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Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: BJP likely to pick Odisha CM after Modi's swearing in
Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: BJP likely to pick Odisha CM after Modi's swearing in

Election Results 2024 highlights: Narendra Modi has been elected as the NDA Parliamentary leader after a meeting of the alliance's newly elected MPs was held in the Parliament's central hall. Modi later met veteran BJP leaders Lal Krishna Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi at their residences. Modi also met ex-President Ram Nath Kovind....Read More

Later in the day, he met President Droupadi Murmu and staked a claim to form the government at the centre. She appointed Modi as the prime minister-designate on Friday after BJP chief J P Nadda handed her a letter on Modi's election as the leader of the BJP Parliamentary Party and NDA leaders submitted their letters of support.

Additionally, top officials from Delhi Police conducted a thorough security review at Rashtrapati Bhavan to prepare for Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony. Special security measures have also been arranged for foreign dignitaries attending the swearing-in ceremony, including enhanced protocols at three designated hotels where the dignitaries will be staying. In addition to on-ground security, Delhi Police issued a public advisory on Friday announcing a No-Fly Zone over the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi.

Meanwhile, the first session of the 18th Lok Sabha will likely begin around June 15, news agency PTI reported citing the sources.

The first session will commence in the third week of June, with the oath-taking by the newly elected candidates as members of the House, which is likely to continue for two days, after which a new Speaker will be elected. The next day, the sources said the president would address a joint meeting between Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, thus formally inaugurating the session. However, the new Union Cabinet will take the final call on the session dates. The session is likely to conclude on June 22.

Lok Sabha elections 2024 results:

A simple majority of 272 seats is required to form the government. According to the Election Commission of India, the BJP won 240 seats, significantly lower than its 2019 tally of 303. The Congress made substantial gains, winning 99 seats. The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) secured 293 seats, while the INDIA bloc crossed the 230 mark, posing stiff competition and defying predictions.

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June 8, 2024 11:20 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: What Jairam Ramesh said on Congress' attendance at Modi's swearing-in ceremony

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: On invitation to Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said, "...I have very serious doubts if the Congress will also attend, even if it is invited...There has been no legitimacy for Modi, whatsoever...He got himself anointed as head of the NDA alliance and then had a meeting of NDA MPs in the central hall...There is no limit to hypocrisy as far as Modi is concerned..."

June 8, 2024 11:07 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Odisha CM selection likely after Modi's oath-taking ceremony

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'BJP is likely to select CM after Modi's oath-taking ceremony,' said Party's Odisha chief

June 8, 2024 10:52 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Swearing-in of new BJP govt in Odisha to be held on June 10, say Party officials

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: The swearing-in ceremony of the first-ever Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Odisha will be held on June 10 in Bhubaneswar’s Janata Maidan, senior leaders of the party said on Thursday. Dig Deeper

June 8, 2024 10:36 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'I cannot wish well to a government which is coming to power undemocratically,' says Mamata Banerjee

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that she cannot extend her well wishes to the BJP-led NDA government ascending to power through undemocratic, unconstitutional, and illegal means, reported news agency ANI.

"I cannot wish well to a government which is coming to power undemocratically, unconstitutionally and illegally. I am sorry for that. I want to wish well for the country. Let us hope for the best, for the future," said Mamata Banerjee

June 8, 2024 10:16 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: When and where to watch Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony live

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Narendra Modi will take oath as the Prime Minister of India for the third consecutive time on Sunday, June 9, in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. PM designate Narendra Modi's oath will be administered by President Droupadi Murmu at 7:15 pm, to be broadcasted live across the country. Dig Deeper

June 8, 2024 10:02 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu to take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM on June 12

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu will take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM on June 12 at 9.27 am near Kesarapalli IT Park, Gannavaram, Krishna District.

June 8, 2024 9:28 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Rashtrapati Bhavan illuminated

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Rashtrapati Bhavan illuminated on eve of the swearing-in ceremony of PM-designate Narendra Modi, who will take the Prime Minister's oath for what will be his third consecutive term, at 7.15 pm on Sunday.

June 8, 2024 8:48 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Everybody wants Rahul Gandhi's leadership, says Shashi Tharoor

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said that everybody wants Rahul Gandhi's leadership.

"Everybody wants his (Rahul Gandhi) leadership...Now we have 234 MPs of the INDIA alliance. When we work together, the government will have to face a very strong opposition. For which a very strong voice is needed, which can only be that of Rahul Gandhi," said Tharoor as quoted by news agency ANI.

June 8, 2024 8:32 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'We don't expect any such necessities,' Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury on not receiving invitation for Modi's swearing-in ceremony

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: "Do we expect one? We don't expect any such necessities and it is perfectly alright. It is his (PM Modi's) prerogative," said Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury on party not receiving invitation for PM Modi's swearing in ceremony on June 9.

June 8, 2024 8:05 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'INDIA bloc offered Nitish Kumar PM post,' says JD(U) leader KC Tyagi

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: JD(U) spokesperson KC Tyagi has claimed that the INDIA bloc offered Nitish Kumar PM post after the declaration of the Lok Sabha election results.

"It shows the political bankruptcy of the leaders of INDIA bloc who were not ready to make Nitish Kumar the convener of the alliance, they offered him the PM post. I am happy that JDU leadership rejected them and Nitish Kumar endorsed the name of Narendra Modi as the new PM and all these rumours spread by them have come to an end. If any leader wants to know the name or wants to deny it, we have all the evidence... Yes (the proposal came on June 4, after the results)...," said Tyagi as quoted by news agency ANI.

June 8, 2024 7:34 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Check out preparations for Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Narendra Modi will be sworn in as the Prime Minister of India for the third time on Sunday, June 9, and the preparations for the grand ceremony are currently underway at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. PM-designate Narendra Modi's oath ceremony will be attended by a number of international leaders. Dig Deeper

June 8, 2024 7:23 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'People of Wayanad will teach a lesson to Congress Party,' says Kerala BJP President K Surendran

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: In an interaction with news agency ANI, Kerala BJP President K Surendran has said, "During the election campaign we were saying that Rahul Gandhi has betrayed Wayanad people... The people of Wayanad will teach a lesson to the Congress Party... Rahul Gandhi will stay in opposition for the next 25 years... All the parties of the INDI alliance together got 230 seats and BJP alone got 240 seats. It was a game-changer election this time... People accepted PM Narendra Modi's development politics. This government will complete 5 years..."

June 8, 2024 7:05 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'We are bolstered by strength of INDIA partners,' says Sonia Gandhi

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi has said, "Congress' numbers in Parliament have increased significantly. We are also bolstered by strength of INDIA partners".

June 8, 2024 6:56 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'It is good Sonia Gandhi has been re-elected as CPP,' says Mallikarjun Kharge

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: On the election of Sonia Gandhi as chairperson of Congress Parliamentary Party, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has said, "It is good she (Sonia Gandhi) has been re-elected as CPP and she will keep guiding us..."

June 8, 2024 6:38 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Sonia Gandhi elected as Chairperson of Congress Parliamentary Party

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Congress Rajya Sabha MP Pramod Tiwari has said, "Sonia Gandhi ji has been unanimously elected as the Chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP)..."

June 8, 2024 6:35 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'Last time, BJP passed bills without discussions but won't be able to do it this time,' says Mamata Banerjee

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: While addressing party leaders in Kolkata, West Bengal CM and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee said, "His (PM Modi's) intention was to get two-third majority (in Lok Sabha elections 2024). However, they (BJP) didn't even cross the majority mark. They are nowhere near to that number (272 seats). How will they amend the Constitution without two-third majority? Last time, they had passed bills without discussions but won't be able to do it this time."

June 8, 2024 6:23 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'Let's see how long this NDA government lasts,' says Mamata Banerjee

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: West Bengal CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee has raised doubts over the longevity of the NDA government set to be formed at the Centre.

'Let's see how long this NDA government lasts,' said TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata, reported news agency PTI.

June 8, 2024 6:16 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: TMC won't attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: According to reports, TMC won't attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony set to be held on June 9 at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

June 8, 2024 6:06 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'People of India want a consultative government,' says Congress leader Karti Chidambaram

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: In an interaction with the media, Congress leader Karti Chidambaram said, "The people of India have spoken, they want a consultative government...They want a collaborative government. They don't want anyone to have a free pass. They want a Parliament that will discuss & debate issues and not steamroll & bulldoze things...I agree that he (Rahul Gandhi) should be the LoP because he is the face of our party. Our party is the largest party in the INDIA bloc...He should be the leader of the opposition..."

June 8, 2024 6:01 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Congress Parliamentary Party meeting being held in Central Hall of Parliament

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Congress Parliamentary Party meeting is being held in the Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi. Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge, party MP Rahul Gandhi and other party leaders are attending the meeting.

June 8, 2024 5:28 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'Modi's majoritarian nature will be limited,' says RJD leader Manoj Jha

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Launching a scathing attack on the NDA, Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Manoj Jha said it was the first time he had heard the name of NDA in the last 10 years, reported news agency ANI.

"For the last 96 hours, the echoes of NDA-NDA have mesmerized me, as I don't remember when they held an NDA meeting or talked about NDA in the last 10 years. It was only about Modi, Modi and Modi. Democracy can't work like a narcissist, rather it demands the jewel of unity. Although NDA is establishing their government and we are in opposition too, I am happy that Modi's majoritarian nature will be limited," Manoj Jha said.

June 8, 2024 5:20 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: JD(U) leaders arrive at residence of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar in New Delhi

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Several JD(U) leaders have arrived at the residence of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar in New Delhi.

June 8, 2024 5:01 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal to attend PM Modi's swearing in ceremony

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal, along with his daughter Ganga Dahal, will attend PM Modi's swearing in ceremony on June 9, reports news agency PTI.

June 8, 2024 4:51 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'People of Odisha will decide my successor,' says former Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Former Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has said that the people of Odisha will decide his successor.

"Mr. (VK) Pandian joined the party, has not held any post. As you know he didn't fight in these elections from any constituency. I have always clearly said... that when they ask me about my successor... I have said clearly that it is not Mr. Pandian and I repeat it again that the people of Odisha will decide my successor," said BJD president and former Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

June 8, 2024 4:39 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Maldivian President says he would be honoured to attend Modi’s swearing-in ceremony

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu said on Saturday that he would be honoured to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony and his first visit to India for the historic event would demonstrate that bilateral ties are heading in a "positive direction", reported news agency PTI.

President Muizzu has accepted the invitation to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Modi and the Council of Ministers of the Government of India, his office said in a statement.

June 8, 2024 4:28 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Seychelles Vice President arrives in New Delhi to attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Vice President of Seychelles, Ahmed Afif on Saturday arrived in New Delhi to attend Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony scheduled to be held on Sunday, reported news agency ANI.

June 8, 2024 4:21 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'Congress-led INDI alliance is a sinking ship,' says BJP leader Ravinder Raina

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: In an interaction with news agency ANI, Jammu and Kashmir BJP president Ravinder Raina took a dig at the Congress party. He said, "The whole of India is 'Modimay'. NDA has won a landslide victory and the Congress-led INDI alliance is a sinking ship. Congress has faced continuous defeats... Congress could not even touch the 100 mark..."

June 8, 2024 3:55 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'Sentiment of the country is with the Opposition today,' says Congress MP Deepender Hooda

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: In an interaction with news agency ANI, Congress MP Deepender Hooda said, "The countrymen have given the moral strength to the opposition. The sentiment of the country is with the opposition today. For this, the Congress leadership deserves special congratulations. I think Rahul Gandhi deserves congratulations for the way he fearlessly fought for every section. We all urged that Rahul Gandhi should take the responsibility of the leader of the opposition..."

June 8, 2024 3:49 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Which seat will Rahul Gandhi choose to keep- Rae Bareli or Wayanad?

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Rahul Gandhi, who won both the Wayanad and Rae Bareli constituencies in the recently-held Lok Sabha elections, will decide in “three to four days” which seat he will represent in the upcoming 18th Lok Sabha and which one he will vacate, the Congress said on Saturday. Dig Deeper

June 8, 2024 3:39 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Samajwadi Party MP Dimple Yadav thanks UP people for party's performance

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Samajwadi Party MP Dimple Yadav has thanked Uttar Pradesh people for party's performance in the state. She said, "I would like to congratulate all the MPs of our Samajwadi Party and also thank all the people of Uttar Pradesh for the work they have done to send a large number of people to the Parliament by supporting positive politics today. I believe that in a democracy if people are not happy, they choose their representatives according to their wishes. The same has happened in Ayodhya that somewhere people were unhappy and they have chosen their MP..."

June 8, 2024 3:32 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'We are moving towards a golden India under Modi,' says Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: In an interaction with news agency ANI, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said, "... I wanted to do Ram Lalla's 'darshan' for many days... Today, I am happy to come here... I prayed that Modi Ji's next term should be very well, Assam and the whole country should be very well... In the history of India, this is the first time that any prime minister will take the PM's oath for the third time. This is historic... We are moving towards a golden India under the leadership of Narendra Modi... Congress has no accountability that even after 10 years, why they could not reach even 100... Had I been in Congress, I would have held the Gandhi family accountable... Just to make sure that they are not answerable, some people are running propaganda and celebrating for a party that has lost..."

June 8, 2024 3:18 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'INDIA alliance leaders haven't received invitation yet to Modi's swearing-in ceremony,' says Congress leader Jairam Ramesh

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Talking about the swearing-in ceremony of PM-Designate Narendra Modi, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has claimed that INDIA alliance leaders haven't received invitation yet.

"Only international leaders have been invited for the swearing-in ceremony. Our leaders have not received the invitation yet. When our INDIA alliance leaders receive the invitation, we will think about it," said Jairam Ramesh

June 8, 2024 3:08 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'Rahul Gandhi to decide soon over taking up role of LoP in Lok Sabha,' says Congress leader K C Venugopal

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Congress leader K C Venugopal has said that Rahul Gandhi will decide very soon over taking up role of LoP in Lok Sabha. Notably, Congress Working Committee has urged Rahul Gandhi to take up role of LoP in Lok Sabha.

"Rahul Gandhi said he will take a decision very soon," said K C Venugopal.

June 8, 2024 2:59 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'Revival of Congress has begun,' says party general secretary K C Venugopal

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: "Our leaders, workers are charged up; revival of Congress has begun. That is the sentiment at CWC," said party general secretary K C Venugopal

June 8, 2024 2:55 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'It was the CWC's wish that Rahul Gandhi be made the LoP,' says Congress leader Ajay Rai

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: After the CWC meeting, Congress leader Ajay Rai said, "It was the CWC's wish that Rahul Gandhi be made the LoP and be the voice of the common man and raise their issues in the Parliament... We are working on why we got fewer seats in some states. Their claim of 'Congress mukt' has failed and the country has now become 'Congress yukt' again."

June 8, 2024 2:51 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: 'Narendra Modi-led BJP had only one agenda- to divide the people,' says Congress Working Committee

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: "Narendra Modi-led BJP had only one agenda- to divide the people. No answer for unemployment, no answer for price rise, no answer to Agniveer issues," says Congress Working Committee

June 8, 2024 2:29 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: JD(U) to get two Cabinet berths in 'Modi 3.0': Report

According to an NDTV report, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's JD(U) will get two Cabinet births in PM-elect Narendra Modi-led NDA government. The two berths will go to senior party leaders Lalan Singh and Ram Nath Thakur, the report says.

June 8, 2024 1:43 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: BJP leader V Muraleedharan says ‘people have rejected LDF in Kerala’

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: BJP leader V Muraleedharan criticising Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala says, “The progress report of Pinarayi Vijayan immediately after people have rejected the LDF, it is mocking the people of the state. Someone who has got zero marks in all the subjects is gleefully coming in front of his parents. I am reminded of the incident when three days after the result was announced, CM Pinarayi Vijayan came out with a progress report... After releasing the report, the CM says that because of the non-cooperative efforts of the Government of India, Kerala was put in a lot of trouble.”

June 8, 2024 1:24 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Odisha outgoing CM Patnaik about his successor

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Outgoing Odisha chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik said “There has been some criticism of Mr Pandian. This is unfortunate...Mr Pandian joined the party but has not held any posts. He did not fight in these elections from any constituency. I have always clearly said that when they asked me about my successor, I have said clearly that it is not Mr Pandia. I repeat that the people of Odisha will decide my successor.”

June 8, 2024 12:48 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Bangladesh PM Sheikha Hasina arrives in Delhi to attend Modi's oath ceremony

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikha Hasina arrived in Delhi today to attend Modi's oath ceremony scheduled for June 9.

Other leaders include heads of State of Sri Lanka, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal and Bhutan.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in an official statement on Saturday said, “President of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe; President of Maldives, Mohamed Muizzu; Vice-President of Seychelles, Ahmed Afif; Prime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Kumar Jugnauth; Prime Minister of Nepal, Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'; and Prime Minister of Bhutan, Tshering Tobgay, have accepted the invitation to attend.”

June 8, 2024 12:45 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Narendra Modi replies to Elon Musk's congratulatory message

June 8, 2024 12:37 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: ‘This is the result of two long Bharat Jodo Yatras,’ says Kharge on Cong's poll performance.

Congress national president Mallikarjun Kharge during the CWC meeting said,

  • I would also like to congratulate the people's favourite, Rahul Gandhi ji, who has made issues like the Constitution, economic inequality, unemployment and social justice and harmony a public issue.
  • This is the result of the 4,000-km-long Bharat Jodo Yatra and then the 6,600-km-long Bharat Jodon Nyay Yatra led by Rahul ji two years ago, which helped us connect with the people and understand their problems, concerns and aspirations. On this basis, the Congress party prepared its election campaign.
  • I would like to especially congratulate Priyanka Ji, who campaigned vigorously in Amethi and Rae Bareli, as well as in other parts of the country.
  • I would like to thank all my senior Congress colleagues who worked as a TEAM. Our collective efforts resulted in our workers across the country working with new zeal and enthusiasm. They made significant contributions in their respective fields. We must always remember that with hard work and determination, we can defeat even the biggest opponent.
  • Here, I would like to specifically mention that wherever Bharat Jodo Yatra and Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra passed, the Congress Party's vote percentage and seats increased.
  • In Manipur, from where Nyay Yatra started, we won both the seats. We got seats in many states of the Northeast like Nagaland, Assam, and Meghalaya. In Maharashtra, we emerged as the largest party. Across the country, the Congress Party received immense support from the people to save democracy and the Constitution.
June 8, 2024 12:28 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: ‘Public gave a strong reply to dictatorial powers,’ says Kharge at CWC meeting

Here is what Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge said during his opening remarks at CWC meeting in Delhi today. “I heartily welcome all of you to our first Working Committee meeting after the 18th Lok Sabha elections,” he said. He further noted,

  • The Congress Working Committee thanks the Congress Party leaders and crores of workers across the country who worked tirelessly in the last few months. I congratulate you on your strong will, determination, and hard work.
  • The public has replied solidly to dictatorial powers and anti-constitutional forces by expressing faith in us. The voters of India have rejected the BJP's 10 years of divisive, hateful and polarizing politics.
  • The Congress Working Committee congratulates all the newly elected members of the Congress, who fought and won the elections in adverse circumstances. Congratulations to them on becoming members of the 18th Lok Sabha.
  • On this occasion, I would also like to thank Smt. Sonia Gandhi, actively participated in the election preparations and alliance meetings and guided all of us based on her long experience.
June 8, 2024 12:20 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Kharge acknowledges INDIA bloc partners at CWC meeting

In his opening statement at the extended CWC meeting in New Delhi, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge emphasised the importance of acknowledging the INDIA Alliance partners. He stated, “It is imperative that I recognise the significant contributions of the INDIA Alliance partners, with each party fulfilling its designated role in various states, thereby contributing to each other's endeavours.”

June 8, 2024 12:16 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: ‘A new day for India’s history,’ says MP CM on Modi's 3rd oath as PM

Speaking about Narendra Modi's oath-taking ceremony tomorrow, Madhya Pradesh CM Mohan Yadav says, “Tomorrow will be a new day for India's history when PM-designate Modi will take the oath for the third time to take India forward.”

June 8, 2024 12:09 PM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: ‘We stand with Modi for the best interest of the country,’ says BJP RS MP Balyogi Umesh Nath

BJP Rajya Sabha MP Balyogi Umesh Nath emphasises the NDA's longstanding existence, tracing it back to Atal Bihari Vajpayee's era. He underscores the ongoing commitment of NDA allies to support Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi in his endeavours for the nation's welfare. “We all stand with PM Narendra Modi, prioritizing the best interests of the country,” he told ANI.

June 8, 2024 11:56 AM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Clamour for Rahul Gandhi as LOP in Congress, MPs call him ‘voice of 140 crore Indians’

Several Congress leaders have come out and voiced their demand that Rahul Gandhi should take over the position of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha citing that he will play a crucial role and this move will ultimately strengthen the party.

"Everything would be decided by the party high command. The whole country demands that Rahul Gandhi should surface as the main Leader of the Opposition. This position is apt and he will play a crucial role. The party will also strengthen the party," Partap Singh Bajwa told ANI.

Punjab Congress President Amarinder Singh Raja Warring who is an MP elected from Ludhiana said that the final decision rests with the party's leadership and it is Rahul Gandhi who has to decide whether to take this role.

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