Impasse follows P J Joseph’s assertion that Jose faction’s candidate for byelection will not get the party symbol
The Bahujan Samaj Party chief, however, said the break is not permanent and she can work with the Samajwadi Party again if the SP president can 'fulfil his duties'.
Satyadev Pachauri has won the Kanpur Lok Sabha seat and his Govind Nagar Assembly seat will face a by-election.
The counting was disrupted around 10.55 am when AIADMK candidate Rajesh raised a concern over mixing up of three EVMs used in the Assembly and Lok Sabha polls.
AIADMK was leading in 10 of the 22 seats where polling was held in two phases-- on April 18 and May 19, according to the latest EC data.
Tamil Nadu assembly bypoll results HIGHLIGHTS: Will continue with Amma's good work, says OPS as AIADMK holds on to power
TN CM Edappadi K Palaniswami will walk out with a smile after his date with destiny as his party manages to bag enough seats to take them past the halfway mark in the Assembly.
Congress leaders Enagala Venkatram Reddy will be contesting from Warangal, Komatireddy Laxmi from Nalgonda and Uday Mohan Reddy from Ranga Reddy seats respectively.
Palaniswami pointed that the opposition party's action comes immediately after the Speaker sent notices to its MLAs.
The AIADMK tactic may be because of fear of losing the votes of minorities in the four constituencies — which were one of the party’s core vote bank in western and southern districts.
The state Congress top brass now has its sights trained on Kundgol, a do-or-die constituency which could spell out where the party stands after May 23.
Going one up on the opposition BJP, the Congress on Saturday announced its candidates for the Chincholi SC (Gulbarga) and Kundgol (Dharwad) bypolls scheduled for May 19.
In Mandya for instance, if you bet Rs 1 lakh on Sumalatha, you will receive Rs 1.8 lakh if she is elected and if you bet Rs 1 lakh on Nikhil Gowda, then you win Rs 1.4 lakh if he wins.
In case, you are wondering which HMT we are talking about, read on to find out...
JD(S) losing HMT, Congress losing Mysuru will end in more fireworks among coalition partners
Speaking at the party workers’ meet in Tumakuru on Thursday, Druvanarayan said both Congress and JD(S) workers have unitedly fought the elections and have campaigned hard to win the polls.