Bihar bypoll

Bihar bypoll: 53 per cent votes cast till 5 pm in Kurhani assembly seat 

The main contenders are former MLAs Kedar Gupta and Manoj Singh Kushwaha, fielded by the BJP and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U), respectively.

published on : 5th December 2022

Bihar's Kurhani bypoll: Allies turned adversaries BJP and JD(U) fight it out

Altogether 13 candidates are in the fray though the contest is being seen as primarily between JD(U)'s Manoj Singh Kushwaha and BJP's Kedar Prasad Gupta.

published on : 28th November 2022

Bihar bypolls: Mokama records 52.47 per cent, Gopalganj sees 48.35 per cent turnout till 5 PM

The by-polls to the two seats are the first election in the state after the formation of the 'Mahagthabandhan' government around three months back.

published on : 3rd November 2022

Bihar bypolls: RJD, BJP locked in fierce battle in Mokama, Gopalgunj

Deputy CM and RJD heir apparent Tejashwi Yadav led from the front as he addressed rallies both in Mokama and Gopalganj.

published on : 2nd November 2022

RJD gets Vikassheel Insaan Party boost for Bihar bypolls in November

The bye-elections, scheduled to be held on November 3, are being watched closely as this will be the first electoral battle since Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) snapped ties with the NDA.

published on : 26th October 2022

Bihar bypoll: RJD clinches Bochahan Assembly seat, BJP distant second

Amar Paswan, son of Musafir Paswan whose death necessitated the by-election, polled 82,562 votes. His nearest rival Beby Kumari of BJP got 45,909 votes.

published on : 16th April 2022

Bihar bypoll: Vikassheel Insaan Party jolted after BJP fields its own candidate for Bochaha seat

This is the first jolt to Sahani after the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh as he had contested election in Uttar Pradesh on his own and fielded candidates against the saffron party.

published on : 19th March 2022

Bypolls in Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar and Maharashtra announced

The EC announced that by-elections in the states of West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar and Maharashtra will be held on April 12.

published on : 13th March 2022

'Sonrise' in Bihar politics: Bypoll victory signals Tejashwi Yadav's arrival

With RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav in jail, it’s his younger son Tejashwi who has kept the party together despite several odds.

published on : 18th March 2018

Samajwadi Party's victory in bypolls boost chances of a coalition in Uttar Pradesh

Chances of a 'mahagathbandhan' of anti-BJP parties before the 2019 general elections gets a boost in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 15th 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

BJP blighted in bypolls, loses all three Uttar Pradesh, Bihar Lok Sabha seats including bastion Gorakhpur

The shocker for the BJP came days after its surprise win in three northeastern states, including Tripura, where it scripted history, demolishing the Left citadel of 25 years.

published on : 14th March 2018

Bihar bypolls: Opposition RJD wins Araria LS seat and Jehanabad Assembly seat; BJP retains Bhabhua

The outcome is bad news for Chief Minister Kumar whose party candidate Abhiram Sharma was beaten in Jehanabad by more than 35,000 votes by RJD's Suday Yadav.

published on : 14th March 2018

Bihar bypoll results HIGHLIGHTS | RJD wins Araria Lok Sabha seat, Jehanabad assembly seat; BJP wins Bhabua

The counting for the Bihar bypoll has concluded with the RJD emerging victorious in the Araria Lok Sabha constituency and the Jehanabad assembly constituency.

published on : 14th March 2018

Bihar BJP chief sparks row by saying if RJD's Sarfaraz Alam wins in Araria LS bypoll, constituency will become ISI hub

In Araria, where Muslims account for 41 per cent of the electorate, RJD candidate Sarfaraz Alam is pitted in a direct contest against BJP’s Pradip Kumar Singh.

published on : 9th March 2018