Rajasthan assembly elections

Rajasthan govt relaxed land allotment policy for Pak Hindu migrants day before poll code kicked in

Rajasthan govt relaxed land allotment policy for Pak Hindu migrants day before poll code kicked in

The state government will conduct a lottery to allot residential plots.

Oct 13, 2018, 23:31 PM IST
Amit Shah turns focus on poll-bound Rajasthan, to address party workers in 5 districts

Amit Shah turns focus on poll-bound Rajasthan, to address party workers in 5 districts

This would be Amit Shah's fourth visit to Rajasthan since July.

Sep 13, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
Rajasthan Assembly elections: EC gears up for several firsts, including 52,000 VVPAT machines

Rajasthan Assembly elections: EC gears up for several firsts, including 52,000 VVPAT machines

The Election Commission is determined to not just ensure free and fair elections but is also looking at making people at large more aware of the process.

Aug 31, 2018, 20:17 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to blow the bugle for Rajasthan Assembly elections on August 11

Rahul Gandhi to blow the bugle for Rajasthan Assembly elections on August 11

The Gandhi scion’s visit to Jaipur is aimed at two major issues – ensuring organisational unity within Congress party and paving a way into the BJP stronghold in Rajasthan.

Aug 08, 2018, 19:53 PM IST
Discontent in Congress over tie-up with BSP for Rajasthan Assembly elections, disgruntled leaders meet Ashok Gehlot

Discontent in Congress over tie-up with BSP for Rajasthan Assembly elections, disgruntled leaders meet Ashok Gehlot

The discontent among the Congress leaders has come to the fore even before a formal announcement on the alliance with the BSP.

Jun 28, 2018, 18:42 PM IST
BJP leaders seek to re-connect with grassroots workers in Rajasthan

BJP leaders seek to re-connect with grassroots workers in Rajasthan

With Assembly elections due by the year end, Rajasthan's ruling BJP plans to have its senior leaders tour districts to re-engage with grassroots workers.

Mar 21, 2018, 19:06 PM IST
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

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