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Updated June 6th, 2024 at 00:23 IST

It's Official: Narendra Modi to be India's PM For 3rd Time in a Row

A day after Lok Sabha election results were declared, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tendered his resignation to President Droupadi Murmu, who accepted it and asked him to continue till the new government assumes office. Earlier in the day, the Union cabinet recommended the dissolution of the 17th Lok Sabha. The term of the current 17th Lok Sabha ends on June 16.

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NDA's show of strength at PM's residence | Image: Republic Digital
12: 14 IST, June 6th 2024

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi clinched victory in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, over 75 world leaders sent him congratulatory messages wishing him for his electoral victory in the general elections. According to the sources, leaders from diverse regions including Asia, Europe, Africa, West Asia and the Caribbean have extended their wishes to PM Modi for his win in the general elections. Apart from them, leaders of Nordiac nations, including Denmark and Norway congratulated Prime Minister Modi for his electoral victory. 

12: 07 IST, June 6th 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his gratitude to his Nepal counterpart, Pushpa Kamal Dahal. In his post on X, PM Modi wrote, "Happy to speak with Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'. Thanked him for his warm wishes. We reaffirmed our shared commitment to bolster the deep-rooted and multifaceted partnership between India and Nepal, and agreed to sustain the positive momentum in our relations."

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12: 03 IST, June 6th 2024

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu reached Vijaywada after attending the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) meeting in Delhi earlier in the day. 

11: 41 IST, June 5th 2024

On the NDA meeting, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) president and Assam Minister Atul Bora said, "We are in NDA and we came to attend the NDA meeting. The major parties like TDP, JD(U) and others joined the meeting. All the NDA partners are happy. The people of the country have cast their votes for NDA for the third consecutive time. PM Modi was leading from the front."

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11: 38 IST, June 5th 2024

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and newly elected BJP Lok Sabha MP from the Vidisha Parliamentary seat Shivraj Singh Chouhan took a jibe at the Congress and Rahul Gandhi dubbing their thoughts to form government at the Centre as ‘Mungeri lal ke haseen sapne’. Talking to media, Chouhan said, “'Mungeri Lal ke haseen sapne abhi bhi dekh rahe hai'. They don't even have 100 seats. Rahul Gandhi is daydreaming but PM Modi will become the Prime Minister.” 

11: 29 IST, June 5th 2024

Prime Minister of Denmark Mette Frederiksen extended his wish to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral victory, saying, "Congratulations to PM Modi on victory in the largest democratic elections ever. I look forward to continuing our strong cooperation including our Green Strategic Partnership. DK is ready to support your ambitious goals for India’s green transformation."

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11: 26 IST, June 5th 2024

President's Media Division of Sri Lanka tweeted on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's victory in the general elections. In a post on X, it said, "Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe congratulated PM Modi on the BJP-led NDA's electoral victory in a phone call. During the conversation, PM Modi invited President Wickremesinghe to his swearing-in ceremony which he accepted."

10: 35 IST, June 5th 2024

Former Madhya Pradesh CM and newly-elected BJP Lok Sabha MP Shivraj Singh Chouhan held a roadshow in his Vidisha constituency and thanked people for voting and supporting him. In the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Shivraj Singh Chouhan won with a margin of over 8 lakh votes from Vidisha parliamentary constituency.

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10: 32 IST, June 5th 2024

On the NDA meeting, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said, "The meeting of the NDA leaders was done under the leadership of PM Modi and Shiv Sena has extended support to PM Modi and soon he will take oath as the Prime Minister of the country for the third time."

10: 30 IST, June 5th 2024

On the NDA meeting, TDP MP Ram Mohan Naidu said, "I was not there in the meeting, but our leader Chandrababu Naidu was in the meeting. It was important to give this message to the people of the country that a strong govt is going to be formed. All the NDA leaders were happy. On 7th June, there will be a meeting of NDA MPs and then on 9th June, PM Modi will take oath as the Prime Minister."

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10: 22 IST, June 5th 2024

Following the meeting with the leaders of various parties of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Met our valued NDA partners. Ours is an alliance that will further national progress and fulfil regional aspirations. We will serve the 140 crore people of India and work towards building a Viksit Bharat.”

10: 15 IST, June 5th 2024

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin met TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu at Delhi airport, while leaving from Delhi after attending meetings of their respective alliance in the national capital. Following the meeting, Tamil Nadu CM Stalin tweeted, “I conveyed my best wishes to him and expressed hope that we will collaborate to strengthen the ties between the brotherly states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. I am confident that he will play a crucial role in the Union Government, advocating for the southern states and protecting our rights.”

A photo of the two having candid moment at the airport lounge has surfaced on social media and is going viral. 

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10: 10 IST, June 5th 2024

Wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his Lok Sabha polls victory, European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen tweeted, "Congratulations to the people of India! And congratulations Narendra Modi. As the EU moves into its own elections, we celebrate the voice of the people in our democracies, the two biggest in the world. I look forward to a continued fruitful partnership between the EU and India."

9: 52 IST, June 5th 2024

President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday hosted a dinner for the outgoing Union Council of Ministers, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. At the dinner, PM Modi was accompanied by Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla along with others. 

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9: 44 IST, June 5th 2024

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu arrived in Delhi after registering a sweeping victory in the State Assembly elections. Addressing media personal in Delhi, CM Khandu reacted on the Lok Sabha elections result, saying, "This is a very good victory. For the third time, the people of the country have given a chance to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, so I am very happy."

9: 41 IST, June 5th 2024

CPI General Secretary D Raja responded on being asked about holding talks with TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and others to bring them to the INDI Alliance, saying, "Who said? I don't know who is talking all of this. We discussed the current situation. Kharge ji read out the statement adopted in the meeting. Mallikarjun Kharge is the Chaiperson of the INDI Alliance."

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9: 36 IST, June 5th 2024

President of the European Council Charles Michel wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi through a post on X, saying, "Congratulations PM Modi on your results in India's General Elections, the world's largest election.  The EU is looking forward to continuing to deepen our strategic partnership with India. Our continents must cooperate on the most pressing global challenges: climate change, peace & security, and the fight against poverty."

9: 36 IST, June 5th 2024

President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his post on X, he said, "I extend my sincere congratulations to my friend PM Narendra Modi on his re-election as Prime Minister and wish him success in leading India to further progress and growth. Our two countries enjoy a deeply rooted strategic partnership and I look forward to our continued collaboration aimed at advancing the shared development goals of our nations and our peoples."

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9: 27 IST, June 5th 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his gratitude to his counterparts from Israel, Singapore, Malaysia and Spain after the global leaders congratulated him on his victory in the recently concluded 2024 Lok Sabha elections. 

9: 20 IST, June 5th 2024

Victorious BJP candidate from Bihar's Begusarai Giriraj Singh responded on being asked on the coalition government at the Centre, said, "We were running a coalition government, even though we got the majority earlier, but we were running a coalition government in which Ram Vilas Paswan was there, Shiv Sena was there, Pashupati Paras was there, we were running a coalition government and will run a coalition government in future too."

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9: 16 IST, June 5th 2024

South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol in Hiroshima congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Yeol, in his post on X, said, "Congratulations to PM Modi for winning the general election with broad support of the Indian people. The result shows their unwavering trust in your outstanding leadership. Look forward to working closely with you to deepen the Korea-India Special Strategic Partnership!"

9: 08 IST, June 5th 2024

Ahead of the swearing in ceremony of the Narendra Modi government 3.0, Republic Media Network brings you an exclusive information from the trusted sources, that in the third term of the NDA government, the BJP is going to keep all the four key ministries including the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Defence with it. 

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9: 06 IST, June 5th 2024

Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the BJP-led NDA's victory in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. Putin congratulated PM Modi on his party's success in general elections.

8: 56 IST, June 5th 2024

US President Joe Biden tweeted, "Congratulations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the National Democratic Alliance on their victory, and the nearly 650 million voters in this historic election. The friendship between our nations is only growing as we unlock a shared future of unlimited potential."

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8: 50 IST, June 5th 2024

After the conclusion of the INDI Alliance leaders, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, while addressing the media, said, “The INDI Alliance will continue to fight against the fascist rule of the BJP led by PM Modi. We will take the appropriate steps at the appropriate time to realise the people's desire not to be ruled by the BJP's govt. This is our decision and we altogether agreed on these points and we will keep up with the promises we have given to the people. The constituents of INDI Alliance thank the people of India for the overwhelming support received by our alliance.” 

8: 42 IST, June 5th 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other ministers of his cabinet arrived at the Rashtrapati Bhavan to attend the dinner organised by President Droupadi Murmu.

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8: 17 IST, June 5th 2024

United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Rishi Sunak spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and congratulated him for his victory in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. In a post on X, he later wrote, "Today I spoke to PM Modi to congratulate him on his election victory. The UK and India share the closest of friendships, and together that friendship will continue to thrive."

7: 51 IST, June 5th 2024

After meeting with newly elected party MLAs, outgoing Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik said, "We have worked hard to reduce poverty from 70% to 10%. Our efforts in agriculture, irrigation and women empowerment have led to this achievement."

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7: 41 IST, June 5th 2024

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu has reiterated an absolute support to the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance and PM Narendra Modi to form the government at the Centre after crucial meeting of the allies partners at the prime minister's residence on Wednesday. 

7: 34 IST, June 5th 2024

The INDI bloc would welcome all parties that share a fundamental commitment to the values enshrined in the Preamble of Constitution, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge said on Wednesday at the first meeting of the opposition grouping after its impressive gains in Lok Sabha polls.

"The mandate is decisively against Mr 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. 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 Congress chief said in his opening remarks.

Thanking the INDIA bloc partners, he said, "I welcome all INDIA alliance partners. We fought well, fought unitedly, fought resolutely."

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7: 32 IST, June 5th 2024

During the NDA leaders meeting at 7, LKM, the residence of PM Modi, in Delhi, all leaders congratulated PM Modi for his leadership and the strides our nation has made under him. They appreciated PM Modi's hard work and efforts in nation-building. NDA partners said that PM Modi has a clear vision for Viksit Bharat. They lauded PM Modi's role in increasing India's pride in the world. NDA leaders lauded PM Modi's efforts towards poverty eradication and pledged to continue the good work. PM Modi said that this was a historic mandate for 3rd consecutive government which was last received in India 60 years back.

7: 17 IST, June 5th 2024

"Congratulations to PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji on being unanimously elected as the leader of the NDA. The last 10 years stand out as an era of large-scale development and welfare under the visionary leadership of Modi Ji. The NDA is firmly committed to serving the nation and its people with renewed strength and momentum," tweeted Amit Shah
 

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7: 00 IST, June 5th 2024

INDI bloc meeting begins at Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge's residence to discuss post-poll result strategy. Several INDI bloc leaders arrived at the Congress President's house to attend the meeting. Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi also arrived at the meeting.
 

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav arrived at the residence of Kharge along with his uncle Ram Gopal Yadav ahead of the meeting to discuss a strategy to form the central government.
Congress leader KC Venugopal; Kalpana Soren, JMM MLA and wife of former Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren; Revolutionary Socialist Party leader NK Premachandran also arrived at the spot.
 

6: 33 IST, June 5th 2024

NDA leaders will meet President Murmu and stake claim at 5 pm on June 7. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union HM Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda will together discuss the formation of the government with the allies.

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6: 57 IST, June 5th 2024

NDA leaders pass resolution underlining alliance government's commitment to serving poor, women, youth, farmers and deprived sections of society.

6: 14 IST, June 5th 2024

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said, "NDA has numbers but we want the government which will be formed should take care of Bihar and ensure that Bihar gets a special status. It is a good opportunity for Nitish Kumar if he is the kingmaker, he should make sure that Bihar gets a special status and conduct caste-based census in the entire country. For the first time, we have seen that PM Modi's magic has finished and he is far away from the majority. He will not be able to run the government without two of his allies."

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5: 53 IST, June 5th 2024

NDA leaders held a meeting today at 7, LKM, the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Delhi

5: 41 IST, June 5th 2024

President Draupadi Murmu will host a farewell dinner for outgoing Cabinet ministers at Rashtrapati Bhavan tonight at 8 p.m.

 

 

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5: 27 IST, June 5th 2024

After the crucial NDA meeting concluded, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu said, “I am with NDA”.

5: 13 IST, June 5th 2024

INDI leaders Akhilesh Yadav, Sharad Pawar, Supriya Sule, MK Stanli, Tejashwi Yadav arrive in New Delhi for Opposition meet at 6 pm.

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4: 31 IST, June 5th 2024

If TDP and Nitish Kumar agrees for alliance, the NDA will stake their claim today. PM Modi, Chandrababu Naidu, Nitish Kumar, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, and JP Nadda will go to the President's office, which has already been informed. All major partners of the NDA will accompany them to stake their claim.

 


 

4: 11 IST, June 5th 2024

Over 50 world leaders have congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he is set to take oath this week for a third straight term at the top office following the National Democratic Alliance's victory in the Lok Sabha polls. Among G20 countries, prime ministers of Italy and Japan and president of South Korea have congratulated Modi on the electoral victory.


 

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3: 37 IST, June 5th 2024

Key NDA meeting begins at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg as allies begin to arrive. Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah and Nitin Gadkar in attendance. 

4: 13 IST, June 5th 2024

“Winning and losing is part of politics. Will walk the talk and deliver on all promises. Let's continue the good work done in past 10 years," said PM Modi in his message at the last cabinet meeting of 17th Lok Sabha.

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3: 00 IST, June 5th 2024

Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday announced that he will resign from the post, attributing to his inability to enhance BJP's performance in the state.  While taking responsibility for BJP's debacle in Maharashtra, he said, "I take the responsibility for such results in Maharashtra. I was leading the party. I am requesting the BJP high command to relieve me from the responsibility of the government so that I can work hard for the party in upcoming elections."


 

2: 55 IST, June 5th 2024

RLD chief Jayant Chowdhury arrived to attend NDA meeting in the national capital today.

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2: 44 IST, June 5th 2024

RLD leader Jayant chaudhary said, "We are part of NDA and we will remain part of NDA, we are giving our support letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi this evening.
 

2: 32 IST, June 5th 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the Union Council of Ministers tendered his resignation to President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan on June 6. 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.

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2: 25 IST, June 5th 2024

PM Narendra Modi has left from Rashtrapati Bhawan after handing over the resolution to dissolve 17th Lok Sabha to the President.

2: 32 IST, June 5th 2024

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has left from his residence in Delhi to attend the INDI alliance meeting which is scheduled to be held at Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge's residence later this evening. 

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2: 17 IST, June 5th 2024

Congress party's newly-elected MP from Amethi, Kishori Lal Sharma shows his winning certificate as he meets Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and MP Rahul Gandhi.


 

3: 26 IST, June 5th 2024

TDP has demanded the post of Lok Sabha Speaker in Modi's third term as PM, said sources.

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2: 10 IST, June 5th 2024

PM Narendra Modi will address NDA Meeting on June 7.

2: 24 IST, June 5th 2024

PM Modi arrived at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Wednesday. He met the President and handed over the resolution to dissolve the 17th Lok Sabha.
 

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2: 02 IST, June 5th 2024

On BJP opening its account in Kerala in Lok Sabha elections, State BJP President K Surendran said, "This is a very important and significant victory for BJP in Kerala. We opened our account and our vote share increased, 20% of votes BJP secured in this election. This is the beginning of a big yatra because next we have the local body and Assembly elections in which BJP will be the main contender."
 

1: 58 IST, June 5th 2024

TDP leader N Chandrababu Naidu arrived in Delhi on Wednesday afternoon.

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1: 56 IST, June 5th 2024

When asked about the speculations around Bihar CM and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar, JD (U) minister MD Zama Khan says, " My leader has a meeting to attend, there is NDA meeting today and he (Tejashwi Yadav) also has a meeting to attend. If they went on the same flight, it is just a coincidence. There is nothing else."
 

1: 50 IST, June 5th 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to be sworn in for a third consecutive term on June 8 evening, following the NDA's narrow victory in securing 292 seats, surpassing the majority threshold.

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12: 45 IST, June 5th 2024

When asked about TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, NCP-SCP chief Sharad Pawar says, "...I won't talk to them...when a decision is taken during our (INDIA alliance) meeting, then I will. Right now, I haven't spoken to them"

1: 45 IST, June 5th 2024

China on Wednesday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the victory of the BJP-led NDA coalition in the general elections and said it stands ready to work with India bearing in mind the overall interests of bilateral ties. The Election Commission of India has declared results for all Lok Sabha constituencies, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning 240 of the 543 seats and the Congress 99. The BJP-led NDA is comfortably above the majority mark of 272 in the 543-member Lok Sabha, the BJP has fallen short of the magic number for the first time since 2014.

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12: 42 IST, June 5th 2024

Bihar CM and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar arrived in Delhi for the NDA meeting. Party MP Sanjay Kumar Jha is also accompanying him. "Sarkar toh ab banegi hi," he says. Meanwhile, Tejashwi Yadav who was with Nitish on the same flight, addressed media and said “wait and watch.”

12: 34 IST, June 5th 2024

Maharashtra CM and Shiv Sena chief Eknath Shinde left from Mumbai for Delhi to attend the NDA meeting.

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12: 30 IST, June 5th 2024

Maharashtra BJP core committee meeting after the Lok Sabha Election results is underway in Mumbai. State BJP President Chandrashekhar Bawankule, Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis and other leaders present.

12: 13 IST, June 5th 2024

The INDI bloc leaders will hold a crucial post-poll results meeting today at 6pm at 10, Rajaji Marg to discuss the election results and strategy thereafter.
 

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12: 09 IST, June 5th 2024

The key Union Cabinet meeting began at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg in the national capital on Wednesday. 

11: 49 IST, June 5th 2024

With the BJP falling short of a majority in the Lok Sabha and needing the NDA allies to form the government at the Centre, Bihar Chief Minister and JD (U) head Nitish Kumar and TDP's N Chandrababu Naidu have emerged as potential kingmakers. While Kumar's party was leading or had won 12 seats, the TDP was leading or had won 16 Lok Sabha seats, according to the latest election commission data.

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11: 48 IST, June 5th 2024

After scoring a zilch in the Lok Sabha polls, Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati on Wednesday said that despite the party gave it a "proper representation" in elections, the Muslim community is not able to understand the BSP. Going forward, the party will give the community an electoral opportunity only after a lot of thought, she said. The BSP had failed to open its account in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as well. It, however, bagged 10 seats in the 2019 one, which it had fought in alliance with the Samajwadi Party.

11: 31 IST, June 5th 2024

Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray will not attend INDI alliance meeting scheduled to be held in Delhi today.

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11: 27 IST, June 5th 2024

NCP-SCP chief Sharad Pawar and party MP Supriya Sule arrived in Delhi on Wednesday to attend the INDIA bloc meeting, scheduled for later in the day. NCP-SCP won 8 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra.

11: 18 IST, June 5th 2024

Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) chief Chirag Paswan on Wednesday morning met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar here ahead of the crucial NDA meeting scheduled in Delhi later in the day. Chirag, whose party won all the five constituencies allotted to it as part of the NDA seat-sharing in the state, called on the CM along with his newly elected MPs.

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10: 58 IST, June 5th 2024

 TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday addressed a press conference before heading to Delhi ahead of the key NDA meet slated to be held today. He said, "Today, I am heading to Delhi. After the completion of the election, this is my first press meet before going to Delhi. I am very glad for the support of the voters. Ups and downs are common in politics. Many political leaders and parties have been ousted in history. This is a historic election. Even voters from abroad have returned to their hometowns to exercise their votes." He added, "An alliance has been formed for the welfare and development of the state. 55.38% of votes have been cast. The TDP secured 45%, and the YSRCP secured 39%...Many TDP activists have faced sleepless nights and have been tortured. Even media was obstructed in the state and CID cases were lodged on media houses.
 

11: 17 IST, June 5th 2024

Bihar Chief Minister and JDU leader Nitish Kumar and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav are en route Delhi on the same flight as leaders of both NDA and INDIA alliances fly to Delhi to hold meetings on the way forward post Lok Sabha results.


 

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10: 42 IST, June 5th 2024

JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy on Wednesday said the Congress bid to form government at the Centre will not happen. The Election Commission of India on Tuesday declared results for 542 of the 543 Lok Sabha constituencies, with the BJP winning 240 seats and the Congress 99. Speaking to reporters before heading for New Delhi, he said the NDA constituents meeting will be held in the national capital, and he would be participating on behalf of JD(S). "Nothing will happen," Kumaraswamy said, replying to a query on the Congress party's exercise to form the government.

10: 41 IST, June 5th 2024

A day after losing the Lok Sabha elections from Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference (NC) vice president Omar Abdullah on Wednesday expressed his gratitude to voters for keeping the flame of democracy alive. Abdullah was defeated by jailed former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid alias Engineer Rashid by a margin of 2,04,142 votes. People's Conference president Sajad Gani Lone was also in the fray.

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9: 53 IST, June 5th 2024

G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister and BJP MP from Secunderabad, arrived in Delhi ahead of the NDA meeting scheduled for today. He said, "There is no difficulty, all the parties are with us. We have spoken with everyone. This is not a new alliance, we were in the alliance even before the elections. We have worked together...There is no problem. NDA got the mandate."

9: 50 IST, June 5th 2024

A day after Lok Sabha election results were declared, NDA and INDI bloc will hold a crucial meeting with their respective allies in Delhi today. The Election Commission of India has declared results for all Lok Sabha constituencies, with the BJP winning 240 of the 543 seats and the Cong 99. The counting was held for 542 seats after the BJP's Surat candidate Mukesh Dalal was elected unopposed.

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9: 44 IST, June 5th 2024

Union Minister and BJP MP from Ratnagiri- Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), Narayan Rane arrives in Delhi ahead of the NDA meeting scheduled for later today. He says, "We don't know the details of the meeting. We have been called here so we have come...Credit for the victory goes to Narendra Modi and Amit Shah..."

9: 22 IST, June 5th 2024

Tamil Nadu CM and DMK chief MK Stalin arrived in Delhi ahead of the INDIA bloc meeting scheduled for later today. His party won 22 seats in Lok Sabha Elections 2024.
 

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9: 21 IST, June 5th 2024

NCP-SCP chief Sharad Pawar and party MP and candidate from Baramati, Supriya Sule left from Mumbai for Delhi for the INDI bloc meeting, scheduled for later today. NCP-SCP won 8 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra and Supriya Sule retained Baramati by a margin of 1,58,333 votes.

 

8: 41 IST, June 5th 2024

Multi-faceted personality and BJP pick for Hyderabad to take on its long-time MP Asaduddin Owaisi, K Madhavi Latha, is said to have given a run for his money in the May 13 Lok Sabha polls. Latha lost to Owaisi with a margin of over 3.38 lakh votes. A philanthropist, classical dancer and entrepreneur, Madhavi Latha surprised many when the BJP announced her candidacy, pitting her against AIMIM chief Owaisi in the Hyderabad Lok Sabha constituency. She has the image of being a strong Hindutva proponent.

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8: 40 IST, June 5th 2024

The Election Commission has declared results for all 543 Lok Sabha constituencies, with the BJP winning 240 seats and the Congress 99. The last result to be announced was that of the Beed constituency in Maharashtra, where NCP (Sharad Pawar) candidate Bajrang Manohar Sonwane defeated the BJP's Pankaja Munde by 6,553 votes. The Lok Sabha has 543 members. However, votes were counted for 542 seats after the BJP's Surat candidate Mukesh Dalal was elected unopposed. Following are the number of seats won by parties in all states and Union Territories in the Lok Sabha elections, according to the Election Commission website: BJP - 240 Congress - 99 Samajwadi Party - 37 Trinamool Congress - 29 DMK - 22 Telugu Desam Party - 16 JD(U) - 12 Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackrey) - 9 NCP (Sharad Pawar) - 8 Shiv Sena - 7 Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) - 5 YSRCP - 4 RJD - 4 CPI(M) - 4 Indian Union Muslim League - 3 AAP - 3 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha - 3 Janasena Party - 2 CPI (ML) (Liberation) - 2 JD(S) - 2 Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi - 2 CPI - 2 Rashtriya Lok Dal - 2 National Conference - 2 United People’s Party, Liberal - 1 Asom Gana Parishad - 1 Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) - 1 Kerala Congress - 1 Revolutionary Socialist Party - 1 NCP - 1 Voice of the People Party - 1 Zoram People’s Movement - 1 Shiromani Akali Dal - 1 Rashtriya Loktantrik Party - 1 Bharat Adivasi Party - 1 Sikkim Krantikari Morcha - 1 Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam - 1 Aazad Samaj Party (Kanshi Ram) - 1 Apna Dal (Soneylal) - 1 AJSU Party - 1 AIMIM - 1 Independent - 7

7: 50 IST, June 5th 2024

Italian PM Giorgia Meloni congratulates PM Modi for his electoral Win in the general elections. She tweeted, "Congratulations to @narendramodi on the new electoral victory and my warmest wishes for good work. Certain that we will continue to work together to strengthen the friendship that unites Italy and India and consolidate cooperation on the various issues that bind us, for the well-being of our Nations and our peoples."

 

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7: 46 IST, June 5th 2024

Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu congratulated PM Modi for securing victory in the general elections. Muizzu tweeted, "Congratulations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP and BJP-led NDA, on the success in the 2024 Indian General Election, for the third consecutive term. I look forward to working together to advance our shared interests in pursuit of shared prosperity and stability for our two countries."


 

7: 33 IST, June 5th 2024

The US-India Business Council congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling NDA on their victory in the Lok Sabha elections. Modi is poised to form the government for a third consecutive term with the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) getting a majority in the Lok Sabha, notwithstanding crushing losses in three Hindi heartland states after a bitterly fought election that was projected as a referendum on his popularity. The Election Commission of India has declared results for 542 of the 543 Lok Sabha constituencies, with the BJP winning 240 seats and the Congress 99.

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7: 32 IST, June 5th 2024

Two ex-mayors, a popular actor, and the daughter of a former external affairs minister were among the BJP candidates whose victories helped the saffron party sweep Delhi's seven Lok Sabha seats for the third consecutive time. Among its seven candidates this time, the BJP only retained Manoj Tiwari from North East Delhi. The other six were contesting the Lok Sabha polls for the first time.

7: 31 IST, June 5th 2024

The Election Commission of India has declared results for all Lok Sabha constituencies, with the BJP winning 240 of the 543 seats and the Congress 99. The last result to be announced was that of Beed constituency in Maharashtra, where NCP (Sharad Pawar) candidate Bajrang Manohar Sonwane defeated the BJP's Pankaja Munde by 6,553 votes. While the Lok Sabha has 543 members, counting was held for 542 seats after the BJP's Surat candidate Mukesh Dalal was elected unopposed.

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Published June 5th, 2024 at 07:36 IST