Ruling party resorted to massive rigging to win the elections – Opposition
The byelections brought the Congress and the NCP back together, as it did the BJP and the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra.
NCP defeated RPI by a margin of 458 votes in the Jijamata Hospital (Prabhag 43 A) bypoll.
Sisodia indicated that existing MLAs from the party would have an important role to play in the bypolls.
Munde, who died in a road accident on June 3, had defeated NCP’s Suresh Dhus by a margin of 1.36 lakh votes in the Lok Sabha polls.
Bypoll was held here as BJP MLA from the seat Hukum Singh was elected MP from the Kairana Lok Sabha seat.
The bypoll results reflect trends that appear to be of a “certain significance” and show a decline for BJP.
Mukesh Sharma’s brother, also an MLA, tenders apology, party yet to issue order.
While the Prime Minister talks about “minimum government”, his ministers seem not to have understood what this means.
Madrasas, yet again, have become schools of terrorism. Goan Christians were told to declare themselves Hindus.
Sushil Modi has disowned the Yogi Adityanath brand of politics. His party must take its Bihar leader’s cue.
The maximum use of NOTA was reported from Mainpuri, the sole Lok Sabha seat that included five assembly segments.
Sachin Pilot said the bypoll victory in Rajasthan as well as in Gujarat was a vote against the Narendra Modi government.
A relative of BJP candidate Geeta Singh, who came in third from Charkhari, said that several party leaders refused to campaign for her.
BJP’s return at the Centre has reopened the question: what constitutes the middle ground of India’s democratic politics?