The General Election 2014 is rightly termed as a historic one because this election was largely fought on the issues of development and governance. Seemingly, a large chunk of the population moved out of the influence of caste and communal influence while deciding his vote. While this is a positive sign for the Indian democracy in the long run, whether the ‘good governance’ ploy won the confidence of the people of India will be known in a few hours from now when the votes are counted. Join us for Live updates and insights on General Election Results 2014.
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GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS 2014: LIVE UPDATES
19:11: I wrap up this live blogging as I will go out now to celebrate this landmark verdict. Thank you to all those who joined us. Also, congratulations to Narendra Modi and BJP for all the hard work during the campaign. Also congratulations to Today’s Chanakya which got the figures right.
18:10: Narendra Modi addressing people in Vadodara after an emphatic win in Lok Sabha polls
16:45: Rahul Gandhi concedes defeat, wishes the next government well
16:30: Kejriwal accepts defeat, but says it is a good beginning for Aam Aadmi Party. Sonia Gandhi to meet press soon
15:03: Shiv Sena’s Arvind Sawant defeats Milind Deora in Mumbai South
14:52: Salman Khurshid defeated, loses deposit
14:50: Maharashtra Industries minister Narayan Rane resigns
14:48: Rajanikanth tweets and congratulates Jayalalitha and Narendra Modi
14:47: Sonia Gandhi wins from Rae Bareily. Poonam Mahajan wins from Mumbai North Central
14:43: BJD sweeps Odisha in both Lok Sabha and Assembly elections
14:42: Kamalnath wins Chindwara by 1.2 lakh votes, Mallikarjun Kharge trails in Gulbarga
14:29: Mulayam Singh Yadav (Samajwadi Party) leads in Azamgarh and Mainpuri
14:26: Congress’s Captain Amarinder Singh beats BJP’s Arun Jaitley in Amritsar
14:21: Rahul Gandhi consolidating his lead in Amethi. Ahead of Smriti Irani by 90000 votes
13:28: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh calls Narendra Modi and congratulates him on his victory in the Lok Sabha elections.
13:27: BJP’s Murli Manohar Joshi leads in Kanpur against Union Minister Jaiswal
13:23: BJP’s Minakshi Lekhi wins New Delhi seat. Narendra Modi’s victory margin in Vadodara confirmed as 5+ lakh votes
13:11: BJP’s Ananth Kumar defeats Congress’s Nandan Nilekani by winning sixth consecutive time from Bangalore South.
13:10: BJP’s Harsh Vardhan wins by more than 1 lakh votes from Chandni Chowk constituency in Delhi.
13:07: “Thank the people of Tamil Nadu who gave us this great victory. I wish the new govt. and the new PM well. I hope the new govt. will be friendly towards Tamil Nadu” -AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa
13:03: BJP’s Arun Jaitley loses in Amritsar, only setback to BJP on the counting day
13:02: Congress’ Kamalnath wins from Chindwara
12:13: Narendra Modi tweets, “India has won! Achche din aanewale hain”
12:12: Narendra Modi reaches his mother’s home in Gandhinagar. To seek her blessings
12:07: Narendra Modi to be elected as leader of BJP parliamentary team.
12:05: Gen. VK Singh wins Ghaziabad
11:48: Big Congress leaders trailing: Milind Deora, Mukul Wasnik, Priya Dutt, Sanjay Nirupam, Salman Khurshid, Sushil Shinde, Naveen Jindal
11:47: Narendra Modi to visit his mother and seek her blessings. Then will head to Vadodara for victory roadshow
11:44: Narendra Modi wins Varanasi
11:43: Rahul Gandhi leading by 14000 votes only. Rahul had won Amethi by 3 lakh+ margin in 2009
11:40: AAP’s Bhagwant Mann wins Sangrur
11:30: BJP in BIG 6 states: MP 26/29, Rajasthan 25/25, Gujarat 26/26, Bihar 27/40, UP 67/80. Total 211/248
11:26: BJP 25/25 in Rajasthan, 26/29 in Madhya Pradesh
11:16: BJP reaches 272 mark on its own. Congress concedes defeat
10:51: Arun Jaitley trailing by 30000 votes in Amritsar, Narendra Modi leading in Varanasi by 30000 votes
10:44: Salman Khurshid at 5th position in Murshidabad, Mulayam Singh Yadav at no. 3 in Azamgarh. Signs of Modi Tsunami
10:43: Narendra Modi wins Vadodara by more than 4 lakh seats
10:41: BJP 26/26 in Gujarat.
10:19: Varun Gandhi wins in Sultanpur
10:00: BJP touches 272 mark on its own. Congratulation Narendra Modi!
09:44: This is not Modi wave, this is Modi TSUNAMI
09:41: Narendra Modi have a lead of 2 lakh plus now
09:41: NDA reaches simple majority mark of 272. May breach the 300 seats now
09:40: Bihar leading in 30 seats of 40 seats in Bihar
09:35: Ajit SIngh loses to BJP’s Satyapal Singh in Baghpat
09:30: BJP leading in all 7 seats in Delhi
09:28: Mulayam Singh Yadav leading in Mainpuri, Trailing in Azamgarh. Jaya Prada leading in Bijnaur
09:27: Smriti Irani leads from Amethi once again. Narendra Modi has a 1 lakh+ lead in Vadodara, comfortably ahead in Varanasi as well
09:20: SENSEX up by 1000 points
09:15: NDA is ahead in 148 rural seats
09:10: Leads: Sushma Swaraj in Vidisha, Murli Manohar Joshi in Kanpur, Sanjay Nirupam in North Mumbai, Varun Gandhi in Sultanpur, Rajnath Singh in Lucknow, Shanawaz Hussain in Bhagalpur, Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareily
09:05: SENSEX up 280 points, NIFTY up by 116 points
09:01: O Rajgopal ahead of Sashi Tharoor now, Rahul Gandhi ahead of Smriti Irani at the moment
09:00: Ghulam Nabi Azad ahead in Uddhampur. Kirron Kher ahead in Chandigarh. LK Advani ahead in Gandhi Nagar
08:55: BJP ahead in Gurgaon, Yogendra Yadav trails. Chirag Paswan ahead in Jamui
08:52: Smriti Irani leads, Rahul Gandhi trails in Amethi
08:45: NDA 137 UPA 41 Others 28
08:41: Celebration starts already in BJP offices across the country
08:40: Meira Kumar trails from Sasaram
08:30: Kejriwal trailing from Varanasi
08:25: Uma Bharti and Anurag Thakur lead from their seats
08:21: NDA 31, UPA 12
08:20: Narendra Modi leads from Vadodara
08:15: VK Singh leads from Ghaziabad, Shashi Tharoor trails from Thiruvanathapuram
08:01: Postal ballots to be counted first
08:00: Counting of votes across all centers begins.