K.K. Paul takes oath as acting Mizoram governor
Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul Tuesday took additional charge as the governor of Mizoram. Paul was sworn-in as the state's 14th governor by Justice Lanusungkum Jamir of the Gauhati High Court in a simple ceremony at Raj Bhavan here. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 06:01:12 pmModi arrives in Ahmedabad
Narendra Modi, on his first visit after becoming prime minister, arrived here Tuesday, a day ahead of President Xi Jinping's three-day sojourn. Modi flew in to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here on a two-day official visit to his home state Gujarat. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 05:29:54 pmAssembly By-Election Results Declared
The by-elections results have been declared with BJP winning 14 seats, SP winning 8 seats, Congress winning 7 seats and Others (AIDUF, CPI-M AITMC) winning 3 seats.
2014-09-16 04:43:54 pmSP triumphs in UP, Congress wins in Rajasthan, BJP stuns Bengal
The Congress and the Samajwadi Party, which suffered a rout in the general elections, bounced back Tuesday in the assembly bypolls in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. For the first time in 15 years, the BJP will now have its lawmaker in the West Bengal assembly. In Gujarat, the BJP romped home in Vadodara Lok Sabha seat that was vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he also won from Varanasi parliamentary constituency. The Maninagar assembly seat, which Modi once represented, too saw a BJP victory. But, the Congress wrested three seats from the BJP, which retained six seats. In Andhra Pradesh, the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) retained Nandigama assembly seat, while the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) too retained Medak Lok Sabha seat in neighbouring Telangana. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 03:49:44 pmBJP wins six, Congress three in Gujarat
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday won six assembly seats, while the Congress won three in Gujarat. The ruling BJP also won the Vadodara Lok Sabha Sabha by over 300,000 votes. On Tuesday, the Congress won three assembly seats - Deesa, Khambhalia and Mangrol, by a notable margin. It thanked the people for its victory. The remaining six assembly seats, including the Maninagar seat which was vacated by then chief minister Narendra Modi, were won by the BJP. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 03:36:01 pmBJP wins one Bengal seat, Trinamool demands recount
After 15 long years, the BJP will have a representative in the West Bengal assembly. Party candidate Shamik Bhattacharya Tuesday won the Basirhat (South) seat in the bypolls, while the state's ruling party Trinamool retained the Chowringhee seat. Bhattacharya defeated Trinamool candidate and former soccer captain Dipendu Biswas in a hard-fought battle by a slender margin of over thousand votes. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 02:43:47 pmTRS retains Medak Lok Sabha seat
The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has retained Medak Lok Sabha seat in Telangana with its candidate K. Prabhakar Reddy winning the byelections. Prabhakar Reddy defeated his nearest rival V. Sunitha Lakshma Reddy of Congress party by over 3.66 lakh votes. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 01:52:57 pmBJP wins one seat, Trinamool retains one in Bengal
The BJP won the West Bengal assembly bypoll from Basirhat (South) constituency while the ruling Trinamool Congress retained Chowringhee when votes were counted Tuesday. BJP's Shamik Bhattacharya wrested the Basirhat (South) seat which the Left Front major CPI-M had managed to win despite facing a rout in the 2011 assembly polls. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 01:05:30 pmIndependent candidate wins Rangang-Yangang seat in Sikkim
Independent candidate RN Chamling wins Rangang-Yangang seat in Sikkim. He defeated SDF's Kumari Mangar.
2014-09-16 12:35:02 pmBJP wins 6 seats, including Vadodra LS seat, Congress 2 in Gujarat
BJP wins 6 seats and Congress 2 in Gujarat. The Vadodra Lok Sabha is won by BJP's Ranjanben Bhatt.
2014-09-16 12:23:50 pmSP leading in Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat
SP Candidate leading in the Mainpuri parliamentary constituency.
2014-09-16 12:16:45 pmCPI-M candidate wins Tripura's Manu seat
CPI-M candidate Pravat Chowdhury Tuesday won the Manu assembly seat in southern Tripura. Chowdhury defeated his nearest Congress rival Mailafru Mog by a record margin of around 16,000 votes, officials here said. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 11:44:27 amCongress wins 3 out of 4 assembly seats in Rajasthan
Congress won Nasirabad, Weir and Surajgarh seats in Rajasthan, whereas BJP had to contend with the lone seat of Kota South.
2014-09-16 11:40:58 amTDP retains Nandigama assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh
The ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh has retained Nandigama assembly seat. TDP candidate T. Soumya defeated Babu Rao of Congress party by over 70,000 votes. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 11:16:31 amSP leads in nine UP assembly seats
The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) Tuesday established an early lead in nine of the 11 assembly seats where bypolls were held. According to Election Commission (EC) officials, SP candidates were leading in nine state assembly seats while its candidate Tej Pratap Singh, grand nephew of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, was leading by over one lakh votes over his nearest BJP rival Prem Singh Shakya in Mainpuri parliamentary seat. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 11:13:10 amRohit Patel of BJP wins from Anand seat in Gujarat
BJP has managed to win another seat in Gujarat Assembly Bye Elections apart from the Vadodara Lok Sabha Seat, Maninagar and Deesa assemblies.
2014-09-16 11:04:29 amTRS leads in Medak seat in Telangana
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is leading in the Medak Lok Sabha seat.
2014-09-16 10:58:31 amBJP wins Gujarat's Vadodara LS seat
Bharatiya Janata Party's Ranjan Bhatt Tuesday won the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat, defeating Congress candidate Narendra Rawat. The bypoll to this seat was held Sep 13. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 10:45:08 amCongress, Trinamool lead in two Bengal assembly seats
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition Congress were ahead in one seat each as votes were counted for the bypolls to two assembly constituencies Tuesday. Polling was held Sept 13. Trinamool Congress candidate former Indian soccer captain Dipendu Biswas was in the lead in Basirhat South. Congress nominee Santosh Pathak was ahead in Chowringhee. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 10:34:50 amUP to have metro in more cities
The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to run metro rail in Meerut, Kanpur, Allahabad and Varanasi, after pushing for a similar project in Lucknow, an official said Tuesday. Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan has asked officials to prepare a detailed project report for the same. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 10:19:01 amBJP wins Gujarat's Maninagar seat
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday won the Maninagar assembly seat in Gujarat which was vacated by then chief minister Narendra Modi. Other than Maninagar, by-polls were held in eight assembly seats in Gujarat, namely Deesa, Tankara, Khambhalia, Mangrol, Talaja, Anand, Matar and Limkheda. The last seat is reserved for tribals. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 10:04:10 amBJP wins Gujarat's Maninagar assembly seat
Bhartiya Janta Party has won form the Maninagar assembly seat in Gujarat . The name of the winner is Patel Sureshjbhai Dhanjibhai.
2014-09-16 09:53:40 amBJP leads in three of Rajasthan's four assembly seats
Early trends on Tuesday show BJP leading in three of the four assembly seats where bypolls were held in the desert state of Rajasthan.
BJP was leading in Weir, Nasirabad and Kota South constituency while the Congress candidate was leading in Surajgarh assembly constituency. The byelections were necessitated as BJP legislators Sanwar Lal Jat from Nasirabad, Om Birla from Kota South, Santosh Ahlawat from Surajgarh, and Bahadur Singh Koli from Weir got elected to the Lok Sabha. Over 65.25 percent of 8.95 lakh voters had cast their votes in these four constituencies in the polling held Sep 13. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 09:52:12 amBJP leads in three of Rajasthan's four assembly seats
Early trends Tuesday show BJP leading in three of the four assembly seats where bypolls were held in the desert state of Rajasthan. BJP was leading in Weir, Nasirabad and Kota South constituency while the Congress candidate was leading in Surajgarh assembly constituency. Source: IANS
2014-09-16 09:46:40 amBJP and Congress neck to neck in Gujarat
BJP and Congress are competeing neck to neck with one another in the Gujarat Bye Elections.
2014-09-16 09:39:31 am