(Kota, Raj) Cong MLA Accuses Gehlot Govt of Corruption
Congress MLA Bharat Singh accused Gehlot government of corruption and hindering the work.
Singh, who represents Sangod assembly constituency in Kota district, has written a letter to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot alleging corruption in the state’s mining department.
In the letter he has requested Gehlot to save the government from the “corrupt people” to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
The central government wants to repair the highway stretch but the state mining department is raising obstacles, the letter said
He alleged that funds worth Rs 208.54 crore have been sanctioned for maintenance work on NH-27, but Officers creating hurdles on the directions of the minister and not issuing the requisite permission letter to the contractor for the maintenance work.
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[Jaipur] Dismissed IPS Pankaj To Contest Lok Sabha Elections
Former IPS officer Pankaj Kumar Chaudhary, dismissed recently by the Rajasthan government, Thursday said he would contest the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.
He also said he has moved the Central Administrative Tribunal challenging the state government’s order dismissing him. The CAT has issued notices to the state and the Centre in the matter.
The controversial Rajasthan-cadre officer was dismissed on March 6 for allegedly having an extramarital relationship
Forty four-year old Chaudhary, who hails from Varanasi, has been the superintendent of police of Jaisalmer between Feb and July 2013 and Bundi between January and September 2014 and had courted controversies during his tenures in both the districts
[Jaipur] Bainsla Gives Ultimatum To Cong Govt For Gujjar Quota In Rajasthan
He gives 20-day ultimatum to Raj govt
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla urged the Rajasthan government on Friday to resolve the issue of reservation for the community in government jobs and educational institutes within 20 days failing which he threatened to stage protest.
Bainsla, who has spearheaded Gujjar agitations in the state,
He said he will hold a ‘panchayat’ in Khandar, Nainwa, Ajmer and Dausa on January 27, February 1, 5 and 13, respectively.
Bainsla also sought support from government employees belonging to the most backward classes.
Gujjars in Rajasthan already have 1 per cent reservation in the ‘most backward’ category but are demanding 5-per cent quota under the legal limit of 50 per cent reservation.
[Jaipur]15th Rajasthan Assembly Gets 1/4 Criminal MLAs
The 15th Rajasthan Assembly has 46 MLAs with criminal cases
Out of the 199 members of legislative assembly (MLAs), 46 MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves.
Twenty eight MLAs have declared ‘serious’ criminal cases against them,
As per Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report.In the 2013 assembly elections, 19 MLAs had declared ‘serious’ criminal cases against them.
Parsadi Lal of Congress who contested from Lalsot constituency of Dausa district has declared one charge related to murder.
Four MLAs, all from Congress, have declared cases related to attempt to murder (IPC section 307).
Comparing the candidates as per their political affiliation,
25 out of 99 MLAs from Congress,
12 out of 73 MLAs from BJP and
two out of six MLAs from BSP among other regional political outfits have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits, the report said.
Sixteen out of 99 MLAs from Congress,
seven out of 73 MLAs from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and
two out of six MLAs from Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have declared ‘serious’ criminal cases against them.
[New Delhi]Sachin Settles To Co-Pilot Gehlot In Rajasthan
Indian National Congress on Friday named Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan’s next chief minister and Sachin Pilot his deputy
Their President Rahul Gandhi successfully brokered peace between the veteran leader and his younger colleague following several rounds of discussions.
After Congress’ observer to the state K C Venugopal made the announcement at a media briefing here, Gehlot thanked Gandhi for giving him an opportunity to serve the people of the state for the third time and promised that he and Pilot will give “good governance”.
Pilot exuded confidence that Congress’ good electoral performance will continue, saying the party will get a big mandate in 2019 polls and form the government.
Celebrations broke out among the supports of both Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot here Friday with the announcement of their appointment as chief minister and deputy chief minister of Rajasthan respectively.
[Jaipur]Raje’s Gaurav Yatra is Election Rally From Govt Funds:Cong
Congress national general secretary Ashok Gehlot hit out at Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over the ongoing Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra alleging it was an election rally for which funds were being spent from government coffers.
He claimed the Rajasthan High Court sought an affidavit with details of expenditure occurred on the yatra and it indicated that was is being carried out by misusing public funds.
Gehlot said in a statement orders were given to government departments to make arrangements for the yatra and everyone knew that public funds were misused.
He said Raje should apologise and release a fresh order clearing that public funds would not be used. He also demanded that she stop the yatra.
Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot alleged the PWD Department in Pindwara-Abu invited bids to make arrangements for the yatra and it amounted to contempt of court.