Telangana Assembly Elections results: TRS roars to power with 88 seats

Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao's Telangana Rashtra Samiti is set to retain power in the youngest state of the country. Telangana went for an early election after dissolving the Assembly months before ending the term. The voting took place on December 7 and polled 73.2% votes. The state witnessed a triangular fight between ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), Congress-led alliance and BJP.
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    Final Tally Telangana: TRS wins 88 seats

    With the people of Telangana giving a decisive verdict, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has won 88 seats (Magic figure was 60) in the 119 seat state assembly gaining 25 seats when compared to the 2014 elections.


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    7 things to know about Telangana elections

    Here are a few interesting things about the Telangana assembly elections:

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  • 12:08

    Asaduddin Owaisi at AIMIM office in Telangana

  • 11:58

    12 pm update: TRS+: 90, Congress+: 21, BJP+: 1, Others: 7

  • 11:54

    See the swing between 2014 and 2018

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  • 11:40

    Congress doubts EVM tampering

    Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee's Uttam Kumar Reddy on #AssemblyElection2018 results: I am having doubts on results we're getting in Telangana ballot paper counting. We're doubting that tampering could have been done in EVMs. Slips should be counted in VVPATs. (File pic)

    — ANI (@ANI) December 11, 2018

  • 11:18

    Results 2018: 3 states inch out of BJP reach

    Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was on course to lose a big chunk of the key Hindi heartland on Tuesday as the party’s election-winning machine came to a grinding halt in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

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    10.45 update: TRS+: 87, Congress+: 50, BJP+: 5, Others: 7


  • 10:21

    Congress leader Uttam Kumar Reddy will have to wait a few more years to shave his beard.

    Reddy, who always sported a clean-shaven look thanks to the discipline instilled in him during his days at the Indian Air Force, took a vow in 2016 not to shave his beard till his party, the Congress, came to power in India’s youngest state.

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    10.15 update: TRS+: 85, Congress+: 22, BJP+: 6, Others: 6


  • 10:01

    AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi wins from Chandrayan Gutta constituency. (ANI)

  • 09:55

    10 am update: TRS+: 80, Congress+: 27, BJP+: 5, Others: 7

  • 09:29

    9.30 update: TRS+: 75, Congress+: 28, BJP+: 2

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    9.15 update: TRS+: 62, Congress+: 20, BJP+: 3

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    9 am update: TRS+: 44, Congress+: 21, BJP+: 4 (leading)

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    8.45 update: TRS+: 10, INC+: 3 (leading)

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    8.30 am update: TRS and Congress alliance leading in two seats each

  • 08:21

    Congress workers perform 'hawan' outside Rahul Gandhi's residence in Delhi

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    The live interactive map to know the trends

  • 07:53

    TRS vs others

    The ruling TRS is aligned with AIMIM. Congress-led Praja Kutami (People's Front), BJP lead NDA and the Bahujan Left Front of Left parties, BSP and many others are fighting to gain ground in Telangana.

  • 07:43

    The counting of the votes will begin at 8 am. The initial trends are expected to be out by 8.30.

  • 07:35

    Will Uttam Reddy shave his beard?

    Will N Uttam Kumar Reddy get to shave his long-grown beard after votes in the Telangana Assembly elections are counted on December 11?

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  • 07:34

    Sonia's appeal to Telangana voters against TRS betrayal

    Days before Telangana goes to polls, the Congress has played its trump card— 'Sonia Amma.'

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  • 07:33

    Issue notice to Shah for communal remarks: Cong to EC

    The Congress urged the Election Commission (EC) Tuesday to issue a notice to BJP chief Amit Shah for a statement he had made in Telangana, which the opposition party alleged was aimed at creating a communal atmosphere in the poll-bound state.

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  • 07:32

    Defeat new kings of dynasty politics: Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday warned the people of the nation to be aware of the modern day "kings" who believe that power comes through genes.

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  • 07:28

    KCR made Telangana a debt-ridden state: Chandrababu

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu slammed TRS Chief KCR for his anarchic rule. The TDP national president appealed to people to teach KCR a lesson by defeating the latter. He also claimed that KCR made “rich Telangana” a debt-ridden state.

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  • 07:27

    Shah misleads with debunked claims over Cong manifesto

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah was onthe campaign trail in Telangana on Sunday. He lashed out against Congress and Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) accusing them of ignoring the sentiments of Hindus and instead engaging in appeasement politics.

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  • 07:26

    Revanth Reddy held, released minutes before KCR speech

    The day on which TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) was to address a series of public meetings in the erstwhile Mahbubnagar district, Revanth Reddy was taken into custody.

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  • 07:25

    TRS, BJP working together, says Rahul

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday called upon the people to expose a secret understanding between the TRS and the BJP and vote them out in the December 7 elections.

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  • 07:20

    The month long campaign witnessed a war of words. Here are some major developments.

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    Scenes from the Congress office in Hyderabad ahead of counting of votes

    #Telangana: Visuals from Congress Office in Hyderabad. Counting of votes to be conducted for the state assembly elections at 8 am today.

    — ANI (@ANI) December 11, 2018

  • 06:44

    Lord Rama’s abode yearns for development

    Known as the ‘Ayodhya of South’, thefamous abode of Lord Rama in Telangana’s Khammam district,Bhadrachalam, is crying for much-needed attention.

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    Congress alliance hopes to sweep Khammam

    Though an integral part of Telangana region, the sentiment of a separate state always evoked less interest in this undivided district, thanks to the majority population who are essentially migrants from coastal Andhra Pradesh.

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  • Talk of Hung Assembly gains momentum, parleys start

    Even as the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and the Congress-led Praja Kutami have expressed confidence of forming the government without any external support, a day before the counting of the votes polled on 7 December, they were found getting ready...

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  • Around 68.4% cast vote in Telangana

    Barring sporadic incidents of minor clashes, polling in Telangana concluded on Friday. The state witnessed a moderate turnout of 68.4% (by 5 pm) in the elections to its Assembly.

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  • Rahul, Naidu sign off Telangana poll campaign

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday declared that making farming viable and creating new jobs for youth would be the two top and immediate priorities of the People’s Front (Praja Kutami) if voted to power in Telangana in the December 7 elect...

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  • Curtains down on poll campaign in Telangana

    The three-month-long electioneering for the Telangana Assembly elections ended on Wednesday at 5 pm.

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