Saturday, 28 May, 2022
TopicVasundhara Raje

Topic: Vasundhara Raje

Nadda tells BJP’s Rajasthan unit to ‘end in-fighting’, leave leadership issues to high command

Rajasthan has been a concern for BJP, with ex-CM Vasundhara Raje defying attempts by central leadership to promote new leaders. Nadda's message was to rely on 'Brand Modi' for 2023 state polls.

Work harder, help win Rajasthan again — BJP’s message to Vasundhara as it tries to placate her

Since 2018 loss, ex-CM Vasundhara Raje has been out of spotlight & warring with state BJP chief Satish Poonia. But recent meetings with Nadda & PM Modi have created buzz about her.

Sun may set for BJP leaders who don’t toe party line — Amit Shah’s ‘signal’ for Vasundhara Raje

At BJP meeting in Jaipur, Amit Shah sends clear signal to Vasundhara Raje, who is feuding with state chief Satish Poonia: 'Fight polls as a team, don’t think about CM post'.

Vasundhara Raje sets tone as jockeying for Rajasthan BJP CM face begins 2 years before polls

Raje last week said those looking to be CM should have support of 36 castes, following which state BJP chief Satish Poonia put on a show of strength on his birthday.

Focus on 2023 Rajasthan polls, BJP tells cadre to get rid of factionalism amid Raje rumblings

Warning from BJP General Secretary (organisation) BL Santosh comes amid a section of the Rajasthan unit putting pressure on party to name Vasundhara Raje as CM candidate for 2023 polls.

Vasundhara supporters take next step in ‘Raje as CM face’ pitch, launch office in Jaipur today

Members of the ‘Vasundhara Raje Samarthak Manch Rajasthan’ — a group set up this January — say the former chief minister herself is not connected with the initiative.

‘Team Rajasthan’ is BJP’s new buzzword, to make up for no CM face in 2023 elections

'Team Rajasthan' is indication of party’s reluctance to declare Vasundhara Raje as its face for the assembly elections amid a growing rift between the two-term CM and high command in Delhi.  

Vasundhara Raje’s close aide Rohitashva Sharma expelled form Rajasthan BJP for six years

Sharma had said party's state leaders were running the party sitting in their offices and were not visiting villages. He had been issued a notice last month for anti-party activities.

Rajasthan BJP plans strict action against members ‘publicising infighting’ as Raje row grows

'Issue was on top of the agenda' for Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia when he visited Delhi for a meeting with party president J.P. Nadda and state in-charge Arun Singh.

Rajasthan BJP future bleak if it ‘kills state leaders’: Raje aide who got notice for dissent

BJP has issued notice to senior leader & ex-minister Rohitashva Kumar Sharma for being critical of the state unit. He has said no BJP leader from the state can match Raje's stature.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

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RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.