Assembly Election 2018 Live: Congress thanks people for the victory
Initial trends suggest that Congress is likely to get a majority in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh
Congress leads on 112 seats in Madhya Pradesh
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says “But the central issue of EVM is still there, if the chip is manipulated you can affect the entire voting system"
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says “But the central issue of EVM is still there, if the chip is manipulated you can affect the entire voting system, that's not possible with manual voting. This is a question that has been answered in the US and other countries, where they've said that we don't want an EVM.”
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says “As far as the EVMs are concerned, there are issues with them, universally"
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says “As far as the EVMs are concerned, there are issues with them, universally. If the people in the country are uncomfortable with the EVM, then it's a big issue which needs to be addressed.”
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says "A certain amount of arrogance came in. That is fatal for a politician"
“A certain amount of arrogance came in. That is fatal for a politician”, says Congress President Rahul Gandhi about PM Modi.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says "Demonetization was a scam. Mr Modi sold a vision to India 5 years ago. But the BJP and Mr Modi have failed.”
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says “The RBI Chief has also resigned. Demonetization was a scam. Mr Modi sold a vision to India 5 years ago. But the BJP and Mr Modi have failed.”
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says "we will defeat them in 2019 too. But we don't want to remove anyone from the country altogether”
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says “We've defeated the BJP today, we will defeat them in 2019 too. But we don't want to remove anyone from the country altogether”
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says “Income, corruption, farmers- based on all of these, the PM was elected"
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says “Income, corruption, farmers- based on all of these, the PM was elected. Now, the 'janta' is clear that Modiji himself is corrupt.”
Congress President Rahul Gandhi said "There is a sense of discontentment, inability to see the future”
Congress President Rahul Gandhi said "There are serious questions being asked about the future of our youngsters, about how we plan on providing jobs to them. There is a sense of discontentment, inability to see the future”
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says "Mr Modi promised but he didn't deliver"
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says “There is a feeling among the people in the country that what Mr. Modi had promised, he hasn't been able to deliver.”
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says “We are going to provide these states a vision"
Congress President Rahul Gandhi says “We are going to provide these states a vision. We are going to provide these states a govt that they can be proud of.”
Rahul Gandhi dedicates Congress victories to youths, farmers and party workers
Rahul Gandhi dedicates Congress victories to youths, farmers and party workers, says party will provide a vision to states where it won
Rahul Gandhi addresses the media
Rahul Gandhi addresses the media and says "I would like to thank all the people who have supported Congress party" in Delhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses the media on Assembly Elections
Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses the media on Assembly Elections
DMK President MK Stalin congratulates the winning parties
DMK President MK Stalin congratulates the winning parties; says “Before Parliament election, the polls in five states show it was a mini parliamentary election. My greetings to all the winning parties.”
TRS nominee M Gopal wins Musheerabad Assembly segment securing 72,919 votes
TRS nominee M Gopal wins Musheerabad Assembly segment securing 72,919 votes; wrests seat from sitting MLA and Telangana BJP president K Laxman who comes third with 30,769 while the Congress' Anil Kumar is second with 36,031 votes.
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik congratulates Congress and MNF for their success
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik congratulates Congress and MNF for their success saying “It clearly shows the mood of the nation. These states are predominantly agrarian states and BJP govt in the Centre has more or less ignored the Swaminathan report recommendations and loan problems of farmers.”
Outgoing CM of Mizoram Lal Thanhawla submits his resignation before the Governor
Outgoing CM of Mizoram Lal Thanhawla submits his resignation before the Governor, says "This is very disappointing. I didn't expect this. I think I underestimated the new formation ZPM."
Congress reaches out to SP, BSP
Congress reaches out to BSP and SP to be a part of the government, say sources
Congress thanks people for the victory
“Democracy has won! Thank you India, you have chosen love over hate, peace over violence & truth over lies. This victory is yours. #CongressWinsBIG” tweets Congress.
Congress leader Avinash Pandey says meeting to decide Rajasthan CM tomorrow
Congress leader Avinash Pandey said “Tomorrow there's a meeting with all elected MLAs at the state Congress committee office, after it Venugopal Ji &I will meet them personally. After it, High command will be told of all the MLAs opinion and in the evening another meeting will be held.”
Congress leader Ashok Gehlot credits Rahul Gandhi for victory
Congress leader Ashok Gehlot said “This is a grand victory. We're forming govt in 3 states what can be better than that. The way Rahul Gandhi ji tackled Modi ji and Amit Shah ji in Gujarat, after that graph of Congress is going up and the graph of Modi ji is constantly going down. It's a sign.”
Vasundhara Raje wins by 34,980 votes in Jhalarapatan seat
Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje wins by 34,980 votes, defeating Congress's Manvendra Singh in Jhalarapatan seat.
I take the responsibility for this defeat: Raman Singh
“I take the responsibility for this defeat because the poll was contested under my leadership. We will act as a strong Opposition and work for the development of the state,” says Raman Singh, outgoing CM of Chhattisgarh
Mandate given by the people in Chhattisgarh is historic: Bhupesh Bhagel
“This is a victory of democracy. BJP had a lot of money & a team of corrupt officers, they also had conspirators in their pocket. Despite all of this, the mandate given by the people in Chhattisgarh is historic,” says Bhupesh Baghel, Chhattisgarh Congress President
Kapil Sibal hails Congress victory
“This is the victory of Rahul Gandhi, our party, workers, people, and the fight against scams. This is the victory of humanity,” says Kapil Sibal, Congress leader
Outgoing Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh resigns
“I have tendered my resignation to the Governor,” says outgoing Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh.
Aakash Kailash Vijayvargiya wins from Indore with a margin of 7000 votes
BJP's Aakash Kailash Vijayvargiya wins from Indore-3 constituency with a margin of 7000 votes.
MNF 's Zoramthanga to meet Mizoram Governor K Rajasekharan to stake claim to form government
MNF 's Zoramthanga to meet Mizoram Governor K Rajasekharan at 6 pm to stake claim to form government
Uddhav lauds voters' courage to reject "those not wanted"
"I congratulate the courage of the voters who did not think about the useless question of who would be the choice (to the ruling parties in five states)," Uddhav Thackeray
"They (voters) did not think about EVMs, distribution of money, hooliganism or who would be the alternative to all of this, but rejected those they did not want. True courage is not worrying about future. The courage of voters has shown the country the way forward," he said.
The countdown for 2019 has begun. This is the beginning of the end: Mamta Banerjee
“This is the semi-final of the final match as 2019 elections will be held in next 2-3 months. For 2019 final match game is clear, now we are just waiting for the elections. The countdown for 2019 has begun. This is the beginning of the end,” says Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal CM
We are going to play a crucial role in national politics: TRS President K Chandrashekhar Rao
“I spoke to other political parties, we are going to play a crucial role in national politics,” says TRS President and Telangana caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao
Rajasthan Agriculture minister Prabhulal Saini loses to Cong's Pramod Bhaya
Congress candidate Pramod Bhaya defeats Agriculture Minister Prabhulal Saini by 34,063 votes in Baran district's Anta seat.
Ashok Gehlot arrives at Sachin Pilot's residence
RLD to support Congress in Rajasthan
National Vice President of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) Jayant Chaudhary issues a letter, states "Respecting the mandate of the people, party President Chaudhary Ajit Singh has directed the MLA of the party to help Congress form a stable govt.
Rajasthan's Gaupalan Minister Otaram loses to independent
Rajasthan's Gaupalan Minister Otaram has lost the Sirohi seat to independent candidate Sanyam Lodha with a margin of 10,253 votes.
Rajasthan's Water Resources Minister Ram Pratap loses
Rajasthan's Water Resources Minister and BJP leader Rampratap has lost the Hanumangarh seat to Congress candidate Vinod Kumar with a margin of 15,522 votes
The MNF emerged victorious in the Mizoram Assembly elections, bagging 24 seats out of the 40-member assembly
The Mizo National Front (MNF) emerged victorious in the Mizoram Assembly elections, bagging 24 seats out of the 40-member assembly, according to the latest figures by the Election Commission of India
K Chandrasekhar Rao arrives at party headquarters in Hyderabad
K Chandrasekhar Rao arrives at party headquarters in Hyderabad, he won from Gajwel constituency by over 50,000 votes. TRS is leading on 77 seats in the state
Congress President Rahul Gandhi likely to hold press meet between 5 and 5:30 pm
Telangana caretaker Minister KT Rama Rao meets TRS workers
Telangana caretaker Minister KT Rama Rao meets Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) workers at party office in Hyderabad. TRS is leading on 79 seats as per official ECI trends.
Newly elected Congress MLAs of Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan will meet in Raipur and Jaipur respectively tomorrow.
Congress leading on 115 seats in Madhya Pradesh
Congress leading on 115 seats, BJP leading on 105 seats, others on 10 in Madhya Pradesh, as per official ECI sources.
Congress observers to meet Gehlot, Sachin
Congress observers to meet Gehlot, Sachin separately. At the moment, they are meeting Sachin Pilot.
Sachin Pilot is on his way to meet senior Congress leaders
TRS candidate Talasani Srinivas Yadav wins from Sanath Nagar constituency
Telangana caretaker minister and TRS candidate Talasani Srinivas Yadav wins from Sanath Nagar constituency by 30,217 votes.
KCR to address press conference at 4 pm
TRS Chief Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao press conference likely to be at 4 pm and Telangana Congress President press conference at 3 pm.
Ashok Gehlot wins from Sardarpura seat
Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot and Vasundhara Raje win by huge margin.
Telangana caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao wins from Gajwel constituency
TRS President and Telangana caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao wins from Gajwel constituency by over 50,000 votes
Cong-led alliance needs introspection on failure: TDP
"We have to analyse the factors that contributed to the success of TRS and failure of our alliance," said Ravula Chandrasekhar Reddy, senior leader of TDP, led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.
"We were expecting to get more number of seats. The results are not to our expectations," Reddy said
I think we forgot the issue of development that Modi took up in 2014: Sanjay Kakade, BJP Rajya Sabha MP
“I knew we would lose in Rajasthan & Chhattisgarh but MP trends have come as a surprise. I think we forgot the issue of development that Modi took up in 2014. Ram Mandir, statues & name changing became the focus,” says Sanjay Kakade, BJP Rajya Sabha MP
Celebrations begin outside Congress office in Raipur
Celebrations outside Congress office in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Congress is leading on 60 out of 90 seats in the state.
Celebrations begin outside Congress office in Ludhiana, Punjab
Results a clear message to BJP, it's time to introspect: Shiv Sena
Shiv Sena spokesperson and the party's Rajya Sabha lawmaker Sanjay Raut said the trends reflect that the BJP's victory chariot has been halted.
"This is a clear message and it is the time for us to introspect," Raut told reporters in Parliament Complex.
Despite being in alliance at the Centre and in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena shares an uneasy relationship with the BJP.
Celebration begins outside Mizo National Front office in Aizawl
Celebration begin outside Mizo National Front (MNF) office in Aizawl. The party has won 14 seats out of 40 & is leading on 9 seats in Mizoram.
Congress leading on 100 seats in Rajasthan
Congress leading on 100 seats, BJP leading on 73 seats, BSP on 5, CPM on 2 and others on 19 seats in Rajasthan, as per official ECI trends
BSP wont support BJP in Hindi heartland
BSP chief Mayawati firm on not giving support to BJP in Rajasthan, MP and Chhattisgarh, as per sources
Congress President Rahul Gandhi reaches Sonia Gandhi's residence
Congress President Rahul Gandhi reaches Sonia Gandhi's residence at 10 Janpath, New Delhi
BJP's wrong policies have destroyed the country and this is a result of that: Ramgopal Yadav, SP
“BJP's wrong policies have destroyed the country and this is a result of that. Any talk of an alliance will be done once the whole picture is clear,” says Ramgopal Yadav, Samajwadi Party.
Congress leading with 101 seats in Rajasthan
Results in Telangana unexpected, says CPI
The Communist Party of India on Tuesday alleged that the TRS resorted to "huge distribution of money and liquor" to influence voters, and described the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led party's performance in the assembly polls as a "technical victory and not a moral one".
"It's not expected. Huge distribution of money, particularly on the last day (before the election)...purchasing votes..this must have resulted in this victory for TRS," Reddy alleged.
"He (TRS chief Chandrasekhar Rao) played the Telangana sentiment card once again," he said.
"Most important: this election was not free and fair. Distribution of money and liquor... I don't think it's a moral victory for him (Rao), it's only a technical victory for TRS," Reddy said.
Congress delegation submits a complaint to Telangana EC
Congress delegation submits a complaint to Telangana Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Rajat Kumar raising suspicions that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) have been manipulated in the state.
Congress workers celebrate in Kolkata
BJP leading with 111 seats in Chhattisgarh
BJP leading on 111 seats, Congress on 108 seats, others on 11 seats in Madhya Pradesh, as per official ECI trends.
Telangana assembly elections party position at 1 pm
Celebrations begins at TRS headquarters
Celebrations broke out on Tuesday, December 11, at the Telangana Bhavan, the headquarters of ruling TRS, as the party appeared on course return to power in the assembly elections.
The Telangana Bhavan wore a festive look with a large number of TRS activists dancing to drum-beats, bursting crackers and distributing sweets, hailing the 'victory' of the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led outfit.
BJP's UP MLA blames SC/ST Act amendments for poor show: BJP's Bairia legislator Surendra Singh
As votes were counted in five states, a BJP legislator in UP Tuesday blamed amendments to the SC/ST Act for the party's poor show and said it can't win elections by hurting sentiments of upper castes.
"The BJP cannot register victory in elections by hurting the sentiments of the savarna (upper castes). The decisions to bring amendments in the SC/ST Act has proved to be suicidal," Singh told reporters.
According to him, public has taught a temporary lesson to the BJP. "If the BJP doesn't reconsiders its decision and corrects its course on the SC/ST Act, then results will be wrong for the party in 2019 as well," he said.
We are moving towards a full majority: Sachin Pilot
“We are moving towards a full majority and I am sure it will be clear once final numbers are in, but still we welcome all like-minded and anti-BJP parties to support us and we are in touch,” says Sachin Pilot, Congress.
Congress leading in Madhya Pradesh with 115 seats
Ashok Gehlot says that the Congress will be able to form the government in the state with full majority
AICC general secretary and Rajasthan's former chief minister Ashok Gehlot said on Tuesday that the Congress will be able to form the government in the state with full majority.
He said the Congress gave a tough fight to the BJP in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat in assembly polls there last year.
"The Congress will form the government. This is the mandate of public, which is in favour of the Congress party. We will get the clear majority and will also take along other parties or candidates who quit the BJP for us," Gehlot told reporters here.
"Congress president Rahul Gandhi cornered Modi and BJP president Amit Shah in the Gujarat assembly polls. Since then they are not able to stand again. They technically won the Gujarat assembly elections but it was their defeat," he said.
The former chief minister said the public is suffering under the BJP rule.
The Congress is leading in 100 seats, BJP in 78 seats while independents are leading in 11 seats, BSP in three seats, CPM in two seats and others in five seats, according to poll officials.
Sachin Pilot in talks with 8 independents in Rajasthan
Congress's Sachin Pilot in talks with 8 independents in Rajasthan
5 Chhattisgarh BJP ministers trailing
Five ministers in the Raman Singh-led BJP government in Chhattisgarh were trailing in the Assembly polls as per latest trends, a poll official said on Tuesday.
The five Brijmohan Agrawal (Raipur City South), Kedar Kashyap (Narayanpur constituency), Mahesh Gagda (Bijapur), Dayaldas Baghel (Nawagarh) and Amar Agrawal (Bilaspur) - are trailing, as per trends in the state Assembly polls.
However, state presidents of the BJP and the Congress - Dharamlal Kaushik and Bhupesh Baghel -were leading from Bilha and Patan seats respectively.
Leader of Opposition T S Singhdeo and Congress MP from Durg Lok Sabha seat Tamradhwaj Sau were leading in Ambikapur and Durg Rural seats, respectively.
Public's mandate is in the favour of Congress: Ashok Gehlot
Congress has won the mandate. Numbers can go up & down but public's mandate is in the favour of Congress. We will get clear majority, still we would want independent candidates & parties other than BJP to support us if they want, says Ashok Gehlot, Congress.
Happy that BJP is losing in Chhattisgarh: Jogi
With trends indicating a win for the Congress in Chhattisgarh, former chief minister Ajit Jogi said on Tuesday that he was "happy" with the "results" and that people chose the party because they found it the most viable alternative to the BJP.
"I am happy with the results as the BJP is losing," he said.
Trends showed that the Congress was leading in more than 55 seats in the 90-member state assembly, with the BJP falling way behind with leads in 25 seats.
Congress leading in Madhya Pradesh with 112 seats
People voted against BJP: Mamta Banerjee
People voted against BJP. This is people's verdict, victory of democracy over injustice, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.
We're doubting that tampering could have been done in EVMs: Uttam Kumar Reddy
I am having doubts on results we're getting in Telangana ballot paper counting. We're doubting that tampering could have been done in EVMs. Slips should be counted in VVPATs, says Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee's Uttam Kumar Reddy
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has lost from Champhai
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has lost from Champhai South seat, MNF's TJ Lalnuntluanga has won
TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao leading by 17,074 votes
TRS president and Telangana caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao leading by 17,074 votes in Gajwel seat over his nearest Congress rival Vanteru Pratap Reddy after sixth round.
Congress leadership and MLAs will decide who will get what role: Sachin Pilot
Trends make it clear that Congress is forming Govt in Rajasthan will full majority, we had 21 seats last time. We should wait for the final numbers. Congress leadership and MLAs will decide who will get what role, says Sachin Pilot, Congress
Telangana BJP president K Laxman trailing in Musheerabad
Telangana BJP president K Laxman trailing in Musheerabad segment by 2,710 votes behind TRS nominee M Gopal after second round.
Party President will decide on who will be the CM: Ashok Gehlot
Congress President will decide on who will be the Chief Minister, says Ashok Gehlot. Congress is leading on 101 seats in Rajasthan
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan leading
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan leading by a margin of over 6,000 votes in Budhni constituency after second round of counting: Election official.
MNF leading with 23 seats in Mizoram
I am fully confident that we will get full majority: Kamal Nath
These are trends, but I am fully confident that we will get full majority, says Kamal Nath, Congress
Cong leader Uttam Kumar Reddy leads in Huzurnagar
Telangana state Congress chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy is leading in Huzurnagar constituency by 1,852 votes over his nearest rival Saidi Reddy of TRS after the third round.
Congress leads with 117 seats in Madhya Pradesh
Congress gets majority in Rajasthan in initial trends
Congress gets majority in MP in initial trends
KT Rama Rao leading in Sircilla assembly by 15,096 votes
TRS leader and Telangana minister K T Rama Rao is leading in Sircilla assembly segment by 15,096 votes after third round.
It's a close contest between Congress and BJP in Madhya Pradesh
Congress and BJP leading from 109 seats each in Madhya Pradesh.
MNF leads with 22 seats in Mizoram
Rajasthan's Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria trails
Rajasthan's Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria trailing in Udaipur seat with a margin of 330 votes
Rajasthan's Agriculture Minister Prabhu Lal Saini trailing
Rajasthan's Agriculture Minister Prabhu Lal Saini trailing by 1,167 votes in the Anta seat.
Rampratap trailing in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh seat
Rajasthan Water Resource Minister Rampratap trailing by margin of 658 votes in Hanumangarh seat
CM Lal Thanhawla of Cong trailing Lalduhoma of ZPM
CM Lal Thanhawla of Cong trailing Lalduhoma of Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) by 75 votes in Serchhip constituency
Rajasthan Assembly Speaker Kailash Meghwal leads by 3,411 votes
Rajasthan Assembly Speaker Kailash Meghwal leads by 3,411 votes in Bhilwara's Shahpura seat.
Cong candidate Ashok Gehlot leading from Sardarpura
Former CM and Cong candidate Ashok Gehlot leading with a margin of 5,112 votes in Rajasthan's Sardarpura
Harish Meena trails by 1,779 votes in Deoli-Uniara seat
Congress candidate and former DGP Harish Meena trails by 1,779 votes in Deoli-Uniara seat of Rajasthan.
Rajasthan's Health Minister Kalicharan trailing
Rajasthan's Health Minister Kalicharan trailing by 117 votes in Malviya Nagar seat
Pilot leading in Raj's Tonk seat with a margin of 2007 votes
PCC president Sachin Pilot leading in Tonk seat with a margin of 2007 votes. BJP candidate and Transport Minister Yoonus Khan trailing.
Telangana caretaker minister T Harish Rao leading in Siddipet
Telangana caretaker minister T Harish Rao leading by 19,989 votes over his nearest TJS nominee Bhavani Reddy after fourth round in Siddipet segment
Rajasthan's Social Justice Minister Arun Chaturvedi trails
Rajasthan's Social Justice Minister Arun Chaturvedi trailing by a margin of 2,467 votes in civil lines constituency in Jaipur.
MNF hits halfway-mark in Mizoram
Trends show Congress 8 seats away from majority in MP and 10 seats in Rajasthan
Madhya Pradesh- Cong: 108, BJP: 100
Rajasthan- Cong: 90, BJP: 72
Congress leading with 102 seats in Madhya Pradesh
Congress leading on 15 seats in Rajasthan: ECI
Official ECI trends show Congress leading on 15 seats and BJP leading on 13 seats in Rajasthan.
Trends show Congress gets majority in Chhattisgarh
Congress workers celebrate outside Pilot's residence
Congress workers celebrate outside Sachin Pilot's residence as initial trends show the party leading
Raman Singh lagging from Rajnandgaon, Chattisgarh
Chattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh lagging in Rajnandgaon. He is contesting Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s niece and Congress Candidate Karuna Shukla
MNF leading on 11 seats in Mizoram
Congress leading on 36 seats in Chattisgarh
Congress is leading on 73 seats in Rajasthan
Congress will form government in Madhya Pradesh: Digvijay Singh
It's too early. Anything can be said only after 12 pm. Leads of only postal ballots have come till now. I am confident that in Madhya Pradesh, Congress will form government. We have favourable situation in Rajasthan & Chhattisgarh also, says Digvijay Singh, Congress
We believe people of Telangana are with us: K Kavitha, TRS MP
We believe people of Telangana are with us. We have sincerely worked and utilised the opportunity given to us. So I believe voters will bring us back to power, and that too independently. We are very confident about it, says K Kavitha, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP
Congress is leading on 30 seats in Telangana
In Telangana's 199 seats - Congress is ahead in 30 while KCR's TRS is leading in 25 seats. BJP is at 3.
Congress leading on 60 seats in Rajasthan
Congress is leading on 60 seats in Rajasthan, whereas BJP on 42 seats
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj leads from Budhni seat
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan leads from Budhni seat. He is fighting against former Madhya Pradesh Congress chief and OBC leader Arun Yadav
Congress takes big lead in Rajasthan with 30 seats
Congress takes lead with 30 seats, BJP is leading at 12
Sachin Pilot is leading from Tonk in Rajasthan
Sachin Pilot is leading from Tonk in Rajasthan. He is contesting against BJP Candidate’s Yoonus Khan.
Vasundhara Raje is leading from Jhalrapatan in Rajasthan
Vasundhara Raje is leading from Jhalrapatan in Rajasthan. She is contesting against Jaswant Singh’s son Manvendra Singh
Congress leading on 14 seats in Rajasthan and in Madhya Pradesh on five seats
Madhya Pradesh: Congress: 5, BJP: 4
Rajasthan: Congress:14, BJP: 6
BJP is leading on 5 seats in Madhya Pradesh
BJP is leading on 5, Congress on 3 in Madhya Pradesh
Congress and BJP is leading on four seats each in Chattisgarh
Congress is leading in the state with 4 seats, while BJP is giving a tight fight with the equal number of seats as of now.
Congress is leading in Rajasthan in first trends
Counting starts at 35 centres; BJP is leading at 2, Congress at 4 in Rajasthan
Congress leads in two seats in Madhya Pradesh
Congress is leading on two seats in Madhya Pradesh assembly results 2018
Initial trends in favour of TRS and Congress in Telangana
Congress and Telangana lead on one seat each in Telangana in the first trend of assembly election results 2018
Counting begin in five states for assembly election 2018
The counting of votes for Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chattisgarh, Telangana, Mizoram begins.
Visuals from Congress Office in Hyderabad
Counting of votes to be conducted for the state assembly elections at 8 am today. In Telangana in 2014, TRS had won 90 seat, Congress 13, AIMIM 7, BJP 5, TDP 3, CPI(M) 1.
Assembly Election results: Counting set to begin in five states
After the high-intensity campaigning in several states, the much-awaited poll results are set to start trickling in by 8 am on December 11. The results of these states are expected to draw the battle lines between the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government and the opposition parties, which have formed the ‘Grand Alliance’ ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Several exit polls gave mixed results, but most of it pointed to the fact that Congress has an edge over other parties. They have predicted that Congress will garner more seats in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and in Telangana, TRS is likely to have an upper hand. The surveys also predicted that Mizoram, the only northeast state now with the Congress, may see a hung assembly with the Mizo National Front (MNF) on an upsurge.
In Madhya Pradesh in 2013, BJP had won 166 seats, Congress had 57 seats and BSP four seats.
In Rajasthan in 2013, BJP had won 160 seats, Congress had 25 seats and BSP, NUZP, NPP had got 2 seats each.
In Chattisgarh in 2013, BJP had won 49 seats and Congress had 39 seats.
In Mizoram in 2013, Congress had won 29 seats and MNF had six seats.
In Telangana in 2014, TRS had won 90 seat, Congress 13, AIMIM 7, BJP 5, TDP 3, CPI(M) 1.