2014 LS Polls: Tarun Gogoi to resign for Congress defeat in Assam

Guwahati, May 16 (ANI): Three-time chief minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi on Friday announced that he will resign taking full responsibility for the Congress' poor performance in the Lok Sabha elections in the state. Among the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam, BJP is leading in nine constituencies, ruling Congress and principal opposition party AIUDF in two seats respectively and an Independent in one. May 16, 2014

"Congress' corruption, inflation, bad governance main reasons for BJP's victory"

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): BJP Senior leader LK Advani on Friday said that he is happy with the poll trends and that the main reasons for the party's victory are Congress' corruption, inflation and bad governance. He said that BJP is leading due to these negative points of the ruling Congress. Advani said that today's verdict is against corruption, inflation and dynasty politics. May 16, 2014

Raman Singh congratulates Narendra Modi as BJP nears victory

Raipur, May 16 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday congratulated Narendra Modi and Rajnath Singh for a ‘remarkable victory’ of BJP. He said that the future of India is secure under the charismatic leadership of Modi. Singh said that this is the biggest victory for the party and the dream of many senior leaders is to come true. He also said that the exit polls came out real and that it is a major defeat for Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. May 16, 2014

Jayalalitha thanks TN people to make AIADMK third largest in Parliament

Chennai, May 16 (ANI): AIADMK Chief J Jayalalitha on Friday thanked the people of Tamil Nadu for making her party lead above others in the state which made AIADMK the third largest party in the parliament. She said that her party has achieved this victory on its own without the support of any partners. AIADMK Chief also said that her party will endeavor to fulfill all the promises given in the election manifesto. She further wished that the new government would be friendly towards Tamil Nadu. May 16, 2014

Poll Trends (2 pm)

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Poll trends as of 2 PM shows BJP leading in 276 seats while the Congress leading in 46 seats. Other parties including AAP are following with minimal seats. May 16, 2014

Modi Wins Election by a Landslide

Opposition candidate Narendra Modi will be the next prime minister of India, with counting trends showing the pro-business Hindu nationalist and his party headed for the most resounding election victory the country has seen in thirty years. May 16, 2014

Modi heading for landslide as India veers right

Narendra Modi is closing in on a landslide victory in India's election, as results show him riding a wave of support for promises of jobs and development that has drowned out his image as a religious right-winger (Duration: 02:43) May 16, 2014

Narendra Modi wins in Varanasi

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has won in Varansi constituency in Uttar Pradesh over his AAP rival Arvind Kejriwal and Ajay Rai of Congress. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has won from both the seats that he contested from – Varanasi and Vadodara. Meanwhile, Kirron Kher has won in Chandigarh defeating Gul Panag and Pawan Kumar Bansal. Former Army chief VK Singh of BJP on Friday took a lead of over 20,000 votes over BSP's Mukul Upadhyay in the Ghaziabad Lok Sabha constituency. May 16, 2014

Congress admits defeat as BJP heads for landslide victory

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): The Congress party has conceded defeat as early election results show a landslide win for the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under Narendra Modi. Congress leader Rajeev Shukla said that Modi promised the moon and stars to the people and people bought that dream. May 16, 2014

Poll Trends (1 pm)

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Poll trends as of 1 PM shows BJP leading in 277 seats while the Congress leading in 48 seats. Other parties including AAP are following with minimal seats. May 16, 2014

Nitin Gadkari on Poll trends

Nagpur, May 16 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party is on track to win parliamentary elections, making huge gains over the ruling Congress party, early results show. Narendra Modi will be formally elected leader of BJP Parliamentary Party on Sunday. This will officially set the motion of electing him as the next Prime Minister of the country. Meanwhile, former BJP national president Nitin Gadkari who is leading against his nearest rival and veteran Congress leader Vilas Muttemwar in Nagpur seat said that the BJP is very happy with the results and said that people voted against corruption and inflation. He added that good days are here to come for India. May 16, 2014

Narendra Modi seeks his mother's blessings in Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar, May 16 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday visited his mother Heeraben in Gandhinagar and is presently with his family as the BJP is leading with majority votes. He is set to become the next prime minister of the nation and is seeking his mother's blessings in Gujarat. Earlier, his mother had said that Modi will bring development in the country with his win. May 16, 2014