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Rahul Gandhi is still 'captain' of Congress, no leadership crisis within party: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday said that Rahul Gandhi is still the "captain" of Congress and he will remain so in future too. Gehlot asserted that the party is not facing any leadership crisis and a final call on the appointment of a new Congress president will be taken by Congress Working Committee.

Jul 23, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

We expect him to continue as Congress president, says Ashok Gehlot after senior leaders meet Rahul Gandhi

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot made the statement while talking to media after he and other chief ministers of the Congress-ruled states met Rahul Gandhi at his residence in New Delhi.

Jul 01, 2019, 22:54 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi rejects Ashok Gehlot's request to remain Congress president, says his decision is final

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said in his tweet that the Congress leaders are of the firm belief that only Rahul Gandhi has the capability to lead the party in the current scenario.

Jul 01, 2019, 15:56 PM IST

Congress workers sit on hunger strike to urge Rahul Gandhi to remain party president

Efforts to 'placate' Rahul Gandhi and make him reconsider his decision to step down as party chief are on in full swing.

Jul 01, 2019, 10:34 AM IST

Alwar lynching: Ashok Gehlot denies his government put victim Pehlu Khan's name in charge sheet

Ashok Gehlot, in a series of tweets, said that Pehlu Khan's name was not in the charge sheet submitted in December of 2018 while hinting at a conspiracy by the previous state government.

Jun 30, 2019, 06:40 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi reiterates unwillingness to remain Congress president

It is learnt that Rahul, in a meeting with Congress MPs in Parliament, said he remains firm in his decision to not continue as party president. 

Jun 26, 2019, 11:48 AM IST

'Under debt' Rajasthan farmer blames Gehlot, Pilot for not waiving off loan, kills self

A farmer in Rajasthan allegedly committed suicide in Raisinghnagar in Sriganganagar district. He allegedly left behind a note accusing Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Deputy CM Sachin Pilot of not fulfilling the pre-poll promise of waiving bank loans. 

Jun 25, 2019, 17:53 PM IST

Barmer pandaal accident: Ashok Gehlot promises action against guilty

Gehlot has announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of those who were killed in the tragic incident while Rs 2 lakh was announced for the injured.

Jun 24, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah express sorrow over death of 14 people in Rajasthan 'pandaal' collapse

Sources told Zee Media that over 1,500 people were present inside the pandaal when it collapsed due to rain and strong wind. 

Jun 23, 2019, 22:55 PM IST

Ashok Gehlot likely to take over as Congress president as Rahul Gandhi stays firm on resignation: Sources

Sources said that the top brass of the Congress, as well as the Gandhi family, is said to be in favour of Ashok Gehlot taking over as the party chief.

Jun 23, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

Rajasthan government does a U-turn, says Deendayal Upadhyay's name not dropped from school test

This comes a day after reports stated that Ashok Gehlot`s government decided to drop the name of Deendayal Upadhyay from a school test.

Jun 06, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

Ashok Gehlot government drops Deendayal Upadhyay's name from school test

Rajasthan Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara says Deendayal Upadhyay's name had been added by the previous BJP government in Rajasthan 'for no reasons.'

Jun 06, 2019, 12:20 PM IST

Path ahead is tough, Congress united in wanting Rahul Gandhi to lead: Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot also trained his guns at the Bharatiya Janata Party which received a massive mandate and crossed the 300-seat mark with absolute ease.

May 28, 2019, 20:22 PM IST

Trouble brews in Rajasthan Congress after Rahul Gandhi rebukes Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

The Congress ministers and MLAs also said that accountability must be fixed and those responsible for party's disastrous performance in Rajasthan must face action.

May 28, 2019, 08:02 AM IST

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, Dy CM express grief over Surat fire tragedy

Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot also tweeted to condole deaths of those killed in the tragedy. 

May 24, 2019, 22:42 PM IST

Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot in Delhi amid demand for leadership change in Rajasthan Congress

Meanwhile, the BJP has demanded resignation from Gehlot on moral grounds.

May 24, 2019, 21:10 PM IST

We accept public mandate with utmost humility: Ashok Gehlot

The Chief Minister said that for the Congress, the country was supreme, while for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), power was supreme. 

May 23, 2019, 16:44 PM IST

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot's son Vaibhav trailing behind BJP candidate in Jodhpur

Vaibhav Gehlot's election debut was a prestige issue for Ashok Gehlot, who tirelessly campaigned for his son.

May 23, 2019, 11:05 AM IST

Rajasthan govt offers police job to Alwar gang-rape victim

The Rajasthan government has decided to offer the job of a police constable to the victim.

May 20, 2019, 16:13 PM IST

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot attacks PM Modi for meditating in Kedarnath, accuses him of polarising voters

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday raised question over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to meditate in Kedarnath, wondering what message does the prime minister wants to give the nation now.

May 19, 2019, 07:05 AM IST