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Narendra Modi finishes victory lap in Delhi, dedicates win to party workers

BJP leader Narendra Modi, all set to become India's 14th prime minister, on Saturday dedicated his party's thumping victory in the Lok Sabha elections to the "generations of loyal party workers" after leading a victory procession from the airport in Delhi. Poll: What should be Modi government's top priority? 

Obama calls Modi, ‘welcomes’ him to Washington

The United States swiftly courted India's future Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, saying the victorious leader would be welcome to visit despite a previous visa ban.

Good days are coming, our five-year journey starts today: Modi

At 6.10pm on Friday, India’s prime minister designate Narendra Modi took centrestage — in Vadodara, one of the two Lok Sabha seats he won on the way to decimating the Congress and everybody else to wrest power.

India Inc. looks at Modi's historic win with expectation

Narendra Modi is set to become India's 14th prime minister as the BJP registered a spectacular victory in the Lok Sabha elections. Here is what prominent industry representatives and analysts say on the BJP's historic victory:

Reading Modi's script as he arrives at 7 RCR

Modi is a loner who has gone from strength to strength without many friends, and the BJP under him will single-mindedly expand its base. Geographically, results from southern states, Bengal, and the Northeast are just a trailer of his intention to go where the BJP hasn’t, so is his conquest of voters’ minds, dissolving centuries-old caste lines which a Brahmin-Bania party could not.

Sharif, Cameron congratulate Modi on massive election win

Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif called India's Narendra Modi on Friday to congratulate him on his party's landslide general election win. Sharif also invited Modi to visit Pakistan.

Will Modi be India's most powerful Prime Minister?

Narendra Modi has masterminded the biggest election victory seen in India since Rajiv Gandhi swept to power in 1984. The outcome belies even the expectations of his vociferous enthusiasts.

Modi takes mother's blessings as BJP claims victory

As he appeared to be all set to become the next PM, Narendra Modi on Friday went to meet his mother to seek her blessings. 'He has my blessings and he will lead the country towards development,' she said.

Modi’s UK fans thrilled, have planned a 'victory walk'

Plans include collective TV viewing events, a 'victory walk’ in Wembley, fireworks and distributing large quantities of Indian sweets.

Will prefer winners as ministers, Modi tells party leaders

Narendra Modi has told party leaders that he will prefer to “invest” in leaders with the potential to win elections by inducting them into his council of ministers.

AK-49 jibe to poll-day selfie: top 20 Modi moments this poll season

Narendra Modi's selfie of his ink-marked finger holding a miniature lotus cut-out may have been among the top trending items on Twitter but it also resulted in two FIRs against him. Here are the top 20 Modi moments from this election season.

Takeaways from Narendra Modi's success story: ignore the critics

You may not be a great Modi fan or even a keen follower of politics, but here some important morals from the NaMo story that should not be missed.

Modi to take part in Ganga aarti on May 17

Narendra Modi is scheduled to arrive in Varanasi the day after the election results are declared on Friday, to fulfill his wish to take part in Ganga aarti and perform Ganga poojan.

Varanasi: Kejriwal, Rai ahead of Modi in poll expenditure

The BJP prime ministerial candidate spent just Rs 30 lakh during his entire campaign in the temple town, says a report submitted by expenditure observer Srinivasu Kolipaka of the election commission.

UK happy with the idea of Modi as PM

In October 2012, when most western nations continued their hands-off policy towards Narendra Modi in the aftermath of the 2002 Gujarat riots, Britain was the first to resume relations with the BJP leader. Others soon followed suit.

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