Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018

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Ashok Gehlot takes oath as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot as his deputy

Governor Kalyan Singh administered the oath of office to the two Congress leaders in the presence of party chief Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh.

Congress asks Ashok Gehlot to steer Rajasthan with Sachin Pilot by his side

Gandhi met Gehlot and Pilot, who had earlier dug in his heels, to work out a compromise formula. Pilot, who had already conveyed to Gandhi that he had worked hard in the last five years to resurrect the party, settled for the Deputy CM post.


Election Results 2018 Highlights: CM race continues in Chhattisgarh, decision to be taken tomorrow

Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh Election Results 2018: Ashok Gehlot was appointed as the Rajasthan Chief Minister and Sachin Pilot was appointed as the Deputy Chief Minister on Friday.

Face of Congress revival, Sachin Pilot appeals to young voters

The first sign of a resurgent Congress under Sachin Pilot came just a few months after the Lok Sabha rout. The party won three Assembly seats in September 2014.

Rajasthan: Fireworks and celebration at Gehlot’s home, calls for resignation outside Pilot’s

Unlike at Ashok Gehlot’s residence, there were few people outside Sachin Pilot’s residence in MLA quarters in Jalupura. The men, most of them youths, said they want Pilot to resign.

Ashok Gehlot: Genial mass leader who played his cards right

Ashok Gehlot, whose first stint as CM coincided with Sonia Gandhi’s elevation as the Congress president, has since then become an indispensable cog in the Congress machinery in Rajasthan.


'Hindutva' issues of Congress did not get them any electoral benefit: CPI(M)

The party said given the depth of the popular discontent against the BJP and the anti-incumbency factor, the Congress should have been able to get a more decisive majority in both Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

Rajasthan CM race: Sachin Pilot versus Ashok Gehlot spills over to the street

Rajasthan Assembly Election Result 2018: The protests prompted Pilot to appeal: "I request all workers to maintain peace and discipline."

SC/ST seats: BJP tally dives, worst in areas hit by bandh violence in Rajasthan

The party’s poor performance is particularly notable in places where the state had witnessed violence during and after the April 2 bandh, which was called in protest against the Supreme Court order on the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

Assembly Elections 2018 Results highlights: Rahul Gandhi to decide on CM name in Rajasthan, MP and Chhattisgarh

Assembly Elections 2018 Results highlights: The reverses for the BJP in the Hindi heartland threw wide open the 2019 Lok Sabha elections which until a few months ago appeared to be in its grip.

Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018 Videos

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K Chandrashekhar Rao will continue as Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term. The victory is, for the most part, not a surprise. But here’s what worked in his favour. And what about the Congress-TDP alliance? Liz Mathew breaks it down.