Exit polls predict hung Assembly in Jharkhand, Opposition alliance optimistic about getting majority
The fifth and final phase of the Jharkhand Assembly polls went off peacefully on Friday, with the turnout pegged at 71 per cent, the most in all the five phases of polling.
There are a number of reasons to BJP's predicted surprise result - CM Raghubar Das's loss of credibility, and JMM chief Hemant Soren's "saffron clad" comment and tribal and OBC cocktail.
Hoskote beats past record with 90.4% polling, poor run continues in Bengaluru
The counting of votes and result announcement for Haryana and Maharashtra state assemblies will take place on October 24.
Will there be a twist in the tale? History suggests it could happen.
Gandhi's appeal to workers came a day after opposition parties raised concerns over reports of alleged tampering of EVMs and asked the Election Commission to ensure transparency in counting.
Twitter recorded 45.6 million tweets on its platform during a one-month period in the run-up to the polls, registering 1.2 million tweets on the first day of voting.
They painted a hazy picture of Andhra Pradesh Assembly, elections for which were held along with Lok Sabha seats on April 11.
Virbhadra Singh averred that he is confident about the Congress party winning the Assembly elections with majority.
BJP bastion Gujarat had seemed a wide open field during the campaign, but Congress appears to have failed to turn the tide in its favour.
Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections: Exit polls done under BJP pressure, totally wrong, says Congress
The Congress on Thursday said that the exit polls were done under pressure from the BJP and were absolutely wrong.
All exit polls on Thursday predicted a clean sweep for the BJP in the Assembly elections held in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.
The two channels have been asked to give reasons for airing the opinion polls in violation of Election Commission guidelines