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Business News/ Elections / Assembly Elections/  Exit Polls predict big majority for BJP in Gujarat, cliffhanger in Himachal Pradesh
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Exit Polls predict big majority for BJP in Gujarat, cliffhanger in Himachal Pradesh

Exit Poll Election Results: Results of assembly elections held in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh will be declared on 8 December 

The BJP is incumbent in both Gujarat and Himachal, but AAP is hoping to give a tough fight in the state assembly election.Premium
The BJP is incumbent in both Gujarat and Himachal, but AAP is hoping to give a tough fight in the state assembly election.

Exit Poll Election Results: The exit poll results on Monday predicted a big majority for the BJP in Gujarat while most of them gave an edge to it in Himachal Pradesh, indicating re-election of the ruling party in both states. However, two exit polls showed a dead heat between the BJP and the Congress in Himachal where results could go either way. The exit polls have also indicated the probable winner for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls.

05 Dec 2022, 04:47:55 PM IST

Exit polls 2022: How reliable the exit polls are?

The post-poll survey, commonly known as exit poll, is conducted after voters exit the polling station after casting their vote. The exit polls are conducted on random sampling or systematic sampling. However, the accuracy of these exit polls is a long debate since time immemorial. There have been multiple instances in the past when exit polls have failed to capture the precise mood of the voters.

05 Dec 2022, 04:38:10 PM IST

Exit polls 2022: Gujarat election enters final hours, 50.51% voter turnout by 3 pm

More than 50% of voter turnout was recorded till 3pm, according to the data released by the Election Commission of India.

05 Dec 2022, 04:35:05 PM IST

Numbers for Gujarat, Himachal, MCD polls to be out soon

The post-poll survey, popularly known as exit polls, will predict the results for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh this evening. The poll results will also be predicted for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections.

05 Dec 2022, 04:07:20 PM IST

50.51% voter turnout recorded till 3 pm

Around 50.51% voter turnout has been recorded till 3 pm in the second and the last phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections, says the Election Commission of India.

05 Dec 2022, 02:27:41 PM IST

Lowest voter turnout

The lowest turnout was seen in Mahisagar (29.72 pc). Gandhinagar, where the top leaders of the BJP including PM Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel cast their votes, witnessed 36.49 per cent voting.

05 Dec 2022, 02:27:09 PM IST

Sabarkantha records highest turnout with 39.73% polling

According to the latest data by the Election Commission, Sabarkantha recorded the highest turnout with 39.73 per cent polling.

05 Dec 2022, 02:00:42 PM IST

Gujarat polls: Around 34% voter turnout recorded till 1 pm 

05 Dec 2022, 01:58:16 PM IST

Gujarat polls: Scuffle breaks out between BJP, Cong workers in Anklav assembly

05 Dec 2022, 01:55:03 PM IST

‘People missed flights, trains due to PM Modi’s roadshows': Cong's Shaktisinh Gohil

05 Dec 2022, 01:33:56 PM IST

Gujarat Election 2022: AAP CM candidate expects party's victory with over 100 seats 

05 Dec 2022, 01:11:42 PM IST

Former Indian Cricketer Nayan Mongia casts his vote for Gujarat polls phase II

05 Dec 2022, 01:01:20 PM IST

Gujarat polls phase 2: PM Modi's mother casts her vote in Gandhinagar

05 Dec 2022, 12:51:23 PM IST

Gujarat Election Phase II: AAP CM candidate Isudan Gadhvi casts his vote 

05 Dec 2022, 12:38:50 PM IST

Gujarat Election 2022: PM Modi's brother casts his vote in second phase

After casting his vote, PM Modi's brother Somabhai Modi gets emotional as he talks about PM who visited him earlier today. 

“People cannot ignore the kind of work Centre has done after 2014. I asked him (PM Modi) that he works a lot for the country, he should take some rest as well," Somabhai Modi told ANI. 

05 Dec 2022, 12:18:33 PM IST

Gujarat polls: Erstwhile royal Rajmata Shubhanginiraje Gaekwad cast her vote in Vadodara

05 Dec 2022, 12:06:29 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav hopes for massive defeat for BJP in Gujarat

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav has said, “I hope BJP will have a massive defeat in Gujarat... I believe SP will get a good number of votes in Mainpuri byelections, people will vote for us... BJP must allow the central agencies (Election Commission) to operate freely, BJP is misusing them."

05 Dec 2022, 11:46:47 AM IST

Gujarat Election Phase 2: Around 19% voter turnout recorded till 11 am 

According to the Election Commission of India, Gujarat has recorded 19.17% voter turnout till 11 am. Chhotaudepur constituency has recorded the highest voter turnout at 23.25% till 11 am today. 

05 Dec 2022, 11:28:32 AM IST

Gujarat polls phase 2: Hardik Patel casts vote, says BJP will win 150 seats

BJP candidate from Gujarat's Viramgam Hardik Patel cast his vote for the second phase of Assembly polls in the state and said that the party would win with a big margin securing 150 seats.

Patel cast his vote at Polling Booth 264 in Chandranagar Primary School.

"The people of Gujarat will vote for development. A model of security and good governance has emerged in the country and in the world. This model will further strengthen in the coming days. PM Modi says this election is not normal," Patel told ANI. 

"This election will decide the future of the next 20 years of Gujarat. Every single vote is being cast in favour of the BJP. We will form a government with 150 seats and with a big margin. Poeple trust BJP," he added. 

05 Dec 2022, 11:18:25 AM IST

Gujarat Election Phase II: Amit Shah appeals people to vote in large number

“I appeal to everyone to vote, especially the first-time voters - the young girls and boys should vote," Home Minister Amit Shah told media persons after casting his vote in Ahmedabad. 

05 Dec 2022, 11:01:39 AM IST

Gujarat polls: Amit Shah along with family cast their votes in final phase today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, along with members of his family including his son and BCCI secretary Jay Shah, casts his votes at AMC Sub-Zonal Office in Naranpura of Ahmedabad.

05 Dec 2022, 10:46:42 AM IST

Gujarat Polls: Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel cast her vote in phase 2

05 Dec 2022, 10:31:34 AM IST

Gujarat polls: Former CM Shankersinh Vaghela sees change in 27 yr long BJP rule

05 Dec 2022, 10:12:39 AM IST

Gujarat Election 2022: PM Modi congratulates Election Commission for peaceful polling

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday cast his vote at a polling booth in Ahmedabad. 

05 Dec 2022, 10:03:22 AM IST

Gujarat polls: Delhi LG VK Saxena casts his vote in Ahmedabad

Delhi Lt Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena and his wife cast their votes for the second phase of Gujarat Assembly Elections. 

05 Dec 2022, 09:54:27 AM IST

Gujarat Election Phase II: Around 5% voter turnout recorded till 9 am

05 Dec 2022, 09:43:05 AM IST

Gujarat polls phase 2: Swaminarayan Gurukul saint casts his vote in Vadodara

A saint of Swaminarayan Gurukul casts his vote at a polling booth during the second and final phase of Gujarat Assembly elections, in Vadodara today, Monday.

 A saint of Swaminarayan Gurukul casts his vote at a polling booth during the second and final phase of Gujarat Assembly elections, in Vadodara, Monday. (PTI)
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A saint of Swaminarayan Gurukul casts his vote at a polling booth during the second and final phase of Gujarat Assembly elections, in Vadodara, Monday. (PTI)
05 Dec 2022, 09:31:16 AM IST

PM Modi casts his vote in second phase of Gujarat polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday cast his vote in the second and final phase of Gujarat Assembly Elections. 

05 Dec 2022, 09:24:54 AM IST

Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel casts his vote for Gujarat polls phase II

05 Dec 2022, 09:24:04 AM IST

Gujarat polls: Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets people on way to voting

05 Dec 2022, 09:22:46 AM IST

Gujarat Cong chief Jagdish Thakor accuses BJP of attack on Kanti Kharadi

“Cong is winning. Our candidate Kanti Kharadi was attacked last night and were untraceable for 3 hrs. We called up EC, reached Gandhinagar at 1.30 am and called them to come there. Complaints by our other candidates are also coming," Thakor told ANI. 

“Baldev Thakor is contesting from Kalol and it was turned into a Police camp, there was an atmosphere of fear. It shows that BJP is losing and with the help of Police and Govt machinery they are influencing the polling. Our workers and leaders will contest bravely & win," he added. 

05 Dec 2022, 09:18:05 AM IST

Gujarat Election 2022: 16 seats in Ahmedabad crucial for BJP

In the second phase of Gujarat polls, 16 urban Assembly seats in Ahmedabad city are crucial for the Bharatiya Janata Party which has always enjoyed an upper hand here in the elections since 1990.

The new entrant, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has also fielded its candidates on all these 16 seats.  

Political analysts claim the BJP, which currently holds 12 out of these 16 seats, will win most of them and the AAP may fail to make any impact. (PTI)

05 Dec 2022, 09:06:40 AM IST

Gujarat Election 2022: These political parties are contesting in final phase

The BJP and the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP are contesting in all 93 seats. The Congress is contesting 90 seats and its alliance partner Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in two segments. Among other parties, the Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP) has fielded 12 candidates and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 44.

05 Dec 2022, 08:58:43 AM IST

Gujarat Election 2022: PM Modi to cast his vote in Ahmedabad

05 Dec 2022, 08:57:27 AM IST

Gujarat polls phase 2: Congress leader Bharat Solanki votes in Botad

Congress leader Bharat Solanki cast his vote in Botad Assembly constituency. 

05 Dec 2022, 08:50:00 AM IST

Gujarat Election 2022: AAP candidates in second and final phase

From the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Bharat Vakhala from Devgadhbaria, Bheema Chaudhary from Deodar, Dolat Patel from Gandhinagar South, Kunwarji Thakor from Viramgam and Vijay Patel from Ghatlodia will test their electoral fortunes in the second and final phase today. 

05 Dec 2022, 08:39:32 AM IST

Gujarat polls phase 2: Visuals from polling booth in Ahmedabad

Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel will cast his vote here.

05 Dec 2022, 08:31:14 AM IST

In Pics | Polling underway at polling booth in Vadodara

05 Dec 2022, 08:26:18 AM IST

Assembly Elections: BJP seeks 7th straight term in Gujarat

The BJP is seeking a seventh straight term in Gujarat where the new poll entrant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has added a third dimension to the traditional bipolar contest between the saffron party and the Congress.

05 Dec 2022, 08:18:25 AM IST

Gujarat Election 2022: Amit Shah's appeal to people on polling day

"Today is the second and last phase of polling in Gujarat. I appeal to all the voters of this phase, especially the youth, to vote in maximum numbers to elect a government with a thumping majority that will ensure peace and prosperity in Gujarat. The golden future of Gujarat lies in your one vote," Shah tweeted. 

05 Dec 2022, 08:13:38 AM IST

Gujarat Election Phase II: PM Modi to cast vote at 9 am today

Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “I will be casting my vote in Ahmedabad at around 9 AM."

05 Dec 2022, 08:07:24 AM IST

Gujarat Election 2022: Hardik Patel urges people to vote for BJP

Incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded Hardik Patel from Viramgam Assembly seat. 

05 Dec 2022, 08:04:30 AM IST

Gujarat polls: Voting begins for second and final phase 

05 Dec 2022, 07:58:09 AM IST

Gujarat polls: Hardik Patel's wife exudes confidence in his victory

05 Dec 2022, 07:52:00 AM IST

Gujarat polls phase 2: PM Modi urges voters to vote in large number

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urges all those who are voting in Phase 2 of the Gujarat elections and by-polls taking place in different parts of the country, to vote in large numbers.

"I will be casting my vote in Ahmedabad at around 9am," tweets Prime Minsiter Modi

05 Dec 2022, 07:40:05 AM IST

Gujarat polls: BJP promised several guarantees for next 5 years

The incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on November 26 released its ‘Sankalp Patra’ or ‘manifesto’ with various promises based on national and local interests for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections. 

The ruling party has guaranteed Uniform Civil Code implementation, one lakh government jobs for women, 10,000 crore for Agri-marketing infra, blue economy industries corridor, financial assistance to EWS/OBC students, etc.

Read full story here

05 Dec 2022, 07:29:41 AM IST

Gujarat Election 2022: 'Are there no men left?': Ahmedabad's Shahi Imam on women candidates

Close on the heels of AIDUF chief Badruddin Ajmal's controversial remarks against Hindus, the Shahi Imam of Ahmedabad's Jama Masjid, Shabbir Ahmed Siddiqui, stroked a fresh controversy on Sunday saying women are contesting the Gujarat Assembly elections as "there are no men left".

"Those giving election tickets to Muslim women are against Islam, as they are weakening our religion. Are there no men left?" the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad said. (ANI)

05 Dec 2022, 07:22:32 AM IST

Gujarat polls phase 2: EVMs distributed in Gandhinagar 

The polling parties in Gujarat have gathered at the EVM distribution centre in Gandhinagar on Sunday ahead of the second phase of polling in the state. 

05 Dec 2022, 07:16:59 AM IST

PM Modi seeks blessings of his mother before Gujarat polls phase 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday evening took out time from his busy schedule and went to Gandhinagar, to the residence of his mother, and took her blessings.

The news agency ANI shared the video of PM Modi arriving at the residence of her mother, Heeraben Modi in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, and later the pictures of the event also came up. 

Read more here

05 Dec 2022, 07:11:09 AM IST

Hours before Gujarat polls, Congress candidate Kanti Kharadi accuses BJP of assaulting her

Just hours before the voting in the second phase of Gujarat Assembly polls on Monday, Congress sitting MLA Kanti Kharadi from Scheduled Tribes reserved Danta seat in Banaskantha district in North Gujarat has claimed that he was assaulted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Ladhu Parghi.

"I was going to my voters. BJP candidate Ladhu Parghi along with L K Barad and his brother Vadan ji were amongst those who attacked us. They were carrying weapons with them and attacked me with swords," Kanti Kharadi told ANI. 

05 Dec 2022, 07:11:09 AM IST

Gujarat Election 2022: Around 63% voter turnout recorded in Phase 1

The first phase of voting for 89 seats in Kutch, Saurashtra and South Gujarat ended on December 1, with an overall turnout of 63.31 per cent.

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