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Time has come to take the country to new height: Narendra Modi

New Delhi, may 25 (IBNS): Amid loud cheers of 'Modi', Narendra Modi, who led the Bharatiya Janata Party to a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha polls, was named as the BJP Parliamentary Party and  NDA leader in the floors of the Parliament on Saturday.

Can't hate if they are born in privileged surroundings: Amethi winner Smriti Irani

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) After defeating Gandhi scion Rahul Gandhi by a margin of over 54,000 votes, BJP leader Smriti Irani on Friday in an indirect reference to likes of Mr Gandhi said that one can't hate them because they are born in more privileged surroundings.

Great things are in store for the US-India partnership: Donald Trump tweets congratulating Narendra Modi

Washington, May 24 (IBNS): Promising that 'great things are in store for India-US relationship, American President Donald Trump wished Indian PM Narendra Modi after his party Bharatiya Janata Party registered a thumping victory in the Lok Sabha polls.

Gandhis in huddle as Congress is moving towards second consecutive defeat

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) Facing a second consecutive rout in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress' first family is in close contact with each other as both mother and sister visited party president Rahul Gandhi, who is trailing behind BJP's Smriti Irani in Gandhi-Nehru family's traditional seat Amethi.

BJP veteran LK Advani greets Narendra Modi for steering BJP towards 'unprecedented victory'

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) BJP veteran L K Advani on Thursday congratulated his one-time lieutenant and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for steering the saffron party towards 'unprecedented victory' in the elections.

Verdict 2019: Narendra Modi set to become PM for second term as BJP storms back to power

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): Narendra Modi, whose tenure witnessed measures like GST and demonetization and a fierce attack from a united Opposition over everything from Rafale to his foreign visits, is all set to return as the Prime Minister of the country for a second term with his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) guided by its chief election strategy architect and national president Amit Shah marching ahead in the Lok Sabha polls as counting of votes progressed on Thursday.

Kolkata South: Mala Roy ahead of BJP's Chandra Kumar Bose by over 2 lakh seats

Kolkata, May 23 (IBNS): At a time when West Bengal is witnessing a tough battle between the ruling Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party, Mala Roy, a candidate of state CM Mamata Banerjee's party, is leading ahead of her BJP opponent Chandra Kumar Bose by over 2 lakh votes.

Lok Sabha Polls: Counting of votes starts, BJP takes early lead

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): As counting of votes for the Lok Sabha polls started on Thursday, early trends showed that Bharatiya Janata Party is ahead of its key opposition the Congress.

Lok Sabha Polls: Counting of votes begins

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): Counting of votes for the Lok Sabha polls started across all venues in India on Thursday.

Counting of votes to start in 25 Lok Sabha and 57 assembly seats in NE

Guwahati, May 23 (IBNS): The counting of votes polled in 25 parliamentary seats, located across eight states of North East India and 60 assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh, will take place at around 8 am on Thursday amid tight security. 

All eyes on West Bengal as exit polls challenge Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, May 22 (UNI) The outcome of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal - arguably the most exciting that went to polls in seven phases from April 11 to May 19 - will be out on Thursday, with the fate of 466 candidates from 42 seats to be decided.

Lok Sabha Polls: Around 65 per cent turnout in Bengal; Sporadic violence reported

Kolkata, May 19 (UNI) Amidst sporadic skirmishes, Bengal recorded 65 per cent turnout on Sunday in the seventh and final phase Lok Sabha eletion to nine Parliamentary seats of Dum Dum, Barasat, Basirhat, Jaynagar, Mathurapur, Diamond Harbour, Jadavpur, Kolkata Dakshin and Kolkata Uttar in Bengal. Barring a few minor incidents of violence, the polling passed off by and large peacefully.

Vice President Naidu expresses anguish over falling quality of poll debates

New Delhi, May 19 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has expressed his anguish over the low quality of political debates during the just-concluded election campaign with politicians resorting to personalized attacks instead of focusing on larger issues of public concern.

Lok Sabha Polls: Over 40 percent turnout till 1 pm amid stray violence

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) An estimated 40.47 per cent of more than 10 crore electorate exercised their franchise till 0100 hrs on Sunday in 59 Parliamentary Constituencies spread across seven states and one union territory in the last leg of the Lok Sabha elections.

TMC goons vandalise BJP candidates vehicles in Jadavpur, Diamond Harbour: Babul Supriyo

Kolkata, May 19 (IBNS): Union Minister and BJP candidate Babul Supriyo on Sunday said that Trinamool Congress 'goons' have attacked  BJP candidates' vehicles in areas like Jadavpur and Diamond Harbour in West Bengal.