Tags » By-Elections

The Tribune - By-election shocker for BJP; Loses 13 of its 24 seats in UP, Rajasthan, Gujarat; Big gain for SP, Congress

Vibha Sharma, Tribune New Service

New Delhi, September 16. The results of the Assembly byelections have come as a blow for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat — the states it had swept in the Lok Sabha polls four months ago — losing 13 of the 24 seats held by it. 516 more words


The Tribune - By-elections: Brisk voting in 3 Lok Sabha, 33 Assembly seats

New Delhi, 13 September 2014. Voting today began on a brisk note in byelections to three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly constituencies spread across ten states, seen as a test of Narendra Modi government’s popularity, especially as BJP braces for polls in two states next month. 581 more words


UKIP Steal Council Seat In Miliband's Doncaster on 20% Swing

Guido would call Doncaster Miliband’s ‘backyard’, but given the Labour leader barely spends any time there, he will stick with ‘Ed’s constituency’. Either way UKIP are in the ascendency in Ed’s constituency, as proved by Thursday’s stunning Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council by-election that saw a 20.5% swing away from Labour in Edenthorpe. 24 more words