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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Top Congress leaders to taste defeat in Rajasthan

The party had won 96 seats in 2008.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Campaigning for Rajasthan Assembly polls ends today

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

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.

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.

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.

Rajasthan will choose Congress for development: CM Gehlot

Congress will return to power with majority on the strength of the public welfare schemes and social security programmes undertaken in the last five years, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot says.

Rajasthan polls: Churu election schedule changed

The Election Commission has revised the election schedule for Churu Assembly constituency in Rajasthan where polling will now be held on December 13 following the death of a candidate.

Rajasthan Assembly Elections: BJP dividing people, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi accused the BJP of dividing people on the basis of religion, caste and region in a bid to win the coming elections.