Exit polls on Thursday forecast a tight contest between the incumbent Trinamool Congress and the BJP in the high-profile West Bengal assembly polls and put the saffron combine ahead in Assam, while projecting a win for the ruling Left alliance in Kerala and for the DMK-led opposition in Tamil Nadu.
The exit poll numbers were largely a setback for the Congress, which while falling short in Assam and Kerala may also lose its government in the union territory of Puducherry to the opposition alliance of AINRC-BJP-AIADMK.
Exit polls were, however, divided in their forecast for the West Bengal polls, where the BJP ran a high-octane campaign in its bid to capture power in the state for the first time by ending Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's 10-year old reign.
The Assam government burnt around 2500 Rhino horns to mark World Rhino Day 2021. As many as six giant gas furnaces, each with three tiers were used to burn these horns which have been preserved for years.
#WorldRhinoday #2500Rhinohornsburnt #Assam
Amarinder Singh said that he will not accept Navjot Singh Sidhu as Punjab CM; Babul Supriyo clarified that his decision to join TMC is not a ‘politics of revenge’, but a ‘politics of opportunity’; Union Minister V Muraleedharan said that Kerala should hand over necessary information on the deliberate attempt by a section to lure the youth to communalism and terrorism; CJI NV Ramana called for “Indianisation” of the country’s legal system.
#NavotSinghSidhu #PunjabCM #AmarinderSingh
The Department of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption has conducted raids at former Tamil Nadu minister KC Veeramani's residence and other properties linked to him. AIADMK cadres gathered outside KC Veeramani's residence and protested.
#KCVeeramani #DVAC #AIADMK
7 people died in a car accident in Bengaluru in the early hours of Tuesday including DMK MLA Hosur Y Prakash’s son Karuna Sagar. The incident took place near Mangala Kalayana Manatapa near Koramangala around 1.30 am.
#Bengaluru #Accident #AudiCrash
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a pot shot at BJP by saying that wherever the party and its ideologue RSS go, hatred starts to intensify there. He said, "People of Assam say their history and culture..