May 03, 2021 02:44 PM IST
JP Nadda also thanked the people of Assam and Puducherry for reposing faith in the party and at the same time accepted the mandate of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
- May 03, 2021 02:39 PM IST
Having not named a chief ministerial candidate during the assembly election campaign, the BJP will now have the headache of deciding between two popular faces -- Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma.
- May 03, 2021 02:38 PM IST
MK Stalin has already indicated that his government will ‘slowly’ implement the DMK's promises. The DMK’s manifesto is filled with promises that will economically test the financial prudence, or even wizardry, of the new government
- May 03, 2021 02:06 PM IST
BJP's Babul Supriyo said in a now-deleted Facebook post that he will neither congratulate Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee nor does he want to say that he respects the “people’s verdict”.
- May 03, 2021 01:59 PM IST
The ruling TMC has won 212 of the 292 seats where polling was held in eight phases in March and April, and is leading in one where counting is still in progress. The BJP emerged as the main opposition party with 77 seats under its belt.
- May 03, 2021 01:39 PM IST
The voters in Kerala were not ready to surrender their fate to a group of politicians with no clear leader and who had to turn to Delhi before taking important decisions. Providentially, they had a time-tested government and a decisive leader
- May 03, 2021 01:19 PM IST
The state government launched a string of welfare schemes such as free rice and a financial aid of Rs 12,000 for every pregnant woman aimed at the tea tribes, which play a decisive role in 40 of the Assam’s 126 constituencies.
- May 03, 2021 12:47 PM IST
The DMK chief, who led his party to a comfortable win against the ruling AIADMK after a ten-year stint in the opposition, is now set to take over as Chief Minister.
- May 03, 2021 11:21 AM IST
While Suvendhu Adhikari bagged 1,10,764 votes in Nandigram, Mamata Banerjee polled 1,08,808 votes, the poll panel confirmed.
- May 03, 2021 11:16 AM IST
Banerjee fended off a spirited challenge by the BJP in West Bengal with a landslide victory for her party on Sunday, bagging a third consecutive term.
- May 03, 2021 08:58 AM IST
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
- May 03, 2021 08:47 AM IST
The issue of Bengali identity seems to have resonated with the voters
- May 02, 2021 11:32 PM IST
On the other hand, UDF won 39 seats, and BJP failed to win even a single seat
- May 02, 2021 11:29 PM IST
After being perpetually in the wait as DMK’s crown prince, MK Stalin is gearing up to be the next chief minister of Tamil Nadu. This is the first assembly election that the party is fighting without the late M K Karunanidhi at the helm.
- May 02, 2021 11:26 PM IST
The opposition 'Grand Alliance' comprising the Congress, AIUDF and eight other parties won 50 seats.
- May 02, 2021 11:21 PM IST
Although NDA is yet to announce the chief ministerial candidate, former CM N Rangaswamy is said to be a frontrunner for the post. N Rangaswamy contested from two constituencies in the state. The CM candidate fought in Yanam constituency against Independent candidate Gollapalli Srinivas Ashok along with Puducherry where he defeated CPI's K. Sethu alias Sethu Selvam by 5,456 votes.
- May 02, 2021 09:04 PM IST
Assam Assembly Election 2021| "It is now just a formality to form the next government because of the extreme love and affection of the people of the state," Dass said on his Facebook page.
- May 02, 2021 08:41 PM IST
Will the BJP be finally able to shed its ‘Hindi-speaking North Indian party’ image in Assam? The answer to this will depend on how well the AJP and the RD are able to politically mobilise themselves in the next five years within a complex matrix of ethnic identities
- May 02, 2021 08:34 PM IST
Not for the first time, Tamil Nadu stays with one of the Dravidian parties while the Left Front gets a shot in the arm with return of Pinarayi Vijayan.
- May 02, 2021 08:27 PM IST
Assam Assembly Election Result 2021: Singh, who was BJP''s co-incharge for Assam, said a significant feature of this spectacular decisive mandate is that BJP''s margin of victory has remained the same or possibly improved in spite of it being the ruling party for five years.
- May 02, 2021 07:57 PM IST
Central Minister Babul Supriyo has lost from the Tollygunge assembly constituency, being defeated by veteran TMC leader and current West Bengal Public Works and Youth Affairs Minister Aroop Biswas. Two other incumbent BJP MPs, Locket Chatterjee and Swapan Dasgupta has lost from the Chunchura and Tarakeshwar constituency.
- May 02, 2021 07:00 PM IST
Organisationally, the Congress has been weak for the past 6-7 years. It has failed to induct fresh blood ever since the youth brigade led by Himanta Biswa Sarma joined the BJP in 2015.
- May 02, 2021 06:44 PM IST
The day two of his clients tasted victory, Kishore said he would quit election strategising and did not rule out a future in direct electoral politics.
- May 02, 2021 05:48 PM IST
TMC looks set to retain power in West Bengal with its candidates leading in 205 of the 292 seats that went to the polls.
- May 02, 2021 05:43 PM IST
While unlawful emigration may be seen as a politically contrived discourse in some parts of the country, it brings out the worst fears in the North East.