Coming to the defence of Rahul Gandhi, Congress leader Kamal Nath today said there was no need for him to resign in the wake of the poll debacle but felt that the party should introspect and put its house in order.
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Nitin Gadkari, late BJP leader Pramod Mahajan`s daughter Poonam, former Maharashtra Deputy CM Vijaysinh Mohite Patil are a few of the 29 new entrants to the 16th Lok Sabha among the 48 MPs from Maharashtra.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, who became the first individual Olympic medalist to be elected into the Lok Sabha, today said his priority would be to work for his constituency Jaipur Rural but at the same time he`s ready to take any responsibility given to him by their "captain" Narendra Modi.
From Sept. 13 - the day the BJP nominated Modi as its prime ministerial candidate - through Friday, the National Stock Exchange, India`s biggest bourse, surged 17 percent, compared with only a 4 percent gain for the MSCI Asia-Pacific index excluding Japan.
Buoyed by the impressive voter turnout in the second and final phase as well of the Assembly elections Modi said the impressive percentage will force political experts to consider "pro-incumbency" factor in their discussions.