Budget 2019: Congress' Sachin Pilot pitches for sops for Rajasthan, says people should get good returns for giving BJP mandate
Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot Wednesday said people of the state gave a massive mandate to the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections and they should get good returns in the Union Budget to be tabled on 5 July
Ashok Chavan's resignation as Maharashtra Congress chief over poll results has been accepted, says senior leader
'Chavan said he wished to be relieved of the post so that he can concentrate on Nanded from where he was defeated,' a senior leader said.
Monsoon Session of Parliament: BJP accuses Mamata Banerjee govt of trying to create 'West Bangladesh' by allowing infiltrators
The BJP accused the Mamata Banerjee government of trying to create "West Bangladesh" by allowing infiltrators from Bangladesh to settle in West Bengal.
Kolkata mayor accuses BJP of acting like ‘terrorist organisation’; saffron party claims TMC trying to turn West Bengal into Pakistan
The TMC on Sunday said that the BJP was acting like a 'terrorist organisation' and 'importing goons' from other states to spread unrest in West Bengal. The ruling TMC also alleged that the BJP was spreading communal violence in the state as it was in a great hurry to capture power. The state BJP leadership was quick to hit back, asserting that the TMC was trying to 'convert Bengal into Pakistan'.
Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Armed with bigger mandate than in 2014 LS polls, BJP set to return to power at Centre
The BJP, led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-BJP president Amit Shah duo — has secured 302 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha.
Lok Sabha Election 2019 WINNERS: Full coverage of 17th Lok Sabha elections winning candidates, seats, vote margin; state, constituency and party-wise
Lok Sabha election result 2019 WINNERS: After sealing its electoral victory with a 300-plus win, the BJP on Friday began discussing the process of government formation while the Congress dealt with the fallout of defeat with a spate of resignations from its state leaders.
Congress leader Abu Hasem Khan Choudhary has been the MP in Malda Dakshin seat since 2009. The constituency shares similar demographic features like that observed in neighbouring Uttar Malda constituency.
Famed for its tea gardens and tourist avenues, Darjeeling seat is starkly divided into hilly and plain areas. While the Gorkhas are dominant in the three hilly Assembly segments, the plains in Siliguri division have a plurality of Bengali voters as well as Hindi-speaking Marwari traders.
Buoyed after winning all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, BJP expresses confidence in wresting power from AAP in Assembly polls
Tiwari attributed BJP's victory in Delhi to the works of the Narendra Modi government. The victory margins were massive this time. BJP's West Delhi candidate Parvesh Singh Verma won by a margin 5,78,486 votes.
Party candidate Mullappally Ramachandran won from the constituency in the Lok Sabha election of 2009 and 2014.
In 2014, CPI made a comeback over Congress in Thrissur when CN Jayadevan won a majority.
Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor of Congress wins
Congress took over the Thiruvananthapuram constituency with Shashi Tharoor’s win in both 2009 and 2014 elections.
ET Muhammed Basheer has been the sitting MP since the 2009 Lok Sabha election, belonging to IUML.
Congress candidate Anto Antony Punnathaniyil won a second time in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
While NN Krishnadas was two-time MP since 1999, MB Rajesh won the Palakkad seat in 2009 and 2014 elections. Both belong to CPM.
Congress' Kodikkunnil Suresh won the election in 2009. He won the seat again in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.