Jodi no.1...Just before the World Cup, Modi-Shah hit Rahul and company for a stunning six

New Delhi, News24 Bureau, May 23: This news of BJP's Jodi number 1, of PM Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah leading by a comfortable margin, is no news. This is very much on the expected lines.

The speed with which the BJP is heading for a complete sweep is amazing and it is going way beyond the expected lines.

The Bharatiya Janata Party has taken an early lead as counting of the ballot for the 542 Lok Sabha seats gathered pace across the country began on Thursday.

The BJP+ was leading in 320 seats while the Indian National Congress+ was placed second in the list with 112 seats according to officials trends of 371 constituencies. JD(S) leader Nikhil Kumaraswamy leading from Mandya parliamentary seat; Independent candidate Sumanlatha Ambareesh trailing.

Jammu and Kashmir: Dr.Farooq Abdullah leading from Srinagar, Union Minister Dr.Jitendra Singh leading from Udhampur.

Andhra Pradesh assembly elections trends: YSRCP leading on 35 seats, Telugu Desam Party leading on 6 seats, total 175 constituencies.

 The Bharatiya Janata Party has taken an early lead as counting of the ballot for the 542 Lok Sabha seats gathered pace across the country began on Thursday. BJP: 326, Cong: 113. If leads hold, Narendra Modi is set to form government for another term.

Union Minister and sitting BJP MP Jayant Sinha is leading by 6,486 votes against his nearest Congress rival Gopal Prasad Sahu from Hazaribagh Lok Sabha seat as per initial trends, officials said.

The BJP is leading in four out of five seats of Uttarakhand while the Congress was leading in one, according to early Election Commission trends Thursday.

The ruling BJP is leading in all four Lok Sabha seats of Himachal Pradesh Thursday, a state election officer said. In Mandi, sitting BJP MP Ram Swaroop is leading by 46,000 votes against his nearest rival Aashray Sharma of Congress.

With Agencies