Considering the poor monsoon forecast, former Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot Wednesday asked the Vasundhara Raje government that it should ensure potable water for people living in remote villages.
Accusing the BJP-led government at the Centre and in Rajasthan of being insensitive towards the plight of farmers, former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said it was for the first time that distressed farmers were ending their lives in the state.
Congress leader Ashok Gehlot on Thursday slammed Union Minister Giriraj Singh for his comments on Congress President Sonia Gandhi and said that the remarks show the "narrow mentality" of the BJP leader.
Hitting out at Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on the financial situation of the state, her Congress predecessor Ashok Gehlot on Sunday demanded from her a "white paper" on the fiscal management of his government.
Finding lacunae in opening of liquor shops in every lane and bylane, former chief minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot today demanded that the new Excise policy framed by the Vasundhara Raje government needed to be reviewed to contain misuse of liquor.
Former Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot on Saturday accused the BJP government in the state of doing nothing since coming to power and said that it has become insensitive to the needs of the people.
At a time when the party's political fortunes appear to be sliding, youth leaders of Congress are looking to gain from the experience of its veterans who once wielded command of Youth Congress through a unique interaction here.
Congress leader and former chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday alleged that the ruling BJP-led dispensation has kept its 91 contestants of Jaipur Municipal Corporation in "captivity" at a luxury hotel here as it feared losing the civic polls.
The Rajasthan government Tuesday sent an official letter to the Centre seeking a CBI probe into the alleged ambulance scam in which senior Congress leaders, including former chief minister Ashok Gehlot and state party chief Sachin Pilot, have been named.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday night recommended a CBI probe into the case of alleged financial irregularities in operating the state-run ambulance scheme in which her predecessor Ashok Gehlot and former Union minister Sachin Pilot among others were named as accused.
In compliance with a local court's order last week, police registered an FIR against former chief minister Ashok Gehlot, former Congress minister Chandrabhan and two others in alleged irregularities in the allotment of land to a Jaipur-based private hospital.
Despite fairing badly in Lok Sabha polls, the Congress will revive itself from Maharashtra's Vidarbha region which has stood behind the party even in hours of crises earlier, former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said on Tuesday.
Congress on Tuesday accused the NDA government at Centre of disappointing people by not fulfilling the promises the party made during elections and claimed that it was just following the programmes of former UPA government.
Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday alleged that the BJP government in the state was "ruining" all schemes launched during his tenure, which also included welfare schemes for the people of the SC community.