Gujarat polls outcome will not affect 2014 General elections: Omar Abdullah
Himachal Pradesh: Congress veteran Virbhadra Singh is confident that his party will return to power and hinted that he would like to become the next chief minister
2007 Gujarat Assembly Election results: Total seats 182. BJP - 117, Congress - 59, NCP - 3, JD(U) - 1 and Independents - 2
2007 Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results: BJP - 41, Congress 23, BSP - 1, Other -3
Gujarat elections: Polling was held in two phases on December 13 and 17
Gujarat: A big win for the BJP will viably consolidate Narendra Modi's position in the party
Gujarat: Posting a record turnout, 71.32 per cent electorate had exercised their franchise
It's the D-day today for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. Counting of votes begins at 8.00 am.
Political experts say that not only will this be a landslide win for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi but this victory will also project him as the BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate for 2014.
According to a CNN-IBN-The Week survey, this is likely to be the biggest ever win for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
If the Gujarat Chief Minister wins, it will be a hat-trick for him, while for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), it will be the fifth consecutive win.
Political analyst Yogendra Yadav says that while it is a "clear picture" in Gujarat, the "actual battle lies in Himachal Pradesh".
CNN-IBN post-poll survey: BJP could get between 129 to 141 seats out of a total of 182; Congress is likely to get between 37 to 45 seats.
Himachal Pradesh: CNN-IBN-The Week survey predicts neck-to-neck battle between Congress and BJP
Himachal Pradesh: AICC General Secretary Birender Singh has said that Congress President Sonia Gandhi will decide who will be the Chief Minister if the party gains majority in the hill state.
Himachal Pradesh: No party has won consecutively since 1977.
Gujarat: Gujarat Parivartan Party candidate Jagruti Pandya says, "Now it is my duty to be amongst the people and work for them."
Himachal Pradesh: The cap on subsidised LPG cylinders is a big election issue, say experts.
Himachal Pradesh: CNN-IBN-The Week post-poll survey: Both Congress and BJP projected to get between 29 to 35 seats in the 68 member Assembly. Others are projected to get between two to six seats.
Gujarat: CM Narendra Modi had joined the BJP in 1987 and got his first big break in 2001 when he was selected as Keshubhai Patel's replacement.
Gujarat: A former union minister and president of tribal cell of Gujarat Congress has questioned the high polling figures from the tribal belt in the Assembly polls. "Tampering with Electronic Voting Machines in the tribal areas could not be ruled out," he said.
A confident Narendra Modi has virtually declared his own victory. Soon after reports of a record 70 per cent voter turn out was declared, he announced that it was a vote for his government.
Gujarat: Narendra Modi's opponent Shweta Bhatt says she is fighting on behalf of entire Gujarat in fact. "No one can speak or think here freely. There is fear everywhere. There are areas where Modi gets votes. He is only concerned with those areas, and has developed them," says Shweta.
Gujarat: Former Narendra Modi aide Gordhan Zadaphia says, "Exit poll is exit poll, original poll is original. I am hopeful there is a change in Gujarat today."
Gujarat: BJP leader Vajubhai Vala says the party will get the majority. "There is no doubt about it. Modi will be the CM."
Gujarat: Key contests - Porbander: Arjun Modhwadia(Cong) vs Babu Bokhiria(BJP),
Gondal: Gordhan Zadafia(GPP) vs Jayrajsinh Jadeja(BJP), Visavdar: Keshubhai Patel(GPP) vs Kanubhai Bhalala(BJP), Bhavnagar (Rural): Purshottam Solanki(BJP) vs Shaktisinh Gohil(Cong), Dhoraji: Vitthal Radadiya(Cong) vs Haribhai Patel(BJP)
Gujarat: "Victory or loss does not matter, we will continue to work for the people," says GPP candidate Jagruti Pandya.
Gujarat: Key contests - Maninagar: Narendra Modi(BJP) vs Shweta Bhatt(Cong), Naranpura: Amit Shah(BJP) vs Jitubhai Patel(Cong), Kapadwanj: Shankersinh Vaghela(Cong) vs Kanubhai Dabhi(BJP), Akota: Saurabh Patel(BJP) vs Lalit Patel(Cong), Ghatlodia: Anandiben Patel(BJP) vs Rameshbhai Dudhwala(Cong), Sidhpur: Jay Narayan Vyas (BJP) vs Balvantsinh Rajput(Cong)
Himachal Pradesh: It will be a test for the Congress here. The party will surely be looking for some ray of hope.
Gujarat: BJP leader Amit Shah says, "We believe we will form the government in the state with 2/3rd majority."
Himachal Pradesh - Key Candidates: Prem Kumar Dhumal (BJP) from Hamirpur. Incumbent Chief Minister, has been CM of Himachal twice.
Virbhadra Singh (Congress) from Shimla(Rural). Has been a 4-time chief minister, belongs to the royal family of Bushahr.
Vidya Stokes (Congress) from Theog. Seven-time MLA, at 85 is the oldest candidate in fray
Maheshwar Singh (Himachal Lokhit Party) from Kullu. Was four-time BJP MP, quit BJP to form the Himachal Lokhit Party.
Gujarat: Amit Shah has said that the BJP will decide on the party's Prime Ministerial candidate and once it is decided, "everyone will know".
Gujarat: BJP spokesperson Jagdish Bhavsar says the party will be victorious "like before". "We have tried to raise the negative work done by the Congress in the past one year."
Gujarat: Political analyst Yogendra Yadav: I don't know why Congress thought Keshubhai Patel's GPP will help them. It has, in fact, dented its vote share.
Gujarat: Narendra Modi tweets: No need of looking behind, FORWARD! We want infinite energy, infinite courage, infinite patience...
Himachal Pradesh: Counting of postal ballots begins
Gujarat: Congress spokesperson Dr Ameeben Yagnik: You can’t say our party is without captain. We are very efficient and have multiple leadership, if I may say so.
Gujarat elections: BJP leads in one seat
Himachal Pradesh elections: BJP leads in one seat
Himachal Pradesh elections: EVMs opened
Gujarat elections: EVMs opened
Himachal Pradesh elections: Congress leads in one seat.
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Gujarat elections: BJP leads in three seats.