Kolkata: West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Sunday congratulated CM Mamata Banerjee over her Trinamool Congress party's victory in the state assembly polls.
Chennai/UNI: DMK President and CM Candidate led from the front as the main opposition is all set to return to power in Tamil Nadu after a long wait of ten years.
Kolkata: BJP leader and former Mamata strongman Suvendu Adhikari has won the Nandigram seat, according to official confirmation after it was reported widely that Mamata Banerjee had won the prestige seat.
New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee after her Trinamool Congress scripted yet another victory in the state Assembly polls.
Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, who had been trailing in Nandigram since the counting started, is currently leading over BJP's Suvendu Adhikari by 3327 votes after the completion of 11th round of counting.
New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: 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.
Even as the ruling Trinamool Congress takes a lead in West Bengal as the counting progressed, BJP's Nandigram candidate Suvendu Adhikari is leading over TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee by over 8200 votes after the completion of third round of counting, reports said.
Kolkata/UN/IBNS: Besides Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram where he is pitted against Mamata Banerjee, BJP candidates Babul Supriyo and Locket Chatterjee are leading in initial counting as a neck and neck fight plays out in West Bengal with ruling Trinamool Congress having an edge so far. Adhikari is leading by over 4000 votes at 945 am.
New Delhi/UNI: Counting of votes for Assembly elections in four states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Assam and the Union Territory of Puducherry began at 8 AM on Sunday amid strict COVID-19 protocols in place.
Bengaluru/IBNS: Congress has won seven out of eleven Urban Local Bodies in Karnataka.
Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India has gone to the Supreme Court over Madras High Court's "should be booked for murder" comments.
New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Four of seven exit polls conducted by various agencies in India have predicted Mamata Banerjee-led powerful regional satrap Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s return to power in West Bengal with the country's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging as a strong opposition to reckon with.
Kolkata/IBNS: Nandita Sinha, wife of Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s Khardaha candidate Kajal Sinha, who had succumbed to Covid-19 days ago, on Wednesday registered a complaint of culpable homicide with Khardah Police Station in North 24 Parganas against Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain and other officials of the poll body, reports said.
Birbhum/West Bengal/IBNS: Nearly two hours after Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal went out of the Election Commission of India (ECI)'s 'eyes', local machineries of the poll body on Wednesday afternoon found the TMC strongman at Tarapith and put him under strict surveillance again, officials said.