Tag: Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP sweeping Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday appeared set to retain power as its candidates led in 229 of the 405 Lok Sabha seats from where counting trends were available, leaving the Congress far behind. Good news for the BJP poured in from almost all parts of the Hindi heartland including Uttar Pradesh, […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Karnataka: BJP heads for landslide win, Congress, JD-S face rout

Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is heading for a landslide victory while the ruling Congress and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) alliance face rout in Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha constituencies where vote count was underway on Thursday. According to the latest trends available at noon, the BJP is leading in 23 seats, Congress in three, […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Modi wave sweeping Rajasthan

New Delhi: Modi wave seems to be sweeping Rajasthan with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leading in 24 out of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the state as counting of votes progressed on Thursday. This is a major debacle for the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress, which had managed to form government in the state a […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Respect the mandate given by people, says Priyanka

New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP for their victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and said the party respects the mandate given by the people of the country. Speaking to reporters here at the party headquarters, she said: “We respect the mandate […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
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Naveen Patnaik set to win fifth term in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is set to retain power for an unprecedented fifth consecutive term in Odisha as the regional party on Thursday completely decimated the opposition in the state Assembly. The BJD was comfortably leading in more than 115 seats out of a total 146 in the state Assembly. Patnaik […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
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PM on LS results: India wins yet again

New Delhi: “India wins yet again,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday as he thanked the countrymen for placing their faith in the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) which was set to return to power with a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections. The Prime Minister also added “sabka vishwas” to his slogan […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Modi wins Varanasi by 4.75 lakh votes

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recorded a spectacular victory in Varanasi, clocking a margin of 4,75,754 votes. Modi polled a total of 6,69,602 votes while his nearest rival, Shalini Yadav of the Samajwadi Party (SP), got 1,93,848. Ajay Rai of the Congress got 1,51,800 votes. In 2014, Modi won from Varanasi by a margin of […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Modi drops 'Chowkidar' from Twitter handle

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dropped the ‘Chowkidar’ (watchman) prefix from his official Twitter handle and urged BJP leaders to do the same. As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to sweep the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, he tweeted: “The people of India became Chowkidars and rendered great service to the […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Imran, Xi among foreign leaders to congratulate Modi

New Delhi: As he retained power with a resounding electoral victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday received congratulatory messages and phone calls from a host of foreign leaders, including his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Among other foreign leaders to congratulate Modi were Russian President Vladimir Putin, Israeli Prime Minister […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
BJP gains in north, tribal Bengal to lead in 18 seats; Trinamool in 23

New Delhi: In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) surprised many by making deep inroads into West Bengal and Odisha, considered bastions of the Trinamool Congress and the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), respectively. The BJP was leading in 18 of the 42 seats in West Bengal, and 9 out of 21 […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Will not work with bad intentions, will take everyone along: Modi

New Delhi: Accepting the resounding poll victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday promised that he will not work with “bad intentions” and that he would like to move ahead by taking everyone along, leaving behind the bitterness witnessed during the Lok Sabha campaign. Addressing the victory celebration at the party headquarters here, he said […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Foreign media on Modi's victory

New Delhi: As India gave Prime Minister Narendra Modi a historic mandate with the ruling BJP returning to power in the Lok Sabha, here’s how the foreign media covered Modi’s victory. The UK’s Guardian in an editorial said that the landslide win for Modi will see “India’s soul lost to a dark politics – one […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Modi, Shah's victory celebrations in Gujarat to be low-key

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah are arriving here on Sunday a two-day visit to home turf Gujarat, which has again given the party all 26 Lok Sabha seats, but the celebrations will be simple in homage to the Surat fire victims. Modi and Shah are expected to land at the […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Imran Khan speaks to PM Modi, expresses desire to work together: FO

Islamabad: Breaking the ice in bilateral ties, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday spoke to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and expressed his desire to work together for the betterment of their peoples, the Foreign Office said here. Khan’s telephone call to Modi came days after the cricketer-turned-politician congratulated on Twitter the Indian Prime […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Modi says people want Gujarat-like development in Bengal

Ahmedabad: Indicating that Bharatiya Janata Party is eyeing to conquer West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that the people in the eastern state are wishing for Gujarat-like development. Modi recalled that ever since the 2014 elections, the story of Gujarat’s development initiatives had reached all corners of the country even before he […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021