Counting of votes for crucial by-elections to three Lok Sabha and 32 Assembly seats across nine states has ended. The ruling BJP, which suffered reverses in a round of by-elections last month, has suffered another setback as rivals today made significant gains.
"Big factor was that I was not allowed to campaign everywhere," says Yogi Adityanath on BJP's performance in Uttar Pradesh
Celebrations at the BJP office in Kolkata after the party bagged the Basirhat Dakshin Assembly constituency
Final Gujarat Assembly Bypoll Results: BJP - 6, Congress - 3. Lone Lok Sabha Seat of Vadodara goes to BJP.
Final Rajasthan Bypoll Results: Congress - 3, BJP - 1
Final West Bengal Bypoll Results: Trinamool Congress - 1 (Chowinghee) and BJP - 1 (Basirhat Dakshin)
Final Assam Bypoll Results: AIUDF - 1 (Jamunamukh), Congress - 1 (Lakhipur) and BJP - 1 (Silchar)
Uttar Pradesh Final Bypoll Results: Samajwadi Party - 8, BJP - 3
Samajwadi Party workers celebrating in Lucknow after the party's victory in a majority of the assembly bypoll seats in Uttar Pradesh.
Gujarat Assembly Bypolls Final Results: BJP - 6, Congress - 3. In Khambaliya seat in Saurashtra, Congress wins after three decades. The lone Lok Sabha seat of Vadodara goes to BJP.
TRS candidate K Prabhakar Reddy has won the Medak Lok Sabha bypoll in Telangana by a margin of more than 3 lakh votes.
The Samajwadi Party has emerged victorious in the Bijnor and Rohaniya Assembly constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. With this, the party has won 8 out of 11 seats in the state.
The CPI(M) has won the lone assembly constituency of Manu in Tripura.
The Samajwadi Party has won Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituency. The seat was vacated by party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav after the elections in May.
Uttar Pradesh Bypoll results: BJP wins Saharanpur Assembly constituency by 27,430 votes.
The Samajwadi Party has won 3 more seats (Hamirpur, Sirathu and Nigasan) in Uttar Pradesh apart from the 3 seats it had earlier won.
BJP Makes a Debut in Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal
For the BJP, which had to cede space to the Congress in Gujarat and Rajasthan, here's some cheering news. The party has finally managed to open an account in Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal, with the Basirhat Dakshin seat.
In Assam, the Congress has won the Lakhipur Assembly constituency.
In Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party has won 3 seats (Charkhari, Balha and Thakurdwara).
'We have won 3 of the 4 seats. The BJP should take a lesson from these elections and introspect,' says Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot.
People of UP have rejected communal forces, said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Trends at noon showed the Samajwadi Party leading in 8 out of 11 assembly constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. The BJP was leading in 3 seats.
In Telangana's Medak Lok Sabha constituency, the TRS candidate K Prabhakar Reddy is leading with over 2 lakh votes - NDTV's Uma Sudhir reports.
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) wins the Nandigama Assembly constituency in Seemandhra.
In West Bengal, Trinamool Congress wins Chowringhee and BJP has emerged victorious in Bashirhat Dakshin.
Gujarat Bypolls Results: BJP wins 6 seats (Maninagar, Tankara, Talaja, Anand, Matar and Limkheda) and Congress wins 2 seats (Deesa and Mangrol).
Rajasthan By-polls final results: Congress wins 3 seats (Nasirabad, Weir and Surajgarh) and BJP wins 1 seat (Kota South)
In Rajasthan, Congress wins three seats. BJP wins the lone Kota south Assembly constituency.
Congress workers have started celebrating in Rajasthan after their win in Nasirabad Assembly constituency
In Rajasthan, results have just trickled in. While the BJP has won the Kota South Assembly constituency, Congress has won the Nasirabad seat.
We will check to see where we may have gone a bit wrong. Lok Sabha polls very different from by-elections: BJP's Lalitha Kumaramangalam
In Gujarat, celebrations have begun after the BJP emerged victorious in the Vadodara Lok Sabha constituency, vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
In the lone Assembly constituency going to by-polls in Tripura, the CPI(M) is ahead according to trends.
In Gujarat, the first results have come in. While Congress wins the Deesa and Mangrol assembly constituencies, the BJP has won Maninagar and Tankara seats. The BJP has also won the Vadodara Lok Sabha constituency, vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
In Mainpuri, the lone Lok Sabha constituency going to the by-polls in Uttar Pradesh, trends show the Samajwadi Party is leading. The seat was vacated by SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.
In West Bengal, trends indicate Trinamool Congress ahead in both Assembly constituencies.
In Uttar Pradesh Assembly by-polls leads (11/11): Samajwadi Party - 8 (+7), BJP - 3 (-7) [Change mapped against Lok Sabha 2014 Assembly Segment Winner]
In Sikkim, Rup Narayan Chamling, an independent candidate, is leading in the lone Rangang-Yangang Assembly constituency according to initial trends.
In Rajasthan, initial leads show Congress ahead in 3 out of 4 Assembly constituencies. BJP leads in the Kota Assembly seat.
In Gujarat, initial leads show BJP ahead in 5 out of 9 assembly constituencies. Congress is ahead in the other 4 seats. BJP is also leading in the Vadodara Lok Sabha constituency by 1,40,000 votes.
Counting underway at a booth in Kolkata
In Rajasthan, BJP and Congress both ahead in 2 assembly constituencies each.
In Assam's Jamunamukh Assembly constituency, Abdur Rehman Ajmal, son of AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal, is leading after first round of counting. BJP's Bilaluddin is closely following him and the ruling Congress is in third position. Early trends show BJP making some headway in AIUDF's minority turf - NDTV's Urmi Bhattacharjee.
In Telangana, initial leads show TRS ahead in the Medak Lok Sabha seat. The seat was vacated by TRS chief K Chandrasekhara Rao after he became the chief minister of the state.
In Assam, initial leads show AIUDF ahead in all 3 Assembly constituencies.
Leads from Uttar Pradesh By-polls (11/11): BJP - 5 (-5), SP - 5 (+4), Congress -1 (+1) [Change mapped against Lok Sabha 2014 Assembly Segment Winner]
In Assam, initial leads show AIUDF ahead in 1 out of 3 assembly constituencies.
Overall leads for Assembly by-polls (27/ 32): BJP + Allies - 14, Congress - 6, Others- 7.
Initial leads from Uttar Pradesh (9/11) show BJP ahead in 5 Assembly constituencies. Samajwadi Party and Congress ahead in 3 and 1 constituencies respectively.
In Seemandhra, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leads in the Nandigama assembly constituency.
Overall leads for Assembly bypolls (23/32): BJP + Allies - 13, Congress - 6, Others- 4.
In West Bengal, initial leads show Trinamool Congress ahead in both Assembly constituencies - Basirhat Dakshin and Chowrangee.
Initial Leads: In Gujarat, Congress is ahead in 4 out of 9 Assembly constituencies.
Initial Leads: BJP ahead in Vadodara, Gujarat. PM Narendra Modi won this seat by nearly 6 lakh votes in the May elections but he chose to retain his Varanasi seat in Uttar Pradesh.
Initial Leads: In West Bengal, Trinamool Congress ahead in 1 out of 2 Assembly constituencies.
Overall Leads for Assembly By-polls (11/ 32): BJP + Allies - 6, Congress - 4, Others - 1.
By-Poll Verdict Today, Key Test for Ruling BJP
Counting has begun in crucial by-elections to three Lok Sabha and 32 Assembly seats across nine states. The stakes are particularly high for ruling party BJP, which suffered reverses in a round of by-elections last month.
Initial Leads: In Gujarat, BJP ahead in Maninagar, the assembly constituency vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Initial Leads: BJP ahead in 1 out of 11 Assembly Seats in Uttar Pradesh.
Initial Leads: In Rajasthan, Congress ahead in 2 of the 4 Assembly seats.
Initial leads: BJP ahead in 2 assembly seats out of 9 in Gujarat.
By-poll Verdict Today, Big Stakes in Gujarat, UP: 10 Developments
The verdict of by-elections held on September 13 in three Lok Sabha and 32 assembly seats across nine states will be announced today. The results hold high stakes for the ruling BJP, which hopes to prove that its popularity hasn't waned in the first three months of its government.
Counting of votes begins in 32 assembly segments and 3 Lok Sabha seats across 9 states.
Today's by-election results, seen as yet another test of Narendra Modi government's popularity since it assumed power in May, are also important as the BJP is preparing for polls in Haryana and Maharashtra next month where it hopes to oust the Congress.
The three Lok Sabha seats are in Vadodara (Gujarat), vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh) and Medak (Telangana) while 11 assembly constituencies are in Uttar Pradesh, nine in Gujarat, four in Rajasthan, two in West Bengal, five in Northeastern states and one each in Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh.