Assembly By Poll

  • Gujarat by-polls: BJP wins both LS, all 4 Assembly seats June 5, 2013

    Ahmedabad: In a big victory for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party has won all the six seats (two Lok Sabha setas and four Assembly seats) in the by-polls. This includes the Porbander seat which was contested by former Congressman and now BJP leader Vitthal Radadiya. The Congress...
  • Maharashtra: NCP's Sandhyadevi Kupekar wins Chandgad by-poll February 28, 2013

    Kolhapur: NCP candidate Sandhyadevi Babasaheb Kupekar on Thursday won the Chandgad Assembly seat by-election in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district by a margin of 24,847 votes. The by-poll was necessitated following the death of sitting NCP MLA Babasaheb Kupekar in September 2012. The voting for the bypoll had taken place on February 24,...
  • TN: Voting on in Pudukottai assembly by-poll June 12, 2012

    Chennai: Voting in the by-election for the Pudukottai assembly constituency began at 8 a.m. on Tuesday. The by-poll in Pudukottai, 350 km from here, was necessitated following the death of CPI legislator S.P. Muthukumaran in a road accident in April. It would be a straight fight between the ruling AIADMK and...
  • Polling begins for Tamil Nadu Assembly by-poll March 18, 2012

    Chennai: Voting for the by-poll in Sankarankoil Assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district began amid tight security at 8 am on Sunday. Thirteen candidates, including six independents, are in the fray vying for votes from 206,087 voters (male 102,921, female 103,166). There are 242 polling booths in the constituency and voting...
  • Purnia Assembly by-poll: RJD backs CPM nominee June 17, 2011

    Patna: The RJD on Friday lent its support to CPI-M nominee Amit Sarkar, son of slain communist leader Ajit Sarkar, for the by-poll to Purnia Assembly seat on June 25, possibly indicating deteriorating ties with the Congress. "We have decided to support Sarkar," Leader of the Opposition in Bihar Assembly Abdul...
  • Shibu Soren struggles to get to the Assembly January 25, 2010

    Ranchi: Once bitten, twice shy and hoping to be third time lucky. Shibu Soren, who has become Jharkhand Chief Minister for the third time and had to forgo the chair last January when he lost the Tamar assembly by-poll, is determined to win this time and seems to have narrowed...
  • Cong to field YSR's widow in Assembly by-poll November 25, 2009

    Hyderabad: The Congress on Wednesday decided to field late Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy's widow Vijayalakshmi for the by-election to Pulivendula assembly that was necessiated by his death. But the family says she herself is not keen. The by-election is to be held on December 19. YSR, as he...
  • Boost for Modi: BJP wins 5 seats in Gujarat by-polls September 15, 2009

    Ahmedabad: Ruling BJP in Gujarat on Monday wrested five seats from Congress in the Assembly by-polls and yielded one to Congress which retained another seat. Of the seven seats where polling was held on September 10, six were held by Congress while one was with BJP. The BJP wrested Jasdan, Chotila, Dehgam,...
  • 60 pc polling in five Karnataka bypolls August 19, 2009

    Bangalore: Around 60 per cent of over one million voters on Tuesday exercised their franchise in five assembly by-elections in Karnataka, whose outcome will impact the standing of central minister Mallikarjun Kharge, Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa and his predecessor. Voting was poor in Govindarajnagar in west Bangalore at about 45...