POSTED BY Buzz ON May 15, 2014 AT 18:01 IST ,  Edited At: May 16, 2014 07:01 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON May 15, 2014 AT 18:01 IST, Edited At: May 16, 2014 07:01 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON May 12, 2014 AT 23:59 IST ,  Edited At: May 12, 2014 23:59 IST

The BJP-led NDA is projected to form the government at the Centre with exit polls tonight giving between 249 and 289 seats to the Narendra Modi-led grouping, which is close to the half-way mark in the 543-member Lok Sabha.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON May 12, 2014 AT 23:59 IST, Edited At: May 12, 2014 23:59 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Apr 14, 2014 AT 23:59 IST ,  Edited At: Apr 14, 2014 23:59 IST

NDTV's latest opinion poll shows the BJP and its allies collecting 275 seats, three more than needed to form the government.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Apr 14, 2014 AT 23:59 IST, Edited At: Apr 14, 2014 23:59 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Mar 29, 2014 AT 23:57 IST ,  Edited At: Mar 29, 2014 23:57 IST

According to the latest pre-poll survey by ABP News-Nielsen if Lok Sabha elections are held today, a big surge for BJP from the last election is predicted, taking the seat count for the National Democratic Alliance that it leads to 233. That compares with 159 Lok Sabha seats for NDA in 2009.

The opinion poll has found that NDA is set to win 233 seats in the 543-seat parliament while the incumbent UPA-II government is projected to win a mere 119 seats.

According to the projection, BJP alone will get 209 (it won only 116 seats in 2009) seats. 

The Congress is projected to get only 91 (won 206 seats in 2009) seats--115 less than 2009 seat position in the Lower House.

Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP predicted to get around 4 seats in the 543-member House of Lok Sabha.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Mar 29, 2014 AT 23:57 IST, Edited At: Mar 29, 2014 23:57 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Feb 26, 2014 AT 23:47 IST ,  Edited At: Feb 26, 2014 23:47 IST

A Pew Research Center survey conducted between December 7, 2013 and January 12, 2014 based on face-to-face interviews with 2,464 randomly selected adults and a margin of error of 3.8% says:

More than six-in-ten Indians (63%) prefer the BJP to lead the next Indian national government. Just two-in-ten (19%) pick the Indian National Congress. Other parties have the support of 12% of the public. BJP backing is consistent across age groups. And support is almost equal between rural (64%) and urban (60%) Indians.

 

Surprisingly, however, the survey shows the following breakdown of the BJP's support-base, which shows it doing even better in the South (where it has practically no or very little presence in Tamil Nadu and AP, and Kerala is not sampled) than in the West:

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