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File image of Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot | Photo: Facebook

It’s not over yet in Rajasthan. Sachin Pilot is back to ‘keeping pressure’ on Ashok Gehlot

From increasing frequency of his meetings with workers to raising Gujjar issues, Sachin Pilot is trying to build his own clout & augment his popularity, say political experts.

Reader View: Shashi Tharoor, Amarinder Singh, Ashok Gehlot or Sachin Pilot should lead Congress

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Seven chief ministers attend a virtual opposition meeting called by Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday | Photo: ANI

Opposition CMs’ meet sees fiery Uddhav Thackeray & Sonia Gandhi-Mamata Banerjee bonding

Thackeray urges opposition leaders to do more than chit-chat, saying we must fight the Modi govt. Other CMs raise issues like postponement of NEET & JEE, privatisation.
(L-R) Congress leaders K.C. Venugopal, Ajay Maken and Randeep Surjewala

How Rajasthan, Maharashtra & Manipur crises have showcased rise of Team Rahul in Congress

K.C. Venugopal, Randeep Surjewala & Ajay Maken — separately and together — have been on the frontlines of multiple crises for Congress.
A file photo of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. | Photo: ANI

6 times Ashok Gehlot showed his followers how not to wear a mask during a raging pandemic

Since the beginning of the political drama in Rajasthan, Gehlot has been seen wearing masks in multiple (wrong) ways. Experts say this isn’t a good message to send.
Rajasthan Deputy CM Sachin Pilot (left) and CM Ashok Gehlot | File photo: ANI

Ashok Gehlot govt wins Rajasthan floor test, Sachin Pilot says Congress stands united

Differences, however, still seem to persist as CM Ashok Gehlot indirectly suggested that his former deputy Sachin Pilot had been in touch with the BJP.
File photo | Ashok Gehlot | Twitter

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot to move vote of confidence in Assembly

The session comes after a month-long political crisis in the state which started with the rebellion by Sachin Pilot and 18 other Congress MLAs.
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot (right) and former deputy CM Sachin Pilot (left) with Congress general secretary K.C. Venugopal at a legislature party meeting in Jaipur Thursday | Photo: ANI

No need for post-mortem in Rajasthan crisis, govt is far from dead, says Congress’ Venugopal

Avinash Pande, Congress’ Rajasthan in-charge, says both Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot were ‘very cordial’ in CLP meeting ahead of Friday’s assembly session.
Rajasthan Deputy CM Sachin Pilot (left) and CM Ashok Gehlot | File photo: ANI

Congress revokes suspension of 2 MLAs who rebelled against Ashok Gehlot govt

The decision follows a patch-up between Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and his sacked deputy Sachin Pilot after the intervention of top Congress leaders in Delhi.
Vasundhara Raje

Be ready for elections, Congress govt unstable & won’t last, Vasundhara Raje tells BJP MLAs 

BJP's Rajasthan unit holds meeting ahead of special assembly session Friday, when the party plans to move no-confidence motion against Gehlot govt.  

On Camera

A participant at the 'Love World Peace Parade' in Berlin on 21 September

Why we’ll need masks even with a coronavirus vaccine

One study has shown that if everyone wears masks that are only 75% effective, the number of people infected by each coronavirus carrier will shrink fourfold.
Mukesh Ambani | Pankaj Nangia/Bloomberg

Investors continue to flock Mukesh Ambani, now KKR to invest $754 million in Reliance Retail

US private equity group KKR will hold a 1.28% stake in Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail, valuing India’s biggest retailer at Rs 4.2 lakh crore or $57 billion.

Defence

Indian pilots climb out of a Rafale fighter jet that was operationally inducted into the IAF on 10 September 2020 | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

CAG report flags vendors’ ‘dilly-dallying’ on offsets deals, cites Rafale as example

The CAG made the observations in its latest report, which was tabled in Parliament Wednesday.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?