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 in117 seats and Congress with62 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 News Service / 08:59, Aug 25, 2014
The outlook is a flat start. The BankNifty has given a breakout but many of the large caps are remaining in a range keeping the main indices under pressure.