Bypoll results 2021 LIVE updates: BJP sweeps Assam; Congress emerges victorious in Himachal Pradesh

Bypoll results 2021 live updates Counting of votes for Lok Sabha and assembly election

7:04 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh: Congress secures victory in Raigaon constituency

Congress emerged victorious in Raigaon constituency defeationg rival BJP. However, the saffron party bagged two Assembly seats -- Prithvipur, Jobat and a Lok Sabha seat in Khandwa. 

6:52 PM IST

Maharashtra: Congress' Jitesh Raosaheb Antapurkar wins Deglur bypolls

Congress candidate Jitesh, son of late Raosaheb Antapurkar after 12 rounds of counting received 60,116 votes against 39,034 polled by BJP’s Sabne. Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray congratulates Congress' Jitesh Raosaheb Antapurkar for winning Deglur bypolls. 

"Congress candidate @Jantapurkarinc who won the Deglaur Assembly by-election in Nanded district, congratulations to him. This success is a symbol of the people's faith in the Mahavikas Aghadi government," Aaditya Thackeray wrote on Twitter.

6:42 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh: BJP wins Prithvipur, leads in Khandwa Lok Sabha seat

In Madhya Pradesh, among two Assembly seats of Prithvipur in Niwari, Raigaon in Satna and one Parliamentary seat of Khandwa, the saffron party has won in Prithvipur and is leading in Khandwa. 

6:30 PM IST

Telangana: BJP candidate wins over ruling TRS candidate in Huzurabad bypoll

BJP candidate Eatala Rajender comfortably won against the ruling TRS candidate Gellu Srinivas Yadav in Huzurabad bypoll. 
 

6:28 PM IST

Assam: UPPL’s Jolen Daimary wins Tamulpur seat

UPPL’s Jolen Daimary has won the Tamulpur Assembly seat by securing 86,678 votes. He won by a margin of 57,059 votes, defeating Ganesh Kachary, an independent candidate.

6:25 PM IST

Bihar: JD(U) wins Tarapur, retains Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly seat

JD(U) wins Tarapur, Kusheshwar Asthan assembly seats. Meanwhile, RJD came second and the Congress slips to fourth spot. Earlier JD(U) retained the Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly seat. 

6:08 PM IST

Not an ordinary victory: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on bypolls result

We won all 5 seats with a huge margin. Today’s electoral victory in Assam isn’t an ordinary victory as in every seat we won by a margin higher than in general elections. People of North East have reposed their faith in leadership of PM Modi. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now a national party. It is no longer confined to 5-6 states. It is capable to win elections from any state: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on bypolls result.

6:06 PM IST

NDA sweeps Assam by winning all 5 Assembly seats

The NDA alliance in Assam won all the five assembly seats defeating Congress. The BJP and its ally won in Bhabanipur, Gossaigaon, Tamulpur, Mariani and Thowra constituencies in the bypoll held on October 30. 
 

6:00 PM IST

Rajasthan: Congress candidate Preeti Shaktawat wins Vallabhnagar Assembly seat

Congress candidate Preeti Shaktawat wins Vallabhnagar Assembly seat defeating BJP candidate by a margin of 20,606 votes. The party was earlier declared to have won the Dhariawad assembly seat with 18,725 votes.
 

5:34 PM IST

Telangana: BJP ahead of ruling TRS in Huzurabad bypoll

BJP candidate Eatala Rajender is leading by 14,618 votes over the ruling TRS candidate Gellu Srinivas Yadav after 17 rounds of counting in Huzurabad bypoll. 
 

5:34 PM IST

Congress in comfortable position in Maharashtra's Deglur with healthy lead

Congress' Jitesh Antapurkar is close to comfortably bagging the keenly fought Deglur Assembly bypoll, leading by 39,400 votes over BJP's Subhash Sabane at the end of Round 27.

5:28 PM IST

Congress sweeps Himachal Pradesh with Mandi Lok Sabha seat win

The Congress party has won the Mandi Lok Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh. With this, the party has swept the bypolls, having won all three Assembly seats in the state as well. 

5:26 PM IST

Accepting defeat 'humbly': Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur on Lok Sabha, Assembly bypoll results

CM Jai Ram Thakur said he humbly accepts the verdict given by people in by-elections to one Lok Sabha seat & three Assembly constituencies. He said the results were not as per expectations. He said that BJP lost Mandi Parliamentary seat with a narrow margin: CMO

5:20 PM IST

'Modi Ji, shed arrogance': Congress on BJP losing 2 out of the 3 Lok Sabha seats

In a jolt to BJP, the saffron party lost to Congress all three Assembly seats in Himachal Pradesh. Also, it lost 2 out of the 3 Lok Sabha seats. Taking to Twitter, Congress took a swipe at PM Modi over the loss. 

 

4:54 PM IST

Shiv Sena celebrates first win outside Maharashtra

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday celebrated its first win outside Maharashtra after the party’s candidate Kalaben Delkar won a seat in the Dadra and Nagar Haveli bypolls.

4:47 PM IST

Telangana: Celebrations begin in Hyderabad as BJP leads in Huzurabad

Celebrations have begun in Hyderabad as former minister and BJP candidate Eatala Rajender is leading in Huzurabad Assembly by-election. Hundreds of his supporters gathered with drums and celebrated. 
 

4:45 PM IST

Telangana: BJP gains a strong lead of 11,583 votes in Huzurabad

In Telangana's Huzurabad, after 15 of total 22 rounds of counting, BJP candidate Eatala Rajender maintained a strong lead of 11,583 votes over TRS candidate Gellu Srinivas Yadav. BJP has polled 63,079 votes compared to 53,645 votes polled by TRS.

4:29 PM IST

Assam: BJP, ally UPPL emerge victorious in 4 out of 5 Assembly seats

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won the Thowra, Bhabanipur, Mariani seats in Assam, while its ally UPPL claimed victory in Gossaigaon. 

BJP’s Sushanta Borgohain has won the Thowra seat securing 54,956 votes, while Rupjyoti Kurmi won in Mariani by a margin of 40104 votes. BJP’s Phanidhar Talukdar has won in Bhabanipur LAC by a margin of 25641 votes. Meanwhile, UPPL’s Jiron Basumatary won in the Gossaigaon seat (part of the Bodo Territorial Region) by a margin of 28252 votes. 

4:23 PM IST

Karnataka: KPCC chief DK Shivakumar on Congress winning Hangal Assembly seat

Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar on Congress winning Hangal Assembly seat said let us go by the wishes of the people of Karnataka...They are looking towards change, as quoted by ANI. 
 

4:14 PM IST

Meghalaya: NPP cliches 2 Assembly seats, UDP wins 1 in bypolls

NPP wins 2 and UDP wins 1 Assembly seat in Meghalaya by-polls. In Mawphlang, UDP won with a margin of 4,401 votes, Congress came second, and NPP third. In Mawryngkneng, NPP won with a margin of 1,816 votes, Congress came second and Ind third. In Rajabala, NPP won with a margin of 1,926 votes, Congress came second, UDP third.

4:10 PM IST

West Bengal: EC confirms TMC’s win in all 4 Assembly seats in by-polls

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has won all 4 Assembly seats in by-polls -- Dinhata with a margin of 1,64,089 votes, Santipur with a margin of 64,675 votes, Khardaha with a margin of 93,832 votes and Gosaba with a margin of 1,43,051 votes. Meanwhile, BJP came at 2nd place in all 4 seats, Election Commission announced. 

4:07 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan says results of bypolls unprecedented for BJP

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said that the results of bypolls in Madhya Pradesh are unprecedented for BJP. We are not only winning Khandwa Lok Sabha seat but also Jobat Assembly seat where over 90 per cent people are STs. BJP won it only two times in 70 years. The results put a stamp on work done by Central and state governments, he said as quoted by ANI. 
 

4:03 PM IST

Maharashtra: Congress candidate leads from Deglur

Congress candidate Jitesh Raosaheb Antapurkar is leading by 21,082 votes against his nearest BJP rival Subhash Pirajirao Sabne in Deglur (SC) Assembly seat as per the trends of counting of votes for the bypoll. 
 

4:00 PM IST

Bihar bypolls: JD(U) retains Kusheshwar Asthan

The Janata Dal (United) retained the reserved Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly seat by annihilating the nearest rival, of Lalu Prasad’s RJD, by a comfortable margin of more than 12,000 votes. JD(U)’s Aman Bhushan Hazari, the death of whose father had necessitated the by-election, secured 58,882 votes. RJD candidate Ganesh Bharti polled 47,184 votes.

3:55 PM IST

Mizo National Front wins lone bypoll seat in Mizoram

The ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) secure a comfortable win in the Tuirial Assembly seat in Mizoram by securing 39.96 per cent of the total 14,561 votes polled, as per the Election Commission.
 

3:52 PM IST

Assam: BJP wins four Assembly seats, on course on fifth seat

BJP and its ally UPPL won all five seats in the Assam bypolls. BJP's Sushanta Borgohain won the Thowra assembly seat by a margin of 30,561 votes. BJP's ally UPPL candidate Jiron Basumatary and Jolen Daimary  won the Gossaigaon and Tamulpur seats by a margin of of 28,252 and over 50,000 votes respectively.

3:44 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh: BJP wins Jobat in Alirajpur

The BJP has won the Jobat, a reserved ST seat, in Madhya Pradesh by a margin of 6,080 votes. After 30 rounds of counting, Congress' Mahesh Patel garnered 62,672 votes, while BJP's Sulochna Rawat got 68,752 votes.
 

3:40 PM IST

Congress candidate Pratibha Singh celebrates win along with her supporters

Congress candidate Pratibha Singh along with her supporters celebrated her victory from Mandi parliamentary seat. She defeated her BJP rival Brig Khushal Thakur (retd) in a close contest.

3:25 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh: Congress sweeps all three seats

Congress has emerged victorious in Himachal Pradesh and swept all three Assembly seats that went to by-polls on October 30. 

3:18 PM IST

Rajasthan: Congress wins Dhariawad, leads in Vallabhnagar

Congress wins in Dhariawad Assembly constituency by 18,725 votes and is leading in Vallabhnagar. Congress candidate Nagraj Meena defeated his nearest rival and Independent candidate Thawarchand, according to the result declared by the Election Commission.

3:15 PM IST

INLD chief Abhay Chautala wins Ellenabad bypolls

Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Abhay Chautala has won by a margin of over 6,500 votes over nearest rival Gobind Kanda of BJP in Ellenabad Assembly constituency of Haryana. 

2:59 PM IST

‘A giant leap’: Shiv Sena ecstatic with win Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi on Tuesday lauded her party’s stupendous performance in the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli, and said that “justice is served”.

“First step outside Maharashtra registered with a massive win, a giant leap for a changing political scenario. Congratulations to Smt. Kalaben Mohan Delkar.Keep the Shiv Sena flag flying high. People of Dadra&Nagar Haveli have ensured justice is served. Jai Bhawani,Jai Shivaji!” she tweeted.

 

2:54 PM IST

Karnataka: Congress wins Hangal Assembly constituency by 7598-vote margin

The Congress has emerged victorious in Hangal Assembly constituency of Karnataka by 7598-vote margin. Srinivas Mane won 87113 votes, while BJP’s Sajjanar secured 79,515 votes. 

2:47 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh: Congress candidate Bhawani Singh Pathania wins Fatehpur

Congress has secured a win in Fatehpur and Jubbal-Kothkai Assembly constituencies and leads in Arki. Congress candidate Rohit Thakur polled 29955 votes while BJP's Neelam Seraik got only 2644 votes. BJP rebel Chetan Singh Bragta, who contested as an independent candidate got 23,662 votes.

2:42 PM IST

Meghalaya: Ruling NPP wins Rajabala Assembly seat, leads in another; UDP ahead in one

Meghalaya's ruling party NPP won Rajabala Assembly constituency, as its candidate Md. Abdus Saleh defeated his nearest opponent Hashina Yashmin Mondal of the Congress by a margin of over 1,900 votes, Chief Electoral Officer FR Kharkongor said. The NPP nominee secured 11,823 votes while Mondal got 9,897, he said. United Democratic Party's Ashahel D Shira secured the third position with 7,247 votes, the CEO said.
 

2:34 PM IST

West Bengal: TMC wins Santipur Assembly seat with 1,10,907 votes

TMC wins Santipur Assembly seat by a margin of 63,892 votes. The TMC secured 1,10,907 votes, while BJP gained 47,015 and CPM polled 39,674 votes and Congress 2,836. Meanwhile NOTA 1,873. 

2:34 PM IST

Assam: BJP and ally in comfortable position in all 5 seats

The ruling BJP and its ally are leading by big margins in all the five Assam Assembly constituencies — Gossaigaon, Tamulpur, Bhabanipur, Mariani and Thowra.

 According to the latest counting trends put on the Election Commission of India (ECI) website, BJP candidates Phanidhar Talukdar, Rupjyoti Kurmi and Sushanta Borgohain are leading in Bhabanipur, Mariani and Thowra seats, respectively. BJP ally UPPL’s candidates Jiron Basumatary and Jolen Daimary are leading in Gossaigaon and Tamulpur seats, respectively. These fell vacant after the deaths of the sitting MLAs.

2:29 PM IST

West Bengal: CM Mamata’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee takes a dig at BJP

Trinamool Congress MP and Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek took a swipe at the BJP after their complete rout in all four Assembly seats in the by-elections. “A cracker free Diwali in true sense. Wishing folks at BJP a very Happy Diwali!” he tweeted.


 

2:24 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh: YSRCP’s Dasari Sudha annihilates BJP in Badvel

Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) candidate Dasari Sudha emerged victorious against all her rivals by a margin of nearly 90,000 votes in Badvel (SC) constituency of Andhra Pradesh. As per the latest trends on the ECI website, she has secured 1,12,072, while BJP candidate Panathala Suresh is at a distant second with 21,661 votes as of 2 pm.
 

2:17 PM IST

West Bengal: TMC secures Gosaba Assembly comfortably, leads on remaining 2 seats

TMC wins in Gosaba Assembly constituency and leads with huge margins on the remaining where counting is underway. The TMC has already won the bypoll in Cooch Behar district’s Dinhata. 


 

2:10 PM IST

Assam: BJP secures win in Thowra, counting underway on remaining 4 Assembly seats

BJP candidate has secured a comfortable win in Thowra Assembly constituency and counting underway on the remaining 4 Assembly seats.

2:07 PM IST

Meghalaya: Ruling NPP, ally UDP leading in all 3 Assembly seats

The candidates of the ruling National People’s Party (NPP) and ally United Democratic Party (UDP) are leading in the Mawryngkneng, Rajabala and Mawphlang Assembly seats in Meghalaya. NPP candidates Pyniaid Sing Syiem and Mohammad Abdus Saleh are leading in the Mawryngkneng and Rajabala seats while UDP nominee Eugeneson Lyngdoh is leading in Mawphlang seat over their Congress opponents — Highlander Kharmalki, Hashina Yasmin Mondal and Kennedy Cornelius Khyriem, respectively.

2:03 PM IST

Karnataka: Congress sailing ahead of BJP with nearly 7,000 votes in Hangal

After 16 rounds of counting in Karnataka’s Hanagal, Congress is ahead by a margin of 6,828 votes against BJP. Congress has secured 73,450 votes, while BJP has managed 66,622 votes. 


 

1:58 PM IST

Assam: BJP ahead in 3 out of 5 seats, United People’s Party-Liberal leads in 2

Bharatiya Janata Party’s Phanidhar Talukdar has secured a comfortable margin of nearly 25,000 votes against her Congress rival Sailendra Nath Das in Bhabanipur Assembly seat. Meanwhile, Rupjyoti Kurmi in Mariani and Sushanta Borgohain in Thowra are the other BJP candidates maintaining lead in Assam.

1:53 PM IST

Ellenabad: Abhay Chautala's lead margin begins to decimate

INLD chief Abhay Chautala's lead over BJP-JJP candidate Gobind Kanda and Congress's Pawan Beniwal has been shrinking. After 10 rounds of counting - there are 16 rounds in total - Chautala's lead falls to 2,985 votes. He has garnered 40,633 votes, against Kanda's 37,648 and Beniwal's 14,951.
 

1:45 PM IST

‘People’s victory’, says Mamata as TMC sweeps all 4 seats in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was delighted by her Trinamool Congress’ performance in the by-elections as the party swept all four seats that went to polls in the state. “My heartiest congratulations to all the four winning candidates! This victory is people’s victory, as it shows how Bengal will always choose development and unity over propaganda and hate politics. With people’s blessings, we promise to continue taking Bengal to greater heights!” she said.

 

1:44 PM IST

West Bengal: TMC wins Dinhata seat, on the verge of winning other three

The TMC has won the bypoll in Cooch Behar district’s Dinhata and is leading with massive margins in the remaining three Assembly constituencies in West Bengal. Former TMC MLA Udayan Guha has won the Dinhata seat by a margin of 1,63,005 votes.

1:26 PM IST

Shiv Sena's Kalaben Delkar gains upper hand in Dadra and Nagar Haveli Lok Sabha seat

Shiv Sena candidate Kalaben Delkar took a decisive lead of over 15,000 votes as counting was underway on Tuesday for the by-election to the Dadra and Nagar Haveli Lok Sabh seat.
 

1:07 PM IST

West Bengal: Mammoth margin helps TMC’s Udayan Guha secure win in Dinhata

Trinamool Congress candidate Udayan Guha secured Dinhata in West Bengal with a thumping victory against the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was defeated by MoS Home Nisith Pramanik from the same seat 6 months ago.

12:58 PM IST

Meghalaya: NPP ahead in two out of three seats

Ruling National People’s Party (NPP) in Meghalaya’s Mawryngkneng and Rajabala seats, is leading by 1317 and 1618 votes, respectively. In Mawphlang, United Democratic Party (UDP) is leading by 3301 votes.

12:53 PM IST

Mizoram: Ruling Mizo National Front emerges victorious in Tuirial seat

Mizo National Front (MNF) Laldawngliani defeated his nearest opponent, Laltlanmawia of Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) by a margin of 1,284. Congress’s Chalrosanga  Ralte finished at third, and BJP’s K Laldinthara at fourth.
 

12:48 PM IST

INLD chief Abhay Chautala ahead of BJP and Congress in Haryana

Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Abhay Chautala is smoothly sailing ahead with a lead of more than 2,000 votes over nearest rival Gobind Kanda of BJP in Ellenabad Assembly constituency of Haryana, after three rounds of counting. There are 16 rounds of counting before the official results are declared.  
 

12:43 PM IST

West Bengal: Controversy erupts in Santipur over Mahua Moitra entering counting centre

Krishnanagar Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra kicked up a controversy after he entered a counting centre at Ranaghat college in Nadia where the counting of ballots for Santipur by-election polls was underway. 

The BJP alleged that Moitra, who didn't have the jurisdiction to enter the centre with personal bodyguards, made the move to influence the counting personnel. But the MP refuted the allegation saying that she didn't possess any personal security cover.
 

12:31 PM IST

YSRCP leads with 90,000 votes in Badvel, Andhra Pradesh

In Andhra Pradesh's Badvel, the YSR Congress Party looks sailing towards victory with a massive margin leading of nearly 90,000 votes. In the 11 rounds counted so far, the BJP and Congress are yet to open their account.  

12:24 PM IST

Rajasthan: Congress candidates gain upper hand

Congress candidates Nagraj Meena is leading by a margin of 7,528 votes over BJP candidate Khet Singh Meena in Dhariawad. While Preeti Shaktawat is leading Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP) candidate Udailal Dangi by a margin of 4037 votes in Vallabhnagar Assembly constituency of Rajasthan on Tuesday, according to trends available for the bypolls. 
 

12:19 PM IST

The more BJP goes back, better it is for democracy: Saugata Roy, TMC

This (WB by-poll result) was expected, we fought well, we're winning comfortably. The more BJP goes back, the better it is for democracy. People are upset with their government. Our party gave directions that there shouldn't be any post-poll violence. Nothing will happen, Saugata Roy, TMC told ANI. 
 

12:12 AM IST

Trends in Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh at 12 noon

In Madhya Pradesh, the BJP is leading on 2 seats while the Congress is ahead in the third seat.

Meanwhile, in Himachal Pradesh, Congress is leading on 2 seats, while the BJP is ahead in the third. 


 

12:01 AM IST

Karnataka: BJP candidate wins Sindagi bypolls by big margin of 31,185 votes

BJP candidate Ramesh Busanur wins Sindagi bypolls by 31,185 votes against Congress candidate Ashok Manuguli who polled 62,680 votes and JD(S) managed 4,345 votes. 
 

12:00 PM IST

JD(U) and RJD in neck-to-neck battle in Bihar

Aman Bhushan Hajari of the Janata Dal (United) is ahead by around 8,000 votes against Ganesh Bharti of the Rashtriya Janata Dal in Kusheshwar Asthan. In Tarapur, Arun Kumar of the RJD is leading against Rajeev Kumar Singh of the JD(U).
 

11:45 AM IST

Karnataka bypoll trends at 11:30 am

Congress leads in Hangal by a margin of 4,415 votes after 8 rounds of counting. Congress candidate Srinivas Mane polled 36415 votes, while BJP's Shivraj Sajannar polled 32002 votes and JD(S) obtained 374 votes. 

Meanwhile the BJP is ahead in Sindagi by 18845 votes after 15th round of counting. BJP polled 63676 votes, while Congress polled 44831 and JD(S) polled 2835. 
 

11:40 AM IST

West Bengal: TMC supporters celebrate Udayan Guha’s ‘victory’ in Dinhata

TMC workers were seen dancing and celebrating with colours outside a counting centre in Dinhata, Cooch Behar as the party consolidated lead on all 4 seats in the bypolls to the state Assembly.
 

11:32 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh: YSRCP candidate Dasari Sudha takes unassailable lead in Badvel

CM Jagan Mohan Reddy’s Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress (YSRC) candidate Dasari Sudha is ahead by a huge margin in Badvel (SC) constituency in Andhra Pradesh.
 

11:27 AM IST

Himachal Pradesh: Congress leading in Mandi, three assembly seats

Congress candidate Pratibha Singh now takes lead in Mandi parliamentary seat by a margin of 6006 votes. The Congress is also leading in three assembly seats of Fatehpur, Arki and Jubbai-Kothkai, according to available trends for the bypolls.

11:22 AM IST

Haryana: INLD candidate sails ahead smoothly over BJP

Indian National Lok Dal candidate Abhay Singh Chautala has taken a comfortable lead in Ellenabad with a margin of more than 3,000 votes against the Bharatiya Janata Party.

11:11 AM IST

Karnataka: BJP takes lead in Sindagi, Congress ahead in Hangal

In Sindagi, BJP’s Ramesh Busanur leads with 17,460 votes after 10 rounds of counting. He got 45,640 votes compared to Congress party candidate Manuguli who got 28,190 votes. 

Meanwhile, in Hangal Congress candidate Srinivas Mane leads by 2,257 votes with 27,244 votes in CM Bommai's home district, while BJP candidate Shivraj Sajjanar gets 29368 votes. 

11:05 AM IST

Assam: NDA takes lead in all five seats

The ruling BJP and its allies are leading in all the five assembly constituencies in Assam. BJP candidates Phanidhar Talukdar, Rupjyoti Kurmi and Sushanta Borgohain are leading in Bhabanipur, Mariani and Thowra seats respectively. BJP ally UPPL's candidates Jiron Basumatary and Jolen Daimary are leading in Gossaigaon and Tamulpur seats respectively.

10:59 AM IST

Election Commission bans victory procession amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Election Commission has stated that no victory procession after counting is permissible. Not more than 2 persons are allowed to accompany the winning candidate or his or her authorised representative receives certification of election from Returning Officer concerned.
 

10:53 AM IST

Karnataka CM Bommai exudes confidence of winning Sindagi, Hanagal bypolls

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai in Bengaluru on Tuesday addressed reporters and said that he is confident that BJP will win both Sindagi and Hanagal seats. Currently, BJP is ahead in Sindagi, while Congress has an advantage in Hanagal. 

10:52 AM IST

YSR Congress leads in Andhra Pradesh's Badvel

In Andhra Pradesh’s Badvel seat, CM Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSR Congress is leading with 23,754 votes. Meanwhile, BJP is ahead in the lone Telangana seat. 

10:47 AM IST

Bihar: We will win by handsome margin, says Tejashwi Yadav

We'll win by handsome margin. If administration or other people will try to create any disturbance, I'm here in Darbhanga. I'll not let the mandate be stolen by anybody. Our teams are here and overseeing everything, said RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Bihar assembly bypolls. 

10:38 AM IST

TMC’s Udayan Guha leads with 62,847 votes against BJP’s Ashok Mondal

In Dinhata seat, TMC’s Udayan Guha is leading with 62,847 votes against BJP’s Ashok Mondal after eight rounds of counting. The counting of votes is underway in Bengal. AITC – 75,443 BJP – 12,596 AIFB – 2,861. 

10:34 AM IST

Maharashtra: RJD leading against JD(U) in Tarapur

After two rounds of counting, RJD is leading against CM Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) in Tarapur seat with a margin of 1,141 votes. RJD’s Arun Singh- 3,125 JD(U)’s Rajiv Kumar- 1,984 votes. 
 

10:30 AM IST

Official EC trends: BJP leading on all 3 seats in MP; Congress leading on both seats in Rajasthan

According to the official EC trends, BJP has taken a lead in all 3 seats in Madhya Pradesh. Meanwhile, Congress is leading on both seats in Rajasthan.

10:24 AM IST

Himachal Pradesh: BJP's candidate leading in Mandi seat

Kargil war hero Brigadier (retd) Khushal Thakur of the BJP is leading with 1,855 votes over his nearest rival of the Congress Pratibha Singh in Mandi parliamentary seat. Pratibha Singh is the wife of late chief minister Virbhadra Singh.

10:17 AM IST

Huge lead: TMC takes lead in all 4 seats in West Bengal

TMC leaders have taken lead in all 4 seats – Khardah, Shantipur, Gosaba and Dinhata Assembly constituencies. Veteran TMC leader Sovandeb Chatterjee is reported leading in Khardah Assembly, while the party has also taken the lead in the Shantipur Assembly. 

Trinamool Congress' Udayan Guha has been leading in the Dinhata Assembly constituency by more than 38,000 votes, while the party's candidate in Gosaba, Subrata Mondol, was also reported to be leading by more than 20,000 votes.
 

10:12 AM IST

Rebel BJP leader Chetan Bragta leads after second round from Jubbal-Kotkhai seat

Rebel BJP leader Chetan Bragta leading by 320 votes after second round from Jubbal-Kotkhai seat in Himachal Pradesh. BJP ahead by 4,099 votes after second round in Mandi Lok Sabha constituency. Congress candidate Pratibha Singh was leading by 1,629 votes from Mandi parliamentary constituency in the first round.  

10:09 AM IST

BJP leads in Assam, TMC in West Bengal

According to the early trends, BJP has made a lead in Assam, while the Trinamool Congress is making a lead in West Bengal. The TMC is leading on 1 out of 4 seats in West Bengal. Meanwhile, celebrations have started in TMC camp amid party’s lead in by-elections.

10:04 AM IST

BJP gaining upper hand across states according to early trends

BJP leading in Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Shiv Sena in Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The saffron party is leading in 1 out of 5 seats in Assam, RJD in 1 out of 2 seats in Bihar, Congress in 1 out of 3 seats in Himachal Pradesh and BJP and Congress on one each in Karnataka. 

Meanwhile, BJP is leading on 1 out of 3 seats in Madhya Pradesh, NPP and UDP on 1 each out of 3 seats in Meghalaya, Zoram People's Movement on 1 seat of Mizoram and Congress on 1 out of 2 seats in Rajasthan. 

10:00 AM IST

Himachal Pradesh: Congress candidate Bhawani Singh Pathania takes lead in Fatehpur

Congress candidate Bhawani Singh Pathania, son of former MLA and Minister Sujan Singh Pathania is no-voice in the politics is relying solely upon sympathy votes after the demise of his father and former Himachal Pradesh CM is leading by a margin of 94 votes in Fatehpur Assembly seat. 

9:56 AM IST

TRS leading in Huzurabad against BJP and Congress

TRS is leading against BJP and Congress after the postal ballot counting in Telangana’s Huzurabad. TRS candidate Gellu Srinivas Yadav is leading against BJP and Congress. TRS- 503 BJP- 159 Congress- 32. 

9:58 AM IST

TMC makes lead in West Bengal’s Gosaba

In Bengal’s Gosaba Trinamool Congress is leading by 20,475 votes after second round of counting. All India Trinamool Congress- 22,033 2. Bharatiya Janata Party – 1,558 3. Revolutionary Socialist Party- 426. 
 

9:53 AM IST

Bihar: JD(U) ahead from Tarapur, RJD leading in Kusheshwar Asthan after first round of counting

RJD is leading from Kusheshwar Asthan after first round of counting. Meanwhile, JD(U) is ahead from Tarapur. The counting of votes for Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly constituencies seats (Vidhan Sabha) in Bihar is underway.

9:48 AM IST

TMC leads with a huge margin in West Bengal’s Shantipur

TMC is leading against BJP and Congress by a huge margin of more than 6,000 votes in Bengal’s Shantipur. TMC has received 8,725 votes, while BJP has obtained 2,360 and Congress 295, with CPIM gaining 1,230 votes so far. 

9:42 AM IST

Karnataka: Congress ahead of BJP in Hanagal

In Karnataka's Hangal, Congress candidate Srinivas Mane is leading by 182 votes against BJP. The Congress has got 4,478 votes, while the BJP has received 4,296 votes in the initial count.
 

9:38 AM IST

BJP gains upper hand with huge lead in Assam

In the 5 seats in Assam, BJP has taken a lead in 3 seats and UPPL (BJP’s ally) is leading in the remaining two seats. With this the BJP has gained a big lead in the bypolls according to initial trends. 

9:34 AM IST

West Bengal: TMC’s Udayan Guha ahead with lead of 14,666 votes in Dinhata

In West Bengal, TMC candidate Sovondeb Chatterjee is leading from Khardaha by 1200 votes after first round of counting. The counting of votes is underway in Bengal.

9:28 AM IST

Karnataka: BJP leads by 3,001 votes in Sindagi

In Sindagi, BJP is leading by 3,001 votes, as Congress has got 2,054 votes and BJP has obtained 5,255 votes. The counting is underway in the Sindagi seat.
 

9:23 AM IST

West Bengal: TMC’s Udayan Guha leads against BJP’s Ashok Mondal in Dinhata seat

TMC’s Udayan Guha is leading by 14,666 votes against BJP’s Ashok Mondal in Dinhata seat after second round of counting. The counting of votes is underway in West Bengal. TMC has got 17,758 votes while the BJP has got 3,092 votes. 
 

9:20 AM IST

TRS candidate Gellu Srinivas Yadav in Huzurabad seat

TRS candidate Gellu Srinivas Yadav has taken a lead in postal ballot votes. Election authorities have begun the first round of electronic voting machine votes counting. Votes of Huzurabad mandal will be counted first. 

9:07 AM IST

YSRCP candidate Dasari Sudha takes lead in Badvel

YSRCP candidate Dasari Sudha wife of sitting MLA Venkata Ramana, whose demise necessitated the by-poll has taken a lead in Badvel bypoll which was held on October 30 in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh. 

9:01 AM IST

Karnataka: Congress takes lead with 182 votes in Hangal constituency

As of now, Congress candidate Srinivas Mane leads with 182 votes against BJP’s CM Udasi from Hangal. 

Winning Hangal is a prestige battle, mainly for the BJP, as Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai hails from the Haveri district where this seat is located.
 

8:39 AM IST

Early trends are expected to trickle down by 9 am

With stakes high among the BJP and the Congress, early trends are expected to trickle down by 9 am. Counting is underway amid tight security and Covid-19 measures. 

8:36 AM IST

Karnataka: BJP gains upper hand in initial counting in Sindagi

According to the initial trends, BJP has gained a lead over regional party JD(S) in Sindagi bypoll contest. Hangal constituency also went in for polls on October 30. 
 

8:31 AM IST

Counting of votes begin in Haryana, results expected by 12 pm

Counting of ballots for the bypoll to Haryana’s Ellenabad Assembly constituency began on Tuesday amidst tight security, an election official said. Over 81 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the October 30 election. The counting centre has been set up at Dr Ambedkar Law Bhawan of Chaudhary Devi Lal University in Sirsa. The results are expected by noon.

8:17 AM IST

Himachal Pradesh: Counting of ballots begins amidst tight security

Counting of ballots for the bypolls to the Mandi parliamentary constituency and the three Assembly seats of Fatehpur, Jubbal-Kotkhai and Arki in Himachal Pradesh began amidst tight security, Chief Electoral Officer C Palrasu said. The results are expected by noon. Palrasu said 11 counting observers have been deployed for the Mandi parliamentary constituency, and three for each Assembly constituency.

8:09 AM IST

Counting of votes in 13 states and one UT begins

Counting of votes in 29 assembly constituencies and three Lok Sabha seats begins amid tight security measures. All necessary actions have been taken to ensure smooth conduct of the counting process.

INLD leader Abhay Chautala, Congress' Pratibha Singh, wife of late chief minister Virbhadra Singh, fare among the prominent candidates whose fate will be decided. 

8:05 AM IST

Dadar and Nagar Haveli: Triangular contest among Shiv Sena, BJP, and Congress

Counting of votes in the Dadra and Nagar Haveli Lok Sabha constituency, where byelection was held on October 30, will begin at 8:30 am. This byelection was necessitated due to the death of sitting MP (Independent) Mohan Delkar, who was found hanging at a hotel in Mumbai on February 23.
 

8:02 AM IST

Karnataka: BJP and JD(S) to fight it out in Sindgi and Hangal

A good voter turnout was recorded in both Sindgi and Hangal constituencies with 69 per cent and 84 per cent respectively. The by-elections were necessitated as the seats fell vacant following the death of Sindgi JD(S) legislator MC Managuli and BJP’s CM Udasi from Hangal.
 

7:52 AM IST

Bihar: Kusheshwar Asthan, Tarapur Assembly seats to witness intense battle b/w RJD and NDA

The counting of votes for Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly constituencies seats (Vidhan Sabha) in Bihar is underway. A total of 17 candidates were in fray–– eight from Tarapur and nine from Kusheshwar Asthan. 

While the ruling party is aiming to retain the seats, the opposition RJD want to convey the message of alleged misrule by winning the seats.

7:52 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh: Counting of votes today to decide fate of 48 candidates

The ruling BJP is facing a straight contest from the opposition Congress on all these seats where a total of 48 candidates are in fray. The by-elections in all the four constituencies in MP was necessitated due to the demise of the sitting representatives. As many as 48 candidates are in the fray for the four seats. 
 

7:04 PM IST:

Congress emerged victorious in Raigaon constituency defeationg rival BJP. However, the saffron party bagged two Assembly seats -- Prithvipur, Jobat and a Lok Sabha seat in Khandwa. 

6:53 PM IST:

Congress candidate Jitesh, son of late Raosaheb Antapurkar after 12 rounds of counting received 60,116 votes against 39,034 polled by BJP’s Sabne. Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray congratulates Congress' Jitesh Raosaheb Antapurkar for winning Deglur bypolls. 

"Congress candidate @Jantapurkarinc who won the Deglaur Assembly by-election in Nanded district, congratulations to him. This success is a symbol of the people's faith in the Mahavikas Aghadi government," Aaditya Thackeray wrote on Twitter.

6:42 PM IST:

In Madhya Pradesh, among two Assembly seats of Prithvipur in Niwari, Raigaon in Satna and one Parliamentary seat of Khandwa, the saffron party has won in Prithvipur and is leading in Khandwa. 

6:29 PM IST:

BJP candidate Eatala Rajender comfortably won against the ruling TRS candidate Gellu Srinivas Yadav in Huzurabad bypoll. 
 

6:28 PM IST:

UPPL’s Jolen Daimary has won the Tamulpur Assembly seat by securing 86,678 votes. He won by a margin of 57,059 votes, defeating Ganesh Kachary, an independent candidate.

6:25 PM IST:

JD(U) wins Tarapur, Kusheshwar Asthan assembly seats. Meanwhile, RJD came second and the Congress slips to fourth spot. Earlier JD(U) retained the Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly seat. 

6:11 PM IST:

We won all 5 seats with a huge margin. Today’s electoral victory in Assam isn’t an ordinary victory as in every seat we won by a margin higher than in general elections. People of North East have reposed their faith in leadership of PM Modi. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now a national party. It is no longer confined to 5-6 states. It is capable to win elections from any state: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on bypolls result.

6:06 PM IST:

The NDA alliance in Assam won all the five assembly seats defeating Congress. The BJP and its ally won in Bhabanipur, Gossaigaon, Tamulpur, Mariani and Thowra constituencies in the bypoll held on October 30. 
 

6:01 PM IST:

Congress candidate Preeti Shaktawat wins Vallabhnagar Assembly seat defeating BJP candidate by a margin of 20,606 votes. The party was earlier declared to have won the Dhariawad assembly seat with 18,725 votes.
 

5:42 PM IST:

BJP candidate Eatala Rajender is leading by 14,618 votes over the ruling TRS candidate Gellu Srinivas Yadav after 17 rounds of counting in Huzurabad bypoll. 
 

5:34 PM IST:

Congress' Jitesh Antapurkar is close to comfortably bagging the keenly fought Deglur Assembly bypoll, leading by 39,400 votes over BJP's Subhash Sabane at the end of Round 27.

5:28 PM IST:

The Congress party has won the Mandi Lok Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh. With this, the party has swept the bypolls, having won all three Assembly seats in the state as well. 

5:26 PM IST:

CM Jai Ram Thakur said he humbly accepts the verdict given by people in by-elections to one Lok Sabha seat & three Assembly constituencies. He said the results were not as per expectations. He said that BJP lost Mandi Parliamentary seat with a narrow margin: CMO

5:21 PM IST:

In a jolt to BJP, the saffron party lost to Congress all three Assembly seats in Himachal Pradesh. Also, it lost 2 out of the 3 Lok Sabha seats. Taking to Twitter, Congress took a swipe at PM Modi over the loss. 

 

4:55 PM IST:

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday celebrated its first win outside Maharashtra after the party’s candidate Kalaben Delkar won a seat in the Dadra and Nagar Haveli bypolls.

4:47 PM IST:

Celebrations have begun in Hyderabad as former minister and BJP candidate Eatala Rajender is leading in Huzurabad Assembly by-election. Hundreds of his supporters gathered with drums and celebrated. 
 

4:45 PM IST:

In Telangana's Huzurabad, after 15 of total 22 rounds of counting, BJP candidate Eatala Rajender maintained a strong lead of 11,583 votes over TRS candidate Gellu Srinivas Yadav. BJP has polled 63,079 votes compared to 53,645 votes polled by TRS.

4:29 PM IST:

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won the Thowra, Bhabanipur, Mariani seats in Assam, while its ally UPPL claimed victory in Gossaigaon. 

BJP’s Sushanta Borgohain has won the Thowra seat securing 54,956 votes, while Rupjyoti Kurmi won in Mariani by a margin of 40104 votes. BJP’s Phanidhar Talukdar has won in Bhabanipur LAC by a margin of 25641 votes. Meanwhile, UPPL’s Jiron Basumatary won in the Gossaigaon seat (part of the Bodo Territorial Region) by a margin of 28252 votes. 

4:23 PM IST:

Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar on Congress winning Hangal Assembly seat said let us go by the wishes of the people of Karnataka...They are looking towards change, as quoted by ANI. 
 

4:12 PM IST:

NPP wins 2 and UDP wins 1 Assembly seat in Meghalaya by-polls. In Mawphlang, UDP won with a margin of 4,401 votes, Congress came second, and NPP third. In Mawryngkneng, NPP won with a margin of 1,816 votes, Congress came second and Ind third. In Rajabala, NPP won with a margin of 1,926 votes, Congress came second, UDP third.

4:09 PM IST:

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has won all 4 Assembly seats in by-polls -- Dinhata with a margin of 1,64,089 votes, Santipur with a margin of 64,675 votes, Khardaha with a margin of 93,832 votes and Gosaba with a margin of 1,43,051 votes. Meanwhile, BJP came at 2nd place in all 4 seats, Election Commission announced. 

4:02 PM IST:

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said that the results of bypolls in Madhya Pradesh are unprecedented for BJP. We are not only winning Khandwa Lok Sabha seat but also Jobat Assembly seat where over 90 per cent people are STs. BJP won it only two times in 70 years. The results put a stamp on work done by Central and state governments, he said as quoted by ANI. 
 

3:59 PM IST:

Congress candidate Jitesh Raosaheb Antapurkar is leading by 21,082 votes against his nearest BJP rival Subhash Pirajirao Sabne in Deglur (SC) Assembly seat as per the trends of counting of votes for the bypoll. 
 

4:49 PM IST:

The Janata Dal (United) retained the reserved Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly seat by annihilating the nearest rival, of Lalu Prasad’s RJD, by a comfortable margin of more than 12,000 votes. JD(U)’s Aman Bhushan Hazari, the death of whose father had necessitated the by-election, secured 58,882 votes. RJD candidate Ganesh Bharti polled 47,184 votes.

3:54 PM IST:

The ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) secure a comfortable win in the Tuirial Assembly seat in Mizoram by securing 39.96 per cent of the total 14,561 votes polled, as per the Election Commission.
 

3:52 PM IST:

BJP and its ally UPPL won all five seats in the Assam bypolls. BJP's Sushanta Borgohain won the Thowra assembly seat by a margin of 30,561 votes. BJP's ally UPPL candidate Jiron Basumatary and Jolen Daimary  won the Gossaigaon and Tamulpur seats by a margin of of 28,252 and over 50,000 votes respectively.

3:42 PM IST:

The BJP has won the Jobat, a reserved ST seat, in Madhya Pradesh by a margin of 6,080 votes. After 30 rounds of counting, Congress' Mahesh Patel garnered 62,672 votes, while BJP's Sulochna Rawat got 68,752 votes.
 

3:40 PM IST:

Congress candidate Pratibha Singh along with her supporters celebrated her victory from Mandi parliamentary seat. She defeated her BJP rival Brig Khushal Thakur (retd) in a close contest.

3:25 PM IST:

Congress has emerged victorious in Himachal Pradesh and swept all three Assembly seats that went to by-polls on October 30. 

3:21 PM IST:

Congress wins in Dhariawad Assembly constituency by 18,725 votes and is leading in Vallabhnagar. Congress candidate Nagraj Meena defeated his nearest rival and Independent candidate Thawarchand, according to the result declared by the Election Commission.

3:15 PM IST:

Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Abhay Chautala has won by a margin of over 6,500 votes over nearest rival Gobind Kanda of BJP in Ellenabad Assembly constituency of Haryana. 

3:00 PM IST:

Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi on Tuesday lauded her party’s stupendous performance in the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli, and said that “justice is served”.

“First step outside Maharashtra registered with a massive win, a giant leap for a changing political scenario. Congratulations to Smt. Kalaben Mohan Delkar.Keep the Shiv Sena flag flying high. People of Dadra&Nagar Haveli have ensured justice is served. Jai Bhawani,Jai Shivaji!” she tweeted.

 

2:54 PM IST:

The Congress has emerged victorious in Hangal Assembly constituency of Karnataka by 7598-vote margin. Srinivas Mane won 87113 votes, while BJP’s Sajjanar secured 79,515 votes. 

2:45 PM IST:

Congress has secured a win in Fatehpur and Jubbal-Kothkai Assembly constituencies and leads in Arki. Congress candidate Rohit Thakur polled 29955 votes while BJP's Neelam Seraik got only 2644 votes. BJP rebel Chetan Singh Bragta, who contested as an independent candidate got 23,662 votes.

2:39 PM IST:

Meghalaya's ruling party NPP won Rajabala Assembly constituency, as its candidate Md. Abdus Saleh defeated his nearest opponent Hashina Yashmin Mondal of the Congress by a margin of over 1,900 votes, Chief Electoral Officer FR Kharkongor said. The NPP nominee secured 11,823 votes while Mondal got 9,897, he said. United Democratic Party's Ashahel D Shira secured the third position with 7,247 votes, the CEO said.
 

2:34 PM IST:

TMC wins Santipur Assembly seat by a margin of 63,892 votes. The TMC secured 1,10,907 votes, while BJP gained 47,015 and CPM polled 39,674 votes and Congress 2,836. Meanwhile NOTA 1,873. 

2:31 PM IST:

The ruling BJP and its ally are leading by big margins in all the five Assam Assembly constituencies — Gossaigaon, Tamulpur, Bhabanipur, Mariani and Thowra.

 According to the latest counting trends put on the Election Commission of India (ECI) website, BJP candidates Phanidhar Talukdar, Rupjyoti Kurmi and Sushanta Borgohain are leading in Bhabanipur, Mariani and Thowra seats, respectively. BJP ally UPPL’s candidates Jiron Basumatary and Jolen Daimary are leading in Gossaigaon and Tamulpur seats, respectively. These fell vacant after the deaths of the sitting MLAs.

2:26 PM IST:

Trinamool Congress MP and Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek took a swipe at the BJP after their complete rout in all four Assembly seats in the by-elections. “A cracker free Diwali in true sense. Wishing folks at BJP a very Happy Diwali!” he tweeted.


 

2:24 PM IST:

Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) candidate Dasari Sudha emerged victorious against all her rivals by a margin of nearly 90,000 votes in Badvel (SC) constituency of Andhra Pradesh. As per the latest trends on the ECI website, she has secured 1,12,072, while BJP candidate Panathala Suresh is at a distant second with 21,661 votes as of 2 pm.
 

2:20 PM IST:

TMC wins in Gosaba Assembly constituency and leads with huge margins on the remaining where counting is underway. The TMC has already won the bypoll in Cooch Behar district’s Dinhata. 


 

2:05 PM IST:

BJP candidate has secured a comfortable win in Thowra Assembly constituency and counting underway on the remaining 4 Assembly seats.

2:00 PM IST:

The candidates of the ruling National People’s Party (NPP) and ally United Democratic Party (UDP) are leading in the Mawryngkneng, Rajabala and Mawphlang Assembly seats in Meghalaya. NPP candidates Pyniaid Sing Syiem and Mohammad Abdus Saleh are leading in the Mawryngkneng and Rajabala seats while UDP nominee Eugeneson Lyngdoh is leading in Mawphlang seat over their Congress opponents — Highlander Kharmalki, Hashina Yasmin Mondal and Kennedy Cornelius Khyriem, respectively.

2:05 PM IST:

After 16 rounds of counting in Karnataka’s Hanagal, Congress is ahead by a margin of 6,828 votes against BJP. Congress has secured 73,450 votes, while BJP has managed 66,622 votes. 


 

2:05 PM IST:

Bharatiya Janata Party’s Phanidhar Talukdar has secured a comfortable margin of nearly 25,000 votes against her Congress rival Sailendra Nath Das in Bhabanipur Assembly seat. Meanwhile, Rupjyoti Kurmi in Mariani and Sushanta Borgohain in Thowra are the other BJP candidates maintaining lead in Assam.

1:53 PM IST:

INLD chief Abhay Chautala's lead over BJP-JJP candidate Gobind Kanda and Congress's Pawan Beniwal has been shrinking. After 10 rounds of counting - there are 16 rounds in total - Chautala's lead falls to 2,985 votes. He has garnered 40,633 votes, against Kanda's 37,648 and Beniwal's 14,951.
 

1:45 PM IST:

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was delighted by her Trinamool Congress’ performance in the by-elections as the party swept all four seats that went to polls in the state. “My heartiest congratulations to all the four winning candidates! This victory is people’s victory, as it shows how Bengal will always choose development and unity over propaganda and hate politics. With people’s blessings, we promise to continue taking Bengal to greater heights!” she said.

 

1:44 PM IST:

The TMC has won the bypoll in Cooch Behar district’s Dinhata and is leading with massive margins in the remaining three Assembly constituencies in West Bengal. Former TMC MLA Udayan Guha has won the Dinhata seat by a margin of 1,63,005 votes.

1:27 PM IST:

Shiv Sena candidate Kalaben Delkar took a decisive lead of over 15,000 votes as counting was underway on Tuesday for the by-election to the Dadra and Nagar Haveli Lok Sabh seat.
 

1:07 PM IST:

Trinamool Congress candidate Udayan Guha secured Dinhata in West Bengal with a thumping victory against the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was defeated by MoS Home Nisith Pramanik from the same seat 6 months ago.

12:55 PM IST:

Ruling National People’s Party (NPP) in Meghalaya’s Mawryngkneng and Rajabala seats, is leading by 1317 and 1618 votes, respectively. In Mawphlang, United Democratic Party (UDP) is leading by 3301 votes.

12:54 PM IST:

Mizo National Front (MNF) Laldawngliani defeated his nearest opponent, Laltlanmawia of Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) by a margin of 1,284. Congress’s Chalrosanga  Ralte finished at third, and BJP’s K Laldinthara at fourth.
 

12:48 PM IST:

Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Abhay Chautala is smoothly sailing ahead with a lead of more than 2,000 votes over nearest rival Gobind Kanda of BJP in Ellenabad Assembly constituency of Haryana, after three rounds of counting. There are 16 rounds of counting before the official results are declared.  
 

12:44 PM IST:

Krishnanagar Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra kicked up a controversy after he entered a counting centre at Ranaghat college in Nadia where the counting of ballots for Santipur by-election polls was underway. 

The BJP alleged that Moitra, who didn't have the jurisdiction to enter the centre with personal bodyguards, made the move to influence the counting personnel. But the MP refuted the allegation saying that she didn't possess any personal security cover.
 

12:31 PM IST:

In Andhra Pradesh's Badvel, the YSR Congress Party looks sailing towards victory with a massive margin leading of nearly 90,000 votes. In the 11 rounds counted so far, the BJP and Congress are yet to open their account.  

12:22 PM IST:

Congress candidates Nagraj Meena is leading by a margin of 7,528 votes over BJP candidate Khet Singh Meena in Dhariawad. While Preeti Shaktawat is leading Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP) candidate Udailal Dangi by a margin of 4037 votes in Vallabhnagar Assembly constituency of Rajasthan on Tuesday, according to trends available for the bypolls. 
 

12:19 PM IST:

This (WB by-poll result) was expected, we fought well, we're winning comfortably. The more BJP goes back, the better it is for democracy. People are upset with their government. Our party gave directions that there shouldn't be any post-poll violence. Nothing will happen, Saugata Roy, TMC told ANI. 
 

12:16 PM IST:

In Madhya Pradesh, the BJP is leading on 2 seats while the Congress is ahead in the third seat.

Meanwhile, in Himachal Pradesh, Congress is leading on 2 seats, while the BJP is ahead in the third. 


 

12:52 PM IST:

BJP candidate Ramesh Busanur wins Sindagi bypolls by 31,185 votes against Congress candidate Ashok Manuguli who polled 62,680 votes and JD(S) managed 4,345 votes. 
 

12:00 PM IST:

Aman Bhushan Hajari of the Janata Dal (United) is ahead by around 8,000 votes against Ganesh Bharti of the Rashtriya Janata Dal in Kusheshwar Asthan. In Tarapur, Arun Kumar of the RJD is leading against Rajeev Kumar Singh of the JD(U).
 

11:45 AM IST:

Congress leads in Hangal by a margin of 4,415 votes after 8 rounds of counting. Congress candidate Srinivas Mane polled 36415 votes, while BJP's Shivraj Sajannar polled 32002 votes and JD(S) obtained 374 votes. 

Meanwhile the BJP is ahead in Sindagi by 18845 votes after 15th round of counting. BJP polled 63676 votes, while Congress polled 44831 and JD(S) polled 2835. 
 

11:40 AM IST:

TMC workers were seen dancing and celebrating with colours outside a counting centre in Dinhata, Cooch Behar as the party consolidated lead on all 4 seats in the bypolls to the state Assembly.
 

11:30 AM IST:

CM Jagan Mohan Reddy’s Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress (YSRC) candidate Dasari Sudha is ahead by a huge margin in Badvel (SC) constituency in Andhra Pradesh.
 

11:24 AM IST:

Congress candidate Pratibha Singh now takes lead in Mandi parliamentary seat by a margin of 6006 votes. The Congress is also leading in three assembly seats of Fatehpur, Arki and Jubbai-Kothkai, according to available trends for the bypolls.

11:22 AM IST:

Indian National Lok Dal candidate Abhay Singh Chautala has taken a comfortable lead in Ellenabad with a margin of more than 3,000 votes against the Bharatiya Janata Party.

11:11 AM IST:

In Sindagi, BJP’s Ramesh Busanur leads with 17,460 votes after 10 rounds of counting. He got 45,640 votes compared to Congress party candidate Manuguli who got 28,190 votes. 

Meanwhile, in Hangal Congress candidate Srinivas Mane leads by 2,257 votes with 27,244 votes in CM Bommai's home district, while BJP candidate Shivraj Sajjanar gets 29368 votes. 

11:15 AM IST:

The ruling BJP and its allies are leading in all the five assembly constituencies in Assam. BJP candidates Phanidhar Talukdar, Rupjyoti Kurmi and Sushanta Borgohain are leading in Bhabanipur, Mariani and Thowra seats respectively. BJP ally UPPL's candidates Jiron Basumatary and Jolen Daimary are leading in Gossaigaon and Tamulpur seats respectively.

11:11 AM IST:

The Election Commission has stated that no victory procession after counting is permissible. Not more than 2 persons are allowed to accompany the winning candidate or his or her authorised representative receives certification of election from Returning Officer concerned.
 

10:53 AM IST:

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai in Bengaluru on Tuesday addressed reporters and said that he is confident that BJP will win both Sindagi and Hanagal seats. Currently, BJP is ahead in Sindagi, while Congress has an advantage in Hanagal. 

11:16 AM IST:

In Andhra Pradesh’s Badvel seat, CM Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSR Congress is leading with 23,754 votes. Meanwhile, BJP is ahead in the lone Telangana seat. 

11:16 AM IST:

We'll win by handsome margin. If administration or other people will try to create any disturbance, I'm here in Darbhanga. I'll not let the mandate be stolen by anybody. Our teams are here and overseeing everything, said RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Bihar assembly bypolls. 

10:31 AM IST:

In Dinhata seat, TMC’s Udayan Guha is leading with 62,847 votes against BJP’s Ashok Mondal after eight rounds of counting. The counting of votes is underway in Bengal. AITC – 75,443 BJP – 12,596 AIFB – 2,861. 

10:27 AM IST:

After two rounds of counting, RJD is leading against CM Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) in Tarapur seat with a margin of 1,141 votes. RJD’s Arun Singh- 3,125 JD(U)’s Rajiv Kumar- 1,984 votes. 
 

10:25 AM IST:

According to the official EC trends, BJP has taken a lead in all 3 seats in Madhya Pradesh. Meanwhile, Congress is leading on both seats in Rajasthan.

10:25 AM IST:

Kargil war hero Brigadier (retd) Khushal Thakur of the BJP is leading with 1,855 votes over his nearest rival of the Congress Pratibha Singh in Mandi parliamentary seat. Pratibha Singh is the wife of late chief minister Virbhadra Singh.

10:17 AM IST:

TMC leaders have taken lead in all 4 seats – Khardah, Shantipur, Gosaba and Dinhata Assembly constituencies. Veteran TMC leader Sovandeb Chatterjee is reported leading in Khardah Assembly, while the party has also taken the lead in the Shantipur Assembly. 

Trinamool Congress' Udayan Guha has been leading in the Dinhata Assembly constituency by more than 38,000 votes, while the party's candidate in Gosaba, Subrata Mondol, was also reported to be leading by more than 20,000 votes.
 

10:08 AM IST:

Rebel BJP leader Chetan Bragta leading by 320 votes after second round from Jubbal-Kotkhai seat in Himachal Pradesh. BJP ahead by 4,099 votes after second round in Mandi Lok Sabha constituency. Congress candidate Pratibha Singh was leading by 1,629 votes from Mandi parliamentary constituency in the first round.  

10:07 AM IST:

According to the early trends, BJP has made a lead in Assam, while the Trinamool Congress is making a lead in West Bengal. The TMC is leading on 1 out of 4 seats in West Bengal. Meanwhile, celebrations have started in TMC camp amid party’s lead in by-elections.

10:01 AM IST:

BJP leading in Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Shiv Sena in Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The saffron party is leading in 1 out of 5 seats in Assam, RJD in 1 out of 2 seats in Bihar, Congress in 1 out of 3 seats in Himachal Pradesh and BJP and Congress on one each in Karnataka. 

Meanwhile, BJP is leading on 1 out of 3 seats in Madhya Pradesh, NPP and UDP on 1 each out of 3 seats in Meghalaya, Zoram People's Movement on 1 seat of Mizoram and Congress on 1 out of 2 seats in Rajasthan. 

9:57 AM IST:

Congress candidate Bhawani Singh Pathania, son of former MLA and Minister Sujan Singh Pathania is no-voice in the politics is relying solely upon sympathy votes after the demise of his father and former Himachal Pradesh CM is leading by a margin of 94 votes in Fatehpur Assembly seat. 

9:56 AM IST:

TRS is leading against BJP and Congress after the postal ballot counting in Telangana’s Huzurabad. TRS candidate Gellu Srinivas Yadav is leading against BJP and Congress. TRS- 503 BJP- 159 Congress- 32. 

9:49 AM IST:

In Bengal’s Gosaba Trinamool Congress is leading by 20,475 votes after second round of counting. All India Trinamool Congress- 22,033 2. Bharatiya Janata Party – 1,558 3. Revolutionary Socialist Party- 426. 
 

9:49 AM IST:

RJD is leading from Kusheshwar Asthan after first round of counting. Meanwhile, JD(U) is ahead from Tarapur. The counting of votes for Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly constituencies seats (Vidhan Sabha) in Bihar is underway.

9:43 AM IST:

TMC is leading against BJP and Congress by a huge margin of more than 6,000 votes in Bengal’s Shantipur. TMC has received 8,725 votes, while BJP has obtained 2,360 and Congress 295, with CPIM gaining 1,230 votes so far. 

9:42 AM IST:

In Karnataka's Hangal, Congress candidate Srinivas Mane is leading by 182 votes against BJP. The Congress has got 4,478 votes, while the BJP has received 4,296 votes in the initial count.
 

9:35 AM IST:

In the 5 seats in Assam, BJP has taken a lead in 3 seats and UPPL (BJP’s ally) is leading in the remaining two seats. With this the BJP has gained a big lead in the bypolls according to initial trends. 

9:34 AM IST:

In West Bengal, TMC candidate Sovondeb Chatterjee is leading from Khardaha by 1200 votes after first round of counting. The counting of votes is underway in Bengal.

9:28 AM IST:

In Sindagi, BJP is leading by 3,001 votes, as Congress has got 2,054 votes and BJP has obtained 5,255 votes. The counting is underway in the Sindagi seat.
 

9:23 AM IST:

TMC’s Udayan Guha is leading by 14,666 votes against BJP’s Ashok Mondal in Dinhata seat after second round of counting. The counting of votes is underway in West Bengal. TMC has got 17,758 votes while the BJP has got 3,092 votes. 
 

9:21 AM IST:

TRS candidate Gellu Srinivas Yadav has taken a lead in postal ballot votes. Election authorities have begun the first round of electronic voting machine votes counting. Votes of Huzurabad mandal will be counted first. 

9:07 AM IST:

YSRCP candidate Dasari Sudha wife of sitting MLA Venkata Ramana, whose demise necessitated the by-poll has taken a lead in Badvel bypoll which was held on October 30 in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh. 

9:02 AM IST:

As of now, Congress candidate Srinivas Mane leads with 182 votes against BJP’s CM Udasi from Hangal. 

Winning Hangal is a prestige battle, mainly for the BJP, as Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai hails from the Haveri district where this seat is located.
 

8:40 AM IST:

With stakes high among the BJP and the Congress, early trends are expected to trickle down by 9 am. Counting is underway amid tight security and Covid-19 measures. 

8:36 AM IST:

According to the initial trends, BJP has gained a lead over regional party JD(S) in Sindagi bypoll contest. Hangal constituency also went in for polls on October 30. 
 

8:31 AM IST:

Counting of ballots for the bypoll to Haryana’s Ellenabad Assembly constituency began on Tuesday amidst tight security, an election official said. Over 81 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the October 30 election. The counting centre has been set up at Dr Ambedkar Law Bhawan of Chaudhary Devi Lal University in Sirsa. The results are expected by noon.

8:18 AM IST:

Counting of ballots for the bypolls to the Mandi parliamentary constituency and the three Assembly seats of Fatehpur, Jubbal-Kotkhai and Arki in Himachal Pradesh began amidst tight security, Chief Electoral Officer C Palrasu said. The results are expected by noon. Palrasu said 11 counting observers have been deployed for the Mandi parliamentary constituency, and three for each Assembly constituency.

8:15 AM IST:

Counting of votes in 29 assembly constituencies and three Lok Sabha seats begins amid tight security measures. All necessary actions have been taken to ensure smooth conduct of the counting process.

INLD leader Abhay Chautala, Congress' Pratibha Singh, wife of late chief minister Virbhadra Singh, fare among the prominent candidates whose fate will be decided. 

8:05 AM IST:

Counting of votes in the Dadra and Nagar Haveli Lok Sabha constituency, where byelection was held on October 30, will begin at 8:30 am. This byelection was necessitated due to the death of sitting MP (Independent) Mohan Delkar, who was found hanging at a hotel in Mumbai on February 23.
 

8:02 AM IST:

A good voter turnout was recorded in both Sindgi and Hangal constituencies with 69 per cent and 84 per cent respectively. The by-elections were necessitated as the seats fell vacant following the death of Sindgi JD(S) legislator MC Managuli and BJP’s CM Udasi from Hangal.
 

7:57 AM IST:

The counting of votes for Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly constituencies seats (Vidhan Sabha) in Bihar is underway. A total of 17 candidates were in fray–– eight from Tarapur and nine from Kusheshwar Asthan. 

While the ruling party is aiming to retain the seats, the opposition RJD want to convey the message of alleged misrule by winning the seats.

7:52 AM IST:

The ruling BJP is facing a straight contest from the opposition Congress on all these seats where a total of 48 candidates are in fray. The by-elections in all the four constituencies in MP was necessitated due to the demise of the sitting representatives. As many as 48 candidates are in the fray for the four seats. 
 

7:45 AM IST:

The Assembly by-elections saw a highest voter turnout among all the states in Assam. 

A total of 31 candidates are in the fray for five seats, with nearly 7.96 lakh voters. The bypolls in Gossaigaon and Tamulpur were necessitated following the death of MLAs due to post Covid-19 complications, while the remaining Assembly seats of Thowra, Mariani and Bhabanipur were vacated as their MLAs jumped ship to the ruling party.
 

7:34 AM IST:

In Haryana, all eyes will be on Ellenabad assembly constituency result. Election on this was necessitated after Indian National Lok Dal leader Abhay Singh Chautala resigned from his legislator post in January over the Centre’s farm laws.
 

7:28 AM IST:

Himachal Pradesh is witnessing a direct contest between the BJP and Congress. The spotlight is on the Mandi parliamentary seat. The constituency is Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur's home turf.

In Mandi, Congress leader Pratibha Singh, who is the wife of late chief minister Virbhadra Singh, is locked in a fight with Kargil war hero Brigadier Khushal Singh Thakur who is contesting on BJP ticket.

7:20 AM IST:

The outcome of some prestige battles in West Bengal will be revealed today

In West Bengal, the ruling Trinamool Congress will be hoping to emerge victorious on all four seats - Khardaha, Gosaba, Dinhata and Santipur. Of the four, Dinhata and Santipur were earlier held by the BJP.

Dinhata reported 69.97% voter turnout while Santipur polled 76.14% votes. Dinhata, which falls under the Cooch Behar district, is biggest in terms of number of voters (2.98 lakh) and number of booth (417) among the four constituencies. 
 

7:02 AM IST:

The 29 Assembly constituencies that went to polls included

Assam 
Bhabanipur
Gossaigaon 
Tamulpur
Mariani
Thowra

West Bengal
Dinhata
Santipur
Khardah
Gosaba

Madhya Pradesh
Jobat
Prithvipur
Raigaon

Himachal Pradesh 
Fatehpur
Arki
Jubbal-Kotkhai

Meghalaya
Mawphlang
Rajabala 
Mawryngkneng 

Bihar 
Tarapur 
Kusheshwar

Karnataka 
Hanagal
Sindgi 

Rajasthan 
Vallabhnagar
Dhariawad

Andhra Pradesh 
Badvel

Haryana 
Ellenabad

Maharashtra 
Deglur 

Mizoram
Tuirial 

Telangana 
Huzurabad

6:53 AM IST:

Out of the 29 Assembly seats, the Congress was in power in nine constituencies, BJP had six while the remaining were with the regional parties.

Lok Sabha by-elections were held include Mandi in Himachal Pradesh, Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. As for the assembly segments where by-polls were held included 5 seats in Assam, 4 in West Bengal, 3 each in Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Meghalaya, 2 each in Rajasthan, Bihar and Karnataka and one each is in Maharashtra, Mizoram, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana and Telangana.

6:51 AM IST:

Welcome to the live coverage of the results of the by-elections which were held on 29 assembly constituencies and 3 Lok Sabha seats on October 30. 

Join Asianet Newsable's coverage of the crucial by-polls, which will determine which way the wind is blowing ahead of the assembly elections scheduled in some states early next year.

Counting of votes will be taken up on Tuesday in three Lok Sabha and 29 assembly constituencies across 13 states and the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.