Nov 23, 2021 04:56 PM IST
Having engineered a boisterous rebellion in July 2020 that had almost pushed the Rajasthan unit of the party, and Ashok Gehlot government to the brink, Sachin Pilot made a remarkable comeback of conciliation and loyalty
- Nov 23, 2021 01:49 PM IST
The former Rajasthan deputy chief minister said the government should not only ensure a legal guarantee for the Minimum Support Price (MSP) as demanded by farmers but must also provide a regulation or a law ensuring that procurement takes place.
- Nov 21, 2021 05:05 PM IST
The number in the council of ministers in the the state has reached 30. The Rajasthan Cabinet can have a maximum of 30 ministers, including the chief minister.
- Nov 12, 2021 02:19 PM IST
Speaking with reporters after meeting Gandhi, Pilot said, "Whatever the Congress party wants me to do, I am more than happy to do. In the last 20 years, whatever job has been assigned, I have done it diligently and now also whatever the party decides, what role I have…I am happy to do it."
- Jun 15, 2021 10:43 AM IST
As the Congress is facing rumblings from within in its state units in Punjab and Rajasthan, the central leadership will do well to understand that succumbing to such pressure tactics is not an option
- Jun 11, 2021 12:59 PM IST
The development comes close on the heels of Jitin Prasada deserting the Congress to join the BJP and in the backdrop of a three-member Congress panel trying to resolve the rebellion against Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.
- Feb 11, 2021 03:13 PM IST
A day ahead of former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's visit to Rajasthan to raise the voice of the farmers against the farm laws, he said that the Centre should withdraw the laws and after thorough consultation with farmers and states, come up with a new set of legislations which the tillers would themselves want and is not something that is forced upon them.
- Feb 09, 2021 04:42 PM IST
Sachin Pilot reiterated the demand of withdrawal of the Centre’s three contentious farm laws, saying the Congress is in support of the farmers.
- Dec 14, 2020 12:08 PM IST
The tussle between Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot is far from over, and both leaders are still vying for control of the state unit. With the election loss, the blame game could worsen the prospects of the Congress in Rajasthan
- Sep 26, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Sachin Pilot said that BJP’s promise to double the farmers’ income has been sidelined and the farmers have been badly hit.
- Aug 28, 2020 09:16 PM IST
Pilot has said the Centre should postpone the NEET and JEE examinations in view of the rising number of COVID-19 cases across the country.
- Aug 19, 2020 06:00 PM IST
Sachin Pilot said a three-member panel been formed by the All India Congress Committee (AICC) to find solutions to all the problems and hoped that the issues will be resolved.
- Aug 19, 2020 02:35 PM IST
Sachin Pilot has reportedly sought berth for his two most loyal supporters -- Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Chand Meena.
- Aug 14, 2020 03:31 PM IST
During the last Rajasthan Assembly session, when Sachin Pilot was the Deputy CM, he would be seated next to CM Ashok Gehlot int he front row, but now he has been pushed back to seat number 127 in the second row.
- Aug 14, 2020 07:52 AM IST
The session of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly is set to begin days after Congress’ leadership announced former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot’s return to the party-fold along with 18 other MLAs.
- Aug 12, 2020 07:10 PM IST
The MLAs in the Gehlot camp were on Wednesday flown back to Jaipur from Jaisalmer, where they were together at another hotel.
- Aug 12, 2020 12:31 PM IST
A meeting between Pilot and Rahul Gandhi on Monday signalled an "amicable resolution" of nearly a month-long Rajasthan crisis ahead of the crucial assembly session from August 14.
- Aug 04, 2020 08:00 PM IST
Hemaram Chaudhary, a six time MLA and a former Congress legislative party leader, said,"we are true soldiers of the Congress and our fight is not against the party, but we cannot work under Gehlot's leadership".
- Jul 31, 2020 05:35 PM IST
The plea filed through advocate Varun Chopra said that the High Court order is “ex-facie unconstitutional, illegal and in the teeth of the law laid down by this court in 1992 verdict in the case of Kihoto Hollohon”.
- Jul 27, 2020 02:24 PM IST
If the rank and file do not rebel when the Congress is drifting, headless and is splintering, then neither the members nor the party have a reason to exist
- Jul 24, 2020 02:06 PM IST
Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered maintaining status quo on the disqualification notices sent by the Speaker to Sachin Pilot and 18 other dissident MLAs.
- Jul 24, 2020 01:45 PM IST
The Rajasthan High court ordered status quo and said there will be no action for now on the disqualification notices against the dissident MLAs.
- Jul 24, 2020 11:38 AM IST
In the latest in Rajasthan's political crisis, the High Court accepted a plea by former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot and other rebel Congress MLAs to make the Centre a party to the proceedings. The court also ordered all sides to maintain status quo.
- Jul 23, 2020 03:30 PM IST
The application was moved on the ground that Tenth Schedule's constitutional validity was under challenge and therefore, the Union of India was a necessary party now.
- Jul 23, 2020 02:15 PM IST
Rajasthan Assembly Speaker CP Joshi however failed to get any interim relief on his plea alleging that the high court cannot interdict the disqualification proceedings undertaken by him under 10th schedule of the Constitution.