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'Need to put our house in order': Sonia Gandhi says Congress needs to introspect on Assembly poll losses
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'Need to put our house in order': Sonia Gandhi says Congress needs to introspect on Assembly poll losses

Gandhi said that she intends to set up a small group to look at every aspect that caused the setbacks for the Congress party

Himanta Biswa Sarma to be new Assam CM; BJP unanimously elects him as state Legislature Party chief
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Himanta Biswa Sarma to be new Assam CM; BJP unanimously elects him as state Legislature Party chief

Sarma's name was proposed by former chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and seconded by BJP state party president Ranjeet Kumar Dass

Ex-minister K Pitchandi to be Tamil Nadu Assembly pro-tem speaker; will take oath of office on 10 May
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Ex-minister K Pitchandi to be Tamil Nadu Assembly pro-tem speaker; will take oath of office on 10 May

Pitchandi, who represents the Kilpennathur assembly constituency in Tiruvannamalai district had served as DMK deputy whip in 2016

BJP summons Sarbananda Sonowal, Himanta Biswa Sarma to Delhi for discussions on Assam chief ministership
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BJP summons Sarbananda Sonowal, Himanta Biswa Sarma to Delhi for discussions on Assam chief ministership

The two Assam leaders are expected to meet JP Nadda, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BL Santhosh and others on Saturday

Assam Assembly Election 2021, Sarbananda Sonowal profile: BJP leader records second straight win from Majuli
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Assam Assembly Election 2021, Sarbananda Sonowal profile: BJP leader records second straight win from Majuli

Credited with challenging the controversial Illegal Migrants' Determination by Tribunal Act in the Supreme Court which finally scrapped it, Sonowal began his foray into politics with the All Assam Students' Union

Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, MK Stalin profile: DMK chief registers third win in Kolathur
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Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, MK Stalin profile: DMK chief registers third win in Kolathur

Stalin is the son of former chief minister late M Karunanidhi. Stalin started his political career early and won for the first time from Thousand Light constituency in Chennai in 1989.

Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Edappadi K Palaniswamy profile: AIADMK leader records hatrick win
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Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Edappadi K Palaniswamy profile: AIADMK leader records hatrick win

Palaniswami polled 1,63,154 votes while his closest rival DMK's T Sampathkumar secured 69,352 votes

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Suvendu Adhikari profile: TMC turncoat defeats former mentor Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Suvendu Adhikari profile: TMC turncoat defeats former mentor Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram

His political journey started in 1995 when he was elected as a councillor from Indian National Congress in the Contai Municipality

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Mamata Banerjee profile: TMC supremo loses fiercely fought battle against Suvendu Adhikari
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Mamata Banerjee profile: TMC supremo loses fiercely fought battle against Suvendu Adhikari

While Adhikari bagged 1,10,764 votes, Banerjee, his one-time mentor, netted 1,08,808 votes, according to the Election Commission.

Puducherry Election Result 2021: AINRC gets 25.85% of popular mandate; DMK gets 18.51% vote share
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Puducherry Election Result 2021: AINRC gets 25.85% of popular mandate; DMK gets 18.51% vote share

The AINRC has won ten seats, while the BJP has won six seats. In the UPA camp, the DMK won six constituencies, while the Congress won in two places

Assam Election Result 2021: BJP emerges victorious with 33.21% vote share; Congress gets 29.67% votes
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Assam Election Result 2021: BJP emerges victorious with 33.21% vote share; Congress gets 29.67% votes

The ruling BJP-led alliance in Assam is all set to form the government for the second consecutive term

Kerala Assembly Election Result: CPM garners 25.38% of popular mandate; Congress gets 25.12% votes
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Kerala Assembly Election Result: CPM garners 25.38% of popular mandate; Congress gets 25.12% votes

On Sunday, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan led the ruling LDF to a thumping win over the Opposition UDF

Tamil Nadu Election Results 2021: DMK emerges as largest party with 37.65% vote share; 33.27% for AIADMK
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Tamil Nadu Election Results 2021: DMK emerges as largest party with 37.65% vote share; 33.27% for AIADMK

On Sunday, the DMK won a convincing victory while the AIADMK managed to emerge as a formidable Opposition

Tamil Nadu Election 2021 Winning Candidates Full List: DMK set to win over 130 seats; check winners, losers, constituency performance
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Tamil Nadu Election 2021 Winning Candidates Full List: DMK set to win over 130 seats; check winners, losers, constituency performance

Tamil Nadu Election 2021 Full List of Winning Candidates Constituency Wise: DMK chief MK Stalin was ahead in Kolathur constituency by 42,687 votes while his son Udhayanidhi Stalin won Chepauk-Triplicane by 69,355 votes. In Coimbatore South, BJP's Vanathi Srinivasan defeated Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan by 1,728 votes

Kerala Election 2021 Winning Candidates Full List: CPM-led LDF wins 99 seats; check winners, losers, constituency performance
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Kerala Election 2021 Winning Candidates Full List: CPM-led LDF wins 99 seats; check winners, losers, constituency performance

Kerala Election 2021 Full List of Winning Candidates Constituency Wise: Among the prominent losers was 'Metroman' E Sreedharan, who had joined the BJP with much fanfare ahead of the elections

Assam Election 2021 Winning Candidates Full List: BJP-led alliance crosses halfway mark; check constituency-wise performance
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Assam Election 2021 Winning Candidates Full List: BJP-led alliance crosses halfway mark; check constituency-wise performance

Assam Election 2021 Full List of Winning Candidates Constituency Wise: Some of the prominent winners this time are BJP leaders Sarbananda Sonowal, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Hitendra Nath Goswami, Ranjeet Kumar Dass, AGP president Atul Bora and Congress legislature party leader Debabrata Saikia and jailed anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi

West Bengal polls: Suvendu Adhikari hands Mamata Banerjee defeat to end nailbiter in Nandigram; TMC demands recount
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West Bengal polls: Suvendu Adhikari hands Mamata Banerjee defeat to end nailbiter in Nandigram; TMC demands recount

After a see-saw day that witnessed each candidate pulling into the lead on multiple occasions, the final margin between the TMC turncoat and the Bengal chief minister was a slender one: just 1,956 votes

Puducherry Election 2021 Winning Candidates Full List: AINR Congress-BJP wins 16 seats; check winners, losers, constituency performance
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Puducherry Election 2021 Winning Candidates Full List: AINR Congress-BJP wins 16 seats; check winners, losers, constituency performance

Puducherry Election 2021 Full List of Winning Candidates Constituency Wise: A Namassivayam, who joined the BJP in January ahead of the Assembly elections, emerged victorious from the Mannadipet constituency after defeating his DMK rival A Krishnan

West Bengal, Assam Election Results 2021 Updates: Mamata gains lead of 1,453 votes in Nandigram
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West Bengal, Assam Election Results 2021 Updates: Mamata gains lead of 1,453 votes in Nandigram

Assam and West Bengal Election Results LIVE Updates: As of 9 pm tonight, the EC website showed a slim lead for Mamata Banerjee. The incumbent CM has secured 84,004, while Suvendu Adhikari has got 82,551 votes

Election Results 2021: Mamata powers TMC to win Bengal for third term, BJP returns in Assam and LDF in Kerala
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Election Results 2021: Mamata powers TMC to win Bengal for third term, BJP returns in Assam and LDF in Kerala

Though counting of results are still underway in several constituencies, West Bengal, Assam and Kerala were set to beat anti-incumbency, trends showed. Opposition parties are headed for comfortable wins in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry