Election Results 2019
India  /  Published 03.06.19

Congress in Maharashtra, Haryana rue Delhi ‘coma’

Congress leaders in the poll-bound states of Maharashtra and Haryana want immediate restructuring of the party, wondering how the central leadership could slip into a “coma” after the defeat in th...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.05.19

CM Raghubar Das poll meet on June 5

Jharkhand BJP, which pulled off a spectacular victory over the Congress-led UPA in the recent Lok Sabha elections, wants to continue its winning streak and has, therefore, started preparing for Assemb...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 28.05.19

All NDA seats have been won by Modi

So the long drawn-out mess of these elections is finally over. Those who claimed that Modi-Shah’s BJP-RSS would return with an increased majority were right. Those who projected — or hoped — tha...
By Ruchir Joshi

India  /  Published 26.05.19

Skullcap attack allegation

A Muslim youth has alleged that he was mercilessly beaten, questioned about his skullcap and forced to chant “Bharat Mata ki jai” in Gurgaon on Saturday, the day Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi...
By G.S. Mudur and PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.05.19

Smriti Irani has her eyes on the prize

Tight reinAll battles have winners and losers. But defeat can be hard. For many member of the Grand Old Party, the temptation to blame electronic voting machines as soon as the trends showed a BJP swe...
By The Telegraph


West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.19

Mamata Banerjee offers to quit as Bengal CM, party rejects

Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday offered to quit as chief minister of West Bengal following her party's drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls but the TMC rejected her offer.Addressing her...
By PTI in Kolkata

India  /  Published 24.05.19

Polls over, Adityanath remembers issues

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said the BJP had fought the election on development, governance and nationalism while the Opposition failed to talk about people’s issues in th...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.19

Adhir Chowdhury's win streak continues

Adhir Chowdhury came back from the brink of political irrelevance to retain the Behrampore Lok Sabha seat, securing his fifth consecutive victory from his backyard amid a Congress debacle across the c...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Rahul Gandhi vows to fight for ideology

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his victory and declared he would obey the people’s order to sit in the Opposition. He avoided making any c...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.19

Future scares Trinamul

Confusion over early trends made way for fear in the Trinamul Congress on Thursday, with the BJP not only breaching Mamata Banerjee’s Bengal bastion but stopping just a few seats short of her likely...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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