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Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018

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79.14% polling recorded in Rajasthan’s Ramgarh assembly constituency

The highest polling percentage was recorded at booth number 1 in Bujaka village where 98.31% turnout was reported. The lowest turnout was at booth number 18 of Mubarikpur (51.98%).
Voters at a polling booth in Sahdoli for Ramgarhassembly constituency, Rajasthan, on Monday, January 28, 2019.(HT Photo)
Voters at a polling booth in Sahdoli for Ramgarhassembly constituency, Rajasthan, on Monday, January 28, 2019.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 29, 2019 01:58 PM IST
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Voting in Rajasthan’s Ramgarh assembly constituency on Monday

Election for the Rajasthan’s Ramgarh seat, scheduled on December 7, 2018, was postponed due to the death of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate.
A polling partywith EVMs for Ramgarh assembly constituency. Voting is being held there on January 28, 2019.(HT Photo)
A polling partywith EVMs for Ramgarh assembly constituency. Voting is being held there on January 28, 2019.(HT Photo)
Published on Jan 28, 2019 08:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Alwar | ByDevendra Bhardwaj, Alwar

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot keeps key ministries in portfolios announced after meet with Rahul Gandhi

Apart from the chief minister and deputy chief minister, 13 cabinet and 10 ministers of state were allocated portfolios.
The move came after CM Ashok Gehlot and Deputy CM Sachin Pilot held meetings with Congress president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on Wednesday.(AP)
The move came after CM Ashok Gehlot and Deputy CM Sachin Pilot held meetings with Congress president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on Wednesday.(AP)
Updated on Dec 27, 2018 11:17 AM IST
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In Congress veteran Ashok Gehlot’s team in Rajasthan, 18 first-time ministers

Pilot said the formation of the cabinet reflects a balance between age and experience, caste and different geographical regions
Rajasthan governor Kalyan Singh, chief minister Ashok Gehlot, deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot pose for a photograph with the newly sworn-in cabinet ministers during a ceremony at Raj Bhawan, in Jaipur, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018.(PTI)
Rajasthan governor Kalyan Singh, chief minister Ashok Gehlot, deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot pose for a photograph with the newly sworn-in cabinet ministers during a ceremony at Raj Bhawan, in Jaipur, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 24, 2018 09:49 PM IST
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Rajasthan assembly election results a reason to worry for BJP

Rajasthan assembly election results: The BJP’s performance has declined almost on all seats as against the 2013 elections, it has been particularly poor on 14 seats losing five or more seats.
BJP office in Jaipur. The party lost the recently held assembly election in Rajasthan.(HT Photo)
BJP office in Jaipur. The party lost the recently held assembly election in Rajasthan.(HT Photo)
Published on Dec 20, 2018 11:17 AM IST
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Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018: 12 Congress, 3 BJP candidates lost security deposits

Rajasthan assembly election results: Of the 15 candidates of Rajasthan assembly election who lost their deposits, three belonged to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) whereas 12 belonged to the Congress.
Bharat Vahini party candidate from Sanganer Ghanshyam Tiwari , the BJP rebel who contested from Sanganer in the recently-concluded Rajasthan assembly polls, lost his deposit.(HT File)
Bharat Vahini party candidate from Sanganer Ghanshyam Tiwari , the BJP rebel who contested from Sanganer in the recently-concluded Rajasthan assembly polls, lost his deposit.(HT File)
Published on Dec 17, 2018 02:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByJaykishan Sharma, Jaipur

Jaipur’s Albert Hall decked up for the swearing-in of Gehlot

A fine example of Indo-saracenic, a revival architectural style mostly used by the British in the later 19th century, the foundation of the iconic structure was laid in 1876 during the visit the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, to Jaipur.
Deputy chief minister-designate Sachin Pilot and AICC general secretary Avinash Pande(PTI)
Deputy chief minister-designate Sachin Pilot and AICC general secretary Avinash Pande(PTI)
Updated on Dec 17, 2018 08:28 AM IST
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‘Our govt will waive off farm loans within 10 days,’ says Rajasthan’s CM-designate Ashok Gehlot

In his first interview ahead of the being sworn in as Rajasthan CM, Gehlot spoke to Hindustan Times about his government’s priorities and other issues.
CM Ashok Gehlot during an interview with Hindustan Times, in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 16 December 2018.(Himanshu Vyas/ HT Photo)
CM Ashok Gehlot during an interview with Hindustan Times, in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 16 December 2018.(Himanshu Vyas/ HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 17, 2018 10:29 AM IST
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158 out of 199 newly elected MLAs in Rajasthan are crorepatis: ADR report

A total of 82 out of 99 MLAs from the Congress, 58 of 73 MLAs from the BJP, 11 of 13 Independent MLAs and five of six BSP MLAs have declared their assets worth over 1 crore, as per the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report.
Among the richest MLAs who have declared their total assets in I-T returns are Congress leaders Parasram Mordia ( <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>172 crore) and Udai Lal Anjana ( <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>107 crore), and Ramkesh Meena ( <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>39 crore), an Independent.(PTI/File Photo)
Among the richest MLAs who have declared their total assets in I-T returns are Congress leaders Parasram Mordia ( 172 crore) and Udai Lal Anjana ( 107 crore), and Ramkesh Meena ( 39 crore), an Independent.(PTI/File Photo)
Updated on Dec 15, 2018 06:47 PM IST
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Rajasthan assembly election results 2018: Once the youngest MP, Sachin Pilot to be state’s youngest deputy CM

Rajasthan assembly results 2018: In 2004, Sachin Pilot was elected MP from Dausa, represented by his father Rajesh Pilot. After Rajesh Pilot’s death in 2000, his wife Rama Pilot won from Dausa in the by-election. In 2004, Sachin Pilot was nominated to contest from Dausa.
Sachin Pilot will be the first leader to take oath as deputy CM will take oath along with the CM.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
Sachin Pilot will be the first leader to take oath as deputy CM will take oath along with the CM.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 09:19 PM IST
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Infighting, faulty ticket distribution cost Congress in Rajasthan election, say experts

Experts believe the Congress paid a heavy price in Rajasthan assembly election for the infighting between its two camps, led by party general secretary Ashok Gehlot and its state president Sachin Pilot , both of whom were contenders for the chief minister’s post.
Rajasthan state Congress chief Sachin Pilot and former chief minister Ashok Gehlot in conversation during the Congress legislature meeting, at party office, in Jaipur, Rajasthan, Wednesday, December 12, 2018.(Himanshu Yvas / HT Photo)
Rajasthan state Congress chief Sachin Pilot and former chief minister Ashok Gehlot in conversation during the Congress legislature meeting, at party office, in Jaipur, Rajasthan, Wednesday, December 12, 2018.(Himanshu Yvas / HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 02:19 PM IST
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Rajasthan assembly election: Sea of supporters to welcome Gehlot as speculations Chief Minister’s name continues

As no formal announcement was made on the name of the chief minister for Rajasthan, speculation continued as the time passed by.
Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 08:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByNikita Bishnoi, Jaipur

Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018: Kirodi Lal Meena factor failed to work for the BJP

Kirodi Lal Meena, who rejoined the BJP in March this year after a 10 year hiatus, was expected to swing the Meena votes in BJP’s favour in the Rajasthan assembly election. He was a National People’s Party (NPP) MLA from Lalsot at the time of his return.
File photo of Kirodi Lal Meena who re-joined BJP in March this year after a gap of 10 years.(HT File)
File photo of Kirodi Lal Meena who re-joined BJP in March this year after a gap of 10 years.(HT File)
Published on Dec 13, 2018 03:11 PM IST
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Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018: Jats get maximum seats in the House followed by Rajputs

The Rajputs had openly revolted against the BJP, which it traditionally supported. The party fielded 26 Rajputs and the Congress gave tickets to 15. Of the 41 from the community in the fray, 10 won from BJP and seven from the Congress.
Congress party supporters celebrate the party's victory in the Rajasthan state assembly elections in Jaipur, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018.The Congress gave tickets to 15 candidates from the Rajput community of which seven won.(AP)
Congress party supporters celebrate the party's victory in the Rajasthan state assembly elections in Jaipur, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018.The Congress gave tickets to 15 candidates from the Rajput community of which seven won.(AP)
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 03:02 PM IST
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Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018: In 14 constituencies, more NOTA votes polled than victory margin

Rajasthan assembly election results: In 14 assembly seats in the state election, the victory margin was less than the votes polled for NOTA option.
Voters after casting their vote in village Padampura, near Ajmer, India, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.(AP)
Voters after casting their vote in village Padampura, near Ajmer, India, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.(AP)
Published on Dec 13, 2018 02:38 PM IST
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Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018: 11 of 22 BJP-Congress rebel leaders won

Rajasthan assembly election results 2018: From the Congress, 11 candidates contested as independent, out of which 10 emerged victorious while 12 from the BJP contested as independent out of which one was able to win.
Voters show their identity cards as they wait in queues at a polling station to cast their votes for state Assembly elections, in Jaipur, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.(PTI File)
Voters show their identity cards as they wait in queues at a polling station to cast their votes for state Assembly elections, in Jaipur, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.(PTI File)
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 02:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByJaykishan Sharma

Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018: Jat leader Hanuman Beniwal plays spoilsport for rivals

Rajasthan assembly election results 2018: Hanuman Beniwal, a firebrand Jat leader who left the BJP to form the RLTP only a month before the assembly polls, not only retained his Khinvsar seat, but won two more.
Hanuman Beniwal, a Jat leader, left the BJP and formed another party just before Rajasthan assembly election.(HT File)
Hanuman Beniwal, a Jat leader, left the BJP and formed another party just before Rajasthan assembly election.(HT File)
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 01:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Barmer | ByMukesh Mathrani, Barmer

High drama outside PCC office through Wednesday, suspense continues

By the evening, the expectant supporters had become weary of the wait, which still appears far from being over.
Supporters of State congress president Sachin Pilot write letter with their blood to INC president Rahul GAndhi , demanding him to be declared Rajasthan CM, as the Legislature's meet was on at party office, in Jaipur(Himanshu Vyas/ HT Photo)
Supporters of State congress president Sachin Pilot write letter with their blood to INC president Rahul GAndhi , demanding him to be declared Rajasthan CM, as the Legislature's meet was on at party office, in Jaipur(Himanshu Vyas/ HT Photo)
Published on Dec 13, 2018 09:05 AM IST
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Rajasthan assembly election results: Congress wins majority of SC/ST seats

According to the 2011 census, the SCs constitute 17.8% of state’s population and the STs are 13.5%. There are 34 seats reserved for the SCs and 25, for the STs.
According to the 2011 census, the SCs constitute 17.8% of state’s population and the STs are 13.5%. There are 34 seats reserved for the SCs and 25, for the STs.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)
According to the 2011 census, the SCs constitute 17.8% of state’s population and the STs are 13.5%. There are 34 seats reserved for the SCs and 25, for the STs.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)
Published on Dec 12, 2018 07:12 PM IST
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Rajasthan Election Results 2018: BJP fails to overcome jinx, anti-incumbency

Rajasthan Election Results 2018: The BJP failed to break the jink of a ruling party not returning to power in Rajasthan. While the party will introspect on the causes of the loss, the main factor was anti-incumbency.
Rajasthan's outgoing Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje speaks to the media after the announcement of Assembly election results, in Jaipur, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018.(PTI)
Rajasthan's outgoing Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje speaks to the media after the announcement of Assembly election results, in Jaipur, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 05:16 PM IST
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Rajasthan Election Results 2018: Factors that played in Congress favour

Rajasthan election results 2018: Congress has emerged as the single largest party in Rajasthan assembly after counting of votes on December 11. State Congress president Sachin Pilot said the state and central governments had failed to live up to the expectations of the people.
Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee President Sachin Pilot waves at the crowd while going to attend the Congress Legislature Party meeting at the party office in Jaipur, Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018.(PTI)
Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee President Sachin Pilot waves at the crowd while going to attend the Congress Legislature Party meeting at the party office in Jaipur, Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 04:35 PM IST
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Rajasthan Election Results 2018: CPI(M) wins two seats, returns to assembly after 5 years

Rajasthan Assembly Results 2018:Two candidates of the CPI (M) won in the Rajasthan assembly elections, paving the way for the party to return to the state assembly after five years.
Rajasthan Election Results 2018: With two of its candidates winning in elections, the CPM has made a comeback in the Rajasthan Assembly after five years.(HT File Photo)
Rajasthan Election Results 2018: With two of its candidates winning in elections, the CPM has made a comeback in the Rajasthan Assembly after five years.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 03:56 PM IST
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Who will be next Rajasthan CM? Over to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, to be announced tomorrow

The Congress has two prominent frontrunners for the leadership role, Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot, in Rajasthan, where it has returned to power after five years
Rahul Gandhi holding hands withSachin Pilot(L), Ashok Gehlot (R)(Deepak Sharma/HT Photo)
Rahul Gandhi holding hands withSachin Pilot(L), Ashok Gehlot (R)(Deepak Sharma/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 08:13 PM IST
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Rajasthan assembly election: Vasundhara Raje lost perception battle before poll loss

The two-time chief minister was unable to break the jinx of the incumbent being voted out of power in the state.
Vasundhara Raje interacts at CMO in Jaipur Rajasthan on Tuesday.(Himanshu Vyas\ Hindustan Times)
Vasundhara Raje interacts at CMO in Jaipur Rajasthan on Tuesday.(Himanshu Vyas\ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 02:14 PM IST
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Rajasthan election results Highlights: Congress to announce next CM tomorrow

Congress got a significant boost in the Rajasthan after BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday announced that she will extend her party support to Congress in forming the next government, if needed. In the assembly elections results announced on December 11, Congress has emerged as single largest party, ousting BJP in Rajasthan and Chattisgarh and emerged as the single largest party in Madhya Pradesh. In the Rajasthan assembly elections, Congress won 99 seats out of 199 while BJP secured 73 seats. BSP and others won 6 and 20 seats, respectively. The results of assembly elections in five states are crucial for the BJP-led NDA government as it opens the gate for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting began at the party’s state headquarters here on Wednesday to discuss the name of the next Rajasthan chief minister.The final decision will be taken by Rahul Gandhi based on the feedback.The name of the chief minister will be announced in the evening. :

Congress leaders Sachin Pilot and senior leader Ashok Gehlot during a meeting with the newly elected MLA's at the party office, in Jaipur.(PTI)
Congress leaders Sachin Pilot and senior leader Ashok Gehlot during a meeting with the newly elected MLA's at the party office, in Jaipur.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 12:20 PM IST
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Rajasthan assembly election results 2018: ‘Gehlot is people’s leader:’ Rebels approach Congress with CM request

Manju Meghwal, Laxman Meena, Vinod Kumar Lilawat, Shanti Dhariwal, Manju Panwar, Ameen Kagzi and rebels Ramkesh Meena, Kanti Lal Meena and Babulal Nagar were among those who went to meet Gehlot in the Civil Lines area of the Rajasthan capital.
Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot (R) and Sachin Pilot (C) flash victory signs after the declaration of Rajasthan Assembly election result, in Jaipur, Tuesday, December 11, 2018.(PTI)
Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot (R) and Sachin Pilot (C) flash victory signs after the declaration of Rajasthan Assembly election result, in Jaipur, Tuesday, December 11, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 05:56 PM IST
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Rajputs, Gujjars, Meenas came out in support of Congress in Rajasthan

The four major communities of Rajasthan — Rajput, Jats, Meenas, and Gujjar — voted in a mixed manner in the 2018 assembly election, which saw the BJP concede defeat, and the Congress return to power after five years.
Congress party worker celebrate the party's good show in Assembly elections of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.(PTI)
Congress party worker celebrate the party's good show in Assembly elections of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 10:40 AM IST
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17 BJP ministers lose in anti-incumbency heat in Rajasthan

At least 17 sitting ministers of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost their seats in Rajasthan on Tuesday with experts saying it indicated the level of anti-incumbency the party faced this time.
BJP candidate Siddhi Kumari flashes the victory sign after her third consecutive win in the Rajasthan Assembly polls in Bikaner on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
BJP candidate Siddhi Kumari flashes the victory sign after her third consecutive win in the Rajasthan Assembly polls in Bikaner on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 04:08 PM IST
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People have rejected BJP’s politics and policies, says Sachin Pilot

An upbeat Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot said the BJP tried to polarise voters to win the assembly elections, but the people of the state rejected its “ideas and attempts”.
Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot said the BJP tried to polarise voters to win the assembly elections, but the people of the state rejected its ‘ideas and attempts’.(Himanshu Vyas/HT Photo)
Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot said the BJP tried to polarise voters to win the assembly elections, but the people of the state rejected its ‘ideas and attempts’.(Himanshu Vyas/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 12:49 PM IST
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