Hamza Khan

Articles By Hamza Khan

Debt waiver first step, need to think afresh: Rahul Gandhi in Jaipur

Addressing a farmers’ rally in Jaipur, Rahul also said that the recent state elections showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi the “power of farmers”, and it is time Indian farmers showed their power to the world.

Vasudev Devnani, former Rajasthan minister: Congress govt doing jumlebaazi, undermining state’s identity

Dotasra’s predecessor in the post, Vasudev Devnani, now the MLA from Ajmer North, told The Indian Express in an interview that the Congress should not remove any mentions or references that the BJP government added.

First case reported under Ashok Gehlot government: Farmer ‘commits suicide’ after cold damages crop

According to brinjal farmer Lehrulal Keer's son, Bherulal, the farmer hung himself to death on finding that most of his standing crop had been damaged due to the prevailing cold wave.

Congress govts claim crisis almost over, urea stocks on way

In Madhya Pradesh, police had to be deployed for distribution of urea in Vidisha on Friday, while they resorted to lathicharge in Shivpuri and Raisen districts after desperate farmers turned unruly.

Rajasthan: Eye on 2019, 18 of 25 Lok Sabha seats represented in Gehlot Cabinet

The names of council of ministers were reportedly finalised by state Congress leaders, including Gehlot and Deputy CM Sachin Pilot, after rounds of discussion with party chief Rahul Gandhi and other senior leaders in New Delhi.

‘Expressing concern about nation I love’: Protests prevent Naseeruddin from opening Ajmer Lit Fest

On Friday, Shah, who was in Ajmer to attend the ALF, said, “I don’t know why (people are criticising the comments), because what I said was as a concerned Indian... I don’t know what I have said now that I’m being called a traitor.

Congress asks Ashok Gehlot to steer Rajasthan with Sachin Pilot by his side

Gandhi met Gehlot and Pilot, who had earlier dug in his heels, to work out a compromise formula. Pilot, who had already conveyed to Gandhi that he had worked hard in the last five years to resurrect the party, settled for the Deputy CM post.

Rajasthan: Fireworks and celebration at Gehlot’s home, calls for resignation outside Pilot’s

Unlike at Ashok Gehlot’s residence, there were few people outside Sachin Pilot’s residence in MLA quarters in Jalupura. The men, most of them youths, said they want Pilot to resign.

Rajasthan CM race: Sachin Pilot versus Ashok Gehlot spills over to the street

Rajasthan Assembly Election Result 2018: The protests prompted Pilot to appeal: "I request all workers to maintain peace and discipline."

Rajasthan: Fewer NOTA votes, reserved seats get big share

Rajasthan has 59 reserved seats — 34 for Scheduled Castes and 25 for Scheduled Tribes — and the outfit had launched a “Mission 59” to win or influence voting in these constituencies.

Task cut out for Congress in Rajasthan: Carry out big promises, check infighting

The party will need to address any internal squabble, as was seen during ticket distribution, which left the Congress with a reduced victory margin.

Rajasthan assembly election result 2018: Ashok Gehlot or Sachin Pilot?

Party calls meet of new legislators, high command to decide candidate.

Rajasthan records 74 per cent voting amid stray incidents

The Congress also claimed that there were around 160 complaints regarding threats issued by BJP workers, attempts to capture booths and violence.

Campaign winds up in Rajasthan, rebels give both sides the jitters

Disgruntled leaders from both parties are contesting as Independents in more than a third of the 200 seats across Rajasthan and the Congress and BJP want to leave little to chance.

Rajasthan elections: Why Dalits are keeping BJP, Congress guessing

With the BSP contesting 197 of the state’s 200 seats, Congress sources admit that a victory is not possible without the support of Dalits.

Rajasthan: In Jhalawar, ‘Madam is like a fortress’, but voices of opposition are rising

Almost everyone you speak with makes it clear as crystal — that Raje, as the outgoing chief minister, has done a lot of “development work”, and they will vote for the BJP.

Jhalrapatan: Against Vasundhara Raje, Congress bets on Armyman-paratrooper Manvendra Singh

Manvendra quit BJP on September 22 and joined Congress on October 17; so there was some opposition within the party when he and some others who joined the party recently got tickets.

Take 5: ‘Jab jaagey, tab savera… We’re first to take steps like banning gorakhdhanda’

The BJP’s manifesto for Rajasthan includes a promise to ban use of the word ‘gorakhdhanda’, saying it maligns Gorakhnath peeth. Senior party leader Onkar Singh Lakhawat explains why:

Rajasthan Assembly elections: ‘PM Modi entered Army’s domain, made surgical strike a political asset’

In an interaction with members of the business community and professionals in Udaipur, Rahul also said that Modi “reached into the Army’s domain and...turned their surgical strike into a political asset”.

Rajasthan elections: Congress govt in state will lead to friction with the Centre, says Modi

Taking a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Modi said the ones who don’t know whether there is a chana plant or a chana tree, who don’t know the difference between moong and masoor, they are now roaming to teach farming to the country.