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MLA from Sachin Pilot camp complaints about Ashok Gehlot govt’s poor budgetary allocation for SC/ST

Detractors of Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot are once again raising their voice. Ramesh Meena, a former cabinet minister, who sided with Sachin Pilot along with another minister Vishvendra Singh in last year’s rebellion has come out in open against Gehlot. Meena said the Gehlot government has shown apathy towards the SC, ST, and the...

Sachin Pilot got lukewarm response from Rahul during Rajasthan visit?

Former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot, who led a rebellion against chief Minister Ashok Gehlot along with the two ministers Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena, got a lukewarm response from Rahul Gandhi. During Rahul Gandhi’s two-day tour of the state, he addressed rallies in Sri Ganganagar, Hanumangarh, Ajmer, and in Nagaur districts, and Sachin Pilot...

Lack of prosecution permission hindering fight against corrupt officials in Rajasthan

The Ashok Gehlot government has intensified its anti-corruption drive. The recent crackdown and arrest of district collector Inderjit Singh Rao, IPS officer Manish Agarwal, two provincial service officers – Pinky Meena and PK Mittal – has sent a shiver down the spine of corrupt officials. But there is a caveat in such actions. Many such...

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot writes to PM Modi says states should be given GST compensation for another 5 years

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding that the GST compensation to states be given for five more years. The compensation should be provided for the total revenue deficit of the state, the letter states. Gehlot also demanded that given the economic situation arising due to the...

Rajasthan Pradesh Congress reorganisation finalised?

The reorganization of the Pradesh Congress is almost finalized. The list of people to be inducted into the Pradesh Congress has been sent to the AICC general secretary, Ajay Maken for his approval. Maken initially had some objections over a few names in the list sent by the PCC president, Govind Singh Dotasara which was...

Ashok Gehlot in Rajasthan transfers 366 officers in 24 hours

The Ashok Gehlot government has affected a large-scale reshuffle of the bureaucracy, police services, state administrative services, and also the forest service. The Chief Minister after affecting the reshuffle of bureaucracy in which 21 IAS officers, 56 IPS officers, and 28 forest service officers were transferred continued with the reshuffle process by transferring 183...

Ashok Gehlot criticises Kapil Sibal over his ‘Congress in decline comment’

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday criticised his colleague, Congress leader Kapil Sibal’s open criticism of the party leadership after the Bihar debacle. Ashok Gehlot in a series of tweets said there was no need for Sibal to mention internal issues in the media.He said after every electoral loss, the party stood undivided and...

Rajasthan civic body polls: A lot at stake for Ashok Gehlot and Om Birla

The ruling Congress faces tough opposition from the BJP in the six municipal corporation elections. The first phase of the polls in the six civic bodies in Jaipur, Kota and Jodhpur has been completed. In Jodhpur, the first phase of elections saw 62.5% polling in 70 wards. The second phase will be held on Sunday....

Ashok Gehlot begins ‘No Mask No Entry’ movement to curb COVID-19

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has taken the Opposition and public together to begin a mass movement against COVID-19. On Gandhi Jayanti, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot decided to begin a mass movement to ensure that social distancing is maintained, masks are worn and other COVID-19 norms are followed. He has urged Opposition party leaders including former...

Rajasthan chief secretary Rajiv Swarup likely to get 3-mth extension

Rajasthan’s chief secretary, Rajiv Swarup who will attain superannuation on October 31 this year will get a three-month extension. The state government has written to the Union Home ministry’s department of personnel and training to grant a three-month extension to him. The government while seeking the extension has said Swarup did an excellent job as...

Ajay Maken to meet several Rajasthan Congress members on Monday

Prakash Bhandari: The newly-appointed AICC general secretary for Rajasthan, Ajay Maken will start meeting party’s functionaries at the Congress’ headquarters from Monday. This is Maken’s first visit after taking over as the general secretary replacing Avinash Pandey.  Ajay Maken will use his five-day stay in Rajasthan to meet as many party functionaries as possible....

10 CMO staff test +ve, Rajasthan cabinet meet cancelled

The Rajasthan Cabinet which was to meet on Thursday cancelled the same after 10 employees working in the Chief Minister’s office tested positive for COVID-19. Employees at Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s residence also tested positive. Gehlot has also cancelled all his engagements. Rajasthan has recorded over 75,000 COVID-19 cases and reported close to 1000 fatalities...