Crucial bypoll results Live: United opposition derails Modi wave

Results of by-elections to four Lok Sabha seats and 10 assembly constituencies, including Kairana, Bhandara-Gondiya, Palghar and Chengannur will be declared today

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31 May 2018, 5:21 PM

Victory margin of BJP in Palghar Lok Sabha bypoll has reduced: Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

31 May 2018, 4:39 PM

They used all their money & all their power, but could not get a victory: Tejashwi Yadav

31 May 2018, 4:00 PM

Shiv Sena writes to Election Commission demanding re-counting in Palghar constituency, reports CNN News 18


31 May 2018, 3:29 PM

People have given a befitting reply to the BJP: Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party President

31 May 2018, 3:28 PM

I thank the voters for bringing us to power. People have voted in this scorching heat, and the ideology has won, the farmers and the poor have voted for us: Akhilesh Yadav, SP


31 May 2018, 3:20 PM

BJP lost Kairana because of its politics of division: Akhilesh Yadav

31 May 2018, 2:59 PM

NCP wins from Bhandara-Gondiya bypoll Lok Sabha constituency; reports ANI


31 May 2018, 2:46 PM

Many voters did vote for BJP but with a lead of some thousand votes alliance has won. I would like to congratulate the candidate. The alliance has emerged strong and now we have to prepare better for future: Mriganka Singh, BJP Kairana candidate

31 May 2018, 2:43 PM

Congress candidate Miani D Shira wins Ampati seat in Meghalaya. She is the daughter of Former CM and Congress leader Mukul Sangma


31 May 2018, 2:23 PM

BJP wins Palghar bypoll Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra by 29572 votes; reports ANI

31 May 2018, 2:23 PM

People have faith in the Congress: Amarinder Singh, Punjab CM on Bypolls verdict


31 May 2018, 2:01 PM

Opposition candidate Tabassum Hasan wins Lok Sabha bypoll in UP's Kairana, BJP loses

31 May 2018, 1:53 PM

Would like to thank all parties who supported us, thank Akhilesh ji, Mayawati ji, Rahul ji, Sonia ji, CPIM, AAP and others. Jinnah hara, Ganna jeeta: RLD's Jayant Chaudhary, on RLD leading in Kairana


31 May 2018, 1:49 PM

NCP leading by 20,583 votes in Bhandara-Gondiya Lok Sabha bypoll; reports ANI

31 May 2018, 1:43 PM

BJP retains Maharshtra's Palgarh, trails in Bhandara Gondiya; reports NDTV


31 May 2018, 1:41 PM

BJP wins Tharali bypoll assembly seat in Uttarakhand; reports ANI

31 May 2018, 1:38 PM

Congress wins Shahkot bypolls: Hardev Singh Laddi Sherowalia wins by 38802 votes;


31 May 2018, 1:33 PM

Celebrations outside Samajwadi Party office in Lucknow after the party won Noorpur Assembly seat

31 May 2018, 1:21 PM

"The government has already been formed in Meghalaya. The majority has been moved. I don't think this issue of single largest party is a problem: Conrad Sangma, Meghalaya CM"; reports CNN News 18


31 May 2018, 1:19 PM

"In this poll we have reduced our margin as compared to last time. It’s a blow to Congress. We still have a clear majority," CNN News 18 quotes Conrad Sangma, Meghalaya CM as saying

31 May 2018, 1:18 PM

Congress candidate Munirathna who has won the RR Nagar polls affirmed people have rejected caste politics & voted for development; reports News 9


31 May 2018, 1:12 PM

"Congratulations to Tejashwi Yadav. I had said after our Rashtra Manch function in Patna that he has charisma & oratorical skill. He has expanded father’s base, not merely defended it. Trouble for his 'Chachaji Nitish'," tweets KC Singh

31 May 2018, 1:09 PM

JMM wins Gomia by 4400 votes; reports CNN News 18


31 May 2018, 1:05 PM

"Our victory margin is higher than the votes that JD(U) received": Tejashwi Yadav

31 May 2018, 1:05 PM

"Bihar cabinet used money yet Nitish Kumar could not save his seat": Tejaswi Yadav


31 May 2018, 1:04 PM

I thank the voters for our victory in Jokihat. It is their win. This is a win for 'Laluwaad'. BJP & Nitish are nowhere close to understanding Lalu Yadav: Tejashwi Yadav, RJD leader

31 May 2018, 12:49 PM

Many EVMs were faulty, names of about 50-60,00 people were missing from voter list. Also, within 12 hours of voting ending, EC changed vote percentage. So all this is very doubtful: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena on BJP leading in Palghar bypoll; reports ANI


31 May 2018, 12:44 PM

Congress wins Meghalaya's Ampati, becomes single largest party; reports NDTV

31 May 2018, 12:42 PM

Yogi Adityanath had said he will resign if he loses Kairana, he should now: opposition candidate from Kairana Tabassum Hasan


31 May 2018, 12:40 PM

SP candidate Nayeemul Hasan wins Noorpur assembly bypolls by 6271; source: Uttarpradesh.org

31 May 2018, 12:37 PM

RJD wins Jokihat seat by 41,224 votes; reports CNN News 18


31 May 2018, 12:36 PM

SP candidate Nayeemul Hasan wins Noorpur assembly bypolls by over 6000 votes

31 May 2018, 12:35 PM

Farmers are the real issue, not Jinnah: Kairana opposition candidate Tabassum Hasan; reports NDTV


31 May 2018, 12:32 PM

In Noorpur assembly bypoll, SP candidate Nayeemul Hasan leads by 10401 votes

31 May 2018, 12:29 PM

I would like to give credit to the public, the voters and my party people. Communal politics did not work for the opposition. : Tabassum Hasan, Opposition candidate; reports CNN News 18


31 May 2018, 12:29 PM

BJP ally Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) leading over Naga People's Front (NPF) by 34,669 votes in Nagaland Lok Sabha bypoll; reports ANI

31 May 2018, 12:27 PM

BJP's Gavit Rajendra Dhedya leading by 22000 votes from Palghar Lok Sabha seat after 16th round of counting; reports ANI


31 May 2018, 12:25 PM

RJD leads by 36475 votes in Jokihat; reports CNN News 18

31 May 2018, 12:24 PM

CPI-M's Saji Cherianwins Chengannur (Kerala) by election by a record margin of 18321 votes


31 May 2018, 12:21 PM

Dinesh Gundu Rao, working president, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee congrats Congress candidate Munirathna "on winning RR Nagar bypolls by a huge margin"

31 May 2018, 12:19 PM

We won the RR Nagar seat with huge margin, the people of Bengaluru have blessed us- Dinesh Gundu Rao, on Congress trends showing Party leading from RR Nagar; reports ANI


31 May 2018, 12:13 PM

I think the EVM machines were rigged: Nayab Singh Kohar, Akali Dal candidate from Shahkot assembly seat; reports ANI

31 May 2018, 12:07 PM

Congress ahead in Shahkot, Punjab by 27,049 votes, RJD nearing victory in Jokihat, Bihar; reports The Quint


31 May 2018, 12:05 PM

Congress built a formidable lead of over 16,000 votes in the Shiromani Akali Dal stronghold Shahkot in Punjab; reports International Business Times India

31 May 2018, 11:57 AM

BJP leading by 1092 votes from Tharali assembly seat in Uttarakhand in ninth round of counting


31 May 2018, 11:55 AM

Even after 7 rounds BJP leads by just 1800 votes in Tharali, Uttarakhand; reports CNN News 18

31 May 2018, 11:55 AM

Samajwadi Party leading by 10208 votes after 20th round of counting in Noorpur; reports ANI


31 May 2018, 11:37 AM

Karnataka: JD(S) was not bothered about RR Nagar, says HD Kumaraswamy

31 May 2018, 11:36 AM

Ruling People’s Democratic Alliance candidate from Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party Tokheho Yepthomi is leading by 14,561 votes against his nearest rival from Naga People’s front C Apok Jamir, who is being supported by Congress


31 May 2018, 11:21 AM

Congress' Miani D Shira wins from Meghalaya's Ampati Assembly constituency, reports ANI

31 May 2018, 11:20 AM

Nagaland: Naga People's Front (NPF) leading by over 11,000 votes, ahead of Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP)


31 May 2018, 11:12 AM

BJP leading by 17417 votes from Palghar Lok Sabha seat after the seventh round of counting

31 May 2018, 11:07 AM

Kerala: CPM's Saji Cherian set for massive win in Chengannur as his lead cross 9000 votes. Large section of Nair + Christian voters seem to have backed CPM. Cong in 2nd spot with 24,000 votes, BJP third with 18,000 votes


31 May 2018, 11:06 AM

Uttarakhand: Congress leading by 198 votes from Tharali assembly seat in fifth round of counting

31 May 2018, 11:05 AM

Jharkhand: JMM's Seema Devi leading by 296 votes from Silli assembly seat in the sixth round of counting


31 May 2018, 10:57 AM

Noorpur Assembly by-poll: Samajwadi Party leading by over 5100 votes in the 14th round of counting

31 May 2018, 10:56 AM

NCP leading by 3959 votes from Bhandara–Gondiya Lok Sabha constituency in fourth round of counting


31 May 2018, 10:54 AM

Kerala: LDF's Saji Cherian's lead crosses 10,000 in Chengannur

31 May 2018, 10:53 AM

Karnataka: Congress candidate Munirathna leads with 75,282 votes in ninth round in RR Nagar. Munirathna leads with 75,282 votes


31 May 2018, 10:51 AM

TMC workers celebrate in West Bengal's Maheshtala as party candidate Dulal Chandra Das leads in his assembly seat

31 May 2018, 10:48 AM

LDF inches towards victory, Saji Cherian leads by 7,000 votes


31 May 2018, 10:46 AM

Jharkhand: BJP leading from Gomia assembly seat by 7174 votes in the sixth round of counting

31 May 2018, 10:44 AM

Palghar bypoll results: Shiv Sena trails.


31 May 2018, 10:40 AM

Karnataka: BJP candidate Muniraju Gowda leaves counting centre after 7th round of counting.

31 May 2018, 10:39 AM

BJP's Gavit Rajendra Dhedya leading from Palghar Lok Sabha seat by over 14,000 votes over Shiv Sena candidate #Maharashtra


31 May 2018, 10:36 AM

After 7th round Congress candidate, Hardev Singh Ladi, leads by 16,000+ votes in Shakot.

31 May 2018, 10:34 AM

NDPP's Tokheho Yepthomi leads in Nagaland's lone Lok Sabha seat


31 May 2018, 10:33 AM

Congress candidate Munirathna leads in seventh round in RR Nagar. Munirathna leads with 61,517 votes, Muniraju Gowda of BJP gets 25,225 votes. JD(S) candidate trails with 11,626 votes.

31 May 2018, 10:31 AM

Ampati, Meghalaya - Congress leads by over 1000 votes.


31 May 2018, 10:30 AM

Congress leading by 12000 votes from Shahkot assembly seat after sixth round of counting

31 May 2018, 10:29 AM

CPM candidate Saji Cherian leads by 5268 votes with Congress and BJP battling it out for the second spot.


31 May 2018, 10:25 AM

West Bengal: TMC's Dulal Chandra Das is leading by over 20,000 votes from Maheshtala assembly constituency, after sixth round of counting. CPI(M) is second, BJP third.

31 May 2018, 10:25 AM

Congress candidate Laddi leads by 8500+ votes after fourth round. AAP fourth.


31 May 2018, 10:24 AM

Karnataka: Congress candidate Munirathna takes a big lead of 33,520 votes in RR Nagar. BJP's Muniraju Gowda gets 14,807 votes. JD(S) candidate trails with 5,642 votes.

31 May 2018, 10:23 AM

Congress candidate Laddi leading by 5,800-odd votes after third round of counting in Shahkot.


31 May 2018, 10:23 AM

All Jharkhand Students Union's Sudesh Mahto leading from Silli Assembly constituency, BJP leading from Gomia, reports ANI

31 May 2018, 10:22 AM

Uttarakhand: BJP leading with 339 votes from Tharali assembly seat


31 May 2018, 10:22 AM

SP-RLD Tabassum Hasan leads by 13,000 votes over rival BJP’s Mriganka Singh in Kairana Lok Sabha

31 May 2018, 10:21 AM

Karnataka: Congress candidate Munirathna leads with 24,219 votes in RR Nagar. Muniraju Gowda of BJP gets 11,868 votes. JD(S) candidate trails with 4,822 votes


31 May 2018, 10:21 AM

JD(U)'s Murshid Alam leading by over 3,000 votes from Jokihat Assembly constituency.

31 May 2018, 9:20 AM

Maharashtra: BJP's Gavit Rajendra Dhedya leading from Palghar Lok Sabha seat.


31 May 2018, 9:12 AM

Kerala: Early trends indicate CPI-M leading from Chengannur Assembly seat

31 May 2018, 9:11 AM

Congress candidate Muniratna leading by 8,680 votes on Rajarajeshwari Nagar assembly constituency seat


31 May 2018, 9:10 AM

BJP’s Mriganka Singh is leading over her SP-RLD rival Tabassum Hasan by 46 votes in Kairana Lok Sabha

31 May 2018, 9:09 AM

TMC Leading With 14679 votes in West Bengal's Maheshtala

After second round of counting, TMC is now leading with 14,679 votes. CPM is in second position with 2390 votes and BJP in third with 1,312 votes, say agencies


31 May 2018, 9:08 AM

Congress candidate Laddi Sherowalia leading by around 2000 votes in first round of counting for Shahkot assembly-by poll

31 May 2018, 9:07 AM

RR Nagar Election: Congress candidate Munirathna leads by 4,122 votes in RR Nagar in the first round of counting of votes, reports News 9

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31 May 2018, 9:05 AM

Bihar: Visuals from a counting centre in Jokihat, where counting has begun for assembly by-poll

31 May 2018, 8:25 AM

What's at stake?

In Kairana, where it's a direct contest between a united opposition and the BJP, 384 faulty VVPATs were replaced. Kairana byelection, a seat BJP won in 2014, is seen as a testing ground for Opposition unity ahead of the 2019 elections.

Bypoll to Maharashtra's Palghar Lok Sabha seat was necessitated after the demise of sitting BJP MP Chintaman Wanga. Shiv Sena has fielded his son Srinivas Vanga, while BJP gave the ticket to Rajendra Gavit. This decision of Shiv Sena has further strained its ties with ally BJP.

Jokihat bypolls in Bihar is seen as a litmus test for Nitish Kumar after sitting JD(U) lawmaker Sarfaraz Alam quit his party after JD(U) joined BJP and he shifted to RJD. He recently contested from the Araria Lok Sabha seat in March and also won the by-poll.
RJD has now fielded Shahnawaz Alam, Sarfaraz Alam's younger brother for the Jokihat by-polls, while the JD(U) candidate is Murshid Alam.

The only parliamentary seat in Nagaland was vacated by now Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, also voted in Monday's by-election.

It’s a three-way contest in Chengannur (Kerala), where the Congress is keen on reclaiming ground it lost to the ruling CPM two years ago.


31 May 2018, 8:10 AM

EVM Malfunctioning

There were complaints of EVM malfunctioning at many booths. Repolling was held in 73 polling stations of Kairana and 49 booths in Bhandara-Gondiya on May 30.

31 May 2018, 8:10 AM

Counting of votes for the by-elections to begin soon

The assembly seats where the by-elections were held on Monday are Noorpur (Uttar Pradesh), Tharali (Uttarakhand), Jokihat (Bihar), Gomia and Silli (Jharkhand), Maheshtala (West Bengal), Ampati (Meghalaya), Palus Kadegaon (Maharashtra), Shahkot (Punjab), RR Nagar (Karnataka) and Chengannur (Kerala).

The four Lok Sabha seats where bypolls were held were Kairana, Bhandara-Gondiya, Nagaland and Palghar.

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