Narendra Modi wins by huge margin in Vadodara

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi won Vadodara constituency in Gujarat by a record three lakh votes over his Congress rival Madhusudan Mistry. Apart from Vadodara, Modi is also contesting from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh where he is pitted against AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal and Ajay Rai of Congress. Meanwhile, Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Ajit Singh has lost the Lok Sabha election from Baghpat to BJP's Satyapal Singh, a former Mumbai police commissioner. The counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections 2014 is underway with BJP leading. May 16, 2014

BJD on poll trends

Bhubaneswar, May 16 (ANI): BJD leader Jay Panda on Friday said that he hopes people of Odisha will repose their faith on state chief minister Naveen Patnaik for his good work. May 16, 2014
Voting agents from various political parties make notes as polling officials count votes at a counting centre in Allahabad

BJP-led Alliance Ahead in 324 Seats, BJP in 272 Seats

Results in the general election put opposition leader Narendra Modi on course for a landslide victory on Friday, handing him an unfettered mandate to launch his agenda to revive growth and create jobs. May 16, 2014

Poll Trends (11 am)

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Poll trends as of 11 am shows BJP leading in 258 seats while the Congress leading in 47 seats. May 16, 2014

Celebrations start in BJP office in Delhi as initial results come out in its favour

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Celebrations have already started at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in anticipation of a victory in the 2014 general elections. Supporters as well as party leaders were seen beating drums and bursting firecrackers with joy as initial results show BJP leading in many seats than from its nearest rival the Congress. Counting of votes to elect representatives to the 16th Lok Sabha and four State Assemblies-Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim-began at 8 a.m. this morning amid tight security. May 16, 2014

Bangladeshi ferry carrying hundreds sinks

A heavily-laden ferry capsizes and sinks in central Bangladesh after being caught in a storm, leaving many people dead and hundreds missing. Duration: 00:45 May 16, 2014

Harsh Vardhan leading in Chandni Chowk, praises poll trends

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): BJP leader Harsh Vardhan, who is leading in Chandni Chowk area of Delhi, praised the ongoing poll trends in the favour of the party and said that good days are here to come for India. He said that the behaviour of the people were making it obvious that BJP will come to power. May 16, 2014