lok Sabha polls in 1999 & reclaiming lost grounds failed miserably. The party lost many seats after Sonia Gandhi..
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The NDA announced candidates for 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar, dropping eight sitting MPs. The announcement was made at a joint press conference..
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Ahlawat claimed that the sex ratio which was 642 six years back has now reached 942 in Jhunjhunu as a result of her efforts. "I am the only sitting woman MP in..
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"The unanimous view was that we are a party still in the stages of infancy and that we should also focus on mass contact programme. This was also our response to..
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The party also fielded its former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat and former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat..
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Many senior Congress leaders named in this list.
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Through out the day BJP continued to announce names
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BJP had earlier released a list of 10 Lok Sabha candidates. The nominee for one seat is yet to be announced. Telangana goes to polls in the first phase on April..
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All union ministers retained in BJP's Jharkhand list
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Exit polls can only be telecast on the evening of May 19 after the last phase of Lok Sabha election gets over, the Election Commission said on Saturday as it..
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HD Kumaraswamy asks Congress to get their act together.
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Launching his party's Lok Sabha poll campaign in West Bengal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday trained his guns on both Prime Minister Narendra Modi..
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The officers of the Special Task Force of the RPF nabbed TMC councillor Nazir Khan from Sealdah station with Rs.20 lakhs cash.
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Congress is facing another challenge of exodus as dissatisfied leaders and those fearing punitive action for their past decision are joining BJP. Party leaders..
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Mehbooba Mufti back in Central politics.
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The party has fielded former legislator Omraje Nimbalkar against NCP legislator and nominee Rana Jagatjit Singh Patil from Osmanabd. Incidentally, both are..
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Finally seat-sharing details announced.
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The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has nominated youths and new faces in Maval, Shirur, Madha, Beed while re-nominating sitting MPs Supriya Sule in Baramati,..
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BJP while announcing its list of candidates has given priority to elective merits, performance and efforts made in last five years to strengthen party..
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Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath on Saturday announced that former chief minister Digvijaya Singh will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from the..
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In an unverified video clip, Chavan apparently expressed unhappiness over Vinayak Bangade's selection as the candidate of Chandrakupur Lok Sabha seat.
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Kamal Nath had on Saturday said if Digvijaya Singh wants to contest upcoming Lok Sabha polls, he should choose the "toughest seat" in the state.
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"On one hand, PM sends greetings to Pak for its national day.On another, many invitees to celebrations held at Pak High Comm were harassed outside by cops.
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Releasing a fresh list of candidates Friday for five parliamentary seats and 22 Assembly segments inOdisha, the BJP announced that its state unit president..
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NDA leaders of Bihar on Saturday announced candidates for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.
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Prominent among those who are denied re-nomination is Dindori MP Harishchandra Chavan, who has been representing the tribal-dominated seat since 2009. This time,..
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Imran Pratapgarhi has been nominated from Moradabad where Raj Babbar's candidature was announced earlier.
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Anti-incumbency and BJP stand in the way of BJD's bid to retain power in Odisha; party faces heat for the first time since 2000
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BJP president to contest LS polls from Gandhinagar
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