On August 23, polling for the bye-election for Bawana seat saw 45% voter turnout.
"The by-elections are a moral defeat for BJP, as their candidates indulged in corrupt practices as official position was used by the two candidates to offer jobs to the voters", said Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Shantaram Naik while addressing a press conference in Panaji. The Congress, which had till 2013 ruled Delhi for 15 years straight, had drawn a blank in the assembly elections in 2015 and continues to have no presence in the assembly.
State Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, who resigned as Congress MLA to join the BJP in Goa, increased his victory margin in Valpoi seat to 10,066 votes from 4,066 votes in the February elections. AAP's Ram Chander bagged 59,886 votes, BJP's Ved Prakash got 35,834 votes and Congress who shown a fine surge in vote share remained distant third at 31,919 votes. But, as the votes polled in the booths of the slum clusters started coming into the picture, the AAP widened its margin. While the chief minister spread his wings too early in an attempt to become a national leader by fielding candidates in states such as Punjab and Goa, the BJP, on the other hand, is doing the exact opposite and focusing too much on Delhi when it clearly doesn't benefit significantly, if at all from it. Just weeks before the election, former Congress minister Babush Monserrate, who was expected to take on Parrikar in Panaji, switched camps and moved to the Goa Forward Party, which is tied up with the BJP. On Monday, the Congress led in the first seven rounds of counting, winning in the rural parts of the constituency.
The win in Bawana could be a major psychological boost for the AAP leadership as the party had been on a steady downswing ever since its victory in the Delhi assembly polls, in which it had swept 67 out of 70 seats.
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The by-election was held because Ved Prakash had to resign as a legislator after shifting to the BJP.
Monday's victory may have given Parrikar some respite, but considering he is tied up with the allies (three Goa Forward, three Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and three independents) that have switched sides and tweaked their "ideologies" at the drop of a hat, the BJP chief minister will be constantly looking over his shoulder, unless of course he manages with inducements to lure more Congress MLAs to tilt the scales. The Congress finished third but put up a credible performance.
TDP's Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy, a political greenhorn, overcame the YSR Congress' tough challenge to add another feather to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's cap.
The AAP has won this seat again, but it has lost nearly 50,000 votes in just two years in the constituency. Nagi Reddy, who crossed over to the TDP a year ago, died in April, causing the vacancy. As many as 1,413 votes were polled under the "none of the above" (NOTA) category.
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The missiles did not pose a threat to North America nor to the USA territory of Guam, said the Pacific Command. Pyongyang fired three short-range ballistic missiles from the Kangwon province, the US Pacific Command said .
Cook wants to lop off a finger of the 346,177-acre monument located mostly in the Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles County. President Barack Obama designated the 1.35 million-acre Bears Ears previous year , less than a month before leaving office.
The government only defaults if it fails to make that interest payment, and we have more than enough money to make that payment. Congress must raise the debt ceiling by mid-October to prevent the federal government from defaulting on its obligations.
During Tuesday's quarterfinals, a magician suffered a technical malfunction that resulted in a lackluster performance . Upon Brown's dramatic exit , " America's Got Talent " host Tyra Banks stated "this is live TV y'all - live TV".
Fifty-six percent of registered voters said Trump has not been an effective president, while 39 percent said he had been. Seventy-one percent say his behavior is not what they expect from a president, while 27 percent disagree.
It found all men who took high-dose vitamin B supplements for a decade had about double the risk of developing lung cancer . We were unable to address whether lung cancer patients had improved or worsened prognosis if they took these supplements.
Earlier in the day's play, Bangladesh put in no efforts to hide their plan of unleashing their spin barrel on the Australians. He became only the fourth bowler to take five-wicket hauls against all nine possible Test opponents.
Some of the recently launched device support wide-gamut color and many third party applications get benefitted due to this. Regarding its release, Google says: " by the end of this year " a majority of handsets will get Android 8.0 Oreo.
When asked if Microsoft were actively seeking to build a crossplay relationship with Sony , Greenberg replied: "Absolutely, yeah". Given that Microsoft is a little behind, enticing gamers with the tease of potential crossplay makes a lot of sense.
Taylor Swift Crushes YouTube's 24-Hour Record
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Police Confirm Body Found Is Savanna Greywind
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Houston police officer drowns in historic flood
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United States imposes new sanctions on Venezuela
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Ronda Rousey And Travis Browne Get Married Tonight
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