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Cong-NCP cedes ground in 111 of 144 segments In Maharashtra - Zeeshan Shaikh, Indian Express
Between the lines of the rout of the Congress-NCP alliance, which won only six of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, is a signal for the upcoming assembly elections: the ruling alliance trailed in 111 of the 144 assembly segments that it holds. Apart from the 33 segments where it held on, the alliance wrested eight segments currently represented by other parties. Maharashtra has 288 assembly seats.
How AAP ate into the Akali vote - Chander Suta Dogra, Hindu
To describe the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) surprise success in Punjab, where it won four seats and 25 per cent of the votes, as being the result of a deep anger against the high-handedness and misrule of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance in the State, is to present only half the picture. 
Uttar Pradesh: Winner takes all - Hindu
The general election verdict from Uttar Pradesh is beyond stunning. Indeed, no superlative would seem to fit the performance of the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party which, together with its ally, the Apna Dal, mopped up 73 out of the 80 seats on offer in the State. The Samajwadi Party took five of the remaining seven seats, leaving the Congress clutching at the VIP seats of Rae Bareli and Amethi.
BJP increases vote share in Bengal three-fold - Pioneer
In the ‘TsuNamo' of seats that the Bharatiya Janata Party has won in this general election, it is easy to miss the two it has bagged in West Bengal. But look closely at the voting trends and you will find a promising tale of the BJP's growing footprint in West Bengal. First, the party has secured an impressive 17 per cent of the vote share in the State. This is its best performance in West Bengal till date.
Disquiet in Kerala Left, UDF - VR Jayaraj, Pioneer
Loss of seats and under-performance in certain key seats in the 16th Lok Sabha elections have pushed both the CPI(M)-led LDF and the Congress-headed UDF of Kerala into disquiet. The UDF had lost four seats it had won in 2009, while the LDF had failed to make the expected gains.
Headless Cong dug its own grave in Telangana - Omer Farooq, Pioneer
A difference of nearly eight per cent votes put paid to the hopes of the Congress in the elections in Telangana region. While Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) swept the Assembly polls with 34.15 per cent of votes, winning 63 Assembly seats, the Congress could manage to get only 25.97 per cent of votes and won 21 Assembly seats.
In UP, Congress takes 59% cut in vote share - Maulshree Seth, IndianExpress
Its vote share down by almost 59 per cent since 2009, its candidates mostly at fourth position, the Congress has been the party worst hit by the BJP surge in Uttar Pradesh. Party leaders have admitted they “could not even get a decent number of Muslim votes”, and some top candidates could not manage even 1 lakh votes.
BJP storms 4 of 7 segments in Kerala capital - Shaju Philip, IndianExpress
The BJP finished first in four assembly segments in Thiruvananthapuram and second in two segments in Kasargode, keeping it optimistic about its future prospects in Kerala. In the northern districts, the BJP gained votes in CPM-dominated areas. Its vote share has gone up from 6.4 per cent of 2009 to 10.8 per cent.
BJP is battle-ready, says Harsh Vardhan - IndianExpress
Upbeat over the BJP’s victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Delhi BJP chief Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said the party was ready for Assembly elections “anytime soon”, confident of getting a clear majority this time. He made it clear that the BJP would not try to form a government in Delhi by resorting to any sort of “manipulation” and would wait for elections to get a “clear mandate”.
AAP, Cong rule out alliance to form govt, BJP pushes for early elections - Maneesh Chhibber, IndianExpress
Amid reports that a section of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leadership wanted to explore the possibility of forming the Delhi  government with Congress support again, AAP founder-member and senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan opposed any such move on Sunday. “Yes, some MLAs said at the meeting held yesterday (Saturday) that they had got feelers from the Congress about an AAP government being supported from outside by that party.
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Election Calendar 2012

By-Elections   June 2

Assembly Constituencies

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Kerala

Cortalim

Goa

By-Elections   June 12

Parliamentary Constituency

Nellore

Andhra Pradesh

Assembly Constituencies

Maheshwar (SC)

Madhya Pradesh

Nalchar (SC)

Tripura

Daspur

West Bengal

Bankura

West Bengal

Mant

Uttar Pradesh

Pudukkottai

Tamil Nadu

Tirupati

Andhra Pradesh

Allagadda

Andhra Pradesh

Rajampet

Andhra Pradesh

Rayachoti

Andhra Pradesh

Parkal

Andhra Pradesh

Ongole

Andhra Pradesh

Narasannapeta

Andhra Pradesh

Payakaraopet (SC)

Andhra Pradesh

Anantapur Urban

Andhra Pradesh

Yemmiganur

Andhra Pradesh

Rayadurg

Andhra Pradesh

Kodur (SC)

Andhra Pradesh

Udayagiri

Andhra Pradesh

Narasapuram

Andhra Pradesh

Prathipadu (SC)

Andhra Pradesh

Ramachandrapuram

Andhra Pradesh

Macherla

Andhra Pradesh

Polavaram (ST)

Andhra Pradesh

Kaij (SC)

Maharashtra

Hatia

Jharkhand

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23-May

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16-Jun

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Presidential

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Presidential

7-Oct

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