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15-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Ashok Gehlot meets Nirmala Sitharaman, seeks approval for water projects

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday and requested the central government to approve the proposals for several drinking water projects and the timely release of funds for the centrally-sponsored schemes.According...

01-Jun-2019 Jaipur

Ashok Gehlot rejects resignation of Minister Lal Chand Kataria

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday rejected the resignation of state Minister Lal Chand Kataria who had resigned a few days back taking moral  responsibility for the Congress party's defeat in the Lok Sabha elections in his constituency by over one...

30-May-2019 Jaipur

BJP trying to trip opposition governments : Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday accused the BJP of trying to dismantle the opposition parties governments in West Bengal, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.Gehlot tweeted: "Even before the swearing in ceremony of newly-elected BJP (Bharatiya Janata...

16-May-2019 Jaipur

Rahul meets Alwar gangrape victim, promises justice

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met the Alwar gang-rape victim, and promised her and the family of justice.Speaking to the media after the meeting in Thanagaazi, Gandhi said that this was an emotional issue for him and not a political one."The victim...

13-May-2019 Jaipur

Ashok Gehlot says Narendra Modi playing politics on Alwar rape

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of playing politics on the Alwar gang-rape and using the issue as a political tool to draw mileage in the Lok Sabha elections.Speaking to the media at his residence, he said Modi...

03-May-2019 Jaipur

RSS should do politics on front foot: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday made a scathing attack on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in a series of tweets, saying the right wing organisation should do politics on front foot.Gehlot tweeted, "The RSS must do politics on the front foot....

01-May-2019 Jaipur

With Modi in Jaipur, Ashok Gehlot drafts 41 questions for him

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday made scathing attacks on the BJP and RSS a few hours before the visit of the Prime Minister in Jaipur and distributed a pamphlet to  media listing 41 questions for him.These questions included: How many jobs have...

24-Apr-2019 Jodhpur

Modi weakening democracy in name of nationalism : Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was trying to weaken the country's democracy in the name of nationalism.Emphasizing that Modi was raising irrelevant issues to hide his own failures, Gehlot told a press...

17-Apr-2019 Jaipur

Kovind remark 'twisted' as BJP hits back :Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot here on Wednesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made Ramnath Kovind the President ahead of the 2017 Assembly elections in Gujarat to balance caste equations and garner votes from a particular community.Addressing a...

14-Mar-2019 Jaipur

PM Modi is an excellent actor : Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an excellent actor who could be quite successful if he tried his skills in Bollywood.Gehlot was addressing a gathering in Laxmangarh. This was the first public gathering...

05-Mar-2019 Jaipur

Modi playing politics over air strike : Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of playing politics over the IAF air strike in Balakot to draw political mileage.Addressing a press conference here, Gehlot said Modi should answer the queries raised by senior...

24-Feb-2019 Jaipur

PM-KISAN Scheme won't help Modi win elections : Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of cashing in on farmers' plight for votes and said that launching the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme at end of his tenure will not help him win the elections.Modi...

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...

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