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Rajasthan govt to discontinue pension to Emergency detainees

“We don’t consider them as freedom fighters or as sentinels of democracy.”

Rajasthan starts inquiry into ‘irregularities’ under two V-Cs

In light of the inquiries, the BJP has accused the Congress government in the state of deliberately initiating inquiries to harass academics appointed during the previous regime, and of interfering in the autonomy of universities.


Modi govt doesn’t understand economics: Gehlot

Contending that the economy was still reeling from the disastrous effects of demonetisation, Gehlot, who was in Mumbai for Congress’s election campaign, slammed the Centre for slashing funds and grants to states for implementation of centrally sponsored schemes.

Rajasthan: Pension to Emergency detainees to stop

Addressing journalists after a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Dhariwal, the Minister for Local Self Government as well as Urban Development and Housing, said, “We don’t consider them as freedom fighters or as sentinels of democracy.”

Rupani and Gehlot lock horns over illicit liquor, police to start anti-bootlegging drive

According to the notification, all police officials have been asked to check listed bootleggers and gamblers in their respective areas and raid illicit liquor and gambling dens, which were active in the past or are active in present.

Remark on liquor consumption: GPCC defends Gehlot, Vaghela slams Rupani

Rupani on Monday slammed Gehlot's remarks, saying they were “an insult to 6.5 crore Gujaratis. It doesn’t bode well that he calls all Gujaratis drunkards”.


Ashok Gehlot must apologise for calling Gujaratis drunkards: Vijay Rupani

On Sunday, Gehlot questioned Gujarat’s prohibition policy, stating that during his stay in Gujarat for a year during the Assembly polls, he found “maximum consumption” of liquor in the state, and that “liquor was consumed in almost all households”.

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot’s son elected as Rajasthan Cricket Association president

Gehlot was backed by outgoing RCA president C P Joshi, who is also the Speaker of Rajasthan Assembly.

Sachin Pilot dismissive of CM Gehlot `plan' to appoint more Deputy CMs

Gehlot and Pilot are often seen as rivals and the CM's “plan” to appoint more deputy chief ministers is being seen as a move to cut his current deputy to size.

Why Modi didn't object to Trump calling him 'father of India': Ashok Gehlot

"Today, on Gandhi Jayanti, I want to put my objection regarding the US president calling Modi the father of India and Modi not objecting to what Trump said. Why did Modi remain silent if he had any regard for Mahatma Gandhi," Gehlot said.

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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.