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Is Ashok Gehlot marginalising Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan politics?

Prakash Bhandari: The angry young man of the Congress party, Sachin Pilot, is slowly being marginalised by a shrewd Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. Sachin Pilot, the former deputy chief minister, who also doubled as the PCC chief, has not been able to get anything after leading a rebellion against Gehlot. The month-long high voltage political...

Is Vasundhara Raje still the strongest leader for BJP in Rajasthan?

Prakash Bhandari: The re-nomination of former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje as the national president of the BJP has silenced all her detractors. After a long layoff of several months, Vasundhara Raje suddenly became active during the recent political crisis in Congress. But Vasundhara Raje did not comment on the rebellion led by Sachin Pilot against...

Mayawati’s plan against Ashok Gehlot govt falls flat

Prakash Bhandari: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati’s Sunday night plan to spoil Ashok Gehlot’s party by creating a legal issue questioning the way the Rajasthan Assembly Speaker CP Joshi allowed the merger of the BSP MLAs collectively into the Congress met its waterloo in the Rajasthan High Court. The high court on Monday dismissed...