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Didn’t hanker for post, wanted self-respect, says Pilot after meeting

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indicating an end to the rebellion in the Congress’ Rajasthan unit, a meeting took place between Sachin Pilot and his loyalists and the three-member panel formed by interim party chief Sonia Gandhi to look...

‘Done deal’: Congress hints at understanding with Pilot camp

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid speculation of a meeting between rebel Rajasthan leader Sachin Pilot and Rahul Gandhi, top sources in the Congress have claimed that a deal has been struck between the two sides and a formal...

Why can’t Parliament meet virtually, asks Jairam Ramesh

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has kicked up a row by questioning the government over not convening the Parliament session and even comparing it to Pakistan.Jairam Ramesh questioned, “How is it that even Pakistani Parliament...

Singhvi advocates aggressive policy to counter China

New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India needs to instil fear in the minds of Communist China if it has to achieve equilibrium in the bilateral relationship, Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi has said, calling for comprehensive and aggressive change in...

R’sthan Cong MLAs shifted to Jaisalmer amid horse trading allegations

Jaipur, July 31 (IANS) Amid allegations of horse trading, the Rajasthan Congress MLAs staying at a hotel in Jaipur have been shifted to Jaisalmer for the next 14 days on Friday. The Rajasthan Assembly is scheduled to convene on...

Horse trading rates up in state after session announced: Gehlot

Jaipur, July 31 (IANS) Making the latest taunt on rebel Sachin Pilot camp, chief minister Ashok Gehlot said that horse trading rates in Rajasthan have gone higher as new rates have been announced soon after the Assembly session date...

Gehlot knocks at PM, President doors to resolve Rajasthan crisis

Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) The ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan seems to be now reaching the doors of the Prime Minister and the President as chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday revealed that he has spoken to Prime Minister...

Rajasthan Speaker withdraws plea in SC against High Court order

New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Rajasthan Assembly Speaker CP Joshi on Monday withdrew his plea from Supreme Court against the High Court order asking him to defer his decision on disqualification notices issued to former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin...

Voice of dissent can’t be suppressed, then democracy will shut: SC on Rajasthan case

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday observed out loud that the voice of dissent cannot be suppressed, or else democracy will shut down. It also wanted to know whether there was democracy within the Congress...

20 telephone calls to Sachin Pilot to return to Congress go futile

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Amid internal rift in Rajasthan Congress, where former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot rebelled against the party and decided to be elusive with his supporting 18 MLAs, Congress sources say that the party leadership...

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Rs 6K cr grant released to help 14 states in Covid fight

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‘Invented in India and atmavishwas is the key to Atmanirbhar Bharat’, says Mashelkar

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IPL 13: BCCI team to arrive in UAE later this month for recce of facilities

Dubai (IANS) A top delegation of BCCI officials is expected to arrive in Dubai by the third week of August to do a recce...

Rs 6K cr grant released to help 14 states in Covid fight

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