Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) on Friday stormed to power for the record fifth consecutive term in the state, winning 22 seats in the 32-member state Assembly and Chief Minister Pawan Chamling romping home with a two-third majority.
Narendra Modi on Friday stormed to power at the Centre giving BJP its highest-ever tally in the Lok Sabha elections, securing for the party a majority on its own and in the process handing out the worst-ever defeat to Congress.
Foreign Heads of State and government on Friday congratulated BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on his party`s victory in the Lok Sabha polls and said they were looking forward to working with him.
The international media on Friday hailed Narendra Modi as a "no-nonsense, can-do leader" after BJP secured a stunning win in the Lok Sabha polls, but cautioned that many challenges are in store for the "steely style" politician.
The BJP was on Friday set for a comfortable majority in the Lok Sabha. The Congress, India`s oldest political party which had ruled India for a decade since 2004 as the head of the UPA, appeared set for an unprecedented rout.
With trends indicating that the Narendra Modi-led NDA is set to win over 300 Lok Sabha seats, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan congratulated his Gujarat counterpart and said that `Congress Mukt Bharat` is now a reality.
Infosys co-founder and technocrat Nandan Nilekani of the Congress party was Friday trailing BJP`s Ananth Kumar by over 35,000 votes in Karnataka`s prestigious Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency as counting of ballots cast in the general election was in progress.
After steering single-handedly her party to a splendid victory in Lok Sabha polls, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Friday admitted there was no situation that facilitates AIADMK`s participation in the central government.