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Sympathy For Late CM Virbhadra Won't Work For Congress In HP Assembly Polls: BJP

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Thakur further stated “BJP is seeing bypoll results as an alert (for the coming Assembly polls). (Bypoll) defeat will become a reason for our victory (in Assembly polls).”

Himachal Pradesh: Mandi Airport To Get A Push As Jai Ram Thakur Picks Up Flagship Projects After Bypoll Set Back

Nov 11, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Back in action to recover lost ground, Thakur has decided to give a fresh push to his flagship project – the Mandi greenfield airport.


Bypolls Results: Will Abhay Chautala’s Win Reverberate Beyond Haryana?

Analysts say that INLD candidate Abhay Singh Chautala's victory in Ellenabad bypolls in Haryana will have ripple effect in UP and Punjab polls.

Telangana Bypolls: BJP's Victory In Huzurabad's 'Prestige Match' Proves Anti-Incumbency Against TRS

Nov 02, 2021 MS Shanker

Etela Rajender had been winning from Huzurabad for the past five terms on Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) ticket. His emphatic win with 23,865 votes over TRS's Gelu Srinivas has upset many in the party.


'Mamata Wave' Sweeps Bengal Bypolls, BJP Likely To See Tougher Days Ahead

The BJP lost two seats to the ruling TMC in West Bengal where bypolls were conducted in four seats on October 30.

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02 November, 2021

Bypoll Results: Congress Takes Opportunity To Attack PM Modi

Outlook Web Desk

Congress general secretary and chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said: ‘Modi ji, Shed arrogance. Repeal the three 'black laws'. Stop Petrol-Diesel-Gas loot. Disdain for people's pain is harmful’.


02 November, 2021

Bypolls 2021: TMC Winning Bengal, BJP Assam And MP; Good News For Congress In Himachal And Rajasthan

Vikas Pathak

Bypolls Results: Counting of votes are underway for bypolls to three Lok Sabha and 29 Assembly constituencies across the country.


02 November, 2021

Counting Of Votes Begins For Bypolls To 3 LS, 29 Assembly Seats Amid Tight Security

Outlook Web Desk

Bypolls Results: INLD leader Abhay Chautala, Wife of late chief minister Virbhadra Singh and former national footballer Eugeneson Lyngdoh are among the prominent candidates whose fate will be decided.


01 November, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: Disquiet In BJP Camp, Congress Crosses Fingers Ahead Of Bypoll Results On Tuesday`

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur said he and the BJP will beat the 'anti-incumbency' charge, even as Congress maintained high hopes.


30 October, 2021

Voting Begins For Bypolls In 3 Lok Sabha Seats, 30 Assembly Constituencies In 14 States

Outlook Web Desk

The bypolls are currently underway in 14 states including West Bengal, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.


27 October, 2021

'He Can Get Me Shot', Says Nitish Kumar In Response To Lalu's Viisarjan' Remark

Outlook Web Desk

By-poll rivalry in Bihar heated up after RJD president Lalu Prasad commented that he will ensure the 'visarjan' (immersion) of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in October 30 by-elections.


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27 October, 2021

Mandi Bypoll: 'Do They Want Me To Become Sati?', Asks Congress Candidate Pratibha Singh

Ashwani Sharma

Outlook spoke to Congress candidate Pratibha Singh about her decision to contest the poll and carry forward the legacy of ‘Raja Sahib’, ex-Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh.


18 October, 2021

Durga Pujo Over, Khela Shuru: All Eyes On October 30 By-polls In Bengal

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

As TMC goes for the kill, BJP faces tough challenge in retaining two seats vacated by sitting Lok Sabha MPs


13 October, 2021

Rajasthan Bypolls: BJP And Congress Making Efforts To Keep Factionalism At Bay

Tabeenah Anjum

The by-elections to two Assembly seats in Rajasthan-- at Vallabhnagar in Udaipur district and Dhariawad in Pratapgarh district-- were necessitated following the death of MLAs Gajendra Shaktawat and Gautam Lal Meena.


13 October, 2021

Kargil To Mandi—War Veteran To Take On His ‘Reel Life’ Hero On Other Side Of The Poll Battle

Ashwani Sharma

Bollywood actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar will campaign against Kargil war veteran Brigadier (Rtd) Khushal Thakur in the Himachal Pradesh by-polls.


09 October, 2021

Mamata To Lead TMC's Campaign For Bengal Bypolls, Nusrat Jahan, Babul Supriyo Not In list

Outlook Web Desk

The BJP list of campaigners includes names of Union minister Smriti Irani and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma as heavyweights from outside the state.


07 October, 2021

Haryana: BJP-JJP Field Gobind Kanda As Ellenabad Bypoll Candidate Against Abhay Chautala

Harish Manav

Kanda will be facing Abhay Chautala of INLD (Indian National Lokdal) the lone MLA of the party in the Haryana Assembly, who had resigned from the seat earlier in support of farmers.


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07 October, 2021

Mandi Bypolls: BJP's Trump Card Is A Kargil War Hero While Congress Banks On Virbhadra’s Legacy

Ashwani Sharma

Brigadier Khushal Thakur, 65, is a decorated army officer, who is currently chairperson of HP Ex-Servicemen Corporation. He hails from Kullu and had been a contender for the BJP ticket since 2014.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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