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Rajasthan Congress Crisis

Sachin Pilot Met Rahul Gandhi, Committed To Work In Interest Of Party: Congress

Aug 10, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Pilot is unlikely to get any role in Rajasthan Congress or Gehlot government for now but he might be roped in for key responsibilities in the All India Congress Committee (AICC).

'Show Your Unity In The House': Ashok Gehlot Tells Congress Legislators During CLP Meet

Aug 10, 2020 PTI

'The unity which you have shown till now, the same unity you have to show in the House,' Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot told legislators as the Assembly Session nears.


'I Can See A Big Split': Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot After BJP Shifts MLAs To Gujarat

BJP has sent its 18 MLAs in the past two days to party-ruled Gujarat ahead of the Rajasthan assembly session beginning August 14.

Six Rajasthan BJP MLAs Shifted To Gujarat Ahead Of Assembly Session, Say They Were 'Harassed'

Aug 08, 2020 PTI

Rajasthan BJP MLA Ashok Lahoti says some party legislators are being harassed through police and the administration and hence they have gone on a pilgrimage voluntarily.


Give Up BJP's Hospitality If You Want Dialogue: Congress Tells Rebel Rajasthan MLAs

Randeep Surjewala said that the rebel Congress legislators should first hold a dialogue with the party on the condition that they give up the security of Haryana police in Manesar, and the hospitality and friendship of the BJP.

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01 August, 2020

If Congress High Command Forgives Rebels, I Will Welcome Them Back: Ashok Gehlot

PTI

Since the power tussle between him and Sachin Pilot resurfaced this month, the Congress veteran has used harsh words against his former deputy, once even referring to him as 'nikamma' or useless.


31 July, 2020

Dotasara Appointed Rajasthan Cong Chief: Will He Join The List Of Jats Who Couldn't Become CM?

Tabeenah Anjum

The fact that 8 of the 19 rebel Congress MLAs including Pilot are Jats and Gurjars is also a factor that the Congress seems to have considered before Dotasara's appointment.


31 July, 2020

Over 50 Gehlot Camp MLAs Moved To Jaisalmer Ahead Of Assembly Session, Others To Follow

Outlook Web Bureau

The MLAs have been staying in a hotel since July 13 after Sachin Pilot and 18 other Congress MLAs rebelled against the government triggering the political crisis.


31 July, 2020

MLAs Getting Calls; Horse-trading 'Rates' Increased After Assembly Session Announcement: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

PTI

The chief minister claimed that MLAs have been getting calls after Governor Kalraj Mishra agreed Wednesday night to convene a session from August 14.


30 July, 2020

HC Notice To Rajasthan Speaker, 6 BSP MLAs Who Merged With Congress

PTI

BJP MLA Madan Dilawar had complained to the Rajasthan Speaker, saying the merger of 6 BSP MLAs with Congress violated the anti-defection law.


30 July, 2020

Rajasthan Congress MLAs Will Camp Together Till Assembly Session, Says Chief Whip

PTI

The governor had turned down three earlier proposals, saying if the government wanted the assembly summoned at a short notice it should state that it planned to hold a vote of confidence.


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30 July, 2020

Deadlock Between Ashok Gehlot And Rajasthan Governor Ends, Assembly Session From August 14

PTI

Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra had turned down three earlier proposals for Assembly Sessions, saying if Ashok Gehlot government wanted the assembly summoned at short notice, it should specify that it planned to hold a vote of confidence.


29 July, 2020

Rajasthan Governor Again Returns Gehlot Cabinet's Proposal For Assembly Session Citing Rising Covid Cases

Outlook Web Bureau

Governor Kalraj Mishra asked Ashok Gehlot cabinet how he can allow the session to be convened when the state has nearly 40,000 Covid-19 cases.


29 July, 2020

Rajasthan Governor Cancels Independence Day Event Over Covid-19. Hint For No Assembly Session?

Outlook Web Bureau

Mishra said when the assembly session was adjourned on March 13, the number of active cases in the state was two and now they have gone above 10,000.


29 July, 2020

Rajasthan Audiotape Case: Rebel Congress MLA Moves HC For Quashing FIR Against Him

PTI

The case had been registered against the MLA after surfacing of three audio tapes in one of which he is allegedly talking to Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to topple the Ashok Gehlot government.


29 July, 2020

ED To Question Ashok Gehlot’s Brother Today In Fertiliser Scam

PTI

Officials said the ED have seized a number of documents during the raids at Agrasain Gehlot's residence and he will be confronted with these during his questioning.


28 July, 2020

Rajasthan BJP MLA Files Fresh Plea In HC Challenging Speaker's Decision On BSP MLAs Joining Congress

PTI

In the fresh plea, the MLA on Tuesday challenged the validity, legality and correctness of the order passed by the speaker on July 24 on the complaint.


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28 July, 2020

'BSP Issued Whip On BJP’s Direction,’ Say Six Rajasthan MLAs Who Merged With Congress

Tabeenah Anjum

The six Rajasthan legislators, who merged with the Congress party last year, said they switched the sides after they realised that BSP was supporting BJP.


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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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