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Rajasthan government to create unit to monitor ‘serious cases’

Speaking to reporters, the Chief Minister alleged that in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, in which all the accused were acquitted, the previous BJP government in the state “deliberately” left shortcomings to “save the accused”.

Ashok Gehlot: ADG-led cell to monitor mob lynching cases in Rajasthan

In regard to the alleged lapses in the Pehlu Khan case investigation, Gehlot said action would be taken against guilty officers on the basis of the report of the SIT set up to investigate all aspects of the case.


Rajasthan government to constitute SIT to probe lapses in Pehlu Khan case

The decision on constituting the SIT was taken following a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot at the chief minister’s office on Friday evening, two days after a court in Alwar district acquitted all six men accused of murdering Khan.

Rajasthan govt’s clear position that mob lynching shouldn’t happen, says CM Gehlot

Gehlot remarks come a day after an Alwar court acquitted all the six accused in the Pehlu Khan lynching case.

Injustice system

Acquittals in the Pehlu Khan lynching case point to subversion of due process. Gehlot government must urgently make amends.

No place for mob lynching in Rajasthan, says CM Ashok Gehlot

Gehlot said the state government had also made a law against honour killing.


Rajasthan Assembly passes honour killing, anti-mob lynching Bills

Rajasthan had witnessed a spurt in lynchings in 2017, beginning with dairy farmer Pehlu Khan in April 2017. The Bill, tabled by Cabinet minister Shanti Dhariwal on July 30, was discussed Monday and subsequently passed by voice vote.

Rajasthan passes bill, ex-ministers to pay Rs 10,000 per day for occupying govt bungalows

Deputy Leader of Opposition Rajendra Rathore claimed there were ulterior motives of the Congress, indirectly suggesting that government bungalows were being used to prevent MLAs from straying away from the Congress.

Bills to curb mob lynchings, honour killings tabled in Rajasthan Assembly

Citing “many” incidents of lynchings “resulting in loss of livelihood, injuries and death of persons at the hands of mobs”, the bill hopes to “nip the evil in the bud.”

Explained: Why Rajasthan has tabled a Bill against lynching, what SC had said

Rajasthan witnessed a spurt of lynchings in 2017, beginning with that of dairy farmer Pehlu Khan in April 2017.

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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.