Articles about Ashok Gehlot
25 Jul 2021
After Punjab crisis, Congress working on Rajasthan Cabinet expansion
Shortly after resolving the power tussle in Punjab, Congress is now stepping up efforts to put its house in order in Rajasthan.
12 Jul 2021
Eighteen killed by lightning in Rajasthan, several injured
Eighteen people, including seven children, were killed in separate incidents of lightning in Rajasthan's Jaipur, Kota, Jhalawar, and Dholpur districts on Sunday.
15 Jun 2021
Rajasthan government to begin e-auction to mine pink sandstone
The Rajasthan government will soon begin e-auction of a pink sandstone variety, much sought after by builders including those constructing the Ram temple in Ayodhya, found in the Bansi Paharpur area of Bharatpur.
26 May 2021
Gehlot slams Dr. Vardhan on issue of availability of vaccines
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday accused Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan of making false statements on the issue of the availability of COVID-19 vaccines in the country.
17 Apr 2021
Rajasthan government prepared for second wave of COVID-19: Gehlot
Calling the ongoing second wave of coronavirus infection destructive, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday called upon people to follow all COVID-19-related guidelines strictly and said the government is prepared to meet any challenge.
10 Apr 2021
Night curfew extended in 10 urban areas of Rajasthan
The Rajasthan government on Friday extended night curfew in 10 urban areas till April 30 and its timing, amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in the state.
08 Apr 2021
Rajasthan alleges ventilators received from Centre under PM-CARES are 'faulty'
The government of Rajasthan has written to the central government after receiving complaints from several districts about "faulty" ventilators that it received under the PM CARES fund, The Indian Express reported today.
07 Apr 2021
Finalize integrated COVID-19 control SOP for states, Gehlot urges PM
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him to finalize an integrated standard operating procedure (SOP) for COVID-19 control to ensure better coordination among states, an official release said on Tuesday.
19 Jan 2021
Gujarat: Truck crushes 15 workers from Rajasthan to death
Fifteen migrant laborers from Rajasthan sleeping by the roadside in Gujarat's Surat district died on Tuesday after a truck ran over them.
15 Jan 2021
Bharatpur hooch tragedy: Seven dead, five battling for life
Three more people, taken ill after consuming spurious liquor in Bharatpur, died in a hospital, raising the number of the death toll to seven and prompting the government to suspend several officials for their failure to check the production and sale of the fatal brew.
06 Jan 2021
Monitor national parks, wetlands where birds flock: Gehlot to officials
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday instructed officials to maintain special vigil in view of the death of crows and other birds due to avian influenza.
19 Dec 2020
Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on
On Saturday morning, Congress President Sonia Gandhi met a section of dissenters, whose letter in August had sparked a major leadership crisis within the party.
09 Dec 2020
In Congress-ruled Rajasthan, Congress trails in rural polls, BJP leads
In yet another bout of humiliation for Congress, which is in power in Rajasthan, the party performed poorly in the rural polls. It is said to be trailing in 21 districts where Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad elections were held.
05 Dec 2020
BJP tried to topple Rajasthan government, says CM alleging conspiracy
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of conspiring to topple the state government.
30 Nov 2020
Kejriwal orders price cut for RT-PCR tests in private labs
Soon, RT-PCR tests, the more reliable mode to judge a coronavirus infection, would become cheaper in Delhi's private labs, revealed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday.
02 Nov 2020
Days before Diwali, CM Ashok Gehlot bans firecrackers in Rajasthan
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday issued guidelines to ban firecrackers in the state, to protect the general population and coronavirus-infected from harmful smoke.
09 Oct 2020
Rajasthan: Priest set on fire for resisting land encroachment
A group of six men allegedly poured petrol on a 50-year-old priest and set him on fire in Rajasthan's Karauli, leading to his demise, reports said today. The priest was attacked over a land dispute and breathed his last at Jaipur's Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Hospital.
01 Sep 2020
Amid coronavirus crisis, JEE exam begins with stringent precautions
After much furor and protests, the JEE examination, meant for admission in prestigious government-run engineering colleges, started today and will continue till September 6.
18 Aug 2020
Scindia says Congress questions capable leaders, cites Pilot's example
BJP's Jyotiraditya Scindia launched a scathing attack at his former party Congress on Monday saying that capable leaders are questioned there while citing Sachin Pilot, who was the Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan until recently, as an example.
14 Aug 2020
Rajasthan: After weeks of turmoil, CM Gehlot wins trust vote
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot easily sailed through the trust vote in Assembly today, capping weeks of political crisis that had threatened his chair.
14 Aug 2020
All of us are united: Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan Assembly
Rajasthan's former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, whose "homecoming" happened after weeks, declared in the Rajasthan Assembly today that 125 legislators are united, putting an end to a bitter battle with senior Ashok Gehlot.
13 Aug 2020
Rajasthan: BJP will bring no-confidence motion, but Gehlot is 'safe'
On Thursday, opposition BJP declared that it will bring a no-confidence motion tomorrow in Rajasthan Assembly, but Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has little to worry as Congress has mended ties with the rebels.
12 Aug 2020
Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi passes away after suffering cardiac arrest
Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi died on Wednesday due to a cardiac arrest. The Congress party confirmed the news of Tyagi's death through social media.
12 Aug 2020
As Pranab Mukherjee remains critical, daughter Sharmistha makes a wish
Congress member Sharmistha Mukherjee, the daughter of former President Pranab Mukherjee, put out a tweet on Wednesday suggesting that she has surrendered in front of Almighty, just as the 84-year-old continues to remain critical.
11 Aug 2020
Rajasthan: Ties mended with Congress, Sachin Pilot bound for Jaipur
Congress leader Sachin Pilot's homecoming in Congress is now complete, as he will be back in Rajasthan's capital Jaipur today, weeks after he went rogue and rebelled against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.
10 Aug 2020
Sachin Pilot meets Gandhis; Congress panel to address his grievances
Rebel Congress leader Sachin Pilot met with the party's Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday. The meeting lasted about two-three hours.
10 Aug 2020
Rajasthan: Courtesy "poaching attempts" by Congress, BJP shifts its MLAs
As a political crisis in Rajasthan rages on, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has shifted 19 of its MLAs to Gujarat, where it is in power, while blaming intimidation and harassment by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's government for it.
04 Aug 2020
Rajasthan: How CM Gehlot is reaching out to rebel MLAs
In a development that reaffirms that there are no permanent foes and friends in politics, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has tried to reach out to MLAs close to his former deputy Sachin Pilot ahead of the crucial Assembly session.
31 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: Fearing horse-trading, Ashok Gehlot shifting his loyalists again
Congress leader and Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot is planning to shift his loyal MLAs from a resort near Jaipur to another facility in Jaisalmer, to thwart rival BJP's attempts of horse-trading, reports said on Friday.
30 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: Will attend Assembly session, announces Sachin Pilot's "rebellious" team
Hours after Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra approved Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's plea for convening an Assembly session from August 14, former deputy CM Sachin Pilot's aide announced they would participate in the proceedings, reports NDTV.
30 Jul 2020
Rajasthan stand-off ends, Governor orders Assembly session from August 14
In fifteen days from now, the Rajasthan Assembly will meet, as per an order of Governor Kalraj Mishra, who for days has rebuffed Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's repetitive pleas to call the House.
29 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: Governor rejects CM Gehlot's proposal for Assembly, again
For the third time since Rajasthan plunged into a political crisis, Governor Kalraj Mishra rejected Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's proposal for an Assembly session, prompting the senior Congress leader to head towards Raj Bhavan to understand "what the Governor wants."
28 Jul 2020
Gehlot government seeks Assembly-session from Friday in proposal to Governor
After Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot chaired a Cabinet meeting, the state government on Tuesday sent a fresh proposal to the Governor seeking Assembly session from July 31.
27 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: Governor okay with Assembly session but has questions
In a new development related to the impasse in Rajasthan, Governor Kalraj Mishra on Monday said he wasn't averse to calling an Assembly session but wanted Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to clarify three things.
27 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: BSP's Mayawati wants her MLAs back, will approach court
Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) played its cards in the raging political crisis of Rajasthan by announcing that it would approach the high court to reclaim six MLAs, who "merged" with Congress in 2019.
25 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: Gehlot convenes late-night meeting, pressure mounts for floor test
The political drama in Rajasthan extended well into the night, with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot chairing a cabinet meeting at his residence last night, hours after his loyalists staged a dharna at Raj Bhavan to pressurize Governor Kalraj Mishra for an Assembly session.
24 Jul 2020
Rajasthan crisis: Gehlot meets Governor, Congress MLAs stage dharna
After a setback at Rajasthan High Court earlier today, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot returned to the battleground, with all his claws intact, asking Governor Kalraj Mishra to convene a special session of the Assembly and reject the pressure from "above."
24 Jul 2020
Another win for Team Pilot, Rajasthan HC orders status quo
In what qualifies as yet another win for former Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot, and another setback for CM Ashok Gehlot, the Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered that the status quo must be maintained on the disqualification notices.
23 Jul 2020
Rajasthan crisis: Breather for Sachin Pilot in Supreme Court
Sachin Pilot, the sacked Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and 18 other dissident MLAs got a breather on Thursday as the Supreme Court refused to stay Rajasthan High Court's Tuesday verdict, wherein Speaker CP Joshi was directed to not decide on their disqualifications until Friday.
23 Jul 2020
Rajasthan political crisis: Important hearing in Supreme Court today
Today, the Supreme Court will take up the matter, pertaining to the political crisis in Rajasthan after Speaker CP Joshi disagreed with the outcome in Rajasthan High Court.