New Delhi: Ashok Gehlot has been summoned by Congress top brass for a meeting on Thursday despite a dramatic coup by his supporter MLAs, speculations are rife that he could still be in the race, implying that he could be contesting with Shashi Tharoor and Digvijay Singh for the Congress President's post.
Jaipur/IBNS: Rajasthan Congress MLA Shanti Kumar Dhariwal Monday launched a fierce attack on central observer and state in-charge Ajay Maken, alleging that he is working to promote arch-rival Sachin Pilot and there was a deep "conspiracy" to remove Ashok Gehlot from the Chief Minister's post.
Jaipur: The big Congress meet to pick up the next Congress chief minister was stalled as MLAs in Ashok Gehlot's camp underscored that any possible move to appoint Sachin Pilot wouldn't be tolerated.
Jaipur/IBNS: After days of public clash which led the Rajasthan government on the brink of collapse, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and rebel leader Sachin Pilot came together for the first time for a meeting in Jaipur on Thursday, shook hands and later smiled for the camera.
Jaipur/IBNS: Amid an apparent end to Rajasthan political crisis as Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot shook hands with his former deputy Sachin Pilot this evening, BJP announced it will move a no-confidence motion in the special assembly session on Friday, said media reports.
New Delhi/IBNS: Former Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot, who met Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra earlier in the day, said his rebellion was based on ideological issues, which were 'important to be raised.'
Jaipur/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday summoned Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's brother Agrasain Gehlot and asked him to join investigation in an alleged money laundering case linked to the fertiliser export scam that took place between 2007 and 2009.
Jaipur/IBNS: Rajasthan GovernorKalraj Mishra has agreed to call an assembly session provided the government gives a 21-day notice.
New Delhi/IBNS: Rajasthan Speaker CP Joshi have withdrawn his own petition against the high court order seeking a stay on the disqualification of 19 rebel Congress MLAs, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the ongoing political impasse in Rajasthan, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that it appears to be a clear conspiracy by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to topple the Ashok Gehlot government in the state.
Jaipur/UNI: The Rajasthan unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Friday asked the Centre to deploy Central Reserve Police Force in the state to keep law and order in place as Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his supporters have 'gheraoed' the Raj Bhawan.
Jaipur/IBNS: Amid the ongoing power tussle in Rajasthan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has questioned the ruling Congress if the phones of the state leaders are being tapped as case based on the telephonic conversation between BJP leaders has been filed to investigate an alleged conspiracy to topple the Ashok Gehlot government.
New Delhi/IBNS: A team of Rajasthan Police on Friday visited the two fancy resorts in Manesar near New Delhi where the 18 Congress's rebel MLAs from Rajasthan are camping since last weekend.
Jaipur/IBNS: After a Congress Legislative Party meeting on Tuesday removed Sachin Pilot from all the posts he held in Rajasthan, he responded with a one-line tweet, "The truth can be harassed but not defeated."
Jaipur/IBNS: Two MLAs of Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP), who withdrew support from the Congress-led government in Rajasthan have alleged that they have been chased by the police, stopped and virtually held hostage as they tried to leave the state.