Meanwhile, with the BJP retaining power in Assam, Modi said the state's people have again shown confidence in the NDA's development agenda
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The AINRC secured 10, BJP three, DMK three, Congress two and the independents four.
While it is clear that the NDA will enjoy another term in Assam, as per current trends, the saffron alliance might end up winning lesser seats compared to its 2016 tally
The NDA is all set to retain power in Assam with the alliance surging ahead of the Congress-led Mahajot in more than 80 of the 126 Assembly seats
Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is trailing behind her BJP challenger in Nandigram, TV reports show.
As many as 1,100 counting observers will watch the process and candidates and agents will have to produce a negative Covid test report or double dose of vaccination certificate to get an entry.
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Almost all gave the BJP-led NDA, which comprises AGP and United People’s Party Liberal more than 70 of the 126 seats on offer.
The exit polls for state assembly elections in Kerala, Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, and Union Territory Puducherry were released around 7 pm after the polling for the eighth phase of West Bengal elections concluded.
The decision has been taken to check the spread of coronavirus, the sources said.
Eighteen candidates of AIUDF were camping in Rajasthan for fear of ‘poaching’ by the BJP
Politicians and supporters alike, flouted social distancing norms during the Assembly elections in Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Assam resulting in many leaders testing positive for Covid-19
The ECI order came after an electronic voting machine (EVM) was found in a car belonging to the wife of a BJP candidate.
Congress and AIUDF candidates were flown to Jaipur on Friday in an apparent effort to shield them from any attempt of poaching by the ruling BJP.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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