Lok Sabha Elections 2019 https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019.rss Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Live Updates, Election 2019 Schedule and Voting Dates. Indian Parliament Election 2019. Kerala Election 2019 News Updates. Election Analysis, English Manorama. en Sat, 01 Jun 2019 13:47:05 GMT https://www.manoramaonline.com/privacy.html End of SP-BSP alliance? Mayawati to go it alone in UP bypolls BSP normally does not contest by-elections but this time it has announced that it will field candidates in the state by-elections. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/06/03/end-of-sp-bsp-alliance-mayawati-to-go-it-alone-in-up-bypolls.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/06/03/end-of-sp-bsp-alliance-mayawati-to-go-it-alone-in-up-bypolls.html Mon, 03 Jun 2019 10:59:53 GMT RSS 'agenda', Sabarimala affected LS poll performance: Kodiyeri Kodiyeri added that the results have nothing to do with any sort of anti-incumbency against the Pinarayi Vijayan government. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/06/01/rss-agenda-sabarimala-ls-polls-kodiyeri.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/06/01/rss-agenda-sabarimala-ls-polls-kodiyeri.html Sat, 01 Jun 2019 17:09:46 GMT Will fight BJP every single day, won't allow walkover: Rahul Gandhi Addressing the meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party in the central hall of Parliament, Gandhi cautioned the lawmakers that it will 'be like the British period'. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/06/01/will-fight-bjp-every-single-day--won-t-allow-walkover-rahul-gand.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/06/01/will-fight-bjp-every-single-day--won-t-allow-walkover-rahul-gand.html Sat, 01 Jun 2019 13:49:07 GMT Alarming crisis, says CPM meet on poll rout and rise of BJP The CPI(M) admitted that political opponents could to alienate believers of all religions from the LDF which could only win only the Alappuzha constituency out of the 20 in the state. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/sabarimala-facilitated-rise-of-bjp-in-cpm.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/sabarimala-facilitated-rise-of-bjp-in-cpm.html Sat, 01 Jun 2019 05:15:41 GMT Sonia Gandhi elected leader of Congress Parliamentary Party The meeting will be held in the central hall of Parliament and MPs will also chalk out its strategy for the upcoming session of Parliament. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/06/01/congress-parliamentary-party-meeting.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/06/01/congress-parliamentary-party-meeting.html Sat, 01 Jun 2019 13:00:18 GMT Opinion | Rahul should quit, but he must stay, too... Rahul's decision to quit as Congress chief, the meaning of which only he could infer, has pushed the party into the verge of a collapse. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/31/rahul-gandhi-resignation-pros-cons.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/31/rahul-gandhi-resignation-pros-cons.html Sat, 01 Jun 2019 01:46:25 GMT Dharmendra Pradhan: Ujjwala Man who helped BJP make inroads in Patnaik's citadel A tough taskmaster, Pradhan was picked to head the high-stake Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas when Prime Minister Modi first rode to power in 2014. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/31/dharmendra-pradhan-ujjwala-man-bjp-patnaik.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/31/dharmendra-pradhan-ujjwala-man-bjp-patnaik.html Fri, 31 May 2019 07:53:57 GMT Analysis | Reasons for BJP's Thiruvananthapuram fiasco In Thiruvananthapuram, where the BJP had already emerged as a bigger force than even the Left, the party could not even sustain its 2014 level. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/30/reasons-for-kummanam-loss-in-thiruvananthapuram.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/30/reasons-for-kummanam-loss-in-thiruvananthapuram.html Fri, 31 May 2019 00:50:11 GMT Rahul meets Sharad Pawar amid Congress crisis Gandhi, who has been insisting on resigning as Congress president after the Lok Sabha polls debacle, drove to Pawar's residence and spent nearly an hour with him. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/30/rahul-meets-sharad-pawar.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/30/rahul-meets-sharad-pawar.html Thu, 30 May 2019 14:35:24 GMT BJP accuses TMC of breaking tubewells, water lines in regions it lost The developments triggered tension, leading to a political blame game between the BJP and the Trinamool. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/30/bjp-tmc-breaking-water-lines.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/30/bjp-tmc-breaking-water-lines.html Thu, 30 May 2019 06:59:29 GMT Prominent faces, strong voices will be sorely missed in 17th Lok Sabha The BJP veterans didn't contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls as they were denied tickets on age ground while Deve Gowda, Kharge and Scindia, who were bitter critics of Modi, tasted defeats in their respective constituencies. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/30/sumitra-advani-joshi-prominent-faces-will-be-sorely-missed.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/30/sumitra-advani-joshi-prominent-faces-will-be-sorely-missed.html Thu, 30 May 2019 06:25:40 GMT After poll drubbing, Congress takes oath of silence for a month The Congress is currently facing a crisis with party president Rahul Gandhi adamant on his decision to quit after the poll debacle and its state governments facing an uncertain future. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/30/congress-not-to-send-spokespersons-for-tv-debate-for-a-month.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/30/congress-not-to-send-spokespersons-for-tv-debate-for-a-month.html Thu, 30 May 2019 04:44:29 GMT PMO 2.0: Modi's Bond Ajit Doval may stay put as NSA Speculation is rife over the continuing role of the Big Three atop Raisina Hill: Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra, National Security Adviser Ajit K Doval and Additional Principal Secretary P K Mishra. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/pmo-narendra-modi-ajit-doval-nsa.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/pmo-narendra-modi-ajit-doval-nsa.html Thu, 30 May 2019 00:37:00 GMT Modi to take oath as PM for second consecutive term this evening There is an intense buzz that Shah, credited for crafting the political strategy for the BJP, may be part of the new government and be given a plum portfolio. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/pm-modi-oath-consecutive-term.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/pm-modi-oath-consecutive-term.html Thu, 30 May 2019 02:45:47 GMT Tharoor decodes BJP win, Congress drubbing in LS polls The Congress leader says the BJP decided early that its "product" was Prime Minister Narendra Modi and marketed him very well. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/tharoor-decodes-bjp-win-congress-drubbing-in-lok-sabha-polls.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/tharoor-decodes-bjp-win-congress-drubbing-in-lok-sabha-polls.html Wed, 29 May 2019 16:04:46 GMT Will KC Venugopal or Scindia head Congress as Rahul proposes presidium? Rahul Gandhi has accepted that he will lead the Congress in the Lok Sabha. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/kc-venugopal-scindia-to-head-congress-rahul-resignation.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/kc-venugopal-scindia-to-head-congress-rahul-resignation.html Wed, 29 May 2019 17:01:30 GMT The insider versus outsider at Rahul Gandhi's 12 Tuglak Lane residence Rahul Gandhi's inner circle, an elite coterie of outsiders, is being silently opposed by the rank and file of the party. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/rahul-gandhi-coterie-left-ideology.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/rahul-gandhi-coterie-left-ideology.html Wed, 29 May 2019 16:59:16 GMT Analysis | How Amethi and Smrithi sprang a surprise on Rahul and Congress Smriti's 55,000-vote victory margin surprised even the BJP workers as the poll results came out on May 23. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/amethi-smrithi-rahul-gandhi-congress.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/amethi-smrithi-rahul-gandhi-congress.html Wed, 29 May 2019 11:00:28 GMT Chandrani Murmu, the youngest MP, hopes to make a mark Murmu, won the reserved seat for Scheduled Tribes, gaining votes on the promise of development. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/chandrani-murmu-youngest-mp-hopes-to-make-a-mark.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/chandrani-murmu-youngest-mp-hopes-to-make-a-mark.html Wed, 29 May 2019 10:39:19 GMT Mamata backs off from attending Modi's oath of office The just-concluded Lok Sabha polls witnessed a heated verbal duel between Modi and Banerjee who spearheaded the campaigns of their parties in West Bengal. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/swearing-in-ceremony-bjp-narendra-modi-mamata-banerjee.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/swearing-in-ceremony-bjp-narendra-modi-mamata-banerjee.html Wed, 29 May 2019 10:18:08 GMT PM Modi meets Jaitley after he opts out of ministry Without disclosing the ailment he is being treated for, Jaitley said he would continue to informally support the government and the party in any form that is required. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/arun-jaitley-cites-health-reasons-dont-want-to-be-minister-pm.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/arun-jaitley-cites-health-reasons-dont-want-to-be-minister-pm.html Wed, 29 May 2019 16:39:13 GMT No question of leaving the Congress, says Pilot Post-Lok Sabha debacle with Congress scoring not a single seat, both Gehlot and Pilot have been camping in Delhi. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/rajasthan-sachin-pilot-congress-rahul-gandhi.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/rajasthan-sachin-pilot-congress-rahul-gandhi.html Wed, 29 May 2019 06:53:33 GMT No truck with Ambedkar or MNS for Maharashtra polls: Congress The Congress-NCP combine received a severe drubbing in Maharashtra in the recent general elections, bagging just five of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in the state. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/no-truck-with-ambedkar-mns-congress-maharashtra-polls.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/no-truck-with-ambedkar-mns-congress-maharashtra-polls.html Wed, 29 May 2019 06:30:39 GMT MLAs joining BJP like rats leaving a sinking ship: TMC In Lok Sabha polls, the TMC fell to 22 seats from 34, while the BJP's tally zoomed to 18 from two. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/tmc-party-mla-joining-bjp-mamata-banerjee-didi.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/29/tmc-party-mla-joining-bjp-mamata-banerjee-didi.html Wed, 29 May 2019 06:17:44 GMT Mamata Banerjee to attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony Banerjee told reporters at the state secretariat that the invitation for the ceremony arrived on Tuesday and she will be attending it as 'constitutional courtesy'. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/mamata-banerjee-to-attend-modi-s-swearing-in-ceremony.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/mamata-banerjee-to-attend-modi-s-swearing-in-ceremony.html Tue, 28 May 2019 17:38:20 GMT Expect the unexpected from Modi in Camelot 2.0 Apparently, former Vasundhara Raje may be sounded out for the External Affairs Ministry while Smriti Irani, who toppled Congress President Rahul Gandhi from Amethi, may get the plum post of Raksha Mantri. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/amit-shah-narendra-modi-new-government-bjp-nda2-ministers.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/amit-shah-narendra-modi-new-government-bjp-nda2-ministers.html Wed, 29 May 2019 01:17:04 GMT Abdullakutty praises Modi, says he adopted Gandhian values Congress' Kerala president Mullapally Ramachandran said the party will seek an explanation from Abdullakutty on his Modi praise. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/abdullakutty-praises-modi-says-he-adopted-gandhian-values.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/abdullakutty-praises-modi-says-he-adopted-gandhian-values.html Tue, 28 May 2019 14:56:55 GMT Don't quit chorus grows as Oppn leaders ask Rahul to remain Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is reported to be insisting on his resignation and adamant on having a non-Gandhi installed as the party head. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/don-t-quit-chorus-grows-as-oppn-leaders-ask-rahul-to-remain-cong.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/don-t-quit-chorus-grows-as-oppn-leaders-ask-rahul-to-remain-cong.html Tue, 28 May 2019 15:06:34 GMT Three West Bengal MLAs, several councillors join BJP in Delhi TMC's Tusharkanti Bhattacharya and CPI(M)'s Debendra Nath Roy were the two MLAs from the state who joined the saffron party along with several councillors. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/three-west-bengal-mlas-several-councillors-join-bjp-in-delhi.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/three-west-bengal-mlas-several-councillors-join-bjp-in-delhi.html Tue, 28 May 2019 14:28:50 GMT Kummanam may become environment minister in Team Modi 2.0 BJP’s top leaders wish to entrust Kummanam with a key portfolio even though he was defeated in the Lok Sabha elections from Thiruvananthapuram. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/kummanam-may-become-environment-minister-in-team-modi.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/kummanam-may-become-environment-minister-in-team-modi.html Tue, 28 May 2019 13:42:46 GMT Rahul Gandhi's offer to resign suicidal: Lalu Prasad Why should Rahul Gandhi give such an opportunity to his political detractors, Prasad asked. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/rahul-gandhi-s-offer-to-resign-suicidal--lalu-prasad.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/rahul-gandhi-s-offer-to-resign-suicidal--lalu-prasad.html Tue, 28 May 2019 12:19:07 GMT Analysis | Secret behind Naveen Patnaik's cyclone of success The fact that Naveen Patnaik was neither fluent in Odia nor an orator in any language for that matter, or the fact that he hardly knew the intricacies of Odisha's politics was never a deterrent to his political growth. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/secret-behind-naveen-patnaiks-cyclone-of-success.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/secret-behind-naveen-patnaiks-cyclone-of-success.html Fri, 07 Jun 2019 11:58:49 GMT CPM's sole consolation in Bengal, gets back over 150 party offices! It was in 2011 that these party offices belonged to the CPI(M). After the loss of the Left Front to the Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress, 34 years after it came to power, they were taken over by the TMC and its twin flowers were painted on their walls. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/cpm-west-bengal-lok-sabha-polls-party-offices.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/cpm-west-bengal-lok-sabha-polls-party-offices.html Tue, 28 May 2019 11:55:14 GMT BJP high command peeved about poll outcome in Kerala BJP national secretary Y Satya Kumar said that the party was hopeful of winning at least three states in Kerala. He, however, said it was for the leadership to take a call on changing the Kerala president. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/bjp-high-command-not-satisfied-with-kerala-results.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/bjp-high-command-not-satisfied-with-kerala-results.html Tue, 28 May 2019 11:31:27 GMT Modi meets Pranab Mukherjee, seeks his blessings Modi, who will take oath as the prime minister for the second time on Thursday, described the former president as a "statesman". https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/narendra-modi-pranab-mukherjee.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/narendra-modi-pranab-mukherjee.html Tue, 28 May 2019 09:41:13 GMT Rahul best person to lead party, too early to write Congress' obit: Tharoor The Congress has no time to sit and lick its wounds as it must immediately pick itself up for the upcoming state elections, Tharoor said. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/rahul-best-person-to-lead-party-shashi-tharoor.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/rahul-best-person-to-lead-party-shashi-tharoor.html Tue, 28 May 2019 13:42:14 GMT Rajini likens Modi to Nehru, says Rahul need not quit He also said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi need not resign following the party's debacle in the Lok Sabha elections. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/rajinikanth-likens-modi-to-leaders-like-nehru-rajiv-gandhi.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/rajinikanth-likens-modi-to-leaders-like-nehru-rajiv-gandhi.html Tue, 28 May 2019 12:41:58 GMT Congress crisis: Rahul firm on resignation even as leaders rally around him The sources said Rahul Gandhi is not meeting anyone and remains incommunicado. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/gehlot-pilot-and-priyanka-meet-rahul-as-congress-crisis-deepens.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/gehlot-pilot-and-priyanka-meet-rahul-as-congress-crisis-deepens.html Tue, 28 May 2019 17:33:48 GMT CPM report shrugs off Sabarimala factor behind poll reverses The Kerala unit ignored the anger among the Hindu devotees over the Sabarimala issue while submitting a report to the CPM polit buro (PB) over its massive defeat. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/cpm-report-ignores-sabarimala-factor.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/cpm-report-ignores-sabarimala-factor.html Tue, 28 May 2019 06:15:56 GMT Kamal Nath alerts ministers to prevent poaching of Cong MLAs Nath's five-month-old government is surviving on a wafer-thin majority. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/kamal-nath-asks-ministers-to-look-after-mlas-to-prevent-poaching.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/kamal-nath-asks-ministers-to-look-after-mlas-to-prevent-poaching.html Tue, 28 May 2019 05:16:09 GMT CWC set to meet again as Rahul firm on stepping down Amid indications that the party was considering a presidium system for taking it forward, the CWC is likely to discuss the leadership issue. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/cwc-set-to-meet-again-as-rahul-firm-on-stepping-down.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/28/cwc-set-to-meet-again-as-rahul-firm-on-stepping-down.html Tue, 28 May 2019 04:35:38 GMT How Jagan stormed to power in Andhra Pradesh At 46, Jagan is one of the youngest chief ministers in the country. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/how-jagan-stormed-to-power-in-andhra-pradesh.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/how-jagan-stormed-to-power-in-andhra-pradesh.html Tue, 28 May 2019 00:52:07 GMT Voices of discontent surface in Rajasthan govt after Rahul slams CM Gehlot Rahul Gandhi said the chief minister spent days campaigning extensively for his son in Jodhpur and neglected the rest of the state. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/uncertainty-rajasthan-government-rahul-chides-gehlot.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/uncertainty-rajasthan-government-rahul-chides-gehlot.html Mon, 27 May 2019 16:08:35 GMT Excited Mimi, Nusrat arrive in Parliament, pose for pictures The two actresses posted their joint photographs displaying the identity cards as MPs on the premises of Parliament. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/excited-mimi-nusrat-arrive-in-parliament-pose-for-pictures.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/excited-mimi-nusrat-arrive-in-parliament-pose-for-pictures.html Mon, 27 May 2019 15:42:06 GMT 3 suspects held over killing of BJP worker in Amethi Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the killing of a close aide of newly-elected Amethi MP Smriti Irani, police said on Monday. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/amethi-political-murder-bjp-worker-smriti-irani.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/amethi-political-murder-bjp-worker-smriti-irani.html Mon, 27 May 2019 15:06:57 GMT Tharoor says ready to be Congress leader in Lok Sabha The Congress leader accepted that the party's main election theme -- 'NYAY' -- was not properly communicated among the electorate. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/shashi-tharoor-says-ready-to-be-congress-leader-in-lok-sabha.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/shashi-tharoor-says-ready-to-be-congress-leader-in-lok-sabha.html Tue, 28 May 2019 10:19:58 GMT Unease among Congress ranks as Rahul insists on resigning In the midst of the disquiet, several state Congress chiefs also offered to resign following the party's drubbing in the elections. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/unease-in-congress-ranks-as-rahul-gandhi-insists-on-resigning.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/unease-in-congress-ranks-as-rahul-gandhi-insists-on-resigning.html Mon, 27 May 2019 14:11:36 GMT Shocked by RJD rout, Lalu Prasad gives up meal at hospital The RJD president is under treatment for blood pressure, sugar and kidney ailment at the Ranchi-based Rajendra Prasad Institute of Medical Sciences since December 2017. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/shocked-by-rjd-rout-lalu-prasad-gives-up-meal-at-hospital.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/shocked-by-rjd-rout-lalu-prasad-gives-up-meal-at-hospital.html Mon, 27 May 2019 11:31:16 GMT Rahul Gandhi to visit Wayanad in first week of June The Congress chief defeated his nearest rival P P Suneer of the Communist Party of India who secured 2,74,597 votes while Gandhi received 706,367 votes. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/rahul-gandhi-to-visit-wayanad-in-first-week-of-june.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/rahul-gandhi-to-visit-wayanad-in-first-week-of-june.html Mon, 27 May 2019 11:18:36 GMT Ready to sacrifice everything for protecting country's basic values: Sonia Gandhi thanked the workers of Congress as well as Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Samajwadi Party (SP) and Swambhiman Dal for their support during the elections. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/sonia-gandhi-congress-lok-sabha-elections.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/sonia-gandhi-congress-lok-sabha-elections.html Mon, 27 May 2019 10:31:36 GMT Gambhir, cricketer-turned-MP, upsets Delhi BJP colleagues by denouncing hate crime Gambhir who joined the BJP before the recent Lok Sabha polls, contested from East Delhi seat and defeated Congress's Arvinder Singh Lovely by 3.91 lakh votes. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/gurugram-muslim-man-assault-case-gautam-gambhir-bjp.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/gurugram-muslim-man-assault-case-gautam-gambhir-bjp.html Mon, 27 May 2019 10:11:20 GMT Is it the end of the road for Chandrababu Naidu? From a great admirer of Modi to his worst critic, Naidu's misadventures had his rivals targeting him incessantly for his opportunism. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/end-of-road-chandrababu-naidu-lok-sabha-elections.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/end-of-road-chandrababu-naidu-lok-sabha-elections.html Mon, 27 May 2019 10:15:55 GMT What Ariff did differently to emerge the sole CPM winner A M Ariff said that he had an inkling of the anti-Modi sentiment earlier on and had fine-tuned his election strategy to turn the gathering storm in his favour. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/what-ariff-did-differently-to-emerge-the-sole-cpm-winner.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/what-ariff-did-differently-to-emerge-the-sole-cpm-winner.html Mon, 27 May 2019 09:53:16 GMT After colossal defeat in Rajasthan and MP, Pilot and Scindia likely to be made CMs Though both Pilot and Scindia had claimed chief ministership after Congress won both states last December, Rahul Gandhi decided to give senior leaders Gehlot and Kamal Nath a chance after much deliberation. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/pilot-scindia-to-be-made-cm.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/pilot-scindia-to-be-made-cm.html Mon, 27 May 2019 09:10:39 GMT I am your MP, your sevak, Modi tells Varanasi voters He was received at the airport by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Governor Ram Naik. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/modi-varanasi-kashi-viswanath-temple.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/modi-varanasi-kashi-viswanath-temple.html Mon, 27 May 2019 09:00:32 GMT Personal attack on Ramya cost LDF votes: Balan LDF convener A Vijayaraghavan’s comment on UDF candidate might have influenced voters, Balan noted. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/personal-attack-on-ramya-cost-votes-says-balan.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/personal-attack-on-ramya-cost-votes-says-balan.html Mon, 27 May 2019 06:49:16 GMT CPM takes stock of poll reverses, Kerala unit blames Sabarimala row CPM Kerala unit has identified that the row over women's entry into the Sabarimala temple had alienated the Hindu devotees from the party, leading to its worst defeat in the Lok Sabha polls. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/cpm-takes-stock-of-poll-reverses-kerala-unit-blames-sabarimala-row.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/27/cpm-takes-stock-of-poll-reverses-kerala-unit-blames-sabarimala-row.html Mon, 27 May 2019 05:52:02 GMT How Congress' Priyanka magic dissipated in UP Priyanka first campaigned for the Congress 20 years ago in 1999 for her mother, Sonia Gandhi, in Amethi. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/congress-priyanka-gandhi-up-magic-dissipated.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/congress-priyanka-gandhi-up-magic-dissipated.html Mon, 27 May 2019 00:28:28 GMT Why Pinarayi Vijayan should take some blame for LDF rout in Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan's style of functioning would have been at least partly responsible for perhaps the LDF's worst defeat in history. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/pinarayi-vijayan-ldf-kerala-rout.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/pinarayi-vijayan-ldf-kerala-rout.html Mon, 27 May 2019 05:07:10 GMT Opinion | Good morning New India, wake up to the reality of Fortress Kerala Much to the dismay of Narendra Modi's New India, Kerala discarded the saffron outfit with consummate ease. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/new-india-reality-of-fortress-kerala.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/new-india-reality-of-fortress-kerala.html Mon, 27 May 2019 02:54:58 GMT Lok Sabha election results a reprieve for Yogi govt? The opposition Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party showed remarkable alacrity to get together to challenge the BJP. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/lok-sabha-election-results-up-yogi-adityanath.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/lok-sabha-election-results-up-yogi-adityanath.html Mon, 27 May 2019 00:28:12 GMT India will regain lost position in the world: Modi in first rally after poll win He was speaking here at a function following the Lok Sabha election victory, which was kept simple and shorn of pomp because of the Surat fire tragedy. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/india-lost-world-order-modi-rally-election.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/india-lost-world-order-modi-rally-election.html Sun, 26 May 2019 17:46:35 GMT Heads expected to roll in Congress after election rout Rahul Gandhi was quite forthright at the CWC meeting, not sparing even some senior leaders of the party. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/heads-expected-to-roll-in-congress-after-election-rout.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/heads-expected-to-roll-in-congress-after-election-rout.html Sun, 26 May 2019 14:49:00 GMT BJP, TMC gear up for battleground 2021 Though Trinamool won 22 seats, the BJP reached second with 18 seats. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/bjp-tmc-battleground-bengal.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/bjp-tmc-battleground-bengal.html Sun, 26 May 2019 14:33:03 GMT Modi to be sworn in as prime minister on May 30 The ceremony will be held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/modi-to-be-sworn-in-as-prime-minister-on-may-30.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/modi-to-be-sworn-in-as-prime-minister-on-may-30.html Sun, 26 May 2019 14:10:26 GMT Who may become BJP chief if Amit Shah joins new Modi ministry? The new BJP chief should be capable of taking the government initiatives to the people and making the party stronger at the grassroot-level. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/bjp-chief-likely-amit-shah-modi-ministry.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/bjp-chief-likely-amit-shah-modi-ministry.html Sun, 26 May 2019 12:21:10 GMT Will leave AAP in 2020: MLA Alka Lamba She did not say whether she would quit AAP before or after the assembly election due in Delhi next year. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/aap-2020-mla-alka-lamba.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/aap-2020-mla-alka-lamba.html Sun, 26 May 2019 10:44:11 GMT Jaganmohan Reddy meets PM Modi, discusses special status for Andhra He also met BJP president Amit Shah and sought his support for the state's key demands. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/jaganmohan-reddy-meets-pm-modi-discusses-scs-andhra.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/jaganmohan-reddy-meets-pm-modi-discusses-scs-andhra.html Sun, 26 May 2019 11:07:20 GMT Congress alone left all LDF parties way behind with number of votes The CPM, which is the ruling party in Kerala, was dealt a humiliating defeat as it managed to win only a single seat. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/congress-alone-left-all-ldf-parties-way-behind-with-number-of-vo.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/congress-alone-left-all-ldf-parties-way-behind-with-number-of-vo.html Sun, 26 May 2019 08:34:35 GMT Did NSS wreck Kummanam's chances in the poll? Though the NSS had reiterated its equidistant policy from all parties, the BJP had specifically requested the outfit from voting against Kummanam. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/nss-likely-played-spoilsport-for-kummanam.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/nss-likely-played-spoilsport-for-kummanam.html Sun, 26 May 2019 07:57:15 GMT Eyeing next polls, Modi likely to pick a minister from Kerala The NDA allies are not in a position to bargain for ministers as the BJP secured enough numbers to form the government on its own. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/modi-likely-to-pick-a-misiter-from-kerala-crucial-states.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/modi-likely-to-pick-a-misiter-from-kerala-crucial-states.html Sun, 26 May 2019 11:22:47 GMT Sabarimala row behind Left’s poll debacle: CPM secretariat The leadership is of the opinion that an intensive and deep course-correction measures need to be adopted to rise from its worst showing in the history of Kerala politics. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/cpm-secratariat-ls-polls-defeat-introspection-sabarimala.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/26/cpm-secratariat-ls-polls-defeat-introspection-sabarimala.html Sun, 26 May 2019 04:28:09 GMT After double whammy, SP stares at existential crisis in UP The SP-BSP combine won 15 of the state’s 80 Lok Sabha seats while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 62 seats. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/sp-stares-at-existential-crisis-up.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/sp-stares-at-existential-crisis-up.html Sun, 26 May 2019 00:59:07 GMT President Kovind invites Modi to form government Kovind requested Modi to advise him about the names of others to be appointed members of the Union Council of Ministers. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/president-kovind-invites-modi-to-form-government.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/president-kovind-invites-modi-to-form-government.html Sat, 25 May 2019 16:44:07 GMT Mamata offers to quit as chief minister, TMC rejects West Bengal witnessed a saffron surge on Thursday as the BJP inflicted a deadly blow to ruling Trinamool Congress. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/mamata-banerjee-tmc-west-bengal.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/mamata-banerjee-tmc-west-bengal.html Sat, 25 May 2019 16:11:50 GMT Modi asks NDA MPs to work without discrimination, reach out to minorities Narendra Modi said Saturday his government will now begin 'a new journey to build a new India with new energy.' https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/modi-amit-shah-bda-bjp-parliamentary-party.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/modi-amit-shah-bda-bjp-parliamentary-party.html Sat, 25 May 2019 17:49:46 GMT Jagan elected YSRC legislature party leader, stakes claim to form govt in Andhra He also sought the support of the MLAs to help him earn the 'performing chief minister' tag within a year. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/jagan-mohan-reddy-ysrc-andhra-pradesh.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/jagan-mohan-reddy-ysrc-andhra-pradesh.html Sat, 25 May 2019 12:32:31 GMT Can Mamata Banerjee keep flock together ahead of state polls amid saffron surge? Stunned by the sudden saffron surge, daggers seems to have been drawn in the Trinamool Congress (TMC) camp. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/can-mamata-banerjee-keep-flock-together-ahead-of-state-polls-amid-saffron-surge.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/can-mamata-banerjee-keep-flock-together-ahead-of-state-polls-amid-saffron-surge.html Sat, 25 May 2019 11:55:24 GMT How TikTok made Modi popular among young voters TikTok, which claims to have over 120 million monthly active users in India, played a crucial part in circulating dialogues, speeches and candid reactions from Modi. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/how-tiktok-made-modi-popular-among-young-voters.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/how-tiktok-made-modi-popular-among-young-voters.html Sat, 25 May 2019 11:15:24 GMT Pinarayi swears by own style and stand on Sabarimala amid poll rout The LS results cannot be considered as the people's verdict against the government, Pinarayi said. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/sabarimala-did-not-affect-poll-results-kerala-cm-pinarayi.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/sabarimala-did-not-affect-poll-results-kerala-cm-pinarayi.html Sat, 25 May 2019 11:06:22 GMT Congress top body rejects Rahul Gandhi's offer to quit after LS polls rout Top Congress leaders from across the country got together in New Delhi on Saturday to review the party's drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/rahul-gandhi-offers-to-quit-congress-cwc-wants-him-to-stay.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/rahul-gandhi-offers-to-quit-congress-cwc-wants-him-to-stay.html Sat, 25 May 2019 16:37:03 GMT What went wrong in Amethi for Congress? The only other time that a Gandhi family member has lost from this constituency was in 1977 when Rahul's uncle late Sanjay Gandhi who was defeated in an anti-Emergency wave. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/why-rahul-gandhi-lost-in-amethi.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/why-rahul-gandhi-lost-in-amethi.html Sat, 25 May 2019 08:35:09 GMT Teeka Ram Meena vows to end bogus voting in Kerala My biggest contribution as CEO would be to put a stop to the menace of bogus voting in the state. I was able to set the wheel in motion, says Teeka Ram Meena. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/teeka-ram-meena-wants-to-put-an-end-to-bogus-voting.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/teeka-ram-meena-wants-to-put-an-end-to-bogus-voting.html Sat, 25 May 2019 06:30:44 GMT Will poll results and govt's anti-Centre stand hit big-ticket projects in Kerala? The state government has been on a warpath with the Centre over several issues, such as the handing over of the Thiruvananthapuram airport operations to a private company. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/poll-results-might-affect-kerala-development-projects.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/poll-results-might-affect-kerala-development-projects.html Sat, 25 May 2019 06:10:08 GMT How political dynasts fared in this Lok Sabha elections? Though the Nehru-Gandhi family is indubitably the most chanted name in Indian politics, its just one among the many families that choose political kin from their own flock. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/dynasty-politics-in-lok-sabha-elections.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/dynasty-politics-in-lok-sabha-elections.html Sat, 25 May 2019 07:16:56 GMT Analysis | Disparate electoral maths looms in Kerala's vacant assembly segments Merely going by the Lok Sabha poll voting pattern, the UDF holds a clear edge in all constituencies, including Aroor, from where CPM's A M Ariff will have to vacate following his victory in Alappuzha Lok Sabha poll. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/kerala-assembly-bypoll-candidates-electoral-maths.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/kerala-assembly-bypoll-candidates-electoral-maths.html Sat, 25 May 2019 09:43:30 GMT Sabarimala stand, minority unification led to humiliation in LS polls: CPM introspects Thiruvananthapuram: The CPM state secretariat would introspect if the Pinarayi government's stand on Sabarimala women's entry had backfired, handing the Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala its worst defeat in the Lok Sabha polls. Accepting the poll drubbing, the CPM has publicly announced that https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/sabarimala-stand-reason-for-cpm-loss-party-introspects.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/sabarimala-stand-reason-for-cpm-loss-party-introspects.html Sat, 25 May 2019 05:05:13 GMT After stellar show, Bengal MPs eye cabinet berths, BJP targets 2021 The BJP, which hardly had any presence in West Bengal till a few years ago, won 18 seats out of 42 in the state and it also got around 40% vote share. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/bengal-bjp-mps-eye-cabinet-berth.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/bengal-bjp-mps-eye-cabinet-berth.html Sat, 25 May 2019 06:34:38 GMT No rest, Chowkidar's second shift starts on May 30 The newly-elected MPs of the BJP-led NDA will meet on Saturday to formally elect Modi as their leader, setting in motion the process to form a new dispensation. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/modi-swearing-in-ceremony-on-may-30.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/25/modi-swearing-in-ceremony-on-may-30.html Sat, 25 May 2019 02:17:05 GMT Ideology of Gandhi's killer has won, says Digvijaya Digvijaya Singh contested and lost the Lok Sabha poll from Bhopal to BJP's Sadhvi Pragya Thakur. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/ideology-of-gandhi-killer-won-digvijaya.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/ideology-of-gandhi-killer-won-digvijaya.html Fri, 24 May 2019 17:39:14 GMT Jaitley may not be a minister in new Modi govt His ill health which may require him to travel to either the UK or the US for treatment of an undisclosed illness. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/jaitley-may-not-be-minister-in-new-modi-govt.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/jaitley-may-not-be-minister-in-new-modi-govt.html Fri, 24 May 2019 16:02:15 GMT Cabinet recommends dissolution of 16th Lok Sabha; ministers resign The Cabinet meeting came a day after the counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections in which the NDA retained power with a massive mandate. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/cabinet-recommends-dissolution-of-16th-lok-sabha.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/cabinet-recommends-dissolution-of-16th-lok-sabha.html Fri, 24 May 2019 16:53:41 GMT Resignations fly in Congress after LS polls rout Owning moral responsibility for the rout of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh, party state chief Raj Babbar sent his resignation to Congress President Rahul Gandhi. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/up-pcc-raj-babbar-congress-state.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/up-pcc-raj-babbar-congress-state.html Fri, 24 May 2019 12:16:22 GMT Vasavan proves no match for Chazhikkadan While Thomas Chazhikkadan polled 4,21,046 votes, his rival V N Vasavan of the CPM secured 3,14,787 votes. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/vasavan-proves-no-match-chazhikkadan-kottayam.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/vasavan-proves-no-match-chazhikkadan-kottayam.html Fri, 24 May 2019 10:57:51 GMT ‘Bald dare’: Natesan wins Arif bet, keeps his mane SNDP Yogam general secretary Vellappally Nadesan gets to keep his hair intact after surviving a ‘bald dare’. Nadesan had said he would shave off his hair if LDF candidate AM Arif lost. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/bald-dare-vellappally-natesan-wins-arif-bet.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/bald-dare-vellappally-natesan-wins-arif-bet.html Fri, 24 May 2019 10:45:55 GMT Analysis | Credit for Thiruvananthapuram win goes to 'global Indian' Tharoor, not cross voting Pitted against Kummanam's rustic and monk-like austerity and C Divakaran's old style Communist vibes, the young urban and rural voters in the constituency found Tharoor's intellectual flamboyance, a far better bet. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/credit-of-tvpm-goes-to-global-indian-tharoor.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/credit-of-tvpm-goes-to-global-indian-tharoor.html Sun, 26 May 2019 03:15:16 GMT CPM’s all-out bid to unseat Premachandran sputters The CPM had put up a stiff fight to capture Kollam at all cost, but RSP was firm on keeping the seat. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/cpm-bid-to-unseat-premachandran-fails.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/cpm-bid-to-unseat-premachandran-fails.html Fri, 24 May 2019 11:40:28 GMT Analysis | Fadnavis fans 'Modi Tsunami' in Maharashtra There’s little doubt Fadnavis’s deft handling of the state’s affairs in the past four-and-a-half years has contributed equally, if not more, to the BJP’s rich Lok Sabha harvest in the state. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/analysis-fadnavis-fans-modi-tsunami-in-maharashtra.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/analysis-fadnavis-fans-modi-tsunami-in-maharashtra.html Fri, 24 May 2019 10:40:10 GMT Sampath fails to charm Attingal for a fourth time The LDF lost out in an election dominated by debates about local development and the recent agitation around the Sabarimala entry for women. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/sampath-fails-to-charm-attingal-the-fourth-time.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/sampath-fails-to-charm-attingal-the-fourth-time.html Fri, 24 May 2019 09:26:48 GMT CPM holds on to national party status, CPI misses out CPM's national tag will continue until 2029. Though the CPI has lost the national status, it will come into effect only in 2021. https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/cpm-cpi-lok-sabha-elections.html https://english.manoramaonline.com/in-depth/lok-sabha-elections-2019/2019/05/24/cpm-cpi-lok-sabha-elections.html Fri, 24 May 2019 09:48:34 GMT