Sachin Pilot

Cong to review all in-charge of states post MP, Raj fiasco

NEW DELHI: The Rajasthan political turmoil may have ended, but the grand old party has learnt a lesson.

Gehlot seeks to put a lid on Rajasthan crisis

JAIPUR: A day after MLAs from Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's camp expressed their annoyance over the induction of former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and his rebel MLAs back into the Congress, Gehlot on Wednesday sought to put a lid on the crisis.

Raj revolt resolution on cards as Pilot meets Rahul, Priyanka
NEW DELHI: Amid efforts to bring rebel Rajasthan leader Sachin Pilot and his supporters back into the party fold, the sulking leader met Rahul Gandhi at his residence on Monday and a rapprochement seems to have been arrived at, top Congress sources said.
Priyanka meets Rahul amid talks of truce with Pilot

NEW DELHI: Amid talks of a truce with rebel Rajasthan Congress leader Sachin Pilot, party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi met former party chief Rahul Gandhi at his residence at Tughlak Lane here on Monday.

Gehlot govt's new notification allows Raje to stay in Jaipur bungalow

JAIPUR: Amid the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's government recently brought in a new notification which permits former CM Vasundhara Raje to continue staying in the much-controversial bungalow number 13 in Civil Lines in Jaipur.

It's unfortunate that Gehlot govt is working from hotels: Raj Guv

JAIPUR: As the MLAs of the Ashok Gehlot-led Rajasthan government camp in a palatial hotel in Jaisalmer fearing poaching threats from Sachin Pilot-led rebel camp and the opposition BJP, Governor Kalraj Mishra, in an exclusive interview with IANS, says "Its unfortunate that the state govt is working from hotels".

'Raj HC exceeded jurisdiction': Cong chief whip also moves SC

NEW DELHI: After the Rajasthan Assembly Speaker moved the Supreme Court against the state high court's July 24 order, Congress chief whip Mahesh Joshi has also moved the apex court, challenging the order staying proceedings on his petitions seeking disqualification of 19 rebel MLAs, including dropped Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot.

R'sthan Cong MLAs shifted to Jaisalmer amid horse trading allegations

JAIPUR: Amid allegations of horse trading, the Rajasthan Congress MLAs staying at a hotel in Jaipur have been shifted to Jaisalmer for the next 14 days on Friday.

Horse trading rates up in state after session announced: Gehlot

JAIPUR: Making the latest taunt on rebel Sachin Pilot camp, chief minister Ashok Gehlot said that horse trading rates in Rajasthan have gone higher as new rates have been announced soon after the Assembly session date was finalised on Wednesday

Gehlot on Thursday met the MLAs camping in Fairmont Hotel and said that they will have to stay in the hotel till August 14 as the Governor has given his nod to call a special assembly session from the said date.

Amid Raj political crisis, Pilot wishes Speaker, PCC chief

JAIPUR: Sachin Pilot, Rajasthan's former deputy Chief Minister, on Wednesday, left the Congress workers surprised when he extended birthday wishes to Rajasthan Speaker C.

Gehlot's brother skips ED summon in fertilizer scam case

NEW DELHI: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's elder brother Agrasain Gehlot on Wednesday skipped the Enforcement Directorate (ED) summon for questioning in connection with an alleged Rs 150 crore fertilizer scam.

Pilot camp MLA moves HC demanding NIA probe

JAIPUR: In another twist to the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, rebel Congress MLA Bhanwarlal Sharma from the Sachin Pilot camp, filed a plea in the Rajasthan High Court seeking the transfer of investigation of the case with reference to the audio tapes case released by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's camp that hinted at an alleged conspiracy to topple the Gehlot government, to the National Investigation Agency from the Special Operations Group, which is presently probing the case.

ED summons Gehlot's brother for questioning in fertilizer scam

NEW DELHI: More troubles for Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's elder brother Agrasain Gehlot seems to be coming up as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned him for questioning in fertilizer scam case.

R'sthan Congress: Suspense, surprise, contradicting strategies

JAIPUR: The story of Rajasthan Congress after being split and divided in two groups led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and ex-Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, seems to be getting all the more complicated with elements of suspense, surprise and contradicting strategies.

"Call assembly session," Rahul asks Rajasthan Governor

NEW DELHI: Alleging Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of indulging into a "conspiracy" to destabilise the Congress-led Rajasthan government, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi demanded Governor Kalraj Mishra to convene the assembly session.

Tell us your grievances: Congress to Sachin Pilot

NEW DELHI: In a bid to pacify rebel Congress leader Sachin Pilot, the party has reached out to him through the media and suggested him to air his grievances.

'Agrasain Gehlot knowingly became part of smuggling syndicate'

NEW DELHI: Even as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) took over the probe into the fertilizer scam, a report by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has charged Agrasain Gehlot, elder brother of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, of "knowingly" becoming part of a "smuggling syndicate" by supplying it subsidised Muriate of Potash (MOP).

Gehlot, MLAs at Rajasthan Guv's residence to showcase support

JAIPUR: Amid the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and MLAs from his camp reached the Raj Bhavan on Friday afternoon and were seen raising slogans to demand the Assembly's special session soon, as they sat in the lawn by following social distancing norms.

Raj CM to meet Guv, parade MLAs before him

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will meet Governor Kalraj Mishra this afternoon along with the Congress MLAs supporting his government to show the majority he enjoys in the House, officials said on Friday.

Raj HC asks Speaker for status quo on rebel Cong MLAs

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered a status quo with regard to disqualification notices issued to the 19 rebel Congress MLAs, even as it accepted a plea filed by MLA Prithviraj Meena, one of the petitioners, to make the Centre a party to the ongoing case.

Notice to MLAs: Rajasthan HC accepts plea to make Centre a party

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan High Court on Friday accepted a plea filed by Congress MLA Prithviraj Meena to make the Centre a party to an ongoing case filed by former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and 18 other party MLAs following disqualification notices to them by the Assembly Speaker.

Pilot can become CM if situation allows: Poonia

JAIPUR: At a time when Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has been accusing the BJP of horse trading and making all efforts to topple his government amid the Covid-19 crisis, the state BJP chief has also showered a barrage of questions on the CM saying that his party should set its own house in order before pointing fingers at others.

Hope PM won't give place to opportunists: Kamal Nath

NEW DELHI: Amid the buzz of a cabinet reshuffle in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath in a letter to Modi has said that he hopes the defectors will be not be given a place in the cabinet and asked him to save the democratic values.

Congress mulling floor test in Rajasthan to prove majority

NEW DELHI: After the Supreme Court refused to interfere with the Rajasthan High Court hearing the plea of 19 rebels MLAs, led by former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, against a disqualification notice, the Congress is contemplating to go in for a floor test in the Assembly to establish its majority.

Rajasthan HC can pass orders on plea of rebel Cong MLAs: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to accede to Rajasthan Assembly Speaker's request to stay the Rajasthan High Court proceedings on Sachin Pilot and MLAs' petition against disqualification notice.

SC on Raj case: Voice of dissent can't be suppressed, then democracy will shut

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday observed out loud that the voice of dissent cannot be suppressed, or else democracy will shut down.

Pilot camp MLA wants Centre to be party in petition against Speaker

JAIPUR: Congress MLA Prithviraj Meena filed an application before Rajasthan High Court seeking Centre to be impleaded in the ongoing case filed by rebel Sachin Pilot and 18 other MLAs case challenging Para 2 (1) (a) of the Schedule X of the Constitution.

ED raids house of Raj CM's brother, Cong questions timing

NEW DELHI: As the Enforcement Directorate (ED) carried out searches on Wednesday at over a dozen locations in Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and West Bengal in the fertiliser scam case, including the house of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's brother Agrasain Gehlot, the congress questioned the timing of the action.

Fertiliser scam: ED raids house of Raj CM's brother, other places

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is carrying out searches on Wednesday at over a dozen locations in Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and West Bengal in the fertiliser scam case, including the residence of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's brother Agrasain Gehlot.

Will move SC to avert constitutional crisis in Rajasthan: Speaker

JAIPUR: A day after the Sachin Pilot camp got a breather from the Rajasthan High Court, Assembly Speaker CP Joshi on Wednesday said that he will file a Special Leave Petition in the Supreme Court to avert what he called a constitutional crisis in the state.

Another breather for Pilot as HC reserves order till July 24

JAIPUR: In another respite for rebel Congress leader Sachin Pilot and his supporting MLAs, the Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday asked the Assembly Speaker not to take any action against them till Friday when it will deliver its order on their petition.

Court verdict will decide Pilot's fate in Rajasthan politics

NEW DELHI: Amid the political battle between Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, all eyes are now on the Rajasthan High Court.

Netizens vent anger on social media as Cong MLAs chill in luxury

JAIPUR: As pictures of Rajasthan Congress MLAs from the Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot camp are going viral in which they are seen doing yoga, playing football, watching movies in five star property Fairmont Hotel, netizens are venting their anger on social media.

CBI quizzing Rajasthan CM's OSD in SHO suicide case

NEW DELHI/JAIPUR: A day after questioning Congress MLA Krishna Poonia in the suicide case of a Rajasthan Police officer, the CBI was on Tuesday quizzing the Chief Minister's OSD Devalal Saini in the matter, official sources said.

CBI not allowed in Rajasthan sans state govt's permission

JAIPUR: The officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will not be allowed in Rajasthan without the permission of the state government, said a notification issued by the state's Home Department.

Rahul slams Modi's 'Atmanirbhar' call, questions priorities
NEW DELHI: Continuing his attack on the Modi government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday taunted the much-hyped 'Atmanirbhar' (self reliant) programme of the Centre and called out the "misplaced" priorities given to events since February when Covid cases were just starting off which amounted to 11-lakh by July third week.
Pilot petition is pre-matured, should be rejected: Singhvi

JAIPUR: During the hearing in the Rajasthan High Court on a petition filed by Congress rebel Sachin Pilot and 18 other Congress MLAs against disqualification notices issued to them by the Assembly Speaker, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing on behalf of the Speaker, argued that the petition of the Pilot faction is pre-matured and hence should be dismissed.

Gehlot fires fresh salvo at Pilot, says he played dirty game

JAIPUR: Amid the ongoing political turmoil in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday fired a fresh salvo at his political rival Sachin Pilot alleging that he played a very dirty game and conspired to topple his own government.

20 calls to Pilot to return to Congress go futile

NEW DELHI: Amid internal rift in Rajasthan Congress, where former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot rebelled against the party and decided to be elusive with his supporting 18 MLAs, Congress sources say that the party leadership has tried its best to retain Pilot in the party fold.

BJP's only grievance is why tapes were recorded: Congress

NEW DELHI: Soon after the BJP on Saturday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged phone tapping of the political leaders in Rajasthan, the Congress hit back saying that the BJP has accepted that it was behind the political crisis and their only grievance is why tapes were recorded.

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