8:35 pm: Final assembly election results in Jammu and Kashmir --
6:40 pm: Public mandate must be respected, we'll play the role of constructive opposition in Jharkhand, said Hemant Soren.
6:12 pm: People are suffering in Jammu and Kashmir and Modi and Mufti alliance will lead to more suffering, said Bhim Singh on election results.
5:34 pm: People of Jharkhand have voted for stability, which is essential to realise the true potential of the state. I congratulate them, said PM Narendra Modi.
5:25 pm: Record turnout in Jammu and Kashmir polls showed people's faith in democracy thank them from the bottom of my heart for placing confidence in BJP, said PM Narendra Modi.
4:30 pm: Celebrations by PDP supporters in Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir following the assembly elections.
4:17 pm: I am thankful to people for reposing their faith in me, won't break their trust, says PDP candidate Mohd Khalil Band who won assembly election from Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir.
4:03 pm: Feel more of a victor today than I did 2008. The media gave me 10 seats in opinion polls. I won 17, said Omar Abdullah during an interview with NDTV.
3:45 pm: All options are open for us, BJP will decide on how other parties respond or initiate, said BJP President Amit Shah on chances of coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir.
3:25 pm: I thank the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand for the success that the BJP has had, said BJP President Amit Shah after historic victory and performance in Jharkhand and Jammu Kashmir respectively.
3:15 pm: We emerged as a relevant party in Jammu and Kashmir. Our dream of 'Congress-mukt Bharat' (India sans Congress) will come true soon, says BJP President Amit Shah.
BJP & Cong can never go together, call is PDP's. They know whats good for them: Ghulam N Azad on post-poll alliance pic.twitter.com/axGQfX4NLH— ANI (@ANI_news) December 23, 2014
2.00 pm: Omar Abdullah leads by 108 votes from Beerwah constituency
1:20 pm: Congrats to Ashraf Mir for his victory in Sonwar. I wish him & ppl all good luck for next 6yrs. He's now my local MLA: Omar Abdullah's tweet
Want to thank PDP workers who worked hard and the party leadership: JH Beigh, PDP winning candidate from Baramulla pic.twitter.com/VVDp8SszlJ— ANI (@ANI_news) December 23, 2014
Omar Abdullah trailing by 461 votes in Beerwah constitutency,Congress's Nazir Ahmad Khan leading
1:00 pm: BJP workers celebrate Jharkhand and J&K poll results in Varanasi
12:58 pm: J-K: PDP-33, BJP-25, JKNC-12, CONG-11; JHARKHAND: BJP-40, JMM-19, CONGRESS-7JVM-6
12:17 pm: PDP's Mohammad Ashraf Mir defeats Omar Abdullah from Sonawar constituency
12:11 pm : PDP leader and former CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed wins from Anantnag seat in Jammu and Kashmir.
Out of 87 constituencies in J&K, BJP leading in 25, PDP in 27, NC in 17 Congress in 12, JKPC in 2,Independent in 3 & CPI(M) in 1
BJP's R N Mandal leading from Godda with 19388 votes, RJD's Sanjay Yadav trailing with 16426 votes
BJP's Rajiv Jasrotia leading from Kathua with 16866 votes, BSP's Som Raj Majrota trailing with 13702 votes
PDP's Mufti Mohd Sayeed leading from Anantnag with 11531 votes, Congress's Hilal Shah trailing with 7454 votes
11:40 am: Jharkhand Assembly election results: JMM's Niral Purti wins Majhgaon seat
11:30 am: BJP succeeds PDP in Jammu and Kashmir by 1; In Jharkhand, BJP at 37 and JMM at 22
11:15 am: Jammu & Kashmir (Rajouri)
Counting In Progress
SHABIR AHMED KHAN Indian National Congress 12657
QAMAR HUSSAIN Jammu & Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party 11787
CHOWDHARY TALIB HUSSAIN Bharatiya Janata Party 4483
MIRZA ABDUL RASHID Jammu & Kashmir National Conference 3030
ISTKHAR ALI AHMED Independent 309
GHULAM MUSTAFA Independent 286
MOHD FAROOQ Independent 205
YOG RAJ Independent 190
SHARAFAT ALI Bahujan Samaj Party 184
LIYAQAT ALI Independent 136
ZAHEER AHMED Independent 135
GHULAM RASOOL Independent 128
GHULAM MUSTAFA Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party 112
None of the Above None of the Above 331
11:00 am: Madhu Koda trailing by 11,000
10:50 am: PDP topples BJP with 1 seat, leads by 1 from BJP; BJP reaches clear majority in Jharkhand
Mufti Saeed leading by 796 votes
10:40 am: J&K: BJP-24, PDP-22, JKNC-17, CONG-16; JHARKHAND: BJP+-42, JMM+-20, JVM+-9, CONG+-5
Result of 3 phase from samba.
RJD Jharkhand chief Girinath Singh leading from Garhwa seat.
10:30 am: J&K: BJP-23, PDP-21, JKNC-19, CONG-14; JHARKHAND: BJP+-35, JMM+-21, JVM+-7, CONG+-6
JMM's Dashrath Gagrai leading in Kharasawan constituency, BJP's Arjun Munda trailing by 1287 votes
10:15 am: BJP's Raj Sinha leading in Dhanbad constituency,Congress's Mannan Mallick trailing by 2305 votes
Hemant Soren leading in Barhait constituency, BJP's Hemlal Murmu trailing
Trends show PDP is leading,it may not get clear majority,will ally with a party & form Govt:Trilochan Singh Bajwa,PDP pic.twitter.com/ZTtb8I7AoX— ANI (@ANI_news) December 23, 2014
10:00 am: BJP leads by 23 in Jammu and Kashmir. PDP is trailing with 20. Congress, JKNC and Congress both are at 11.
[For details, read: Jammu and Kahsmir Assembly Election Results]
9:35 am: Former Chief Minister Madhu Koda (Jai Bharat Samanta Party) is trailing by 3000 votes from his nearest JMM rival Niral Purty from Majhgaon (ST) after the first round of counting.
Anil Murmu (JMM) is leading by over 2000 votes over his nearest BJP rival Simon Marandi from Litipara (ST).
Ranjit Kumar Tiwari (BJP) leading by 2005 votes over his nearest Congress rival and former Assembly speaker Alamgir Alam from Pakur.
9:10 am: J-K: BJP-10, PDP-8, CONG-6, JKNC-6,; JHARKHAND: BJP-21, JMM+-8, CONG+-3
9:00 am: PDP's Mufti Mohd Sayeed leading from Anantnag; Omar Abdullah leads from Sonawar and Beerwah.
8:51 am: J-K: BJP-7, CONG-6, JKNC-5, PDP-3; JHARKHAND: BJP+-9, JMM+-4, CONG+-2, JVM+-2
8:36 am: J&K: BJP-6, CONG-3, JKNC-1, OTHERS-1; JHARKHAND: BJP-6, CONG-2, JMM-2, JVM-2
8:29 am: BJP says early trends are good for us
PDP is confident of victory on its own,does not expect to need any help to form Govt : Sameer Kaul,PDP Spox pic.twitter.com/b5TNVHHGPS— ANI (@ANI_news) December 23, 2014
PDP is confident of a grand victory on its own,will not need anyone's help for Govt formation. It is clear that it will be Mufti sahab (J&K CM) : Sameer Kaul,PDP Spokesperson : Sameer Kaul,PDP Spokesperson
8:10 am: PDP is confident of victory on its own,does not expect to need any help to form Govt : Sameer Kaul,PDP Spox
8:00 am: Counting begins for 87 costituencies in J&K & for 81 constituencies in Jharkhand
Ranchi: Preparations for sweet distribution at BJP party office pic.twitter.com/2urelfmDrH— ANI (@ANI_news) December 23, 2014
7:35 am: BJP preparing for victory in Ranchi