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India Election 2019

  • India Parliament filled with millionaires 26 May 2019 02:02 India Parliament filled with millionaires ISLAMABAD: The polls in India have produced 475 crorepatti (Millionaire) members out of 539 elected. Their ratio is 88 percent. According to media reports Indian Parliament out of the 539 winners analysed, 475 (88% …
  • India’s 2019 elections: the contrast 26 May 2019 01:57 IN Hindu India, general elections are held under the sitting government and not under a caretaker set-up. In Muslim Pakistan, nobody believes fair elections can be held by an incumbent government,t and elections are held under a caretaker government. In …
  • Fire Consumes 20 Students In India - Leadership Newspaper 26 May 2019 00:19 Twenty students were killed and 17 more are being treated for injuries after a fire tore through a commercial building in Surat, in the Indian state of Gujarat. The victims were attending classes in a tutoring center on the third and fourth floor of the …
  • Rahul factor led to rout, says Pinarayi Vijayan 26 May 2019 00:19 Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said the poll setback is temporary and the mandate is not against the Govern-ment. Mr Vijayan said a section of voters was misled into believing that Rahul Gandhi would  miss the chance to …
  • Will fight back to save India’s composite culture, Constitution: Asaduddin Owaisi 25 May 2019 23:55 AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi How do you read this poll verdict? The verdict of the people has to be respected. This is a victory of the BJP, but the way in which it was attained is detrimental to the idea of a composite India. The BJP’s success is …
  • Indian elections 2019: What can Democrats learn from Congress's failure - Quartz 25 May 2019 23:14 Narendra Modi, India’s Hindu nationalist prime minister, defied expectations when he won his second election in an even bigger landslide than the first one. He did so at the expense of India’s Congress party, which campaigned on a secular and pluralist …
  • India elections: Modi to be formally elected by MPs 25 May 2019 22:03 India's newly elected MPs from the governing Bharatiya Janata Party will gather in the capital to select Prime Minister Narendra Modi as their leader. The vote follows a landslide victory following the six-week elections. The win gives Modi a powerful …
  • Should we fear for India's democracy? 25 May 2019 22:03 Weeks before the general elections in India, opinion polls were already showing that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a fair chance of returning to office. He was riding on the crest of militaristic nationalism which gripped the nation after the military …
  • Over 40 per cent new MPs have criminal cases 25 May 2019 21:55 New Delhi: More than 40 per cent of the elected members of 17th Lok Sabha have criminal cases against them, says an analysis by election watch group Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). The ADR conducted an analysis of 539 affidavits filed by the …
  • 'Congress backers' murder Maharashtra's BJP Muslim activist 25 May 2019 21:55 Mumbai: A Muslim worker of the BJP was killed in Maharashtra’s Akola district after a group of persons, allegedly associated with the Congress, assaulted him following an argument over the Lok Sabha polls. A district police official said the incident took …
  • How Amit Shah turned BJP's fortunes around in Gujarat 25 May 2019 21:55 Ahmedabad: The BJP’s spectacular show in Gujarat, sweeping all 26 Lok Sabha seats despite a strong performance by the Congress in the Assembly polls, has left many people wondering over how the party achieved it. “Although we were claiming that we would …
  • Mahagathbandhan had no reply to NDA's nationalism: HAM chief Jitan Ram Manjhi 25 May 2019 21:55 Patna: The 2019 Lok Sabha election has turned out to be a major setback for regional leaders like Tejashwi Yadav, Upendra Kushwaha, and Jitan Ram Manjhi who were aspiring to play a crucial role in Bihar politics. Sources said that these leaders and their …
  • Mamata Banerjee proposes to give up CM post 25 May 2019 21:55 Kolkata: Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Saturday broke her silence over her party’s drubbing at the hands of the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections and announced that she had offered to resign as West Bengal chief minister but was prevented from …
  • BJP will not pull down govt: Shivraj Singh Chouhan 25 May 2019 21:55 Bhopal: Former chief minister and BJP national vice-president Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday indicated that his party would not pull down the Kamal Nath government which survived on outside support from two BSP MLAs, one SP legislator and four …
  • God will punish if you are corrupt, says Jagan Mohan Reddy 25 May 2019 21:55 Vijayawada: In his first official remarks to his party, YSRC president and AP Chief Minister-designate Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy struck a spiritual note and said his predecessor N. Chandrababu Naidu was the best example of God “punishing” the corrupt. “God …
  • Non-Gandhi can lead party: Rahul Gandhi 25 May 2019 21:55 New Delhi: Drama over Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s offer to resign over the party’s drubbing in Lok Sabha election and its rejection by top party leaders continued throughout the day on Saturday. While the Congress Working Committee, chaired by the …
  • Arunachal Pradesh to have 20 new MLAs in its 60-member assembly 25 May 2019 21:49 Eleven of first-time MLAs are from the BJP, 6 from Janata Dal (United), 2 from National People’s Party (NPP) and 1 is an Independent candidate Itanagar, May 25 (PTI): As many as 20 first timers won the Assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh this time with …
  • Several women set to enter the Lok Sabha 25 May 2019 21:49 Agartala/Guwahati/Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS): North East India, comprising eight states, is sending three women to the Lok Sabha — one more than the 2014 general election. Of the three women, elected for the 17th Lok Sabha, two are new faces and …
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan's father passes away 25 May 2019 21:12 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 25 (ANI): Prem Singh, father of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, breathed his last at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital on Saturday. The 80-year old was admitted following a constant deterioration …
  • IFTDA congratulates PM Modi on re-election 25 May 2019 21:12 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 25 (ANI): The Indian FilmTelevision Directors' Association (IFTDA) has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the latter's big win in the general elections. "We have no words to express our heartiest …
  • Narendra Modi given another five-year term as India’s PM after poll triumph 25 May 2019 20:46 0 Comments Narendra Modi given another five-year term as India’s PM after poll triumph Independent.ie India’s president has appointed Narendra Modi as the prime minister soon after newly-elected politicians from the ruling alliance, led by the Hindu …
  • Narendra Modi appointed as PM for second term by India’s president 25 May 2019 20:29 India‘s president on Saturday appointed Narendra Modi as the prime minister soon after newly-elected lawmakers from the ruling alliance, led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, elected him as their leader after a thunderous victory in national …
  • Indian Pres. invites Modi to form new gov't after general elections 25 May 2019 20:09 (MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) NEW DELHI, May 25 (KUN A) -- Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday invited former Prime Minister Narendra Modi to form the next government after his re-election as Prime Minister of India. The President's …
  • India’s president appoints Modi as PM for second term 25 May 2019 19:52 NEW DELHI — India’s president on Saturday appointed Narendra Modi as the prime minister soon after newly-elected lawmakers from the ruling alliance, led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, elected him as their leader after a thunderous victory …
  • MPs with criminal cases on the rise: ADR 25 May 2019 18:38 ET Bureau| May 25, 2019, 10.56 PM IST BCCL Complete affidavits for three winners were not available and polling in Vellore constituency in Tamil Nadu was cancelled. New Delhi: More than two in every five winners in the general elections have criminal cases …
  • Modernity Triumphs over Feudalism in India 25 May 2019 18:22 Asia-Pacific, Democracy, Editors' Choice, Featured, Headlines, Human Rights, Population, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Democracy Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is shown here being showered with rose petals after his nationalist …
  • India Inc bosses list out expectations from NDA 2.0: Focus on tourism, improve education system 25 May 2019 17:43 The BJP's massive win in the 16th Lok Sabha Elections made PM Modi the first-ever non-Congress PM to return for a second consecutive term with a majority. While this means the NDA gets another-five years to stand tall on its promises, industry leaders …
  • Barring Karnataka, Modi wave failed to conquer South India 25 May 2019 17:43 By Sugata Srinivasaraju There were two men, in fact two archrivals, from the south crisscrossing India in the last 10 months to find alternatives to Narendra Modi and the BJP. One envisaged a front with the Congress and another without it. After the …
  • Clean sweep: India gave Modi a decisive mandate 25 May 2019 17:43 Chhattisgarh Elections here were held over the first three phases, before the BJP’s power duo shifted gears, boosting the party’s campaign firepower. As counting neared, there was near unanimity, except among those at the top of the BJP’s pyramid, that …
  • Rahul Gandhi's Offer To Resign Unanimously Rejected By CWC, Asked To Lead In 'Challenging Times' 25 May 2019 16:22 Congress president Rahul Gandhi offered to resign on Saturday but his resignation was "unanimously rejected" by the Congress Working Committee (CWC), said party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala. "We need Rahul Gandhi to guide us in these …
  • CWC Meet Live Updates: Congress Accepts Defeat 'Humbly', Grants Rahul Gandhi Right To 'Restructure' Party 25 May 2019 16:22 Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on Saturday said that party president Rahul Gandhi had offered to resign from his post, but CWC unanimously rejected the offer and asked the latter to continue as the leader. "The Congress Working Committee …
  • MP Congress Worker Shaves Head After Losing Bet To BJP Worker 25 May 2019 16:21 A Congress worker in Madhya Pradesh had to sacrifice his hair on Saturday after the party's abysmal performance in the state. BL Sen, the party worker in Rajgarh, lost a bet to his BJP counterpart. The two competitors had bet to shave their heads, and …
  • PM Modi To Meet President Kovind At 8pm, Stake Claim to Form Govt 25 May 2019 16:21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet President Ram Nath Kovind today evening at 8 pm and stake claim to form the government.  The prime minister is likely to call on the President at around 8 pm and before that, leaders of the National Democratic …
  • Surat Fire Tragedy: Bollywood Celebrities Express Grief Over The Incident 25 May 2019 16:21 Bollywood celebrities, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan, and veteran screenwriter Javed Akhtar, have condoled the deaths of 20 children, who were killed in a fire in a commercial complex in Surat. Most of the victims included teenage students. While …
  • LS Defeat Was A Collective Responsibility, Not Rahul's Alone, Says Ashok Chavan 25 May 2019 16:21 The Congress' massive defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls was a "collective responsibility", and not that of party chief Rahul Gandhi alone, Maharashtra state unit chief Ashok Chavan said on Saturday. Chavan added that there was no question of …
  • Once A Decorated Striker, Bhaichung Bhutia Yet To Dribble Past Political Opponents And Score 25 May 2019 16:21 A fleet-footed striker, Bhaichung Bhutia was once feared for breaching the opponent's defense with ease and agility, rarely seen in any Indian footballer in his heyday. He hails from a remote village of Tinkitam in South Sikkim and had an illustrious …
  • India elections: What next for Rahul Gandhi and his Congress? - Aljazeera.com 25 May 2019 15:40 A second straight election drubbing for opposition Indian National Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has raised serious questions about his leadership and cast a damaging shadow over one of the world's most prominent political dynasties. Gandhi, who even …
  • "Nara": PM Modi's New Slogan To Take India Ahead After Massive Poll Win 25 May 2019 15:32 PM Modi claimed that the NDA's victory showed how India was "maturing" as a democracy. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today coined a new slogan "Nara" -- short for "national ambition" and "regional aspiration …
  • UK PM frontrunner Boris Johnson wants 'even closer' ties with India 25 May 2019 14:53 By PTI LONDON: Britain's frontrunner in the prime ministerial race, Boris Johnson, wants an "even closer" partnership between India and the UK after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "emphatic" victory. Johnson is the former …
  • Mamata 'offers' to quit over Trinamool's poor show; also alleges EVMs were rigged 25 May 2019 14:50 Kolkata- Two days after the elections results that left her Trinamool Congress with 22 seats in the state, 12 seats down from last Lok Sabha election, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee offered to resign at a meeting with party colleagues. She also …
  • Sabarimala issue did not impact LS poll outcome; Will not change style of functioning: Pinarayi Vijayan 25 May 2019 14:50 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Saturday said the Sabarimala women's entry issue was not the reason for the ruling LDF's rout in Lok Sabha elections and claimed many voted for Congress expecting it to form the government …
  • Need a break from elections? Here's the best of what's on TV tonight and Sunday 25 May 2019 14:44 0 Comments Need a break from elections? Here's the best of what's on TV tonight and Sunday Independent.ie The attractions of the anthology series, which has really come into vogue in recent years (True Detective, Fargo, American Crime Story et al), …
  • Jagan elected YSRC legislature party leader, stakes claim to form govt 25 May 2019 14:21 Vijayawada:  Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, who led his party to a thumping victory in both Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in Andhra Pradesh, staked claim to form the government in the state after he was elected leader of the YSRC legislature party on Saturday. …
  • India poll winner Narendra Modi wins backing from allies for new term as PM 25 May 2019 13:58 Newly elected politicians from India’s ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national …
  • "India's Voter Never Respects Those Hungry For Power": Top PM Modi Quotes 25 May 2019 13:36 Many senior leaders have also been invited to the NDA event. New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who led his party to a massive win in the Lok Sabha elections, on Saturday addressed the newly elected parliamentarians of the National Democratic …
  • India’s ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader 25 May 2019 13:33 NEW DELHI (AP) — Newly elected lawmakers from India’s ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as… NEW DELHI (AP) — Newly elected lawmakers …
  • Elections come and go, shouldn't lose conscience: Gambhir to Kejriwal 25 May 2019 11:53 Gambhir said he was thankful to BJP and the party workers who toiled hard to ensure his win. New Delhi: Accusing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of resorting to "cheap gimmicks" to win elections, newly elected BJP MP from East Delhi …
  • Antonio Guterres says ‘Dhanyawaad’ for India’s enormous contribution to UN, peacekeeping 25 May 2019 11:34 “India has been an example of commitment to the United Nations Charter, to the values of the UN and with the sacrifice of their women and men through peacekeeping,” Guterres said. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed gratitude for India’s …
  • Shah Rukh Khan congratulates PM Modi, asks India... 25 May 2019 10:30 Other celebrities like Rajinikanth, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, had also congratulated Modi on social media. IGN India| May 25, 2019, 03.43 PM IST BCCL Shah Rukh Khan (L) and PM Narendra Modi greet eachother at the 2018 Global Business Summit (GBS) in New …
  • 20 students killed in India fire 25 May 2019 09:16 The victims were attending classes in a tutoring center on the third and fourth floor of the building when the fire spread, Surat police commissioner Satish Kumar Sharma told CNN. "Several students who were attending tutorial classes at the time …
  • #Verdict2019: In a first, India elects 78 women MPs 25 May 2019 09:01 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) #Verdict2019: In a first, India elects 78 women MPs 25 May 2019 Elections 2019 were unique in more ways than one: the country rejected the dynasty politics once and for all, rich candidates lost their deposits like never before and …
  • India's Most Wanted box office collection Day 1: Arjun Kapoor film opens well despite Modi biopic 25 May 2019 08:48 Arjun Kapoor's action thriller India's Most Wanted hit the screens yesterday. The film has been directed by Raj Kumar Gupta, who had forayed into filmmaking with Aamir. IMW has released in 1500-2000 screens and has made Rs 2.10 crore. In the film, …
  • PM Modi made 'lot of efforts' to enhance India's economy: China's CPC leader 25 May 2019 08:15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made a "lot of efforts" to enhance India's economy and improve people's livelihood in the last five years, a senior official of the ruling Communist party has said. Mu Degui, a member of the standing …
  • Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar congratulate PM Modi on winning 2019 Lok Sabha Elections 25 May 2019 08:12 Image Source : AP Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar congratulate PM Modi on winning 2019 Lok Sabha Elections Team India captain Virat Kohli on extended his warm wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) achieved a thumping victory …
  • BJP bagged more seats in UP than Congress did in all of India 25 May 2019 08:11 Image Source : AP BJP bagged more seats in UP than congress did in all of India | Interesting facts about May 23 counting day The Bharatiya Janta Party rolled over the opposition in the Lok Sabha election 2019. The result shows the dominance of the BJP in …
  • Defence modernisation: Government priority needs to be on Make in India 25 May 2019 06:34 A comprehensive defeat of the Congress has established that its ‘Rafale scam’ charge did not stick and was a non-issue as far as the electorate was concerned. However, the vigour with which it was raised over the past year had a strong impact on the …
  • After emerging victorious in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena fears that BJP might ditch ahead of state assembly elections 25 May 2019 06:22 The BJP-Shiv Sena combine emerged victorious in 41 of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, out of which Sena’s share is a meaty 18. But even after bagging 18 seats, Shiv Sena leaders fear that BJP might ditch the party just before the Maharashtra …
  • India's Modi will continue to use Kashmir as fodder for Hindu nationalism 25 May 2019 06:12 Although the country's far-right has always derived its strength from dehumanising Kashmir's right to self-determination, the "secular" parties oversaw worse atrocities against the Kashmiri people when they were in power. Ahead of the …
  • Elections 2019: Day after win, ministers on edge 25 May 2019 06:06 NEW DELHI: It’s not just officers and journalists who are speculating about the shape of PM Narendra Modi’s new council of ministers which is likely to be sworn in next week. Even ministers in the outgoing government seem to be apprehensive about their …
  • Bannon stirs the pot as voting starts in crucial European elections 25 May 2019 05:54 A supporter of French candidate Manon Aubry scribbles on a campaign poster of French President Emmanuel Macron, May 21. (Photo: Bob Edme/AP)BARCELONA — Amid the ongoing political crisis turned soap opera sweeping Europe as elections approach to choose …
  • The Power Line Show, Ep. 126: Henry Olson on the EU and Australian Elections 25 May 2019 05:28 Just in time for the start of your Memorial Day weekend, an early edition of our podcast. I’ve decided that “populism” is when the wrong person or party wins a democratic election. Certainly the way the media and liberal elites have reacted to the Liberal …
  • Letters -Abortion, high cost of college, Lovejoy ISD, Plano elections, Dallas Diocese 25 May 2019 05:16 Then punish men, too Our state and many others are passing laws to restrict abortion and establish punishment for women who seek abortions and the doctors and facilities that provide them. Where is the punishment for the men? Where is the punishment for …
  • India and other team’s chances at the World Cup (Column: Close-in) 25 May 2019 04:37 The two most difficult jobs in India are that of the Prime Minister and the Indian cricket team captain. The saffron colours of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under the leadership of the dynamic Narendra Modi, has won handsomely in the elections. Amid …
  • India's Most Wanted box office collection Day 1: Arjun Kapoor film to open well 25 May 2019 04:15 Arjun Kapoor's action thriller India's Most Wanted hit the screens yesterday. The film has been directed by Raj Kumar Gupta, who had forayed into filmmaking with Aamir. IMW has released in 1500-2000 screens and is expected to have a decent start …
  • Lok Sabha elections: How India voted 25 May 2019 03:29 When over 60 million people across region, language, religion, caste, gender and other identities come out to elect a government for five years, they leave behind a rich footprint of preferences and behaviours. This time, more than in 2014, the voting …
  • China welcomes Pak-India positive interaction 25 May 2019 03:19 China welcomes Pak-India positive interaction BEIJING: A spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry Lu Kang has welcomed the positive interaction between the leaders of India and Pakistan, following the Indian elections. Both India and Pakistan are …
  • China welcomes Pak-India positive interaction 25 May 2019 03:19 China welcomes Pak-India positive interaction BEIJING: A spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry Lu Kang has welcomed the positive interaction between the leaders of India and Pakistan, following the Indian elections. Both India and Pakistan are …
  • N-E India sends 3 women to Lok Sabha, one more than 2014 25 May 2019 03:16 Agartala/Guwahati, May 25 (IANS) North-east India, comprising eight states, is sending three women to the Lok Sabha — one more than the 2014 general election. Of the three women, elected for the 17th Lok Sabha, two are new faces and belong to the BJP: …
  • Rising US-Iran Hostilities and Challenges for India 25 May 2019 02:31 Md. Muddassir Quamar* 24 May 2019 On May 10, 2019, the US Department of Defense announced that it has “approved the movement of the USS Arlington (LPD-24) and a Patriot battery” to Central Command (CENTCOM) for deployment in the Persian Gulf.1 The USS …
  • MODI-FIED India – BJP+ 351 | Congress+ 92 | Others+ 99 25 May 2019 02:11 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party won a landslide victory in Lok Sabha election 2019, marking the result as the biggest mandate for a government since 1984. BJP swept the results on Thursday, May 23 2019, with a splendid performance easily …
  • Explained | What played into PM Modi's hands and not for Rahul Gandhi in 2019 Lok Sabha elections? 24 May 2019 23:51 PM Narendra Modi held a road show in the holy city of Varanasi on Saturday ahead of the last phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh.IANS The battle has been well fought since the Election Commission sounded the bugle on April 11. After a marathon run, tons of …
  • PM Modi and His Hindu Nationalist BJP Declare Landslide Victory in India 24 May 2019 23:31 The elections marked the world’s largest exercise in democracy with up to 900 million people eligible to vote. Hundreds of millions of Indians took to the polls on the first day of the elections, April 11. India announced the results on Thursday with the …
  • ASIA/INDIA - Narendra Modi’s second term: "He will be a better Premier" 24 May 2019 22:53 New Delhi (Agenzia Fides) - "Narendra Modi's second term will make him a better Prime Minister. It is an opportunity for him to correct the previous mistakes. It is necessary to focus on policies in favor of the poor. Even if in the past he was …
  • After Modi’s stunning win, a grim future for India’s opposition 24 May 2019 20:52 A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s massive victory in India’s national election, the country’s main opposition party is facing some deeply uncomfortable questions about its future in national politics. For the storied Indian National Congress, …
  • India Tomorrow part 7: what Narendra Modi's landslide victory means for India 24 May 2019 20:21 (MENAFN - The Conversation) After the world's largest ever democratic exercise, Narendra Modi has been re-elected as prime minister of India for another five year term. His Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured aneven bigger majoritythan in 2014. In …
  • Modi victory augurs well for Japan-India ties 24 May 2019 20:09 NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s landslide win in national elections will help cement the Japan-India relationship as Asia’s fastest growing and facilitate a military logistics pact to allow access to each other’s bases. The Japan-India …
  • Strategic Expert Accuses India of Heeding Trump on Iran Sanctions, Faces Flak 24 May 2019 19:58 Asia & Pacific 20:52 24.05.2019(updated 21:35 24.05.2019) Get short URL A noted Indian expert on geo-strategic studies has had to face Twitter’s ire as he accused India of rescinding on its commitment to heed only “UN-mandated” sanctions as opposed to …
  • Bollywood wins big at elections 24 May 2019 19:52 While this year’s election saw a historic win for a single party to run a majority twice, it brought happiness to the many Bollywood faces. Sunny Deol, Hema Malini and Kirron Kher won big at the Lok Sabha elections. However, the two big losses were …
  • Fire Kills at Least 18 in Western India as Students Jump From Building 24 May 2019 19:43 NEW DELHI — A smoke-filled inferno killed at least 18 people in a commercial building in western India on Friday, and officials warned that the death toll from the blaze in the state of Gujarat could go higher. As horrified residents looked on, students …
  • India going to reach greater heights with your vision: Virat Kohli congratulates PM Modi 24 May 2019 19:37 Virat Kohli congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. (Source: PIB India Twitter) India skipper Virat Kohli congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday after BJP made a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Kohli, who is …
  • Indian elections an inspiration to democracies around the world: USA 24 May 2019 19:19 [USA], May 24 (ANI): Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral victory once again, the United States on Friday highlighted that the Indian elections "serve as an inspiration to democracies and individuals around the world," in …
  • Himachal to face by-elections in two Assembly seats 24 May 2019 18:09 Shimla, May 24 (IANS) Two seats in the Himachal Pradesh legislative assembly will face by-election as two legislators have been elected to the Lok Sabha. The BJP had fielded two legislators, one of them a Cabinet minister, in the Lok Sabha battle in one of …
  • Hindutva-led hypernationalism in India brought Modi again 24 May 2019 16:53 ISLAMABAD: Terming persistent Hindutva-led anti-Muslim and anti-Pakistan rhetoric a catalyst for Modi’s electoral win, the speakers at a roundtable session expressed grave concerns over growing isolation of minorities in India, fearing that if not …
  • AAP wins one seat across India, its highest vote share in Delhi at 18 per cent 24 May 2019 16:38 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party won only one seat out of over 40 it contested across nine states and Union territories and it recorded its highest vote share in the national capital at 18.10 per cent. The AAP had fielded candidates in Delhi, …
  • Our bond with rising powers like India will be key to Brexit 24 May 2019 16:36 Narendra Modi ’s victory in the Indian elections this week is not only the biggest democratic mandate of any leader in the world, in a subcontinent with more than 900 million eligible voters — it’s also a vindication of the relationship that successive …
  • Indian elections ‘an inspiration to democracies’: US 24 May 2019 16:11 New York, May 24 (IANS) The Indian parliamentary election is “an inspiration to democracies and individuals around the world”, State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said on Friday. “We applaud the Indian people for turning out to vote in historic …
  • India Has Ended All Oil Imports From Iran, But For How Long? 24 May 2019 16:04 (MENAFN - Baystreet.ca) India has officially ended all oil imports from Iran, India's Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Wednesday, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi has managed to emerge victorious from India's elections, according to the …
  • India chooses Modi 2.0: 6 lessons 2019 elections taught us 24 May 2019 15:10 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) India chooses Modi 2.0: 6 lessons 2019 elections taught us 24 May 2019 India created history on Thursday after giving an astounding mandate to BJP, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Quelling all theories about how India votes, PM …
  • India's ruling party takes 303 of 525 seats in election win 24 May 2019 14:10 Emily Schmall, Associated Press Updated 9:53 am EDT, Friday, May 24, 2019 NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with leaders of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday after his thunderous victory in national elections. …
  • Pragya Thakur, Azam Khan! Controversial candidates who won in Lok Sabha Elections 2019 24 May 2019 13:56 New Delhi: From Pragya Singh Thakur of the BJP to Azam Khan of the SP, candidates who stoked controversies during the 2019 general election campaign have won from their respective seats. These candidates courted controversies during the high-voltage …
  • Congress revival plan must start tomorrow as various state elections are coming up 24 May 2019 13:42 For the Congress party’s leadership, there is a real need to take stock in a very soul searching way, said Shashi Tharoor, Congress Leader, in an interview with ETNOW. Edited excerpt: Congratulations on a fantastic victory in Thiruvananthapuram. What kind …
  • Landslide Win for 'Ruthless and Vindictive' Prime Minister Stokes Fears of Further Division in India 24 May 2019 13:37 Right-wing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed a decisive re-election victory on Thursday, raising fears that his government's assault on minorities in the world's largest democracy is just beginning. Modi, whose Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP …
  • The secret behind millennial support for India’s Modi 24 May 2019 13:30 May 24 at 8:41 AM Vivan Marwaha is the author of a forthcoming book on Indian millennials. As the dust settles on India’s general elections, one thing has become clear: Despite a record-high unemployment rate, a slowing economy and widespread agrarian …
  • Divyanka Tripathi thanks her fans for sharing Voting success stories to make India, a better country 24 May 2019 13:15 Image Source : INSTAGRAM Divyanka Tripathi thanks her fans for sharing Voting success stories to make India, a better country Television actress Divyanka Tripathi rose to fame after her role as Ishita Bhalla in a daily soap Yeh Hain Mohabbatein. The …
  • These Bollywood celebrities contested the Indian elections - and won 24 May 2019 12:27 Celebs around the world have been known to capitalise on their star power to launch political careers — and Bollywood stars are no different. Actors like Kirron Kher, Hema Malini and Urmila are now fairly politically seasoned; in India's just concluded …
  • Too Soon To Say If Imran Khan's Optimism About BJP Govt In India Is Correct: Pakistani Daily 24 May 2019 12:20 It is too soon to say whether Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was correct in predicting that a right-wing government in India would be better for peace talks, a Pakistani daily said in an editorial Friday, adding that much will depend on a change in …
  • Will Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress Survive Till 2021 Assembly Elections? 24 May 2019 12:20 It’s a re-run of 2009 in West Bengal, but with a slight difference. The BJP’s spectacular electoral victory, 18 seats out of total 42, has made history as it not only fought and snatched 16 seats from the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), it also signalled …
  • The Rise And Fall Of Pawan Chamling, India’s Longest Serving Chief Minister 24 May 2019 12:19 In May 2014, Pawan Chamling was sworn in as Sikkim chief minister for a record fifth consecutive time. A farmer-turner-policeman-turned politician, 69-year-old Chamling was at the helm of the erstwhile kingdom tucked away in the eastern Himalayas since …
  • EY back on job for Air India sale, EoI to be ready soon 24 May 2019 11:00 NEW DELHI: The government has put top consultancy firm EY to work for divesting its stake in flag carrier Air India and "quickly" issue expression of interest (EoI). "EY continues to be the transaction advisor for the sale of Air India. We …
  • 'Disheartening': Robert Vadra on LS poll results, hopes for secular, democratic India 24 May 2019 06:40 New Delhi: After BJP's emphatic victory and Congress' humiliating defeat in the parliamentary elections, Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law Robert Vadra on Friday said it is "disheartening" but winning and losing is a part of life. He …