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  • Mamata Banerjee likely to contest from Bhabanipur to retain CM's chair, sitting MLA vacates seat May 22, 2021 01:20 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee likely to contest from Bhabanipur to retain CM's chair, sitting MLA vacates seat

    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.

  • Kerala assembly: Congress MLA VD Satheesan to be Leader of Opposition May 22, 2021 12:33 PM IST

    Kerala assembly: Congress MLA VD Satheesan to be Leader of Opposition

    VD Satheesan was elected from the Paravur seat in the Kerala Assembly election held in April.

  • Committee raj continues in Congress May 13, 2021 11:32 AM IST

    Committee raj continues in Congress

    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 

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | 2 BJP winners resign as MLAs: This is what TMC MP Derek O'Brien has to say May 12, 2021 02:51 PM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | 2 BJP winners resign as MLAs: This is what TMC MP Derek O'Brien has to say

    Cooch Behar MP Nisith Pramanik and Ranaghat MP Jagannath Sarkar won Assembly seats of Dinhata and Santipur, respectively, in the 2021 Bengal election.

  • Need to take note of serious setbacks in assembly polls, draw lessons: Sonia Gandhi May 10, 2021 12:35 PM IST

    Need to take note of serious setbacks in assembly polls, draw lessons: Sonia Gandhi

    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.

  • Himanta Biswa Sarma likely to become Assam's next chief minister: Report May 09, 2021 08:47 AM IST

    Himanta Biswa Sarma likely to become Assam's next chief minister: Report

    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.

  • Congress performance in assembly polls disappointing: Sonia Gandhi May 07, 2021 01:38 PM IST

    Congress performance in assembly polls disappointing: Sonia Gandhi

    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.

  • M K Stalin sworn in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu May 07, 2021 09:22 AM IST

    M K Stalin sworn in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

    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.

  • West Bengal Results | Victory margins show the depth of TMC’s victory May 07, 2021 08:55 AM IST

    West Bengal Results | Victory margins show the depth of TMC’s victory

    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 

  • West Bengal Results | The road ahead for Congress and Left is fraught with challenges May 06, 2021 11:52 AM IST

    West Bengal Results | The road ahead for Congress and Left is fraught with challenges

    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

  • Tamil Nadu Election 2021: Kamal Haasan's MNM, Dhinakaran's AMMK, others may have played spoilsport for leading alliances May 05, 2021 02:47 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu Election 2021: Kamal Haasan's MNM, Dhinakaran's AMMK, others may have played spoilsport for leading alliances

    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

  • Mamata Banerjee Swearing-in Ceremony Highlights: TMC supremo takes oath as West Bengal CM, PM Modi congratulates May 05, 2021 08:41 AM IST

    Mamata Banerjee Swearing-in Ceremony Highlights: TMC supremo takes oath as West Bengal CM, PM Modi congratulates

    Mamata Banerjee's Oath Ceremony Highlights: Banerjee, who lost from Nandigram despite the astounding TMC victory, can be sworn in as the chief minister but will have to get elected to the assembly within six months of assuming office.

  • Challenges ahead for Pinarayi Vijayan in his second term May 04, 2021 02:16 PM IST

    Challenges ahead for Pinarayi Vijayan in his second term

    During his first term, Pinarayi Vijayan converted every crisis into an opportunity. Now, he has the unique chance to open a new path to governance and economic reforms

  • West Bengal Election Result 2021 | Nandigram returning officer didn't order recount as he feared for life: Mamata Banerjee May 04, 2021 10:40 AM IST

    West Bengal Election Result 2021 | Nandigram returning officer didn't order recount as he feared for life: Mamata Banerjee

    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.

  • BJP to hold nationwide dharna on May 5 against 'violence unleashed by TMC workers' in Bengal May 03, 2021 10:47 PM IST

    BJP to hold nationwide dharna on May 5 against 'violence unleashed by TMC workers' in Bengal

    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.

  • In Kerala, it is time for the old Congress guard to make way for the young May 03, 2021 06:50 PM IST

    In Kerala, it is time for the old Congress guard to make way for the young

    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

  • The lesson from West Bengal assembly election: Never undermine a street fighting, regional satrap May 03, 2021 04:47 PM IST

    The lesson from West Bengal assembly election: Never undermine a street fighting, regional satrap

    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. 

  • In Bengal, it is all about BJP’s loss and BJP’s shame May 03, 2021 03:00 PM IST

    In Bengal, it is all about BJP’s loss and BJP’s shame

    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.

  • West Bengal Election Result: JP Nadda says BJP main Opposition in state, will continue to spread its ideology May 03, 2021 02:44 PM IST

    West Bengal Election Result: JP Nadda says BJP main Opposition in state, will continue to spread its ideology

    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.

  • Assam Elections 2021 | Sarbananda Sonowal or Himanta Biswa Sarma? Who will be BJP's choice for next chief minister? May 03, 2021 02:39 PM IST

    Assam Elections 2021 | Sarbananda Sonowal or Himanta Biswa Sarma? Who will be BJP's choice for next chief minister?

    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.

  • Tamil Nadu Results | A victorious MK Stalin has many challenges ahead May 03, 2021 02:38 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu Results | A victorious MK Stalin has many challenges ahead

    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 

  • ‘Cruel lady’ back to power: BJP’s Babul Supriyo calls Bengal’s verdict ‘historic mistake’ May 03, 2021 02:06 PM IST

    ‘Cruel lady’ back to power: BJP’s Babul Supriyo calls Bengal’s verdict ‘historic mistake’

    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”.

  • Kerala Results | A pro-government wave trumps an ineffective opposition May 03, 2021 01:39 PM IST

    Kerala Results | A pro-government wave trumps an ineffective opposition

    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

  • Tamil Nadu Election 2021 | M K Stalin to chair DMK MLAs meeting on May 4 May 03, 2021 12:47 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu Election 2021 | M K Stalin to chair DMK MLAs meeting on May 4

    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.

  • Assembly election results 2021 | Here is how stocks related to state elections are reacting May 03, 2021 12:23 PM IST

    Assembly election results 2021 | Here is how stocks related to state elections are reacting

    Experts are of the view that BJP's loss in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu may hit the sentiment on D-Street, albeit briefly.