Analysts said the markets were afire expecting a stable government under BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
In 2009, the BJP had won 15 of the 26 seats, leaving 11 for the Congress which later surrendred two mopre seats in by-polls.
Triumphant Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi promised to fulfil the dreams of 1.2 billion Indians as he propelled his party to a stunning electoral triumph Friday with the biggest winning margin for 30 years.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address the nation on Saturday before going to meet President to submit his resignation. Here are the latest updates:
Jaitley and Modi confidante Amit Shah held a meeting with party spokespersons and leaders who will act as panelists on TV channels on Friday.
Development tends to trump environment despite Modi’s clean-up promise
Jubilant after exit polls’ prediction of a brilliant performance by the National Democratic Alliance in Lok Sabha elections ahead of Friday’s results, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat has made elaborate arrangements for celebrating the party’s triumph in Ahmedabad.
Leaders discuss likely cabinet and roles for Advani, Swaraj, Joshi
Exit polls have predicted a win for the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies in the National Democratic Alliance.
Popular faces from Indian cinema barnstormed either as contestants or campaigners for the national election.