Even as Indians across the country remained glued to their TV screens on May 16, 2014, keenly following the results of the elections to the 16th Lok Sabha, Indians across the world went online to follow all election-related news.
Proving to be a one-stop source of news on the Lok Sabha Elections 2014 was YouTube. On YouTube, viewers were able to catch all the counting day action as it unfolded across television news networks, who live streamed their programming on YouTube through the day.
YouTube partnered with all leading broadcast news players to bring live news to users for the elections results. Users were able to follow all the action by choosing their favourite news outlet, including regional news channels, and stay tuned to the news in the language of their choice.
To make this happen, YouTube partnered with IBN Live, Headlines Today, Times Now, NDTV, Boom News, Gateway House, NewsX, DD News, Rajya Sabha TV, News Laundry, TV9, Sun News, Firstpost.in and YouthKiAwaaz, and many more to let users watch their election coverage and special shows.