Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicLok Sabha elections 2019

Topic: Lok Sabha elections 2019

No one can counter PM Modi for next 25 years: Shiv Sena

The Uddhav Thackeray-led party had often criticized the BJP in the last five years but eventually sealed a fresh alliance with it ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

Vladimir Putin congratulates PM Modi for his victory in Lok Sabha elections

In a congratulatory message, Vladimir Putin said he was convinced PM Modi would "further strengthen" India's strategic partnership with Russia.

India wins yet again, says PM Modi as trends put BJP far ahead of majority mark

The BJP are headed for a landslide victory as they lead in more than 300 seats while the Congress trails far behind with 50 seats.

2019 message — India tired of dynasts with a foot in London, New York or Dubai

Elections 2019 send a strong message to dynasts like Jyotiraditya Scindia and Rahul Gandhi who think politics is a weekend picnic.

Congress-JD(S) is the villain in the disastrous performance of their alliance in Karnataka

Against their expectations of getting between 10-14 seats, the Congress-JD(S) alliance is leading in just two of Karnataka's 28 seats.

Why Modi’s 2019 victory is more significant for India than his historic win in 2014

Narendra Modi may have changed Indian politics for good this Lok Sabha election by virtually putting an end to dominance of caste-based politics.

Updates: I will not do anything for myself — Modi’s promise for second term as PM

ThePrint tracks the trends and the Election Commission to bring you the latest on who won, who lost and who will form the new govt this Lok Sabha election.

India’s internal migrants had no say in 2019 polls. They probably won’t in 2024 either

Election Commission’s efforts towards ensuring millions of internal migrants can vote has been at best selective, as 2019 polls showed.

Unless Lok Sabha elections get shorter, parties like BJP will keep winning

Election Commission must aim to complete Lok Sabha election in one day to deny undue advantages to some parties.

Chowkidar sure hai, say exit polls as PM dishes out lessons in meditation

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.