Elections Results: News

04 Dec 2023


Election results: ZPM wins Mizoram, set to form next government

As the vote counting for Mizoram's assembly elections concluded on Monday, the opposition Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) secured a landslide victory in the state.

02 Mar 2023

Assembly Election

Election results: BJP wins Nagaland, Tripura; NPP-BJP partner in Meghalaya

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies emerged victorious in the 2023 Nagaland and Tripura Assembly elections as the vote counting concluded on Thursday.

02 Mar 2023

Assembly Election

Election results: BJP leads in Nagaland, Tripura; NPP in Meghalaya

The 2023 Assembly elections in the northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland were held in February.

02 Mar 2023

Assembly Election

Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland Assembly election results: Counting of votes begins

The northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland went to polls last month to elect a new Assembly.

11 Nov 2022


Meet Indian-American Nabeela Syed, who scripted history in US election

Nabeela Syed, a 23-year-old Indian-American woman, has scripted history by becoming the youngest member of the 118-member Illinois General Assembly in the United States (US).

03 Jun 2022


Bypolls: CM Dhami wins Champawat; counting underway in Kerala, Odisha

Uttarakhand Chief Minister (CM) Pushkar Singh Dhami has won the Champawat bypoll by approximately 55,000 votes to ensure he continues as the CM of the state.

16 Apr 2022


By-election results: TMC sweeps West Bengal; RJD triumphs in Bihar

The counting of votes for the recently concluded by-elections for one Lok Sabha seat and four Assembly seats took place on Saturday.

14 Mar 2022


All newly elected representatives sworn in as MLAs in Manipur

The newly elected representatives of the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly took oath at the Assembly hall on Monday.

12 Mar 2022


Goa: Pramod Sawant resigns, suspense over CM post continues

BJP leader and Goa CM Pramod Sawant tendered his resignation to Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai at Raj Bhawan Saturday as the party prepared to form the government for a third consecutive time in the state.

11 Mar 2022


Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami resigns day after election result

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and the state cabinet tendered their resignation to Governor Gurmit Singh at Raj Bhawan on Friday.

11 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

Modi holds roadshow in poll-bound Gujarat after BJP's election wins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a massive roadshow in Gujarat on Friday, a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party returned to power in the assembly elections in four of five polling states: Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, Uttarakhand, and Goa.

11 Mar 2022

Samajwadi Party

SP showed BJP seats can be reduced, says Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav congratulated voters on Friday morning for supporting his party in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

10 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

BJP wins 4 states; Modi expresses hope for 2024 elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party has emerged victorious in four of the five states where election results became clear on Thursday.

10 Mar 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath breaks 'Noida jinx'; know all about the superstition

Yogi Adityanath is all set to return as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister for a second term with Bharatiya Janata Party comfortably crossing the 202-seat majority mark in the 2022 UP Assembly elections.

10 Mar 2022


Yogi Adityanath set to create history in Uttar Pradesh

The counting of votes for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2022 is underway and state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is all set to create history as the official trends showed the ruling BJP has already crossed the halfway mark.

10 Mar 2022


Assembly Election Results: BJP wins big; AAP's majority in Punjab

As the election results are being announced on Thursday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to win the assembly elections in Goa, Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.

10 Mar 2022


Election results: EC implements three-layer security, 24x7 CCTV for EVMs

The Election Commission of India has implemented a "three-layered security" to combat any form of "rumor-mongering, disinformation, and breach of protocol" during the counting of votes in five states on Thursday.

02 Nov 2021


Bypoll results: Congress wins Himachal; NDA's victory in NE

The counting of votes for bypolls in three Lok Sabha constituencies and 29 Legislative Assembly constituencies in 13 states and the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli started on Tuesday.

23 May 2019

Narendra Modi

#Verdict2019: PM Modi gives first speech after BJP's historic win

While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is headed for a landslide victory in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, PM Narendra Modi has given his first speech since being voted back to power.

23 May 2019


'Slap on my face': Prakash Raj on losing Bangalore Central

Actor and filmmaker Prakash Raj, who contested in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate in Karnataka, isn't particularly happy about his loss and he is not hiding it either.

23 May 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Congress' Ratan Singh dies of heart attack at counting center

While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rejoices amid yet another huge majority for them in the Lok Sabha elections, tragic news emerges from Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), where Sehore district chief of the Indian National Congress, Ratan Singh, died of a heart attack.

23 May 2019

Madhya Pradesh

#Verdict2019: A look at what's happening on VIP seats

Even as Election Commission started counting the votes for Lok Sabha elections, all eyes turned towards the VIP seats.

18 May 2019


#Elections2019: What are exit polls? Here's everything you should know

The seventh and final phase of polling for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections will take place on Sunday (19 May) in 59 constituencies spread across seven states and one Union Territory.

11 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha elections: Understanding the difference between EVMs and VVPATs

The much-anticipated general elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 12, and results will be announced on May 23.

07 Mar 2019


Your name missing from voters' list? Here's what to do

If your name doesn't appear on your state/UT's electoral roll, you won't be able to cast your vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

06 Mar 2019


Voter ID: How to track your application status online

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

04 Mar 2019


All you need to know about NRI Voter ID card

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

02 Mar 2019


Steps to change your Voter ID address to another state

Assembly elections are due in several states this year, while the 2024 Lok Sabha polls are less than a year away.

28 Feb 2019

Lok Sabha

Error in your Voter-ID card? Here's how to rectify it

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

26 Feb 2019


Lost your Voter-ID card? Here's how to get a duplicate

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up.

14 Feb 2019


General elections won't affect India's welfare measures: DBS economist

Some of the new welfare measures in India will continue to take shape, regardless of the outcome of the general election, a top Singapore bank said today.

31 Dec 2018


Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina registers landslide win, Opposition fumes

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's alliance has won the parliamentary vote with a thumping majority even as the main opposition rejected the "farcical" elections.

Assembly poll results, Urjit Patel's sudden resignation upset market

Benchmark equity indices opened with heavy losses today, as investors were on edge ahead of the final assembly election results from five states, amid plummeting rupee after RBI Governor Urjit Patel's unexpected resignation.

20 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K polls: BJP fails to open account in Ladakh region

The BJP failed to open its account in J&K's Ladakh region in the urban local body elections held earlier this month.

04 Sep 2018


Pakistan: Voting in Presidential election concludes; Alvi likely to win

The voting to elect Pakistan's 13th President by lawmakers has concluded.

Imran Khan opts for simple oath-ceremony, not to invite foreign-leaders

Imran Khan has decided against inviting foreign leaders and celebrities to his oath-taking ceremony as Pakistan's new Prime Minister as he wants to keep the event very simple.

26 Jul 2018

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan polls: Imran Khan inches towards victory amid mass-rigging allegations

Hours before results of the Pakistan general elections are to be officially declared, PTI Chief Imran Khan took a clear lead, even as rivals alleged their agents were being thrown out of polling stations.

17 Jun 2018

Samajwadi Party

UP: Minor reshuffle in BJP's organizational posts after by-poll losses

In a minor reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh BJP has made some changes in the portfolio of some of its organizational secretaries.

14 Jun 2018


Use this app to review politicians based on their work

Today, I got to know about a recently-launched rating app for politicians called the Neta App, using which its creator, Pratham Mittal predicted the hung assembly in Karnataka.

06 Jun 2018


Karnataka: Mayawati's BSP gets first minister outside UP

Mayawati, the astute BSP supremo, who was instrumental in uniting Congress and the regional JD(S) for a post-poll alliance in Karnataka, has convinced them to induct her only state MLA N Mahesh into the cabinet.

Simplified: The difference between EVM and VVPAT

In April 2017, after allegations of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) tampering, 16 political parties had appealed to the Election Commission (EC) to reintroduce ballot papers in elections.

17 May 2018


Congress leaders blame Siddaramaiah for Karnataka defeat, he gets "emotional"

Following an embarrassing defeat in the Karnataka election at the hands of BJP, Siddaramaiah has become a center of the blame-game inside the Congress.

16 May 2018


Karnataka Result: Congress-JD(S) opportunistic alliance now blaming BJP for poaching

The Congress-JD(S) alliance, that came together after the fractured mandate in Karnataka elections, have now alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to poach its legislators.

15 May 2018


#SemiFinals2019: BS Yeddyurappa to meet PM, just like he foretold

Clearly, subtlety is not BS Yeddyurappa's style.

15 May 2018


#SemiFinals2019: CM Siddaramaiah trailing in Chamundeshwari, leading in Badami

Early trends of Karnataka Election results have incumbent Chief Minister Siddaramaiah trailing from Chamundeshwari, but he is leading in Badami constituency.

12 May 2018


Karnataka Exit Poll Out: BJP leads in most surveys

Karnataka has voted and according to the exit polls, BJP is leading in most surveys.

05 May 2018


Karnataka Manifesto: Why urban Karnataka matters?

About 38% of Karnataka's population lives in urban areas.

06 Apr 2018


Three election-related apps, week-long exhibition: Steps taken before Karnataka polls

Three election-related BBMP-developed apps were launched by CEC Om Prakash Rawat yesterday in Bengaluru ahead of the May elections.

06 Mar 2018


Tripura: Cheering BJP supporters bring down Lenin statue

The post-poll violence in Tripura came to a climax when BJP supporters razed a statue of Lenin in Belonia amid 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' chants, less than 48 hours after results.

05 Mar 2018


Italy elections: What does a hung parliament imply?

In Italy's parliamentary elections, voters expressed their disdain for the governing pro-Europe Centre-left Democratic Party. Lagging economy and surging migration made them unpopular, prompting voters to give a divided mandate to hard-right and populist forces.

04 Mar 2018


Introducing Sunil Deodhar: The man behind BJP's landmark Tripura win

With the BJP's historic win in the north-east, it will now rule across 21 Indian states.

03 Mar 2018


Amit Shah: BJP's footprint is increasing with every election

BJP president Amit Shah addressed a press conference after his party's astounding performance in North-East polls. He thanked people of Tripura and Nagaland for reposing faith in BJP and its alliance partners.

01 Feb 2018

West Bengal

Bypolls results: Congress wins in Rajasthan; TMC in Bengal

It seems Congress's fortunes are changing. In Rajasthan, in a semi-final election of sorts before the state assembly polls, Congress won the LS constituency seats of Alwar and Ajmer and the Mandalgarh Assembly seat.

29 Dec 2017


Former footballer George Weah wins Liberia's presidential election

African nation, Liberia, has a new president. Former 'World Footballer of the Year' George Weah has been elected as Liberia's president.

19 Dec 2017


Gujarat Polls: NOTA was the 4th most popular choice

In Gujarat, the NOTA (None Of The Above) option emerged as the fourth preferred 'party' after the BJP, Congress and Independents, polling 1.8% of the total vote share.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Interesting records of Gujarat elections 2017!

Did you know that during Gujarat election 2017, at 80, Congress won the highest number of seats since 1985?

18 Dec 2017


#IndiaDecidesOn18th: What's behind BJP's diminished vote-share?

The BJP is all set to win Gujarat with a lead in about 99 seats (2pm).

18 Dec 2017


#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Incumbent Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani wins Rajkot (West)

Leading from front, incumbent CM Vijay Rupani won Rajkot (west) by around 25,000 votes. Though he was initially trailing against Congress's Indranil Rajguru, he made an impressive comeback.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: In Gujarat, trends show BJP leading in 98 seats

For Gujarat assembly elections, counting of votes began at 8am.

18 Dec 2017

Himachal Pradesh

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: BJP wins in Himachal but Dhumal loses Sujanpur

Counting of votes began at 8am today for the Himachal Pradesh elections. BJP is all set to form government in the hill state with a lead in 44 seats (as of 4:50 pm).

17 Dec 2017

Himachal Pradesh

#IndiaDecidesOn18: Himachal elections- Look out for these five fiery battles

Voters in Himachal have alternatively voted for Congress and BJP to keep the parties on their toes.

17 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

#IndiaDecidesOn18: Gujarat elections- Five key battles to watch out for

It's a prestige battle for the BJP as it attempts to retain control of Gujarat, PM Narendra Modi's home state, in the assembly elections.

14 Dec 2017

Himachal Pradesh

Exit polls predict a landslide victory for BJP in Himachal!

Since BJP-Congress have alternatively wrested power in Himachal, it is not much of a surprise that exit polls reveal a massive win for BJP with about 50 seats.

01 Dec 2017

Yogi Adityanath

UP civic-polls: BJP heads towards major win, Congress loses Amethi

Counting is on for the UP civic elections, being seen as a crucial test for CM Yogi Adityanath.

15 Oct 2017


Gurdaspur bypolls: Congress candidate wins by over 1.9 lakh votes

The Congress has won massively in Punjab's Gurdaspur, traditionally a BJP stronghold, where votes of bypolls were being counted today.

17 Aug 2017

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

MP: BJP wins 25 local bodies, Congress gets 15

Despite the recent farmers' agitation and the ensuing violence, the ruling BJP managed to win 25 of the 43 local bodies in Madhya Pradesh.

20 Jul 2017


Kovind vs Kumar: Counting underway to decide India's next president

Counting of votes in the presidential election started today at 11am, three days after polling was held to decide India's next President.

10 Jul 2017


VVPATs: Paper trail counting may delay poll results by 3hrs

As the Election Commission prepares for the rollout of VVPATs for elections across India, challenges posed by the process are coming to the fore.