KPCC President DK Shivakumar (R) and senior party leader Siddaramaiah (L) with Congress candidate Kusuma Ravi, wife of deceased IAS officer DK Ravi, for Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency after she filed nomination papers ahead of by-polls in Karnataka, in Bengaluru.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, BJP State Unit President Nalin Kumat Kateel and others hand over the B-form to party candidate for Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency Munirathna Naidu ahead of by-polls in Karnataka, in Bengaluru.
Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Yogeshwar Mahato Batul is greeted by his supporters after he filed his nomination paper for by-polls from Bermo seat at Bermo subdivision constituency under Bokaro district.
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) candidate Basant Soren (L) flashes victory sign with his brother and Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren (C) after filing nomination paper for bypolls to Dumka seat. Congress candidate for Bermo Jaimangal Singh (R) also seen.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa offer sweets to BY Vijayendra after BJP won in 12 out of 15 assembly constituencies of Karnataka securing the position of Yediyurappa-led BJP government in the state, in Bengaluru.
BJP supporters offer sweets to a cut-out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the party won in 12 out of 15 assembly constituencies of Karnataka securing the position of Yediyurappa-led BJP government in the state, in Hubballi.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa blesses his BY Vijayendra after BJP won in 12 out of 15 assembly constituencies of Karnataka securing the position of Yediyurappa-led BJP government in the state, in Bengaluru.
Senior Congress leader Mallikarjuna Kharge, KPCC Working President Eshwar Khandre, former minsiter Ramalinga Reddy and Mahalaxmi Layout candidate Shivaraju Rise during an election campaign rally in Bengauru.
KPCC President Dinesh Gundu Rao and Shivaraju, party's candidate for Mahalaxmi Layout constituency, during a road show on their way to file the nomination papers for assembly by-elections, in Bengaluru
Satvashila Chavan, wife of Congress leader and former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, performs 'arti' of newly elected MP and former Governor of Sikkim Shriniwas Patil, in Karad, Maharashtra.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur (centre) and Ministers Mahinder Singh and Suresh Bhardwaj along with the supporters celebrate their victory in Dharamshala and Pacchad bye-elections, in Shimla.
Women show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting their vote at a polling station inundated in rain water following heavy rainfall during the bypolls for assembly seats in Ernakulam district.
A woman shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting her vote at a polling station inundated in rain water following heavy rainfall during the bypolls for assembly seats in Ernakulam district.
BJP's Sonari Assembly seat candidate Nabanita Handique files her nomination in the presence of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, MP Topon Kumar Gogoi, Rajya Sabha MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa and Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries Rameswar Teli for the upcoming by-polls, at Sonari in Charaideo.
BJP candidate Suresh Tiwari (2nd from R) files his nomination papers for the bypoll to the Lucknow Cantonment Assembly seat, in presence of State BJP president Swantantradev Singh and Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma, in Lucknow.
DMK chief MK Stalin and senior party leaders stand near the statue of party patriarch M Karunanidhi following the party nominee Kadhir Anand's success in the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency, in Chennai.
Congress party candidate V.S. Ugrappa celebrates along with his supporters after defeating BJP's J. Shantha by a margin of 2,43,161 votes in the Bellary Loksabha by-poll election, in Bellary, Karnataka.
KPCC President Dinesh Gundurao, AICC General Secretary Karnataka in-charge Venugopal Rao presents a bouquet to the former chief minister Siddaramaiah after Congress-JD (S) won the by-poll election in Bengaluru.
Former chief minister and Karnataka BJP President BS Yeddyurappa, senior state leaders KS Eshwarappa and Sadananda Gowda with party candidate for Shimoga Lok Sabha seat Raghvendra join hands to show unity during an election rally in Shivamogga.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and State Water Resource Minister Prakash Pant flash a victory sign after the party's success in Tharali Assembly by-elections, at Bharatiya Janata Party office, in Dehradun.