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17:01:43 Current Tally – BJP – 64 INC – 98 BSP – 5 RLD – 1 CPI – 2 BTP – 1 RLP – 3 IND – 11
16:09:37 Congress wins Hindon and Jaisalmer and Bharatpur
16:08:09 BJP wins in Pushkar
16:06:35 Congress wins from Pilani and Jhunjhunu
16:05:58 Mewaram Jain wins from Barmer
15:58:42 9 Seats Results have been Declared in Rajasthan BJP – 4 INC – 4 BSP -1
15:26:01 Congress on the right track to form government in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh – Tough fight in Madhya Pradesh
15:03:41 BJP wins in Jhalore
14:58:55 Vasundhara Raje wins from Jhalrapattan
14:55:47 C.P Joshi leads with 10,000 votes
14:55:17 Anita Bhadel of BJP wins from Ajmer
14:42:56 Ashok Gehlot wins
14:37:14 Congress hits 100 mark in Rajasthan – Sachin Pilot – 83058 Votes Ashok Gehlot – 63013 Votes Vasundhra Raje – 80509 Dr. C.P Joshi – 60640
14:35:39 Sachin Pilot wins from tonk
14:22:39 Congress leads in Banswara
14:21:52 Knew we would lose in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh but MP trends have come as a surprise. I think we forgot the issue of development that Modi took up in 2014. Ram Mandir, statues & name changing became the focus: Sanjay Kakade, BJP Rajya Sabha MP (ANI)
14:20:02 BJP ahead in Ajmer south
13:47:47 Ashok Lahoti leads
13:42:13 Congress leads in Banswara and BJP leads in Ajmer
13:39:07 Ashok Gehlot leads by 16000 votes
13:32:46 Ashok Parnami trails by 23000 votes
13:06:44 Contest becoming closer with congress at 99 and BJP at 80
12:51:45 Tight fight Between BJP and Congress in Malviya Nagar Seat, Jaipur KALICHARAN SARAF BJP – 28343 DR. ARCHANA SHARMA INC – 27713
12:48:09 Confident of victory,
#AshokGehlot invites independent candidates, parties
12:45:12 BJP leading in Chomu and Sanganer
12:44:04 CPI(M) leading on Dungargarh seat
12:38:23 Congress already planning to get into power calls meeting of newly elected legislator tomorrow
12:22:33 BJP ahead on Narsinhgarh
12:18:48 Contest becoming closer with congress at 90 and BJP at 84
12:08:48 Pindwara won by BJP Samaram Garasiya Wins
12:06:13 CPI(M) Leads in Bhadra
12:03:24 BJP leads in Sadulshahar, Karanpur,Suratgad, Raisingnagar
11:37:19 Congress ahead on 98 seats with BJP trailing at 68
11:35:26 Ashok Gehlot leads from Sardarpura
11:32:23 Margin of lead for Sachin Pilot reduces to 2700
11:29:09 Contest seems to be getting closer than expected still congress ahead on 95 seats
11:08:20 Girija Vyas Ahead in Udaipur
10:57:26 Sachin pilot ahead by 6000 votes in Tonk
10:46:28 Congress Approaches majority in Rajasthan
10:10:01 Manvendra singh trails and CP Joshi leads
09:55:56 Congress in steady lead in Rajasthan
09:33:26 BJP ahead in Boondi
09:31:27 BJP ahead from Ramganj Mandi
09:24:44 Gulabchand Kataria, Shambhu singh of BJP ahead
09:21:21 Congress ahead on 82 seats moves towards power
09:16:32 BJP ahead in Chittorgarh
09:15:47 Girija Vyas ahead
09:08:53 Congress ahead on Begu seat
09:07:56 BJP leads with 1439 Votes on Anupgarh seat
09:04:59 Congress ahead on Ganganagar seat
08:59:04 Sachin Pilot ahead on Tonk
08:55:03 Congress ahead on 32 seats and BJP ahead on 22
08:51:55 BJP ahead on Mawli seat
08:40:30 Ashok gehlot leading, Vasundhara Raje Leading, Sachin PIlot Leading
08:37:23 BJP ahead on Pindwada abu
08:35:14 Congress ahead on 4 and BJP ahead on 3 seats
08:31:54 Congress 3 BJP ahead on 2 Seats
08:26:05 BJP and congress neck to neck till recent updates
08:18:59 Indicators have started coming in
Counting Begins in Rajasthan
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The Rajasthan Legislative Assembly or the Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Rajasthan. The assembly meets at Vidhana Bhavan situated in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Members of the Legislative assembly are directly elected by the people for a term of 5 years. Presently, the legislative assembly consists of 200 members.
The polling for the Vidhan Sabha took place on 7th of December 2018 and the tenure of Rajasthan assembly ends on January 20, 2019.
Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018 recorded decline in voting percentage from 72 per cent compared to 74.38 per cent in 2013.
Results will be declared on 11th of December 2018 and stay Tuned for the latest updates on results on Elections.in
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In a video that went viral on Saturday, Khachariyawas, while talking to a scribe, said, “Rahul Gandhi is our leader and he will take a call on who would be the CM. I read in the newspapers that Gehlot sa’ab had named five people as CM candidates. Why only one from those five? Gehlot sa’ab is our senior leader and I respect him but it is a decision he cannot make. The legislative committee and Rahul Gandhi will decide who would be the CM.”
Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: Gehlot can’t decide who will become CM: Khachariyawas
JAIPUR: Amidst the cheer brought in by the exit polls trends, state Congress on Saturday felt the tremors of the expected tussle over the post of chief minister. A day after the voting for 199 assembly seats in the state was completed, party’s candidate from Civil Lines in Jaipur, Pratap Singh Khachariyawas raked up a controversy with his statement that former chief minister Ashok Gehlot cannot decide on who would be the CM
Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: Repolling to be held at a booth in Ganganagar dist
JAIPUR: There will be repolling at Karanpur constituency’s polling booth No.163 in Ganganagar district on December 10 (Monday), having declared zero voting, on being reported that the presiding officer “by mistake” cleared the machine after 17 actual votes were cast.
The repolling will be held between 8am and 5pm at the polling station in Ganganagar district. The booth No.163 is located at a state primary school.
The BJP would definitely win the state assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the party’s Tamil Nadu president Tamilisai Soundarajan said on Saturday.
Don’t underestimate power of Modi, says BJP as exit polls predict gain for Congress
However, the Bharatiya Janata Party denied Congress’s claims and said the exit polls have been consistently under-projecting the BJP’s tally in all elections since 2014.
“The Congress can bask in gloat on exit poll results but this happy feeling would be short-lived,” BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao said.
National spokesperson of the BJP Sambit Patra also said that PM Modi has proven time and again he has passed exit poll exams.
Amit Shah is on back-foot now, says Ashok Gehlot
Rajasthan’s former chief minister and Congress leader Ashok Gehlot today after exit poll predictions spoke to Media. He said the party is not surprised that they know Congress is forming government in all three states. Speaking on Rajasthan’s chief ministerial candidate, he said he will do as the party head says. He has left all decision on Rahul Gandhi. ELECTIONS.IN exit poll predicted Congress winning in Rajasthan.
News from Bharatpur will be collected by MSJ College, in the Strong Room, a recent update of the EVM tampering case, a large number of people were also called the police company, Bharatpur, till late night, the period of consultation, IG Malini Agrawal Instructions given to the officials
Sharad Yadav regrets ‘body shaming’ Vasundhara Raje, says he has old family ties with her
Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav on Saturday regretted ‘body shaming’ Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia in one of his statements in poll-bound Rajasthan. Yadav said that he would also write to Raje to apologise to her if she felt bad. “I saw her statement. I have very old family relations with her. If my words hurt her, I express my regret. I will also write a letter to her,” he said.
Jaipur: manipulating EVMs in Bharatpur case Chief Electoral Officer Anand Kumar sought report, sought the case of Bharatpur collector, Congress Vishvendra Singh imposed charges, accused of tampering with EVM the BJP line.
Will write apology letter to Vasundhara Raje, says Sharad Yadav on fat jibe
Loktantrik Janata Party leader Sharad Yadav, who came under fire for fat-shaming Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at a campaign rally, has now said he is ready to apologise to Raje.
Bihar leader Sharad Yadav, while campaigning in Rajasthan’s Alwar on December 5, had body-shamed Vasundhara Raje, saying that she should take rest as she has gained weight.
“Vasundhara [Raje] ko aaram do, thak gayi hain, bahut moti ho gayi hain, pehle patli thi [Give some rest to Vasundhara, she is tired and has gained too much weight. Earlier, she was thin] ,” he had said.
Rajasthan assembly elections: All eyes on Manvendra Singh-Vasundhara Raje big fight
A huge turnout of voters at Jhalrapatan, the constituency of CM Vasundhara Raje, showed just how interesting the fight had become after Congress fielded BJP rebel Manvendra Singh from here.
There was at least a fall of one percent in voter turnout in Tonk, in comparison to that in assembly elections of 2013; but Muslim voter turnout increased by 2.11 percent this time. The Congress and the BJP, both looked confident after polling was over, but Congress candidate and state president Sachin Pilot was sure of forming the government on December 11.
Rajasthan journalist heckled, threatened with jail for pointing out electoral malpractices in Jaipur’s Adarsh Nagar booth
A journalist from The Times of India was reportedly heckled and threatened by the local police in Rajasthan’s Jaipur when he objected to a polling officer forcing people to vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Rajasthan: EVM reportedly found at residence of BJP candidate, EC orders removal of Pali Returning Officer
Election Commission’s strict action in case of EVM found on the road
In the Rajasthan elections, after the voting on Friday, the Election Commission has taken strong action in the matter of finding EVMs on the road. The commission has suspended two officers in this case.
2 officials suspended after ballot unit is found on road in Rajasthan
The Election Commission has suspended two polling officials after a sealed EVM was found lying on the road in Shahabad area of Kishanganj Assembly Constituency in Rajasthan’s Baran district.
In an order passed late in the evening, the two officials Abdul Rafiq and Nawal Singh Patwari, have been suspended after the EVM (serial number BBUAD41390) was found lying on the road. The suspension order cited negligence on behalf of the two men while placing them under suspension.
The suspension order stated that the EVM has been taken into custody and kept at a strongroom under guard. District collector SP Singh said that the reserve EVM had possibly slipped from the truck and fallen on the road.
72.70 per cent voter turnout recorded till 5 pm in Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018 Today.
This Rajasthan village’s residents have refused to vote
Residents of Chhemar Ka Pura village under Rajakhera Assembly constituency have decided to not cast votes alleging that their long-pending demand of a proper approach road to their village is yet to be met. “Candidates seek votes, they win but do not address our long-pending demand of a proper approach road to the village. We have largely decided to boycott polling,” Gendalal Kushwah, a local, said.
Excitement missing in key seats of Rajasthan
It’s a comparatively lukewarm response in the seats of CM probables of both camps. Vasundhara Raje’s Jhalrapatan has seen voter turnout of 62.9%, Ashok Gehlot’s Sardarpura 52.11% and Sachin Pilot’s Tonk recorded 56.58%.
Pokhran witnesses highest voting percentage of 71.21% in Rajasthan.
Stray incidents of violence have been reported from Bikaner, Bharatpur, Dausa and Barmer districts. Three persons have been injured in a clash between supporters of two candidates at Deeg in Bharatpur.
A jeep taking voters to the polling station at Bajju in Bikaner was set on fire.
Rajasthan Election 2018 Live: 59 per cent polling till 3 pm
Rajasthan Elections: 59 per cent polling has been recorded in Rajasthan. In the last elections, 75.67 per cent voting was recorded in the state. The BJP had won the state by winning 163 of 200 seats. However, this time it appears to be losing the ground to the Congress which is projected to win over 120 seats.
Clash breaks out in Sikar
Rajasthan: Vehicles were set ablaze and vandalised in a clash which broke out btween two groups at polling booth at Subhash school in Sikar’s Fatehpur. Due this, polling was affected for 30 minutes. Later, police removed the miscreants from the spot and voting resumed.
Violence reported from some districts of Rajasthan
According to media reports, some incidents of violence took place in Bikaner, Bharatpur, Dausa and Barmer. The reports further suggest that three persons were injured in a clash between supporters of two candidates at Deeg in Bharatpur. The Hindu reports that a jeep taking voters to the polling station at Bajju in Bikaner was set on fire.
Rajasthan voting spikes after cold start
Voting has progressed well in Rajasthan after a sluggish start on a cold winter morning clocking just 6.11% of voting. But after 10 am voting picked up pace and by 1 pm the voter turnout was 41.52%. So far seats having good turnout are Kherwara 54.66%, Jaisalmer 52.3%, Pokhran 50.8%, 49.23%, Raisingh Nagar 48% and Suratgarh 47.43%. There is no show at Chhipa Barod town in Baran district.
Congress and Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP) workers clash at Sikar Municipal Board polling booth
Heavy police deployed at the booth to avert any untoward incident. Both groups accused each other of casting fake votes.
Voters in Jaipur’s Adarsh Nagar complain that they have been asked by a polling officer to vote for a BJP candidate. DCP east Gaurav Yadav has reported the matter to the sector magistrate.
101-year-old Pali Devi cast her vote at Baldev Nagar polling station in Barmer city, Rajasthan.
41.37 per cent voter turnout in Rajasthan till 1pm
Rajasthan Election 2018 Live: Congress lodges complaint against BJP candidate
The Congress on Thursday filed a complaint with the Election Commission against BJP candidate from Tonk Yunus Khan for allegedly violating model code of conduct by holding a press conference. PCC general secretary Sushil Sharma said the party has written a complaint to the Chief Election Commissioner of India and the state’s Chief Electoral Officer against Khan who held a press conference on Thursday in violation of the code of conduct as the poll campaign ended at 5 pm on Wednesday.
A victory for the alliance in both the states will boost the Opposition ahead of the national elections.
For Congress leader Sachin Pilot, this is a maiden assembly election. A two-time MP, he is seen as a chief ministerial possibility if the Congress wins. He has represented Dausa and Ajmer Lok Sabha constituencies in the past. In about 130 constituencies, the contest appears to be mainly between the BJP and the Congress.
Think and vote, says Rajyavardhan Rathore
Casting his vote in Jaipur for the Rajasthan Assembly elections, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, on Friday urged people to exercise their franchise prudently.
“Every single vote is imperative to strengthen the democracy of the country. I urge all the people to think before they use their franchise for any particular quarter. They must cast vote to that party which has worked for Rajasthan’s upliftment,” Rathore told ANI after casting his vote at the Vaishali Nagar polling station here.
Rathore was accompanied by his parents and wife Gayathri Rathore.
Former royals of Jodhpur, Gaj Singh and his wife cast their votes at polling booth No. 194 in Sardarpura constituency in the Rajasthan assembly election.
22.01 per cent votes turnout recorded till 11am across Rajasthan
Three EVMs and three VVPATs replaced in Jaipur due to malfunctioning
Congress candidate from Jhalrapatan Manvendra Singh greets voters at a polling booth in Suniel village
Voters create ruckus at polling booth no. 253 and 254 in Ahor constituency of Jalore as voting has been halted following EVM malfunction.
As Rajasthan votes today to elect its new legislative assembly, here’s a look at the candidates with assets worth Rs 1 crore and above
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Rajasthan Congress leader Ashok Gehlot casts his vote at polling booth No. 106 in Jodhpur.
Voter turnout in Rajasthan’s Khanpur constituency is 8.14 percent, so far the highest in the state
Rahul Gandhi sends audio message to Congress workers
In his audio message to the workers of Rajasthan, Rahul Gandhi told them that they have to defeat the BJP by taking people to the polling booths and make the Congress win. “Put all your effort into your booths to defeat the BJP. The people are standing with you…The government that will be formed will be of poor people and of the weaker sections. It will be a government of farmers, small traders, Dalits, adivasis, backwards, and also your government,” he said in the message posted on the Congress’ official Twitter handle.
Voter turnout in Rajasthan till 9am is 6.11 per cent
“It is the day of polling in Rajasthan today. I request all the voters of the state to take part in this celebration of democracy and cast their votes,” PM Modi tweeted.
Union Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat cast his vote at polling booth 128 in Jodhpur.
The “pink polling booth” is for women. In the last assembly elections in Rajasthan, the turnout of women voters was 1 per cent higher than men.
Vasundhara Raje casts her vote, slams Sharad Yadav for body-shaming
“I am extremely shocked,” she said on Bihar politician Sharad Yadav’s comment on her weight that was seen as body-shaming. “It is very important that Election Commission takes notice of the remark. I feel insulted. Women are insulted,” Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said after casting her vote at pink polling booth No. 31A at Jhalrapatan constituency in Jhalawar.
Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria offers prayers at Shiv temple in Udaipur before casting his vote.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje of the BJP is scheduled to cast her vote at 8:15 am for the Rajasthan assembly election. She is counting on her government’s programmes to fetch her a large number of votes, enough to keep her in power for another term. The Congress is hoping anti-incumbency will work in the northern state.
Rajasthan Elections 2018: PM Modi targets the Congress, if secret partner will open the secret, then many names of Namdars will come out.
Big things of Congress’ mainifesto in Rajasthan –
Big things of BJP’ mainifesto in Rajasthan –
Vasundhara Raje Scindia is an Indian politician who is the current Chief Minister of Rajasthan, is contesting as a BJP candidate from Jhalrapatan seat in Rajasthan assembly elections 2018. she served in the same post from 2003 to 2008, and was the first woman to hold the post. Raje has been elected thrice from the Jhalrapatan seat.
Ashok Gehlot: –
Ashok Gehlot has been the Chief Minister of Rajasthan on two times, from 1998 to 2003 and again from 2008 to 2013, who is also Congress’ national general secretary (organisations and training), is contesting the assembly elections from Sardarpura. He represents Sardarpura constituency of Jodhpur as Member of Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan.Gehlot is a silent worker but popular among the public. Considered close to Rahul Gandhi, Gehlot strengthened his position before the party chief while managing the campaign strategy in Gujarat. He also served as Union Minister many times.
Manvendra Singh, is an Indian politician, currently serving as Member of Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan. He is a member of the Indian National Congress. He joined Congress on 17 October 2018. He is the son of BJP leader Jaswant Singh, is contesting as a Congress candidate from Jhalrapatan seat in the home turf of Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje. He had won as a BJP candidate from the Sheo constituency of Barmer district in the 2013 state Assembly polls.
Sachin Pilot: –
Sachin Rajesh Pilot is a politician and a member of the Indian National Congress. He is the son of the late Congress leader Rajesh Pilot and Rama Pilot. His father was a Union minister of India. He was elected to the 14th Lok Sabha from the Dausa parliamentary constituency of Rajasthan in 2004. Often credited for working at the grassroot level, Pilot helped Congress revive the future of the state.
Yunus Khan: –
Yunus Khan, who is contesting from Tonk, is the only Muslim face in the list of 200 candidates fielded by BJP. He lost in 2008 but won again in 2013 and held the portfolios of transport and minister in Raje government. In 2018, Rajasthan Assembly Election, Yunus Khan is fielded against Sachin Pilot from Tonk.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hit the campaign trail in the poll-bound Rajasthan on Monday. After his rally in Jodhpur, he will head to Hanumangarh, Sikar and Jaipur where is likely to address rallies.
Addressing a rally in Jodhpur, PM Modi launched a scathing attack against the Congress for questioning his knowledge on Hinduism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday used the dynast-worker analogy to ask the opposition party where it got its expertise on the religion.
4:05 PM: “Under the BJP government, the theft of Urea has stopped completely. And that is because we coated urea with neem so that it can be used only for agricultural purposes and cannot be illegally sold for any other trade.”: PM Modi in Jodhpur.
4:01 PM: If Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was the first prime minister, then the state of farmers would have been much better now. The Swaminathan Report came on 2007. Then, why didn’t the UPA act on the recommendations on MSP in that report?”: PM Modi in Jodhpur.
03:56 PM: The BJP has made stringent laws for loan defaulters under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, under which we have recovered Rs 3 lakh crore from loan defaulters.
03:52 PM: “Vasundhara Raje has approved 7000 Megawatts of solar energy in Rajasthan”: PM Modi in Jodhpur.
03:50 PM: Cleanliness should have been dealt with in the last 70 years. But the Congress didn’t care. So I took it upon me to start the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, which not only cleaned the country, but also generated employment. When I came to power, I didn’t promise constructing hotels, instead I promised constructing toilets. In Rajasthan alone, 80 lakh toilets were made so that women don’t have to defecate in the open: PM Modi in Jodhpur.
03:42 PM: “The foundation of tourism is cleanliness. Mahatma Gandhi was the champion of cleanliness. The Congress has been in power since 4 decades, how have they never spoken of cleanliness before?”: PM Modi in Jodhpur.
03:40 PM: “Tourism is a field which has given us trillions and trillions worth of dollars. It gives occupation to a vast spectrum of people — from roadside hawkers to travel companies. Rajasthan is one of the most attractive tourist spots in India. Last year, 1 crore tourists came to India, yet the Congress goes to foreign nations and talks ill about India.” : PM Modi in Jodhpur.
03:38 PM: “Rajasthan tourism is gaining momentum today only because of erstwhile BJP chief minister Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. Be it Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jodhpur or the palaces of Rajasthan, which have been there since the time of the UPA, now find their names on the map of the world only because the BJP promoted it well.”: PM Modi in Jodhpur.
03:35 PM: “When the people didn’t know about climate change ages back, it was the Bishnoi community in Jodhpur that laid their lives for the protection of the environment. It is because of then that India today has won the accolade of “Champion of the Earth” : PM Modi in Jodhpur.
03:31 PM: “At the time when Sardar Patel was restoring the Somnath Temple in Gujarat, it was Congress-led Prime Minister [Jawaharlal Nehru] who advised him against it even when President Rajendra Prasad had approved it. And, then they have the audacity to claim that they know Hindutva?” : PM Modi in Jodhpur.
03:27 PM: “Hinduism and Hindutva are ancient ideologies that are so rich with knowledge and culture that I can never know the entire thing. Many learned men and intellectuals also don’t claim that they know the entire thing. However, Congress seems to know what the greatest intellectuals don’t”: PM Modi in Jodhpur.
03:25 PM: “Recently, the Congress President said that Modi has no knowledge of Hinduism. But will you give me a vote for knowledge of Hinduism or for developing your state?”: PM Modi, while addressing a rally in Jodhpur.
03:20 PM: If the Congress believes that they will win this election on the basis of lies, they are highly mistaken. They were thrown out from other states, they will face the same fate here also. They do not believe in the politics of development and progress. They believe in the politics of caste: PM Modi in Jodhpur.
03:15 PM: PM Modi accuses the Congress of mudslinging and says that the more the Grand Old Party slings, the brighter will the lotus bloom. He said that it seems that the Congress has started a university for spreading lies.
Meanwhile, Congress President Rahul Gandhi will tour the state on Tuesday. He will address public meetings in Malakhera, Surajgarh and Salumber, a Congress spokesperson said.
Polls to the 200-seat assembly are due in the state on December 7. Counting of votes will be done on December 11.