Rajasthan assembly elections

Congress to fight BJP with a positive campaign in Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot

Congress to fight BJP with a positive campaign in Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot

The party to strengthen its base at the booth level and reach out to the masses through an aggressive mass contact programme to be launched soon, he said.

Dec 25, 2017, 19:44 PM IST
BJP sets ambitious target of clinching 180 of 200 assembly seats in Rajasthan; focusing on retaining all 25 Lok Sabha seats in 2019

BJP sets ambitious target of clinching 180 of 200 assembly seats in Rajasthan; focusing on retaining all 25 Lok Sabha seats in 2019

BJP is gearing up for the Rajasthan Assembly Elections due next year.

May 02, 2017, 10:14 AM IST
'BJP will retain power at Centre in 2019 Lok Sabha elections'

'BJP will retain power at Centre in 2019 Lok Sabha elections'

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday said BJP would be able to retain power at Centre in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Jun 27, 2016, 02:49 AM IST

Congress wrests three Assembly seats from BJP in Rajasthan

In a jolt to the Vasundhara Raje government, the opposition Congress today wrested three Assembly seats of Weir, Nasirabad and Surajgarh from the ruling BJP which could retain only the Kota seat.

Sep 16, 2014, 09:25 AM IST

Boy lifts woman`s bag containing Rs 90,000 in Raj

A boy decamped with a woman passenger`s bag carrying Rs 90,000 cash at a bus stand here, police said on Sunday.

Apr 27, 2014, 15:29 PM IST

BJP won Rajasthan due to Modi`s `Goebellesian` tactics: Gehlot

"Narendra Modi`s thoughts are threat to Indian democracy," says former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot who accused him of provoking communal feelings in the state during the recent elections which Congress lost badly.

Dec 22, 2013, 17:16 PM IST

Three women winners among the youngest in Rajasthan polls

25-year old Kamini Jindal, a first-time contender, would be the youngest member in the 14th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly while the second and third places are also occupied by women.

Dec 09, 2013, 22:47 PM IST

BJP MLA wins by highest margin in Rajasthan

Five-time BJP MLA Ghanshyam Tiwari scored the biggest victory in 2013 Rajasthan assembly polls by retaining Sanganer seat defeating Congress candidate with a huge margin of 63,350 votes in a one-sided contest.

Dec 09, 2013, 20:00 PM IST

Vasundhara Raje: A comeback politician who is also a fashion symbol

Vasundhara Raje, who is about to play her second innings as the chief minister of Rajasthan, has emerged as a charismatic comeback leader in the desert state, drawing particularly women and youth to her because of her royal heritage and her attractive personality.

Dec 08, 2013, 21:59 PM IST

Congress leaders admit defeat but keen to shield Rahul Gandhi

Congress leaders admitted to defeat but were keen to shield their leader Rahul Gandhi against any criticism. The AAP breakthrough came in as a “big surprise” to them.

Dec 08, 2013, 20:04 PM IST

Top Congress leaders to taste defeat in Rajasthan

The party had won 96 seats in 2008.

Dec 08, 2013, 15:25 PM IST

Rajasthan Assembly Elections: Gehlot trashes exit polls, says wait for December 8

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said they are managed by opposition parties so that Independent candidates and rebels, if they win, could be attracted in the government formation.

Dec 06, 2013, 23:07 PM IST

High voting in Rajasthan surprises political analysts

The record 75 percent polling in the Rajasthan Assembly Elections has surprised many, including political pundits who are still analysing how the nine percent jump in voting from 2008 happened.

Dec 06, 2013, 14:14 PM IST

Millions vote in Rajasthan; BJP, Congress claim victory

About 29 million people voted across Rajasthan Sunday to pick a new 200-seat Rajasthan assembly in keenly fought elections which both the Congress and the BJP claimed they would win.

Dec 01, 2013, 20:03 PM IST

Rajasthan Assembly Polls: As it happened

As Rajasthanis began casting their votes on Sunday, BJP’s PM candidate and Gujarat CM Narendra Modi in a tweet appealed to the electorate to turn out in record numbers.

Dec 01, 2013, 09:40 AM IST

Congress speed breaker arresting Rajasthan development: BJP

BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday accused the Congress of placing barriers in the way of Rajasthan`s development, and said the BJP would break this barrier if voted back to power.

Nov 29, 2013, 15:26 PM IST

Campaigning for Rajasthan Assembly polls ends today

Campaigning for Rajasthan Assembly elections, scheduled on December 1, will come to an end Friday evening.

Nov 29, 2013, 11:35 AM IST

Rajasthan polls: Close battle on cards in Hadoti

The contest for the seats in the Hadoti region as part of the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly polls appears too close to call with caste and community equations likely to play an important role.

Nov 28, 2013, 09:26 AM IST

Raje should apologise for killings during her regime: Gehlot

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has said BJP leader Vasundhara Raje should apologise for the killing of innocent people in police firings in Gujjar protests during her regime.

Nov 25, 2013, 17:08 PM IST

Rajasthan assembly elections: Mewar becomes significant poll battle in state

Political parties are leaving no stone unturned in the tribal region of southern Rajasthan as it is said whoever wins Mewar will rule the state.

Nov 24, 2013, 16:25 PM IST