Lok Sabha Election 2009 Winners and losers

Lok Sabha Election 2009 Winners and losers The 15th Lok Sabha Election of India who win who losses

LS results not upto BJP’s expectations: Sushma Swaraj

“The results are not along expected lines and the reasons for the party’s defeat will be analysed in detail by the senior party leaders to arrive at any specific conclusion,” Swaraj told reporters at her residence here. more by Sushma Swaraj – Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj today said that results of Lok Sabha elections were not upto her party’s expectations and the...

India’s Congress party heads for surprise election victory

India’s ruling Congress party looked set to take an unexpectedly decisive general election victory as the 400 million-plus votes cast during the month-long election were counted this morning. The party defied exit polls and analysts’ predictions, which had indicated a much closer result. With more than 70% of the vote counted the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) was set to...

A K Antony most likely to be the next PM

NEW DELHI: With backroom discussions on in full swing in the quest for a new, viable government and talk about the Left coming around once again supporting a Congress-led government, the unlikely name of Defence Minister A K Antony has been thrown up as a compromise candidate acceptable to both sides.

BJP’s all out hunt for allies

With the clock ticking, it’s an all out hunt by the BJP for allies. The party held a key strategy meeting to discuss post-poll strategies at the party’s Prime Ministerial Candidate LK Advani’s residence in New Delhi. Ravi Shankar Prasad, general secretary of BJP, said that the meeting was called so that the party could take stock of the post-poll strategy. He also said that they would...

Exit polls, survey give Congress, allies a slender edge

The Congress-led alliance held a slight edge over the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies across three exit polls/survey telecast by television news networks, while the Third Front crosses the three-figure mark in the 543-member Lok Sabha.More

Voting begins on moderate note for final phase of LS polls

Polling in the fifth and final phase of elections to Lok Sabha began on a moderate note on Wednesday. Voting began this morning in 86 constituencies spread across seven states and two union territories in the final phase of elections and would end at 1700 hrs. A total of 1,432 candidates are fighting for 86 seats in this phase.More

Left parties don’t consider Cong as untouchable

Kolkata, May 11 (PTI) The Left parties don’t consider Congress as “untouchable” but are trying to form a Third Front government at the Centre and may join it if they can play a meaningful role in it, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said today.

Rahul says Manmohan Singh is pride of Punjab and the country

Amritsar, May 11 (PTI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today shared the stage for the first time with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at a poll rally here, describing him as the “pride of Punjab and the country” who had taken India forward in all spheres. “Manmohan Singh is pride of Punjab and India,” Rahul, who is on his third visit to the state during the current Lok Sabha elections,...

Advani expresses surprise over Mulayam statement

Expressing surprise at Mulayam Singh Yadav’s comment that he would support anybody who dismisses Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh, BJP leader L.K. Advani on Friday said that Constitution does not allow Centre to take such a step.
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