Bypoll

  • Bypoll drubbing is a message to Modi and Shah from hinterland India 28 minutes 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 43 minutes 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 1 hour 16 minutes 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 1 hour 36 minutes 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 1 hour 46 minutes 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 hours 4 minutes 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 hours 26 minutes 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 3 hours 30 minutes 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 3 hours 50 minutes 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 1 hour 13 minutes 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...
  • Bypoll results: People have voted against communal forces, says UP CM 4 hours 26 minutes ago

    The Samajwadi Party took a huge lead in the bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, making its way ahead in nine out of 11 seats. The BJP could gain in only two seats. ...
  • Gujarat: Bharatiya Janata Party retains Vadodara Lok Sabha seat; wins 6 Assembly seats, Congress 3 2 hours 40 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday retained the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat which was vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. BJP candidate Ranjanben Bhatt surged ahead of rival Congress nominee Narendra Rawat to bag the seat. Bypoll results for nine Assembly seats also come out out of which...
  • CPM candidate Prabhat Chowdhury wins Assembly bypoll in Tripura 4 hours 46 minutes ago

    Agartala: Ruling CPI(M) on Tuesday retained its seat in the only Left bastion of Tripura by defeating Congress in the bypoll in Manu (ST) Assembly constituency. Prabhat Chowdhury of CPI-M secured 21,759 votes defeating Mailafru Mog of Congress by 5788 votes. Mog polled 15,971 votes in the constituency, considered to be...
  • Chief Minister's brother wins Sikkim Assembly seat as Independent 5 hours 6 minutes ago

    Gangtok: Independent candidate RN Chamling won Rangang-Yangang Assembly seat by 708 votes defeating his nearest Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) nominee Kumari Mangar in Sikkim. While Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling's younger brother RN Chamling, who fought the seat as an Independent candidate polled 4788 votes, Kumari Mangar of ruling SDF got...
  • Bypoll results live: SP takes huge lead in UP, BJP disappointed, Congress wins 3 seats in Rajasthan 2 hours 36 minutes ago

    The stage is all set for the results of bypolls for three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly constituencies spread across 10 states where bypolls were held on September 13. The three Lok Sabha seats are in Vadodara (Gujarat), vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh) and Medak (Telangana)...
  • Bypoll results for 3 Lok Sabha, 33 Assembly seats to be out today, stakes high for BJP 9 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Counting of votes will be held on Tuesday in three Lok Sabha and 33 assembly constituencies spread across 10 states where bypolls were held on September 13, with stakes high for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The three Lok Sabha seats are in Vadodara (Gujarat), vacated by Prime Minister Narendra...
  • Telangana: Medak Lok Sabha constituency bypoll vote counting on Tuesday 18 hours 32 minutes ago

    Sangareddy: Counting of votes polled from the Medak Lok Sabha constituency during the September 13 bypoll is scheduled to begin on Tuesday morning 8 am at Rudram village's Gitam University campus near Sangareddy town, official sources said on Monday. Medak parliamentary constituency comprises sevenassembly segments like Sangareddy, Patancheru, Narsapur, Medak,...
  • Counting for Gujarat bypolls on Tuesday, CM Patel faces acid test 19 hours 31 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Counting of votes for nine Assembly and one Lok Sabha seats in the state will be held on Tuesday, with stakes being high for BJP and the state chief minister Anandi Patel, who succeeded Narendra Modi, facing a litmus test of her leadership to check opposition Congress. A total...
  • Poll: Yavatmal district in east Maharashtra has 20 lakh eligible voters 2 days ago

    Yavatmal: Over 20,05,583 voters are found eligible in Yavatmal district in east Maharashtra to cast their vote in the Assembly poll scheduled on October 15 in the state. "The district administration is fully prepared to hold a fair and peaceful election in all the seven Assembly segments in the district with...
  • Want best for Lucknow, country, says voter 3 days ago

    As bypolls are being held for one Lok Sabha and 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, voters put forth their demands. One of the voters said, "We want the best for Lucknow as well as the country. There are many issues that need to be tackled." ...
  • UP bypoll: Voting underway for Noida assembly seat 3 days ago

    Nearly 6 million people in Uttar Pradesh are exercising their franchise in 11 assembly constituencies and 1 Lok Sabha constituency in the bypolls happening in Noida. This is the largest constituency as far as size is concerned. ...
  • Gujarat bypolls: Voting begins for 1 Lok Sabha, 9 assembly seats 3 days ago

    Polling has begun in Gujarat for nine assembly segments and one Lok Sabha segment. Congress has fielded Jatin Kella against Suresh Patel of the Bharatiya Janata Party. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh bypoll: Over 65 per cent voting in Medak & Nandigama 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Over 65 per cent polling was reported in the bye-elections of the Medak Lok Sabha seat in Telangana and the Nandigama (SC) Assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh, as polling came to a close at 6 PM on Saturday. The exact polling percentage will be known only late in the night,...
  • Tripura bypolls: Over 87 per cent polling recorded 2 days ago

    Agartala: By-election for Manu (ST) assembly seat in Tripura passed off peacefully on Saturday with record heavy turnout. Joint Chief Electoral Officer(JCEO) Debasish Modak said, "Though the exact figure is yet to be available, roughly over 87 per cent voters exercised their franchise peacefully. "People stood in long and serpentine queues...
  • UP bypolls: About 50 per cent polling recorded in state 2 days ago

    Lucknow: About 50 per cent electorate on Saturday exercised their franchise in bypolls to 11 Assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh till 5 pm. Around 53.2 per cent votes were polled in Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat where Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his MP wife Dimple...
  • Chhattisgarh bypolls: 50 pc voting in Antagarh assembly seat 2 days ago

    Raipur: Half the electorate today turned out for the bye-election to Antagarh assembly constituency in the Naxal-affected Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. Polling was peaceful. "49.86 per cent polling was recorded in this seat, reserved for tribals," Joint Chief Electoral Officer DD Singh said. The polling was held from 7 AM to 3...
  • West Bengal bypolls: Chowringhee, Basirhat Dakshin electorate cast their votes 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Polling percentage at the two assembly seats in West Bengal where by-polls were held on Saturday declined as compared to previous elections in these segments. State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sunil Gupta said that at 6 PM the polling percentage at Basirhat Dakshin constituency was 79.59 per cent and just...
  • Assam bypoll: 70 per cent voter turnout registered 2 days ago

    Guwahati: Nearly 70 per cent polling was recorded in the peaceful bye-election for three seats of Assam Assembly on Saturday to decide the fate of 25 contestants in Silchar, Lakhipur and Jamunamukh. Jamunamukh in Nagaon district witnessed over 74 per cent polling, while Silchar and Lakhipur in Cachar district saw...
  • Campaign for Gujarat by-polls ends 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Dampened by rain-related issues, the lacklustre campaign for the by-polls to Vadodara Lok Sabha and nine assembly seats in Gujarat, came to an end on Thursday with the ruling BJP seeking votes in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, even as the Congress looks to capitalise on his...
  • Campaigning for Assam bypoll ends 4 days ago

    Guwahati: Campaigning for the bye-elections to three Assembly constituencies of Silchar, Lakhipur and Jamunamukh on September 13 ended on Thursday. All the contesting parties -- Congress, AIUDF, BJP and Independents -- ended their campaign at the stipulated 5 PM. Altogether 25 candidates are in the fray for the three constituencies where...