May 02, 2021 05:24 PM IST
Pinarayi Vijayan’s quest to retain power was aided by a listless UDF, which was lulled into believing that the state’s record of voting out governments would propel it to a win
- May 02, 2021 05:20 PM IST
Political analysts also believe that the statements by the BJP leaders , that the party needs only 35 to 40 seats to form a government, hinting at backdoor political games, backfired
- May 02, 2021 04:39 PM IST
The results are yet to be finalised but the trends are clear: three states — Assam, Kerala, and West Bengal — have voted the state governments back to power and Tamil Nadu is the exception here. Another trend that is clear is that the national parties, the BJP, and the Congress, are not matching up to the regional parties. What does this show about Indian polity? Is the BJP on the back foot? What is the future of Congress? Moneycontrol Opinion Editor Viju Cherian in discussion with Political Commentator Amitabh Tiwari.
- May 02, 2021 04:35 PM IST
Assam Assembly Election 2021: While trends till late afternoon have given the BJP a lead in Assam, Congress claims that it will come to power in the northeastern state.
- May 02, 2021 04:25 PM IST
DMK chief MK Stalin, who won from Kolathur in Chennai, is expected to be the next chief minister, almost eight years after his late father and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi named him the heir apparent.
- May 02, 2021 03:59 PM IST
In the past four decades, power swung between the Congress-led United Democratic Front and the LDF in every term, with incumbents never making a comeback in Kerala. However, after breaking that 40-year jinx, ‘Captain’ Vijayan and his party are all set to serve the people of Kerala for another five years.
- May 02, 2021 03:43 PM IST
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is ahead in 205 of the 292 seats that went to polls in West Bengal. The BJP trailing far behind with 80 seats.
- May 02, 2021 03:31 PM IST
All India Congress Committee National General Secretary Jitendra Singh said the trends so far will be reversed in the next two to four hours.
- May 02, 2021 03:25 PM IST
The BJP and the Congress are on the back foot. The regional parties have yet again shown that they have it in them to stop the BJP juggernaut
- May 02, 2021 03:15 PM IST
Kishor, apart from announcing his decision to quit, called upon all political parties to "unite against the Election Commission".
- May 02, 2021 02:54 PM IST
New Delhi, May 2 With the CPI(M)-led LDF set to return to power in Kerala, the party's general secretary Sitaram Yechury in a video message on Sund..
- May 02, 2021 02:47 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee is all set to become Chief Minister for a third successive term. BJP looks like will be unable to further the gains of the 2019 general elections
- May 02, 2021 02:47 PM IST
The was ahead in 202 of the 292 seats that went to polls in West Bengal, way over the halfway mark of 147, leaving the BJP trailing far behind in 77 seats.
- May 02, 2021 02:37 PM IST
Banerjee's latest fight constitutes just one chapter in her long history of fighting all or nothing, no holds barred campaigns, especially in her own seat.
- May 02, 2021 02:30 PM IST
However, Founder leader of AINRC and former Chief Minister of Union Territory N Rangasamy was trailing behind an Independent candidate Gollapalli Srinivas Ashok in Yanam constituency, according to trends available by 12.30 pm on Sunday.
- May 02, 2021 02:08 PM IST
Trends suggest that the results are mirroring exit poll predictions: It looks like the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be coming back to power in Assam, the trends in West Bengal suggest that Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress has beaten anti-incumbency, the Left government will stay in office and in Tamil Nadu, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has dislodged the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK). Stability and continuity seem to be the mantra for now. Network 18’s Consulting Editor Gaurav Choudhury in discussion with Moneycontrol’s Opinion Editor Viju Cherian.
- May 02, 2021 01:46 PM IST
ECI has directed CS of all 5 states to file FIR in each such case, suspend SHO of the concerned PS and report action taken immediately of each such incidence.
- May 02, 2021 01:45 PM IST
As per the data shared on the Election Commission's website at 1:00 pm, the Trinamool was leading on 202 out of the 284 seats from where the trends have emerged.
- May 02, 2021 01:33 PM IST
Vijayan consolidated the image of the party as a forward-looking, reform-oriented and no-nonsense administration through multiple crises. A weakened, divided opposition helped the party.
- May 02, 2021 01:20 PM IST
Respective state chief secretaries have been asked to take immediate action to stop gatherings following declaration of election results.
- May 02, 2021 01:00 PM IST
Assam Election Result 2021: BJP candidates are leading in 54 seats, while those of its ally AGP in 10 and UPPL in seven.
- May 02, 2021 12:48 PM IST
Assam Election Result 2021: The ruling BJP-led NDA is surging ahead of the Grand Alliance spearheaded by the Congress, leading in 77 of the 119 seats, trends available on the Election Commission website at 12.15 pm showed.
- May 02, 2021 12:44 PM IST
Belying expectations of a tight contest, the TMC candidates appeared galloping to victory, and, if the current trends hold, the party will easily form its third successive government in the state.
- May 02, 2021 12:43 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021 | AIADMK’s D Jayakumar has represented the constituency since 1991 and lost only in 1996 to Era Mathivanan. Since 2001, Jayakumar won all the elections from the Royapuram constituency. This is the first time after 20 years, Jayakumar lost the seat.
- May 02, 2021 12:25 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly Election Result 2021 | Thousand Lights constituency: DMK's Ezhilan N leads BJP's Khusboo. Ezhilan was also floated by the party this year, marking his electoral debut.