by-elections

Phulpur: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost bypoll in Phulpur parliamentary constituency comprehensively losing four out of five assembly segments. Despite its dismal performance, the BJP candidate registered lead of about 15000 votes in one assembly segment of Allahabad West. Incidentally, this assembly segment is represented by Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh. In other …

Jaipur: The bypolls in Lok Sabha constituencies of Alwar and Ajmer, and for Mandalgarh assembly seat in Rajasthan began at 0800 hours on Monday. The by-elections assume significance as they come a year ahead of the assembly polls in 2019. Around 40 lakh voters would cast their votes in the closely fought battle between the Bharatiya …

Chandigarh: Counting of votes polled in the October 11 by-election to the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency began on Sunday. The counting was being conducted in centres in Gurdaspur and Pathankot towns. The fate of 11 candidates will be decided by Sunday afternoon. Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Swarn Salaria, Congress’ Sunil Kumar Jakhar, and Aam Aadmi Party’s …

Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has barred Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif from taking part in his own poll campaign for a by-election to a National Assembly seat left vacant after the disqualification of his elder brother and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The ECP code of conduct barred constitutional dignitaries, including the President, …

The Bhartiya Janata Party has won the by-election from the Nepanagar assembly constituency and also the Lok Sabha seat from Shahdol in Madhya Pradesh.

New Delhi: Polling for the by-elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Assam and Puducherry began on Saturday amid tight security. According to the officials, in West Bengal, an electorate of nearly 3,524,977, including 1,689,735 females and 38 from the third gender would choose their representatives from among 23 candidates in Cooch Behar and …