Haryana Assembly Election Results 2019

Manohar Lal Khattar's Haryana cabinet expanded, governor administers oath of office to 10 ministers

The inducted council of ministers were six-time Ambala (Cantonment) legislator Anil Vij, who was Health Minister in the previous government; former Speaker and three-time Legislator Kanwar Pal, and BJP`s Banwari Lal, who was previously a minister of state.

Nov 14, 2019, 13:51 PM IST

Haryana cabinet expansion on Thursday, BJP ally Jannayak Janata Party JJP likely to get two berths

The MLAs--Nayanpal Rawat, MLA from Prithla, Randhir Singh Gollen, MLA from Pundri, Balraj Kundu, Meham MLA, Dharampal Gonder and Sombir Sangwan from Nilokheri and Dadri, respectively met at the Haryana Bhawan in Delhi on Tuesday.

Nov 13, 2019, 09:28 AM IST

Haryana Deputy CM takes dig at Sanjay Raut over 'no Dushyant in Maharashtra whose father is in jail' comment

Reacting to Raut's remark, Dushyant told him that these comments will not upraise his position. He also took a dig saying that the Shiv Sena has been with the BJP for a very long time. He added that the JJP was formed only 11 months ago and during that period there was no intention to move forward by fighting, threatening, intimidating someone or by cheating them.

Oct 29, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala slams Congress over allegations of betraying voters' trust

Lashing out at the Congress who accused the Jananayak Janata Party (JJP) leader Dushyant Chautala of betraying its voters trust, Haryana Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala said, "We neither asked votes for the BJP nor the Congress. Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) decided to provide a stable government to the state."

Oct 28, 2019, 13:19 PM IST

Manohar Lal Khattar takes oath as Haryana CM for second term, Dushyant Chautala sworn in as Deputy CM

BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar and Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) chief Dushyant Chautala on Sunday afternoon took oath as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Haryana respectively at state Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh in the presence of BJP working president JP Nadda and other senior party leaders from both the parties.

Oct 27, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

Will never ally with Congress as JJP was born out of protest against it: Ajay Chautala as 14-day furlough begins

Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) chief Dushyant Chautala's father Ajay Chautala on Sunday morning was released from Tihar jail after being granted furlough for two weeks. During his first engagement with the media, Ajay said that the JJP will never ally with the Congress party as it was born out of protest against the grand old party's ideology.

Oct 27, 2019, 09:47 AM IST

Manohar Lal Khattar to take oath as Chief Minister for second term on Sunday, JJP's Dushyant Chautala named Deputy Chief Minister

BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar and Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) chief Dushyant Chautala will be sworn in as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister respectively in an oath-taking ceremony to be held at 2:15 pm at Raj Bhavan on Sunday.

Oct 27, 2019, 06:49 AM IST

Manohar Lal Khattar to take oath as Haryana CM on Sunday, Dushyant Chautala as deputy CM

The oath-taking ceremony will be held around 2.15 pm at the Raj Bhavan.

Oct 26, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

Ajay Chautala, father of JJP chief Dushyant Chautala, granted furlough

JJP president Dushyant Chautala had met his father Ajay at the Tihar prison complex on Friday.

Oct 26, 2019, 16:23 PM IST

Dushyant Chautala will take oath as Deputy CM of Haryana on Sunday, says CM-elect Manohar Lal Khattar

The clarification from Khattar came amid intense speculations that Dushyant’s mother Naina Chautala may be given the deputy CM's post.

Oct 26, 2019, 15:35 PM IST

BJP not taking support from Gopal Kanda in Haryana, clarifies Ravi Shankar Prasad

"BJP is not taking support from Kanda. Six Independents are supporting us. We are forming a stable government with an alliance with Dushyant Chautala's party," Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said after the party meeting. 

Oct 26, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

Manohar Lal Khattar to take oath as Haryana CM for second term on Diwali

BJP has sealed a deal with Dushyant Chautala's Jannayak Janshakti Party (JJP) to form government in Haryana. The decision on the alliance was taken by Amit Shah on Friday after a joint meeting of BJP and JJP leaders.

Oct 26, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

BJP-JJP to stake claim to form government in Haryana today, Naina Singh Chautala may be Deputy CM

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) have joined hands following the assembly poll verdict in Haryana and two political parties are likely meet the Governor to stake claim to form the government on Saturday.

Oct 26, 2019, 09:43 AM IST

Dushyant Chautala's party 'was and will always be BJP's B team', says Congress

The BJP and JJP have decided to come together to form a government in Haryana. While the chief minister's post will remain with the BJP, the JJP will get the post of deputy chief minister. 

Oct 26, 2019, 07:58 AM IST

BJP and JJP seal deal for formation of government in Haryana; Deputy CM will be from Dushyant Chautala’s party

Addressing the media late in the evening, Shah said that both the BJP and JJP have decided that they will form the government together, in Haryana as they have accepted the mandate by the people of the state. He asserted that the chief minister will be from the BJP and deputy chief minister will be from the regional party. A meeting was held at the residence of Shah following which the decision was announced.

Oct 25, 2019, 22:53 PM IST

JJP will be part of govt in Haryana, no outside support: Dushyant Chautala

The JJP leader, during a press conference, said that his party will ally with which ever political party agrees to its common minimum program.

Oct 25, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

3.2 million tweets recorded for #AssemblyElections2019

Among the most mentioned state leaders on Twitter were Devendra Fadnavis, Manohar Lal Khattar, Aaditya Thackeray, Sharad Pawar, and Subhash Barala. In Haryana, the BJP garnered 54 per cent of the share of mentions followed by the Congress at 40 per cent whereas in Maharashtra, the official handles of the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance took the lead with a 38 per cent share of mentions, followed by the Congress-NCP alliance at 33 per cent.

Oct 25, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

Dushyant Chautala meets father Ajay Chautala in Tihar jail before final decision on government formation in Haryana

"I have taken permission from Tihar Jail to meet my father today," Dushyant Chautala said.

Oct 25, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

Haryana Assembly elections 2019: JJP wins 10 seats

The much-awaited results of the Haryana Assembly elections were out on October 24. It was a tough fight between the Congress and the BJP. The Congress 's performance wasn't as disappointing as it was in Lok Sabha Elections. They managed to grab 31 seats out of 91 in Haryana.

Oct 25, 2019, 14:39 PM IST

Final seat tally of parties in Haryana, Maharashtra Assembly elections

It wasn't an easy race for the BJP in Haryana, where the party failed to cross the halfway-mark to claim a majority in the 90-member Assembly. Meanwhile, in Maharashtra, the BJP had joined hands with Shiv Sena ahead of the election and therefore, a coalition government will be formed. 

Oct 25, 2019, 13:34 PM IST