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  • Rajasthan Cabinet: 23 ministers likely to take oath on December 24 Dec 24, 2018 10:30 AM IST

    Rajasthan Cabinet: 23 ministers likely to take oath on December 24

    Rajasthan can have a total of 30 ministers including the chief minister, and the Gehlot cabinet will have some vacancies left which will be filled later.

  • EVMs tamper-proof; EC working to minimise incidents of machine malfunction: CEC Dec 20, 2018 12:50 PM IST

    EVMs tamper-proof; EC working to minimise incidents of machine malfunction: CEC

    Besides the Lok Sabha polls, Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha, Maharashtra, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim are scheduled to be held next year.

  • 68% of Chhattisgarh’s new MLAs are crorepatis, 27% facing criminal cases Dec 19, 2018 01:26 PM IST

    68% of Chhattisgarh’s new MLAs are crorepatis, 27% facing criminal cases

    Around 32 out of the 90 newly elected MLAs have declared their education qualification to be ‘graduate’ or above while one has declared as being ‘literate’

  • Modi magic wearing off? BJP loses 70% seats where PM campaigned Dec 18, 2018 06:43 PM IST

    Modi magic wearing off? BJP loses 70% seats where PM campaigned

    Aditanath’s winning percentage was slightly better at 39.13 percent as compared to Modi’s 28.75 percent

  • 73% of Rajasthan’s new MLAs are crorepatis, 23% facing criminal cases Dec 18, 2018 02:14 PM IST

    73% of Rajasthan’s new MLAs are crorepatis, 23% facing criminal cases

    Around 129 newly elected MLAs have declared themselves to be ‘graduate’ or above while seven have declared themselves to be literate

  • Congress leaders blame TDP for defeat in Telangana, want to end alliance Dec 18, 2018 02:02 PM IST

    Congress leaders blame TDP for defeat in Telangana, want to end alliance

    Despite intense campaigning by national and local level leaders, the alliance lost, winning just 21 out of the 119 assembly seats

  • Congress CMs swearing-in highlights: Bhupesh Baghel takes oath as chief minister of Chhattisgarh Dec 17, 2018 06:34 PM IST

    Congress CMs swearing-in highlights: Bhupesh Baghel takes oath as chief minister of Chhattisgarh

    Live updates of the swearing-in ceremonies of the three Congress CM-designates in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

  • Quick Take | Why Stalin's proposal for Rahul Gandhi as PM has set the cat among the pigeons Dec 17, 2018 05:58 PM IST

    Quick Take | Why Stalin's proposal for Rahul Gandhi as PM has set the cat among the pigeons

    The events on December 11, the day the assembly results for five states were announced, can explain why.

  • Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath acts on poll promise, waives off farm loans of up to Rs 2 lakh Dec 17, 2018 05:40 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath acts on poll promise, waives off farm loans of up to Rs 2 lakh

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi had earlier announced that the party would start the process of writing off farmer loans within 10 days of government formation in the state.

  • 89% of Telangana’s newly elected MLAs are crorepatis, 61% facing criminal cases Dec 17, 2018 01:55 PM IST

    89% of Telangana’s newly elected MLAs are crorepatis, 61% facing criminal cases

    With six women elected to the state assembly this time, only five percent of elected legislators are women

  • Kamal Nath, Ashok Gehlot and Bhupesh Baghel to take CM oath today: Key points Dec 17, 2018 09:35 AM IST

    Kamal Nath, Ashok Gehlot and Bhupesh Baghel to take CM oath today: Key points

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh are expected to attend all three ceremonies along with a host of opposition leaders

  • Bhupesh Baghel is Chhattisgarh's third Chief Minister Dec 16, 2018 02:40 PM IST

    Bhupesh Baghel is Chhattisgarh's third Chief Minister

    The announcement came five days after the assembly election results for the state were declared

  • With eye on 2019, BJP govt in Maharashtra woos onion growers Dec 16, 2018 12:43 PM IST

    With eye on 2019, BJP govt in Maharashtra woos onion growers

    The BJP has suffered a rural drubbing in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh in recent state polls and the party ruling at the Centre is looking for smart solutions to address agrarian distress ahead of 2019 general elections.

  • Kamal Nath should get same benefit of doubt as Modi: Shashi Tharoor Dec 16, 2018 07:55 AM IST

    Kamal Nath should get same benefit of doubt as Modi: Shashi Tharoor

    Tharoor was asked whether the Congress has lost the moral high ground to the BJP by nominating Nath for chief minister's post, as he faces allegations of involvement in the 1984 riots

  • Chhattisgarh Assembly Election Result 2018 Highlights: Decision on CM to be taken tomorrow, says Mallikarjun Kharge Dec 15, 2018 07:00 PM IST

    Chhattisgarh Assembly Election Result 2018 Highlights: Decision on CM to be taken tomorrow, says Mallikarjun Kharge

    Live updates of the 2018 Chhattisgarh Assembly election result. Congress is hoping to oust CM Raman Singh-led BJP government in the state

  • Waiver conundrum: Congress, BJP in race to write off loans, but experts advise against it Dec 15, 2018 06:13 PM IST

    Waiver conundrum: Congress, BJP in race to write off loans, but experts advise against it

    The Congress now faces a mammoth task of fulfilling its promise to write off loans within 20 days of forming the government. More than 70 percent of the population in these three states lives in rural areas and is dependent on agriculture for their livelihood.

  • MNF not to leave NDA and NEDA, says Zoramthanga Dec 15, 2018 05:22 PM IST

    MNF not to leave NDA and NEDA, says Zoramthanga

    Zoramthanga said combating alcoholism and drug addiction would be one of the top priorities of his government.

  • Kamal Nath to contest Assembly polls from one of 3 Chhindwara seats Dec 15, 2018 05:03 PM IST

    Kamal Nath to contest Assembly polls from one of 3 Chhindwara seats

    The Lok Sabha member from Chhindwara was on December 13 elected as the leader of Congress Legislature Party (CLP).

  • Zoramthanga sworn in as Mizoram's new CM Dec 15, 2018 12:39 PM IST

    Zoramthanga sworn in as Mizoram's new CM

    This is Zoramthanga's third stint as chief minister of the north eastern state, having led the MNF government in Mizoram in 1998 and 2003.

  • Rahul Gandhi holds hectic parleys with top Congress leaders to select next Chhattisgarh CM Dec 15, 2018 12:24 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi holds hectic parleys with top Congress leaders to select next Chhattisgarh CM

    This is the third round of discussion that the Congress chief is holding before selecting the chief minister for Chhattisgarh.

  • I will stay in state politics: Raman Singh Dec 14, 2018 09:21 PM IST

    I will stay in state politics: Raman Singh

    The Congress, in the recently concluded election, ended the BJP's 15-year rule in the state.

  • INTERVIEW | Kamal Nath on farm loan waiver, gaushalas and challenges ahead in Madhya Pradesh Dec 14, 2018 09:07 PM IST

    INTERVIEW | Kamal Nath on farm loan waiver, gaushalas and challenges ahead in Madhya Pradesh

    In an interview with CNN-News18's Marya Shakil, newly appointed Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh talks about all the work that needs to be done in the state.

  • From being an MBA graduate to TRS working Prez, KTR's meteoric rise Dec 14, 2018 08:09 PM IST

    From being an MBA graduate to TRS working Prez, KTR's meteoric rise

    KTR had worked in the US for six years from 2001 before entering the political arena during the separate Telangana agitation spearheaded by the TRS.

  • 30 years on, Jyotiraditya Scindia misses out on CM's post like dad Dec 14, 2018 06:58 PM IST

    30 years on, Jyotiraditya Scindia misses out on CM's post like dad

    Kamal Nath, nine-time Lok Sabha member from Chhindwara, made the cut due to his seniority and support of more party MLAs, the sources said.

  • Rajasthan Election Result 2018 Highlights: Ashok Gehlot named chief minister, Sachin Pilot will be deputy CM Dec 14, 2018 06:14 PM IST

    Rajasthan Election Result 2018 Highlights: Ashok Gehlot named chief minister, Sachin Pilot will be deputy CM

    Live updates of the 2018 Rajasthan Assembly election results. Congress set to form the government

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