ELECTIONS

  • Newsmaker of the Day: Sajjad Lone 19 hours 46 minutes ago

    Ex-separatist leader and the newest legislator from Handwara, Sajjad Lone says people of Jammu and kashmir would benefit with a BJP CM as it would give the valley a vital link to the centre. ...
  • It is a proud moment for us, says Jharkhand CM-designate wife Yesterday

    As senior BJP leader Raghubar Das is set to become the new chief minister of Jharkhand, his family is elated. "The family was confident of his victory, proud moment for us. I am thrilled," said wife of Raghubar Das, Rukmani Devi. ...
  • J&K: BJP MLAs authorise central leadership to take a final call on government formation Yesterday

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hinted at the BJP playing a crucial role in the government formation in Jammu and Kashmir to the extent that the party is even likely to be a part of the next government in the State. However, he said BJP president Amit Shah has...
  • The onus of government formation lies with PDP, BJP: Omar Abdullah 3 days ago

    A day after he was routed in the polls Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has put in his papers to the governor. The PDP has emerged as the single largest party in J&K winning 28 seats. The BJP came in second, winning 25 seats. ...
  • BJP set to from government in Jharkhand, speculations rife over possible CM nominees 3 days ago

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has won a majority in Jharkhand and is all set to form the first non-coalition government in the state. The state has had nine governments in the last 14 years, since its inception and there will now be a one party government in Jharkhand for the...
  • BJP the biggest gainer in J&K polls, wins more than twice the number of seats in 2008 3 days ago

    Jammu and Kashmir has delivered a fractured mandate in the Assembly elections as the Peoples Democratic Party secured 28 seats and the Bharatiya Janata Party was a close second with 25 seats. Both the parties are exploring their option to be able to form the government in the state. Meanwhile,...
  • Battle For The States: BJP now a pan India party? 3 days ago

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • Battle For The State: Has the divide deepened in J&K? 3 days ago

    Jammu and Kashmir's four-cornered contest resulted in a badly fractured mandate with no party reaching within striking distance of the halfway mark of 44 in the 87-member Assembly. Even though Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged as the single largest party with 28 seats, the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led party will not...
  • Battle For The States: BJP wins Jharkhand, comes second in J&K 3 days ago

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • J&K polls: PDP exploring options of government formation, says Mehbooba Mufti 3 days ago

    Having won 28 seats in Jammu & Kashmir, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti thanked the state's electorate. "We will not try to cobble up a government by manipulation. It will take time to build a formation who can fulfil the aspirations of people of J&K. The votes have been cast against...
  • J&K polls: I'm very satisfied with results, says Omar Abdullah 4 days ago

    NC leader and outgoing chief minister Omar Abdullah who lost his Sonowar seat but won Beerwah seat in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, said that he is very satisfied with the outcome of the elections. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Omar also said, "With 17 MLAs, I'm a very important player in...
  • PL Punia explains poor performance of Congress in Jharkhand 4 days ago

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Senior Congress leader PL Punia said, "We had a government with JMM and there were lot of complainants and cases of corruptions against JMM. We also shared that blame though we were not involved in those corruption cases. So that was the one of the impacts behind...
  • Jharkhand polls: BJP Parliamentary board will decide on CM, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 4 days ago

    As BJP set to form government in Jharkhand, ends a credible second in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Ravi Shankar said, "We have a system and the BJP Parliament board will decide on the chief minister of Jharkhand." ...
  • J&K polls: PDP's Ashraf Mir who defeat Omar Abdullah at Sonawar seat, credits victory to people 4 days ago

    After defeating Omar Abdullah at Sonowar, PDP leader Mohammad Ashraf Mir said, "My victory is because of these people. I was always confident about winning from here. Omar Abdullah tried his level best, we tried our level best. This constituency was captured by NC for the almost 15 years, but...
  • BJP will give stable government, good governance to Jharkhand, says Prakash Javadekar 4 days ago

    As BJP set to form government in Jharkhand, ends a credible second in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said, "There was the political instability in Jharkhand from last 14 years which hurt the common poor, now we will give them stable government, good governance." ...
  • Watch: Political reactions over trends in J&K, Jharkhand elections 4 days ago

    As PDP takes lead in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP follows in a close second and halfway mark eludes the saffron party in Jharkhand, political leaders talk give their take on the verdict. ...
  • Watch: Modi supporter dancing outside the BJP office in Ranchi 4 days ago

    As BJP all the to form the government in Jharkhand, supporters celebrate the victory outside the party office in Ranchi. ...
  • BJP is not polarising votes in Jammu and Kashmir, says Hina Bhatt 4 days ago

    Jammu and Kashmir BJP candidate Hina Bhatt said that the saffron party is not polarising votes in the state. ...
  • Jharkhand polls: It's for the party to decide who'll be the CM, says Arjun Munda 4 days ago

    As BJP is leading in Jharkhand, the saffron party leader Arjun Munda said, "It's for the party to decide who will be the next chief minister. I'll do whatever the party wants me to." ...
  • PDP won't need help to form government in J&K: Sameer Kaul 4 days ago

    As the trends emerge, the Peoples Democratic Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party are neck-to-neck in Jammu and Kashmir. The PDP is even confident of forming the government on its own. PDP leader Sameer Kaul said, "At the moment as trends have come in, we, the PDP, seems to feel...
  • J&K a complex state, forming a government will be a challenge: PDP 4 days ago

    As the PDP and BJP in a close contest in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said, "Jammu & Kashmir is a complex state. Forming a government with all interested parties without compromising on our ideology will be a challenge. It will be a hard decision to make. Choosing...
  • Full majority of BJP in Jharakhand will help to deliver the good governance: Anurag Thakur 4 days ago

    As BJP is all set to sweep Jharkhand and form a majority government in the state. Party MP Anurag Thakur said that the people of Jharkhand are waiting to have the government who can deliver the good governance at the grass root level. "Single and Full majority of BJP will...
  • Battle for the States: Is Congress being rejected by regional parties too? 4 days ago

    As the early trends suggest, it is advantage PDP, and BJP is a close second in Jammu and Kashmir. The saffron party, meanwhile, is all set to sweep Jharkhand and form a majority government in the state....
  • Battle for the states: Watch the early action at BJP headquarters in New Delhi 4 days ago

    When the counting of votes for Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, and Jharkhand is underway, CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil gets you all the early action from the BJP headquarters in New Delhi. ...
  • BJP to create history in Jammu and Kashmir today, says Jitendra Singh 4 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said, "BJP has made history in J&K and will make history today. This will be a turning point not only for BJP but for J&K politics." ...
  • PDP will have number to form government in J&K: Naeem Akthar 4 days ago

    The counting of votes of 2014 Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections is scheduled on December 23 and People's Democratic Party leader Naeem Akthar feels PDP will have number to form government in the state. ...
  • JVM open to all options for post-poll alliance: Babulal Marandi 4 days ago

    Jharkhand Vikas Morcha chief Babulal Marandi said that he is open to all options for a post-poll alliance. Marandi said, "We will decide on a post-poll alliance after the results are declared." ...
  • J&K Assembly elections: IBNLive journalist analyses situation before counting 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Jammu & Kashmir will get a new government on Tuesday. The votes polled in the five phase-election to the state assembly will be counted on Tuesday. IBNLive journalist DP Satish who visited the Kashmir valley to file ground reports on the election analyses the situation and feels that...
  • CM's religion is not important, his vision and personality is, says Arun Jaitley December 14, 2014

    During 4th phase of elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "CM's religion is not important, his vision and personality is." ...
  • Jharkhand elections: 'Gangs of Wasseypur' plays out on the streets of Dhanbad December 14, 2014

    Like the 2012 hit movie 'Gangs of Wasseypur', which highlighted power struggles and politics of three criminal families, the battle for Jharkhand is being waged inside the Surajdev Singh mansion of Dhanbad, considered the unofficial power centre of India's coal capital. ...