BJP, which swept all the five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand, asked Chief Minister Harish Rawat to resign owning moral responsibility for the Congress` rout in the state.
After being in the wilderness for years, the BJP has re-emerged in a big way by sweeping the northern states of Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Chandigarh.
Results coming out of Lok Sabha polls show that parties like Mayawati-led BSP and Tamil Nadu`s DMK managed to corner a large number of votes but failed to convert them into seats.
Over 180 million Indian Muslims will stand on the margin looking stunned and petrified, watching Narendra Modi and the BJP make history and colour the nation with saffron. What a predicament for the world`s second largest Muslim population which equals the populations of Germany, France and Spain put together.
Speculations are rife that the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar may fall as party legislators would desert him following the Janata Dal-United`s humiliating debacle in the Lok Sabha elections.
Northeast India, considered a stronghold of the Congress with five of the eight states currently being ruled by the party, is about to fall into the lap of the BJP and its allies following the unprecedented Lok Sabha results, experts say.
Over 42,000 voters in Jamshedpur and Singhbhum (Reserved) parliamentary seats had opted for `None of the Above Option` (NOTA) in the Lok Sabha poll held on April 17.
The victory of the ruling Congress-led UDF in 12 of the 20 Lok Sabha seats in the state has made Chief Minister Oommen Chandy stronger as Kerala is one of the few states that bucked the anti-Congress trend in the country.
The drubbing Congress got in its traditional citadel of Western Maharashtra, where it failed to open its account in this Lok Sabha election, and drastically reduced victory margins for NCP, points to the fading glory of the two allies who drew their political power from this influential sugar belt which has a network of cooperatives.
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Saturday appeared before the media, a day after her party faced a drubbing in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections.
A massive swing of 21.3 percent in vote share propelled the ruling AIADMK to coast to a resounding victory in 37 of the 39 seats leaving miles behind rivals including DMK, Congress, DMDK and BJP in the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu.
It was a mixed bag for film personalities in the simultaneous assembly and Lok Sabha elections in Telangana and Seemandhra.
A day after Congress` crushing defeat in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday met President and tendered his resignation to him with a request to dissolve the 15th Lok Sabha.
Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala sent a congratulatory message to BJP president Rajnath Singh over the party`s splendid victory during the recent Lok Shaba elections where the party won majority.
The younger brother proved a hero and his more popular elder brother turned a zero in the simultaneous polls to Andhra Pradesh Assembly and Lok Sabha.
The country has a stable government with full majority for the first time in 30 years with a strong leader like Narendra Modi, the Shiv Sena said.
Describing the Narendra Modi-led BJP`s electoral victory as a "breathtaking landslide", eminent American think tanks and experts have said the win has given him an opportunity to "redefine" Indian politics.
CPI-M candidate in Tripura East (ST) constituency Jitendra Chowdhury trounced his nearest Congress rival Sachitra Debbarma by a margin of 4,84,358 votes.
With Narendra Modi set to hold a roadshow in the national capital Saturday after scripting a historic win in the Lok Sabha polls, a multi-layer security cover has been put in place in the city with hundreds of policemen and NSG commandos deployed.
The nation has given its 2014 verdict – Narendra Modi will be India`s next prime minister, that too with a mandate not seen in the last 30 years.
Pakistan should not show "rage where it may not be due" while dealing with a new Narendra Modi-led government in India, a leading Pakistani newspaper said.
A day after clinching Varanasi seat, Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the holy city, offered prayers at famous Kashi Vishwanath temple and attended `Ganga Aarti`.
Former top cop and social activist Kiran Bedi, who is considered to be a adherrent supporter of Narendra Modi on Saturday said that Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime minister-designate is a `man with a mission`.
The Modi tsunami on Friday not only changed the contours of politics in India but also carved out new relationships.
The BJP parliamentary board, which met on Saturday to deliberate on the issue of government formation at the Centre, thanked its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for leading a successful election campaign.
The emphatic win of Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2014 General Elections has led the world leaders to chant `NaMo NaMo`. Various world eladers including US President Barack Obama congratulated Modi and invited him to visit the country.
After Congress party`s crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, outgoing Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that he was proud his government`s achievments in the past 10 years and extended his good wishes to the new government which will be sworn-in soon under the leadership of Narendra Modi.
Respecting the mandate given by Indians, US President Barack Obama telephoned Narendra Modi and congratulated him on BJP`s "success in India`s historic election".
Congress retained absolute majority power in Arunachal Pradesh, known as its safest haven by securing 42 seats in the 60-member house and leading in one seat till last report poured in.
A glitch in an EVM led to an hour delay in declaring the results in Dharmapuri Lok Sabha Constituency today, from where PMK candidate Dr Anbumani Ramadoss emerged victorious.
Fresh from his win in this Lok Sabha seat, former Union Minister Anbumani Ramadoss of PMK today attributed the `Himalayan` win of the BJP led NDA combine to the interest people had in seeing a Modi led government coming to power.
The poll battle is over and many film celebrities like Hema Malini, Moon Moon Sen and Kirron Kher have emerged victorious to become members of parliament.
With the defeat of Arun Jaitley in his maiden electoral battle, Amritsar has become a sort of `Hanamkonda` for the BJP.
Close to 60 lakh voters opted for the None of The Above (NOTA) option across the country while exercising their franchise in the 16th Lok Sabha polls with the maximum percentage of the electorate going for this choice in Puducherry.
India voted overwhelmingly in favour of the Bharatiya Janata Party giving it a clear majority and a massive mandate in the 2014 General Elections.
Ruling JD(U) in Bihar suffered a major jolt on Friday when it won just two seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The state has 40 Parliamentary seats.
While the main opposition party BJP created history riding on the back of the Narendra Modi wave, the ruling Congress faced its worst ever defeat in the high voltage 2014 electoral battle and conceded that it had failed to ``connect`` well with the voters across the country.
Conceding defeat, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday congratulated Narendra Modi but cautioned the people against him and the BJP.
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar today said the country rejected Congress and it UPA allies in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha polls because of its anti-people policies.
The United States swiftly courted India`s future prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday, saying the victorious Hindu nationalist would be welcome to visit despite a long-standing visa ban.
BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi today won Kanpur Parliamentary constituency, defeating Union coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal by 2,22,946 votes.
Former BJP national president Nitin Gadkari is back in reckoning after he defeated veteran Congress leader Vilas Muttemwar in Nagpur, the seat of RSS headquarters, in his debut Lok Sabha election.
Telangana Rashtra Samiti has put up a sterling performance, winning 11 of the 16 Lok Sabha seats in Telangana, whereas Congress managed to bag just two.
Of the seven MLAs who tried their luck at the parliamentary hustings from Punjab, only former chief minister Amarinder Singh of Congress was lucky enough to romp home victorious.
Former chief minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot on Friday termed the unprecedented defeat of Congress in the Lok Sabha elections as disappointing and said the party had not expected such debacle.
Continuing with its spectacular electoral debut of the 2011 Assembly polls, ruling AINRC in Puducherry on Friday wrested the lone Lok Sabha seat from Congress with its nominee R Radhakrishnan trouncing Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasamy.
Rahul Gandhi`s pet project of introducing US style `primaries` to elect candidates for Lok Sabha polls through direct feedback of grassroot party workers has fallen flat.
Only 0.5 per cent voters opted for the newly introduced `None of the Above Option` in the seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital, for which the results were declared on Friday.
Aam Aadmi Party`s (AAP) debut Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu proved to be a perfect disaster with all of its 24 candidates, including the prominent anti-nuclear activists S P Udayakumar and his two associates trounced.
India has voted for a regime change. And it has voted overwhelmingly in favour of the Bharatiya Janata Party giving it a clear majority and a massive mandate in the 2014 General Elections.