Narendra Modi, who is now expected to become India's next Prime Minister, has tweeted in celebration at the results, declaring "India has won".
Mr Modi's BJP party looks set to register a convincing victory over the ruling Congress Party, who have now conceded defeat.
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In Edinburgh tonight you can hear it and feel it. The buzz, the banter of the day and the thrilling sense something big is coming tomorrow.