By Elections

  • TN: Welfare Minister, 55 AIADMK workers booked in assault case 26-11-2013 02:07 PM

    Tamil Nadu Social Welfare Minister B Valarmathi and 55 AIADMK workers, including an MLA, have been booked for allegedly damaging property and assaulting a DMK activist while campaigning for the December 4 Yercaud byelection, police said on Tuesday. Cases were registered under various IPC sections including 341 (wrongful restraint) and...
  • DMK to contest December 4 Yercaud by-election 05-10-2013 05:19 PM

    Chennai:The DMK will contest the December 4 by-election for Yercaud assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu. The by-election in the hill station, around 360 km from Chennai, has been necessitated after AIADMK legislator C Perumal died in July. This will be the fourth by-election in Tamil Nadu after the AIADMK came...
  • Karnataka by-polls: Siddaramaiah humbles Gowdas on a sad Saturday 24-08-2013 01:40 PM

    It is a sad Saturday for the Gowdas. Their arch rival, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, has humbled his onetime masters, the powerful Gowda clan, in their bastion Bangalore Rural and Mandya. The victory is not unexpected. The Congress, which returned to power after 9 years in the Assembly elections held...
  • Two key by-polls underway in Karnataka; crucial day for Congress 21-08-2013 09:32 AM

    Bangalore: It is a crucial day for the Congress in Karnataka as by-polls began in Mandya and Bangalore Rural constituencies on Wednesday. It's the first election in Karnataka after the Congress's Siddaramaiah took over as CM and he has to prove himself to his party. In a tough contest, the...
  • HP by-polls: Cong candidate Pratibha Singh wins from Mandi 30-06-2013 02:18 PM

    Shimla: Congress candidate Pratibha Singh on Sunday won the Mandi Lok Sabha by-election, defeating her nearest BJP rival Jai Ram Thakur by a massive margin of over 1.36 lakh votes. The polling was held in sixteen Assembly segments on June 23, while the exercise was held in rain-hit Kinnaur tribal...
  • Himachal by-polls: Cong candidate takes unassailable lead in Mandi 30-06-2013 12:14 PM

    Shimla: Congress candidate Pratibha Singh on Sunday established an unassailable lead of about 1,10,436 votes over her nearest BJP rival Jai Ram Thakur as counting of votes started for Mandi Lok Sabha by-election. Polling was held on June 23. Pratibha Singh, wife of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, has polled 2,78,758...
  • Himachal Pradesh by-polls: Counting of votes begins in Mandi 30-06-2013 10:51 AM

    Shimla: Counting of votes for the Mandi parliamentary bypoll in Himachal Pradesh began at 8 am Sunday and the result is expected by noon, election officials said in Shimla. The fate of four candidates, including two independents, will be decided during the day. Nearly 53 per cent of the 11,24,786...
  • Himachal: Kinnaur sees 54 per cent polling 28-06-2013 02:04 AM

    Shimla: Polling for the second and last phase of the Mandi Lok Sabha by-election in Himachal Pradesh's rain-hit Kinnaur district on Thursday saw 54 percent voter turnout, an election official said. "The turnout was just 11 percent in the first two hours but by noon it picked up pace," said...
  • Himachal Pradesh: Polling for Mandi Lok Sabha by-election today 23-06-2013 05:10 AM

    Shimla: Polling in sixteen assembly segments for Mandi Lok Sabha by-poll in Himachal Pradesh will be held on Sunday while voting in rain ravaged Kinnaur constituency has been deferred to June 27. The counting of votes which was scheduled for June 27 has been deferred to June 30, Chief Electoral...
  • Gujarat by-poll: Counting for LS, Assembly seats tomorrow 04-06-2013 10:00 PM

    Ahmedabad: Counting will take place on Wednesday for the two Lok Sabha and four Assembly seats where by-elections were held last Sunday. "Counting will start at 8 am tomorrow at four centres of Porbandar, Panchmahal, Limbadi and Banaskantha for all the seats and we are expecting results by the afternoon,"...
  • Maharashtra: Dismal turnout in Yavatmal by-poll 02-06-2013 08:40 PM

    Yavatmal: Only 37.5 per cent of the voters turned out at the polling booths during the by-election to Yavatmal Assembly constituency in Maharashtra on Sunday. The polling, however, was completely peaceful, District Collector Ashwin Mudgal said. He said the voting percentage might go up a little after the final figures...
  • Low turnout in Gujarat by-polls particularly in Banaskantha, Porbandar 02-06-2013 03:50 PM

    Ahmedabad: By-elections to two Lok Sabha and four Assembly seats in Gujarat did not enthuse the voters much going by their low turnout on Sunday. The turnout was poor, particularly in Lok Sabha constituencies of Banaskantha and Porbandar. "Banaskantha seat had around 37 per cent voting while Porbandar recorded 30...
  • Congress declares candidates for Gujarat by-elections 13-05-2013 12:43 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress has decided to field new faces and play the sympathy card in the upcoming bye-elections for two Lok Sabha and four Assembly seats in the state. Krishna Gadhvi, who has been given ticket for Banaskantha Lok Sabha seat is the widow of Mukesh Gadhvi who died in...
  • JD(U) retains Kalyanpur Assembly seat 28-02-2013 11:01 AM

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  • Kerala: PC withdraws remarks referring to by-poll 18-12-2011 11:43 AM

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday withdrew his remarks referring to by-elections in the context of the Mullaiperiyar dam issue which has created a furore in Kerala. "Like some other speakers, I also made a passing reference to the forthcoming by-election. I take back that remark," he said...
  • Hisar results: Bishnoi downplays Anna factor 17-10-2011 05:43 PM

    Kuldeep Bishnoi of the Haryana Janhit Congress (Bhajan Lal), who won the Hisar Lok Sabha by-elections defeating his nearest rival Ajay Singh Chautala of the Indian National Lok Dal by 6323 votes, on Monday downplayed the Anna Hazare factor. ...
  • Polling begins in Kerala 07-11-2009 09:35 AM

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  • Polling begins in Chhattisgarh 07-11-2009 09:23 AM

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  • Voting begins in Uttar Pradesh 07-11-2009 09:18 AM

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  • Polling begins in Himachal Pradesh 07-11-2009 09:15 AM

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  • Polling begins in Rajasthan 07-11-2009 09:09 AM

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  • Polling begins in West Bengal 07-11-2009 08:52 AM

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