New Delhi: After his meeting with BJP chief ministerial candidate failed to break the stalemate after the Delhi results, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has now invited AAP to form government. This came after Harsh Vardhan said his party will not form the government as it did not have the requisite numbers. The results of the elections to the 70-member Delhi Assembly threw up a badly fractured verdict with BJP and its ally Shiromani Akali Dal winning 32 seats, the debutant Aam Aadmi Party 28, Congress eight, Janata Dal United and an Independent bagging one each. As no party seems to have the numbers, it seems Delhi is headed for President's Rule and then re-election. However, "unconditional supports" have been pouring in for AAP, which has won 28 seats in the recently held elections. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has said his party is considering giving support to Arvind Kejriwal. AAP convenor has however declined the offer saying that he would not seek support nor support BJP and Congress as they both are corrupt.
Around 50 percent of over 3.6 million voters cast their ballots Wednesday in the bypolls for two Lok Sabha seats from Karnataka, an official said.
Political leaders cut across party lines on Friday to condemn the gangrape of a photojournalist in Mumbai.
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP N Harikrishna has resigned from the Rajya Sabha to protest against the formation of Telangana.
An all-out factional war has broken out between Harshvardhan and Delhi BJP chief Vijay Goel, with both vying for the Chief Minister's post if the party comes to power.
It is a crucial day for the Congress in Karnataka as by-polls began in Mandya and Bangalore Rural constituencies on Wednesday.
Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday said the platform alone cannot help win elections but gives new options of reaching out to public.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said the Centre was neither concerned about the economy nor the falling rupee but only worried about saving its chair.