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Rajasthan political crisis

Jul 15, 2020 23:48
Political experts said the Congress was still keen on retaining a senior leader like Sachin Pilot in its fold despite what Ashok Gehlot said. read more
Jul 15, 2020 23:46
In response to Ashok Gehlot’s comment that the Congress had proof of the BJP tying to topple the government, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said the CM should furnish the proof and reveal who all were part of the conspiracy. read more
Jul 15, 2020 23:45
Gehlot , Randeep Singh Surjewala, Ajay Maken, and Avinash Pandey held frequent consultations with Singhvi, who was assisted by other lawyers. They relied on the Rajasthan’s state anti-defection law and the Constitution’s 10th schedule to make the disqualification case against Pilot and lawmakers loyal to him. read more
Jul 15, 2020 23:43
Congress leaders involved in the strategy said on condition of anonymity that Pilot’s conduct, statements by his close aides and his absence from two meetings of the Congress legislature party in Rajasthan together make a strong case for his disqualification. read more
Jul 15, 2020 23:43
Ashok Gehlot insisted his team has proof that Congress lawmakers were being lured into a rebellion against the government. read more
Jul 15, 2020 11:59
The Congress accused his camp of “conspiring” with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to destabilise the government. read more
Jul 15, 2020 10:39
The statement was issued through Pilot’s official WhatsApp group and signed by Congress leaders Vishvender Singh, Ramesh Meena and Deepender Shekhawat. read more
Jul 15, 2020 05:40
Satish Poonia, the BJP’s Rajasthan chief, said they were not demanding anything as of now while calling Gehlot’s government inept and corrupt. read more
Jul 15, 2020 05:31
The power struggle between Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot has been going on for a long time. It escalated after the Congress came to power in the 2018 assembly elections. read more
Jul 15, 2020 04:57
The situation in Rajasthan could change if some MLAs who attended the CLP meeting decide to switch to Pilot’s side. There is no indication at the moment that this could happen. read more
Jul 15, 2020 02:03
Since Pilot was considered close to Rahul Gandhi, the Gehlot camp viewed his appointment as state chief as an attempt to cut the veteran leader to size. read more
Jul 15, 2020 01:57
Congress general secretary in charge of Rajasthan, Avinash Pande, said the party had initiated the process of issuing notices to the MLAs who did not attend the Congress Legislature Party meeting. read more
Jul 15, 2020 01:49
A Rajasthan Congress functionary said on condition of anonymity that Gehlot was able to convince four Pilot loyalists that they would have no future with Pilot, who was then rumoured to be joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). read more
Jul 15, 2020 01:42
As the intra-Congress battle took a decisive turn, the BJP — which had, so far, claimed to be just “watching the developments” and blamed it on the Gandhi family — indicated that its doors were open for Pilot, and claimed that Gehlot’s government had lost its majority. read more
Jul 15, 2020 00:49
Whether Sachin Pilot has the support of 30 MLAs or if that number could eventually turn out to be a few more or a little less on the floor of the house, could be crucial. read more