Teacher Who Was on Poll Duty, Three Family Members Die Due to COVID-19

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Pune: Days after doing election duty for the Pandharpur-Mangalvedha Assembly bypoll of April 17, a 52- year-old teacher succumbed to coronavirus infection in Maharashtra’s Solapur district. The pandemic also claimed the lives of his parents and an aunt, leaving the family devastated in the space of just four days. Pramod Mane, a resident of Gherdi … Read more

Sonia Gandhi Speaks on Congress’ Poll Debacle in CWC Meeting and Other Top Stories

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‘Need to Put Our House in Order’: In CWC Meet, Sonia Gandhi Weighs in on Poll Debacle Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi, during the Congress Working Committee meeting on Monday, asked party members to reflect on the discouraging performance of the grand old party in the recently concluded state elections and discussed about polls in … Read more

Denied Permission to Hold Dharna in front of Gandhi Statue Over Poll Violence in Kolkata, Allege BJP Leaders

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The West Bengal BJP leaders alleged that they were denied permission to hold ‘dharna’ in front of the Gandhi statue in Kolkata. On May 4, the state BJP announced that they are going to hold nationwide protests under the leadership of Nadda against the widespread violence by TMC cadres in Bengal. Nadda was supposed to … Read more

Poll official nixed TMC recount plea ‘at gunpoint’: Didi | India News – Times of India

Poll official nixed TMC recount plea ‘at gunpoint’: Didi | India News - Times of India

KOLKATA: Mamata Banerjee on Monday alleged electoral malpractice in Nandigram on a massive scale, claiming a returning officer who turned down Trinamool’s pleas for a vote recount subsequently reported a threat to his life, suggesting he may have been “working at gunpoint”. The Bengal CM, who lost in Nandigram to her former aide and BJP … Read more

West Bengal Poll Results Show Modi-Shah Not Invincible: Sena

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The Shiv Sena on Monday said the West Bengal election results have proved that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah are not invincible. An editorial in the Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ said out of four states (West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Kerala) and a Union Territory (Puducherry) which recently went to … Read more

Assam Congress President Ripun Bora Resigns After Poll Debacle

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Guwahati: Congress’s Assam president Ripun Bora resigned on Sunday after the party’s defeat in the state elections. Taking responsibility, the Rajya Sabha MP sent the resignation letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi. “I do hereby tender my resignation from the post of President, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee owing to the responsibility of the humiliating defeat … Read more

Assembly Poll Results Vindicate Stand of Agitating Farmers: Samyukta Kisan Morcha

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Elated by the trends in assembly election results which showed BJP set to lose in West Bengal, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of agitating farmer unions, on Sunday said their campaign asking voters to “punish” the party stands vindicated. SKM members, who were seen distributing sweets to protestors … Read more

As Poll Results Crystallise, PM Modi Congratulates Victors, Lauds BJP Workers on Twitter

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As trends and results of the elections in Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry started to crystallise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent out a series of tweets to congratulate the probable victors and shore up the morale of Bharatiya Janata Party workers in places where they have faced defeat. The PM, who led the … Read more

From Bengal To Tamil Nadu To Kerala, Decoding The Poll Outcome

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Chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress (TMC) scored an emphatic win in the keenly watched assembly elections in West Bengal, MK Stalin’s Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) returned to power in Tamil Nadu after a decade, and Kerala’s Left government scripted history by winning two consecutive terms on Sunday, putting an end to a month-long polling … Read more

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