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Rajasthan: Congress hopes quota move will quell protests, but Gujjars wait, watch

Ashok Gehlot’s is the fourth consecutive state government which has sought to extend the benefits of reservation to the community. But all the legislations so far have either been stayed or struck down by courts.

Rajasthan elections: Congress looks at verdict, BJP at narrow margin

History has usually favoured Rajasthan ruling party in Lok Sabha polls, but it has not been without exception.


Rajasthan govt starts distributing certificates: ‘Lucky for back-to-back polls or no one would talk farm waivers’

The Rajasthan government started holding camps in every district to distribute waiver certificates from Thursday, a day before the opposition BJP is scheduled to court arrest over “non-fulfilment” of the Congress’s poll promises.

Ashok Gehlot meets PM Modi, talks about farmer issues

This was Gehlot’s first visit to the Prime Minister after becoming the Rajasthan CM. Gehlot said that he talked about farmers’ issues and purchase of moong dal with the PM.

Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh eye rights panel to help university students

Sources said the NSUI is also pushing the Congress high command to include this proposal in its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections.

Rajasthan: Hike in unemployment allowance from March 1, announces Ashok Gehlot

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced the decision while inaugurating the students’ union office at the Rajasthan University on Thursday.


Party's victory in Ramgarh poll shows vote of confidence by people: Congress

The ruling Congress in Rajasthan Thursday touched the halfway mark in the 200-member state assembly with its candidate Shafia Zubair defeating her BJP rival by a margin of over 12,000 votes in the Ramgarh poll.

Will bring in law to make public officials accountable to people: Rajasthan CM

The Bill, titled ‘Rajasthan Bhaagidari, Jawabdehi Aur Samajik Ankekshan Bill’ will seek to make public officials accountable to people.

Explained: Why the Congress feels the need for the cow in Rajasthan

Now in power, the Congress seems to be in a dilemma over its policy towards the animal that is revered and worshipped in the Rajasthani heartland, and can potentially contribute to inflaming mass passions.

Congress, like BJP

In Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot government imitates its predecessor’s rhetoric — and blind spots — on the cow

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Congress picks Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot is deputy CM

After deliberations, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has picked Ashok Gehlot for the post of Rajasthan Chief Minister. Sachin Pilot, who fought for the position, will be made deputy Chief Minister of the state.

How Congress sealed the deal in Rajasthan and MP | DECISION 2018

It was a close contest in both Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh between the Congress and BJP. But the grand old party did get a few things right which helped it get ahead of the bump in both the states. Manoj CG breaks it down.