Elections 2019

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Election Results 2019

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* Lok Sabha has 543 seats, Voting in Vellore postponed.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray during a dinner meeting with National Democratic Alliance leaders in New Delhi, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, two days ahead of Lok Sabha polls results. (PTI )
New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray during a dinner meeting with National Democratic Alliance leaders in New Delhi, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, two days ahead of Lok Sabha polls results. (PTI )

BJP, Sena to fight Maha Assembly polls in 135 seats each: Chandrakant Patil

  • Assembly elections in Maharashtra is scheduled to be held between September and October this year
  • The two parties would contest 135 seats each in the 288-member House, and leave 18 seats for other allies

An analyst claimed that Muslims did not vote en bloc in favour of one party or candidate this time. (AFP)
JD(U) has identified R.C.P. Singh (left) and Rajiv Ranjan Singh as its representatives in the new Modi government.
JD(U) has identified R.C.P. Singh (left) and Rajiv Ranjan Singh as its representatives in the new Modi government.

After emphatic performance in LS polls, JD(U) eyes cabinet berths

  • The final selection to the Union cabinet will depend on Modi, the Prime Minister-elect
  • The JD(U)’s move to identify its representatives in the cabinet comes against the backdrop of the party’s strong performance in the elections

A large part of BJP’s gain can be attributed to the near decimation of the Congress. (AFP)
A large part of BJP’s gain can be attributed to the near decimation of the Congress. (AFP)

BJP secures 50% or more vote share in 16 states, UTs together

  • The Congress, however, could not win a single seat in the 17 states and Union territories in this general election
  • The electoral performance of the grand alliance between SP and BSP in Uttar Pradesh was no match for BJP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah sit during a public meeting in Ahmadabad.  (AP )
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah sit during a public meeting in Ahmadabad. (AP )

New allies, fresh conquests may find representation in Narendra Modi cabinet

  • A JD(U) leader said the Bihar party expects at least one Cabinet berth in the government which will be sworn in on 30 May
  • The Rashtrapati Bhavan said on Sunday that Narendra Modi will be sworn in as Prime Minister on Thursday for his second term

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during a public meeting in Ahmadabad, India.  (AP )
Modi cult is in many ways modeled after Indira Gandhi’s personality cult that led to the Emergency. (Photo: PTI)
A supporter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing a mask of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  (AFP )
A supporter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing a mask of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (AFP )

LS polls: NDA faced tough fight in first 3 phases, trounced opposition in rest 4

  • The BJP won a maximum number of 67 seats in the third round
  • According to a detailed analysis of the poll outcome, the BJP and its allies gained momentum from the fourth round and continued till the seventh and the last round

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to the media after his meeting with President Ram Nath Kovind, to stake claim to form the new government.  (Reuters )
YSR Congress President Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy (Mint file)
YSR Congress President Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy (Mint file)

Governor invites Jagan Mohan Reddy to form govt in Andhra Pradesh

  • The swearing-in ceremony will be held at the Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation stadium, Vijayawada, on 30 May
  • Reddy, son of late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, led his YSR Congress to a landslide, winning 151 of the 175 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh

West Bengal chief minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee (PTI file)
West Bengal chief minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee (PTI file)

Mamata offers to quit as West Bengal chief minister, party rejects

  • Mamata accused the BJP of polarising people on religious lines to garner votes in West Bengal
  • I offered to leave the chief minister's post. However, the offer was rejected by the party and I may continue: Mamata Banerjee

Narendra Modi (Mint file)
Narendra Modi during a meeting with President of India Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan
Voters wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling station. Photo: PTI
Congress President Rahul Gandhi (Mint file)
Congress President Rahul Gandhi (Mint file)

Rahul Gandhi offers to resign as Congress president, CWC rejects

  • The Congress Working Committee authorised Rahul Gandhi to take all the required steps to restructure the party
  • The resolution adopted by the CWC also called for a 'thorough introspection and complete overhaul' of the party at the earliest, while committing to bring about a plan soon to this effect

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar
Union ministers after the conclusion of the Cabinet meeting at South Block in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)