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  • BJP Trinamool clashes: Tripathi meets Modi

    Indian West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi meets the county's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah and apprises them of the prevailing situation in the state.

  • Mamata to attend Modi's oath ceremony

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is to attend the oath-taking ceremony of Narendra Modi as second-time Prime Minister.

  • Political untouchability rising in country: PM Modi

    Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi thanks the people of Varanasi for re-electing him from the constituency in the Lok Sabha elections 2019.

  • Modi takes oath May 30

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be administered oath of office for his second term along with his new council of ministers on May 30, the President's Office says.

  • Indian polls: Presence of Muslim MPs higher this time

    The number of Muslim lawmakers in India’s new parliament has gone up by four compared to the previous House, with 27 candidates from the community emerging victorious in the recent national elections.

  • Modi wins Indian election in landslide

    Riding on the crest of an unprecedented Modi surge across most parts of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party storms back to power to rule India for five more years with a historic mandate in parliamentary elections that saw a saffron sweep bigger than the party got five years ago.

  • Modi to seek blessings from mother

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Gujarat to seek the blessings of his mother Heeraben after his BJP-led National Democratic Alliance returned to power with a massive majority in the parliamentary elections.

  • Mamata Banerjee calls Trinamool meet today

    Forty-eight hours after the election results that brought Trinamool Congress's tally in the Lok Sabha down from 34 to 22, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is to meet party leaders and all candidates who fought the polls at her home.

  • Rahul Gandhi concedes defeat, congratulates PM Modi

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi concedes defeat in the Lok Sabha elections 2019 but says that he will continue his ideological fight against the BJP.

  • PM Modi tenders resignation

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi tenders his resignation as per protocol to President Ram Nath Kovind after the Union Cabinet passed a resolution to dissolve the 16th Lok Sabha.

  • Winners of Dum Dum, Raiganj where Bangladeshi actors campaigned

    Besides the political violence in West Bengal during the Lok Sabha elections, what made news was the campaigning by two Bangladeshi actors for the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in two constituencies.

  • All losers are not losers, let VVPATs matched: Mamata Banerjee

    As trends pointed to a massive victory for BJP-led NDA in Lok Sabha elections 2019, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweets her congratulations to the winners while adding that her party will share its view only after the VVPATs are matched.

  • Imran Khan congratulates Modi

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulates India's Narendra Modi for a triumphant victory that returned him to power in New Delhi after an election fought in the shadow of renewed confrontation between the nuclear-armed enemies.

  • BJP leading in 16, Trinamool 25 in West Bengal

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made a deep inroad into West Bengal by leading in 16 parliamentary seats posing a strong challenge to the state’s ruling Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress which is leading in 25 seats.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    India's foreign minister congratulates Modi on election victory

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party has won the general election, a senior party leader said today.

  • Rahul Gandhi in see-saw battle in Amethi

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi was today involved in a see-saw battle in Amethi, the parliamentary constituency and bastion of the Gandhi dynasty, in Uttar Pradesh with early leads showing him trailing behind his BJP challenger Smriti Irani for some moment.

  • India election results: Crucial seats to watch out for

    The Lok Sabha elections 2019 were one of the most highly-charged parliamentary elections in the country in recent years. Nearly all the big names in Indian politics contested. Many new faces emerged and new political parties were formed.

  • 20,000 BJP workers get invited for Modi's ‘Grand Welcome’

    The BJP, confident of winning the national election and returning to power with a huge majority, has asked some 20,000 workers to come to the party headquarters in Delhi this evening, reports Indian news portal NDTV.

  • Ahead of poll results, Mamata plays Rabindra Sangeet on piano

    Hours before the counting of votes are to start declaring the verdict of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appeared to have taken refuge in music to cool her nerves. She took to keyboard and played a Rabindra Sangeet tune, as seen in a video posted on Facebook from her official handle.

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