People of Varanasi have endorsed my silence and made me win with a huge margin, says Narendra Modi
India has given its mandate in favour of Narendra Modi-led BJP. And the next Prime Minister of the country is in Delhi for a victory lap and to attend a meeting of the highest decision making body of his party. Here are the highlights of the day:
In pictures: Victorious Narendra Modi reaches Delhi
9.31 pm: Rivals may huddle together to look as Opposition: Modi
9. 23 pm: Non-NDA parties may have to form alliance for Opp status: Modi
8.57 pm: Nitish was left with no option, says Paswan
8.29 pm: Nepal PM congratulates Modi
8.15 pm: Despite Modi wave, 1.8 pc of Gujarat voters went for NOTA
8.12 pm: Bihar Governor D Y Patil today accepted the resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his cabinet.
8.09 pm: Eyes on Assembly polls, Maha BJP looks to Amit Shah
8.06 pm: I didn’t even get a chance to campaign, says Narendra Modi.
8.05 pm: Narendra Modi thanks Varanasi voters.
8.04 pm: Narendra Modi thanks Varanasi, says ”Ma Ganga ne mujhe bulaya hai’
8.02 pm: I came to Varanasi as a candidate but as soon as I filed my nomination I became a son of this place, says Narendra Modi
8.01 pm: I thank all the people, says Narendra Modi.
8.00 pm: The people of Varanasi have endorsed my silence and made me win with a huge margin, says Narendra Modi
7.58 pm: Narendra Modi performs Ganga aarti in Varanasi.
7. 38 pm: Resignation is to’emotionally blackmail’ rebel JD(U) MLAs, says BJP
7.16 pm: TMC will play big role in Lok Sabha: Mamata Banerjee
7.09 pm: Modi to be elected leader of parliamentary party on May 20
7.00 pm: Narendra Modi will lead country to progress, says Pawan Kalyan
6.35 pm: Ready to sink differences with RJD chief Lalu Prasad for forming secular alliance govt in Bihar, says JD(U) chief.
6.16 pm: Nine sitting MLAs in Gujarat win LS polls
6.15 pm: A new government will be formed in Bihar and it will be of JD(U), says Sharad Yadav
6.10 pm: Jaya congratulates Modi on ‘magnificent victory’ in LS polls
5.53 pm: Lok Sabha gets 29 new entrants from Maharashtra
5.20 pm: BJP ran a highly divisive campaign in the country, says Nitish Kumar
5.19 pm: My good wishes are with Narendra Modi. He has the mandate to lead the country, says Nitish Kumar
5.18 pm: Have called a meeting of the JD(U) Legislature Party to elect a new leader, says Nitish Kumar
5.17 pm: Breaking alliance with BJP was not a mistake, says Nitish Kumar
5.16 pm: MLAs will chose their next leader, says Nitish Kumar
5.15 pm: To break away from the BJP was a correct decision which was taken on the basis of our principles, says Nitish Kumar
5.14 pm: I led the campaign and whatever the results are, the responsibility is mine, says Nitish Kumar
5.13 pm: My decision to resign is not unilateral. Party will meet and discuss continued…