Lok Sabha By Polls

  • 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...
  • BJP nominates gun-toting MLA for Porbandar LS by-poll May 14, 2013

    Gandhinagar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday nominated controversial MLA Vitthal Radadiya from Porbandar for Lok Sabha by-poll. Radadiya, a former Congress MLA, had quit the party weeks after he was caught on CCTV brandishing a gun at a toll-booth attendant at Karjan near Vadodara in October 2012. Radadiya had then...
  • Court issues warrant against Uttarakhand CM October 2, 2012

    Dehra Dun: Uttarkhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has been issued a bailable warrant by a court in Dehra Dun for allegedly disfiguring public property by sticking his election posters while campaigning during the Lok Sabha by-poll in 2007. Judicial Magistrate Jyoti Bala issued the warrant against Bahuguna on Monday and adjourned...
  • Cong help for SP: no candidate against Dimple June 5, 2012

    New Delhi: In what could be seen as a proof of growing bonhomie between the Congress and the Samjawadi Party, Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said he will not field any candidate in the Kannauj Lok Sabha by-poll against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife, Dimple, who will be...
  • Akhilesh's wife to launch 2nd political innings June 4, 2012

    Lucknow: Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, will file her nomination for the Kannauj Lok Sabha by-poll on Tuesday, a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader said. The by-poll was necessiated by Akhilesh Yadav's election to the state legislative Council and Dimple was fielded following consultations and deliberations, the...
  • Sidhu's nomination papers incomplete June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: In what appears to be an anti-climax of sorts, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu will not be filing his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha by-poll in Amritsar on Wednesday. The reason - his papers are incomplete. Sidhu was all set to file his nomination papers after the Supreme Court stayed...