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19-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Rajasthan announces farm loan waiver up to Rs 2 lakh

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday announced a loan waiver of up to Rs 2 lakh to farmers of the state, fulfilling the promise made by the Congress in its election manifesto.The short-term loan of up to Rs 2 lakh from cooperative banks will be waived...

19-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Ashok Gehlot assumes charge as Rajasthan CM

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday took charge of his office at the secretariat here.He first offered his prayers at the temple situated inside the secretariat complex and then offered floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi. Thereafter,...

17-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Ashok Gehlot sworn in as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot Deputy CM

Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot was sworn in as Chief Minister of Rajasthan for a third time while Sachin Pilot took oath as Deputy Chief Minister at the Albert Hall here on Monday.Governor Kalyan Singh administered the oath of office and secrecy to them...

14-Dec-2018 Jaipur

'Magician' Ashok Gehlot makes the cut again

If not a politician, he would have been a magician. The crafty low-profile Ashok Gehlot emerged the winner in the race for Chief Minister, apparently on the strength of his long experience in politics of Rajasthan which has put the Congress in the saddle...

14-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Crucial decisions always take time : Ashok Gehlot

"Crucial decisions always take time," Congress leader Ashok Gehlot said on Friday, commenting on why the name of Rajasthan Chief Minister had not been announced yet.Gehlot was speaking to the media before the start of a meeting at the residence of Congress President...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Rajasthan BJP MP joins Congress

The BJP on Wednesday suffered a jolt in Rajastahn as one of its MPs, Harish Meena, joined the Congress ahead of the assembly elections on December 7.The Dausa MP and former Rajasthan Director General of Police, Meena was formally inducted into the party...

17-Oct-2018 New Delhi

In big boost, Jaswant's son Manvendra joins Congress

In a big boost to the Congress ahead of Assembly elections in Rajasthan, Manvendra Singh, son of former Union Minister and one of the founders of the BJP, Jaswant Singh, joined the Congress on Wednesday.Singh had a meeting with Congress President Rahul...

17-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Break your silence on Rafale deal: Congress tells Modi

The Congress on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence on the Rafale deal, saying that the fresh documents pertaining to minutes of meetings of two trade unions of Dassualt Aviation reveal that he "facilitated a sweetheart deal"...

30-Aug-2018 Jaipur

Ashok Gehlot urges Raje government to reduce taxes on diesel

As the diesel price in Rajasthan hit Rs 74.23 per litre on Wednesday, former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot urged the state government to reduce taxes on fuel so that farmers can breathe it easy.He said that farmers are quite worried looking at the escalating...

06-Aug-2018 Jaipur

Raje's 'Gaurav Yatra is her 'Vidai Yatra' : Ashok Gehlot

Citing suicide by one more farmer in Rajasthan on Sunday, former state Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday dubbed Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's "Gaurav Yatra" as "Vidai Yatra".In a Facebook post, Gehlot questioned Raje as to which "gaurav" (honour) she...

21-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Rahul's hug of Modi sought to wipe out hate politics : Ashok Gehlot

Congress leader Ashok Gehlot on Saturday backed party President Rahul Gandhi's hugging of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament on Friday,  saying that it was done to wipe out hate politics between the ruling and opposition parties."Modi has hugged...

12-May-2018 New Delhi

Amid talks of orgnaisational changes, Hooda meets Rahul Gandhi

Amid talks of organisational revamp in the party, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and General Secretaty Ashok Gehlot on Saturday met former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.The meeting took place at Hotel Taj Mansingh in Delhi.With assembly election...

07-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Shah's remarks show BJP rattled : Ashok Gehlot

The Congress on Saturday slammed BJP President Amit Shah's remark comparing the opposition parties with various animals, saying he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were making these remarks as they were "rattled".The party also said that Congress leaders...

30-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Ashok Gehlot made Congress organisation incharge

Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot was on Friday appointed General Secretary in charge of organisation and training at the AICC, virtually dimming his chances of becoming Chief Minister if the party wins the Assembly elections in Rajasthan this year end.He...

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