Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicSachin Pilot

Topic: Sachin Pilot

Why backhand packs a punch in Congress arena & ghost of ‘old guard’ won’t leave CM’s chair

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Congress rebel’ tag, danger to personal ambitions — what’s keeping Gehlot camp on edge

Three MLAs who skipped Sunday's CLP meeting now profess support to Congress high command. Resignations are symbolic at best because group didn't follow format, say party insiders.

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.

Crisis deepens in Rajasthan Congress, Gehlot loyalists claim 90 MLAs submitted resignation

The rebellion occured over a possible move to appoint Sachin Pilot as the next CM. The loyalists headed to Speaker C P Joshi’s home after meeting Shanti Dhariwal Sunday evening.

After ‘Pilot supporters’ throw shoes at Rajasthan minister, he warns Pilot, ‘If I come to fight…’

Ministers Ashok Chandna & Shakuntala Rawat heckled at Pushkar by group shouting 'Sachin Pilot Zindabad'. Chandna's furious tweet in response signals fresh trouble in Rajasthan Congress.

‘Gehlot-Pilot tussle, disappointed youth’: Why NSUI was crushed in Rajasthan student polls

ABVP candidates won seven, SFI two and Independents five presidential posts in the Rajasthan student union polls, while Congress' student wing NSUI drew a blank.

In Rajasthan, Gandhis are repeating Punjab crisis. This time with Gehlot and Pilot

What happened in Punjab didn’t help Amarinder Singh, Navjot Singh Sidhu or Congress. Rajasthan is now seeing a repeat.

Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle explained — what it means for Congress’ turf war & Sachin Pilot

Five Pilot loyalists are in cabinet, but he holds no formal post in party or government. Party sources say he turned down post of AICC general secretary in-charge for a state.

Inclusion of 4 Dalits in Rajasthan Cabinet a ‘big message’, says Sachin Pilot

Former Rajasthan deputy CM said he is happy that the issues he had raised, including increasing the representation of Dalits in the Cabinet, have been addressed.

Congress reaches out to Pilot, Deora to pre-empt further revolt after Sushmita Dev shocker

Party leadership has been in talks with Milind Deora and Sachin Pilot, mulling over giving the two a more central role to ensure there aren't any more resignations.

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
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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