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BJP wins 1 LS seat, 3 Assembly bypolls in Goa
Panaji, May 23 (IANS) In what could be described as a mixed bag of results, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa won one Lok Sabha seat, but lost the other amid a saffron tsunami in the country on Thursday.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Two once powerful Bengal political landmarks stand desolate on counting day
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Amid the bustle in West Bengal on Thursday over the 2019 election results, which turned the state into a bipolar battleground between the ruling Trinamool Congress and the upcoming BJP, silence reigned over two of Kolkata's iconic buildings, named after two stalwarts who once dictated the political rhetoric of the state.
2019-05-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
BJP wins five seats in Delhi; leading at two
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Maintaining its hold over Delhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday won five of the seven Lok Sabha seats here, while it was leading at two.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
You set an example: Twinkle to mom Dimple
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Twinkle Khanna feels proud as a daughter that her mother and veteran actress Dimple Kapadia has, at the age of 61, landed a role in a Christopher Nolan film.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Big mandate has raised my responsibility: Jagan
Amaravati, May 23 (IANS) YSR Congress Party Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, who will take oath as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh on May 30, on Thursday said the massive mandate given by the people had increased his responsibility.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
ALERT: Sikkim Krantikari Morcha wins absolute majority in assembly poll, ends Sikkim Democratic Front's over two decade rule
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2019-05-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Saffron surge sweeps N-E states too (2nd Lead)
Guwahati, May 23 (IANS) The saffron surge that swept the entire country on Thursday also gripped India's north-east with the BJP leading in 14 out of the total 25 seats in the eight northeastern states.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Voices rise in Congress for organisational changes
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) With the Congress suffering another debacle in the Lok Sabha elections, demands have started to grow about making big organisational changes in the grand old party.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NDA's win is due to Modi's efforts: AIADMK
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) The AIADMK on Thursday said the victory of BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who provided good governance, treating patriotism and service to people as his key tasks.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Punjab CM hints at changing Sidhu's portfolio
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) Hours after blaming Navjot Singh Sidhu's inept handling of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the poor performance of the Congress in the urban areas, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday evening said he intended to change the minister's portfolio.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
VP Naidu congratulates India for electing stable government
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu of Thursday congratulated the country's people for giving a clear-cut majority and voting for stability in the Lok Sabha polls.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Seven former Congress Chief Ministers lose polls, two trailing
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019
Trinamool's Mala Roy defeats Netaji grand nephew
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Trinamool Congress candidate Mala Roy humbled BJP candidate Chandra Kumar Bose, grand nephew of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, by a margin of 136,339 votes in West Bengal's Kolkata South Lok Sabha seat on Thursday.
2019-05-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Gambhir wins East Delhi by 3,91,222 votes
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) BJP's cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir on Thursday won the East Delhi Lok Sabha seat here by a margin of 3,91,222 votes over his Congress rival and former Delhi Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UDF sweeps away Left in Kerala whitewash, BJP draws blank again (Roundup)
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) With counting of votes almost done in Kerala, the Congress-led UDF had won or was winning 19 of the state's 20 seats, including Wayanad from where Congress President Rahul Gandhi also contested, while the ruling CPI-M-led LDF was ahead in just one seat and the BJP again drew a blank.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
CWC expected to meet early next week, deliberate on Lok Sabha debacle
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A meeting of Congress Working Committee is expected to be held early next week to look into reasons for the partys debacle in the Lok Sabha elections with party chief Rahul Gandhi expected to give his assessment of what went wrong and the remedial steps that need to be taken.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengal's BJP chief Dilip Ghosh wins Medinipur LS seat
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) BJP's West Bengal President Dilip Ghosh won the Medinipur Lok Sabha seat defeating Trinamool Congress' Manas Bhunia on Thursday.
2019-05-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Dark clouds over TN government moves away post bypolls
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu led by Chief Minister K. Palaniswami will not face any trouble in remaining in power going by the voting trends seen on Thursday for the by-elections in the 22 Assembly constituencies in the state.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
People have filled this ascetic's bag, it's time to forget shrillness: PM
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Flush with a clear victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday sought to brush aside the bitterness of the poll campaign, saying "who said what during the campaign is past for me", and that "we have to look to the future."
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
S.S. Ahluwalia wins Bengal's Burdwan-Durgapur seat
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Union Minister and Darjeeling's outgoing BJP MP S.S. Ahluwalia on Thursday won West Bengal's Burdwan-Durgapur seat, defeating Trinamool Congress' Mamtaz Sanghamita by a slender margin of 2,439 votes.
2019-05-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019
Evening rains fail to dampen spirit of BJP celebrations
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Rain and gusty winds failed to dampen the spirits of the BJP workers who gathered at the party headquarters here in large numbers on Thursday to celebrate the party's resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
YSR Congress storms to power in Andhra with landslide win (Third Lead)
Amaravati, May 23 (IANS) The YSR Congress Party, led by Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Thursday stormed to power in Andhra Pradesh with a landslide victory, winning 148 seats in the 175-member Assembly.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Rahul wins Wayanad with record margin
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi won Kerala's Wayanad seat - the second seat he contested in the 2019 polls - with a record margin of 431,770 votes.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Manoj Tiwari wins Delhi North East seat
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari on Thursday won the Delhi North East Lok Sabha seat, defeating his Congress rival and former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit by a margin of 3,66,102 votes.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019
BJP notches impressive show in Bengal assembly by-polls
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Stretching its stunning Lok Sabha performance to the Assembly by-polls in West Bengal, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday wrested the Bhatpara seat from the Trinamool Congress on Thursday and took an unassailable lead in three other constituencies.
2019-05-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
MNF wins Mizoram's lone LS seat
Aizawl, May 23 (IANS) C. Lalrosanga of the ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) was declared elected from the state's lone Lok Sabha seat on Thursday, defeating his nearest Independent rival Lalnghinglova Hmar by 8,307 votes, the Election Commission announced.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Dangal 2019
Babul Supriyo defeats Moon Moon Sen to retain Asansol
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Union Minister and BJP candidate Babul Supriyo retained the Asansol Lok Sabha seat by a margin of 197,637 votes over his nearest rival Moon Moon Sen of the Trinamool Congress, in the results announced on Thursday.
2019-05-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019
India Open: Mary Kom beats Zareen; Sachin upsets Solanki
Guwahati, May 23 (IANS) Six-time world champion Mary Kom staved off a stiff challenge from Asian Championships bronze medallist Nikhat Zareen in the 51-kg category while former world youth champion Sachin Siwach (52-kg) upset Commonwealth Games gold medallist Gaurav Solanki to storm into the final in the second edition of the India Open International Boxing Tournament at the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium here on Thursday.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Other Sports
Modi 'mahanayak' of BJP's grand victory: Amit Shah
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the world's "most popular" leader and credited him for party's spectacular victory in Lok Sabha polls.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Most turncoats in Bengal leading in LS polls
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Jumping parties has augured well for most of BJP candidates, who defected either from state's ruling Trinamool Congress or the Left parties, as they were in the lead in the Lok Sabha polls, according to the Election Commission data on Thursday.
2019-05-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
ALERT: Babul Supriyo of BJP beats Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen in Asansol
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2019-05-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Chandrababu Naidu's son defeated in Assembly polls
Amaravati, May 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N. Chandrababu Naidu's son Nara Lokesh was defeated in Assembly election.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
ALERT: BJP's Manoj Tiwari wins by 3,66,102 votes from North East Delhi
nks/arm
2019-05-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha CM thanks people for fifth Assembly poll victory
Bhubaneswar, May 23 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday thanked the people of the state for the fifth consecutive victory in the Assembly polls.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Film fraternity hails Modi's smashing victory
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Members of the Indian film fraternity, including veterans like Asha Bhosle and Rajinikanth, congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the BJP-led coalition registered a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Goa government more stable with bypoll victories: CM
Panaji, May 23 (IANS) With the BJP winning three out of the four Assembly bypolls, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant can now breathe a sigh of relief, with the victories taking the ruling party's tally to 17 in the 40-member assembly, leaving the Congress behind at 15 legislators.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
BJP wins 22, leads in 3 of Karnataka's 28 LS seats
Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS) Setting an unprecedented record in south India, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday won 22 seats and was leading in three of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka where the vote count was about to end for the two-phase polling held on April 18 and April 23.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Dangal 2019
Agatha, Pala emerge victorious in Meghalaya
Shillong, May 23 (IANS) Former Union Minister and National People's Party (NPP) candidate Agatha Sangma has made her way back to national politics by winning the Tura Lok Sabha seat, while incumbent Congress MP Vincent Pala retained the Shillong seat on Thursday.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Rao Inderjeet Singh wins Gurugram seat
Gurugram, May 23 (IANS) Exuberant over his thumping victory, BJP's Gurugram candidate Rao Inderjeet Singh said it is a historic parliamentary election wherein people of the country kept faith with him and voted for Narendra Modi to make him Prime Minister again.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Chiefs of Grand Alliance partners in Bihar defeated
Patna, May 23 (IANS) There was such a Modi wave in Bihar this time that the chiefs of the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP), Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) and VIP - the three allies of the RJD-led Grand Alliance in Bihar - have been defeated in Lok Sabha polls.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Will not work with bad intentions, will take everyone along: Modi
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Accepting the resounding poll victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday promised that he will not work with "bad intentions" and that he would like to move ahead by taking everyone along, leaving behind the bitterness witnessed during the Lok Sabha campaign.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab: Congress wins 8 seats, Akali Dal-BJP 4
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Congress won eight of the 13 Lok Sabha seats, one of the few states where it did well, while the BJP and its ally Akali Dal bagged two seats each. Bhagwant Mann, the AAP's only hope, retained his seat.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Rahul says issue of resignation between him and working committee
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took full responsibility for the defeat of the party in the Lok Sabha elections and said the issue of his resignation was a matter between him and the Congress Working Committee.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
GoT references become buzzwords as Modi wins
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi readied for a second term, Twitterati used memes and references from the "Game Of Thrones" to hail his win.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Imran, Xi among foreign leaders to congratulate Modi
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) As he retained power with a resounding electoral victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday received congratulatory messages and phone calls from a host of foreign leaders, including his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
2019-05-23
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
After 15 years, Jharkhand elects women MPs
Ranchi, May 23 (IANS) After 15 years, Jharkhand elected two women parliamentarians in the 2019 Lok Sabha poll. Both women defeated stalwarts of Jharkhand politics.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Modi 'mahanayak' of BJP's grand victory: Amit Shah
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the world's "most popular" leader and credited him for party's spectacular victory in Lok Sabha polls.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Twitter records 400 mn tweets in 2019 LS polls
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Twitter India on Thursday said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 per cent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Gayatri Gopichand begins with easy win in junior badminton
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) Top seed P. Gayatri Gopichand of Telangana began her quest for glory in the Microplex Global and Yonex Sunrise All-India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament in style, cruising to a 21-15, 21-15 victory on Thursday.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Badminton
BJP gains in north, tribal Bengal to lead in 18 seats; Trinamool in 23 (5th Lead)
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) The BJP made stunning inroads in Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal, with the trends of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday showing a virtual saffron sweep in the state's northern parts as also the western tribal heartland while Chief Ninister Mamata Banerjee's party managed to hold on to its ground in and around Kolkata and a major chunk of the south Bengal.
2019-05-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics