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Rajasthan Cabinet Reshuffle: All Ministers Resign After Meeting At CM Ashok Gehlot's Residence

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is likely going to meet the state’s Governor Kalraj Mishra.

Unlike Punjab, Why Congress High Command May Not Replace CM In Rajasthan

Sep 28, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

Unlike Punjab, in Rajasthan the things seem to go on a slower pace and the stalemate in the party's state unit will continue for some time.

How The Game Changed In Last Minutes In The Race For CM, Deputy CM Posts In Punjab

The game changed in the last minutes as the names for the CM and Deputy CMs changed in the last 24 hours and Charanjit Singh Channi emerged as Punjab's first Dalit Chief Minister.

Congress Alleges Official Twitter Handles Of Party, Nearly A Dozen Leaders Locked

Aug 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress has accused Twitter of acting under pressure from the government.

Why Rajasthan May See A Delay In The Much-Anticipated Cabinet Expansion

Despite one-on-one consultations with Congress MLAs in Rajasthan, the long-running stalemate in the party’s state unit will continue for some more time.

25 July, 2021

After Punjab, Congress High Command Shifts Attention To Rajasthan; Cabinet Expansion, Party Postings On Cards

Tabeenah Anjum

After meeting Congress MLAs in Jaipur on Sunday, AICC general secretary Ajay Maken ruled out the possibility of contradiction among the party’s leaders in Rajasthan on the issue of cabinet reshuffle.

25 July, 2021

Rajasthan Cabinet Rejig: No Contradiction, High Command Will Take Final Decision, Says Maken

Outlook Web Bureau

AICC general secretary Ajay Maken and general secretary (organisation) K.C Venugopal met ministers, MLAs and office bearers at the party office in Jaipur.

07 December, 2020

Congress United In Rajasthan; New State Unit By Year-End: Ajay Maken


The Congress leader said Gehlot is an honest politician and an experienced warhorse, while he also described Sachin Pilot as an asset for the party.

17 August, 2020

Congress Appoints Ajay Maken As AICC General Secretary Of Rajasthan; Gehlot, Pilot Welcome Move


Maken was recently sent as observer by the party to Rajasthan, along with party chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, to help resolve the differences and save the government from the possibility of losing its majority in the state assembly.

19 July, 2020

Rajasthan Crisis Deepens: From Ashok Gehlot Vs Sachin Pilot To Congress Vs BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress asked Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to provide his voice sample to end the row over audio clips purportedly containing conversations on toppling the Ashok Gehlot-led Rajasthan government.

14 March, 2020

'Modi-Shah Govt Has Looted People': Congress On Hiked Excise Duty on Petrol, Diesel


Congress' senior spokesperson Ajay Maken said the government should reduce the rates of petrol, diesel, and LPG by at least 35-40 per cent.

17 February, 2020

Milind Deora's Tweet Lauding AAP Prompts Scathing Reply From Ajay Maken, Debate Continues

Outlook Web Bureau

Deora, the former Mumbai Congress chief, shared a 'lesser-known & welcome fact' about the AAP-led Delhi government, triggering a critical response from Maken.

04 January, 2019

Ajay Maken Resigns As Delhi Congress Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi Congress president thanked Congress workers and Rahul Gandhi for their support while handing over his resignation.

24 December, 2018

'Action Could Lead To Reaction': AAP Alleged Attack At Office By Youth Congress

Outlook Web Bureau

Convener of AAP's Delhi unit Gopal Rai said that a complaint will be filed with police, which the party claimed to have been a "mute spectator" during the Sunday's incident.

22 December, 2018

Ajay Maken Slams AAP Govt Over Resolution To Withdraw Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna

Outlook Web Bureau

Maken tweeted, 'Sh. Rajiv Gandhi sacrificed his life for the country. True colours of AAP have come out in the open! I have always believed that AAP is the B team of BJP!'

18 September, 2018

Ajay Maken Hasn't Resigned, Gone Abroad For Checkup: Congress

Outlook Web Bureau

Maken will resume work after returning on September 22 to Delhi.

18 September, 2018

Ajay Maken Resigns As Delhi Congress Chief, Cites Health Issues

Outlook Web Bureau

Sources say Ajay Maken has said in his letter to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi that he is unwell. His resignation has reportedly not been accepted yet.

06 September, 2018

Delhi: HC Seeks Response From AAP Govt, DMRC On Ajay Makens Plea To Subsidise Metro Fares

Outlook Web Bureau

The minimum and maximum metro fares in 2009 were Rs 8 and Rs 30 respectively, but last year they were hiked to Rs 10 and Rs 60, respectively.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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