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Topic: Sachin Pilot

Congress leader Sachin Pilot to campaign for party candidates in Madhya Pradesh bypolls

The former Rajasthan deputy chief minister will campaign for the Congress candidates in Bhind, Morena and Shivpuri, according to a statement issued by the party on Saturday.

Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, Sachin Pilot in Congress’ list of star campaigners for Bihar polls

Sources said Rahul Gandhi would hold at least six rallies with two in each of the three phases of Bihar elections to be held on 28 October, 3 and 7 November.

Congress to field Sachin Pilot on buddy Scindia’s home turf to swing votes in MP bypolls

16 of 28 seats up for grabs are in Jyotiraditya Scindia’s home turf of Gwalior-Chambal, and a few have notable Gurjar presence where Sachin Pilot could prove influential.

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

YourTurn is our new weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.

Congress should decide who will work in govt or in party organisation, says Sachin Pilot

Sachin Pilot also hoped said three-member panel formed by AICC would find solutions to the issues he has raised.

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.

Congress replaces Rajasthan in-charge Pande with Maken to keep ‘promise’ made to Sachin Pilot

Avinash Pande was seen to be a supporter of CM Ashok Gehlot, and replacing him as the Congress’ Rajasthan in-charge was among the Pilot camp’s demands.

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.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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