Assembly elections 2018: Lack of focus on women's issues, reduced spending on welfare angered female voters in MP, Rajasthan
Marginalisation of women can be seen in the dip in women's representation in the Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Ashok Gehlot is next Rajasthan CM: How Congress veteran won nod from Rahul Gandhi over young turk Sachin Pilot
Given his rich experience as a two-term chief minister, Gehlot is time-tested and has a strong appeal across political parties in Rajasthan.
MP Assembly election: On poll result day, women of Bundelkhand refrained from joining crowds outside counting centres
On 11 December, the country’s eyes were on Madhya Pradesh as 51 polling centres crunched the numbers of votes cast in the state assembly elections. Incumbent party BJP and the Congress were in a head-to-head battle until the last minute; the seat-count in favour of each party see-sawing wildly throughout the day. Outside the vote counting centres, it was a nail-biting and hair-raising atmosphere — kind of a roller-coaster — that many locals experienced, until the final victory lap was firmly placed with the Congress. Crowds gathered of both young and old, from near and far, favouring different political parties — but the throng was a sea of men. Where were the women?
Ashok Gehlot's Kattappa-like loyalty to three generations of Gandhi family helped him ride his luck... yet again
A Katappa-isque loyalty that makes him serve the crown in Rajasthan must undoubtedly Ashok Gehlot's his biggest asset, without it he would not have survived for almost five decades in the Congress.
Women perform poorly amid little representation in Assembly polls across five states; Mizoram elects no female MLA
In Madhya Pradesh, women's representation in the Assembly has dropped 33%, but Chhattisgarh is the only bright spot in this context, with 12 women in the 90-member House.
Shellacked in Assembly polls, Mayawati gets a timely lesson; hubris is no way to revive a sinking political career
Mayawati’s biggest setback has come in Chattisgarh where her gamble tying up with former Congress leader and chief minister Ajit Jogi has spectacularly failed.
CM candidates in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh arrive in Delhi to meet Rahul Gandhi; Congress chief to consult party observers
Sources said that the decision would be taken on Thursday itself after the state legislature party had authorised the Congress president to take a final call on the chief ministers.
Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018 result: Support from SC, ST communities helped propel Congress to majority
In Chhattisgarh, the constituencies with a high population of Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Scheduled Caste (SC) communities, have contributed hugely in steering Congress towards a thumping victory in the state.
Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan formally invited Zoramthanga on Wednesday to form the next government after receiving the signed notification of the result from Election Commission officials who arrived here late in the evening, Raj Bhavan sources said.
Assembly election 2018 results: Congress emerges victorious in Hindi heartland; Rahul Gandhi says poll outcome 'message to Modi govt'
Congress' performance in the Assembly elections on Tuesday, gave a big blow to the BJP, specially in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, where the grand old party came back to power after 15 years. PTI
Assembly Election Results: Upendra Kushwaha says 'BJP's countdown has begun' after saffron party loses in three states
When asked why he snapped ties with the NDA, Upendra Kushwaha said, "I joined the NDA on the agenda of development, but over the years I realised that they were working on the development of their own agenda, which is that of the RSS."
Newly-elected Congress MLAs in Madhya Pradesh Wednesday asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi to nominate the new legislature party leader. At a meeting in Bhopal on Wednesday evening, they unanimously passed a resolution authorising Gandhi to name the CLP leader.
Rahul Gandhi summons Sachin Pilot, Ashok Gehlot to Delhi to decide on Rajasthan CM post; announcement likely today
Congress president Rahul Gandhi has summoned both Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot to New Delhi to discuss and decide on the final name for the post.
Tejashwi Yadav mocks Nitish Kumar after BJP's loss in three states, asks Bihar CM if he will make a 'U-turn again'
Tejashwi Yadav's remark came in the backdrop of Assembly poll results in three states - Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh - where the BJP lost to the Congress, an ally in the RJD-led grand alliance in Bihar.
KCR calls for non-Congress, non-BJP regime: Assembly Elections 2018, TRS' political past show how unlikely this is
After TRS' landslide victory in Telangana, KCR called for a 'BJP-mukt' and 'Congress-mukt' India.
With more than 66 lakh tweets on Assembly polls, Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi most commonly-mentioned leaders
According to Twitter India, the social networking site saw more than 66 lakhs tweets on Assembly polls as people, both in India and overseas discussed about elections held in these states.
From Sachin Pilot's win in Rajasthan to Lal Thanhwala's defeat in Mizoram, key wins and losses in the state Assembly polls
As counting for the 2018 Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Chhattisgarh drew to a close on Tuesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saw significant losses in all the states
'Much-promised acche din have finally arrived': Opposition leaders celebrate BJP's failure in state Assembly polls
With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) heading towards losses in all five state assemblies that went to polls on Tuesday, a number of opposition leaders have expressed their delight over the same.
Congress reaches out to Independents to form government in Rajasthan; party to make final announcement today
Congress will make the final announcement in the evening after taking into consideration the opinions and sentiments of every MLA, senior leader Ashok Gehlot said.
8 out of 13 BJP ministers lose in Chhattisgarh Assembly polls; ex-CM Raman Singh won by narrow margin
The BJP's rout in the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections took scalps of several party heavyweights, including eight ministers, while Chief Minister Raman Singh won by a narrow margin.