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‘Vasundhra missing’ posters surface in Jhalawar, promise rewards for information on her whereabouts | India News – Times of India
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‘Vasundhra missing’ posters surface in Jhalawar, promise rewards for information on her whereabouts | India News – Times of India

KOTA: Posters proclaiming BJP leader Vasundhraja Raje and her MP son Dushyant Singh "missing" appeared on Thursday morning in the twin cities of Jhalawar and Jhalarapatnam, their home turf, near here. Former chief minister Raje is an MLA from the Jhalrapatan assembly segment in Rajasthan while her son Dushyant Singh is a BJP MP from the Jhalawar-Baran Lok Sabha constituency of the state. The posters captioned ‘Search for Missing' carried pictures of the two BJP leaders and read, “Where have both of you gone, leaving residents of entire Jhalawar district alone in these critical corona times?” “Don't be afraid, come back home,” they read and go on to say mockingly, “People What's there of the people? They will forget it in a day or two.” The posters went on to promise “attractive rewards”...
Video | Rajasthan: 3 Assembly Seats Headed For Bypolls
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Video | Rajasthan: 3 Assembly Seats Headed For Bypolls

Three assembly seats in Rajasthan are headed for bypolls on April 17. The campaigning for these elections has been low key. However, the absence of Vasundhara Raje from campaigns has once again raised questions about her role in Rajasthan. Harsha Kumari Singh reports. Source link
Rajasthan: Through ‘bhakti pradarshan’, Vasundhara Raje steers further right
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Rajasthan: Through ‘bhakti pradarshan’, Vasundhara Raje steers further right

To assert her position in the state leadership and align with the wider ideology of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has been on a two day temple run coinciding and culminating with her birthday on Monday. On Sunday and Monday, Raje visited nearly a dozen temples, mainly in Bharatpur and in adjacent Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. Over two days, she visited Poonchhari Ka Lautha in Bharatpur and worshipped Lautha Baba. She also visited Laxman Temple in Deeg, and across the border, she visited the Daan Ghati temple in Mathura, as well as Giriraj temple in Jatipura, and offered her prayers. On Monday she began her birthday with a mangla aarti at Aadi Badri Nath temple in Bharatpur and also climbed 350 stairs at Kedarnath Temple in Kaman, Bharat...
‘Vasundhara Raje Samarthak Manch’ comes up in Rajasthan, members say want to see Raje as CM in 2023
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‘Vasundhara Raje Samarthak Manch’ comes up in Rajasthan, members say want to see Raje as CM in 2023

Several persons claiming to be supporters of former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje have floated an outfit named Vasundhara Raje Samarthak Manch Rajasthan (VRSMR), with its office bearers saying that they want to see Raje become the Chief Minister for the third time after the 2023 Assembly elections. Along with Raje, the letterhead of the manch also has the photo of her mother Vijaya Raje Scindia and closely resembles the BJP letterhead. In the political circles of Rajasthan, this move is being seen as an attempt to reassert the authority of Raje in the state by her supporters. In recent times, there have been reports of friction between Raje and the state unit of the BJP in Rajasthan amid the growing clout of the party’s central leadership. “The objective of the Vasundhara ...
Gehlot govt finishes 2 crisis ridden years with few hits and misses
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Gehlot govt finishes 2 crisis ridden years with few hits and misses

The last two years for the ruling Congress government in Rajasthan have been challenging. If in the first year the party witnessed a debacle in the Lok Sabha elections by losing all 25 seats within four months of coming to power; the second year of the government wasn’t a cake walk either because of the coronavirus outbreak and the revolt by the deputy CM, Sachin Pilot, against the leadership of chief minister Ashok Gehlot. Amid the Corona pandemic outbreak, the drift between Gehlot and Pilot came out in the open following allegations by the CM that efforts were being made to topple his government by the BJP, as was done in Madhya Pradesh. The crisis which continued for over a month, ended on a happy note with a floor test with Pilot and his followers casting their votes i...
Former Union minister Jaswant Singh cremated in Jodhpur | India News – Times of India
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Former Union minister Jaswant Singh cremated in Jodhpur | India News – Times of India

JODHPUR: Former Union minister Jaswant Singh was cremated at his farm house in Rajasthan's Jodhpur on Sunday evening. The former Union minister had passed away in New Delhi after a prolonged illness. He was 82. His son Manvendra Singh lit the funeral pyre amid chanting of Vedic mantras. Singh's family members and relatives were present during the cremation at the farm house located near a civil airport. The body was brought to Jodhpur from New Delhi by air and kept in the farm house where people offered floral tributes. A wreath was also laid on behalf of the Indian Army. Singh, a retired Army officer, was one of the founding members of the BJP and a close associate of ex-prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He had a fall at his home in August 2014 and was admitted to the Army Research ...
BJP to move no-confidence motion in Rajasthan Assembly; Vasundhara Raje says ‘this govt won’t last long’
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BJP to move no-confidence motion in Rajasthan Assembly; Vasundhara Raje says ‘this govt won’t last long’

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje said on Thursday that the Ashok Gehlot led Congress government won’t last long.“This government won’t last long,” she said a day before the special session of Rajasthan Assembly begins, and three days after the Congress announced a truce between Gehlot and the rebel faction led by Sachin Pilot.Also Read: Ashok Gehlot could call for floor test despite the return of Sachin Pilot campLeader of the Opposition Gulab Chand Kataria also echoed similar sentiments. “The break in the Congress will end in some decision,” said Kataria adding that his party will move a no confidence motion in the House tomorrow.Also Watch: Did Ashok Gehlot win in the end? Sachin Pilot answers | Rajasthan cris...
Vasundhara Raje meets Nadda a week before assembly session; Discusses political situation in Rajasthan | India News – Times of India
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Vasundhara Raje meets Nadda a week before assembly session; Discusses political situation in Rajasthan | India News – Times of India

Vasundhara Raje (File photo)NEW DELHI: Former Rajasthan chief minister and senior BJP leader Vasundhara Raje on Friday met party president J P Nadda and is believed to have discussed the political situation in the state where the Congress government has been facing rebellion from a section of its MLAs. There was no official word on what transpired in the meeting which has assumed significance as Raje has largely maintained silence and kept away from BJP meetings in Jaipur since the crisis broke out last month. During the meeting, which comes a week before the assembly session in Rajasthan is scheduled to take place, Nadda and Raje, who is also a BJP national vice president, discussed the party's options in the state, and she apprised him of her views, sources said. Congress leader Sachi...
Bhupesh Baghel and Omar Abdullah indulge in Twitter war
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Bhupesh Baghel and Omar Abdullah indulge in Twitter war

Amid Rajasthan political turmoil, Bhupesh Baghel and Omar Abdullah have started a Twitter war. Actually Baghel said that Sachin Pilot's moves in the state were connected to Omar's release from detention in Jammu and Kashmir. At this Omar Abdullah threatened to sue Bhupendra Baghel.The Chhattisgarh CM then claimed that he would continue to ask questions and would never back down Source link
Ex-CM Vasundhara Raje breaks silence on Rajasthan political crisis, targets Cong
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Ex-CM Vasundhara Raje breaks silence on Rajasthan political crisis, targets Cong

Vasundhara Raje, former Rajasthan chief minister, on Saturday, broke her silence about the ongoing political turmoil regarding the fate of Ashok Gehlot-led government and said the people of the desert state were paying the price for discord within the ruling party’s ranks.In a signed statement shared on Twitter, Raje said the names of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders were being needlessly dragged into the controversy surrounding the ruling Congress’s factional feud and power struggle.“It is unfortunate that the people of Rajasthan are paying for the discord within the Congress.....at a time when coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has claimed more than 500 lives and over 28,000 people have tested positive, when locusts are attacking farmers’ fields, when crime against women...
When Rajasthan politics led to drama outside Manesar’s ITC Grand hotel
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When Rajasthan politics led to drama outside Manesar’s ITC Grand hotel

The four-member Special Operations Group team of Rajasthan had reached the ITC Grand Hotel of Manesar but the team was denied entry in the hotel by the Haryana police. The SOG team kept waiting outside the hotel for hours but in vain.The politics in Rajasthan led to a tussle amid SOG and Haryana police in Manesar. Where SOG is asking the Haryana police officials to let them enter ITC Grand hotel, Haryana police officials kept waiting for their seniors.After a few hours, SOG went inside Source link
Audio tapes bring new twist in ongoing political turmoil in Rajasthan | Master Stroke (17.07.2020)
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Audio tapes bring new twist in ongoing political turmoil in Rajasthan | Master Stroke (17.07.2020)

The Congress party has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of horse-trading and hence conspiring to overthrow the Ashok Gehlot government. In this regard, audio tapes were released by Randeep Surjewala during a press conference. He sought FIR and probe against Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. On the other hand, Shekhawat denied the allegations and said that he was ready for any kind of action. Surjewala also named Sachin Pilot, the only question is if Congress will release Pilot's tape too. Source link
Ashok Gehlot exclusive interview, says ‘Sachin Pilot tried to join BJP 6 months back’
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Ashok Gehlot exclusive interview, says ‘Sachin Pilot tried to join BJP 6 months back’

Since the politics took a sharp turn in Rajasthan, this is Ashok Gehlot's first exclusive interview being given to ABP News. He said that if Sachin Pilot used his Freedom of Expression then why did he take help from top advocates of BJP in High Court.He also said, "The present game is of BJP's but there is no denying the fact that Sachin Pilot tried to join the party 6 months back but his fellow MLAs denied to do so. Then he thought to form a new party and run the government if BJP renders support" Source link
SOG team reaches Manesar’s ITC Grand hotel to quiz rebel MLAs
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SOG team reaches Manesar’s ITC Grand hotel to quiz rebel MLAs

A team of Special Operations Group has reached Haryana's Manesar in order to record statements of the rebel MLAs of Congress who are staying at the ITC Grand hotel.The quizzing is related to viral audio clips which are about horse-trading of MLAs to topple Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan. Take a look at breaking news report. Source link
Sambit Patra speaks on allegations against Gajendra Shekhawat
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Sambit Patra speaks on allegations against Gajendra Shekhawat

During the debate of Seedha Sawal, BJP leader Sambit Patra was asked about the allegations of Congress party against Gajendra Singh Shekhawat of trying to overthrow Gehlot govt in Rajasthan. To this, he said, "Tere Angne Mein Hamara Kya Kaam Hai. Congress is suffering due to internal conflicts." Source link
Video | Vasundhara Raje To Attend Key BJP Meet Tomorrow Amid Congress Crisis
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Video | Vasundhara Raje To Attend Key BJP Meet Tomorrow Amid Congress Crisis

Former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is expected to attend a crucial meeting of the BJP in Jaipur tomorrow, sources told NDTV. The BJP, which has been keeping a close watch on the disarray in the Congress camp following Sachin Pilot's rebellion, will decide on its way forward at this meeting, sources said. The central leaders of the party dispatched senior leader Om Mathur to Jaipur this morning to take stock of the situation. He is also expected to attend tomorrow's meeting. Source link