Sachin Pilot reaches Sonia Gandhi’s residence for meeting | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader and former Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot reached Congress president Sonia Gandhi‘s residence here on Thursday for a meeting with her. Pilot reached Gandhi’s residence hours after his bete noire and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had met her and later announced that he would not contest the Congress […]

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How Rajasthan political crisis robs Congress of claims about Bharat Jodo Yatra | India News

NEW DELHI: Soon after the Congress‘s Bharat Jodo Yatra was launched on September 7, the party has been accusing its rival BJP of “headline management” in a bid to divert the people’s attention from the ambitious programme. However, the political crisis in Rajasthan following the defiance by MLAs loyal to chief minister Ashok Gehlot has […]

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Getting MLAs to switch was Maken’s Pilot project: Ashok Gehlot loyalist Shanti Dhariwal | India News

JAIPUR: Congress‘s game of thrones in Rajasthan became further embroiled in intrigue on Monday after parliamentary affairs minister and Ashok Gehlot loyalist Shanti Dhariwal alleged a “100% conspiracy” against the chief minister by AICC’s state-in-charge Ajay To make and the former’s bete noire Sachin Pilot. “A Congress general secretary is canvassing for a person who, […]

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Congress president election: Is Rajasthan going the Punjab way? | India News

NEW DELHI: Instability has come back to haunt the Congress in Rajasthan after two years. The Congress leadership’s move to replace Amarinder Singh with Charanjit Singh Channi in September last year as the Punjab CM a few months before the state poll had cost it dear. Its similar bid to change the chief minister of […]

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Explained: Rajasthan crisis, sulking Ashok Gehlot loyalists, and what it means for Congress president polls | India News

NEW DELHI: Trouble is brewing in Rajasthan yet again after dozens of Congress MLAs loyal to chief minister Ashok Gehlot raised a banner of revolt late Sunday night and submitted their resignation to the speaker. The flashpoint, as always, is the leadership tussle between Gehlot and former deputy CM Sachin Pilot. Legislators belonging to Team […]

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Parallel meeting of Gehlot loyalist MLAs amounts to indiscipline: Maken | India News

JAIPUR: Congress in-charge for Rajasthan Ajay To make on Monday slammed the MLAs loyal to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot for setting conditions for a party resolution, terming it a “conflict of interest”, and said their decision to hold a parallel meeting amounted to indiscipline. The MLAs loyal to Gehlot had on Sunday night submitted […]

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Rahul Gandhi resumes Bharat Jodo Yatra from Kerala’s Madavana, pays tributes to Sree Narayana Guru | India News

KOCHI: Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday resumed his party’s Bharat Jodo Yatra from Madavana near here after paying floral tributes to social reformer Sree Narayana Guru. The Wayanad MP was accompanied by Congress leader Sachin Pilotamong others, as he began the 14th day of the yatra. “An inspiring start to the day. Offered […]

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