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May 03, 2021 / 11:02 PM IST

Assembly Election Result 2021 Highlights: BJP plans nationwide dharna on May 5 against 'attack on party workers' in Bengal

Assembly Election Result 2021 Highlights: With the results out in West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Puducherry, the process of government formation has begun

Assembly Election Result 2021 Highlights: The picture is clear in four states -- Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal -- and the Union Territory of Puducherry. In the high-decibel Bengal polls, CM Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress has won a landslide victory defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). In Tamil Nadu, the ruling AIADMK lost to MK Stalin's DMK-led alliance.
In Kerala, the Pinarayi Vijayan-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) retained power -- breaking the four-decade trend of no incumbent getting re-elected. In Assam, the ruling BJP-led alliance is all set to form the government for the second consecutive term. The AINRC-BJP combine is set to form the government in Puducherry. While the results are out, there is a lot going on in the political arena. Stay tuned to this LIVE blog for the latest updates on all political developments taking place in these states.
  • May 03, 2021 / 11:01 PM IST

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  • May 03, 2021 / 10:46 PM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 LIVE Updates | Bengal witnesses violence ay after assembly poll results

    West Bengal was in the throes of widespread violence on Monday that allegedly left several BJP workers dead and injured in clashes, and shops being looted, prompting the Union Home ministry to seek a factual report from the state governent on incidents of attack on opposition workers.

    Videos of arson at a BJP office with bamboo poles and roof tiles burning amid worried cries of people running away from the premises were shared by the party. Photos of dead men, and people scampering with apparel looted from a shop were everywhere on social media. (PTI)

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  • May 03, 2021 / 10:15 PM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 LIVE Updates | BJP plans nationwide dharna on May 5 to protest against 'attack' on party workers in Bengal 

    "The BJP has announced a nationwide dharna on 5th May against the widespread violence unleashed by TMC workers post the election results in West Bengal. This protest will be held following all Covid protocols across all organisational mandals of the BJP," the party said in a statement issued on Twitter.

  • May 03, 2021 / 09:45 PM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 LIVE Updates | MHA asks Bengal govt to send report on post-poll political violence

    The Centre on Monday sought a report from the West Bengal government on post-poll violence targeting opposition workers in the state. Political workers, including from BJP, were allegedly targeted by opponents since the announcement of results for the 292-member West Bengal assembly where the ruling Trinamool Congress emerged victorious.

    “MHA has asked West Bengal Government for a report on the post-election violence targeting opposition political workers in the state,” a spokesperson tweeted. The BJP has alleged that one of its party offices in Hooghly district was set on fire, and some of its leaders, including Suvendu Adhikari, were heckled by TMC activists in other parts of the state.

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged her supporters to maintain peace and asked them not to fall prey to provocations. (PTI)

  • May 03, 2021 / 08:18 PM IST

    Assembly Election Results 2021 LIVE Updates | Election Commission says model code of conduct has ceased to be in operation with immediate effect in the states of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal and UT of Puducherry. 

      Assembly Election Results 2021 LIVE Updates |  Election Commission says model code of conduct has ceased to be in operation with immediate effect in the states of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal and UT of Puducherry. 
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  • May 03, 2021 / 08:20 PM IST

    Assembly Election Results 2021 LIVE Updates | Election Commission says model code of conduct has ceased to be in operation with immediate effect in the states of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal and UT of Puducherry. 

      Assembly Election Results 2021 LIVE Updates |  Election Commission says model code of conduct has ceased to be in operation with immediate effect in the states of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal and UT of Puducherry. 
  • May 03, 2021 / 08:11 PM IST

    Assembly Election Results LIVE Updates | Tamil Nadu Assembly Poll Position

    Results declared: 234

    Total seats won:

    DMK: 133

    Aiadmk: 66

    Cong: 18

    Bjp: 4

    Cpi(M): 2 

    Pmk: 5

    Vck: 4 

    (PTI) 

  • May 03, 2021 / 07:32 PM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 LIVE Updates | The BJP's defeat in West Bengal may be seen as a referendum on the central government’s handling of the second wave of the pandemic, according to Nomura global Global Markets Research. However, it has added that the economic and policy implications of the latest elections may be scant. 

    Read here the full article here. 

  • May 03, 2021 / 07:04 PM IST

    Assembly Election Results LIVE Updates | Building a strong narrative over the years against the AIADMK and BJP-led governments in Tamil Nadu and the Centre,  DMK president M K Stalin reaped huge success in Assembly polls, recreating the 2019 magic when he won the Lok Sabha polls hands down for his party and allies.  

    The DMK has won 127 seats and is likely to win six seats from where it is leading, according to trends. 

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  • May 03, 2021 / 06:56 PM IST

    Assembly Elections Results 2021 LIVE Updates | For the first time since 2001, there will be double-digit representation of women MLAs in the Kerala Assembly as 11 of them have been elected to the 140 member house in the April 6 polls. A total of 103 women contested in the elections, but only11 made it into the assembly, as per the Election Commission figures. (PTI) 

  • May 03, 2021 / 06:56 PM IST

    Assembly Elections Results 2021 LIVE Updates | For the first time since 2001, there will be double-digit representation of women MLAs in the Kerala Assembly as 11 of them have been elected to the 140 member house in the April 6 polls. A total of 103 women contested in the elections, but only11 made it into the assembly, as per the Election Commission figures. (PTI) 

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