Bypoll

  • Bypoll defeat will lead BJP-RSS to focus more on communal polarisation: CPM 10 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Poor performance of BJP-led NDA in successive assembly by-elections would eventually lead the BJP-RSS combine to focus more on the core Hindutva agenda of communal polarisation, CPI(M) has warned. "Of the 50 assembly seats that went to the polls in these three rounds of by-elections across various states...
  • Lessons from bypoll results - Public Memory is short but not always sweet! 16 hours 15 minutes ago

    The recent Parliament and bypolls have brought out one thing conclusively, which is the impatience of people. People wait long to form an opinion and once formed they act on it quickly. They do not care much for reputations, caste- calculations, dynasty factor etc. Their aspirations and fears are paramount and...
  • Don't be disheartened by the bypoll results, Shah tells BJP workers Yesterday

    Boosting the enthusiasm in his partymen, BJP chief Amit Shah said that the recent bypoll results should not be given importance and BJP will sweep the upcoming assembly elections of Maharashtra and Harayana. ...
  • Congress releases booklet on 100 days of BJP 'misrule' Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday brought out a booklet on BJP's "100 days of misrule" insisting that results of all the bypolls after the Lok Sabha election reflect "people's anger" over "hollow promises of a useless government". The slide of the ruling party was a "significant trend" that will gather momentum...
  • Bypolls defeat: BJP should consider bringing Varun back, says Maneka Gandhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost seats in bypoll elections in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan - states where it swept the Lok Sabha elections - Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that the party should consider bringing back her son and Sultanpur MP Varun...
  • Shiv Sena reacts sharply to BJP's performance in bypolls, says one's feet should be on ground Yesterday

    Mumbai: After a dismal performance by the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Assembly bypolls, its ally Shiv Sena has reacted sharply to it and said that this was a big lesson for Maharashtra Assembly elections. In an article in the party's mouthpiece Saamna, Sena said, "This is a big lesson for...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 2 days ago

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  • People have started voting for 'Modi-free' India: Congress 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Buoyed by the bypoll verdict, Congress on Tuesday had a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that within 100 days of his rule, people have started voting for a 'Modi-free India". Party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi also said on Twitter that BJP chief Amit...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • BJP's polarisation strategy fails in UP, SP makes a comeback, Congress recovers in bypolls 2 days ago

    Just months after its biggest ever victory in the Lok Sabha polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday faced a big jolt when the results of bypolls in 32 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats was announced. The BJP's polarisation formula seems to have worked in favour of its...
  • News 360: BJP gets bypoll shock before assembly polls in Maharashtra, Haryana 2 days ago

    The 33 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats bypoll results have surely come as a big shocker for the ruling BJP at the Centre. After a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections in May, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP has tasted its first major defeat. The biggest...
  • By-poll results positive, would push seat-deal with NCP: Congress 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra unit of Congress on Tuesday said that by-election results from Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan on Tuesday were a morale-booster for the party cadre, and would also lead to speedy finalisation of seats-sharing deal with the NCP for the coming assembly elections in the state. ...
  • Bypoll results: Wake up call for the BJP? 2 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party which ruled the roost in Lok Sabha elections got a kind of wake up call with the bypoll results as the party has suffered major setbacks in key states like Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat. ...
  • BJP's defeat in Rajasthan not surprising: Ashok Gehlot 2 days ago

    As Congress bagged three out of the four seats that went to bypolls, former CM Ashok Gehlot took a dig at BJP saying, "Results are not surprising, there is anger among people against govt for not delivering." BJP won just one seat. ...
  • Modi government's honeymoon period over: Congress on bypoll results 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday termed the results of Assembly bypolls, in which BJP suffered major reverses, as "good omen" for the secular forces and said it should ring alarm bells in the saffron party as people have rejected the "politics of polarisation". Saying that "Modi government's honeymoon period with...
  • Bypoll results: Has BJP's strategy of polarising electorate backfired? 2 days ago

    The 33 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats bypoll results have surely come as a big shocker for the ruling BJP at the Centre. After a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections in May, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP has tasted its first major defeat. The biggest...
  • BJP eyes 2016 West Bengal Assembly polls after winning Basirhat South 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Buoyed by its performance in the Assembly bye-elections where the party has secured a win from the Basirhat Dakshin seat, the BJP central leadership is now eyeing the Kolkata civic elections slated for next year and the 2016 Assembly elections to make West Bengal TMC free. BJP National Secretary Siddharth...
  • Bypoll jolt to BJP after massive win in Lok Sabha polls 2 days ago

    The BJP has received a jolt in the bypolls ahead of assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana. In Uttar Pradesh, the BJP which almost swept the Lok Sabha polls has managed to win just 2 out of total 11 assembly seats that went to by-polls. The ruling Samajwadi Party has...
  • BJP wrests Silchar from Congress in Assam bypoll 2 days ago

    Nagaon/Silchar: Opposition BJP wrested Silchar constituency from the Congress while the All India United Democratic Front and the ruling Congress retained Jamunamukh and Lakhipur seats respectively in the Assembly by-polls in Assam. The election office here said that BJP's Dilip Kumar Paul wrested Silchar from the Congress by defeating its nominee...
  • BJP MP Yogi Adityanath defensive, says not allowed to campaign in all bypoll seats 2 days ago

    Reeling from the loss of bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, Bharatiya Janata Party's star camapaigner Yogi Adityanath has pegged the blame on the fact that he was not allowed to campaign in all 10 bypoll seats. "I haven't seen the results but they are dependent on a lot of factors. I...
  • Bypoll drubbing is a message to Modi and Shah from hinterland India 2 days ago

    The drubbing of the BJP in UP is a 'watershed' event. One might ask why employ such an adjective for by-elections which merely change how many are sitting on which side of the aisle in the state legislature. Well, here's why: 1) Even though people have voted in a single party...
  • Bypolls: 'Good days' for SP & Congress, BJP suffers a shock defeat 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The 33 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats bypoll results have surely come as a big shocker for the ruling BJP at the Centre. After a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections in May, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP has tasted its first major defeat....
  • Bypoll results: BJP suffers reverses in Rajasthan, UP 2 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party suffered a jolt in Rajasthan winning just one of the four seats and was losing ground in Uttar Pradesh where Samajwadi Party(SP) was ahead during counting of votes in the bypolls on Tuesday exactly four months after it swept the two states in Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • People have voted against Central government, says Mukul Roy 2 days ago

    Trinamool Congress on Tuesday claimed that 'Modi magic' has gone pale in the 100 days of BJP-led NDA being in power at the Centre and asserted that people have reposed their faith in Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal. TMC General Secretary Mukul Roy said, "Central government trying to malign Mamata...
  • Local units should introspect where we went wrong, says Uma Bharti 2 days ago

    Facing reverses in some seats in the Assembly bypolls, the BJP on Tuesday said the results in some places were not according to its expectations. Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said, "state workers, leaders must introspect over defeat. Modi's popularity is increasing day by day." ...
  • Assembly bypoll results a defeat of PM Modi, his agenda: Congress 2 days ago

    The Congress seemed to be on the road of revival after its performance in the Assembly bypolls. Party spokesperson Sandeep Dikshit said, "This election has to be seen as much as a defeat of Narendra Modi and his agenda and what his government has done in three months as a...
  • Assembly bypoll results should be seen in local perspective: BJP 2 days ago

    The Bharatiya Janata Party suffered a serious jolt in the Assembly bypolls as it performed below expectation and failed to retain some of its seats. Party spokesperson Nalin Kohli said, "We have retained Vadodara, the SP has retained its Mainpuri. Nothing has changed from the national perspective. These results should...
  • People have moved beyond love jihad: Sachin Pilot on Congress's victory in Rajasthan bypolls 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress was in a celebration mode in Rajasthan as the party won three out of four seats in the state in the recently held bypolls. Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot thanked people and said that it was the result of the party's hard work in the past...
  • Congress wrests three Assembly seats from BJP in Rajasthan 2 days ago

    Jaipur: In a jolt to the Vasundhara Raje government, the opposition Congress on Tuesday wrested three Assembly seats of Weir, Nasirabad and Surajgarh from the ruling BJP which could retain only the Kota seat. Out of four Assembly seats which went to polls on September 13, BJP managed to win only...
  • Bharatiya Janata Party makes inroads into West Bengal Assembly, TMC retains Chowringhee 2 days ago

    Kolkata: BJP on Tuesday made its debut in the West Bengal Assembly by winning the Basirhat Dakshin seat while Trinamool Congress retained the prestigious Chowringhee seat. BJP's Shamik Bhattacharya won the Basirhat Dakshin seat in North 24 Parganas district by a margin of 1742 votes against its nearest Trinamool Congress rival...