Counting underway for by-polls held in West Bengal
Counting of votes for by-elections held in four Assembly constituencies -- three in West B...
33 % voting till 1.24 pm in Karnataka Assembly bypolls
Turnout in other constituencies are: Athani- 40.89 per cent, Kagwad- 37.72, Gokak- 37....
Karnataka bypolls: Congress leaders spring into action as JD(S) pact looms post polls
Several senior Congress leaders had taken a backseat in...
West Bengal bypoll: BJP's candidate Jay Prakash Majumdar heckled by TMC workers
BJP candidate Jay Prakash Majumdar was slapped, kicked, punched and pushed into a roadside bush allegedly by Trinamool Congress workers while voting was on for Karimpur assembly bypoll on Monday.
Name change pays electoral dividend to Yediyurappa
After changing the spelling of his name just ahead of his swearing-in, Yediyurappa went on to win the floor test, and now BJP under his leadership has won 12 out 15 seats that went for bypolls on December 5, providing the much needed stability to his government with majority on its side.
Karnataka by-poll results: People have accepted defectors, says DK Shivakumar
Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar on Karnataka by-poll results: We have to agree with the mandate of the voters of these 15 constituen...
PM Modi cautions people against Congress in Jharkhand
Modi, who was addressing a poll rally at Bokaro, compared Jharkhand to a youth attaining 19 years and its citizens its gaurdian and appealed to the people of the state to vote for the BJP government for the second time in a row.
K’taka a lesson for Congress, says PM Modi; will waive loan, says Rahul Gandhi
Modi says a stable government is necessary for development of the state while Rahul promises to return Jal, Jungle, Jameen to people.
Karnataka Byelection 2019: Why it matters to parties, leaders
The Congress is expecting a miracle in that BJP regime is reduced to a minority. In such a scenario, the party hopes to do an encore of Maharashtra. Of course, by tying up again with JD(S).
JD(S)' choice of candidate doesn't match HD Kumarawamy's anger
The anger of the former CM is unsurprising, considering that the resignation of these legislators led to the fall of the JD(S)- Congress coalition government, headed by him. K Gopalaiah, the BJP candidate in Mahalakshmi Layout in Bengaluru, was elected on a JD(S) ticket from here in last year’s Assembly polls.
Karnataka bypolls: Contestants make a pitch for strong single-party government
Both BA ‘Byrathi’ Basavaraja (KR Puram) and ST Somashekar (Yeshwanthpur) -- were loyal followers of Congress leader Siddaramaiah before they joined other lawmakers who resigned their Assembly membership causing the JD(S)-Congress regime’s fall in July this year.
Karnataka by-election: Voting underway in 15 assembly seats
Voting is underway in fifteen assembly constituencies of Karnataka on Thursday, the results of which would determine the fate of Chief Minis...
Ahead of bypolls, Yediyurappa faces tough task of tackling dissent
In at least five constituencies, aspiring candidates — most of whom lost the previous Assembly elections — have rebelled or expressed disappointment. The BJP has fielded 13 disqualified legislators in the 15 Assembly segments. It has to win at least eight seats for the government to survive.
View: Bypoll results show BJP can’t bank on Modi-Shah magic to win West Bengal
The BJP may be well entrenched in large parts of the country but — as an effective mass party — it is relatively new in Bengal. Prior to 2014 it had operated as a fringe outfit, basking in the reflected glory of the national party.
Karnataka Bypolls: BJP rivals raking up flood sentiments to put party in spot
Candidates who have shifted loyalties go all-out to justify their move
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