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Telangana election results: KCR to take oath as Chief Minister for second consecutive term on Thursday

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrashekhar Rao will take oath as the state's Chief Minister for a second consecutive term on Thursday.

Assembly election results: Shiv Sena says poll results show yearning for ‘BJP-mukt’ regime

A day after the BJP received a poll drubbing in three Hindi heartland states, the Shiv Sena Wednesday said the election results indicate people's desire to have a "BJP-free" establishment.

Assembly election results: Sonia Gandhi says poll wins Congress’ victory over BJP’s negative politics

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday described the party's good showing in the assembly poll in three Hindi heartland states as a victory over the BJP's "negative politics".

Election Results 2018: Caution and new procedure – What caused the delay in declaration of outcome by EC?

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

Assembly election results: Sharad Pawar says poll results mark ‘beginning of change’

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 gover

Rajasthan elections result: Congress to stake claim on government formation, says Sachin Pilot

Congress will stake claim to form the government in Rajasthan on Wednesday evening after the party president decides on the new chief minister, PCC president Sachin Pilot said.

Punjab, Haryana DGPs to continue in office till January 31, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Wednesday allowed the Director Generals of Police (DGPs) of Punjab and Haryana to continue in office till January 31.

Winter Session 2018: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

Lok Sabha Sumitra Speaker adjourned the house for the day at around 12.30 noon on Wednesday owing to disruption of the proceeding by opposition party members.

India’s negative attitude unhelpful in improving ties, says Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua

Accusing India of perpetuating "dynamic rivalry", Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has said New Delhi's negative attitude was not only unhelpful for improving bilateral ties, but was also sto

Winter Session 2018: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha sessions start on a stormy note

The first day of winter session started on a stormy note as both the houses were adjourned till 12 noon within few minutes after they convened Wednesday morning.

MP election result: BJP’s three-time Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan concedes defeat, resigns from post

Three-time Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Wednesday announced his resignation and said the BJP will not stake claim to form a government in the state.

MP election result: After BSP, Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party offers support to Congress in Madhya Pradesh

In a shot in the arm for the Congress, the Samajwadi Party Wednesday announced its support to Rahul Gandhi's party to form government in Madhya Pradesh.

Delhi weather: Rain, thundershowers in parts of NCR, predicts MeT department

It was a chilly morning in the national capital on Wednesday, with an official from the MeT Department predicting light rains in a few areas.

Robert Vadra on ED raids: Not running away from the country, have done no wrong

Refusing to speak on a sub-judice matter, Robert Vadra, Congress President Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law, on Wednesday asserted that he is not scared and is not running away from the country because h

Former Army Chief JJ Singh resigns from Shiromani Akali Dal

Former Army Chief Gen J J Singh Wednesday resigned from the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) citing personal reasons.

MP election result: Mayawati announces support to Congress in Madhya Pradesh to keep BJP out of power

Seeking to "keep the BJP out of power", BSP chief Mayawati Wednesday said her party will extend support to the Congress to form the government in Madhya Pradesh and, if required, in Rajasthan too.

Mamata Banerjee says West Bengal government committed to good health, well-being of all

The West Bengal government is committed to the welfare of its people, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asserted Wednesday.

Telangana elections result: Women representation dips to 5 per cent in 119-member assembly

The representation of women in the 119-member Telangana Assembly has dropped to 5 per cent against the 7.5 per cent in the dissolved House.

Assembly election results 2018: Burn in Hindi heartland could hurt BJP’s chances in 2019

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, Bi

Minimum temperatures drop sharply to Kashmir Valley

Minimum temperatures dropped sharply across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Wednesday triggering cold wave conditions, the weather office said.

Chhattisgarh election results: Congress to pick Chhattisgarh CM on Wednesday

The Congress in Chhattisgarh will hold its legislature party meeting here on Wednesday to decide on the next chief minister of the state.

Telangana election results: KCR sweeps state, TRS registers landslide win with 46.9% votes

A huge swing of votes in its favour helped Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to score landslide victory in Telangana Assembly elections, according to poll officials.

Rajasthan election results: Congress emerges single-largest party with 99 seats, BJP settles for 73

The Congress has emerged as the single-largest party in Rajasthan, winning 99 seats, while the BJP got 73, the State Election Commission Office said Wednesday.

Madhya Pradesh Election Result LIVE Updates: Congress delegation meets Governor Anandiben Patel, stakes claim to form government

Live MP CM Race, Madhya Pradesh Election Result 2018: Congress' Madhya Pradesh unit president Kamal Nath is expected to meet BJP's former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at 1 pm. While the Congre

Rajasthan Election Results 2018: Sachin Pilot, Ashok Gehlot meet Governor Kalyan Singh

Rajasthan Assembly Election Result 2018: The Congress legislature party meet on Wednesday passed a resolution asking party president Rahul Gandhi to pick next Rajasthan Chief Minister.

Assembly Election Results 2018: Congress wrests Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan from BJP, Madhya Pradesh evenly poised

The Congress performance in the last set of state elections before the Lok Sabha polls has sent several political messages.

Economist Surjit Bhalla resigns from PMEAC

Bhalla has been a vocal defender of various government policies, including its adoption of the new methodology to compute GDP

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