UP bypolls

UP bypolls: BJP looks at bettering tally, litmus test for Opposition ahead of state elections

The BJP is eyeing a clean sweep in the bypolls in order to increase its tally in the state legislative assembly.

published on : 13th October 2019

BSP’s Saharanpur unit switches over to BJP ahead of Gangoh bypoll in UP

Gangoh assembly constituency in Saharanpur will go to bypoll along with 10 other seats on October 21 while the results would be announced on October 24.

published on : 3rd October 2019

UP bypolls: Apna Dal announces Raj Kumar Pal candidate from Pratapgarh seat

Pal, a district-level BJP functionary who was earlier with the Samajwadi Party, has now been announced as the candidate from the former union minister Anupriya Patel's party, Apna Dal (S).

published on : 30th September 2019

UP bypolls: SP decides to field Azam Khan's wife Tanzeen Fatima from Rampur 

The Rampur Assembly seat fell vacant after Azam Khan was elected to the Lok Sabha in May this year.

published on : 29th September 2019

Samajwadi Party declares candidates for five assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh​ bypolls

While Sudhakar Singh will be the party's candidate from Ghosi, Nirbhay Singh Patel will be SP candidate from Manikpur.

published on : 29th September 2019

BJP announces list of candidates for assembly bypolls in 13 states 

While four names were for Assam, five were for Kerala and 10 for Uttar Pradesh. Bihar, Chhatisgarh, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana had one name each in the list.

published on : 29th September 2019

UP bypolls: Stage set for 'semi-final' in 11 seats before 2022 battle for Lucknow

Having learnt its lessons from the four bypoll defeats of 2018, the BJP, which has the most to lose, is taking no chances. It is going to be a four-cornered contest with no alliance on the horizon.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Ahead of UP bypolls, Mayawati changes organisational set up of BSP yet again

The new organisational reshuffle is being viewed as an initiative of the BSP chief to strike a caste calculus by bringing Muslims, Backwards and Dalits at par.

published on : 5th September 2019

Akhilesh, Mayawati feel heat of CBI enquiries ahead of Uttar Pradesh bypolls

Under the scanner are the sale of 21 state-owned sugar mills and the memorial scam of Mayawati regime and the multi-crore mining scam when Akhilesh Yadav held the mining portfolio.

published on : 17th July 2019

'Not a permanent break-up': Mayawati on BSP contesting UP bypolls alone

The BSP supremo said that the Samajwadi Party’s vote bank- the Yadav community - didn’t support the alliance in the recently held Lok Sabha polls.

published on : 4th June 2019

UP bypolls: Reasons galore for fall of Yogi Adityanath’s Gorakhpur

The fall of Gorakhpur seems to be much beyond political comprehension as the voters chose to go with opposition against a BJP  candidate who had no association with Gorakhnath Mutt.

published on : 15th March 2018

UP bypolls victory: Akhilesh Yadav drives to BSP supremo Mayawati's residence, thanks her

Yadav, who had attributed SP's victory in Gorakhpur and Phulpur to support from BSP and some local parties, spent some at the BSP supremo's residence.

published on : 14th March 2018

Voters angry with BJP, showing it the door: Congress after UP, Bihar bypoll results

The Congress also claimed the BJP had "lost" its simple majority in the Lok Sabha.

published on : 14th March 2018

UP bypoll results: Congress decimated further, candidates lose deposit

The Congress party, which had offered an alliance with the old friend SP,  was spurned by the latter and was left to go it alone in the by polls.

published on : 14th March 2018

UP bypolls: Samajwadi Party-BSP combine deliver body blow to BJP; win Gorakhpur, Phulpur drawing roadmap for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The SP-BSP’s victory ahs certainly refreshed the days of 1993 when the two regional forces had joined hands to throw a spanner in saffron surge in the wake of Ram temple movement.

published on : 14th March 2018
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