BSP chief Mayawati supports Congress in Madhya Pradesh
"Even though we don't agree with many of Congress's policies we have agreed to support them in Madhya Pradesh and if need be in Rajasthan,"Mayawati said.
Congress set to end Shivraj Singh Chouhan's 15 year reign in Madhya Pradesh
The party is, however, two short of the simple majority mark, 116...
BJP made it neck and neck due to Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Shivraj Singh Chouhan went to every constituency almost twice during a four-month camp...
Correction is not over yet as weak rupee leads to weaker markets: Vivek Mavani
Instead of farm loan waivers, unshackling farm produce markets work long term, says Mavani
‘Lone wolf’ Shivraj Singh Chouhan staved off a rout
Chouhan had sensed the mood very early. In July, he announced Jan Suraksha Yojana, covering women and underprivileged, and embarked on yatra after yatra to increase his connect with the masses.
MP cliffhanger ends; Cong single-largest party with 114 seats, BJP gets 109
With the Congress and the BJP falling short of a simple majority, the focus now shifts to smaller parties and Independents who will play an important role in government formation.
Modi's terrible 24 hours boosts opponents before 2019 vote
The results in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh make Modi look more vulnerable ahead of the poll next year.
FIIs won’t give up on Modi, say NDA still has a strong chance in 2019
Modi is still the favourite to win 2019 election, global brokerage CLSA said.
BJP has to keep prospective, present allies in good humour & fight dissensions
Prospective BJP allies like TRS have gained strength and this augurs well for Modi-led party.
With advantage diluted, Narendra Modi is BJP’s only card
The results, rather than weakening the PM within the BJP, is going to increase dependence on him.
Election results: Who won where and prospective Chief Ministerial candidates
Congress bagged Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and largest party in Madhya Pradesh. In Telangana, KRS sealed a landslide win, but lost in Mizoram to MNF.
Chhattisgarh elections: Congress ends 15-year drought with 68 seats, BJP gets 15
Congress insiders also said they were not anticipating this kind of one-sided verdict against BJP, though they had an inkling they would outperform the latter.
PM Modi tweets his wishes to Congress, other winners
The exceptions were customary latenight posts on Twitter by Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulating the winners and thanking BJP workers, followed by BJP president Amit Shah.
Congress halts BJP juggernaut: Party wrests power in 2 states, stakes claim in third
The Congress performance in the three Hindi-belt states will help the party in shoring up its challenge for the upcoming general election.
Kamal Nath leads race to become Madhya Pradesh chief minister
Supporters of both Nath, the party’s state unit chief, and Scindia, the head of the party’s campaign committee in the state, indulged in competitive sloganeering outside the office.