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National Conference regains bastions, picks up momentum

Published on May 26, 2019 07:48 AM IST

According to NC provisional president Nasir Sogami, the results are bound to enthuse the party ranks.

Political leaders say that given the National Conference (NC) drew a blank in the 2014 general elections, this victory would give the party and its cadre a much-needed fillip ahead of the state elections tentatively scheduled for November.(HT Photo)
Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByMir Ehsan

Jagan Reddy meets PM Modi, discusses special category status for Andhra

Jaganmohan Reddy discussed the issues of special category status to Andhra Pradesh and the state’s financial situation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,

Andhra Pradesh chief minister-designate meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Sunday.(ANI)
Updated on May 16, 2020 08:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Politburo meeting to discuss if Sabarimala affected Left’s votes

However, a section of the CPI (M) felt that by doing so, the Left lost its base among the Hindu voters. In this Lok Sabha poll, the CPI (M) slid to its lowest ever tally of three seats, winning just one — Alappuzha — in Kerala.

At least three CPI (M) leaders said that in an internal report, a section of the state unit has maintained that the Sabarimala issue hurt the sentiments of a section of the Hindu voters.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 26, 2019 07:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

How BJP won back Gorakhpur a year after crushing defeat to SP-BSP combine

The chief minister, who shared this story in an informal conversation with journalists, said he immediately summoned senior officials to his Kalidas Marg official residence and directed them to organise a video conference the next day with district administrators.

“Four lakh cattle — abandoned cows and buffaloes — were moved to the shelters. Had we not taken urgent steps, people would have been unhappy,” Adityanath said.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 26, 2019 11:25 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | BySunita Aron

Lok Sabha elections 2019: No adverse report, voter percentage up by 1.03%

As per data collated by the EC the overall voter turnout was 67.47% in 2019 as against 66.44% in 2014.

Expressing concerns over the safeguards of EVMs, opposition parties had approached the apex court to pass an order for matching 50% of the votes recorded in EVMs with the VVPAT slips.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 26, 2019 08:17 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

‘Ready to face polls if ruling coalition dissolves Karnataka government’: BS Yeddyurappa

Former Karnataka chief minister and BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa is basking in the glory of his party’s victories in 25 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in the state.

BJP Karnataka President BS Yeddyurappa(PTI file photo)
Updated on May 26, 2019 07:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByVenkatesha Babu and Vikram Gopal

3 pathways to BJP victory in Lok Sabha elections 2019

The key reason modi won was the saffron party’s higher success rate as compared to Congress, and to limit the loss in UP.

Both the BJP and Congress have managed to increase (by 28 seats) the tally from previous election, at the expense of other parties. BJP won 128 seats this time, and it had only 36 seats under this category 10 years back.(ANI)
Updated on May 26, 2019 11:15 AM IST
Byhowindialives.com

Poll results: Is rural India more ‘liberal’ than urban?

The increase in vote share of the candidates/parties who became liberal mascots in these four seats is inversely related with the share of urban population in these seats, suggests an HT analysis.

The rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the post-2014 phase has often been seen as a threat to liberal values by a section among both anti-BJP political parties and civil society.(PTI photo)
Updated on May 26, 2019 07:57 AM IST
New Delhi | ByAbhishek Jha and Roshan Kishore

At DMK meet, Baalu, Kanimozhi chosen for key posts

The announcements were made after DMK president MK Stalin chaired a meeting of winning MPs and senior party leaders at Anna Arivalayam, the DMK party headquarters.

“DMK principal secretary TR Baalu will serve as the party parliamentary committee leader,” a DMK statement read.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 25, 2019 09:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chennai | By

‘Modi uplifted the poor of India, this historic mandate is their blessing’: Amit Shah

Shah thanked all the allies and the MPs for unanimously choosing Modi as prime minister again and said, “This euphoric mandate is massive and historic.

hah also said that it is people’s expectation to see India emerge as a world power and hopefully same will happen in the second term of the Modi led NDA government.(ANI Photo)
Updated on May 25, 2019 07:57 PM IST
New Delhi | ByAsian News International

On 2019 poll debacle, Congress Working Committee resolution: Full statement

The Congress’s marathon meeting to review the party’s devastating performance in the national elections ended with a resolution by the party’s top leadership authorizing Rahul Gandhi to restructure the party.

The Congress’s marathon meeting to review the party’s devastating performance in the national elections ended with a resolution by the party’s top leadership authorizing Rahul Gandhi to restructure the party.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on May 25, 2019 04:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Before taking oath as Andhra CM, Jagan Mohan Reddy to meet PM Modi

Jagan Reddy, who registered a landslide victory in the assembly elections on Thursday, will fly to New Delhi at 10.30 am and after a brief stay at Andhra Pradesh Bhavan, he will drive down to the Prime Minister’s Office to meet Narendra Modi at 12 noon.

A YSRC leader familiar with the development said that the meeting was a courtesy call but Reddy will also discuss problems confronting the new government in Andhra Pradesh with the Prime Minister.(AP)
Updated on May 25, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Amravati | By

Aborted, but Citizenship (Amendment) Bill boosted BJP tally in Assam

The BJP benefitted from the CAB in both the Assamese-speaking Brahmaputra Valley and the Bengali-speaking Barak Valley

Police personnel detain members of Left Democratic Front (LDF) during a protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, in Guwahati in February.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Published on May 25, 2019 03:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi

God has punished Chandrababu Naidu, says Jagan Mohan Reddy after poll victory

YSRCP stormed to power, winning 151 seats in the 175-member Assembly. Telugu Desam Party (TDP) could secure 23 seats.

Addressing the newly-elected legislators of his party, Jagan Reddy said Andhra Pradesh election results showed that those who resort to unethical and unjust means will definitely be punished by God.(PTI FILE)
Updated on May 25, 2019 03:54 PM IST
Amaravati | ByIndo Asian News Service

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Imtiaz Jaleel is AIMIM’s lone victor from Maharashtra

Jaleel has hit national headlines as he wrested a difficult Aurangabad seat from four-time Shiv Sena MP Chandrakant Khaire by a slim margin of 4,000+ votes

Imtiaz Jaleel with supporters in Aurangabad on Thursday.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on May 25, 2019 03:28 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By

From Marx to Modi: How Left voters ensured BJP’s Bengal victory

The BJP’s performance in Bengal was fuelled by the vote bank that had earlier powered the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and its partners for more than three decades.

BJP supporters celebrate at the party’s headquarters in Kolkata on Thursday, May 23, 2019.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Published on May 25, 2019 03:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Adhalrao likely to contest assembly polls against NCP’s Walse Patil

Shivajirao Adhalrao Patil ‘s supporters have begun pitching for his candidature for the Assembly elections from Ambegaon constituency in Pune district

Shivajirao Adhalrao Patil.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on May 25, 2019 03:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | ByAbhay Khairnar

President invites PM Narendra Modi to form government, start second term in office

The NDA leaders met President Ram Nath Kovind to convey their decision to formally stake claim and pick up his invite to form the next government.

Narendra Modi stakes claim for second term at meeting with President Kovind(Photo: Twitter/@rashtrapatibhvn)
Updated on May 25, 2019 09:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: How ‘elitist’ Parth Pawar lost to ‘illiterate’ Shrirang Barne

Fragmented campaigning, Ajit’s lost grip over the region he once controlled and poor oratory led to the defeat of the Pawar scion

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidate Parth Pawar.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on May 25, 2019 05:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: CM would take call on my portfolio, says Bapat

As Bapat got elected from Pune Lok Sabha seat, he will have to resign from the member of legislative assembly (MLA) post and minister’s post

Pune’s newly elected MP Girish Bapat conducted a press conference at Shreyas hotel on Friday.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on May 25, 2019 02:43 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | ByAbhay Khirnar

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

The president had on Friday accepted the resignation of Modi and his council of ministers but asked them to continue as caretaker until formation of a new government.

President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday dissolved the 16th Lok Sabha with immediate effect on recommendation of the Union cabinet.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 25, 2019 02:19 PM IST
New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Congress protects its shrinking turf in Assam despite BJP onslaught

In Assam, the Congress retained its tally of three Lok Sabha seats and also bettered its vote share by over five percentage points. TOCongress sitting MP from Koliabor retained his seat in the LoK Sabha elections.

Gaurav Gogoi Congress sitting MP from Koliabor retained his seat in the LoK Sabha elections.(PTI)
Updated on May 25, 2019 02:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi

Five first-time MPs elected from Punjab

Actor-turned politician Sunny Deol, 59, who entered politics by joining BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, won from Gurdaspur by defeating Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar

A Congress worker removing party flag in Faridkot(Sanjeev Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Published on May 25, 2019 12:27 PM IST
ByHT Correspondent

AIMIM’s lone Lok Sabha victor from Maharashtra

Five years later, Jaleel, 46, has hit national headlines as he wrested a difficult Aurangabad seat from four-time Shiv Sena MP Chandrakant Khaire by a slim margin of 4,000+ votes.

The correct caste combination and precautions not to split votes on religious lines helped Jaleel win the Lok Sabha seat that he fought on the AIMIM ticket(HTPhotos)
Published on May 25, 2019 12:18 PM IST
Hindustan TImes, Pune | By

BJP reverses bypoll defeats in 2019

The long list of winning constituencies of the BJP also includes Gorakhpur, Phulpur and the Kairana parliamentary seats.(PTI)
Published on May 25, 2019 12:00 PM IST

Post results, Muslim bodies urge community to not worry

Asking Muslims to not worry, organisation’s general secretary Maulana Wali Rahmani said the coming days could pose some problem but the community should face the same with courage and be optimistic.

Two Muslim religious outfits have urged upon the members of the community to not take the defeat of the ‘so-called secular forces’ personally(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 25, 2019 11:53 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By

A setback for three Yadavs of SP family

In 2014, Mulayam Singh Yadav was the national president of the party and Akhilesh Yadav was the state president of the party and the UP chief minister.

This time around, SP president Akhilesh Yadav’s wife Dimple Yadav lost by over 12,000 votes in Kannauj(HTPhotos)
Published on May 25, 2019 11:41 AM IST

How UP BJP overcame its weak areas to eclipse the Opposition

Administrative steps taken by the government to redress public grievances helped the party in winning 62 seats by mustering 50 per cent vote share

While informally discussing the Gorakhpur victory, Yogi did admit his concern over poor management of the election in his stronghold during the initial days(HTPhoto)
Published on May 25, 2019 11:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | BySunita Aron

Out of 8 legislators in LS polls fray, two make it to parliament

Of the six, only Congress candidate Geeta Koda could win the Singhbhum seat. The Jagganathpur legislator, Koda, defeated BJP state president Laxman Gilua by a comfortable margin of 72,155 votes in the elections.

Newly elected BJP Hazaribagh MP Jayant Sinha showing victory sign during his visit to state BJP head quarters in Ranchi(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Published on May 25, 2019 10:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By

On PM’s sked, mother’s blessings in Gujarat, thanksgiving in Varanasi

On Monday, he will be in Varanasi, the LS seat he retained in the elections by a margin of 4.79 lakh votes.

(PTI FILE)
Updated on May 25, 2019 01:42 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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