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Election Results 2024 Updates: PM-elect pays tribute at Rajghat, War Memorial ahead of swearing-in

Election Results 2024 Updates: President Droupadi Murmu will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Narendra Modi at 7:15 PM on Sunday.
PM-elect Narendra Modi pays tribute at Rajghat ahead of his oath
PM-elect Narendra Modi pays tribute at Rajghat ahead of his oath

Election Results 2024 Updates: NDA Parliamentary party leader and Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi be sworn in as Prime Minister for the third consecutive term today. President Droupadi Murmu will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Modi at 7:15 PM at Rashtrapati Bhavan's forecourt. Leaders from seven neighbouring countries and the Indian Ocean region, including Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu, will be attending the mega event. Besides Hasina and Muizzu, the other leaders attending the ceremony are Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Seychelles vice president Ahmed Afif, Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay....Read More

Modi was elected as the NDA Parliamentary leader after a meeting of the alliance's newly elected MPs was held in the Parliament's central hall. President Murmu appointed Modi as the prime minister designate on Friday, soon after BJP chief JP Nadda submitted a letter confirming Modi’s election as the leader of the BJP Parliamentary Party. Apart from Modi, the council of ministers under the new NDA government will also be sworn in on Sunday evening.

Senior BJP leaders such as Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh besides party president J P Nadda have been consulting the allies, including Telugu Desam Party's N Chandrababu Naidu, JD(U)'s Nitish Kumar and Shiv Sena's Eknath Shinde, to finalise their share of representation in the government.

Lok Sabha elections 2024 results:

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 9, 2024 8:24 AM IST

Narendra Modi swearing-in LIVE Updates: How will BJP accommodate Chandrababu Naidu, Nitish Kumar's parties in Cabinet?

Narendra Modi will today take the oath of office at a mega event in the national capital, in the presence of thousands of people, including foreign dignitaries. According to unconfirmed reports, around 30 ministers will be sworn-in at the ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Read more

June 9, 2024 8:17 AM IST

Narendra Modi swearing-in LIVE Updates: Leaders poised to attend PM Modi's swearing-in ceremony, demonstrating India's commitment to 'Neighbourhood First' policy

Leaders from neighbouring nations and the Indian Ocean region are poised to gather as distinguished guests at the eagerly awaited ceremony of BJP leader Narendra Modi taking oath as the country's Prime Minister on Sunday evening.

He will equal Jawaharlal Nehru's record of becoming the prime minister of India the third time after completing two full terms.

This gathering underscores India's steadfast commitment to its 'Neighbourhood First' policy and the visionary 'SAGAR' initiative.

These leaders include heads of Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh, 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 Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina; 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 9, 2024 8:00 AM IST

Narendra Modi swearing-in LIVE Updates: Modi lays wreath at the National War Memorial

June 9, 2024 7:44 AM IST

Narendra Modi swearing-in LIVE Updates: Posters of Narendra Modi put up in Delhi ahead of his swearing-in ceremony

Posters featuring PM-designate Narendra Modi have been put up in Delhi ahead of his swearing-in ceremony scheduled to take place on Sunday.

The ceremony will mark the commencement of Modi's third consecutive term as the Prime Minister of India.

Under Modi's leadership, the NDA is set to form the government at the Centre once again.

This is an extraordinary event as Narendra Modi is the only leader after former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, who has been elected for a third consecutive term after completing the full tenure of each previous term.

Alongside Narendra Modi, members of his council of ministers will also take their oath on the same day.

June 9, 2024 7:32 AM IST

Narendra Modi swearing-in LIVE Updates: Modi pays tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Sadaiv Atal

June 9, 2024 7:30 AM IST

Narendra Modi swearing-in LIVE Updates: What's special about today's event?

This is an extraordinary event as Narendra Modi is the only leader after former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru who has been elected for a third consecutive term after completing the full tenure of each previous term.

Alongside Narendra Modi, members of his council of ministers will also take their oath on the same day.

June 9, 2024 7:21 AM IST

Narendra Modi swearing-in LIVE Updates: Modi arrives at Rajghat to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

PM-designate Narendra Modi arrives at Rajghat to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, ahead of his swearing-in ceremony, to be held today at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

He will take the Prime Minister's oath for the third consecutive term, today at 7:15 PM.

June 9, 2024 7:13 AM IST

Narendra Modi swearing-in LIVE Updates: Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand sculpture of Narendra Modi at Puri Beach

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik crafted a sand sculpture to congratulate PM-designate Narendra Modi at a seashore in Odisha's Puri, ahead of his swearing-in ceremony, which is scheduled to take place today at 7:15 pm.

The intricate sand art, created at the Puri beach, features a detailed image of Narendra Modi along with the message "ABHINANDAN MODI JI 3.0".

Accompanying this congratulatory note, Pattnaik also inscribed "VIKSIT BHARAT" below the artwork.

The creation has garnered significant attention, reflecting the artist's support and the public's anticipation for Modi's third term as Prime Minister.

Meanwhile, posters featuring PM-designate Narendra Modi have been put up in Delhi ahead of his swearing-in ceremony scheduled to take place on Sunday.

June 9, 2024 7:08 AM IST

Narendra Modi swearing-in LIVE Updates: Delhi police issues traffic advisory, several roads closed

“Almost 1,100 traffic staff have been deployed. They have been briefed about all the instructions. We have done all the rehearsals. An advisory has been issued for the general public for the traffic movement,” Deputy Commissioner of Police, traffic, Prashant Gautam, said, adding that proper arrangements have also been made for the foreign delegates and the heads of state who will be arriving for the oath-taking ceremony. Read more

June 9, 2024 6:59 AM IST

Narendra Modi swearing-in LIVE Updates: Who attended Modi's aoth ceremony in 2019?

Leaders of the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries attended Modi's swearing-in ceremony in 2019 when he became prime minister for the second consecutive term.

June 9, 2024 6:56 AM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Which portfolios would be kept by BJP?

There is a view that heavyweight portfolios like home, finance, defence and external affairs besides education and culture, two ministries with strong ideological hues, will be kept by the BJP, while its allies can get anywhere between five to eight cabinet berths.

June 9, 2024 6:51 AM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Foreign delegates, special invitees to attend PM-designate Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony

Leaders from India's neighbourhood and the Indian Ocean Region are among the dignitaries and special invitees who will be attending the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi and his council of ministers at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday evening, officials said.

Surekha Yadav, the pilot of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus-Solapur Vande Bharat train in Maharashtra, is among 10 loco pilots of the Indian Railways who have also been invited to the ceremony.

Necessary arrangements have been made for the guests, including designated enclosures for the council of ministers to be sworn in and the VVIPs, the officials said on Saturday.

June 9, 2024 6:46 AM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: If INDIA bloc hasn’t staked claim to form govt today, it doesn’t mean that it won't do it tomorrow, says Mamata

If the opposition INDIA bloc hasn’t staked claim to form the government today, it doesn’t mean that it won’t do it tomorrow, said Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress supremo.

“Don’t think that if INDIA bloc is not staking claim (to form the government) today, it doesn’t mean that it won’t do it tomorrow. We are waiting and watching. Let us wait for the opportunity. The country needs change. No one wants Modi. After this huge defeat Modi should have given the responsibility to someone else,” Banerjee said.

She was addressing the media after holding a meeting with newly elected TMC MPs. The meeting was also attended by the party’s Rajya Sabha members, district presidents and some other party leaders.

“Ultimately INDIA bloc will form the government. Let the present government first maintain their balance and see how far they can satisfy their allies. We will wait and watch.”

June 9, 2024 6:43 AM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Posters of Narendra Modi are being put up in Delhi ahead of the swearing-in ceremony

June 9, 2024 6:40 AM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Amritpal Singh's parents visit Assam jail post his LS win, distribute sweets in campus Inbox

Parents of pro-khalistan leader Amrit Pal Singh on Saturday visited Assam's Dibrugarh Central Jail to meet their son post his victory in recently concluded Lok Sabha Election.

They were joined by Amrit Pal's wife Kirandeep Kaur, who reached Dibrugarh on June 5, day after the election results were announced. Kirandeep has been staying in Dibrugarh and hoping that her husband will be released soon, according to the family members.

The parents, Tarsem Singh and Balwinder Kaur reached Dibrugarh on Saturday morning and they brought the certificate issued by the Election Commission while officially declaring Amrit Pal as a member of parliament.

Singh along with nine of his associates were arrested under National Security Act (NSA) in Punjab last year and they were taken to Assam's Dibrugarh Central Jail.

June 9, 2024 6:37 AM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: MEA responds to Chinese foreign ministry spox message

India on Saturday responded to a congratulatory message from the Chinese side on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election victory by saying that New Delhi will make efforts to normalise bilateral ties on the basis of “mutual respect, mutual interest and mutual sensitivity”.

External affairs ministry spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal conveyed India’s response while replying to a congratulatory message posted on X by the Chinese foreign ministry’s spokesperson on June 5. China’s top leadership has not yet sent a formal message to the Indian side on the National Democratic Alliance’s victory in the general election.

“Thank you @MFA_China for congratulating PM @narendramodi on his election victory. Will continue to pursue efforts towards normalisation of India-China ties based on mutual respect, mutual interest and mutual sensitivity,” Jaiswal said in his post on X.

June 9, 2024 6:27 AM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Will Congress, INDIA bloc allies attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in?

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said on Saturday that the party leaders have not yet received the invitation for the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi. The ceremony is set to take place on Sunday, June 9, in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Read more

June 9, 2024 6:22 AM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: When, where to watch the oath ceremony?

All national television news channels will broadcast the oath ceremony of Modi live on TV and their social media channels at 7:15 pm on Sunday. Public service broadcaster Doordarshan will also run the live telecast of the event on their TV and YouTube channel.

The ceremony will also be streamed live on the YouTube channel and X account of the President of India. Read more

June 9, 2024 6:21 AM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: JD(U) makes climbdown on Special status category demand just before Modi govt formation

In a big climbdown, the JD(U) on Saturday said it had not kept any condition like according special status to Bihar for extending support to BJP led NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , which will be formed for a third time on Sunday.

JD(U)'s Rajya Sabha MP and close confidant of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , while talking to reporters in New Delhi in the evening, said there was no such condition such as according special status to Bihar in lieu of extending support to the NDA government as a key ally of the coalition. The JD(U) has 12 MPs , whose support is crucial for the government formation and stability of the BJP led coalition.

" There is no condition . We are giving unconditional support to the government. There is no such condition like according special status to Bihar," Jha said. Asked that senior party leader K C Tyagi had asserted that new BJP led NDA government should look into the special status demand, Jha said it could be a personal opinion of the leader.

" Our alliance with BJP is a pre-poll alliance and there is no precondition," Jha said.

June 9, 2024 6:19 AM IST

Election Results 2024 LIVE Updates: Narendra Modi to be sworn in as Prime Minister for third consecutive term

The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) under the leadership of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi will form the government at the Centre for the third consecutive term on Sunday.

Narendra Modi is set to be sworn in as Prime Minister for the third consecutive term on June 9.

Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi will take the oath at 7:15 PM.

This is an extraordinary event as Narendra Modi is the only leader after former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru who has been elected for a third consecutive term after completing the full tenure of each previous term.

Alongside Narendra Modi, members of his council of ministers will also take their oath on the same day.

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