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The vote counting begins in Gujarat as attention shifts to the counting of votes of the 2012 Gujarat assembly elections.
The latest reports stated that the Bharatiya Janata Party leading in 117 seats and Congress with 62 seats.
While it may be a state matter the impact is likely to be felt at the national level.
There are 182 assembly seats and a party needs at least 92 seats to get a sole majority and form government in Gujarat.
Chief minister Narendra Modi appears confident of being sworn-in for the third straight term in office.
India Infoline Research Team / 15:28, Mar 13, 2015
Markets are now reinforcing the perception of an early interest rate hike by US Federal Reserve, with consensus calling for the hike taking place in June, when compared with the prior expectations of a hike in September.