December 23, 2014, 10:57 am
Jharkhand Congress chief BK Hari Prasad says, "It is a setback for us. We didn't expect such a poor result. It's my personal view that we shouldn't have broken ties with the JMM ahead of elections."
December 23, 2014, 10:51 am
Trends in Jharkhand at 10:40 am: BJP+ leading in 39 seats, Congress+ in 7, JMM in 20 seats, JVM+ in 8 seats, others in 6 seats
December 23, 2014, 10:50 am
Trends in J&K at 10:40 am: NC leading in 17 seats, PDP in 23, BJP in 23, Congress in 17, others in 7 seats
December 23, 2014, 10:41 am
With the BJP set to form the government in Jharkhand, party supporters celebrate by dancing with dhol beats
December 23, 2014, 10:40 am
Jammu and Kashmir:
BJP's Kuldeep Raj Dubey is leading in Gool Arnas constituency where Congress's Ajaz Ahmed Khan is trailing
NC's Abdul Gani Malik is leading in Gulab garh constituency where Congress's Mumtaz Ahmed Khan is trailing
PDP's Mohd. Abass Wani is leading in Gulmarg constituency where Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Party Nationalist's Ghulam Hassan Mir is trailing
NC's Nazir Ahmad Khan is leading in Gurez constituency where Congress's Faqir Mohmad Khan is trailing
NC's Shamim Firdous is leading in Habba Kadal constituency where Congress's Raman Mattoo is trailing
December 23, 2014, 10:37 am
Floral decoration of BJP office in Ranchi, Jharkhand.
December 23, 2014, 10:23 am
Jharkhand: BJP's Raj Sinha is leading in Dhanbad seat against Congress's Mannan Mallick.
BJP's Lois Marandi is leading in Dumka consitutency against JMM's Hemant Soren.
BJP's Nilkanth Singh Munda is leading against Congress's Pushpa Surin in Khunti seat.
RJD's Annapurna Devi is leading against BJP's Dr Neera Yadav in Kodarma constituency.
December 23, 2014, 10:20 am
JVMP's Babulal Marandi is trailing from Giridih constituency from where BJP's Nirbhay Kumar Shahabadi is leading.
December 23, 2014, 10:14 am
"A coalition with the PDP will be a call taken by the Congress leadership. We have been stable partners with NC. J&K should have a government with a party that has been a stakeholder in the governanace of J&K," Congress leader Priyanka Chaturvedi said.
December 23, 2014, 10:12 am
Home Minister Rajnath Singh expressed confidence that the BJP will form government in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand.
December 23, 2014, 10:11 am
"We are not polarising Jammu and Srinagar. I stand with my party in whatever decision they take, whether it is about supporting the NC or PDP in Jammu and Kashmir," BJP's Heena Bhatt
December 23, 2014, 10:03 am
Jammu and Kashmir:
PDP's Ghulam Nabi Lone is leading in Chrar-i-sharief against NC's Abdul Rahim Rather
NC's Khalid Najib Suharwardy is leading in Doda against BJP's Shakti Raj
Congress's Ghulam Ahmad Mir is leading in Dooru against PDP's Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi
NC's Ishfaq Ahmad Sheikh is leading in Ganderbal against PDP's Qazi Mohammad Afzal
Congress's Raman Bhalla is leading in Gandhi Nagar against BJP's Kavinder Gupta
December 23, 2014, 10:01 am
BJP's Arjun Munda trailing in Kharasawan constituency, where JMM's Dashrath Gagrai is leading.
December 23, 2014, 10:00 am
Jharkhand: BJP's Saryu Roy is leading in Jamshedpur West seat against Congress's Banna Gupta.
BJP's Kedar Hazra is leading against CPM's Ashok Paswan in Jamua constituency.
BJP's Sanjeev Singh is leading in Jharia seat against Congress's Niraj Singh.
AJSU's Ram Chandra Sahis is leading against JMM's Mangal Kalindi in Jugsalai constituency.
December 23, 2014, 9:54 am
December 23, 2014, 9:50 am
Jharkhand: BJP's Samir Oraon is leading against JMM's Chamra Linda in Bishnupur seat
JMM's Lobin Hembrom is leading in Borio constituency, where BJP's Tala Marandi is trailing.
JMM's Deepak Birua is leading against BJP's Jyoti Bhramar Tubid in Chaibasa seat.
BJP's Jay Prakash Singh Bhogta is leading in Chatra constituency, where RJD's Janardan Paswan is trailing.
December 23, 2014, 9:42 am
Jammu and Kashmir:
BJP's Ashwani Kumar Sharma is leading in Bishnah constituency where NC's Kamal verma is trailing
PDP's Gh Mohi-Ud-Din bhat is leading in Budgam constituency where NC's Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi is trailing
BJP's Dr. Kirshan Lal is leading in Chhamb where Congress's Tara Chand is trailing
December 23, 2014, 9:41 am
As BJP is set to form the government in Jharkhand, celebrations begin at party office in Ranchi.
December 23, 2014, 9:38 am
Jharkhand: JMM's Bhushan Tirkey leading in Gumla seat.
BJP's Manoj Nagesiya is leading in Kolebira seat.
JMM's Dr Anil Murmu is leading in Littipara seat.
JMM's Stephen Marandi leading in Maheshpur seat.
JMM's Niral Purty is leading in Majhganon seat.
Independent candidate Shyam Chand Mandal is leading in Pakur seat.
December 23, 2014, 9:35 am
Jammu and Kashmir: Congress's Vikar Rasool Wani is leading in Banihal constituency where NC's Sajad Shaheen is trailing
Peoples Democratic Party's Noor Mohd Sheikh is leading in Batmaloo against Jammu & Kashmir National Conference's Mohd Irfan Shah
PDP's Javid Hassan Baig is leading in Baramulla against Congress's Salman Anees Soz
BJP's Daleep Singh is leading in Bhaderwah constituency where PDP's Sheikh Mehboob Iqbal is trailing
December 23, 2014, 9:29 am
Jharkhand: JMM's Hemant Soren is leading from Barhait constituency against BJP's Hemlal Murmu by 94 votes.
December 23, 2014, 9:27 am
BJP's Arjun Munda says results are positive in Jharkhand.
December 23, 2014, 9:25 am
BJP all set to form the first majority government in Jharkhand, crosses the half-way mark.
December 23, 2014, 9:23 am
Jammu and Kashmir: BJP's Dina Nath is leading in Chenani constituency where National Panthers Party Dhani Ram Atri is trailing
December 23, 2014, 9:23 am
Jharkhand: RJD's Sanjay Prasad Yadav leading in Godda constituency.
December 23, 2014, 9:21 am
Congress sources say that they are ready to support PDP in case it needs support. The bitterness between the NC and the Congress seems to have intensified. Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad had met Mufti Mohammad Sayeed recently
December 23, 2014, 9:18 am
Jammu and Kashmir: PDP's Mufti Mohd Sayeed is leading in Anantnag against Congress's Hilal Ahmad Shah
December 23, 2014, 9:17 am
Jammu and Kashmir: BJP's Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh is leading in Billawar against Congress's Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma.
December 23, 2014, 9:16 am
Jharkhand: JMM's Hemant Soren trails in Dumka seat.
December 23, 2014, 9:14 am
BJP supporters with garlands outside party office in Ranchi.
December 23, 2014, 9:09 am
"We are hoping that by the evening the warmth of governance in Jammu and Kashmir will act as a relief in this chilling weather. Results aside, we are happy that people came out in huge numbers and voted. It is a win for the democracy of our country," BJP leader Sambit Patra said.
December 23, 2014, 9:02 am
Jharkhand: JMM's Jiga Susaran Horo is leading from Sisai constituency against BJP's Dinesh Oraon by 726 votes.
December 23, 2014, 9:02 am
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is leading in Beerwah constituency in Jammu and Kashmir.
December 23, 2014, 8:59 am
Heavy meadia presence outside polling centres in Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir
December 23, 2014, 8:57 am
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha Niral Purty is leading in Majhgaon against Jai Bharat Samanta Party's Madhu Koda
December 23, 2014, 8:53 am
Jammu and Kashmir: PDP's Muhammad Khurshid Alam is leading in Khanyar against NC's Ali Mohd Sagar. Haseeb Drabu is leading in Rajpora against NC's Gh. Mohi-Ud-Din Mir
December 23, 2014, 8:51 am
Jammu & Kashmir National Conference's Mubarik Ahmad Gul is leading in Eidgah constituency against PDP's Ali Mohammad Wani
December 23, 2014, 8:46 am
According to latest trends, PDP is leading in 13 Assembly seats while the BJP is a close second on 7 seats. Ruling National Conference and Congress is lagging way behind.
December 23, 2014, 8:44 am
"These are just the early trends, let the clear picture emerge," says Congress leader Rashmi Kant.
December 23, 2014, 8:40 am
Early trends in the first hour suggest that PDP is ahead in 13 seats while the BJP is ahead in 7 seats in Jammu at Kashmir
December 23, 2014, 8:35 am
Security tightened in Jammu and Kashmir as counting of voting takes place across the state.
December 23, 2014, 8:30 am
Counting centres have been set up at all 22 district headquarters of the state while additional counting centres have been set up in constituencies which have been cut off by snow or inclement weather. Police and paramilitary personnel have been deployed in strength around the counting centres and in some parts of the city.
December 23, 2014, 8:26 am
Prohibitory orders banning the assembly of five or more people have been imposed around all counting centres in Jammu and Kashmir. A total of 48.29 lakh votes are to be counted in the state.
December 23, 2014, 8:24 am
According to early trends, BJP is ahead in 5 seats in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly
December 23, 2014, 8:22 am
PDP-BJP ahead on two seats each in early trends in Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections
December 23, 2014, 8:16 am
MoS PMO Jitendra Singh expressed confidence as the counting of votes takes place for the Assembly elections. "BJP is going to make history in Jammu and Kashmir," he said.
December 23, 2014, 8:14 am
A night before the counting of votes, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday tweeted, "6 years ago I was nervous as hell the night before counting, this time I'm strangely calm. What will be will be & I'll be a happy person :-) "
December 23, 2014, 8:04 am
Counting for Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand assembly election begins
December 23, 2014, 8:00 am
The key candidates are Chief Minister and JMM head Hemant Soren, former chief ministers Arjun Munda, Madhu Koda and Babulal Marandi along with Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta, former Speaker CP Singh, AJSU Party chief Sudesh Mahato, state BJP chief Raghuvar Das.
December 23, 2014, 7:57 am
In Jharkhand, 66.47 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the 2014 polls. It was a record for both Lok Sabha and Assembly elections held in the state since it was carved out of Bihar on November 15, 2000.