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Live Punjab: Amarinder Singh sworn-in as CM, Sidhu gets Cabinet berth

Get live updates:Manohar Parrikar faces floor test in Goa, Amarinder Singh becomes CM in Punjab

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

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Election result LIVE:  After a grand victory in Punjab, Captain takes oath as chief minister at Chandigarh's Raj Bhavan. Nine other ministers including Navjot Singh Sidhu and Akali rebel Manpreet Badal are also expected to be sworn in.

floor test: Meanwhile, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Goa, headed by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, will face the crucial floor test on Thursday, as a special Assembly session has been convened for the purpose. Parrikar, who stepped down as defence minister, was sworn-in as the chief minister of the coastal state for the fourth time on Tuesday evening, along with nine ministers.


10:44 AM Navjot Singh Sidhu gets Cabinet berth

10:43 AM Punjab Assembly election Result: Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan attend Captain Amarinder SIngh's swearing-in ceremony

10:34 AM Amarinder Singh takes oath as Punjab Chief Minister

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Navjot Singh Sidhu gets Cabinet berth

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7:13 PM 2022 when India celebrates its 75th year of Independence, each Indian should take an oath for development: PM Modi

7:10 PM This is a golden period of BJP and we have reached here with the hard work and sacrifices of our supporters: PM Modi.

7:09 PM Through the membership drive, BJP has been able to become the largest political party in the world: PM Modi

7:05 PM PM Modi: Need to ease the burden off the middle-class

7:03 PM These elections are an emotional issue for us. They come when we mark the centenary celebrations of Pandit Deen Dayal Ji: PM Modi 

6:58 PM PM Modi: Witnessing a 'new India'  full of youth and positivity 

6:57 PM We are laying the foundation for a New India, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing BJP workers at the party headquarters

6:56 PM BJP's thumping victory should force political pundits to ponder

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Election turnout across India is increasing.I see this as a very good sign, says PM Modi 

6:49 PM PM Modi begins addressing party workers at BJP headquarters in Delhi

6:46 PM BJP President Amit Shah: Demonetisation & electrification helped us win.

6:43 PM Amit Shah: BJP's win in UP has proven PM's 'pro-poor' stance very well 

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6:22 PM PM Modi gets off the car, meets party cadre as he walks down towards party HQ

6:16 PM PM Modi leaves 7 Lok Kalyan Marg.

6:12 PM Amit Shah arrives at BJP HQ

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6:05 PM PM to travel in open SUV.

6:02 PM PM Modi to walk down Ashok Road: Report

5:57 PM BJP workers celebrate at party headquarters ahead of PM Modi's visit. 

5:45 PM BJP Ministers M Venkaiah Naidu, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Ravi Shankar Prasad and MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan arrive at BJP headquarters in Delhi. 

5:42 PM Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who had a minor injury while boarding a chopper in Haridwar, reaches Delhi. He will reach the BJP headquarters shortly. 

5:16 PM Numerous cabinet ministers & chief ministers, incl Vasundhara Raje, Manohar Lal Khattar in attendance at BJP HQ to felicitate Modi

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9:57 PM Election Results: Congress accepts defeat, hopes BJP will shift from 'shamshan-kabristan' narrative

9:45 PM Assembly Election Results 2017 major setback for AAP, needs to focus on Delhi: Experts

9:30 PM Goa sees highest number voters going for NOTA

9:21 PM Assembly Election Results 2017: Left warns of rise of Hindutva politics

8:59 PM Assembly Election Results 2017: BJP's votes soar in Uttar Pradesh since 2012; slight drop since 2014

8:50 PM Congress ends up with 77 seats as all Punjab results declared

8:46 PM Won't fight elections henceforth, says Irom Sharmila

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Giant cut-outs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah fixed at the party headquarters in New Delhi.

8:24 PM How social media reacted to the buzz of Assembly elections result 2017

8:23 PM Assembly Elections Results 2017: Congress single largest party in Manipur, BJP makes big inroads

8:14 PM A lesson from Assembly Election Results 2017: Money can't buy everything

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6:55 PM Election Commission to Mayawati: No merit in allegations of EVM tampering in UP polls

6:36 PM Results of total 40 seats in Goa declared: Congress wins 17, BJP 13, NCP 1, MGP 3, GFP 3 & Independent 3

6:21 PM BJP and our coalition have been working for 10 months for UP elections 2017. I thank everyone for their support: Maurya

6:20 PM We will win in 2019 Lok Sabha elections too and re-elect Prime Minister Narendra Modi: BJP UP chief

6:17 PM Want to give credit for this victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Maurya

6:16 PM BJP has the support of Uttar Pradesh's youth, says Keshav Maurya

6:15 PM Want to thank people of UP: BJP UP chief

6:14 PM With BJP having clinched UP, Maurya could be in the running to be the chief minister.

6:13 PM BJP's Keshav Prasad Maurya addresses media post UP election victory

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Our opponents helped us by standing against our policies: Arun Jaitley on BJP's victory

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Goa elections result 2017: BJP 13, Congress 17, Others 10

6:05 PM Manipur elections result 2017: BJP 21, Congress 26, NPF 4, Others 11

5:56 PM Goa election result 2017: Laxmikant Parsekar submits resignation to Governor from position of Goa CM

5:50 PM Akhilesh Yadav submits his resignation to Governor Ram Naik, from position of Uttar Pradesh CM

5:44 PM Manipur elections result 2017: I want to quit fighting any type of election, says Irom Sharmila

5:30 PM Punjab: Captain Amarinder Singh said tackling drug menace would be a priority

5:29 PM Those parties who call them secular need to introspect. SP did no work and corruption was rampant: Owaisi

5:29 PM Congratulate people of UP, respect and accept the verdict: AIMIM's Asaduddin Owaisi whose party had fielded 38 candidates

5:28 PM

Rahul Gandhi congratulates PM Modi for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand victory. Modi replies, "Long live democracy"

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5:26 PM Manipur elections result 2017: BJP wins 22, Congress 24, NPP 4, NPF 4, LJP 1, AITC 1 & Independent 1

5:25 PM UP elections result 2017: Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan keeps his citadel of Rampur

5:20 PM Will take responsibility of defeat only after analysis: Akhilesh Yadav

5:17 PM Thank the workers who stood by the party: Akhilesh Yadav

5:15 PM Akhilesh Yadav concedes defeat in Uttar Pradesh

5:13 PM If questions are raised on EVM tampering then govt should ensure it is probed: Akhilesh Yadav on Mayawati's allegation

5:12 PM Alliance with Congress will continue: Akhilesh Yadav

5:11 PM People have decided, we accept the results, says Akhilesh Yadav

5:09 PM I thank all the people of UP who gave me 5 years to prove myself, says Akhilesh Yadav

5:08 PM My expressway was not good enough for UP, says Akhilesh Yadav. The new government will give bullet train.

5:04 PM UP elections result 2017: CM Akhilesh Yadav addresses the media at his residence in Lucknow

5:04 PM  I think the new government in UP will work even harder than the Samajwadi Party government: Akhilesh Yadav


4:58 PM I congratulate Narendra Modi and the BJP on their victory in Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand: Rahul Gandhi, Congress vice president

4:52 PM Manipur elections result 2017: BJP 20, Congress 26, NPF 4, Others 7

4:50 PM Manipur elections result 2017: Partywise Vote Share

4:47 PM Punjab election results 2017: SAD-BJP 18, Congress 77, AAP 20, Others 2

4:46 PM Punjab election results 2017: Partywise Vote Share

4:40 PM UP election results 2017: BJP 324, SP-Congress 55, BSP 19, Others 5

4:39 PM UP election results 2017: Partywise Vote Share

4:37 PM UP elections result 2017: BSP's Mukhtar Ansari wins from Mau with 97,199 votes

4:36 PM Uttarakhand elections result 2017: Party-wise Vote Share

4:30 PM Irom Sharmila to quit politics

4:29 PM Uttarakhand elections result 2017: State BJP president Ajay Bhatt loses to Karan Mahara of Congress by 4,981 votes from Ranikhet assembly constituency

4:22 PM Punjab elections result 2017: Status known for 117 out of 117 constituencies

4:21 PM "Congress cannot take for granted that we'll support them. Need to see how our party can grow. We will take stock of final numbers this evening", Vijay Sardesai of Goa Forward Party said.

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4:09 PM No rethinking on alliance with Akali Dal in Punjab, but we will review why we lost the election: Amit Shah

4:08 PM Manipur elections result 2017: Status known for 56 out of 60 constituencies

4:07 PM Goa elections result 2017: Status known for 38 out of 40 constituencies

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UP elections result 2017: Pankaj Singh, son of Rajnath Singh wins from Noida

4:04 PM UP elections result 2017: Congress heavyweight Jitin Prasada loses in Tilhar

4:02 PM Poor are strongly supporting PM, not only in UP & Uttarakhand but the entire country: Amit Shah

4:00 PM We will give politics a new direction, says Amit Shah

3:59 PM The only factor in the win is Narendra Modi & his government's performance: Amit Shah

3:58 PM We have accepted defeat in Punjab, says Amit Shah

3:57 PM ALSO READ:  UP Election Results 2017 LIVE

3:57 PM Demonetisation issue was raised by all political parties. Akhilesh-Rahul criticized it too. Evidently, voters approve of PM Modi's policies: Amit Shah

3:57 PM

3:54 PM Move past Hindu-Muslim, a voter is a voter; politics of development should take place: Amit Shah

3:53 PM I want to assure the voters that we'll live upto their expectations and faith: Amit Shah

3:53 PM PM Modi has emerged as the tallest leader in the country and even BJP's political rivals have to admit it: Amit Shah

3:50 PM Grand welcome for PM Modi tomorrow at BJP HQ. CM candidates will be announced for 4 states then: Amit Shah

3:46 PM No Hindu, Muslim politics, people have voted for development: Amit Shah

3:46 PM People have given a befitting reply to those who attacked PM Narendra Modi's personal integrity: BJP chief Amit Shah

3:45 PM On BSP chief Mayawati's allegation of EVM hack, Amit Shah says, "I understand her (Mayawati's) state of mind at the moment, so I won't comment on it".

3:45 PM People have supported Modi's policies: Amit Shah

3:43 PM PM Modi is India's favourite leader: Amit Shah

3:42 PM This is a victory of the people. Will form government in Manipur and Goa too: Amit Shah

3:42 PM Pro-poor policies earned us victory in the Assembly elections: Amit Shah

3:41 PM The is the beginning of an era, politics of performance: Amit Shah

3:40 PM It's a victory of Narendra Modi's leadership and the efforts of BJP's countless workers: BJP Chief Amit Shah

3:40 PM UP & Uttarakhand election results: Very encouraging results for BJP; this is a historic mandate for the party, says Amit Shah

3:37 PM We are going to form government in UP, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand: BJP chief Amit Shah

3:35 PM Assembly election results 2017: Watch LIVE video of Amit Shah's victory speech

3:34 PM UP elections result 2017: BJP chief Amit Shah address media post UP, Uttarakhand victory

3:33 PM Uttarakhand elections result 2017: Harish Rawat tenders resignation from the post of CM

3:30 PM The credit goes to PM Modi, BJP workers and people of UP. Chief Minister will be decided by Central Parliamentary Board: KP Maurya, BJP

3:28 PM Read: BJP takes the throne in UP: What it means for the Narendra Modi persona

3:25 PM Uttarakhand election result: BJP 58, Congress 10 and others 2

3:23 PM Punjab election result 2017: SAD-BJP 18, Congress 76, AAP 21, Others 02

3:23 PM UP elections result 2017: BJP-315, SP-Congress 62, BSP-20, Others-6

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3:12 PM UP elections result 2017: BJP-316, SP-Congress 62, BSP-20, Others-5

3:01 PM UP elections result: BJP President Amit Shah at BJP HQ

2:59 PM Watch Video | Congress wins Punjab, Captain Amrinder Singh gets his birthday gift

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Assembly elections: BJP supporters celebrate in the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand assembly polls.

2:49 PM UP elections result 2017: BJP-308, SP-Congress 63, BSP-18, Others-14

2:48 PM Goa Election result: BJP 13, Congress 13, AAP 00, Others 10

2:40 PM UP elections result 2017: BJP-307, SP-Congress 64, BSP-18, Others-14

2:38 PM Punjab election result 2017: SAD-BJP 19, Congress 75, AAP 22, Others 01

2:36 PM No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play everybody, says Navjot Singh Sidhu after victory in Punjab

2:31 PM 'Mandir and vikas will go hand in hand in Uttar Pradesh,' Yogi Adityanath

2:29 PM PM Narendra Modi speaks to Congress leader Amarinder Singh to congratulate him on electoral victory in Punjab.

2:28 PM Also Read: Maurya, Rajnath or Sinha? Speculation rife on BJP's choice for Uttar Pradesh CM

2:25 PM Manipur election result 2017: BJP wins 15, Congress 14, NPF- 3, Others 4

2:24 PM Uttarakhand election 2017: CM Harish Rawat also loses from Kichcha. BJP's Rajesh Shukla wins from the seat by 2,154 votes

2:23 PM UP elections result 2017: BJP-305, SP-Congress 66, BSP-17, Others-15

2:21 PM UP election result: After Mahatma Gandhi, Narendra Modi is the next 'messiah' of India: Ravi Shankar Prasad

2:20 PM This is the wave of change. People realised biggest hindrance in development of poor is SP, BSP and Congress: Shrikant Sharma, BJP

2:16 PM Punjab election result 2017: Partywise Vote Share

2:13 PM Goa election result: BJP 12, Congress 11, AAP 00, Others 10

2:11 PM Punjab election result 2017: SAD-BJP 17, Congress 77, AAP 22, Others 01

2:10 PM UP elections result 2017: BJP-303, SP-Congress 64, BSP-18, Others-18

2:05 PM UP elections result 2017: I thank the people of Jaswant Nagar for my victory. Rest we accept people's mandate, says Shivpal Yadav, SP

2:04 PM Will move court, and launch a movement, if Election Commission doesn't order repoll in Uttar Pradesh: Mayawati

1:59 PM Sad to hear Mayawati blaming EVMs for her defeat. Time to face the truth that the voters' mood has changed: Yogendra Yadav

1:58 PM I have written to Election Commission in this regard, people no more have faith in EVM machines: Mayawati, BSP

1:53 PM Manipur election results: BJP wins 13, Congress 13, NPF- 3, Others 3

1:51 PM Mayawati dares PM Modi to order repoll in Uttar Pradesh after losing to BJP

1:48 PM Also ReadReforms to continue thanks to BJP win in UP; Nifty can hit 12,000 by March 2018

1:47 PM Results shown are very surprising and unbelievable: BSP chief Mayawati

1:44 PM UP elections result: Mayawati alleges EVM machine manipulation

1:43 PM The EVMs did not accept votes other than BJP, or the votes of other parties have gone to BJP in the EVMs. Irregularities must be probed: Mayawati

1:41 PM UP elections result: Mayawati says, "BJP didn't give any seat to Muslims"

1:39 PM Goa election 2017: Former Goa CM Digambar Kamat of the Congress wins from Margao

1:37 PM UP elections result 2017: BJP-300, SP-Congress 68, BSP-19, Others-16

1:36 PM Punjab election result 2017: SAD-BJP 15, Congress 81, AAP 20, Others 01

1:35 PM Punjab elections result: Status known for 117 out of 117 constituencies

1:33 PM UP elections result: Status Known For 403 out of 403 Constituencies

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'The Chief Minister of UP was very arrogant. He is grounded very badly' - Amar Singh, former Samajwadi Party leader

1:27 PM Manipur election results: BJP wins 10, Congress 10, NPF-3, Others 3

1:26 PM Goa election 2017 result: Congress' Digambar Kamat wins from Margao

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UP election result 2017: BJP supporters celebrate in Varanasi

1:24 PM Manipur election result 2017: It is neck-and-neck between BJP and Congress

1:19 PM This is a big victory. BJP has reached new heights in Uttarkhand, UP & changed India's political picture: Rajnath Singh

1:17 PM Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal to resign tomorrow

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1:15 PM Punjab election result 2017: SAD-BJP 18, Congress 76, AAP 21, Others 03

1:13 PM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-297, SP-Congress 70, BSP-20, Others-16

1:11 PM Punjab election 2017 result: We will discuss the reasons in the core committee meeting & analyse each aspect of our performance in the elections, says Prakash Singh Badal

1:09 PM Early trends from Manipur: Congress leading with 15, BJP with 12

1:09 PM Goa election result: Status known for 25 out of 40 constituencies

1:05 PM Goa election 2017: Congress Party is leading in 11 seats, BJP in 7 and others in 7

12:53 PM Manipur election result: Status known for 38 out of 60 constituencies

12:51 PM Manipur election 2017 result: BJP wins 3, Congress-8, NPF-3,Others-2

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12:47 PM Punjab election 2017 result: You need a symphony to make an orchestra, this is a victory for Congress, especially for the workers, says Sidhu

12:45 PM UP elections result: BJP veteran leader Hukum Singh's daughter Mriganka loses Kairana seat to SP's Nahid Hasan

12:43 PM Post UP election defeat, CM Akhilesh Yadav to address the media at 5 PM today

12:41 PM UP elections result 2017: BJP's victory shows public's strong belief in PM Modi, his able leadership and governance, says Rajnath Singh

12:40 PM PM Modi to arrive at BJP HQ in Delhi at 4 PM, likely to address BJP workers after UP victory

12:39 PM Punjab election result 2017: SAD-BJP 17, Congress 72, AAP 25, Others 03

12:31 PM Punjab Assembly election results: Captain Amrinder Singh has won from Patiala urban seat by a margin of over 51,000 votes

12:30 PM Punjab Assembly election results: Captain Amarinder Singh thanks people of Punjab after is massive win in Punjab

12:29 PM Goa Election result 2017: Partywise Vote Share

12:27 PM Uttarakhand election result: CM Harish Rawat loses from Kichha seat

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Punjab election result 2017: SAD-BJP 16, Congress 74, AAP 25, Others 02

12:22 PM Uttarakhand election result - Status Known For 70 out of 70 Constituencies

12:18 PM Manipur election 2017 result: BJP 13, Congress 14, NPF 3, Others 10

12:16 PM Punjab election result 2017: SAD-BJP 16, Congress 73, AAP 25, Others 02

12:14 PM Uttarakhand election 2017 result: BJP 50, Congress 18 and others 2

12:11 PM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-301, SP-Congress 67, BSP-20, Others-15

12:10 PM Punjab Assembly election results: People of Punjab have taught a lesson to those who were arrogant, says Navjot Sidhu

12:08 PM Goa election 2017: Status known for 20 out of 40 constituencies

12:07 PM Punjab Elections 2017 result: This is the revival of the Congress, it is just the beginning. Congress will spread from here, says Navjot Singh Sidhu

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12:01 PM Also Read: Behind Congress' Punjab election win: Prashant Kishor's behind-the-scenes magic at display

11:57 AM Election Results 2017: BJP clean sweep in UP as Modi demonetises opposition

11:56 AM Uttarakhand election result: CM Harish Rawat loses from Haridwar (rural) seat

11:55 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-301, SP-Congress 64, BSP-21, Others-17

11:53 AM Goa election result: Status Known For 20 out of 40 Constituencies

11:49 AM Historic mandate to BJP, shows people have supported PM Modi's policies: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh 

11:49 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-297, SP-Congress 69, BSP-21, Others-17

11:46 AM Manipur Elections result - Latest Trends: Manipur: BJP leading with 13, Congress in 12

11:42 AM Uttarakhand election result - Latest Trends: BJP leading in 50 seats, Congress in 15

11:41 AM UP elections result: Partywise Vote Share

11:36 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-293, SP-Congress 71, BSP-24, Others-17

11:33 AM Punjab election 2017 result: Congress leads in Gurdaspur

11:31 AM Punjab election result: Status known for 117 out of 117 Constituencies

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11:29 AM Manipur Elections result: Tie between BJP and Congress, both leading in 13 seats

11:28 AM Uttarakhand election result: If these numbers hold, BJP will rule Uttarakhand

11:27 AM UP voters are voting for development and not considering caste, creed or religion, says Prakash Javadekar, HRD Min

11:26 AM Punjab Election 2017 results surprise all parties, AAP fights Akalis for second position

11:25 AM Punjab Election Results 2017: Congress ahead in 71 seats, crosses halfway mark

11:24 AM Manipur Elections result - Latest Trends: Status known for 30 out of 60 Constituencies

11:21 AM Uttar Pradesh: We respect the mandate, but development has lost and votebank politics has won, says Rajiv Shukla

11:09 AM Goa election result: Status Known For 20 out of 40 Constituencies

11:08 AM Punjab Assembly election results: Congress' Navjot Singh Sidhu leading in Amritsar (East) with 12,304 votes

11:06 AM We provoked aspiration in people of UP. Good governance & good delivery of promises has led to the win: Ravi Shankar Prasad

11:04 AM Goa Election result: AAP CM candidate for Goa Elvis Gomes currently at third position in Cuncolim, Congress first, Independent second.

11:03 AM Manipur Elections result - Latest Trends: With just 51 votes, Irom Sharmila loses

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10:58 AM Manipur Elections result - Latest Trends: Congress 11, BJP 9, NCP 1 and others 7

10:57 AM Goa Election result: CM Laxmikant Parsekar (BJP) trails Congress candidate Dayanand Sopte by 3,826 votes in Mandrem constituency.

10:51 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-284, SP-Congress 77, BSP-24, Others-17

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BJP leading in Uttar Pradesh: Party workers celebrate in Kanpur.

10:43 AM Punjab election result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 26, AAP: 25, Congress: 64, Others: 02

10:42 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-281, SP-Congress 82, BSP-21, Others-16

10:40 AM Latest trends from Uttarakhand: BJP 50, Congress 10 and others 4

10:39 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP on course for a landslide victory

10:34 AM AAP's Elvis Gomes is trailing in Goa

10:34 AM Uttarakhand election result: Status Known For 62 out of 70 Constituencies

10:32 AM Punjab election result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 27, AAP: 25, Congress: 62, Others: 02

10:31 AM Punjab election result: A happy birthday for Amarinder Singh as Congress takes state

10:30 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-279, SP-Congress 77, BSP-26, Others-16

10:29 AM Manipur Elections result: Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh has won from Thoubal seat

10:26 AM Punjab election result - Latest Trends: SAD's Bikram Singh Majithia leading from Majitha by 6,549 votes

10:26 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-278, SP-Congress 79, BSP-27, Others-13

10:24 AM Punjab election 2017 result: Partywise Vote Share

10:20 AM Punjab election 2017 result: Congress Party crosses halfway mark

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10:18 AM Manipur Elections result - Latest Trends: Status known for 16 out of 60 Constituencies

10:16 AM Uttarakhand election result - Latest Trends: BJP 53, Congress 11 and others 1

10:16 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-271, SP-Congress 75, BSP-27, Others-13

10:14 AM Manipur Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 9, Congress 9, NPF 2, Others 2

10:13 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-271, SP-Congress 72, BSP-28, Others-13

10:12 AM Uttarakhand election result - Latest Trends: BJP 58, Congress 8 and others 3

10:11 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: Status known for 313 out of 403 constituencies

10:10 AM Uttarakhand election result - Latest Trends: BJP 58, Congress 9 and others 2

10:08 AM Goa Election result - Latest Trends: BJP 7, Congress 6, Others 5

10:07 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-261, SP+ 71, BSP-28, Others-15

10:05 AM Punjab election result: Status known For 105 out of 117 Constituencies

10:02 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-259, SP+ 71, BSP-30, Others-15

10:00 AM Latest Punjab election trends: Congress's Navjot Singh Sidhu leading from Amritsar East seat

10:00 AM Goa Election result: Status known For 15 out of 40 Constituencies

9:57 AM Manipur Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 6, Congress 5, NPF 2, Others 1

9:56 AM Uttarakhand election result - Latest Trends: BJP 37, Congress 7, BSP 01, Others: 01

9:56 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP-274, SP+ 79, BSP-25, Others-12

9:55 AM Uttarakhand election result - Latest Trends: BJP 56, Congress 10, BSP 01, Others: 01

9:54 AM Goa election result - Latest Trends: BJP 5, Congress 6, AAP 00, Others 1

9:53 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 250, SP+ 67, BSP 32, Others 17

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Manipur Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 5, Congress 5, NPF 2, Others 2

9:52 AM Punjab election result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 25, AAP: 21, Congress: 55, Others: 03

9:51 AM Uttarakhand election result - Latest Trends: BJP 53, Congress 11, BSP 02, Others: 01

9:50 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 246, SP+ 67, BSP 29, Others 15

9:49 AM UP elections 2017 result: Status known For 207 out of 403 Constituencies

9:48 AM Manipur elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 5, Congress 2, NPF 2, Others 2

9:47 AM Punjab elections result: AAP's Gurpreet Singh Ghughi leading from Batala

9:46 AM Punjab Elections result: Status known for 83 out of 117 Constituencies

9:44 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 240, SP+ 65, BSP 28, Others 14

9:44 AM Goa Election result - Latest Trends: BJP 4, Congress 6, AAP 0, Others 1

9:43 AM Goa election result: Big blow for BJP in Goa, CM loses seat

9:41 AM Uttarakhand election result - Latest Trends: BJP 53, Congress 10, BSP 02, Others: 01

9:40 AM Punjab election result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 22, AAP: 21, Congress: 47, Others: 02

9:40 AM Manipur elections result: Status known for 8 out of 60 Constituencies

9:37 AM Punjab election result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 20, AAP: 20, Congress: 46, Others: 02

9:36 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 223, SP+ 59, BSP 27, Others 13

9:35 AM Uttarakhand election result - Latest Trends: BJP 47, Congress 11, BSP 03

9:34 AM Goa Election result: Status known For 10 out of 40 constituencies

9:31 AM Uttarakhand election result - Latest Trends: BJP 43, Congress 9, BSP 03

9:30 AM Punjab election result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 15, AAP: 18, Congress: 35, Others: 01

9:29 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 205, SP+ 52, BSP 24, Others 9

9:29 AM Uttarakhand election result: Chief Minister Harish Rawat now trailing from Haridwar (Rural) seat

9:28 AM Manipur Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 1, Congress 1, Others 1

9:25 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 194, SP+ 45, BSP 24, Others 9

9:24 AM Goa Election result: CM Laxmikant Parsekar trailing in his constituency Mandrem

9:23 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 185, SP+ 42, BSP 25, Others 7

9:23 AM Punjab election result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 10, AAP: 12, Congress: 27, Others: 01

9:22 AM BJP leading in Uttar Pradesh: Party workers celebrate in Lucknow

9:21 AM Punjab election 2017 trends: SAD-15, Congress-27, AAP-18, BJP-1, Other-1

9:20 AM Goa election result - Latest Trends: BJP 1, Congress 3

9:20 AM Uttarakhand elections result: Chief Minister Harish Rawat leading from Haridwar (Rural) seat

9:19 AM Uttarakhand Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 44, Congress 6, Others 02

9:18 AM Punjab Elections result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 8, AAP: 12, Congress: 20, Others: 02

9:18 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 162, SP+ 41, BSP 21, Others 7

9:17 AM Punjab Elections result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 7, AAP: 12, Congress: 20, Others: 01

9:17 AM UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 158, SP+ 39, BSP 22, Others 7

9:16 AM Punjab election 2017 result: Status Known For 5 out of 117 Constituencies

9:14 AM UP elections 2017 result: Status Known For 7 out of 403 Constituencies

9:13 AM Punjab Elections result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 5, AAP: 9, Congress: 14, Others: 01

9:12 AM Uttarakhand Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 24, Congress 5, Others 02

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UP elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 140, SP+ 33, BSP 21, Others 8

9:11 AM Goa Election result - Latest Trends: BJP 1, Congress 00, AAP 00, Others 1

9:10 AM Punjab election trends: BJP 1 (leading on Abohar seat), SAD-4, Congress-13, AAP-6,Other-1

9:09 AM UP Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 134, SP+ 30, BSP 16, Others 8

9:08 AM UP Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 128, SP+ 28, BSP 16, Others 8

9:07 AM Latest Punjab election trends: SAD-4, Congress 10, AAP 6, Other 1

9:06 AM Assembly Elections 2017: Partywise Vote Share

9:02 AM Uttarakhand Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 12, Congress 4, Others 00

9:02 AM UP Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 99, SP+ 23, BSP 6, Others 8

9:01 AM Punjab Elections result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 3, AAP: 5, Congress: 9, Others: 01

9:00 AM Punjab Elections result: Captain Amarinder Singh leading by 3,500 votes from Patiala seat

8:59 AM UP Elections Result 2017: Azam Khan (from Rampur) and Gayatri Prajapati (from Amethi) leading

8:58 AM UP Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 76, SP+ 22, BSP 8, Others 6

8:58 AM Punjab Election results 2017: SAD now leading on 3, Congress and AAP on 5 each

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UP Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 69, SP+ 21, BSP 9, Others 6

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Punjab Elections result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 2, AAP: 5, Congress: 5, Others: 01

8:55 AM Uttarakhand Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 11, Congress 5, Others 00

8:53 AM UP Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 53, SP+ 18, BSP 11, Others 6

8:52 AM Uttarakhand Election Result 2017: Congress now leading on 3, BJP on 2

8:49 AM Punjab official EC trends: SAD 2, Congress 1 and AAP 1

8:47 AM Goa Election Results: BJP and Congress go neck to neck based on early leads

8:45 AM UP Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 47, SP+ 15, BSP 9, Others 4

8:45 AM UP Elections Result 2017: BJP leading on 5 seats of Lucknow

8:44 AM Punjab Elections result - Latest Trends: SAD-BJP 1, AAP: 3, Congress: 3

8:43 AM Uttarakhand Elections Result Latest trends: Congress and BJP leading on one each

8:42 AM UP Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 31, SP+ 17, BSP 9, Others 5

8:42 AM UP Elections result - Latest Trends: BJP 28, SP+ 17, BSP 9, Others 4

8:39 AM UP Election results - Latest Trends: BJP 32, SP+ 13, BSP 7, Others 3

8:38 AM Manipur Election 2017: Okram Ibobi Singh leading from Thoubal

8:38 AM Punjab Elections Results - Initial trends: SAD-BJP: 01, Congress: 03. AAP: 02, Others: 00

8:36 AM UP Elections results - initial trends: SP-Congress: 11; BJP+: 20, BSP: 09, Others: 0

8:33 AM Punjab Elections results: Parkash Singh Badal leading from Lambi. Capt Amarinder Singh second and AAP's Jarnail Singh third

8:32 AM Punjab Elections 2017: AAP leading in 2 seats - Trends

8:32 AM Punjab elections 2017: Initial trends from Punjab show that the Indian National Congress is leading in three seats, reports TimesNow.

8:31 AM Uttar Pradesh leads so far: SP-Congress 5; BJP+ 7; BSP 2

8:22 AM Manipur Elections result: Counting of votes for 60-member Assembly underway at eleven centres in Manipur

8:19 AM UP Elections result: BSP leading from Bulandshahr

8:18 AM UP Election results: Counting underway in 78 centres across 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh. (visuals from Allahabad)

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UP Election result: Samajwadi Party workers perform Havan in Lucknow

8:08 AM UP Elections results: We are winning with 2/3rd majority, SP and BSP will be wiped out, says Keshav Prasad Maurya, UP BJP Chief

8:07 AM Punjab Election Results: Counting has begun in all the 54 centres at 27 locations in Punjab for 117 assembly seats

8:04 AM Manipur Elections 2017: Muscle, money power openly used by parties, says Irom Sharmila 

8:02 AM Assembly Elections 2017: Counting of votes in the 5 states-Manipur, Punjab, UP, Uttarakhand & Goa, begins.

7:59 AM Uttar Pradesh Elections 2017: Security arrangements in place outside counting centres

7:42 AM Trends for Assembly election 2017 results for Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur to start coming from 8 am today

11:25 PM Asserting that the exit polls should not to be trusted, Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday said politicians know how to manipulate exit polls.

11:15 PM Counting of votes in the Assembly polls 2017 will be transparent, says Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi

8:54 PM Ahead of Saturday's Assembly poll results in five states, BJP president Amit Shah on Friday visited the RSS office in Mumbai's Lower Parel for an unscheduled stopover, party. "This wasn't a scheduled visit. He reached Yashwant Bhavan at Pandurang Budhkar Marg, which houses the office of RSS Konkan Prant, and met those who were present," a source told PTI.

8:49 PM Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said his party was open to post-poll alliances, even though he exuded confidence of emerging victorious in all five states, including Uttar Pradesh in alliance with the Samajwadi Party. "It is obvious that neither politics nor nature permits a vacuum. In such a situation, not a single voter or party would want elections after elections. Therefore, in that situation the most easily available handshake which will ensure a certain amount of continuity in governance without a vacuum will be attempted," Singhvi said.

8:44 PM Impressed by innovations in the electoral processes in Goa, Mauritius' Election Commissioner Mohammad Irfan Abdool Rahman is in the coastal state to witness counting of votes for the Goa Assembly elections 207, on Saturday

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said also said a wave of forming BJP governments had started in the Northeast after Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister. Tripura would be part of it in 2018, he said. "BJP has formed governments in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland. It will also form a government in Manipur after the election results are out tomorrow." 

8:36 PM BJP's National General Secretary Ram Madhav on Friday said that the entire northeastern region, like other parts of the country, was in the grip of a massive wave

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Watch this video to know about promises made by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (which is contesting the polls in alliance with the Congress party)

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4:06 PM Assembly Elections 2017 trends and results will be available from 8.00 am onwards on Saturday

3:46 PM A day before counting of Assembly Elections votes, Sensex advances 17.10 points to close at 28,946.23; Nifty up 7.55 points to 8,934.55

3:44 PM Chief Minister Harish Rawat is trying his luck from two seats of Kichcha in Udhamsingh Nagar district and Haridwar (rural) in Haridwar district.

3:42 PM The EVMs will unseal the fate of 637 candidates bearing allegiance to different political parties and independents.

3:40 PM Uttarakhand Elections 2017: Counting of polls that will unseal the fate of a total of 637 candidates to begin on Saturday. There are a total of 70 assembly seats in the state which are all being contested by the ruling Congress and opposition BJP.

3:39 PM Uttarakhand Elections 2017: Counting of polls that will unseal the fate of a total of 637 candidates to begin on Saturday

3:26 PM As many as 1,145 candidates are in the fray, 81 of whom are female and one transgender

3:24 PM Poll results will also be updated at regular intervals on the Election Commission's website

3:24 PM Live results will be shown on TV screens at district election offices, prominent public places and malls

3:23 PM Punjab Elections 2017: Unauthorised persons would not be allowed to enter the counting centers. Nobody, barring the election observers, would be allowed to carry mobile phones there

3:22 PM More than 14,000 officials have been deployed at the counting centers

3:22 PM Punjab Elections 2017: According to Election Commission, counting of votes will commence at 8 AM at 54 centers in 27 locations tomorrow

3:21 PM Manipur Elections 2017: Polling in Ukul, Tengnoupal, Kangpokpi and Senapati districts was held during the second phase of the assembly elections on March 8 but a repoll was ordered following electoral malpractices in these polling stations

2:52 PM Also Read: These polls won't be over fast enough. Enough, already, the suspense is making us sick, says Mitali Saran

2:37 PM The stage is set for counting of votes tomorrow for 117 assembly seats in Punjab

2:22 PM BJP says, all exit polls are indicating that exit time for Rahul Gandhi is near.

1:46 PM Manipur Elections 2017: Repolling in 28 polling stations across four districts began today amidst tight security

1:45 PM A staggering 2.23 million bulk litres of liquor, costing a whopping Rs 64.17 crore, was seized and 3.62 million people were booked under various sections of the IPC and of the warrants issued against 22,400 people, 21,653 were served. Police also undertook a mammoth task on depositing 870,000 licensed weapons.

1:42 PM Sheila Dixit, the former Delhi Chief Minister, who was pitched as the "UP bahu" by the Congress Party was nowhere to be seen during the campaign

1:41 PM UP ELections 2017: It was, incidentally, also the first time that BJP veterans L.K. Advani and Kanpur MP Murli Manohar Joshi did not hit the campaign trail

1:40 PM At the end of the seven-phase polls, Modi had addressed 23 mega rallies and had done two roadshows. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah also got into the "first list" by addressing 210 rallies

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UP Elections 2017: It was the first time that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, or for that matter any Prime Minister, spent so much time and energy on a state assembly election

1:37 PM UP Elections 2017: Samajwadi Party (SP) mentor and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav too largely skipped the campaign

1:35 PM UP Elections 2017: It was for the first time since 1999 that Congress President Sonia Gandhi did not campaign

1:23 PM Goa Elections 2017: India TV predicted a hung assembly, projecting 15-21 seats for the BJP and 12-18 for the Congress.

1:22 PM Goa Elections 2017: India Today projected 18-22 seats for the BJP in 40-seat followed by the Congress with 9-13 seats

1:13 PM Punjab Elections 2017: India News-MRC and News 24-Chanakya forecast a dead heat by giving 55 and 54 seats each to both parties

1:12 PM Punjab Elections 2017: India TV-C Voter projected 59-67 seats for debutante AAP and 41-49 for the Congress.

1:11 PM Punjab Elections 2017: The Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP combine was projected to be decimated in the state which it has ruled for a decade

12:56 PM Punjab Elections 2017: India Today-Axis exit poll predicted 62-71 seats for the Congress in 117-member and 42-51 to Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP.

12:55 PM Uttarakhand Elections 2017: Exit polls predict victory for BJP.

12:54 PM Punjab Elections 2017: Exit polls also forecast a neck-and-neck race between Congress and the anti-corruption Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). BJP faces a drubbing.

12:54 PM UP Elections 2017: The three polls projected 110-130, 120 and 156-169 seats respectively for the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance and 57-74, 90 and 60-72 seats for the Mayawati-led BSP

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Also Read | Assembly polls 2017: 12 reasons why fight in UP is between the BSP and BJP

12:49 PM If BJP wins UP, it would be a return to power for the party in the politically significant and volatile state after 15 years.

12:48 PM UP Elections: India News-MRC gave BJP 185 and ABP- Lokniti CSDS 164-176 seats

12:46 PM UP Elections 2017: Times Now-VMR poll forecast 190-210 seats for the BJP

12:42 PM Exit polls are not able to assess the real voting patterns. The truth will be out on Saturday: Samajwadi Party national spokesman Ghanshyam Tiwari

12:39 PM UP Elections: BJP would win 179 seats, according to an average of four exit polls compiled by news channel NDTV

12:38 PM UP Elections 2017: If no groups wins a majority, parties on Saturday will start trying to form a governing coalition

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MAGIC NUMBER - The BJP would need to win 202 seats to secure a majority in the 403-seat assembly in Uttar Pradesh

12:29 PM Uttar Pradesh is home to 220 million people

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Also Read : Exit polls predict BJP win in UP, but Dalal St euphoria to fade away soon

12:10 PM Results of Assembly elections 2017 in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand will be declared on March 11.

12:09 PM Pollsters have predicted the BJP as the largest party in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur while a setback for SAD- BJP alliance in Punjab

12:08 PM "These exit polls are nonsensical. I have information that the original exit polls were changed under pressure by channels few days back," Ram Gopal Yadav said

11:57 AM The S&P BSE Sensex reclaimed its crucial 29,000 mark in the early trade, while the broader Nifty50 also went above 8,950  after various exit polls suggested the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may comfortably cross the majority mark of 202 in the 403-seat UP Assembly, or come close to it

2:59 PM 41 per cent voting till 2 pm

1:27 PM Manipur Elections 2017: Voter turnout of 67% recorded till 1 pm in second & final phase of voting

12:42 PM Over 26 per cent voting till 12 noon in last phase of UP polls

12:30 PM Mirzapur: Farmers boycott voting at polling booth number 283 of Chunar assembly segment alleging lack of irrigation facilities & development

12:28 PM UP Elections 2017

12:23 PM Jaunpur records 22.23% voter turnout in 7th phase till 11 am.

12:22 PM Sonabhadra records 24% voter turnout in 7th phase till 1100 hours

12:22 PM Mirzapur records 26.43% voter turnout in 7th phase till 11 am hours

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Varanasi records 23.76% voter turnout in 7th phase till 11 am

11:53 AM Voter turnout of 22.84 per cent recorded till 11 am  in the seventh phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh.

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BJP veteran leader Murli Manohar Joshi casts his vote at booth number 76 of Varanasi North.
 

10:25 AM 10.43% voting recorded till 9 am in the 7th phase of UP elections 2017.

10:24 AM Manipur Elections 2017: 21% voter turnout recorded till 9 AM in the final phase of Manipur polls.

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Also Read: Assembly Elections 2017: Holy city Varanasi slips on clean-up act

9:49 AM Apna Dal leader & Union Minister Anupriya Patel casts her vote at polling booth no. 335 of Mirzapur, says "we will win all 40 seats"

9:48 AM People queue up at polling booth no. 68 in Varanasi North; BJP's Ravindra Jaiswal, BSP's Sujit Kumar Maurya contesting from the seat.

9:43 AM Among key candidates contesting today, are five-time Congress MLA Ajai Rai, who is contesting from Pindra.

9:17 AM Prime Minister Narendra Modi asks people of Uttar Pradesh to cast their vote

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Congress leader Ajai Rai casts his vote at polling booth no. 389 of Varanasi South, says "7th phase is going to vote against 'Jumlebaazi'"

9:10 AM Counting of votes polled in all the seven phases of the Assembly polls will be taken up on March 11

9:09 AM Polling will be held between 7 AM to 5 PM in all constituencies

9:09 AM In the Naxal-hit Duddhi, Robertsganj and Chakia seats polling will end at 4 PM

9:07 AM Tight security has been put in place in these seven districts.

9:07 AM Ghazipur, Jaunpur and Bhadoi are the other districts where polling is going on in this phase.

9:06 AM UP Elections 2017: Three Naxal-affected districts of Sonbhadra, Mirzapur and Chandauli, along with the five Assembly segments under Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency, will be in prime focus.

8:54 AM Final phase polling begins for assembly elections in UP & Manipur covering 40 & 22 constituencies respectively.

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