May 05, 2021 02:47 PM IST
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
- May 05, 2021 08:41 AM IST
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.
- May 04, 2021 02:16 PM IST
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
- May 04, 2021 10:40 AM IST
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.
- May 03, 2021 10:47 PM IST
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.
- May 03, 2021 06:50 PM IST
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
- May 03, 2021 04:47 PM IST
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.
- May 03, 2021 03:00 PM IST
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.
- 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 01:39 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 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 12:23 PM IST
Experts are of the view that BJP's loss in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu may hit the sentiment on D-Street, albeit briefly.
- May 03, 2021 11:29 AM IST
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
- 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 08:47 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 11:26 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 11:10 PM IST
This is the first time the Assembly of Puducherry will not have an AIADMK representative after a gap of several years.
- May 02, 2021 10:34 PM IST
AINRC Chief and former Chief Minister N Rangasamy triumphed in Thattanchavady constituency and wrested the seat from DMK.
- 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.