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Lok Sabha Election Results 2024 Highlights | NDA leaders unanimously elect Narendra Modi as their leader ; INDIA bloc meeting concludes

The final count for the 2024 Lok Sabha election has been wrapped up, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning 240 seats. Despite winning fewer seats than expected, the BJP has maintained a clear lead over the Congress, which won 99 seats.

Written by  Shgun S -- June 05th 2024 12:45 PM -- Updated: June 05th 2024 08:08 PM
Lok Sabha Election Results 2024 Highlights |  NDA leaders unanimously elect Narendra Modi as their leader ; INDIA bloc meeting concludes

Lok Sabha Election Results 2024 Highlights | NDA leaders unanimously elect Narendra Modi as their leader ; INDIA bloc meeting concludes

Jun 5, 2024 08:08 PM

PM Modi arrives at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the Rashtrapati Bhavan to attend the dinner organised by President Droupadi Murmu

Jun 5, 2024 08:05 PM

INDIA alliance meeting concludes


Congress leader Jairam Ramesh leaves from the residence of party president Mallikarjun Kharge after attending the meeting of the INDIA bloc leaders

Jun 5, 2024 07:36 PM

INDIA bloc leaders hold a meeting at the residence of Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge in Delhi


Jun 5, 2024 07:15 PM

INDIA bloc leaders hold a meeting at the residence of Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge in Delhi




Jun 5, 2024 07:07 PM

"We fought well, fought unitedly, fought resolutely" : Mallikarjun Kharge

At the INDIA alliance leaders' meeting in Delhi, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge says "We fought well, fought unitedly, fought resolutely. The INDIA Alliance welcomes all parties which share its fundamental commitment to the values enshrined in the Preamble to our Constitution and to its many provisions for economic, social and political justice. The mandate is decisively against PM Modi, against him and the substance and style of his politics. It is a huge political loss for him personally apart from being a clear moral defeat as well. However, he is determined to subvert the will of the people."


Jun 5, 2024 07:02 PM

INDIA bloc meeting begins at Kharge's residence; leaders to discuss post-poll result strategy

An INDIA bloc leaders meeting began on Wednesday at the residence of Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge in New Delhi to discuss the strategy after the poll results.Several INDIA bloc leaders arrived at the Congress President's house to attend the meeting.

 

Jun 5, 2024 06:33 PM

Allies of the NDA will meet President Droupadi Murmu

After the meeting with NDA MPs on 7th June. The allies of the NDA will meet President Droupadi Murmu. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union HM Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda will together discuss the formation of the government with the allies

Jun 5, 2024 06:30 PM

NDA leaders unanimously elect Narendra Modi as their leader


Jun 5, 2024 06:16 PM

Sanjay Raut arrives to take part in INDIA alliance meeting

Shiv Sena UBT leader Sanjay Raut arrives at the residence of Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge to take part in INDIA alliance meeting

Jun 5, 2024 06:15 PM

Sharad Pawar and Supriya Sule to take part in INDIA alliance meeting

CP-SCP leaders Sharad Pawar and Supriya Sule will take part in INDIA alliance meeting at the residence of Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge in Delhi

Jun 5, 2024 06:10 PM

"We will decide our strategy as to how this alliance will move forward" : Raghav Chadha

On INDIA bloc meeting, AAP MP Raghav Chadha says, "...A meeting has been called at Mallikarjun Kharge's residence. We will have a detailed discussion on the results of the Lok Sabha elections and we will decide our strategy as to how this alliance will move forward..."


Jun 5, 2024 06:09 PM

Raghav Chadha arrives for meeting of INDIA alliance

AAP MP Raghav Chadha at the residence of Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge for meeting of INDIA alliance

Jun 5, 2024 06:01 PM

Kalpana Soren arrives for INDIA alliance meeting

Kalpana Soren, JMM MLA and wife of former Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren, arrives at the residence of party president Mallikarjun Kharge for INDIA alliance meeting

Jun 5, 2024 05:39 PM

Cabinet advised President to dissolve the 17th Lok Sabha with immediate effect

The Cabinet, in its today's meeting, has advised the President to dissolve the 17th Lok Sabha with immediate effect. The President has accepted the advice of the Cabinet and signed the order dissolving the 17th Lok Sabha.



Jun 5, 2024 05:35 PM

SEE VISUALS | Amit Shah leaves from 7, LKM

Union Home Minister Amit Shah leaves from 7, LKM, the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Delhi after the conclusion of the meeting of NDA's constituent parties.

Jun 5, 2024 05:22 PM

Akhilesh Yadav arrived in Delhi to attend the INDIA bloc meeting

Akhilesh Yadav, the leader of the Samajwadi Party, has arrived in Delhi to attend the INDIA bloc meeting. Yadav, who won from the Kannauj seat in Uttar Pradesh, led his party to victory, securing 37 seats. This outcome surprised the BJP-led NDA. In contrast, the Congress saw an increase in its seat count, securing eight seats, while the BJP, despite its hopes for Uttar Pradesh, managed to secure 33 seats.


Jun 5, 2024 05:21 PM

SEE VIDEO | Leaders arriving at Mallikarjun Kharge's residence for INDIA alliance meeting

Congress leader KC Venugopal arrives at the residence of party president Mallikarjun Kharge for INDIA alliance meeting


Jun 5, 2024 05:06 PM

NDA to form government today ?

NDA is set to stake claim to form the government today and will subsequently meet with the President following the meeting : Sources

Jun 5, 2024 05:05 PM

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu hand over letters of support to the BJP

Following the NDA meeting, it is likely that several leaders will proceed to stake their claim to form the government.


Jun 5, 2024 04:33 PM

PM Modi to meet President after NDA meeting today, stake claim to form government


Jun 5, 2024 04:21 PM

Lok Sabha Election Results: List of parties attending the NDA Meeting

A meeting is taking place at the Prime Minister's residence to discuss the formation of the NDA government. Leaders from Shiv Sena, LJP, JDS, RLD, Jansena, UPPL, HAM, ZPM, SKM, Apna Dal, AGP, AJSU, NCP, TDP, and JDU are in attendance.

Jun 5, 2024 04:21 PM

Lok Sabha Election Results: NDA meeting begins at PM house


The NDA meeting has commenced at the Prime Minister's residence. Attendees include Anupriya Patel, Nitish Kumar, Chandrababu Naidu, Jayant Chaudhary, and Eknath Shinde, among other leaders.

Jun 5, 2024 04:18 PM

The meeting of NDA's constituent parties begins at 7, LKM, the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Delhi


Jun 5, 2024 04:12 PM

NDA leaders arrive at 7, LKM to attend the NDA meeting in Delhi


Jun 5, 2024 04:06 PM


Jun 5, 2024 03:34 PM

WATCH VIDEO | "I take the responsibility for such results in Maharashtra" : Devendra Fadnavis


Jun 5, 2024 03:32 PM

Devendra Fadnavis takes responsibility for BJP's abysmal performance in Maharashtra

As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saw a massive decline in its seat share in the Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra, state deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday took the responsibility for party's abysmal performance and urged the top leadership to relieve him of ministerial duties so that he could work for the party.

 "Whatever loss we suffered in the LS polls in Maharashtra, I take full responsibility for it. Therefore, I urge the top leadership to relieve me of my ministerial duties for I need to work for the party and contribute my time to the preparations of the state assembly polls", Fadnavis said while addressing the media in Maharashtra's Mumbai.

 

Jun 5, 2024 03:21 PM

How is the Prime Minister elected?

Appointment 

The prime minister is appointed by the president of India; however, the prime minister has to enjoy the confidence of the majority of Lok Sabha members, who are directly elected every five years, lest the prime minister shall resign. 

If no political party has a majority in the Lok Sabha, the President can use discretionary powers to appoint the Prime Minister. The President may invite the leader of a coalition or the largest political party to seek a vote of confidence from the Lok Sabha members, requiring them to secure support from two or more parties.

Jun 5, 2024 03:20 PM

How is the Prime Minister elected?

Eligibility

A Prime Minister must:

•  Be a citizen of India.

•  Be a member of the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha. If the person chosen as Prime Minister is neither a member of the Lok Sabha nor the Rajya Sabha at the time of selection, they must become a member of either of the houses within six months.

•  Be above 25 years of age if they are a member of the Lok Sabha, or, above 30 years of age if they are a member of the Rajya Sabha.

•  Not hold any office of profit under the government of India or the government of any state or under any local or other authority subject to the control of any of the said governments.

Jun 5, 2024 03:17 PM

WATCH VIDEO | President Droupadi Murmu accepted the resignation of PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi called on President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He tendered his resignation along with the Union Council of Ministers.

The President accepted the resignation and requested the Prime Minister and the Union Council of Ministers to continue in office till the new Government is formed: Rashtrapati Bhavan

Jun 5, 2024 03:14 PM

SEE PICS | Narendra Modi - Jagdeep Dhankhar meet

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi called on Vice-President, Jagdeep Dhankhar at the Vice-President's Enclave today.

Jun 5, 2024 03:10 PM

NDA MPs' meeting to be held at Central Hall of Parliament on 7th June at 11 AM: Sources

Jun 5, 2024 02:23 PM

PM Modi resigns, to continue operations till the new govt assumes office

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the President today and tendered his resignation along with the Council of Ministers.

The President has accepted the resignation and requested Narendra Modi and the Council of Ministers to continue till the new Government assumes office.


Jun 5, 2024 02:07 PM

NDA meeting to be held on June 7 in Delhi

The meeting of the newly elected MPs of NDA led by BJP will be held on June 7 in the national capital. According to the sources, discussions will be held on the government formation by the NDA.

Jun 5, 2024 02:05 PM

Congress' newly-elected MP from Amethi Kishori Lal Sharma with Rahul Gandhi


Jun 5, 2024 01:58 PM

PM Modi reached Rashtrapati Bhavan to tender his resignation


Jun 5, 2024 01:47 PM

I express gratitude to the people of Bihar: Chirag Paswan

Jun 5, 2024 01:44 PM

Jun 5, 2024 01:42 PM

PM Modi's swearing-in ceremony likely on June 8

Narendra Modi is expected to be sworn in as Prime Minister for a third term on June 8, after the NDA narrowly missed out on a majority by winning 292 seats. If the NDA forms the government, Modi will become the second leader to serve a third term, following former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

Jun 5, 2024 01:33 PM

These 4 candidates are now India's youngest MPs

At least four candidates are set to become the youngest members of Parliament (MPs) after winning the Lok Sabha elections. These four candidates are Pushpendra Saroj and Priya Saroj of the Samajwadi Party and Shambhavi Choudhary and Sanjana Jatav of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and Congress, respectively.

Click here to learn more about India's youngest MPs

Jun 5, 2024 01:30 PM

Irrespective of whether people voted for me or not, I am everyone's MP: KL Sharma (newly elected party MP from Amethi)

Jun 5, 2024 01:29 PM

Chirag Paswan welcomed by his supporters at Delhi airport

Jun 5, 2024 01:28 PM

Ground issues of unemployment, inflation seen in elections: Manish Tewari

"The way results were calculated and the way the slogan of 'Abki baar, 400 paar' was publicised is different from the reality...The ground issues of inflation, unemployment, Agniveer scheme, the concern people had towards the Constitution, all these were seen in the elections," says Manish Tewari after winning Chandigarh

Jun 5, 2024 01:25 PM

Kalpana Soren, wife of former Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren, leaves from Ranchi for Delhi to attend the INDIA bloc meeting

Jun 5, 2024 01:24 PM

'No party has got the majority, all are going forward with alliance only': Jharkhand CM

Jun 5, 2024 01:22 PM

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leaves from residence of Sonia Gandhi

Jun 5, 2024 01:14 PM

INDIA alliance will not be helpful for the country's development: JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy

Jun 5, 2024 01:13 PM

Hope Nitish, Naidu uphold values which they stood by: Kapil Sibal

"Nitish Kumar and Chandrababu Naidu have always maintained the federal structure... A few years ago, Naidu Ji said that a dictatorial government cannot run. And whatever the ED and CBI are doing without the consent of the states, is not acceptable", Sibal said.

"I salute them for upholding those values and I hope that they uphold the values that they stood by when they were chief ministers..." he added.

Jun 5, 2024 01:11 PM

Who won, who lost? A look at key candidates' performance

- Prime Minister Narendra Modi successfully retained his Varanasi constituency in Uttar Pradesh. 

- Home Minister Amit Shah won Gandhi Nagar by a staggering 7,44,716 votes over Congress' Sonam Ranambhai Patel.

- Kangana Ranaut has made a remarkable political debut. She defeated Vikramaditya Singh of the Congress by 74,755 votes while running on a BJP ticket from Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

- Rahul Gandhi won big in Raebareli, defeating Dinesh Pratap of the BJP by 3,90,030 votes. He also won Waynad's seat.

- KL Sharma of Congress won the Amethi seat, defeating Smriti Irani by a margin of 1,67,196 votes. 

Click HERE to read the full story

Jun 5, 2024 01:09 PM

Tamil Nadu CM M.K. Stalin arrives in Delhi for INDIA alliance meeting

Jun 5, 2024 01:06 PM


Jun 5, 2024 01:03 PM

Punjab LS poll results: High-profile candidates face unexpected defeats

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had a rough outing, with four out of the five Cabinet ministers it fielded as candidates losing their seats. Among them, the only minister who secured a win was Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer from Sangrur, who triumphed over Congress' Sukhpal Khera by a substantial margin of 1,72,560 votes.

The elections were particularly harsh on political turncoats: Sukhpal Singh Khaira, who switched to Congress from AAP, was defeated by AAP’s Meet Hayer in Sangrur. Gurpreet GP, who defected from Congress to AAP, lost to Congress’s Dr Amar Singh in Fatehgarh Sahib.

Click HERE to read the full story...


Jun 5, 2024 12:59 PM

Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav take same flight to Delhi for coalition meets


Jun 5, 2024 12:57 PM

Nitish Kumar arrives in Delhi for the NDA meeting

Jun 5, 2024 12:54 PM

Party-wise breakup: BJP ahead, but opposition makes inroads

BJP emerged as the single largest party, securing 240 seats. However, this is significantly fewer than the party had anticipated and falls short of the 272-seat majority mark needed to form a government on its own. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, despite securing a third term, faces a new challenge as the BJP's tally is down from the 303 seats won in 2019.

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Jun 5, 2024 12:49 PM

'Wait & watch: Tejashwi Yadav when asked if INDIA will try to have govt at Centre

When asked if INDIA alliance will try to have their govt at the Centre, RJD's Tejashwi Yadav says, "Have some patience. Wait & watch."

As photos of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar & him travelling on the same flight to Delhi go viral, he says, "We greeted each other. Baaki kya hota hai, aage dekhte dekhte rahiye."

Jun 5, 2024 12:47 PM

Chandrababu Naidu to remain with NDA

TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu reiterated his intention to "firmly stay" with the BJP-led NDA. According to sources, Naidu is expected to make his desire for the Speaker's position known during today's high-profile NDA meeting in Delhi.


Lok Sabha Election Results 2024 LIVE UPDATES

The final count for the 2024 Lok Sabha election has been wrapped up, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning 240 seats. Despite winning fewer seats than expected, the BJP has maintained a clear lead over the Congress, which won 99 seats.


The Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA and the Opposition INDIA alliance are set to meet on Wednesday to discuss future political actions. 

Today, the NDA leaders will gather at Prime Minister Modi's residence, 7 Lok Kalyan Marg. The meeting is scheduled for about 3:30 p.m. Key figures, including Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, are expected to attend the NDA. meeting.

The INDIA bloc meeting is scheduled to start around 6 p.m. in the national capital.

The counting of the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections took place on Tuesday. According to the Election Commission of India, the BJP won 240 seats, down from 303 in 2019. The Congress, on the other hand, had a significant expansion, winning 99 seats. The INDIA bloc surpassed the 230 mark, posing strong challenges and surpassing all expectations.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won a third term, but the BJP will need the backing of other parties in his alliance, including JD(U) president Nitish Kumar and TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu.

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