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  • BJP to decide Haryana CM today, Manohar Lal Khattar remains frontrunner as party looks at a non-Jat 6 hours 28 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...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena still undecided on post-poll alliance with BJP 22 hours 45 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra is likely to wait for a few days to get a government as the Bharatiya Janata Party has not decided on the party for post-poll alliance. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray met party legislators in Mumbai, but no decision has been announced yet on the post-poll alliance. Sena...
  • 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...
  • Pritam Munde breaks Modi's Lok Sabha record, secures highest winning margin Yesterday

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and daughter of late union minister Gopinath Munde polled a staggering 9,22,416 votes in the Beed Lok Sabha by-poll, surpassing the record set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pritam trounced her nearest Congress rival Ashok S. Patil by a margin of over 6,96,321 votes which is...
  • 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...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: BJP scripts history with absolute majority, all eyes now on CM Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a historic shift in power in Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party won Assembly elections with absolute majority for the first time. The BJP, which only had four MLAs in Haryana till the morning of October 19, easily crossed the halfway mark of 45 in the 90-member Assembly...
  • No government formation without Shiv Sena support, says BJP ally RPI-A 2 days ago

    Mumbai: BJP ally Republican Party of India (Athavale) today said no government in Maharashtra was possible without the support of Shiv Sena. "It seems BJP is not getting a clear majority. Nothing can happen without Shiv Sena's support. Both BJP and Shiv Sena need to think about forming the government in...
  • Haryana polls: BJP leads in early trends in, INLD second 2 days ago

    The BJP was leading over others in early trends of counting of votes available on Sunday from 90 seats in the Haryana assembly elections. As per the available trends, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was ahead on 30 assembly seats. It was followed by the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) which...
  • Assembly elections results: As the day progressed 2 days ago

    New Delhi: 6:25 pm: If BJP is fine joining hands with NCP, they should go ahead with it, says Uddhav Thackeray. 6:20 pm: I have not yet proposed any alliance offers to anyone. But we are ready consider if anyone approaches us: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray. 6:00 pm: Prime Minister...
  • Judgement day for Haryana: Anti-incumbency haunts Congress, BJP banks on Modi, INLD on sympathy 2 days ago

    New Delhi: It is the judgement day in Haryana, which has seen the Congress regime led by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for 10 years. The state saw a record 76 per cent voting in the Assembly elections on October 15. The high voting percentage may well be indicating a...
  • BJP should support Shiv Sena if it falls short of majority: Sanjay Raut 2 days ago

    Mumbai: On the eve of Assembly election results, Shiv Sena on Saturday exuded confidence that the party will get majority on its own in Maharashtra to form the government headed by Udhhav Thackeray and hoped its long-time ally BJP will extend support in case it falls short of numbers. After breaking...
  • EC to hold further consultations to decide poll timing in J&K 2 days ago

    Srinagar: After holding day-long discussions with stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir, the Election Commission on Saturday said that it will hold further consultations in Delhi on timing of Assembly polls in the flood-ravaged state. It, however, made it clear that relief and rehabilitation work will not be affected in case...
  • Gopinath Munde's daughter Pankaja says father's supporters and youth want her as Maharashtra CM 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Just two days before the counting of votes, young leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and daughter of late Gopinath Munde, Pankaja Munde, has given enough hints that she is also in the race for the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister, if her party comes to power. Speaking to...
  • BJP will not need Sena support to form government in Maharashtra: Shahanwaz Hussain 4 days ago

    Patna: Buoyed by exit poll surveys, BJP on Thursday claimed that it would form governments on its own in Haryana and Maharashtra, and stressed that it would not require support of the Shiv Sena to form government in the latter. "We are confident about forming governments in both Haryana and Maharashtra...
  • AAP member moves HC seeking notice to Modi in affidavit case 5 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Challenging the order of the sessions court, a local worker of Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday approached the Gujarat High Court seeking issuance of a notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with his election affidavit in 2012. Nishant Verma has also demanded notice to the then Returning Officer...
  • Watch: Exit polls predict BJP victory in Maharashtra, Haryana 5 days ago

    Watch our special coverage on exit poll surveys on Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections. ...
  • We will excel well in Maharashtra polls, no party will get absolute majority: Praful Patel 5 days ago

    As the state of Maharashtra voted for its new state government on Wednesday, NCP leader Praful Patel talks to CNN-IBN. ...
  • We are voting for the development, job opportunities, Gurgaon voters 5 days ago

    As the state of Haryana voted for its 90 membered assembly on Wednesday, here are the reasons that made people of Gurgaon vote. ...
  • Mumbai: First time voters vote for constructive change 5 days ago

    As the state of Maharashtra voted for its next state government, here are few first time voters and their reason to vote. ...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Exit polls give majority to BJP 5 days ago

    Hisar: Haryana Assembly election results will be out on October 19. According to exit polls conducted by several agencies for different news channels, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is way ahead of its rivals in both the states and very close to forming the government on its own. Haryana exit poll...
  • In pics: Exit polls predict majority for BJP in Haryana, Maharashtra 5 days ago

    Maharashtra and Haryana have voted and results will be known on October 19 when electronic voting machines (EVMs) are opened and votes counted. According to exit polls conducted by several agencies for different news channels, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is way ahead of its rivals in both the states...
  • Exit polls predict BJP surge, party set to form government in Haryana, Maharashtra 5 days ago

    Maharashtra and Haryana have voted and results will be known on October 19 when electronic voting machines (EVMs) are opened and votes counted. According to exit polls conducted by several agencies for different news channels, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is way ahead of its rivals in both the states...
  • Assembly elections: Celebrities cast vote in Mumbai, appeal others to join 6 days ago

    Mumbai: As Maharashtra votes to elect its new Assembly, celebrities exercised their franchise in the early hours of polling and appealed to fellow citizens to cast their vote too. Among Bollywood personalities who went to polling booths in Mumbai were actress Rekha, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Amol Palekar and actor Atul...
  • Voting underway in Kairana assembly bypoll in UP 6 days ago

    Muzaffarnagar: Voting is being held on Wednesday for by-election to Kairana Assembly constituency. Returning officer Suresh Kumar Mishra said that polling began on a peaceful note. Eight candidates are in the fray and 2,82,130 people including 1,26,194 women are eligible to exercises their franchise. 275 polling booths have been set up. The...
  • Watch: Those who cared to vote in Haryana, Maharashtra Assembly elections 6 days ago

    A woman on wheelchair, an 89-year-old man were among those who cast their votes on Wednesday during the Maharashtra and Haryana elections. They sent out a message of being a responsible citizen of the country. ...
  • Haryana elections: Clashes, firing between BJP, INLD supporters in Sirsa, 2 injured 6 days ago

    Sirsa: As Haryana went to polls on Wednesday morning, clashes and firing were reported between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Indian National Lok Dal supporters in Sirsa. The incident took place in the Modiakhera village in Sirsa. Two people have been injured in the violence. The police are present on the...
  • People will vote us to power again, says Maharashtra CM 6 days ago

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is confident of getting another term in the state. "I'm confident that people of Maharashtra will vote for the Congress. Our work in the past 15 years has been remarkable," he said. ...
  • Haryana Assembly polls: 3 villages decide not to boycott polls over student suicide case 6 days ago

    Gurgaon: Three Gurgaon villages including Kasan that had decided to boycott voting will go to vote on Wednesday. The villagers have now decided to cast their votes. Senior government officials met the residents of Kasan village on Tuesday and promised to fulfil their demand for a speedy probe into college...
  • Modi campaigned as if he is the CM candidate, says Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda 6 days ago

    Rohtak: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is facing anti-incumbency after his two-term rule in the state. Hooda is, however, confident that he will be able to beat anti-incumbency and get a third term. "There is no anti-incumbency. Since I am leading the campaign, if the Congress wins, I will be...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Events through the day 6 days ago

    Faridabad/Rohtak: 6.54 pm: Haryana records highest voter turnout ever, at 73 per cent. 6.30 pm: Haryana crosses 2009 figures to reach 73 per cent voter turnout; Kaithal and Sirsa record highest figure at 80.4 per cent. 6.00 pm: 72.1 per cent total voter turnout till 6.00 pm. Sirsa registers the maximum turnout...