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Rajasthan Political Crisis: Congress drops Supreme Court plea against Sachin Pilot, rebel MLAs

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Earlier, the Rajasthan Governor had rejected Gehlot's request for calling an assembly session, citing reasons such as the petition involving rebel MLAs being heard in the apex court. Today, the Congress withdrew its petition from the Court, presumably as a move to weaken the Governor's arguments against convening the assembly...
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News video: Watch: Congress MLAs perform yoga at Fairmont Hotel in Jaipur

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Congress MLAs, who are supporting Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot were seen performing yoga at Fairmont Hotel. On July 24, these MLAs along with Chief Minister Gehlot raised slogans at Raj Bhawan. The protest is being made over the issue of convening of the Assembly session. Rajasthan plunged into a...

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Will make effort to complete hearing today: Speaker CP Joshi's Lawyer [Video]

Will make effort to complete hearing today: Speaker CP Joshi's Lawyer

A petition was given by Sachin Pilot and 18 Congress MLAs against disqualification notices to them by Speaker. Senior lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi, representing Rajasthan Speaker, tells court that Speaker's order can be challenged only on limited ground but those grounds aren't there in petition. While speaking to media in Jaipur on July 20, the lawyer of Speaker CP Joshi, Prateek Kasliwal said, "Court has taken a break, will resume hearing at 05:00 pm. Effort will be that the hearing is completed today so that court can deliver its order by tomorrow so that it can be clear whether hearing before Speaker will take place or not."

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Rebel Congress MLAs sought time to amend petition: Rajasthan govt's lawyer [Video]

Rebel Congress MLAs sought time to amend petition: Rajasthan govt's lawyer

The lawyer representing Rajasthan government's chief whip Mahesh Joshi, Abhay Kumar Bhandari informed that Sachin Pilot along with 18 rebel Congress MLAs, who had challenged Assembly Speaker's disqualification notice in High Court have sought time to amend the petition. "Time has been sought by the petitioner to amend the petition. The Court has given them time. Next hearing will be held when they will file the amended petition," said Bhandari. The ruling Congress has sought the disqualification of Sachin Pilot and 18 rebel Congress MLAs from the assembly for "anti-party activities". The notice stated disqualification of the MLAs from assembly under the 10th Schedule of the Constitution of India. The MLAs were asked to respond to the Speaker's notice by Friday (July 17).

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Need to forgive, forget misunderstandings occurred in last one month: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

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Need to forgive, forget misunderstandings occured in last one month: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

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Watch: Rajasthan Congress MLAs sing tunes in bus on way to Jaipur [Video]

Watch: Rajasthan Congress MLAs sing tunes in bus on way to Jaipur

Congress MLAs who stayed at Suryagarh hotel in Jaisalmer sung songs on-board a bus on August 12. They are enroute to airport and will return to Jaipur. Yesterday, Congress leader Sachin Pilot also arrived in Jaipur after interacting with top Congress leaders in Delhi. Pilot along with MLAs supporting him attended a meeting with a three-member committee comprising of Congress general secretaries Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, KC Venugopal and senior party leader Ahmed Patel to address the issues raised by him and other Rajasthan legislators from his camp. The Rajasthan Assembly session is scheduled to begin from August 14.

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BJP legislature party meeting underway in Jaipur [Video]

BJP legislature party meeting underway in Jaipur

A BJP legislature party meeting is underway at the party headquarters in Jaipur. Former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is also present at the meeting, which comes ahead of the Rajasthan Assembly Session starting from August 14. Earlier, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had said that the coronavirus situation and the financial conditions due to lockdown will be discussed in the state Assembly Session. The issue within the Rajasthan Congress unit seems to have been sorted out following Pilot's interaction with the party's top leadership.

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Watch: Supporters of Sachin Pilot welcome him as he returns to Jaipur [Video]

Watch: Supporters of Sachin Pilot welcome him as he returns to Jaipur

Sachin Pilot arrived in Jaipur on August 11, a day after his interaction with top Congress leadership. Supporters raised slogans and welcomed him, as he returned to Jaipur. He met Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Delhi on August 10. Pilot along with MLAs supporting him attended a meeting with a three-member committee comprising of Congress General Secretaries Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and KC Venugopal and senior party leader Ahmed Patel to address the issues raised by him and other Rajasthan legislators from his camp. Pilot was removed from the posts of Rajasthan Congress chief and Deputy Chief Minister after differences reportedly emerged within the state unit. The Rajasthan Assembly session is scheduled to begin from August 14.

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Will address grievances of MLAs, says Ashok Gehlot

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Rajasthan BJP postpones legislature party meeting, MLAs to meet after Janmashtami [Video]

Rajasthan BJP postpones legislature party meeting, MLAs to meet after Janmashtami

While speaking to ANI in Jaipur on August 11, BJP Rajasthan president Satish Poonia spoke on current political crisis in Rajasthan. He said, "We had called for a legislature party meeting today. As some of our people are in Gujarat and won't be able to reach today, also tomorrow is Janmashtami." "So, everyone suggested that the meeting should be held after Janmashtami," Poonia added.

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