BJP's Suvendu Adhikari had won from the Nandigram assembly seat, defeating his former mentor-turned-political adversary Mamata Banerjee by a margin of over 1,900 votes.
VD Satheesan was elected from the Paravur seat in the Kerala Assembly election held in April.
The Congress headquarters at 24, Akbar Road, New Delhi, is the resting place of several reports submitted by various panels constituted by the party high command over the decades
Cooch Behar MP Nisith Pramanik and Ranaghat MP Jagannath Sarkar won Assembly seats of Dinhata and Santipur, respectively, in the 2021 Bengal election.
The meeting of the top Congress body has been convened to deliberate and introspect on the party's poor performance in the just-concluded assembly elections.
The BJP had not announced a chief ministerial candidate before the recent Legislative Assembly elections. This had led to speculation over the last week about who would become Assam’s next chief minister.
Addressing the virtual meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party, she said the Congress Working Committee (CWC) would meet soon to review the assembly poll results.
Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath of office and secrecy to 68-year old Stalin, for whom this would be the first stint as CM, in a simple ceremony at the Raj Bhavan here.
The TMC increased its tally of seats won, by two to 213 and its vote-share galloped to 48 percent. This victory was achieved against the BJP, which is believed to have the best election machinery in India
The loss of votes in its respective stronghold districts has created an existential crisis for both the Congress and the Left parties in West Bengal
Although no party outside the two leading alliances managed to win a single seat, these outfits seemingly played a spoilsport for both, the DMK and the AIADMK, in several constituencies
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Hitting out at the Election Commission, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that the BJP would not have crossed the 50-seat mark if the poll panel had not helped it.
The BJP Bengal unit has alleged that six of its workers were killed in the post-poll violence, and the party office in Hooghly was set on fire by the TMC workers.
The state’s senior Congress leadership, largely under the thumb of Mullappally-Chennithala-Chandy trio, has failed miserably to get the party combat-ready against the might of the Left Democratic Front
10 years on, Mamata Banerjee, who knocked out the well-entrenched Left from its bastion in 2011, delivers the Right a blow of epic proportions.
BJP, , which once boasted it would get 200 seats in a 294 seat assembly (elections were held for 292 seats), was struggling to cross the halfway mark.
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.
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.
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
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”.
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
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.
Experts are of the view that BJP's loss in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu may hit the sentiment on D-Street, albeit briefly.