Rajasthan Politics

SC refuses interim order on plea against merger of six BSP MLAs of Rajasthan with Congress

The BJP MLA has challenged the high court's order which had refused to stay the functioning of these six MLAs as Congress legislators.

published on : 14th August 2020

Crisis averted in Rajasthan, but Congress may face bumpy ride now

A day after the truce, Sachin Pilot reiterated that he is not looking for any posts and would work for the party.

published on : 12th August 2020

Sachin Pilot back in Jaipur, says there shouldn't be any vendetta politics

The Congress leader told reporters that he did not make any statement against the party and had gone to discuss issues with the Congress high command in Delhi.

published on : 11th August 2020

Rebel Rajasthan Congress MLAs shifted, change phone numbers

The MLAs have reportedly been given new numbers with old mobile handsets which can’t be traced through GPS.

published on : 30th July 2020

Number game making Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot wary of floor test notice

The BJP strategy seems to be to delay the Assembly session in the hope that along with Pilot, it will lure away a few more MLAs and succeed in toppling the government.

published on : 30th July 2020

Rajasthan Assembly session to begin on August 14

Earlier, the governor had rejected three proposals by the Gehlot government seeking Assembly session from July 31.

published on : 30th July 2020

BSP moves High Court, challenges merger of party MLAs with Congress in Rajasthan

BJP MLA Madan Dilawar had filed a writ petition in the high court challenging the order of the assembly speaker on his complaint.

published on : 29th July 2020

Rajasthan Cabinet meets to discuss points raised by Governor Kalraj calling special session of assembly

Chaired by CM Ashok Gehlot, the meeting was called for discussing the points which were raised by Governor Kalraj Mishra.

published on : 28th July 2020

Twist in Rajasthan: Governor Kalraj Mishra now seeks 21-day notice before calling session

Analysts saw in it an attempt to create more wriggle room for the BJP and Sachin Pilot, who is leading the 19 rebel lawmakers.

published on : 28th July 2020

Rajasthan Governor returns to Ashok Gehlot government revised proposal on convening assembly session

Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra returned to the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government a cabinet note seeking an assembly session with fresh queries.

published on : 27th July 2020

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot sends second proposal to Governor Kalraj Mishra, mum on floor test

While Gehlot has been pushing for an Assembly session, it was felt a legal battle will be a long-drawn one and it is better to build pressure on the political front.

published on : 27th July 2020

Rajasthan crisis: BSP issues whip to its six Congress-merged MLAs to vote against CM Ashok Gehlot

If the six MLAs voted against the party whip, they were liable for disqualification from the assembly, BSP General Secretary Misra said.

published on : 27th July 2020

We'll be kingmakers, says Bhartiya Tribal Party as Rajasthan crisis unfolds

Vasava said the party is now extending support to Gehlot after an assurance that its demands related to the development of tribal areas will be met.

published on : 19th July 2020

Rajasthan political crisis: Congress demands Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat's resignation

Maken said Shekhawat has no moral authority to continue as a Union Minister and should resign so that the investigation is not influenced.

published on : 19th July 2020

I-T raids in Delhi, Jaipur against Rajasthan-based business groups amid Congress tussle in state

The raids come at a time when Rajasthan is witnessing an intense power tussle between Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his deputy Sachin Pilot.

published on : 13th July 2020
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