NEW DELHI, March 11 Indian Prime Minister
Narendra Modi's party and its allies are leading in a majority
of seats in the biggest state election, early counting showed on
Saturday, putting them on course for a thumping victory in the
most politically important region.
TV channels said Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party and the
allies were leading in between 205 and 221 of the 403 seats in
the Uttar Pradesh assembly election, the prime minister's
biggest electoral test since coming to power in 2014.
(Reporting by Tommy Wilkes; Editing by Krishna N. Das)