Many had called UP Civic Poll a referendum to the eight-month rule of Yogi Adityanath.
The BJP leader also termed as "baseless" the Congress vice-president's charge that the BJP-led Gujarat government extended undue favours of Rs 33,000 crore to Tata Motors for vehicle manufacturing facility at Sanand. The BJp has won the Mayoral post in Ayodhya Nagar Nigam.
BJP's mayor candidates have won in Varanasi, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Agra, Bareilly, Ayodhya, Firozabad, Lucknow, Mathura, Kanpur, Saharanpur, Jhansi, Bareilly, and Moradabad. The party had won all the 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat in 2014.
Underlining the importance of the civic polls in country's largest state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted saying, "Vikas has won once again in the country".
Among the 5,433 seats of nagar panchayats members, Independents have won 3,875 seats - 71.31 per cent of the total seats.
Asked about the performance of Independent candidates, BJP state spokesperson Chandra Mohan said the party had not fielded candidates on several seats.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the results reaffirmed people's support for the GST which has made doing business "easier" for traders.
"The SP, the BSP and the Congress contested the polls as each other's relatives". In Lucknow, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took a swipe at Gandhi while pointing out that his party, the Congress "has been wiped out in Amethi". "Cycle" is the election symbol of the Samajwadi Party. "We are working for all, irrespective of caste, creed and religion and that has been accepted by the people".
In a veiled attack on Patidar quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel, OBC leader Alpesh Thakor and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani, Patra said these "outsourced" leaders won't help the Congress win the elections in Gujarat. "The SP is closely analysing the results", he said.
No procession is allowed during the counting and following the announcement of results.
An unnamed friend of Duysak told Buzzfeed that the former Twitter contractor didn't have any apparent interest in politics. I didn't do anything on objective . "I didn't hack anyone". "I didn't do anything that I was not authorized to do".
BMW says the all-electric roof opens and closes "very quietly" in 15 seconds, at speeds of up to 50 km/h (31 mph). Ivory white leather upholstery rounds out the cabins of both models, while the Roadster adds a black option.
For now obese children, the risk is higher: three out of four obese two-year-olds are predicted to still be obese at age 35. In addition, the more overweight or obese someone was as a child, the greater the person's chances of being obese by age 35.
But White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders didn't deny it. "Secretary Tillerson continues to lead the State Department". Too much churn could fuel the perception of chaos in the Trump White House - perhaps one reason he has yet to pull the trigger.
He told investigators the girl woke up and he told her to go back to sleep. "The searches will now shift to a recovery process". Investigators believe that Mariah is deceased due to evidence gathered throughout the investigation.
Friday by a State Police investigator, Todd Grant, who recognized Rodriguez's red Mercury sedan and its Florida license plates. In addition, Frasina's parents discovered sexual messages on Snapchat between her and Rodriguez after her disappearance.
A spokesman for Uber told the BBC the firm is not able to clarify how many United Kingdom drivers are included in the 2.7 million. The data breach resulted in almost 11,000 Washington Uber drivers having their data compromised.
World Cup 2018 draw
Southgate pointed to England's premature exits from the last World Cup and Euro 2016 as reasons for limiting expectations. They were a very good team, but this team is more humble than them". "It would be stupid of us to set targets".
Fuller Leaves American Gods
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Israeli army strikes Gaza after alleged rocket fire
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Study finds dogs have more smarts than cats
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4.1 magnitude quake rocks East Coast
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Michael Crabtree says Aqib Talib fight wasn't premeditated
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