HARYANA

  • BJP to decide Haryana CM today, Manohar Lal Khattar remains frontrunner as party looks at a non-Jat 1 hour 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party is a clear winner in the Haryana elections and will form the government, the question still remains as to who will be the next Chief Minister. Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The...
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  • Caste equations to decide the next Haryana CM 12 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After a historic win, comes the challenge of government formation in Haryana. The BJP with 47 seats has a clear majority but once again it boils down to caste equations. Emulating Bhajan Lal's formula of mobilising non-Jats, the choice in the BJP may finally narrow down to Karnal MLA...
  • Haryana: BJP prefers non-Jat leader for CM post, say sources 15 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the race for the post of Haryana CM heats up, BJP sources tell CNN-IBN that the state may get a non-Jat CM after a gap of over two decades. This indicates that Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar has an edge over Narnaund MLA Captain Abhimanyu who is a...
  • Kumari Selja blames Bhupinder Singh Hooda for Congress's defeat, says Haryana was a one man show 18 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A day after the party's massive and humiliating drubbing in Assembly elections 2014, senior Congress leader Kumari Selja blamed former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for the defeat. After being reduced to almost a regional party status in the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress was trying to regain...
  • BJP MLAs Captain Abhimanyu Singh, Manohar Lal Khattar in close race to be Haryana CM 20 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party won a complete majority in Haryana but it is still in dilemma on who to appoint the chief minister. Party sources said that the legislature party will meet on Tuesday in Chandigarh. Sources added that BJP observers Venkaiah Naidu and Dinesh sharma will hold...
  • Assembly elections: Congress faces questions of relevance and survivability 21 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The day the Congress was swept out of both Maharashtra and Haryana by the Bharatiya Janata Party, its national Vice President Rahul Gandhi was in the Hudhud cyclone hit Visakhapatnam visiting the worst affected areas. In typical Congress style, he and his mother party chief Sonia Gandhi issued...
  • BJP's Captain Abhimanyu Singh frontrunner to be Haryana CM, Devendra Fadnavis for Maharashtra Yesterday

    New Delhi: After its massive victory in Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now in a huddle to choose the chief ministers. The BJP will form the government on its own in Haryana, but in Maharashtra it needs allies as it is short of majority. The BJP...
  • Assembly election results: BJP sweeps Haryana polls Yesterday

    The Bharatiya Janata Party in Haryana did not have a strong local leadership, but achieved a massive surge in support after Prime Minister Modi campaigned in the state. BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar from Karnal said, "The Indian National Lok Dal is now out of power for a third consecutive...
  • BJP has not decided on Maharashtra, Haryana CMs: Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: BJP has not taken any decision yet on chief ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana, senior BJP leader and Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. "So far we have not taken any decision on chief ministers of Maharashtra or Haryana," he said after a meeting of the BJP...
  • For first time 13 women set to enter Haryana Assembly Yesterday

    Chandigarh: For the first time in Haryana, known for its skewed sex ratio, 13 women will enter the state Assembly out of 116 women candidates who contested the polls. BJP, which got the majority, has given the maximum eight women candidates to the 90-member Haryana Assembly. Congress has three women...
  • Haryana polls: Only 20 MLAs retain their seats Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Only 20 MLAs retained their seats in the 90-member Haryana Assembly. They were 12 from Congress, three from BJP, four from INLD and another MLA, who was in INLD, contested as a nominee of BJP this time. The Congress candidates who retained their seats were outgoing Chief Minister Bhupinder...
  • Haryana polls: INLD gets its lowest ever vote share Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Opposition INLD which was eyeing to wrest power from the Congress after about 10 years with its Chief Om Parkash Chautala going to the extreme end of declaring his intention to take oath in the Tihar Jail, the party ended up with its lowest vote share in the four...
  • TWTW: Were voting fair in Assembly elections? Yesterday

    As voting for the Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra took place on October 15, Cyrus Broacha talks to the polling booth officer and asks him whether the elections were fair or not. ...
  • TWTW: Ground reports from Maharashtra and Haryana Yesterday

    In the run up to the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, 'The Week That Wasn't' reporters visit various places in both the states and take voters' issues. ...
  • Narendra Modi and Amit Shah knock out Congress, BJP to form governments in Maharashtra, Haryana Yesterday

    There has been a dramatic and tectonic shift in the political landscape of India in the last few months. In the last two-and-a-half-decades one-party rule at the Centre and states were replaced with coalition government as regional parties started to flex their muscles. Come 2014 and an extremely aggressive Bharatiya Janata...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't election special Yesterday

    In this special show of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. He also talks to senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. ...
  • BJP gets majority in Haryana for the first time Yesterday

    Chandigarh: In its best performance in nearly three decades, BJP created a record getting majority on its own in the 90-member Haryana Assembly winning 47 seats. The saffron party's previous best performance was in 1987 when it won 16 of the 20 seats it had contested....
  • BJP parliamentary board to decide on post-poll move, says Parrikar Yesterday

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said a decision about a post-poll alliance has to be taken by the BJP parliamentary board, though "natural allies always exist". "The central parliamentary board will take the decision about an alliance in Maharashtra. It is for them to decide and they...
  • After twin wins in Maharashtra and Haryana, Delhi BJP ready for fresh polls Yesterday

    New Delhi: Buoyed by party's victory in Maharashtra and Haryana, Delhi BJP on Sunday said that it will push for fresh election in the national capital, banking on the 'Modi wave' to wrest power, and may turn down any offer by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to take a shot at...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: BJP dethrones Congress, INLD fails to make a comeback Yesterday

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to form government in Haryana for the very first time after registering a record victory in the state by winning 47 of the 90 seats. As BJP made huge leaps in the state, ruling Congress was badly decimated in the polls. It won...
  • People have voted for 'change': Congress leadership on poll results Yesterday

    New Delhi: With Congress losing power in Maharashtra and Haryana, its President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that the party will now play a "constructive and vigilant role" in the two states where the people have voted for "change" after 15 and 10 years. Congratulating BJP for...
  • Election Cartoons: Congress headquarters after assembly polls Yesterday

    As the counting for 288-member Maharashtra Assembly and 90-member Haryana Assembly gave BJP the front seat, here is what Cartoonist Neelabh thinks the Congress headquarters must be looking like. ...
  • Haryana BJP credits big win to Narendra Modi, result death knell for Chautalas Yesterday

    Chandigarh: For the first time ever the BJP will form the government in Haryana on its own. The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) could not live up to the claims it made of forming the government and will now be out of power for three terms- a long time span...
  • Triumphant Modi thanks Haryana, Maharashtra for BJP's record victory Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who breathed new life into BJP's campaigning in Maharashtra and Haryana thanked the people in both the states for giving the party a remarkable win in the elections. "Thanks to the people of Haryana for giving us the opportunity to fulfil their dreams & to...
  • Voters in Maharashtra, Haryana repeated silent revolution in Lok Sabha polls: DMDK Yesterday

    Chennai: Hailing BJP for winning Maharashtra and Haryana elections, the party's Tamil Nadu ally DMDK on Sunday said that voters in these states had repeated the 'silent revolution' they did during Lok Sabha polls, by voting for the saffron unit. DMDK founder and Opposition Leader in Tamil Nadu Assembly, Vijayakant,...
  • Congress fights Maharashtra, Haryana polls with old guard, loses badly Yesterday

    New Delhi: Even after its massive and humiliating drubbing in the 16th Lok Sabha elections, the Congress seemed to have learnt no lessons. With no change in the leadership, the Congress fought the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana with the old guard and lost badly. After being reduced to almost...
  • Maharashtra, Haryana win makes Narendra Modi invincible, cements Amit Shah's position Yesterday

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's big win in Haryana and an impressive showing in Maharashtra have confirmed that 'Narendra Modi wave' is still blowing strong across India. It has also proved that Modi is the real Big Boss and Amit Shah's poll strategies still yield big, handsome results. The outcome...
  • Hooda resigns as Haryana CM, all eyes on BJP CM nominee Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday evening submitted his resignation following Congress's massive loss in the Assembly elections. A few hours after it became clear that Bharatiya Janata Party would be forming the next government in the state after 10 years of Congress rule, Hooda reached Raj Bhavan...
  • It is high time Congress connected with people: Sheila Dikshit Yesterday

    Delhi: Riding on PM Narendra Modi's popularity , the BJP on Sunday emerged as the single largest party in Maharashtra and is set to form government in Haryana unseating the Congress in both the states. After Lok Sabha's debacle, the Assembly elections came as a big disappointment for the Congress...