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Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 December 2018

The counting of votes for the Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018 began on December 11, 2018, with the Congress currently racing ahead with 105 seats, while the BJP following it with 80 seats and BSP lagging behind with just 3 seats in hand.

Dec 11, 2018 17:21 IST
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Rajasthan Election Results 2018: Congress racing ahead with over 100 seats

The counting of votes for the Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018 began on December 11, 2018, with the Congress currently racing ahead with 105 seats, while the BJP following it with 80 seats and BSP lagging behind with just 3 seats in hand.

Congress's Sachin Pilot is leading in his constituency Tonk. BJP's Yoonus Khan is up against Pilot in Tonk.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is leading in her constituency Jhalrapatan. Her rival is Manvendra Singh, son of former BJP leader Jaswant Singh. Manvendra had quit the BJP just ahead of the elections in December 2018 and joined the Congress.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018: Neck to neck battle between Congress and BJP

The counting of votes of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections began at 8 am on December 11, 2018. The Congress is currently leading in 111 seats, a slim lead over the Bharatiya Janta Party, which is leading in 108 seats.
While the Bahujan Samaj Party is leading in 5 seats, others are leading in 11 seats. The exit polls had predicted a neck-and-neck battle between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress for the 230-member house.
The number of seats required to form the government is 116.

Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018: MNF wins clear majority

The Mizo National Front, a former ally of the BJP has gained a massive lead over the ruling Congress in the Mizoram State Assembly Elections 2018. The party is currently leading in 26 seats, followed by Congress in the second position with 5 seats.

With the results in clear favour of MNF, five-time Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla of the Congress party is in face of an undeniable defeat. The current trends predict around 25 seats for MNF in the state’s 40 member assembly, which is well over the half-way mark of 21.

Chhattisgarh Election Results 2018: Congress leading with 64 seats

Counting of votes for the 90-member Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018 began on December 11, 2018, with early trends showing the Congress leading with 64 seats, followed by BJP with 19 seats and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and others with 6 seats.

Chief minister Raman Singh, who is seeking a fourth term in the state, was leading in his Rajnandgaon constituency. The Congress was leading in Ramanujganj, Samari, Ambikapur, Katghora, Pali-Tanakhar, Beltara, Saraipali, Basna, Bilaigarh, Baloda bazar, Raipur Rural, Raipur Nagar Uttar, Sanjari balod, Durg rural, Kavardha and Narayanpur seats. The BJP was ahead in Vaishalinagar, Pamgarh, Bilaspur and Rampur seats.

Telangana Assembly Elections 2018: TRS looking to sweep with 87 seats

K. Chandrashekar Rao’s Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is currently surging ahead comfortably in Telagangana Assembly Elections results 2018 with a lead in 87 seats. The KCR-led party has crossed the halfway mark, while the Congress-led Prajakutami is trailing well behind at the second position with 24 seats.

The early elections called by Chief Minister KCR are the second-ever assembly elections of the new state. The first one had taken place in 2014, right after the state’s creation following its separation from Andhra Pradesh.

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