Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018]
79.14% polling recorded in Rajasthan’s Ramgarh assembly constituency
Updated on Jan 29, 2019 01:58 PM IST
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%).
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.
Published on Jan 28, 2019 08:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Alwar | , AlwarDevendra Bhardwaj
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.
Updated on Dec 27, 2018 11:17 AM IST
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
Updated on Dec 24, 2018 09:49 PM IST
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.
Published on Dec 20, 2018 11:17 AM IST
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.
Published on Dec 17, 2018 02:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | , JaipurJaykishan Sharma
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.
Updated on Dec 17, 2018 08:28 AM IST
Jaipur |Press Trust of India
‘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.
Updated on Dec 17, 2018 10:29 AM IST
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.
Updated on Dec 15, 2018 06:47 PM IST
Jaipur |Press Trust of India
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.
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 09:19 PM IST
Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: BJP wins only 21 of 59 SC/ST seats against 50 in 2013
Rajasthan assembly polls 2018: The BJP failed to win a single SC/ST seat in Alwar, Bharatpur, Dausa, Dholpur, Karauli, Swai Madhopur and Tonk. These districts saw violent protests during the April 2 Bharat Bandh against the Supreme Court order on SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 07:00 PM IST
Jaipur |Press Trust of India
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.
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 02:19 PM IST
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.
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 08:12 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | , JaipurNikita Bishnoi
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.
Published on Dec 13, 2018 03:11 PM IST
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.
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 03:02 PM IST
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.
Published on Dec 13, 2018 02:38 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | P Srinivasan
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.
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 02:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur |Jaykishan 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.
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 01:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Barmer | , BarmerMukesh Mathrani
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.
Published on Dec 13, 2018 09:05 AM IST
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.
Published on Dec 12, 2018 07:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | Rakesh Goswami, Jaipur
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.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 05:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | Urvashi Dev Rawal, Jaipur
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.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 04:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | Sachin Saini, Jaipur
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.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 03:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
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
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 08:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur |HT Correspondent
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.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 02:14 PM IST
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. :
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 12:20 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
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.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 05:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur |Jaykishan Sharma
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.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 10:40 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | Sachin Saini
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.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 04:08 PM IST
Jaipur |HTC & Agencies
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”.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 12:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | Aurangzeb Naqshbandi, New Delhi