While the FIFA World Cup was the top trending topic globally, in India the general elections was on top this year.
How Jayalalithaa crushed the opposition in Tamil Nadu.
For Hussain, who lost Bhagalpur seat by 9,845 votes, the 11,875 NOTA votes probably played the spoilsport.
Some of them could find a place in Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi’s Council of Ministers.
Congress cannot begin to recover from this devastation until it recognises why it is laid so low.
For too long, UP politics has been trapped in a time warp. This verdict shows that it feels left behind
Advani said Modi was a “popular” and “famous” leader and he was happy to propose his name.
“There is a need for exhaustive process of analysis and exhaustive introspection,” said Manish Tewari.
Congress leaders fails to retain their family strongholds, party’s tally dipped to a historic low of 44 seats.
Congress union ministers have lost their police escorts, and barricades that blocked access to the Congress office on Akbar Road have been moved to Ashoka Road.
BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa has made come back by winning Shimoga parliamentary seat with the margin of 3,63,305.
Despite Mamata’s best ever performance she would not get to play a role in government formation at the Centre.
BJP registered its best ever performance, in 1998 BJP won 57 seats in UP.
He thanked Vadodara for an unprecedented victory, his margin of 5.7 lakh votes having broken Ram Vilas Paswan’s 1989 record in Hajipur.
The Modi wave also saw the state electorate buck the trend for the first time of not voting for the party that rises to rule the country through the general elections.