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  India   Politics  18 Dec 2017

India, Politics, 18 Dec 2017

BJP wraps up 2017 with 6 out of 7 states, can Rahul find an answer in 2018?

Under PM, Amit Shah, BJP has ousted Cong from power in Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand, Assam, Uttarakhand, Goa, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur.

18 Dec 2017 9:19 PM

‘Only vikas will win’, says Modi, hails BJP victory in Guj, Himachal as historic

In Gujarat, BJP won 99 out of 182 seats while the Congress, which gave a tough fight to the saffron party, secured 77 seats.

18 Dec 2017 9:03 PM

Gujarat poll: BJP wins state, loses PM Modi's hometown Vadnagar

Congress candidate Asha Patel defeated BJP nominee and sitting MLA Narayan Patel with 19,000 votes to win the Unjha seat.

18 Dec 2017 8:44 PM

Modi may became ‘more dictatorial’, not a positive sign for democracy: CPI on poll result

Reddy praised Gandhi by saying he did a good campaign and could clearly carry the 'message of anti-communal forces' during campaigning.

18 Dec 2017 6:19 PM

Election results: Modi thanks voters; 'BJP emerges triumphant,' says Amit Shah

Modi promised that that the party will leave no stone unturned in furthering the development journey of the states.

18 Dec 2017 5:44 PM


Tampering of EVMs is the reason for BJP’s win in Gujarat: Hardik Patel

Patel said that specially in Surat, Rajkot and Ahmedabad, there are 12-15 seats where BJP won due to EVM-tampering.

18 Dec 2017 5:43 PM

People have rejected divisive politics of Congress, says Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath says the BJP in Uttar Pradesh is working in the direction of ensuring winning 80 Lok Sabha seats in 2019 general elections.

18 Dec 2017 3:58 PM

Trends emerged in Gujarat were ‘optimistic’, says Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor says the numbers looked promising, as the party was showing improved performance, compared to the last assembly elections in 2012.

18 Dec 2017 3:49 PM

Rahul did put up nice campaign; country sees this as Cong’s victory: Gehlot

Trends from 181 seats in the state, gave the BJP a lead in over a 100 seats while the Congress was following with 69.

18 Dec 2017 12:12 PM

PM flashes victory sign at Parliament as BJP takes lead in Guj, Himachal

A final announcement from the Election Commission is awaited, as the counting of votes is underway.

18 Dec 2017 11:23 AM


Poll results are approval of Modi’s govt policies: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said, 'We will get majority in both the states and form government.'

18 Dec 2017 11:12 AM

BJP will convincingly win Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, says Subramanian Swamy

The counting of votes for Gujarat Assembly and Himachal Pradesh Assembly, began at 8 am on Monday to elect the new government for the state.

18 Dec 2017 10:37 AM

'Perform, reform, transform,' chants Modi after BJP scrapes through Gujarat, sweeps Himachal

BJP retained for sixth term but by reduced margin. 'Fought anger with dignity,' says Rahul Gandhi after defeat.

18 Dec 2017 7:25 AM

Gujarat election result: Modi wave helps BJP win; Cong puts up strong show

During poll campaigns, PM shifted his focus from development to accusing Cong of conspiring with Pak to make Ahmed Patel the CM of Gujarat.

18 Dec 2017 7:22 AM

P Chidambaram: Congress has ‘alternative narrative’

The senior Congress leader said his party’s recollection of India’s history was different from that of the BJP.

18 Dec 2017 1:20 AM