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.
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".
Responding to a query from members, Joshi is learnt to have said that the promos and songs of Padmavati had been certified. The 30-member panel comprised actor-turned-MPs like Hema Malini (BJP), Raj Babbar (Congress) and Paresh Rawal (BJP).
My definition is stricter: There's only one supermoon in a given year, reserved for the full moon with the biggest apparent size. The last full moon of 2017 will appear especially plump and vibrant in the night sky on Sunday (Monday NZ time).
After naming Flynn to head the National Security Council in January, Trump forced him from the position less than a month later. White House officials did not respond to questions on Saturday about Mr Trump's altered explanation as to why he fired Flynn.
In Trump's view, the move toward the use of the more inclusive "happy holidays" phrase minimized the Christian celebration. Trump, who personally selected the decor, says she wanted to make the White House feel like home over the holidays.
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.
Decatur's "Christmas in Toyland" parade will roll through downtown's Second Avenue and Bank Street on Monday at 6 p.m. The Christmas parade and tree lighting celebration in downtown Tyler is happening on Thursday, November 30th.
Missing Florida teen found safe in NY , officials say
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 new grand coalition for Germany
He had called the chancellor to complain about "inacceptable" leaks to the press, the Social Democrat leader said. But for the SPD the situation isn't almost as clear.
Study finds dogs have more smarts than cats
Hunting requires a lot of energy, particularly for large predators, and the intervals between successful kills are unpredictable. And raccoons, despite their smaller brain size, had nearly as many neurons in their cerebral cortex as dogs.
Microsoft announces multi-year Redmond campus refresh
Vehicle parks that sat adjacent buildings will be moved underground to provide more space for buildings and recreational ground. Microsoft stated that the redevelopment of the campus would create over 2,500 new construction and development jobs.
Los Angeles Auto Show: Drop-Top BMW i8 Roadster Revealed
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.