11th Chief Minister of Rajasthan
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Vasundhara Raje Scindia is an Indian politician, who has held two terms as the chief minister of Rajasthan. She was previously a minister in the Union Cabinet of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and was India's first Minister of Small Scale Industries and Agro and Rural Industries, which now known as Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. In 2003, she became the first woman to serve as the Chief Minister for the state of Rajasthan. She is currently one of the national vice presidents of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). A member of the Scindia family, she is also the matriarch of the Bamraulia family of Dholpur.
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61 on new Congress lists for Rajasthan polls, no seat yet for controversial 3Congress released its fourth and fifth candidate lists for the Rajasthan assembly elections on November 25. However, they haven't yet nominated a contender for the Jhalrapatan constituency currently..
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Congress fails to spell out contours of 'peace proposal' for Ashok Gehlot, Sachin PilotSources said a fresh standoff may be in the offing since Pilot's ultimatum to Gehlot to address corruption issues in the Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government, among others, ends on May 31 and remains..
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'Gehlot's statement a conspiracy...': Vasundhara Raje counters Rajasthan CM's claim
Poll nears, Sachin Pilot again attacks Gehlot govtCongress’s festering wound in Rajasthan flared up again Sunday when ex-deputy CM Sachin Pilot renewed his attack on CM Ashok Gehlot with months to go for polls, this time for allegedly going silent..
Sachin Pilot announces fast, accuses CM Gehlot of sitting on corruption cases against Vasundhara Raje govtIn what could be an embarrassing situation for the Congress ahead of the Rajasthan assembly polls, former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot on Sunday said he will observe a day-long fast on April 11..
Ashok Gehlot, Vasundhara Raje test positive for CovidRajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and former chief minister Vasundhara Raje were tested positive on Tuesday for coronavirus.Gehlot, while informing the public that the number of Covid cases has..