The Assembly poll results in four states indicate that people want a strong and decisive leader, NCP president Sharad Pawar said as he called upon Congress and other allies to ponder over the poll outcome.
ongress general secretary Digvijay Singh Tuesday expressed confidence that his party will win 110 to 120 seats, while the ruling BJP will manage to win only 85-90 seats in the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections held yesterday.
From heavy vehicles to two wheelers, small boats and trekking on foot, all modes are being used to ferry over 4,000 polling officials over topographically diverse Mizoram, where Assembly elections will be held on November 25.
With Mizoram`s Serchhip district reaping benefits of central and state socio-economic welfare schemes, Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla seems to be in an advantageous position both in Serchhip and Hrangturzo seats from where he is fighting the November 25 elections.
The BJP-led NDA is projected to win between 187 and 195 seats in the Lok Sabha polls on the back of gains from four poll-bound states, while the UPA tally could slip to between 134 and 142 seats, a survey says.
Ahead of the upcoming Assembly poll here which is scheduled on November 25, Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath, two election commissioners and other top officials of the Election Commission are likely to visit Mizoram in the first week of November, state Chief Electoral Officer Ashwani Kumar said.
Upset over not being projected as BJP`s chief ministerial candidate for the Delhi Assembly polls, Vijay Goel on Sunday staked his claim for the position before the party`s top leadership and indicated his opposition against any move to declare Harsh Vardhan`s name for it.
In order to reach out to the public, BJP`s `Samvad Cell` on Sunday launched its website which will contain information about the party`s leaders and candidates contesting in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls.
Congress on Friday voiced confidence that its policies will earn it the mandate in five poll-bound states but rejected the contention that the contest, the first after Narendra Modi was named BJP`s PM candidate, was "semi- final" for 2014 General Elections.