Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter.(Reuters)YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan reddy will meet the Governor of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, 25 May, to stake claim to form a new government in the state after winning the majority in the state.Saumitra Khan, winning BJP candidate from Bishnupur told ANI, “There will be no contest with TMC in West Bengal assembly elections as they will only be able to win a maximum of 60 seats.”Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Will be going to Gujarat on Sunday evening, to seek blessings of my Mother. Day after tomorrow morning, I will be in Kashi to thank the people of this great land for reposing their faith in me.”After a disappointing show in the Lok Sabha election, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has removed all spokespersons, media panelists of the party, as rpeorted by Firstpost.To discuss the Lok Sabha elections results, where Congress faced a disappointing defeat, Congress Working Committee (CWC) will be holding a meeting with senior party leaders in attendance.Congress leaders RPN Singh, PL Punia and Motilal Vora, senior leaders Ghulam Nabui Azad, P Chidambaram, Mallikarjun Kharge and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh arrived for the meeting.UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh arrive for the meeting. Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah also arrived.Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrive for Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting.Congress Working Committee is holding the meeting with senior INC leaders to review the results of general elections.The meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) begins with Sonia, Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh among other leaders in attendance.Ram Vilas Paswan mocks Congress for failing to secure Leader of Opposition chair. To have a Leader of Opposition in the Parliament the Opposition party must have 54 seats, which the Congress could not manage to do.BJD MP Pinaki Misra, who won from Puri, “I'm very grateful that they showered me with so much affection. Puri parliamentary constituency in its entirety and as a token of thanks, I've decided to give my entire salary and allowances from Parliament to CM Relief Fund so that it can be used for people of Puri.”West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will chair an emergency meeting with party workers on Saturday, 25 May, for an analysis of the Lok Sabha election results which registered a massive win for the BJP, as per Indian Express.Y S Jaganmohan Reddy was Saturday unanimously elected as the leader of the YSRC legislature party, sources said.The meeting of the newly elected MLAs at the YSR Congress office here lasted for 45 minutes before the decision was made, the party sources said.Thanking the MLAs for electing him as the legislature party leader, Reddy said,"in 2019, people voted for us out of faith and belief, in 2024 they should give us a bigger mandate because of our performance."Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin on 25 May said that those days were over when it was believed that only Hindi-speaking states made India, as per IANS.YSRCP Chief Jaganmohan Reddy to meet Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Governor ESL Narasimhan and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao later today. YSRCP won 151 out of 175 seats in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly Election.A 23-year-old BJP worker has been shot dead in Nadia district, police said.Santu Ghosh (23), a resident of Tapaban area in Chakdaha town was shot at from a close range after he went out of his house following a phone call, he said.The Election Commission submitted a list of newly-elected MPs to President Ram Nath Kovind, an official statement said, Setting in motion the process for constituting the 17th Lok Sabha.The Congress' massive defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls was a "collective responsibility" and not that of party chief Rahul Gandhi alone, Maharashtra state unit chief Ashok Chavan.In New Delhi, newly elected MPs and other leaders arrive for the NDA Parliamentary Board meeting.YSR Congress Party president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister designate Y S Jaganmohan Reddy is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital on Sunday.Randeep Surjewala of Congress said, “CWC has given Congress President the right to makes changes to restructure the party, a plan for this will be brought soon. “AK Antony, Congress said, “I don't agree that it was a disastrous performance, but we were not able to rise up to the expectations. Party will discuss this in details...Today we had only general discussions.”A BJP worker was killed in Maharashtra's Akola district after allegedly being beaten up by a group of persons following an argument over the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls, police said.According to the police, the incident took place on Friday evening at Mohalla village in the district, over 580 kilometres from Mumbai.Ghulam Nabi Azad said, “In CWC meeting everyone unanimously told him(Rahul Gandhi)he did a good job...No one has a doubt on his leadership but situation was like that. If someone can lead the party in such situation. It's only Rahul Gandhi, if anyone can lead opposition, it's only Rahul Gandhi.”Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari met Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit today and sought her blessings.The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM), which won 17 out of the 32 Assembly seats in Sikkim, is all set to form the next government in the State but suspense remains over who will be the next Chief Minister.“Mr Golay will be arriving in Gangok from his native village. After meeting of all the MLAs, he will meet the Governor tomorrow and stake claim to form the government,” Mr. Khaling told The Hindu on Friday.BJP leader Hema Malini, elected MP from Mathura has said, “Modi ji has worked very hard and he has impressed the entire country. As I have also won, I'm happy that I delivered some good work in my constituency, that is why I got here.”In Delhi, actor-turned-politician and newly elected BJP MP, Sunny Deol, arrives for the NDA Parliamentary Board meeting.In a swipe at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over a "dirty pamphlet" against the AAP candidate from East Delhi, cricketer-turned-BJP MP Gautam Gambhir said elections come and go but one cannot afford to lose one's conscience.DMK called for a parliamentary committee meeting, where the Party president MK Stalin put forward a tacit tough message to BJP. He said, “State centric constructive politics ought to be the norm in times ahead. No government at centre can ignore any state. Gone are the days when Hindi speaking states alone constituted India. Time to embrace and carry along all states.”After serving Sikkim as chief minister for over 24 years, Pawan Kumar Chamling said that he respects the mandate of the people and is ready to discharge the role of an opposition leader.YSR Congress President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy met Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana ESL Narasimhan and staked claim to form government in Andhra Pradesh.West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has said, “I told at the beginning of the meeting that I don't want to continue as the Chief Minister.She added, “The central forces worked against us. An emergency situation was created. Hindu-Muslim division was done and votes were divided. We complained to the EC but nothing was looked into.”Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah will be felicitated by the Gujarat unit of the party in Ahmedabad on 26 May, Sunday following the massive victory in the Lok Sabha election.Senior BJP leader R Ashok Saturday demanded resignation of Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy and Congress Legislative Party leader Siddaramaiah from their posts in view of the ruling coalition's rout in the Lok Sabha elections in the state.Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam said the outcome of Lok Sabha elections and assembly bypolls proved people wanted continuation of the Narendra Modi and AIADMK governments at the Centre and the state respectively.Naveen Patnaik to be sworn-in as Odisha CM on 29 May. He is going to be the CM for the fifth time in a row.Coming out in support of the AICC chief, Congress leaders in Kerala said there was no need for Rahul Gandhi to resign in the wake of the party's poll debacle.India's former football captain and Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP) working president Bhaichung Bhutia congratulated the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) on winning the assembly polls and the lone Lok Sabha seat in Sikkim.The Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana E S L Narasimhan Saturday invited YSR Congress president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy to form the government in AP.AICC General Secretary Deepak Babaria of MP, “CM Kamal Nath has offered his resignation from the post of Madhya Pradesh Congress committee President.”Amid speculations over longevity of the ruling coalition in Karnataka, state Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao said that the government would continue and conceded his party and JDS could have performed better in Lok Sabha polls had there been better coordination.Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the Sabarimala women's entry issue was not the reason for the ruling LDF's rout in Lok Sabha elections and claimed many voted for Congress expecting it to form the government at the Centre.AAP's disgruntled Chandni Chowk MLA Alka Lamba claimed that she has been removed again from the party's MLA WhatsApp group which includes party chief Arvind Kejriwal.Prem Singh Chouhan (82), father of ex-chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and BJP national vice president Shivraj Singh Chouhan, died in a Mumbai hospital on Saturday, a BJP spokesperson saidIn Delhi, PM Narendra Modi arrives at the Rashtrapati Bhavan to meet the President Ram Nath Kovind.Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would offer prayers at the shrine of Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh.Disgruntled AAP MLA Alka Lamba launched a veiled attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over AAP's crushing loss in Lok Sabha elections, asking shouldn't the person who took all the decisions in a closed room own the responsibility and quit.In the wake of the BJP's stellar performance in the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, TMC supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday cracked the whip against internal strife and revamped the party organisation.The Trinamool Congress also clipped the wings of her nephew Abhishek Banerjee, considered number two in the party.The AAP took a dig at newly-elected East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir, saying he should meet the people on the dusty roads and not "cheat them" by sending his duplicate as he did during the campaigning period.YSR Congress president Jaganmohan Reddy, who was invited to form the next Government in Andhra Pradesh by the Governor called on Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao here and invited him for the swearing-in ceremony at Vijayawada on 30 May.The BJP described TMC chief Mamata Banerjee's offer to quit as West Bengal chief minister as "drama" and claimed her government will fall on its own and the saffron party will not need to topple it. The 2019 Lok Sabha elections ended with a thumping victory for the BJP-lead NDA, as it managed to outperform itself, as compared to 2014. The NDA secured 353 seats, while the UPA managed just above 90.Catch all the live updates here. We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.