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Ashok Gehlot


CM candidacy, party posts: How power struggle is playing out within BJP in Rajasthan

January 16, 2021 4:56 pm

While BJP leaders have been publicly silent on their aspirations on holding the top post, Rajasthan CM Gehlot has repeatedly attacked the opposition by saying that its leaders are competing with each other.

PM dedicates Rewari-Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor to nation

January 08, 2021 12:45 am

The Prime Minister said that the DFC is not only the route for modern freight trains but also a corridor for rapid development of the country.

Explained: How Congress has balanced Pilot-Gehlot loyalists in Rajasthan state executive

January 07, 2021 6:18 pm

Congress has announced a new executive of its state unit in Rajasthan. Why is this significant? Who are the Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot loyalists in the list? What next for the Congress in Rajasthan?

Gehlot, Baghel Congress observers for Kerala, Assam elections

January 07, 2021 3:31 am

The Congress president constituted four groups – one each for poll-bound Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, and West Bengal – comprising three senior leaders each.

Vacant Rajasthan Congress unit posts: BJP says Gehlot-Pilot tussle still going on

January 05, 2021 2:26 am

Party appointments no concern of BJP, says chief whip.

Pilot, Gehlot share stage during dharna against farm laws

January 04, 2021 6:05 am

Gehlot and Pilot shared the same platform from where they targeted the BJP and the Central government over the new laws. Last year, the state was engulfed in a political crisis as Pilot camped in Delhi and Haryana with 18 of his loyalist legislators.

BJP doesn’t give a single ticket to Muslims, uses them to topple govts: Gehlot

December 26, 2020 1:40 am

Gehlot referred to PM Modi’s speech at the Aligarh Muslim University earlier this week and praised it, before adding, “One ticket, at least give just for show. But not that too...Where have they brought democracy?”

BTP withdraws support to Gehlot government

December 24, 2020 1:54 am

Recently, Congress members had joined forces with their BJP counterparts to defeat a BTP-backed Independent in the election to the Zila Parishad pramukh post in Dungarpur.

Sonia meeting: Ice breaks but the chill within remains

December 20, 2020 7:43 am

Sonia Gandhi said issues have to be discussed and resolved and the party has to be “one family.” The letter-writers said they were neither dissenters nor rebels.

Four months after trust vote, Pilot vs Gehlot drags on in court

December 18, 2020 9:10 pm

Some lawyers associated with the case claim that there is still mistrust between the two sides and for the past few weeks, the matter is being adjourned on the "pretext" of an application not being received by some of the parties involved in the case.


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

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

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.