Organisational weaknesses, the tie-up with the TDP not working on the ground and some shortcomings of the state party leadership could be the reasons for poor performance of the Congress in the Telangana Assembly poll, party
Telangana Rasthra Samithi president K Chandrasekhar Rao, who has handed down Congress-TDP combine a humiliating defeat in assembly elections, is expected to take oath as Chief Minister on Thursday between 1.24 pm and 3.04 pm,
The Congress party on Tuesday made a strong comeback in Chhattisgarh, winning 68 of the 90 seats in the Legislative Assembly. The BJP, which was ruling the state since 2003 under doctor-turned-politician Raman Singh's leaders
The Tuesday results of five Vidhan Sabha elections saw Congress take over three BJP-ruled states of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, where they are set to form the government in the coming days.
The newly elected Congress MLAs in Chhattisgarh will meet here on Wednesday to decide on a the new Chief Minister, with informed sources indicating that state party chief Bhupesh Baghel was the front runner.
While the seesaw battle between the Congress and the BJP in MP had all makings of a potboiler, the excruciating wait of hours before getting the final tally left many wondering about the cause behind the delay.
The Assembly poll results in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh mark the "beginning of a change", NCP chief Sharad Pawar said Wednesday, dubbing the outcome as "rejection" of the BJP-led government's policies.
The results in the Hindi heartland states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan came as a major shock for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has won all the major states barring Delhi, Bihar, Punjab and Karnataka