17:44:44 Telangana Current Tally TRS – 73 INC – 17 BJP – 1 AIMIM – 6 TDP – 2 AIFB – 2 IND – 1
15:17:43 KCR Wins his seat in Gajwel with 109648 Votes Runner Up – VANTERU PRATAP REDDY – INC – 57969
15:06:50 KCR wins
14:45:24 AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi wins from Chandrayan Gutta Constituency
13:30:09 TRS extends lead ahead on 89 seats
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12:56:47 KCR gets 77135 votes and counting. Runner Up VANTERU PRATAP REDDY of INC is 38337 votes behind with 37798 votes.
12:32:02 AIMIM wins on Charminar seat
12:11:41 BJP ahead on 2 seats
12:07:41 TDP leads in sathupalli and Aswarraopeta
11:59:31 TRS extends lead to 83 in telangana
11:50:14 AIMIM ahead on Malakpet, Nampalli, Charminar, Chandrayangutta, Yakutpura and Bahaudurpura seats
11:38:22 TRS leads on 77 and Congress leads in 31 seats
11:30:56 Congress ahead on Bodhan and Mancherial Seats
11:10:56 TRS leading on 76+ and Congress on 31+ seats
11:04:41 TRS Approaches towards clear majority in Telangana
10:04:39 Raja Singh Ahead in Hyderabad
09:55:05 TRS way ahead of others
09:27:39 BJP ahead on Naseerabad seat
09:22:50 TRS ahead on 55 Seats and congress on 33 seats
09:10:25 Congress ahead on Yellareddy and Nizamabad
09:03:29 TRS ahead on Sirpur, Chennur
09:02:24 Congress ahead on Boath and Nirmal Seats
09:00:46 TRS ahead on asifabad, adilabad and mudhole
08:56:48 TRS ahead on 7 seats and Congress on 1
08:32:39 TRS ahead on 2 Seats
08:24:24 TRS ahead on one seat
08:05:57 Counting Begins
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The Telangana Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the Telangana Legislature. The Legislative Assembly of Telangana currently consists of 119 elected members and 1 nominated member from the Anglo-Indian community.
The members of the Vidhana Sabha are directly elected by people through adult franchise.
Voting took place on 7th of December 2018 and the results will be declared on 11th of December 2018.
Telangana Assembly Elections 2018 recorded poor voting percentage of 70 per cent.
Telangana will face end of Assembly term in June end due to its premature assembly dissolution on September 6 by the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).
Results will be declared on 11th of December 2018 and stay Tuned for the latest updates on results on Elections.in
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Telangana assembly elections: EVMs under 3-tier security, Congress allowed to deploy vigilance teams
HYDERABAD: As India waits with bated breath to know the people’s mandate in Telangana, it’s the central paramilitary forces, who are guarding EVMs across the state amid a three-tier security structure with CCTVs in place. The fate of contestants is sealed in these machines in 48 locations and will be opened on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, in a significant late-night decision on Saturday, the Election Commission permitted the Congress and its allies to deploy vigilance teams at EVM strong rooms.
Responding to an urgent representation made by TPCC treasurer, Gudur Narayana Reddy, fearing tampering and replacement of polled-EVMs, the Election Commission of India permitted the Congress-led People’s Front to depute vigilance teams at strong rooms where EVMs are kept.
Telangana assembly elections: Sanyas again, KT Rama Rao’s advice to Lagadapati Rajagopa
Dismissing the exit polls by Lagadapati Rajagopal, TRS leader KT Rama Rao said the former Congress MP will have to take sanyas from conducting surveys once the results are out on December 11, taking a jibe at the former’s political sanyas in 2014.
KTR recalled that Rajagopal quit politics four years ago after his assertion that a separate Telangana state would not materialise had gone kaput. “Now, the former MP has to take sanyas from surveys for good,” KTR said adding that TRS will win over 100 seats and form government.
Leave Owaisi’s AIMIM, We’ll Support You: BJP Offer to KCR 48 Hours Before Telangana Election Results
Kutami just needs to fix the swearing-in venue, says Uttam Kumar Reddy
Going by the response of the voters and transfer of votes, we are confident that the Kutami is coming to power by winning 80 seats,” Uttam said.
AIMIM confident of winning all contested seats: Asaduddin Owaisi
Congress and Mr Rao’s party said they were confident about a victory. The Congress predicted that would win 80 seats in the state. Mr Rao, on the other hand, said, “Pro-incumbency government is again coming back with a huge majority without any doubt”.
Madhira constituency in Khammam district registered the highest turnout of 91.65 percent. The lowest 40.18 percent was recorded in Charminar constituency in Hyderabad.
The rural areas recorded heavy polling with many constituencies witnessing over 80 percent turnout.
According to a statement released by Election Commission Saturday night, among 31 districts, Yadadri Bhongir recorded the highest turnout of 90.95 percent.
Hyderabad: The Election Commission on Saturday announced that 73.20 percent polling was registered in the Telangana Assembly elections on Friday.
The announcement came more than 24 hours after the polling ended in all 119 constituencies.
Telangana Election: Mass Deletion of Voter Names Reported, EC Admits Mistake
Individuals ranging from celebrities, sports persons and even an IPS officer found their names omitted from the list on Friday.
Former MP Lagadapati Rajagopal on Friday said Prajakutami is likely to win 65 of the 119 assembly seats and TRS is expected to win 35 seats. The figure to form government is 60.
The 24 assembly constituencies in Greater Hyderabad logged 51% voter turnout till last reports came in at11pm, much less than the 53% recorded the previous election. Nearly 10 assembly segments registered less than the city average of 50% polling. Interestingly, the voting percentage in Ranga Reddy district segments like Maheshwaram, Ibrahimpatnam and Rajendranagar shot up to 66% from 60% in the 2014 poll.
According to official statistics, there is a decline in the turnout in the city, especially Old City, in this election. Nampally (44%), Yakutpura (45 %), Charminar (46%) and Chandrayangutta (48%) recorded the least turnout, while Bahadurpura, which logged 56% in 2014, logged 49.50%. Goshamahal segment also recorded just 50% voting, while it was 55% in the previous elections.
Telangana assembly elections: On D-day, voters stranded, names missing
Hundreds of voters who turned up at polling booths across the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) limits, on Friday, were in for a rude shock after they found their names missing from the electoral rolls. The discrepancy led to massive confusion at voting centres in constituencies such as Khairatabad, Serilingampally, Kukatpally, Malakpet, Goshamahal, Charminar among others as residents were seen scurrying from one counter to another, in hope of finding their names on the list. Tempers flew thick and fast at some booths, as disgruntled voters got into verbal duels with officials manning the centre, demanding that the wrong be rectified.
Telangana assembly elections: Rajat Kumar apologises for missing voter names
As allegations of missing names in voter list flew thick and fast, chief electoral officer Rajat Kumar said, “A major complaint in this election is about missing names. I apologise to all of them. Some well-known people called me and asked why they were not in the list. We have to rectify this for 2019 Lok Sabha polls. When we prepared draft rolls in September, there were 2.61 crore voters in the state. When the final list was ready, the number rose to 2.81 crore. There was an increase of 20 lakh voters.”
Flight skips Hyderabad touchdown due to bad weather, voters on-board miss franchise
“AI 966 Jeddah to Hyderabad landed in Mumbai instead of arriving at Hyderabad at 7:10am on December 7. Most passengers wanted to cast their vote in Telangana. Air India authorities said due to bad weather flight landed in Mumbai but same time Saudi Airline flight arrived in Hyderabad from Jeddah,” tweeted Shahbaz Ahmed Khan, a social activist, seeking justice for passengers who couldn’t vote due to the chaos. Another passenger questioned why the initial decision to land the aircraft in Hyderabad was revised later.
For K Chandrasekhar Rao, pro-incumbency is a phrase that will enter the Telangana poll lexicon after December 11. Exuding confidence of coming back to power, the chief minister said there is no drift in the tide. “There is a pro-government wave. The trends do not change every day. We have been saying from the beginning that the results will be favourable to us. There is pro-incumbency,” he said.
Voting still underway in Telangana, turnout recorded at 67% till 6 pm
Peaceful polling in Maoist-hit areas in Telangana
In Telangana, voting in Naxal-affected constituencies was passed off peacefully. Speaking to PTI, state police said: “The polling process in 13 constituencies out of the 119 assembly segments identified sensitive to Left-wing extremism was conducted in a peaceful manner.” The police also arrested a cadre of banned CPI-Maoists in Bhadradri Kothagudem District and seized two pipe bombs.
Voting still underway at some polling stations in Telangana
The Election Commission has informed that voting is still underway at some polling stations. Final figures are still to come. Interim voter turnout recorded till now in Telangana Assembly Elections 2018 is 67 per cent. In the last assembly electios, the voter turnout was 69.5 per cent.
BJP demands actions against Rahul Gandhi
BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today approached the Election Commission demanding action against against Congress President Rahul Gandhi for influencing voters. The BJP alleged that Gandhi influenced voters through paid news under the garb of his interview in a Hyderabad newspaper on 6 December.
Chief Electoral Officer on Telangana Polling
Giving an update on ongoing voting in Telangana, Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar said: “Polling commenced at 7 am, though at some polling centres there was a delay of 10 to 15 minutes. In one or two cases EVMs needed to be replaced. We have replaced 22 ballot units, 19 control units and 42 VVPATS.” He also said that the EC has received 30 complaints relating to violation of Model Code of Conduct.
13 constituencies records 65-70 % polling
As per the tentative estimates, the 13 constituencies recorded 65-70 % polling till the closing hours.
Telangana DGP says polling went on peacefully
“Polling went on peacefully without any law and order problem. Those who are already in the queue will be allowed to cast their vote,” Director General of Police M Mahender Reddy said.
Additional director General (Law and order) Jitender has said about one lakh police personnel, including 20,000 drawn from other states and 25,000 central paramilitary forces, are engaged in poll duties.
“Polling commenced at 7am, though at some polling centres there was a delay of 10 to 15 minutes. In one or two cases, EVMs needed to be replaced. We have replaced 22 ballot units, 19 control units and 42 VVPATS,” Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar says.
He says so far, 30 complaints relating to violation of Model Code of Conduct have been received.
Congress demands action over attack on its candidate
Congress has written to the state chief electoral officer over an attack on its candidate. It requested immediate action people responsible for the assault.
Polling ends in 13 constituencies lying in Left Wing Extremist affected area.
Earlier, the ST reserved Bhadrachalam constituency records a voter turnout of 66 per cent with just an hour left for the end of polling at 4 pm in the Left-Wing-Extremism affected district.
Polling concluded in 13 Maoist affected constituencies in Telangana
The exact polling percentage till 3 pm stands at 56.17 per cent.
Polling percentage reportedly crossed 60 and reaches 61.2 per cent by 3 pm. Karimnagar district recorded 55.55 per cent polling, Huzurabad 65 per cent, Choppadandi 56.80 per cent, Manakondur 56.10 per cent and Karimnagar segment 46 per cent. 35.31 per cent polling in Hyderabad up till 3 pm. Jagtial district recorded
61.27 per cent.
Korutla segment 59.73 per cent, Jagtial 60.44 per cent, Dharmapuri 63.52 per cent. Bhongir and Aler constituencies in Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri district cruising at 68.73 per cent and 64.97 per cent respectively, and Thungathurthy in Suryapet inches to its 2014 record (78.05), now at 73 per cent. Sircilla segment polling percent 62.10 and vemulawada 58.54 per cent.
Around 55.25 per cent of votes were cast in Khammam district with the ST-reserved Wyra constituency recording a voter turnout of 61.59 per cent.
The polling percentage in Bhadradri-Kothagudem district was 61.49.
The ST reserved Bhadrachalam constituency records a voter turnout of 66 per cent with just an hour left for the end of polling at 4 pm in the Left-Wing-Extremism affected district.
P V Sindhu casts her vote
Over 53 per cent polling in Telangana till 3pm
Congress Candidate Attacked in Telangana | Challa Vamshi Chand Reddy, Congress candidate from Kalwakurthy, Mahbubnagar was allegedly attacked by unknown miscreants earlier today. He was later shifted to Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) Hospital, Hyderabad and is out of danger now.
The voter turnout by 2:30 pm stood at 47.8%.
Urging people to cast their votes, actor Akkineni Nagarjuna said, “It’s your day. Come out and cast your vote instead of just complaining”
Case registered in Telangana’s Rajendra Nagar police station against a voter for taking selfie inside polling station
Telangana CM KCR votes in native village Chintamadaka, says tide in TRS favour
After casting his vote in his native village Chintamadaka, TRS president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) said the tide was in favour of the government. “We will come back with a huge majority. When the exit polls come out in the evening you will yourself know. There is a pro-government wave,” he said. KCR also said the voter turnout in Hyderabad was also very good.
Total percentage of votes in Telangana till 1pm is 48.06 per cent
Telangana CM and TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao casts vote in Chintamadaka village, says tide in favour of government
AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi today exuded confidence that his party would be successful in Telangana assembly polls
“I am hopeful. I am fully confident that we will be successful in every seat. I hope people of Hyderabad, people of Telangana take this little difficulty, go out of homes and use their vote,” he said
Chief secretary SK Joshi ordered National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) that there should be no toll fee for vehicles across Telangana till 5pm today
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Bandaru Dattatreya casts his vote at booth no 229 in Ramnagar of Musheerabad constituency in Hyderabad.
Telugu Superstars Cast Votes
Actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi, popular Telugu hero Nagarjuna and director of ‘Baahubali’ S S Rajamouli were among the early voters in the election to the 119-member Telangana Assembly. Another leading Telugu film star “Junior” NTR, grandson of TDP founder N T Rama Rao, also queued up to vote. Junior NTR’s sister N Suhasini is the TDP candidate in Kukatpalle Assembly constituency . Film personalities cast their votes in polling stations mainly in the posh Jubilee Hills locality of Hyderabad.
Polling Percentage – Hyderabad
Naxal-hit Sirupur Witnesses High Voter Turnout | While voting has remained low in Telangana till 11am, rural areas witnessed more polling than cities. Interestingly, Sirupur, which is one of the Maoist prone areas and where voting ends by 4 pm (along with 12 other constituencies), has seen the highest turnout.
Sania Mirza Votes in Hyderabad | Tennis star Sania Mirza arrived at a Hyderabad polling booth, along with her family, to cast her vote in Telangana assembly elections. Mirza is recently on a break from the sport after she gave birth to her first child with Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik. The tennis star was seen sporting a funky sweatshirt, which said “yes, no, maybe”, prompting many to wonder if she would go for a particular party or NOTA.
Telangana DGP Mahinder Reddy said polling is going on peacefully across the state
Polling percentage in Telangana till 11am is 23 per cent
Telangana Assembly Election: ‘How is election fair?’ asks Indian shuttler Jwala Gutta after name goes missing from voters list
Congress candidate from Kalwakurthy Vamshichand Reddy allegedy attacked by BJP activists
Surprised to see my name disappear from the voting list after checking online, tweets Jwala Gutta
TRS MP K Kavitha stands in a queue to cast vote at polling booth no. 177 in Pothangal, Nizamabad. Ms Kavitha is the daughter of party chief K Chandrashekhar Rao.
Voter turnout in Telangana till 9.30am is 10.15 per cent
Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu urges people in Telangana to exercise their right to vote. “Appealing to the citizens of Telangana to exercise their right to vote today. Remember that every vote counts and will make a difference,” he tweeted
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi casts his vote at Mailardevpally, Shastripuram in Telangana
Voter turnout in CM Vasundhara Raje’s constituency -Jhalrapatan- till 9am: 5.84 per cent
Voting percentage in Malakpet 11%, Amberpet 5%, jubileehills 8%, Sanat Nagar 10%, Karwan 10%, Charminar 4%, Chandrayanagutta 7.5%, Yakatpura 4%, Bahadurpura 8%, Secunderabad 8%, secbad Contonment 8.6%
Complaint against TRS Khairatabad candidate Sanam Nagender for allegedly coming to cast his vote with TRS kanduva, BJP candidate raises objection
Chiranjeevi and his wife Surekha cast their votes at Jubilee Hills International club
Keeping in view the ‘vigorous’ voting awareness campaign undertaken in the State the State Election Commission has expressed hope that polling percentage may take an upswing compared to 68.9 per cent registered in Telangana during the 2014 elections held in united Andhra Pradesh.
Telangana: BJP’s G Kishan Reddy casts his vote at polling booth no.7 in Kachiguda, Hyderabad.
Telangana voting percent 8.97 recorded till 9AM
12/07/2018- 8:48:12 AM
Shuttler P.V. Sindhu had to return without casting her vote since the EVM was malfunctioning, thus delaying polling process in Kokapet in Hyderabad. She said she will come back later in the day after her practice session.
12/07/2018- 8:18:32 AM
Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna and his wife & actor Amala Akkineni waiting in a queue to cast their votes at booth no. 151 in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
12/07/2018- 8:08:53 AM
12/07/2018- 7:51:13 AM
State Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao casts his vote in Siddipet constituency. Mr Rao is the nephew of TRS founder and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao
12/07/2018- 7:48:17 AM
Hyderabad: Voting is yet to begin at the polling station at GHMC Indoor Stadium, Amberpet due to a technical problem. Voting in the state began at 7 am today
12/07/2018- 6:57:16 AM
For the first time, Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) were being installed across the state. After a voter casts his/her vote on EVM, VVPAT attached to the machine will display for seven seconds the choice made by the voter.
12/06/2018- 12:49:26 PM
There are 2,80,64,684 electors in Telangana. 1,41,56,388 voters are male, 1,39,05,407 voters are female and 2885 persons have been categorised as others. There are 32815 polling stations, of which 241 are auxiliary booths. 7,04, 372 voters have enrolled for the first time.
12/06/2018- 1:20:51 PM
The polling will start at 7 am and will end at 5 pm in most locations. However, polling will be held from 7 am to 4 pm in Sirpur, Chennur, Bellampally, Mancherial, Asifabad, Manthani, Bhupalpalle, Mulugu, Pinapaka, Yellandu, Kothagudem, Aswaraopeta and Bhadrachalam. It will be a dry day till 5 pm on Friday.