The Congress was poised on Wednesday to form governments in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh, signalling a newfound energy in the party ranks and energizing opposition efforts to stop the BJP juggernaut before general elections next year.
BSP chief Mayawati Wednesday said her party will extend support to the Congress to form government in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and keep the BJP out of power.
With the BJP suffering losses in three key states, its vote share has taken a sharp dip in Chattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh since the last assembly elections in 2013, but all these votes do not seem to have gone to the Congress alone as othe
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh resigned on Tuesday after the BJP faced drubbing in the Assembly elections, for which he took "moral responsibility".
The TRS will form its second successive government in Telangana where it has won a simple majority and is heading for a landslide with its candidates clinching 60 seats and leading in 27 others, in a resounding endorsement of its chief K Chandrasekha
Former Chief Minister Mayawati led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has gained 'some kind of reckoning' by surging ahead on 15 Assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, and Rajasthan.
Telangana caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday won from Gajwel constituency by over 50,000 votes, the Election Commission of India informed.
The margin has widened substantially between the Congress and the BJP in Chhattisgarh where the incumbent government is leading on just 17 seats while the Opposition gained a lead on 58 seats.
The Congress and the BJP is going neck-and-neck in Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, with both parties leading at 109 seats, as per the latest rends by the ECI.
The opposition Congress has consolidated leads on 92 of the 199 Assembly seats in Rajasthan, trends of counting indicated.
With early trends in three of the five state assembly elections showing a tilt towards the Congress, its workers and supporters burst into celebrations at various party offices as well as its headquarters in New Delhi.
In the latest trend available in Mizoram, the Opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) is leading in 24 constituencies, while the Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) and the ruling Congress are leading in six seats each.
With the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) surging ahead in early trends, party MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha on Tuesday asserted that her party will retain power in the state.
Counting of votes for assembly elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram begun.
Around 72.7% voters exercised their franchise on Friday in the Rajasthan Assembly election elections.
With polling underway in Telangana, the voter turnout in the state 56.17% percent till 3 pm respectively.
Polling has begun to decide the fate of over 2,000 candidates across 199 Assembly constituencies in Rajasthan. It is scheduled to end at 5pm today.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi Wednesday charged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and caretaker Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao with having a "partnership" and vowed to end their rule at the Centre and in the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday termed the Congress party as the architect of corruption, a fact which has come to the fore in the form of AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam and the National Herald case.