Congress and BJP parties should be shameful. India needs new economic model. Country needs a new economic model and many refinements. I am very soon going to Delhi ,there are 15 crores farmers in India and Telangana had shown the way to agriculture. Agriculture experts like MS Swaminathan had appreciated the work of Telangana government: KCR
This is peoples victory. I thank the people of Telangana. We will fulfill our responsibilities. Kaleshwaram project will be completed. Dindi project and all pending projects will be completed within 6 months. We will work for the welfare of farmers:Telangana CM KCR addresses a news briefing after TRS shows massive leads in the state
People are educated. If someone will misuse agencies then how can people vote for them. They have ruined democracy and hence people gave them an answer. In Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, they have failed immensely: Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal Chief Minister
Congress blames EVMs in Telangana, TPCC Chief Uttam Kumar Reddy demands vote-counting using VVPATs.
TRS chief KCR arrives at TRS HQ at a time when his party is leading in 86 seats out of 119 in Telangana. To address press conference shortly
Telangana caretaker Minister KT Rama Rao meets Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) workers at party office in Hyderabad.
N Chandrababu Naidu congratulates KCR
Record breaking win for KCR's nephew and ex-irrigation minister Harish Rao. He won from siddipet with 1,20,650 votes majority.
With TRS showing and upward trend with 88 seats out of 119 seats, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Tuesday said that Congress-led alliance, of which it is a part, needs to analyse and introspect on the grouping's "failure" in the Telangana Assembly elections.
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KCR Wins from Gajwel with 51,514 votes majority
Congress delegation submits a complaint to Telangana Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Rajat Kumar raising suspicions that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) have been manipulated in the state.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi reaches Sonia Gandhi's 10 Janpath residence
KCR to hold press conference at Telangana Bhawan in Hyderabad at 4pm
Telangana K Kavitha spoke about allegations of EVM tampering by the Congress:
Nothing is yet clear from the trends. Congratulations to the MLA candidates and the political parties that are winning. But Mahagathbandhan has failed terribly in Telangana: Home Minister Rajnath Singh
I am having doubts on results we're getting in Telangana ballot paper counting. We're doubting that tampering could have been done in EVMs. Slips should be counted in VVPATs: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee's Uttam Kumar Reddy
TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao leading by 9,212 votes over his Congress rival Vanteru Pratap Reddy in Gajwel constituency.
Visuals of celebrations from TRS party state office
TRS remains significantly ahead in Telangana as per latest trends
TRS increases its lead margin versus Cong-TDP in Telangana
TRS leads in Telangana
TRS takes a narrow lead in Telangana
TRS and Maha Kutami draw level in Telangana
I believe voters will bring us back to power, and that too independently: K Kavitha, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP
Congress leader Digvijay Singh is on his way to Kamal Nath's house: Sources
Latest trend for state: BJP leading in 15 seats. Congress leading in 15 states.
Trends for the state are in:
Counting for Telangana begins:
Counting begins for Telangana
Breakfast at AIMIM HQ:
Visuals from Congress Office in Hyderabad here:
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi meets supporters in Hyderabad:
Breakfast menu at AIMIM HQ: Kabuli pulao, papad, omlette and varieties of paan.
Jan Ki Baat CEO and founder Pradeep Bhandari on the Telangana elections:
Telangana went into polls on December 7 for all 119 assembly constituencies with a total turnout recorded at 73.2 per cent. Of the five states where elections have been held, Telangana is, along with Mizoram, one where regional parties are very strong. KCR is the new state's only Chief Minister so far and he will be hoping to retain the seat in light of an onslaught by the Congress-TDP 'Maha Kutami'.
The BJP and AIMIM are also in the fray with coalition talk already starting ahead of the results.
As far as the exit polls are concerned, KCR's gambit of dissolving the state assembly and calling for early elections appears to have been a masterstroke, with the poll of exit polls projecting that his TRS will emerge the biggest party in the state and three polls even predicting that it will win a majority on its own.
In the event that it doesn't and the newly forged Congress-TDP combine wins enough seats to throw up a hung house, the AIMIM could end up playing kingmaker (Asaduddin Owaisi has already spoken of extending support to KCR, though they hadn't officially formed a pre-poll alliance.)
A total of 1,821 candidates are in the fray.