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Election Results 2019
India  /  Published 25.05.19

Those who ate humble pie on May 23

Yashwant Sinha, once a BJP senior leader who became a regular critic of Modi, seemed to be in no mood for soul searching. He warned abusers outright. Never mock a loser in a democracy. It always entai...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.05.19

British media sees ‘bad news’ for India

Narendra Modi’s landslide win is “bad for India’s soul”, says The Guardian, while The Financial Times is more measured and recommends that “India’s re-elected premier must focus his effort...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 24.05.19

A few more Muslims, women enter House

The number of Muslim Lok Sabha MPs has increased marginally but their proportion remains far below the community’s share in the population, prompting an academic to regret the “deliberate denial o...
By Our Special Correspondent and PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.19

Postal ballots send a message

The BJP has secured 60.29 per cent of the votes of the polling personnel in Bengal, suggesting Trinamul’s appeal may have reduced among state government employees, who form the backbone of the admin...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 24.05.19

Magnanimous, with a secular swipe

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to be magnanimous in the moment of his momentous victory on Thursday, promising to leave behind the acrimony of the poll campaign and run the country with “sarwam...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 24.05.19

Look at result in right spirit: BJP to Mamata

Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Friday criticised Trinamul for allegedly letting loose violence on the party's workers in the state since the Lok Sabha polls and said BJP would follow the 'tit for...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.19

Locket shines in land-stir cradle

Locket Chatterjee’s final victory margin was over 72,000, but she was jittery even when she was ahead by over 65,000 votes and her supporters had started celebrating. She was convinced only when the...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.19

BJP bags seven out of north Bengal’s 8

North Bengal was draped in saffron on Thursday, swept up in a Narendra Modi wave that took the BJP to victories in seven of the region’s eight Lok Sabha seats and two of three Assembly bypolls held ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Naveen Patnaik returns for fifth term

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday was set to form the government in Odisha for the fifth time in a row with his party sweeping the Assembly battle. His Biju Janata Dal (BJD) seemed set to win ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.19

‘Modi Modi’ chants resonate in BJP office

The BJP’s stark rise in Bengal found fitting expression in the gritty bylane of 6 Muralidhar Sen Lane here on Thursday as the modest trappings of the two-storey party office were drowned out by cele...
By Aditya Nag in Calcutta


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