"I have already submitted my resignation, I am no longer the party president," news agency ANI quotes Gandhi as saying.
At least 18 others were injured in the clashes that broke out on Saturday.
New Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her first budget on July 5.
Heading into the election, there was little doubt that the BJP was the front runner.
The meeting of the newly elected Congress Lok Sabha MPs took place ahead of the Parliament session beginning on June 17.
Modi to take oath at swearing-in ceremony this evening at the presidential palace in Delhi
The Indian electorate has dealt its country a blow that might take a long time to recover from.
The enormous mandate the Indian voters have given to Modi’s BJP could not have come about by accident.
Arun Jaitley says he would "like to keep away from any responsibility” and focus on his health and treatment.
Modi is to Nehru what Rajendra was to Dilip Kumar — a poor man's copy by way of mediocrity.
Prime Minister Imran Khan may meet the Indian PM at the SCO summit in Kyrgyzstan next month.
Three BJP workers have been killed in clashes.
Markets have been jubilant over hopes that the prime minister will pursue business-friendly policies.
The Hindu said on Sunday that Mohammed Barkat was told to remove his cap and chant Jai Shri Ram.
Thousands of supporters of the Trinamool Congress party and the BJP throw rocks and attack each other with sticks.
PM Imran expresses desire for Pakistan and India to work together for betterment of their people.
Modi came to power in 2014 promising more employment but jobs were rarely mentioned in his re-election bid.
As a mainstream ideology, Hindutva will degrade India's future and threaten regional and possibly global stability.
Modi says India’s minorities have been used and abused by politicians, it is time to win their trust.
During the launch of Congress manifesto Rahul Gandhi exclaimed that “all were Hindu”
The party president offers to resign following a chastening poll defeat but his gesture is rejected.
A considerable to-do list includes addressing India's lacklustre economic growth and reducing unemployment.
JI's acting emir Liaqat Baloch says Indian premier will have to give up extremism for regional peace.
Modi made big promises during the campaign for the weeks-long vote.
BJP has grabbed 303 seats out of 543, while Congress managed to win a mere 52.
Seasoned politicos like Kirron Kher and Hema Malini were joined by newbies such as Sunny Deol in this election season.
All regional and national newspapers in India credited Modi for the BJP’s sweeping victory.
Election results made grim reading for Congress barons who have relied for generations on talismanic Nehru-Gandhi name.
Official data from the Election Commission shows Modi's BJP has won 296 of the 542 seats up for grabs.
The writing is on the wall: communal politics in India has triumphed.