India is a federal union of states comprising twenty-eight states and seven union territories.
India has Assembly in each State apart from the central parliament.
Past one month, State Assembly Elections were held for the 5 states (Tamilnadu, Kerala, puduchery, Assam and West Bengal) out of these 28 states.
EVM (Electronic voting machines) were used for conducting this election.
Results were declared after Counting of votes using the EVM.
Communists in India lost in this Election. You can see the detailed analysis in WSJ.
Communist party rule in West Bengal is replaced by the All India Trinamool Congress party, led by rising political star Mamata Banerjee. In Tamilnadu also ruling party is defeated.
And, Communists lost election in Kerala also. You can read detailed results here.
Indian Election Commission is able to use EVMs successfully, and let us see whether online voting will be implemented in near future.
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