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.
Political "differences" between Congress leaders from the state and the Centre during the previous Union government has caused the delay in completion of the six-lane Jaipur-Delhi highway, a Rajasthan minister has alleged.
Former Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot has accused the Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje of misleading people on the issues of financial management of his former government and about the projects of oil refinery and Jaipur Metro rail.
Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday attacked the Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government in the state, saying it had "wasted" six months only on "endless review meetings" and not done any welfare work.
Attacking Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Congress today accused her of "political vendetta" after an FIR was registered against former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, PCC chief Sachin Pilot and others in ambulance scam.
Former union minister Sachin Pilot Wednesday said the FIR filed against him and seven others, including former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, over allegations of corruption shows how state agencies are working on the BJP`s directions.
Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot and eight others have been named in an FIR filed in connection with an alleged ambulance scam under the NRHM, reports said on Wednesday.
Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday cautioned people of BJP`s "false promises" and said they will not do any welfare of the country but Rahul Gandhi`s road map of development and schemes would.