Current Affairs 2021: Today’s News Headlines: May 3, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 3, 2021:

Assembly elections

  • West Bengal: Ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) wins two-thirds majority; CM Mamata Banerjee loses to BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram
  • Tamil Nadu: Opposition DMK secures convincing victory over ruling AIADMK
  • Assam: Ruling BJP-led “Mitrajot” defeats Congress-led “Mahajot” by a huge margin
  • Kerala: Ruling CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) wins comfortably
  • Puducherry: N.R. Congress-BJP alliance wins simple majority

Lok sabha byelections

  • Karnataka: BJP’s Mangala Angadi wins from Belgaum
  • Andhra Pradesh: Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party’s M. Gurumoorthy wins from Tirupati
  • Kerala: Indian Union Muslim League’s (IUML) M.P. Abdussamad Samadani wins from Malappuram
  • Tamil Nadu: Vijayakumar of Congress wins from Kanniyakumari


  • Covid-19: India receives assistance from Taiwan, including oxygen concentrators and cylinders
  • Renowned sitar player Debu Chaudhuri dies in New Delhi

Economy & corporate

  • Vehicle ownership transfer: owner can put the name of the nominee at the time of registration of the vehicles


  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to embark on 4-day visit UK from May 4 to attend meeting of foreign ministers of G7 countries
  • World Tuna Day observed on May 2
  • SpaceX safely returns four astronauts from the International Space Station in its Dragon capsule spacecraft
  • Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis dies at 89 in US


  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One Portuguese Grand Prix at Algarve circuit
  • Football: Ajax Amsterdam wins 35th Eredivisie crown in Netherlands
  • Football: Inter Milan clinches Serie A title in Italy
  • 1982 Asian Games Equestrian gold medallist Colonel Gulam Mohammad Khan (retired) dies at 74
  • Veteran football administrator and Hindustan FC owner Dilip Kumar Bose dies
  • Kishan Rungta, former BCCI chief selector, dies of Covid-19 in Jaipur at 88




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