Farmers killing themselves a serious issue: Sachin Pilot

Congress leader Sachin Pilot said on Wednesday that it was "shocking" how farmers were killing themselves in the absence of proper compensation for their destroyed crops.

'BJP hurting farmers' sentiments by making changes in Land Act'

Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Thursday said the NDA-led Central government was hurting the farmers' sentiments by making changes in the Land Acquisition Act brought by the previous government.

Govt pushing land ordinance without discussions: Sachin Pilot

The BJP government is pushing the "anti-farmer" land ordinance forcefully without holding any discussions and it will be fully opposed by the public, senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot said on Tuesday.

Sachin Pilot slams Kataria's remark on farmer's suicide, seeks relief

Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Thursday condemned the state Home minister's remark on alleged suicide by farmers following damage to crops, and demanded the government to withdraw hike in power tariff, exempt farmers from paying electricity bills and loan instalments for six months.

Crop damage: Sonia Gandhi meets Rajasthan farmers, promises Congress' help

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said her party would bring pressure on the Rajasthan government and the Centre to provide the maximum relief to the farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent unseasonal rainfall in north India.

Sonia Gandhi to visit Rajasthan on Friday

Congress president Sonia Gandhi is likely to visit Rajasthan on March 20 and meet farmers affected by rain and hailstorm, state party chief Sachin Pilot said Wednesday.

Sachin Pilot blames Raje govt for police action on Youth Congress activists

 PCC President Sachin Pilot on Tuesday accused Raje government for the police action on Youth Congress members who were protesting outside the Assembly and condemned suspension of its 8 MLAs from the House over their protest against the action.

Sachin Pilot, 40 others injured in Congressmen-police clash

 At least 40 persons, including Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and 10 policemen, were injured on Tuesday when police tried to stop party workers who attempted to 'gherao' the Assembly to protest against Centre's ordinance on land acquisition Act.

Sachin Pilot refuses to be drawn into speculation on Rahul elevation

 Senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Friday refused to be drawn into speculation about elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the party president, telling reporters that they would get to know if and when anything major happens.

Ground-level workers want Sonia Gandhi to remain Congress president: Sachin Pilot

Amidst ongoing debates on Rahul Gandhi's elevation as the Congress president, Rajasthan PCC chief Sachin Pilot on Friday said the ground-level workers of the party still want Sonia Gandhi to lead the party.

Bhagwat remarks on Mother Teresa reflect narrow-mindedness, fanaticism: Sachin Pilot

Former Union Minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Tuesday condemned RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat for his remarks on Mother Teresa, saying it "reflected narrow- mindedness and fanaticism" and was "insult to all those who have faith in humanity and human service".

Congress blames BJP govt for delay in Jaipur Metro rail works

 Rajasthan Congress on Sunday alleged that the Vasundhara Raje government in Rajasthan is deliberately delaying the Jaipur Metro rail works and also not protecting the heritage of the Pink City.

Rajasthan panchayat polls' result an eye opener for BJP: Pilot

Excited over the victory of several Congress candidates in Rajasthan Panchayati Raj polls, PCC chief Sachin Pilot on Thursday said that party's vote percentage has increased by at least 15 per cent which was more than satisfactory for him.

Congress condemns forcible eviction of rape victim

Congress on Wednesday condemned the forcible eviction of a rape victim in Jalore who was on a hunger strike demanding action against the accused, who is also reported to be her relative, in a case last year.

India is the only bridge between US and Russia: Kuldip Nayar

Veteran Indian journalist Kuldip Nayar has mingled and schmoozed with the notables in the political circuit. He has read the minds of strategists and penned down numerous covert incidents which would not have been revealed otherwise.

Land ordinance: Sachin Pilot slams Modi govt

Former Union minister Sachin Pilot on Sunday slammed the Narendra Modi-led government for its move to issue an ordinance to amend the land acquisition act.

BJP misleading people with hollow slogans: Sachin Pilot

 Senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Sunday accused BJP of misleading the nation with hollow slogans "as it has failed to fulfill any of its poll promises".

J&K polls: BJP misleading people with hollow slogans, says Sachin Pilot

Senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Sunday accused BJP of misleading the nation with hollow slogans "as it has failed to fulfill any of its poll promises".

Raje govt's one yr performance 'very disappointing': Pilot

Terming as "very disappointing" the one year performance of Vasundhara Raje government, Rajasthan Congress on Wednesday said every one in the society was unhappy as it failed to provide respite from inflation, corruption, crime, malnutrition and lawlessness.

Sachin Pilot announces new PCC executive

Congress leader and PCC president Sachin Pilot on Saturday announced his new executive and office bearers after approval from the party president Sonia Gandhi.