Bypoll Results 2021 highlights: BJP retains Khandwa Lok Sabha seat with reduced margin

In what is being seen as a bittersweet result for the ruling BJP and Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai in Karnataka, the saffron party has won the Sindgi assembly segment, but lost the Hangal seat to Congress, in the bypolls held on October 30. The ruling BJP and its ally UPPL secured one seat each in the Assam by-polls and the two parties are leading in the other three seats as well on Tuesday afternoon. The results will give a preview of the national mood ahead of the 2022 elections in seven states. Stay tuned for live updates
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  • 21:54

    Trinamool Congress wins in all 4 assembly seats in West Bengal. Congress wins in all 3 assembly seats in Himachal Pradesh, 2 seats in Rajasthan and 1 seat in Maharashtra. BJP wins in 3 assembly seats, United People's Party-Liberal in two seats in Assam

  • 21:53

    Assembly by-poll results | In Madhya Pradesh, BJP wins in 2 assembly seats and Congress wins in one seat. BJP and Congress win one seat each in Karnataka.

  • 21:26

    Congress loses deposit in 8 Assembly, 1 LS seats; BJP forfeits deposit in 7 Assembly seats

    Congress lost deposit in eight Assembly seats and one Lok Sabha constituency in the latest edition of bypolls while BJP forfeited it in seven Assembly seats as both the parties could not win the confidence of at least one-sixth of the voters who exercised their franchise in these places.

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  • 20:40

    Bypoll result victory of farmers: Abhay Chautala; BJP disagrees

    INLD leader Abhay Singh Chautala described his win in the Ellenabad bypolls on Tuesday as a victory of farmers, a claim rejected by the ruling BJP who said his low victory margin shows people negated the issue over which he resigned from the Assembly.

    Chautala had resigned from the state Assembly over the Centre’s farm laws.


  • 20:39

    BJP retains Khandwa Lok Sabha seat with reduced margin

    BJP candidate Gyaneshwar Patil on Tuesday won thebypollfrom the Khandwa Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh by defeating his nearest Congress rival, former MLA Rajnarayan Singh Purni, with a margin of 82,140 votes, a poll official said. Patil got 6,32,455 votes, while Purni bagged 5,50,315 ballots. Thus, the ruling party retained the seat albeit with a reduced margin.


  • 20:31

    Congress retains Deglur (SC) Assembly seat in Maharashtra by margin of 41,917 votes: EC

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  • 20:19

    MP bypolls: BJP wrests Prithvipur Assembly seat from Congress

  • 20:12

    With bypoll results, alarm bells ring for BJP in hill states

    It is specious to gauge the political mood of a country as diverse and large as India from the results of the bypolls of 29 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats. The results, however, are not good news for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s state governments in Himachal Pradesh and Haryana – both of which have witnessed farmers' agitations in the recent past.

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  • 19:11

    The campaigning done by RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in Kusheshwar Asthan and Tarapur assembly setas for by-polls in Bihar was a loss for their party rather than a gain: Union Minister & LJP leader Pashupati Kumar Paras


  • 19:06

    Eatala Rajender retains Huzurabad Assembly seat with about 24k vote majority over TRS.


  • 18:47

    Trinamool Congress (TMC) activists celebrate as the party is leading during the counting of votes of all four West Bengal assembly constituencies , in Nadia, Tuesday.


  • 18:45

    BJP loses Raigoan (SC) seat by margin of 12,290 votes to Congress

  • 18:36

    WB | BJP candidates never get cars, mics, or accommodation during the by-elections here. Police get the voting done, which is one-sided & not neutral. Earlier, too, we lost the by-elections but won the general elections at the same place: Dilip Ghosh (BJP) on the by-polls result


  • 18:20

    MP bypolls: BJP snatches Jobat (ST) Assembly seat from Congress

    The BJP has snatched Jobat (ST) Assembly constituency in Madhya Pradesh from Congress with the saffron party candidate Sulochana Rawat defeating her nearest rival Mahesh Patel by a margin of 6,104 votes in the bypoll, counting for which was held on Tuesday, officials said.

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  • 18:11

    Rajasthan bypolls: Congress wins Vallabhnagar, Dhariawad Assembly seats

    The ruling Congress in Rajasthan on Tuesday won the bypolls to the Vallabhnagar and Dhariawad Assembly segments.

    The main opposition BJP not only lost the elections, its candidates stood third and fourth in the Dhariawad and Vallabhnagar segments, respectively.

    Before the bypolls, the Dhariawad seat was represented by the BJP and Vallabhnagar by the Congress.

    With the win, the tally of the Congress in the 200-member Rajasthan Assembly reached 108 against BJP’s 71 MLAs.


  • 18:03

    Bharatiya Janata Party is now a national party. It is no longer confined to 5-6 states. It is capable to win elections from any state: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma in Guwahati


  • 17:54

    We won all 5 seats with a huge margin. Today's electoral victory in Assam isn't an ordinary victory as in every seat we won by a margin higher than in general elections. People of North East have reposed their faith in leadership of PM Modi: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on bypolls


  • 17:50

    TMC wins Shantipur Assembly by over 64,000 votes

    Trinamool Congress' candidate for Shantipur assembly constituency Braja Kishor Goswami won the by-elections by 64,675 votes on Tuesday, an Election Commission of India (ECI) official said.

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  • 17:40

    Congress upbeat about bypoll results, says it still has in it to take on BJP

    Congress on Tuesday was upbeat about its performance in the bypoll results in 13 states wresting seats, including a Lok Sabha constituency, from the BJP in Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan and sent a subtle message to allies like Trinamool Congress that it still has in it to take on the saffron party.

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  • 17:12

    Shiv Sena wins Dadra & Nagar Haveli LS bypoll in first major win for party outside Maharashtra

    Shiv Sena candidate Kala Delkar won the bypoll to a Dadra and Nagar Haveli Lok Sabha seat by defeating rival BJP and Congress candidates with a record margin.

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  • 17:08

    Himachal Pradesh bypolls: Congress wins Mandi Lok Sabha seat.

  • 17:07

    I feel Congress is well-placed, and our efforts will yield good fruits for us in UP. But what is more important, is for people to see who is most viable option that they need to support against BJP, and I think Cong is fast emerging as that option: Sachin Pilot

  • 17:02

    Karnataka assembly bypolls: Congress candidate Srinivas Mane defeats closest rival Shivaraj Sajjanar of BJP by margin of 7,373 votes in Hangal.

  • 16:51

    Haryana bypolls: INLD's Abhay Singh Chautala wins Ellenabad Assembly seat, beats BJP's Gobind Kanda by over 6,700 votes


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    After 15 rounds, BJP's Eatala leading by 11483 votes in Huzurabad


  • 16:23

    Let us go by the wishes of the people of Karnataka...They are looking towards change: Karnataka Congress President D K Shivakumar on Congress winning Hangal Assembly seat


  • 16:18

    Bihar bypolls | JD(U) wins Kusheshwar Asthan assembly seat with a margin of 12,695 votes; RJD second, LJP third.


  • 16:12

    TMC candidate Subrata Mondal wins Gosaba assembly bypoll by a margin of 1,43,051 votes

  • 16:11

    TMC wins all 4 seats in West Bengal bypolls

    Wins Dinhata with a margin of 1,64,089 votes, BJP 2nd

    Wins Santipur with a margin of 64,675 votes, BJP 2nd

    Wins Khardaha with a margin of 93,832 votes, BJP 2nd

    Wins Gosaba with a margin of 1,43,051 votes, BJP 2nd

  • 16:10

    NPP wins 2 & UDP wins 1 Assembly seat in Meghalaya bypolls

    Mawphlang - UDP wins with a margin of 4401 votes, Congress 2nd, NPP 3rd

    Mawryngkneng - NPP wins with a margin of 1816 votes, Congress 2nd, Ind 3rd

    Rajabala - NPP wins with a margin of 1926 votes, Congress 2nd, UDP 3rd


  • 16:08

    Bypoll scores tied, but setback for CM Bommai with Hangal defeat

    The Mumbai-Karnataka region will be renamed as 'Kittur Karnataka region' as there is no point in retaining the old name when border disputes often emerge, Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai said on Monday.

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  • 15:49

    MLA Sunder Singh Thakur and other Congress workers show victory sign as the party is leading during the counting of votes of Mandi parliamentary constituency bypolls, in Kullu

    Credit: PTI Photo

  • 15:45

    RJD defeated in Kusheshwar Asthan, Tej Pratap pins blame on state unit chief Jagada Nand Singh

  • 15:23

    NDA on course to clean sweep in Assam after winning four out of five Assembly seats

    While the BJP has clinched three seats — Bhabanipur, Marianiand Thorwa — while ally UPPL has won Gossaigaon and leads in Tamulpur.

  • 15:22

    Mizoram; MNF wins Tuirial bypoll

  • 14:45

    Congress upsets BJP in Dhariawad, leads in Vallabhnagar

  • 14:43

    Nagaland: Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party wins in Shamator Chessore

  • 14:42

    Himachal Pradesh: Congress wins in Fatehpur, Jubbal-Kotkhai; leads in Arki Assembly seat, Mandi LS segment

  • 14:26

    TMC's Udayan Guha sweeps BJP's Ashok Mondal by 1,64,089 votes in Dinhata; Subrata Mondal defeats Palah Rana in Gosaba by 1,43,051 votes

  • 14:24

    West Bengal: TMC wins Gosaba, Dinhata Assembly segments

  • 14:22

    Meghalaya: Ruling NPP wins Rajabala Assembly bypoll

    Meghalaya's ruling party NPP on Tuesday won Rajabala assembly constituency, where bypoll was held on October 30, as its candidate Md. Abdus Saleh defeated his nearest opponent Hashina Yashmin Mondal of the Congress by a margin of over 1,900 votes, Chief Electoral Officer FR Kharkongor said. The National People’s Party nominee secured 11,823 votes while Mondal got 9,897, he said. (PTI)

  • 13:59

    BJP wins Sindgi Assembly bypolls; Ramesh Balappa defeats Congress candidate by over 31,000 votes

  • 13:52

    In Deglur seat, Congress candidate leads by a margin of over 25,000 votes

    In the Deglur Assembly seat in Maharashtra,Congress candidate Jitesh Antapurkar is leading by a margin of over 25,000 votes at the end of 19 rounds.

  • 13:36

    Congress leads in all three assembly seats in Himachal Pradesh: EC trends

  • 13:34

    TMC activists celebrate as the party is leading during the counting of votes of all four West Bengal assembly constituencies, in Nadia

    Credit: PTI Photo

  • 13:33

    BJP remains ahead of TRS in Huzurabad after 22 rounds of counting

  • 12:44

    YSCRP wins Badvel Assembly in Andhra Pradesh

    YSRCP retains the seat left uncontested by main opposition TDP. BJP in a distant second position.

  • 12:04

    Congress leads both Assembly seats in Rajasthan

  • 12:03

    Madhya Pradesh: Kalpana Verma snatches lead for Congress from BJP's Pratima Bagari in Jalgaon

  • 12:00

    The more BJP goes back, the better it is for democracy: Saugata Roy on TMC's lead in bypolls

  • 11:46

    Telangana: BJP's Eatala Rajender stays ahead of TMC in the lead after four rounds of counting in Huzurabad

    Huzurabad assembly bypoll: After four rounds counting of votes, BJP candidate Eatala Rajender leadsby 1825 votes over TRS

  • 11:44

    Maharashtra: Congress leads in Deglur constituency after 6 rounds of counting

    Here's the cumulative votes after 6 rounds of counting:

    Jitesh Antapurkar - Cong 22332
    Subhash Sabane - BJP 14564
    Dr Uttam Zengle - Vanchit Bhaujan Aghadi 1838

  • 11:43

    TMC party workers celebrate outside counting centre in Dinhata

  • 11:11

    Bihar: JDU leads in Kusheshwar Asthan, Opposition RJD leads in Tarapur

    In Bihar, JDU leading in Kusheshwar Asthan by 3320 votes while RJD is ahead in Tarapur by 2918 votes, according to EC.

    RJD and it's ally Congress had parted ways in Kusheshwar Asthan after the former refused to give the seat to the latter.

    Both seats are JDU sitting seats.

  • 11:09

    Meghalaya: Ex-footballer Eugeneson Lyngdoh leads in Mawphlang

    The ruling National People's Party (NPP) candidate for Mawryngkneng Assembly seat, Pynïaid Sing Syiem leads.

    UDP candidate for Mawphlang, Eugeneson Lyngdoh is leading

    NPP candidate, Abdus Saleh is leading in Rajabala.

  • 10:51

    Counting underway in Assam: BJP leads 3 seats, ally UPPL leads in 2

    Credit: Office of Chief Electoral Officer, Assam

  • 10:47

    BJP's Eatala Rajender leads in Huzurabad: EC trends

    Rajender, a formet TRS MLA and Telangana Health Minister leads the TRS's Gellu Srinvias Yadav by 358 votes (as of 10:40 am).

  • 10:43

    EC bars candidates from organising victory procession after counting

  • 10:25

    TMC leads in all four Assembly seats in West Bengal; posts over 60,000 margin in West Bengal

  • 10:23

    Will win Bihar Assembly bypolls by handsome margin, won't let anyone steal the mandate: Tejashwi Yadav

  • 10:10

    BJP lead in all three Assembly seats, lone Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh

  • 10:09

    Assam Assembly bypolls: BJP leads in 3 seats, UPPL in 2: ECI

  • 09:48

    BJP's Bhusanur Ramesh balappa leads in Sindgi by nearly 5,000 votes; Congress leads in Hangal by slender margin

  • 09:07

    Counting of postal ballots under way in AP's Badvel, Kadapa

  • 08:55

    West Bengal: Counting of votes for results of four Assembly seats set to begin