Rajasthan: How Gehlot’s fate hinges on 6 ‘BSP’ MLAs
Friday, 31 July 2020 The fate of the Congress government in Rajasthan led by chief minister Ashok Gehlot hangs in the balance. With the assembly set to meet on August 14 and the likelihood of a trust vote, much would depend on the ruling of the Rajasthan high court over the status of six MLAs of Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) who joined the Congress last year.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on July 31 said that Congress MLAs were shifted to Jaisalmer from Jaipur as they faced "mental harassment". "Our MLAs who were lodged here (Jaipur) since many days, were being harassed mentally. We thought of shifting them, to keep external pressure away," said...
Rajasthan Health Minister Dr Raghu Sharma on March 08 informed that COVID-19 vaccination booths will be set up in Vidhan Sabha for MLAs and their families. "COVID-19 vaccination booths will be set up in Vidhan Sabha for MLAs and their families. I've requested 60 lakh more doses. We have been assured by the Centre of receiving required doses in March," said Rajasthan Health Minister.
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra met ambassador of Denmark to India Freddy Svane. Guv Mishra met him at Raj Bhavan in Rajasthan's Jaipur on March 06. Freddy Svane also met CM Ashok Gehlot. According to the information of Chief Minister's Office, A Center of Excellence in dairy sector will soon be set up in Rajasthan with the help of Denmark. Freddy Svane is currently the Ambassador at Royal Danish Embassy in New Delhi.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot received his first dose COVID-19 vaccine on March 05 in Jaipur. "Around 2 lakh people are getting vaccinated each day in Rajasthan. This is due to people's confidence in state's COVID-19 management," he said. Meanwhile, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari also took his first jab of vaccine today at a government hospital in Mumbai.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin held a grand public rally on March 07. Tamil Nadu will go to polls on April 06 and counting of votes will take place on May 02. DMK will contest elections with Congress.
Home Minister Amit Shah slammed Congress by asking that what's its direction? "I cannot understand the Congress. In Kerala, they are fighting against the communists. In West Bengal, they have an alliance with them. Congress has allied with the Muslim League and ISF in Kerala and West Bengal but in Maharashtra they are with Shiv Sena. What is your direction?" he said.
BSP chief Mayawati, while welcoming the COVID-19 inoculation drive beginning Saturday, requested the Centre to provide the vaccine for free to the common man. She said if that does not happen, then the respective state governments should ensure that people get the vaccine for free. She said if her party comes to power in Uttar Pradesh, then it will ensure that everyone gets tot coronavirus vaccine for free. According to the government, the shots will be offered first to an estimated one crore healthcare workers, and around two crore frontline workers, and then to persons above 50 years of age, followed by persons younger than 50 years of age with associated comorbidities. Watch the full video for more details.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 03:35Published
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has launched a book in the national capital. She launched the book on the occasion of her 65th birthday on January 15. The book is written in two languages-English and Hindi. Book titled- 'A travelogue of my struggle-ridden life and BSP movement' in English and 'Mere sangharshmay jeewan evam BSP movement ka safarnaama' in Hindi were launched.
Speaking to media in the national capital on January 15, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati spoke on occasion of her 65th birthday. Mayawati said, "BSP will not forge any alliance with any political party for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand." "The party will contest the elections in all Assembly constituencies on its own," she added.
Speaking to media in the national capital on January 15, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati spoke on occasion of her 65th birthday. Mayawati said, "BSP welcomes the government's decision to start COVID-19 vaccination drive and requests the Central and state government to provide the vaccine free of cost to everyone across the country." "If BSP forms government in Uttar Pradesh, it will provide COVID-19 vaccine to everyone free of cost," she added.
The BJP is gunning for the resignation of the Rajasthan Speaker after a video of him discussing the political situation in the state went viral. In the video, which cannot be independently verified by..
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 02:20Published
Congress MLAs supporting Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, left for Jaisalmer from Jaipur amid the political crisis in the state. "Our MLAs is going Jaisalmer because they wanted to change it, and..
Expressing confidence that his government will complete its full term, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said 'unhappy MLAs' should attend the assembly session as they have been elected..
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 03:27Published
A day after the Sachin Pilot camp got a breather from the Rajasthan High Court, Assembly Speaker CP Joshi on Wednesday said that he will file a Special Leave... Mid-Day Also reported by •Hindu •IndiaTimes
"We want an assembly session from Monday," the chief minister told reporters outside the hotel where the legislators supporting him are camping. "The governor is... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Mid-Day •DNA