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Assembly Election Results: PM Modi congratulates Congress, says BJP accepts people's mandate Live

The Congress Has Taken A Decisive Lead In Rajasthan And Chhattisgarh. Both The States Have BJP Governments. The Congress Is Also Leading In Madhya Pradesh. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Has Been In Power In Madhya Pradesh And Chhattisgarh Since Last 15 Years.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Varun Sharma | Updated on: 11 Dec 2018, 11:54:54 PM
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. (File Photo)

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. (File Photo)

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Assembly Election Result Live Updates 2018: The Assembly election results for five states have been declared today. The counting of votes for Madhya Pradesh Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram started today at 8 am. The Congress has taken a decisive lead in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. Both the states have BJP governments. The Congress is also leading in Madhya Pradesh. All the arrangements have been made by the Election Commission for the successful completion of the counting process. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been in power in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh since last 15 years. The Congress has, however, lost Telangana and Mizoram. The KCR-led TRS is all set to get a massive majority in Telangana, while the MNF has won 26 seats in the 40-member Assembly in Mizoram.

Here are the live updates of Assembly Elections Results 2018:


Shivraj Singh Chouhan: Na haar mein, na jeet mein, kinchit nahin bhaybhit main, kartavya path par jo bhi mile, yeh bhi sahi woh bhi sahi



"I am free. I have tendered my resignation to the honourable Governor. The responsibility of defeat is totally mine. I have congratulated Kamal Nath ji," says Shivraj Singh Chouhan.



Shivraj Singh Chouhan: We did not get majority, will not stake claim to form Government, I am going to tender my resignation to the Governor.



Governor Anandiben Patel invites Congress at 12 pm. Shivraj Singh Chouhan to resign.

Congress delegation to meet Madhya Pradesh Governor at 12 noon to stake claim to form the government.

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav also extends support to the Congress.

"Even though we don't agree with many of Congress's policies we have agreed to support them in Madhya Pradesh and if need be in Rajasthan," Mayawati says.



Mayawati offers support to Congress in Madhya Pradesh to keep the BJP out of the power.

Governor House: An appointment will be given only after the situation is made clear by the Election Commission.



Chhattisgarh Governor Anandiben Patel has accepted the resignation of Raman Singh.

Mizoram Final Result: Mizo National Front wins 26 seats, Congress wins 5 seats, others 9 seats.



Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) wins 88 seats, Congress wins 19 seats, AIMIM wins 7 seats, others 5 seats.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan wins Budhni constituency with a margin of 58,999 votes.








BJP's Yashodhara Raje Scindia wins from Shivpuri constituency with a margin of 28,748 votes.



Vasundhara Raje resigns as Rajasthan Chief Minister.

Congress leaders AK Antony and Mallikarjun Kharge have been appointed as observers for Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, respectively.






Senior Congress leader TS Singh Deo wins Ambikapur constituency in Chhattisgarh, defeats BJP's Anurag Singh Deo by 39,624 votes.

Congress candidate Jajpal Singh Jajji wins from Ashok Nagar constituency in Madhya Pradesh by 9,370 votes.

Congress candidate Ranvir Jatav is leading from Gohad constituency in Madhya Pradesh. 

BJP candidate Ashok Rohani is leading from Jabalpur Cantt in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress leader Ajay Arjun Singh is trailing from Churhat constituency in Madhya Pradesh.



Independent candidate Andrew Thangliana wins Tuirial constituency in Mizoram.

Congress candidate Ravindra Chaube is leading from Saja constituency in Chhattisgarh.


BSP candidate Sandeep Kumar wins Tijara constituency in Rajasthan.

Independent candidate Kanti Prasad wins Thanagazi constituency in Rajasthan, defeats another Independent candidate Hem Singh by 29,350 votes.

Congress candidate Narendra Budaniya wins Taranagar constituency in Rajasthan, defeats BJP candidate Rakesh Jangir by 12,555 votes.

BJP candidate Sanjay Sharma wins Alwar Urban constituency in Rajasthan, defeats Congress candidate Shweta Saini by 22,008 votes.

Congress candidate Tika Ram Jully wins Alwar Rural constituency in Rajasthan, defeats BJP candidate Master Ramkishan by 26,477 votes.

BJP candidate Anita Bhadel wins Ajmer South constituency in Rajasthan, defeats Congress candidate Hemant Bhati by 5,700 votes.




BJP's Aakash Kailash Vijayvargiya wins from Indore-3 constituency in Madhya Pradesh with a margin of 7,000 votes.

Raman Singh, BJP's longest-serving chief minister, accepts defeat in Chhattisgarh.

I have tendered my resignation to the Governor, says Chhattisgarh's outgoing Chief Minister Raman Singh.

Raman Singh concedes defeat in Chhattisgarh, takes full responsibility of BJP's rout in the state.

Mizoram Assembly Elections Vote Share: MNF: 37.6%, Congress: 30.2%, BJP: 8%, Independents: 22.9%.

Mizoram Assembly Election FINAL RESULTS (40/40) - Mizo National Front (MNF): 26, Congress: 5, Independents: 8, BJP: 1.



BJP candidate Surendra Patwa wins Bhojpur constituency in Madhya Pradesh, defeats Congress leader Suresh Pachouri: Reports.

Rajasthan Results/Trends - Congress: 101, BJP: 73, Others: 25.

Madhya Pradesh Results/Trends - BJP: 103, Congress: 118, Others: 9.

Congress candidate Pramod Bhaya wins Anta constituency in Rajasthan, defeats BJP's Prabhu Lal Saini by 34,063 votes.

Congress leader Sachin Pilot wins Tonk constituency in Rajasthan, defeats BJP candidate Yoonus Khan by 54,179 votes.



Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) is leading on 1 seat in Rajasthan.

BJP candidate Dilip Kumar Makwana wins Ratlam Rural constituency in Madhya Pradesh, defeats Congress candidate Thawarlal Bhuriya by 5,605 votes.

Congress candidate Ramlal Jat wins Mandal constituency in Rajasthan by 8,065 votes.

BSP candidate Deepchand wins Kishangarh Bas constituency in Rajasthan by 9,916 votes.

BJP candidate Narendra Nagar wins Khanpur constituency in Rajasthan, defeats Congress candidate Suresh by 2,265 votes.

Congress candidate Zahida Khan wins Kaman constituency in Rajasthan, defeats BJP candidate Jawahar Singh Beadham by 39,621 votes.

BJP candidate Kaluram wins Dag constituency in Rajasthan, defeats Congress candidate Madan Lal by 19,513 votes.

Congress leader Pratap Singh Khachariyawas wins Civil Lines constituency in Rajasthan, defeats BJP candidate Arun Chaturvedi by 18,078 votes.

Bharatiya Tribal Party candidate Rajkumar Roat wins Chorasi constituency in Rajasthan, defeats BJP candidate Sushil Katara by 12,934 votes.

BJP candidate Santosh wins Anupgarh constituency in Rajasthan, defeats Congress candidate Kuldeep Indora by 21,124 votes.

TRS candidate Bapu Rao Rathod wins from Boath constituency in Telangana, defeats Congress candidate Bapu Rao Soyam by 6,486 votes.

Congress gets majority in Madhya Pradesh in trends.

Congress candidate Podem Veeraiah wins from Bhadrachalam constituency in Telangana, defeats TRS candidate T Venkata Rao by 11,785 votes.

TRS candidate P Srinivas Reddy wins from Banswada constituency in Telangana, defeats Congress candidate K Balaraju by 18,485 votes.

AIMIM candidate Mohd Moazam Khan wins from Bahadurpura constituency in Telangana, defeats TRS candidate Mir Inayath Ali Baqri by 82,518 votes.

Congress leader CP Joshi wins from Nathdwara constituency in Rajasthan.

BJP's Buddha Dhan Chakma wins Tuichawng constituency in Mizoram, defeats MNF candidate Rasik Mohan Chakma by 1,594 votes.

Buddha Dhan Chakma becomes BJP's first MLA in Mizoram.

Mizo National Front (MNF) gets majority in Mizoram. 34/40 results have neem declared so far. MNF: 23, Congress: 5, BJP: 1, Independent: 5.

Congress candidate Sanjay Shukla is leading from Indore-I constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

BJP candidate Ajay Vishnoi is leading from Patan constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate Jitu Patwari is leading from Rau constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate Hina Likhiram Kawre is leading from Lanji constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate Devati Karma is leading from Dantewara constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Congress candidate Vinay Kumar Bhagat is leading from Jashpur constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Congress candidate Kawasi Lakhma is leading from Konta constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Congress leader Charan Das Mahant is leading from Sakti constituency in Chhattisgarh.



Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel is leading from Patan constituency in Chhattisgarh.

BJP candidate Nanki Ram Kanwar is leading from Rampur constituency in Chhattisgarh.

According to ECI website, Ajit Jogi's wife Renu Jogi is leading from Kota constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Congress candidate Rampukar Singh Thakur is leading from Pathalgaon constituency in Chhattisgarh.

BJP candidate Mohan Ram Choudhary is leading from Nagaur constituency in Rajasthan.

BJP candidate Gyanchand Parakh is leading from Pali constituency in Rajasthan.

BJP candidate Kiran Maheshwari is leading from Rajsamand constituency in Rajasthan.

TRS candidate Narendar Nannapuneni is leading from Warangal East constituency in Telangana.

TRS candidate Challa Dharma Reddy is leading from Parkal constituency in Telangana.

TRS candidate Satish Kumar Voditela is leading from Husnabad constituency in Telangana.

TRS candidate Maganti Gopinath is leading from Jubilee Hills constituency in Telangana.

TRS candidate Dr Anand Methuku is leading from Vikarabad constituency in Telangana.

TRS candidate Errabelli Dayakar Rao is leading from Palakurthi constituency in Telangana.

TRS candidate Guvvala Balaraju is leading from Achampet constituency in Telangana.

BJP candidate Rajendra Shukla is leading from Rewa constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

BJP candidate Narayan Tripathi is leading from Maihar constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate KK Sing Kalukheda is leading from Jaora constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate Deepak Saxena is leading from Chhindwara constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

BJP candidate Neena Vikram Verma is leading from Dhar constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate Arif Aqueel is leading from Bhopal Uttar constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate Lakshman Singh is leading from Chachoda constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate Rahul Singh is leading from Damoh constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate Girraj Dandotiya is leading from Dimani constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

BJP candidate Bharat Singh Kushwah is leading from Gwalior Rural constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Independent candidate Lalchhuanthanga wins from Aizawl South-II constituency in Mizoram, defeats MNF's Denghmingthanga.

Independent candidate C Lalsawivunga wins from Aizawl South-I constituency in Mizoram, defeats MNF's K Liantlinga.

Independent candidate Vanlalhlana wins from Aizawl North-I constituency in Mizoram, defeats MNF's Lalringliana.


Madhya Pradesh Assembly Result LIVE: BJP: 110, Congress: 109 and Others: 11.

BJP candidate Ajit Premchand Guddu is leading from Ghatiya constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress leader Girija Vyas is trailing from Udaipur constituency in Rajasthan.

BJP leader Gulab Chand Kataria is leading from Udaipur constituency in Rajasthan.

BSP candidate Wajib Ali is leading from Nagar constituency in Rajasthan.

BSP candidate Lakhan Singh is leading from Karauli constituency in Rajasthan.

Congress candidate Sudarshan Singh Rawat is leading from Bhim constituency in Rajasthan.

Congress candidate Rafique Mandelia is leading from Churu constituency in Rajasthan.

Congress leader Sachin Pilot wins from Tonk constituency in Rajasthan: Reports.

Results declared in Mizoram: 25 - MNF: 16, Congress: 4, Independents: 5.

Former Rajasthan chief minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot wins from Sardarpura constituency.  

BJP candidate Chetanya Kasyap is leading from Ratlam City constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

TRS candidate C Rammohan Reddy is leading from Makthal constituency in Telangana.

Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is not likely to support the BJP in Madhya Pradesh: Sources.

TRS candidate Marri Janardhan Reddy is leading from Nagarkurnool constituency in Telangana.

TRS candidate Pailla Shekar Reddy is leading from Bhongir constituency in Telangana.

TRS leader K Chandrasekhar Rao wins from Gajwel constituency in Telangana by over 50,000 votes: ANI. 

Rajasthan Assembly Election Results LIVE: Vasundhara Raje defeats Manvendra Singh in Jhalrapatan constituency.








According to ECI, TRS vote share is 47.4% in Telangana till now. Congress is at 28.8%. BJP: 6.7%, TDP: 2.8% and AIMIM: 2.5%.









According to ECI, Congress vote share is 39.3% in Rajasthan till now. BJP is at 38.4%. BSP: 4.3%.


According to ECI, MNF vote share is 37.6% in Mizoram till now. Congress is at 30.0%. BJP: 7.4%. 

According to ECI, BJP vote share is 41.7% in Madhya Pradesh till now. Congress is at 40.9%. BSP: 4.5%.

According to ECI, Congress vote share is 43.5% in Chhattisgarh till now. BJP is at 32.1%. Ajit Jogi's JCC: 8.7% and BSP: 2.6%.

BSP chief Mayawati asks her leading candidates to reach Delhi: Sources.


Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is leading with a handsome margin in Budhni constituency.


Congress candidate Dr Ashok Marskole is leading from Niwas constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate KP Singh is leading from Pichhore constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate Parasram Mordia is leading from Dhod constituency in Rajasthan.

Congress candidate Ashok is leading from Hindoli constituency in Rajasthan.

Congress candidate Zahida Khan is leading from Kaman constituency in Rajasthan.

Congress candidate Rafeek Khan is leading from Adarsh Nagar constituency in Rajasthan.

Congress candidate Devendra Bahadur Singh is leading from Basna constituency in Chhattisgarh.

BJP candidate Dharam Lal Kaushik is leading from Bilha constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Independent candidate Lavudya Ramulu is leading from Wyra constituency in Telangana. 

AIMIM candidate Syed Ahmed Pasha Quadri is leading from Yakutpura constituency in Telangana. 

Congress candidate Jajala Surender is leading from Yellareddy constituency in Telangana. 

TRS candidate Koninty Manik Rao is leading from Zahirabad constituency in Telangana. 

Independent Lalduhoma defeats Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla from Serchhip constituency. Lalduhoma: 5,481 and Lal Thanhawla: 5,071.


Congress candidate Tarun Bhanot is leading from Jabalpur West constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate and former Union minister Sartaj Singh is trailing from Hoshangabad constituency in Madhya Pradesh.


Congress candidate Suneel saraf is leading from Kotama constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate Chandradev Prasad Rai is leading from Bilaigarh constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Congress candidate Shishupal Shori is leading from Kanker constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Congress candidate Dr Shivkumar Dahariya is leading from Arang constituency in Chhattisgarh.

BJP candidate Ramkhelawan Patel is leading from Amarpatan constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate Manoj Chawla is leading from Alote constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress candidate Mukesh Rawat is leading from Alirajpur constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

BJP candidate Manohar Untwal is leading from Agar constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Rajasthan is getting to close to call. Congress is leading in 91 seats as compared to BJP's 86 seats.

MNF candidate TJ Lalnuntluanga defeats Mizoram Chief Minister and Congress candidate Lal Thanhawla from Champhai South seat. Lalnuntluanga: 5,212 and Lal Thanhawla: 4,163.



Telangana Chief Minister and TRS leader K Chandrasekhar Rao is leading from Gajwel constituency. 

Congress leader K Jana Reddy is trailing from Nagarujna Sagar constituency in Telangana. 

Congress leader Sachin Pilot is in talks with 8 independents in Rajasthan: Sources.

MNF candidate K Lalrinliana is leading from Kolasib constituency in Mizoram.

Assembly Election Results LIVE Updates at 12.45 pm: Madhya Pradesh - Congress: 110, BJP: 109, Others: 11 | Chhattisgarh - Congress: 60, BJP: 21, JCC alliance: 7, Others: 2 | Telangana - TRS: 90, Congress alliance: 19, BJP: 2, Others: 8 | Rajasthan - Congress: 94, BJP: 80, Others: 25 | Mizoram - MNF: 29, Congress: 5, BJP: 1, Others: 5.



BJP needs to introspect, says Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut.

According to ECI website, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh is leading in Rajnandgaon constituency.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is leading in Jhalrapatan with 48,663 votes. Congress candidate and Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra Singh is trailing with 30,262 votes.


BJP candidate Vasudev Devnani is leading from Ajmer North constituency in Rajasthan.








BJP candidate Sanjay Sharma is leading from Alwar Urban constituency in Rajasthan.


BJP candidate Gopichand Meena is leading from Aspur constituency in Rajasthan.

Congress candidate Divya Maderna is leading from Osian constituency in Rajasthan.

Congress candidate Arjun Singh Bamniya is leading from Banswara constituency in Rajasthan.



BJP candidate Col Sonaram Choudhary (Retd) is trailing from Barmer constituency in Rajasthan.

Congress leader CP Joshi is leading from Nathdwara constituency in Rajasthan.

Rashtriya Loktantrik Party candidate Hanuman Beniwal is leading from Khinwsar constituency in Rajasthan.

Rajasthan Assembly Election Results LIVE: Congress: 94, BJP: 82 and Others: 23.

Congress gets majority again in Madhya Pradesh trends with 116 seats. BJP is leading in 103 seats.

Mizo National Front candidate and former chief minister Zoramthanga is leading from Aizawl East-I constituency in Mizoram.

Mizo National Front candidate Dr Zr. Thiamsanga is leading from Champhai North constituency in Mizoram.

Mizo National Front candidate Lalrinliana Sailo is leading from Chalfilh constituency in Mizoram. 

Congress candidate Rajendra Sahu is leading from Beltara constituency in Chhattisgarh.

BJP candidate Bhaiyalal Rajwade is leading from Baikunthpur constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Congress candidate Guru Rudra Kumar is leading from Ahiwara constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Congress candidate Dhanendra Sahu is leading from Abhanpur constituency in Chhattisgarh.



BJP makes a comeback in Madhya Pradesh, gets majority in trends.

BJP candidate Vikram Usendi is leading from Antagarh constituency in Chhattisgarh. 

Congress candidate Devendra Bahadur Singh is leading from Basna constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Congress leader TS Singh Deo is leading from Ambikapur constituency in Chhattisgarh.

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla loses Champhai South seat.


Congress loses majority in Rajasthan trends. BJP is leading in 90 seats now. Congress is still ahead with 98 seats.


MNF candidate Rasik Mohan Chakma is trailing from Tuichawng constituency in Mizoram.

Congress candidate Shale Mohammad is leading from Pokaran constituency in Rajasthan.

Telangana Trends - TRS: 85, Congress alliance: 22, BJP: 4, Others: 8.

Rajasthan Trends - Congress: 98, BJP: 81, Others: 20.

Mizoram Trends - MNF: 27, Congress: 7, BJP: 1, Others: 5.

Chhattisgarh Trends - Congress: 59, BJP: 24, JCC alliance: 6, Others: 1.

Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath: These are early trends but we are fully confident that we will get full majority in Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh Trends: Congress: 112, BJP: 104 and Others: 14.

Congress candidate Uttam Kumar Reddy is leading from Huzurnagar constituency in Telangana.

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla is trailing from Champhai South and Serchhip constituencies.


MNF gets massive majority in Mizoram in early trends. Congress routed.

BJP candidate Jagasi Ram is leading from Reodar constituency in Rajasthan.


Congress gets majority in Madhya Pradesh in early trends.

Bharatiya Tribal Party candidate Rajkumar Roat is leading from Chorasi constituency in Rajasthan.

Congress candidate Rajendra Singh Bidhuri is leading from Begun constituency in Rajasthan.

TRS candidate Gampa Govardhan is leading from Kamareddy constituency in Telangana.

TRS candidate Madhavram Krishna Rao is leading from Kukatpally constituency in Telangana.

Trends at 10:22 am: Madhya Pradesh - BJP: 112, Congress: 107, Others: 11 | Chhattisgarh - Congress: 59, BJP: 24, JCC alliance: 6, Others: 1 | Telangana - TRS: 91, Congress alliance: 16, BJP: 4, Others: 8 | Rajasthan - Congress: 102, BJP: 79, Others: 16 | Mizoram - MNF: 24, Congress: 10, BJP: 1, Others: 5.  

AIMIM candidate Mohd Moazam Khan is leading from Bahadurpura constituency in Telangana.

TRS candidate Solipeta Ramalinga Reddy is leading from Dubbak constituency in Telangana.

TRS candidate Gongidi Suneetha is leading from Alair constituency in Telangana.








Rajasthan Trends - Congress: 101, BJP: 80, Others: 14. Telangana Trends: TRS: 89, Congress+: 16, BJP: 4, Others: 7.


Madhya Pradesh Trends - BJP: 110, Congress: 109, Others: 11. Chhattisgarh Trends: BJP: 26, Congress: 57, JCC+: 6, Others: 1.

Congress gets majority in Rajasthan in early trends.

AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi wins from Chandrayan Gutta constituency in Telangana: ANI.


BJP candidate Balveer Singh Luthra is leading from Raisingh Nagar seat in Rajasthan.


Mizo National Front's Tawnluia is leading from Tuichang seat im Mizoram.

BJP candidate Buddha Dhan Chakma is leading from Tuichawng seat in Mizoram.

BJP candidate Nandni Maravi is leading from Sihora constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

BJP candidate Rajyavardhan Singh is leading from Narsinghgarh constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Mizo National Front's Ramthanmawia is leading from East Tuipui seat in Mizoram.

Mizoram Trends (32/40) - MNF: 17, Congress: 12, BJP: 2, Others: 1.

Congress hits a century in Madhya Pradesh in early trends.

KCR gets majority in Telangana on his own in early trends.

Sensex crashes nearly 400 points.

Madhya Pradesh trends - BJP: 86, Congress: 91, Others: 3. Chhattisgarh trends: BJP: 37, Congress: 46, JCC+: 5, Others: 2.








Rajasthan trends: Congress: 81, BJP: 69, Others: 9. Telangana trends: TRS: 55, Congress+: 37, BJP: 5, Others: 3.


Chhattisgarh Election Results Live: Chief Minister Raman Singh trailing in postal ballot counting.



Congress is ahead of BJP in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Close fight in Telangana as trends show both TRS and Congress alliance is leading in 37 seats each. 

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is leading from Budhni seat.

BJP is leading in 4 Assembly seats in Telangana.

BJP is leading in 1 seat in Mizoram for the first time.

BJP's Yashodhara Raje is leading from Shivpuri seat in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress overtakes BJP in Madhya Pradesh. Leading in 41 seats.

BJP maintains its lead in Madhya Pradesh with 35 seats. Congress is leading in 31 seats.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje leads over Congress' Manvendra Singh in Jhalrapatan.

Rajasthan trends: Congress takes lead with 52 seats. BJP is leading in 31 seats.

Mizoram trends - MNF: 3, Congress: 1, Others: 1.

Rajasthan trends: Congress: 38, BJP: 20, Others: 1. Telangana trends: TRS: 11, Congress+: 10, BJP: 3, Others: 3.

Madhya Pradesh trends - BJP: 26, Congress: 24. Chhattisgarh trends: BJP: 19, Congress: 23, JCC+: 1, Others: 1.

BJP's Vasundhara Raje is leading from Rajasthan's Jhalrapatan.

Rajasthan trends: Congress: 27, BJP: 13, Others: 1. Telangana trends: TRS: 9, Congress+: 9, BJP: 3, Others: 3.

Madhya Pradesh trends - BJP: 15, Congress: 13. Chhattisgarh trends: BJP: 19, Congress: 17, Others: 2.

Chhattisgarh: BJP is leading in 17 seats. Congress ahead in 15 seats.

Congress takes lead in Madhya Pradesh with 11 seats.

BJP is leading in Chhattisgarh with 16 seats. Congress behind with 13 seats.

Congress leader Sachin Pilot takes lead from Tonk constituency in Rajasthan.

MNF is leading in Mizoram with 3 seats. Congress is leading in 1 seat.

Congress leader Ashok Gehlot is leading from Sardarpura constituency in Rajasthan.

Congress is leading in Chhattisgarh with 10 seats. BJP is leading with 8 seats.

Close battle in Chhattisgarh between BJP and Congress. BJP: 5, Congress: 5.

BJP is leading in Madhya Pradesh. BJP: 4, Congress: 3, Others: 1.

TRS is taking lead in Telangana in early trends. TRS: 3, Congress: 2, Others: 1.

Congress leads in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan in early trends.

TRS is leading on 1 seat in Telangana.

Madhya Pradesh has 230 Assembly seats, while Rajasthan has 200 seats. Chhattisgarh is having 90 Assembly seats.

There are 119 Assembly seats in Telangana.

Counting of postal ballots in five states begin.

Trends and results for five states will be available soon.

Counting begins in 5 states. BJP and Congress engage in a close fight.

In 2014, the TRS had won 63 seats in the 119-member strong Assembly. The Congress was able to get 21 seats only.

Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla is looking for a hat-trick in Mizoram.

According to exit polls, the Congress is expected to be shown a door by the MNF in Mizoram.

Raman Singh has been in power in Chhattisgarh since 2003. He is the longest-serving chief minister of the BJP.

According to News Nation Exit Poll, the KCR-led TRS will remain the biggest party in the Telangana Assembly.

According to exit polls, the BJP is likely to be emerged as the single largest party in Madhya Pradesh.

According to News Nation Exit Poll, the Congress party is likely to win Rajasthan and is also in a position to dislodge Raman Singh in Chhattisgarh.

Several exit polls have predicted different outcomes for these five states.


The Congress party is facing a problem of plenty in Telangana and Chhattisgarh.


In Madhya Pradesh, Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia are the frontrunners for the chief minister's position.

Congress leaders Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot have emerged as the top contenders for CM's post in Rajasthan. 

The Congress party is contesting these elections without any CM face in four states apart from Mizoram. 

The Congress was able to retain Mizoram under Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla in 2013.

Vasundhara Raje had displaced Congress with a massive mandate in Rajasthan.

In Chhattisgarh, Raman Singh had scored an impressive hat-trick with 49 seats in the Assembly of 90 seats.

In the 2013 Assembly elections, the BJP had won Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh decisively. The party under Shivraj Singh Chouhan had won 165 seats in the 230-member strong Assembly, while the Congress had managed to win only 58 seats. 

In Rajasthan, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is facing the resurgent Congress in the state.

The counting for five states - Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram - to start at 8 am.

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First Published : 10 Dec 2018, 07:31:42 PM