Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicRajasthan Congress

Topic: Rajasthan Congress

Ex-foe, old loyalists — Gehlot’s generals who ‘mobilised’ MLAs against Congress high command

While Rajasthan CM has told high command's emissaries he had no role in MLAs skipping Sunday CLP meet, no one in party is buying it, according to multiple leaders in Delhi & Jaipur.

After ‘Pilot’ plot twist, will Gehlot fight Congress prez polls at all? Leaders no longer sure

Rebellion in Rajasthan leaves party high command with unpalatable choice of either dumping 'one person one post' rule or jeopardising own govt in 1 of 2 states where it's in power.

Congress minister in Rajasthan slams own party govt, asks to be relieved from ‘humiliating post’

Ashok Chandna, who holds multiple portfolios in state govt, asked CM Ashok Gehlot to hand over the charge to Principal Secretary Kuldeep Ranka. CM has said the minister was probably just 'tense'.

‘Garibi Hatao’ to 1984 polls, questions on Congress in Rajasthan Board exam spark row

Class 12 political science paper included several questions on history of Congress. BJP cries foul, but state govt says it had nothing to do with setting questions.

Congress has created a Punjab-like crisis in Rajasthan. Party needs a decisive leadership

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Punjab managed, Congress turns to Rajasthan to resolve Sachin Pilot-Ashok Gehlot row

Congress leader and former Rajasthan deputy CM Sachin Pilot may be given a role in the AICC as a ‘temporary solution’ in his ongoing feud with CM Ashok Gehlot.

Congress announces new executive in Rajasthan, includes Sachin Pilot loyalists

Congress appointed seven vice presidents, eight general secretaries and 24 secretaries Wednesday in an apparent balancing act between the camps of Sachin Pilot and CM Ashok Gehlot.

Mayawati alleges ‘jungle raj’ in Rajasthan as crimes against Dalits and women rise

BSP leader alleged that instead of looking into the issue, leaders of the ruling Congress have remained silent.

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.

On Camera

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.

RBI raises repo rate by 50 basis points to 5.90%, warns of broadening price pressures

This is the fourth straight raise by the RBI, which has has now raised rates by a total 190 basis points since its first unscheduled mid-meeting hike in May.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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