Modi gets mother's blessing following election win

The leader of India's BJP, Narendra Modi, has tweeted a picture of him being blessed by his mother following election results indicating a landslide victory for his party.

The current Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has already called Mr Modi to congratulate him on the nationalist party's success.

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India's Modi on parade after huge election win

New Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been mobbed by crowds on a Delhi parade celebrating his landslide election victory.