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For the Congress, the results came at a time when the morale of party leaders and workers was at its lowest.
Modi has emerged as a clear favourite for the 2019 general elections after the BJP's landslide victory in assembly elections, experts opine.
Sensex's gains slipped, but the gauge is still trading higher today by 482 points, powered by a huge sweep by the BJP in UP and Uttarakhand.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley slammed the Congress for its "historic" blunders including opposing demonetisation.
BJP won a historic mandate with over three-fourth majority bagging 325 of 403 seats in the UP Assembly election 2017.
Echoing BSP chief Mayawati, Lalu said there seemed to be a possibility that the EVMs had been manipulated to help the BJP.
The results will increase the BJP's tally in the Upper House and a majority there will make it possible for the NDA government to start radical reforms.
Only six of the total 81 women candidates were able to win in the 117-seat Punjab Assembly polls.
The loss in Uttar Pradesh has turned the tide against him, unleashing a volley of challenges as dissenting voices began echoing.
Punjab BJP chief Vijay Sampla today accepted his party's defeat and congratulated Congress' Amarinder Singh for his victory.
Kiran Bedi said the results of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls showed that the state has risen above caste, colour and creed.
Rawat failed to achieve the task of piloting his party to victory in the face of a massive groundswell of support in favour of the BJP.
With his fourth consecutive victory, Okram Ibobi Singh has proved that he is the constant factor in strife-torn Manipur.
AAP leader and Delhi minister Kapil Mishra said the party had not expected such results in Punjab and Goa.
Sushil Kumar Modi thanked Nitish Kumar for not contesting in UP, which, he said, helped his party to come to power.