UP Bypolls

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: 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

After Bahujan Samaj Party, Rashtriya Lok Dal backs Samajwadi Party candidates in UP bypolls

The Ajit Singh-led RLD, while announcing this here, said it will also support the SP and BSP candidates in the soon-to-be-held Legislative Council and Rajya Sabha elections.

published on : 5th March 2018