MB Rajesh

Unexpected setback at Mannarkkad led to defeat: MB Rajesh

Palakkad: LDF candidate MB Rajesh said that the defeat in Palakkad was due to the ..

Saritha Nair
Saritha Nair gets 569 votes in Amethi
Only 3 MPs to represent CPM in Lok Sabha
‘NOTA’ is not a silly figure in Kottayam

Voices rise in Congress for organisational changes

New Delhi: With the Congress suffering another debacle in the Lok Sabha elections, demands have started to grow about making big organisational ..


Akshay Kumar, Vivek Oberoi among others hail PM Modi on historic win

Mumbai: Members of the Indian film fraternity, including veterans like Asha Bhosle and Rajinikanth, congratulated Prime Minister Narendra ..


Donald Trump congratulates PM Modi for 'BIG' win

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his "big" election victory, ..

sursh gopi

Suresh Gopi is the star in Thrissur

Actor-turned politician Suresh Gopi has campaigned for only 17 days but the votes he acquired was 2,93,822. To be precise, an increase ..

Kodikkunnil Suresh

Kodikunnil Suresh likely to administer oath to Modi

Kottarakkara: Mavelikkara MP Kodikunnil Suresh is likely to get the opportunity to administer the oath to all MPs including prime minister ..


BJP hands crushing defeat to Congress in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: The Congress humiliation is complete. Madhya Pradesh joined the other heartland states in bowing to Modi brand of "nationalism" ..


UDF sweeps away Left in Kerala whitewash, BJP draws blank again

Thiruvananthapuram: With counting of votes almost done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF had won or was winning 19 of the state's ..


UDF gained upper hand in 121 assembly seats in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: UDF rode the Rahul wave to had LDF a demoralising defeat in Kerala. UDF gained the upper hand in 121 out of the ..

Rahul Gandhi

Wayanad voters wonder if Rahul as oppn MP will be able to develop it

Kalpetta: Voters of Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency wondered if Rahul Gandhi as opposition MP would be able to develop it, as local ..

Narendra Modi

Modi magic sweeps India; BJP hurtles toward 300 mark, Opposition left in dust

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday led his Bharatiya Janata Party towards a super-sized victory for a second term ..

Alphons Kannanthanam

Alphons Kannanthanam fails to make it to Lok Sabha

Thiruvananthapuram: Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam Thursday failed in his maiden bid to enter the lower house of Parliament from ..

N Chandrababu Naidu

Chandrababu Naidu quits as AP CM after TDP's loss in Assembly polls

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Thursday resigned from his post following the TDP's loss in the Assembly ..


Twitter users remove ‘Chowkidar’, to follow the spirit

New Delhi: Several Twitter users on Thursday immediately followed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to remove the prefix ‘Chowkidar ..

Anto Antoney

No surprise as Pathanamthitta elects Anto Antony

Pathanamthitta: When the counting of votes for the Lok Sabha polls ended, there was no surprise in Pathanamthitta, a constituency that ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Unexpected loss, will evaluate reasons: Chief minister

Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the failure of Left front in the LS polls in Kerala was unexpected. The chief minister responded ..


Sabarimala fails to help ‘lotus’ bloom in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The emotive Sabarimala row in which senior BJP leaders played a key role failed to help the party open its account ..


Rajmohan Unnithan ends 35-year monopoly of CPM in Kasaragod

Kasaragod: Congress has seized a constituency that has been an LDF stronghold for over three decades. UDF candidate Raj Mohan Unnithan ..

Rahul Gandhi and Smriti Irani

Amethi snaps its 39-year-old ties with Gandhi family

Amethi: Amethi, on Thursday, snapped its 39 years long relationship with the Gandhi family - a relationship that was filled with emotions ..

MLAs who won LS polls

4 constituencies to undergo bypolls as MLAs win LS polls

Kozhikode: With four sitting MLAs nearing victory in the Lok Sabha Elections, four assembly constituencies in the state will face by-election ..

Sitaram Yechuri

Yechury takes responsibility for CPM's poor poll show

New Delhi: CPIM general secretary Sitaram Yechury took the responsibility on Thursday for his party's dismal performance in the ..

sonia gandhi, smriti irani, hema malini

28 sitting women MPs set to retain their seat

New Delhi: As many as 28 out of 41 sitting women MPs, including Sonia Gandhi, Hema Malini and Kirron Kher, are set to retain their ..

amit shah

Amit is 'Shah' of Modi's historic second term win

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi might be the man of the moment for winning the historic second term but it is Bharatiya Janata ..

Imran Khan

Imran Khan congratulates Modi; expresses desire to work with him for peace in South Asia

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday congratulated his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on his victory in the general ..

smriti irani

Rahul Gandhi defeated in Amethi; congratulates Smriti Irani

Uttar Pradesh: BJP candidate Smriti Irani defeated Congress president Rahul Gandhi to win Amethi seat in Lok Sabha elections. Rahul ..

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Modi-led BJP's massive election victory makes headlines in Pakistan

Islamabad: The BJP's resounding victory in India's elections made headlines in Pakistan on Thursday, with the media providing ..

urmila matondkar

It's just a start, I won't quit politics: Urmila on loss

Mumbai: Congress' Mumbai North Lok Sabha candidate Urmila Matondkar Thursday said though she has lost her maiden election, she ..

Modi and Xi Jinping

Xi, Putin, Netanyahu among first to congratulate Modi on election victory

Beijing/Moscow: Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were among ..


Modi returns; NDA leads in 342 seats

New Delhi: The BJP government of Narendra Modi is confirmed their second term with this Lok Sabha elections. According to the trends ..


Modi congratulates Patnaik for BJD victory in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for Biju Janata Dal's ..

Oommen Chandy

All sections of Kerala society helped us to win: Oommen Chandy

Thiruvananthapuram: One of the key campaigners for the Congress-led United Democratic Front, two-time former Kerala Chief Minister ..


After Nehru and Indira, Modi is only PM to come back to power with full majority

New Delhi: After Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, Narendra Modi is the third prime minister of the country who has been able to ..

Sarbananda Sonowal

LS election result historic, unprecedented: Assam CM Sonowal

Guwahati: Terming the Lok Sabha election results as "historic" and "unprecedented", Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda ..


BJP's expectations failed in Pathanamthitta: K Surendran

Pathanamthitta: K Surendran, NDA candidate in Pathanamthitta, stated that BJP failed to get majority votes as expected. But he expressed ..


UDF creates wave in Kerala; party accepts failure: Kodiyeri

Thiruvananthapuram: CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said that the LDF is accepts the public verdict in the Lok Sabha Elections ..

Chowna Mein

BJP wins 7 Assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar: The ruling BJP in Arunachal Pradesh won seven Assembly seats and is leading in 11 constituencies, election officials said ..

Sreedharan Pillai

Couldn't win seats but votes increased in Kerala: Sreedharan Pillai

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP State president PS Sreedharan Pillai said that though BJP didn’t win a seat in Kerala, the vote share ..


BJP certain of a clean sweep in Delhi, 2 candidates leading by over 3.40 lakh votes

New Delhi: Certain of clinching all the seven seats in the national capital, the BJP continued to dominate the trends with two of its ..


Rajinikanth congratulates Modi

Chennai: Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ..


BJP wins first seat in Karnataka

Bengaluru: BJP in Karnataka has posted its first victory with its candidate from Haveri, Shivkumar Chanabasappa Udasi trouncing Congress' ..

rahul gandhi

Rahul heading for record-breaking victory margin in Wayanad

Kalpetta: Rahul Gandhi is heading for a record-breaking margin against his nearest rival CPIs P P Suneer in the Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency ..

K P Oli

Nepal Prime Minister congratulates Modi for poll win

Kathmandu: Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Thursday congratulated his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for a "landslide ..

ramya haridas

Little sister of Alathur Ramya Haridas to become first Dalit woman MP from Kerala

Alathur: When 99.74 percent of votes were counted in Alathur constituency, UDF candidate Ramya Haridas has assured her victory with ..

Mullappally Ramachandran

LDF defeat answer to Pinarayi’s arrogance: Mullappally

Thiruvananthapuram: KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran said that people’s rage against LDF in Kerala has reflected in the ..


BJP's 'Look East policy' pays dividends

West Bengal/Odisha: The BJP made deep inroads in West Bengal and Odisha in the Lok Sabha with its "Look East policy' penetrating ..

xi jinping

Chinese President Xi congratulates PM Modi on election win

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday on his election victory and vowed to work ..


India wins yet again, says PM

New Delhi: With the BJP headed for a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India ..

Shashi Tharoor

Feel like a batsman who has scored century while his team has lost: Tharoor

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who seemed headed for a win from Thiruvananthapuram, said he feels like a batsman ..

palakkad constituency

Unification of minority votes helped Congress: MB Rajesh

Palakkad: The LDF has nearly lost its stronghold in Palakkad in the Lok Sabha Elections. Being one of the sure seats calculated by ..


Putin congratulates Modi on his party's convincing victory in general elections

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the convincing victory of his Bharatiya ..


BJP leads on 10 seats in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: The BJP is maintaining a lead on the 10 out of total 11 Lok Sabha seats in Chhattisgarh while the Congress is leading only ..


The big names who are set to lose

When NDA is all set to make a dramatic comeback in the centre, LS polls is witnessing an unpredictable wins and losses. Prime minister ..


Thank You India: Amit Shah

New Delhi: As the Bharatiya Janata Party lead on 300 seats by Thursday afternoon, close to seven hours into the counting process, ..

Maithripala Sirisena

Sri Lankan leaders unite in congratulating Modi as BJP heads to major poll win

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and main Opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa ..


Modi `tsunami' sweeps India; set to get thumping majority

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday led his Bharatiya Janata Party towards what looks set to be a resounding victory ..

Pragya Singh Thakur

Madhya Pradesh: BJP leads in 28, Cong in 1 Lok Sabha seat

Bhopal: The BJP was ahead in 28 of the 29 Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh while the Congress was leading in one seat, as per trends ..

Jagan Mohan Reddy

Andhra assembly: Jagan Reddy may take oath as CM on May 30

Amaravati: With the YSR Congress all set to wrest power in Andhra Pradesh, the YSRC Legislature Party will meet here on May 25 to formally ..


Kunhalikutty, Rahul Gandhi competing for record majority in Kerala

Malappuram: Rahul Gandhi and PK Kunhalikutty are competing to attain the largest majority in the massive UDF wave created in LS polls ..


Jammu and Kashmir: NC’Farooq set to win, Mehbooba likely to finish third

Srinagar: National Conference President Farooq Abdullah appeared set to win the Lok Sabha election from Srinagar while former Jammu ..


BJP hopes to perform well in Kerala next time, heading for a nought

New Delhi: The BJP is heading for a nought in Kerala, prompting leaders to say they will redouble efforts to make inroads in the southern ..

 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli PM Netanyahu congratulates Modi on election victory

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday became the first world leader to congratulate his counterpart Narendra ..


Not getting excited but I am holding on to lead: Shashi Tharoor

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is leading at Thiruvananthapuram as the counting is in progress. He has been sharing ..


Cong fails to capitalise on assembly poll victories, trails in Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh

New Delhi: The Congress Party, which won the Hindi heartland states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan in the assembly elections ..

Sadhvi Pragya

Pragya Singh Thakur breaks 'silence' to express happiness over poll trend

Bhopal: BJPs Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate Pragya Singh Thakur, who recently kicked up a row with some of her remarks and was observing ..


Goa assembly elections: BJP loses Parrikar's Panaji seat to Congress

Panaji: The BJP, which held the Panaji Assembly seat in Goa for 25 years, Thursday lost it to the Congress, whose candidate Atanasio ..


Stars fail to garner votes in Kerala; Sumalatha, Sunny Deol on winning track

Lok Sabha polls in 2019 was a star-studded contest. Following is the current status of stars at 1.00 pm as counting is in progress ..

kiren rijiju

Arunachal Pradesh: BJP ahead of rivals in both LS seats

Itanagar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is currently taking the lead in the two Lok Sabha constituencies of Arunachal Pradesh, as ..

Anurag Thakur

BJP set to win all 4 seats in Himachal

Shimla: The BJP is leading on all the four Lok Sabha seats of Himachal Pradesh, according to the latest Election Commission trends ..

Naveen Patnaik

Odisha: BJD ahead in 12 seats, BJP in 9

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidates were leading in 12 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha while the BJP was ahead in nine constituencies ..


Ramya Haridas heading to capture Alathur: Wins hearts through songs

Palakkad: UDF candidate Ramya Haridas has secured a massive lead in Alathur, where LDF maintained a stronghold. Ramya’s lead ..

rahul gandhi

Rahul heading for largest majority in Wayanad; leads by 2.36 lakh votes

Thiruvananthapuram: With UDF leading in 19 seats in Kerala, AICC president Rahul Gandhi’s lead in Wayanad constituency has crossed ..


Neck and neck fight between Rahul Gandhi, Smriti Irani in Amethi

Uttar Pradesh: Congress president Rahul Gandhi and BJP candidate Smriti Irani are facing a see-saw battle to win Amethi seat in Lok ..


Modi set to return to power: BJP leading in 339 seats, Congress in 90

New Delhi: Riding on a massive Modi wave sweeping through most parts of India, the BJP was set to return to power Thursday as it led ..

Manoj Tiwari

Delhi: BJP leads in all 7 seats, Congress second in 2 constituencies

New Delhi: The BJP is leading the trends in all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, with the Congress trailing in five constituencies and ..


Sensex hits 40,000 mark for first time as leads show second term for Modi govt

Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex hit the 40,000 mark for the first time ever and NSE Nifty breached the 12,000 level in morning trade, ..

Krishan Pal Gurjar

Haryana: BJP ahead in all 10 LS seats; Hooda trailing

Chandigarh: The BJP was leading in all the 10 seats in Haryana as per early trends available with the Election Commission. Union Ministers ..

ravi shankar prasad

Bihar: NDA candidates ahead in 35 of 40 seats

Patna: The NDA in Bihar is leading in 35 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats, while grand alliance partner RJD is ahead in two seats, as per ..


Karnataka: BJP leads in 23, JD-S 1, Congress 3

Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in 23 of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka, while the Janata Dal-Secular ..

Jayant Sinha

Jharkhand: BJP leading in 10 seats

Ranchi: The BJP is leading in 10 out of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Jharkhand as per initial trends, officials said Thursday ..

Rajyavardhan Rathore

BJP surges ahead in Rajasthan

Jaipur: The BJP-led NDA is leading in all 25 seats of Rajasthan in the initial rounds of counting, according to the Election Commission ..

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Telangana: TRS leads in 11, BJP in 2

Hyderabad:Telangana Rashtra Samithi candidates were leading in 11 segments and BJP in two while AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi was ahead ..


Gujarat: BJP ahead in all 26 seats, Shah leads by 50,000 votes in Gandhinagar

Ahmedabad: The BJP is leading on all 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat, home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit ..


Kerala: Who is winning, who is losing?

Kozhikode: As the first stage election results are coming out, UDF is leading in 19 constituencies in Kerala while LDF has gained only ..

AITC candidate Abhishek Banerjee.

West Bengal: Trinamool leading in 19 seats, BJP in 14

Kolkata: The ruling All India Trinamool Congress in West Bengal is leading in 19 out of 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state, while ..


Uttar Pradesh: BJP leads in 56 seats, BSP-SP alliance ahead in 20

Lucknow: The BJP was on Thursday leading in 56 of Uttar Pradesh's 80 Lok Sabha seats with the BSP-SP alliance ahead in 20 seats, ..


Andhra Assembly elections: YSR Congress set to wrest power

Amaravati: The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) appears set to wrest power in Andhra Pradesh as the trends on Thursday showed the party was ..


LDF strongholds collapse; UDF wave in Kerala; Rahul Gandhi has highest lead

Thiruvananthapuram: A UDF wave has been created in entire Kerala breaking all predictions regarding the results. When about 8 percent ..


CPM faces major setback in Kerala

Kozhikode: CPM is facing a major setback in Kerala as the first stage elections results are out. The Left front has lost all constituencies ..


Rajasthan: BJP surging ahead

The BJP was ahead in 23 seats in Rajasthan while its alliance party RLP and the Congress were leading in one seat each, according to ..


BJP set for second term, leads in 329 seats

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday appeared set to retain power as its candidates led in most of the 542 Lok Sabha ..


Delhi: BJP leads in three seats, AAP on second spot in initial trends

New Delhi: The incumbent BJP is leading in initial trends for counting of votes in three Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, followed by AAP ..

rahul gandhi

Rahul leading by over 2 lakh votes in Wayanad

Wayanad: Congress president Rahul Gandhi is leading in Wayanad constituency in Kerala by 203818 votes against CPI's C P Suneer ..

Babul Supriyo

West Bengal: BJP leads, union minister Babul Supriyo leading from Asansol

Kolkata: Union minister Babul Supriyo of the BJP is leading by 3448 votes against Moon Moon Sen of All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) ..

Pragya Thakur

Madhya Pradesh: Pragya Thakur leading over Digvijay; Scindia trailing

Bhopal: BJP's Pragya Singh Thakur is leading against Congress' Digvijay Singh by a margin of 3,105 votes in Bhopal Lok Sabha ..


DMK front leads in three LS seats in TN

Chennai: The DMK and its allies the Congress and MDMK were leading in three Parliamentary constituencies in Tamil Nadu, according ..