Editorial: Rajasthan rumblings

Charges and counter-charges are flying thick and fast in Rajasthan political arena, ever since the simmering differences between Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and (former) Deputy CM Sachin Pilot blew into an all out war. Continue Reading

Congress sacks Sachin Pilot

Despite last minute efforts by Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi, revolting Rajashthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot today skipped the second meeting of the party’s legislators. Following this, the party has decided to sack him. Continue Reading

Congress to sack Sachin Pilot?

Despite last minute efforts by Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi, revolting Rajashthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot today skipped the second meeting of the party’s legislators. Following this, it is said the party has decided to sack him. Continue Reading

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka call up Sachin to strike compromise

Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra spoke to Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and sought to persuade him to return to Jaipur. However, it is said Pilot is sticking to his guns. Continue Reading

Cong MLAs holed up in hotel, party invites Sachin Pilot to MLAs meet

Congress MLAs spent Monday night in a resort near Jaipur after a legislature party meeting, where they expressed support for Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, with Deputy CM Sachin Pilot’s rebellion threatening the government. Continue Reading

Rajasthan: Amid threat from Pilot, Cong issues whip to MLAs

With Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot claiming that he has the support of 30 legislators, he Congress has issued a whip to all party MLAs to attend the CLP meeting today. Continue Reading

Sachin Pilot claims support of 30 MLAs, Cong says Gehlot backed by 109 legislators

Amid deepening crisis in Rajasthan Congress, Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot has opted out of a meeting of party MLAs called by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot at his residence in Jaipur. Continue Reading