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'Find a new party chief,' Sonia Gandhi tells Congress after letter calls for 'sweeping changes'
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'Find a new party chief,' Sonia Gandhi tells Congress after letter calls for 'sweeping changes'

The letter by senior party leaders has sparked off an intense debate within the Congress, with some leaders backing the Gandhi family and others calling for change

Sachin Pilot says Congress leadership will decide appointments in Rajasthan govt, party
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Sachin Pilot says Congress leadership will decide appointments in Rajasthan govt, party

The Tonk MLA, who was removed as Rajasthan Congress chief and deputy CM last month after a rebellion, had on Monday met with Ajay Maken, the new AICC general secretary in-charge for the state

Ajay Maken appointed as Congress in-charge for Rajasthan in place of Avinash Pande
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Ajay Maken appointed as Congress in-charge for Rajasthan in place of Avinash Pande

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi also set up a panel consisting of Maken, Ahmed Patel and KC Venugopal to resolve the issues raised by Sachin Pilot and 18 other MLAs

Rajasthan HC's Chief Justice tests negative for COVID-19; initial report was positive due to technical error, says official
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Rajasthan HC's Chief Justice tests negative for COVID-19; initial report was positive due to technical error, says official

Health authorities have already taken 5,000 samples from the high court and district courts, officials said, adding the sampling will continue in coming days

Rajasthan floor test: Ashok Gehlot govt wins confidence vote; state Assembly to reconvene on 21 Aug
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Rajasthan floor test: Ashok Gehlot govt wins confidence vote; state Assembly to reconvene on 21 Aug

Though the Gehlot government won the confidence vote by voice, Sachin Pilot who was dismissed as deputy CM following a rebellion, was seen sitting next to the Opposition benches away from the chief minister

Congress revokes suspension of rebel Rajasthan MLAs Bhanwarlal Sharma, Vishvendra Singh
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Congress revokes suspension of rebel Rajasthan MLAs Bhanwarlal Sharma, Vishvendra Singh

The MLAs were suspended from the party's primary membership last month over their involvement in a "conspiracy" to topple the Congress govt in the state

BJP to move no-confidence motion against Rajasthan govt even as reports claim possible truce between Gehlot, Pilot
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BJP to move no-confidence motion against Rajasthan govt even as reports claim possible truce between Gehlot, Pilot

Even though the political crisis in the Congress has been resolved, the BJP said, all is still not good in that party as "one is going to East and the other to West"

Sachin Pilot returns to Jaipur month after revolt against Gehlot, says there shouldn't be any 'vendetta politics'
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Sachin Pilot returns to Jaipur month after revolt against Gehlot, says there shouldn't be any 'vendetta politics'

On Monday, a meeting between Sachin Pilot and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had signalled an 'amicable resolution' of the Rajasthan crisis

Rajasthan political crisis: A month after rebellion, Sachin Pilot and loyal MLAs return to party fold; here’s a timeline
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Rajasthan political crisis: A month after rebellion, Sachin Pilot and loyal MLAs return to party fold; here’s a timeline

The rebellion by Sachin Pilot and MLAs loyal to him came only months after Jyotiraditya Scindia left the Congress along with 22 MLAs, toppling the Madhya Pradesh government

Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests COVID-19 positive; Ashok Gehlot, Piyush Goyal wish him speedy recovery
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Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests COVID-19 positive; Ashok Gehlot, Piyush Goyal wish him speedy recovery

The 84-year-old asked those who came in contact with him in the last week to get tested as a precaution

Sachin Pilot 'will work in party's interest', says Congress after ex-deputy CM's meeting with Rahul Gandhi
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Sachin Pilot 'will work in party's interest', says Congress after ex-deputy CM's meeting with Rahul Gandhi

Sachin Pilot and Rahul Gandhi had a 'frank, open and conclusive discussion', AICC general secretary (Organisation) KC Venugopal said in a statement.

Ashok Gehlot says Rajasthan BJP 'ridden with factionalism', questions shifting of MLAs to Gujarat
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Ashok Gehlot says Rajasthan BJP 'ridden with factionalism', questions shifting of MLAs to Gujarat

The BJP had claimed that their MLAs were being harassed by police and the administration at the behest of the Congress government in the state

Six Rajasthan BJP MLAs shifted to Gujarat’s Porbandar ahead of 14 August Assembly session: Sources
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Six Rajasthan BJP MLAs shifted to Gujarat’s Porbandar ahead of 14 August Assembly session: Sources

State BJP chief Satish Poonia denied these claims, adding that all lawmakers are united and will attend a legislature party meet soon (edited)

Countdown for Congress govt in Rajasthan has begun, says Union minister Kailash Chaudhary
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Countdown for Congress govt in Rajasthan has begun, says Union minister Kailash Chaudhary

The BJP leader who is on a three-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Barmer, also said the state government has lost the confidence of the people

Rajasthan MLAs supporting Sachin Pilot say fight against 'dictatorial' working style, not Congress
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Rajasthan MLAs supporting Sachin Pilot say fight against 'dictatorial' working style, not Congress

The statement by senior leaders in the Pilot camp came hours after Randeep Surjewala said the dissident MLAs should give up the hospitality of the BJP if they want to hold a dialogue

Indira Rasoi Yojana to start in Rajasthan from 20 Aug; CM Ashok Gehlot sets Rs 100 crore for scheme
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Indira Rasoi Yojana to start in Rajasthan from 20 Aug; CM Ashok Gehlot sets Rs 100 crore for scheme

The scheme aims to provide quality nutritious food for just Rs 8 to to 4.87 crore people every year and the kitches will be monitored through mobile apps and CCTV, officials said

Rajasthan political crisis: Over 50 MLAs supporting Ashok Gehlot shift to Jaisalmer from Jaipur
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Rajasthan political crisis: Over 50 MLAs supporting Ashok Gehlot shift to Jaisalmer from Jaipur

The decision to shift the MLAs come a day after Gehlot indicated that he will seek a confidence vote when the Assembly convenes next fortnight

Rajasthan Congress MLAs will camp together at Jaipur hotel till Assembly session starts, says party chief whip
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Rajasthan Congress MLAs will camp together at Jaipur hotel till Assembly session starts, says party chief whip

Decision was taken at the Congress Legislature Party meeting at the Fairmont hotel in Jaipur, where MLAs loyal to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot are staying since 13 July

Govind Singh Dotasra takes over as Rajasthan Congress chief; Gehlot says people familiar with his 'working style'
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Govind Singh Dotasra takes over as Rajasthan Congress chief; Gehlot says people familiar with his 'working style'

The Laxmangarh MLA thanked the people of his constituency and said he will work to bring Congress to power again in the 2023 Assembly polls

Raj Bhavan's messaging in Rajasthan and J&K is yet another reminder of gubernatorial overreach in contemporary Indian politics
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Raj Bhavan's messaging in Rajasthan and J&K is yet another reminder of gubernatorial overreach in contemporary Indian politics

It is extremely doubtful whether any canon of gubernatorial propriety allows a Governor to say that the chief minister of the state which he ceremonially heads is running a ‘police state’ as Dhankar did early in May this year.