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Opposition leaders to attend oath-taking ceremony of Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath as CMs of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

Opposition leaders to attend oath-taking ceremony of Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath as CMs of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

On December 11, the Congress emerged as the single largest party by winning 99 out of 199 seats in Rajasthan while in MP, the grand old party won 114 seats but fell short of the majority mark of 116.

Dec 16, 2018, 16:17 PM IST
15th Rajasthan Assembly has 46 MLAs with criminal cases: ADR

15th Rajasthan Assembly has 46 MLAs with criminal cases: ADR

In the 2013 assembly elections, 19 MLAs had declared 'serious' criminal cases against them.

Dec 15, 2018, 20:04 PM IST
Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan's CM-designate, takes a dig at Vasundhara Raje's governance

Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan's CM-designate, takes a dig at Vasundhara Raje's governance

Ashok Gehlot has accused Vasundhara Raje of ending several projects started by him as CM in years gone by. Now, he is set to resume them.

Dec 14, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
Congress names Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot to be his deputy

Congress names Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot to be his deputy

Ashok Gehlot has served as CM of Rajasthan on two previous occasions and his experience may have tilted the odds in his favour.

Dec 14, 2018, 16:12 PM IST
Ashok Gehlot likely to be the next Chief Minister of Rajasthan

Ashok Gehlot likely to be the next Chief Minister of Rajasthan

Congress party Rahul Gandhi has held several marathon meetings with Ashok Gehlot and Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot.

Dec 14, 2018, 15:07 PM IST
After Rahul Gandhi picks Kamal Nath for Madhya Pradesh, all eyes now on Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh

After Rahul Gandhi picks Kamal Nath for Madhya Pradesh, all eyes now on Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh

The two hopefuls for the top post in Rajasthan are state party chief Sachin Pilot and former chief minister Ashok Gehlot.

Dec 14, 2018, 07:48 AM IST
Rajasthan violence: Sachin Pilot asks Congress workers to maintain peace, says full faith in Rahul, Sonia Gandhi

Rajasthan violence: Sachin Pilot asks Congress workers to maintain peace, says full faith in Rahul, Sonia Gandhi

The supporters of Pilot became increasingly agitated demanding selection of Pilot as Rajasthan CM and blocked a key road in Karuali and damaged a highway bus in Dausa.

Dec 13, 2018, 18:30 PM IST
Congress vs Congress: Sachin Pilot's supporters block roads in Karauli and Dausa

Congress vs Congress: Sachin Pilot's supporters block roads in Karauli and Dausa

In a race between Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot towards the CM's post, Rajasthan remains on tenterhooks.

Dec 13, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
Amid suspense over next Rajasthan chief minister, preparations on at Raj Bhawan for oath taking

Amid suspense over next Rajasthan chief minister, preparations on at Raj Bhawan for oath taking

Though it's not clear when the ceremony will be held, Raj Bhawan officials don't want to leave anything for the last minute and started working on preparations from Wednesday itself.

Dec 13, 2018, 15:48 PM IST
Class 3 student allegedly raped and strangled to death in Rajasthan's Jhalawar

Class 3 student allegedly raped and strangled to death in Rajasthan's Jhalawar

An eight-year-old's body was found in a mustard field in the village.

Dec 13, 2018, 07:09 AM IST
Rajasthan Assembly election results 2018: Yoonus Khan, BJP's only Muslim candidate, loses to Congress' Sachin Pilot in Tonk

Rajasthan Assembly election results 2018: Yoonus Khan, BJP's only Muslim candidate, loses to Congress' Sachin Pilot in Tonk

Yoonus Khan was the only Muslim candidate fielded by the saffron party in the crucial assembly elections in Rajasthan.

Dec 11, 2018, 19:21 PM IST
Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018: Congress' winning candidate Dr Raghu Sharma hugs losing BJP rival in Kekri

Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018: Congress' winning candidate Dr Raghu Sharma hugs losing BJP rival in Kekri

Dr Raghu Sharma, the Congress candidate, defeated his nearest BJP rival Rajendra Vinayaka in the Kekri assembly constituency.

Dec 11, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
Wikipedia projects Sachin Pilot as 'Rajasthan CM' even before official declaration of assembly election results

Wikipedia projects Sachin Pilot as 'Rajasthan CM' even before official declaration of assembly election results

The Wikipedia page said Pilot assumed office on December 13, 2018, and succeeded incumbent Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

Dec 11, 2018, 16:52 PM IST
Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: In Congress' celebrations, a factional divide brews

Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: In Congress' celebrations, a factional divide brews

Supporters of Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot have begun demanding their respective leader is made the next Rajasthan CM.

Dec 11, 2018, 11:37 AM IST
Ashok Gehlot celebrates but puts off queries on Rajasthan's next CM

Ashok Gehlot celebrates but puts off queries on Rajasthan's next CM

Congress' performance in Rajasthan assembly elections 2018 has given rise to demands from supporters of Gehlot and Sachin Pilot.

Dec 11, 2018, 11:17 AM IST
Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018: Congress decimates 'invincible' BJP, set to form next government

Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018: Congress decimates 'invincible' BJP, set to form next government

Tap here for the latest updates and trends related to Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018. As per the latest trends, the Congress party has comfortably crossed the halfway mark in Rajasthan. The

Dec 11, 2018, 08:50 AM IST
Rajasthan Assembly elections 2018: Counting of votes begins; BJP locked in tough contest with Congress

Rajasthan Assembly elections 2018: Counting of votes begins; BJP locked in tough contest with Congress

Counting of votes for keenly-contested December 7 assembly elections in Rajasthan has begun amid unprecedented security.

Dec 11, 2018, 08:01 AM IST
Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018 results: Congress wins; Vasundhara Raje resigns as CM

Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018 results: Congress wins; Vasundhara Raje resigns as CM

Vasundhara Raje, the incumbent Chief Minister of Rajasthan, on Tuesday resigned from her post taking moral responsibility of her party's defeat at the hands of Congress in the hard-fought assembly

Dec 11, 2018, 07:46 AM IST
Counting to begin at 8 am for Rajasthan Assembly elections

Counting to begin at 8 am for Rajasthan Assembly elections

Counting will take place at 35 centres including two centres each in Jaipur and Jodhpur.

Dec 11, 2018, 06:12 AM IST
Rajasthan Assembly elections 2018: Counting of votes on December 11; BJP, Congress confident of victory

Rajasthan Assembly elections 2018: Counting of votes on December 11; BJP, Congress confident of victory

Polling was held in the single phase for 199 out of the 200 Assembly seats in Rajasthan on December 7, Friday. 

Dec 10, 2018, 21:54 PM IST