The BJP has won the Assembly bypolls in Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Assam, and is leading in Rajasthan. There is some solace for the Congress in Karnataka where it has won both the seats.
Counting is on in eight states for 10 Assembly constituencies, where polling took place on April 9. Constituencies where counting is taking place include Rajouri Garden (Delhi), Litipara (Jharkhand), Nanjangud and Gundlupet (Karnataka), Dholpur (Rajasthan), Kanthi Dakshin (West Bengal), Ater and Bandhavgarh (Madhya Pradesh), Bhoranj (Himachal Pradesh) and Dhemaji (Assam).
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Apr 13, 2017 2:59 pm (IST)
Dholpur bypoll result: BJP's Shobharani Kushwaha defeats Banwari Lal Sharma of Congress by a margin of 38673 votes
Apr 13, 2017 2:05 pm (IST)
Meanwhile, a clash erupted between PDP and NC activists at Badran polling station in Beerwah constituency of Budgam district as PDP candidate Nazir Ahmad Khan and Youth PDP leader Wahid Parra allegedly entered the booth along with dozens of supporters.
Apr 13, 2017 1:25 pm (IST)
Madhya Pradesh bypoll: Congress wins the Ater seat by 857 votes.
Apr 13, 2017 1:16 pm (IST)
Manoj Tiwari, MP and Delhi BJP president on Rajouri Garden bypoll result- This result will have 100% impact in MCD polls. AAP should introspect.
Apr 13, 2017 1:06 pm (IST)
Apr 13, 2017 1:02 pm (IST)
AAP gets 13.1% of vote as per Election Commission website. this is less than 1/6th needed to not to forego deposit.
Apr 13, 2017 12:51 pm (IST)
Congress wins Nanjanagud bypoll in Karnataka. Final vote share:
Congress - 86212
Win margin- 21334
Apr 13, 2017 12:38 pm (IST)
Final result in West Bengal's South Contai assembly seat. Votes cast:
Jarnail Singh, who had won the Rajouri Garden seat in 2015, had quit from his position to fight elections from Lambi constituency in Punjab against former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal.
Apr 13, 2017 12:25 pm (IST)
BJP wills Bandhavgarh bypoll by over 25,000 votes. Official announcement yet to be done.
Apr 13, 2017 12:19 pm (IST)
MP's Bandhavgarh bypoll: BJP leading by over 20,000 votes in 16 rounds. Congress candidate is demanding a recount.
Apr 13, 2017 12:16 pm (IST)
Final result in Karnataka's Gudlupet seat
Win margin: 10877
Apr 13, 2017 12:05 pm (IST)
BJP's Ranoj Pegu wins Assam's Dhemaji assembly bypoll by a margin of 9,285 votes.
Apr 13, 2017 12:04 pm (IST)
Anurag Thakur, BJP leader from Himachal Pradesh: This is a big win for us. We are on track to win 60 seats in assembly elections. Delhi bypoll has shown that AAP has been exposed. BJP will win the MCD polls.
Apr 13, 2017 12:00 pm (IST)
BJP wins Rajouri Garden Assembly bypoll by over 14,500 votes. Congress finishes second, AAP a distant third: PTI
Counting of South Kanthi (Contai) by-poll is underway and there is a huge rise in BJP’s vote share: Kailash Vijayvargiya on West Bengal bypoll
Apr 13, 2017 11:46 am (IST)
BS Yeddurappa on Karnataka result: Congress spent crores for bypolls. We still have our targets set for mission 150. SM Krishna hardly campaigned for few hours. He will be campaigning for us. We accept the people's verdict
Apr 13, 2017 11:43 am (IST)
Trinamool Congress is leading by around 39,000 votes after 13th round.
Apr 13, 2017 11:41 am (IST)
Vote count after 13th round counting in West Bengal's South Contai seat
Apr 13, 2017 11:37 am (IST)
Close fight in MP's Ater Constituency after fourth round of counting. BJP leading by only 513 votes
Apr 13, 2017 11:32 am (IST)
Latest number in West Bengal's South Contai seat after 12 rounds of counting CPI- 12946 AITC- 74584 Congress- 1759 BJP- 38316 SUCI- 1094 NOTA- 983 Total- 129682
Apr 13, 2017 11:30 am (IST)
TMC's Chandrima Bhattacharya leading by a margin of 29084 votes to BJP's S M Jana in West Bengal's Kanthi Dakshin assembly bypoll. pic.twitter.com/loSPQQ0qDj