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Ashok Gehlot


'Panipat' controversy: Why Maharaja Surajmal matters in Rajasthan

December 11, 2019 6:42 am

Rajasthan Tourism Minister Vishvendra Singh has called for a ban on Ashutosh Gowariker’s film Panipat; what are the protests about?

Ashok Gehlot: Campaign needed to do away with 'ghoonghat'

December 04, 2019 6:24 pm

In a male-dominated society, the role of men was important in doing away with such customs that had no logical ground in today's world, the chief minister said

Rajasthan minister: Internet behind perverted mentality, leads to rape

December 03, 2019 6:52 am

Kalla called for the censorship of online content while speaking with the media at a public hearing at the Congress headquarters in Jaipur.

Ashok Gehlot urges women to shun ghoonghat: ‘CM can say what he wants... Let women decide’

December 01, 2019 12:09 am

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot recently urged women to give up the ghoonghat (veil) as “times have changed”. “Women can’t progress as long as there is ghoonghat... You have to proceed with courage... the govt (is) with you,” he had said.

Rajasthan urban local body polls: Congress wins 35 of 49 posts

November 27, 2019 3:49 am

Congress won the top post in 21 Nagar Palikas, 13 Nagar Parishads, and the Bharatpur Nagar Nigam, while BJP won it in 7 Nagar Palikas, 4 Nagar Parishads and 2 Nagar Nigams.

Nearly 18,000 birds dead in Rajasthan: CM Gehlot reviews rescue ops, wants Wetland Authority operational

November 20, 2019 1:06 am

The CM said that the expert members of this authority would help in protecting the lakes and preserving biodiversity, the government said in a statement.

Rajasthan: Congress sweeps local body polls, Gehlot calls it mandate on govt performance

November 19, 2019 5:21 pm

Rajasthan Local Body Election Results 2019: "The results of the local bodies seem to be coming as per expectations and hopes. It is a matter of happiness that people have given mandate considering the performance of the government," Ashok Gehlot said.

Ram temple issue changed country’s character... We need to tell people that humanism is above nationalism: Ashok Gehlot

November 10, 2019 8:43 am

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot says Haryana, Maharashtra poll results sent out “extraordinary” message; blames the atmosphere in the country, lack of resources and media for Cong defeats; says NYAY scheme announced late; and denies tension with Deputy CM Pilot

Days of ghoonghat are over: Ashok Gehlot

November 06, 2019 6:02 am

Expressing displeasure at the practice of covering women’s faces with a ‘ghoonghat’ or veil in some rural areas, Gehlot said the custom belongs to a bygone era.

Ghoongat custom confines women, must be eradicated at the earliest: Rajasthan CM

November 05, 2019 4:10 pm

"Time has changed now but the practice of ghoonghat is still there in villages. What is right in confining a woman to a ghoonghat? Women cannot progress till the ghoonghat exists," Ashok Gehlot said at a programme in Jaipur.


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

December 14, 2018 6:51 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

December 13, 2018 4:06 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.