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Pilot skips second Congress meet, Gehlot camp’s MLA count dips to 102

Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot has skipped the second Congress Legislature Party meeting even after the senior party leader Randeep Surjewala invited him to “come and resolve the issues” that have erupted after the conflict between him and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot escalated. The meeting is being held at a hotel on the Delhi...

Rajasthan Political Turmoil: Doors open for Sachin Pilot, says Cong as Pilot’s rebellion fizzles out

As the Rajasthan political crisis continues, the Congress on Monday said its doors are open for Sachin Pilot, the rebel leader who has claimed that he has the support of over 30 party MLAs in the state’s 200-member assembly and that Ashok Gehlot-led government is in minority. “Doors are open for Sachin Pilot and other...

I-T raids on Gehlot aides amid political turmoil in Rajasthan

Amid crisis brewing in Rajasthan after Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot’s open revolt against the Congress, two of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s aides were raided by the Income Tax (I-T) department on Monday morning for alleged tax evasions. Rajiv Arora, vice president of the party’s Rajasthan unit, and Dharmendra Rathore were raided hours after the...

As Pilot reaches Delhi, Raj CM Gehlot convenes meeting of MLAs

As reports of Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot reaching Delhi with his supporters spread like wildfire giving rise to murmurs about stability of the government in Rajasthan, chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday convened a meeting of MLAs at 9 pm to hold discussions on the ongoing political situation in the state. All MLAs and...

Ashok Gehlot slams BJP for horsetrading, trying to topple Rajasthan govt

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot hit out at the BJP Saturday afternoon, accusing the saffron party of playing politics and buying over MLAs to destabilise the Congress government in the state, even as the deadly coronavirus outbreak continues to affect the country. Gehlot alleged that the BJP, which is the main opposition in the state,...

Rajasthan govt cancels all UG, PG exams in state varsities; mass promotion for all

The Rajasthan government has decided not to conduct undergraduate and postgraduate examinations in state universities this year. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted in Hindi the decision to cancel all university exams this year following a high-level meeting on Sunday. The decision will be applicable to all universities, colleges and technical educational...

Congress alleges BJP resorting to horse-trading in Rajasthan to destabilise govt

The Congress has charged the BJP of attempting to destabilise the Rajasthan government with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot claiming that some of the party MLAs were offered Rs 25 crore each. Gehlot’s statement came hours after the Congress took its MLAs to a Jaipur resort for a meeting ahead of the elections to three seats...

Need common strategy for movement of stranded migrant workers: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday reiterated and pushed for a “strategy” for the smooth movement of migrant workers stranded across the country due to nationwide lockdown. The lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus disease is in place till May 3. “In fight against COVID-19, whole nation stands united. The government of India...

11 dead, 3 injured in road accident

At least 11 people were killed and three others seriously injured after a truck and cabin pickup collided on Saturday morning on a highway in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur district, police said. Those who lost their lives in the accident include six women, four men and a child mostly from the Bolero Camper. The police are trying...

Don’t Know Parents Birthplace, I Will Be First To Go To Detention Center: Ashok Gehlot

Jaipur: In protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) there is a demonstration in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh for last two months. Along with this, there are frequent protests in other states of the country. Many state governments have passed resolutions in the assembly to protest against this law. Rajasthan is one of them. Rajasthan Chief...

Rajasthan Congress Worker Name His Second Child ‘Congress Jain’ After Love For His Party

A Congress worker in Udaipur, Rajasthan has so much love for his party that he named his second son as “Congress Jain”. The family member refused to do this and also some of the other members taunted and mocked him for doing this. After the news came out, people are showing the example of loyalty...

Rupani Challenges Gehlot to Ban Liquor in Rajasthan

Gandhinagar: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his Gujarat counterpart Vijay Rupani were once again involved in a spat over liquor sales in the latter’s dry state. Gehlot, who visited Ahmedabad yesterday, was addressing Congress’s Jan Vedana rally. Gehot attacked the Rupani government on issues like liquor prohibition, paper leaks, rising inflation and...