Happy for Mamata Ji, Rahul Gandhi congratulates Bengal CM

Mamata Banerjee-led TMC won the assembly elections in West Bengal. BJP won in Assam and Puducherry. DMK defeated AIADMK in Tamil Nadu. LDF retained power in Kerala.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sunday, May 2, 2021 - 23:29

New Delhi: The much-awaited results for the high-stakes assembly elections held in West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry came out today (May 2, 2021). Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won in Assam and Puducherry. However, the saffron party lost in West Bengal as the Trinamool Congress (TMC) bagged a massive win.

In Tamil Nadu, the DMK+ is defeated incumbent AIADMK+, whereas, in Kerala, the LDF retained power.

As many as 1,100 counting observers will watched the process and candidates and agents had to produce a negative COVID-19 test report or double dose of vaccination certificate to get an entry.

West Bengal Assembly election results 2021

After eight-phased Assembly polls in West Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) retained power for a third consecutive term, whereas, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could not reach triple-digits in the 294-member West Bengal Assembly. 

Assam Assembly election results 2021

In the northeastern state of Assam, the BJP retained power for a second consecutive time.

Tamil Nadu Assembly election results 2021

The DMK-Congress alliance dethroned the AIADMK alliance and as they comfortably crossed the halfway mark of 118 seats in the Tamil Nadu Assembly. 

Kerala Assembly election results 2021

Pinarayi Vijayan's Left Democratic Front (LDF) retained power in Kerala.

Puducherry Assembly election results 2021

The AINRC-BJP alliance got the majority in the 30-seat assembly of Puducherry.

Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls results 2021

The counting of votes for the Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls was held today as the Supreme Court on Saturday refused to stay the process.  Over 3.19 lakh candidates were elected unopposed. Lakhs of candidates contested for over 7.32 lakh seats in the gram panchayat wards, 58,176 in the gram panchayats, 75,852 in the kshetra panchayats and 3,050 in the Zila panchayats in the statewide elections held over four phases.

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2 May 2021, 23:06 PM

Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala wrote to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, requesting to exempt oxygen concentrators from GST.

2 May 2021, 23:05 PM

I do hereby tender my resignation from the post of President, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee owing responsibility for the humiliating defeat of my party in the Assam Assembly Election 2021: Ripun Bora (ANI)

2 May 2021, 23:04 PM

I thank the people of Puducherry for blessing NDA. We are humbled to serve the people and fulfill their dreams. Our Karyakartas made outstanding efforts to work among the people and elaborate on our agenda of good governance: PM Narendra Modi

2 May 2021, 22:48 PM

Supreme Court orders that the Centre shall ensure that the deficit in the supply of oxygen to Delhi is rectified within two days, that is, on or before the midnight of 3 May 2021.

2 May 2021, 21:05 PM

Journalists will be given COVID-19 vaccine on priority in the state: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

2 May 2021, 20:29 PM

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday congratulated DMK leader MK Stalin on his victory in Tamil Nadu elections.

2 May 2021, 20:26 PM

I thank the people of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand for blessing the BJP in various by-polls. Our party will keep working for people’s welfare. Gratitude to the BJP Karyakartas for their untiring determination: PM Narendra Modi


2 May 2021, 20:06 PM

I’m happy to congratulate Mamata ji and the people of West Bengal for soundly defeating the BJP: Rahul Gandhi

2 May 2021, 19:43 PM

Vaccination for those aged 45 years and above will be closed on 3rd May due to insufficient vaccine stock. Vaccination for 18 to 44 years will continue only at five centers. Only those who are registered through the app should come to the vaccination center: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

2 May 2021, 19:41 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes Mamata Banerjee, Pinarayi Vijayan and MK Stalin on their parties' victories in the state elections.

2 May 2021, 19:26 PM

I will move the Court because I have information that after the declaration of results there were some manipulations done and I will reveal those: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee after losing Nandigram seat

2 May 2021, 19:24 PM

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will be visiting London from 3-6 May 2021 to participate in the G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting. He will thereafter undertake a bilateral visit to the UK: MEA

2 May 2021, 19:21 PM

The choice of leader of the legislative party is something which is decided by democratic means. Once results are notified and assembly is constituted, a decision would be taken with cognizance of the highest opulence of our party: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on next Assam CM

2 May 2021, 18:52 PM

Don't worry for Nandigram. For struggle you have to sacrifice something. I struggled for Nandigram because I fought a movement. It's ok. Let the Nandigram people give whatever verdict they want, I accept that: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

2 May 2021, 18:45 PM

One FIR has been filed in Tenyampet police station in T-Nagar district, Greater Chennai against cadres of a political party who had burst crackers near their party headquarters. The inspector of Teynampet PS has been placed under suspension for dereliction of duty: ECI

2 May 2021, 18:22 PM

We humbly accept the people’s mandate. Sincere gratitude to our workers and the millions of people who supported us on the ground: Rahul Gandhi after losses in Assam, Kerala

2 May 2021, 17:54 PM

Kinnar Kajal Kiran wins from Bidhanu block in Kanpur and Madhu becomes Pradhan of Bikru village in Kanpur Dehat. Sita Devi wins by over 700 votes in Pachkhara (Raebareli).

2 May 2021, 17:51 PM

As many as 3,19,317 candidates have been elected unopposed in the panchayat elections. This includes seven members of zila panchayat, 2,005 members of kshetra panchayat and over 3.17 lakh members who have been elected unopposed in this panchayat election. As many as 178 candidates for the post of pradhan of gram panchayats were also elected unopposed: State Election Commission on UP Panchayat Polls

2 May 2021, 17:47 PM

I do not want to continue what I am doing. I have done enough. Time for me to take a break and do something else in life. I want to quit this space: Poll Strategist Prashant Kishor

2 May 2021, 17:34 PM

I would like to thank everyone to not take out victory processions. I urge everyone to go back to their homes now. I will address the media after 6 pm: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

2 May 2021, 17:33 PM

Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma wins Jalukbari constituency for the 5th consecutive term by a margin of 1,01,911 votes. (ANI)

2 May 2021, 17:29 PM

All schools, colleges, universities, technical/skill development institutes will remain closed till May 31 in Jammu and Kashmir.

2 May 2021, 17:28 PM

COVID-19 restrictions imposed in Goa from 6 am on May 3 till 7 am on May 10, essential services will be allowed.

2 May 2021, 16:39 PM

Mamata Banerjee defeats BJP's Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram by around 1200 votes.

2 May 2021, 16:29 PM

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated winners of the assembly elections in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Kerala

2 May 2021, 16:21 PM

Hindus are no more in majority in West Bengal, said Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on election result trends. She called the state "another Kashmir in the making".

2 May 2021, 16:14 PM

Mamata Banerjee has sent out a clear message that Modi Ji and Amit Shah Ji are not invincible. They can also be defeated: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut (ANI)

2 May 2021, 16:05 PM

A soldier, Parveen Kumar, posted in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, shot himself dead on Sunday. The police initiated a probe into the matter.

2 May 2021, 16:03 PM

In the past 40 years no government has been re-elected for a second successive term and this is a significant mandate by the people which shows that the people of Kerala appreciated the work of the Pinarayi Vijayan government - the way it tackled the floods, COVID pandemic and its pro-people development in the state: Former CPM Secretary General Prakash Karat

2 May 2021, 16:00 PM

BJP workers celebrate by distributing sweets at the party office in Guwahati, as official trends show BJP leading in 57 seats in Assam.

2 May 2021, 15:42 PM

BJP candidate from Nandigram, Suvendu Adhikari leads by 6 votes after the 16th round of counting. (ANI)

2 May 2021, 15:23 PM

Complete lockdown to be imposed in Haryana for 7 days from 3rd May: Health Minister Anil Vij

2 May 2021, 15:21 PM

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain's father passes away due to COVID-19.

2 May 2021, 15:20 PM

West Bengal: As per the available trends, TMC is leading in 201 seats, whereas, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ahead on 80 seats. 


2 May 2021, 14:21 PM

Tamil Nadu: DMK chief MK Stalin says that the party's victory is assured. Stalin also asks his party representatives in counting centres to maintain strict vigil and prevent untoward incidents/malpractices. He cautions party cadre against celebrating or bursting crackers.

2 May 2021, 13:12 PM

The Election Commission of India has taken serious note of reports coming in of congregation(s) of people to celebrate anticipated victory. The poll body has directed CS of all four states and one UT to file FIR in each such case, suspend SHO of the concerned PS and report the action taken immediately of each such incidence.

2 May 2021, 12:50 PM

BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya tells Zee News that they did not expect such a result, but it happened. He also accepted that the "outsider's factor" and Mamata Banerjee's leg injury could have also played a part in TMC's getting more seats. 

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2 May 2021, 12:39 PM

Official trends for by-election to Vidhan Sabha: BJP is leading in Gujarat and Uttarakhand. JMM leading in Jharkhand. BJP and Congress leading on 1 seat each in Karnataka. Zoram People’s Movement leading in Mizoram. Congress leading in Madhya Pradesh and Congress leading in 2 seats and BJP in 1 in Rajasthan. TRS is leading in Telangana and NCP is leading in Maharashtra.


2 May 2021, 12:38 PM

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee's TMC leads on 202 seats as per official trends available at 12:30 PM. TMC supporters are currently celebrating in Kolkata.

2 May 2021, 11:32 AM

Assam: It is clear that BJP will form the government here, says incumbent CM Sarbananda Sonowal on trends.


2 May 2021, 11:28 AM

Rajasthan bypolls: Congress leading in two seats, BJP in one seat.

2 May 2021, 11:23 AM

Telangana, Madhya Pradesh bye elections: TRS takes early lead in Nagarjuna Sagar, Congress in Damoh.

Ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi has taken an early lead in Nagarjuna Sagar Assembly constituency, whereas, in Madhya Pradesh for the Damoh Assembly bypoll, Congress candidate Ajay Tandon is ahead of his BJP rival Rahul Singh Lodhi as per the initial trends.

As of 11:10 AM, TRS' Nomula Bhagat was leading by over 6,500 votes over Congress' K Jana Reddy. On the other hand, Congress' Tandon is ahead of BJP's Lodhi by a margin of 1,480 votes.

2 May 2021, 10:46 AM

Note: In view of COVID-19, the counting is taking place at 2364 counting halls as compared to 1002 halls in the 2016 elections, this amounts to more than 200% increase in counting halls. The Election Commission has designated 822 ROs and more than 7000 AROs for the purposes of counting in the four states and one UT. Approximately 95000 counting officials including micro observers are perform the task of counting.


2 May 2021, 10:37 AM

Kerala: 'Metro man' and BJP's candidate E Sreedharan leading in Palakkad.

2 May 2021, 10:36 AM

West Bengal: TMC's Aroop Biswas leading from Tollyganj, BJP's Babul Supriyo trailing.

2 May 2021, 10:35 AM

Official trends for by-election to Parliamentary constituency: Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party leading in Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), BJP is leading in Belgaum (Karnataka), Indian Union Muslim League leading in Malappuram (Kerala) and Congress leading in Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu).

2 May 2021, 10:33 AM

Official trends for by-election to Vidhan Sabha at 10 AM: BJP leading in Gujarat and Jharkhand, BJP and Congress leading on 1 seat each in Karnataka, Zoram People’s Movement leading in Mizoram, Congress leading on 2, BJP in 1 in Rajasthan, whereasTRS is leading in Telangana.

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2 May 2021, 09:13 AM

9.05 AM: Trends available for West Bengal 162/292 seats: TMC is ahead in 88 seats whereas BJP+ is leading in 71 and Congress + in three seats.

Trends available for Assam 46/126 seats: BJP+ ahead in 24, Congress leading in 18 and others in four seats.

Trends available for Tamil Nadu 82/234 seats: DMK+ leading in 51 seats and AIADMK+ ahead in 30 seats and others in 1 seat. 

Trends available for Kerala 129/140 seats: LDF ahead in 74 seats, UDF in 50 seats and BJP+ in four seats.

Trends available for Puducherry 10/30 seats:  BJP+ ahead in six and Congress+ in four seats.

Counting of votes for assembly election in four states, one UT begins

2 May 2021, 09:00 AM

West Bengal: Counting of votes underway at a counting centre in Haldia of East Midnapore. Votes are being counted for Haldia, Mahishadal and Nandigram seats. TMC supremo and incumbent CM Mamata Banerjee is contesting against BJP's Suvendu Adhikari from Nandigram. Adhikari, notably, had won the seat in 2016 on TMC's ticket with a margin of 81,230 votes.