12.6 percent swing helps BJP knock out Congress in Gujarat

The BJP in Gujarat has this year registered its best ever showing in Lok Sabha polls, winning all 26 seats on the back of a massive 12.6 per cent swing in its favour over the last elections.

Infighting on rise in Punjab Congress after poll debacle

After Congress` poor performance in the Lok Sabha polls in Punjab, infighting is on the rise in state unit as several party leaders today demanded resignation of PPCC chief Partap Singh Bajwa.

Congress poll debacle: Kamal Nath jumps to Rahul`s defence

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.

All well in BJP now, as leaders fall in line

The cold vibes between the BJP`s veteran leader LK Advani and the party`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi were well known.

Special session of Gujarat Assembly to bid farewell to Narendra Modi as CM

Gujarat government has called a special session of the Legislative Assembly on May 21 to bid farewell to Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is expected to be sworn in soon as the Prime Minister.

Good bye GoMs! Welcome super Modi Cabinet!

India has finally got a government that it long deserved. It is time to move from mere action to defining accomplishments and from an era of outlays to firm outcomes.

Dalai Lama congratulates Narendra Modi

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama today congratulated Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi for BJP`s decisive victory in the general elections.

Lok Sabha gets 29 new entrants from Maharashtra

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.

Ready to take any responsibility entrusted by new PM: Rathore

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.

Narendra Modi`s day plan for May 16 post elections result

As early trends show BJP getting an absolute majority, its PM candidate Narendra Modi is headed to the Prime Minister`s residence at 7 Race Course Road, Delhi.

BJP leading in nine seats in NE states

BJP was leading in nine while Congress was ahead in seven seats out of 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in eight North Eastern states as per early trends.

What if Modi falls short? Some market players brace for shocker

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.

More women voters than males in four phases of LS polls in WB

Turnout of women voters has surpassed the percentage of votes polled by male voters after the four phases of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, the Election Commission sources said here on Friday.

Exit polls don`t match election results: Sitaram Yechury

CPI-M on Friday sought to dismiss exit polls which showed major gains for BJP in recently held elections in the five states, saying they have always failed to match the actual results.

Voter turnout in Gujarat gives rise to pro-incumbency factor: Narendra Modi

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.

Ukraine opposition protests election results

Ukrainian opposition leaders are refusing to accept the official final results of the national parliamentary election.

UP, Punjab results a `lesson`, UPA to remain unaffected: Cong

Congress on Tuesday said the poll outcome was a "lesson" for the party, but will not affect the UPA government at the Centre in anyway.

SP sweeps UP, BJP wins Goa, SAD back in Punjab

Samajwadi Party`s victory is stunning given the high-octane battle they had to endure to win India’s politically most important state.

Ahmadinejad rivals leading in Parliament vote

Conservative rivals of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad were leading in the race for parliament, according to early election results on Saturday.

Tunisia issues final election results

Tunisia is known in the Arab world for its comparatively secular outlook and progressive legislation on women`s rights.