Rajasthan political crisis

Misunderstanding in Congress should be forgiven, forgotten for moving forward: Ashok Gehlot

The Congress crisis in Rajasthan appears to have ended with the intervention of top leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra who met rebel leader Sachin Pilot earlier this week.

published on : 13th August 2020

'Constitution is supreme for me, there is no pressure': Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra

The Governor also asked the Gehlot government to make all efforts to check the spread of coronavirus and focus on development work in the state.

published on : 30th 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

Congress workers stage demonstrations across Rajasthan against BJP

Congress had on Friday given the call for demonstrations in all district headquarters against the "conspiracy to murder democracy" and to press the governor for convening an Assembly session.

published on : 25th July 2020

Rajasthan political crisis: Ashok Gehlot changes headline from relief to Pilot

The Rajasthan CM paraded his MLAs at Raj Bhawan and demanded immediate Assembly session for floor test.

published on : 25th July 2020

Rajasthan cops seek CCTV footage from 2 Haryana resorts

Sources, however, said the resorts are not likely to submit the details to the police as the managements argue that they do not fall under the jurisdiction of Rajasthan. 

published on : 25th 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

Ashok Gehlot, Digvijaya Singh: How Congress veterans rose from party's ground level

Congress has had a history of grooming young leaders and making them chief minsiters very early. Digvijaya Singh and Ashok Gehlot became CMs for the first time when they were in their mid-forties.

published on : 19th July 2020

Stop accepting BJP 'hospitality', come back to family, Surjewala tells unhappy Pilot

He told reporters that Pilot should free the Congress MLAs who are staying in two luxury hotels and under the security of the Haryana police.

published on : 15th July 2020

Rajasthan political crisis: Congress dissolves district, block committees in state

Sources said the decision has come in the wake of Sachin Pilot's sacking as the deputy chief minister and the state Congress chief.

published on : 15th July 2020

Congress says Gehlot govt will complete five years in Rajasthan

Randeep Singh Surjewala held a press conference in Jaipur along with Rajasthan Congress in-charge, Avinash Pandey and Congress leader Ajay Maken.

published on : 13th July 2020

Doors open for Pilot, says Surjewala as Congress meets party MLAs amid I-T raids in Rajasthan

The Congress said 109 MLAs have already expressed support for Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, rejecting the claim by Deputy Chief Minister and the party's state unit president Sachin Pilot.

published on : 13th July 2020

BJP doesn't believe in democracy, will fail to topple Rajasthan govt: Congress

The BJP has, however, denied any involvement in the ongoing feud within the Rajasthan Congress. 

published on : 12th July 2020