Ashok Gehlot is the 15th chief minister of Rajasthan. Earlier, two-time Rajasthan Chief Minister, Gehlot represents Sardarpura constituency in the 200-seat Rajasthan Assembly. He contested 2018 Rajasthan Assembly election against Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Shambhu Singh. Born on May 3, 1951, Gehlot has served as Rajasthan CM from 1998 to 2003 and again from 2008 to 2013. A science and law graduate, Ashok Gehlot also holds an MA degree in Economics. Gehlot has also served as Union Minister of State for Tourism and Civil Aviation from September 1982 to February 1984. Gehlot is one of the few leaders who have worked under three PMs - Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and PV Narasimha Rao.read more
Independence Day 2022: These prisoners include 36 prisoners who have completed two-thirds of their total imprisonment, 5 male prisoners above 60 years of age who have completed half their term of imprisonment and 10 economically weaker prisoners who have completed their term of imprisonment.
Lumpy skin disease: The chief minister said he recently met Animal Husbandry Minister Parshottam Rupala at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi and discussed the steps needed to contain the spread of the disease.
Ashok Gehlot Nirbhaya rape remark: DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal stressed that Ashok Gehlot should implement law stringently in his home state as Rajasthan had numerous rape cases on the fore.
Rape cases in India: "Due to the law on the hanging of culprits after the Nirbhaya case, the incidents of murder after rape have increased. This is a dangerous trend being seen in the country," said Rajasthan CM.
Rajasthan news: According to the lists, Rajasthan Pollution Control Board chairman Sudhansh Pant has been appointed as the director general of the Rajasthan Institute of Public Administration (RIPA).
COVID-19 vaccine: The central government provides free of cost precautionary dose to people above 60 years of age, CM Gehlot said the same benefit should be extended to the 18-45 age group in the country.
Rajasthan cabinet removed salary anomalies of state employees, approved policy for issuing government advertisements to news websites, and formed Rajasthan College Education Society for better management of new state colleges.
Udaipur: The beheading of tailor Kanhaiya Lal by two men for allegedly posting content in support of suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma, has sparked public outrage across the country.
Udaipur: The murder of tailor Kanhaiya Lal has sparked tension in Congress-ruled Rajasthan as the administration has imposed Section 144 for a month and suspended mobile internet services.
The tailor was beheaded in broad daylight by two people who belonged to a particular community.
One of the assailants, who was identified as Riyaz, attacked Kanhaiya Lal with a sharp-edged weapon while the other recorded the crime on his mobile phone, police said.
In a video clip, Akhtari declared that they had “beheaded” the man and went on to threaten Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying their knife will get him as well.
When Congress MLAs were recently camping in Udaipur ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls, Pilot was seen touring the border cities of Rajasthan and Punjab, where he drew a large crowd.
CBI raids at the residence of Agrasen Gehlot in Jodhpur is linked to a fresh corruption case that the agency has filed recently.
Congress won three of the four Rajya Sabha seats in Rajasthan, overcoming BJP-backed independent candidate Subhash Chandra.
Ashok Gehlot is set to visit Udaipur on Sunday to meet his party MLAs and Independents who have been housed in a hotel amid fears of horse-trading ahead of the election on four seats of the Rajya Sabha in the state on June 10.
Earlier on Friday, Chandna in a tweet had offered his resignation to the Chief Minister and said, "free me from this reckless post,(Zalalat bhare pad se mukt karen)".
Chandna took to Twitter to vent out his anger. In a tweet addressed to CM, Chandna requested Gehlot to relieve him from the "ignominious ministerial post".
Will Congress go to the elections under the leadership of Ashok Gehlot or Sachin Pilot or will adopt the formula of collective leadership, will be finalised soon.
Rajasthan and Kerala governments announced a tax reduction in prices of petrol and diesel after the Centre's announcement on the same.