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Election Results: Modi Hoists Saffron Flag in UP, Uttarakhand; Captain Captures Punjab

Votes polled over the last month-and-a-half in Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa will be counted at 157 centres across these five states today.

News18.com | March 11, 2017, 20:31 IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday romped home in Uttar Pradesh with a record breaking margin along with a landslide win in Uttarakhand, while the Congress achieved a similar feat in Punjab. The Congress also emerged as the single largest party in the hung Assembly of Goa and Manipur respectively.

As it happened.
Mar 11, 2017 20:31 (IST)


Mar 11, 2017 20:30 (IST)


Mar 11, 2017 19:06 (IST)

Manipur 59 seats declared: BJP 21, INC 27, NPP 4, NPF 4, LJP 1, AITC 1 AND IND 1#manipur

Mar 11, 2017 19:02 (IST)

EC to Mayawati: No merit in allegations of EVM tampering in UP polls#up

Mar 11, 2017 18:59 (IST)

In terms of percentage, we have got 5% more votes than congress: Manohar Parrikar#goa

Mar 11, 2017 18:49 (IST)

Mandate is fractured, no party has the mandate: Manohar Parrikar#goa

Mar 11, 2017 18:49 (IST)

Goa BJP press conference. (Photo credit: Jayanta Kar/ Network18)#goa

Mar 11, 2017 18:47 (IST)

We have accepted the people’s mandate. We have not been given mandate but nor has any other party. Our vote share is 33 percent compared to the congress’s 27 percent. Instability will be a setback to Goa and we fear Goa will be pushed back by 10 years: Laxmikant Parsekar, Goa CM #goa

Mar 11, 2017 18:34 (IST)

Will eradicate synthetic drugs (chitta) from the state within 4 weeks: Amarinder Singh#punjab

Mar 11, 2017 18:32 (IST)

People of Punjab have gone for stability this time: Amarinder Singh#punjab

Mar 11, 2017 18:26 (IST)

There is a lot of anger in the state, a lot of frustration. AAP benefited from this during the parliamentary elections but that support faded quickly: Amarinder Singh#punjab

Mar 11, 2017 18:22 (IST)

AAP hyped themselves a lot. Now they have fallen flat. They were saying they will sweep Malwa, I did not see that happening: Amarinder Singh#punjab

Mar 11, 2017 18:19 (IST)

Captain Amarinder Singh to CNN-News18: the margin of victory was bigger than we expected#punjab

Mar 11, 2017 18:18 (IST)

This election goes far beyond the state level. Many factors played here. The credibility of PM Modi had a major role to play: Arun Jaitley#all

Mar 11, 2017 18:05 (IST)

Laxmikant Parsekar submits resignation to Governor from position of Goa CM (credit: ANI)#goa

Mar 11, 2017 18:01 (IST)

Venkiah Naidu: Congress won in Punjab because of anti-incumbency#punjab

Mar 11, 2017 17:50 (IST)

Owaisi: PM Modi's username is development but password is Hindutva#all

Mar 11, 2017 17:48 (IST)

Owaisi: Those parties who call them secular need to introspect. SP did no work and corruption was rampant. Mayawati has written to EC, I hope it will be answered#up

Mar 11, 2017 17:46 (IST)

Asaduddin Owaisi: Results prove that Muslims are not a vote bank and it’s a myth that I am a spoiler. The result proves it wrong#up

Mar 11, 2017 17:35 (IST)

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav Reaches Governor House to submit his resignation#up

Mar 11, 2017 17:33 (IST)

Outgoing UP chief minister addressing the media. (Photo credit: Bimbadhar Konduru/ Network18)#up 

Mar 11, 2017 17:14 (IST)

The press conference is over. Akhilesh will now head to the Raj Bhavan and tender his resignation as CM to Governor Ram Naik#up

Mar 11, 2017 17:13 (IST)

Akhilesh ponders over reasons for loss, says people would have the idea of bullet train better than the expressway#up

Mar 11, 2017 17:11 (IST)

People of UP have helped us. We will not see who works better for the people than the Samajwadi Party: Akhilesh Yadav#up

Mar 11, 2017 17:10 (IST)

On uncle Shivpal’s statement that the defeat of ego, Akhilesh says, “He would not have referred to me. Media knows my character.”#up

Mar 11, 2017 17:09 (IST)

“These election results are also a lesson to those who never tired of speaking about 'Congress Mukt Bharat'. We hope that BJP will shift the narrative from 'Shamsan-Kabristan' to the politics of development and brotherhood that is intrinsic to the 'Ganga-Jamuni' culture of U.P and will provide the much needed relief by waiving farmer's loans, market driven MSP for crops, jobs for the youth and ushering in a new era of industrialisation,” says Rahul Gandhi#up

Mar 11, 2017 17:09 (IST)

Meanwhile, Akhilesh’s alliance partner issues a statement after the defeat. “Congress Party is humbled by the shining victory in Punjab and is inching towards victory in the states of Goa and Manipur. We congratulate the BJP and PM, Sh. Narender Modi on the victory in Uttarakhand and U.P. We bow before the verdict of people of the two states. Congress never arrogates in victory and is not discouraged in defeat.”#up

Mar 11, 2017 17:07 (IST)

Law and order is the best in Uttar Pradesh at present. There is no other state in India where the police is so prompt in helping people#up

Mar 11, 2017 17:06 (IST)

Akhilesh says no regrets on allying with Congress, says tie-up will continue#up

Mar 11, 2017 17:04 (IST)

Akhilesh reacts to Mayawati's charges of EVM tampering, says if such doubts have been raised, the central govt should go for a probe#up

Election Results: Modi Hoists Saffron Flag in UP, Uttarakhand; Captain Captures Punjab
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