Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to announce the next chief minister of Rajasthan at 4.30 pm on Friday, hours after Rahul met the two prominent contenders for the post, Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot.
Ashok Gehlot Vs Sachin Pilot: Indira changed CMs like upholstery, Rajiv like cutlery and Rahul Gandhi holds Panchayat; rank bad optics
Rahul Gandhi’s inability to decide the name of the chief ministers of the states his party has won (Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh CMs haven't been decided yet) would have amused William Shakespeare. His procrastinations, doubts and dilemmas may have inspired another tragedy about a protagonist with flaws that could be fatal in politics.
Rahul Gandhi to announce Rajasthan CM tomorrow: Ashok Gehlot emerges top choice, Sachin Pilot asks supporters to be calm
Veteran Congress leader Ashok Gehlot on Thursday emerged as Congress President Rahul Gandhi's pick as the chief minister in Rajasthan, with state Congress President Sachin Pilot apparently giving up after putting up a spirited claim for the post
Congress to name Rajasthan chief minister soon: Sachin Pilot supporters burn tyres, block roads as party leadership deliberates
Sachin Pilot supporters burnt tyres and blocked roads in Rajasthan on Thursday, demanding his appointment as the next chief minister.
Rahul Gandhi has gone from being derided as 'Pappu' to being lauded as 'Param Pujya' in 1st year as Congress chief
For Rahul — who was viewed as incapable of resurrecting the Congress and called 'Pappu' by his opponents — this win serves as validation for the party president was mocked mercilessly and criticised by other parties, especially the BJP.
Election results 2018: Getting Telangana wrong, failing to understand MP; how accurate were the exit polls?
Voting for Assembly elections in five states — Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Telangana and Chhattisgarh — was held between 12 November and Friday (7 December).
Rajasthan Election Result: Congress emerges as single-largest party in Rajasthan with 99 seats; BJP gets 73
The focus in Rajasthan is now on who would be the Congress choice for chief minister between two-time chief minister Ashok Gehlot and the party's state unit president Sachin Pilot.
Rajasthan elections results: BJP's lotus wilts in heat of anti-incumbency; lack of jobs, farm distress cost Vasundhara Raje
Since 1993, Rajasthan’s voters have never retained the incumbent government. This time too, the pattern was repeated.
MP, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh results bring Congress back into 2019 game, give Rahul Gandhi poll cred
Give credit to Rahul Gandhi for exploiting the anti-incumbency sentiment, which often influences electoral outcomes in India
Rajasthan Election Results updates: Vasundhara Raje resigns, says she hopes Congress will take govt's work forward
As the Rajasthan election results unfold, the Congress MLA will hold a meeting on Wednesday at the state Congress committee office.
Election Results updates: PM congratulates Congress, thanks people of Chhattisgarh, MP and Rajasthan for 'opportunity to serve'
MP, Rajasthan, Mizoram, Telangana, Chhattisgarh Assembly Election Results LIVE Updates: If the Congress sees off the last-minute scare, it will a trifecta of wins in the heartland of India, having already comfortably bagged Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. With the sudden slump in electoral fortunes of the BJP, 2019 is no longer a walkover for Narendra Modi and Amit Shah.
Congress' gains in MP, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh set up tantalising Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi battle in 2019
Narendra Modi's electoral juggernaut has finally halted exactly where it began five years ago — the three Hindi heartland states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
BJP will pay huge price in 2019 if it does not learn that vote in MP, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan is against its politics, policies
Compared to the figures of 2013, the BJP has lost approximately eight percent of the votes in Rajasthan, seven percent in Madhya Pradesh and a whopping 9.5 percent in Chhattisgarh