Assembly Bypolls: News

13 Dec 2023

Vasundhara Raje

As new CMs take oath, Congress reasons BJP's out-of-the-box choices

In a surprise announcement, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) revealed new chief ministers in the states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh.

Bypoll results: BJP wins Tripura seats, SP wins Ghosi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the Boxanagar and Dhanpur bypolls in Tripura and Bageshwar in Uttarakhand on Friday, while the Congress retained Kerala's Puthuppally.

Assembly bypoll results: INDIA vs NDA as counting underway

The results of the assembly bypolls held earlier this week are likely to be declared on Friday as the counting of votes for seven seats in six states is underway.

Litmus test for INDIA as bypolls begin in 6 states

The voting for the bypolls to fill seven vacant assembly seats in six states began on Tuesday morning.

06 Nov 2022

Assembly Election

Bypoll results: BJP retains 4 assembly seats, RJD bags 1

Results for bypolls of 7 assembly seats across 6 states, Bihar, Maharashtra, Odisha, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Telangana, began emerging as the counting got underway on Sunday.

08 Dec 2018


TDP to contest Lok Sabha, Assembly polls in Odisha

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has decided to contest the Lok Sabha and the Odisha Assembly elections next year in the BJD-ruled state.

23 Nov 2018


TDP terms KCR's repeated attacks on Naidu a 'panic reaction'

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) today hit back at caretaker Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for his repeated attacks on its president N Chandrababu Naidu, calling it a "panic reaction".

20 Nov 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Used 'bitter medicine' of demonetization to 'treat' corruption, says Modi

PM Narendra Modi today said he used the "bitter medicine" of demonetization to bring back money into banking system and to give "proper treatment to deep-rooted corruption system" in the country.

11 Nov 2018


Despite Rahul-Modi face-off, caste-equations, poll-result as unpredictable as Hollywood-thriller climax

A Narendra Modi-Rahul Gandhi face-off, last-minute switching of camps, allegations, counter-allegations, and caste equations make for a heady election cocktail in five states, but poll results remain as unpredictable as the climax of a Hollywood thriller.

09 Nov 2018


Kerala HC disqualifies IUML MLA for communal poll-campaign in 2016

The Kerala High Court today disqualified an MLA of Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), on a plea claiming that he used religion to win the Assembly polls in 2016.

21 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh

'Magicians' to campaign for BJP in MP polls. What's next?

Seeking a fourth straight term in Madhya Pradesh, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) intends to cast a 'magic spell' on voters during the upcoming State Assembly polls.

20 Oct 2018


Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: BSP releases second list of 12 candidates

The BSP released its second list of 12 candidates for the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls.

27 Aug 2018


Meghalaya CM Sangma wins South Tura bypoll; beats Congress's Momin

Meghalaya Chief Minister and NPP President Conrad K Sangma today won the South Tura by-election by defeating his nearest rival Charlotte W Momin of the Congress by over 8,400 votes, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), FR Kharkongor, said.

04 Mar 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Congress to highlight BJP's 'hollow promises' in MP Assembly polls

The Congress's victory in the recent Assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh has made the party upbeat. It has now decided to campaign aggressively against the ruling BJP in the state elections due later this year.

23 Aug 2017


Crucial assembly bypolls for four seats in Delhi, Goa, AP

Assembly bypolls are underway for four seats: Andhra Pradesh's Nandyal, Delhi's Bawana, and Goa's Valpoi and Panaji.