Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

Sachin Pilot says he is Congress' strongest warrior, will protect party at all costs

Sachin Pilot, who has returned to the Congress fold after a month-long rebellion against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, made the remarks during the debate on a motion of confidence moved by the ruling party in the Rajasthan Assembly.

Aug 14, 2020, 17:33 PM IST

CM Ashok Gehlot wins vote of confidence in Rajasthan Assembly

The confidence motion was passed by voice vote, an expected win after the return of the 19 dissident MLAs led by Sachin Pilot to the party-fold.

Aug 14, 2020, 16:55 PM IST

Rajasthan crisis ends, Sachin Pilot says 'There is no place for personal malice in politics'

Senior party leader Bhanwar Lal Sharma,  who supported Sachin Pilot, told media that "There was no camp, nobody was a captive," adding "Bhanwar Lal can never be a captive. I went there willingly, I have come here willingly." 

Aug 10, 2020, 23:12 PM IST

Governor Kalraj Mishra ready to call assembly session if Ashok Gehlot government agrees on giving 21-day notice

The Governor earlier returned Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's proposal for the assembly session from Friday with a few queries. 

Jul 27, 2020, 16:03 PM IST

What agency should be contacted for Governor's security, Kalraj Mishra asks CM Ashok Gehlot

After getting a jolt from Rajasthan High Court, which on Friday, ordered status quo on disqualification notice issued by the state assembly Speaker to 19 dissident Congress MLAs, including Sachin Pilot, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot held a meeting with Governor Kalraj Mishra for convening the Assembly session. 

Jul 24, 2020, 23:16 PM IST

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot holds cabinet meeting, discusses COVID-19 situation

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot held the state cabinet meeting at his residence in Jaipur, during which he discussed multiple issues, including the COVID-19 situation.

Jul 21, 2020, 20:43 PM IST

Rajasthan Speaker CP Joshi meets counsels in disqualification notices case

Rajasthan Speaker CP Joshi on Tuesday held a marathon meeting at Vidhan Sabha discussing High Court's order with the state Assembly Secretary.

Jul 21, 2020, 20:29 PM IST

Nobody knew that a person with such innocent face will do such thing: CM Ashok Gehlot on Sachin Pilot

 Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said, "He (Sachin Pilot) was conspiring from the past 6 months with BJP's support."

Jul 20, 2020, 15:28 PM IST

Rajasthan High Court, Assembly Speaker to hear pleas of Sachin Pilot, 18 dissident MLAs on July 17

The matter is scheduled to be heard in the High Court at 1 pm on Friday, which is also the "deadline" that the Speaker's office gave the MLAs to file their replies to the notices.

Jul 17, 2020, 01:26 AM IST

Congress sacrifices Sachin Pilot in organisation's conflict between youth and age

The strict action against Pilot is also a symbolic victory for the old guards who still want to retain their decisive voice in the organisation.

Jul 16, 2020, 01:42 AM IST

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot flays Sachin Pilot, says 'speaking good English, giving good bytes and being handsome isn't everything'

Rajasthan CM said "horse-trading was being done in Jaipur, we have the proof. We had to keep people at a hotel for 10 days, if we had not done that, the same thing that is happening in Manesar now would have happened back then."

Jul 15, 2020, 15:48 PM IST

CM Ashok Gehlot's loyalty wins over Sachin Pilot's ability in Rajasthan

Ashok Gehlot maintained his loyalty to the Gandhi family and was saved him today as he was earlier rewarded. On the contrary, Sachin Pilot's wings were clipped. 

Jul 15, 2020, 01:40 AM IST

Rajasthan crisis deepens, Sachin Pilot refuses talks, Congress struggles to get numbers for Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot's revolt against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has set the alarm bell ringing for the party, which held a legislature party meeting in Jaipur and decided to hold another meeting on Tuesday to woo back dissidents.

Jul 14, 2020, 01:21 AM IST

Religious places in Rajasthan's rural areas to reopen from July 1

The state government had on May 31 said that it will not open religious places till June 30 despite the Centre's new guidelines which allowed places of worship to reopen under 'Unlock 1'.

Jun 29, 2020, 07:51 AM IST

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot sanctions Rs 1.88 crore for madrasas in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Minority Affairs Minister Saleh Mohammad said that although Modi government makes tall claims for benefits of the minority class, it has shown its real face by stopping funds for madrasas in Rajasthan. He also added that due to the sensitivity of Gehlot on this issue, the madrasas in Rajasthan have got a new lifeline.

Nov 16, 2019, 18:32 PM IST