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Sachin Pilot hints at another expansion to pacify disgruntled MLAs

Sachin Pilot hints at another expansion to pacify disgruntled MLAs

JAIPUR: Discontent growing among veterans denied ministership in CM ‘s new government, deputy CM on Tuesday hinted at another in the offing. “Every division of the state has representation in the council of ministers. It was the first expansion. Another may happen in some time. Several legislators will get a […]

Noisy scenes witnessed at Kaman and Gudhamalani

Noisy scenes witnessed at Kaman and Gudhamalani

ALWAR/JAISALMER: Noisy scenes were witnessed when angry supporters of Zahida Khan, Congress MLA from Kaman and Hemaram Chaudhary from Gudhamalani showed their resentment for not giving the MLAs cabinet berth. At several places in Mewat region and western protests were organised by the supporters who also burnt tyres. Supporters also […]

5,000 cops for oath ceremony; city witnesses traffic snarls

5,000 cops for oath ceremony; city witnesses traffic snarls

JAIPUR: At least 5,000 policemen were on duty during the swearing-in ceremony of chief minister and deputy chief minister . More than 1,000 policemen remained on alert on at Albert Hall and nearby areas since Sunday to make it a successful event on Monday. Senior officers from the Jaipur Police […]

Now, focus on contenders for cabinet berths

Now, focus on contenders for cabinet berths

JAIPUR: With the swearing-in of chief minister and deputy chief minister over, the focus in political circles has shifted to who among the newly elected Congress, its allies and independent lawmakers would make it to the state ministerial berths. Vasundhara Raje & Ashok Gehlot Senior MLAs who were ministers in […]

Gehlot sworn in as CM for 3rd time with Pilot in tow

Gehlot sworn in as CM for 3rd time with Pilot in tow

JAIPUR: became Rajasthan‘s chief minister for the third time, while assumed office as the state‘s deputy chief minister on Monday. Governor Kalyan Singh administered the CM‘s oath to Gehlot but that of a minister to Pilot as the post of deputy CM is not recognised under the Constitution. After the […]

Former PMs, grand alliance leaders to attend swearing-in ceremony

Former PMs, grand alliance leaders to attend swearing-in ceremony

JAIPUR: Almost a week after Congress was voted to power in the state, veteran leader and PCC chief would be sworn in as the state‘s chief minister and deputy chief minister, respectively, in a grand ceremony at the Albert Hall on Monday morning. The swearing in ceremony of the two […]

Rajasthan govt announces farm loan waiver

Rajasthan govt announces farm loan waiver

JAIPUR: Chief minister on Wednesday announced that farm loans up to Rs 2 lakh defaulted till November this year will be waived. The CM said it would cost the state exchequer Rs 18,000 crore. is the fourth state to waive farm loans after Congress-held MP and and BJP-held . The […]

Sachin Pilot given a raw deal, lament his unhappy supporters

Sachin Pilot given a raw deal, lament his unhappy supporters

JAIPUR: There were moist eyes and crestfallen faces outside Sachin Pilot?s residence on Friday as appalled supporters minced no words in resenting the Congress party?s decision in not electing Pilot as the chief minister. Some took out blades and tore apart the Congress party posters outside the deputy CM-elect?s house […]

Rahul Gandhi to attend Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot swearing-in at Albert Hall

Rahul Gandhi to attend Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot swearing-in at Albert Hall

JAIPUR: Congress president Rahul Gandhi and top leaders of the opposition parties? ?grand alliance? would participate in the oath-taking ceremony of as chief minister and as deputy chief minister here on Monday. The ceremony will be held at the Albert Hall around 10am. Gandhi and the ?grand alliance? partners would […]

Supporters of Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot show their might

Supporters of Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot show their might

JAIPUR: While the Congress central leadership delayed its decision on who would be Rajasthan?s chief minister, the supporters of potential candidates and held demonstrations and shouted slogans here all through Thursday. Even as hectic parleys were being held by Congress top leaders in New Delhi, the Pradesh Congress Committee (RPCC) […]