Rajasthan

State in northwestern India

Rajasthan is a state in northern India. It covers 342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi) or 10.4 per cent of India's total geographical area. It is the largest Indian state by area and the seventh largest by population. It is on India's northwestern side, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert and shares a border with the Pakistani provinces of Punjab to the northwest and Sindh to the west, along the Sutlej-Indus River valley. It is bordered by five other Indian states: Punjab to the north; Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to the northeast; Madhya Pradesh to the southeast; and Gujarat to the southwest. Its geographical location is 23.3 to 30.12 North latitude and 69.30 to 78.17 East longitude, with the Tropic of Cancer passing through its southernmost tip.

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Gehlot also said the decision on whether he would remain Chief Minister would be taken by Sonia Gandhi.
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Pilot met hours after his bete noire Ashok Gehlot met Sonia Gandhi in the afternoon, after which the Rajasthan chief minister announced that he will opt out of..
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Pilot reached Gandhi's residence hours after his bete noire and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had met her and later announced that he would not contest..
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As the political crisis in Rajasthan deepens, the Congress on Thursday asked all its leaders to refrain from making any public statements against party..
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After meeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday, Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot announced that he would not contest the election for the party..
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Ashok Gehlot, who has had a frosty relationship with Pilot, said he had no role in the rebels' act.
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Gehlot on Wednesday sought to play down the political crisis in the state for which three of his loyalists have been issued show cause notice by the party's..
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AICC general secretary in-charge of organisation KC Venugopal said Rajasthan will have a new CM soon. “There is no drama in Rajasthan. Everything will be clear..
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Gehlot arrived in the capital on Wednesday night and will meet Sonia for deliberations in the morning, talks that will have repercussions for the leadership..
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The Congress is facing rebellion while replacing Ashok Gehlot as the Rajasthan chief minister. The change of guard in Punjab last year, coincidentally in..
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Ashok Gehlot's speculated meeting with Sonia Gandhi comes a day after the Congress issued show-cause notices to three of his loyalists.
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Three Rajasthan Congress members - senior ministers Shanti Dhariwal and Mahesh Joshi, and RTDC chairman Dharmendra Rathore - have been asked to respond to a..
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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday distanced himself from the alleged "parallel meeting" at cabinet colleague Shanti Dhariwal's residence in the run-up to the..
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Sonia Gandhi sought a written report on it from party observers Mallikarjun Kharge and Ajay Maken over the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan.
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Let's take a look at the key players in the ongoing political turmoil, which has left the Congress red-faced amid its ambitious 'Bharat Jodo Yatra':
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After Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot's name was potentially ruled out of the race, it is likely that the Congress presidential race will be between two.
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In June this year, Congress appointed 37 observers in many poll-bound states, including Gujarat. 23 of these leaders are from Rajasthan.
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Soon after the Congress’s Bharat Jodo Yatra was launched on September 7, the party has been accusing its rival BJP of “headline management” in a bid to..
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Sonia Gandhi is reportedly "upset" over the Rajasthan developments as Gehlot was being considered as her successor for the top post. Sources said Gehlot told the..
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Ashok Gehlot has reportedly apologized for the Congress revolt in Rajasthan over the past couple of days, reportedly angering the Gandhis.
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Even as Congress termed the boycott by MLAs close to Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot "gross indiscipline", it is learned that the party is scrambling to..
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Amid the power struggle in Rajasthan, a number of hoardings have come up across the city - which is CM Ashok Gehlot's hometown - that read "Naye Yug ki Taiyari..
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Amid the crisis in Rajasthan, the rebuff from the Gehlot camp stands in stark contrast to the ease with which Congress replaced Amarinder Singh as the chief..
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As the Congress seeks to tide over the political crisis in Rajasthan triggered by efforts to find a successor to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot who is..
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Instability has come back to haunt the Congress in Rajasthan after two years. The Congress leadership’s move to replace Amarinder Singh with Charanjit Singh..
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Congress in-charge for Rajasthan Ajay Maken on Monday accused MLAs in the Ashok Gehlot camp of “indiscipline” and said their demand setting conditions for a..
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The Congress high command has summoned senior leader Kamal Nath to Delhi and he is likely to meet party chief Sonia Gandhi on Monday, sources said. The visit of..
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Former Rajasthan governor and veteran Congress leader Margaret Alva on Monday expressed her disappointment over the ongoing political crisis in the state and..
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Congress observers Mallikarjun Kharge and Ajay Maken, who had waited in vain for all legislators to arrive for the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting on..
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According to reports, over 90 MLAs who are considered to be Gehlot loyalists have plunged the Congress party into a crisis after a rebellion.
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The sudden mass resignation of MLAs in Rajasthan weeks before the Congress national president polls has taken the party by surprise.
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If Gehlot does contest the internal polls, then many believe the message would be that the so-called revolt was actually a "fixed match" between the Central and..
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Legislators and ministers loyal to Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot made a beeline for the assembly speaker’s residence late Sunday to resign en masse ahead of a..
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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot is understood to have told party leadership that nothing is in his hands and it is up to the MLAs to decide.
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The call from MLAs to resign comes amid key Congress meet which is expected to name Sachin Pilot as Ashok Gehlot's successor as Rajasthan CM.
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Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said a one-line resolution saying all Congress legislators have full faith in the party president's decision is..
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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot made a stunning statement siding with the "new generation" saying it should get a chance to lead the show.
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It will interesting to see whether Gehlot makes way for Sachin Pilot to take over the reigns or if the third-time CM will have a say in the issue.
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Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Friday met Rajasthan Assembly Speaker C P Joshi amid speculations of a change of guard in the state.
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Rajasthan CLP will meet on Sunday, in what appears to be an exercise to pick the successor of CM Ashok Gehlot, the putative AICC president. The core issue is if..
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A Congress legislative party meeting will be held on Sunday in Jaipur at Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot's residence. Gehlot is a frontrunner to become the..
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Filing of nominations for the post of Congress president is scheduled to begin today with a contest between Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and former..
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Former Rajasthan deputy CM Sachin Pilot on Friday reached Jaipur from Kochi amid hectic lobbying in the Congress for the chief minister's post after Ashok Gehlot..
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Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday confirmed that he will be running for the topmost post of the party in Congress' presidential elections scheduled..
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Ashok Gehlot is likely to be the next president of Congress but will have to step down as chief minister of Rajasthan. Gehlot, who had on Wednesday declared his..
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This comes as a shot in the arm for Sachin Pilot who has been vying for the top post ever since the Congress wrested power in Rajasthan in 2018.
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Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot's hope that he could become the next Congress president while still holding on to his post was dealt a big blow while..
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Maximum number of arrests were in Kerala 22, Maharashtra, Karnataka 20 each, AP 5, Assam 9, Delhi 3, MP 4, Puducherry 3, TN 10, UP (8), Rajasthan (2).
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Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi here on Wednesday, hours after he indicated that he may enter the AICC presidential poll..
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After over two decades, the Congress is likely to see a contest for the post of party chief with Shashi Tharoor looking set to enter the fray after his meeting..
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Congress's Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor met party president Sonia Gandhi on September 19 and got the latter’s approval to contest the organisation's..
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With a decline of 1,163 cases from the previous day, India's active caseload came down to 46,216, according to the Union health ministry data on Wednesday..
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As Ashok Gehlot remains the frontrunner for the Congress president post, he gathered his MLAs in Rajasthan late at night on Tuesday.
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The Congress units in Odisha, Jharkhand and Haryana on Tuesday passed resolutions backing Rahul Gandhi for the post of party president, joining at least eight..
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