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Bypolls

Voting Underway For 25 MLC Seats In Karnataka

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The electorate for this election comprises elected members of urban and rural local bodies, and unlike legislative assembly or Lok Sabha polls, council contests are decided by preferential votes.

Himachal Pradesh Minister Says BJP Lost Assembly Bypolls Due To Overconfidence

Nov 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The minister said the state BJP will be holding its Working Committee meeting in Shimla on November 24 during which it will discuss its poll strategy besides some “other reasons” behind the defeat of party candidates in the recent assembly elections.


Modi In Kedarnath: A Spiritual Touch To BJP’s Poll Narrative For Uttarakhand And Himachal Pradesh

Under its ‘Mission Repeat -2022’ strategy, the BJP has now set its eyes upon Uttarakhand, the hill state in the vicinity with barely two months to go before assembly polls.

Cut On Petrol, Diesel Excise Duties 'By Product’ Of Bypoll Results: P Chidambaram

Nov 04, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram targeted BJP over cut in excise duties of petrol and diesel, saying it is a ‘by product’ of recent bypoll results.


Rajasthan: BJP Lost Five Seats Out Of Seven In By-polls Since 2018

As per the BJP insiders, the infighting within the party and poor selection of candidates were the two reasons behind the loss of the saffron party in the recent by-elections.

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03 November, 2021

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

Preetha Nair

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


03 November, 2021

Bypoll Results A Big Shot In Nitish Kumar’s Arm; Lalu And Congress Cut A Sorry Figure In Bihar

Giridhar Jha

In Kusheshwar Ashtan, JD-U candidate Aman Kumar Hazari defeated his nearest RJD rival Ganesh Bharti by a margin of 12,685 votes while Arun Kumar of RJD lost to Rajeev Kumar Singh of the ruling party by 1,722 votes in Tarapur.


02 November, 2021

Bypolls 2021: Congress Wins Big In Himachal Pradesh, BJP Bags Assam and MP While TMC Storms Bengal

Vikas Pathak

The BJP has maintained its dominance in Assam and done well in Madhya Pradesh, but has drawn a blank in three assembly and one Lok Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh. It has also performed poorly in both assembly seats in Rajasthan.


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

Bengal Assembly Bypolls: TMC Leads In All 4, Including 2 Held By BJP

Outlook Correspondent

Bengal Assembly Bypolls: While the TMC’s victories in Gosaba and Khardah were expected, their massive leads in Gosaba and Dinhata were far from anyone’s expectations.


30 October, 2021

Mandi Bypolls: World’s Highest Polling Booth Tashigang Records 100% Polling In Himachal Pradesh

Ashwani Sharma

Tashigang falls in the Mandi parliamentary constituency where all 47 voters turned up to vote for the crucial bypoll elections.


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30 October, 2021

In Bypolls Across 11 States, Stakes Are High For BJP

Preetha Nair

Bihar and Haryana bypolls, in particular, will be a litmus test for the ruling BJP.


30 October, 2021

In Bypolls Across 11 States, Stakes Are High For BJP

Preetha Nair

Bihar and Haryana bypolls, in particular, will be a litmus test for the ruling BJP.


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.


28 October, 2021

Village In Himachal Pradesh Is Boycotting Polls This Time; Here’s Why

Ashwani Sharma

The Rarang village in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district has taken a decision to boycott bypolls scheduled on October 30.


23 October, 2021

Himachal Bypolls: A 24-km Trek through Thick Forests, Mountains And Streams

Ashwani Sharma

Situated in the Great Himalayan National Park, the polling booth at Shakti has no electricity, phone, internet connectivity.


19 October, 2021

Beating Disabilities: Why These Officials And Their Polling Booths Will Stand Out During Himachal Bypolls

Ashwani Sharma

The Election Commission has chosen three polling booths in Himachal Pradesh to be manned by persons with disabilities (PWDs).


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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.


Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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