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  • 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.

  • What's next for Pinarayi Vijayan? May 03, 2021 11:29 AM IST

    What's next for Pinarayi Vijayan?

    Since it is not in power anywhere else in India, the CPM politburo is now effectively dependent on Vijayan to maintain its national party status, rather than the other way around

  • West Bengal Election 2021: Mamata Banerjee can still become CM despite losing Nandigram - here is how May 03, 2021 11:21 AM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021: Mamata Banerjee can still become CM despite losing Nandigram - here is how

    While Suvendhu Adhikari bagged 1,10,764 votes in Nandigram, Mamata Banerjee polled 1,08,808 votes, the poll panel confirmed.

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | Arrogance, money power, divisive agenda lost polls in Bengal, says Kapil Sibal May 03, 2021 11:16 AM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | Arrogance, money power, divisive agenda lost polls in Bengal, says Kapil Sibal

    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.

  • What explains Trinamool’s spectacular victory? May 03, 2021 08:47 AM IST

    What explains Trinamool’s spectacular victory?

    The issue of Bengali identity seems to have resonated with the voters

  • Kerala election result 2021: CM Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF storms back to power ending pendulum politics May 02, 2021 11:32 PM IST

    Kerala election result 2021: CM Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF storms back to power ending pendulum politics

    On the other hand, UDF won 39 seats, and BJP failed to win even a single seat

  • Assam Election Result 2021: BJP-led NDA wins second term with 75 seats, Congress' grand alliance fails to impress May 02, 2021 11:26 PM IST

    Assam Election Result 2021: BJP-led NDA wins second term with 75 seats, Congress' grand alliance fails to impress

    The opposition 'Grand Alliance' comprising the Congress, AIUDF and eight other parties won 50 seats.

  • Puducherry Election Result 2021 | NDA defeats Congress with a simple majority, all set to form government May 02, 2021 11:21 PM IST

    Puducherry Election Result 2021 | NDA defeats Congress with a simple majority, all set to form government

    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.

  • Puducherry Election Result 2021: AIADMK draws blank in Pondy assembly polls May 02, 2021 11:10 PM IST

    Puducherry Election Result 2021: AIADMK draws blank in Pondy assembly polls

    This is the first time the Assembly of Puducherry will not have an AIADMK representative after a gap of several years.

  • NDA on course to form govt in Puducherry, crosses majority mark May 02, 2021 10:34 PM IST

    NDA on course to form govt in Puducherry, crosses majority mark

    AINRC Chief and former Chief Minister N Rangasamy triumphed in Thattanchavady constituency and wrested the seat from DMK.

  • Assam Election Result 2021 | BJP committed to develop all communities in Assam says party chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass May 02, 2021 09:04 PM IST

    Assam Election Result 2021 | BJP committed to develop all communities in Assam says party chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass

    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.

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