Elections Results: News

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.