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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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 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.
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.
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.