In Rajasthan, Congress flies, BJP reels as Ashok Gehlot works his magic

The Congress’s victories in the Rajya Sabha elections in Rajasthan on Friday further cemented Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s position as the tallest leader in the state at present. The Congress successfully got all three of its candidates — Randeep Singh Surjewala, Mukul Wasnik, and Pramod Tiwari — elected to the Rajya Sabha while staving off … Read more

Rajya Sabha polls: Chaperoned by Gehlot, six MLAs check in; Cong moves to pre-empt cross-voting

The six Congress MLAs who had kept away from the Taj Aravali resort in Udaipur joined the rest of the ruling party’s legislators there on Sunday, two days after the party’s “deadline”.The Congress has sequestered its legislators at the resort ahead of the June 10 Rajya Sabha elections. The about-turn of the six, including a … Read more