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?
Congress leader Sachin Pilot was looking positively happy after his party cornered three seats in Rajasthan.
Kept son Akhilesh in the backseat as he shed party’s pro-Muslim tag.
Both Gadgil and Mahajan said the by-poll results proved that voters think differently in Lok Sabha and assembly elections.
I don’t consider this a setback. I think I’ve done well on my (political) debut, said Biswas.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP had come first in 21 assembly seats and second in nearly 40 assembly segments.
Of the 11 seats won by the BJP in the last assembly elections, eight have been won by SP in the bye-elections.
In a scathing attack against BJP, the CM J Jayalalithaa accused BJP for its double standards on the sensitive fishermen issue.
Turnout – UP 53%, Gujarat 50%, Assam 70%
Both constituencies 9-Silchar and 90-Jamunamukh recorded 47 per cent polling each.
Schools could either advance examinations by a week or avoid examinations on days of polling and counting.