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Election Results: NDA, INDIA Bloc Meeting After Poll Results; Stalin Meets Naidu At Delhi Airport | Highlights, June 5

Elections 2024 News: Both the INDIA bloc and BJP-led NDA camp held meetings with their respective alliance partners in New Delhi on Wednesday. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge asserted that the Opposition group will continue its fight against 'fascist rule', while the NDA partners formally elected PM Modi as their leader. The outgoing Union Council of Ministers were given a farewell dinner by President Droupadi Murmu at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

L: NDA meeting at PM Modi's residence | R: INDIA bloc leaders to meet shortly. PTI

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Results: Key Points

  • None of the political parties reached the 272-seat majority on its own on Tuesday as the results of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections were announced. However, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) crossed the majority mark with 292 seats.

  • With this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to retain power for a third consecutive term despite the not achieving the landslide victory of crossing 400 seats that he hoped for.

  • On the contrary, the Congress made stunning gains with a stupendous performance in the general elections touching the 100 mark and emerging as a strong opposition in Lok Sabha.

  • Addressing a joint press conference at the Congress headquarters here along with party president Mallikarjun Kharge and Congress Parliamentary Party leader Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi said the INDIA bloc allies would meet on Wednesday and take a call on its future course of action.

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Results: Table Of Seats Won By Parties

The Election Commission has declared results for 542 of the 543 Lok Sabha constituencies, with the BJP winning 240 seats and the Congress 99.

The result for the Beed constituency in Maharashtra -- where NCP (Sharad Pawar) candidate Bajrang Manohar Sonwane is leading the BJP's Pankaja Munde -- is still awaited.

Here's the table of seats won by parties, as per EC.

  • BJP - 240

  • Congress - 99

  • Samajwadi Party - 37

  • Trinamool Congress - 29

  • DMK - 22

  • TDP - 16

  • JD(U) - 12

  • Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackrey) - 9

  • NCP (Sharad Pawar) 7, leading in 1

  • 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)(L) - 2

  • JD(S) - 2

  • Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi - 2

  • CPI - 2

  • RLD - 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

Lok Sabha Election 2024 LIVE: PM Modi Thanks People

Terming Lok Sabha results as "historical feat", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday thanked people for "placing faith" in BJP-led NDA for third time.

Taking to micro-blogging site--X, he said, "People have placed their faith in NDA, for a third consecutive time! This is a historical feat in India’s history."

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Results LIVE: TDP To Support NDA, Not INDIA Bloc

As the BJP grapples with a potential shortfall in its Lok Sabha tally, its ally Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has unequivocally pledged allegiance to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), dismissing any speculation of a pivot towards the INDIA bloc.

"Our pre-poll pact with BJP and Janasena in Andhra Pradesh isn't just political arithmetic; it's a matter of credibility," TDP's senior leader Kanakamedala Ravindrakumar told PTI.

"We will remain part of the NDA. There is absolutely no question of supporting the India Bloc," he said.

(via PTI)

India General Elections Results 2024 LIVE:  US Congratulates Modi For Third Term

Congratulating PM Modi on his third consecutive electoral victory, a top American corporate leader exuded confidence about the positive Indo-US momentum continuing.

"Congratulations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has captured his third term during India's general election. Under his leadership, India has made tremendous progress economically and with digitisation," Cisco Chairman Emeritus John Chambers said in a social media post.

He added, "Keep an eye on India -- I have no doubt this positive momentum will continue."

Lok Sabha Election 2024 LIVE: Congress Makes Huge Gains in K'taka, NDA Surges Ahead

After an emphatic win in Karnataka Assembly Elections last year, the Congress party is currently only leading in 9 out of 28 seats in the state, with the BJP-JD(S) alliance making gains in 19 seats.

The saffron party continues to maintain its stronghold over coastal Karnataka districts—Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and Uttara Kannada—which have witnessed increased instances of polarisation in the last few years. The party is also leading in three constituencies of Bangalore—South, North and Rural, along with other South Karnataka regions of Mysuru and Mandya.

Odisha Lok Sabha Election 2024 LIVE: Saffron Surge Topples 24-Year-Old BJD Govt

Mocked as a 'sign-board party' in Odisha in the 1990s, the BJP on Tuesday stormed into power in the state, ending the 24-year reign of BJD leader Naveen Patnaik.

Proving all political analysts wrong, the Bharatiya Janata Party in a huge leap won 78 of the 147 seats in the assembly, trouncing the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) which also failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections.

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday was seen leaving Bhubaneswar for Delhi. Pradhan won the Sambalpur Lok Sabha seat by a margin of over 1 lakh votes.

INDIA Bloc Meeting Today At Kharge Residence

Following the Lok Sabha election results, the INDIA bloc leaders are scheduled to meet at Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge's residence today to decide on their further strategy and whether to reach out to their former allies Nitish Kumar and Chandrababu Naidu for government formation.

Accordinng to PTI, top opposition leaders of the alliance would be meeting at 6 PM at the 10, Rajaji Marg residence of the Congress president where they would discuss their way forward.

The leaders will deliberate on the Lok Sabha poll results and on whether to bring on board the JDU and TDP in moving towards government formation.

Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha Election 2024 LIVE: Over 2 Lakh NOTA Votes, Indore Scripts History

Indore on Tuesday rewrote history by registering the highest-ever NOTA votes in the country at 2,18,674, overtaking a record posted by Bihar's Gopalganj in 2019, while BJP candidate Shankar Lalwani won the Lok Sabha polls from the seat in Madhya Pradesh by a staggering margin of 11,75,092 votes.

Lok Sabha 2024 Result LIVE: EC Declares All Results, No Party Wins Majority 

The Election Commission Of India has declared all results for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. As per the ECI tally, none of the parties have won a majority and will now be working towards forming a coalition governmemt.

Despite its '400 paar' dreams, Narendra Modi-led BJP secured 240 wins.

Lok Sabha 2024 Election Result LIVE: World Reacts To BJP, NDA Victory 

As the world's largest democracy wraps up its election season for the next five years, well wishes for incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi have poured in from across the world after he claimed victory in the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. From Maldives to Italy, leaders from across the globe have congratualted Modi.

Lok Sabha 2024 Elections LIVE: Naidu, Pawar, Nitish Kumar And More Head To Delhi

After a day of shocks and surprises in the Lok Sabha Election Result 2024, party leaders with the NDA and INDIA alliances are now on their way to Delhi to discuss the results of the general leader.

N Chandrababu Naidu and Nitish Kumar are headed to the national capital for the NDA meet. Meanwhile, SUpriya Sule, Sharad Pawar, Kalpana Soren and more INDIA bloc leaders are making their way to Delhi for the crucial meet

Lok Sabha 2024 Elections LIVE: Party-wise vote count as per EC 

The Election Commission of India has declared the Lok Sabha results for all 543 parliamentary constituencies. As per the results, the final tally stands at -

Party Wins
Bharatiya Janata Party - BJP 240
Indian National Congress - INC 99
Samajwadi Party - SP 37
All India Trinamool Congress - AITC 29
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam - DMK 22
Telugu Desam - TDP 16
Janata Dal (United) - JD(U) 12
Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackrey) - SHSUBT 9
Nationalist Congress Party ? Sharadchandra Pawar - NCPSP 8
Shiv Sena - SHS 7
Lok Janshakti Party(Ram Vilas) - LJPRV 5
Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party - YSRCP 4
Rashtriya Janata Dal - RJD 4
Communist Party of India (Marxist) - CPI(M) 4
Indian Union Muslim League - IUML 3
Aam Aadmi Party - AAAP 3
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha - JMM 3
Janasena Party - JnP 2
Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation) - CPI(ML)(L) 2
Janata Dal (Secular) - JD(S) 2
Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi - VCK 2
Communist Party of India - CPI 2
Rashtriya Lok Dal - RLD 2
Jammu & Kashmir National Conference - JKN 2
United People?s Party, Liberal - UPPL 1
Asom Gana Parishad - AGP 1
Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) - HAMS 1
Kerala Congress - KEC 1
Revolutionary Socialist Party - RSP 1
Nationalist Congress Party - NCP 1
Voice of the People Party - VOTPP 1
Zoram People?s Movement - ZPM 1
Shiromani Akali Dal - SAD 1
Rashtriya Loktantrik Party - RLTP 1
Bharat Adivasi Party - BHRTADVSIP 1
Sikkim Krantikari Morcha - SKM 1
Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam - MDMK 1
Aazad Samaj Party (Kanshi Ram) - ASPKR 1
Apna Dal (Soneylal) - ADAL 1
AJSU Party - AJSUP 1
All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen - AIMIM 1
Independent - IND 7

Elections 2024 Result LIVE: INDIA Bloc To Decide PM Face Today Says Uddhav Thackeray

After the results of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024, Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray stated that the INDIA bloc will be deciding the candidate for the prime minister today during its meet in Delhi. In a surprsing turn of events the INDIA bloc collectively managed to win 232 seats in the general elections.

Election 2024 Result LIVE: Naveen Patnaik Resigns As CM After BJP's Landslide Win In Odisha

Following the BJP's landslide win in Odisha, BJD Chief and CM of 24 years Naveen Patnaik has officially resigned. While Patnaik won from the constituency of Hinjili, the Bharatiya Janta Party won a total of 78 seats of 147 and formed the majority. BJP also swept the Lok Sabha elections in the state where BJD won zero seats.

Lok Sabha Election Result 2024 LIVE: Ahead of INDIA Meet, Bihar Leaders Spotted On Same Plane 

With the Lok Sabha Results declared, major political leaders are now headed to the capital for the key meetings with their alliances. Both NDA and INDIA alliances will be meeting today to discuss their course of action.

Ahead of the INDIA bloc meeting today, JD(U) Leader Nitish Kumar and RJD;s Tejaswi Yadav were spotted toghether on the same plane to Delhi.

Lok Sabha Result 2024 LIVE: Narendra Modi Likely To Take Oath As PM This Week

Narendra Modi is expected to take oath as the prime minister for the third time this week. As per sources, Modi's oath taking ceremony is likely to take place on June 8.

Lok Sabha 2024 Result LIVE: JD(U), TDP Likely To Demand Special Status For States

As the chiefs of JD(U) and TDP arrive in Delhi for the crucial NDA meet, sources have stated that that both the regional parties are likely to demand special status for Bihar and Andhra Pradesh.

Nitish Kumar and N Chandrababu Naidu emerged victorious in the general elections with the NDA alliance.

Lok Sabha Elections 2024 LIVE: PM Modi To Meet President

Incumbent PM Narendra Modi has reached the Rashtrapati Bhavan to meet with President Droupadi Murmu. Modi's visit comes after the Lok Sabha Results 2024 in which BJP has scored 240 votes.

Lok Sabha Election 2024 LIVE: Sanjay Raut To Attend INDIA Bloc Meet Today

Shiv Sena (UBT) MP Sanjay Raut will attend the opposition INDIA alliance meeting to be held in New Delhi on Wednesday evening to deliberate on the Lok Sabha poll results, party sources said.

Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said he will also travel to Delhi to attend the INDIA alliance leaders' meeting, but now only Raut will be attending it.

(With inputs from PTI)

Lok Sabha Elections 2024 LIVE: Narendra Modi Resigns As Prime Minister Ahead Of Third Term

Narendra Modi has tendered his resignation along with the Union Council of Ministers.

President Murmu has 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

Election Results LIVE: Maha Dy CM Fadnavis Offers To Resign From Govt

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed a desire to be set free from government as he wanted to do Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) organisation work, sources said.

BJP won nine Lok Sabha seats in the state, where its tally dwindled by 14 as compared to the 2019 parliamentary polls. A meeting of the Maharashtra unit of the BJP took place in Mumbai on Wednesday, which was attended by Fadnavis and party's state unit chief Chandrashekhar Bawankule, sources cited in a PTI report said.

Sources said party's performance was to be analysed during the meetings and discussions related to was to be held.

General Elections 2024 Results LIVE: Union Cabinet Recommends Dissolution Of 17th Lok Sabha

New Delhi, Jun 5 (PTI) The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday recommended the dissolution of the 17th Lok Sabha, sources cited in a news agency PTI report said.

Following the meeting at his residence, a day after the general election results, PM Modi made the formal recommendation to President Droupadi Murmu and also handed over his resignation.

Prime Minister Modi called on President Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan and tendered his resignation along with the Union Council of Ministers.

Chandrababu Naidu News LIVE: TDP Chief In Delhi

Chief of NDA ally TDP, N Chandrababu Naidu, was seen at the residence of Jayadev Galla in Delhi. Naidu, who is being seen as a kingmaker after BJP failed to secure majority in the general elections alone, is in Delhi to attend the NDA meeting.

Election Results 2024 LIVE: PM Modi Served 'Peda' During Meet With Dhankhar

Delhi: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi called on Vice-President, Jagdeep Dhankhar at the Vice-President's Enclave on Wednesday. This was the first meeting of Prime Minister Modi after securing the third term of Lok Sabha.

During the meeting, PM was also served "peda" a delicacy from Chirawa, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan - the home district of Vice President Dhankhar - and "Gud" (Jaggery ) from Meerut, a prominent agricultural produce from the region, news agency ANI quoted Vice President Office sources as saying.

Election Results LIVE: SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav Leaves For Delhi

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, while leaving from Lucknow for Delhi to attend INDIA alliance meeting, said, “The public has supported PDA's [Pichhda Dalit Alpsankhyak] strategy and INDIA alliance. We are going [to the meeting] to formulate a strategy..."

Akhilesh Yadav's SP took INDIA bloc's Uttar Pradesh numbers in the Lok Sabha elections 2024 to an unexpected high, defeating the BJP in the state.

Lok Sabha Election Results LIVE: Leaders Arrive For NDA Meet In Delhi

NDA leaders arrive at 7, LKM in Delhi, to attend a meeting of the BJP-led alliance a day after it won majority in the Lok Sabha elections 2024. While BJP alone could not hit the half-way mark of 272, it secured majority with the help of its allies.

TamiL Nadu Lok Sabha Election Results: Annamalai Says 'Will Work Hard'

Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai, who lost from Coimbatore in general elections 2024, said they "accept the mandate of the people, adding that while they did not get the expected seats, they are "happy to form the government for the third time."

"We expected to send MPs from Tamil Nadu on behalf of the NDA alliance. We will work hard. We will analyze if there is any mistake and we will discuss it in a week. We are giving our best wishes to the MPs of the INDI alliance. We will support the MPs in bringing good schemes to the state. We see this election as a lesson and we will do better than before and make our candidates win in the upcoming elections in the state...," he said.


Election Results News LIVE: Congress Calls Fadnavis's Offer To Resign 'Drama'

The Congress on Wednesday said Maharashtra deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' offer to resign following the setback suffered by the BJP in the state in the Lok Sabha elections was only "drama".

Fadnavis is running an "unconstitutional government" and had publicly stated that he returned to power by breaking up two parties, said state Congress spokesperson Atul Londhe.

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed a desire to be set free from government as he wanted to do Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) organisation work, sources said.

BJP won nine Lok Sabha seats in the state, where its tally dwindled by 14 as compared to the 2019 parliamentary polls. A meeting of the Maharashtra unit of the BJP took place in Mumbai on Wednesday, which was attended by Fadnavis and party's state unit chief Chandrashekhar Bawankule, sources cited in a PTI report said.

General Elections LIVE: NDA Holds Meet Day After Narrow Win

Leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) met on Wednesday, June 5, a day after it secured a majority, a reduced one, in the Lok Sabha elections 2024.

NDA allies Nitish Kumar and Chandrababu Naidu, being seen as kingmakers, were also part of the meeting.

Election Results LIVE: INDIA Bloc's Meeting Shortly

Leaders of Opposition bloc INDIA will be meeting shortly in Delhi to discuss their next course of action and analyse the Lok Sabha election results, in which the alliance performed better than expectations and exit poll predictions.

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav will be attending the meeting and has landed in Delhi.

Elections LIVE: President Murmu Orders Dissolution Of 17th Lok Sabha

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's resignation, President Droupadi Murmu has ordered dissolution of the 17th Lok Sabha, communication from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

Election Results 2024 LIVE: Rajnath, Shah Leave Modi's Residence After NDA Meet

Union Ministers Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh were seen leaving Prime Minister Narendra's Modi residence after the conclusion of the NDA constituents' meeting.

Election Results 2024 LIVE: Tejashwi's Dreams Will Not Become Reality, Says Bihar BJP Leader

BJP leader Prem Kumar said, "A review will be done at the high level as to how the party got 9 seats less than expected in Bihar. Nitish Kumar will remain with us. Tejashwi Yadav's dreams will not become reality."

Election Results 2024 LIVE: Golden Time For Odisha, Says Newly Elected BJP MLA

Actor and BJP's newly elected Korei MLA, Akash Dasnayak, said, "This is the victory of the people of Odisha... I give the credit of this victory to my mothers, sisters and young friends of Puri... This is their victory."

"Under the leadership of PM Modi, there is going to be a BJP government at the centre and in the state, there will be double development... This is a golden time for Odisha," he added.

Election Results 2024 LIVE: Vote Share Increased From 14 To 35%, Says BJP's Chevella Winning Candidate

Konda Vishweshwar Reddy, BJP's winning candidate from Chevella, said, "I will see what central projects can be brought to my constituency...I will be accessible to the people...I will visit each and every village twice in my five-year tenure...The people of Telangana supported us...Supporters of the Congress party and BRS party voted for us...Our vote share increased from 14% to 35%."

Election Results LIVE: Congress Workers Raise Slogan For Rahul Gandhi

Congress party workers raised slogans in support of party leader Rahul Gandhi outside national president Mallikarjun Kharge's residence.

Election Results LIVE: INDIA Bloc Leaders Begin Arriving At Kharge's Residence For Meet

INDIA bloc leaders have begun arrives at Congress national president Mallikarjun Kharge's residence for the Opposition grouping's meeting.

Kharge received Revolutionary Socialist Party leader NK Premachandran at his residence a while ago.

Election Results LIVE: INDIA Bloc's Meeting 'Pre-decided', Says CPI(M-L) Leader

CPI(Marxist-Leninist) Liberation general secretary, Dipankar Bhattacharya, while arriving at Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge's residence for the INDIA bloc meeting said, "We had decided on June 1 to meet today after the election results. This is a pre-decided meeting."

Election Results LIVE: JMM Leaders Kalpana, Champai Soren Arrive For INDIA Bloc Meeting

JMM MLA and former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's wife Kalpana Soren arrived at Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge's residence for the INDIA bloc meeting.

Jharkhand CM Champai Soren also arrived there and said, "After the General Elections, we will decide our strategy as an alliance... Let the meeting begin."

Election Results LIVE: Will Decide Our Strategy, Says Raghav Chadha

AAP MP Raghav Chadha said, "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."

Election Results LIVE: Will Decide Importance Of Results, Says Sitaram Yechury

Arriving for the INDIA bloc's meeting, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said, "First we will decide the importance of the results. We will consult with the alliance partners on how to move further... We have enough time. Let them (NDA) also try. So what if they (BJP) have come up as the single largest party?"

Election Results LIVE: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin Arrives At Kharge's Residence

Tamil Nadu chief minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin arrived at Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge's residence for the INDIA bloc meeting.

Election Results LIVE: After Meeting, NDA Allies To Meet President Murmu

After the NDA partners' meeting on Wednesday, the allies of the grouping will meet President Droupadi Murmu, reports cited sources as saying.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Minister Amit Shah and BJP President JP Nadda will discuss formation of government with the allies, they added.

Election Results LIVE: After Meeting, NDA Leaders Formally Elect Modi As Alliance Head

After the meeting of the NDA constituents, the alliance party leaders have formally elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the "alliance leader".

Election Results LIVE: INDIA Bloc Meeting Begins

The INDIA bloc leaders' meeting has begun at Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge's residence in the national capital.

Election Results LIVE: French President Emmanuel Macron Congratulates PM Modi

French President Emmanuel Macron took to X to congratulate PM Modi after the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

He said, "India has concluded the world's largest elections! Congratulations @NarendraModi, my dear friend. Together we will continue to further strengthening the strategic partnership that unites India and France."

Election Results 2024 LIVE: Modi Should Take Oath As Soon As Possible, Says Sanjay Raut

Before going into the INDIA bloc meeting, Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sanjay Raut had said, "PM Modi should take oath as soon as possible...I will distribute sweets on behalf of him."

Election Results 2024 LIVE: After NDA Meeting, Chandrababu Naidu Says 'How Can We Contest...'

After the NDA meeting, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu reacted to a question over his partnership with NDA and said, "How can we contest elections if we are not a part of NDA? We fought this collectively. The meeting was good."

Election Results 2024 LIVE: Well, Unitedly, Resolutely, Says Kharge At INDIA Bloc Meet

At the INDIA bloc leaders' meeting, Congress national president Mallikarjun Kharge said, "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," he added.

Election Results 2024 LIVE: NDA Firmly Committed To Serving Nation, Says Amit Shah

Union Minister Amit Shah congratulated Prime Minister Amit Shah 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," he said in a post on X.

Elections LIVE: People Of Punjab Have Made Up Mind, Says State Congress President

Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Raja said, "The people of Punjab have made their mind to bring Congress party in power...I thank the people of Punjab...Many leaders of the INDIA and NDA alliance are not picking up PM Modi's call as they want him to go and want someone else to form the government...If this happens, PM Modi will not be the Prime Minister of the country."

Election Results LIVE: Andhra Governor Dissolves 15th Legislative Assembly

Day after the TDP-BJP-JSP alliance won majority in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections, state Governor Abdul Nazeer dissolved the 15th Legislative Assembly with the resignation of Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy.

Elections LIVE: Outgoing Council Of Ministers Arrive At Rashtrapati Bhawan For Farewell Dinner

The outgoing Council of Ministers arrived at the Rashtrapati Bhawan for their farewell dinner.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Union Cabinet tendered resignation to return for a third term of their government.

Elections Results LIVE: Jaishankar Congratulates PM Modi For NDA Leadership

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on being elected as the NDA leader.

"The transformational impact of your leadership to the lives of people in the nation and for the stature of India abroad has been unparalleled," he said in his post on X.

"Confident that your stewardship will continue guiding Bharat in our endeavor to be a Vishwabandhu," Jaishankar added.

Elections Results LIVE: Wishes From Global Leader Continue Pouring In For Modi

Indonesian President Joko Widodo took to X to congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the victory in the Lok Sabha elections.

"Congratulations to Prime Minister Modi @narendramodi for the successful completion & result of the 2024 Indian General Election. Look forward to the enhanced Indonesia - India comprehensive strategic partnership for the mutual prosperity of our two countries and the region," Widodo said in a post on X.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz also congratulated Prime Minister Narendra on his election victory.

"Our countries have been strategic partners for decades. We will continue our successful cooperation to deepen German-Indian relations and to work on international and global issues," Scholz said in a release.

Elections Results LIVE: Netherlands PM Mark Rutte Dails Modi

Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte dialed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his election victory.

"Just spoke with Prime Minister @narendramodi of India to congratulate him on his election victory. We also discussed ways to further enhance the strong cooperation between our countries in areas such as security, water management, green energy, semiconductors and healthcare," he said in a post on X.

Elections LIVE: INDIA Bloc Meeting Concludes; Jairam Ramesh Leaves From Kharge's Residence

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh was seen leaving from party president Mallikarjun Kharge's residence after the conclusion of INDIA bloc's meeting.

Elections Results LIVE: UK PM Rishi Sunak Dials Modi, Says UK-India Share 'Closest Of Friendships'

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak also called PM Modi to congratulate him for victory in the 2024 general elections.

"Today I spoke to @narendramodi to congratulate him on his election victory. The UK and India share the closest of friendships, and together that friendship will continue to thrive," Sunak said in a post on X.

Elections Results LIVE: US President Joe Biden Congratulates PM Modi

US President Joe Biden congratulated "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," Biden said in a post on X.

Election Results LIVE: INDIA Bloc Will Continue Fight Against Fascist Rule, Says Kharge After Meet

Addressing the media after the INDIA bloc meeting, Congress national president Mallikarjun Kharge said, "The constituents of INDIA bloc thank the people of India for the overwhelming support received by our alliance . The people's mandate has given befitting reply to the BJP and their politics of hate, corruption."

"This is a mandate in defence of the Constitution of India and against price rise, unemployment and crony capitalism and also to save democracy. The INDIA bloc will continue to fight against the fascist rule of the BJP led by Modi," Kharge added.

Election Results LIVE: INDIA Bloc Leaders After Their Meeting In Delhi | Visuals

INDIA bloc leaders outside Mallikarjun Kharge's residence after their meeting today.

Election Results LIVE: D Raja Says 'Who Said?' Over Question On Talks With Naidu, Nitish

CPI General Secretary D Raja, on being asked about talks with Chandrababu Naidu, Nitish Kumar and others, responded saying, "Who said? I don't know who is talking all of this."

Election Results LIVE: Newly Elected BJD MLAs Meet Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Newly elected BJD MLAs met with Odisha CM and party chief Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday.

MLA Kalikesh Narayan Singh said, "We discussed the 24 years of good work of the Naveen Patnaik government and we will continue to work in the same manner for the betterment of Odisha."

Newly elected MLA Pratap Keshari Deb said, "Today we had our first meeting with our party president Naveen Patnaik after the election...The party president has asked that there will be an in-house discussion as to where we went wrong and that we need to be united."

Election Results LIVE: PM Modi Leaves From Rashtrapati Bhawan After Farewell Dinner

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left from Rashtrapati Bhawan after attending the farewell dinner, along with the Council of Ministers, organised by President Droupadi Murmu.

Election Results LIVE: Election Won By People Of Ayodhya, Says SP's Winning Candidate

Samajwadi Party's winning candidate from Faizabad (Ayodhya), Awadhesh Prasad, said, "This election has not been won by us but by the people of Ayodhya. Have they (BJP) brought Ram? These are not the people who have brought Ram, these are the people who do business in the name of Ram, all their secrets have been exposed."

"They are hypocrites...The Prime Minister himself wanted to contest the election from here but when he got reports that this seat is not safe, he withdrew his step," he added.

Election Results LIVE: Russian President Vladimir Putin Congratulates Modi

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his victory in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

He said, "The voting results again confirmed your personal high political authority, support for your course towards accelerated socio-economic development of India and the protection of its interests on the world stage."

"I hope that you and I will continue a frank dialogue and constructive joint work on current issues on the bilateral and international agenda," Putin added.

Election Results LIVE: President Murmu's Dinner For Outgoing Union Council Of Ministers | In Photos

President Droupadi Murmu hosted a dinner for the outgoing Union Council of Ministers.

Election Results LIVE: MK Stalin Meets Chandrababu Naidu At Delhi Airport

Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin met TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu at the Delhi airport on Wednesday, after both the leader attended the INDIA bloc and NDA meeting respectively.

Taking to X, Stalin said, "Met Thiru @ncbn garu, a longtime friend of Thalaivar Kalaignar, at Delhi Airport. 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," he added.

Election Results LIVE: Shiv Sena Extended Support To PM, He Will Take Oath Soon, Says Eknath Shinde

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, on the NDA meeting, "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 Minsiter of the country for the third time."

Election Results LIVE: Shivraj Singh Chouhan Holds Roadshow In Vidisha

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan holds a roadshow in Vidisha.

He won from the constituency with a margin of over 8 lakh votes.

Election Results LIVE: Denmark PM Mette Frederiksen Congratulates PM Modi

Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen, congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi "on victory in the largest democratic elections ever".

"I look forward to continuing our strong cooperation incl. our Green Strategic Partnership. DK ready to support your ambitious goals for India’s green transformation," she added.

Election Results LIVE: They Don't Even Have 100 Seats, Says Shivraj In A Jibe At Oppn

Taking a swipe at the INDIA bloc, BJP leader Shivraj Singh 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," the former Madhya Pradesh chief minister said.

Election Results LIVE: TDP MP Says PM Modi Will Take Oath On June 9

TDP MP Ram Mohan Naidu said that all the NDA leaders were happy at the meeting. "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," said.

The TDP MP also 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."

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