Election Results 2014
Election Results 2014 News
The crucial high-level strategy committee of the DMK, called to deliberate on the causes that led to the party's rout in the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls, is meeting today.
A resolution to this effect was passed at a meeting of current and former MLAs. The meeting was presided over by Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Arvinder Singh Lovely.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said that Rahul Gandhi cannot be singled out for the Congress' debacle in the Lok Sabha elections.
Rajeev Satav, 40, is one of the two sitting MPs from Maharashtra to score a win in the recently concluded parliamentary polls. President of the Indian Youth Congress, the quiet, unassuming Satav reveals a sharp political mind during his interview with Firstpost.
As Narendra Modi's government gets ready to be sworn-in today in the evening, reports indicates that India is likely to see a drastic change where some of the ministries are concerned.
After months of an acrimonious electoral campaign, we now know a lot more about Rahul Gandhi -- likely more than he would prefer.
Will the Congress react to criticism from within the party by welcome dissent and debate or will it weed out those who reject sycophancy? That will define the party's future.
The BJP's vote share of 31 percent looks small, but if you consider that the party contested only 428 seats, its actual vote share is much higher - 40 percent. This is actually an unprecedented mandate in post-Rajiv India.
Delhi's bureaucrats are already dusting off schemes that ran into hurdles, holding meetings to prepare presentations for the new government and getting ready to outline what each ministry's 100-day agenda could be.
But do the Lok Sabha election numbers hold out hope for AAP? Not really.
Modi's speech at his official anointment as the leader of the NDA revealed several different Narendra Modis -- some old, but others very new.
After the election, Modi said the recent election result had increased people's faith in democracy and there is a "new hope" among people that this dispensation can fulfill their aspirations.
Veteran BJP leader LK Advani today proposed the name of Narendra Modi as the leader of the BJP Parliamentary party, setting the ball rolling for the party to take over the reins of the government.
Just because only 31percent voted for Modi, does not mean his election is somehow tainted and illegitimate. But there is a different lesson to be drawn from the 69 percent who chose not to vote for him.
The Congress Working Committee's 'chintan shivir' left, turned into a show-your-love-for-Gandhis fest as Congress' leaders spent most of the time rejecting resignations.
Jayalalithaa is tough and her consistent message has been that as far as Tamil Nadu is concerned, she is the master.
Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said it is shocking to see Sonia and Rahul Gandhi not having the courtesy of greeting Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi.
Internal rivalries in the Congress, the missing MNS effect and a united anti-Congress vote for Modi has led to all six MPs losing their seats.
After Congress' miserable defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, posters are already up demanding that Sonia Gandhi promote her daughter Priyanka in the party. Check out one such poster.