The results for assembly elections in four states- Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu- and union territory Puducherry are coming out on Sunday. Over the last one month, elections were held in the five regions of the country between Mar 27 and Apr 29. While in Assam, the BJP is aiming to retain power, Mamata Banerjee's regional satrap TMC is fighting to return to power for the third consecutive term in West Bengal. In the southern state of Kerala, the Left has locked horns with its arch-rival Congress while the DMK is aiming to oust AIADMK in Tamil Nadu. Puducherry is witnessing a fight between the BJP and Congress. For all updates, follow our LIVE Blog
People have blessed us to retain power in Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal02 May 2021, 02:43 pm
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said that the people of Assam have blessed us to retain power in the state.
Elated over the initial trends of Assam poll results, which showed that the BJP has taken a clear cut lead over its rivals, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal exuded confidence that the saffron party-led alliance will retain power in the state.
DMK crosses simple majority with leads in 118 of 234 seats, AIADMK leads in 80 seats02 May 2021, 02:33 pm
The Opposition DMK gained an edge over the ruling AIADMK and crossed the simple majority mark, having establishing leads in 118 of the 234 Assembly seats as counting of votes continued on Sunday.
Single phase polling was held on April six for 234 seats to elect the 16th Tamil Nadu Assembly, besides bypoll to the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat.
EC takes note of reports about congregation of people celebrating anticipated victory02 May 2021, 01:17 pm
ECI takes serious note of reports coming in of congregation(s) of people to celebrate anticipated victory. EC has directed Chief Secretaries of all 5 states to file FIR in each such case, suspend concerned SHO and report action taken immediately of each such incidence, says Election Commission of India.
MK Stalin's DMK all set to form govt in Tamil Nadu02 May 2021, 12:53 pm
MK Stalin's DMK and its alliance is all set to form a government in Tamil Nadu.
According to the Election Commission, the MK Stalin-led DMK alliance is leading in over 130 seats, while the AIADMK is leading in 81.
Its clear BJP forming government in Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal02 May 2021, 12:01 pm
As per the trends, it is clear that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will form the government in Assam, said CM Sarbananda Sonowal.
As per the latest trends of 98 seats, BJP is leading on 50 seats, its ally Asom Gana Parishad on 11. Congress leading on 19 seats, its ally AIUDF on 9 assembly constituencies.
DMK workers celebrate in Chennai02 May 2021, 11:48 am
Tamil Nadu: DMK's MK Stalin leads by 10,000 votes02 May 2021, 11:16 am
LDF leads in Kerala02 May 2021, 11:04 am
The ruling LDF in Kerala is leading in 75 of the total 140 seats while opposition UDF was ahead in 56 segments as counting of votes for the April 6 assembly elections got underway.
In Assam, the ruling BJP-led NDA was leading in 22 seats, while the Grand Alliance spearheaded by the Congress is ahead in 15 places, according to initial trends available from counting of postal ballots in Assam.
BJP takes comfortable lead in Assam02 May 2021, 10:57 am
Assam Minister and BPF candidate Chandan Brahma is trailing in Sidli constituency.
Assam Minister and BJP candidate Siddhartha Bhattacharya is leading in Guwahati East constituency.
AGP candidate and state minister Phani Bhushan Choudhury is leading in Bongaigaon constituency.
Jailed peasant leader and Raijor Dal candidate Akhil Gogoi is leading in Sivasagar constituency.
Trends in Assam assembly polls results02 May 2021, 10:39 am
BJP+ is leading in 76 seats
Congress+ is leading in 42 seats
Others leading in 2 seat
Tamil Nadu: CM Edappadi Palaniswami, Kamal Haasan lead in their constituencies02 May 2021, 10:38 am
Trends in Assam: BJP ahead comfortably02 May 2021, 10:31 am
BJP+ is leading in 71 seats
Congress+ is leading in 40 seats
Others leading in 3 seat.
DMK ahead in TN, LDF in Kerala, NDA in Assam, TMC & BJP neck-to-neck in Bengal02 May 2021, 10:30 am
As per early trends of counting of votes for Assembly elections, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam-led Congress alliance is leading in Tamil Nadu, while the All India Trinamool Congress is ahead in West Bengal, BJP-led NDA in Assam, Left Democratic Front in Kerala and All India N R Congress-led BJP alliance gaining in Puducherry.
Kerala counting update: Metro man E Sreedharan leads by 1,804 votes in Palakkad02 May 2021, 10:11 am
In Kerala's Palakkad constituency, 'metro man' E Sreedharan of the Bharatiya Janata Party is leading by over 1,804 votes, as per postal ballots counting.
AIADMK leading on 8 seats in Tamil Nadu, DMK in 1: Election Commission02 May 2021, 10:05 am
As per the Election Commission, the DMK is leading on one seat, while the ruling AIADMK is ahead on eight seats.
Tamil Nadu: Clash reported between AIADMK, AMMK workers in Sattur counting room02 May 2021, 10:01 am
A clash erupted between AIADMK and AMMK in Sattur Assembly constituency counting room, media reports said. AIADMK candidate from Aruppukkottai assembly constituency Vaigai Selvan had come to the counting hall and clashes erupted between members of AIADMK and AMMK.
Congress trails in Assam02 May 2021, 09:35 am
Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Ripun Bora is trailing in Gahpur constituency.
Assam State BJP President Ranjeet Kumar Dass is leading in Patacharkuchi constituency.
Assam counting: BJP ahead in 41 seats02 May 2021, 09:28 am
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal is leading in Majuli constituency while Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma is leading in Jalukbari constituency.
Bengal poll update: Suvendu Adhikari ahead in Nandigram02 May 2021, 09:25 am
Suvendu Adhikari leading in Nandigram by 1497 votes after first round.
Early trends in Assam02 May 2021, 09:22 am
Postal ballot counting trend -
BJP+ is leading in 36 seats
Congress+ is leading in 20 seats
Others leading in 4 seat.
Puducherry counting trends02 May 2021, 09:15 am
NRC leading in 5 seats while Congress ahead in 2 seats.
Tamil Nadu trends: DMK ahead in 37 seats, ADMK gains in 11 seats02 May 2021, 09:07 am
West Bengal counting trends at 9 AM02 May 2021, 09:06 am
AITC leading in 73 seats.
BJP leading in 66 seats.
Sanjukta Morcha leading in 03 seats.
Others leading in 00 seat.
Counting trends in Assam: BJP ahead in 19 seats, Congress in 602 May 2021, 09:04 am
Kerala: Ruling LDF front ahead in 20 seats in Kerala while the Congress alliance is leading in 7 seats, as per early trends02 May 2021, 09:02 am
West Bengal: TMC takes slim lead, ahead in 61 seats while BJP in 5402 May 2021, 08:56 am
BJP leads in Assam, closely followed by Congress as per early trends02 May 2021, 08:44 am
MK Stalin's DMK ahead in Tamil Nadu02 May 2021, 08:43 am
LDF leading Kerala followed by Congress and UDF alliance02 May 2021, 08:17 am
Postal ballots counting underway02 May 2021, 08:16 am
Counting of votes begins for state elections amid India's Covid battle02 May 2021, 08:02 am
Counting of votes for Assembly elections in five states-West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam-and one union terriritory-Puducherry began on Sunday amid a massive spike in Covid-19 cases. Counting centres have been sanitised before the main action began.
Assembly polls 2021: Counting halls increased by over 200% amid Covid pandemic02 May 2021, 07:48 am
Amid a massive spike in Covid-19 cases, the counting of votes will take place at 2,364 venues following the COVID-19 protocols, the Election Commission said in a statement. The over-200-per cent increase is to make adherence to the social distancing norms being followed by the poll panel to curb the spread of the coronavirus.