2014 Lok Sabha Election

  • Lok Sabha election results: List of BJP winners May 17, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party registered its record win on Friday in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, winning 282 seats. Some of its biggest winners were Narendra Modi, General VK Singh and Sushma Swaraj. Following is the list of all the BJP winners: Andaman & Nicobar Islands Andaman & Nicobar Islands- Bishnu Pada...
  • The worst defeat: Where the Congress went wrong May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress and the UPA saw its worst ever defeat in the Lok Sabha elections on Friday. It didn't even manage to cross 50 seats and won only 44 seats. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have taken moral responsibility for the party's worst ever...
  • 3,836 of 12 lakh voters pressed NOTA button in Gautam Buddh Nagar May 17, 2014

    A total of 3,836 voters used the None Of The Above (NOTA) option in the Gautam Buddha Nagar parliamentary constituency in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The total votes polled in Noida, Dadri, Jewar, Sikandrabad and Khurja Assembly segments was 2,78,253; 2,48,341; 1,97,655; 2,37,972 and 2,32,337, respectively. The total votes thus polled was...
  • Watch: The grand preparations at Delhi airport to welcome Modi May 17, 2014

    India's Prime Minister-to-be Narendra Modi will be landing in Delhi shortly for a victory lap. Modi-led BJP won a clear majority on Friday in the Lok Sabha elections, which the party attributed to the leader's popularity and mass appeal. ...
  • Naveen, Jaya, Mamata: The three CMs who won big despite the Modi wave May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Three Chief Ministers who did beat the trend this election are West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik who won big in their states, holding their own against Narendra Modi. In TamilNadu, Jayalalithaa's AIADMK has taken the state, winning a whopping 38...
  • How the day unfolded a day after election results May 17, 2014

    India's next Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Varanasi on Saturday to a rousing welcome, a day after storming to power with a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • PM Manmohan Singh to resign, deliver his farewell address today May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is all set to submit his resignation to President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday. "The Prime Minister sought time and the President has given time for 12:45 pm tomorrow," Rashtrapati Bhavan Press Secretary Venu Rajamony said. Ahead of the meeting, official sources said that 81-year-old...
  • Delhi, Varanasi set for Modi's grand welcome, victory roadshows today May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party's overwhelming victory, the party's and the country's soon to be Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Delhi on Saturday. The BJP has planned a grand welcome for Modi in the national capital. Modi is expected to land at the Indira...
  • Obama congratulates Modi, invites him to visit US May 17, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Friday congratulated Narendra Modi for his electoral victory during a telephone call and invited him to visit the US at a mutually agreeable time to further strengthen the bilateral ties. "The President invited Narendra Modi to visit Washington at a mutually agreeable time to...
  • Narendra Modi wave sweeps aside Lalu, Nitish in Bihar May 17, 2014

    The Narendra Modi wave swept aside Bihar strongmen Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar as BJP, along with its allies, on Friday won 26 out of 40 seats in Bihar. BJP took a sweet revenge against JD(U) of Nitish Kumar, which had broken away from the alliance with the saffron party, to...
  • BJP seeks Nitish's resignation over poor performance in LS polls May 17, 2014

    A buoyant BJP on Friday demanded Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's resignation on moral grounds following the JD(U)'s rout in the polls. Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi took moral responsibility and so had other Congress chief ministers who offered to resign for their party's poor performance, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi...
  • Narendra Modi is welcome to visit US: White House May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After a historic win of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha elections, the White House on Friday said that Narendra Modi is welcome to visit the US. It also added that the US President Barack Obama would be reaching out to Modi. Obama also called and congratulated...
  • Congress needs to learn a lesson from this defeat: Veerappa Moily May 16, 2014

    Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily said that the party needs to learn a lesson from this defeat. In an interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai Moily also said that they have always been proud of the leadershp in the Congress party. ...
  • Watch: Shashi Tharoor congratulates Modi and BJP for this remarkable victory May 16, 2014

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that he is shocked by the magnitude of Modi's victory but he congratulates him and BJP for this remarkable victory. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Tharoor said that there is no need to Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to resign, Congress will be constructive...
  • Modi's Gujarat model has worked its magic nationwide: Amit Shah May 16, 2014

    Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, BJP General Secretary Amit Shah said that Narendra Modi's Gujarat model has worked its magic across the country. ...
  • Narendra Modi delivers what he had promised: A Congress-free India May 16, 2014

    A charged-up Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi brimming with confidence after guiding the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance to a massive win in the Lok Sabha elections promised that "acche din aane wale hain (good days are about to start)" during his victory speech in Vadodara, which he won...
  • Rahul accepts defeat with a smile on his face, what next for him? May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: With a smile on his face and trying to put up a brave face following the massive debacle that Congress received at the hands of the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Narendra Modi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi faced the flashes of the cameras on Friday when he...
  • Narendra Modi's spectacular win a big news in USA, UK media May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The landslide victory for Narendra Modi has made it to the front pages and home pages of most of the top newspapers and magazines in the United States and United Kingdom. The Indian election is the top story on home pages of most important international news outlets. ...
  • BJP combine wins 31 Lok Sabha seats out of 40 in Bihar May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Riding on the Narendra Modi wave, the BJP and its allies scored a massive victory in the general elections in Bihar. The BJP-LJP-RLSP combine won 31 Lok Sabha seats out of 40, RJD-Congress-NCP won seven and NDA's erstwhile ally JDU managed to bag only two. The Sasaram (SC)...
  • Lok Sabha election results: The big winners and losers May 16, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party, driven by its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, scripted history on Friday as it went well above the half-way mark of 272 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. The Modi wave was evident as results poured in during the Friday finale with the NDA taking over...
  • Sharad Yadav humbled in Madhepura by RJD's Pappu May 17, 2014

    President Sharad Yadav on Friday suffered defeat at the hands of RJD's Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav by 56,209 votes in Madhepura Lok Sabha seat in Bihar. While Pappu Yadav bagged 3,68,937 votes, Sharad Yadav secured 3,1,728 votes, Election Commission statement said. BJP's Vijay Singh got an impressive 2,52,534 votes to stand...
  • Watch: Naveen Patnaik credits BJD victory to people of Odisha May 16, 2014

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the people of the state have been very generous to our party electing us for the fourth consecutive time and that always fell it is victory of the people. ...
  • Raje accomplishes 'Mission 25' with whitewash for Congress May 16, 2014

    Amid a saffron surge, Congress on Friday suffered a complete rout in Rajasthan failing to open its account for the first time in the last two-and-a-half decades, while the ruling BJP in the desert state bagged all 25 seats. The BJP, which had decimated the Congress in the last December's Assembly...
  • TMC has got message for development for last 3 years: Derek O'Brien May 16, 2014

    Senior TMC leader Derek O'Brien said that they have got a message for the development in West Bengal for the last 3 years. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai the TMC leader also said that this was very difficult election for them. On the other side, after getting victory BJP...
  • Changing Congress's leadership not a solution: Scindia May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After Congress's worst ever performance in the Lok Sabha elections, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said that the change in the party leadership is not the solution to the party's problem. He is one of the two party candidates who won from Madhya Pradesh where the party has...
  • Having lost Amethi Smriti Irani congratulates Chandni Chowk winner Harsh Vardhan May 16, 2014

    BJP leader Smriti Irani who lost the Amethi constituency said that she congratulates Rahul who has reduced margin win from the constituency. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai she also congratulates BJP leader Harsh Vardhan who has won the Chandni Chowk constituency in New Delhi. On the other side, Harsh...
  • Respect people's mandate, says Nitish Kumar May 16, 2014

    Faced with a severe drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said he accepted the verdict. "I respect the mandate of the people," he said in a terse statement issued by the Chief Minister Office in Patna. Kumar remained at his official residence at...
  • BJP decimates Congress-JMM in Jharkhand, wins 12 of 14 LS seats May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP achieved an astounding victory in the 2014 general elections in Jharkhand by winning 12 of the 14 Lok Sabha seats. The Congress and its ally JMM, managed to win two constituencies in the state. The saffron party's Pashupati Nath Singh and Bidyut Baran Mahato defeated...
  • BJD's landslide victory in Odisha, wins 20 of 21 Lok Sabha seats May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJD headed for a landslide victory in Lok Sabha elections in Odisha. Naveen Patnaik led-BJD won 20 out of 21 Lok Sabha seats while the BJP managed to win one seat and the Congress got a duck in the state. BJD candidate and sitting MLA Jhina...
  • Landslide victory for BJP in UP; SP, BSP, Congress routed May 17, 2014

    In a stunning comeback in Uttar Pradesh, BJP has clinched victory in 33 seats and has taken an unassailable lead in 38 other seats, inching closer to a historic win by surpassing its highest tally of 58 seats in the state which brought NDA government to power in 1998. Congress has...