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Lok Sabha elections 2014 results: Live — Trends point to NDA majority; BJP+ 309; Congress+ 73, Others 154
15 May 2014

Lok Sabha elections results: Leads: Total: 536, BJP+ 309; Congress+ 73, Others 154

PUDUCHERRY: V. Narayanasamy is consolidating his lead in the lone Lok Sabha seat of Puducherry. As of 10 a.m., the Congress leader had established a lead of 9,489 votes over his nearest rival R. Radhakrishnan of the ruling AINRC (22,140). M.V. Omalingam of the AIADMK has a tally of 12,825 votes as the number of votes counted aggregated 70,000 in this constituency with an electorate of 8.85 lakh voters.

BJP’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi is leading by a whopping 1.68 lakh votes over his Congress rival Madhusudan Mistry in Vadodara. Initial trends showed Mr. Modi getting 2,34,647 votes and Mr. Mistry 66,531. Apart from Vadodara, Mr. Modi is also contesting from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh where he is pitted against Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal and Ajay Rai of Congress. Initial trends from 18 out of 26 seats in Gujarat showed BJP is leading in 17 seats and Congress in one. -- PTI

Meira, Rabri, Shahnawaz trail in Bihar: BJP is leading in 17 seats while Lalu Prasad’s RJD is leading in 5 seats in the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar.

LJP and JD(U) were leading in 2 seats each while Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), an ally of BJP, in one seat.

In the high-profile Saran seat, Lalu Prasad’s wife Rabri Devi is trailing Rajiv Pratap Rudy of BJP by 1650 votes.

BJP’s actor-politician nominee Shatrughan Sinha and RJD’s Misa Bharti are ahead of their opponents, Election Commission sources said.

In the Sasaram (SC) seat, Meira Kumar is trailing behind her BJP nominee Chhedi Paswan by 6239 votes after the second round of counting, the sources.

In Patliputra seat, Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti is ahead of her uncle and BJP nominee Ramkripal Yadav by 2800 votes.

In the Patna Sahib seat, actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha is ahead of his nearest Congress rival and Bhojpuri actor Kunal Singh by 665 votes.

In Bhagalpur, BJP’s Shahnawaz Hussain is behind RJD’s Shailesh Kumar alias Bullo Mandal by 3000 votes.

In Purnia, JD(U)’s Santosh Kushwaha is ahead of his BJP rival Udai Singh by 2000 votes.

In minority-dominated Kisanganj, Congress Maulana Asrarul Haque is ahead of his BJP competitor Dilip Jaiswal by 2618 votes.

In Darbhanga, RJD’S M A A Fatmi is ahead of his BJP rival Kirti Azad by 450 votes.

In Jamui (SC) seat, Ramvilas Paswan’s son Chirag Paswan is ahead of his nearest JD(U) rival and Bihar Assembly Speaker Udai Narayan Choudhary by 3248 votes.

Buxar is throwing a surprise with BSP’s Dadan Singh ahead of his nearest BJP rival Ashwani Choubey by 328 votes. -- PTI

Our Correspondent P. Sunderarajan reports from Bhopal, Congress seems to be losing early gains. Fortunes reverse in two Constituencies -- Bhind and Mandla. Party now leading in 2 constituencies - Guna and Balaghat.

Anbumani Ramadoss leading by over 15,000 votes in Dharmapuri

Karti Chidambaram fighting for fourth place in Sivaganga, reports J. Walter Scott from Ramanathapuram

TIRUNELVELI : 1. K.R.P. Prabhakaran (AIADMK) - 23261; 2. C. Devadhasasundram (DMK) - 13593, 3. Sivananainthaperumal (DMDK) - 6254: 4. Ramasubu (Cong.) - 3228.

BJP leading in Dakshina Kannada (Mangalore) LS constituency by 1,06,210 votes against Congress, Our Correspondent K Raviprasada reports.

Our Correspondent Omar Rashid reports at 10.06 a.m. that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is trailing in Amethi to BJP's Smriti Irani.

Praful Patel of NCP trails

Puducherry LS seat: V. Narayanasamy (Congress) leading by a margin of 3,643 votes securing 10,290 votes. R. Radhakrishnan of AINRC pushed to third spot with 5,435 votes while M V Omalingam (AIADMK) has edged up to second place with 6,647 votes, says Dinesh Verma from Puducherry.

First result: Ajit Singh, RLD Chief, loses to Satyapal Singh, Former Mumbai Police Commissioner, of BJP in Baghpat, Our Correspondent Omar Rashid reports.

Meenakshi Natarajan of Congress trails by 12,255 votes in Mandsour in Madhya Pradesh, Our Correspondent P. Sunderarajan reports from Bhopal.

Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi says its looking bleak for party: Vinay Kumar from New Delhi

Former Union Minister A. Raja trails by 5,000 votes in Nilgiris, TV reports.

BJP’s Sushma Swaraj is leading by a margin of 3,552 votes against Laxman Singh of Congress from Vidisha seat in Madhya Pradesh. -- PTI

Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley was trailing behind former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in the Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency. Jaitley was trailing by over 1800 votes, according to initial trends at 0900 hrs. -- PTI

BJP’s Dinesh Kashyap is leading in Naxal-hit Bastar Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh. Kashyap is leading by 278 votes against Congress candidate Deepak Karma, according to trends at 9 AM. Chhattisgarh has 11 Lok Sabha seats. -- PTI

CPI(M) leader M.A. Baby trailing by 6404 votes in Kollam, says Anil S. Radhakrishnan.

In Shillong Lok Sabha constituency Congress candidate anf former Union Minister Vincent H. Pala is leading by a margin of 2004 votes over his nearest Independent rival, Sushanta Talukdar says.

Zakir Hussain of Indian National Lok Dal leading in Gurgaon with over 8000 votes. AAPs Yogendra Yadav at fifth position. says Ashok Kumar in Gurgaon

Kannur LS constituency PK Sreemathy of CPI M leading by 4261 votes, says Mohamed Nazeer Pulsaragath.

Anto Antony of INC leads by a margin of 5550 votes over Peelipose Thomas of LDF after 2nd round. NOTA: 1687. K Radhakrishnan Nair from Pathanamthitta

Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge trails by 444 votes after first round in Gulbarga, reports T.V. Sivanandan from Gulbarga

Kannur: PK Sreemathy of CPI M leading by 811 votes, reports Mohamed Nazeer Pulsaragath from Kannur

Krupal tumane of shiv sena leads in Ramtek in Maharashtra, says Priyanka Kakodkar from Mumbai

Lok Sabha elections results: Leads: Total: 318, BJP+ 174; Congress+ 64, Others 80

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi regains lead in Amethi Lok sabha constituency, Our Correspondent Atiq Khan reports at 9.01 a.m.

Narendra Modi, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, was leading by over 25,000 from Vadodara in Gujarat while former Chief Minister Shankarsinh Vaghela was leading by 187 votes from Sabarkanta. -- PTI

In Madhya Pradesh: BJP up in Dewas, Rajghar, Ratlam, Sagar, Vidisha. Congress in Betul, Mandala, and Sidhi, Our Correspondent in Bhopal reports

Sharad Yadav trails in Madhepura - IANS

Sachin pilot leads in Ajmer in Rajasthan, says Our Correspondent.

Nitin Gadkari of BJP leads in Nagpur, says Priyanka Kakodkar.

Rajnath Singh leading in Lucknow, Our Correspondent reports

Yeddyurappa leading Shimoga

Azharuddin is trailing, INC leads in Shillong

K. Raviprasada: BJP leading in Dakshina Kannada (Mangalore) LS constituency by 47,188 votes

Smriti Irani leading in Amethi, says our correspondent Atiqur Rehman Khan

S Harpal Singh from Adilabad: TRS leads by 2,000 votes over Congress at Khanapur (ST) Assembly constituency in Adilabad Dist (AP) after first round

First Trends in Tamil Nadu: AIADMK - 11

Gujarat: BJP 7, Congress 1

Karnataka: BJP 16, Congress 11, JDS 1. NandanNilekanni is trailing in Bangalore South

Uttar Pradesh: BJP 13, Congress 1, SP 3

West Bengal: TMC 7, Left 4, Congress 1

Kerala: UDF 7, LDF 5

Maharashtra: Congress 2

Himachal Pradesh: BJP 4

Andhra Pradesh: TDP 1

Haryana: Congress 2

Jammu and Kashmir: Congress 1

Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani leads in Gandhinagar and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareli

Gopinath Munde of BJP is leading in Beed, says our Correspondent Alok Deshpande

Union Minister Sashi Tharoor ahead by 505 votes in Thiruvananthapuram, says Our Correspondent

BJP leading in one constituency in Rajasthan, Aarti Dhar from New Delhi reports.

Early signs in Tamil Nadu - AIADMK leads in Salem as counting begins, Our Correspondent from Salem reports.

Congress-led UDF leading in 9 constitutencies in Kerala; Opposition LDF in 4. Total seats 20, Our Correspondent from Thiruvananthapuram reports. Congress spokesman P.C. Chacko ahead in Chalakudy, Our Correspondent from Thiruvananthapuram adds.

Counting in Coimbatore begins. 2776 postal ballots to be counted, Our Correspondent from Coimbatore.

Our Madurai Correspondent says, counting Agents pick up quarrel with police at counting hall of Sivakasi Assembly segment of Virudhunagar LS seat as at least a dozen of them not allowed.

LDF ahead in Kollam, Aalappuzha, says Our Correspondent from Thiruvananthapuram

Dakshina Kannada (Mangalore) LS constituency. Ex union minister in late Indira Gandhi cabinet B Janardhana Poojary of Congress Is trailing by 3343 votes, says Our Correspondent from Mangalore

Counting of votes of Palakkad and Alathur costituencies start at govt victoria college and nss college of engineering with counting of postal votes: G. Prabhakaran from Palakkadu

Fate of about 8,000 candidates at stake. 18 lakh EVMs to be opened.

Counting of votes begins at 989 counting centres across the country.

Counting of votes begin

Counting of votes, the grand finale in the nine-phased Lok Sabha elections, began across the country.

Election Commission said the counting exercise to be held at 989 counting centres is likely to be completed by 4 p.m. and trends will start emerging by 9.30 a.m.

By noon, a final picture could emerge on who would be the major players in the 16th Lok Sabha.

Of 989 counting centres, maximum are in Andhra Pradesh at 168 followed by 98 in West Bengal, 76 in Uttar Pradesh, 64 in Odisha, 51 in Assam and 48 in Maharashtra.

Ahead of the counting of votes, Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath had said on Fridayday that the large voter turnout was a result of “good” electoral rolls prepared by the poll authorities across the country.

He had said that “a lots of steps have been taken to ensure that those eligible to vote find their names in the electoral lists.”

The exercise to add fresh voters was carried out even days before the first phase of polling was held on April 7.

8,251 candidates, including top guns Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal were in the fray, in the largest-ever electoral exercise held in Indian history.

While national parties -- Congress, BJP, BSP, CPI, CPI (M) and NCP -- fielded a total of 1,591 candidates, the 47 state parties fielded 529 candidates. While the over 1,600 registered but unrecognised political parties fielded 2,897 candidates, 3,234 Independents were also in the fray.

The exit polls have projected that BJP will emerge as the single largest party.

The ‘ballot unit’ is switched on in the presence of senior poll officials and counting agents of candidates and the result command keyed in to get results per machine.

These were the first Lok Sabha elections when the option of ‘none of the above’ or NOTA was introduced on the EVMs following Supreme Court directions. Before NOTA button was installed on EVMs, voters had to fill up form 49 ‘O’ at the polling station which compromised their identity.

Seeking to ensure transparency, EC has deployed micro observers at all counting tables. The returning officers have been directed to provide printout of each counting round and every table to the counting agents of candidates.

Lok Sabha elections 2014 witnessed the highest-ever turnout with 66.38 per cent of an estimated 814 million voters exercising their franchise -- the highest ever in the history of general elections.

Our Kerala correspondent Roy Mathew: 36-hour wait for the results end as counting of begins in Kerala. Postal results are being counted first. Counting of votes starts at 140 counting centres in Keala shortly.

Pranav, we must just wait for a couple of hours. Counting is almost upon us.....just a few minutes more, says Amit Baruah, our Mumbai Resident Editor

The first trends will be available after 9 a.m.

It's a big day for India as the counting for the 16th Lok Sabha is about to begin, says our Mumbai Resident Editor Amit Baruah.

“This time, actually for the first time we have prohibited some of the hate speakers from conducting meetings,” 

Counting of votes in Goa will begin at 8 a.m.Counting of votes will begin in Goa for the votes of two Lok Sabha constituencies amid tight security, at 8 am on Friday in one centre in Panaji in north Goa for North Goa parliamentary constituency and two centres in Margao in south Goa for South Goa parliamentary constituency. First postal ballots will be taken up for counting, EC officials said, says Goa correspondent Prakash Kamat from Panaji.

23,161,296 electors aged between 18 and 19 years in 2014, says Amit Baruah @abaruah64. #THresults @the_hindu

With the entire nation watching him, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will be spending today, counting day in Gujarat. With most exit polls predicting a majority for the National Democratic Alliance, the mood in the BJP is upbeat.

The confidence in the BJP camp is so supreme. The nervousness in the Congress quarters so evident that the fact that all pollsters got their forecasts wrong in the 2004 and 2009 election hardly figures in the projected scenarios.

By noon, a broad picture of the nationwide trends will be known.

By 2 p.m., the contours of the next Lok Sabha and possibly the new government will emerge.

Postal ballots will be counted first, from 8 a.m. Half an hour later, the counting of votes recorded in the electronic voting machines (EVMs) will be taken up.

 

 

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