In 21 constituencies, including 4 where Cong came second, victory margin less than NOTA
KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran had recently said it’s a ‘fearsome result,’ clearly hinting at the responsibility the people of the state have vested in the Congress and its affiliates in the
Koothuparamba assembly segment in Kannur district: A Left stronghold and the native place of CPM strongman P Jayarajan.
Slugfest over the LDF debacle in the LS elections failed to stop even on Saturday; With a few CPM leaders acknowledging their follies, Congress had a field day
Main Opposition UDF is expected to put the govt on the mat following the LDF’s poll fiasco
However, she added that her party men want her to continue as the chief minister of West Bengal.
Poll figures indicate that had Congress been a part of 'gathbandhan' in Uttar Pradesh, it would have been more formidable impacting the outcome of at least 10 seats.
Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said, CWC has given Congress President the right to make changes to restructure the party, a plan for this will be brought soon.
The Rashtriya Janata Dal(RJD), which has been leading the alliance failed to open its account, while the Congres being put on the second rank managed to win one seat in Kishanganj.
The meeting of the newly elected MLAs at the YSR Congress office here lasted for 45 minutes before the decision was made, the party sources said.
The only other time that a Gandhi family member has lost from this constituency was in 1977 and it was Rahul's uncle late Sanjay Gandhi who was defeated in an anti-Emergency wave.
The CWC is likely to discuss the Grand Old Party's drubbing in the states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh where it had won the Assembly elections just five months ago.
The Congress party did not even contest in Uppal, Malkajgiri, and Kukatapally as part of seat sharing agreement with their Grand Alliance partners.
Hundreds of cars were found zooming through the narrow roads of Tadepalli towards the their destination -- the camp office of the Chief Minister-designate.
Even if TDP and JSP fought together, they could not have stopped Jagan wave; TDP leaders say that party’s position would have been better in case of alliance