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Officials aware of developments said the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which is responsible for security at airports, held a meeting with officials of the external affairs ministry and the airport operator to discuss the modalities. (PTI photo).

Airports, stations gear up ahead of Modi oath taking

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 10:34 AM IST
Wednesday promises to be even busier for officials at the Indira Gandhi International airport with leaders of the BIMSTEC nations, Kyrgyzstan, and Mauritius expected to arrive for the swearing-in.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami during a dinner meeting with National Democratic Alliance leaders in New Delhi(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami during a dinner meeting with National Democratic Alliance leaders in New Delhi(PTI)

Vote split behind AIADMK-BJP alliance loss in Tamil Nadu

By MC Rajan & M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 07:46 AM IST
The DMK, led by former party chief Karunanidhi’s son, Stalin, swept the elections, winning 37 of the 38 Lok Sabha seats that polled last month.
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Ali Daruwalla, state coordinator and president of Muslim Rashtriya Manch(HT PHOTO)
Ali Daruwalla, state coordinator and president of Muslim Rashtriya Manch(HT PHOTO)

Muslims have shown confidence in Modi-led govt: Ali Daruwalla

By Nadeem Inamdar | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 04:57 PM IST
He is the state coordinator and president of Muslim Rashtriya Manch for western Maharashtra affiliated to the RSS
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BJP nominee Girish Bapat’s win with a record margin of 3.24 lakh votes in Pune and substantial lead in all six constituencies, has increased the tension among Shiv Sena aspirants.(HT FILE)
BJP nominee Girish Bapat’s win with a record margin of 3.24 lakh votes in Pune and substantial lead in all six constituencies, has increased the tension among Shiv Sena aspirants.(HT FILE)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP’s rise in vote share in Pune dims Sena’s hopes of seat sharing

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 04:22 PM IST
BJP nominee Girish Bapat’s win with a record margin of 3.24 lakh votes in Pune and substantial lead in all six constituencies, has increased the tension among Shiv Sena aspirants  
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One of the biggest victories in Uttar Pradesh was of BJP’s Smriti Irani over Congress president Rahul Gandhi in the Gandhi family bastion of Amethi.(AFP File)
One of the biggest victories in Uttar Pradesh was of BJP’s Smriti Irani over Congress president Rahul Gandhi in the Gandhi family bastion of Amethi.(AFP File)

Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal elect most women MPs: 11 each

By Saurabh Chauhan | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 03:43 PM IST
Overall, the 17th Lok Sabha will have the highest number of women parliamentarians ever at 78
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TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an election rally y in South 24 Parganas district.(ANI)
TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an election rally y in South 24 Parganas district.(ANI)

Bengal Lok Sabha results show Mamata, 17 ministers trail BJP on home turfs

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya | hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 03:51 PM IST
The Trinamool Congress is facing a serious challenge from the BJP in Bengal after the saffron party’s stunning performance in the general elections,
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AMMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Sunday said that he will file a complaint before the Election Commission regarding non-registration of votes in the polling booths(PTI File Photo)
AMMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Sunday said that he will file a complaint before the Election Commission regarding non-registration of votes in the polling booths(PTI File Photo)

Lok Sabha elections results 2019- Dhinakaran questions EC over no votes polled for party

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 10:09 PM IST
The AIADMK, which partnered the BJP for the general elections, managed to win just one Lok Sabha and won nine seats in the by-polls.
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Alka Lamba won the Chandni Chowk assembly seat for the first time in 2013. Before joining Kejriwal, Lamba was part of the Congress women wing.(HT File Photo)
Alka Lamba won the Chandni Chowk assembly seat for the first time in 2013. Before joining Kejriwal, Lamba was part of the Congress women wing.(HT File Photo)

‘Will leave AAP in 2020’: Alka Lamba on being removed from WhatsApp group

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 02:06 PM IST
Lamba lashed out at Kejriwal and said why is she being held responsible for the party’s loss in Lok Sabha elections.
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The average vote share of the saffron party during Sidhu’s tenure was 51 per cent, which came down to 36 per cent in post-Sidhu period.(HT File Photo)
The average vote share of the saffron party during Sidhu’s tenure was 51 per cent, which came down to 36 per cent in post-Sidhu period.(HT File Photo)

BJP struggles to reclaim Amritsar after Sidhu’s exit.

By Surjit Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 12:35 PM IST
Even after fielding Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri this time, the vote share improved slightly (around 40 per cent), but the party could not win the seat.
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Sukhbir defeated his rival Sher Singh Ghubaya of the Congress in all assembly constituencies of the Ferozepur seat.(HT File Photo)
Sukhbir defeated his rival Sher Singh Ghubaya of the Congress in all assembly constituencies of the Ferozepur seat.(HT File Photo)

Congress’ strong sacrilege pitch fails to dent Badal’s poll prospects

By Vishal Joshi | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 12:32 PM IST
Sukhbir Singh Badal won from the Ferozepur constituency with the highest margin of 1.70 lakh in Punjab while his wife and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur scored a hat-trick from Bathinda.
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In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha.(Amarendra Dhal/Facebook)
In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha.(Amarendra Dhal/Facebook)

Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJD’s Chandrani Murmu, 25, becomes youngest Member of Parliament

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 12:50 PM IST
Chandrani, a greenhorn in politics, reportedly says she would like to come up to the expectations pinned on her by the youth and women besides the tribals in her region.
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The state NCP chief Jayant Patil has expressed suspicion over electronic voting machines (EVM).(HT File photo)
The state NCP chief Jayant Patil has expressed suspicion over electronic voting machines (EVM).(HT File photo)

Battle for survival looms for NCP

By Faisal Malik | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 12:10 PM IST
Another challenge the party is likely to face is to refrain its legislators and other senior leaders from switching to ruling parties.
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Banerjee said her party lost 5-6 seats by slender margins, mainly because of postal ballots.(ANI File Photo)
Banerjee said her party lost 5-6 seats by slender margins, mainly because of postal ballots.(ANI File Photo)

Mamata Banerjee sees foreign hand behind BJP poll win

By Indo Asian News Service | Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 11:44 AM IST
Mamata expressed doubts over the results of seats and said some programming was done in many machines involving one lakh votes.
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Expressing concern over the growing number of politicians with criminal antecedents, Major General (retired) Anil Varma of the association said 159 (29%) new MPs have serious criminal cases related to rape, murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, crime against women against them.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Expressing concern over the growing number of politicians with criminal antecedents, Major General (retired) Anil Varma of the association said 159 (29%) new MPs have serious criminal cases related to rape, murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, crime against women against them.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

New Lok Sabha sees 9% rise in number of MPs with criminal charges

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 10:14 AM IST
Of the total winners in 2019, 233 parliamentarians (43%) have declared criminal cases against them as compared to 185 (34%) in the Lok Sabha elected in 2014 and 162 (30 per cent) in 2009, say the findings based on the scrutiny of affidavits of 539 MPs.
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Political leaders say that given the National Conference (NC) drew a blank in the 2014 general elections, this victory would give the party and its cadre a much-needed fillip ahead of the state elections tentatively scheduled for November.(HT Photo)
Political leaders say that given the National Conference (NC) drew a blank in the 2014 general elections, this victory would give the party and its cadre a much-needed fillip ahead of the state elections tentatively scheduled for November.(HT Photo)

National Conference regains bastions, picks up momentum

By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 07:48 AM IST
According to NC provisional president Nasir Sogami, the results are bound to enthuse the party ranks.
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Andhra Pradesh chief minister-designate meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Sunday.(ANI)
Andhra Pradesh chief minister-designate meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Sunday.(ANI)

Jagan Reddy meets PM Modi, discusses special category status for Andhra

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2020 08:45 PM IST
Jaganmohan Reddy discussed the issues of special category status to Andhra Pradesh and the state’s financial situation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,
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At least three CPI (M) leaders said that in an internal report, a section of the state unit has maintained that the Sabarimala issue hurt the sentiments of a section of the Hindu voters.(HT Photo)
At least three CPI (M) leaders said that in an internal report, a section of the state unit has maintained that the Sabarimala issue hurt the sentiments of a section of the Hindu voters.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Politburo meeting to discuss if Sabarimala affected Left’s votes

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 07:31 AM IST
However, a section of the CPI (M) felt that by doing so, the Left lost its base among the Hindu voters. In this Lok Sabha poll, the CPI (M) slid to its lowest ever tally of three seats, winning just one — Alappuzha — in Kerala.
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“Four lakh cattle — abandoned cows and buffaloes — were moved to the shelters. Had we not taken urgent steps, people would have been unhappy,” Adityanath said.(HT Photo)
“Four lakh cattle — abandoned cows and buffaloes — were moved to the shelters. Had we not taken urgent steps, people would have been unhappy,” Adityanath said.(HT Photo)

How BJP won back Gorakhpur a year after crushing defeat to SP-BSP combine

By Sunita Aron | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 11:25 AM IST
The chief minister, who shared this story in an informal conversation with journalists, said he immediately summoned senior officials to his Kalidas Marg official residence and directed them to organise a video conference the next day with district administrators.
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Expressing concerns over the safeguards of EVMs, opposition parties had approached the apex court to pass an order for matching 50% of the votes recorded in EVMs with the VVPAT slips.(HT Photo)
Expressing concerns over the safeguards of EVMs, opposition parties had approached the apex court to pass an order for matching 50% of the votes recorded in EVMs with the VVPAT slips.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: No adverse report, voter percentage up by 1.03%

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 08:17 AM IST
As per data collated by the EC the overall voter turnout was 67.47% in 2019 as against 66.44% in 2014.
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BJP Karnataka President BS Yeddyurappa(PTI file photo)
BJP Karnataka President BS Yeddyurappa(PTI file photo)

‘Ready to face polls if ruling coalition dissolves Karnataka government’: BS Yeddyurappa

By Venkatesha Babu and Vikram Gopal | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 07:36 AM IST
Former Karnataka chief minister and BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa is basking in the glory of his party’s victories in 25 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in the state.
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Both the BJP and Congress have managed to increase (by 28 seats) the tally from previous election, at the expense of other parties. BJP won 128 seats this time, and it had only 36 seats under this category 10 years back.(ANI)
Both the BJP and Congress have managed to increase (by 28 seats) the tally from previous election, at the expense of other parties. BJP won 128 seats this time, and it had only 36 seats under this category 10 years back.(ANI)

3 pathways to BJP victory in Lok Sabha elections 2019

By howindialives.com
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 11:15 AM IST
The key reason modi won was the saffron party’s higher success rate as compared to Congress, and to limit the loss in UP.
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The rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the post-2014 phase has often been seen as a threat to liberal values by a section among both anti-BJP political parties and civil society.(PTI photo)
The rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the post-2014 phase has often been seen as a threat to liberal values by a section among both anti-BJP political parties and civil society.(PTI photo)

Poll results: Is rural India more ‘liberal’ than urban?

By Abhishek Jha and Roshan Kishore | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 07:57 AM IST
The increase in vote share of the candidates/parties who became liberal mascots in these four seats is inversely related with the share of urban population in these seats, suggests an HT analysis.
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“DMK principal secretary TR Baalu will serve as the party parliamentary committee leader,” a DMK statement read.(HT Photo)
“DMK principal secretary TR Baalu will serve as the party parliamentary committee leader,” a DMK statement read.(HT Photo)

At DMK meet, Baalu, Kanimozhi chosen for key posts

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 09:51 PM IST
The announcements were made after DMK president MK Stalin chaired a meeting of winning MPs and senior party leaders at Anna Arivalayam, the DMK party headquarters.
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hah also said that it is people’s expectation to see India emerge as a world power and hopefully same will happen in the second term of the Modi led NDA government.(ANI Photo)
hah also said that it is people’s expectation to see India emerge as a world power and hopefully same will happen in the second term of the Modi led NDA government.(ANI Photo)

‘Modi uplifted the poor of India, this historic mandate is their blessing’: Amit Shah

By Asian News International | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 07:57 PM IST
Shah thanked all the allies and the MPs for unanimously choosing Modi as prime minister again and said, “This euphoric mandate is massive and historic.
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The Congress’s marathon meeting to review the party’s devastating performance in the national elections ended with a resolution by the party’s top leadership authorizing Rahul Gandhi to restructure the party.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
The Congress’s marathon meeting to review the party’s devastating performance in the national elections ended with a resolution by the party’s top leadership authorizing Rahul Gandhi to restructure the party.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

On 2019 poll debacle, Congress Working Committee resolution: Full statement

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 04:36 PM IST
The Congress’s marathon meeting to review the party’s devastating performance in the national elections ended with a resolution by the party’s top leadership authorizing Rahul Gandhi to restructure the party.
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Police personnel detain members of Left Democratic Front (LDF) during a protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, in Guwahati in February.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Police personnel detain members of Left Democratic Front (LDF) during a protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, in Guwahati in February.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

Aborted, but Citizenship (Amendment) Bill boosted BJP tally in Assam

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2019 03:58 PM IST
The BJP benefitted from the CAB in both the Assamese-speaking Brahmaputra Valley and the Bengali-speaking Barak Valley
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Addressing the newly-elected legislators of his party, Jagan Reddy said Andhra Pradesh election results showed that those who resort to unethical and unjust means will definitely be punished by God.(PTI FILE)
Addressing the newly-elected legislators of his party, Jagan Reddy said Andhra Pradesh election results showed that those who resort to unethical and unjust means will definitely be punished by God.(PTI FILE)

God has punished Chandrababu Naidu, says Jagan Mohan Reddy after poll victory

By Indo Asian News Service | Amaravati
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 03:54 PM IST
YSRCP stormed to power, winning 151 seats in the 175-member Assembly. Telugu Desam Party (TDP) could secure 23 seats.
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Imtiaz Jaleel with supporters in Aurangabad on Thursday.(HT/PHOTO)
Imtiaz Jaleel with supporters in Aurangabad on Thursday.(HT/PHOTO)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Imtiaz Jaleel is AIMIM’s lone victor from Maharashtra

By Yogesh Joshi | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 03:28 PM IST
Jaleel has hit national headlines as he wrested a difficult Aurangabad seat from four-time Shiv Sena MP Chandrakant Khaire by a slim margin of 4,000+ votes
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BJP supporters celebrate at the party’s headquarters in Kolkata on Thursday, May 23, 2019.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
BJP supporters celebrate at the party’s headquarters in Kolkata on Thursday, May 23, 2019.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

From Marx to Modi: How Left voters ensured BJP’s Bengal victory

By Tanmay Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2019 03:26 PM IST
The BJP’s performance in Bengal was fuelled by the vote bank that had earlier powered the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and its partners for more than three decades.
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Shivajirao Adhalrao Patil.(HT/PHOTO)
Shivajirao Adhalrao Patil.(HT/PHOTO)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Adhalrao likely to contest assembly polls against NCP’s Walse Patil

By Abhay Khairnar | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 03:03 PM IST
Shivajirao Adhalrao Patil ‘s supporters have begun pitching for his candidature for the Assembly elections from Ambegaon constituency in Pune district
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