Most exit polls have revealed that no clear winner in Jammu and Kashmir. Prudence then suggests that the state’s major regional parties-the NC and the PDP join hands and collaborate.
By a curious roll of the electoral dice, the BJP is J&K's biggest party in terms of vote share. This was due to low polling in Kashmir valley. This trend, if it accentuates in the coming assembly polls, will change equations in Kashmir.
Smriti Irani's educational qualifications led to a full-blown war of words between the Congress and the BJP, as the former on Wednesday intensified protest against an "undergraduate" being appointed human resource development minister whereas the BJP countered it with questions on Sonia Gandhi's academic background.
The real task for Narendra Modi begins now. You have several advantages to begin with and many pitfalls to watch out for. Let’s discuss them and finally, your place in history will depend on how you work your way through it all. Let’s begin with the pluses you have.
Sunday's meeting took place in the backdrop of Congress leadership grappling with the issue of possible in party-ruled states where it performed poorly in the polls.
In case you think the I-don’t-want-to-waste-my-vote syndrome is typically a non-metro or rural feature, then you are being supercilious.
The reports of Kumar going to Rajya Sabha arose in view of vacancy of three seats in the Upper House of Parliament from Bihar after victory of three existing members in the Lok Sabha poll.
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.
Sreemathi, who won from Kannur, sought to know whether Modi would give priority to this long-pending legislation and prove his words are matched by action.
UN Secretary General Ban ki-moon "very much" hopes that Narendra Modi attends the UN General Assembly here later this year and particularly participate in the climate change summit, a top official of the world body said today.
"Though Facebook was our main focus, we also got many volunteers from Twitter and Google+," Pandey told IANS.
The BJD, led by Patnaik, secured a stunning victory in both the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections held simultaneously last month, winning 117 and 20 seats respectively.
"We highly appreciate traditionally friendly relations between the two countries based on the declaration of strategic partnership," Putin said to Modi in a congratulatory message.
Delhi’s voters, who gave AAP a dream chance to govern in December, turned decisively in favour of BJP in the Lok Sabha polls last month.
The officials said there are two laws dealing with the matter and a book "Directions by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha" also deals with the issue.
The Pavlovian response of the Congressman to defeat is to change Rahul and bring in Priyanka. Or ask Sonia to take more active interest in the party's affairs. It is time they realised that their nirvana lies outside Dynasty
This is an audio portayal - a soundscape of Varanasi if you will, that maps how the sounds of India's most important election reached a crescendo and then died down.
The BJP just failed to accomplish a clean sweep in Madhya Pradesh, ending up with 27 of the 29 Lok Sabha seats to record it best tally. The Congress which had 12 seats in the outgoing House was down ten, just managing to hang on to Chhindwara and Guna.
Muslim representation has fallen to its lowest level since independence. Don't blame the BJP for it. Our phony secularists must take the blame for leading Muslims up the garden path and leaving them stranded in isolation.