Highlights: BJP wins Prithvipur assembly seat in MP bypolls

Nov 02, 2021 11:31 PM IST

The votes are being counted for three Lok Sabha and 29 assembly constituencies.

Election officials on Tuesday started counting votes for the bypolls held in three Lok Sabha and 29 assembly constituencies spread across 13 states and the Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The voting for these seats was held on October 30. 

Out of these 29 assembly seats, the BJP won in around half a dozen constituencies.
Out of these 29 assembly seats, the BJP won in around half a dozen constituencies.(HT file photo)


The results of the Bengal assembly constituencies Dinhata and Gosaba are out and the Trinamool Congress is victorious in both seats. In Assam, the Bharatiya Janata Party won the Thowda assembly consituency. Congress won the Dhariawad assembly seat in Rajasthan. In the Dadra and Nagar haveli Lok Sabha seat, Shiv Sena is leading by 40,000 votes. 

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  • Nov 02, 2021 06:41 PM IST

    BJP wins Prithvipur assembly seat in MP bypolls

    BJP won the Prithvipur assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh and defeated Congress by a margin of 15,687 votes, an Election Commission official told news agency PTI.

  • Nov 02, 2021 05:48 PM IST

    Congress' Preeti Shaktawat wins Vallabhnagar Assembly seat

    Congress candidate Preeti Shaktawat won the Vallabhnagar Assembly seat in Rajasthan bypolls by a margin of 20,606 votes.

  • Nov 02, 2021 05:14 PM IST

    Congress' Pratibha Singh wins by 7,490 votes in Mandi bypolls

    Congress candidate Pratibha Singh won the Mandi Lok Sabha bypoll on Tuesday by a margin of 7,490 votes. 

  • Nov 02, 2021 05:02 PM IST

    BJP loses in Hanagal

    BJP lost the Hanagal bypoll to Congress. Hanagal is located in chief minister Basavaraj Bommai's home district of Haveri. 

  • Nov 02, 2021 04:19 PM IST

    TMC wins all 4 seats in West Bengal bypolls

    Ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) won all four assembly constituencies-Santipur, Gosaba, Khardaha, and Dinhata in the bypolls.

  • Nov 02, 2021 03:49 PM IST

    In Karnataka bypolls, BJP and Congress win 1 seat each, reports ANI

    BJP and Congress won one seat each in the Karnataka bypolls, news agency ANI reported on Tuesday. The ruling BJP won Sindgi with a margin of 31,185 votes, while Congress won Hangal with a margin of 7,373 votes.

  • Nov 02, 2021 02:57 PM IST

    UPPL wins Tamulpur, Gossaigaon; BJP wins Thawra

    Jolen Daimary of ruling UPPL wins Tamulpur seat by defeating Independent candidate Ganesh Kachary by over 50,000 votes. Jiron Basumatary of ruling UPPL wins Gossaigaon seat beating Congress's Jowel Tudu by a margin of 28,252 votes. BJP's Sushanta Borgohain wins Thawra assembly seat with 54,956 votes, by a margin of 30,561 votes over Dhaijya Konwar

  • Nov 02, 2021 02:41 PM IST

    Congress wins in Dhariwad bypolls

    Congress' Nagraj wins Dhariawad seat with over 18 000 votes. Independent Thawarchand comes second. 

  • Nov 02, 2021 01:53 PM IST

    TMC's Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay  wins Bhabanipur with over 93,000 votes

    TMC's Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay, who vacated Bhabanipur seat for Mamata Banerjee, wins Khardaha constituency in West Bengal with over 93,000 votes. 

  • Nov 02, 2021 01:51 PM IST

    Khela sesh: TMC's Udayan Guha snatches assembly seat from BJP in Bengal bypolls

    Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate for Dinhata assembly constituency in northern West Bengal defeated the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) contender by a record margin of 163,005 votes to wrest control of the seat, counting of votes at the end of 19th round on Tuesday showed. Read More

  • Nov 02, 2021 01:08 PM IST

    ‘Heartiest congratulations to all the four winning candidates': Mamata Banerjeee

    My heartiest congratulations to all the four winning candidates! tweets TMC chief Mamata Banerjee. 

    “This victory is people's victory, as it shows how Bengal will always choose development and unity over propaganda and hate politics. With people's blessings, we promise to continue taking Bengal to greater heights!" she also wrote.

  • Nov 02, 2021 01:05 PM IST

    TMC's Udayan Guha declared winner of Dinhata

    TMC's Udayan Guha declared winner of Dinhata assembly constituency with a margin of 163,005 votes.

  • Nov 02, 2021 12:59 PM IST

    Congress gains lead in all 3 seats in Himachal Pradesh

    Congress moves ahead, takes lead on all three seats in Himachal Pradesh. The counting og votes is being held for Mandi parliamentary seat and in the assembly constituency of Arki and Fatehpur.

  • Nov 02, 2021 12:40 PM IST

    Congress leads on both seats in Rajasthan

    Congress leading on both seats in Rajasthan. In Vallabhnagar seat, Congress' candidate Preeti Shaktawat leading 6458 votes. RLP candidate Udai Lal Dangi is trailing until the eighth round of counting.

     Nagraj Meena is ahead with 15960 votes in Dhariyawad seat, while BJP Khet singh trails.

  • Nov 02, 2021 12:17 PM IST

    In Himachal, Congress continues to lead on 2 seats


    In Himachal Pradesh, Congress leading on two seats out of three setas. BJP is ahead on one seat 

  • Nov 02, 2021 12:13 PM IST

    RJD's Arun Kumar continues to hold lead over JD(U)

    The RJD's nominee Arun Kumar continued its lead over is nearest rival of the JD(U) Rajeev Kumar Singh at Tarapur by maintaining a lead of 2551 at Tarapur in Munger. In Kushweshwar Asthan, the JD(U) nominee Aman Bhushan Hazari had maintained its lead of 8074 votes over his nearest rival Ganesh Bharti of the RJD after completion of 12 round of counting, as per ECI update and reports from Kushweashwar Asthan counting centre till 12 pm.

  • Nov 02, 2021 12:09 PM IST

    Haryana byelection: INLD’s Abhay Chautala leading in Ellenabad

    Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) candidate Abhay Singh Chautala is ahead of his BJP rival Gobind Kanda by more than 6,000 votes after the fourth round of counting for the October 30 Ellenabad byelection. Read More

  • Nov 02, 2021 12:02 PM IST

    Himachal byelections: Congress leads in Mandi, Arki, Fatehpur

    Counting is underway in the Mandi Lok Sabha constituency and Arki, Jubbal-Kotkhai and Fatehpur assembly segments of Himachal Pradesh, where byelections were held on October 30. Read More

  • Nov 02, 2021 11:52 AM IST

    YSR  Congress candidate wins Badvel, defeats BJP by 85.505 votes

    YSR Congress party candidate Dr Dasari Sudha wins the by-election to Badvel assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district. She defeated her nearest rival P Suresh of Bharatiya Janata Party with a massive margin of 85.505 votes.

    However, official declaration is yet to be made.

    In Huzurabad assembly by-polls in Telangana, BJP candidate and former state health minister Eatala Rajender is leading by a margin of 2,169 votes at the end of fifth round.

  • Nov 02, 2021 11:42 AM IST

    RJD gains lead in Tarapur; JD(U) ahead in Kusheshwar Asthan

    RJD's nominee Arun Kumar maintained its lead in Tarapur against In JD(U)'s Rajeev Kumar Singh by 2712 votes at the end of round five. At the end of 9 th round, JD (U) candidate Aman Bhushan Hazari leads over RJD Ganesh Bharti by 7501 votes at Kusheshwar Sthan.

  • Nov 02, 2021 11:34 AM IST

    TMC workers celebrate outside a counting centre in Dinhata

  • Nov 02, 2021 11:24 AM IST

    Seventh round of counting concludes in Hyderabad

    At the end of seventh round, YSRC is leading by a massive margin of 60785 votes over the BJP candidate P Suresh in Badvel assembly bypolls in Andhra Pradesh

    In Telangana's Huzurabad assembly bypolls, BJP candidate Eatala Rajender is leading by a margin of 2968 votes over TRS candidate G Srinivasa Yadav at the end of the fourth round

  • Nov 02, 2021 11:19 AM IST

    Target to defeat the BJP in the by-polls by 57,000 votes: TMC's Udayan Guha

    “In the assembly elections we lost by 57 votes. We set a target to defeat the BJP in the by-polls by 57,000 votes. But as the by-elections came closer our workers became charged up and we increased our target to defeat the BJP by a margin of at least 100,000 votes,” said Udayan Guha, TMC candidate from Dinhata.

  • Nov 02, 2021 11:05 AM IST

    NDA ahead in northeast

    In Meghalaya, Ruling NPP candidate Md. Abdus Saleh leading by 188 votes in Rajabala seat. In Assam, BJP's Phanidhar Talukdar extends lead in Bhabanipur. 

    Mizoram's ruling MNF candidate is leading opposition ZPM candidate by 597 votes after end of second round of counting.

  • Nov 02, 2021 10:32 AM IST

    BJP leads with slender margin in Telangana's Huzurabad

    In Badvel by-poll in Andhra Pradesh, YSRC candidate Dasari Sudha is leading by 41,099 votes after the fourth round over her nearest BJP rival P Suresh

    In Huzurabad bypoll in Telangana, BJP candidate Eatala Rajender is leading over the nearest TRS rival G Srinivasa Yadav by a margin of 1,269 votes at the end of third round

  • Nov 02, 2021 10:30 AM IST

    Will ‘win by handsome margin': RJD's Tejashwi Yadav 

    While RJD trails in counting, party leader Tejashwi Yadav exudes confidence; says “we'll win by handsome margin." “If administration or other people will try to create any disturbance, I'm here in Darbhanga. I'll not let the mandate be stolen by anybody. Our teams are here and overseeing everything," ANI qouted Yadav as saying.

  • Nov 02, 2021 10:27 AM IST

    Karnataka: Congress trails in Sindgi, leads in Haveri

    Karnataka trends: Ashok Managuli from the Congress is trailing with 11227 votes in Sindgi against Ramesh Busanur of the BJP who has secured 18235 votes, according to ECI. 

    Niyaz Angadi of the JD(S) has secured 710 votes. 

    In Hanagal, that comes under chief minister Basavaraj Bommai's home district of Haveri, Srinivas Mane of the Congress is leading with 18019 votes while Shivaraj Sajjanar is trailing with 17769 votes. Niyaz Sheikh of the JD(S) has secured 149 votes. 

  • Nov 02, 2021 10:21 AM IST

    TMC workers celebrates after steady lead on all 4 seats 

    TMC workers have started celebrating in some areas as the party maintains steady lead in all four seats in West Bengal. Crackers being bursted. Workers playing with green Abir.

  • Nov 02, 2021 10:15 AM IST

    JD(U) gains leads in Bihar

    JD (U) forges ahead of RJD at Tarapur and Kusheshwarsthan both. As per early  trends by EC, RJD's Ganesh Bharti is leading in Kushweshwar Asthan against his nearest rival Aman Bhushan Hazari of the JD(U) by 670 votes. In Tarapur, JD(U) nominee Rajeev Kumar Singh is leading by 224 votes against his nearest rival Arun Kumar of the RJD.

  • Nov 02, 2021 10:11 AM IST

    RJD leads over ruling-JD(U) in Bihar

    In Bihar, second round of voting is underway. As per early trends, RJD is leading over JD(U) candidate in Tarapur assembly seat. At Kusheshwar Sthan assembly seat as well, RJD is leading over JD (U) but the margin of lead has narrowed down.

  • Nov 02, 2021 10:02 AM IST

    Early trends for 3 parliamentary constituencies

    By-poll to 3 parliamentary constituencies | Congress now leading in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi, the BJP is ahead in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa and the Shiv Sena in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, according to early trends.

  • Nov 02, 2021 09:58 AM IST

    BJP gains lead in Khandwa Lok Sabha seat

    In Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa Lok Sabha seat, BJP candidate Gyanishwar Patel has gained a lead after early rounds of counting. 

  • Nov 02, 2021 09:54 AM IST

    BJP leading in all four seats in MP

    In Madhya Pradesh, BJP candidate Pratima Bagri leading with 269 votes in Raigaon. BJP candidate Sulochana Rawat leading with 1590 votes in Jobat assembly constituency.

    In Prithvipur assembly constituency, BJP candidate Shishupal Yadav leading with 429 votes.

  • Nov 02, 2021 09:42 AM IST

    TMC leading on all four seats in West Bengal

    Trinamool Congress leading on all four seats of West Bengal, according to the Election Commission. In Gosaba, Subrata Mondol leading by more than 20,000 votes. Udayan Guha leading by more than 38000 votes in Dinhata. 

    State minister and veteran TMC leader Sovandeb Chatterjee leading in Khardah assembly.

  • Nov 02, 2021 09:40 AM IST

    Congress candidate Nagaj Meena takes lead in Rajasthan's Pratapgarh

    In Rajasthan, Congress candidate Nagaj Meena is leading with a margin of 38 votes in Dhariawad assembly constituency in Pratapgarh district.

    BJP candidate Khet Singh is trails.

  • Nov 02, 2021 09:36 AM IST

    Early trends from Himachal, Bihar and Karnataka

    According to a report by ANI, RJD leadng in one out of two seats in Bihar, Congress in one out of three seats in Himachal Pradesh and BJP and Congress on one each in Karnataka.

  • Nov 02, 2021 09:30 AM IST

    ZPM candidate leads in Mirzoram's Tuirial seat

    In Mizoram, opposition Zoram Peoples Movement (ZPM) candidate Laltlanmawia has a slight lead over ruling Mizo National Front candidate K Laldawngliana in Tuirial assembly seat.

  • Nov 02, 2021 09:29 AM IST

    NPP takes intial lead at Mawryngkneng; UDP leading in Mwphlang

    In Meghalaya, Ruling National Peoples Party (NPP) candidate PN Syiem leading in Mawryngkneng seat. United Democratic Party (UDP) candidate Eugeneson Lyngdoh leading in Mwphlang seat. Congress candidates trailing in both seats.

  • Nov 02, 2021 09:25 AM IST

    Early trends emerge for Karnataka

    In Karnataka, BJPs Shivaraj Sharanappa Sajjanar is trailing with 4296 votes as against Srinivas Mane of the Congress at 4478 votes, according to Election Commission.

    Ramesh Bhusanur of the BJP leads in Sindgi with 5255 votes as against 2054 so far by the Congress candidate Ashok Managuli.c

  • Nov 02, 2021 09:11 AM IST

    BJP takes lead in Assam, early trends show

    BJP candidates Phanidhar Talukdar (Bhabanipur) and Sushanta Borgohain (Thawra) leading after first round of counting.

  • Nov 02, 2021 08:42 AM IST

    Why bypolls were necessitated in Assam?

    Two of the five seats where bye-elections were held, Tamulpur and Gossaigaon, had fallen vacant due to deaths of opposition Bodoland Peoples’ Front (BPF) and ruling United Peoples Party Liberal (UPPL) legislators from COVID19 –related complications.

    The other three seats went to polls as two Congress MLAs, from Mariani and Thawra, and an All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) MLA from Bhabanipur resigned from their parties and joined BJP.

  • Nov 02, 2021 08:08 AM IST

    Counting of votes begins for bypolls in 3 Lok Sabha, 29 assembly seats

    The counting of votes begin at around 8am on Tuesday for bypolls in 3 Lok Sabha, 29 assembly seats.

  • Nov 02, 2021 07:23 AM IST

    Counting to be held amid strict Covid norms

    In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, all polling personnel and election officials including the private persons engaged in the election duty were double vaccinated before taking their services ahead of coutnting. One health worker was appointed as COVID nodal officer for each polling station.

  • Nov 02, 2021 06:50 AM IST

    Which party stands where?

    Out of the 29 assembly seats, the Bharatiya Janata Party had grabbed around half a dozen; the Congress party nine and the rest were grabbed by regional parties.

  • Nov 02, 2021 06:38 AM IST

    Counting of votes for bypolls today in 3 Lok Sabha, 29 assembly seats

    The assembly by-elections which saw a high turnout were held in five seats in Assam, four in West Bengal, three each in Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Meghalaya, two each in Bihar, Karnataka and Rajasthan and one seat each is in Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Mizoram and Telangana. Read More


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