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Callously pushed into unemployment, Rajasthan's Giral village residents scoff at govt claims on tackling joblessness
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Callously pushed into unemployment, Rajasthan's Giral village residents scoff at govt claims on tackling joblessness

Today, the farmers of Giral village, 40 kilometres north of Barmer, are landless and jobless.

Ashok Gehlot takes oath as Rajasthan chief minister in Jaipur; Vasundhara Raje, Farooq Abdullah in attendance
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Ashok Gehlot takes oath as Rajasthan chief minister in Jaipur; Vasundhara Raje, Farooq Abdullah in attendance

Ashok Gehlot took oath as Rajasthan's chief minister on Monday on the premises of the historic Albert Hall in Jaipur. Along with Gehlot, Congress leader Sachin Pilot also took oath as deputy chief minister of Rajasthan.

Ashok Gehlot is next Rajasthan CM: How Congress veteran won nod from Rahul Gandhi over young turk Sachin Pilot
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Ashok Gehlot is next Rajasthan CM: How Congress veteran won nod from Rahul Gandhi over young turk Sachin Pilot

Given his rich experience as a two-term chief minister, Gehlot is time-tested and has a strong appeal across political parties in Rajasthan.

Ashok Gehlot's Kattappa-like loyalty to three generations of Gandhi family helped him ride his luck... yet again
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Ashok Gehlot's Kattappa-like loyalty to three generations of Gandhi family helped him ride his luck... yet again

A Katappa-isque loyalty that makes him serve the crown in Rajasthan must undoubtedly Ashok Gehlot's his biggest asset, without it he would not have survived for almost five decades in the Congress.

Rajasthan polls: Despite Ajmer debacle in 2014, Sachin Pilot leads Vasundhara Raje, Ashok Gehlot in race to CM post
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Rajasthan polls: Despite Ajmer debacle in 2014, Sachin Pilot leads Vasundhara Raje, Ashok Gehlot in race to CM post

Every pre-poll survey in Rajasthan, where Assembly election is scheduled to be held on December 7, has indicated Sachin Pilot is the first choice of the electorate.

Rajasthan polls: As Vasundhara Raje grapples with anti-incumbency, BJP hopes for best but braces for backlash
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Rajasthan polls: As Vasundhara Raje grapples with anti-incumbency, BJP hopes for best but braces for backlash

Insecurity and palace intrigue probably distracted Vasundhara Raje and as a result, governance suffered

Rajasthan polls: Vasundhara Raje grips state BJP; Sachin Pilot toils but Ashok Gehlot may be Congress' CM pick
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Rajasthan polls: Vasundhara Raje grips state BJP; Sachin Pilot toils but Ashok Gehlot may be Congress' CM pick

To take on Vasundhara, Raje naming Ashok Gehlot as the chief ministerial candidate would be the best option for Rahul Gandhi.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93: Bhishma Pitamaha of Indian politics, former prime minister was humanity personified
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93: Bhishma Pitamaha of Indian politics, former prime minister was humanity personified

Vajpayee began his career in politics as a freedom fighter and took part in the Quit India Movement in 1942.

BJP faces catch-22 in Vasundhara Raje's Rajasthan: Alwar, Ajmer bypolls point to disaster, but no replacement for CM at hand
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BJP faces catch-22 in Vasundhara Raje's Rajasthan: Alwar, Ajmer bypolls point to disaster, but no replacement for CM at hand

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje would have inspired Joseph Heller to write a political version of Catch-22. The premise would have been almost the same: You can't quit flying fighter planes until you are declared insane, you can't be called insane till you keep flying sorties.

Padmaavat episode shows BJP has many Rajput leaders in its fold, but they don’t add up to one Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
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Padmaavat episode shows BJP has many Rajput leaders in its fold, but they don’t add up to one Bhairon Singh Shekhawat

The Padmaavat controversy has exposed BJP’s Rajput leaders who are blissfully ignorant of their own party’s history and remain woefully inadequate to measure up to the stature of Shekhawat.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim jailed: Meet Sudesh Kumari, the woman who braved odds to get justice for a sadhvi
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Gurmeet Ram Rahim jailed: Meet Sudesh Kumari, the woman who braved odds to get justice for a sadhvi

Jan Sangharsh Manch convenor Sudesh Kumari was so touched by the plight of a sadhvi who was raped many times by Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim that she decided to fight for her until she got justice.

Venkaiah Naidu's vice-presidental win shatters two records, victory margin highest in three decades
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Venkaiah Naidu's vice-presidental win shatters two records, victory margin highest in three decades

NDA nominee M Venkaiah Naidu's election as the new vice-president of India shattered two records — the 771 votes polled were the highest so far for the constitutional post and his victory margin was more than the votes polled by combined opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Presidential Election 2017: Sushma Swaraj's criticism of Meira Kumar is a reminder of 2007 polls
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Presidential Election 2017: Sushma Swaraj's criticism of Meira Kumar is a reminder of 2007 polls

The external affairs minister is known to be social media savvy and was recently lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for her effective use of social media to help Indians abroad during times of distress

Demonetisation: Shiv Sena sides with Mamata Banerjee as anger rises against PM Modi
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Demonetisation: Shiv Sena sides with Mamata Banerjee as anger rises against PM Modi

Even as the party is openly going against the BJP, it did prepare a cushion for its drastic actions to keep the alliance intact.

Throwback to Indira days: Is BJP’s core leadership riding roughshod over party's regional powerhouses?
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Throwback to Indira days: Is BJP’s core leadership riding roughshod over party's regional powerhouses?

The new regional leaders like Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Raman Singh, Sushil Kumar Modi and Vasundhara Raje who judiciously blend old party values with an acceptably progressive outlook are all but relegated to background.