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Rajasthan Panchayat Election Results 2020: Counting of votes across 21 districts underway
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Rajasthan Panchayat Election Results 2020: Counting of votes across 21 districts underway

The counting will decide the fate of 1,778 candidates for the zila parishad election and 12,663 candidates for the panchayat samiti election

AAP strolls to win as BJP's polarisation bid fails; voters bucking national trend yet again should make saffron party introspect
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AAP strolls to win as BJP's polarisation bid fails; voters bucking national trend yet again should make saffron party introspect

The Delhi election throws up several conclusions. For one, it reinforces an electoral trend that has seen voters buck the national trend and vice-versa

Rajasthan Assembly: BJP to decide on leader of Opposition soon; Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Arjun Ram Meghwal on shortlist
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Rajasthan Assembly: BJP to decide on leader of Opposition soon; Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Arjun Ram Meghwal on shortlist

Days after the Rajasthan poll results, the opposition BJP is yet to decide on who would lead it in the state assembly. The result for the Rajasthan elections was declared on 11 December.

Rajasthan polls: Given dismal representation of women across parties, it will take 300-plus years to bring gender parity
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Rajasthan polls: Given dismal representation of women across parties, it will take 300-plus years to bring gender parity

The number of women candidates contesting the Rajasthan Assembly election has been growing since 1952, but at the current rate it would take another 315 years to reach a stage where the number of women candidates contesting the polls is equal to that of men

Rajasthan Elections 2018: Voters trust neither BJP nor Congress, but electorate leans in favour of Vasundhara Raje's last-minute sops
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Rajasthan Elections 2018: Voters trust neither BJP nor Congress, but electorate leans in favour of Vasundhara Raje's last-minute sops

There is a strong undercurrent of disquiet and unease as the people of Rajasthan line up to cast their vote. This unease is directed at the political class who have left no stone unturned to woo the electorate.

Sharad Yadav body-shames Vasundhara Raje, says CM 'has gained too much weight' at poll rally in Alwar, later calls it joke
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Sharad Yadav body-shames Vasundhara Raje, says CM 'has gained too much weight' at poll rally in Alwar, later calls it joke

Senior politician Sharad Yadav sparked a controversy after he said that Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje should take rest as she has gained weight. Later while clarifying his remarks, Yadav said that it was a mere 'joke' and his intentions were not to hurt the Bharatiya Janata Party leader.

Rajasthan Congress confident its digital campaign strategy to expose BJP's 'lies' will help win Assembly elections
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Rajasthan Congress confident its digital campaign strategy to expose BJP's 'lies' will help win Assembly elections

The Congress strategy is centred around exposing the ruling BJP's claims through digital campaigns such as "Jhooth Par Chott, Sach Ko Vote" (attack on lies, vote for truth) and "Rajasthan ka Report Card".

Election campaigns: Ahead of Rajasthan, Telangana polls, BJP focuses on 'minority appeasement' of Opposition; Rahul questions Modi's grasp on Hinduism
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Election campaigns: Ahead of Rajasthan, Telangana polls, BJP focuses on 'minority appeasement' of Opposition; Rahul questions Modi's grasp on Hinduism

In both Telangana and Rajasthan, BJP accused the Congress and TRS of minority appeasement, while the Congress claimed that BJP and TRS had not delivered on their promises.

Congress crowdsources Rajasthan manifesto for Vidhan Sabha polls; employment, healthcare on voters' minds
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Congress crowdsources Rajasthan manifesto for Vidhan Sabha polls; employment, healthcare on voters' minds

The Congress has also launched a website seeking suggestions from people across the country for Congress crowdsources Rajasthan manifesto for Vidhan Sabha polls.

Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha Election: Jodhpuri voter will take pragmatic approach in choosing between BJP, Congress
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Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha Election: Jodhpuri voter will take pragmatic approach in choosing between BJP, Congress

The defining linguistic feature of a Marwari — people born in areas around Jodhpur — is his complete reluctance to say the Hindi alphabet Sa and Sh.

Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha polls: From caste equations to tickets, Vasundhara Raje played her hand brilliantly
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Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha polls: From caste equations to tickets, Vasundhara Raje played her hand brilliantly

Vasundhara Raje has unquestionably established her indispensability for BJP as far as Rajasthan goes. This is reflected in how she had her way in distribution of tickets to her loyalists and now got RSS to throw its weight behind her. Secondly, she has repaired bridges with different caste blocs in the state.

Narendra Modi says India will not forget 26/11: Justice will surely be done, assures PM in Rajasthan
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Narendra Modi says India will not forget 26/11: Justice will surely be done, assures PM in Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said his government was looking for an opportunity to bring the perpetrators of the 26/11 attack to justice, as he expressed solidarity with families of the 166 people who lost their lives during the carnage.

Rajasthan polls: Vasundhara Raje clings to Jhalrapatan seat to hold onto Jhalawar, improve son Dushyant's chances in 2019
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Rajasthan polls: Vasundhara Raje clings to Jhalrapatan seat to hold onto Jhalawar, improve son Dushyant's chances in 2019

Jhalrapatan is part of Vasundhara Raje's son Dushyant Singh's Jhalawar Lok Sabha constituency, which is probably why Raje refused to budge despite the BJP leadership wanting her to change her constituency

CP Joshi shoots from hip again: Rahul Gandhi's trusted aide releases Ram Mandir genie from Congress bottle
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CP Joshi shoots from hip again: Rahul Gandhi's trusted aide releases Ram Mandir genie from Congress bottle

CP Joshi's utterances on Hinduism and the argument that only a Congress-led government can build a Ram Temple at Ayodhya may, of course, have been a manifestation of his subconscious desire to catch the attention of the Congress president, give words to the party’s current drive to embrace soft Hindutva.

Rajasthan Assembly polls: Alwar may slip out of BJP's grip as lynchings, subjugation of SC/STs polarise voters
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Rajasthan Assembly polls: Alwar may slip out of BJP's grip as lynchings, subjugation of SC/STs polarise voters

Rajasthan Assembly Election 2018: The Meo Muslims in Alwar haven't forgotten the the mob lynchings at the hands of self-styled gau rakshaks, and neither have Dalit protesters who faced police heavy-handedness for protesting against dilution of SC/ST act

Rajasthan polls: Congress gives 14 seats to Muslim candidates; BJP with only one as Yoonus Khan challenges Sachin Pilot
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Rajasthan polls: Congress gives 14 seats to Muslim candidates; BJP with only one as Yoonus Khan challenges Sachin Pilot

The number of Muslim candidates from the Congress was similar to the last Assembly election, but all of them had faced defeat. Whereas the BJP had given tickets to four Muslim candidates in 2013, two of them had won.

Rajasthan Assembly Election 2018: Vasundhara Raje files nomination papers from Jhalrapatan constituency
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Rajasthan Assembly Election 2018: Vasundhara Raje files nomination papers from Jhalrapatan constituency

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje filed nomination papers from Jhalrapatan constituency on Saturday.

Rajasthan polls: Congress fielded Manvendra Singh against me as it couldn't find anyone else, says Vasundhara Raje
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Rajasthan polls: Congress fielded Manvendra Singh against me as it couldn't find anyone else, says Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday said the Congress fielded former BJP leader Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra Singh from her Jhalrapatan constituency in the upcoming Assembly polls as it could not find any other candidate.

Rajasthan polls: BJP announces eight candidates in third list, drops six sitting MLAs; 170 out of 200 contestants declared
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Rajasthan polls: BJP announces eight candidates in third list, drops six sitting MLAs; 170 out of 200 contestants declared

A total of 580 candidates have filed 776 nominations in poll-bound Rajasthan so far, including sitting MLAs Otaram Dewasi and Govind Singh Dotasara. Rajasthan's Chief Electoral Officer Anand Kumar said that 269 candidates filed 343 sets of nominations till Thursday.

Rajasthan's Tonk set to witness exciting clash as Congress fields Sachin Pilot against sitting BJP MLA Ajit Mehta
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Rajasthan's Tonk set to witness exciting clash as Congress fields Sachin Pilot against sitting BJP MLA Ajit Mehta

Rajasthan's Tonk Assembly constituency is set to witness an interesting poll fight between Congress state unit chief Sachin Pilot and the BJP's sitting MLA Ajit Singh Mehta