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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

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

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.

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)

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

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.

Rajasthan governor Kalraj Mishra calls for Assembly session, asks state government to provide 21-day notice
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Rajasthan governor Kalraj Mishra calls for Assembly session, asks state government to provide 21-day notice

Earlier, the Rajasthan governor had not heeded to the request of the Congress government to urgently convene an Assembly session

Rajasthan political crisis: SC allows Speaker to withdraw appeal against HC order on Sachin Pilot, 18 rebel MLAs
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Rajasthan political crisis: SC allows Speaker to withdraw appeal against HC order on Sachin Pilot, 18 rebel MLAs

The High Court on 24 July had ordered the maintenance of status quo on the disqualification notice issued by the Speaker to 19 dissident Congress MLAs, including Pilot.

‘High time’ Congress gets full-time president by ‘selection or election’, says Sandeep Dikshit
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‘High time’ Congress gets full-time president by ‘selection or election’, says Sandeep Dikshit

Dikshit hit out at Jyotiraditya Scindia and Sachin Pilot, asserting that the fight was between the 'usurpers' and those persevering through hard work

Rajasthan crisis: People will reject BJP's conspiracy of deceit, protect democracy, says Rahul Gandhi
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Rajasthan crisis: People will reject BJP's conspiracy of deceit, protect democracy, says Rahul Gandhi

Rahul said this while participating in the Congress' online campaign to expose what it called the BJP's designs to topple the Ashok Gehlot government.

Sachin Pilot, rebel Congress MLAs staying under BJP’s supervision in Haryana, claims PL Punia
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Sachin Pilot, rebel Congress MLAs staying under BJP’s supervision in Haryana, claims PL Punia

Haryana home minister Anil Vij refuted Punia’s allegations and said the state government has no role in the Rajasthan political crisis

Rajasthan Police seek CCTV footage, guest list from Manesar hotel to trace MLA Bhanwarlal Sharma
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Rajasthan Police seek CCTV footage, guest list from Manesar hotel to trace MLA Bhanwarlal Sharma

Last week, a team of Rajasthan Police SOG was stopped outside the hotel for about an hour and was later told that the MLA was not staying there

Ashok Gehlot govt wants Rajasthan Assembly session on 31 July, drafts new proposal for governor
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Ashok Gehlot govt wants Rajasthan Assembly session on 31 July, drafts new proposal for governor

Governor Kalraj Mishra had sought Friday clarifications on six points from the state government, after Congress MLAs held a five-hour dharna on the lawns of the Raj Bhawan pressing for a Vidhan Sabha session

Clear 'BJP conspiracy' to topple Rajasthan govt, guv must convene Assembly session: Rahul Gandhi
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Clear 'BJP conspiracy' to topple Rajasthan govt, guv must convene Assembly session: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul weighed in on the political developments in Rajasthan after the Congress attacked Governor Kalraj Mishra

Rajasthan guv says no justification provided to hold urgent Assembly session, 21-day notice needed
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Rajasthan guv says no justification provided to hold urgent Assembly session, 21-day notice needed

The Governor has reportedly also written to Ashok Gehlot asking who is responsible for his security after Gehlot said that people will gherao the Raj Bhawan if an Assembly session is not convened soon

Rajasthan guv 'under pressure' to delay session, says Gehlot; Congres MLAs raise slogans at Raj Bhawan
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Rajasthan guv 'under pressure' to delay session, says Gehlot; Congres MLAs raise slogans at Raj Bhawan

Gehlot said that the Rajasthan government had requested the Governor Kalraj Mishra to call a session, but he had not yet issued the order.

Rajasthan political crisis: HC tells Speaker to maintain status quo on disqualification of Sachin Pilot, 18 MLAs till Monday
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Rajasthan political crisis: HC tells Speaker to maintain status quo on disqualification of Sachin Pilot, 18 MLAs till Monday

The high court refrained from interfering in the decision to disqualify Sachin Pilot and 18 other MLAs and will only decide whether the notice issued by the Speaker was right

'Majority with us': Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot promises Assembly session soon, meets Governor
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'Majority with us': Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot promises Assembly session soon, meets Governor

Gehlot said that though he hopes some of the dissident Congress MLAs will be present in the Rajasthan Assembly, without them too, his government has a majority in the House

'Dissenting voice in democracy cannot be shut down', SC allows Rajasthan HC to pass verdict on Sachin Pilot's plea
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'Dissenting voice in democracy cannot be shut down', SC allows Rajasthan HC to pass verdict on Sachin Pilot's plea

Rajasthan Speaker challenged the HC order which said the verdict on the petition filed by the 19 MLAs, including Pilot, challenging the disqualification notices will be pronounced on 24 July

Sachin Pilot sends legal notice to Congress MLA over bribery, horse-trading allegation; gives a week to respond
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Sachin Pilot sends legal notice to Congress MLA over bribery, horse-trading allegation; gives a week to respond

Bari MLA Giriraj Singh Malinga had recently claimed he was made that offer at Sachin Pilot's home, by the now-sacked deputy chief minister himself.