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Congress’ Shafia Zubair wins from Ramgarh seat in Rajasthan

Election to the Ramgarh assembly seat could not be held along with other constituencies last December due to the death of the contesting BSP candidate.
Congress leader Sachin Pilot is among the contenders for the next Rajasthan CM | Facebook

Sachin Pilot, the BBC intern who joked about joining the BJP

As a BBC intern, Sachin Pilot, now in the race for Rajasthan CM's post, had scripted and edited a radio package for BBC and earned £20-30.
Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot (R) and Sachin Pilot (C) flash victory signs after the declaration of Rajasthan Assembly election result | PTI

Ashok Gehlot emerges as frontrunner for Rajasthan’s chief ministerial post

Preparations have started at the Raj Bhawan in Jaipur for the oath-taking ceremony, though it's not unclear when it will be held.
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The last 24 hours have been terrible for Narendra Modi

For the Congress Party, Tuesday’s victories represent a rare moment of triumph after four-and-a-half years in the political wilderness.
Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot (R) and Sachin Pilot (C) flash victory signs after the declaration of Rajasthan Assembly election result | PTI

Congress gears up to face the last election hurdle — the chief ministerial race

In the three states of Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, Congress now has to deal with rival claims to the chief minister's post.
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BJP swept away in Rajasthan’s cow vigilante hotbed of Alwar & Bharatpur

Cow vigilantism failed to help the BJP in this region where the party won just two of the 18 assembly seats.
Ashok Gehlot with Sachin Pilot and Congress President Rahul Gandhi

Congress leaders upbeat over big Hindi heartland gains in Assembly polls

'Sign of things to come in 2019 Lok Sabha elections', Gehlot calls on anti-BJP parties to join hands, Sachin Pilot credits Rahul Gandhi.

Congress will form government in Rajasthan with full majority: Ashok Gehlot

Former chief minister Gehlot says Congress will take along all those candidates and parties who had left the BJP
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Assembly election 2018 updates: What media and poll pundits said, and what parties walked away with

From TimesNow, Republic TV to AajTak, NDTV, we track how India's top news anchors are reporting on the 2018 assembly election results. Here are the live updates. New Delhi: Welcome to ThePrint’s live blog on the Assembly election results. With the Congress set to form governments in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, and pulling ahead of the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, and regional parties TRS and MNF heading for big wins in Telangana and Mizoram, we look at how the highs and the lows, the euphoria and the deep dive are manifest through our TV ‘sutradhars’. Follow the day's live updates here: 08:00pm: And that's a wrap. Come back to ThePrint to see what happens in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Telangana and Mizoram going forward. 07:38pm: The election results have been a literal cliffhanger for the Congress and BJP as results in Madhya Pradesh were neck and neck through the day. BJP's loss holds some important...

Here’s what happens to the hordes of cash seized during election season

The Election Commission seized Rs 161.47 crore in cash from the five states where elections were just held. 

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Is EC over-regulating elections with strict code of conduct or is it doomed in digital era?

The Election Commission has barred the political parties from releasing their election manifestos in the 48 hours prior to voting.


Gunman kills 25-year-old youth in Pulwama district

Police are hunting down the assailant who killed the man near his residence
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China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?