ASSAM [SEATS: 126]
PARTY LEAD WON TOTAL
 BJP+ 00 86 86
 Congress+ 00 26 26
AIUDF+ 00 13 13
Others 00 01 01
KERALA [SEATS: 140]
PARTY LEAD WON TOTAL
 LDF 00 91 91
 Congress+ 00 47 47
BJP 00 01 01
Others 00 01 01
TAMIL NADU [SEATS: 234]
PARTY LEAD WON TOTAL
AIADMK 02 132 134
DMK+Cong 00 98 98
DMDK 00 00 00
BJP 00 00 00
Others (Awaited) 00 00 02
WEST BENGAL [SEATS: 294]
PARTY LEAD WON TOTAL
TMC 00 211 211
Congress 00 44 44
BJP 00 06 06
CPM 00 26 26
Others 00 07 07

 

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West Bengal: Can Didi repeat history?

The West Bengal assembly elections are no longer as simple as it seemed a few months back. The re-election of Mamata Banerjee who came to power on the promise of 'Poriborton' or change has taken a dramatic turn.

While the Left and the Congress have buried their hatchet, the battleground will now witness—TMC, BJP, and Congress-CPI(M)—slugging it out for supremacy to take control of the Writer's Building.

Singur cries foul as old founds resurface.

Constituency: Singur

Candidates: Rabindranath Bhattacharya (TMC) vs Rabin Deb CPI(M)

Sitting MLA: Rabindranath Bhattacharya (TMC)

Clash of the economists.

Constituency: Khardah

Candidates: Amit Mitra(TMC) vs Asim Dasgupta CPI(M)

Sitting MLA: Amit Mitra (TMC)

Battle for prestige at Bhowanipore

Constituency: Bhowanipore

Candidates: Mamata Banerjee (TMC) vs Deepa Dasmunsi (Congress) vs Chandra Kumar Bose (BJP)

Sitting MLA: Mamata Banerjee (TMC)

With Vivekananda's flyover collapse, BJP builds hope.

Constituency: Jorasanko

Candidates: Smita Bakshi(TMC) vs Rahul Sinha(BJP)

Sitting MLA: Dinesh Bajaj (TMC)

Can Baichung Bhutia cut through Bhattacharya's 'Siliguri model'?

Constituency: Siliguri

Candidates: Baichung Bhutia(TMC) vs Ashok Bhattacharya CPI(M) vs Geeta Chattapadhyay(BJP)

Sitting MLA: Rudranath Bhattacharya (TMC)

Assam: BJP's big opportunity

The 14th Legislative Assembly elections in Assam, where BJP stands out as a strong contender, is a close battle. Either voters will see Tarun Gogoi's continue as the longest serving chief minister of the state or witness BJP create history via chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal.

Assam assembly polls: Will Majuli see the rise of a new star for BJP or more of the same?
The other hotly-watched seat in Assam is Majuli, which went to the polls on April 4, and saw BJP's chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal square off against the sitting Member of Legislative Assembly Rajib Lochan Pegu of the Congress.

Assam assembly polls: 15 years of Gogoi - Anti-incumbency or home-ground advantage.
Titabor has been current Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's seat for the last 15 years; however, this time around he is up against a formidable opponent in Bharatiya Janta Party's state vice-president Kamakhya Prasad Tasa.

Assam assembly polls: Two-time former CM Prafulla Kumar Mahanta squares off against former aide.
Barhampur Assembly seat will see two-time former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, the president of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), who has represented the seat for five consecutive terms since 1991, try to ditch his "fading star" moniker.

Assam assembly polls: More or less a done deal; Himanta likely to bag Jalukbari again.
The Jalukbari constituency went to the polls on April 11 in the second phase of the Assam Assembly polls.
The constituency saw the key contest between former Congress strongman, MLA Himanta Biswa Sarma, now of the BJP, and his former party's candidate Niren Deka.

Assam assembly polls: Assam's youngest major party takes on Congress in Salmara South.
Salmara South Assembly constituency saw AIUDF chief Badaruddin Ajmal pitted against Siraj Hussain of the BJP and Wazed Ali Choudhury of the Congress.

Can Oommen Chandy buck anti-incumbency?

Till a few months back, Oommen Chandy led Congress government was all set to create history in becoming the first government to rule the state in two successive terms. But corruption charges against Chandy in the Solar scam, a rejuvenated left parties combine and BJP's renewed focus to win its first seat in the state has left the field open. While UDF and LDF are expected to stay neck to neck, BJP is also expecting to tide over the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi among young voters

S Sreesanth hopes to bowl BJP to maiden win in Thiruvananthapuram.

Constituency: Thiruvananthapuram

Candidates: V S Sivakumar (UDF) vs Antony Raju (LDF - Democratic Kerala Congress) vs S Sreesanth (BJP)

Sitting MLA: V S Sivakumar (Congress)

Nemom- BJP banks on O Rajagopal to make its debut in Kerala.

Constituency: Nemom

Candidates: V S Sivakumar (UDF) vs Antony Raju (LDF - Democratic Kerala Congress) vs S Sreesanth (BJP)

Sitting MLA: V S Sivakumar (Congress)

Puthuppally- Chief Minister Oommen Chandy faces challenge from a first timer.


Constituency: Puthuppally

Candidates: Oommen Chandy (UDF) vs Jaik P Thomas (LDF) vs George Kurien(BJP)

Sitting MLA: Oommen Chandy (Chief Minister - Congress)

Age no factor for 92-year old V S Achuthanandan as he battles for Malampuzha.

Constituency: Malampuzha

Candidates: V S Achuthanandan (LDF) vs VS Joy (UDF)

Sitting MLA: V S Achuthanandan (CPM)

Victory margin at Dharmadam to boost Pinarayi Vijayan's CM chances.

Constituency: Dharmadam

Candidates: Pinarayi Vijayan (LDF) vs Mambaram Divakaran (UDF) vs Mohanan Manantheri (BJP)

Sitting MLA: K K Narayanan (CPM)

Tamil Nadu: Can Jayalalitha make history?

The Tamil Nadu elections will either see incumbent CM J Jayalalithaa taking oath for an unprecedented second consecutive term, or have a new CM in MK Stalin, representing the DMK and a passing of the mantle from M Karunanidhi, as it were. The state goes to polls on May 16.

Thiruvarur - DMK chief seeks re-election.

Constituency: Thiruvarur

Candidates: M Karunanidhi (DMK) vs ANR Paneerselvam (AIADMK)

Sitting MLA: M Karunanidhi (DMK)

Ulundurpet - A "Captain's Knock" ahead?

Constituency: Ulundurpet

Candidates: Vijayakanth (DMDK) vs R Kumaraguru (AIADMK)

Sitting MLA: R Kumaraguru (AIADMK)

Bodinayakanur - Voting for caste or casting a vote?

Constituency: Bodinayakanur

Candidates: O Panneerselvam(AIADMK) vs S Lakshmanan (DMK)

Sitting MLA: O Panneerselvam (DMK)

Kolathur - looking to ride high on 'development' pitch

Constituency: Kolathur

Candidates: MK Stalin ( DMK) vs JCD Prabhakar ( AIADMK)

Sitting MLA: MK Stalin ( DMK)

Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar - A David vs Goliath moment?

Constituency: Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar

Candidates: J Jayalalithaa ( AIADMK) and Shimla Muthuchozhan (DMK)

Sitting MLA: J Jayalalithaa ( AIADMK)