May 14, 2004, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
NDA VOTED OUT Vajpayee
resigns; Cong set to form government
New Delhi, May 13
On an astounding day when all
predictions came crashing down causing bewilderment in BJP and
Congress camps, the mantle of regaining the seat of power on
Raisina Hill fell on the shoulders of the main Opposition party
with a hoary history of over 110 years.
Sonia Gandhi poses for photographers at her residence in New Delhi on Thursday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal
EDITORIAL The big
by H. K. Dua
ability to change a government and choose another by simply
exercising the right to vote is the ultimate test of a
democracy. The people of India have once again proved that we
lost, but India won: Vajpayee New
Delhi, May 13
Mr Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who this
evening submitted his resignation to the President, Dr A.P.J. Abdul
Kalam, said his party and alliance might have lost, but India had won.
SC should look afresh at the exit polls issue: Gill New Delhi, May 13
With almost all exit and opinion polls predictions falling flat on the ground, the former Chief Election Commissioner and Rajya Sabha MP, Dr M.S. Gill, said the role of these polls should be looked at afresh.
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