Post results, Tharoor's opponents chanted the development mantra for the capital
What was widely perceived to be a tough three-cornered fight turned out to be a cakewalk for the ex-UN staffer
On Thursday, the Technopark canteen witnessed heated discussions over coffee when the results of the polls started trickling in.
It was a shocker for many when result trends of Attingal constituency started favouring Adoor Prakash Everyone was talking about the fall of three-time MP A Sampath.
Each cartoon and caricature displayed at the exhibition explored different themes, either related to political parties or the politicians.
Party supporters heaved a sigh of relief as the vote share started spiking.
On counting day, T'Puram Express takes a look at the atmosphere across the city
"This result is against the arrogance of chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan", said senior Congress leader K Muraleedharan while reacting to the decimation of LDF in the elections.
Tharoor's remarks came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi led his Bharatiya Janata Party towards what looks set to be a resounding victory for a second term in office.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu too on Sunday said that Exit Polls have failed to catch the people's pulse.
Given parliamentary constituencies of some two million people each, Twitter is of little help in political mobilisation.
He alleged that in the last five years of BJP rule, there has been a "widespread assault" on the spirit of cooperative federalism.
Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel in the city on the night of January 17, 2014.
Tharoor, a former Union minister and husband of Pushkar, is currently on bail and needs court's prior permission to travel abroad.
Tharoor had claimed in October last year that an unnamed RSS leader had compared Prime Minister Modi to 'a scorpion sitting on a Shivlinga'.