The 60-member state Assembly now has 49 MLAs from the saffron party, nine from the PPA, one Congress and one Independent legislator.
24 Dec 2017 4:22 PM
Thakur's name was proposed by Suresh Bharadwaj and Mahender Singh and seconded by other members.
24 Dec 2017 2:04 PM
Five-term MLA Jairam Thakur and Union minister J P Nadda are the frontrunners for the chief minister's office.
24 Dec 2017 11:04 AM
Khant won the seat after defeating BJP's Vikramsinh Dindor by a margin of over 4,000 votes. The BTP's candidate, Alpesh Damor, came third.
24 Dec 2017 9:58 AM
Counting of votes halted for about 15 minutes as a clash broke out between AIADMK and Dhinakaran supporters at the counting centre.
24 Dec 2017 8:38 AM