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Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 Highlights: Nearly 63.94 % voting turnout reported till 5 pm, says ECI

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 Highlights: After a high-decibel campaign that saw the likes of top national leaders including PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi and ruling BRS supremo K Chandrasekar Rao addressing a series of meetings crisscrossing the state, voting is underway.

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 Live Updates: Actor Vijay Deverakonda arrives at Jubilee Hills Public School in Hyderabad to cast his vote. (Photo: ANI)Premium
Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 Live Updates: Actor Vijay Deverakonda arrives at Jubilee Hills Public School in Hyderabad to cast his vote. (Photo: ANI)

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 Highlights: Polling is underway to elect 119 members of the Telangana Legislative Assembly, with voters queuing up to exercise their franchise amid tight security on Thursday.

Telangana is witnessing a three-way battle between the incumbent Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) led by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, Congress, and the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP). 

The BRS is trying to retain power for a third consecutive term, while the Congress has been fighting tooth and nail to wrest power from it. The BJP has left no stone unturned to get to power.

BRS has fielded candidates in all 119 seats. As per the seat-sharing agreement, BJP and Jana Sena are contesting in 111 and 8 seats respectively while Congress gave one seat to its ally CPI(M).

Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM has put up candidates in nine segments in the city.

30 Nov 2023, 08:35:57 PM IST

Exit Poll 2023: BJP lead in MP, Rajasthan; Congress ahead in Chhattisgarh, Telangana

Exit polls released on Thursday painted a mixed picture for the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana. While the BJP was projected to gain an edge in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the Congress was predicted to lead in Chhattisgarh and Telangana. In Mizoram, the Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) was expected to give the ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) a tough fight.

READ MORE HERE. 

30 Nov 2023, 06:34:21 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Election 2023: Nearly 63.94 %  voting turnout reported till 5 pm, says ECI

Releasing an official press release, the Election Commission of India said that the nearly 63.94 percent voting turnout was reported till 5 pm. 

30 Nov 2023, 04:57:37 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Election 2023: Allu Arjun, Mahesh Babu, Ram Charan, other celebs cast their votes | Photos

Telangana Assembly polls 2023: Amid the ongoing state assembly polls, popular Tollywood actors cast their votes and appealed the people to exercise their rights.

See PICS here. 

30 Nov 2023, 04:16:51 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 Live Updates: 51.89% voter turnout recorded in Telangana till 3pm

30 Nov 2023, 04:08:49 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections Live Updates: Actor Ram Charan casts his vote in Hyderabad

30 Nov 2023, 03:37:09 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections Live Updates: Actor Mahesh Babu cast his vote at a polling booth in Jubilee Hills

30 Nov 2023, 03:36:30 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections Live Updates: Actor Brahmanandam leaves from a polling station in Hyderabad 

30 Nov 2023, 03:15:39 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections Live Updates: Actor Rajasekhar arrives at Jubilee Hills Public School in Hyderabad to cast his vote

30 Nov 2023, 03:07:22 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections Live Updates: Key insights at a glance

Total ACs: 119

Polling Stations: 35,356

Control Units: 57,992

Ballot Units: 72,931

VVPAT: 56,747

Total Electorates: 3,17,17,389

Male Electorates: 1,58,71,493

Female Electorates: 1,58,43,339

Third Gender: 2,557

30 Nov 2023, 02:31:56 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections Live Updates: Actor Sai Dharam Tej casts his vote in Hyderabad

30 Nov 2023, 02:18:17 PM IST

Additional Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Vikram Singh Mann inspect the polling stations| WATCH

Additional Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Vikram Singh Mann inspected the polling stations in Harijan Basti, Gudimalkapur and other areas of Karwan Assembly constituency in Hyderabad.

30 Nov 2023, 02:07:57 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections Live Updates: 36.68% voter turnout recorded till 1 PM

36.68% voter turnout recorded till 1 PM, says EC.

30 Nov 2023, 02:06:24 PM IST

'More than expectation, it's about hope,' says actor Ram Pothineni after casting his vote

30 Nov 2023, 01:53:51 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections LIVE: Actor Manoj Manchu casts his vote in Hyderabad

"It is our right and responsibility to vote. I request people to come out and vote as the voter turnout is already less."

30 Nov 2023, 01:43:47 PM IST

G Kishan Reddy writes to the ECI, CEO of state alleging ‘electoral malpractices by BRS candidates’

State BJP president and MP G Kishan Reddy writes to the Election Commission of India and the Chief Electoral Officer of the state alleging “electoral malpractices by BRS candidates and their workers".

30 Nov 2023, 01:33:24 PM IST

Telangana CM KC Rao shows indelible ink mark on his finger after casting vote in Chintamadaka, Siddipet

30 Nov 2023, 01:12:51 PM IST

Additional Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Vikram Singh Mann inspects polling stations

Additional Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Vikram Singh Mann inspects polling stations.

30 Nov 2023, 01:03:59 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 Live Updates: Actor Manoj Manchu casts his vote in Hyderabad

"It is our right and responsibility to vote. I request people to come out and vote as the voter turnout is already less."

30 Nov 2023, 01:02:41 PM IST

'Deepfakes are being used cutting across political lines,' says Karnataka Health minister Dinesh Gundu Rao on usage of deepfakes in Telangana poll campaigning

"Deepfakes are becoming a problem and it was the BJP that used it for the first time in politics. Now, deepfakes are being used cutting across political lines," said Karnataka Health minister.

30 Nov 2023, 12:59:08 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 Live Updates: Actor Vijay Deverakonda arrives to cast his vote

30 Nov 2023, 12:54:45 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao arrives to cast his votes

Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao arrives to cast his votes.

30 Nov 2023, 12:35:48 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections: Why is Congress banking on 'Indiramma Rajyam' to win polls?

Telangana Assembly Elections: The youngest state of India will open doors for the third Assembly Elections on Thursday, 30 November, to elect representatives to the 119-member Legislative Assembly. Since after separation from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana has conducted 2 assembly elections and 2 Lok Sabha elections. The Assembly Polls have only been won by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR)'s Bharat Rashtra Samithi (formerly known as the Telangana Rashtra Samithi). Read the complete story here.

30 Nov 2023, 12:08:51 PM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: YSR Telangana Party president YS Sharmila exercised her right to vote in Hyderabad

YSR Telangana Party president YS Sharmila exercised her right to vote in Hyderabad. 

30 Nov 2023, 11:56:48 AM IST

Voting halted for 45 minutes in Kamareddy Assembly constituency due to malfunction of EVM machine

Voting was halted in a poll booth in the Kamareddy Assembly constituency due to a malfunction of the EVM machine here.

The voting process was halted for almost 45 minutes at Booth No 253, R&B Building in Kamareddy Assembly constituency due to a malfunction of the EVM machine here at around 8 am.

However, the voting started after 45 minutes.

The high-stakes Telangana Assembly elections are set to witness a triangular contest involving the ruling Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and the Congress.

Polling began at 7 am amid tight security. (ANI)

30 Nov 2023, 11:36:04 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: 20.64% voting turnout recorded till 11 am

20.64% voting turnout recorded till 11 am.

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30 Nov 2023, 11:34:41 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: 'I went to the booth but the BRS workers stopped me and my vehicle,' says Congress president-party candidate Revanth Reddy's brother Kondal Reddy

BRS workers stopped state Congress president-party candidate Revanth Reddy's brother Kondal Reddy from visiting the polling booth in Kamareddy on grounds that he is not a voter here and is not authorised to visit.

A BRS worker says, "...Kondal Reddy is roaming around with a fake pass and speaking with the Returning Officer. He is roaming around with 20 people. He went to three polling stations with them in three vehicles but the Police didn't tell them anything...They are indulging in hooliganism after coming here. We got the people accompanying him, arrested by Police. But the Police released them in 10 minutes...We will complain to the Election Commission." (ANI)

30 Nov 2023, 11:17:21 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: Actor Rana Daggubati arrives to cast his vote at FNCC in Hyderabad

30 Nov 2023, 11:16:14 AM IST

Clash erupts between workers of the BRS and Congress in Rangareddy district amid polling| watch

30 Nov 2023, 11:08:17 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: Actor Naga Chaitanya arrives to cast his vote| WATCH

30 Nov 2023, 11:02:38 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: ‘Telangana people have decided to choose transparent, people-friendly govt,’ says Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday said the people of Telangana have decided that they will choose a transparent and people-friendly government that has a safety net for the disadvantaged.

Former party chief Rahul Gandhi urged the people of Telangana to vote in large numbers and vote for the Congress.  (PTI)

30 Nov 2023, 10:58:47 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: Clash erupts among workers of several political parties at Janagama polling station amid polling| WATCH

30 Nov 2023, 10:56:53 AM IST

Friends and foes in Telangana election 2023: Which political parties support BJP, Congress and BRS

The election is likely to be a contest between the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Here's what all the political parties are up to in the poll-bound state:

1. Support for Congress: The Telangana Jana Samithi (TJS) party has extended its "unconditional support to the Congress" in the upcoming state assembly elections, the Congress was quoted by ANI as saying.

Besides, the president of YSR Telangana Party, YS Sharmila Reddy, also said on Friday, November 3, that her party will support the Congress in the Telangana Assembly election. “The YSRTP will not contest this election," she was quoted by ANI as saying. Read the complete story here.

30 Nov 2023, 10:41:31 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: 'Party is ready to bloom 'lotus' in Telangana,' says Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM

30 Nov 2023, 10:32:15 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi casts his vote at a polling booth in Hyderabad

30 Nov 2023, 10:21:19 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: ‘I voted for people who will take the state forward in a progressive manner,’ says BRS MLA KT Rama Rao| WATCH

After casting his vote, Telangana minister and BRS MLA KT Rama Rao said, “I have done my duty as a citizen of Telangana. I voted for betterment, I voted for my state. I voted for people who will take the state forward in a progressive manner. I appeal to all citizens of Telangana to come out and exercise your franchise." (ANI)

30 Nov 2023, 10:11:26 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: Congress to form govt with 2-3rd majority,' claims Telangana Congress president Revanth Reddy

30 Nov 2023, 10:00:54 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: 'It's star-studded voting on in Telangana, Wah!,' says Actor Venkatesh Daggubati| WATCH

30 Nov 2023, 09:55:09 AM IST

8.52% voter turnout recorded till 9 am

8.52% voter turnout recorded till 9 am, EC.

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30 Nov 2023, 09:51:20 AM IST

'KCR was nothing 40 years ago, he became a CM over the journey of years,' says BJP candidate K Venkata Ramana Reddy

30 Nov 2023, 09:42:40 AM IST

'If you don't vote, then you don't have any right to question,' says former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin

30 Nov 2023, 09:27:36 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: People queue up at a polling booth in Hyderabad to cast their vote

30 Nov 2023, 09:25:37 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: BJP's G Kishan Reddy casts vote in Hyderabad, urges voters not to get lured by 'Liquor and money'

Telangana BJP Chief G Kishan Reddy cast his vote for Telangana Assembly elections and urged the people to exercise their duty by casting their votes.

Reddy casted his vote at a polling station in Barkatpura constituency of Hyderabad today.

Speaking to media, Reddy said “People should exercise their right to vote. I appeal to the public to fulfil their responsibility. I want to tell the public that today is the chance to choose your government. People should look at the candidate or party, not be lured by liquor and other things". (ANI)

30 Nov 2023, 09:12:07 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections: Why is Congress banking on 'Indiramma Rajyam' to win polls?

Telangana Assembly Elections: The youngest state of India will open doors for the third Assembly Elections on Thursday, 30 November, to elect representatives to the 119-member Legislative Assembly. Since after separation from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana has conducted 2 assembly elections and 2 Lok Sabha elections. The Assembly Polls have only been won by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR)'s Bharat Rashtra Samithi (formerly known as the Telangana Rashtra Samithi).

Congress last won an election in undivided Andhra Pradesh in 2009.

However, the grand old party looks to make headway into the state that houses Hyderabad, in the forthcoming Assembly elections. Read the complete story here.

30 Nov 2023, 08:55:47 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: Mohammad Azharuddin, former cricketer and Congress candidate casts his vote

30 Nov 2023, 08:41:23 AM IST

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 LIVE: Polling for 119 seats in Telangana is underway across state | WATCH

30 Nov 2023, 08:29:25 AM IST

Telangana Elections 2023 LIVE: Next state government should focus on a combination of social reforms and development in state,' says actor Sumanth| WATCH

30 Nov 2023, 08:20:41 AM IST

Telangana Elections 2023 LIVE: Congress leader Mohammad Azharuddin leaves his residence to cast his vote

30 Nov 2023, 08:18:32 AM IST

Voting halted for the last 30 minutes at Booth No. 25 due to a malfunction of EVM machine| WATCH

30 Nov 2023, 08:13:40 AM IST

Telangana Elections 2023 LIVE: ‘Step out and vote in large numbers,’ says Rahul Gandhi

30 Nov 2023, 08:11:57 AM IST

Telangana Elections 2023 LIVE: Actor Chiranjeevi Konidela and his family arrive in Hyderabad to cast vote

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