- How TikTok made Modi popular among young voters(18:04)
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Nearly 1.5 crore young "digital natives", most of whom cast their votes for the first time, chose to vote for Narendra Modi as India's next prime minister and Chinese short video-sharing app TikTok played a great role in creating a "Modi wave" among them.
- BJP's rise sounds alarm for TRS in Telangana(11:10)
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) bagged four of the 17 seats in Telangana, an alarm has been sounded to the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), which emerged as the largest party in the state with nine seats.
- Modi's victory tribute to Vajpayee, says Puri(10:42)
Chandigarh, May 24 (IANS) BJP's candidate for Punjab's Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic victory was a tribute to the late Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee and a lesson for the Congress.
- S.S. Ahluwalia wins Bengal's Burdwan-Durgapur seat(23:04)
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Union Minister and Darjeeling's outgoing BJP MP S.S. Ahluwalia on Thursday won West Bengal's Burdwan-Durgapur seat, defeating Trinamool Congress' Mamtaz Sanghamita by a slender margin of 2,439 votes.
- Manoj Tiwari wins Delhi North East seat(22:38)
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari on Thursday won the Delhi North East Lok Sabha seat, defeating his Congress rival and former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit by a margin of 3,66,102 votes.
- MNF wins Mizoram's lone LS seat (Second Lead)(22:08)
Aizawl, May 23 (IANS) C. Lalrosanga of the ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) was declared elected from the state's lone Lok Sabha seat on Thursday, defeating his nearest Independent rival Lalnghinglova Hmar by 8,307 votes, the Election Commission announced.
- Babul Supriyo defeats Moon Moon Sen to retain Asansol(22:02)
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Union Minister and BJP candidate Babul Supriyo retained the Asansol Lok Sabha seat by a margin of 197,637 votes over his nearest rival Moon Moon Sen of the Trinamool Congress, in the results announced on Thursday.
- BJP wins 22, leads in 3 of Karnataka's 28 LS seats (Night Lead)(21:30)
Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS) Setting an unprecedented record in south India, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday won 22 seats and was leading in three of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka where the vote count was about to end for the two-phase polling held on April 18 and April 23.
- Rao Inderjeet Singh wins Gurugram seat(21:16)
Gurugram, May 23 (IANS) Exuberant over his thumping victory, BJP's Gurugram candidate Rao Inderjeet Singh said it is a historic parliamentary election wherein people of the country kept faith with him and voted for Narendra Modi to make him Prime Minister again.
- We will introspect: MP CM Kamal Nath after Congress defeat(21:06)
Bhopal, May 23 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday accepted the results of the Lok Sabha election in which his Congress party suffered an emphatic defeat, saying the party could not convey its agenda to the people.
- Atishi congratulates Gambhir; extends help(20:16)
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party's East Delhi candidate Atishi on Thursday congratulated BJP's Gautam Gambhir for winning the Lok Sabha seat and extended help and collaboration for the betterment of East Delhi.
- Clean sweep for BJP in Haryana, wins all 10 seats (Second Lead)(20:00)
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) In a first in Haryana's electoral history, the ruling BJP made a clean sweep by winning all 10 Lok Sabha seats in the state, while the Congress and Om Prakash Chautala's Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) faced humiliating defeats.
- Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy congrats Modi, BJP(19:58)
Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP for winning the 2019 Lok Sabha elections with absolute majority.
- Mamata's house, neighbourhood wear deserted look(19:28)
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) With more security personnel than party workers, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's house and the street leading to her residence in South Kolkata's Kalighat wore a deserted look on Thursday with counting trends for the Lok Sabha polls showing a big increase in the BJP's numbers and a consequent decrease in the ruling party's tally of seats.
- Triumph of national forces: RSS on BJP poll victory (Lead)(19:08)
Nagpur (Maharashtra), May 23 (IANS) Describing the landslide victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA as a "triumph of national forces", the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Thursday expressed that India has again got a stable government.
- Return of BJP: Social media bursts into memes, jokes(19:06)
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Going berserk over the massive mandate received by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), users on various social media platforms on Thursday began firing memes, jokes and GIFs, especially aimed to the Opposition and the Congress Party.
- BJP gains from polarisation strategy in Bengal border areas (Lead)(19:00)
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) In an indication that it has benefitted from communal polarisation, the BJP on Thursday came up with a stunning performance in the West Bengal Lok Sabha constituencies close to the India-Bangladesh border which have a substantial minority vote.